In the Spotlight
Patna: People in Bihar on Tuesday, to celebrate Dhanteras, opened up their wallets in their rush to buy brand new cars, motorcycles, gold jewelries, computers, and household appliances like flat-screen LED television sets, washer and dryer and microwave oven, and other items, spending in excess of Rs. 350 crore.
Patna: Central Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Member of Parliament Ram Kripal Yadav on Thursday slammed the Nitish government for failing to rid Patna from water-logging saying despite widespread media coverage and negative publicity, the Nitish-Lalu-Congress administration in Bihar had ignored the problem much to the inconvenience of the citizens of the state capital.
Patna: An Anti-terrorism Squad (ATS) in Patna on Wednesday night arrested two men from near Mithapur bus stand with nearly Rs. 2 lakh in counterfeit Indian currency.
Patna: A day after senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sushil Kumar Modi raised the issue of no work being done in the Road Construction Department led by Deputy Chief Minister Tejaswi Yadav, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday attended a meeting of the Road Construction Department to take stock of the ongoing projects involving building of new roads and over-bridges in the state.