Encounter with Maoists after villager shot at Nawada

A fierce encounter was on between a joint team of CRPF-police personnel and heavily armed Maoists after they shot at a villager and abducted two others today in the forests of Bihar's Nawada district, around 140 km from the state capital.

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BJP MP Ashwini Kumar Choubey calls Rahul Gandhi 'parrot', refers to Sonia as mythical 'Putana'
BJP MP Ashwini Kumar Choubey calls Rahul Gandhi 'parrot', refers to Sonia as mythical 'Putana'

Incidents of political leaders bad-mouthing are steadily on the rise as Bihar Assembly election approaches, but Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Ashwini Kumar Choubey took the level of personal attacks to a new low on Friday when he allegedly described Congress president Sonia Gandhi as the demonic mythical character 'Putana' and called Rahul Gandhi a parrot.

Nawada: First claim from Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana

The first claim from Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana has come from Nawada, Bihar.

Two bike riders killed in Bihar

Two young men were killed after the motorcycle dashed into a tree near Pesh village in this district, police on Monday said.

Four receives burn injuries in Nawada

 Four persons received burn injuries, two of them seriously when a high tension wire fell on a house at Parariya village in Bihar's Nawada district on Saturday.

Eight killed, 12 injured in separate road accidents in Bihar

Eight persons were killed and 12 others injured in separate road accidents in Nawada, Lakhisarai and Sitamarhi districts of Bihar, police said today.

Miscreants hold up and rob vehicles in Nawada

Armed miscreants waylaid vehicles on a busy route in Nawada district of Bihar and looted cash and valuables worth several lakhs from passengers, the police said.

Teenager raped in Bihar village

A 14-year girl old was allegedly raped in Mohagain village of Bihar's Nawada district on Tuesday and the accused is on the run, police said.

Maoists blow up mobile tower in Bihar

Maoists blew up a mobile tower in Bihar`s Lakhisarai district and took a cabin man of a railway station hostage for four hours in Jamui district, affecting the movement of trains, police said on Saturday.

Three held with weapons before looting bank in Nawada

 Three armed men, who had plans to loot a branch of a nationalised bank and abduct its manager, were arrested today in Nawada district.

Four dead, two hospitalised of suspected food poisoning in Bihar

Four members of a family died, while two others were hospitalised in serious condition during the wee hours of Thursday in a suspected case of food poisoning in Nawada district of Bihar, police said.

Handpump poisoned in Nawada

Nawada: A water handpump was allegedly poisoned by some unidentified miscreants at Nemdarganj Bazar in Bihar's Nawada district Friday.

Four weapons seized in Bihar

Four weapons, reportedly belonged to Maoists, were recovered from a house in Adgawana village in Nawada district on Sunday.

Cigarettes worth Rs 2 crore looted in Nawada

Nawada: Miscreants waylaid a Kolkata-bound truck in Nawada district late last night and unloaded cigarette cartons worth Rs two crore loaded on it.

Train hits car in Bihar, four killed

Patna: At least four people were killed on Tuesday and three severely injured when a train hit a car in Bihar's Nawada district, police said.

Four persons killed in car-train collision in Bihar

Four persons were killed and as many others injured when a car collided with the Howrah-Gaya Express at an unauthorised crossing in Nawada district of Bihar on Tuesday, leading to disruption of train services.

Train rams into a car in Bihar

Howrah-Gaya Express train rammed into a car in Bihar.

Five lifers hope for justice at last as 'dead' man reappears

The reappearance of a man said to be dead has raised hopes for justice among five members of a family who were convicted for his "murder" over a dispute 19 years back.

Security forces defuse five landmines, seize explosives in Bihar

Security forces have defused five landmines and recovered a large quantity of explosives from a Maoist hideout in Hudhudwa forest in Bihar's Nawada district, a police officer said on Sunday.