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Police say they have identified the culprits and will soon arrest them. (HT Photo)

In Bihar, man lynched over cattle theft suspicion, 2 others badly injured

Hindustan Times, Purnia | By Aditya Nath Jha
UPDATED ON JAN 08, 2021 03:34 PM IST
Locals said that the three drunk persons were caught trying to steal two buffaloes that led to the lynching.
Patna, India – November 10, 2020: NDA supporters celebrating the alliance's leads, at BJP office on counting day of Bihar Assembly polls, in Patna, Bihar, India, on Tuesday November 10 2020. (Photo by Santosh Kumar/ Hindustan Times)
Patna, India – November 10, 2020: NDA supporters celebrating the alliance's leads, at BJP office on counting day of Bihar Assembly polls, in Patna, Bihar, India, on Tuesday November 10 2020. (Photo by Santosh Kumar/ Hindustan Times)

Bihar Result: Full list of winners from Narpatganj, Raniganj, Forbesganj, Araria, Jokihat, Sikti seats

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Nandini
UPDATED ON NOV 10, 2020 11:46 PM IST
Bihar Election Results: Full list of winners from Narpatganj, Raniganj, Forbesganj, Araria, Jokihat, Sikti Assembly seats under Araria Lok Sabha constituency.
Security personnel with VVAT and EVM machines headed for polling booths from a distribution centre ahead of the third phase of Bihar Assembly election in Hajipur, Bihar on Friday.(Santosh Kumar/HT Photo)
Security personnel with VVAT and EVM machines headed for polling booths from a distribution centre ahead of the third phase of Bihar Assembly election in Hajipur, Bihar on Friday.(Santosh Kumar/HT Photo)

Bihar assembly election 2020: Taslimuddin’s sons fight it out for Jokihat assembly seat

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Kanishka Sarkar
UPDATED ON NOV 07, 2020 06:33 AM IST
In the 2015 assembly polls, Taslimuddin’s eldest son Md Sarfaraz Alam emerged victorious in Jokihat as a JD(U) candidate by defeating Independent candidate Ranjeet Yadav by a margin of 53,980 votes.
Security personnel with VVAT and EVM machines headed for polling booths from a distribution centre ahead of the third phase of Bihar Assembly election in Hajipur, Bihar. (Photo by Santosh Kumar/ Hindustan Times)
Security personnel with VVAT and EVM machines headed for polling booths from a distribution centre ahead of the third phase of Bihar Assembly election in Hajipur, Bihar. (Photo by Santosh Kumar/ Hindustan Times)

Bihar Assembly Election 2020 : Final round of Bihar voting today

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Vijdan Mohammad Kawoosa
UPDATED ON NOV 06, 2020 11:37 PM IST
Muslims comprise nearly 17% of Bihar’s population. Regions voting in the third phase of the assembly elections are home to nearly half of the state’s Muslim population.
A medical worker, wears a pair of sunglasses as part of his personal protective equipment (PPE) as he gets ready to transfer Cpvid-19 patient from the emergency ward to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of Jawahar Lal Nehru Medical College and Hospital in Bhagalpur, Bihar.(Reuters File Photo)
A medical worker, wears a pair of sunglasses as part of his personal protective equipment (PPE) as he gets ready to transfer Cpvid-19 patient from the emergency ward to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of Jawahar Lal Nehru Medical College and Hospital in Bhagalpur, Bihar.(Reuters File Photo)

At least 224 inmates of Bihar’s Araria district jail test positive for Covid-19

Hindustan Times, Araria | By Aditya Nath Jha
UPDATED ON AUG 13, 2020 06:30 PM IST
Araria district jail’s staff and the rest of the prisoners would also undergo Covid-19 tests and the prison premises would be sanitised, the jailor said.
Though no senior BJP leader has come out strongly in support of Sinha’s demand, none of them has opposed it either.(HT image)
Though no senior BJP leader has come out strongly in support of Sinha’s demand, none of them has opposed it either.(HT image)

NRC demand in Bihar makes NDA a divided house

Patna | By Vijay Swaroop
UPDATED ON SEP 04, 2019 06:12 PM IST
The BJP and RSS have been eyeing to consolidate their position in Seemanchal for a long time but have failed to penetrate because of the high Muslim population in the region.
The one kilometre between Godhi Chowk and Toll Plaza is filled with young children like Aabid, and other families brought together in the devastation caused by the floods.(HT Photo)
The one kilometre between Godhi Chowk and Toll Plaza is filled with young children like Aabid, and other families brought together in the devastation caused by the floods.(HT Photo)

