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50 held in Bihar in police crackdown in communal violence-hit areas
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2 BJP workers, 48 others held in Bihar's communal violence-hit...

Nearly 50 people, including two local Bharatiya Janata Party workers, were today held in  Samastipur and Nalanda districts of Bihar in connection with  communal clashes that erupted there in the last couple of days.Eleven persons have been taken into custody in Samastipur district where trouble had erupted on Tuesday when some miscreants hurled footwear at a procession carrying the idol of Goddess Durga for immersion upon the conclusion of Chaiti Navaratra festivities in Rohtas town, ..., 3 weeks ago

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Samastipur road mishap: Nitish Kumar announces ex-gratia for victims' kin

[India], Mar 12 (ANI): Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar announced ex-gratia of Rs four lakh each for the next of kin of the victims killed in Bihar's Samastipur road mishap. Kumar also directed the officials concerned to ensure better treatment of the ...
 Sify1 month ago

Seven ashtadhatu idols stolen from a temple

Samastipur (Bihar), April 13: Seven 'ashtadhatu' idols were stolen from a temple at Narghoghi in Bihar, the police said.The SHO of Sarairanjan police station was informed about the missing idols in the morning yesterday. Senior officials, led by the ...
 The Assam Tribune1 week ago

Two BJP leaders held for 'disturbing' communal harmony in Bihar

Two BJP leaders were arrested on Thursday in Bihar's Samastipur district on the charge of disturbing communal harmony that resulted in clashes during the Ram Navami procession, police said.Dinesh Jha and Mohan Patwa were arrested on the basis of a video ...
 Prokerala3 weeks ago

BJP party of governance? Ha! Ha! Ha!

'The current BJP leadership believes the party's expansion across India, and thus their own survival at the top, depends on injecting communal tension into areas where it has so far been largely controlled,' argues Mihir S Sharma. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/ A concern widely expressed in circles friendly to the Bharatiya Janata Party before the last assembly elections in Bihar was that a return of Lalu Prasad's Rashtriya Janata Dal to power in Patna would unleash 'jungle raj'. The ...
 Rediff.com5 days ago

BJP accuses Bihar police of targeting majority community

The Bharatiya Janata Party -- a partner in the ruling coalition in Bihar -- has accused the administration of having acted in a partisan manner against members of the majority community in the aftermath of the communal flare-ups in various districts recently.A memorandum to this effect was submitted to the Director General of Police K S Dwivedi yesterday by a party delegation comprising state vice-president Devesh Kumar, chief whip in the state assembly Arun Kumar Sinha, MLA Sanjiv Chaurasia ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago

Nitish Kumar allots fund for restoration of riot-hit mosques

The Bihar government has allotted over Rs 2 Lakh for repair and restoration of riot-hit Gudri mosque and Jiaul-Ulum Madrassa situated in Samastipur city of the state.The home department, headed by the Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, allotted Rs 2, 13,700 for the ...
 Business Standard2 weeks ago Nitish allots Rs 2 lakh for repairing mosque damaged in communal vioence  Rediff.com2 weeks ago

CBSE paper leak, riots issues to rock Houses

After four days of rest, the Opposition parties — armed with issues like Board exam paper leak and communal riots in Bihar and West Bengal — will again be testing their vocal cords in a fresh onslaught on the Modi government. On Monday, the ...
 DNA2 weeks ago

What has Nitish Kumar done to stop communal violence?

'Nitish is now a helpless junior ally of Hindutva.''He just cannot think of reining in the hoodlums raging, marauding and killing in the mohallas,' argues Mohammad Sajjad. IMAGE: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, flanked by Deputy CM Sushil Kumar Modi and assembly Speaker Vijay Chaudhary, leads a human chain against child marriage and dowry in Patna, January 21, 2017. Photograph: PTI Photo Bihar, and many parts of West Bengal, close to Bihar, has been engulfed in communal tension and violence.
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago Bihar is being polarised on Nitish's watch  Rediff.com2 months ago

How Hindutva outfits used Ram Navami to create communal polarisation across several states

There seems to have been a clear attempt by Hindutva outfits to use Ram Navami processions to create communal tensions in at least three states in India: West Bengal, Bihar and Telangana. The pattern of the processions was eerily similar in all the states: ...
 catchnews.com3 weeks ago
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