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Bihar: Cops rescue woman doctor abducted in Sitamarhi

By Ajay Kr Pandey | Hindustan Times, Sitamarhi
PUBLISHED ON NOV 26, 2020 02:02 PM IST
The doctor was kidnapped along with her driver in her own vehicle at gunpoint by two men, when she was returning to her residence from her nursing home on Wednesday evening
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Patna: Locals watch the election contest on a screen during counting day of Bihar Assembly polls, in Patna, Tuesday, Nov 10, 2020.(PTI)
Patna: Locals watch the election contest on a screen during counting day of Bihar Assembly polls, in Patna, Tuesday, Nov 10, 2020.(PTI)

Bihar Election 2020: Result updates for Bathnaha, Parihar-SK, Sursand, Bajpatti, Sitamarhi, Runnisaidpur constituencies

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Deepali Sharma | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 11, 2020 02:42 PM IST
Bihar Assembly Election 2020 results: Get round-wise updates on vote counting, latest trends, trailing, leading candidates for Bathnaha, Parihar-SK, Sursand, Bajpatti, Sitamarhi, Runnisaidpur seats under Sitamarhi Lok Sabha constituency.
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BJP national President JP Nadda.(Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)
BJP national President JP Nadda.(Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)

What about ‘20-30 lakh’ people who were forced to migrate: Nadda on Tejashwi job promise

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Shivani Kumar
UPDATED ON NOV 02, 2020 07:54 PM IST
Addressing a poll rally at Sitamarhi, the former Union minister also said he keeps reminding people about the alleged misgovernance during the RJDs 15 years rule as the time might have changed but the partys “nature” has not changed.
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Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath addresses public rally in Bihar.(ANI photo)
Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath addresses public rally in Bihar.(ANI photo)

Yogi Adityanath announces Ram-Janki Marg, will connect Ayodhya with Sitamarhi in Bihar

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Arpan Rai | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 02, 2020 04:27 PM IST
The Uttar Pradesh chief minister made the announcement while addressing an election rally in poll-bound Bihar’s Sitamarhi.
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Meanwhile, a police officer informed them that Rai was brought dead to the Sadar hospital which escalated the tension. The irate villagers and family members entered the hospital premises and started pelting stones. (File photo: @bihar_police)
Meanwhile, a police officer informed them that Rai was brought dead to the Sadar hospital which escalated the tension. The irate villagers and family members entered the hospital premises and started pelting stones. (File photo: @bihar_police)

Man dies in police custody on way to court in Bihar; family alleges torture

By Avinash Kumar | Hindustan Times, Patna
UPDATED ON SEP 07, 2020 01:42 PM IST
Alleging torture by the police, the victim’s family members and neighbours attacked the Sadar hospital and damaged half a dozen vehicles, including an ambulance.
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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

By Subhash Pathak | Edited by Arpan Rai | Hindustan Times, Patna
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.
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Security arrangements have been increased along the entire India Nepal border after the death of an Indian citizen in Nepal police firing on Nepal border along the Sitamarhi district of Bihar on Saturday.(ANI Photo)
Security arrangements have been increased along the entire India Nepal border after the death of an Indian citizen in Nepal police firing on Nepal border along the Sitamarhi district of Bihar on Saturday.(ANI Photo)

Man held by Nepal over firing freed, alleges assault

By Ajay Kr Pandey | Hindustan Times, Sonbarsa (Sitamarhi)
PUBLISHED ON JUN 14, 2020 04:51 AM IST
Body of Vikesh Yadav (25), who was shot dead by soldiers of Nepal’s Armed Police Force (APF) on Friday, was consigned to flames amid tight security.
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Injured person being stretchered off to the hospital. Firing took place in Bihar, at the Indo-Nepal border.(ANI/Twitter)
Injured person being stretchered off to the hospital. Firing took place in Bihar, at the Indo-Nepal border.(ANI/Twitter)

1 Indian dead in Nepal border firing; 3rd incident after India eased lockdown

By Neeraj Chauhan | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 13, 2020 03:11 AM IST
With India easing its lockdown, the officials explained, Indians in border villages have been trying to go across the border as they used to, and Nepal’s Armed Police Force (APF) has been intervening to stop them.
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Class-7 student Sundram Priya works as a collector in district collectorate in Sitamarhi on Wednesday.(HT)
Class-7 student Sundram Priya works as a collector in district collectorate in Sitamarhi on Wednesday.(HT)

Schoolgirls take over Sitamarhi DM, SP for a day. Here’s what happened next

By Ajay Kr Pandey | Hindustan Times, Sitamarhi, Sitamarhi
UPDATED ON MAR 05, 2020 12:43 PM IST
These young girl students are taking “charge” as top officials for a day under a four-day ‘Meet your collector’ programme in the run-up to the International Women’s Day (March 8).
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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)

