Buxar

Dead bodies floating in Ganga: Bihar CM Nitish Kumar pained at tragedy, damage to holy river

At least 71 bodies, which were found floating in the river Ganga, were fished out, said officials, triggering suspicion that the abandoned corpses could be those of COVID-19 patients. 

May 11, 2021, 19:32 PM IST

After Bihar, hundreds of floating corpses spotted in Ganga in UP’s Ghazipur

The locals suspect the bodies floating in the river to be of Covid-19 patients. The locals believe that due to the absence of any COVID-19 protocols at rural crematoriums, their families must have consigned the bodies in the river.

May 11, 2021, 16:15 PM IST

Bihar: Several bodies found floating on water in Buxar, administration claims 'bodies flow off from UP to Bihar'

Dozens of decomposed corpses were seen floating in the Ganges river in Bihar's Buxar district on Monday morning. Later, these bodies piled up on the bank of the river in Chausa, a village about 11 km from the city of Buxar, on the Bihar border with Uttar Pradesh.

May 11, 2021, 09:12 AM IST

Bihar: 45 decomposed bodies of suspected COVID-19 victims found in river Ganga

Many local residents, who spoke before cameras with their faces masked, claimed that the district administration was "in denial over many such unfortunate incidents involving residents of Buxar".

May 10, 2021, 22:07 PM IST

Bihar: Woman gangraped, thrown into river with 5-year-old son in Buxar

The victim said that locals rushed to her rescue when she raised an alarm; however, her child had died by then.

Oct 11, 2020, 20:01 PM IST

Full list of candidates going to polls in Bihar in seventh phase of Lok Sabha election 2019

The seats where voting will be held are Nalanda, Patna Sahib, Patliputra, Ara, Buxar, Sasaram, Karakat and Jahanabad. 

May 18, 2019, 17:57 PM IST

Buxar Lok Sabha constituency of Bihar: Full list of candidates, polling dates

Here is the full list of candidates contesting the Lok Sabha election in 2019 from Buxar Lok Sabha Constituency of Bihar.

May 06, 2019, 10:39 AM IST

Buxar Lok Sabha constituency: A BJP stronghold in the last two decades

Janata Dal United is likely to field poll strategist-turned-politician Prashant Kishor as an NDA nominee from Buxar Lok Sabha constituency. 

Feb 25, 2019, 13:56 PM IST

Bhojpuri superstar Dinesh Lal Yadav Nirahua and the Border film team play cricket match in Buxar

'Border' is made on an extensive budget and is a large scale multi-starrer production. It taps the patriotic spirit and will be released in pan India on Eid this year on June 15.

Jun 12, 2018, 06:47 AM IST

Nitish Kumar's convoy attacked, pelted with stones in Bihar; two injured

The attackers threw stones but the chief minister was rescued safely. However, two of the security personnel in his convoy were injured.

Jan 12, 2018, 15:02 PM IST

Bihar MLA demands CBI probe into Buxar DM ​Mukesh​ Pandey's death

Mukesh Pandey, an IAS officer of the 2012 batch, took charge as District Magistrate of Buxar on August 3, 2017. 

Aug 11, 2017, 14:45 PM IST

Lightning kills 26 people in Bihar, State Government announces compensation of Rs 4 lakh

Deaths were reported from Vaishali, Patna, Rohtas, Saran, Buxar, Bhojpur, Gaya, Samastipur, Siwan, Araria and Aurangabad districts on Sunday, Bihar State Disaster Department official Anirudh Kumar said.

Jul 10, 2017, 12:13 PM IST

Buxar Dalit attack: Lalu Prasad Yadav initiates action, orders immediate probe

Former chief minister and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) Chief Lalu Prasad Yadav demanded immediate action against the perpetrators who have subjected dalits to severe mistreatment.

May 14, 2017, 13:19 PM IST

Robbers loot passengers aboard Delhi-Patna Rajdhani Express in Bihar; seven RPF personnel suspended

A gang on Sunday morning at a gunpoint looted passengers of cash and valuables aboard the prestigious New Delhi-Patna Rajdhani Express in Buxar district.

Apr 09, 2017, 21:07 PM IST

Shocking! Dacoits attack Delhi-Patna Rajdhani train in Bihar; passengers thrashed, valuables looted

In a shocking incident, a dacoity case on Sunday was reported in Patna-Rajdhani Express near Buxar district of Bihar.

Apr 09, 2017, 10:38 AM IST

Bihar: Five prisoners escape from Buxar Central Jail, three wardens suspended

Sources said the prisoners scaled the wall of the jail and escaped.

Dec 31, 2016, 11:47 AM IST

Expelled BJP leader Dayashankar Singh released from Mau jail, says 'will give fitting reply at right time'

The former BJP MLA was arrested on July 29 from Bihar's Buxar town after remaining absconding for about 10 days.

Aug 07, 2016, 09:10 AM IST

Expelled BJP leader Dayashankar Singh's wife led to his arrest?

Former BJP leader Dayashankar Singh, whose abusive remarks against BSP chief Mayawati caused an outcry, was arrested in Bihar after being on the run for days.

Jul 29, 2016, 16:56 PM IST

Expelled BJP leader Dayashankar Singh, booked for remark against Mayawati, arrested in Bihar

Expelled Bharatiya Janata Party leader Dayashankar Singh had said that even a prostitute was better than BSP chief Mayawati.

Jul 29, 2016, 14:29 PM IST

One RPF jawan shot dead, another injured in a train in Bihar; INSAS rifles looted

The jawans, identified as Abhishek Singh and Nandlal Yadav were rushed to a hospital, where Singh was declared dead. 

May 14, 2016, 08:16 AM IST