Patna: Patna University Vice Chancellor Ras Bihar Prasad Singh on Wednesday announced the date for students' union election with voting to take place on February 17 and results to be announced also on the same date.
Patna: Two days after Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders in Patna organized a 'dahi-chura' feast for its workers and supporters on the occasion of Makar Sankranti, party leader and MP from Patna Saheb Shatrughan Sinha organized a get together of his own on Tuesday. Unfortunately, not one BJP leader from Bihar was present on the occasion.
Patna: Rashtriya Lok Samata Party (RLSP) President and Union Minister Upendra Kushwaha, at a press conference in Patna on Tuesday, urged all parties to join hands in the Janata Dal – U-sponsored human chain on January 21 against dowry and child marriage system while also appealing all parties to help him make his own human chain successful in Bihar on January 30.
Patna: Student leaders of five different parties in Patna on Tuesday in a joint appearance issued a deadline to Patna University saying if the university did not announce date for the next election of the students' union within two days, they will be forced to launch a massive agitation against the university.
Patna: Patna'ites on Sunday celebrated Makar Sankranti, or Til Sankranti as it is more popularly known in Bihar, by taking early shower or taking a dip in the freezing water of the Ganges, performing puja, eating dahi-chura, tilkuts, and 'laduas', and flying kites at Gandhi Maidan and other open areas of the state capital.
Patna: Like Iftar parties that, besides providing ample opportunities to politicians of all colors and hues to show-off their secular credentials, also allows them to offer a glimpse into the next 'big thing in political alliance', Makar Sankranti gives politicians a second chance to confirm their commitment to secularism while also leaving everyone else wondering about the future of certain politicians who are usually termed as 'disgruntled' in the political parlays.
Patna: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders and party workers in Patna on Sunday observed the 98th birth anniversary of late Thakur Prasad, Jan Sangh leader and the Industry Minister in the first Janata Party government in Bihar, at a function held at the community hall named after him in Kidwaipuri.