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Incriminating material including fake stamps and official seals were recovered from the accused. (REUTERS/Representative photo)

Patna firm offering fake data operator’s job for 60,000 in cash, busted

By Prasun K Mishra | Edited by Abhinav Sahay
PUBLISHED ON MAR 12, 2021 05:46 PM IST
  • The police team from Kaimur, on Thursday raided the Patna office of the company and arrested the director and coordinator of the fake jobs firm.
The court said that the accused had brought the noble profession of teaching into disrepute..(Representative Photo)
The court said that the accused had brought the noble profession of teaching into disrepute..(Representative Photo)

Bihar school teacher jailed till death for raping a minor student

By Avinash Kumar | Edited by Abhinav Sahay
PUBLISHED ON MAR 11, 2021 08:47 AM IST
  • The court held it to be a inhuman act and awarded a sentence of imprisonment for life to both the accused.
In 2019, Khalid married another woman to look after the three children from his first wife.(Getty Images)
In 2019, Khalid married another woman to look after the three children from his first wife.(Getty Images)

Bihar woman ‘kidnapped and killed for dowry’ 4 years back, returns

By Prasun K Mishra | Edited by Abhinav Sahay
PUBLISHED ON MAR 09, 2021 10:03 AM IST
  • The poor family said it faced many hardships in the process of getting bails and fighting the case, which was still pending in a Sasaram court.
Mishra's brother said he would not have been killed if the security cover was not withdrawn. (Shutterstock / Representative Photo)
Mishra's brother said he would not have been killed if the security cover was not withdrawn. (Shutterstock / Representative Photo)

Cong MLA gives 48-hr time to catch nephew’s killers; kin blame security removal

By Prasun K Mishra | Edited by Abhinav Sahay
UPDATED ON MAR 02, 2021 12:35 PM IST
  • Sasaram SP said he met the bereaved family and posted security guards at their house. Meanwhile, raids were being carried out to arrest the absconding accused.
Four armed assailants shot Mishra in the head before fleeing on two bikes.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Four armed assailants shot Mishra in the head before fleeing on two bikes.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Congress MLA’s nephew shot dead at Bihar home, 4th murder in the family

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Abhinav Sahay
PUBLISHED ON FEB 28, 2021 11:01 AM IST
  • Sanjeev was the 4 family member to be murdered in the last 20 years. His father Mahendra alias Gumti Mishra, uncle Chandrama Mishra and grandfather Pt Kamta Prasad Mishra, had all been shot dead in Parsathua market.
A sub inspector was killed during shootout with criminals in Bihar's Sitamarhi district on Thursday.(HT Photo/Representative use)
A sub inspector was killed during shootout with criminals in Bihar's Sitamarhi district on Thursday.(HT Photo/Representative use)

Bihar: Sacking of senior cops sought after sub inspector killed in shootout

By Ajay Kr Pandey | Edited by Abhinav Sahay
PUBLISHED ON FEB 26, 2021 10:22 AM IST
  • Rakesh Kumar Singh, former block pramukh told the IG that nothing had been done by the SHO to stop illegal activities in the village.
Relevant sections of the Rights of the Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016 have been invoked in the case. (Representational Photo)
Relevant sections of the Rights of the Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016 have been invoked in the case. (Representational Photo)

Patna minor with disability raped, govt promises compensation, rehabilitation

By Reena Sopam | Edited by Abhinav Sahay
PUBLISHED ON FEB 22, 2021 09:26 AM IST
  • The minor girl was rescued by her neighbours after she was abused and attacked by an auto driver in Patna.
Pandey was wanted by the police of three states of Bihar, Uttar Pradesh and Jharkhand(Shutterstock / Representative Photo)
Pandey was wanted by the police of three states of Bihar, Uttar Pradesh and Jharkhand(Shutterstock / Representative Photo)

Notorious interstate contract killer Dhanji Pandey arrested in Bihar

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Abhinav Sahay
PUBLISHED ON JAN 24, 2021 04:04 PM IST
  • Successfully dodging three states’ police and continued involvement in murder, loot and extortion cases, made his name synonymous with terror for the people living in his area of operation.
Police party was attacked when it was conducting a raid to seize illicit liquor(Sanjeev Kumar/HT Photo/Representative)
Police party was attacked when it was conducting a raid to seize illicit liquor(Sanjeev Kumar/HT Photo/Representative)

Eight Bihar cops injured in attack by men involved in illicit liquor trade

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Abhinav Sahay
PUBLISHED ON JAN 24, 2021 01:04 PM IST
  • At least two police vehicles were damaged in the incident which took place around 7pm on Saturday in the West Champaran district.
The powerful sand mafia has begun to use rural roads for the lucrative illegal trade due to a strict vigil on highways in Bihar(HT image/Representational)
The powerful sand mafia has begun to use rural roads for the lucrative illegal trade due to a strict vigil on highways in Bihar(HT image/Representational)

