Two arrested in Patna in sexual exploitation case.

Patna: Police in Patna on Monday arrested two men after a woman filed a complaint against one of them for repeatedly raping her, then marrying her and impregnating her that led to an abortion, forcing her to convert to Islam and feeding her beef before divorcing her and leaving her on her own.

Chief Minister Nitish Kumar launching online portal to track children rescued from child labor.

Patna: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Sunday announced Rs. 25,000 from the Chief Minister's Relief Fund for children rescued from child labor for their education and rehabilitative expenses.

Super 30 founder Anand Kumar is being honored by his students in Patna on Sunday.

Patna: Students of Super 30 in Patna were a jubilant lot on Sunday after 28 of its 30 IIT aspirants cracked the rigorous Joint Entrance Exams (JEE) – Advanced keeping up with the institute's glorious decade-old tradition that has turned it into a worldwide phenomenon.

Heavy security outside New Police Line in Patna where Principal of Bishun Rai College is being held.

Patna: After remaining on run since the 'ToppersGate' scandal broke out in the state earlier this month, the Owner/Principal of the tainted Bishun Rai College in Vaishali district Bachcha Rai was arrested near the college on Saturday though conflicting reports said Rai surrendered before the police instead of being caught by a special police team earlier constituted to apprehend him.

New BSEB Chairperson Anand Kishore in his new office.

Patna: Anand Kishore, the new Chairperson of the Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB), on Thursday assumed charge of his new department after serving successfully as Patna's Development Commissioner for the last ten months.

Film and television star Priyanka Chopra at Patna's P&M Mall on Thursday to promote a Bhojpuri film.

Patna: Alex Parrish, the glamorous star of US television hit Quantico, otherwise known by her real name Priyanka Chopra, arrived in Patna on Wednesday amidst hundreds of screaming fans at the airport.

Five arrested for smuggling ganja in Bihar.

Patna: Police in Patna on Wednesday arrested five men and seized 640 kilogram of ganja along with a large amount of cash, two guns, a semi-automatic revolver, and half a dozen live cartridges from their possession.

BSEB chairperson Lalkeshwar Prasad Singh (left) resigns; Anand Kishore (right) appointed in his place on Wednesday.

Patna: Less than a month after he was honored by the Intermediate Education Council (IEC) for his service as the chairman of the Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB), Lalkeshwar Singh was on the run from the law after police filed an FIR against him for the bungling in the Class XII result now being referred to as the 'Toppersgate'.

Police seizing computers and other items from the office of BSEB in Patna on Tuesday.

Patna: A Special Investigative Team led by Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Manu Maharaj on Tuesday raided the office of Bihar School Examination Board and seized several computers and documents in the fallout of what is being dubbed as the 'Toppersgate'.

BJP leader Sushil Modi hits out at Lalu, Nitish over latest scandal involving BSEB.

Patna: The relentless attack against Chief Minister Nitish Kumar by former Deputy Chief Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sushil Kumar Modi kept coming on Tuesday when he blamed Kumar and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav for the latest scandal to hit Bihar education involving Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB) and the so-called 'toppers' in Arts and Science.

Injured students at Patna College on Tuesday.

Patna: In further evidence of Bihar education collapsing under the current administration, members of two rival student organizations at Patna College on Tuesday clashed with each other that left several students bloodied requiring urgent medical care.

BJP state President Mangal Pandey holding a press conference in Patna on Monday.

Patna: Doubling down on their earlier allegations of Nitish Kumar abusing his power to keep two posh bungalows in his name at the taxpayer's cost, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders in Patna on Monday ratcheted up the rhetoric by a few degree more accusing the Chief Minister of keeping 23 government buildings for use by his party organization.

Chief Minister Nitish Kumar speaking at the release of a biography on Super 30 founder Anand Kumar in Patna on Monday.

Patna: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, at a function at Rabindra Bhawan in Patna on Monday, released a biography of Super 30 founder and noted mathematician Anand Kumar written by Canadian psychiatrist Biju Matthew in association with Arun Kumar, Robert Prince, and Radhika Marwah.

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