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IPS officer KS Dwivedi takes charge as Bihar police chief following PK Thakur's retirement
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IPS officer KS Dwivedi takes charge as Bihar police chief following PK Thakur's retirement

IPS officer KS Dwivedi, who was the Superintendent of Police of Bhagalpur during the 1989 communal riots which claimed over 1,000 lives, today took over as Bihar police chief, amid opposition criticism over his appointment.

1989 Bhagalpur riots: Supreme Court to hear Bihar government's plea against Kameshwar Yadav's acquittal
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1989 Bhagalpur riots: Supreme Court to hear Bihar government's plea against Kameshwar Yadav's acquittal

The Supreme Court has agreed to examine an appeal of the Bihar government against the acquittal of Kameshwar Prasad Yadav in the 1989 Bhagalpur communal riots in which over 1,000 people had lost their lives.