News in Brief
CM on terror fight
Patna: Nitish Kumar said he would make his position clear on the national counter-terrorism centre when the Prime Minister holds talks with chief ministers.
We are with the Centre in its fight against terrorism. But it should not be done by encroaching on the powers of the state,Ē he said.
Patna: A division bench of the high court on Wednesday reserved its judgment on several petitions filed by aggrieved farmers seeking the quashing of land acquisition proceedings for the construction of Vijay Mallya-owned UB Groupís beer factory in Naubatpur block of Patna district.
Heat on cop
Muzaffarpur: An FIR was lodged against Baby Kumari, a suspended constable, for amassing Rs 35.5 lakh by fraudulent means, with the vigilance police station. The arrest is in connection with a 2010 case in which police had detected an embezzlement of Rs 10 crore in an account scam.
Patna: A high court bench on Wednesday stayed the Patna vigilance courtís order to confiscate alleged disproportionate assets of former director-general of police Narayan Mishra.
Patna: Patna city superintendent of police Kim on Wednesday directed for deployment of traffic police personnel at areas under Patna City, which were unmanned before.
Patna: State Information Commission, Bihar, on Wednesday imposed a fine of Rs 25,000 on a panchayat-level functionary of Nalanda district for not providing information to an applicant.
Patna: Police claimed to have busted a job racket in SK Puri, where sources said some people have been arrested for duping persons from different cities by promising them jobs in the merchant navy.
Patna: Manish Kumar, the JD(U) MLA from Banka, had a close shave on Wednesday after a truck hit his vehicle head-on in the Anisabad Mor area under Phulwari police station.
Patna: Babua Ram, the Rohtas district secretary of CPI-ML, was shot dead by motorcycle-borne criminals.
Patna: Bihar Intermediate Council on Wednesday started tele-counselling for Intermediate students who will appear for their examinations from March 26. The tele-counselling will continue till March 20.