Patna: Bharatiya Janata Party leaders in Bihar demanded an unconditional apology from Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav for calling Ishrat Jehan, the girl who was killed in a police encounter in Gujarat in 2004, a 'daughter of Bihar', after David Coleman Headley, an American terrorist of Pakistani origin who is now serving 35 years in a US prison, told the law enforcement officials that Jehan indeed was an LeT operative.
Patna: Despite repeated denial of the collapse of law and order in the state as routinely alleged by the opposition leaders, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday held a high level meeting of the top officials to come up with a sound strategy to deal with the criminals and to lower the number of crimes in the state.
Patna: Patna University that has been infiltrated by criminals posing as students witnessed explosion of bombs outside Darbhanga House within the campus following an incident of eve-teasing on Thursday. A 16-year old girl who was just passing by was hurt in the incident.
Patna: Police in Patna rained batons on the All India Students Federation (AISF) activists who were trying to meet Patna University Vice Chancellor Dr. Y. C. Simahadri in connection with the ongoing protest by Patna Women's College students against the college's refusal to fill examination forms.
Patna: Patna Divisional Commissioner Anand Kishore held a high-level meeting of top officials on Wednesday to finalize plan for the beautification of the Gandhi Maidan, security arrangement around it, development of the Sri Krishna Memorial Hall region and a number of other plans meant to turn the image of the state capital once and for all.
Patna: With all the talks of developments in Bihar and Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's highly-touted 'Seven Resolves' that will supposedly put Bihar on the map of developed states, the local administration on Wednesday could not find a single person to remove garbage that has been piling up throughout the state capital since yesterday after nearly 4,000 employees of the Patna Municipal Corporation (PMC) went on indefinite strike on Tuesday.
Patna: Stung by the negative reaction by even his most ardent followers, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, who had, exactly a week ago on February 2 in Ghazipur in Uttar Pradesh, had said that Patna was not fit for metro train service, on Tuesday changed his stance again and gave the go-ahead signal to the proposed metro rail project to be built by 2021.
Patna: Determined to keep his seven resolves that he made during election campaign in Bihar last year, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday sat through a presentation of the Bihar Vikas Mission (BVM) that attempted to outline the means to achieve the seven goals.
Patna: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Sunday officiated the opening of the 612 meter (0.6 kilometer) long flyover bridge between Ramghoolam Chowk at the northern end of the Exhibition Road and Chiraiyantand Bridge on the southern end that is expected to substantially ease traffic in one of the busiest sections of the state capital.
Patna: Like last several years, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Sunday took part in the Bihar College of Engineering (BCE) alumni meet in Patna where he reminisced with previous graduates now retired from their jobs.