Patna: Still hoping to checkmate their once leader of the century Nitish Kumar was earlier billed by them as the next Prime Minister of India, the anti-Nitish camp within the Janata Dal – U on Wednesday said that the Sharad Yadav camp within the party would once again stake the claim over the party leadership by removing Kumar from the post of party's presidency.
Patna: Bihar Education Minister Krishna Nandan Prasad Verma, at a function in Patna on Wednesday honored seven teachers for their contributions in the field of teaching by President of India Ram Nath Kovind at a function in Delhi on September 5.
Patna: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi and a number of senior NDA leaders and bureaucrats gave warm welcome to the newly-appointed Governor of Bihar Satya Pal Malik at the Patna Airport on Tuesday.
Patna: Seventeen accused in the multi-core rupees Srijan scam were produced before a special CBI court in Patna on Tuesday after which the special acting judicial magistrate Kumari Jyoti sent them back to Bhagalpur jail in judicial custody until October 17.
Patna: Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Dr. C. P. Thakur, taking umbrage of the draconian laws pertaining to dowry as proposed by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, said that while he agreed with the anti-dowry and anti-child marriage campaign, he feared the tough anti-dowry acts could be abused by some people who wished to get even with their spouse for whatever reasons.
Patna: Nitish Kumar may have not succeeded in attracting investment in the state, no one, however, can accuse him of falling behind in social engineering as nearly a year and a half after he promulgated prohibition in the state, he declared war against child marriage and dowry at a jam-packed newly-built Bapu Meeting Hall in Patna on Monday.
Patna: Hundreds of thousands of people witnessed the 'Burning' of Lanka' at Patna's Gandhi Maidan on Sunday marking the end of 10-day Durga Puja culminating with the 'slaying of Ravan and his two brothers signifying victory over evil as described in the Hindu mythology.
Patna: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, on the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi on Monday, will cut the ribbon at the brand-new 'Bapu Hall' located within the shiny Ashoka Convention Center near Gandhi Maidan along with declaring the new Bihar Museum open on Jawaharlal Nehru Marg off Bailey Road.
Patna: Former Governor of Bihar and now the President of India Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday appointed Satyapal Malik as the new Governor of Bihar releasing West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi who was entrusted with additional charge of Bihar on June 22 Mr. after Kovind was nominated for the highest post in the nation.
Patna: Top district officials in Patna on Thursday held a high-level meeting at the Gandhi Maidan to review preparedness for Dussehra and the ensuing 'slaying of Demon King Ravan' on Saturday to mark the end of the 10-day festival in the presence of an estimated crowd of five lakh.
Patna: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday reviewed Dussehra preparedness at Patna's Gandhi Maidan where he instructed district officials to ensure utmost convenience for the visitors along with impeccable security arrangement to avoid any untoward incident.
Patna: Heavy crowd was seen across the state capital as the 8th day of the 10-day Durga Puja (Maha Ashtmi) came to a peaceful end on Thursday with the city gearing up to deal with even bigger crowd and rush for the next two days leading to the climactic Maha Dashmi, or Dussehra, on Saturday when the iconic 'Ravan Vadh' will take place at Patna's Gandhi Maidan in the presence of an estimated 5 lakh people.
Patna: Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and former film star Shatrughan Sinha on Thursday came out in defense of his party member and former Finance Minister of India Yashwant Sinha saying by being a critic of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's economic policies, Yashwant Sinha was only doing his patriotic duty as a citizen of India.