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Bihar minister booked over clashes with villagers

Bihar minister booked over clashes with villagers

...Aug 1 (Indistan News): Bihar Animal Husbandry and Fisheries Minister Baidyanath Sahni has been named in a first information report (FIR) over violent clashes with villagers in Samastipur district, police said Friday. There were violent

Undertrial dies after suffering burns in Bihar jail

Undertrial dies after suffering burns in Bihar jail

Patna, July 28 ((Crime News):) An undertrial prisoner, who was set on fire allegedly by a jail official in Bihar, Monday succumbed to his injuries at the Patna Medical College and Hospital here, officials said.

Bihar couple nabbed for kidnapping businessman’s son

Bihar couple nabbed for kidnapping businessman’s son

New Delhi, June 14 ((Cnews)) A couple from Bihar, who kidnapped their employer’s minor son and demanded Rs.2 crore as ransom, was arrested here, police said Saturday. Girish and Anamika, who worked as driver and

28 of 38 Bihar districts facing drought

28 of 38 Bihar districts facing drought

...ght-hit due to a rainfall shortage of nearly 25 percent. A.K. Sen, an official of the meteorological department in Patna, said there is little hope of good rainfall in the next two weeks. “In the past

Bihar flood alert: Armed forces on standby, CM says no need to panic

Bihar flood alert: Armed forces on standby, CM says no need to panic

New Delhi/Patna, Aug 3 (Indistan News): The central government Sunday stepped up precautionary measures in view of a flood alert in Bihar, keeping the IAF on standby and deploying the army even as state Chief Minister Jitan

Over 100 Bihar villages flooded, rivers rising

Over 100 Bihar villages flooded, rivers rising

Patna, Aug 15 (Indistan News): Flood water has entered over 100 villages in Bihar, forcing people to abandon their homes, and rising water level in most rivers is posing a threat to many other villages, officials said

12 Hindu pilgrims die in accident

12 Hindu pilgrims die in accident

Patna, July 29 ((Crime News):) A speeding vehicle crushed 12 Hindu pilgrims, including four women, who were sleeping in Bihar’s Aurangabad district early Tuesday, police said. Eighteen others were injured in the ghastly pre-dawn incident

Bihar floods toll rises to 17

Bihar floods toll rises to 17

Patna, Aug 19 (Indistan News): With eight more deaths in the last 24 hours, the toll in Bihar floods has risen to 17, an official said Tuesday. “The deaths in the Bihar floods rose to

Bihar property of Gujarat businessman’s kidnapper attached

Bihar property of Gujarat businessman’s kidnapper attached

Patna, July 15 ((Crime News):) Property of the prime accused, who is on the run, in the abduction of a Gujarat-based businessman in Bihar last year was Tuesday attached by the state police, officials said.

40 percent Goa college, school boys watch rape porn

40 percent Goa college, school boys watch rape porn

...Abhishek Clifford, CEO of Rescue, said Thursday 47 percent degree and under-graduate students watch child porn in the state. Clifford said: “Eighty percent college and higher secondary school boys watch porn and 40 percent of them