High security arrangements in Gaya for first phase of elections

High security arrangements in Gaya for first phase of electionsGaya, Apr. 15 : Local administration in Gaya of Bihar state has beefed up security ahead of the first phase of general elections to be held on April 16.

In the several sensitive areas of the Gaya district, the paramilitary forces have been deployed.

Police personnel are fully prepared for the uncertain situations that may arise during the first phase of the elections.

Campaigning tempo picks up as countdown for parliamentary polls begin

Gaya/ Thiruvananthapuram, Apr 8 : Hectic campaigning by candidates and leaders of various political parties was witnessed in different parts of the country.

Former Bihar Chief Minister Rabri Devi while campaigning for the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) criticised the State Government led by Nitish Kumar of Janata Dal (United) by saying it had done nothing for the poor and the under privileged.

She also noted, probably in the context of her husband Lalu Prasad being ridiculed by his opponents that the deeds of progressive persons are underplayed.

"Fun is made of vikas purush while those who are vinash purush are always highlighted by the media," said Rabri Devi.

Three Naxals get death sentence for Bara massacre

Bihar MapGaya, Feb.

Uddhav Thackeray warns Bihar's leadership over migrants' row

Uddhav Thackeray warns Bihar's leadership over migrants' rowMumbai/Gaya, Oct 29 : Shiv Sena party chief Uddhav Thackeray has warned Bihar’s leaders not to add fuel to a raging migrants'' row.

Thackeray was reacting to Railways Minister Lalu Prasad Yadav''s demands of putting a ban on Shiv Sena and Maharashtra Navanirman Sena (MNS) accused of fuelling anti-immigrant rhetoric in Maharashtra.

Samaritan Aussie lady enabling village girls to be fashion designers in Gaya

Gaya, Oct. 28 : An Australian lady, who has adopted Gaya as her second home, is resolutely making a difference in the lives of many village girls in a Naxal affected area here. 

Katrina Mount, the Australian native presently residing in Gaya’s Guraru Block, has taken to social service here. She has dedicated herself to enable the village girls of her locality to become self-dependent through fashion designing and thus training them to be so.

These 25 village girls are local residents of Gurau Block, an area facing neglect of the District administration which contends it is a naxal-dominated area and hence unsafe to work.

Police seize arms and ammunition from Maoists in Bihar

BiharGaya, Oct 21: Police have recovered a huge cache of arms hidden by Maoists in Bihar's Gaya District.

Acting on a tip-off, the police seized the explosives from a water tank in the Bhalua forest area of the district.

"We recovered a 250-litres tank. On opening it was found it had 200 detonators, 126 tiffin bombs, timers and few wires. It was dumped so that they could easily take out and use it," said R. Mallar Vijji, Superintendent of Police.