The cremation procession of Jayant Rai in Patna on Monday.

Patna: The body of 21-year old grandson of noted gynecologist Shanti Rai arrived in Patna on Monday morning after which it was cremated at the Gulbi Ghat in the presence of dozens of family members and loved ones.

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BJP leader Shatrughan Sinha holding a press conference in Patna on Sunday.

Patna: In a clear reference to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Man Friday Amit Shah, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP from Patna Saheb and former Bollywood star Shatrughan Sinha, in Patna on Sunday, said his party would be much better if only it ceased to be "a one-man show and a two-man army".

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JD-U leaders holding a press conference in Patna on Friday.

Patna: Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejaswi Yadav, after a week-long attack on Janata Dal – U leaders over prohibition issue, including releasing a picture of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar with a man accused in a hooch tragedy, screamed foul on Friday when the JD-U hit back on him releasing a photo of Yadav with a glamorous girl and a bottle of liquor in the background.

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JD-U leader RCP Singh (file photo).

Patna: After being accused by Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) President Lalu Prasad Yadav of sheltering liquor mafia in Bihar, Janata Dal – U national Secretary General RCP Singh on Thursday declared the former Chief Minister 'insane' saying Yadav was suffering from acute mental illness that had no treatment.

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Jitan Ram Manjhi inducting BJP leader Ashok Yadav in HAM on Thursday.

Patna: With the rumors of Shyam Rajak and Uday Narayan Chowdhary preparing to leave the Janata Dal – U due to differences on Nitish Kumar's reservation policies gaining traction in the media, former Bihar Chief Minister and Hindustani Awam Morcha (HAM) leader Jitan Ram Manjhi came out in support of the Chief Minister saying both Rajak and Chowdhary were two useless leaders who were now looking for an excuse to leave the JD-U and join hands with Lalu Prasad Yadav.

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RJD President Lalu Prasad Yadav talking to reporters at his residence in Patna on Wednesday.

Patna: Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav, soon after returning from Ranchi where he was to appear before a CBI court in connection with the fodder scam, called press reporters to his home to continue from where his son Tejaswi Yadav left yesterday during a similar press conference.

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Patna DM holds meeting of priests and clerics on Wednesday.

Patna: District Magistrate Sanjay Agrawal, batting for Nitish Kumar's agenda against child marriage in Bihar on Wednesday pushed the ball a few more yards for the Chief Minister when he held a meeting with Hindu, Muslim, Sikh, and Christian religious leaders and asked them not to preside over weddings that involved underage children.

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Several injured at RJD internal election in Patna on Wednesday.

Patna: It was a meeting of the Yadavs, for the Yadavs, and by the Yadavs when two rival Yadav groups clashed with each other at the election of the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) district presidents on Wednesday leaving one man with a cracked skull and several other injured in a violent outbreak of the RJD workers.

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Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi holding GST meet in Patna on Wednesday.

Patna: Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi, at a meeting with industrialists and businessmen of Bihar on Wednesday, announced that the state would not charge late fine to those who failed to file their Goods and Service Tax (GST) returns on time.

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RJD leader Tejaswi Yadav at a press conference in Patna on Tuesday.

Patna: With his father and party President Lalu Prasad Yadav away to attend court proceedings in Jharkhand, his son and former Deputy Chief Minister Tejaswi Yadav filled in for him on Tuesday to lampoon his former boss and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on prohibition issue saying the whole thing was a big joke that, instead of curtailing alcoholism in the state, had given rise to illegal trade and corruption within the system.

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Contract teachers in Patna celebrate their legal victory on Tuesday.

Patna: In a major victory for the contract teachers in government schools in Bihar, the Patna High Court on Tuesday, agreeing with their demand, said that they were entitled to the salary comparable to those who were appointed on normal, regular basis.

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