RAUTAHAT, May 20: Rautahat police have arrested a person involved in running away with the ballot boxes after a dispute broke out during the local level election at Jethahariya polling station of Yamunamai village in Rautahat district on May 13.
RAUTAHAT, May 16: Police shot two rounds of aerial shots in Sarlahi today, after a dispute broke out over the result of vote counting. Tensions have intensified in the district since the polling day on May 13.
KAPILVASTU, May 15: A local woman has been brutally beaten up by a group led by Rahul Tharu, a ward chairman candidate of the Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) for Shivaraj Municipality-1 of Kapilvastu, for not voting him.
RAUTAHAT, Feb 5: The brick industries of Sarlahi and Rautahat have faced huge losses due to the incessant rainfall since Wednesday night. Brick kiln owners have estimated a loss of over Rs 600 million in the two districts due to the rainfall.
RAUTAHAT, Dec 28: Six people were killed when a car with an Indian registration number met with an accident in Rautahat on Tuesday. While four persons died on the spot, two other injured breathed their last while undergoing treatment at local hospital, police said.
RAUTAHAT, Nov 15: Two children of the same family have died suspiciously in Rautahat. The deceased have been identified as Akash Mukhiya, 5, and four-year-old Bikas Mukhiya, sons of Sanjay Mukhiya of Tikulia Tole in Dewahi Gonahi Municipality-5.
RAUTAHAT, Sept 17: Commercial power generation from solar energy has started in Rautahat district for the first time. The solar power project brought into operation by Api Power Limited has already started production and is connected to the substation of Nepal Electricity Authority at Chandrapur through a 33 kV transmission line. The capacity of the project is said to be four megawatts.
RAUTAHAT, Dec 20: Shree Ram Sugar Mills of Garuda, Rautahat has started depositing money in farmers’ accounts. The industry operator, who was forced to pay the arrears due to the pressure from all quarters, has sent Rs 350 million to the farmers as payment against sugarcane.
KATHMANDU, Aug 31: A woman has been murdered in Laxmipur, Musaritol of Gadhimai Municipality-3 in Rautahat. The dead body of 35-year-old Mintradevi Baitha was found in a field some 400 meters away from her house on Sunday evening.
RAUTAHAT, Feb 1: Police have arrested Ram Kishore Mishra, 54, on the charge of raping a four-year-old girl of Gaur Municipality of Rautahat. The accused, a local of Gaur Municipality – 1, allegedly lured the girl, who lived in his neighborhood, by giving her Rs 10 for chocolates and then raped her.
RAUTAHAT, Dec 8: Police have arrested a doctor for allegedly raping a woman in Rautahat. A team of police from the District Police Office, Rautahat, has arrested Sudheer Kumar Singh, 45, who is the in-charge at Sarautha Health Post in Yamunamai Rural Municipality.
RAUTAHAT, Nov 5: District Attorney Office (DAO), Rautahat has filed a case against suspended Nepali Congress lawmaker Mohammad Aftab Alam at the Rautahat District Court for his alleged involvement in committing several murders in Rautahat district in April 2008.
RAUTAHAT, Nov 4: District Attorney's Office at Rautahat has filed a case against suspended lawmaker Mohammad Aftab Alam on Monday for his alleged involvement in committing several murders in Rautahat district in April 2008.
RAUTAHAT, July 15: Normal life in Rautahat and surrounding areas has come to a standstill following incessant rainfall since the last few days, which has triggered massive floods in rivers like Bagmati, Lal Bakaiya, Jhajh, Lamaha, Chani and Tarahari.
RAUTAHAT, July 13: Former Prime Minister and senior leader of ruling Nepal Communist Party Madhav Kumar Nepal's home in Rautahat has been flooded following heavy rainfalls in the district for the past three days.