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
Updated on Jan 31, 2023 10:02 PM IST
SP Ambrish Rahul told HT that the locals saw six men, all dressed in saffron robes, alighting from a passenger train at Chatar railway halt and asking people for alms
Published on Jan 31, 2023 10:33 AM IST
The 18-year-old victim was rushed to the Patna Medical College and Hospital (PMCH) where he succumbed to his injuries, police said
Published on Jan 28, 2023 09:57 PM IST
Pistols were recovered from the toilet of a general coach during a search on Danapur-Sahebganj Intercity Express train at Jamalpur railway station.
Published on Jan 23, 2023 10:05 PM IST
According to a statement issued by the district administration, 10 people were admitted to the district hospital in Siwan around 7 pm on Sunday after they complained of stomach pain, nausea and dizziness.
Updated on Jan 23, 2023 03:34 PM IST
Police said that for the job, she hired two contract killers, identified as Shashikant alias Sanjay Kumar and Ranjit alias Sanjay Yadav for Rs. 1 lakh and paid them Rs. 25,000 in advance
Updated on Jan 23, 2023 11:09 AM IST
Police said the toll is expected to climb further and they are searching for more sick people who might be in hiding to avoid interrogation
Published on Jan 21, 2023 12:16 PM IST
This is the second incident of stone pelting on Vande Bharat Express in Bihar within 20 days, and a complaint has been lodged under the Railway Act
Published on Jan 20, 2023 10:29 PM IST
The alleged scam involved fudging of data of training imparted to Dalit students between 2010 and 2016 and embezzlement of funds meant for the purpose.
Updated on Jan 20, 2023 01:16 PM IST
Police said that after interrogation, they confessed that they entered Kishanganj in Bihar through the North Dinajpur district in West Bengal two days ago and have no legal documents
Published on Jan 18, 2023 08:24 PM IST
Police said the two men were also booked for consumption of liquor in Bihar after a breath analyser test supported allegations that they were drunk
Published on Jan 17, 2023 06:59 PM IST
According to police officials, the girl, now 21 and unmarried, had on Monday visited the police station with a relative and recorded her statement before the investigating officer
Published on Jan 17, 2023 12:45 PM IST
The Ultra revealed that he formed a self-styled militia group namely Azad Hind Fauj and killed four Maoists who allegedly murdered his uncle, cousin and brother-in-law
Published on Jan 16, 2023 10:20 PM IST
Tikait said he would visit Buxar again and stay for 4-5 days to plan future course of action, including a tractor yatra on January 26.
Updated on Jan 15, 2023 12:09 AM IST
The juvenile inmates planned to flee the observation home after attacking the guard, police said. The incident took place when Singh was patrolling the remand centre at around 6.45 am.
Published on Jan 14, 2023 08:54 PM IST
Inmates of a juvenile home at Chapra in Bihar’s Saran district stabbed a Home Guard jawan to death Saturday morning, a senior police officer said
Updated on Jan 14, 2023 03:48 PM IST
In an attack that took place on November 19, 2013, three officers of the railway police escort party of Sahebganj-Danapur Intercity Express were killed and their firearms and ammunition looted by the Maoists
Published on Jan 14, 2023 03:20 PM IST
A group of farmers protesting over compensation for land acquisition for Chousa power plant turned violent and attacked the policemen who tried to control the mob in Bihar’s Buxar on Wednesday
Updated on Jan 14, 2023 12:47 AM IST
Patna: At least three petitions were filed in various courts in Bihar on Friday against state education minister Chandrashekhar’s controversial remarks on Hindu epic poem Ramcharitmanas, even as the senior RJD leader said he stood by his statements.
Published on Jan 14, 2023 12:40 AM IST
CBI has received the Centre’s sanction to prosecute former railways minister and RJD chief Lalu Prasad in the land-for-jobs scam.
Published on Jan 13, 2023 10:02 PM IST
On October 7 last year, the CBI had filed a charge sheet against 16 people, including Prasad, his wife and former Bihar chief minister Rabri Devi, daughter Misa Bharti and two former senior railway officials.
Published on Jan 12, 2023 10:05 PM IST
A video clip of the police raid led by a team led by sub-inspector Amit Kumar, Muffasil police station house officer (SHO), purportedly showing policemen assaulting and misbehaving with the families of farmers, has been circulating on the social media.
Updated on Jan 12, 2023 12:18 AM IST
According to the police, farmers torched at least 16 vehicles, including police vans, three fire tenders, an ambulance and three buses belonging to the state-run Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam (SJVN)
Updated on Jan 11, 2023 04:00 PM IST
The farmers attacked the policemen who tried to control the mob and pelted stones at Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam (SJVN) power plant at Buxar’s Chousa locality
Patna’s SSP Manavjit Singh Dhillon said the FIR has been registered for rape and other sections of Indian Penal Code (IPC), besides sections of the Information Technology Act.
During the trial of the case, Niraj’s father Rajaram Modi, in April 2022, produced a forged death certificate for his son and a photograph of the funeral in the court, leading to the closure of the case.
Updated on Jan 09, 2023 03:26 PM IST
Nitish Kumar and Rohit, the two passengers, were handed over to the local police after the flight landed in Patna
Updated on Jan 09, 2023 03:26 PM IST
ByAvinash Kumar & Neha LM Tripathi
Published on Jan 07, 2023 09:17 PM IST
The chargesheet mentioned that the accused arranged rented accommodation in Ahmad Palace, Phulwarisharif, in the state capital and used its premises for imparting training in the commission of acts of violence and holding criminal conspiracy meetings
Updated on Jan 06, 2023 04:09 PM IST
The Bihar police said the accused Mangal Rai is the person who supplied spirit and chemicals to the mastermind of the Saran hooch tragedy case, Rajesh Singh alias Doctor
Published on Dec 31, 2022 09:15 PM IST
Alok Raj, the 1989-batch IPS officer who recently lost the race for the post of director general of police (DGP) to the 1990-batch IPS officer RS Bhatti, has been made DG, Vigilance Investigation Bureau (VIB).
Published on Dec 31, 2022 08:12 PM IST
Raj, the most senior IPS officer in the state and currently posted as DG (training), is to be accommodated on a post which would not require him to report to the DGP, as per practice and precedence