The FIR has been filed at the Kotwali Police Station on the basis of a video purportedly showing policemen baton-charging devotees on Monday, which went viral on social media. A young man was killed in firing during the crackdown, and several persons were injured.
Shiv Sena slams BJP for 'silence' over Munger firing, questions communalisation of Palghar lynching case
One person was killed and over two dozen people were injured in firing and stone-pelting during a Durga idol immersion on Monday in Bihar's Munger
Protesters allegedly torched muffasil and women police stations, ransacked the SP and SDO offices, alleging that no action was taken against the police over the Monday night firing and stone-pelting in which one person had died
The incident occurred late on Monday night at Deen Dayal Upadhyay Chowk. Witnesses said there was a pile-up of processions after a makeshift bamboo carrier broke down.
Bihar Police detained over 100 people in relation to the incident and recovered 12 empty cartridges and three country-made pistols from the spot
Delhi violence reveals growing availability of country-made guns in National Capital; high time for Delhi Police to crack down
Eyewitnesses' accounts, medical reports of those injured and killed as well as initial investigations of the deadly Delhi violence have revealed another major concern for the Delhi Police, a growing availability of countrymade pistols or desi kattas and pistols in the National Capital
NDA seat-sharing in Bihar: JD(U) gets Valmiki Nagar, Jhanjharpur, Gopalganj, Siwan and Gaya constituencies
Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's JD(U), which returned to the NDA less than two years ago, has succeeded in securing for itself both its seats of Nalanda and Purnea, besides getting five which were represented by the BJP in the outgoing Lok Sabha and another held by Ram Vilas Paswan's LJP.
The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) joined the team of rescue officials on Wednesday, just hours before the success of the operation.
Three-year-old girl falls into 100 feet deep borewell shaft in Bihar's Munger, rescue operations underway
Police said "the girl is stuck inside the shaft at a depth of about 45 feet. A team of doctors has been pressed into service and adequate oxygen supply is being ensured with the help of cylinders and pipes".
Bihar communal tension spreads to Nawada district over idol vandalism; Police say situation under control
Nawada District Magistrate Kaushal Kumar said that as soon as the news spread, a protest erupted, leading to violent clashes between two communities.
Heavy rains lashed Bihar's capital city, paralysing normal life with several localities remaining submerged in knee-deep water on Monday.
The toll in Bihar floods rose to 213 with eight fresh deaths being reported on Wednesday, although a majority of rivers are now flowing below the danger mark.
The recent floods have affected 40 lakh people in 2,189 villages of 613 panchayats of 79 blocks in 12 districts, the Water Resources Deaprtment said.
With six more deaths, the toll in Bihar floods on Tuesday rose to 165, even as the swollen Ganga, whose water level started showing a receding trend, has affected 37.53 lakh people in 12 districts of the state.
More than 53,000 people have been rescued by NDRF teams from the flood-ravaged areas in Bihar and Uttar Pradesh.
Saying that the youth Bihar will 'change the state's destiny', Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said at a rally in Munger that the people in the poll-bound state should vote to end 'jungle raj'.
In Munger, a district deep inside the badlands of southern Bihar, a manufacturing revolution is in full swing. It’s ‘Make in India’ alright, but not the way Prime Minister Narendra Modi would like it. Over the last decade, this district on the banks of the Ganga has built a formidable reputation as hub of illegal gun-making, marking a clear shift of the business in firearms from urban to rural pockets.
The accused have said that an AK-47 is made only on demand and the one recovered from them was meant for a high-profile gangster of western UP.
Election officials today recommended repoll at 25 polling stations in Patliputra and Munger Lok Sabha constituency which had gone to polls on 17 April.
Electors would exercise their franchise in 11,846 polling stations in Patna Sahib, Nalanda, Patliputra, Jehanabad, Munger, Ara and Buxar Parliamentary constituencies.