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Bihar: Police arrest PFI state secretary from East Champaran

The PFI activist, identified as Riyaz Maroof alias Bablu, was arrested from Subhash Chowk in Chakiya after the police received a tip-off

Representational image.
Published on Sep 09, 2023 04:36 PM IST

SSB jawan shot dead in front of his mother in Bihar robbery attempt at midnight

Constable Dharmendra Kumar of Bihar’s East Champaran district, was with the SSB’s 18th battalion. He was shot dead for resisting an attempt to rob his family

Accident or crime scene cordon tape, police line do not cross. It is nighttime, emergency lights of police cars flashing blue, red and white in the background (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Updated on Sep 07, 2023 01:35 PM IST

32-yr-old BJP leader killed in Bihar’s West Champaran, one critical: Police

According to police, the deceased Sonu Kumar and his friend Sujit Kumar (28) were attacked at Godwa Tola village in West Champaran, when they were on their morning walk on Monday

The deceased was serving as the BJP’s Schedule Tribe (ST) president of Bettiah Mandal. (Representative file image)
Updated on Sep 04, 2023 04:20 PM IST

12, including journalist, injured in clash during procession in Bihar: Police

According to officials, the incident took place over a rumour surrounding the desecration of an idol in Ratanmala area of Bagaha, triggering the clash between two groups

The administration has imposed prohibitory orders in view of Mahaviri procession on Nagpanchami. (Representative file image)
Updated on Aug 22, 2023 02:03 PM IST

Bihar: Man arrested with bones of wild animals in Valmiki Tiger Reserve

Naurangiya police station’s station house officer (SHO) Rajesh Kunar Jha told media persons that the arrested individual has been handed over to the forest department

A forest official said they are keeping a tab on the activities in the forest area. (Representative file image)
Updated on Aug 14, 2023 04:12 PM IST

YouTuber Manish Kashyap produced before courts in Bettiah

Kashyap has been lodged in a jail in Madurai since his arrest in March this year for allegedly circulating fabricated videos of “attacks on migrant labourers in Tamil Nadu”.

YouTuber Manish Kashyap at Patna airport while being taken to Tamil Nadu in March this year. (PTI)
Updated on Aug 07, 2023 10:25 PM IST
By, Bettiah

Bihar: YouTuber Manish Kashyap produced before courts in Bettiah

YouTuber Manish Kashyap has been lodged in Madurai jail for allegedly spreading fake news about purported attacks on migrant labourers in Tamil Nadu

YouTuber Manish Kashyap was brought to Bettiah in Bihar on transit remand by the Tamil Nadu police. (File Photo)
Updated on Aug 07, 2023 06:48 PM IST

Bihar: NIA arrests two PFI activists from East Champaran

Police said they were arrested based on information received from PFI’s master trainer Yakub alias Sultan Usman Khan, who is currently in jail. Yakun was arrested from the district’s Gawandra village on July 19

National Investigation Agency (Representative Photo)
Updated on Aug 05, 2023 04:28 PM IST

Two Chinese nationals held near Nepal border

Immigration officials deployed at the border do not rule espionage as the reason behind their illegal movement in the Indian territory from across the border

Police said the Chinese nationals were trying to cross the India-Nepal border without valid documents. (HT Archiives)
Updated on Jul 23, 2023 11:32 PM IST
By, Bettiah

Bihar: Two Chinese nationals held for trying to enter India illegally

Two Chinese nationals were arrested at the Indo-Nepal border in Bihar's East Champaran district for attempting to enter India without valid documents. The motive behind their move is currently unknown, but immigration officials suspect espionage. This is not the first time the duo has tried to cross the border illegally.

Chinese nationals were identified as Zhao Jing and FU Cong (HT Photo/Jai Praksh)
Updated on Jul 23, 2023 01:28 PM IST

3 including woman killed after vehicle hits 3 motorcycles in Bettiah

Three people, including a woman, died after being hit by a speeding vehicle in Bettiah. The driver has been arrested and one patient is critical.

Police said two persons were injured in the road accident in Bettiah’s Chhawani area (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Updated on Jul 18, 2023 02:58 PM IST

ASI dead, 4 cops injured in Siwan accident, say police

Siwan sadar sub-divisional police officer (SDPO) Feroz Alam said that the deceased ASI has been identified as Bhuneshwar Singh

According to the police, the accident took place after the truck driver lost control of the vehicle and rammed into the police jeep (Representative photo)
Updated on Jul 09, 2023 10:22 PM IST
By, Bettiah

2 dacoits from Nepal killed in gunbattle in Bihar’s East Champaran

Police superintendent Kantesh Kumar Mishra said that they were forced to fire in defence after 25 to 30 dacoits fired and lobbed bombs on a police team

Five dacoities were reported in East Champaran within 10 days in April. (Getty Images)
Updated on Jun 26, 2023 11:29 AM IST

Armed robber loot 18.75 lakh from ICICI bank in Bihar’s East Champaran: Police

This is the second loot to take place in ICICI bank in the East Champaran district in the past few months. On April 12, five armed robbers looted about ₹48 lakh from an ICICI bank located in the main market area of Chakia in East Champaran

 (Representative Photo)
Updated on Jun 22, 2023 08:13 PM IST

Bihar: Bank cashier shot dead in Gopalganj, three picked up for interrogation

The deceased worked as a cashier at a bank in Koila Deva area that falls under Phulwariya police station area of Gopalganj district

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Updated on Jun 15, 2023 02:18 PM IST

Odisha train accident: 18 more die, Bihar toll at 39

At least 52 people from the state were injured in the accident and are undergoing treatment, while 24 are still missing.

