Kosi Kalan

  • Election Yatra: Determining the mood of voters in riot-hit Kosi Kalan April 18, 2014

    On the election special, we take a look at Kosi Kalan in Mathura, the site where one of the many communal riots took place soon after the SP government was sworn in leading to a loss of 9 lives. Here is a look at what is on the minds of...
  • Drunk priest axed to death by saint in Mathura January 16, 2014

    The priest of a temple in Shahpur village in Mathura was allegedly axed to death by a sadhu, police said on Thursday. The incident took place on Wednesday evening. "The accused, Baba Lal Giri, has been arrested and an axe along with a lathi (baton) used for the killing has been...
  • Army Chief Gen Singh meets martyr Hemraj's family in Kosi January 16, 2013

    Kosi: Army Chief General Bikram Singh met slain Indian soldier Lance Naik Hemraj Singh's family in Kosi Kalan in Uttar Pradesh, two days after the martyr's wife broke her fast. He also paid respect to the martyr in the village. Hemraj was killed and beheaded on January 8 by Pakistani...
  • Mathura clashes: BJP wants judicial probe June 13, 2012

    Mathura: The BJP on Wednesday demanded a judicial probe into the recent clashes between two communities in Kosi Kalan town near Mathura, which claimed four lives and left 16 others injured. "Why is the government avoiding a judicial inquiry into the riots? Onesided action by the administration will not be tolerated,"...
  • Mathura riots: 2 senior officials transferred June 4, 2012

    Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh government has transferred two senior officials in Mathura following the communal riots that left four people dead, an official said. Mathura District Magistrate (DM) Sanjay Kumar and the Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Dharamveer were transferred on June 3. According to a government spokesperson, Alok Tiwari has...
  • Mathura: 4 killed in a clash over use of water June 2, 2012

    Mathura: A fight over the usage of water kept in front of a religious place turned into a fullblown fight between two groups in the Kosi Kalan town near Mathura in Uttar Pradesh. The resulting violence led to the death of four people and left 16 others injured. Over 100...