Patna: Members of the radical Karni Sena, a group of upper caste Rajputs, forced movie theater owners in Patna on Wednesday not to screen Sanjay Leela Bhansali's controversial film 'Padmavat' threatening widespread violence 'if they hurt the sentiments of the proud Rajputs'.
Patna: While attending a function to mark the birth anniversary of socialist leader and former Chief Minister of Bihar Karpoori Thakur at Patna's S K Memorial Hall on Wednesday, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar remained defiant in the face of criticism over his prohibition policy and his decision to break away from the Grand Alliance and go back to the NDA fold.
Ranchi: Less than three weeks after he was convicted in the illegal withdrawal of Rs. 84.5 lakh from the Deoghar Treasury and was sentenced to three and a half years in prison, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) President and former Chief Minister of Bihar Lalu Prasad Yadav on Wednesday was convicted in a third case related to the fodder scam and was ordered to serve five years in a prison.
Patna: Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader and party's heir-apparent Tejaswi Yadav, shortly after a CBI court in Ranchi announced guilty verdict to his father and party President Lalu Prasad Yadav in a third case related to the fodder scam, rubbished the decision saying it did not mean much as he was now going to move the High Court and, if needed, Supreme Court to 'get justice for his father'.
Patna: Jan Adhikar Party (JAP) leader and the MP from Madhepura Pappu Yadav, who is of late, promoting himself as the leader of the youths and the champion of the poor, on Tuesday demanded imposition of President's Rule in the state saying the government had lost the trust and faith of the people of Bihar.
Patna: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Sunday declared today's human chain in Bihar to spread awareness about the evils of child marriage and dowry system the most successful and the largest human chain ever – surpassing even the last record of people participation from 2 crore to today's estimated 4 crore – in the history of Bihar and the entire nation.
Patna: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, during his ongoing 'Vikas Sameeksha Yatra' in Ekma in Saran district on Thursday, said that he was committed to fulfilling his promise of making every lane and every drain in Bihar concrete, one of the seven 'resolutions' he promised last year while still being part of the Mahagathbandhan government.
Patna: Hoping to grab his own fifteen minutes of fame in a political landscape that looks anything but healthy, Ali Anwar, the disgruntled Janata Dal – U leader now solidly in the Sharad Yadav camp, at a press conference in Patna on Thursday accused Chief Minister Nitish Kumar of unleashing police brutality on the villagers of Nandangaon in Buxar who had attacked Kumar's motorcade during his trip to the village last Friday.