Shatrughan Sinha and Yashwant Sinha (file photo).

New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and MP from Patna Saheb Shatrughan Sinha on Tuesday joined a new political forum started by former Union Minister and another disgruntled BJP leader Yashwant Sinha saying since he had no voice in his own party, he would be able to speak through this platform to launch a new movement against the Modi government at the Center.

Chief Minister Nitish Kumar paying floral tribute to D N Sahay in Patna on Tuesday.

Patna: Former Governor of Chhattisgarh and Tripura Dinesh Nandan Sahay who died of cardiac arrest at a private hospital in Patna on late Sunday night at the age of 82 was cremated with full state honors at the Bans Ghat on Tuesday.

Bihar Governor and Chief Minister paying floral tribute to Mahatma Gandhi in Patna.

Patna: Bihar Governor Satya Pal Malik and Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday paid floral tribute to the Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi to mark the 70th anniversary of his assassination.

Tight security outside Mona cinema hall in Patna on Monday.

Patna: Amid enhanced security, movie theaters in Patna on Monday began screening of Sanjay Leela Bhansali's controversial film 'Padmaavat', formerly known as 'Padmavati', as huge lines were seen outside Mona theater east of Gandhi Maidan and Cinepolis multiplex located within the P&M Mall in Pataliputra Colony.

RJD leader Raghuvansh Prasad Singh holding a press conference in Patna on Monday.

Patna: Senior Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader and party's national Vice President Raghuvansh Prasad Singh, at a press conference in Patna on Monday, claimed a number of senior NDA leaders were considering quitting the parties and joining hands with the RJD ahead of the next year's Parliamentary elections.

Leader of the Sharad faction Arun Srivastava holding a press meet in Patna on Monday.

Patna: With no takers in Congress or the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD), Sharad Yadav, the disgruntled Janata Dal – U leader, as anticipated, is all set to launch his own party at a function in New Delhi on February 20, Arun Srivastava, the national General Secretary of the Sharad faction of the JD-U, said at a press conference in Patna on Monday.

Chief Minister Nitish Kumar paying tribute to D N Sahay following his death on Sunday night.

Patna: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, other politicians, and government officials in Patna on Monday paid tribute to former Governor of Chhattisgarh and Tripura Dinesh Nandan Sahay who died of heart failure at a private hospital in Patna on Sunday night.

BJP leaders listening to PM Modi's Man ki Baat on Sunday.

Patna: During the 40th broadcast of his 'Man ki Baat' on radio, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday showered praise on the Nitish government for organizing world's longest human chain in support of the eradication of child marriage and dowry system from Bihar.

BJYM national president Poonam Mahajan in Patna on Sunday.

Patna: The national President of the Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM) Poonam Mahajan, speaking at a function at the Bapu Meeting Hall in Patna on Sunday, said that Bihar was the land of agitation and social change and whatever Bihar does today, other states emulate tomorrow.

RJD meeting in Patna on Sunday.

Patna: Former Deputy Chief Minister Tejaswi Yadav who has assumed the party leadership while his father Lalu Prasad Yadav fights boredom at a Jharkhand jail following his conviction in an offshoot of the fodder scam, urged his district and block level office bearers to launch a door-to-door membership campaign to strengthen the party ahead of the next year's Parliamentary elections.

RLSP leader Upendra Kushwaha holding a press conference in Patna on Sunday.

Patna: In a 'me-too' event of his own, Rashtriya Lok Samata Party (RLSP) President and Union Minister Upendra Kushwaha said that he was more than happy to take party in the January 21 human chain in Bihar called by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar to spread awareness about the ills of dowry and child marriage and now he expected the participation of all NDA leaders in his own party's human chain that is scheduled for January 30 to promote improvement in education in Bihar.

Governor Satya Pal Malik carrying out inspection of the various wings of the Armed Forces at the Republic Day celebration at Patna's Gandhi Maidan on Friday.

Patna: Governor Satya Pal Malik, speaking at the 69th Republic Day celebration at Patna's Gandhi Maidan on Friday, stuck to political clichés and bullet points provided to him by the Home Department that included a heavy dose of how things were communally peaceful in Bihar and how Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's policies were changing the social landscape of the state.

Notes folk singer from Bihar Sharda Sinha (file photo).

Patna: Noted folk singer from Bihar Sharda Sinha was bestowed with the coveted Padma Bhushan award for his contribution in the field of art and music. Eminent scientist from Darbhanga Manas Bihari Verma, 75, shared the accolade with her for his contribution in the field of science and engineering.

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