BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi talking to media in Patna.

Patna: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sushil Kumar Modi on Tuesday took a shot at Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for 'sidelining' Janata Dal – U President Sharad Yadav and 'usurping' his position to retain all power with himself against the basic tenet of democracy.

Patna Development Commissioner Anand Kishore talking to reporters on Tuesday.

Patna: Patna Development Commissioner Anand Kishore, who has been very busy lately organizing social and cultural events like 'Run for Prohibition' and 'Vasantotsav' to promote the image of the state capital, on Tuesday, announced his next venture – this time a day of classical music to be performed by internationally-acclaimed artists on April 16.

Water being wasted right outside a government office in Patna on Tuesday.

Patna: With the level of water underneath the surface of Patna believed to have dried up significantly due to inadequate rain in the last couple of years, district authorities on Tuesday imposed ban on any waste of water while also cutting down the supply from the previous four shifts to three shifts.

Chief Minister Nitish Kumar at his janata durbar in Patna on Monday.

Patna: A day after he consolidated full power within his own party, a confident Nitish Kumar on Monday declared that those who enjoyed drinking alcoholic beverages need not come to Bihar as Bihar had no need for them.

Chief Minister Nitish Kumar arrives at Patna Airport from Delhi after being elected JD-U President on Sunday.

Patna: Hundreds of Janata Dal – U workers and supporters on Sunday night gave a warm welcome to Chief Minister Nitish Kumar at the Patna Airport after he became the third President of the party following the resignation of Sharad Yadav.

Anand Kishore giving pledge of alcohol-free life to Patna'ites on Sunday.

Patna: Thousands of people in Patna on Sunday participated in 'Run for Prohibition', an initiative of Patna Development Commissioner Anand Kishore in an attempt to encourage people to support ban on alcoholic drink in Bihar while also promoting a healthy lifestyle for the recovering alcoholics.

Bollywood glamour girl Sunny Leone performing in Patna on Sunday.

Patna: Usually reserved for classical singers, dancers, and instrumentalists, Bharatiya Nritya Kala Mandir in Patna on Sunday hosted none other than former international porn star and Bollywood dancer Sunny Leone whose name alone was enough for the show to be sold out in a matter of hours.

BJP leaders Sushil Kumar Modi and Mangal Pandey at the award ceremony of BOWARD car rally.

Patna: Eight days after Buddha Organization of Women Awareness and Rural Development (BOWARD) flagged off the car rally to Bodh Gaya, Rajgir, and Nalanda, the participants returned to Patna on Sunday amidst warm welcome by the organizing committee.

File photo of Sharad Yadav and Nitish Kumar.

Patna: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Sunday was unanimously elected the President of the Janata Dal – U after incumbent Sharad Yadav opted not to seek the position for a fourth term.

Homeopathic doctors and retailers protest in Patna on Wednesday.

Patna: Homeopathic doctors and retailers in Patna on Wednesday staged a protest in Gardanibagh against the government's draconian measure to crackdown on homeopathic shops in the wake of the imposition of total prohibition in Bihar that makes it unlawful to stock spirit, a key ingredient in the manufacture of homeopathic medicines.

Old sewage system found on Buddha Marg in Patna.

Patna: Excitement prevailed near Patna Museum on Wednesday when workers, during the digging of the road, found a 'tunnel-like' structure several feet below the ground sparking rumors of ancient artifacts having been found in the excavation.

Patna golfer Aman Raj plays in his first professional tournament.

Pune: India's number one amateur golfer Aman Raj who recently turned professional, playing in his first ever professional tournament in Pune, was among the top 50 players to make the cut from the opening field of 126 players from across India and abroad.

Chief Minister Nitish Kumar with his cabinet members in Patna on Tuesday.

Patna: Just a day after promising to implement total alcohol ban in Bihar in phases, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday caved under pressure from various groups and ordered full prohibition effective immediately.

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