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In a closely fought assembly election between the NDA and the GA, which gave the former a razor thin majority, allegations have been flying high since the counting day, with the RJD, Congress as well as the CPI-ML alleging foul play in counting on seats where the margin of victory has been very small.(PTI PHOTO.)

Bihar assembly polls: EC asks for CCTV footage, report from Gopalganj DM

Hindustan Times, Patna | By Avinash Kumar
UPDATED ON NOV 13, 2020 04:17 PM IST
The direction came following CPI-ML’s serious allegations that Gopalganj MP Alok Kumar Suman had entered the counting centres on the day of counting. The CPI-ML also made a written complaint on November 10 to the office of the chief electoral office (CEO), Bihar.
Votes will be counted in Bihar on Tuesday after the third and final round of voting held last Saturday(ANI)
Votes will be counted in Bihar on Tuesday after the third and final round of voting held last Saturday(ANI)

Bihar Election 2020: Result updates for Baikunthpur, Barauli, Gopalganj, Kuchaikote, Bhore, Hathua

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com| Edited by Ayshee Bhaduri
UPDATED ON NOV 11, 2020 02:57 PM IST
Bihar Election Results 2020: Get round-wise updates on vote counting, latest trends, trailing, leading candidates for Baikunthpur, Barauli, Gopalganj, Kuchaikote, Bhore, Hathua
Votes will be counted in Bihar on Tuesday after the third and final round of voting held last Saturday(ANI)
Votes will be counted in Bihar on Tuesday after the third and final round of voting held last Saturday(ANI)

Bihar Election 2020: Result updates for Baikunthpur, Barauli, Gopalganj, Kuchaikote, Bhore, Hathua

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Ayshee Bhaduri
UPDATED ON NOV 10, 2020 11:47 AM IST
Bihar Election Results 2020: Get round-wise updates on vote counting, latest trends, trailing, leading candidates for Baikunthpur, Barauli, Gopalganj, Kuchaikote, Bhore, Hathua
VVPAT and EVM machines prepared being dispatched under the watch of security personnel from a distribution centre ahead of the second phase of Bihar assembly election, at B.S. College, Danapur in Patna, Bihar. (Photo by Santosh Kumar/ Hindustan Times)
VVPAT and EVM machines prepared being dispatched under the watch of security personnel from a distribution centre ahead of the second phase of Bihar assembly election, at B.S. College, Danapur in Patna, Bihar. (Photo by Santosh Kumar/ Hindustan Times)

Bihar Assembly Election 2020: Kuchaikote set to see fierce battle between JD(U) and Congress

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Arpan Rai
PUBLISHED ON NOV 02, 2020 10:39 PM IST
Kuchaikote: While Pappu Pandey is contesting from the JD(U), Kali Pandey has filed his nomination as a Congress candidate for the upcoming polls from the constituency.
Security personnel on election duty carry voting-related material along with EVMs ahead of the first phase of polling on October 27. In a clash in Gopalganj district ahead of the second phase on November 3, two separate first information reports have been registered at the Kuchaykot police station.(Parwaz Khan/HT Photo)
Security personnel on election duty carry voting-related material along with EVMs ahead of the first phase of polling on October 27. In a clash in Gopalganj district ahead of the second phase on November 3, two separate first information reports have been registered at the Kuchaykot police station.(Parwaz Khan/HT Photo)

JD(U), Cong workers clash in Bihar, 2 FIRs lodged

PUBLISHED ON NOV 01, 2020 03:59 PM IST
The district administration deployed additional security forces to maintain law and order.
Gopalganj’s police chief said the attackers would be caught soon.(Representative photo/Getty Images)
Gopalganj’s police chief said the attackers would be caught soon.(Representative photo/Getty Images)

40-yr-old Bihar lawyer shot 6 times in Gopalganj, survives

Hindustan Times, Patna | By Avinash Kumar
UPDATED ON OCT 21, 2020 07:16 PM IST
The lawyer suffered 6 bullet injuries including one in his stomach.
Police suspect personal enmity led to the shooting of the journalist in Gopalganj.(Representative photo/Getty Images)
Police suspect personal enmity led to the shooting of the journalist in Gopalganj.(Representative photo/Getty Images)

Journalist shot at, two contractors gunned down in Bihar

Hindustan Times, Patna | By Avinash Kumar
UPDATED ON SEP 29, 2020 12:59 PM IST
The journalist was shot while he was on his way to a coaching centre.
Preliminary investigation suggested that the minor was strangled to death.(HT Photo)
Preliminary investigation suggested that the minor was strangled to death.(HT Photo)

