Divisional Commissioner Anand Kishore holding meeting with top officials to prepare for Prakash Utsav.

Patna: Patna Divisional Commissioner Anand Kishore who is a very busy man these days wearing different hats each day – be it planning for a new park in Patna, strategizing on how to attain the status of 'Smart City' for Patna, or trying to pull the battered and wounded Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB) by its boots – was once again busy worrying about the slow progress in the upcoming Prakash Utsav celebration to mark the 350th birth anniversary of Guru Govind Singh, the 10th guru of the Sikhs.

Thieves steal cash and jewelries from two apartments in Patna on Thursday.

Patna: With a string of burglaries in the state capital keeping the law enforcement officials on their toes, emboldened criminals in Patna on Thursday, in broad daylight, broke into two separate apartments in Rajiv Nagar making do with valuables and cash worth several lakh rupees.

Film-maker and stars of the 'Akhir Kab Tak' holding a press conference in Patna on Thursday.

Patna: On the eve of the release of Hindi film 'Akhir Kab Tak', film-maker Nishikant Jha, at a press conference in Patna on Thursday, said that his family drama would open in dozens of theaters simultaneously in Bihar and Jharkhand on Friday.

Artists dancing at the Bihar Kala Diwas in Patna on Monday.

Patna: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday inaugurated the day-long Bihar Kala Diwas at the Adhiweshan Bhawan to celebrate art and culture of Bihar while also reiterating the accomplishments of his government including introduction of prohibition in Bihar and other social projects.

Chief Minister Nitish Kumar speaking at the JD-U convention in Rajgir on Monday.

Rajgir: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar reserved the last day of the 3-day convention in Rajgir to bash Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) asking the people of Bihar to be very 'wary' of the nefarious designs of the saffron party and remain steadfast on the party's resolve to offer a strong alternative to the BJP in the next Parliamentary elections.

RJD leader Raghuvansh Prasad Singh (file photo).

Patna: While the supporters of Nitish Kumar, at the three-day convention of the Janata Dal – U in Rajgir on Monday were busy portraying him as the next Prime Minister of India, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) national Vice President Raghuvansh Prasad Singh was taking exception to the idea saying such talks undermine the issues being faced by the people of Bihar.

Fancy dress contest at the Diwali Milan organized by the Bihar Council for Women.

Patna: Members of the Bihar Council for Women in Patna on Monday organized the 'Deepawali Milan' at the Lady Stephenson Hall with the theme being the Mogul period.

Chief Minister Nitish Kumar at Ghora Katora Lake in Rajgir on Sunday.

Rajgir: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, at a function in Rajgir on Sunday, was formally elected the President of the Janata Dal – U as party members put their unfettered trust in him while also projecting him as the next Prime Minister of India.

Morning walkers protesting outside Patna Zoo on Saturday.

Patna: Morning stroll enthusiasts on Saturday created ruckus at the Patna Zoo after they found out that they could not freely move inside the sprawling park due to several barricading placed at many locations purportedly to protect zoo animals from being disturbed by the morning walkers.

Chief Minister Nitish Kumar being greeted by party workers in Rajgir on Saturday.

Patna: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar arrived in Rajgir on Saturday to take part in the 3-day Janata Dal – U convention that serves as a brainstorming session to devise political strategies to keep the party strong and to review progress in various projects initiated by him.

Former CM and HAM chief Jitan Ram Manjhi (file photo).

Patna: While Nitish Kumar has personally ordered the arrest of those found to be consuming, selling, or transporting alcoholic drinks and their family members, it will be interesting to see how the police treats the arrest of Vicki Manjhi, the maternal grandson of former Chief Minister of Bihar Jitan Ram Manjhi who was caught hauling liquor bottles in Gaya on Friday.

Chief Minister Nitish Kumar flagging off Jagriti Rath outside Patna Saheb Gurudwara on Thursday.

Patna: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday flagged off the 'Jagriti Rath' from Patna Saheb Gurudwara to spread the teachings of Guru Govind Singh, the 10th Guru of the Sikhs, across eleven states.

Chief Minister Nitish Kumar paying floral tribute to Jaya Prakash Narayan and Ram Manohar Lohia in Patna on Wednesday.

Patna: Politicians of all stripes were making a beeline to offer tribute to the architect of the 'Total Revolution' Jaya Prakash Narayan to mark his 114th birth anniversary on Wednesday by placing flowers at his two statues in the state capital and visiting the veteran socialist's historical home in Kadam Kuan.

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