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Shoot at sight orders in Bihar against troublemakers


April 15th, 2009 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 15 (IANS) The Bihar government Wednesday issued shoot at sight orders against trouble makers and sealed the state's borders with Nepal to ensure violence free polls in the first ... Read more...

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Bihar issues shoot-at-sight orders ahead of polls


April 15th, 2009 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
Patna, Apr.15 (ANI): Shoot-at-sight orders have been issued across Bihar in the run-up to Thursday's first phaseelection in 13 out of 40 Lok Sabha constituencies.The state's borders with Nepal and neighbouring ... Read more...

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Aerial vigil of booths to curb Maoist violence in Bihar


April 14th, 2009 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 14(IANS) Two Indian Air Force (IAF) helicopters will monitor poll booths in areas hit by Maoist insurgency to counter the rebels who have called for boycott of the Lok Sabha ... Read more...

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Maoists threaten to chop hands of voters in Bihar


April 8th, 2009 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 8 (IANS) Maoist guerrillas have put up handwritten posters in Bihar's Gaya district threatening villagers that their hands would be chopped if they vote in the general election. "The hands of ... Read more...

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Judicial nod not needed for additional probe: Apex court


April 4th, 2009 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
By Rana Ajit New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) The Supreme Court has held that police need permission from the judiciary only for a fresh probe into a criminal case and not for any ... Read more...

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Court turns down Pappu Yadav’s plea to contest poll


April 2nd, 2009 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 2 (IANS) The Patna High Court Thursday rejected Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) MP Rajesh Ranjan Yadav alias Pappu Yadav's plea to suspend his conviction in a criminal case so that ... Read more...

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Shahabuddin’s wife files nomination from Bihar’s Siwan


March 30th, 2009 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 30 (IANS) Hina Sahab, wife of jailed Siwan MP Mohammad Shahabuddin, Monday filed her nomination papers as the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) candidate from the Siwan constituency. She was accompanied ... Read more...

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Fearing Maoist violence, Bihar seeks four IAF choppers


March 26th, 2009 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 26 (IANS) Bihar has sought four Indian Air Force (IAF) helicopters from the central government for aerial surveillance, particlarly in areas hit by Maoist insurgency, during the Lok Sabha elections ... Read more...

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Shahabuddin’s poll hopes dashed by Patna High Court


March 24th, 2009 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 24 (IANS) In a final blow to Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) MP Mohammed Shahabuddin's election hopes, the Patna High Court Tuesday dismissed his plea to suspend his conviction in a ... Read more...

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Hear Shahabuddin plea before March 30: Apex court to Patna High Court


March 23rd, 2009 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday asked the Patna High Court to hear before March 30 Rashtriya Janata Dal MP Mohammed Shahabuddin's plea seeking suspension of his conviction ... Read more...

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Apex court asks Patna High Court to hear Shahabuddin


March 23rd, 2009 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday directed the Patna High Court to hear Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) MP Mohammed Shahabuddin's plea to suspend his conviction in a criminal case ... Read more...

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Shahabuddin seeks suspension of conviction to contest polls (Lead)


March 19th, 2009 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) parliamentarian Mohammed Shahabuddin Thursday requested the Supreme Court to suspend his conviction in a case of attempted murder to enable him contest ... Read more...

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Supreme Court to hear convicted MP Shahabuddin’s plea Monday


March 19th, 2009 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday decided to hear Monday a plea by Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) MP Mohammed Shahabuddin seeking suspension of his conviction by the Patna High ... Read more...

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Court dismisses jailed MP’s plea to attend parliament


February 16th, 2009 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday dismissed a plea from jailed Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) MP Mohammed Shahabuddin to be allowed to attend parliament.Shahabuddin, who is serving ... Read more...

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This savings account is a national heritage


December 4th, 2008 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Patna, Dec 4 (IANS) It's a savings account that has a balance of just Rs.1,508. It has not been operated for over decades. Yet, a bank here takes pride in the account ... Read more...

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Violence breaks out during Bihar shutdown


October 25th, 2008 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
Patna, Oct 25 (ANI): Violence broke out during the dawn-to-dusk Bihar shutdown today called by various student organisations to protest against the attacks on North Indian candidates during a railway recruitment ... Read more...

