Motihari

  • Woman killed, four others injured as jeep overturns July 9, 2014

    A woman was killed and four others injured as a jeep carrying them overturned on Areraj-Motihari road in Motihari district on Wednesday, police said. The mishap took place as the jeep with half a dozen occupants overturned after ramming to a railing of a culvert due to negligence of the driver,...
  • Rajdhani accident: Can the Modi government bring railways back on track? June 25, 2014

    Bihar saw two train derailments on Wednesday morning, following which the possibility of a sabotage by the Naxals is being probed. In the first accident, 12 coaches along with the engine of the Delhi-Dibrugarh Rajdhani Express derailed killing four and injuring 10 while the second accident was reported 60 km...
  • Rajdhani mishap: MHA says too early to call it Maoist attack, seeks report June 25, 2014

    Patna: Bihar saw two train derailments on Wednesday morning, following which the possibility of a sabotage by the Naxals is being probed. In the first accident, 12 coaches along with the engine of the Delhi-Dibrugarh Rajdhani Express derailed killing four and injuring 10 while the second accident was reported 60...
  • Bihar: Goods train gets derailed at Motihari, Railway board suspects sabotage by Naxals June 25, 2014

    Motihari: A goods train has been derailed at Motihari in Bihar. The incident took place just 60 kilometers away from Chapra where 12 coaches of a train got derailed resulting in the death of four people and injuring eight others. The Railways is suspecting foul play behind the derailment...
  • Bill on central university at Motihari soon: Sushil Modi May 30, 2014

    The NDA government will soon enact a legislation for setting up a Central university at Motihari in Bihar, senior BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi said on Thursday. Modi has spoken to HRD Minister Smriti Irani and Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh who have assured him that the Bill on setting up...
  • Sonia, Rahul indulging in caste politics: Modi May 9, 2014

    Campaigining in Bihar today, Narendra Modi hit out at Sonia and Rahul Gandhi, slamming them for indulging in caste politics. He also attacked the Congress for targeting celebrities who supported him. ...
  • SP names Raghunath Gupta as its candidate from Motihari constituency March 31, 2014

    Samajwadi Party on Monday declared Raghunath Gupta as its candidate from East Champaran (Motihari) constituency in Bihar. Gupta's name has been finalised by SP supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav, party spokesman Rajendra Chowdhury said. Gupta is an old SP leader and had been in jail for 19 months during Emergency, he added. ...
  • Charas worth Rs 10 lakh seized, three arrested January 7, 2014

    Contraband valued at Rs 10 lakh in the international market was seized and three persons arrested on Tuesday from near a railway station in Bihar's Motihari district, police said. Acting on a tip-off, a police team raided a place near Motihari railway station and seized 10 kg of charas from three...
  • Bihar: Nitish Kumar's convoy kills one person in Muzaffarpur December 7, 2013

    Bihar: One man was killed after he was hit by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar convoy in Muzaffarpur district. According to reports, Shambhu Yadav was hit by a car escorting chief miniter while he was returning from Motihari. Locals claim that the car didn't stop after running over the man. He was...
  • Bhatkal says remittance to his family was coming from Pak: Sources September 1, 2013

    New Delhi: Indian Mujhahideen co-founder Yasin Bhatkal, who is currently in NIA's custody, has accepted that he has links with Pakistan and that remittance to his family was coming from across the border, according to sources. Bhatkal, whose real name is Muhammad Ahmad Zarar Siddibapa, had earlier told interrogators that he...
  • Blasts carried out to send a message: Bhatkal tells Motihari SP August 30, 2013

    Arrested Indian Mujahideen operative Yasin Bhatkal and his associate have "without any remorse" acknowledged that they carried out many bomb blasts so as to "send a message", a top district police official who interrogated the terror mastermind, on Friday said. "Bomb blast karta hu message dene ke liye (I carry out...
  • Bhatkal arrest: Is this the beginning of the end of Indian Mujahideen? August 29, 2013

