In the rail route of Deen Dayal Upadhyay junction to Gaya junction, twenty coaches of a goods train derailed on September 21. The incident occurred in Bihar’s Rohatas, at around 6:30 am near the Kumau station. Further details on the matter are awaited. Earlier on September 12, derailed in Odisha, however no causalities were reported from that incident.
In Bihar’s Danapur, a boat carrying 55 passengers capsized in the Ganga river, near Shahpur police station area, on September 4. Reportedly, all the passengers hailed from Patna’s Danapur area. Of the 55 passengers, 10 persons have gone missing following the incident. As per sources, the passengers were all labourers, who were returning from work. Further details on the matter are awaited.
During Janmashtami celebrations on August 19, two people died of suffocation and six others were left injured after Banke Bihari temple in Mathura got overcrowded. The incident occurred during Mangla Arti, when two people died of suffocation, and another devotee fainted near the exit gate causing a disruption in the crowd movement. The deceased have been identified as Nirmala Devi and Ram Prasad Vishwakarma.
In Patna’s Sipara, the daughter of a vegetable vendor has allegedly been shot in the neck over a love affair. The incident occurred in the Indrapuri area under the limits of Beur police station, on August 17. Reportedly, the girl is currently undergoing treatment in a private hospital. Further details on the matter are awaited.
Subhash Singh, former Bihar minister and BJP politician, died on August 16 at AIIMS Delhi. Former Bihar Minister Tarkishore Prasad confirmed the news in a tweet, "May God give peace to his soul and strength to his bereaved family members to bear this loss. His death is an irreparable loss to the politics of Bihar and the BJP."… read-more
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar announced plans for an extra 10 lakh jobs for the state's youth on August 15. This is in addition to the prior pledge made by his deputy Tejashvi Yadav and indicates the total employment chances produced might potentially be greater. "If we succeed, we want to take the figure to 20 lakhs," he added.
Terrorists opened fire on and injured one migrant laborer, Mohd Amrez, r/o Madhepura, Besarh, Bihar, in Soadnara Sumbal, Bandipora, during the intervening night. He was taken to a hospital for treatment, where he later passed away, according to Kashmir Zone Police on August 11. Mohd Amrez, who had been sent to a hospital for treatment, passed away from his injuries in Bandipora.
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In Bihar's Katihar, sevaral labourers sustained injuries after an under construction bridge collapsed on August 1. Former RJD MLA Niraj Yadav alleged negligence from the side of the department. He further claimed that two child labourers are stuck inside, which the administration is not disclosing. Notably, the foundation stone for the project was laid around five to six months ago.
A magnitude 5.5 earthquake struck Nepal, causing vibrations to be felt as far away as Bihar, India on July 31. According to India's… read-more
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The National Investigation Agency (NIA) in an FIR, mentioned about plans to disturb PM Modi's proposed visit to Bihar by some suspected persons. The FIR in Phulwari Sharif terror module case, was filed on July 22. It is one of the two FIRs filed by NIA on July 22. According to which, on July 11, some suspected persons had assembled in Phulwari Sharif area… read-more