Patna: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, at a press conference following his Janata Durbar in Patna on Monday, schooled Communist youth icon Kanhaiya Kumar on his fundamental rights saying drinking alcohol was not one of the many basic rights as defined in the Constitution.
Patna: Frustrated by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's latest diktat that imposes ban on organizing 'havan, or prayers involving fire, a youth, who also happens to share the name of the Chief Minister, threw a sandal on Kumar during his weekly Janata Durbar in Patna on Monday.
Patna: Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) activists in Patna on Monday protested outside the Patna University office following the beating up of two students at the Kanhaiya Kumar rally at Sri Krishna Memorial Hall in Patna on Tuesday.
Patna: Police in Patna on Monday recovered 160 cartons of country liquor from a pickup truck containing nearly 7,500 bottles of 200 ml each.
Patna: A 27-year old man was killed when an air-compressor tank at a tire repair shop blew up on Boring Road in Patna on Monday afternoon.
Patna: While claiming immunity under freedom of speech and to avoid jail terms, Communist rising star and Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) student union leader Kanhaiya Kumar, at his maiden rally in Patna on Sunday watched from the podium as his supporters thrashed two students showing black flags to their new-found icon in full view of the Patna police.
Patna: The newest star on the horizon of communists and leftists in India who earned instant street credo and a celebrity status after being arrested by the Delhi police for making anti-national incendiary statements, Kanhaiya Kumar was given warm welcome by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar usually reserved for A-list politicians and foreign dignitaries.
Patna: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Rajya Sabha Member M. J. Akbar said that India was facing new threats from inside forces as Communists, leftists, Maoists, and Jammu and Kashmir separatists join hands in their attempt to split the country.
Patna: Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and former Union Minister Dr. C. P. Thakur on Saturday reiterated demand for reservation for poor people from upper castes saying it was not fair to exclude them just because they happened to have been born in an upper caste.
Patna: Opposition leaders in Patna on Thursday lashed out at the Nitish government for issuing an 'advisory' in which cooking or organizing 'havan' during daytime could land the person in jail.