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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.