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'Ex-Bhojpur SP didn't touch salary in his 11-year service'

PATNA, Sept. 17 -- Former Bhojpur superintendent of police (SP) Rakesh Kumar Dubey, suspended in June this year for his alleged links with the sand mining mafia, hardly touched money in his salary acc... Read More


17 injured in Barauni refinery blast, probe ordered

PATNA, Sept. 17 -- At least 17 persons, including five employees, were injured in a blast owing to a "technical snag" at the Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) refinery at Barauni in Bihar's Begusa... Read More


17 including five employees injured in blast at Begusarai's Barauni refinery

India, Sept. 16 -- Seventeen people including five employees were injured in a blast at Barauni Refinery in Bihar's Begusarai district on Thursday. The blast occurred at around 11.45 am and its impac... Read More


MP fund vehicle seized with liquor stock, driver held

PATNA, Sept. 16 -- The police on Wednesday seized an ambulance in Saran district bought under Member of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme (MPLADS) but being allegedly used for transporting coun... Read More


Bihar tops in property dispute-related crimes, second in murders

PATNA, Sept. 16 -- Bihar recorded highest number of crimes in the country related to land and property disputes in 2020 and was second, after Uttar Pradesh, as far as number of murders is concerned, a... Read More


Man refuses to return money credited due to bank error, arrested

PATNA, Sept. 16 -- A private tutor in Khagaria district of Bihar, who received Rs 5.5 lakh in his account due to a bank error but refused to return the amount despite notices served to him as he felt ... Read More


Man refuses to return money credited to A/C due to bank error during lockdown, arrested

India, Sept. 15 -- PATNA A private tutor in Khagaria district of Bihar, who received Rs.5.5 lakh in his account due to a bank error but refused to return the amount despite notices served to him as h... Read More


Bihar tops in property disputes and attacks on police, 2nd in murders and riots

India, Sept. 15 -- The latest data released by the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) has painted a grim picture of Bihar on the law-and-order front with the state recording the second highest numbe... Read More


Proposal sent for 93 more wards in 'overcrowded' Bihar prisons

PATNA, Sept. 15 -- With jails in the state reeling under the crowd of inmates bigger than they can accommodate, the prison department has sent a proposal to the government for developing 93 extra ward... Read More


Another Bihar government official raided, booked for disproportionate assets

India, Sept. 15 -- Continuing its tirade against corruption, the Vigilance Investigation Bureau (VIB) on Tuesday evening searched several houses and an office of an executive engineer in the road cons... Read More