BJP leaders protesting outside Bihar Assembly on Tuesday.

Patna: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders in Bihar Assembly on Tuesday demanded sacking of Minority Welfare Minister Abdul Ghafoor for holding a meeting with convicted criminal and former Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) MP Mohammed Shahabuddin who continues to run his crime empire from within the cell of the Siwan Jail.

Union Telecommunication Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad holding a press conference in Patna on Monday.

Patna: Union Telecommunication and Information and Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, dispelling the opposition's propaganda of India slumping economically under the premiership of Narendra Modi, said that anyone who looked at the numbers impartially would disagree with the opposition's claim that the nation had weakened both economically and socially under the two-year old NDA administration.

LJP chief and Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan holding press meet in Patna on Monday.

Patna: Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) President and Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Monday accused Chief Minister Nitish Kumar of all talks and no action when he alleged that the Grand Alliance had failed to implement the food security bill resulting in the recent death of a dalit woman in Sheikhpura.

BJP leaders at the 2-day party working committee meeting in Patna on Monday.

Patna: Central Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh, on the second and last day of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) working committee meeting in Patna on Monday took a dig at Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for ignoring agriculture in his much-hyped 'Seven-point Agenda' for the development of Bihar.

Cricket fans in Patna pryaing for the victory of the Indian team over Australia in the international T20 match.

Patna: Prayers of the fans of the Indian cricket team in Patna on Sunday were answered when the Indian team, in a thrilling ending, beat Australia by six wickets scoring 161 for 4 against 160 for 6 by the Aussies in the World T20 quarterfinals played at Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium in Mohali.

Chief Minister NItish Kumar attending ADRI meet in Patna on Sunday.

Patna: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, speaking at the five-day international conference on 'Development and Growth: Experience and Theories' to mark the 25th anniversary of the Asian Development Research Institute (ADRI) in Patna on Sunday, stuck to his usual rhetoric to bash Prime Minister Narendra Modi and to praise his own administration while reiterating his demand for special status for Bihar.

BJP leaders at the opening day of the two-day working committee meet in Patna on Sunday.

Patna: The two-day meeting of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) working committee began at the residence of senior party leader and former Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi in Patna on Sunday.

BJP leaders take out a protest in Patna on Friday.

Patna: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders in Patna on Friday took out a march against the ruling Janata Dal – U, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD), and Congress Party for insulting Shaheed Bhagat Singh after they compared Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) student leader Kanhaiya Kumar and his cohorts to the martyr and freedom fighter icon.

Nitish, Lalu playing dry Holi at the CM's residence in Patna.

Patna: Holi in Patna passed away peacefully on Thursday as people of all ages, particularly the younger crowd, observed the festival with much fervor a day after it was celebrated in other parts of the nation.

Christians in Patna re-enact crucifixion of Lord Jesus Christ.

Patna: Christians in Patna on Friday participated in church mass and prayers to mark the crucifixion of Jesus Christ, also known as the Good Friday.

Movie playback singer Alka Yagnik performing on the opening day of Bihar Diwas at Patna's Gandhi Maidan on Tuesday.

Patna: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday kicked off the three-day Bihar Diwas to mark the formation of Bihar state by asking people to help him make prohibition successful in the state.

JD-U state President Vashisht Narayan Singh (file photo).

Patna: Having enough of the nonsense being spewed by two of its legislators who had embarrassed Chief Minister Nitish Kumar one too many time, Janata Dal - U on Tuesday suspended two of its party legislators for continuing to make controversial statements certain to hurt the image of the party.

Gandhi Maidan all decked for Bihar Diwas that opens in Patna on Tuesday.

Patna: Artists in Gandhi Maidan in Patna on Monday were working hard to give the finishing touch to the arrangement for the 3-day Bihar Diwas celebration that kicks off on Tuesday following the inaugural address by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar.

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