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5-yr-old child, four others shot in Bihar village over land dispute; all critical

Police said there was a dispute over a piece of land between Brahmadev Yadav, a resident of Simrahi and Durganand Yadav, a resident of Ghoraha Bishanpur

The injured are critical and undergoing treatment at a hospital in Purnia. (Representative file image)
Updated on Apr 25, 2023 04:24 PM IST
ByAditya Nath Jha

AIMIM’s first MLA in Bihar joins RJD

Qamrul Hoda had opened his party AIMIM’s account in Bihar assembly in 2019 by winning Kishanganj seat in a bypoll

AIMIM president Asaduddin Owaisi. (PTI)
Updated on Apr 22, 2023 09:25 PM IST
ByAditya Nath Jha, Purnia

Bihar: 4.3-magnitude earthquake jolts Purnia and Saharsa; no casualties reported

The earthquake was epicentred 10-km below the ground near Purnia, according to the National Center for Seismology

Representational image.
Updated on Apr 12, 2023 10:58 AM IST
ByAditya Nath Jha

Watch: In Bihar, Railway personnel's heroic act saves passenger's life

The CCTV footage shows a passenger trying to board a moving train, after which he slipped and one of his legs got stuck in the gap between the train and the platform. He was dragged by a few feet before the RPF personnel rushed and saved the man.

RPF personnel saving the life of a passenger who was trying to board a moving train in Bihar. (source:Twitter/@RailMinIndia)
Published on Jan 05, 2023 03:22 PM IST
By | Edited by Aniruddha Dhar

Graves dug up over rumours of buried jewels in Bihar

There has been no report so far of valuable items being found in the graves, but locals say many graves located across four cemeteries have been destroyed. Out of more than 250 such graves, about 200 have been vandalised, according to locals and experts.

A person responsible for looking after one of the cemeteries said the reason behind the digging of the graves was the general belief that they contained jewellery made of gold, diamonds and other precious stones. (HT photo)
Updated on Apr 21, 2022 01:18 AM IST
ByAditya Nath Jha, Purnia
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