1 dead, 6 injured in accident in Katihar

One person was killed while six others were seriously injured when a newspaper laden vehicle scraped another vehicle coming from the opposite direction and overturned in Madhepura district of Bihar Thursday.
 

Over 100 Bihar villages flooded, rivers rising

Flood water has entered over 100 villages in Bihar, forcing people to abandon their homes, and rising water level in most rivers is posing a threat to many other villages, officials said Friday.

Most people return to villages from relief camps in Bihar

Most of the people who had taken shelter in the relief camps in Supaul, Madhepura and Saharsa district of Bihar on Thursday returned to their villages.

Kosi floods: SSB alerts border posts along Nepal in Bihar

Government has put on alert troops of border guarding Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) in view of the impending Kosi floods in Bihar even as the paramilitary force has moved its critical equipment and ammunition to interior areas from the frontier.

Kosi floods: No change in flow of water in Bihar, Centre sends essential supplies

Kosi floods — As the situation in Bihar worsens due to floods in the river Kosi Centre on Sunday rushed in essential supplies, relief teams and put on standby several aircrafts to deal with any emergency.

Sharad Yadav on a sticky wicket in Madhepura seat

Facing stiff challenge from a resurgent BJP and RJD of Lalu Prasad, JD(U) president Sharad Yadav, seeking an eighth term to Parliament, is finding himself on a sticky wicket in Madhepura Lok Sabha seat nestled along the Indo-Nepal border.

Lok sabha polls: Sharad Yadav vents ire at media for favouring rivals

Lok Sabha polls 2014 — Facing a tough electoral battle in Madhepura, JD(U) President Sharad Yadav on Saturday criticised the media for allegedly giving more space to a rival party.

JD-U president Sharad Yadav files nomination papers

Janata Dal-United (JD-U) president Sharad Yadav Friday filed his nomination papers from Madhepura in Bihar.

JD(U) list for LS polls: Sharad Yadav to contest Madhepura, Prakash Jha gets West Champaran

Ending speculation, JD(U) Chief Sharad Yadav has been renominated from Madhepura as the party released the second list of 32 candidates for Lok Sabha election in Bihar.

Pappu Yadav to contest against Sharad Yadav on RJD ticket

Rajesh Ranjan alias Pappu Yadav, the former MP who was acquitted last year in the murder of a CPI-M leader, Monday joined the RJD. He is set to contest the Lok Sabha polls from Madhepura.

No plan to shift from Madhepura Lok Sabha seat: Sharad Yadav

JD(U) President Sharad Yadav has rubbished reports that he was planning to shift to "safe" Nalanda seat from Madhepura for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.

Students torch college building in Madhepura

Angry with authorities for not completing registration for examinations, students of an intermediate college torched the college building here and pelted stones on the policemen, injuring two of them.

Nine kids among 10 killed in Bihar boat tragedy

Nine children were among 10 persons killed when the country boat they were on capsized here in a flooded tributary of Kosi river, official sources said Friday.

District Fisheries Officer jailed on graft charge

A District Fisheries Officer (DFO) was today arrested on graft charge in Bihar`s Madhepura district, a police officer said.

Another death penalty for serial killer Chandrakant Jha

Serial killer Chandrakant Jha was sentenced to death by Delhi court in case of murder and dumping body near Tihar Jail after beheading as his case fell in the "rarest of rare" category.

Identity of serial killer`s victim not known: Court

Even as Delhi court awarded life imprisonment till death to a serial killer for beheading and chopping off body parts of a man in 2007, the identity of the victim has not been established till date.

Sharad Yadav`s house gheraoed by protesters in Madhepura

Protesting under the banner of the Bihar Vittarahit College Teachers Association, the teachers and non-teaching staff raised slogans in support of their demands.

NDA to decide PM candidate at appropriate time: Sharad

NDA will decide its prime ministerial candidate at the "appropriate time" ahead of the next general elections, JD(U) national president Sharad Yadav said on Friday.

Serial killer convicted for killing, dumping headless bodies

A serial killer, who would dump headless bodies of victims near Tihar jail during 2006-07 and dared cops to nab him, was convicted by Delhi court for offences of murder and destruction of evidence.

Bihar: Girl to be honoured for resisting rape bid

A teenaged girl who had successfully resisted a rape bid will be honoured in Bihar on Republic Day.