Maharajganj

  • JD(U) MLA Damodar Singh dies of heart attack 06-02-2014 02:39 PM

    Damodar Singh, the sitting JD-U MLA in Bihar Assembly, on Thursday died of a heart attack in Koderma, family sources said. 66-year-old Singh is survived by wife, two sons and a daughter, they said. Singh, who represented Maharajganj Assembly constituency in the neighbouring Bihar, came to visit his residence at...
  • Maharajganj: SSB suspects terror activities around Republic Day, increases security along border 24-01-2014 11:11 PM

    Following IntelligenceBureau inputs about likelihood of increase in terroristactivities around Republic Day, the Sashastra Seema Bal isextensively screening the long and porous Indo-Nepal borderwith a view to check entry of anti-national elements. The SSB would also be identifying 'religious places'located on the 1751 km Indo-Nepal border which may have beenused...
  • Eight suspected Pak nationals detained; some have terror links: SSB 20-10-2013 04:53 PM

    Maharajganj: Eight suspected Pakistani nationals, with some of them involved in terror activities, were detained by security forces in Maharajganjwhen they allegedly tried to cross Indo-Nepal border, official sources said on Sunday. "Some of them have been involved in terrorist activities. They had reached Kathmandu from Pakistan and from there...
  • 3 killed, one injured as truck overturns 21-09-2013 12:47 PM

    Three persons were killed and another was injured when a truck in which they were travelling in overturned after ramming into a tree in Maharajganj area of Azamgarh, police said on Saturday. Karimal (32) and Vindhyachal (18) were killed on the spot when the truck overturned and fell into a...
  • Man shot dead by unidentified assailant over 'old enmity' 16-09-2013 11:55 AM

    A man was shot dead by an unidentified man in Maharajganj area of Azamgarh district on Monday, a senior officer said . Devnath Yadav (20) was shot dead late last night while he was sleeping in the courtyard of his house in Turk Chara village, Additional Superintendent of Police K...
  • Maharajganj by-poll puts JDU's rift with BJP over Modi in focus 07-06-2013 07:12 PM

    The setback in Maharajganj by-poll has put a question mark over JDU's growing rift with the BJP over Narendra Modi. While Nitish Kumar continues to play truant, the writing on the wall is clear - JDU will have a hard time in Bihar without BJP's support. ...
  • Maharajganj by-poll defeat does not reflect people's mood: BJP 07-06-2013 06:42 PM

    RJD's Prabhunath Singh swept the Maharajganj by-poll with a massive 1.36 lakh vote margin on Thursday. "Maharajganj by-poll defeat does not reflect the mood of the people of Bihar. The defeat is of concern to us naturally and we will look into it and see what happened," said BJP leader...
  • The Last Word: What do Gujarat, Bihar by-polls results mean for Modi, Nitish? 06-06-2013 10:05 PM

    While CM Narendra Modi emerged victorious in Gujarat, his rival within the Bharatiya Janata Party, Bihar CM Nitish Kumar lost by-poll to the Maharajganj seat in the state. ...
  • Bihar by-poll: We will introspect, says JD(U) chief Sharad Yadav 06-06-2013 02:17 PM

    Reacting to the Janata Dal United's loss in the Maharajganj by-poll in Bihar, party chief Sharad Yadav said, "It was RJD's seat but we will introspect because the margin of loss has increased," Sharad Yadav said. ...
  • Bihar by-poll: Lalu Prasad celebrating too early, says Nitish Kumar 06-06-2013 11:11 AM

    Patna: A day after the Janata Dal United suffered a big blow in the Maharajgang by-polls, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has said that Rashtriya Janata Dal leader Lalu Prasad is celebrating too early. RJD's Prabhunath Singh trounced JD(U) candidate and state Education Minister PK Shahi in the Maharajganj Lok...
  • Bihar by-poll: RJD's winning candidate Prabhunath Singh faces arrest 06-06-2013 09:35 AM

    Patna: A day after his election win by a huge margin in the Maharajganj by-poll, Rashtriya Janata Dal leader Prabhunath Singh is now facing arrest. Prabunath has been charged for misbehaving with a trainee IAS officer and a senior district official on poll duty during the by-poll. His anticipatory bail...
  • Newsmaker of the Day: Lalu Prasad 05-06-2013 11:04 PM

    Lalu Prasad's RJD emerged victorious in the Bihar by-polls on Wednesday. ...
  • Bihar: After by-poll victory, Lalu speaks of Cong-RJD-LJP alliance 05-06-2013 04:56 PM

    While speaking to CNN-IBN, Lalu Prasad said he was trying for an alliance with the Congress and the LJP in Bihar. ...
  • Bihar by-poll: RJD routs JDU, wins Maharajganj Lok Sabha seat 05-06-2013 03:35 PM

    Maharajganj: Lalu Prasad-led RJD showed on Wednesday that the party was very much a force to reckon with in Bihar when its candidate Prabhunath Singh dealt a massive blow to Chief Minister Nitish Kumar by trouncing JD(U) candidate and state Education Minister PK Shahi in the Maharajganj Lok Sabha bypoll...
  • Nitish has been rejected by people: Lalu on Maharajganj by-poll 05-06-2013 02:37 PM

    The Rashtriya Janata Dal's Prabhunath Singh was leading in Maharajganj by a big margin. This could be a big blow for the Nitish Kumar government and herald the return of Lalu Prasad as a key player. ...
  • BJP wins all 6 seats in Gujarat by-polls, RJD wins in Maharajganj 05-06-2013 12:17 PM

    New Delhi: In a big victory for Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, the Bharatiya Janata Party has won all the six seats (two Lok Sabha seats and four Assembly seats) in the by-polls. This includes the Porbander seat which was contested by former Congressman and now BJP leader Vitthal Radadiya....
  • Bihar by-poll: RJD wins Maharajganj by-poll 05-06-2013 10:50 AM

    Maharganj: RJD's Prabhunath Singh has swept the Maharajganj by-poll with a massive 1.36 lakh vote margin. The win is a big blow for the Nitish Kumar government as it heralds the return of Lalu Prasad as a key player. The main candidates were JD(U) leader and Bihar Education Minister PK...
  • Maharajganj by-poll: 47 per cent voting recorded 02-06-2013 10:46 AM

    Patna: Voting in the by-election to the Maharajganj Lok Sabha seat in Bihar passed off peacefully on Sunday with 47 per cent polling, officials said. "About 47 per cent polling was recorded... It passed off peacefully barring some group clashes between supporters of rival candidates," said a police official. There...
  • Maharajganj bypoll a litmus test for Nitish, Lalu 01-06-2013 04:57 PM

    Maharajganj: It's been billed as the semi-final in Bihar. On June 2, Maharajganj Lok Sabha constituency will have a bypoll and for Bihar's major political parties it is crucial test. For the Janata Dal (United)-Bharatiya Janata Party coalition, it is a litmus test while for the Lalu Prasad's Rashtriya Janata...
  • RJD Lok Sabha MP Umashankar Singh dead 24-01-2013 04:45 PM

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  • SP workers storm Rahul Gandhi's rally in UP 26-11-2011 04:15 PM

    Maharajganj: Members of Samajwadi Party on Saturday stormed the venue of a rally of Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi in Maharajganj in Uttar Pradesh. The five-day election tour of Rahul Gandhi in the state comes to an end on Saturday. The members of the Samajwadi Party and the Congress clashed...