Muzaffarpur

  • Missing train traced after 17 days in Bihar September 12, 2014

    Patna: A train which went missing from one railway division in Bihar was finally traced on Thursday after 17 long days from another division, senior officials said. The Gorakhpur-Muzaffarpur passenger train "went missing" from Hajipur on the night of August 25 after the derailment of a goods train led to the...
  • Litchi sales, export hit by encephalitis syndrome June 15, 2014

    Lucrative business of 'shahi-litchi' has been hit in last three days after experts collected samples of litchi to identify the virus strain that has claimed the lives of over 70 children in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district, officials said. Traders and exporters of 'shahi-litchi' are worried as their sale has fallen substantially and...
  • Three seriously injured after a train hits a pick-up van April 14, 2014

    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 into...
  • Power of 49: Nashima's fight for the rights of sex workers March 8, 2014

    Muzaffarpur: In 2002, a police raid in Chattarbhujsthan, the red light area of Bihar's Muzaffarpur town became one girl's wake up call. 17-year-old Nashima saw how the police officers arrested and harassed not just the sex workers but their children, too, were not spared. It was then that Nashima, daughter...
  • Nitish Kumar counters Modi barbs on Bihar becoming terrorist haven March 4, 2014

    Seeking to dismiss allegations by Narendra Modi that Bihar has become a haven for terrorists, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday questioned incidents of violence that occurred in Gujarat and other parts of the country. "Any incident of terrorism is a cause of worry. But if on the basis of one...
  • At Muzaffarpur in Bihar, Modi attacks Nitish over power crisis, terrorism March 3, 2014

    Muzaffarpur: At Muzaffarpur in northern Bihar, Narendra Modi launched an all-out attack on the Nitish Kumar government on Monday. From water to power to lack of toilet facilities for women to unemployment levels to terrorism, Modi flayed the Bihar Chief Minister for not meeting the people's expectations. "There is a massive...
  • Bihar: Modi to address rally in Muzaffarpur, share stage with Paswan March 3, 2014

    Muzaffarpur: Bharatiya Janata Party Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi will address a rally in Muzaffarpur in Bihar on Monday. BJP's new ally Lok Janshakti Party chief Ram Vilas Paswan will also share the dais with Modi. "The BJP-LJP alliance will sweep all LS seats in Bihar. I will be attending Modi's...
  • Narendra Modi to address public meetings in Muzaffarpur and Purnia in March February 20, 2014

    Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi will address public meetings in Muzaffarpur on March 3 and in Purnia a week later, party's Bihar unit president said on Thursday. Modi's Muzaffarpur rally will be held at the Police Line ground on March 3 in which lakhs of party leaders and workers are likely to attend, BJP state unit...
  • Top Maoist arrested in Muzaffarpur February 15, 2014

    A top Maoist, involved in more than 30 serious naxal incidents, was arrested on Sunday in Muzaffarpur district of Bihar, a top police officer said. A top Maoist, involved in more than 30 serious naxal incidents, was arrested on Sunday in Muzaffarpur district of Bihar, a top police officer said. Ram Pravesh Baitha...
  • Modi, Lalu are 'darlings of media': Nitish Kumar February 12, 2014

    Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has called his bitter rivals - Lalu Prasad of the Rashtriya Janata Dal and Bharatiya Janata Party prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi - "darlings of media". Kumar, who is facing a tough challenge from both the RJD and BJP, said that both parties had...
  • Lalu will look like a dwarf in front of Modi if he holds parallel rally: BJP February 12, 2014

    With RJD seeking permission to hold a rally at Muzaffarpur parallel to Narendra Modi's event on March 3, BJP on Tuesday said if it happened, Lalu Prasad would be "exposed as a dwarf" before its prime ministerial candidate. "BJP has applied for the three grounds (two in Muzaffarpur Institute of Technology...
  • Two arrested with fake currency notes in Muzaffarpur February 9, 2014

    Two people were arrested on Sunday with fake currency notes of face value Rs.3.98 lakh in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district, police said. They were arrested by the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) at Maithi when they were on their way to deliver the counterfeit notes at Bettiah, the district headquarters of West...
  • Foot over-bridge falls over Amrapali Express February 4, 2014

    Samastipur: A portion of a foot over-bridge on Monday fell over bogies of Katihar-bound Amrapali Express on Samastipur, but there was no report of any casualty. The Amritsar-Katihar Amrapali Express moving at slow speed hit an engine going to yard following which three bogies of the Express train derailed and hit...
  • Five Maoists surrender with arms, pledge to lead normal life January 30, 2014

    Five Maoists on Thursday surrendered with arms in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district with a pledge to lead a normal life as law abiding citizens. The five Maoists—Surendra Sahni, Manoj Thakur, Lalbabu Baitha, Sikandar Sahni and Madhurendra Yadav—all hailing from Gangti village under Meenapur police station area—surrendered before district magistrate Anupam Kumar and...
  • Four Maoists arrested in East Champaran, Muzaffarpur January 28, 2014

