Patna: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday launched his pre-election door-to-door campaign dubbed as 'Har Ghar Dastak' by first stopping at the Badi Patan Devi temple and the tomb of Sayed Shah Khwaza Ruknuddin Ahmed to seek divine blessings before knocking at the doors of homes in Patna City.
Patna: The arrest of Janata Dal - U legislator Anant Singh in connection with the abduction of builder Raju Singh last November continues to snowball for the Mokama don after a court in Patna on Thursday sent him to two weeks judicial custody in a murder case going back to 2008.
Patna: Residents and shop-owners in AG Colony under Shastri Nagar police station in Patna on Thursday protested on the street until late evening following Wednesday afternoon firing on a jewelry shop just yards away from a police patrol vehicle and in the presence of two cops.
Patna: A day after promising to turn Bihar into a health care paradise by setting up specialty, super-specialty, and multi-specialty hospitals across the state, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Wednesday hit the reset button on the tourism industry saying the entire state of Bihar should be used as a brand name to boost both domestic and foreign travels in the state.
Patna: Nearly a year and a half later when it first made the headline, Patna Doordarshan Assistant Program Director Ratna Purkayastha on Wednesday filed a police case against Janata Dal – U leader and Bihar Consumer Protection Minister Shyam Rajak for issuing threat to her if she did not succumb to his demands.
Patna: Former Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Wednesday asked his predecessor and successor Nitish Kumar to resign from his post after the Patna High Court rebuked him for spending Rs. 580 crore on a 'world-class museum' that neither Patna nor Bihar needed.
Patna: Police in Patna on Wednesday arrested two persons in connection with the gang rape of a minor student from Barh who was found in a state of unconsciousness in Rajendra Nagar on Tuesday.
Patna: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, speaking at a meeting of top bureaucrats and health officials, said that his administration was working on a plan to encourage entrepreneurs to invest in the health sector in the state.
Patna: In a case of family disturbance, police in Patna on Tuesday arrested a man after he assaulted his Bhabhi (sister-in-law) with a knife cutting her at several places.
Patna: In the fallout of the last Friday clash between the city police and Special Auxiliary Police (SAP) jawans that resulted in the injuries of about half a dozen cops from both sides, the state police on Tuesday sacked 66 SAP personnel on the ground of conduct unbecoming of a law enforcement official.