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

By Subhash Pathak | Patna, Patna
UPDATED ON SEP 30, 2019 08:21 AM IST
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.
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A police team led by sub-inspector Dasrath Prasad Singh reached the spot to rescue the Childline employees and was initially attacked by villagers .(Representative image)
A police team led by sub-inspector Dasrath Prasad Singh reached the spot to rescue the Childline employees and was initially attacked by villagers .(Representative image)

Childline staff attacked as rumours continue to fuel mob fury in Bihar

By Avinash Kumar | Hindustan Times, Patna
UPDATED ON SEP 21, 2019 02:13 AM IST
Childline employees Raghav Thakur, Nilesh Kumar Karn, constable Gopal Ram and driver Daya Jha were attacked when they reached Koriahi village in Sitamarhi district to verify the address of one of the three children they brought from a Darbhanga-based shelter home.
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People wade along a flooded street in Sitamarhi, Bihar, July 17, 2019.(AFP)
People wade along a flooded street in Sitamarhi, Bihar, July 17, 2019.(AFP)

Bihar floods: Death toll goes up to 102, embankments give way

By Subhash Pathak | Hindustan Times, Patna
PUBLISHED ON JUL 23, 2019 01:40 PM IST
The Bagmati and Burhi Gandak rivers continued to flow above the danger levels at many places in Sitamarhi, Darbhanga, Muzaffapur and Samastipur.
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Family members bring their child to the hospital on the symptoms of Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) in Muzaffarpur on June 19, 2019. (ANI Photo)
Family members bring their child to the hospital on the symptoms of Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) in Muzaffarpur on June 19, 2019. (ANI Photo)

Crisis deepens as encephalitis death toll in Bihar touches 128

By KJ Saquib | Hindustan Times, Muzaffarpur
UPDATED ON JUN 20, 2019 07:13 AM IST
A central team of paediatricians and paramedics arrived in Muzaffarpur late on Wednesday evening to further strengthen the management of AES cases at SKMCH.
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A child, with symptoms of Acute Encephalitis Syndrome, being treated in a hospital in Muzaffarpur, Bihar.(PTI Photo)
A child, with symptoms of Acute Encephalitis Syndrome, being treated in a hospital in Muzaffarpur, Bihar.(PTI Photo)

29 children dead in Bihar due to suspected acute encephalitis, central team to visit state

By Subhash Pathak | Hindustan Times, Patna
UPDATED ON JUN 12, 2019 09:49 AM IST
More than 29 children have died in Muzaffapur and its adjoining districts like Sitamarhi, Sheohar and Motihari this season.
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While Sitamarhi superintendent of police Anil Kumar confirmed the attack, another official, speaking on condition of anonymity said Singh has criminal antecedents and had recently come out of jail on bail. (Representative image)
While Sitamarhi superintendent of police Anil Kumar confirmed the attack, another official, speaking on condition of anonymity said Singh has criminal antecedents and had recently come out of jail on bail. (Representative image)

26-year-old Bihar man survives 18 bullet injuries

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Patna
UPDATED ON JUN 10, 2019 07:07 AM IST
The man, identified as Pankaj Kumar Singh, was shot at by unidentified assailants on Saturday night at Rajpur village under Sitamarhi’s Suppi police station area, police said
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The accused, identified as Mohammad Razzaq Hussain was nabbed on Wednesday when he was about to travel to Bihar.(HT File)
The accused, identified as Mohammad Razzaq Hussain was nabbed on Wednesday when he was about to travel to Bihar.(HT File)

19-year-old wanted for several robbery cases held in Dwarka

By Press Trust of India | New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 01, 2019 03:52 AM IST
The accused, identified as Mohammad Razzaq Hussain was nabbed on Wednesday when he was about to travel to Bihar.
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Kumar, who sustained an injury in his abdomen, was initially taken to the Sheohar district hospital and then to the Sri Krishna Medical College and Hospital in adjoining Muzaffarpur district. He later succumbed to his injuries.(Reuters/ Representative Image)
Kumar, who sustained an injury in his abdomen, was initially taken to the Sheohar district hospital and then to the Sri Krishna Medical College and Hospital in adjoining Muzaffarpur district. He later succumbed to his injuries.(Reuters/ Representative Image)

Lok Sabha election 2019: Policeman’s stray bullet kills poll official in Bihar

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Patna
UPDATED ON MAY 13, 2019 08:43 AM IST
Shivendra Kumar, a resident of Sitamarhi and deputed as the second polling officer at booth number 275 of Sheohar, was killed when the rifle of the constable went off accidentally early on Sunday
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In terms to educational qualification, 38 candidates are intermediate or below, while there are nine graduates, 13 post graduates and four doctorates.(HT Photo)
In terms to educational qualification, 38 candidates are intermediate or below, while there are nine graduates, 13 post graduates and four doctorates.(HT Photo)

Lok Sabha elections 2019: 21 of 82 candidates in Bihar for fifth phase carry criminal cases

