One passenger shot in Bihar train robbery

One passenger shot in Bihar train robbery

Patna, Dec 27 (IANS) A group of armed criminals looted cash and valuables worth lakhs from passengers on a train in Bihar’s Saharsa district and shot a passenger, who tried to resist, police Saturday said.The robbery took place late Friday on the Samastipur-Banmankhi passenger train in Saharsa, about 200 km from Patna.“Armed criminals boarded the train […]

TML Special: Timeline of Lalit Narayan Mishra murder case

Timeline of Lalit Narayan Mishra murder case

New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) Timeline of the 1975 murder case of then railway minister Lalit Narayan Mishra: June 2, 1975: Mishra goes to Samastipur to declare open the Samastipur-Muzaffarpur broad gauge railway line. A bomb explosion on the dais seriously injures him. BREAKING NEWS: Four men convicted for 1975 murder of L.N. Mishra June […]

BREAKING NEWS: Four men convicted for 1975 murder of L.N. Mishra

Four convicted for 1975 murder of L.N. Mishra

New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) A court here Monday held four men guilty in the 1975 murder of then railway minister Lalit Narayan Mishra. District Judge Vinod Goel held four followers of Hindu sect Anand Marg guilty of killing Mishra 39 years back. Gopalji, Ranjan Dwivedi, Santoshanand Avadhuta and Sudevananda Avadhuta were facing trial. The […]

Indigenous 3MW solar power plant project launched in rural Bihar

Indigenous 3MW solar power plant project launched in rural Bihar

Barun (Bihar), Dec 5 (IANS) In a major step forward in solar power generation, an indigenously developed 3 MW plant that works in tandem with biomass to ensure uninterrupted supply is to come up in this small town in the heart of Bihar – with funding from the European Union.“This is the first time that this […]

Bihar fast-tracks Patna Metro rail project

Bihar fast-tracks Patna Metro rail project

  Patna, The cc has decided to constitute Special Purpose Vehicles (SPV) in a bid to speed up the Patna Metro rail project, state Urban Development Minister Samrat Choudhary Friday said.“After the SPV is constituted, the DPR (Detailed Project Report) of the Patna Metro rail will be sent to the central government for approval,” Choudhary said.He said the decision […]

People blame government for stampede in Patna

Pat Oct 4 (IANS) Local residents and family members of victims of Friday’s stampede at Gandhi Maidan here that claimed at least 33 lives have blamed government apathy for the incident. Angry over the death of a close relative, Manorma Devi held the government, particularly the district administration and police’s failure to manage the huge […]

Toll in Patna stampede rises to 33

Toll in Patna stampede rises to 33

Patna, Oct 4 (IANS) The toll in a stampede after the burning of the Ravana effigy at the Gandhi Maidan here rose to 33 Saturday morning after the death of a child, officials said. “The condition of at least five seriously injured people is critical,” a district official said. Thirty two people, including women and […]

32 killed in Dussehra stampede in Patna, relatives hold protests

President condoles deaths in Patna stampede

Patna, Oct 3 (IANS) At least 32 people, including women and children, died in a stampede Friday evening after the burning of the Ravana effigy at the Gandhi Maidan here, officials said. “Thirty-two people including women and children died due to stampede after the ‘Ravan vadh’ and 18 people were seriously injured,” Bihar Director General […]

President condoles deaths in Patna stampede

President condoles deaths in Patna stampede

New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee Saturday condoled the loss of lives in the stampede, after the burning of the Ravana effigy, in Patna Friday and wished a speedy recovery to those injured. In his message to Bihar governor D.Y. Patil, the president said: “I am saddened to learn about the accident in […]

Take Rs.2 lakh and abort, Bihar panchayat tells raped girl

Take Rs.2 lakh and abort, Bihar panchayat tells raped girl

Patna, Sep 24 (IANS) A panchayat in Bihar has ordered a minor rape victim to take Rs.2 lakh and undergo abortion, police said Wednesday. The panchayat of Subhankarpur village under Kanti police station in Muzaffarpur district asked the 13-year-old rape victim to take the amount fixed by it and undergo abortion to resolve the issue. […]