Tag: East Champaran

7 yrs on, Champaran still awaits its central varsity

7 yrs on, Champaran still awaits its central varsity

| September 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

Motihari: Members of Champaran Vikas Sangharsh Morcha and different student organizations are staging a dharna and holding corner meetings for establishment of Mahatma Gandhi Central University (MGCU) at Motihari. It has now become an issue in the ensuing state assembly elections. The agitating youths have alleged that both the Central government and the state government […]

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Three robbers lynched in Bihar’s Sitamarhi

Three robbers lynched in Bihar’s Sitamarhi

| July 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

Three men were allegedly beaten to death by an irate mob in Bihar’s Sitamarhi district when they were trying to escape after injuring a trader and killing his minor son, police said on Thursday. The incident took place at around 10pm on Wednesday when Awadh Kishore Singh and his son Ratnesh were returning home after […]

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Prisoner escapes throwing chilli powder at policeman in East Champaran

Prisoner escapes throwing chilli powder at policeman in East Champaran

| June 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

Motihari: An undertrial prisoner today escaped after throwing chilli powder in the eyes of a policeman escorting him at a court in East Champaran district. Police said the prisoner Neyaz Khan was being taken to the lock up of the district court after being produced before a judge in connection with the trial of a […]

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Sadhu Yadav floats party for clean governance

Sadhu Yadav floats party for clean governance

| June 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

With the election bells ringing in Bihar, there seems no dearth of new parties joining the political race. The latest to jump on the poll bandwagon is former Lok Sabha MP Sadhu Yadav, better known as the estranged brother-in-law of Rashtriya Janata Dal president Lalu Prasad. Sadhu formally announced his party Garib Janata Dal-Secular in […]

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RJD retains ticket of three sitting MLCs, announces candidates for 7 legislative council seats

RJD retains ticket of three sitting MLCs, announces candidates for 7 legislative council seats

| June 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

PATNA: RJD on Sunday reposed faith in its all three sitting MLCs while deciding tickets for 10 legislative council seats it has been allotted as part of seat-sharing with JD(U), Congress and NCP. The RJD also declared names of candidates for other seven seats and claimed that its10 candidates, by winning the ongoing council elections, […]

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Bihar Assembly polls: Independent MLA Pawan Jaiswal joins BJP

Bihar Assembly polls: Independent MLA Pawan Jaiswal joins BJP

| June 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

PATNA: Independent MLA Pawan Jaiswal today joined BJP, ahead of Bihar Assembly polls, at a party function here. At a function held at the BJP its office here, the party’s state unit chief Mangal Pandey and Leader of Opposition in the Assembly Nandkishore Yadav welcomed Jaiswal in the saffron party. Speaking on the occasion, the […]

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4 nabbed with firearms

4 nabbed with firearms

| June 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

Four suspected gangsters were arrested today with firearms in Bihar’s East Champaran district, a police officer said. Acting on a tip off, the police raided Sakkardina village and netted the four from near the State Bank of India (SBI) branch while they were apparently hatching a plan, the Superintendent of Police (SP) Sunil Kumar said. […]

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4 Killed, 5 Injured in Truck-SUV Collision in Bihar

4 Killed, 5 Injured in Truck-SUV Collision in Bihar

| June 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

MOTIHARI:  Four people were killed and five others seriously injured when an SUV collided head-on with a truck in East Champaran district of Bihar today, police said. “Nine persons were travelling in the SUV from Machharhatta area of Patna to attend a marriage function at Kuria village in Bagaha in West Champaran district. Suddenly a […]

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India woman beaten to death on suspicion of witchcraft: police

India woman beaten to death on suspicion of witchcraft: police

| July 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Villagers in a rural part of eastern India have beaten to death a woman whom they accused of being a witch, police said Tuesday. The woman’s husband said 14 villagers carried out the attack on Saturday in Bihar, one of India’s most underdeveloped states, according to a local officer. “The woman was beaten to death […]

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Two boys drown in a river in Bihar

Two boys drown in a river in Bihar

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Motihari: Two boys drowned Monday in a river in East Champaran district of Bihar, the police said.  The two boys, identified as Vivek Kumar (15) and Vikki Kumar(14) accidentally slipped in the deep water and drowned, the police said. The incident took place at Banarwa Ghat of Budhi Gandak river. The bodies were later fished out by […]

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