Bihar Seemanchal Express Train Accident, IRCTC Indian Railway Helpline Number: Railway Minister Piyush Goyal is in touch with Railway Board members and has expressed profound grief over the loss of innocent lives in this tragic accident and wished a speedy recovery for the injured.
The post-mortem report, prepared by Dr P Shekhar of ANMCH in Gaya, stated that the cause of death could not be determined as there were only minor antemortem (before death) injuries with "hard and blunt forces not sufficient to cause death".
Saran and Pataliputra seats are taken as "family seats" in RJD circles. Misa Bharati, now a Rajya Sabha MP, had unsuccessfully contested from this seat against RJD rebel and BJP candidate Ram Kripal Yadav in 2014.
Expressing dismay at non-compliance of his March instructions on patrolling and having checkposts, the police chief said proper efforts are not being made to curb and control crime at police station level.
BJP rebel MP Shatrughan Sinha is likely to cross over to the RJD and contest from Patna Saheb, while Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad’s name has been doing the rounds as the BJP nominee from the prestigious seat.
New Delhi, Feb 15 (ANI): In a biting reply to Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar over his demand of proofs on JNU, Bharatiya Janata Party leader Shrikant Sharma on Monday said why is Nitish quiet on killing of political leaders in Bihar. Sharma said his support to anti-national people residing in JNU is disrespect to the soldiers who died fighting for the country. He added that speaking on JNU issue is Nitish's way of covering up the intolerant activities of his state.
Patna, Feb 15 (ANI): Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday demanded proof from Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh for putting the onus of Jawaharlal Nehru University row on LeT chief Hafiz Saeed. Kumar added that instead of making such baseless allegations, the people who raised anti-national slogans in the university must be identified. Kumar further stated that in 2019 General Assembly elections, people will throw them out seeing the way they are running the country.
Gaya, Feb 09 (ANI): At least five Maoist rebels barged into a brick kiln in Bihar’s Gaya district and torched a tractor after its owner failed to pay Rs 1 lakh as "levy". The rebels threatened the kiln workers with their lives if "levy" was not paid regularly. The kiln owner said that Rs 25, 000 was paid monthly to the ultras until last two months when they started demanding Rs 1 lakh. Police have begun investigation into the matter. However, the Maoists claim to be fighting for the rights of peasants and landless labourers as they routinely call strikes, attack government property and target politicians and police.
Patna, Feb 08 (ANI): Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday interacted with people and heard their grievances at his ‘Janata Darbar’. Bihar Deputy CM Tejashwi Yadav also attended the event and interacted with the people. Speaking at the event, Tejashwi said people of Bihar chose their party to serve them and this platform will help the Government in solving their problems in presence of many senior officials. He added that soon a law would be brought in the state where the officers who don’t solve the case in a time-bound manner will be fined.
Patna, Jan 22 (ANI): Commenting on the molestation case against Janata Dal-United (JDU) MLA Sarfaraz Alam, Bihar's Health Minister Tej Pratap Yadav on Friday said he should be thrown in jail. An FIR was registered against Alam for misbehaving with a woman passenger on the Guwahati-Rajdhani Express on Sunday night.The case was filed at GRP police station in Patna, and Alam has been booked under sections 341, 323, 290, 504 and 354A of the IPC.