Patna: Durga Puja is in full swing in Patna. With more than a hundred 'pandals' built for the occasion across the state capital, it would take more than just a day for someone to cover all the main attractions. We present you some of the images captured on Saturday.
Jamshedpur, Jharkhand: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and former actor Shatrughan Sinha who once led the charge against Mrs. Indira Gandhi after she imposed nationwide Emergency in 1975, said on Wednesday that he was a great admirer of the former Prime Minister of India and he would probably be in the Congress Party had Mrs. Gandhi been alive today.
Patna: In a major embarrassment to Chief Minister Nitish Kumar who prides himself as the paragon of law and order, Nawada legislator and rape accused Raj Ballabh Yadav, three days after receiving bail from Patna High Court, met with Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) President Lalu Prasad Yadav at his residence reportedly to use his political clout to avoid being sent back to jail.
Patna: Delivering a major blow to Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's top political agenda of imposing nationwide prohibition on the pattern of the alcohol policies in Bihar, the Patna High Court on Friday, in a historic decision, declared the Bihar Excise policy 'unconstitutional' saying the state government had no power to enact its own criminal law outside the purvey of the existing Indian Penal Code.
Patna: All in all, not a good day for the Nitish-led 'Mahagathbandhan' government in Bihar. On one hand, while Patna High Court ordered the government to scrap prohibition in Bihar calling it 'unconstitutional', on the other hand, the Supreme Court cancelled the bail of notorious criminal-turned-politician Mohammed Shahabuddin sending him back to jail.