Patna: Chief Secretary Anjani Kumar Singh, a close confidante of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, who was to retire from service at the end of this month, was given an extension of three months after the state government failed to pick his replacement on time.
Patna: Patna'ites welcomed the introduction of high-speed Duranto Express between Howrah and Delhi that made its first ever stop at Patna Junction on Friday in the presence of several top East-Central railways officials.
Patna: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and MP from Patna Saheb Shatrughan Sinha on Friday inaugurated the 'Sahodra' program at Magadh Mahila College that aims to entrust students with more responsibilities in the day-to-day functioning of the state's premier women's college.
Patna: Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi, speaking at a program on crime against women in Bihar in Patna on Friday, said that the government was mulling to post DSPs in each district specifically to deal with social crimes committed against women.
Patna: Firebrand Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Union Minister Giriraj Singh is in hot water after police in Bihar lodged a case against him and 32 others in a case involving illegal capture of 2.56-acre of land owned by a man in Danapur.
Patna: Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) national Vice President Shivanand Tiwari, taking a dig at the Nitish administration, said that the 'Charwaha Schools' during the Lalu-Rabri regimes were in a much better shape than the condition of schools in Bihar now.
Patna: Police in Patna claimed to have busted an international gang of 'hawala' racket following the arrest of four men from a bag shop in Bakerganj under Kadam Kuan police station and recovery of Rs. 24.6 lakh in cash from their possession.
Patna: Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejaswi Yadav, who has been entrusted to run the party by his father and party chief Lalu Prasad Yadav while he spends his time in a jail in Ranchi, speaking at a function in Patna on Wednesday to mark the 20th death anniversary of Jangi Singh Chowdhary, demanded an increase in reservation to 70% in all jobs, appointments, and school and college admissions in Bihar.
Patna: One hundred eight-two cadets of the Bihar Military Police (BMP-5), following a magnificent display of parade at the BMP ground in Patna on Wednesday, were given green signal to serve in Bihar Police.
Patna: More than a hundred students were caught cheating on the first day of the Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB) exam and were kicked out of the test centers at 1384 centers across the state.
Patna: Bihar Health Minister Mangal Pandey, at the meeting of the party workers in Patna on Tuesday, took a shot at his predecessor and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tej Pratap Yadav's skinny built saying like his own body, Yadav squeezed all life from Bihar's health care system leaving it in a tattered state.
Patna: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, who has emerged as the mascot for his alma mater Bihar College of Engineering (BCE), now known as the National Institute of Technology (NIT) during its annual alumni meet, on Sunday said that the NIT would soon have its own campus in Bihta spread over 125 acres of land.
Patna: Unidentified criminals on a running train near Patna on Sunday shot and killed a passenger in his mid-twenties and escaped before police could arrive at the crime scene.