A CBI team reached the site of train accident in Balasore on Tuesday to begin its probe. (ANI)
Updated on Jun 06, 2023 09:07 PM IST
By, Bettiah

Odisha train accident: 18 more people from Bihar succumb to injuries

At least 52 people from Bihar were injured in Friday’s triple-train accident in Odisha and are undergoing treatment, while 24 are still missing

The bodies of 13 victims from Bihar have been handed over to their family members so far. (AFP)
Updated on Jun 06, 2023 04:46 PM IST

Odisha train tragedy: Bihar toll rises to 21 as 13 more die

Sanjay Kumar Agarwal, secretary, disaster management, said that so far 66 passengers have been brought to Bihar from the place of accident by two buses.

Passengers wait for trains at Patna Junction on Saturday after several trains got cancelled following the Balasore train accident. (HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 05, 2023 10:01 PM IST

Bihar man who promised to send his father extra money among dead in train crash

Raja Patel, 26, was on his way to Kerala on the Kolkata-Chennai Coromandel Express along with 12 other migrant workers from Bihar’s East Champaran

Patel’s father, Bholan, said they learned about his son’s death from the other migrant workers travelling with him. (HT PHOTO)
Updated on Jun 03, 2023 04:46 PM IST

6-yr-old boy thrown off school’s rooftop for not doing homework in Bihar: Police

The child’s uncle claimed that his nephew was tortured by his teacher for not completing his homework

The child is currently undergoing treatment. (Representative file image)
Updated on May 26, 2023 03:39 PM IST

25-yr-old woman home-delivered illicit liquor in 2 Bihar districts, caught: Cops

Chakiya’s station house officer (SHO) Dhananjay Kumar said the woman, identified as Rani Devi (25) of Sahebganj locality, was arrested with 50 litres of liquor.

Chakiya’s station house officer (SHO) Dhananjay Kumar the woman used to home deliver liquor on her scooty in Muzaffarpur and East Champaran districts (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Updated on May 16, 2023 07:15 PM IST

Bihar: 20-year-old gang-raped in West Champaran; 2 arrested

Police said the girl is a professional dancer working for an orchestra, adding that the incident took place late Tuesday late evening

 (Representative Photo)
Updated on May 10, 2023 08:09 PM IST

4 criminals injured in shootout with police in Patna district; arrested: Police

The criminals were among those who were indulged in the loot of ₹48 lakh from ICICI Bank which took place at Chakiya on April 12

Police seized four firearms and ten live cartridges from the spot. (Representative file image)
Updated on May 09, 2023 02:15 PM IST

Bihar East Champaran hooch tragedy accused arrested from Delhi: Police

In a press release issued by district police, East Champaran’s superintendent of police (SP) Kantesh Kumar Mishra said that they arrested one Rajesh Sahni, a resident of Nathupura in North Delhi

The accused was arrested under Alipur police station limits in Delhi (Representative Photo)
Updated on May 05, 2023 11:45 AM IST

Bihar: Four minor girls die in fire incident; seven others injured

The incident occurred when the mother along with her family members were asleep at a jhuggi cluster near Ramdayalu railway station in Bihar’s Muzaffarpur district

The exact cause of the fire could not be ascertained immediately. (Representative file image)
Updated on May 02, 2023 04:25 PM IST

Bihar: Police constable allegedly dies by suicide in Motihari

A police constable in Bihar allegedly died by suicide by shooting himself with his service revolver at the police line in Motihari. The reason behind the incident is unknown.

 (Representative Photo)
Updated on Apr 30, 2023 03:50 PM IST

Ammonia gas leak from cold storage factory in Bihar district creates panic

Officials said the incident took place at RB Cold Storage Pvt Ltd located in Bariyarpur locality where the gas leakage was reported after locals heard a loud noise

Many people had complained of eye irritation and breathlessness among other complications. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Updated on Apr 21, 2023 04:19 PM IST

Bihar hooch toll reaches 22 as 8 more die

Confirming the development, deputy inspector general (Champaran range) Jayant Kant said: “The death toll has risen to 22 and 29 people are still undergoing treatment after allegedly consuming spurious liquor.“

The toll in the hooch tragedy in Bihar’s East Champaran district jumped to 22 after eight more deaths were reported on Sunday (Agencies/Representative use)
Updated on Apr 16, 2023 11:34 PM IST
By, Bettiah

8 more die in Bihar’s Champaran hooch tragedy; toll rises to 22

More than 25 persons have been arrested so far in connection with the hooch tragedy in Bihar’s East Champaran and 11 police personnel have been suspended in the aftermath of the incident

The Bihar police said that 12 to 13 people are under treatment after allegedly consuming spurious liquor in East Champaran. (PTI)
Updated on Apr 16, 2023 06:11 PM IST

14 killed in suspected Bihar hooch tragedy

Under Bihar’s Excise Act, the sale and consumption of alcohol was banned in Bihar by the Nitish Kumar government in April 2016.

At least 12 people have been arrestedin connectionwith the case, said police. (HT)
Updated on Apr 16, 2023 12:29 AM IST
By, Bettiah
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