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Delhi cheers Thackeray arrest but fears backlash


October 21st, 2008 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Many in the national capital cheered the arrest of Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray Tuesday, though there were fears his “thugs” would let loose a ... Read more...

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Fresh 10-year RI sentenced to Shahabuddin


September 26th, 2008 - 10:50 pm ICT by ANI
Siwan (Bihar), Sept 26 (ANI): A special court on Friday sentenced jailed Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) MP Mohammad Shahabuddin to 10 years'' rigorous imprisonment (RI) in a case related to recovery ... Read more...

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Shahabuddin gets another 10-year term in jail


September 26th, 2008 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 26 (IANS) Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) MP Mohammed Shahabuddin was sentenced to 10 years' rigorous imprisonment Friday in a case related to seizure of arms from Bihar’s Siwan district in ... Read more...

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37 mobile phones seized from Bihar jail


August 3rd, 2008 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 3 (IANS) Thirty-seven mobile phones were seized from the inmates of Bihar's Siwan jail during a raid early Sunday morning, the police said. A dozen mobile chargers, 15 telephone diaries, ... Read more...

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Lalu asks Bardhan to apologise for remark on MPs


July 19th, 2008 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Joining his friends in the Congress in attacking the Left parties, Railway Minister Lalu Prasad Saturday asked Communist Party of India (CPI) general secretary A.B. Bardhan to ... Read more...

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Patna High Court permits jailed MPs to take part in trust vote


July 16th, 2008 - 8:00 pm ICT by ANI
Patna, July 16 (ANI): The Patna High Court on Wednesday allowed two jailed Members of Parliament -- Mohammad Shahabuddin and Surajbhan Singh -- to take part in next week''s trust vote ... Read more...

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Lalu’s task - to bring jailbirds to vote (Political Prattle)


July 14th, 2008 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Railway Minister Lalu Prasad has an additional responsibility - to round up jailed MPs -- in order to ensure the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) wins the crucial ... Read more...

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Bihar plans Rajendra Prasad’s 125th birth anniversary


July 14th, 2008 - 9:51 am ICT by IANS
Patna, July 14 (IANS) After paying ritualistic respect to India's first president Rajendra Prasad for decades, Bihar is planning to celebrate his 125th birth anniversary in a big way in an attempt ... Read more...

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Jailed Bihar lawmaker to be sent to AIIMS for check-up


June 26th, 2008 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 26 (IANS) The Patna High Court Thursday directed the state government to send jailed Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) MP Mohammed Shahabuddin to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) ... Read more...

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Judge hearing cases against MP Shahabuddin transferred


June 19th, 2008 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 19 (IANS) The judge of the special court inside Bihar's Siwan jail, hearing the cases against Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) MP Mohammed Shahabuddin - involved in 40 criminal cases including ... Read more...

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FCI official kidnapped for ransom in Bihar


April 29th, 2008 - 10:01 pm ICT by admin
Patna, April 29 (IANS) An official of the Food Corporation of India (FCI) was kidnapped in Bihar's Siwan district, the police said Tuesday. Kashinath Kalyan, a storehouse manager of FCI, was kidnapped ... Read more...

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Bihar bureaucrat gets flak for calling journalists brokers


March 31st, 2008 - 1:49 pm ICT by admin
Patna, March 31 (IANS) An Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer of the Bihar cadre has stirred up a controversy by alleging that some journalists in the state act as brokers. In her ... Read more...

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At last, Rajendra Prasad’s memorial to be spruced up


March 25th, 2008 - 9:37 am ICT by admin
By Imran Khan Patna, March 25 (IANS) A memorial here built in 1985 in honour of India's first president Rajendra Prasad - which has virtually turned into a den of gamblers and drug ... Read more...

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Hands chopped off in Pune, traumatised hawker returns to Bihar


March 8th, 2008 - 11:50 am ICT by admin
By Imran Khan Patna, March 8 (IANS) Shri Kishun Singh lies traumatised in a hospital bed in Bihar. For the last 10 years, he was a food hawker on Pune's streets, but last ... Read more...

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