Patna: Former Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Thursday sat on a dharna demanding the release of Ruby Rai, the fake topper in the botched inter exams, saying it was wrong to put an underage girl in jail while many of those responsible for the Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB) mess were still roaming free without any consequences.
Patna: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sushil Kumar Modi, while talking to reporters in Patna on Tuesday, tore into Chief Minister Nitish Kumar saying the Janata Dal – U leader was keeping mum over rising cases of rape in Bihar and was hoping things will blow over in a few days so he did not have to respond.
Patna: Central Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister and senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Dharmendra Pradhan in Patna on Monday launched Prime Minister's 'Ujjwala Yojana' that aims to give free LPG connections to 50 lakh households in Bihar considered to be living under Below Poverty Line (BPL).
Patna: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday hosted the annual Iftar party at his official residence at 1 Anne Marg that included nearly the entire who's who of the Grand Alliance including Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav, his wife and two sons, and other senior RJD, Congress, and JD-U leaders.
Patna: In the ongoing drama of the corruption in the Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB) involving crores of rupees changing hands between the top officials and the education mafia, the sacked chairperson of the BSEB Lalkeshwar Prasad Singh, who remains in judicial custody, admitted of taking Rs. 20 lakh to secure top positions for students willing to pony up large sum of cash to them.
Patna: Irate Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders in Patna on Thursday shot back at Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader and Deputy Chief Minister Tejaswi Yadav daring him to arrest Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) leader Pravin Togadia who arrived in the state capital on Wednesday to take part in a VHP convention.
Patna: After day-long drama in the media of a 21-year old woman having been gang-raped before her female parts being brutally mutilated by her tormentors, Bihar Additional Director General of Police (Headquarters) Sunil Kumar denied the news saying the woman was not raped though an attempt was made to rape her.
Patna: The disgraced ex-Chairperson of the Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB) Lalkeshwar Prasad Singh and his wife and now sacked Janata Dal – U legislator Usha Sinha, after being extradited from Varanasi on Tuesday, was produced before a judge in Patna and sent to 14 days of judicial custody for their involvement in what is now known as 'ToppersGate'.