Stranded, on NH 57: Araria district residents set up tents on highway

ARARIA | By Aditya Nath Jha
UPDATED ON JUL 19, 2019 07:31 AM IST
In all, over 65,317 families of 391 villages have been affected by floods in Araria alone, according to the state’s disaster management department.
The Bihar state disaster management department said that the water levels have begun to recede in the inundated areas and their focus has now shifted to prevention of outbreak of diseases.(HT Photo)
The Bihar state disaster management department said that the water levels have begun to recede in the inundated areas and their focus has now shifted to prevention of outbreak of diseases.(HT Photo)

Death toll soars to 109 in Bihar and north-east

New Delhi | By HT Correspondents
UPDATED ON JUL 18, 2019 01:51 AM IST
Bihar’s casualty figures rose since Tuesday, when the count was 33, with districts like Araria, Kishanganj and Sheohar sending reports.
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar held an aerial survey of flood situation in Bihar.(Santosh Kumar/HT Photo)
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar held an aerial survey of flood situation in Bihar.(Santosh Kumar/HT Photo)

Bihar floods: 5 die in Araria, CM Nitish Kumar holds aerial survey

Hindustan Times, Patna | By Subhash Pathak
UPDATED ON JUL 15, 2019 07:41 AM IST
Over 13 lakh population of 44 blocks of eight districts of Bihar hit by floods caused by rivers originating from Nepal
Mumtaz, who is in his thirties, was trying to get married to a woman from Araria’s Kursakanta locality. (Photo by Himanshu Vyas/Hindustan Times)
Mumtaz, who is in his thirties, was trying to get married to a woman from Araria’s Kursakanta locality. (Photo by Himanshu Vyas/Hindustan Times)

Bihar man caught, beaten by first wife while trying to marry for the fourth time

Hindustan Times, Araria | By Aditya Nath Jha
UPDATED ON JUL 05, 2019 07:04 PM IST
The police said the man had come in contact with the woman through Facebook.
Around 500 to 600 patients visit the OPD of Araria Sadar hospital daily and 100 patients at the emergency ward.(HT Photo)
Around 500 to 600 patients visit the OPD of Araria Sadar hospital daily and 100 patients at the emergency ward.(HT Photo)

Patients bear the brunt of lack of facilities in Araria district hospital

Hindustan Times, Araria | By Aditya Nath Jha
UPDATED ON JUL 05, 2019 04:03 PM IST
At present, the hospital just has 11 doctors, against the sanctioned strength of 46. It has 15 grade -A nurses, against the sanctioned strength of 60.  
Alam in police custody.(Sourced)
Alam in police custody.(Sourced)

Fed up with frequent fights, Delhi man kills his two wives; arrested

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 03, 2019 07:36 AM IST
The man, who had fled to his native village in Araria in Bihar with his 13-year-old son, was arrested when he returned to Delhi and was heading to Bara Hindu Rao to take refuge at a relative’s place.
50-year-old lynched over suspicion of cattle theft in Bihar(REUTERS)
50-year-old lynched over suspicion of cattle theft in Bihar(REUTERS)

50-year-old lynched over suspicion of cattle theft in Bihar

Araria (Bihar) | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON MAY 03, 2019 02:18 AM IST
The incident took place at Das Haripur village under Forbesganj police station, around 300 km from the state capital Patna on Wednesday night.
Malfunctioning of electronic voting machines was reported from almost all five districts.(PTI)
Malfunctioning of electronic voting machines was reported from almost all five districts.(PTI)

2 die as moderate polling recorded in 5 Bihar Lok Sabha seats

Hindustan Times, Patna | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON APR 23, 2019 11:13 PM IST
In Araria, voting was stopped at three polling booths as police used canes to disperse a mob, injuring four women voters.
Pleased by the turnout, Modi said, “After the overwhelming response in West Bengal, Araria people have stamped NDA’s advantage. The mood of the nation, after two phases of polls, is clear,” he said.(Santosh Kumar/Hindustan Times)
Pleased by the turnout, Modi said, “After the overwhelming response in West Bengal, Araria people have stamped NDA’s advantage. The mood of the nation, after two phases of polls, is clear,” he said.(Santosh Kumar/Hindustan Times)

