Chief Minister Nitish Kumar with his personal advisor Prashant Kishore during a meeting in Patna (file photo).

New Delhi: Professional poll strategist Prashant Kishore who first helped the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) win the General Elections in 2014 and later Nitish Kumar to return for the third time as the Chief Minister of Bihar, on Monday threatened to file a lawsuit against senior BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi for casting aspersion on his moral and ethical behavior.

2013 picture of sick children being treated at the PMCH after consuming poisoned mid-day meal in a Saran primary school.

Patna: Three years after the state's worst ever mid-day meal tragedy in Bihar, a civil court in Chhapra on Monday awarded 17 years of imprisonment to Meena Devi, the headmistress of a primary school in Saran district, in the poisoning death of 23 children who perished after eating school lunch.

RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav at a press conference in Patna on Sunday.

Patna: Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav on Sunday injected himself into the relevance of Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC) debate saying the BPSC was an useless entity and should be scrapped to speed up appointments in government positions.

President Pranab Mukherjee speaking at the first convocation of NIU in Rajgir on Saturday.

Nalanda: President Pranab Mukherjee, taking part in the first ever convocation of the Nalanda International University (NIU) in Rajgir on Saturday, honored 12 students with graduation certificates including two students who were given gold medals for academic excellence in their fields.

Chief Minister Nitish Kumar attending a daylong workshop on Neera industry.

Patna: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, while attending a day-long workshop on the production of 'Neera', or pre-fermented toddy, at the Convention Bhawan in Patna on Saturday, once again slammed his critics saying come what may, he was not going to withdraw his decision on prohibition in Bihar.

Chief Minister Nitish Kumar conducting aerial survey of flood-hit districts in Patna on Friday.

Patna: Faced with widespread criticism of shoddy flood relief work in Bihar, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Friday once again conducted an aerial survey of the flood-affected regions and repeated his instructions to the concerned officials to shape up or prepare to face the music.

Patna Divisional Commissioner Anand Kishore holding a meeting on Smart City in Patna on Friday.

Patna: Smitten by the buzzword 'Smart City' despite Patna struggling with basic amenities like clean drinking water, water-logging, traffic gridlocks, and proper garbage disposal, among others, officials are marching forward with their plans to turn the state capital into a 'Smart City' so as to be able to catch up with cities like Mumbai, Delhi, and Bangalore.

Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and Governor Ram Nath Kovind greet President Pranab Mukherjee at Patna Airport on Friday.

Patna: President of India Pranab Mukherjee arrived in Patna on Friday on a two-day visit to Bihar. He was greeted by Bihar Governor Ram Nath Kovind, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, Cabinet members, and other top officials at the Patna Airport.

NDRF personnel handing over newborn girl to her father on a boat.

Patna: In a heroic effort that is being lauded by all, members of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) in Patna district on Wednesday helped a woman deliver her baby on a boat while being rescued from the flooded area in Mallikpur village in Raghopur district.

Pappu Yadav meeting with crime victims at PMCH on Wednesday.

Patna: In yet another example of the collapse of law and order in the state, a group of students living in the notorious Saidpur Hostel shot and seriously injured a Patna College student while also critically injuring another on Wednesday morning.

Former Bihar Governor A. R. Kidwai (file photo).

Patna: Politicians of all colors and stripes in Patna on Wednesday offered their condolences over the death of former Bihar, West Bengal, and Haryana Governor A R Kidwai who passed away at a hospital in New Delhi at the age of 96.

Chief Minister Nitish Kumar meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Delhi on Tuesday.

Patna: With flood situation remaining grim in many districts in Bihar, the Center has dispatched five teams of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) to assist six teams of the State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) in combating flood where nearly a lakh people are said to be stranded for days in anticipation of being rescued by the state government.

File photo of Jitendra Swami during his induction into BJP in 2015.

Patna: A District and Sessions Judge in Siwan on Monday sentenced Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Jitendra Swami to life imprisonment in a case involving kidnapping and murder of a man in the year 2000.

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