Bhagalpur police on Monday managed to arrest Sattan Yadav, a most-wanted fugitive, who was also the main accused in the sensational killing of the RJD's then Bhagalpur district president Lakshmikant Yadav in 2008.
Chief minister Nitish Kumar on Monday stopped short of criticising the recent hike in the minimum support price (MSP) of 14 kharif cropsby the Centre and asserted that it was not such an easy or simple issue.
A three-member team of the district education department is likely to submit its report soon to the district education officer on the murder of six-year-old lower KG student Abhimanyu, whose body was recovered from his hostel room in Fatuha last Monday.
Family members of a 45-year-old Dalit woman have alleged she was gang-raped and beaten to death by four persons at a village under the jurisdiction of Pawna police station in Bhojpur, around 60km west of Patna, on Saturday evening.
An engineer employed with the railways has claimed he was kidnapped and forced to marry a woman in Vaishali district late on Saturday night, while the bride's family has claimed the groom's family wanted to walk out of the marriage over dowry.