In the Spotlight
Patna: Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) President Lalu Prasad Yadav, relegated to commuting between Patna and Ranchi in connection with the fodder scam and holding rallies and maha-rallies at Patna Gandhi Maidan since the collapse of the Mahagathbandhan government in Bihar, at a press conference in Patna on Diwali day, said he would soon organize another massive rally in Patna to expose the corrupt NDA government in Bihar.
Patna: Heavy damage was incurred when a fire broke out in a building on Ashok Rajpath across from the B. N. College on Thursday morning gutting a furniture store on the ground floor while also causing severe smoke and water damage to other shops and residences in the building.
Patna: A day before the festival of light, Patna, with all of its glitter and grandeur, is all set to celebrate Diwali on Thursday as last-minute shoppers flooded the shopping centers in the state capital to purchase idols of Lord Ganesh and Goddess Lakshmi, hand-made 'gharondas', and of course, firecrackers to celebrate Diwali with a big bang.
Patna: Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi, at a function at Adhiweshan Bhawan in Patna on Wednesday, handed awards to a number of artists from across the nation to mark the Bihar Kala Diwas organized by the state Art and Culture department.