Patna: Opposition leaders in Patna on Thursday lashed out at the Nitish government for issuing an 'advisory' in which cooking or organizing 'havan' during daytime could land the person in jail.
Patna: Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Shahnawaz Hussain, at a press meet in Patna on Thursday, slammed Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on the latest scandal to hit the previous Congress-led UPA government in which an Italian court has raised the name of Congress President Sonia Gandhi for receiving kickback in a chopper deal.
Patna: Shop-owners and thugs of notorious builder Anil Singh in Patna on Thursday clashed with each other over a property dispute leading to the injuries over half a dozen people, including some women.
Patna: At least two people were dead and over 50 injured in the second phase of the staggered Panchayat elections in Bihar amidst reports of widespread violence from many polling booths.
Patna: In yet another example of bureaucracy gone wild in Bihar, the state government on Wednesday cancelled the lease of Patna's only true mall – the P&M Mall developed by noted film-maker Prakash Jha – throwing the livelihoods of more than 5,000 employees of the posh shopping complex in danger.
Patna: After a video of Congress legislator Vinay Verma gone viral in which he is seen consuming alcoholic beverage despite total prohibition in Bihar, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sushil Kumar Modi took Chief Minister Nitish Kumar to task asking him to put the Congress leader in jail and urged Congress to sack the law-breaker immediately.
Patna: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, speaking at a function in Bhagalpur on Tuesday, credited the women of Bihar for persuading him to impose total prohibition in the state.
Patna: Central Minister and Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) chief Ram Vilas Paswan, who has waged a one-man war on Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for his failure to curb crime in the state, on Monday sat on a dharna to protest prohibition on 'toddy' saying it was going to destroy the Pasi community who had been in extracting and selling toddy for personal consumption for generations.
Patna: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and his Deputy and Bihar Road Construction Minister Tejaswi Yadav on Monday, inaugurated 62 new roads in Bihar spanning a total of 450 kilometers to mark the 7th Foundation Day of Bihar State Road Development Corporation Ltd (BSRDCL).
Patna: As widely anticipated, the business of bootlegging is beginning to boom in Bihar as people rush to smuggle alcoholic drinks from the neighboring states of Jharkhand, Uttar Pradesh, and West Bengal and in some cases, even from Nepal.