Kishanganj

Train services to Northeast unlikely to be restored before Aug 28

Train services to Northeast unlikely to be restored before Aug 28

With train services to the northeast affected by floods unlikely to be restored before August 28, the Northeast Frontier Railway has undertaken steps for passengers travelling to and from the NE region as well as for movement of goods.

Aug 19, 2017, 17:00 PM IST

Bihar: 6.5 million hit by floods, over 40 dead

More than 6.5 million people have been affected by floods in Bihar, that have claimed the lives of over 40 people so far, washed away thousands of huts, badly damaged buildings, roads, bridges and standing crops worth crores, officials said on Tuesday.

Aug 15, 2017, 12:11 PM IST
Nitish Kumar suspends Kishanganj jail superintendent as his MMS goes viral

Nitish Kumar suspends Kishanganj jail superintendent as his MMS goes viral

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Wednesday ordered the suspension of a jail official for allegedly sexually assaulting a minor girl, an official said.

Mar 16, 2016, 22:05 PM IST
VIDEO: MMS of Bihar's Kishanganj jail superintendent sexually assaulting minor girl goes viral

VIDEO: MMS of Bihar's Kishanganj jail superintendent sexually assaulting minor girl goes viral

A video of a Bihar jail superintendent sexually assaulting a minor girl has gone viral on social media.

Mar 16, 2016, 17:47 PM IST

Bihar elections LIVE: 59.46% polling recorded in final phase

The fifth phase of polling in Bihar on Thursday saw 59.46% polling till 4 PM.

Nov 05, 2015, 17:17 PM IST
BJP's plan B is to create tension between communities: Rahul Gandhi

BJP's plan B is to create tension between communities: Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi on Thursday attacked the ruling BJP for its policy of divide and rule and spreading communal tension among different communities.

Oct 29, 2015, 13:16 PM IST

Bihar polls: FIR against Akbaruddin Owaisi for his speech

An FIR was on Monday lodged against All India Majlis-e-Ittehad-ul Muslimeen (AIMIM) legislator Akbaruddin Owaisi by Kishanganj district administration for allegedly making inflammatory speech at an election rally here yesterday.

Oct 05, 2015, 21:10 PM IST

Bihar youth 'thrashed' by police dies; CM orders probe

 A 23-year-old youth, who was allegedly thrashed by police during a BSF recruitment camp in Kishanganj district last week, on Wednesday died at a nursing home in Patna, prompting Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar to order a high-level probe in the case even as police denied the assault charge.

Jul 08, 2015, 22:06 PM IST

Precious idols stolen from Jain temple in Bihar

Three precious idols were stolen from a Jain temple near the Thakurganj block office in the district, a police officer said Wednesday.

May 13, 2015, 14:56 PM IST

16 students of AMU, Kishanganj fall ill

Sixteen students of the Kishanganj campus of the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) fell ill purportedly due to food poisoning and were admitted to hospital, University officials said on Tuesday.

Apr 07, 2015, 12:42 PM IST

RSS chief stresses on moral education

Ruing that prosperity accompanied by material success has made the people selfish and self-centred, RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on emphasised on the dissemination of moral education to make the society a better place to live in.

Mar 31, 2015, 14:55 PM IST

Adivasis block NH-31 to protest killings in Assam

Scores of vehicles remained stranded as hundreds of tribal men and women armed with bows, arrows and other traditional weapons today blocked National Highway (NH) 31 in the district to protest the killings of Adivasis by Bodo militants in Assam.

Dec 31, 2014, 20:41 PM IST
Take money and abort, Bihar panchayat tells raped girl, booked

Take money and abort, Bihar panchayat tells raped girl, booked

Patna: A case has been lodged against eight members of a panchayat, a village executive, in Bihar's Kishanganj district for asking a girl, who was raped, to take Rs.50,000 and undergo an abortion, police said Monday.

Dec 08, 2014, 13:53 PM IST

Nitish Kumar asks JD(U) workers to foil BJP 'divide and rule' policy

Accusing the BJP of being an expert in "misinformation campaign", senior JD(U) leader Nitish Kumar on Saturday asked party workers to give a befitting reply to the saffron party's "divide and rule" policy in the coming Assembly elections.

Nov 22, 2014, 21:28 PM IST

BSF jawan commits suicide in Kishanganj

A BSF jawan deployed on Indo-Bangladesh border near Kishanganj in Bihar allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself with his service revolver.

Nov 16, 2014, 00:18 AM IST

BSF jawan commits suicide in Bihar

 A BSF jawan deployed on Indo-Bangladesh border near Kishanganj in Bihar allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself with his service revolver.

Nov 15, 2014, 20:44 PM IST

Night curfew extended for another 2 days in Kishanganj

The district administration on Sunday extended night curfew in troubled Kishanganj district of Bihar for another two days in the light of fresh violence yesterday triggered by rumours.

Oct 12, 2014, 23:00 PM IST

Curfew relaxed in Kishanganj for 9 hours, five rumour-mongers held

The district administration on Thursday relaxed prohibitory orders for nine hours, as the law and order situation improved a day after curfew was imposed following widespread protests triggered by a slaughtered animal being found near a place of worship.

Oct 09, 2014, 23:07 PM IST

Restrictions lifted from Bihar town

Authorities on Thursday lifted restrictions clamped on a Bihar town two days ago after communal tensions eased there, officials said.

Oct 09, 2014, 15:22 PM IST

Curfew relaxed for 3 hours in Kishanganj

A day after imposing curfew for 48 hours at Kishanganj following widespread protests after a slaughtered animal was found near a place of worship, the district administration Wednesday relaxed the prohibitory orders for three hours between 3 pm and 6 pm.

Oct 08, 2014, 17:43 PM IST