Everything you need to know about Siwan: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Siwan: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Patna, May 13 (IANS) Three bridegrooms in Bihar returned home dejected in 24 hours after their brides turned them away as "unsuitable".
Patna, April 29 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Monday asserted that he will not compromise with his basic principles, such as secularism, to stay in power and will instead prefer to quit.
Patna, March 9 (IANS) A 13-year-old boy committed suicide by consuming poison in a village in Bihar's Gaya district after his parents refused to give him a mobile phone that he repeatedly asked for, police said Saturday.
Patna, Feb 28 (IANS) A 12-year-old boy immolated himself in Bihar after his father snatched his mobile telephone that he had allegedly bought with stolen money, police said Thursday.
Patna, Feb 11 (IANS) After three of its girls went missing, a village in Bihar's Siwan district has barred girls from using mobile phones and wearing jeans and T-shirts, an official said Monday.
Patna, Jan 3 (IANS) A panchayat in Bihar has banned the use of mobile phones by girls and ordered them not to wear short, tight and "provocative" dresses, a member of the village council said Thursday.
Patna, Nov 9 (IANS) A special court Friday sentenced one more person to life imprisonment for the murder of CPI-ML leader and former JNU students union president Chandrasekhar in Bihar 15 years ago, a lawyer said.
Patna, Sep. 27 (ANI): Following the train accident in Bihar's Siwan district, Minister of State for Railways K H Muniyappa on Thursday said the Railways has decided to convert all unmanned railway crossings into manned ones by 2015-16.
Patna, Sep 27 (IANS) Following the train-bus collision that killed eight people in Bihar, Minister of State for Railways K.H. Muniyappa announced Thursday that there would be no unmanned railway crossing in the country by 2015-16.
Patna, Sep 27 (IANS) The railways took responsibility for the train-bus collision that killed eight people in Bihar, Minister of State for Railways K.H. Muniyappa said here Thursday, a day after the tragedy.
Siwan (Bihar), Sept 26 (ANI): At least eight people were killed while over a dozen injured after a train rammed into a bus here on Wednesday.
Patna, Sep 26 (IANS) At least eight engineering students, including two girls, were killed and over a dozen injured Wednesday afternoon when an express train collided with a bus in Bihar's Siwan district, police said.
Patna/New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) At least seven engineering students, including two girls, were killed and 30 injured Wednesday afternoon when an express train collided with a bus in Bihar's Siwan district, railway sources said.
Patna, Sep 26 (IANS) At least six engineering students, including two girls, were killed and over a dozen injured Wednesday afternoon when an express train collided with a bus in Bihar's Siwan district, police said.
Patna, July 16 (IANS) In a major setback for Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad, three senior leaders and former Bihar ministers quit the party Monday and are likely to join the ruling Janata Dal-United (JD-U) in the presence of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar.
New Delhi, May 12 (ANI): With the government failing to end the strike called by the Air India pilots', Union Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh on Saturday once again urged the pilots to come to the negotiating table. "They want to talk, they want to negotiate there are ways to do it. If we have something new, we will tell you. There is nothing new. What anybody says, everybody knows how the talks are done and all that," he said.
New Delhi, May 12 (ANI): With the strike called by the Air India pilots' entering its fifth day today, passengers are the worst-hit with at least 22 flights already being cancelled.
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Imran Zahid, who was in news for bagging the lead role in Mahesh and Mukesh Bhatt's now-delayed "Chandu", says his dream is finally coming true as he is making his debut in their "Jism 2".
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Imran Zahid, who was to play the title role in Mahesh and Mukesh Bhatt's "Chandu", says his dream is finally coming true as he is making his debut in their "Jism 2".
Patna, March 23 (IANS) A special court here Friday sentenced three people to life imprisonment for the murder of Communist Party of India-Marxist-Leninist (CPI-ML) leader and former Jawaharlal Nehru University Students Union president Chandrasekhar in Bihar's Siwan 15 years ago.
New Delhi, Oct 17 (ANI): The results of the by-elections to the four seats in the country came as a jolt to the Congress Party as it failed to create its charisma and suffered a humiliating defeat.
New Delhi, Aug 23 (ANI): Demanding government clarification on the prevailing situation in the country, Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Prakash Javadekar on Tuesday said the draft of Lokpal Bill presented by the government in the Parliament is ineffective and toothless.
Patna, Oct. 29 (ANI): Bihar's Director-General of Police Neelmani has said that the third phase of polls in the state was by and large peaceful.
