Joint appeal to Maoists helped free cops: Nitish Kumar

There was no deal with Maoists to secure the release of three policemen abducted over a week ago, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said Monday.

Opposition played `dirty politics` over hostage crisis

JD(U) president Sharad Yadav criticised the role of Opposition during the crisis alleging it was playing dirty politics, but said "thank god it (the crisis) has ended now".

I`m alive because of god`s grace, says freed SI Rupesh Kumar

The three policemen -- Yadav, Sinha and Ehshan Khan, who were taken hostage on August 29, were freed by the ultras this morning on the border of Kajra-Chanan forests and hills.

Bihar crisis: Suspense continues over fate of kidnapped cops

DIG Neelmani and IG KS Dwivedi, overseeing the combing operation, are still verifying the reports about Maoists releasing the hostages this morning.

Maoist killing of policeman shocks Jharkhand

Policeman Lucas Tete`s killing by Maoists has sent shock waves across Jharkhand with people condemning the "cowardly" act of the Left-wing rebels.

Lalu accuses Nitish of failing to handle Maoist crisis

RJD supremo Lalu Prasad today accused
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar of failing to handle the
crisis arising out of the kidnapping of policemen after the
encounter with Maoists in Lakhisarai district.