During a January 11 party meet, the Bihar Congress workers involved in a fistfight over the defeat in assembly elections and seat allotment issues. The incident took place at Patna state headquarters in front of the newly-appointed Bihar in-charge of AICC Bhakta Charan Das. While the workers hurled abusive words at each other, Das was seen trying to pacify them saying their purpose was to evaluate the reasons for defeat and not make personal… read-more
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A 21-year-old student of Chennai's International Maritime Academy (IMA) was allegedly killed by two students on the night of December 24. The deceased, who has been identified as Aditya Sharma, hailed from Patna. He was pursuing his third-year of Bachelors in Nautical Science at IMA, Pudhuchatram. As per sources, the incident took place in the college hostel when Aditya was going to washroom around 8:00 PM. While on his way, he saw two other… read-more
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Bihar's Rashtriya Lok Samta Party has lodged a case against actor Kangana Ranaut for retweeting a meme that portrayed a negative image of its chief Upendra Kushwaha. The meme depicted Kushwaha as Azad Kashmir and the leaders accompanying him in it as Lutyens Liberals, Jihadis and Khalistanis. Besides, it implied that anti-nationalist people use Kashmir for their political benefits. Terming it defamatory, Kushwaha’s lawyer has filed the case… read-more
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In an anti-Naxal operation by CRPF unit named 'CoBRA', three Maoists, including zonal commander Alok Yadav, have been killed in Bihar's Gaya district. The unit also recovered two rifles - an AK series and an INSAS. About 100 km from Bihar, the encounter occurred in the Barachatti forest area during the early hours of November 22. The bodies of the Maoists have been recovered from the encounter spot.
During the Chhath Pooja at Chhapra's Mubarakhpur Ghat on November 20, a man open-fired celebratory shots, causing injuries to 7 people, of which 2 are critical. Accused Pranav Kumar Singh had come out of jail 12 days ago and has four other criminal cases registered against him, said police. The injured are being treated in Patna Medical College and Hospital. Reportedly, the incident happened when devotees were performing 'Arghya'.
The recently concluded Bihar Assembly Elections witnessed a record high deployment of the Central Armed Police Force (CAPF) for conducting the elections smoothly. Around 1.62 Lakh personnel from 1200 companies were deployed in the state. The force comprised of ITBP, BSF, CRPF, SSB, CISF, and armed police forces from 17 different states including some north eastern states. The earlier record for largest security deployment was held by last… read-more
In a novel initiative, the Election Commission will provide free 'Uber rides' to polling booths to voters who are differently-abled or above 80 years, in Patna. Rides up to Rs 120 will be free and exceeding fare will be borne by the voter. Eligible voters will need to get a code by calling on toll-free number 18003451950. Constituencies of Digha, Bankipur, Kumhrar and Patna Sahib will go to the polls on November 3.
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The Income Tax officials on October 22 served a notice to Congress Headquarters after a vehicle was impounded with Rs 8.5 lakh, outside the compounds of headquarters in Patna. However, Shaktisinh Gohil, Bihar Congress incharge clarified that no money is recovered from the headquarter premises. Gohil further questioned the Income Tax department's reaction over the recovery of 22kg gold and 2.5 kg silver from a BJP candidate in Raxaul, as ANI… read-more
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Patna Police are investigating the case of a 50-year-old woman gang-raped by seven men after a video of the assault went viral on social-media. The Police stated that the victim was traveling from Patna to her village (Gaurichak) when a man pretended to help her and offered her lift. He took her to a place where other men were already present. Reportedly, six are arrested so far and one is absconding.
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The Centre on August 13 told the Supreme Court that the Maharashtra Police's action of recording the statements of 56 witnesses in SSR's case has no backing in law. It said no FIR has been filed by the Maharashtra Police and the officers are "merely discharging functions under [CrPC] section 174". Besides, Solicitor General Tushar Mehta informed CBI has registered an FIR on the request of the Bihar Government.
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