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Bihar minister escapes: Bihar Revenue and Land Reforms Minister Ramai Ram on Sunday escaped unhurt when a mob of 20-25 people attacked his vehicle near Manika Chowk under Mushari area, police said. pti
Minor girls drown: Three minor girls drowned on Sunday in a canal in Madhepura district after they slipped into it. The victims are Shanti Kumari (9), Pinki Kumari (10) and Renu Kumari (12).  pti
Central criticism: Lashing out at the N Rangasamy-led AINRC government in Puducherry, Union Minister V Narayanasamy on Sunday said the law and order situation there was in shambles.  pti
‘Drought-like’ state: Bihar Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh on Sunday said there is a drought-like situation in many districts of the state due to a rainfall deficit, but ruled out declaring these areas as drought-hit. pti
Fraudsters in Delhi: A gang of fraudsters is on the prowl in the Capital for gullible investors pushing fake insurance policies and making neat money out of it. The gang is headed by a Delhi University student.    pti
Safer water in trains: In an effort to spruce up passenger amenities, Indian Railways has decided to install water-purifiers in coaches to improve the quality of drinking water and hygiene in trains. pti
Digvijay on Modi: Taking a dig at Narendra Modi over his Hyderabad visit, senior Congress leader Digvijay Singh said that the BJP had lost polls wherever the former campaigned for it in the past. pti
Businessman in jail: Tax evasion is rising by the day and should be curbed with a firm hand, a Delhi court has said, sentencing a businessman to a year in jail for not filing income tax return for two years.     pti
NRI fugitive: A Delhi court has agreed on extradition of an NRI criminal, accused of rapeing a minor in New York, to the USA to stand trial there. It is in compliance with Article 9 of the Extradition treaty.    pti
Taj Mansingh hotel: Delhi’s Taj Mansingh hotel will be auctioned and Tata-owned Indian Hotels, which has been running the renowned property for 35 years, may not get the first right of refusal in the bid.    pti
Nine Bills in Bihar: Bihar Guv D Y Patil on Sunday granted his assent to nine bills passed recently by the two houses of the state legislature, a Raj Bhavan official said. Mr Nitish Kumar also visited Mr Patil.    pti
ISI agent held: A suspected ISI agent was arrested near Raxaul town in the East Champaran district in Bihar, in connection with a case of smuggling fake Indian currency notes, an official said on
Sunday.    pti
Five Maoists held: Five Maoists have been arrested during a joint search operation in the Maoist-hit Bijapur district of southern Chhattisgarh, police said on Sunday They were nabbed on Saturday evening.     pti
Shinde discharged: Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde, who was operated upon for a lung ailment at the Breach Candy hospital here, was discharged this morning, family sources said.    pti
Boat capsizal: A labourer drowned and 34 others swam to safety after a boat capsized in flood water in a village in the  Ismailpur police station area in Bihar’s Bhagalpur district on Sunday, police said.     pti
4 bodies recovered: Dead bodies of a woman and her three children were  recovered on Sunday from Monorama river in Basti district, the woman’s husband is missing after the incident police said.    pti
Building collapse: The death toll in the four-storey building  collapse in Bhatta-Basti, Jaipur has risen to five with the recovery of two more bodies in the early hours on Sunday , police said.     pti
Yatra on hold: Amarnath yatra from Jammu remained suspended for the second day on Sunday in the wake of curfew and tense situation triggered by communal clashes in Kishtwar district.    pti
Torrential rains: Heavy torrential rains in the southern districts of Rajasthan threw the normal life out of gear with Tonk receiving the maximum rainfall of 20 cms in last 24 hours.     pti
Roof collapse: Eleven people, including two children and a woman, were injured on Sunday, when the roof of an under-construction building collapsed in Manuvatika area of the city due to heavy rains, police said.     pti