RJD leader Raghuvansh Prasad Singh sipping tea with party President Lalu Prasad Yadav in Patna on Sunday.

Patna: After some faint praise of his boss Lalu Prasad Yadav who completed the formality of filing his nomination for the party's topmost post that only he has occupied since the inception of Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD), senior leader Raghuvansh Prasad Singh rubbished the 'coronation' of Yadav's son Tejaswi Yadav saying no decision was taken as to who would be the party's Chief Ministerial candidate in the next Assembly elections.

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Chief Minister Nitish Kumar speaking at the birth anniversary of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad in Patna on Saturday.

Patna: Bihar celebrated the birth anniversary of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad, freedom fighter and an educationist, at a function held at the Sri Krishna Memorial Hall in Patna on Saturday where Chief Minister Nitish Kumar talked about the state's glorious academic past despite present degradation in Bihar education that remains in the news for all the wrong reasons.

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

Patna: A day after he dropped the name of his son as the next Chief Minister of Bihar causing a murmur within other party leaders, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav on Friday tried to tone down his rhetoric saying all he was trying to say was that his son was a very good orator and had all the qualities of a good leader but if people wanted to him to be the Chief Minister of Bihar then nobody could stop him.

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Chess tournament champ and runners-up M R Lalithbabu and Arvind Chidambaram respectively.

Patna: Public Sector Sports Promotion Board (PSPB) grandmaster M R Lalithbabu emerged the winner in the 55th Khadi India National Premier Chess tournament hosted by All Bihar Chess Association at Patna's Lemon Tree Hotel on Friday after he managed a draw against Swapnil S Ghorpade in the 13th and final round of the competition for a cumulative point of nine.

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President Kovind launching 3rd Agricultural Roadmap of Bihar at a function in Patna on Thursday.

Patna: President of India Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday inaugurated the 3rd Agricultural Roadmap (2017-2022) of Bihar at the Bapu Convention Hall in Patna in the presence of Bihar Governor Satya Pal Malik, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and nearly his entire cabinet members.

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CM Nitish Kumar speaking at the launch of 3rd Agricultural Roadmap in Bihar.

Patna: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, at a function to mark the launch of 3rd Bihar Agricultural Roadmap on Thursday, welcomed President Ram Nath Kovind saying it was an honor to host the President of India who went straight to the Rashtrapati Bhawan in Delhi from the Raj Bhawan in Bihar.

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'Panchlait' actors and directors in Patna.

Patna: More than five decades after critically-acclaimed filmmaker Basu Bhattacharya immortalized the story of noted author from Bihar Phanishwar Nath Renu by turning his short story 'Mare Gaye Gulfam' into a Bollywood blockbuster 'Teesri Kasam' starring legendary actors Raj Kapoor and Waheeda Rahman, Director Prem Prakash Modi is tackling with yet another Renu story by bringing 'Panchlait' to the large screen that opens nationwide on November 17.

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Dr. Shiben Krishen Raina with Indian Ambassador to Maldives Akhilesh Mishra.

Male (Maldives): Eminent educationist, writer, author and translator Dr. Shiben Krishen Raina during his recent visit to Maldives met with Indian Ambassador Akhilesh Mishra at Male where he presented a copy of his pioneering work Hindi translation/transliteration of famous Kashmiri Ramayana Ramavtar Charit to him.

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Chief Minister Nitish Kumar speaking at a function of the police department on Tuesday.

Patna: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, speaking at a function of the Bihar Police Building Construction Corporation (BPBCC) in Patna on Tuesday, engaged in some lofty rhetoric on law and order saying Bihar was identified world over by its rule of law and to maintain this status, he had given a free hand to all law enforcement officials with no interference from the government.

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Deputy CM Sushil Kumar Modi holding a press meet in Patna on Tuesday.

Patna: Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi, at a press conference in Patna on Tuesday, accused his predecessor Tejaswi Yadav of receiving kickbacks from the so-called liquor mafia saying the RJD leader had resigned from AB Export as its Director a day before assuming charge as Bihar's Deputy CM but continued to write checks in various companies' names despite telling the income tax department that he had nothing to do with these companies.

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Agriculture Minister Prem Kumar holding a press meet in Patna on Tuesday.

Patna: After briefly dropping out of the Nitish administration's vocabulary, the 'One Bihari Item in Each Plate in India' is making a comeback under the new NDA government as senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Agriculture Minister Dr. Prem Kumar, at a press conference in Patna on Tuesday, said the dream of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar would be fulfilled in the next five years.

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