Ashok Gajapathi Raju, the Civil Aviation Minister, meeting with Chief Minister Nitish Kumar in Patna on Monday.

Patna: With years of debates, blames and counter-blames between the state and the central government over the efficacy and expansion of the Patna Airport, an agreement was reached on Monday when the Union Civil Aviation Minister, during a meeting with Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, approved a plan to expand the main terminal building that would allow the airport to function round the clock and not just at certain times only.

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Jan Adhikar Party activists burning the effigy of MNS leader Raj Thackeray.

Patna: Jan Adhikar Party (JAP) activists in Patna on Monday burnt the effigy of Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) leader Raj Thackeray whose supporters, like many times in the past, beat up people from Bihar and other north Indian states a few days ago.

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Bus collides with a tractor in Khemani Chak in Patna killing three persons.

Patna: In a tragic accident on Sunday morning, three persons were killed when a passenger bus coming to Patna from Ranchi slammed into a tractor-trailer in Khemani Chowk under Patrakar Nagar police station.

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RJD leader Lalu Prasad Yadav going to Ranchi on Sunday.

Patna: On his way to make his appearance in a Ranchi court in connection with his involvement in the decades old fodder scam, a nonchalant Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav in Patna on Sunday offered his analysis on the upcoming Gujarat election saying the fact that the Janata Dal – U is not going with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Narendra Modi's state was indicative of the fact that all was not well within the NDA.

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RJD leader Tejaswi Yadav (file photo).

Patna: Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) heir-apparent and former Deputy Chief Minister Tejaswi Yadav on Saturday slammed Bihar Chief Minister and his former boss Nitish Kumar in connection with the five deaths allegedly caused by consuming illicit liquor in Bihar's Rohtas district.

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Usha Vidyarthi and Neelam Sahini being felicitated at BJP office in Patna on Saturday.

Patna: Former legislator and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Dr. Usha Vidyarthi and Neelam Sahni were honored by the party leaders in Patna on Saturday after the two were elected the members of the State Women' Commission.

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Morning arghya at Mangal Talab in Patna on Friday.

Patna: The state's most revered festival Chhath came to a peaceful end on Friday with the offering of the morning 'Arghya' at dozens of ghats in the state capital though an increasingly large number of people prayed the sun at makeshift water tanks and swimming pools to avoid the crowd and rush at the river banks in Patna.

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Family from Bihar celebrating Chhath in Florida, USA.

Florida, USA: Families from Bihar living in Florida celebrated the four-day "Chhath" festival between October 24 and October 27 as people gathered on this occasion to worship the Sun God.

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RJD President Lalu Prasad Yadav talking to reporters in Patna on Tuesday.

Patna: Despite having been checkmated by his former rival-turned-friend-turned-avowed enemy Nitish Kumar when the latter walked out of the rag-tag government known as Mahagathbandhan, and despite CBI sleuths virtually breathing on the back of his neck in connection with corruption cases against him, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav continued to remain nonchalant acting like he was in full control of the present and future political landscape of India.

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RJD leader Mundrika Singh Yadav (file photo).

Patna: Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) legislator and party general secretary Mundrika Singh Yadav passed away at a private hospital in Patna on Tuesday at age 74 following a brain hemorrhage, family members said.

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Former CM Jitan Ram Manjhi's press conference in Patna on Tuesday.

Patna: After having failed to impress the NDA in his bid to get a spot in the new NDA-led Nitish administration in Bihar, a frustrated Jitan Ram Manjhi is now on a one-man campaign to get his son a berth in the Nitish cabinet saying his son was educated and deserved a chance to be a minister.

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