Tag: Katihar

7 injured as high-tension wire falls on bus

7 injured as high-tension wire falls on bus

| June 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Seven persons of a marriage party suffered burn injuries in Katihar district after a high-tension wire fell on the bus they were travelling in during the wee hours today, police said. The bus was on its way to Kheria village near Kursela from Mansahi Bishunpur village along State Highway-77. The injured were admitted to a […]

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NCP looking to contest limited seats in Bihar polls: Sharad Pawar

NCP looking to contest limited seats in Bihar polls: Sharad Pawar

| June 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

Patna: NCP president Sharad Pawar on Tuesday expressed confidence that the JD(U)-RJD led alliance in Bihar will emerge as a good alternative and his party was looking to contest limited number of seats. Addressing a press conference ahead of the NCP’s two-day national executive and convention starting here this evening, Pawar said NCP was eyeing […]

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Cong ‘imports’ two JD(U) sitting MLCs

Cong ‘imports’ two JD(U) sitting MLCs

| June 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

Congress which has got three seats in the seat-sharing for coming Legislative Council poll in early July for the second day today “imported” JD(U) sitting member to field them from their alloted quota. Sitting JD(U) MLC Mohammad Israel Raen today joined Congress and is all set to contest the July 7 poll for 24 Legislative […]

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12 prisoners injured in Katihar jail clash

12 prisoners injured in Katihar jail clash

| July 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Katihar: Twelve prisoners were injured in a group clash inside Katihar jail in Bihar yesterday.Condition of four of the injured is stated to be serious and they have been admitted to district hospital for treatment.Katihar jail Superintendent B Kumar said the clash was a result of rivalry.“The groups of prisoners led by convicts Kundan Mishra and […]

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Drought shadow looms in 22 districts of Bihar

Drought shadow looms in 22 districts of Bihar

| July 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: All is not well with the agriculture scenario in the state as the rainfall this monsoon season is deficient to the extent of 17%. While the state should have received 376.8mm rainfall by now, it has got only 323mm. Though the state IMD had earlier predicted a normal monsoon in Bihar and Jharkhand despite […]

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Bihar spends 105% of annual plan

Bihar spends 105% of annual plan

| July 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: The state government on Friday said no money was surrendered in 2013-14 and the state spent 105.20% of the revised annual expenditure.In a written reply to a starred question of Achyutananad, BJP, in the assembly, the government said the annual plan size of Bihar last year was Rs 34,000 crore. The government got Rs […]

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Pregnant woman beaten to death for dowry

Pregnant woman beaten to death for dowry

| July 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Katihar: A pregnant woman was beaten to death, allegedly for dowry by her husband in Katihar district of Bihar. Police officials said the deceased has been identified as Manju Devi (24), who was married to one Pankaj Mandal around two years ago at Baretakbalsia village under Phalka police station in the district. Sub-Divisional Police Officer […]

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NCP hails possible tie-up between RJD and JD(U) in Bihar to stop BJP

NCP hails possible tie-up between RJD and JD(U) in Bihar to stop BJP

| July 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Observing that all secular parties will have to unite to contain communal forces, NCP on Sunday said the likelihood of RJD and JD(U) coming together to stop BJP from coming to power in Bihar was a step in right direction. RJD and JD(U) are likely to join forces in Bihar to take on the resurgent […]

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One killed, 20 injured as SUV rams into a tractor

One killed, 20 injured as SUV rams into a tractor

| July 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

Katihar : A 70-year-old man of a marriage party was killed and 20 others were injured when a Special Utility Vehicle (SUV) traveling at high speed rammed into a tractor on the National Highway (NH)-31 in Katihar district today. Police said the deceased, identified as Bhagwan Mandal, was part of a marriage party moving by a […]

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Bihar govt seeks data on girls sent to Haryana for marriage

Bihar govt seeks data on girls sent to Haryana for marriage

| July 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

In the wake of the controversy over BJP leader O P Dhankar’s remark ‘Bihari brides for Haryana boys’, Bihar government has ordered a survey to find out the number of girls sent to Haryana for marriage and their plight. Instructions have been given to Superintendents of Police of 12 districts to make a survey on […]

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