Bihar sand mafia attacks NHAI toll plaza staff for stopping overloaded trucks

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Abhinav Sahay
PUBLISHED ON JAN 22, 2021 01:26 PM IST
  • The sand mafia in Bihar was highly frustrated after the state government’s recent ban on transportation of sand and stone chips, by trucks with 14 or more wheels, to prevent overloading.
DGP SK Singhal made a surprise visit to Patna SSP's office to take stock of probe in Indigo manager's murder case.(Courtesy- Livehindustan)
DGP SK Singhal made a surprise visit to Patna SSP's office to take stock of probe in Indigo manager's murder case.(Courtesy- Livehindustan)

Bihar top cop reviews Indigo manager murder case in Patna, breakthrough expected

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Abhinav Sahay
PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 01:19 PM IST
  • The DGP said the police had got some important clues after interrogating several persons and is expecting to work the case out, soon. The DGP also said that contract killers were employed to kill Rupesh Kumar.
LIC officials and the agent who issued the insurance are likely to be questioned.(HT Archive)
LIC officials and the agent who issued the insurance are likely to be questioned.(HT Archive)

Bihar LIC office under lens for selling insurance policy to Afghan national

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Abhinav Sahay
PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 12:10 PM IST
  • LIC policy was soled to the Afghan national based on forged documents. Besides the birth certificate, proof of residence and a photograph are needed to open an insurance policy with the LIC.
“Please do not mix up the issues of development and crime,” Nitish Kumar said and then snapped when reporters persisted.(ANI)
“Please do not mix up the issues of development and crime,” Nitish Kumar said and then snapped when reporters persisted.(ANI)

Nitish Fumes as journalists question him on murder case

PUBLISHED ON JAN 16, 2021 06:35 AM IST
Nitish Kumar was talking about the improvement in infrastructure since he assumed power when he was interrupted by journalists who insisted that law and order has deteriorated, citing the murder of Rupesh Kumar Singh, an official of a private airlines, outside his residence in Patna.
Nitish said Bihar was ranked 23 in the country on the number of crimes reported and added that the law of the land was followed in the state.(ANI Photo/File/Representational )
Nitish said Bihar was ranked 23 in the country on the number of crimes reported and added that the law of the land was followed in the state.(ANI Photo/File/Representational )

Upset with questions on Indigo manager murder case, Nitish tears into Opposition

By Avinash Kumar | Edited by Abhinav Sahay
PUBLISHED ON JAN 15, 2021 03:46 PM IST
  • Kumar attacked the Opposition led by RJD and suggested that they should look at the crime record when they were in power in Bihar.
The survivor was currently undergoing treatment in the eye ward of Darbhanga Medical College and Hospital(Reuters File Photo/Representational use)
The survivor was currently undergoing treatment in the eye ward of Darbhanga Medical College and Hospital(Reuters File Photo/Representational use)

3 held in Bihar for gang raping minor, damaging her eyes, survivor critical

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Abhinav Sahay
PUBLISHED ON JAN 15, 2021 01:36 PM IST
  • The survivor was gang raped and her eyes were damaged by the accused so that she is not able to identify the culprits
One of the suspect has accepted to knowing the rape survivor very well. Locals said the two of the accused youth stayed alone since their parents had died.(Hindustan Times/representational photo)
One of the suspect has accepted to knowing the rape survivor very well. Locals said the two of the accused youth stayed alone since their parents had died.(Hindustan Times/representational photo)

Muzaffarpur minor gang rape accused arrested after multiple raids

Hindustan Times, Muzaffarpur | By Ajay Kr Pandey | Edited by Abhinav Sahay
UPDATED ON JAN 08, 2021 01:37 PM IST
The statement of the rape survivor has been recorded in the court after conducting her medical examination.
Pictures of Shivam, in a nuptial knot with a woman, went viral on social media within a few hours of his alleged abduction.(HT Photp)
Pictures of Shivam, in a nuptial knot with a woman, went viral on social media within a few hours of his alleged abduction.(HT Photp)

Bihar man abducted at gunpoint and married forcefully in instance of ‘Pakadua Vivah’

Hindustan Times, Patna | By Avinash Kumar | Edited by Abhinav Sahay
UPDATED ON JAN 07, 2021 04:53 PM IST
‘Pakadua Vivah’ or forced marriage is a regular occurrence reported mainly from Munger, Nawada, Khagaria and Begusarai districts of the state.
The government has also recommended departmental proceedings against Om Shanti Devi and Rupa Rani for submitting fake certificates.(HT Photo?Representational use)
The government has also recommended departmental proceedings against Om Shanti Devi and Rupa Rani for submitting fake certificates.(HT Photo?Representational use)

