News in Brief
Threat text to BJP MP
Patna: Araria BJP MP Pradip Kumar Singh has allegedly received threat to his life.
ingh received a text message on his cellphone demanding Rs 10 lakh as extortion on Sunday morning. An FIR has been lodged at Kotwali police station.
Patna: Patna University senate member and BJP leader Ranvir Nandan has urged academics to support chief minister Nitish Kumar, who is demanding a special status for the state.
Samastipur: JD(U) MLA from Hasanpur Raj Kumar Rai and four of his supporters have been accused of assaulting some residents of Khurunda village under Hasanpur police station following a dispute over a piece of land. Rai denied the allegations.
Patna: The state branch of Indian Red Cross Society distributed relief materials among occupants of Adalatganj slum on Sunday. The slum was destroyed in a fire late on Saturday night.
Patna: A Rajasthan-based trader, Rajendra Arora, was robbed of cash and belongings worth Rs 5,000 under Gandhi Maidan police station on Sunday.
Motihari: Nathuni Sah, said to be the zonal commander of CPI (Maoist), was nabbed on Sunday morning from Sishani village.
Patna: The state election commission on Sunday granted permission to former Patna mayor Sanjay Kumar to contest municipal election from ward number 39.
Chhapra: Jai Prakash University has sent a proposal to University Grants Commission, seeking appointment of professors, associate professors and employees for 13 new departments.
Chhapra: One Sohela Devi and her minor daughter committed suicide at Harsar village in Siwan district on Saturday night.