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At the cabinet meeting chaired by chief minister Nitish Kumar, the government gave its approval for the upgradation of Nagar Parishads of Motihari, Sasaram, Bettiah, Madhubani and Samastipur as municipal corporations.(HT PHOTO.)

Bihar cabinet approves 111 new urban bodies, 5 more municipal corporations

By Subhash Pathak | Hindustan Times, Patna
UPDATED ON DEC 26, 2020 06:07 PM IST
The exercise would also lead to creation of five more municipal corporations in the state. Currently, there are 12 municipal corporations in Bihar, which includes Chapra that was accorded the status of a municipal corporation in 2016.
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Bihar Results 2020: A security official keeps a vigil as voters stand in queues to cast their votes at a polling station during Bihar Assembly Elections.(PTI file)
Bihar Results 2020: A security official keeps a vigil as voters stand in queues to cast their votes at a polling station during Bihar Assembly Elections.(PTI file)

Bihar Assembly Election 2020: Results for Mohania, Bhabua, Chainpur, Chenari, Sasaram, Kargahar

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Nilesh Mathur | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 11, 2020 02:17 PM IST
Bihar Assembly Election 2020 results: Get round-wise updates on vote counting, latest trends, trailing, leading candidates for Mohania, Bhabua, Chainpur, Chenari, Sasaram, Kargahar Vidhan Sabha constituency.
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National Democratic Alliance supporters during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's election campaign rally ahead of Bihar Assembly polls, in Sasaram on October 23, 2020.(PTI)
National Democratic Alliance supporters during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's election campaign rally ahead of Bihar Assembly polls, in Sasaram on October 23, 2020.(PTI)

Bihar Assembly Election 2020: All you need to know about Sasaram Vidhan Sabha

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 27, 2020 03:38 PM IST
Incumbent MLA Ashok Kumar who won the seat in 2015 on an RJD ticket is contesting from the seat on a JD(U) ticket this time against RJD’s Vijay Gupta and LJP’s Rameshwar Chaurasiya.
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On Saturday, LJP chief Chirag Paswan addressed rallies at Sasaram and Kargahar in favour of party candidates Rameshwar Chaurasia and Rakesh Kumar Singh and appealed to the people to vote for LJP to help make a prosperous Bihar.(HT PHOTO.)
On Saturday, LJP chief Chirag Paswan addressed rallies at Sasaram and Kargahar in favour of party candidates Rameshwar Chaurasia and Rakesh Kumar Singh and appealed to the people to vote for LJP to help make a prosperous Bihar.(HT PHOTO.)

‘Will prosecute ground officials to CM for graft if voted to power’: Chirag Paswan

By Prasun K Mishra | Edited by Sohini Sarkar | Hindustan Times, Sasaram
UPDATED ON OCT 24, 2020 06:56 PM IST
The LJP chief said that his party was contesting on more seats than JD-U and he would surely form the government in Bihar with the blessings of the people.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Bihar Chief Minister and Janta Dal-United President Nitish Kumar during an election rally, in Sasaram, Bihar.(PTI)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Bihar Chief Minister and Janta Dal-United President Nitish Kumar during an election rally, in Sasaram, Bihar.(PTI)

Those who have history of making Bihar ‘Bimaru’ will not be allowed to return: PM Modi

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Srivatsan K C | Sasaram, Bihar
PUBLISHED ON OCT 23, 2020 12:29 PM IST
Modi began his first Bihar poll rally here by paying tributes to LJP founder Ram Vilas Paswan and former RJD leader Raghuvansh Prasad Singh who passed away recently.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi.(ANI)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi.(ANI)

Bihar Assembly Election 2020: Security beefed up ahead of PM Narendra Modi’s rallies

By Avinash Kumar | Hindustan Times, Patna
UPDATED ON OCT 23, 2020 10:26 AM IST
Personnel are dealing with heightened security at the three venues — Gandhi Maidan in Gaya, Bhagalpur and Dehri’s Bada Maidan in Sasaram
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It is the second such incident in a court in Sasaram in three months.(File photo for representation)
It is the second such incident in a court in Sasaram in three months.(File photo for representation)

Awarded life term, murder convicts escape from court; 1 caught

By Prasun K Mishra | Hindustan Times, Sasaram
UPDATED ON FEB 01, 2020 05:54 PM IST
Two convicts handed life imprisonment for dacoity and murder, escaped from a court in Bihar.
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The farmer lives in a thatched hutment in Bihar’s Sasaram town along with his wife, daughter and the three physically impaired sons(HT)
The farmer lives in a thatched hutment in Bihar’s Sasaram town along with his wife, daughter and the three physically impaired sons(HT)