By Arun Kumar | Hindustan Times, PATNA
UPDATED ON MAY 03, 2019 02:35 PM IST
The five Lok Sabha seats going to polls in the fifth phase are Sitamarhi, Madhubani, Muzaffarpur, Hajipur and Saran. Maximum number of candidates in the fray are from Muzaffarpur (22), Sitamarhi (20) and Madhubani (17).
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BJP spokesman Nikhil Anand said, “Pintu is a formidable candidate . It is an NDA seat and it will remain with us.”(HT Photo)
BJP spokesman Nikhil Anand said, “Pintu is a formidable candidate . It is an NDA seat and it will remain with us.”(HT Photo)

JD-U’s Sitamarhi nominee surrenders his ticket, party fields BJP import

By Arun Kumar | Hindustan Times, Patna
PUBLISHED ON APR 04, 2019 01:16 AM IST
Confirming this, JD-U state president Vashishtha Narayan Singh said Sunil Kumar Pintu will be the new party candidate. Pintu had been a BJP MLA for four consecutive terms from 2003 to 2015. However, he will try his luck in Lok Sabha elections on JD-U ticket this time.
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A former BJP MLA for four consecutive terms will be the new JD-U nominee for the Sitamarhi Lok Sabha seat. The election in Sitamarhi is scheduled in the sixth phase on May 6.(HT FILE PHOTO)
A former BJP MLA for four consecutive terms will be the new JD-U nominee for the Sitamarhi Lok Sabha seat. The election in Sitamarhi is scheduled in the sixth phase on May 6.(HT FILE PHOTO)

In Sitamarhi, JD-U nominee surrenders ticket, party fields former BJP MLA

By Arun Kumar | Hindustan Times, Patna
UPDATED ON APR 03, 2019 06:06 PM IST
The former JD-U candidate was in a dilemma about contesting from Sitamarhi .He had also not got the kind of response, he had expected from senior party leaders. He met chief minister Nitish Kumar and expressed his desire to return the ticket.
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Sitamarhi Lok Sabha constituency is held by Ram Kumar Sharma of the Rashtriya Lok Samata Party (RLSP). RLSP is an ally of the BJP at the Centre and its leader Upendra Kushwaha is a Union minister in the Narendra Modi government.(PTI)
Sitamarhi Lok Sabha constituency is held by Ram Kumar Sharma of the Rashtriya Lok Samata Party (RLSP). RLSP is an ally of the BJP at the Centre and its leader Upendra Kushwaha is a Union minister in the Narendra Modi government.(PTI)

Lok Sabha elections 2019: In Bihar’s Sitamarhi, it is a battle amongst socialists

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Patna
UPDATED ON APR 29, 2019 12:35 PM IST
In the past, Sitamarhi Lok Sabha constituency has been held by leaders of the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD, Janata Dal (United) (JDU), and the erstwhile Janata Dal, making it a strong bastion of the socialists of various hues.
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Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra in a public interaction on Monday during her Ganga Yatra .(HT PHOTO)
Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra in a public interaction on Monday during her Ganga Yatra .(HT PHOTO)

Lok Sabha election 2019: ‘Neither Rahul nor I interested in power,’ says Priyanka Gandhi Vadra

By Kenneth John | Hindustan Times, Prayagraj
UPDATED ON MAR 19, 2019 09:15 AM IST
Priyanka Gandhi Vadra said the upcoming polls were not just a plain election but a challenge for the electorate to get rid of a government which was not interested in addressing public woes.
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The incident occurred on Sunday when the duo was fishing in the Sunkoshi river at Bahrabise.(PTI/Picture for representation)
The incident occurred on Sunday when the duo was fishing in the Sunkoshi river at Bahrabise.(PTI/Picture for representation)

Two Indians swept away by Sunkoshi river in Nepal while fishing

By Press Trust of India | Kathmandu
UPDATED ON SEP 03, 2018 05:34 PM IST
The missing persons were identified as Ruplal Sahani, 30, and Manohar Sahani, 25. Both are residents of Sitamarhi district of Bihar.
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A few weeks back, Santosh Jha’s close associate Abhisekh Jha was killed in a similar fashion on the Motihari court premises. No group has claimed responsibility for Tuesday’s murder yet.(Picture for representation)
A few weeks back, Santosh Jha’s close associate Abhisekh Jha was killed in a similar fashion on the Motihari court premises. No group has claimed responsibility for Tuesday’s murder yet.(Picture for representation)

Dreaded gangster gunned down on court premises in Bihar’s Sitamarhi

By HT Correspondent | Patna
UPDATED ON AUG 29, 2018 01:18 PM IST
Police said Santosh Jha killed two engineers in Darbhanga on December 26, 2015 , following their construction company’s denial to pay up extortion money. On Tuesday, he was being produced for a hearing in the case.
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