PU VC Ras Bihar Prasad Singh announces students' union election dates on Wednesday.

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.

Bombs and bomb-making items recovered from Patna College campus.

Patna: Just hours after Patna University announced the date for the next students' union election, police recovered a large cache of low-intensity bombs and bomb-making paraphernalia from behind Iqbal Hostel at Patna College on Wednesday.

Criminals try to rob Bank's ATM in Rajendra Nagar.

Patna: Criminals in Patna on late Tuesday night vandalized ATM machines though they did not succeed in breaking it open thanks to the solid foundation of the teller machine.

BJP leader Shatrughan Sinha holds Makar Sankranti feast in Patna on Tuesday.

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.

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

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.

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Patna: Railway workers were busy on Tuesday morning after a goods train going to the National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) in Barh jumped the track at platform number 9 of the Patna Junction late Monday night.

Joint press conference of PU student leaders on Tuesday.

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.

Fire at New Market in Patna on Monday morning.

Patna: An early morning fire in the New Market just outside Patna Junction destroyed a clothing and a shoe warehouse causing loss of several lakh rupees. No one, however, was said to be hurt in the incident.

Birth anniversary of Anil Kumar Mukherjee observed in Patna on Monday.

Patna: Eminent writers, authors, dramatists, litterateurs, and teachers from various states gathered at Patna's Sahitya Sammelan on Monday to mark the 100th birth anniversary of late Anil Kumar Mukherjee, dramatist, director, and the founder of Bihar Art Theatre and Kalidas Rangalaya in Patna.

Kite-flying organized at Gandhi Maidan in Patna on Sunday.

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.

Nitish Kumar (center) enjoying Dahi-Chura at Vashisht Narayan Singh's residence in Patna on Sunday.

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.

BJP leaders observing late Thakur Prasad's birth anniversary in Patna on Sunday.

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.

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