Nine-year-old girl found murdered, rape suspected

Hindustan Times, Patna | By Avinash Kumar
PUBLISHED ON AUG 26, 2020 05:17 PM IST
Police said that the minor’s body was found stuffed in a gunny bag in a steel box from a suspect’s house
A view of flood affected village in Madhubani, Bihar.(HT photo)
A view of flood affected village in Madhubani, Bihar.(HT photo)

Heavy rain lashes Bihar, flood situation remains grim

Hindustan Times, Patna | By Subhash Pathak
UPDATED ON AUG 24, 2020 11:47 PM IST
South districts of Bihar are likely to experience enhanced rain activity for next two days, said a Met department official.
The victim’s father said that he had finally got justice. (HT Photo)
The victim’s father said that he had finally got justice. (HT Photo)

2 women sentenced to death by Bihar court for murder of 4-year-old boy

Hindustan Times, Patna | By Avinash Kumar
UPDATED ON AUG 17, 2020 09:08 PM IST
This is the fourth capital punishment awarded by the Gopalganj court in the last five years.
File photo: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar.(Santosh Kumar/ Hindustan Times)
File photo: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar.(Santosh Kumar/ Hindustan Times)

‘In haste to launch new projects’: Tejashwi Yadav’s dig at CM over another bridge fiasco

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Sparshita Saxena
UPDATED ON AUG 12, 2020 03:58 PM IST
This comes a month after Bihar opposition leaders took a dig at CM Kumar after a newly inaugurated bridge, constructed at the cost Rs 263.47 crore, collapsed within a month of its opening.
Floodwaters have entered homes in Bishunpur village of Darbhanga district, forcing people to wade through waist-deep water, even as they try and salvage their valuables.(HT Photo)
Floodwaters have entered homes in Bishunpur village of Darbhanga district, forcing people to wade through waist-deep water, even as they try and salvage their valuables.(HT Photo)

Nearly 15 lakh affected in 11 flood-hit districts of Bihar

Patna | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 26, 2020 08:47 PM IST
According to the department, Darbhanga is the worst-affected district, as 5.36 lakh people there have either been displaced or are trapped inside their homes.
An aerial view of flooded Bind Toli area along the banks of River Ganga following heavy rain, in Patna on Saturday.(ANI)
An aerial view of flooded Bind Toli area along the banks of River Ganga following heavy rain, in Patna on Saturday.(ANI)

IAF choppers pressed to carry out relief, as flood situation in Bihar deteriorates

Hindustan Times, Patna | By Subhash Pathak | Edited by Arpan Rai
PUBLISHED ON JUL 25, 2020 11:49 PM IST
The floodwater from Gandak has engulfed dozens of more villages of Baikunthpur block of Gopalganj after it breached the western embankment near Dewapur on wee hours of Friday.
A child crossing the road with an umbrella as it rains, in Patna, Bihar on Thursday.(AP Dube/HT Photo)
A child crossing the road with an umbrella as it rains, in Patna, Bihar on Thursday.(AP Dube/HT Photo)

Heavy rainfall, thunderstorm warnings for 8 Bihar districts

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Meenakshi Ray
UPDATED ON JUN 26, 2020 08:19 AM IST
The Nitish Kumar-led government in the state asked people to adhere to safety norms during bad weather conditions and follow guidelines issued from time to time by the disaster management department.
Reports from Gopalganj said all the victims were farmers and residents of Barauli, Manjha, Vijaipur, Uchkagaon and Kateya localities. The lightning stuck when they were working in their fields. (Image used for representation).(HT PHOTO.)
Reports from Gopalganj said all the victims were farmers and residents of Barauli, Manjha, Vijaipur, Uchkagaon and Kateya localities. The lightning stuck when they were working in their fields. (Image used for representation).(HT PHOTO.)