    One of India's most wanted and Indian Mujahideen co-founder Muhammad Ahmad Zarar Siddibapa alias Yasin Bhatkal during his interrogation in Motihari has said that he does not regret carrying out terror attacks in India, according to police sources. ...
  • Bhatkal says he does not regret carrying out terror attacks in India: Sources August 29, 2013

    New Delhi/ Motihari (Bihar): One of India's most wanted and Indian Mujahideen co-founder Muhammad Ahmad Zarar Siddibapa alias Yasin Bhatkal during his interrogation in Motihari has said that he does not regret carrying out terror attacks in India, according to police sources. Bhatkal was arrested from the India-Nepal border along with...
  • Andhra Police will question Yasin Bhatkal: Hyderabad police chief August 29, 2013

    Indian Mujahideen co-founder Muhammad Ahmad Zarar Siddibapa alias Yasin Bhatkal has been arrested from the India-Nepal border along with his close aide Asadullah Akhtar alias Haddi. ...
  • IM's Yasin Bhatkal, key aide Asadullah Akhtar arrested August 29, 2013

    New Delhi/ Motihari (Bihar): One of India's most wanted and Indian Mujahideen co-founder Muhammad Ahmad Zarar Siddibapa alias Yasin Bhatkal has been arrested from the India-Nepal border along with his close aide Asadullah Akhtar alias Haddi. Yasin Bhatkal, the head of Indian Mujahideen's operations in India, is the key suspect...
  • News briefs: PMC makes trade licence must for shops in Patna August 6, 2013

    Patna Municipal Corporation (PMC) is gearing up to put in place a system that will make licences compulsory for shops and other commercial establishments. All shops, street-vendors and even chicken and meat sellers would soon need to compulsorily get trade licences from the civic body. Shopkeepers will need Rs 2,000...
  • Bihar: Ransom calls make life tough for Motihari’s rich March 14, 2013

    Motihari: The deterioration in the law and order in Bihar in the last few months have led to questions being raised on Chief Minister Nitish Kumar government's claims of providing good administration in the state. Several doctors, government officers and businessmen in Motihari district of Bihar have been receiving extortion...
  • Bihar: Hospital employee rapes differently-abled woman December 30, 2012

    Motihari (Bihar): A differently-abled woman was allegedly raped by an employee of the Sadar hospital here in Bihar's East Champaran district, police said on Sunday. Acting on the complaint of locals, District Civil Surgeon Saroj Singh lodged an FIR against Ram Sakal Ram in the town police station, Superintendent of...
  • 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...
  • HRD Ministry grants two central varsities to Bihar July 13, 2012

    New Delhi: Giving in to the demands of Bihar, the Union government has decided to set up a central university in Motihari in addition to the one proposed in Gaya, ending a prolonged slugfest over the issue. "I have given the approval for establishment of a central university in Motihari and...
  • FTN: Is 'Kaun Banega Crorepati' the dream of every Indian? November 7, 2011

    Sushil Kumar from Motihari in Bihar is the first person to win the mega prize of five crore rupees in 'KBC 5'. ...
  • KBC Rs 5 crore winner to be NREGA's face November 7, 2011

    New Delhi: Sushil Kumar, the Rs 5 crore Kaun Banega Crorepati (KBC) jackpot winner, has agreed to be the brand ambassador for the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MNREGA). Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh had written to Sushil Kumar congratulating him on his win. Ramesh had expressed his hope...
  • KBC Rs 5 cr winner gets a hero's welcome at home November 7, 2011

    Motihari: A hysterical crowd greeted the man who's now a celebrity. Overnight, Sushil Kumar's home in Motihari, Bihar has become the best known address. The narrow lanes and the thatched house, where Kumar lives, has seen nonstop celebrations. None in his family had ever dreamt of having even few lakh rupees...
  • Rs 5 crore winner in KBC returns home November 5, 2011

    Sushil Kumar is the first contestant to win the Rs 5 crore jackpot on Kaun Banega Crorepati (KBC) programme. ...