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Over 50 illegal stone crushers demolished in Bihar`s Rohtas district

A large number of illegal stone crushing units operate in Rohtas .

Man injured in motorbike blast near court in Rohtas, Bihar

A 40-year-old man was today injured in an alleged explosion in his motorcycle's side box on a road opposite Rohtas district court premises in Bihar.

Bihar polls: Voting underway, Manjhi faces tough test

Bihar election is underway, Kemur, Rohtas, Jehanabad and many other sensitive zones are witnessing high number of voters while security is tight on the booths.

36 seats in Bihar to have EVMs with paper trail facility

Thirty-six constituencies in Bihar will have EVMs armed with the voter-verified paper audit trail (VVPAT) during the forthcoming Assembly polls in Bihar.

Three held for two minors' gang-rape in Bihar

Three suspects were detained in connection with the gang-rape of two minor cousins in Bihar's Rohtas district, police said on Thursday.

Security forces nab Maoist following an encounter

The security forces today arrested a Maoist, Laxmi Singh Kharwar, with weapons following an encounter with the ultras near a village in Bihar's Rohtas district, a police official said.

Nitish Kumar should focus on his own promises to Bihar: Pradhan

Rejecting criticism that the Centre was repackaging old schemes in its assistance to Bihar, Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Monday asked Chief Minister Nitish Kumar to focus more on fulfilling his own promises of making it a surplus power state.

Bihar Police arrests man who looted 14 kg of gold

The Bihar Police has arrested a man in Rohtas district who looted 14 kg of gold from a businessman in Gujarat, police said on Friday.

7,000 detonators, 3,000 explosives seized from Maoist hideouts

Police on Saturday seized 7,000 detonators, 3,000 explosives and 2,000 kg ammonium nitrate during raids conducted at Maoist hideouts in Rohtas district.

Bhojpuri singer commits suicide with four family members

Apparently under financial stress, Bhojpuri singer Vikash Rai and four members of his family allegedly committed suicide while another member was admitted to hospital in critical condition in Bihar's Rohtas district, police today said.

Three children crushed to death in Bihar


Patna: Three school children were crushed to death and two others were seriously injured when they were run over by an overloaded, speeding truck in Bihar`s Rohtas district on Thursday, police said.

Manjhi orders speedy trial in Dalit boy's murder case

Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi Thursday ordered speedy trial into the burning of a 15-year old Dalit boy at a village in Bihar's Rohtas district.

Durgawati reservoir inaugurated in Bihar's Rohtas district

 Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi today inaugurated the ambitious Durgawati reservoir, the dream project of former Deputy Prime Minister Jagjivan Ram, at Badalgarh in Rohtas district.

Big haul of explosives seized, three persons arrested

A huge quantity of explosives including 2,000 gelatin sticks and 195 detonators were seized and three persons arrested from Rohtas district in Bihar, police said on Saturday.

Bihar Durgawati reservoir project to see light of day after 38 years

After nearly four decades, the Durgawati reservoir project in Bihar is finally ready in realisation of the dream of thousands of farmers to get their land irrigated in districts of Rohtas and Kaimur.

Constable killed, two others seriously injured in mishap in Bihar

A trainee police constable was killed and two of his colleagues were seriously injured late last night in Bihar`s Rohtas district.

Over 4,200 detonators recovered in Bihar

Over 4,200 detonators were recovered Thursday in Bihar`s Rohtas district, police said.

Over 3,500 detonators recovered in Bihar

Over 3,500 detonators were recovered Friday in Bihar`s Rohtas district, and three people have been arrested, police said.

Large quantity of detonators, wires seized in Bihar

A large quantity of detonators and wires were seized Monday from Vasa village in the Rohtas district, police said here.

Bihar govt justifies Rohtas police firing

As the July 8 police firing in Rohtas claiming two lives triggered widespread protest, the Bihar government said it was done in self-defence.