Avijit has around 20 years of experience in journalism and reports across beats for HT from Bhagalpur and adjoining districts of eastern Bihar.
Articles by Avijit Biswas
After the woman died on Sunday, members of her in-laws family fled from the hospital, leaving the body behind.
The Geographical Indicator tag is expected to boost export potentials of the products.
Arjit Shashwat Choubey had been named in the first FIR lodged against those participating in a procession organised by Nav Varsh Ayojan Samiti to mark the beginning of new year as per Hindi calendar.
Janeefuddin said that an investigation has begun into Shashwat’s role in the clashes that took place in Nathnagar on Saturday.
Updated on Mar 19, 2018 09:44 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Bhagalpur/Patna | ByAvijit Biswas/Avinash Kumar
Munger superintendent of police Ashish Bharati said the motive behind the attack on the girl was not yet clear.
An audit report of the bank account has revealed that the amount refunded into it — Rs 2.5 crore — was in excess of that “fraudulently transferred” from it allegedly by Srijan Mahila Vikas Sahyog Samiti.
Pradip Kumar Hembrom of Maoist-hit Hiranatand village is among 17 youths of Bihar’s Banka district who have found placement in TCS after successful completion of a 25-day employability bridge and placement programme.
The boat was carrying nine boys when it sank within minutes of floating down the river after one of the New Year revellers had untied it.
IWAI officials said the river has abandoned its original course and in certain areas huge sand bars have formed and are proving to be impediments in navigation.
A team from TCS is conducting a 20-day employability bridge and placement programme at Banka town for providing exhaustive personality grooming and corporate etiquette training to 70 aspirants.
Jardalu mango, Katarni paddy, Magahi Paan have figured in the Geographical Indications Journal’s issue of November 28, 2017.
The initiative of Bhagalpur police has evoked overwhelming response with more than 500 candidates joining the open air coaching classes being conducted in morning hours.
The court at Bhagalpur in Bihar ordered the petitioner to deposit Rs 1 crore for a fixed term in the name of the child.
Srijan Mahila Vikas Sahyog Samiti, a cooperative society based at Sabour in Bhagalpur district, has been identified as the beneficiary of the more than Rs 1,400-crore government fund transfer scam.
According to police officials, the victims were on their way to take a dip in the Ganga, a day ahead of the Chhath festival.
Train movement was temporarily disrupted due to overtopping of rail tracks after heavy rains in eastern Bihar following depression over Bay of Bengal.
The high tension wires snapped when Tazias came into contact with live electric cables at Machipur and Milki villages of Bihar’s Bhagalpur district.
The station house officer of Bakhri police station in Begusarai and an assistant sub- inspector were apparently exposed after an audio recording of their bribe demand was leaked online
The incident comes close on the heels of the breach in the wall of Bateshwar Ganga Pump Nahar Yojna canal in Kahalgaon sub-division of Bhagalpur district, a day before its inauguration by chief minister Nitish Kumar.
Group general manager of NTPC’s Kahalgaon unit, Rakesh Samuel, says the underpass was constructed after procuring a no-objection certificate (NOC) from the government.
Police believe the jawan’s killing to be a fallout of personal enmity.
Bhagalpur-based Srijan has been identified as the main beneficiary of fraudulent transfer of hundreds of crores of rupees from government accounts
Officials said nearly 20 feet of the wall of the main canal of the Bateswar Ganga Pump Nahar Yojana breached during a trial and water gushed through, flooding a portion of the NTPC township nearby.
Updated on Sep 20, 2017 08:47 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Bhagalpur/Patna | ByAvijit Biswas and Binod Dubey
The CBI, now probing the Rs 1.300-cr scam, has undertaken the process of ascertaining transaction details of six active accounts of Srijan in Bank of Baroda (BOB), which were frozen soon after the scam was unearthed.
Srijan has been identified as the main beneficiary of the scam, in which fraudulent transfer of hundreds of crores of rupees from government accounts to the account(s) of this NGO, has been detected.
NGO Srijan is main beneficiary of fraudulent transfer of hundreds of crores of rupees from government accounts to its accounts, a matter that the CBI has already initiated a probe into.
9 kids drown during idol immersion in Bhagalpur; NDRF rescues 5 after boat tragedy in flood-hit Bihar
While nine children drowned during idol immersion in Bhagalpur, the NDRF was able to save five lives after a boat tragedy in Bihar’s flood-hit Muzaffarpur district.
Updated on Aug 28, 2017 01:59 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Patna/Bhagalpur | ByRuchir Kumar and Avijit Biswas
The Srijan Mahila Sahyog Samiti is accused of working in cahoots with bankers and treasury officials to illegally divert government funds into its own accounts. Besides Amit and Priya Kumar, a warrant has also been issued against Bhagalpur public grievances redressal officer Rajeev Ranjan Singh.
Mahesh Mandal used to undergo dialysis 2-3 times a week. His family members have alleged that administrative and police negligence was responsible for his death.
Tomar had moved the court for anticipatory bail after an FIR was lodged against him by TM Bhagalpur University (TMBU) last month for committing fraud by way of procuring a fake law degree from the university.