Sharad Yadav in Patna on Wednesday.

Patna: Former Janata Dal – U President Sharad Yadav, at a press conference in Patna on Wednesday, repeated what he and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leaders have said on multiple occasions that Nitish Kumar had betrayed the people of Bihar and he (Yadav) was punished for sticking to the promises he and other members of the Grand Alliance had made during the last election cycle.

Income Tax official Ram Babu Gupta taken into custody for allegedly molesting a Sikkim student in Patna.

Patna: Police in Patna under Kotwali police station on Wednesday arrested an Indian Revenue Service (IRS) official and charged him with sexually assaulting a student from Sikkim living in Patna to prepare for medical entrance test.

Students protesting at Patna University on Wednesday.

Patna: Loser parties in the just-concluded students' union election of Patna University created ruckus on Wednesday when they claimed massive irregularities in the electoral process following the discovery of a ballot-box in a garbage dumpster just outside the Urdu Department.

Students being frisked for cheats at Ravindra Balika School in Patna on Wednesday.

Patna: Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB) matric exam began across the state on Wednesday amidst tight security with the administration determined to keep the cheaters at bay by confiscating their personal belongings, including shoes, cell phones, and other items before allowing them entry into the exam halls.

Private bus set on fire by angry villagers outside Patna on Monday.

Patna: Tragedy struck in Patna on late Monday evening when a private bus carrying at least 72 people to a wedding event lost control and fell more than 20 feet in a ditch killing a dozen passengers and injuring at least 30 others.

Losers in the PUSU election protest outside Patna University office on Monday.

Patna: Shell-shocked by the complete obliteration in the just-concluded Patna University Students' Union (PUSU) election, the left on the campus went on a rampage on Monday accusing the University of rigging the polls in favor of the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP), the student wing of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

Police arrest protestors at Rajendra Nagar Terminal in Patna on Monday.

Patna: Thousands of candidates for the Group D railway job entrance test in Patna on Monday clashed with the law enforcement officials at Rajendra Nagar Terminal where they had blocked the track disrupting railway traffic for hours in protest against the Indian Railway's decision to reduce the qualifying age from 31 to 28 and for increasing the number of seats for the Indian Technical Institute (ITI) graduates at the cost of other non-ITI candidates.

Contract nurses protesting outside IGIMS in Patna on Monday.

Patna: Contract nurses at the Indira Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences (IGIMS) in Patna on Monday boycotted their work and protested outside the hospital against a cut in their salaries that were raised by a private headhunting company not too long ago.

PUSU President elect and independent candidate Divyanshu Bhardwaj.

Patna: Sending a strong message to the leftists, Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP), the students' wing of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), swept the Patna University Students' Union (PUSU) election the result of which was announced on Saturday just hours after polling was concluded at various colleges under Patna University.

Deputy CM Sushil Kumar Modi pays tribute to Karpoori Thakur (file photo).

Patna: Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi, speaking at a function to mark the death anniversary of former Bihar Chief Minister Karpoori Thakur, took a shot at Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejaswi Yadav saying while Thakur, at the time of his death, did not even own a brick house or a bank balance, the 28-year old son of Lalu Prasad Yadav was already an owner of more than 30 'benami' properties in Bihar and elsewhere.

CM being given warm send-off in Patna before leaving for Japan on Sunday.

Patna: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar was given a warm send-off by party leaders and senior officials at the Patna Airport on Sunday when he left for Delhi on his way to Japan where he would arrive on Monday morning.

RJD leader Tej Pratap Yadav (file photo).

Patna: Tej Pratap Yadav, the elder son of Lalu Prasad Yadav and Rabri Devi, has decided to vacate the government-provided sprawling bungalow to him saying the house is infested with ghosts let loose by none other than Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and Deputy Chief Minister.

JD-U candidate from Jehanabad Abhiram Sharma.

Patna: A day after Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) asked the Janata Dal – U to field its own candidate from the Jehanabad seat for the upcoming special election in the district, the JD-U announced the name of Abhiram Sharma who will go toe-to-toe against Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) candidate Suday Yadav, the son of late RJD leader Mundrika Singh Yadav.

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