Nitish Kumar holding his weekly Jan Samvad program in Patna on Monday.

Patna: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, at the weekly Lok Samvad meeting at his residence on Monday expressed his faith in the Central government saying he was confident Prime Minister Narendra Modi would come through in providing adequate financial help for the development of Bihar.

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National Boys and Girls Chess Tournament begins in Patna.

Patna: Deputy Chief Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sushil Kumar Modi and Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) Chairperson V K Saxena jointly kicked off the 47th National Junior Boys' Chess Championship and 32nd National Junior Girls' Chess Championship at the Pataliputra Sports Complex in Patna on Sunday.

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Nitish Kumar, in a file photo from June 2017, conveying his wishes to Lalu Prasad Yadav on his 70th birthday.

Patna: Reacting to Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav's allegation that he was engineering a plot to split the Congress Party in the state in an attempt to bolster his own party's standing within the NDA, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday said that Yadav was in the habit of making such baseless allegations that were not grounded in truth or reality.

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RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav holding a press meet in Patna on Sunday.

Patna: Hoping to capitalize on the BJP's decision to keep Janata Dal – U leaders at bay from the latest expansion of the Modi administration at the Center, RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav, at a press conference at his home in Patna on Sunday, tried to pour salt in Nitish Kumar's wounds saying Prime Minister Narendra Modi had obviously not forgotten about how poorly he was treated by the JD-U leader during the last Lok Sabha elections.

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BJP leaders Raj Kumar Singh and Ashwini Kumar Choubey now pat of the Modi cabinet.

New Delhi: Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Ashwini Kumar Choubey, who was groomed by none other than Loknayak Jaya Prakash Narayan himself, and the officer who had arrested BJP patriarch L K Advani during his Ram Mandir Rath Yatra in Bihar in 1990, Raj Kumar Singh, were two of the party leaders who were inducted in the Narendra Modi-le NDA government at the Center at a function in Delhi on Sunday.

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Chief Minister Nitish Kumar (file photo).

Patna: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Sunday said that there was no talk between him and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders at the Center about his MPs being accommodated in the latest reshuffle of the cabinet saying he, like others, heard the rumors of JD-U possibly being included in the cabinet through the media only.

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Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav during the launch of state-wide human chain to promote prohibition in Bihar last January.

Patna: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday took shots at his 'estranged big brother' and Lalu Prasad Yadav for the latter's turnaround on the contentious prohibition issue saying the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) President was only half-heartedly supportive of his prohibition decision and now that he was not part of the Grand Alliance, Yadav was openly out against prohibition in the state.

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Rocky Yadav and the cars involved in the case (file photo).

Gaya: Rocky Yadav, the son of former Janata Dal – U legislator Manorama Devi and criminal-turned-businessman Bindeshwari Yadav, a.k.a. Bindi, was announced guilty by a Gaya court on Thursday in the Aditya Sachdeva murder case that occurred on May 9, 2016 in Gaya following a brief encounter between the two involving road rage.

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Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi holding a press conference in Patna on Wednesday.

Patna: Continuing to expose the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) family for being the biggest landlord in the state of Bihar, Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi on Wednesday made documents available to public that contains information about former RJD legislator Mohammed Shamim and his wife Sofia Tabassum giving away two of their high-priced properties in Danapur to Lalu and Rabri's two sons Tej Pratap Yadav and Tejaswi Yadav.

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Chief Minister, Deputy Chief Minister, and Road Construction Minister at a meeting of the Road Construction Department.

Patna: More meetings, more grand announcements before previously-announced schemes could even take off from the ground, the much-touted mono-rail case in point, the state government on Wednesday gave green signal to a Rs. 3000 crore bridge to be built parallel to the existing Gandhi Setu on the River Ganges.

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Health Minister Mangal Pandey flagging off flood relief trucks from Patna on Wednesday.

Patna: Health Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) state President Mangal Pandey, from the party office in Patna on Wednesday, flagged off six trucks loaded with food and essential survival items to be distributed among the flood victims in North Bihar.

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