Articles about West Champaran

24 dead in Bihar after allegedly consuming spurious liquor

05 Nov 2021

India
24 dead in Bihar after allegedly consuming spurious liquor

At least 24 people have died and several others fell ill after allegedly consuming spurious liquor in two districts of Bihar over the last two days, news agency PTI reported.

Bihar: Voting for 94 seats begins, Tejashwi Yadav in fray

03 Nov 2020

Politics
Bihar: Voting for 94 seats begins, Tejashwi Yadav in fray

The second phase of Bihar's Assembly polls began today amid high-security and restrictions, levied considering the coronavirus pandemic.

#MannKiBaat: September to mark 'Nutrition Month'; push for indigenous toys

30 Aug 2020

India
#MannKiBaat: September to mark 'Nutrition Month'; push for indigenous toys

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday hosted the 68th episode of his radio show 'Mann ki Baat'.

Bihar floods: Heavy rainfall predicted till August 1, relief unlikely

28 Jul 2020

India
Bihar floods: Heavy rainfall predicted till August 1, relief unlikely

The Patna Meteorological Centre has predicted heavy rainfall till August 1 in Bihar, confirming that the state won't get relief from the floods anytime soon.

Coronavirus: India's death toll crosses 140; COVID-19 cases cross 4,000

07 Apr 2020

India
Coronavirus: India's death toll crosses 140; COVID-19 cases cross 4,000

The coronavirus outbreak in India seems to be accelerating as 704 positive cases were reported in the past 24 hours, the highest single-day jump yet.

Floods ravage Bihar, Uttar Pradesh; death toll climbs to 80

29 Sep 2019

India
Floods ravage Bihar, Uttar Pradesh; death toll climbs to 80

Over 80 have lost their lives as heavy rains continue to batter several parts of Bihar and Uttar Pradesh.

BJP gets Patna Sahib seat. Will Shatrughan Sinha be dropped?

18 Mar 2019

Politics
BJP gets Patna Sahib seat. Will Shatrughan Sinha be dropped?

The Bharatiya Janata Party may drop Shatrughan Sinha from Patna Sahib seat this election season and field Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad from the coveted constituency instead, a PTI report claimed.

Bihar: Man, traveling in train with 50 human skeletons, arrested

28 Nov 2018

India
Bihar: Man, traveling in train with 50 human skeletons, arrested

Sensational murders and occult crimes are quite a thing in India.

Uttarakhand: Death toll in Tehri bus accident rises to 16

21 Jul 2018

India
Uttarakhand: Death toll in Tehri bus accident rises to 16

The death toll in Uttarakhand's July 19 Tehri district accident, where a bus rolled down a 250-meter deep gorge, has risen to 16.

Bihar: Expensive saree sales increase by 1,751% after liquor ban

17 Jun 2018

India
Bihar: Expensive saree sales increase by 1,751% after liquor ban

Alcohol prohibition is making people of Bihar spend on good clothes and food with the sale of expensive sarees rising 1,751%, consumption of honey by 380%, and cheese by 200% in the first six months of the ban.

Bihar: 13-year-old commits suicide after father rapes her; man arrested

22 Apr 2018

India
Bihar: 13-year-old commits suicide after father rapes her; man arrested

A 13-year-old girl hung herself to death at her home in Bihar's West Champaran district on Thursday after being allegedly raped by her father.

Bihar: 23-year-old beaten to death by villagers in land dispute

21 Apr 2018

India
Bihar: 23-year-old beaten to death by villagers in land dispute

A 23-year-old man was beaten to death allegedly by a group of villagers over a land dispute at Thakur Tola in Bihar's West Champaran district.

PM Narendra Modi in Bihar: Three rail projects flagged off

10 Apr 2018

India
PM Narendra Modi in Bihar: Three rail projects flagged off

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday flagged off a train between Katihar and Old Delhi, dedicated to the nation a loco factory in Madhepura, and also laid the foundation of a track-doubling project in Bihar.

Over 200 cartons of liquor seized in Bihar

21 Mar 2018

India
Over 200 cartons of liquor seized in Bihar

More than 200 cartons of liquor were seized during raids in Bihar's West Champaran district, police said today, adding eight persons, including a woman, have been arrested in this connection.

Bihar university student 'passes' Psychology exam after appearing for English

17 Dec 2017

India
Bihar university student 'passes' Psychology exam after appearing for English

In a bizarre incident, a student of the Bhim Rao Ambedkar Bihar University (BRABU) has received his marksheet for the BA Part-1 examination in Psychology Honors.

Nitish rejects Gujarat's help in 2010, but accepts in 2017

09 Sep 2017

Politics
Nitish rejects Gujarat's help in 2010, but accepts in 2017

Nitish Kumar accepted a cheque of Rs. 5 crore from the Gujarat government for flood relief operations in Bihar.