RANVIR SENA

  • Accused in Dalit massacre arrested in Patna March 21, 2014

    An accused in the 2000 massacre of 34 Dalits in Bihar was arrested on Friday from a school in the state, police said. Nanbutan Sharma, accused in the massacre that took place in Aurangabad district's Miyapur village, was arrested by the police in Arwal district, about 100 km from Patna, police...
  • 1997 Dalit massacre: Bihar government to move SC against HC verdict October 10, 2013

    Patna: The Bihar government will file an appeal against the High Court verdict before the Supreme Court in the 1997 Laxmanpur Bathe massacre case. On Wednesday, the Patna High Court had set aside the conviction of all 26 Ranvir Sena members accused in the case. A division bench acquitted them citing...
  • LaxmanpurBathe massacre: HC acquits 16 person accused in the case October 9, 2013

    Patna: The Patna High Court on Wednesday acquitted 16 persons accused in the 1997 LaxmanpurBathe massacre in Bihar. In one of the worst massacre in the state, 58 Dalits including 27 women and 16 children were killed allegedly by the upper caste Ranvir Sena on the night of December 1,...
  • Ranvir Sena chief murder: One more arrested August 31, 2012

    Patna: Prince Pandey, one of the accused in the murder of Ranvir Sena chief Brahmeshwar Singh, was arrested near Ranchi, capital of Jharkhand, police said on Friday. Prince Pandey was believed to be among those who shot Ranvir Sena chief Brahmeshwar Singh. He was arrested by a joint team of Bihar...
  • Ranvir Sena chief murder: Six people charged August 27, 2012

    Arrah: Bihar Police on Monday filed a chargesheet against six people in the killing of Ranvir Sena chief Brahmeshwar Singh in a court in Bihar's Bhojpur district. The chargesheet was filed in the Chief Judicial Magistrate PK Ojha's court against the accused, one of whom is absconding. Hareram Pandey, Yogendra Pandey, Monu...
  • 1996 Bihar carnage: SC admits pleas against acquittals July 16, 2012

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday admitted the Bihar government's appeal against the acquittal of 23 people, allegedly involved in the 1996 carnage of 21 dalits at Bathani Tola in Bhojpur district of the state by Ranvir Sena. On the appeals filed by the state government and also the family...
  • CBI seeks Bihar's help in Ranvir Sena chief's murder July 10, 2012

    New Delhi: The CBI facing shortage of investigators has asked Bihar Government to spare its police officers for the probe of Ranvir Sena supreme Bramheshwar Singh Mukhiya's murder. The central investigating agency has shown willingness to probe the murder provided it is assigned adequate manpower to work under CBI supervision during...
  • Accused in Ranvir Sena chief murder surrenders June 9, 2012

    Patna: An accused in the Ranvir Sena chief Brahmeshwar Singh alias Mukhiyaji murder case on Saturday surrendered before the Bhojpur district police chief MR Naik, a senior police official said. Sonu Chaudhary alias Mughal gave himself up at Nawada police station before Naik and was being questioned by the Special Investigation...
  • Ranvir Sena chief was a Gandhian, says Bihar minister June 9, 2012

    Days after the Ranvir Sena chief was gunned down in Arrah, a Bihar minister has made an explosive remark, calling Brahmeshwar Mukhiya a Gandhian. ...
  • Bihar: 2 held in Ranvir Sena chief murder case June 7, 2012

    Patna: Two persons were on Thursday arrested in connection with the murder of Ranvir Sena chief Brahmeshwar Singh alias Mukhiyaji. Sunny Singh was arrested by the Special Investigation Team (SIT) from a locality in Patna while Ritesh alias Monu was taken into custody from Bistupur locality in Jamshedpur, Additional Director General...
  • Bihar fears revenge attack from Ranvir Sena June 7, 2012

    Patna: Fearing a revenge attack by supporters of slain Ranvir Sena chief Brahmeshwar Singh 'Mukhiya', a fresh alert has been sounded in Bihar's Magadh region, police said on Thursday. The state government has issued an alert to police chiefs of Patna, Jehanabad, Arwal, Aurangabad, Nawada and Gaya districts, fearing a backlash...
  • Brahmeshwar killing a ploy to corner Nitish June 6, 2012

