Tag: Bihar

Hostel for deaf and dumb in Bhopal, shelter home in Bihar, rapes and sexual abuse

Newsroom24x7 Network   Bhopal/Patna: Close on the heels of the shocking detection of the “sexual abuse” of at least 34 minor girls living in a shelter home at Muzaffarpur in Bihar, a 20 year old speech-impaired tribal girl has come forward and lodged a similar complaint with the Police alleging that she was raped repeatedly

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Anti-quota agitation: Firing at Arah in Bihar, mixed response in many states

….Newsroom24x7 Network Bhopal/Patna/Lucknow/Jaipur: There was a mixed response to the anti-reservation Bharat Bandh (country-wide call for strike) today (Tuesday 10 April 2016) with firing reported in Arah district of Bihar, group clashes in Punjab and curfew imposed in Bhind and Morena district of Madhya Pradesh to prevent unlawful assembly of people. Prohibitory orders were also

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Tension prevails in communal strife-torn Bihar

Newsroom24x7 Network Patna: No fresh violence was reported today but tension prevailed in communal strife-torn Bihar where the situation is returning to normalcy. There is heavy police deployment in all three Samastipur towns that were hit by communal violence. In Samastipur, the police arrested two BJP leaders today on the charge of inciting communal violence.

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Nitish takes oath as Bihar Chief Minister

Newsroom24x7 Staff Patna: Within 24 hours of resigning and quitting the “grand alliance”, Nitish Kumar has once again become the chief minister of Bihar. Nitish was sworn in as chief minister today morning (27 July 2017). He will heading a government with BJP as alliance partner. Also sworn in as Deputy Chief Minister this morning,

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Nitish Kumar quits as Bihar Chief Minister

Newsroom24x7 Staff Patna/New Delhi: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today resigned after the RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav ruled out the resignation of his son, the deputy chief Minister Tejashwi Prasad Yadav over the land-for-hotel case that has engulfed the entire Lalu family. //pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Nitish resigned after the ruling JD(U)

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Mixed response to Opposition call for strike on demonetisation

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: The opposition parties today held a nationwide agitation against the decision of the Modi-led NDA government to stop the use of high level currency notes in the country. Altough it did not join the Opposition call for strike, the ruling Trinamool Congress in West Bengal led by chief Minister Mamata Banerjee

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Woman burnt alive in Bihar’s Muzaffarpur district

Newsroom24x7 Staff Muzaffarpur (Bihar): A woman, engaged as a junior engineer with Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Gaurantee Act related work in Muzaffarpur district in Bihar has been brutally burnt alive at her home. When contacted by Newsroom24x7, a police officer posted at the Ahiapur police station said that the crime was detected on Monday

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Nitish: Prisoner of Prohibition

Shitanshu Shekhar Shukla Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar’s refusal to learn from the decision of Patna High Court striking down the notification on prohibition for being ultra vires the Constitution defies political reasoning. By replacing a law with a more draconian notification, he braved out the legal setback to show his commitment to prohibition. Nitish

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International Tiger Day and the Tale of Tumbling Tiger Numbers

Newsroom24x7 Staff As we observe the International Tiger Day on July 29, what stares everyone in the face is the rising number of tiger deaths across different parts of the country this year. Madhya Pradesh presents the worst scenario with 19 tiger deaths against the total mortality figure of 59 in the country between January 1

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Law and order situation in Bihar and Jharkhand: 2 journalists shot dead

Newsrooom24x7 Desk Siwan (Bihar): Rajdeo Ranjan, the Siwan district bureau chief of Hindi daily “Hindustan”, was shot dead here tonight. Ranjan was targeted about 8 pm when he was riding his motorcycle nerar the Siwan railway station. He died when he was being rushed to hospital. Another journalist, Akhilesh Pratap Singh, a TV reporter, was

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Bihar update – Ex-MP Shahabuddin gets life term

Newsroom24x7 Desk Patna : Former RJD MP Mohammad Shahabuddin has been sentenced to life term in acid murder case, a case which was lingering for over eleven years in the court campus. Shahabuddin, a former MP from RJD, has also been charged with kidnapping for ransom and criminal conspiracy in the case involving the death

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BJP concedes defeat in Bihar

Newsroom24x7 Desk Nitish-:Lalu alliance registers sweeping victory Big comeback for Lalu Patna: Shortly after 10 am this morning the picture was clear that the grand alliance led by Nitish Kumar and Lalu Yadav, with Congress as a fringe partner, had established a clear lead and by 10.45 am the JDU had either won or was leading in

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Polling begins for third phase in Bihar

Newsroom24x7 Desk Patna : Bidding began for the third phase of electoral seats in Bihar as early morning voters queued up in polling booths from 7 am to cast their votes and seal the fate of legislators in their respective constituencies. This phase of Bihar polls focuses on home turf for the two leaders of

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