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
Police suspect the incident occurred when the truck driver lost control and rammed into the auto-rickshaw, carrying 14 passengers, that was coming from the opposite direction
Officials said that internet services were suspended in Darbhanga district on Saturday for 48 hours following violence and continuing tension between the two communities since Wednesday
Excise officials in Gopalganj district were in for a surprise when they recovered huge quantities of liquor bottles being ferried past them on a bullock cart.
Yadav had started his career as a Group-D employee in the Vidhan Sabha but quit his job after his sister Rabri Devi took over the state’s reins from Lalu Prasad
AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi slammed Bihar CM Nitish Kumar over the law and order situation in the state and asked were only their leaders the target
45-year-old Vidyanand Singh and his three granddaughters suffered serious burn injuries and were admitted to Mayaganj Hospital in Bhagalpur for treatment
Tejashwi was accompanied by his sister and Rajya Sabha MP Misa Bharti, brother Tej Pratap Yadav, and lawmaker Manoj Jha.
Tejashwi Prasad Yadav reached the ED office in Patna at 11.25am with a large number of party supporters shouting slogans against ED and the BJP.
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Monday questioned his father and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav in the same case
ED on Monday questioned former Bihar chief minister and RJD chief Lalu Prasad for 10 hours in a money-laundering case linked to the land-for-jobs scam.
Lalu Prasad, along with his elder daughter Misa Bharti, a Rajya Sabha MP, reached the ED office around 11am. Bharti, who was not allowed inside, sat outside the ED office campus along with a host of legislators till 9.05 pm, when her father walked out after the marathon questioning.
The ED case is based on a CBI FIR which alleged that Railway jobs were given to people in 2008-09 when Prasad was Railways Minister in lieu of land
The Patna high court has directed the special vigilance unit to take the investigation of this case to its logical end within a period of six months
The move comes as part of the state home department’s measures to ensure better policing in the wake of a directive from chief minister Nitish Kumar to improve law and order in the state
An executive officer in Gaya district was brutally beaten up by a group led by Tanuj and Nayan Yadav, sons of RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav’s nephew, Nagendra.
While Prasad has been asked to depose on January 29, Tejashwi has been called the next day, on January 30.
Deputy chief minister Tejashwi Yadav said he has sought information about the incident and promised action against the culprits
Phulwari Sharif rape and murder: Arrested man a serial offender, had earlier raped and killed 72-yr-old woman
On January 9, body of an eight-year-old girl was found in a field at Hinduni village while her 12-year-old friend was found lying unconscious nearby and is currently undergoing treatment at AIIMS in Patna.
On January 9, one of the two girls was found dead in a field at Hinduni village while another was found lying unconscious nearby.
An eight-year-old girl was bludgeoned to death and her 12-year-old friend critically injured at Phulwari Sharif in Patna.
The young couple, in their early twenties, was killed along with their daughter hours after they returned to their village in Bihar’s Nawgachhia police district
Police said the man, who faces more than 18 criminal cases, was arrested and forwarded to judicial custody in 2012 by Delhi police on the charges of carrying contrabands
Police registered 72,062 FIRs (first information reports) and arrested 1.43 lakh people and seized 17,183 vehicles (trucks/containers) in liquor related cases.
“The High Court received a threat mail and as per the process, the Patna police was informed about its content,” said Manoj Kumar Sinha, registrar general, Patna High Court
A 48-year-old woman, a witness in her son's murder case, was shot dead in Patna. The attack may be related to a personal dispute over land rather than the murder trial.
State transport secretary Sanjay Kumar Agarwal said the DMs and SPs have been asked told to ensure uninterrupted supply of essential services.
Circumstantial evidence suggested that the fire broke out following a short-circuit in the electric heater, which led to the mattress catching fire
A gang of thieves, run from a jail in Bihar, has been involved in theft of at least 180kg of gold across five Hindi heartland states over the past five years.
A retired school teacher and his wife, both in their seventies, were attacked with acid by a group of people which allegedly included their youngest son’s father-in-law
The boy was abducted along with his cousin when they were on the way to attend a fair located at Dhurgaon Tola in Bihar’s Madhepura district