SAPTARI, March 30: Rajiv Rawat of Bhardaha was a happily married man. He was a commoner who never had affiliation with any political party. On Tuesday, 18 August 2015, Rawat was shot down by security forces during a scuffle with Madhes movement protesters. He died on the spot.
SAPTARI, March 23: Disappointed with the downgrading of an erstwhile municipality into rural municipality, irate locals of Saptakoshi in Saptari district have been hitting the streets since the past nine days.
SAPTARI, March 11: The funeral procession of the five persons who died as the result of the Saptari incident on Monday began from Rajbiraj today. Thousands of commoners have partaken in the funeral procession.
RAJBIRAJ, March 7: Four protesters were killed in a clash between cadres of the United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) and security personnel, at Maleth VDC of Saptari district on Monday. UDMF said they were killed when police fired at the protesters.
RAJBIRAJ, March 4: The increased mobilization of cadres and representatives by various political parties to the electoral constituencies has become a threat to the district's internal security, creating chances for confrontation among the parties.
RAJBIRAJ, Feb 10: Cadres of agitating Madhes-based parties attempted to disrupt the second national convention of Nepal Revolutionary Peasants Association (NRPA), the sister wing of the Nepal Workers and Peasants Party (NWPP) in Rajbiraj, Saptari.
RAJBIRAJ, Jan 24: Topa Health Post is just five kilometers away from the district headquarters Rajbiraj of Saptari. Although the government has allotted quota of MBBS doctor for the health post, the quota is just limited to paper and the health post does not open regularly.
RAJBIRAJ, Jan 18: Bindulal Chaudhari, secretary of Manraja VDC of Saptari district, disappeared for around four months with the VDC’s social allowance budget of Rs 2.2 million. His disappearance forced locals to seek his whereabouts and a delegation reached out to District Development Committee (DDC) with the complaint. DDC looked out for him but failed to locate.
RAJBIRAJ, Jan 7: Shambhu Mandal, 50, did was born with a defective eyesight though he could see. Later, he completely lost it. He was never taken to a doctor as the family was too poor to afford medical intervention.
RAJBIRAJ, Dec 28: The last day of the weightlifting under the ongoing Seventh National Games on Wednesday also saw a new national record while departmental team Tribhuvan Army Club stamped its dominance in the event. Each day of the four-day event held at Rajbiraj, Saptari saw at least one new record.
RAJBIRAJ, Dec 22: Eight-year-old Durgananda Sah’s dead body was recovered by police from his neighbor’s septic tank last week in Hariharpur - 3. He was kidnapped on November 26 and the body was recovered after 20 days.
RAJBIRAJ, Dec 10: Chairman of the Nepal Sadbhawana Party (Gajendrabadi), Bikas Kumar Tiwari, who was on a hunger strike for the last 18 days with various demands, ended his fast-unto-death on Saturday.