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By TT Bureau in Patna
  • Published 6.12.16

Election petition

Patna, Dec. 5: Hearing remained inconclusive on Monday in an election petition filed by RJD leader Prabhunath Singh against BJP MP Janardan Singh Sigriwal from Maharajganj for not declaring in his nomination papers filed in the last Lok Sabha election that a lower court had declared him an absconder in a case.

Singh had filed a petition in the court requesting that Sigriwal's election from Maharajganj be declared null and void.


Patna: The state government on Monday informed the high court that during vigilance investigation it was found that 470 candidates had submitted forged certificates for recruitment as teachers in government schools across the state.


Patna: A division bench of the high court of Justice Navaniti Prasad Singh and Justice J.M. Sharma directed the state government to file a reply in connection with the Crime Control Act imposed on Independent legislator from Mokama Anant Singh. Singh had challenged the Act.

I-T searches

Patna: Income-tax sleuths carried out simultaneous searches at the residence and clinic of a Saharsa doctor on Monday. The doctor had deposited over Rs 2 crore after demonetisation.

His wife, son and daughter-in-law are also doctors.


Patna: Right to Food Campaign (Bihar) on Monday opened 24 public complaint centres in Patna where locals could lodge complaints with respect to different government schemes.

School form dates

Patna, Dec. 5: Admission forms for LKG of St Michael's High School will be available on its website,, from December 26 to January 1.

Filled-in forms along with requisite documents, including immunisation and birth certificates and residence proof and a bank draft of Rs 600, must be submitted to the primary wing office on January 2 and 3. There are 240 LKG seats.

Nitish tour

Patna: Chief minister Nitish Kumar will embark on the third leg of Nischay Yatra from December 7 from Araria, according to a press release issued by the information and public relations department. Nitish will hold three other meetings during his yatra at Kishanganj (Dec. 8), Purnea (Dec. 9) and Katihar (Dec. 10), the release said.

Dry rule stats

Chhapra: Superintendent of police Pankaj Kumar Raj on Monday said 312 people had been arrested in the district in seven months for violating prohibition norms. A total of 37,870 liquor bottles were recovered during the period, the SP said, adding that the seized liquor had not been destroyed but were lying at different police stations.


Gopalganj: Bike-borne criminals looted Rs 1.5 lakh from the operator of a consumer service cent re of Central Bank of India, Dilip Dubey, at Ganga Mor under the jurisdiction of Bhore police station. The incident occurred when Dubey was going to deposit the money with the bank. Dubey's laptop was also looted.

Body found

Patna: Samastipur police recovered the body of Ranjan Kumar, a youth missing for three days. He was in the business of installing cellphone towers but was looking to install rice mills.