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Bihar election 2020: RJD’s Ram Vishun Singh, JD (U)’s Shushumlata to vie for Jagdishpur seat

Jagdishpur assembly constituency which is in Bhojpur district will go to the polls on Wednesday, in the first phase of voting.
Security personnel carrying Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) on their way to a polling booth on the eve of the first phase of Bihar Assembly Elections 2020.(PTI PHOTO.)
Security personnel carrying Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) on their way to a polling booth on the eve of the first phase of Bihar Assembly Elections 2020.(PTI PHOTO.)
Updated on Oct 28, 2020 02:21 AM IST
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Woman’s body found near railway tracks in Bihar, suspect ‘kills self’

The woman’s body was found at a deserted place under Tiyar police station area.Jagdishpur’s sub-divisional police officer Shyam Kishore Ranjan said the autopsy report will confirm if the woman was raped, adding that the woman’s identity had been established.
Body of a young woman, in a dishevelled state, with gun shot injury on the neck, was found near a railway track early Saturday morning in Bhojpur district of Bihar. (Representative Image)(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Body of a young woman, in a dishevelled state, with gun shot injury on the neck, was found near a railway track early Saturday morning in Bhojpur district of Bihar. (Representative Image)(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Updated on Jan 19, 2020 02:26 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Ara | By Prashant Ranjan

Flood threat looms large in Patna, other districts as Ganga rises

Ganga and its major tributaries like Punpun and Burhi Gandak have already started engulfed the low-lying areas in their banks and threatening to overtop or breach the safety embankments in Bhojpur, Saran, Sitamarhi and Muzaffapur districts.
Patna: State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) rescue flood-affected residents following heavy monsoon rainfall, in Patna, Sunday, Sept. 29, 2019. (PTI Photo) (PTI9_29_2019_000115A)(PTI)
Patna: State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) rescue flood-affected residents following heavy monsoon rainfall, in Patna, Sunday, Sept. 29, 2019. (PTI Photo) (PTI9_29_2019_000115A)(PTI)
Updated on Sep 30, 2019 08:21 AM IST
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Patna | By Subhash Pathak, Patna

Non-bailable warrant issued againt RJD lawmaker in sexual abuse case

On Wednesday, the police had prayed before special court of POCSO act to issue a warrant against the MLA but the latter found several shortcomings in the petition.
While the girl, in her first statement recorded under section 164 of criminal procedure code (CrPC) had failed to name the MLA, a video circulating on social media since September 1 purportedly showed her naming Yadav.(HT image)
While the girl, in her first statement recorded under section 164 of criminal procedure code (CrPC) had failed to name the MLA, a video circulating on social media since September 1 purportedly showed her naming Yadav.(HT image)
Updated on Sep 14, 2019 07:28 AM IST
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ARA | By Prashant Ranjan

80 students leave girl’s hostel after allegations against warden go viral

Earlier, two underage girls from the hostel had made allegations against the warden, Geeta Rani, that she has forced them to engage in personal work and even massage her body.
Former MP Pappu Yadav interacts with villagers during his visit to KGBV hostel on Saturday.
Former MP Pappu Yadav interacts with villagers during his visit to KGBV hostel on Saturday.
Updated on Jul 07, 2019 02:10 PM IST
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Patna/Ara | By Avinash Kumar

NIA raids LJP leader’s houses in 4 cities in Bihar

According to the NIA, a large number of prohibited weapons, including of AK series, were stolen and smuggled out of the Central Ordnance Depot (COD) in Jabalpur and supplied to various Naxal outfits and criminal gangs.
During the searches, a rifle, cartridges, Rs 29 lakh in cash, four laptops, five hard disks, 12 pen drives, a computer, 12 mobile phones, documents and bank details were seized, the release said.(HT Photo)
During the searches, a rifle, cartridges, Rs 29 lakh in cash, four laptops, five hard disks, 12 pen drives, a computer, 12 mobile phones, documents and bank details were seized, the release said.(HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 21, 2019 08:58 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Patna | By Avinash Kumar

Six Indians arrested in Nepal for duping villagers with fake gold

The accused, all hailing from Mothari district in Bihar, lured the innocent locals and promised them to shape their ornaments and polish the gold jewelries. However, they exchanged it with fake gold, the Himalayan Times reported.
Six Indian nationals have been arrested from Nepal’s Bhojpur district for allegedly duping local villagers on the pretext of forging new ornaments and exchanging them with gold coated ones, said a media report on Friday.(Reuters/ Representative Image)
Six Indian nationals have been arrested from Nepal’s Bhojpur district for allegedly duping local villagers on the pretext of forging new ornaments and exchanging them with gold coated ones, said a media report on Friday.(Reuters/ Representative Image)
Updated on Dec 29, 2018 12:14 AM IST
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Kathmandu | By Press Trust Of India

