Bhojpuri singer commits suicide with four family members in Bihar

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.

Bihar: Minor student dies in truck accident, students go on rampage

A high school student was on Wednesday runover and killed by a truck near the Post Office Chowk here, police said.

Ten children injured in school terrace collapse

At least 10 students aged between eight and twelve years were injured on Saturday when the terrace of a government school building collapsed in Sasaram district.

Bihar businessman abducted in Varanasi

Varanasi: A Bihar-based businessman has allegedly been abducted from Lanka area in Varanasi, police said today.

Durgesh Seth, a native of Sasaram, Bihar is a jewellery merchant and often used to visit Varanasi for business purposes, they said.

Large explosive haul in Sasaram

The Bihar Police on Tuesday recovered a large quantity of explosives, including 280 pieces of gelatin sticks and 18 detonators, from Sasaram town in Rohtas district.

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.

Meira Kumar busy in Sasaram, fails to cast vote in Delhi

Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar failed to cast her vote in Delhi as she is busy in Sasaram constituency which witnessed polling on Thursday.

Meira Kumar out to shed `neglecting constituency` tag in Sasaram

Outgoing Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar will bank on votes of backward castes and Muslims besides Dalits to win this Parliamentary seat for third consecutive time amid allegations that she has made more visits to foreign countries than to her constituency.

UPA has fulfilled most of its promises: Sonia Gandhi

Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Thursday said that the UPA government fulfilled most of the promises made to the people in the last Lok Sabha polls and was committed to work hard to improve the lives of people if voted to power again.

`Maoist threat looms large over democratic processes ahead of polls`

Ahead of the upcoming elections, an expert has warned the Government of increased Maoist activity in the eastern parts of the country, where the objective is to bleed the state, break the morale of the security forces and create a fear psychosis among people in order to hamper the democratic process.

Sonia, Rahul to start campaign in Bihar next week: Congress

Congress president Sonia Gandhi and vice president Rahul Gandhi will begin their Lok Sabha election campaign in Bihar from Sasaram and Aurangabad constituencies next week.

Meira Kumar`s niece runs into nomination trouble

Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar`s niece Medhaavi Kirti who is challenging her became victim of confusion when another person had filed nomination from Sasaram (reserved) seat on BSP ticket.

Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar files nomination papers

Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar Wednesday filed her nomination papers for the Lok Sabha polls from Sasaram constituency in Bihar, officials said.

Meira Kumar`s niece gets BSP ticket on Sasaram (SC) LS seat

Apparently seeking to challenge her aunt`s claim to inherit legacy of iconic Congress leader Jagjivan Ram, Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar`s niece Medhavi Kirti has entered the electoral ring against her in Sasaram (SC) Lok Sabha seat on BSP ticket.

IAS KP Ramaiah joins JD(U) to take on LS Speaker Meira Kumar

Retired Bihar cadre IAS officer KP Ramaiah joined JD(U) amid indication that he would take on Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar in Sasaram Lok Sabha seat.

Lok Sabha polls: Meira Kumar may battle two ex-IAS officers

Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar, a former IFS officer, may face two retired IAS officers in the Lok Sabha polls at Sasaram in Bihar.

Two killed, 12 others injured in road accident

Two persons were killed and 12 members of a marriage party injured in an accident in Rohtas district of Bihar Monday.

Teach children to respect their parents, develop ‘sanskar’: Meira Kumar

Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar lamented poor implementation of law for elders leading to 3 months jail if children don`t look after old parents and stressed on developing "sanskar" (tradition) in kids.

Teacher arrested for carrying pesticide in school

A teacher was on Friday arrested for carrying a bottle of pesticide in a school at Sasaram in Bihar`s Rohtas, close on heels of death of 23 school students who took poisoned midday meal in Chhapra.