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Bihar BJP chief alleges corruption in road construction, writes to Nitish Kumar

Patna: Bihar BJP President Sanjay Jaiswal has written to Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, demanding a high level inquiry into alleged financial irregularities in various projects in the state. Jaiswal highlighted irregularities in the construction of about 14,000 rural roads, alleging collusion among engineers, contractors and politicians, in the letter. “I have a proof of irregularities in […]

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Muzaffarpur horror victim gangraped in moving vehicle in Bihar

Patna: A girl, who alleged mental abuse at the infamous Muzaffarpur shelter home in Bihar, was gangraped by four people in West Champaran district, police said on Monday. Town police station in-charge Sashibhusan Thakur said a case was registered based on the rape survivor’s statement against four the accused. The victim informed police that last Friday […]

Bihar village where Hindus maintain a centuries-old mosque (Photo: IANS)

Bihar village where Hindus maintain a centuries-old mosque

Patna: Amid rising religious fanaticism and daily instances of communal flare-ups in the country, a village in Bihar’s Nalanda district is a rare and textbook case of liberalism and open-mindedness. Maadhi village has no Muslims, but namaz at its over 200-year-old mosque is offered five times a day by the Hindus. The Hindus also take […]