Father of 3 pleads for euthanasia in Bihar as govt fails to arrange medical treatment of sons

By Prasun K Mishra | Hindustan Times, Sasaram
UPDATED ON JUL 13, 2019 09:09 AM IST
A penurious family in Bihar’s Sasaram town in Rohtas district, pleading for euthanasia, has written a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi as the government has failed to arrange for the treatment of its three sons suffering from rare congenital muscular disease that has left them paralysed at juvenescent ages.
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Meira Kumar is the Congress candidate from the Sasaram Lok Sabha seat.(PTI)
Meira Kumar is the Congress candidate from the Sasaram Lok Sabha seat.(PTI)

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: BJP calls Congress’ Sasaram candidate Meira Kumar an outsider

By Prasun K Mishra | Hindustan Times, Bhabua, Bhabua
PUBLISHED ON MAY 13, 2019 03:13 PM IST
Meira Kumar, the Congress candidate, has won the Sasaram Lok Sabha seat twice - in 2004 and 2009. But, this time the BJP has made her domicile an election issue, calling her an outsider.
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File photo of Shatrughan Sinha with Congress President Rahul Gandhi. Sinha is Congress candidate from Patna Sahib Lok Sabha constituency which votes in the final phase of general elections on May 19.(ANI)
File photo of Shatrughan Sinha with Congress President Rahul Gandhi. Sinha is Congress candidate from Patna Sahib Lok Sabha constituency which votes in the final phase of general elections on May 19.(ANI)

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Rahul Gandhi to visit Patna for Shatrughan Sinha, Misa Bharti campaigns

By Subhash Pathak | Hindustan Times, Patna
PUBLISHED ON MAY 13, 2019 02:56 PM IST
Rahul Gandhi is also likely to address an election meeting at Sasaram in support of former Lok Sabha speaker and Congress candidate Meira Kumar. However, his tour plan for Sasaram is yet to be finalised.
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BSP President Mayawati will address elections rallies in Bihar’s Sasaram and Buxar on May 11.(PTI)
BSP President Mayawati will address elections rallies in Bihar’s Sasaram and Buxar on May 11.(PTI)

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Silent in shadows, BSP hopes to shine in some Bihar seats this time

By Prasun K Mishra | Hindustan Times, Sasaram
UPDATED ON APR 30, 2019 03:12 PM IST
The Bahujan Samaj Party has fielded its candidates in all 40 Lok Sabha seats in Bihar. Besides Dalits, the party also has support among Muslims.
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The victim, a class 4 student at local middle school, used to attend Mishra’s tuition classes(HT File Photo)
The victim, a class 4 student at local middle school, used to attend Mishra’s tuition classes(HT File Photo)

50-year-old tutor rapes 8-year-old pupil in Bihar’s Sasaram

By Prasun K Mishra | Hindustan Times, Sasaram, Sasaram
UPDATED ON DEC 01, 2018 11:14 AM IST
The accused, resident of an adjacent village, Indrarth had opened a tuition centre at Raghunathpur. He also worked as a rural medical practitioner and had earned much respect
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NGO members protesting against the killing of women on suspicion of practising witchcraft in Ranchi.(HT File Photo/Representative image)
NGO members protesting against the killing of women on suspicion of practising witchcraft in Ranchi.(HT File Photo/Representative image)

Bihar villagers chop off 70-year-old tribal woman’s tongue for practising witchcraft

By Prasun K Mishra | Hindustan Times, Sasaram
UPDATED ON OCT 22, 2018 06:14 PM IST
Tribals constitute only 1.1% of Rohtas district’ population and are deeply mired in superstitious practices. Hundreds of women have been killed in the past few years on suspicion of being witches in the state.
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Bollywood singer Palak Muchhal was harassed by a 30-year-old man claiming to be a fan.(HT File Photo)
Bollywood singer Palak Muchhal was harassed by a 30-year-old man claiming to be a fan.(HT File Photo)

30-year-old fan arrested for harassing Bollywood singer in Mumbai

By Aritra Hazra | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUN 08, 2018 10:55 AM IST
Rajesh Kumar Shukla, the accused, had come to the city to meet his favourite playback singers and wanted to meet Palak Muchhal.
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