Police arrest protestors at Rajendra Nagar Terminal in Patna on Monday.

Patna: Thousands of candidates for the Group D railway job entrance test in Patna on Monday clashed with the law enforcement officials at Rajendra Nagar Terminal where they had blocked the track disrupting railway traffic for hours in protest against the Indian Railway's decision to reduce the qualifying age from 31 to 28 and for increasing the number of seats for the Indian Technical Institute (ITI) graduates at the cost of other non-ITI candidates.

Contract nurses protesting outside IGIMS in Patna on Monday.

Patna: Contract nurses at the Indira Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences (IGIMS) in Patna on Monday boycotted their work and protested outside the hospital against a cut in their salaries that were raised by a private headhunting company not too long ago.

PUSU President elect and independent candidate Divyanshu Bhardwaj.

Patna: Sending a strong message to the leftists, Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP), the students' wing of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), swept the Patna University Students' Union (PUSU) election the result of which was announced on Saturday just hours after polling was concluded at various colleges under Patna University.

Deputy CM Sushil Kumar Modi pays tribute to Karpoori Thakur (file photo).

Patna: Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi, speaking at a function to mark the death anniversary of former Bihar Chief Minister Karpoori Thakur, took a shot at Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejaswi Yadav saying while Thakur, at the time of his death, did not even own a brick house or a bank balance, the 28-year old son of Lalu Prasad Yadav was already an owner of more than 30 'benami' properties in Bihar and elsewhere.

CM being given warm send-off in Patna before leaving for Japan on Sunday.

Patna: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar was given a warm send-off by party leaders and senior officials at the Patna Airport on Sunday when he left for Delhi on his way to Japan where he would arrive on Monday morning.

RJD leader Tej Pratap Yadav (file photo).

Patna: Tej Pratap Yadav, the elder son of Lalu Prasad Yadav and Rabri Devi, has decided to vacate the government-provided sprawling bungalow to him saying the house is infested with ghosts let loose by none other than Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and Deputy Chief Minister.

JD-U candidate from Jehanabad Abhiram Sharma.

Patna: A day after Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) asked the Janata Dal – U to field its own candidate from the Jehanabad seat for the upcoming special election in the district, the JD-U announced the name of Abhiram Sharma who will go toe-to-toe against Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) candidate Suday Yadav, the son of late RJD leader Mundrika Singh Yadav.


Patna: Student activists representing nearly a dozen political outfits on early Sunday morning clashed with each other at the Patna University campus following a rumor of booth-capturing during the Students' Union election that spelt doom for the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) and leftist candidates while proving to be a bonanza for the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) candidates running for various union posts.

RJD leaders protesting at the 6th India Field Regional Commonwealth Parliamentary Union Conference in Patna on Saturday.

Patna: Much to the chagrin of Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) legislators, led by party state President Ramchandra Purvey, created ruckus at Gyan Bhawan in Patna where Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan and legislators from all other states had gathered to participate in the 6th India Field Regional Commonwealth Parliamentary Union Conference.

Chief Minister Nitish Kumar speaking at the 6th India Field Regional Commonwealth Parliamentary Union Conference in Patna on Saturday.

Patna: It was classic Nitish Kumar at the 6th India Field Regional Commonwealth Parliamentary Union Conference in Patna on Saturday where he tried to separate himself from the rest of the politicians who 'cared only about the voters and not about the votes'.

File photo of Gitanjali Gem opening in Patna in 2010.

Patna: Enforcement Directorate (ED) officials in Patna on Saturday carried out raid at the Gitanjali Gems located within the Maharaja Kameshwar Complex on Fraser Road and seized precious gems and jewelries worth over Rs. 2.7 crore.

Bihar Assembly spruced up for All-state CPA Conference that begins tomorrow.

Patna: Bihar Assembly building in Patna was all decked up on Thursday for the four-day 6th Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) conference that kicks off on Friday featuring delegates from all Indian states and both Houses of the Parliament to talk about a host of legal and constitutional issues and their impact on the functioning of the government.

Funeral of CRPF martyr Mujahid Khan in Piro on Wednesday.

Ara: Only after it became a complete PR disaster for the Nitish administration, a representative of the NDA government paid a visit to the family of slain CRPF jawan Mujahid Khan who died fighting terrorists in Sri Nagar four days ago.

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