India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday April 19, 2015
A major disaster was averted today as seven bogies decoupled from the New Delhi-bound Bihar Sampark Kranti Express near Laheriasarai railway station in Bihar's Darbhanga district.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 9, 2014
In a shocking case of cruelty, a 25-year-old married woman was allegedly kept locked up in a bathroom in Bihar's Darbhanga for the last three years by her husband and in-laws after she could not meet their dowry demands, police said today.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday August 22, 2014
As the water level of the Ganga and many other rivers reached the danger level mark at many places in Bihar, the Water Resources Department (WRD) today cautioned about floods in the state.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday August 16, 2014
The flood situation in Bihar worsened on Saturday with a river breaching its embankment in Darbhanga district and affecting thousands, officials said.
Elections News | NDTV.com | Tuesday April 29, 2014
Cricketer-turned-politician Kirti Azad is aiming for a third term in the Lok Sabha from Darbhanga. The BJP candidate is being challenged by the RJD's MA Fatmi.
People | Written by Tanima Biswas | Wednesday March 26, 2014
Tehseen alias Monu, is from Samastipur in Bihar and was allegedly inducted into the Darbhanga module of the Indian Mujahideen four years ago. Highly motivated and eager, Tehseen soon became the protege of Yasin Bhatkal, the man who headed the India o...
Elections News | Alok Pandey (With inputs from agencies) | Sunday March 2, 2014
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar is sitting on a five-hour-long dharna at Patna's Gandhi Maidan demanding special status for the state.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday December 8, 2013
Former Chief Minister Rabri Devi today hit out at the Nitish Kumar government for "deteriorating law and order situation" and claimed that women and children were not safe in Bihar any more.
India News | Manish Kumar | Sunday July 21, 2013
Trouble seems to be brewing within the Bihar unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party or BJP. A party MLA was today suspended after he raised his voice against the state unit chief, Sushil Modi.
India News | Reported by Manish Kumar; edited by Mala Das | Sunday May 19, 2013
A day after he was asked by Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar to keep quiet after he reportedly interrupted him at a meeting, BJP leader and former cricketer Kirti Azad is crying foul. He has alleged that the JD(U) leader, who runs the state governme...
India News | Reported by Manish Kumar; edited by Mala Das | Saturday May 18, 2013
The simmering tension between allies BJP and Nitish Kumar's JD(U) has increasingly spilled over into public spats recently. And in the latest installment of the war of words, former cricketer and BJP leader Kirti Azad decided to interrupt Bihar Chief...
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday March 18, 2013
Nearly 1,600 students, caught cheating in Bihar's Class 10 board examinations, were expelled from it and over 100 parents who helped them use unfair means were arrested, an official said today.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday January 23, 2013
A fast track court in Bihar's Darbhanga awarded capital punishment to a man for raping and killing a six-year-old girl three years ago.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday January 21, 2013
A top Indian Mujahideen (IM) operative and an alleged close associate of the outfit's founder Yasin Bhatkal, was arrested on Monday by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) from Darbhanga in Bihar.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday October 11, 2012
A suspected case of polio reported in Darbhanga district of Bihar has tested negative for the wild virus, it was announced on Thursday.
India News | Reported by Manish Kumar; edited by Mala Das | Wednesday October 3, 2012
President Pranab Mukherjee was received by Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar at the airport today, but not everyone was as welcoming. After the Chief Minister and the President arrived in Darbhanga, clashes erupted near the venue of a college where M...
South | Press Trust of India | Tuesday July 17, 2012
A bi-weekly train connecting Darbhanga in Bihar and Secunderabad in Andhra Pradesh will be flagged off on Tuesday. While the regular service of the service via Gondia-Ballarshah route in Maharashtra is commencing from Darbhanga today, the service wi...
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday May 23, 2012
Fasih Mahmood, an engineer from Darbhanga in Bihar, was picked up by officials from his home in Jubail in Saudi Arabia for alleged terror links. Now his wife has decided to knock at the doors of the courts to locate his whereabouts. While media repo...
India News | Reported by Manish Kumar, Radhika Iyer | Tuesday May 8, 2012
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar is upset over the arrest of an alleged terrorist from his state's Darbhanga district - his government and the state police were not informed of the arrest. Mr Kumar says the arrest was "illegal" and "highly objectio...
India News | Sudhi Ranjan Sen | Tuesday January 24, 2012
Is Naqqi Sheikh of Darbhanga in Bihar, arrested recently, an informer or a man who helped Indian Mujahideen mastermind Yasin Bhatkal allegedly set up the Mumbai triple blasts of July 13, 2011? It depends on who is telling the story.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Friday December 31, 2010
Rail traffic was disrupted for more than an hour as locals blocked the tracks at Laheriasarai railway station in Bihar's Darbhanga town today in protest against the death of a youth in a roadaccident nearby.Police had to resort to lathicharge as the mob pelted stones in protest against the death of ...
Cities | Press Trust of India | Sunday September 19, 2010
A local court of Bihar has awarded ten years rigorous imprisonment to a primary school principal for allegedly raping a ten-year-old student in 2007. Additional district and sessions judge (four) Jitendra Kumar held the principal of Malpatty Primary School Mohammad Shakeer guilty o...
Cities | mid-day.com | Friday March 26, 2010
Matriarch of the Darbhanga Raj, once the largest zamindari in India, now lives a life of neglect.
India News | NDTV Correspondent | Monday February 1, 2010
Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi is in Bihar on a two-day visit to galvanise the state unit for assembly elections due to take place later this year.