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Saturday, September 19, 2020



As a district unlocks: ‘Left on a truck to see family, but now I am returning to save them’

July 27, 2020 7:15 am

Beginning May, a huge influx of returning migrants, unable to sustain themselves in locked-down cities, walking kilometres, starving in trains, reached the succour of home in Bihar. But with no work, and the lockdown affecting the rural economy as well with falling agricultural prices, they are leaving again.

In China Market: ‘Want to sell Indian goods but where are they?’

July 07, 2020 12:51 pm

With 60,000 returning migrants, and a Covid count touching 500, the district is also the focus of a month-long assignment by The Indian Express to track how lives and livelihoods in smalltown India are coping with the unlockdown.

Bhagalpur clashes: Court rejects Arijit Shashwat's bail plea

April 03, 2018 3:27 pm

Violence had erupted in Nathnagar area of the district, when people belonging to a minority community took exception to the loud music played at a procession.

Shahnawaz needs Modi, his rivals need Muslims

April 22, 2014 12:22 am

There are about 2.75 lakh EBCs in the Ganga belts of Bihpur and Bhagalpur.

Personal enmity behind Nitish ignoring Modi’s security: BJP

October 30, 2013 3:19 am

Shahnawaz Hussain said Modi could have become a victim of the serial blasts.

Slain Ranvir Sena chief Brahmeshwar Singh was ‘Gandhian’: Minister

June 08, 2012 3:41 pm

A case has been registered Animal Husbandry and Fisheries Minister under IPC sections.

BJP confident of victory in UP,Uttarakhand polls

March 05, 2012 12:24 pm

BJP spokesperson Shahnawaz Hussain said,"The Congress party is bound to lose elections in UP."

Full Circle

September 27, 2011 12:24 am

It's quite ironic how Delhi-based designer Samant Chauhan’s Bihari roots have been discussed and written about extensively yet India hasn’t figured very high in his work priority list.

30 die in 3 days in Bihar floods

August 24, 2011 12:03 am

Thirty people died in the last three days as the Ganga river flooded over half a dozen districts including Bhagalpur,Purnea and Katihar,with 10 deaths in Bhagalpur alone.

Sonia to visit Bihar tomorrow,Rahul on Oct 30

October 27, 2010 8:11 pm

Congress Chief Sonia Gandhi will be visiting Bihar tomorrow to address election meetings in Bhagalpur and Begusarai districts.