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Cong attacks BJP IDBI strike Fat free Farmers Odisha train Energy review Wine scam Kejriwal case Smuggler AAP seminar Prem support

By TT Bureau in Patna
  • Published 27.11.15
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Cong attacks BJP

Patna: The Congress on Thursday attacked the BJP over the latter's leader Prem Kumar's remarks that the Nitish Kumar government had failed on all fronts.

Bihar Pradesh Congress Committee spokesperson Suman Kumar Mallik said the government was just a few days old and the BJP had already started criticising it.

IDBI strike

Patna: IDBI officials across the country will observe a daylong strike on Friday against the Centre's move to privatise the bank and bring its stake to below 51 per cent.

Fat free

Patna: Rotary Chanakya, Lions Club Astha and other organisations took out a march on Anti-Obesity Day, Thursday.

Farmers

Patna: The state chapter of human rights commission on Thursday asked the state power company to formulate a policy to pay compensation to farmers whose standing crops get damaged when high tension power lines passing through their fields snap.

Odisha train

Patna: East Central Railway will run a special train, Patna-Bhubaneswar-Patna (08449/08450) weekly. It will make 10 trips from November 27 to January 30. It will leave Patna on Fridays and Bhubaneswar on Saturdays.

Energy review

Patna: Chief minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday convened a high-level review meeting of energy and food and consumer protection department officials and asked them to start installation of dedicated feeder for agriculture work on priority.

Wine scam

Patna: Special vigilance judge Raghwendra Kumar Singh on Thursday remanded Munger district's former excise superintendent Ashwani Kumar in 14 days judicial custody in a wine scam.

Kejriwal case

Patna: A Patna University teacher on Thursday filed a defamation case in chief judicial magistrate's court against Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal, saying he defamed people of Bihar after Lalu Prasad embraced him.

Smuggler

Munger: Munger SP Varun Kumar Sinha on Thursday said he had sought the state's permission to confiscate the property of Mohammad Feroz, an arms smuggler evading arrest.

AAP seminar

Patna: Aam Aadmi Pa-rty on Thursday organised a seminar to suggest that Constitution was necessary to strengthen democracy in the state.

Prem support

Patna: Several BJP leaders wrote to party chief Amit Shah demanding that Gaya MLA Prem Kumar be made the BJP legislature party leader.

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