Khagaria

  • HC acquits 14 in Khagaria carnage January 3, 2014

    The Patna High Court on Friday acquitted 14 people accused of massacring 16 farmers in a village in Bihar's Khagaria district in 2009, a government lawyer said. A bench of Justice B.N. Sinha of the Patna High Court acquitted the 14, saying there was insufficient evidence against them in the charge...
  • 2009 Khagaria carnage: Main accused arrested from Haryana November 20, 2013

    Bihar police on Tuesday arrested the main accuse of the 2009 carnage in Khagaria district in which 16 persons from Jhajhar in Haryana were killed. Special Task Force (STF) arrested Manoj Sada and another person Sanjay Sada from a place under Beri police station of Jhajhar district on Tuesday morning, IGP...
  • MoS railways blames Nitish govt for Dhamara Ghat tragedy August 20, 2013

    The Railways on Tuesday blamed the Bihar government for the train disaster at Dhamara Ghat in Khagaria district and said that actually 28 persons died in the accident, instead of 37 put by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, and nine others were injured. "Probably he (Nitish Kumar) mixed up the figures of...
  • Bihar: 3 children burnt to death, 1000 huts gutted April 8, 2013

    Khagaria: Three children were killed when a fire broke out in hutments in Bihar's Khagaria district, police said on Monday. The fire broke out Sunday night in a kitchen and soon spread to other hutments, destroying over 100 thatched huts, Circle Officer Pradeep Sinha said. The children who were killed in...
  • Bihar: 2 die, 20 injured on way to rally in road accidents November 4, 2012

    Patna: Two persons have died and 20 others were injured in road accidents in Bihar while coming for the JD(U)'s "Adhikar rally" here on Sunday, police said. One person died in Samastipur when the minibus in which he was coming to Patna for the rally overturned near Rajdhani chowk under...
  • 18 policemen suspended over attacks on Nitish's rally September 30, 2012

    Patna: Eighteen policemen seven inspectors and 11 constables were suspended on Sunday for failing to prevent the attacks on Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's cavalcade during his Adhikar Yatra. The Bihar police on Saturday formed a Special Investigation Team (SIT), headed by a superintendent of police, to probe the...
  • No case filed against Bihar MLA's guntoting husband September 29, 2012

    Khagaria: Ranvir Yadav, who was captured on video cameras snatching an automatic weapon from police and firing in the air to disperse protesters near Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's public meeting at Khagaria town, has no case lodged against him, district police superintendent said on Saturday. "No one has filed case with...
  • Criticism should be expressed in a democratic manner: Nitish Kumar September 29, 2012

    The SIT has filed an FIR against 75 named and 600 unknown people in connection with the violent protests during Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's Adhikar Yatra over the past week. ...
  • Bihar: SIT to probe protests at Nitish's rally September 29, 2012

    Patna: The Bihar police has formed a Special Investigation Team (SIT), headed by a superintendent of police, and filed an FIR against 75 named and 600 unknown people in connection with the violent protests during Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's Adhikar Yatra over the past week. There were protests in Motihari, Begusarai...
  • Khagaria violence: Lalu slams Nitish's 'poor governance' September 28, 2012

    A former MLA of the Janata Dal (United) on Friday snatched the carbine of a policeman on duty and started firing in air when a few protesters tried to attack the cavalcade of Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar in Khagaria, Bihar, during his Adhikar Yatra. Ranveer Yadav, husband of present JDU...
  • Bihar: ExJDU MLA attacks protesters at Nitish rally September 28, 2012

    Patna: A former MLA of the Janata Dal (United) on Friday snatched the carbine of a policeman on duty and started firing in air when a few protesters tried to attack the cavalcade of Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar in Khagaria, Bihar, during his Adhikar Yatra. Ranveer Yadav, husband of present...
  • Teachers set vehicles afire during Nitish's meetings September 27, 2012

    Khagaria/Begusarai: Large scale violence and arson by contractual teachers and protesters marred Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's public meetings in Bihar's Khagaria and Begusarai districts held on Thursday to mobilise mass support for grant of special status to the state. Official sources said the protesters, most of them contractual teachers, set on...
  • Bihar: Boy beaten with hot iron rod for stealing August 14, 2012

    Khagaria: A 10yearold boy was allegedly beaten by some people with a hot iron rod at Dumari village in Bihar's Khagaria district following suspicions of theft. Main accused Vishakha Yadav and four others had beaten the boy with the rod recently, causing injuries to his back, while accusing him of stealing,...