Champaran

  • LJP state general secretary Lalan Singh arrested for extortion 24-04-2014 03:56 PM

    The Economic Offences Unit (EOU) of the Bihar Police on Thursday arrested Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) state general secretary Lalan Singh on charges of extortion and criminal intimidation. Singh is an accused in case number 4/12 registered at the EOU police station in the state capital. He is accused of...
  • 3 arrested for carrying Nepalese currency worth over Rs 12 lakh 20-04-2014 11:36 PM

    Sashastra Seema Bal on Sunday seized over Rs 12 lakh Nepalese currency and held three persons, including two citizens of Nepal from a village on Indo-Nepal border in Bihar's East Champaran district, a police officer said. A team of 13th battalion of SSB intercepted three persons riding a bike near...
  • Five suspected Naxalites held in Bihar 17-04-2014 01:06 PM

    Security forces today apprehended five suspected Naxalite cadres along with arms from East Champaran district of Bihar. Officials said a joint squad of forces led by CRPF apprehended the suspected Maoists from Bada Bishanpur-Rajepur axis of the district when the troops were out on an anti-Naxal operation. The nabbed Naxals...
  • Three seriously injured after a train hits a pick-up van 14-04-2014 02:10 PM

    Three persons were seriously injured when a train hit a pick-up van at an unmanned crossing at Ipra on Muzaffarpur-Narkatiyaganj section in Bihar's East Champaran district on Monday, police said. The four-wheeler was negotiating the track at the crossing falling under Chakiya police station area when the Muzaffarpur-Narkatiaganj Express rammed...
  • Two arrested with over Rs 45 lakh cash in East Champaran 09-04-2014 06:32 PM

    A businessman and his son carrying Rs 45.5 lakh unaccounted cash were arrested on Wednesday from a place under Town police station in Bihar's East Champaran district, the police said. Acting on a tip off, a police arrested Shambhu Gupta and his son Roushan Kumar from near their residence on...
  • Rs 27.5 lakh cash seized in West Champaran, two arrested 01-04-2014 12:11 AM

    Two persons were arrested after Rs 27.5 lakh in cash was seized from the car they were travelling in, police said on Monday. The duo identified as Manoj Paswan and Ranjeet Yadav, of Pokhriya, were travelling in an SUV from Bettiah to Bagaha, when they were stopped at a check-post...
  • Tiger found dead in Valmiki Tiger Reserve 10-03-2014 05:13 PM

    A tiger was found dead in acanal in Valmiki Tiger Reserve (VTR) in Bihar's West Champarandistrict on Monday, forest official said. According to the Divisional Forest Officer (DFO) Nandkishore, the forest guards found the carcass of the tiger inSikpiya canal on road number seven of Madanpur forest range ofVTR. The...
  • Major fire engulfs Valmiki Nagar tiger reserve, 100 acres of forest gutted 09-02-2014 06:02 PM

    A major fire broke out in the Valmiki Nagar Tiger Reserve (VTR) in West Champaran district on Sunday. The fire broke out in Madanpur forest area under the Reserve and spread over a vast tract of about 100 acres destroying trees, District Forest Officer (DFO) Nandkishore said. Many animals also...
  • Maoists torch 2 tractors, earth mover in East Champaran 09-02-2014 03:35 PM

    Maoists torched three vehicles of a private road construction company in a village in Bihar's East Champaran district, police sources said on Sunday. A group of armed Maoists raided Phulwar village last night and ransacked the camp office of a construction firm before torching two tractors and an earthmover parked...
  • CRPF arrests two Naxals in East Champaran 29-01-2014 02:28 PM

    Two suspected Naxalites have been apprehended by security forces from the east Champaran district of the state and ammunition seized from them on Wednesday. The operation conducted by paramilitary Central Reserve Police Force along with state police under the Madhuban police station area of the district led to the nabbing...
  • Four Maoists arrested in East Champaran, Muzaffarpur 28-01-2014 10:36 PM

    Four Maoists were arrested by security forces from Bihar's East Champaran and Muzaffarpur districts, police sources said on Tuesday. Two Maoists, Dashrath Ram and Rajesh Ram, were arrested from Kesaria in East Champaran district during a combing operation by the CRPF and the police on Monday. Two other Maoists Yogendra...
  • Police arrest 19 criminals 04-01-2014 08:32 PM

    Nineteen criminals were arrested on Saturday in East Champaran and Nawada districts, police said. Acting on a tip off, a police team raided a hideout in Laxmipur locality in East Champaran district and arrested 15 criminals, including three guards of a private security agency in Patna, Superintendent of Police Vinay...
  • West Champaran: Panchayat bans cell phones for unmarried girls 25-12-2013 12:27 PM

    A village council in Bihar has banned the use of mobile phones by unmarried girls, said a council member on Wednesday.The decision was taken on Tuesday evening at a meeting of Somgarh panchayat (council) in West Champaran district. The panchayat also threatened to impose heavy fine on the girls' families...
  • Nitish's 'Ramayan Mandir' brainchild of retd IPS officer, not Bihar govt: Sushil Kumar Modi 15-11-2013 09:02 AM

    BJP on Friday dismissed any competition between Narendra Modi and Nitish Kumar for building the tallest statue in the world. "Some media are comparing the 'Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel' statue being set up in Gujarat with the proposed 'Virat Ramayan Mandir' in Bihar, trying to show competition between Narendra Modi...
  • Nitish Kumar to unveil model of world's largest Hindu temple in West Champaran today 13-11-2013 11:58 AM

    The model of the world's largest Hindu temple, with a towering height of 405 feet and a hall with a seating capacity for 20,000 in Bihar's West Champaran district, will be unveiled by Bihar CM Nitish Kumar on Wednesday. The proposed Virat Ramayan Mandir, at Janki Nagar near Kesaria in...
  • World's largest Hindu temple to come up in West Champaran 02-10-2013 02:59 PM

    The world's largest Hindu temple, with a towering height of 405 feet and a hall with a seating capacity for 20,000, is to be built in Bihar, an official said on Wednesday. The construction of the temple is to start after Durga Puja in Bihar's West Champaran district, said an...
  • Five killed, six injured in bus accident 18-09-2013 10:38 PM

    Five persons were killed and six others injured when an overcrowded bus turned turtle and fell into a roadside ditch in East Champaran district on Wednesday. The mishap occurred as the front tyre of the vehicle burst after which the driver lost control, Additional Superintendent of Police TK Mandal said....
  • Medicines worth Rs 66 lakh seized 31-07-2013 10:40 PM

    A large quantity of medicinevalued at Rs 66 lakh were seized on Wednesday from a school premisesnear the Sadar hospital in Bihar's East Champaran district,official sources said. Acting at the directive of the District MagistrateVinay Kumar, SDO Pankaj Kumar raided the premises of atraining school and seized the medicines, the...
  • Suspect in attacks on Bengal journalists arrested in Bihar 14-06-2013 06:02 AM

    Kolkata: The prime suspect in the recent attacks on two journalists from Bengali news channels in North 24 Parganas district was arrested from Bihar on Thursday, police said. Shibu Yadav was nabbed from East Champaran district, state police sources said. A state police team has reached Bihar and would move...
  • Satyagraha buried in its birthplace 19-08-2006 08:28 AM

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