Shiv Sena to contest all Lok Sabha seats in Bihar

The announcement was made by the party’s state unit president Kaushlendra Sharma after a meeting of party leaders at Ara, headquarters of Bhojpur district, on Friday.
The Shiv Sena, currently a part of the NDA government at the Centre, has announced that it will contest all the 40 Lok Sabha seats in Bihar.(Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)
The Shiv Sena, currently a part of the NDA government at the Centre, has announced that it will contest all the 40 Lok Sabha seats in Bihar.(Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)
Updated on Dec 23, 2018 10:46 AM IST
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Ara (Bihar) | By Prashant Ranjan

Five get 7-year jail for parading woman naked at Bihar’s Bihiya

The court asked the government, through the Bhojpur district magistrate, to provide protection to the victim woman, take steps for her rehabilitation and provide compensation under the provisions of SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act.
The scene outside Ara court after the judgement(HT File Photo)
The scene outside Ara court after the judgement(HT File Photo)
Published on Dec 01, 2018 09:58 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Ara | By Prashant Ranjan, Ara:

Prime witness in Bihar BJP vice president’s murder case shot dead in Bhojpur

BJP leader Visheshwar Ojha was shot dead in a market in Bihar’s Bhojpur in February 2016. Kamal Kishore Mishra, who had testified in court against the accused, had alleged death threats.
Police said the victim was attacked around 8 am when he and another villager were returning home with fodder for their cattle.(Picture for representation)
Police said the victim was attacked around 8 am when he and another villager were returning home with fodder for their cattle.(Picture for representation)
Updated on Sep 28, 2018 09:17 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Patna/Ara | By Avinash Kumar/Prashant Ranjan

Ayurveda doctor among 7 arrested for looting medicines, equipment worth Rs 2 crore in Ghaziabad

One of the arrested men is an ayurveda doctor who used to sell the looted medicines through his medical store.
Ghaziabad police arrested seven persons on charges of looting a truck loaded with medicines and medical equipment . Three other gang members are on the run.(Sakib Ali / HT Photo)
Ghaziabad police arrested seven persons on charges of looting a truck loaded with medicines and medical equipment . Three other gang members are on the run.(Sakib Ali / HT Photo)
Updated on Sep 05, 2018 11:30 AM IST
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Ghaziabad | By HT Correspondent

CPI(ML) leader shot dead by assailants in Bihar’s Bhojpur: Police

Ramakant Ram was attacked in a field at his village Nadhi under Sahar police station, police said.
Police have registered a case after the alleged murder of a CPI(ML) leader in Bihar.(AFP File/Representative image)
Police have registered a case after the alleged murder of a CPI(ML) leader in Bihar.(AFP File/Representative image)
Published on Aug 27, 2018 02:05 PM IST
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Patna | By Indo Asian News Service

Four held for murdering youth in Bihar’s Bihiya, to appear in court today

Police will file the charge sheet in a related case pertaining to the molestation of another dancer next week.
The four accused, including two “women dancers”, will be produced in court on Monday.(HT File)
The four accused, including two “women dancers”, will be produced in court on Monday.(HT File)
Published on Aug 27, 2018 01:47 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Patna | By Prashant Ranjan

Bhojpur incident result of land dispute between locals, Nut community; woman targeted under plan: AIPWA

An AIPWA team that visited Bihiya to meet the victim claimed land dispute between locals and the Nuts, who are accused of running brothels in their locality, Dafali, had fuelled the mob attack. The victim belongs to the Nut community.
AIPWA activists taking out a protest march against Bihiya incident, in Patna on Wednesday.(AP Dube / HT Photo)
AIPWA activists taking out a protest march against Bihiya incident, in Patna on Wednesday.(AP Dube / HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 23, 2018 03:43 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Patna | By Reena Sopam, Patna

8 policemen suspended, 16 arrested after woman thrashed, paraded naked in Bihar

The woman was assaulted by a mob, which suspected her to be involved in the death of a 16-year-old boy.
Policemen chasing away a rampaging crowd at Bihiya in Bhojpur after the incident.(Sant Ghosh / HT Photo)
Policemen chasing away a rampaging crowd at Bihiya in Bhojpur after the incident.(Sant Ghosh / HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 22, 2018 02:18 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Ara | By HT Correspondent

Bihar moneylender ‘tortures’ girl for 3 months after father fails to repay loan

A police team found the girl with her legs chained together at the accused’s residence. A hunt is on to nab him and his relatives.
The moneylender had allegedly abducted the girl after her father left the village in March.
The moneylender had allegedly abducted the girl after her father left the village in March.
Updated on Jun 15, 2018 08:34 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Ara | By Prashant Ranjan

100 fall ill after wedding feast in Bihar’s Bhojpur

Police said the people started vomiting and complained of stomach ache soon after the dinner at Barauli village of Bihar.
50 people were still undergoing treatment at a government health facility after they fell sick due to suspected food poisoning.(Representative image/Shutterstock)
50 people were still undergoing treatment at a government health facility after they fell sick due to suspected food poisoning.(Representative image/Shutterstock)
Published on May 07, 2018 03:02 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, | By Prashant Ranjan
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