Everything you need to know about Araria Bairgachhi: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Araria Bairgachhi: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Patna, March 24 (IANS) Bihar Police has begun the process of seizing the properties of 20 criminals and corrupt people.
Patna, March 20 (IANS) Police have announced a cash reward of Rs.1,000 each for information about the bodies found missing from graves in Bihar's Araria district, an official said.
Patna, Feb 28 (IANS) Police have ordered the arrest of eight government doctors for negligence during the 2008 floods in Bihar, police said Thursday.
Patna, Nov 10 (IANS) A Bihar legislator has been arrested in Nepal over his alleged involvement in the abduction of a Nepali businessman, police said Saturday.
Patna, Nov 6 (IANS) Bihar's ruling Janata Dal-United (JD-U) leader and former central minister Mohammad Taslimuddin quit Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's party and joined the opposition Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) led by Lalu Prasad here Tuesday.
Patna, Sep 12 (IANS) In an incident of honour killing in Bihar, a 35-year-old man was lynched in Araria district after a village kangaroo court found him guilty of eloping with a newly-married woman, police said Wednesday.
Patna, Aug 4 (IANS) Ten of the 24 girl students of a government residential school in Bihar, who went missing five years ago, were pushed into flesh trade, police said Saturday.
Patna, July 30(IANS) Inadequate rains have hit paddy cultivation in Bihar as less than 50 percent transplantation of the target area had taken place till date this Kharif season, leaving the state administration worried.
Patna, July 23 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislator Ashok Agrawal was sent to 14 days judicial custody Monday in connection with the killing of an employee in Bihar's Katihar district, police said.
Patna, July 23 (IANS) A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislator was arrested Monday in connection with the killing of his employee in Bihar's Katihar district, police said.
Patna, July 19 (IANS) A destitute Bihar woman who went missing after selling her child to a Nepalese couple for Rs.62 has been finally traced - still starving along with her other two kids and ailing husband.
Patna, July 17 (IANS) Several voluntary groups in India and abroad have come forward to support a destitute woman in Bihar who sold her four month old son for Rs.62 to a Nepalese couple. But she is now is missing.
Patna, July 15 (IANS) Police have began an inquiry into a poverty-stricken woman in Bihar's Araria district selling her four-month-old son for just Rs.62 to a Nepalese couple, sources Sunday said.
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Southern actor Siddharth is devastated after hearing of the sudden death of Hollywood actor Sylvester Stallone's son Sage and says that it is sad to see the alarming effect of drug overdose in showbiz.
The Patna High Court on Tuesday (May 22) stays on the arrest of controversial godman Nirmal Baba, in the connection of an alleged fraud case.........
Patna, May 19 (IANS) A Bihar court Saturday issued arrest warrants against self-styled godman Nirmal Baba in connection with a case of cheating and fraud filed by one of his disciples, officials said.
Patna, April 25 (IANS) A local court in Bihar Wednesday issued a non-bailable arrest warrant against Janata Dal-United (JD-U) legislator Sarfaraz Alam in connection with a 10-year-old assault and loot case, police said.
Araria (Bihar), Apr 10 (ANI): To check the rising crime against women and spread awareness about them, a number of women from red light area of Araria took out a rally.
Araria (Bihar), Apr 9 (ANI): To check the rising crime against women and spread awareness about them, a number of sex workers from red light area of Araria took out a rally here.
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday issued notice to the central and state governments on a petition seeking that sterilizations should only be performed by trained doctors in proper hospitals in accordance with the guidelines issued earlier by the apex court.
Forbesganj (Bihar), Sep.8 (ANI): As the world celebrated the International Literacy Day on Thursday, Apne Aap Women World Wide India Trust, an international anti-trafficking organization that works with children and women living in the red light areas of Bihar, organized various programs like a skit, a drawing competition, a quiz, a debate and an essay competition on the Right to Education for daughters of women in prostitution and children in red light areas.
Patna, July 18 (ANI): Since the beginning of his second term in office, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and his administration have taken pains to promote the image of a 'Resurgent Bihar'.
New Delhi, July 1 (ANI): Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi will visit Forbesganj in Bihar's Araria District on Friday to understand the circumstances that led to the killing of four Muslims in police firing on June 3.
Patna, Dec 25 (ANI): Now that the new government in Bihar is in place and that too with a thundering mandate, it is time to address the problems that the state which is struggling to emerge from centuries old backwardness and debilitating social divisions faces.
Patna, Oct 21 (ANI): An estimated 35 to 40 percent voters exercised their franchise so far in the first phase of Bihar Assembly election on Thursday.
Patna, Oct 21 (ANI): Moderate voting was reported in 47 Assembly constituencies in Bihar.
Patna, Oct.17 (ANI): Bihar Chief Minister and Janata Dal (United) leader Nitish Kumar has downplayed Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's remark that the Bihar government was not implementing the central welfare schemes.
Araria (Bihar) Oct 16 (ANI): Describing Congress as party of the common man, Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Saturday urged people of Bihar to vote in favour of the Congress to bring the State on the development path.
Patna, Sep 10 (ANI): The Congress received a boost ahead of the Bihar Assembly polls on Friday with Party President Sonia Gandhi approving the proposal of senior Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader and sitting MLA Anil Kumar and former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Sukhdeo Paswan to join it.
