Governor Ram Nath Kovind inaugurating children's film festival on Wednesday.

Patna: Bihar Governor Ram Nath Kovind on Wednesday inaugurated the 3-day children's film festival called 'Film Bonanza' co-sponsored by the World Communication Center and the Children Film Society of India at Patna's Bharatiya Nritya Kala Mandir.

Two-hour rain in Patna causes water-logging in Digha area on Tuesday.

Patna: Continuing to make a mockery of the claims of good governance of the Nitish administration, the city of Patna once again turned into the city of water-logging following afternoon rain that clearly none of the Patna Municipal Corporation (PMC) officials wanted in fear of being exposed again.

Image of destruction in Diara area in Patna.

Patna: Hundreds of residents of Nakata Diara in Patna on Tuesday returned to their homes, or what is left of them, after nearly two weeks of living elsewhere due to flooding in the region caused by the overflowing Ganga River.

Liquor bottles (representative photo)

Nalanda: In a setback to the Janata Dal – U leaders and supporters, a court in Biharsharif allowed the bail of Excise Inspector Deepak Kumar who was arrested shortly after arresting a JD-U leader following recovery of 168 bottles of liquor from his home during a raid last week.

Teachers' Day celebrated in Kadam Kuan.

Patna: To mark Teachers' Day on Monday, a seminar on "Quality Education" was held at the Baldev Sahay Bhawan in Kadam Kuan under the auspices of Social Club and Prof. Indira Sinha Educational Foundation.

File photos of BJP leader Nand Kishore Yadav and JD-U spokesperson Neeraj Kumar.

Patna: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday slammed Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for bending his own law by arresting the Excise official in Nalanda district who arrested a Janata Dal – U leader following the recovery of 168 bottles of liquor from his home during a raid last Wednesday.

RJD leaders Abdul Ghafoor and Tejaswi Yadav.

Patna: Bihar Minority Welfare Minister and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Abdul Ghafoor on Monday fluttered some feathers in the Janata Dal – U when he said that the current Deputy Chief Minister and RJD rookie politician Tejaswi Yadav was more of a 'PM Material' than a 'CM Material'.

Shatrughan Sinha in Bakhtiarpur.

Patna: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP and former film star Shatrughan Sinha, at a function at a high school in Bakhtiarpur on Sunday, praised the Nitish administration for doing an 'outstanding' job in providing relief to the flood victims adding the Center was also doing a fine job helping the state fight the effects of the flood.

Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's prohibition policy coming back to haunt him following the arrest of party leader in Nalanda.

Patna: It was just a matter of time when the Nitish government would break its own prohibition laws after months of tough talking about sparing no one who either brought, sold, bought, possessed or consumed alcohol in Bihar, authorities in Nalanda on Thursday arrested Nalanda Excise Inspector on charges of 'conspiring' against a Janata Dal – U leader from whose house he recovered 168 bottles of alcohol during a raid on August 30.

Water Resources Minister Lallan Singh with Chief Minister Nitish Kumar at a recent meeting to review flood relief operation in Bihar.

Patna: Janata Dal – U leader and Water Resources Minister Rajiv Ranjan Singh, aka Lallan Singh, tried to push back against Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sushil Kumar Modi who had earlier demanded the resignations of both him and Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for failing to provide adequate and timely relief to flood victims in Bihar.

Members of the Indian Army at the recent Independence Day parade at Patna's Gandhi Maidan.

Patna: Protest against prohibition in Bihar took a new turn on Friday when thousands of former Army jawans took out a march from Danapur Cantonment to the Governor's mansion to demand exclusion from alcohol ban saying drinking was their right and Nitish government had no right to infringe on their rights.

Water level recedes at Buddha Ghat in Patna on Thursday.

Patna: Despite clear signs of water receding in various rivers in Bihar, the death toll in the flood-ravaged districts went up to 168 following the three new deaths on Thursday.

Lalu Prasad Yadav and Nitish Kumar (file photo).

Patna: Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav who recently advocated scrapping Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC) due to delay caused by it in government appointments, on Thursday met with Chief Minister Nitish Kumar to discuss his plan and to strategize on the appointments of personnel in various boards and corporations in Bihar.

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