Kosi Kalan

  • Election Yatra: Determining the mood of voters in riot-hit Kosi Kalan 18-04-2014 12:26 PM

    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 16-01-2014 03:22 PM

    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...
  • Mathura clashes: BJP wants judicial probe 13-06-2012 10:50 PM

    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? One-sided action by the administration will not be...
  • Mathura riots: 2 senior officials transferred 04-06-2012 12:34 PM

    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...
  • Mathura: 4 killed in a clash over use of water 02-06-2012 09:30 PM

    Mathura: A fight over the usage of water kept in front of a religious place turned into a full-blown 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...