Students at Patna Women's College wait to cast their ballot during the PUSU election.

Patna: After days of campaigning peppered with episodes of violence in the campus, Patna University picked Manish Kumar as its new student union president who had the backing of the Jan Adhikar Party (JAP) and All India Students Federation (AISF) coalition.

Brazilian ambassador to India André Aranha Correa do Lago meeting with Bihar Governor Fagu Chauhan.

Patna: Brazilian ambassador to India André Aranha Correa do Lago on Saturday met with Bihar Governor Fagu Chauhan and discussed his nation's desire to collaborate with the state government in the area of farming and agriculture.

Pappu Yadav selling onions outside Sushil Modi's residence.

Patna: With the national average price of onion hitting a new high of Rs. 165 per kilogram, Jan Adhikar Party (JAP) leader Pappu Yadav on Thursday sold onions outside the home of Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi in a clear attempt to embarrass the NDA government in the state and at the Center for failing to check rising prices of essential items.

Violence erupts at Patna College during student union debate session.

Patna: What was supposed to be a civil debate between rival presidential candidates for Patna University Students' Union turned out to be a free-for-all brawl between the supporters of different candidates leading the police to use force to bring the situation under control.

Patna Mayor Sita Sahu handing out gas cylinders to street vendors in Patna on Monday.

Patna: Patna Mayor Sita Sahu, singed by the avalanche of criticism for failing to protect Patna from epic water-logging and flooding little over a month ago, in an attempt to rebound from the negative publicity in the social media, handed out free connection to LPG to 100 roadside food vendors with the goal to cut pollution in the state capital.

Police investigating crime scene in Patna following the murder of a businessman.

Patna: Emboldened criminals in Patna shot and killed a business owner in Jakkanpur on Monday morning once again contradicting the claims of the state government of crime rate going down in the Nitish administration.

Candidates for PU Students' Union canvassing in Patna on Monday.

Patna: Patna University on Sunday released the final list of candidates vying for various positions in the students' union with at least 12 persons in the race for the post of president and nine others as the vice president.

Congress leaders and workers lathi-charged in Patna on Sunday.

Patna: The Congress rally in Patna on Sunday turned violent as protestors threw rocks and other objects on police that retaliated by resorting to lathi charge and firing water cannon leaving many protestors, including many of Bihar's top Congress leaders, injured.

JAP leaders faced with water cannon in Patna on Sunday.

Patna: Tension was running high in Patna on Sunday when police first resorted to lathi charge to deal with Congress protestors during its Jan Vedna March near Hartali Road. Around the same time in another part of the town, another group of law enforcement official was raining batons on the followers of Pappu Yadav, the Jan Adhikar Party (JAP) leader, who have been protesting against the state government with their own set of grievances and demands.

BJP leaders and workers celebrating outside party office in Patna on Saturday.

Patna: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders in Patna on Saturday rejoiced in the aftermath of the political jiujitsu displayed by party national president Amit Shah resulting in the formation of the new government in Maharashtra with the help of rebel Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Ajit Pawar, the nephew of party chief Sharad Pawar.

Upendra Kushwaha holding press conference in Patna on Sunday.

Patna: With only two days left for his highly-publicized 'fast unto death', Rashtriya Lok Samata Party (RLSP) leader Upendra Kushwaha on Sunday held a press conference that indicated him having a second thought about his stunt to regain some relevance in the state politics.

Men and women stand in line outside Biscomaun Bhawan in Patna to get their hands on 2kg of onions on Friday.

Patna: While the NDA leaders remain busy bragging about how the economy continues to grow under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and, in Bihar with Chief Minister Nitish Kumar in the driver's seat, hundreds of men and women stood in lines for hours to get their hands on two kilogram of pre-packed onions at the subsidized rate of Rs. 35 per kilogram.

Patna High Court (file photo).

Patna: The Patna High Court on Thursday came down heavily upon the Nitish government slamming it for not thinking the consequences of imposing prohibition in the state saying Bihar courts, as of last July, were burdened with 207,766 cases related to prohibition putting all 37 courts in a very precarious situation.

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