Kishanganj

  • Bihar people have a radar that helps them identify wrong people: Rahul 16-04-2014 12:59 PM

    Kishanganj: While Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi continues the 'toffee model' attack on BJP PM nominee Narendra Modi, he made another 'radar' attack on him on Wednesday. Addressing a rally in Bihar's Kishanganj, Rahul said, "Modi doesn't know that every person in Bihar has a radar which helps them know...
  • JDU Kishanganj nominee Akhtarul Iman withdraws in support of Congress 15-04-2014 03:59 PM

    Kishanganj (Bihar): Just 10 days before voting the Janata Dal United received a huge blow when its Kishanganj candidate Akhtarul Iman withdrew from the poll race saying his aim was to defeat the Bharatiya Janata Party for which Muslim votes should be united and in favour of Congress candidate and...
  • A family of 47 voters wooed by all political parties in Kishanganj 30-03-2014 03:13 PM

    It's a joint family of 85 people, with 47 being voters and in this poll season, they find themselves much in demand in Bihar's Kishanganj constituency. Leaders and workers of all political parties are eyeing the joint family, probably the largest in Bihar. The family of 35 children, 30 women...
  • Nitish Kumar continues tirade against Congress over AMU 30-01-2014 11:23 PM

    Continuing his tirade against the Congress, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday criticised the Congress-led UPA government for earmarking a very "meagre amount" for the the Aligarh Muslim University centre in Kishanganj. Immediately after Congress President and UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi left the venue of foundation-laying ceremony at Chakla...
  • Nitish Kumar not bothered at Congress withdrawing support 30-01-2014 10:43 PM

    Amid growing acrimony with Congress, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday said if the party wanted it could withdraw support to his government but he will not make compromise with the principles. "If they want they can withdraw support to my government ...I will never make compromise with principles,"...
  • Angry Nitish cools down, to attend AMU's foundation-stone laying ceremony 30-01-2014 06:10 PM

    After an angry outburst over not being invited, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar will finally attend a foundation-stone laying ceremony by UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi on Thursday. The foundation stone of off-campus branch of the Aligarh Muslim University will be laid in Kishanganj district. "Nitish Kumar has left for Kishanganj...
  • Centre finally puts Nitish Kumar on guest list of AMU event in Kishanganj 29-01-2014 09:43 PM

    After much controversy, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has finally received an invitation to the foundation-laying ceremony of an Aligarh Muslim University centre by Congress chief Sonia Gandhi at Kishanganjon Thursday, which he confirmed he would attend on Wednesday. Invitation letters from Union Human Resources Development minister M M Pallam...
  • Kishanhganj govt officer carrying fund misuse charges goes missing 04-12-2013 10:36 PM

    A Block Development Officer (BDO) went underground after an FIR was lodged on Wednesday against him in a case of defalcation of Rs 2 crore of a minority development programme fund in Bihar's Kisanganj district. The FIR was registered with the Sadar Police Station against BDO Thakurganj Peter Minj and...
  • Chargesheet filed against 12 officials in corruption, criminal conspiracy cases 13-08-2013 07:56 PM

    A chargesheet was filed in a vigilance court on Tuesday against 12 officials including two former district magistrates of Bihar in connection with a case filed against them on charges of corruption and criminal conspiracy for illegal allotment of 182.07 acre government land in Kishanganj district between 1997 and 2000...
  • Bihar: Thousands of flood victims observe Ramzan fast 15-07-2013 06:08 PM

    Patna: Thousands of Muslims in Bihar are observing the Ramzan fast despite struggling to survive amid inadequate relief in the flood-hit districts of Kishanganj, Purnea, Araria and Katihar. "It is difficult to observe fast when there is no arrangement for iftar at sunset to break the day-long fast and vail...
  • WB: CPI(M)'s student supporters beat coll principal 08-01-2012 09:31 AM

    Nadia: Some supporters of CPI(M)'s student wing SFI on Saturday allegedly beat up the principal of a college in Nadia district, police said. A group of five students who are SFI supporters entered Majdia Sudhir Ranjan Lahiri College campus in Krishnaganj and allegedly bet up the principal Sarojendra Nath Kar...
  • Kishanganj: students end 15-hour rail blockade 13-10-2011 08:20 AM

    New Delhi: After 15 hours of blockade, students from Aligarh Muslim University finally ended their agitation. The students, who were demanding land for the Aligarh Muslim University proposed study centre, called off their protest late on Wednesday night. Islampur MLA Abdul Karim Chaudhry told PTI that the standoff ended after...
  • Bihar: Two oil tankers of goods train catch fire 28-09-2011 11:45 AM

    Kishanganj: Two oil tankers of a goods train caught fire, while two others derailed between Aluabari and Mangurjaan railway stations in Bihar's Kishanganj district on Wednesday. ADG (Railway) SK Bhardwaj said the goods train was on its way to Tatanagar from Rangapara in Assam when the four oil tankers derailed...
  • Women teach sex education to girls in madarssa 16-04-2008 04:17 PM

    Adelaide: The Australian media Saturday slammed the Indian cricket team for its disgraceful lack of fight in the 4-0 Test series whitewash by Australia and compared the gait of the visiting batting greats returning to the dressing room to flag at half-mast. India's lack of fight has been disgraceful but...