    Bihar's politics is once again on the boil following the sensational murder of Ranvir Sena chief Brahmeshwar Singh, which has the potential to push the state back to the days when caste wars and massacres used to make news on a daily basis. Brahmehswar's killing on June 1 near his...
  • Bihar: CBI to probe Ranvir Sena chief's murder June 6, 2012

    Patna: Bowing to opposition demands, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Wednesday recommended a CBI probe into the killing of Ranvir Sena supremo Brahmeshwar Singh. A decision to this effect was taken during a meeting Kumar had with top state police officials and home department officials at his residence this morning. State...
  • Ranvir Sena indulges in violence during bandh June 3, 2012

    Patna: Supporters of private militia Ranvir Sena on Sunday indulged in violence and disrupted road and rail services as they observed a daylong bandh in several districts of Bihar to protest the killing of their leader Brahmeswar Singh alias Mukhiyaji. The bandh was observed in Jehanabad, Arwal, Lakhisarai districts and...
  • Ranvir Sena chief funeral procession turns violent June 2, 2012

    Patna: The funeral procession of slain Ranvir Sena chief Brahmeswar Singh alias Mukhiya from Arrah to Patna turned violent with the participants burning police outposts and private vehicles, damaging police and private vehicles and blocking busy Bailey Road for several hours. The procession shouting antigovernment slogans covered a distance of 40...
  • Ranvir Sena chief's last rites to be performed today June 2, 2012

    Patna: The last rites of Ranvir Sena chief Brahmeshwar Singh will be held on Saturday evening in Arrah in Bihar. Violent protests had followed the killing of Brahmeshwar Mukhiya on Friday but the situation calmed down by late evening. As soon as the news of his killing spread on Friday,...
  • India @ 9 with Veeraraghav June 1, 2012

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  • Ranvir Sena chief killed, Bihar on high alert June 1, 2012

    New Delhi: A high alert has been sounded across Bihar following the murder of Ranvir Sena chief Brahmeshwar Singh on Friday morning. Eight companies of police personnel have been deployed and curfew was clamped in Arrah to control the law and order where Singh's supporters clashed with police, and damaged...
  • Ranvir Sena chief murder: Lalu seeks CBI probe June 1, 2012

    Patna: RJD chief Lalu Prasad on Friday said that the murder of now defunct Ranvir Sena chief Brahmeshwar Singh should not be politicised. Lalu also commented that there is no law and order in the state. "Ranvir Sena Chief Mukhiaji is not a small name amongst the farmers of Bihar. The...
  • Bihar: Ranvir Sena chief killed, curfew in Arrah June 1, 2012

    Arrah: A curfew has been imposed in Arrah in Bihar after protests against the killing of the chief of the now defunct Ranvir Sena Brahmeshwar Singh on Friday. Eight companies of police personnel and senior officials have been rushed to Arrah. Brahmeshwar Singh was shot dead earlier on Friday morning when...
  • Bihar: Ranvir Sena chief Brahmeshwar shot dead June 1, 2012

    New Delhi: Ranvir Sena chief Brahmeshwar Singh was shot dead on Friday morning when he stepped out of his house for a morning walk. The police say a probe is on to find out the culprit. Singh was on a morning walk when he was accosted by gunmen who pumped several...
  • 3 get death in Bihar's Bathani Tola killings May 12, 2010

    Patna: A Bihar court on Wednesday sentenced to death three men and awarded life imprisonment to 20 others in the Bathani Tola massacre case in which 21 Dalits and poor Muslims were killed by members of the upper caste Ranvir Sena in 1996. The sentence was pronounced by Additional District...
  • Rajput group creates ruckus in Jaipur over Salman's Veer January 30, 2010

    Jaipur: A Rajput group violently protested against Salman Khan starrer Veer in Jaipur on Saturday. The protestors, belonging to Rajput Ranvir Sena, ransacked Triton Mall in Jaipur against the screening of Veer claiming the movie hurts the sentiments of Rajput community and shows them in bad light. A Rajput Ranvir Sena leader...