Avinash, a senior correspondent, reports on crime, railways, defence and social sector, with specialisation in police, home department and other investigation agencies.
Articles by Avinash Kumar
VHP functionary Sanjay Kumar Pandey said the yatra’s main purpose was to awaken the Hindus and to organise them for the larger cause in the face of the onslaught on their religion
Kashyap, who was arrested in March this year for making “fake videos” of attacks on migrant workers from Bihar in Tamil Nadu, is currently lodged in Patna’s Beur jail in judicial custody after spending months in a prison in the southern state.
India has an open border with Nepal and it is not mandatory for citizens of either country to have passports or visa to cross borders.
Anusuya Ransingh Sahu, a 2006 batch IPS officer has been shifted as DIG-cum-deputy director of civil defence
This will be Bihar’s second Vande Bharat train, the first being the Patna-Ranchi service, which began on June 27 this year.
Satish Chandra Dubey, a Rajya Sabha member, was coming to the state capital Patna from his ancestral village in Vaishali district when his SUV rammed a container from behind on the bridge over Ganga river, injuring him, his brother-in-law, one of his bodyguards and the driver.
The MP was coming to the state Capital from his ancestral villages and his brother-in-law, one of the bodyguards and the driver were also injured in the mishap
Permission was sought to organise “Hanuman Katha” and “Divya Darbar” on the premises of Magadh University campus or Bodh Gaya auditorium between September 29 and October 5.
The shooting reportedly took place at the behest of former Mukhia and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) block president Ram Babu Rai and his associates
Of the 30, 18 people were rescued till Thursday by the NDRF and the State Disaster Response Team (SDRF), while the rescuers are still searching for nine more after the recovery of three bodies
The boat was carrying over 30 people, many of whom were students headed for their school across the Bagmati river, of which 18 were rescued by locals.
The tragedy was waiting to happen, locals said, because of the risk involved in operating rickety boats across the Bagmati river near the stretch where the boat sank on Thursday
DSP (East) Shahriyar Akhtar said the boat, which was used by locals to cross the river, was said to be overloaded when the accident took place
Confirming the arrest, Bhojpur superintendent of police Pramod Kumar said, “JD(U) legislator Radha Charan Shah was arrested by the ED team from his house”
An ED official familiar with the matter said that Shah Radha Charan Shah was arrested under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act
According to police, Raj was involved in the country’s biggest gold loot case, in which 22 kilograms of gold, estimated to be worth ₹55 crore, was looted from Muthoot Finance outlet at Hajipur in 2019.
NHRC received a complaint from Bihar BJP president Samrat Choudhary, who said that a peaceful protest was allegedly provoked by the Patna district administration
Under Bihar’s Excise Act, the sale and consumption of alcohol was banned in Bihar by the chief minister Nitish Kumar government in April 2016
The Bihta police had on June 5 registered an FIR against seven persons, including former RJD MP Subhash Yadav, based on the statement of one Bhim Verma
Former Union Minister RCP Singh claimed that his “close relative” Pintu was shot at in a bid to threaten him to leave his side
A Janata Dal (United) activist, Karishma Kumari, who is also a member of the Gaya district board, had filed a court case against Yadav, alleging that the minister, who is an MLA from Belaganj, had used derogatory remarks against women during a function organised in the premises of Gurpa upgraded middle school on May 4, 2023.
Confirming that the Fatehpur police have implemented the court’s direction, Gaya SSP Ashish Bharti said that district board member Karishma Kumari filed a complaint before the court against the lawmaker
Abi Mohammad Ansari, hailing from Nepal’s Bara district, has been convicted and awarded 7 years RI and ₹5000 under Section 120B of IPC
A Bihar Special Auxiliary police havildar died from accidental gunshot wounds at the Mahabodhi Mahavihara Temple in Bodh Gaya. The incident occurred when the officer fell on the ground and his automatic weapon discharged, resulting in four bullet injuries.
Gopalganj superintendent of police (SP) Swarn Prabhat said the key accused, Ranjit Sharma had assembled a group to “fulfil his sister’s dowry by theft amounting to lakhs of rupees”
Former president of a primary agriculture credit society in Bihar has been fined ₹1.50 crore for dishonouring a cheque worth ₹1.25 crore. Failure to pay the fine will result in a two-year imprisonment.
During investigation, the police found out that more than 30-40 cattle smugglers from Nalanda ganged up to commit the crime, the SP Vinay Tiwary said
Following their arrest, two passports, two visas, three cell phones, five SIM cards, a chequebook, two identity cards and foreign currencies, including pounds and Bangladeshi currencies, were recovered from them, said officials
LR Ansari said special judge Mahesh Kumar ordered CBI custody for four days as against the seven days custody sought by CBI
A relationship in the trenches, so to speak, grew into love and they decided to run away together