Tag: Kishanganj

Huge haul of cash, liquor in Bihar

Huge haul of cash, liquor in Bihar

| September 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

As part of the special drive ahead of the Bihar Assembly elections, unaccounted cash of over Rs 57 lakh was seized from across the state on Tuesday in addition to 23,432 litres of illegal liquor and one detonator. Briefing reporters about the outcome of the drive during the day, Additional Chief Election Officer R Lakshamanan […]

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Asaduddin Owaisi’s decision to contest from Seemanchal region in Bihar may upset JD(U)-RJD plans

Asaduddin Owaisi’s decision to contest from Seemanchal region in Bihar may upset JD(U)-RJD plans

| September 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

Patna: Putting speculations to rest, All India Majilis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi announced his decision to contest Bihar Assembly Elections 2015 giving a fresh twist to the keenly contested elections. Owaisi will contest 25 assembly seats in the Seemanchal region of Bihar which has significant Muslim population. AIMIM chief had addressed a rally organised by the Samaji Insaaf […]

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Suspense over Owaisi party entering Bihar poll arena

Suspense over Owaisi party entering Bihar poll arena

| September 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

Patna/Gaya: As the All India Majlis Ittihadul Musalemeen leader and fire brand Lok Sabha member from Hyderabad Asaduddin Owaisi is keeping his cards close to the chest, suspense continues about Owaisi’s Bihar agenda. Though the Majlis founder and Owaisi’s father late Salauddin Owaisi restricted the Muslim centric party to the Old Hyderabad area, Asaduddin, of […]

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Jitan Ram Manjhi says Nitish Kumar repeatedly fooling citizens of Bihar over poll result fears

Jitan Ram Manjhi says Nitish Kumar repeatedly fooling citizens of Bihar over poll result fears

| September 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

Former Bihar chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi has accused incumbent chief minister Nitish Kumar of repeatedly fooling the people of the state over poll-related fears. Nitish Kumar is trying to fool the people due to the election. We ask the Government of India to intervene if there is any legal matter. These incidents are something […]

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Stolen ‘ashtadhatu’ idols of Mahavira recovered in Kishanganj

Stolen ‘ashtadhatu’ idols of Mahavira recovered in Kishanganj

| June 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

Kishanganj: The police on Wednesday arrested one person and recovered three ‘ashtadhatu’ (made of eight metals) idols of Lord Mahavira stolen from a Jain temple in Kishanganj district of Bihar. Kishanganj Superintendent of Police Rajiv Ranjan said the idols were stolen in May from Jain Digambar Temple at Thakurganj in the district. The people belonging […]

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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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Asad Imam is Congress candidate for Purnia

Asad Imam is Congress candidate for Purnia

| June 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

PATNA: Asad Imam, who runs a series of educational institutions including engineering, polytechnic and teachers` training colleges in Purnia region, was on Friday declared Congress`s official candidate from Purnia-Araria-Kishanganj constituency for Bihar legislative council election for local body seats scheduled for July 7. The Congress has already announced candidatures of Rajesh Ram and Isarail Rain […]

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Two killed, four injured as tractor meets with accident

Two killed, four injured as tractor meets with accident

| June 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

Two persons were killed and four others injured when a tractor met with an accident in Kishanganj district of Bihar today, a police officer said. The incident happened near Titiha bridge close to Haldikhoda More on National Highway (Extension) – 327 which runs from Araria to Bahadurganj in Kishanganj. Bahadurganj Station House Officer (SHO) C P […]

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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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CAG report detects inflated enrolment in Bihar school

CAG report detects inflated enrolment in Bihar school

| July 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

New Delhi: A CAG report has revealed that the number of children enrolled in schools in four Bihar districts were inflated by the education department and surpassed the child population of the area. The report for 2012-13 tabled in Bihar assembly said ‘test-check’ of records of four district programme officers (DPOs) revealed that enrolment figure was […]

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