BETTIAH

  • Train hits jeep at unmanned crossing, 11 killed June 8, 2014

    Eleven persons, including four children, were killed and two others injured as a speeding goods train hit a jeep carrying members of a marriage party at an unmanned crossing in Bihar's West Champaran district, a police official said on Sunday. The mishap occurred last evening when the jeep carrying 13 members...
  • 61yearold movie director Prakash Jha on the campaign trail in West Champaran May 10, 2014

    Prakash Jha, famous for films on sociopolitical themes such asGangaajal,Rajneeti andSatyagraha, is hoping to be third time lucky by unseating sitting MP Sanjay Jaiswal of the BJP in the Paschim (West)Champaran Lok Sabha seat in Bihar. Contesting on a JD(U) ticket, the 61yearold movie director is among the 12 contestants from...
  • Remand home inmates among 6 nabbed on dacoity charge January 15, 2014

    The Police on Tuesday arrested six teenagers, including four presently lodged in a remand home in Bettiah in East Champaran district for indulging in crime with the help of some remand home officials. "Acting on a tip off, police nabbed six teenagers in the Shikarganj police station area, while they were...
  • Bihar: Molester sets woman on fire in Bettiah February 15, 2013

    Patna: A Dalit woman was set on fire when she opposed her molestation by a known antisocial of the area in Bettiah district, Bihar. The accused doused the woman with kerosene when she resisted their attempts to molest her and then set her on fire. The woman has been admitted in...
  • Sadhu Yadav says Cong may give him Bettiah ticket March 21, 2009

    New Delhi: Two days after he quit the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) after being denied an election ticket Sadhu Yadav, brotherinlaw of Lalu Prasad, on Saturday said that he could get a ticket to contest for the Congress party from Bettiah. Yadav and other rebels who left the RJD after Sadhu...