The Bihar government on Sunday sounded flood alert in five districts after a massive landslide, triggered by recent earthquakes, blocked the Kali Gandaki river at Benibazar in Myagdi district of Nepal, leading to accumulation of a huge volume of water there.
Even though election fever grips the rest of the country, this village in Bihar`s Saran district remains silent as neither any candidate contesting the ongoing Lok Sabha polls nor any political leader has so far visited the village for campaigning.
In an interim relief to the beleaguered RJD MP Prabhunath Singh, a court in Bihar`s Saran district Friday stayed his arrest till May 19 in connection with two FIRs lodged against him for poll-related offences.
An FIR was on Thursday lodged against RJD MP Prabhunath Singh and his supporters under sections of the Representation of the People Act, 1951 for poll-related offence in Bihar`s Saran district, official sources said.
Sadhu Yadav, a controversial former MP, Tuesday announced that he will contest the Lok Sabha polls from Saran seat, where his sister and former Bihar chief minister Rabri Devi is in the fray as a RJD candidate.
Panic gripped the Patna Medical College and Hospital here Friday when a leakage was detected in an oxygen gas cylinder in the children`s ward, police said. The hospital has under treatment 25 school children who suffered food poisoning after eating mid-day meal in Saran district.