A hardcore criminal lodged at Araria jail has demanded Rs. 10 crore from the BJP MP from Araria, Pradeep Kumar Singh, threatening ti kill him if he failed to pay.
CPI-Maoists through posters have warned criminal groups and splinter outfits not to lift levy claiming to be Naxals in Ramgarh district. HT reports.
A security personnel of elite Cobra battalion was killed and three others were seriously injured in an encounter with Maoists at Gangalur in Bijapur district about 350 km south of Raipur late on Friday night. Ejaz Kaiser reports.
A man has been arrested for raping a nine-year-old girl in an Odisha village, police said on Saturday.
A 20-year-old bride from Giridih district of Jharkhand walked out of the wedding mandap in a huff halfway through the rituals once she discovered that the groom was drunk. Pravin Kumar Mishra
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Friday said that granting special status to the state will accelerate economic growth in the country.
Controversial former RJD MP Pappu Yadav was today acquitted by the Patna High Court in CPI(M) leader Ajit Sarkar murder case for want of evidence.
Fourteen years after Australian missionary Graham Stuart Staines and his two minor sons were burnt to death in sleep by a right wing mob, two of the absconding accused were arrested on Friday from Odisha’s Keonjhar district. Priya Ranjan Sahu reports.
West Bengal income tax (IT) department will soon have an idea of the amount of black money parked in the Saradha group, after noticing that hundreds of investors had claimed fixed deposits ranging between Rs. 5 lakh and Rs. 30 lakh in the company.
The Orissa High Court has reserved its order on a PIL alleging that an Italian tourist died in SCB medical college and hospital here due to negligence.
Class 3 student Babi Joardar, who was mercilessly beaten up by his teacher two days ago at a school in Nirdeshkhali Natupara village of South 24 Parganas, succumbed to his injuries in Kolkata on Friday morning. HT reports.
A security personnel was killed and another got injured in an encounter with naxalites in the Maoist-hit Sukma district of southern Chhattisgarh today.
If the grandeur of a huge public rally is the benchmark for a successful launch of a career in politics, Tejaswi, 24, and Tej Pratap, 26, RJD president Lalu Prasad's two sons, could not have it any better than this.
Central government praising an opposition alliance chief minister for good governance and opening all doors to address his grievances, is a rarity. But this is what Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar’s was greeted with in Delhi.
The planning commission has approved Bihar its annual plan outlay for 2013-14 at Rs. 34,000 crore, reflecting an increase of 34.4% over its 2012-13 plan size of Rs. 25,628 crore.