Film star Govinda inaugurating the opening of a school in Patna on Sunday.

Patna: Govinda, one of the biggest movie stars of the '80s and '90s who acted in more than 150 films playing an assortment of roles from a typical Bollywood 'dance and song' hero to a villain, was in Patna on Sunday to inaugurate the opening of the Junior DPS Playschool in Rajiv Nagar.

Former JD-U leader Sarfaraz Ahmed (file photo).

Patna: The Janata Dal – U legislator Sarfaraz Alam, who was suspended from the party in January of 2016 after charges of sexual harassment on a running train while being intoxicated and traveling without a valid railway ticket against him were proven to be true, officially quit the JD-U on Saturday and joined the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) in the presence of party national Vice President Shivanand Tiwari.

Protestors block road in Patna over growing violence in the state capital.

Patna: Locals on Jagdeo Path in Patna on Saturday morning created ruckus to protest assault against a man late Friday evening on Ashiana-Digha Road leaving him in a serious condition.

AISF candidates celebrating the victory of its candidates at Kargil Chowk in Patna on Saturday.

Patna: Activists with allegiance to the All India Students' Federation (AISF) in Patna on Saturday took out a victory rally after two candidates from Patna Women's College, both sponsored by the AISF, were elected unopposed to the post of Council in the Patna University Students' Union (PUSU) election.

Outgoing Chief Secretary of Bihar Anjani Kumar Singh (file photo).

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.

Howrah-Delhi Duranto Express at Patna Junction on Friday.

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.

Shatrughan Sinha at Magadh Mahila College in Patna on Friday.

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.

Deputy CM Sushil Kumar Modi at a meeting on violence against women in Bihar.

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.

BJP Union Minister Giriraj Singh (file photo).

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.

Shivanand Tiwari speaking at a press conference in Patna on Wednesday.

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.

Over Rs. 26 lakh seized during today's raid on a Hawala outfit in Patna.

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.

Tejaswi Yadav speaking at S K Memorial Hall in Patna on Wednesday.

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.

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