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Body of man with bullet wounds found in Azamgarh

A 40-year-old man's body, riddled with bullets, was recovered from Bhourodaspur village in Maharajganj area here Thursday, police said.

One held with smack worth Rs 51 lakh in UP

One person has been arrested the Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) with smack worth Rs 51 lakh in the international market.

UP DMs issued contempt notices over sugarcane dues

The Allahabad High Court has issued contempt notices to 10 district magistrates in Uttar Pradesh for non-compliance of its earlier order on payment of cane dues to farmers, an official said on Wednesday.

Two villages in UP`s Maharajganj boycott polling

Phooralpur village of Maharajganj constituency, where 13 people were killed at an unmanned crossing two days ago, was among the two villages which did not take part in the ongoing polling.

LS polls: Over 56 percent voting in seven LS seats of Bihar

Over 56 per cent voting was registered today in seven Lok Sabha seats of Bihar in the fifth phase of elections in the state which also witnessed death of one person in police firing outside a booth.

Law will take its own course against Prabhunath: Election Commission

Election Commission on Thursday "law will take its own course" in cases against RJD candidate from Maharajganj Lok Sabha constituency Prabhunath Singh.

11 Nepalese girls rescued in UP, 1 held

Eleven girls from Nepal were rescued and a man was arrested after a human-trafficking racket was busted here by a team of Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB), official sources said here today.

Six PoK residents detained at Sonauli border

Six PoK residents, including one woman and two children, were detained by security forces while trying to enter India through Nepal from Sonauli border in this district, SSB sources said on Wednesday.

Quit, people have rejected you: Lalu to Nitish

Making a scathing attack at Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for playing down the defeat in Maharajganj by-poll, RJD president Lalu Prasad on Thursday said he should quit as people had rejected his governance.

‘Maharajganj voters angry over anti-Modi comments’

BJP minister Giriraj Singh on Thursday said it was NDA debacle because voters were "aggrieved" over JD(U) comments on Narendra Modi.

Maharajganj by-poll loss is not defeat of JD-U: Nitish Kumar

Losing the Maharajganj Lok Sabha by-election was not a JD-U defeat as the RJD had won the seat in 2009, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said.

Nitish Kumar tones down after Bihar by-poll defeat

Bihar`s ruling Janata Dal-United suffered a huge jolt when Rashtriya Janata Dal’s Prabhunath Singh won the Maharajganj Lok Sabha seat in a by-election.

Lalu predicts RJD comeback in Bihar after bypoll win

A visibly beaming RJD chief Lalu Prasad on Wednesday predicted the fall of Nitish Kumar.

Maharajganj by-poll: RJD defeats JD(U) by 1.36 lakh votes

The RJD Wednesday won Maharajganj Lok Sabha bypoll defeating the JD-U candidate by more than 1.36 lakh votes after the end of the 14th round of counting.

FIR against RJD nominee Prabhunath Singh for threatening voter

An FIR has been registered against RJD candidate for Maharajganj Lok Sabha bye-election Prabhunath Singh for allegedly threatening a voter.

NHRC notice to UP govt on child marriage, low female literacy

National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) issued notices to Uttar Pradesh government and Maharajganj district authorities over alleged rampant child marriages and low female literacy rate in district.

Maharajganj Lok Sabha bypoll: 47% votes polled

Voting in the by-election to the Maharajganj Lok Sabha seat in Bihar passed off peacefully Sunday with 47 percent polling, officials said.

Court stays arrest of RJD nominee Prabhunath Singh till June 6

RJD candidate for Maharajganj Lok Sabha by-poll Prabhunath Singh got a breather on Thursday.

FIR against RJD poll candidate

The FIR was registered against Singh at Bhagwanpur police station in Siwan district last night on the basis of the complaint by district agriculture officer Bharat Pratap Singh.

Six in fray for Maharajganj Lok Sabha by-polls

Six candidates are left in the fray for Maharajganj Lok Sabha by-polls, which is all set to see a triangular contest in the election.