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.

Sushil Modi holding a janata durbar in Patna on Tuesday.

Patna: Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sushil Kumar Modi on Tuesday tried to take some credit for the imposition of total prohibition in Bihar saying it was under pressure from the BJP that Chief Minister Nitish Kumar decided to impose complete ban on alcoholic drinks in the state.

Patna Development Commissioner Anand Kishore administering oath to government employees to stay away from alcohol consumption.

Patna: Following the imposition of total prohibition in Bihar on Tuesday, government officials, at various offices held oath ceremony to shun alcohol from their lives.

Lalu and Tejaswi Yadav at a press conference in Patna on Sunday.

Patna: Ban liquors all you want but don't mess with my 'Toddy'! That was the gist of Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav's press conference on Sunday when he said that he would talk to Chief Minister Nitish Kumar to reconsider his policy in view of its effects on the 'Pasi' caste that usually engages in the toddy industry.

Former Bihar CM and HAM leader Jitan Ram Manjhi holding a press conference in Patna on Sunday.

Patna: Just days after he accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of ignoring other NDA constituents and mooted the idea of a possible merger of his party with the Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) and Rashtriya Lok Samata Party (RLSP), former Bihar Chief Minister and Hindustani Awam Morcha chief Jitan Ram Manjhi on Sunday made a retraction saying there was not talk of a merger of the three parties but did not rule out the possibility in future.

Former Bihar State Youth Congress leader holding a press conference in Patna on Sunday.

Patna: Former President of the Bihar State Youth Congress Lallan Kumar at a press conference in Patna on Sunday said that Patna district was affected by terrorism, extremism, and Naxalism and if not checked immediately, it could get worse in the coming days.

Imam of Masjid al-Haram of Kaaba Sheikh Saleh bin Mohammad bin Ibrahim Aal Talib in Patna on Saturday.

Patna: The Imam of Masjid al-Haram of Kaaba Sheikh Saleh bin Mohammad bin Ibrahim Aal Talib arrived in Patna on Saturday a day late from his actual date of arrival to participate in the ongoing Aman Conference aimed at promoting peace and communal harmony in today's world full of political and religious turbulence.

Chief Minister Nitish Kumar in Rajgir on Saturday.

Patna: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, while inaugurating a convention of the priests in Rajgir on Saturday, said that it was the will of the people that led to his decision to impose prohibition in Bihar.

RJD leader and former CM Rabri Devi stand by her son and Deputy CM Tejaswi Yadav during a blood drive in Patna on Saturday.

Patna: Dozens of legislators, both past and present, in Patna on Saturday took part in a blood drive organized by Bihar Speaker Vijay Kumar Chowdhary to deal with blood shortage in Bihar hospitals.

Goa Governor Mrs. Mridula Sinha flags off car rally in Patna on Saturday.

Patna: Goa Governor and a Bihar native Mridula Sinha on Saturday morning from Gandhi Maidan flagged off a car rally between Patna and Bodh Gaya and Patna and Rajgir. The event has been organized by the Buddha Organization of Women Awareness and Rural Development (BOWARD).

Bihar Governor Ram Nath Kovind and Goa Governor Mridula Sinha with others at Hindi Sahitya Sammelan in Patna on Saturday.

Patna: Bihar Governor Ram Nath Kovind and his Goa counterpart and Bihar native Mrs. Mridula Sinha in Patna on Saturday inaugurated the 37th annual convention of the Bihar Hindi Sahitya Sammelan at the historical Hindi Sahitya Sammelan building in Kadam Kuan in the presence of several littérateurs, writers, and teachers.

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