83 killed after being hit by lightning in Bihar, PM Modi tweets on the disaster

Hindustan Times, Patna | By Avinash Kumar | Edited by Sohini Sarkar
UPDATED ON JUN 25, 2020 08:31 PM IST
After media reports of 83 people being killed in a single day due to lightning in Bihar emerged, Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed his condolences on Twitter.
In this picture dated August 17, 2016, policemen are seen with recovered poisonous liquor in a field at Harkhua Khajurbari village in Gopalganj district of Bihar.(File photo: PTI)
In this picture dated August 17, 2016, policemen are seen with recovered poisonous liquor in a field at Harkhua Khajurbari village in Gopalganj district of Bihar.(File photo: PTI)

21 Bihar policemen dismissed over 2016 Gopalganj hooch tragedy

Hindustan Times, Patna | By Avinash Kumar | Edited by Meenakshi Ray
PUBLISHED ON JUN 20, 2020 02:34 PM IST
The tragedy, which took place on August 15, 2016, was the first major incident reported in Bihar after the state government declared total prohibition in April that year.
Deputy commissioner of police (south) Atul Thakur said inquest proceedings were underway and the body was handed over to the relatives after postmortem examination.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Deputy commissioner of police (south) Atul Thakur said inquest proceedings were underway and the body was handed over to the relatives after postmortem examination.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

AIIMS patient kills self; cops cite his battle with cancer

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JUN 06, 2020 04:28 AM IST
The Hauz Khas police station got a call around 6.15 am that a man hung himself inside the hospital. “The body was sent for autopsy.
Tejashwi said though there was no restriction on movement within the city with proper safeguards during the lockdown, he was stopped even from going to the Vidhan Sabha.(Santosh Kumar/HT File Photo)
Tejashwi said though there was no restriction on movement within the city with proper safeguards during the lockdown, he was stopped even from going to the Vidhan Sabha.(Santosh Kumar/HT File Photo)

Tejashwi Yadav booked for flouting lockdown norms, says not afraid of false cases

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Meenakshi Ray
UPDATED ON MAY 30, 2020 01:25 PM IST
On Saturday, Tejashwi Yadav repeated his allegation that Nitish Kumar was “shielding” the JD(U) MLA, named in the triple murder case.
Bihar’s concern may be far from over as over 4.27 lakh migrants are still expected to arrive by 267 additional Shramik Express trains.(PTI PHOTO.)
Bihar’s concern may be far from over as over 4.27 lakh migrants are still expected to arrive by 267 additional Shramik Express trains.(PTI PHOTO.)

Bihar reports 7th Covid-19 death; 2 nurses among 4 who test positive in Patna

Hindustan Times, Patna | By Ruchir Kumar and Mukesh Kumar Mishra
UPDATED ON MAY 14, 2020 12:29 AM IST
Five health personnel at the Indira Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences (IGIMS) in Patna have already tested positive for the virus so far, the latest being a nurse on Wednesday. The nurse who stays on the hospital campus, used to reside with another nurse who had previously tested positive.
Neha Kumari has topped among students of science stream in the Bihar board Class 12 exams, the results for which were declared on Tuesday.(Sourced)
Neha Kumari has topped among students of science stream in the Bihar board Class 12 exams, the results for which were declared on Tuesday.(Sourced)

Meet Bihar Board 12th science topper Neha Kumari, know her success mantra

Hindustan Times, Patna | By Megha
UPDATED ON MAR 25, 2020 03:43 PM IST
Bihar Board Intermediate science result 2020: Sharing her feelings on becoming state topper, Kumari said that she was expecting good marks but she had no idea that she will bag the highest marks among lakhs of examinees.
Nitish Kumar said there was no need to impose section 144 of the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC), as had been done in a few districts.(HT Photo)
Nitish Kumar said there was no need to impose section 144 of the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC), as had been done in a few districts.(HT Photo)

No need of prohibitory orders, awareness key to prevent coronavirus spread: Nitish Kumar

Hindustan Times, Patna | By Arun Kumar
PUBLISHED ON MAR 16, 2020 02:44 PM IST
In several districts of Bihar, including Sheohar, Banka, Gopalganj, Samastipur and Kishanganj, the concerned administration had earlier issued prohibitory orders to prevent spread of the dangerous virus, which spreads through contact with suspected persons having history of travel to affected countries in the recent past.
Six girls were killed after an overloaded tractor-trolley overturned on them. (Representative image)(HT Photo)
Six girls were killed after an overloaded tractor-trolley overturned on them. (Representative image)(HT Photo)

Six girls dead after overloaded tractor overturned on them in Bihar

Gopalganj (Bihar) | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON NOV 18, 2019 08:22 PM IST
The girls were playing and suddenly the trailer loaded with tiles overturned, in which six girls died, said a local Ramashish Choudhary.
19-yr-old arrested with countrymade pistol(HT PHOTO)
19-yr-old arrested with countrymade pistol(HT PHOTO)

19-yr-old arrested with countrymade pistol in Ludhiana

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Ludhiana
UPDATED ON OCT 09, 2019 10:23 PM IST
The news of the contractor’s death led to tension in Gopalganj and markets remained closed in protest against the murder. Locals also blocked National Highway-28 near Yadavpur and disrupted traffic.(GETTY IMAGES.)
The news of the contractor’s death led to tension in Gopalganj and markets remained closed in protest against the murder. Locals also blocked National Highway-28 near Yadavpur and disrupted traffic.(GETTY IMAGES.)