    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 Bhagat and...
  • Bihar govt recommends CBI probe into missing case of 12-year-old girl January 7, 2014

    Bowing to persistent demands, Bihar government on Monday recommended for the second time a CBI probe into the kidnapping of a girl from Muzzafarpur in 2012. "We have again requested the CBI to reconsider our request for a probe into the missing case of the 12-year-old girl from her home in Muzaffarpur town in 2012,"...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: 245 arrests made so far December 30, 2013

    Nearly 250 people have been arrested so far in connection with the September riots in Muzaffarnagar and neighbouring areas, police said on Monday. The Uttar Pradesh constituted Special Investigation Team (SIT) had asked local police to arrest over 300 accused in different riot cases, out of which 245 have been arrested,...
  • Security up in the state after Maoist attack warnings December 24, 2013

    Security has been tightened in prisons and police stations in Bihar following intelligence reports that Maoists could target them, police said on Tuesday. "After intelligence agencies alerted us that Maoists are likely to attack these places in their strongholds, their security has been tightened," Additional Director General of Police Ravinder Kumar...
  • 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...
  • Flyover collapse: Train services resume through Muzaffarpur November 29, 2013

    After disruption of train traffic for nearly 36 hours due to collapse of a flyover on a goods train in Muzaffarpur, tracks have been reopened. After removal of debris following the collapse of the middle portion of the flyover over a goods train on Wednesday afternoon, train services resumed this morning,...
  • 10 engineering students booked for ragging fresher September 13, 2013

    As many as 10 engineering students have been booked for ragging a first-year student, officials said on Friday. The case was lodged nearly a week after engineering student Raj Aryan left the engineering college in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district following harassment and physical abuse in the guise of ragging by seniors, officials...
  • Why are Manmohan, Sonia, Rahul silent on Muzaffarpur riots, asks BJP September 9, 2013

    BJP leader Ravi Shankar Prasad on Monday asked that why are Prime Minster Manmohan Singh, Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi and Digvijaya Singh silent on the situation in Uttar Pradesh. He said, "This is vote banks politics and hypocrisy at play". ...
  • Bihar: Police guns fail to fire while paying homage to freedom fighter August 11, 2013

    Patna: Bihar policemen's rifles failed to fire during a gun salute to revolutionary freedom fighter Khudiram Bose on his death anniversary on Sunday, a police officer said. Bose was hanged by the British on this day in 1908 in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district. His 105th martyrdom day was a low-key affair in...
  • Delhi minor rape: Metro shuts Race Course station April 21, 2013

    New Delhi: Delhi Metro closed down its Race Course station near Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's residence for public Sunday evening anticipating protests against the rape of a five-year-old girl. The station was closed at 6:45 pm, hours after a group of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) activists tried to stage protest at...
  • Live: Delhi minor rape accused sent to judicial custody till May 4 April 21, 2013

    New Delhi: 7:57 pm: Aam Aadmi Party workers gather at 7, Race Course Road, which is Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's official residence. They deflate tyres of Delhi Police buses even as police presence is increased at 7 RCR. 6:16 pm: The accused in the Delhi minor rape case Manoj Kumar is...
  • Delhi minor rape: We should have zero tolerance against even minor issues, says activist April 21, 2013

    An AIIMS doctor said that the five-year-old rape survivor is showing gradual recovery and her vital parameters are stable. ...
  • Delhi rape: Police probing if second person is involved April 21, 2013

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police is investigating whether a second person was involved in the rape of a five-year-old girl, who is undergoing treatment in AIIMS. However, Delhi Police spokesperson Rajan Bhagat issued a statement denying "rumours" of arresting a second accused or looking for him. A senior police official said...
  • Delhi minor rape: Wave of revulsion anger across the nation April 21, 2013

    The five-year-old Delhi rape survivor is still in hospital but stable and alert as the capital took to the streets once again to protest against rising rape cases with a wave of revulsion anger across the nation as well. ...
  • Delhi minor rape: Women's safety a matter of concern, says PM April 21, 2013

    New Delhi: Condemning the rape of a 5-year-old girl in Delhi, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said safety, security and status of women in the country is a matter of concern. While addressing the Civil Services Day function in the national capital, Manmohan said the gruesome assault on a little child reminds...
  • Live: Rapid Action Force deployed at India Gate, 7 RCR April 21, 2013

    New Delhi: 6:21 pm: Rapid Action Force deployed at India Gate, Prime Minsiter Manmohan Singh's official residence 7, Race Course Road and at police headquarters. Jawaharlal Nehru University Students Union (JNUSU) members block ITO crossing near police headquarters even as around 100 protesters gather at India Gate and hold peaceful...