Tag: Forbesganj

Govt likely to declare state disaster-hit

Govt likely to declare state disaster-hit

| June 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

PATNA: Bihar is likely to be declared disaster-hit as the state disaster management department (DMD) has already sent a proposal to the state government in this regard. The DMD has taken this decision in the light of the RBI directive, which says that loans given to farmers by various banks can be rescheduled only when […]

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Father-son killed, grand daughter injured in Araria

Father-son killed, grand daughter injured in Araria

| July 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

A man and his son died, while his grand daughter was seriously injured when a truck rammed into their motorcycle on NH- 57 today. Forbesganj Sub-divisional Police Officer (SDPO) Ajit Kumar Singh said the deceased have been identified as Bhuvan Jha (50) and Suman Jha (25). Bhuvan’s three-year old grand daughter has been admitted at a government […]

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Neta-voter disconnect in Bihar poll priorities

Neta-voter disconnect in Bihar poll priorities

| April 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Nitish Kumar has just finished his speech at a public meeting in Garhbanaili in Purnea. Some people linger on after he leaves in a chopper, and among them are two first time voters—18-year-olds Mohammed Taqeer Alam and Mohammed Ishtiaq of the nearby Deodha village. Alam, a science student, wants to study engineering in Bangalore but […]

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Two killed, six injured in clashes over disputed land in Bihar

Two killed, six injured in clashes over disputed land in Bihar

| April 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

Two persons were killed and six injured today in a clash between two groups over a 45-bigha disputed piece of land in Madura village under Narpatganj police station in Araria district in Bihar, police said. The two deceased were identified Biren Ram (45) and Anirudh Ram (40) of Madura village, Forbesganj SDPO Ajit Singh said. Though no […]

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Forbesganj firing: agitation repeats demand for justice

Forbesganj firing: agitation repeats demand for justice

| January 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

Patna: It has been six months since the Bhajanpur [Forbesganj block] Police firing, which killed four Muslims including a pregnant woman and an infant; but nothing noteworthy has been seen toward justice for the victims. The villagers so organized an agitation in Bhajanpur on 30th Dec.2011 demanding justice to the victims and punishment to the […]

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Purnia

Purnia

| October 7, 2011 | 0 Comments

Purnia is a city and a municipality in Purnia district in the Indian state of Bihar. It formerly had a flourishing Jute industry. Phanishwar Nath ‘Renu’, a famous Hindi writer was from Purnia. It is the oldest district in the state of Bihar. In 1912, Bihar and Orissa were carved as separate provinces out of […]

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Paswan flays Nitish over Advani yatra

Paswan flays Nitish over Advani yatra

| October 5, 2011 | 0 Comments

Patna: LJP chief Ramvilas Paswan on Tuesday criticised Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for his decision to flag off the Rath Yatra of senior BJP leader L K Advani against corruption and said Kumar’s claim of being secular stood “exposed by now.” “By deciding to flag off Advani’s rath yatra, CM (Kumar’s) claim of being […]

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