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  • 200 mahadalits convert to christianity in gaya

    200 Mahadalits convert to Christianity in Gaya

    India | Dec 25, 2014, 03:31 PM IST

    Gaya (Bihar): Over 200 Mahadalits belonging to 40 families on Christmas Day converted to Christianity in the presence of a Jesuit priest in Atiya panchyat under Bodhgaya block of Gaya district.Mahadalits belong to that section

  • bodhi trees gets a place in vietnam s presidential palace

    'Bodhi' trees gets a place in Vietnam's Presidential palace

    World | Sep 15, 2014, 05:07 PM IST

    Hanoi: A second sapling of the revered ‘Bodhi' tree from Gaya in Bihar was today planted in Vietnam's Presidential palace by President Pranab Mukherjee, 55 years after India gifted the first offshoot of the holy

  • rajasthan police arrest suspected terrorist in gaya

    Rajasthan police arrest suspected terrorist in Gaya

    India | May 07, 2014, 07:23 AM IST

    New Delhi: A team of Anti Terrorist Squad (ATS) of Rajsthan today arrested a suspected terrorist from Kajipur locality under Sherghati police station area in Gaya district of Bihar.Umar Aasif  was picked up from the

  • powerful bombs recovered in gaya

    Powerful bombs recovered in Gaya

    India | Apr 07, 2014, 04:06 PM IST

    Gaya: Two powerful bombs were recovered by security forces today from near a primary school in a village in Bihar's Gaya district.The bombs were unearthed by sniffer dogs during an operation by the CRPF and

  • hundreds of maoists attack police station in gaya

    Hundreds of Maoists attack police station in Gaya

    India | Feb 23, 2014, 11:42 AM IST

    Gaya(Bihar): Several hundred heavily armed Maoists on Saturday night attacked Amas police station and fired more than 1000 rounds in a bid to loot the armoury.The Maoists laid siege to a big chunk of GT

  • sonia gandhi visits bodh gaya condemns blasts

    Sonia Gandhi visits Bodh Gaya, condemns blasts

    Politics | Jul 10, 2013, 01:00 PM IST

    Patna, July 10: Congress president Sonia Gandhi Wednesday visited Bihar's Bodh Gaya town and condemned the serial bomb blasts that rocked the Mahabodhi temple complex early Sunday morning.Sonia Gandhi along with union Home Minister Sushilkumar

  • centre wants nitish kumar to head anti maoist command

    Centre wants Nitish Kumar to head anti-Maoist command

    Politics | Oct 24, 2012, 10:02 AM IST

    New Delhi, Oct 24: The central government wants Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar to head a unified command to take on Maoists in one of their last bastions in the state.The recent attacks on Indian

  • 16 including 12 policemen injured in bihar clash and firing

    16 including 12 policemen injured in Bihar clash and firing

    India | Oct 11, 2012, 08:59 PM IST

    Gaya, Oct 11: At least 16 people, including a dozen cops, were injured today when CPI(M-L) Liberation and All India Progressive Women's Association (AIPWA) activists clashed  with policemen who opened fire near a police station

  • shortage prompts use of child priests in gaya

    Shortage prompts use of child priests in Gaya

    India | Oct 09, 2012, 05:22 PM IST

    Gaya, Oct 9: Children as young as six, rather than mastering their alphabets, are chanting vedic hymns at the famous Vishnupad temple here - thanks to the acute shortage of traditional Hindu priests in this

  • custodial death triggers violence in gaya

    Custodial Death Triggers Violence In Gaya

    India | Apr 22, 2011, 10:37 AM IST

    Gaya (Bihar), Apr 22 : The  death of a disabled youth in custody triggered mob frenzy  on Thursday night as a vehicle was torched at the civil lines police station in Bihar's Gaya town.Police had