2 women Judo players got govt jobs with fake certificates, land in trouble

Hindustan Times, Patna | By Mukesh Kumar Mishra
UPDATED ON DEC 25, 2020 03:06 PM IST
SHO of the Sachiwalaya police station, DC Gupta, said that he received a complaint on December 22 but the case has not been lodged yet as the police were looking into the matter.
Bihar police personnel checked vehicles across the districts to nab criminals wanted by the police.(HTPhoto/Representational)
Bihar police personnel checked vehicles across the districts to nab criminals wanted by the police.(HTPhoto/Representational)

It took only a 4 hour vehicle-checking drive to arrest 65 criminals in Bihar

Hindustan Times, Patna | By Avinash Kumar | Edited by Abhinav Sahay
UPDATED ON DEC 20, 2020 10:47 AM IST
The special drive was launched across the state to check the rise in cases of kidnapping, loot, dacoity and other criminal activities in the state
Patna high court took up the case suo moto following news reports.(HT Photo)
Patna high court took up the case suo moto following news reports.(HT Photo)

Another attack on judicial officer in Bihar, Patna HC takes cognisance

Hindustan Times, Patna | By Avinash Kumar | Edited by Abhinav Sahay
UPDATED ON DEC 19, 2020 12:48 PM IST
Additional district and session judge Jai Kishore Dubey of Hilsa court in Nalanda district and his driver Sanjay Prasad were attacked by some bikers.
Former MLA’s son was one among the three major murders that took place in Bihar in the past few hours.(Shutterstock Image)
Former MLA’s son was one among the three major murders that took place in Bihar in the past few hours.(Shutterstock Image)

Former MLA’s son murdered as Nitish battles onslaught over law and order

Hindustan Times, Patna | By Avinash Kumar | Edited by Abhinav Sahay
UPDATED ON DEC 17, 2020 02:36 PM IST
A senior police station said the reason behind the incident could be old enmity, according to preliminary probe. A murder case has been registered against unknown men.
The deadly AK-47 assault rifles were being stolen and illegally sold to Maoists and other criminal syndicates by a gang.(AP Photo/Representational use)
The deadly AK-47 assault rifles were being stolen and illegally sold to Maoists and other criminal syndicates by a gang.(AP Photo/Representational use)

NIA arrest arms syndicate member in AK47 stealing and trade case

Hindustan Times, Patna | By Avinash Kumar | Edited by Abhinav Sahay
UPDATED ON DEC 09, 2020 11:53 AM IST
22 AK-47 assault rifles and more than 500 spare parts stolen from the ordnance depot was earlier recovered in this case.
Rashtriya Janata Dal leader Tejashwi Yadav meeting party leader JP Chaudhary admitted at PMCH(ANI Photo)
Rashtriya Janata Dal leader Tejashwi Yadav meeting party leader JP Chaudhary admitted at PMCH(ANI Photo)

A day after Bihar JD-U MLA booked for triple murder, kin shot dead

Hindustan Times, Patna | By Avinash Kumar | Edited by Abhinav Sahay
UPDATED ON MAY 26, 2020 10:45 PM IST
RJD leader Tejashwi Prasad Yadav has asked the government to arrest the absconding JD(U) MLA within two days, failing which, he threatens to launch an agitation in Gopalganj.
The victim died near Hajipur, when being brought to the Patna Medical College and Hospital (PMCH) from Bettiah(HT Photo/File/Representative)
The victim died near Hajipur, when being brought to the Patna Medical College and Hospital (PMCH) from Bettiah(HT Photo/File/Representative)

Pregnant minor allegedly set ablaze by boyfriend, dies

Hindustan Times, Bettiah | By Sandeep Bhaskar
UPDATED ON DEC 12, 2019 12:50 AM IST
The incident had taken place at a village under Sikarpur police station limits earlier on Tuesday and the accused, identified as Arman, was arrested by late evening, police said.
Two half-burnt bodies of woman found in Bihar remain unidentified.(Representative image)
Two half-burnt bodies of woman found in Bihar remain unidentified.(Representative image)

Bihar police clueless as half-burnt bodies of two women remain unidentified

Hindustan Times, Patna | By Avinash Kumar
UPDATED ON DEC 06, 2019 07:47 PM IST
A bullet ridden and half-charred body of a woman in her mid twenties was found in the Buxar district on Tuesday while another woman’s body, with her face burnt completely, was found in Samastipur district on Wednesday.
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