Tag: Champaran

Congress reaches out to Lalu Yadav, RJD says Tejaswi will attend Champaran rally

Congress reaches out to Lalu Yadav, RJD says Tejaswi will attend Champaran rally

| September 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

Once reluctant to be seen with Lalu Prasad, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi seems to have turned the page. He is now keen to have the RJD supremo attend his Champaran rally kickstarting the Congress’s Bihar election campaign on September 19. Gandhi, who did not share stage with the Yadav chieftain during the 2014 Lok Sabha […]

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Bihar polls is a tussle between ‘hawabaaz’ PM and ‘kamkazi’ CM: Congress

Bihar polls is a tussle between ‘hawabaaz’ PM and ‘kamkazi’ CM: Congress

| September 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

New Delhi: Congress today said the Bihar Assembly elections are a tussle between a ‘hawabaaz’ Prime Minister (PM resorting to empty talk) and a ‘kamkazi’ Chief Minister (competent CM). Targeting the NDA, party General Secretary C P Joshi said the plans of those seeking to remove Chief Minister Nitish Kumar would come to a nought […]

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Psyche Of The Bihari Voter, In Manoj Bajpayee’s Words

Psyche Of The Bihari Voter, In Manoj Bajpayee’s Words

| September 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

Patna:  You can’t fool a Bihari, declares actor Manoj Bajpayee, driving through Patna, the Bihar capital awash with political banners ahead of polls due in November. “Badh Chala Bihar,” assures the banner of the ruling Janata Dal United party. “Parivartan,” screams an NDA poster. We ask Manoj Bajpayee what he thinks his home state really […]

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Police arrest four people with fake currency notes in Bihar

Police arrest four people with fake currency notes in Bihar

| June 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

Police arrested four people, including a woman, with fake currency notes worth more than one million rupees in Bihar’s Champaran district. Superintendent of Police, Saurav Kumar Shah, said that security forces raided a house of a suspected smuggler in West Champaran district and recovered bundles of currency notes in denomination of Rs. 500 and 1,000. […]

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Fighting for Bhojpuri

Fighting for Bhojpuri

| July 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Acclaimed Bollywood actor Manoj Bajpai had a whale of a time during his 10-day break in Bihar, his home state, recently. Apart from letting his hair down in the company of childhood friends, the Champaran-born artiste got an opportunity to champion the cause of Bhojpuri, his mother tongue, rather vigorously in Bihar. At a Bhojpuri […]

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Four Maoists arrested in East Champaran, Muzaffarpur

Four Maoists arrested in East Champaran, Muzaffarpur

| January 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Four Maoists were arrested by security forces from Bihar’s East Champaran and Muzaffarpur districts, police sources said on Tuesday. Two Maoists, Dashrath Ram and Rajesh Ram, were arrested from Kesaria in East Champaran district during a combing operation by the CRPF and the police on Monday. Two other Maoists Yogendra Bhagat and Suraj were nabbed […]

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A plea through film to preserve Orwell’s birthplace in Bihar

A plea through film to preserve Orwell’s birthplace in Bihar

| January 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Drawing attention towards a fading Orwellian legacy in Bihar, a new documentary film makes an impassioned plea to preserve the celebrated British author’s birthplace in Motihari. George Orwell was born as Eric Arthur Blair in 1903 in the small lake town of Motihari in Bihar’s then undivided Champaran district, the same place from where Mahatma Gandhi kicked off […]

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Anugrah Narayan Sinha

Anugrah Narayan Sinha

| November 5, 2011 | 2 Comments

Dr. Anugrah Narayan Sinha (18 June 1887 – 5 July 1957), known as Bihar Vibhuti, was an Indian statesman who was the first Deputy Chief Minister cum Finance Minister of the Indian state of Bihar (1946–1957). He was also a Member of the Constituent Assembly of India, which was elected to write the Constitution of India and served in its first Parliament as an independent nation. He also held a range of […]

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Hundreds of malnourished children suffering from AFP in Bihar

Hundreds of malnourished children suffering from AFP in Bihar

| October 15, 2011 | 0 Comments

Hundreds of children in Bihar’s East Champaran district bordering Nepal, have been found suffering from Acute Flaccid Paralysis due to malnutrition, officials said on Thursday. Officials said that 442 children in the district were found suffering from AFP. “AFP in children was detected when the United Nations Children’s Fund sent stool samples of 542 children of the […]

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Muzaffarpur

Muzaffarpur

| October 6, 2011 | 1 Comment

Muzaffarpur is a town in Muzaffarpur district in the Indian state of Bihar. It is headquarters of the district. The town of Muzaffarpur, famous for Leechi, is the largest city of North Bihar. It is situated on the banks of a Himalayan glacier-fed , perennial river Burhi/Budhi Gandak. It has won international encomiums for its […]

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