Lok Sabha elections 2019: PM plays up Pak, surgical strikes in Araria

FORBESGANJ (ARARIA) | By Aditya Nath Jha
UPDATED ON APR 21, 2019 01:43 AM IST
Modi was here to seek support for Pradeep Kumar, the lone BJP nominee in entire Seemanchal and Kosi which together have six seats.
With PM’s rally in Araria, the BJP also intends to energise party workers and supporters in adjoining Supaul and Madhepura, where ally JD(U) has fielded candidates.(PTI)
With PM’s rally in Araria, the BJP also intends to energise party workers and supporters in adjoining Supaul and Madhepura, where ally JD(U) has fielded candidates.(PTI)

Lok Sabha elections 2019: PM Modi, Rahul Gandhi in Bihar on Saturday, 30 kms apart

Hindustan Times, Araria | By Aditya Nath Jha
PUBLISHED ON APR 20, 2019 01:46 AM IST
The PM’s rally in Araria is expected to draw supporters from adjoining Supaul and Madhepura too. “Over one lakh BJP workers from Supaul, Madhepura and Araria are expected to participate in the rally at Hawai Adda Ground at Forbesganj,” said Araria BJP spokesperson Raja Mishra.
Mohammed Taslimuddin of the Rashtirya Janata Dal (RJD) won the seat in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, defeating Pradeep Kumar Singh of the of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) by more than 1.46 lakh votes.(HT PHOTO)
Mohammed Taslimuddin of the Rashtirya Janata Dal (RJD) won the seat in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, defeating Pradeep Kumar Singh of the of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) by more than 1.46 lakh votes.(HT PHOTO)

Lok Sabha elections 2019: In Bihar’s Araria, it’s trumps up for RJD

Hindustan Times, Patna | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 15, 2019 03:27 PM IST
Mohammed Taslimuddin of the Rashtirya Janata Dal (RJD) won the seat in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, defeating Pradeep Kumar Singh of the of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) by more than 1.46 lakh votes.
Around 2am, at least six criminals somehow sneaked into the judge’s residence, in the highly protected G Block area(File)
Around 2am, at least six criminals somehow sneaked into the judge’s residence, in the highly protected G Block area(File)

Armed gang breaks into judge’s house in Araria, murder attempt alleged

Hindustan Times, Araria | By Aditya Nath Jha
PUBLISHED ON MAR 02, 2019 01:52 PM IST
Around 2am, at least six criminals somehow sneaked into the judge’s residence, in the highly protected G Block area. However, one guard saw them and immediately raised an alarm.
Tejashwi Yadav(HT Photo)
Tejashwi Yadav(HT Photo)

In Araria, Tejashwi promises Muslims their due share

Hindustan Times, Araria | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JAN 06, 2019 03:16 PM IST
Reiterating his family bond with Taslimuddin’s, Yadav said, “No power on earth can spoil the cordial relations between our two families. We have never made any compromise against communal forces.”
Md Taslimuddin(HT File)
Md Taslimuddin(HT File)

Shatrughan, Tejashwi, Kanhaiya to meet in Taslimuddin’s bastion in Bihar’s Araria

Hindustan Times, Araria | By Aditya Nath Jha
UPDATED ON JAN 03, 2019 06:17 PM IST
Meet called by late RJP MP’s eldest son, on table are six Lok Sabha seats
Maulana Asrar-ul-Haque Qaxmi, a noted Islamic scholar, was a popular face of the Congress in Bihar, particularly in Seemanchal comprising Kishanganj, Purnea, Araria and Katihar districts.(Randeep Surjewala/ Twitter Photo)
Maulana Asrar-ul-Haque Qaxmi, a noted Islamic scholar, was a popular face of the Congress in Bihar, particularly in Seemanchal comprising Kishanganj, Purnea, Araria and Katihar districts.(Randeep Surjewala/ Twitter Photo)

Congress MP from Bihar, Maulana Asrar-ul-Haque Qasmi, dies at 76

Indo Asian News Service | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON DEC 07, 2018 03:26 PM IST
Asrar-ul-Haque Qaxmi, a noted Islamic scholar, was a popular face of the Congress in Bihar, particularly in Seemanchal comprising Kishanganj, Purnea, Araria and Katihar districts.
Selection of Ashish Sinha as a player has raised quite a few eyebrows.(Twitter)
Selection of Ashish Sinha as a player has raised quite a few eyebrows.(Twitter)

Bihar Cricket: U-23 selector 2 months ago, now picked as player for Vijay Hazare Trophy

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON SEP 14, 2018 09:32 AM IST
While there are a number of allegations of conflict of interest with regards to the senior team that will be led by out-of-favour India spinner Pragyan Ojha, the selection of Ashish Sinha has raised quite a few eyebrows.
Activists hold placards during a protest held in Bengaluru against incidents of sexual violence against women.(AFP File Photo)
Activists hold placards during a protest held in Bengaluru against incidents of sexual violence against women.(AFP File Photo)