Siwan (Bihar), Oct 22 (ANI): A massive raid in the Bihar's Siwan Jail led to the recovery of three mobile phones allegedly from Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) MP Mohammad Shahabuddin, who has been convicted in seven criminal cases.
Patna, Oct 4 (ANI): The notification for the third phase of the six-phased State Assembly elections in Bihar was issued here today.
New Delhi, Mar 25 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed the plea filed by Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Mohammed Sahabuddin challenging the Bihar Government's decision to conduct his trial in Siwan Jail with regard to the various criminal cases registered against him.
New Delhi, May 20 (ANI): Ahead of the Government formation by the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance, the former Jharkhand chief minister and BJP leader Madhu Koda announced his unconditional support to the United Progressive Alliance on Wenesday.
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) For a state where caste identities have played an overriding role in politics, development is inching its way into the political lexicon of Bihar for the first time.
Patna, April 16 (IANS) Polling for the first phase of general elections began Thursday morning in 13 of the 40 Lok Sabha constituencies in Bihar amid shoot at sight orders for the police to prevent violence by Maoists and political musclemen, officials said.
Patna, April 15 (IANS) The Bihar government Wednesday issued shoot at sight orders against trouble makers and sealed the state's borders with Nepal to ensure violence free polls in the first phase Thursday, an official said here.
Ahead of the first phase general elections on Thursday, the Bihar state administration has issued shoot-at-sight orders to tackle any grim security challenge. 13 of the 40 Lok Sabha seats would go for polls.
Patna, Apr.15 (ANI): Shoot-at-sight orders have been issued across Bihar in the run-up to Thursday's first phase election in 13 out of 40 Lok Sabha constituencies.
Patna, April 7 (IANS) They are notorious faces. But for the first time in many years, four criminals-turned-politicians from Bihar will be unable to contest the Lok Sabha elections. The electoral laws have finally caught up with them.
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) The Supreme Court has held that police need permission from the judiciary only for a fresh probe into a criminal case and not for any additional probe.
Patna, April 2 (IANS) The Patna High Court Thursday rejected Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) MP Rajesh Ranjan Yadav alias Pappu Yadav's plea to suspend his conviction in a criminal case so that he could contest the coming Lok Sabha election.
Patna, March 30 (IANS) Hina Sahab, wife of jailed Siwan MP Mohammad Shahabuddin, Monday filed her nomination papers as the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) candidate from the Siwan constituency.
Patna, Mar. 24 (ANI): RJD MP Shahabuddin's petition seeking to contest Lok Sabha polls in Bihar has been rejected by Patna High Court, which has rejected to stay his conviction in a kidnap and murder case.
Patna, March 24 (IANS) In a final blow to Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) MP Mohammed Shahabuddin's election hopes, the Patna High Court Tuesday dismissed his plea to suspend his conviction in a criminal case so that he can contest the Lok Sabha election.
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday asked the Patna High Court to hear before March 30 Rashtriya Janata Dal MP Mohammed Shahabuddin's plea seeking suspension of his conviction in a case of attempted murder.
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday directed the Patna High Court to hear Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) MP Mohammed Shahabuddin's plea to suspend his conviction in a criminal case after he expressed a desire contest the Lok Sabha election.
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) parliamentarian Mohammed Shahabuddin Thursday requested the Supreme Court to suspend his conviction in a case of attempted murder to enable him contest the Lok Sabha election - but court turned down his plea for an early hearing.
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday decided to hear Monday a plea by Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) MP Mohammed Shahabuddin seeking suspension of his conviction by the Patna High Court in an attempt to murder case.
Patna, March 15 (IANS) Some of Bihar's infamous politicians, convicted of various crimes and sentenced to life imprisonment, are likely to field their relatives - including wives and parents - in the upcoming general elections as they are not eligible to contest themselves.
Patna, Mar 13 (ANI): A massive raid in the Bihar's Siwan Jail led to the recovery of Rs 13,000 allegedly from Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) MP Mohammad Shahabuddin, who is undergoing life imprisonment in a kidnapping and suspected murder case.
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Many in the national capital cheered the arrest of Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray Tuesday, though there were fears his "thugs" would let loose a reign of terror against innocent people in Maharashtra from outside the state.
Siwan (Bihar), Sept 26 (ANI): A special court on Friday sentenced jailed Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) MP Mohammad Shahabuddin to 10 years' rigorous imprisonment (RI) in a case related to recovery of a sophisticated weapon and ammunitions from his native house at Pratappur village in the District in 2005.