New Delhi, Apr 20 (ANI): Janata Dal (United) President Sharad Yadav called on Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh on Tuesday and appealed for maximum financial assistance for cyclone affected people in Bihar.
Kolkata, Apr.15 (ANI): A tropical storm that is raging across coastal West Bengal has left 166 people dead and 250,000 people homeless so far.
Bangalore, March 12 (IANS) A group of youth from Bangalore will approach corporate houses to finance plans to provide permanent shelters to over 3,000 people living in relief camps in Bihar's Madhepura and Araria districts that were hit by killer floods last August.
New Delhi, Jan.26 (ANI): Lok Janshakti Party (LJP), which is one of the members of the Congress party-led United Progressive Alliance, has started finalizing its seats that it plans to contest on during the upcoming General Elections in Bihar, in the absence of any concrete seat-sharing formula with other partners of the alliance in the State yet. LJP President Ram Vilas Paswan has even identified candidates for about 20 of the total 40 Lok Sabha seats of the state, a senior LJP leader said.
Patna, Jan 13 (IANS) The three main communist parties in Bihar have joined hands to strengthen Left unity ahead of the parliamentary elections in April-May and also decided on preliminary seat-sharing.
Patna, Jan 3 (IANS) A case was lodged against four people, including a block development officer (BDO), for allegedly embezzling flood relief funds in Bihar's Purnia district, police sources said Saturday.
Patna, Nov 18 (IANS) Former chief minister Jagannath Mishra Tuesday accused the Bihar government of suppressing the toll in the recent floods, and said over 3,600 people were killed in the worst calamity the state has seen in 50 years.
Patna, Nov 12 (IANS) The Bihar government will seek the aid of the private sector and NGOs for the reconstruction and rehabilitation efforts in the Kosi region, hit by devastating floods this year displacing hundreds of thousands of people.
Patna, Nov 7 (IANS) More than two and a half months after the worst floods in 50 years swept through Bihar, affecting hundreds of thousands of people, the state government has sought about Rs.148 billion from the central government for reconstruction and rehabilitation.
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Their parents were paid a paltry Rs.500-Rs.1,000 with the promise that they would be sent to schools in the city. But these 17 children were instead being taken to agricultural farms to work as bonded labour when they were rescued by child rights activists and police.
Araria (Bihar), Oct 20 (IANS) Hardev Dom and Chandara Bishnor had to literally rummage for food to stay alive after this district was hit by floods in the Kosi river. But thanks to the yeoman service rendered by the Jamaat-e-Islami Hind, a Muslim organisation, they were not only given relief but also participated in Dussehra festivities.
Patna, Oct 17 (IANS) A team of experts from Gujarat, helping the Bihar government prepare a strategy for rehabilitating flood victims, has advised against allowing anyone including Bollywood stars and voluntary organisations from adopting flood-hit villages.
Patna, Oct 11 (IANS) After a hue and cry over the delay of work in sealing the breaches in the Kosi river, the Bihar government Saturday invited tenders for the work.
Patna, Oct 7 (IANS) Desperate for food and drinking water over a month after the Kosi river swamped hundreds of villages in Bihar, angry flood victims have now taken to blocking highways, attacking officials and even looting relief materials.
Patna, Sept 14 (ANI): Bihar's Health Secretary Deepak Kumar said on Sunday that over 5,000 diarrhoea cases have been reported from flood hit Madhepura, Araria, Saharsa, Supaul and Purnia districts of the State.
New Delhi, Sept 12 (ANI): Union Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas Murli Deora oday flagged off relief material contributed by the oil companies for flood-hit Bihar.
New Delhi, Sept 3 (ANI): The three wings of defence services the Army, Navy and Air Force get together for relief and rescue operations in Bihar.
Bhagalpur (Bihar), Sep 3 (ANI): Hundreds of thousands of people in flood-hit areas of Bihar have started migrating with their belongings.
Terming Bihar floods as national calamity, the Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday after undertaking an aerial survey of the flood-hit Bihar
Patna, Aug 28 (ANI): Terming Bihar floods as national calamity, Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Thursday announced immediate release of Rs 1,000-crore as flood relief for the state.
Patna, Aug 28 (ANI): Following heavy rains in catchments areas of Nepal, Flood water is entering new areas of worst hit Madhepura, Supaul and Araria districts of Bihar.
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh accompanied by JD (U) chief and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and RJD supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav will on Thursday
New Delhi, Aug 27 (ANI): Union Minister for Chemicals and Fertilisers and Steel Ram Vilas Paswan today accused the Bihar Government of failing to handle the flood situation in the Sate, and charged it with failing to repair river embankments despite warning.
Araria (Bihar), August 26 (AN): Union Railways Minister Lalu Prasad Yadav on Tuesday sought assistance from the Central Government for Bihar that has been badly hit by floods.
KOSI RIVER, known as shok (sorrow) of Bihar, seems justifying its name as the unparalled flood has drowned thousands of villages and captured the
Patna, Aug 19 (ANI): Following a breach in the Kosi barrage in Nepal, a red alert has been sounded in Supaul, Madhepura and Araria districts of Bihar.