NHRC notice to Bihar government, DGP over Araria incident

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON SEP 07, 2018 12:09 PM IST
According to media reports, the minor girl was “assaulted, tonsured and paraded naked after having been dragged out from her house by six persons in Araria on August 31”.
Police stand outside the house where the deceased lived with his uncles and elder brother.(HT Photo)
Police stand outside the house where the deceased lived with his uncles and elder brother.(HT Photo)

Boy beaten to death in Delhi’s Mukundpur was saving for new phone, says family

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Anvit Srivastava
UPDATED ON SEP 05, 2018 09:41 AM IST
The 16-year-old from Bihar worked as an electrician’s apprentice for Rs 2,000 a month
One of the injured in the accident being taken to hospital in Bihar’s Araria.(ANI/Twitter)
One of the injured in the accident being taken to hospital in Bihar’s Araria.(ANI/Twitter)

6 children die in Bihar’s Araria after car falls into pond

Hindustan Times, Araria | By Aditya Nath Jha
UPDATED ON JUN 19, 2018 02:00 PM IST
The accident took place when the driver of the SUV was trying to save some children who were crossing the road, police said.
File photo of Union minister of state Giriraj Singh.(PTI photo)
File photo of Union minister of state Giriraj Singh.(PTI photo)

RJD win will make Araria hub of terrorism, says Giriraj Singh

Press Trust of India, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 15, 2018 08:07 PM IST
Following the comment, RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav said the BJP should withdraw support from Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar if it did not believe in his leadership.
Samajwadi Party supporters celebrate the win in Phulpur and Gorakhpur bypolls, in front of the party office in Lucknow on Wednesday.(PTI Photo)
Samajwadi Party supporters celebrate the win in Phulpur and Gorakhpur bypolls, in front of the party office in Lucknow on Wednesday.(PTI Photo)

Uttar Pradesh, Bihar by-election results shock BJP, give Opposition a shot in the arm

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Prashant Jha
UPDATED ON MAR 15, 2018 08:55 AM IST
The bypoll outcome in general, and the loss of Gorakhpur in particular, sparked shock and introspection in the BJP, which, along with its ally, had swept 73 of the 80 seats in UP in 2014.
Rashtriya Janta Dal legislators celebrate after the success of their party candidates in Lok Sabha and Assembly by-elections outside Bihar Assembly in Patna on Wednesday.(PTI Photo)
Rashtriya Janta Dal legislators celebrate after the success of their party candidates in Lok Sabha and Assembly by-elections outside Bihar Assembly in Patna on Wednesday.(PTI Photo)

Bihar bypolls: Social equations were pivotal in BJP’s Araria, Jehanabad defeats

Hindustan Times, Patna | By Anirban Guha Roy
UPDATED ON MAR 15, 2018 08:55 AM IST
The RJD’s efforts to highlight a BJP “conspiracy” in convicting party chief Lalu Yadav in the fodder scam cases appeared to have galvanised the Yadav voters
RJD’s Tejaswi Yadav (left) and Tejpratap Yadav lead a march by party workers to Bihar Raj Bhawan in Patna.(FIle)
RJD’s Tejaswi Yadav (left) and Tejpratap Yadav lead a march by party workers to Bihar Raj Bhawan in Patna.(FIle)

Bihar bypolls: Tejashwi Yadav’s stock rises as RJD wins Araria, Jehanabad

Hindustan Times, Patna | By Anirban Guha Roy
UPDATED ON MAR 14, 2018 07:13 PM IST
The win is in many ways a personal victory for Tejashwi, who took the bypolls in the three seats in Bihar as his first test after relinquishing office as the deputy chief minister following the break up in the grand alliance in July last year.
Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar was initially reluctant to field his JD(U) candidate in the upcoming bypolls for Araria Lok Sabha and Bhabua and Jehanabad assembly seats.(Arvind Yadav/HT File Photo)
Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar was initially reluctant to field his JD(U) candidate in the upcoming bypolls for Araria Lok Sabha and Bhabua and Jehanabad assembly seats.(Arvind Yadav/HT File Photo)

Bihar bypolls: CM Nitish Kumar faces first electoral test after Grand Alliance break-up

Hindustan Times, Patna | By Vijay Swaroop
UPDATED ON MAR 10, 2018 10:21 AM IST
Bypolls will be held in Araria Lok Sabha and Bhabua and Jehanabad assembly seats on Sunday.
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