RAUTAHAT, Jan 1: Rautahat police seized 91 kg of marijuana on Sunday. Police seized the contraband from Pipra Tole of Bhagwanpur, Rajpur Municipality 1 of Rautahat district.

GAUR, Nov 24: A massive fire broke out in Gaur, the headquarters of Rautahat last night. The fire broke out at the Islam cloth shop at Maisthan Chowk in Gaur municipality-1 on Wednesday at 11PM.

RAUTAHAT, Nov 11: Rautahat police rescued 38 Indians who were stranded in the brick factory. The Rautahat police said that 38 people from Uttar Pradesh, India, who were stranded in the Aman brick factory in Paroha Municipality 4 of Rautahat, were rescued on Wednesday night.

RAUTAHAT, Oct 28: Assistant Sub Inspector (ASI) of Nepal Police, Sarfalal Prasad Yadav of the Area Police Office, Fatuwa Bijayapur, has “created” terror in the village. The villagers have said they are terrorized by ASI Yadav.

Lightning kills three women

August 30, 2022 16:54 pm

KATHMANDU, August 30: Three women from the same village died after lightning struck them at Malahi Tole, Garuda Municipality-3, Rautahat district, on Tuesday. The thunderbolt hit them when they were working in their fields.

KATHMANDU, August 21: There is a possibility that CPN (Unified Socialist) Chairman and former prime minister Madhav Kumar Nepal will be a candidate in the November 20 federal election from Rautahat Constituency 1.

RAUTAHAT, August 18: Three people died in Rautahat when a bus and an auto rickshaw collided.

RAUTAHAT, JULY 17: Farmers of Sarlahi and Rautahat have been left high and dry due to the lack of irrigation in the paddy planting season. Due to the lack of rainfall even in July, paddy saplings have started to dry up in the bed and paddy fields are also drying up.

KATHMANDU, July 10: The shortage of drinking water is getting aggravated in Garuda market, the center of Garuda Municipality of Rautahat district. The problem of drinking water has been growing since last month.

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, May 13: A clash erupted during polling in Gadhimai Municipality-3 Laxmipur of Rautahat on May 13 election. The clash took place at a polling station at Kharidi Primary School in Laxmipur.

Five arrested for killing wild cats

February 10, 2022 17:25 pm

RAUTAHAT, Feb 10: Police have arrested five youths on the charge of killing seven wild cats near Jangal Sahiyar in Gujra Municipality of Rautahat.

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, Jan 17: The 9th District Convention of the CPN-UML, Rautahat, has unanimously elected a 135-member district committee under the leadership of Tribhuvan Sah.

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.

Inmate commits suicide inside prison

November 17, 2021 16:18 pm

RAUTAHAT, Nov 17: An inmate in Rautahat prison has committed suicide. The deceased has been identified as Ladai Shah Teli, 26, of Dewahhi Gonahi Municipality.

RAUTAHAT, Nov 15: The bodies of two children, who died suspiciously, are being displayed in a protest at Garuda Chowk in Dewahi Gonahi Municipality-5 of Rautahat.

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, Nov 13: Rautahat police have arrested two men with a mini truck loaded with 186 kg of marijuana from BP Chowk of Gaur Municipality on Friday.

RAUTAHAT, Oct 5: Gangaram Baitha, 50, of Madhopur in Madhavnarayan Municipality-6 of Rautahat, who had gone to a neighbor's funeral, has gone missing in the Bagmati River.

RAUTAHAT, Oct 2: A young social worker, Sonalal Chaudhary of Chandrapur Municipality-2, Rautahat, has died in a road accident in the district

RAUTAHAT, Sept 27: One child has died while another child has gone missing in the Bagmati River at Bramhapuri Tole in Rajdevi Municipality-9 in Rautahat district.

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.

Teenage girl gang-raped in Rautahat

September 2, 2021 17:08 pm

RAUTABHAT, Sept 2: A 15-year-old girl from the Dalit community of Madhavnarayan Municipality-5 has been gang-raped.

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, Nov 30: It is revealed that parents of a teenager were involved in murdering her in the name of prestige and honor in the society.

KATHMANDU, Nov 24: Police have arrested two individuals on the charge of beating a man to death at Garuda Municipality in Rautahat district.

Teenager girl shot dead in Rautahat

November 12, 2020 11:39 am

RAUTAHAT, Nov 12: An 18-year-old girl was shot dead in Rautahat on Wednesday night.

RAUTAHAT, Sept 30: One more rape case of a minor has surfaced in Rautahat district.

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.

One electrocuted in Rautahat

August 30, 2020 13:24 pm

RAUTAHAT, Aug 30: A person died after he got an electric shock in Rautahat.

Priest shot dead in Rautahat

August 20, 2020 12:51 pm

RAUTAHAT, Aug 20: A priest was shot dead at Khesariya in Madhav Narayan Municipality on Wednesday evening.

RAUTAHAT, June 4: Rautahat, a Province 2 district, has reported 65 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday afternoon. With this, the total number of coronavirus cases in the district has climbed to 383.

RAUTAHAT, June 2: Seventy-four more individuals were diagnosed with COVID-19 in Rautahat on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, May 18: The Ministry of Health and Population confirmed nine more cases of COVID-19 disease on Monday morning.

RAUTAHAT, April 28: Two more persons have contracted the novel coronavirus, taking the number of total reported COVID-19 cases in the country to 54.

KATHMANDU, April 14: The total number of COVID-19 cases detected in Nepal so far reached 14 with infection confirmed in two more persons confirmed on Monday, according to officials.

RAUTAHAT, March 31: District Police Office, Makwanpur has issued an arrest warrant against the mayor of Ishnath municipality Santosh Mehata and his brother Mohan Mehata on Tuesday.

RAUTAHAT, March 27: In a bid to ease the smooth supplies of vegetables in the district headquarters, the Rautahat district administration resumed local vegetable markets on Thursday.

RAUTAHAT, Feb 9: The extraction of aggregates from the Bagmati River in Rautahat district has stopped, following an export ban imposed by the district court.

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.

Doctor arrested for ‘raping’ woman

December 8, 2019 08:59 am

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.

APF seize onions worth Rs 3 million

November 19, 2019 10:38 am

RAUTAHAT, Nov 19: A team of Rautahat-based Armed Police Force has seized a truck full of onions which were being illegally smuggled into Nepal from India.

RAUTAHAT, Nov 6: Rautahat District Court is recording the statement from Mohammad Aftab Alam, the prime accused of Rautahat mass murder, today also.

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.

Case filed against Alam

November 4, 2019 15:31 pm

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, Oct 25: Mohammad Aftab Alam who is currently under police custody argued that his arrest in connection to an 11-year old incident is an unjustified and irrelevant one.

RAUTAHAT, Oct 13: Police have arrested Nepali Congress lawmaker Mohammad Aftab Alam on Sunday morning in connection with a bomb explosion that occurred in Rautahat some 11 years ago.