Patna: A day after police issued an arrest warrant against Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) legislator from Nawada Raj Ballabh Yadav after an under-age girl accused him of raping him in the company of an elderly woman, the party wasted no time in throwing him under the bus and suspended him for a period of six years.
Patna: Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Saturday slammed the Nitish administration for fostering a climate of crime since the Mahagathbandhan government came into power as political slaying and rape took the center stage in the state with three NDA leaders gunned down in a period of one week.
Patna: Jan Adhikar Party (JAM) chief Pappu Yadav, at a press conference in Patna on Saturday, said that his party would hold a statewide bandh in Bihar on February 20 to highlight the growing law and order situation in Bihar.
Patna: While Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav continue to deal with a spate in political assassinations and a senior RJD leader having been accused of raping a minor girl, it appeared no one was really concerned about the ongoing strike of the Patna Municipal Corporation (PMC) that has turned the entire state capital into a living hell.
Patna: Continuing to prove the allegations of the return of Jungle Raj in Bihar by the opposition leaders, police in Nalanda district issued an arrest order against Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) legislator from Nawada Raj Ballabh Yadav after a minor girl who was raped all night a few days ago identified him as her rapist.
Patna: A day after criminals shot and killed Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) state Vice President Visheshwar Ojha, police in Bhojpur district arrested Haresh Mishra, the main accused in Jha's killing, and another person in the case amidst massive protest by the BJP activists across the state.
Patna: After years of evading arrest for his involvement in several murders extortion, and robbery cases, notorious Naxalite Shankar finally ran out of luck and was arrested by the Patna police on late Thursday night.
Patna: Bharatiya Janata Party leaders in Bihar demanded an unconditional apology from Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav for calling Ishrat Jehan, the girl who was killed in a police encounter in Gujarat in 2004, a 'daughter of Bihar', after David Coleman Headley, an American terrorist of Pakistani origin who is now serving 35 years in a US prison, told the law enforcement officials that Jehan indeed was an LeT operative.
Patna: Despite repeated denial of the collapse of law and order in the state as routinely alleged by the opposition leaders, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday held a high level meeting of the top officials to come up with a sound strategy to deal with the criminals and to lower the number of crimes in the state.
Patna: Patna University that has been infiltrated by criminals posing as students witnessed explosion of bombs outside Darbhanga House within the campus following an incident of eve-teasing on Thursday. A 16-year old girl who was just passing by was hurt in the incident.