The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has searched four districts of Bihar for Tahseen Akhtar, allegedly a member of the Indian Mujahideen (IM) involved in terrorist strikes in the country, police said on Sunday.
Bihar BJP president Mangal Pandey has played down the spat between his party and its ally, the JD(U), over the possibility of Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi being projected as the NDA's PM candidate.
A village panchayat in Bihar on Saturday ordered the social boycott of the family of Manoj Kumar, 25, who allegedly raped the five-year-old-girl in Delhi, police said.
Many Muslims in Bihar are not impressed by chief minister Nitish Kumar's latest move to target Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi for his allegedly communal politics. It is mere "doublespeak", they say, and has little to do with secularism.
A single judge bench of the Patna high court has stayed the non-bailable warrant (NBW) of arrest issued against Bangladesh-born Swedish citizen and Bengali author Taslima Nasreen by a Bettiah (north Bihar) court, reports Ruchir Kumar.
Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar, on Monday, refused to speak more than what he had said on Saturday, on the NDA's prime ministerial candidate even as some state BJP leaders conveyed to the party high command their strong resentment against his comments on Narendra Modi.
Hours after Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar made a veiled attack against Gujarat chief minister, a BJP minister in the NDA government here cautioned Kumar and his party against targeting Narendra Modi.
The JD(U) national council’s move on Saturday to review its relationship with the BJP — in the backdrop of Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi’s rise in the saffron party — is the latest turn to the troubled ties between the two NDA allies since 1996, reports Rai Atul Krishna.
The Patna police, in Patna on Saturday, arrested a senior Bihar administrative service officer for repeatedly raping his 15-year-old daughter over a period of time. Avinash Kumar reports.
With the arrest of Kailash Prasad alias Nepali, known as the Psycho killer, police claimed to have solved the cases of the gruesome murder of two children in the state capital.
The JD(U)'s reported impatience with the BJP delay in taking a call on its choice for the post of prime minister is unlikely to force the hand of its NDA ally on this vexed issue.
Two separate groups of the CPI (Maoist) late on Wednesday blew up eight government buildings, including six in Aurangabad district, to protest the killing of some of their top leaders at Chatra on March 28 by their rival faction, the Trititya Prastuti Committee (TPC). However, no casualty was reported, as no one was present in the buildings.
The state government on Thursday took a policy decision to realise chief minister Nitish Kumar’s promise of filling 35% of posts in the state police with women in constable and sub-inspector ranks. The recruitment process to fill up the vacancies will start soon.
A court in north Bihar’s Darbhanga has sentenced a man to life imprisonment and slapped a fine of Rs. 10,000 on him for raping his 7-year-old niece.
Urban development minister Prem Kumar has asked the departmental secretary to sort out the issues cropping up in faster execution of 38 water supply projects in the capital region by Bihar Rajya Jal Parshad (BRJP).