BEGUSARAI

  • Five killed, 150 houses gutted in separate incidents of fire March 28, 2014

    Five persons, including three siblings, were charred to death and 150 houses gutted on Friday in separate incidents of fire in Bihar's Lakhisarai, Begusarai and Samastipur district. A major fire broke out in a hutment in Amhara Ramnagar Tola under Town police station area in Lakhisarai district in which three siblings,...
  • Bihar: Slipper thrown at Nitish Kumar at public function in Begusarai December 23, 2013

    Muzaffarpur: A slipper was thrown at Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar at a public function in Begusarai on Sunday. The slipper missed the chief minister. Nitish was speaking at the Janata Dal United's 'Sankalp Rally' and said the two old partners (Congress, RJD) were coming together again to bring back...
  • Bihar: RTI activist told to cough up Rs 1.34 crore November 28, 2013

    Shiv Prakash Rai, who has been using the Right to Information to access government documents for scrutiny, was shocked when officials in Bihar told him that he would have to cough up Rs 1.34 crore to inspect documents on land registration. Rai, in his early 50s, approached the inspector general of...
  • Unidentified persons rape and murder first year student April 2, 2013

    Begusarai: A college girl was allegedly raped and murdered by unidentified persons in Bihar's Begusarai district, district police said on Monday. The 17 yearold BSc first year student was allegedly raped on Sunday night and later stabbed to death. Her tormentors then dumped her body on the railway track near...
  • 18 policemen suspended over attacks on Nitish's rally September 30, 2012

    Patna: Eighteen policemen seven inspectors and 11 constables were suspended on Sunday for failing to prevent the attacks on Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's cavalcade during his Adhikar Yatra. The Bihar police on Saturday formed a Special Investigation Team (SIT), headed by a superintendent of police, to probe the...
  • Teachers set vehicles afire during Nitish's meetings September 27, 2012

    Khagaria/Begusarai: Large scale violence and arson by contractual teachers and protesters marred Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's public meetings in Bihar's Khagaria and Begusarai districts held on Thursday to mobilise mass support for grant of special status to the state. Official sources said the protesters, most of them contractual teachers, set on...