Contractor refuses to pay bribe. Bihar govt engineer sets him on fire

Hindustan Times, Patna | By Avinash Kumar
UPDATED ON AUG 30, 2019 07:42 PM IST
Officials said Rama Shankar Singh went to Murlidhar Singh’s house on Thursday evening to demand the money, which led to a tiff and he was burnt under mysterious circumstances. The contractor died on the way to Gorakhpur due to severe burn injuries.
A team of police forensic experts rushed to the spot after receiving information and sealed the chief engineer’s house in the presence of a magistrate.(HT image)
A team of police forensic experts rushed to the spot after receiving information and sealed the chief engineer’s house in the presence of a magistrate.(HT image)

Bihar government engineer sets contractor on fire over bribe

Hindustan Times, Patna | By Avinash Kumar
UPDATED ON AUG 30, 2019 10:39 AM IST
The son of the 55-year-old Rama Shankar Singh, Rana Pratap Singh, lodged a first information report or FIR against the department’s chief engineer, executive engineer, assistant engineer and four others with the Town police station.

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Gopalganj constituency in Bihar

Hindustan Times | By HTC
UPDATED ON MAY 07, 2019 12:54 PM IST
In 2014, Janak Ram of the BJP defeated Dr Jyoti Bharti of the Congress by 2.86 lakh votes. More than 17,000 votes were cast in favour of Nota.
ESIC Kamgar Hospital at MIDC, Marol, Andheri after fire broke out on December 18, 2018.(HT Photo)
ESIC Kamgar Hospital at MIDC, Marol, Andheri after fire broke out on December 18, 2018.(HT Photo)

Two welders, who caused Andheri’s ESIC hospital blaze, arrested in Bihar

Hindustan Times | By Aritra Hazra, Mumbai
UPDATED ON APR 03, 2019 12:50 AM IST
Sparks from work came in contact with inflammable material lying around
All those arrested had posted their remarks on their Facebook pages and Twitter, allegedly raising pro-Pakistan slogans and supporting Kashmir’s struggle for independence(AP)
All those arrested had posted their remarks on their Facebook pages and Twitter, allegedly raising pro-Pakistan slogans and supporting Kashmir’s struggle for independence(AP)

Pulwama Terror Attack: 5 held in Bihar on sedition charges

Hindustan Times, Patna | By Avinash Kumar
PUBLISHED ON FEB 19, 2019 03:08 PM IST
Earlier, on Friday, the Gopalganj police had arrested one Mohammad Majhar Hashmi, 22, for glorifying the terrorist who rammed his explosives laden vehicle into the CRPF convoy.
At least 40 soldiers were killed when a 22-year-old Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) militant rammed his explosives-laden car into their convoy on February 14.(AP/ Representative Image)
At least 40 soldiers were killed when a 22-year-old Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) militant rammed his explosives-laden car into their convoy on February 14.(AP/ Representative Image)

Bihar jail inmates donate Rs 50,000 for families of CRPF soldiers killed in Pulwama attack

Hindustan Times, Patna | By Avinash Kumar
UPDATED ON FEB 19, 2019 08:34 AM IST
The inmates also wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi offering to fight the enemy on the border if there is a war.
Private buses plying between Delhi and Bihar has become the lifeline for lakhs of migrants who often struggle to reserve train tickets.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
Private buses plying between Delhi and Bihar has become the lifeline for lakhs of migrants who often struggle to reserve train tickets.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)

Buses bring rural Bihar closer to Delhi

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Shiv Sunny
PUBLISHED ON SEP 23, 2018 02:22 AM IST
Bus journey takes lesser time, is more punctual and on most occasions, one can find a seat just before the vehicle departs. This is in stark contrast to the Bihar-bound trains which are often delayed by as much as 24 hours, needs a ticket to be booked months in advance and on which landing a Tatkal ticket requires monumental effort and ample luck.
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