Patna: Police in Patna on Tuesday arrested five criminals, including two women, in connection with the sudden surge in chain and bag snatching in the western section of the state capital and recovered cash, gold, and silver jewelries worth several lakh rupees.
Patna: Prominent Indian lawyer and former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Ram Jethmalani, along with Misa Bharati, the eldest child of Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) duo Lalu Prasad Yadav and Rabri Devi, on Monday filed their nomination papers for Rajya Sabha in the presence of Chief Minister and Janata Dal – U President Nitish Kumar and nearly the entire who's who of the RJD and the JD-U.
Patna: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, who is on an unofficial statewide 'yatra' to seek women's approval of his decision to impose total prohibition in Bihar nearly two months ago, at a Jeevika rally in Muzaffarpur on Saturday, assured them that total ban on toddy would be imposed from next year thus making Bihar a truly dry state.
Patna: Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) state President Pashupati Kumar Paras, at a press conference in Patna on Wednesday, asked for imposition of President's Rule in Bihar saying the state was completely in grip of criminals as Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, to fulfill his dream of becoming the Prime Minister of India, had all but abandoned Bihar.
Patna: In further evidence of education taking a backseat in Bihar, Patna University students representing various political organizations on Tuesday forced the administration to cancel exams at Patna Law College and disrupted exams at Patna Art College to protest firing by a security guard of Vice Chancellor Dr. Y C Simhadri on Monday.