Durga Puja pandal at Kali Bari in Gardanibagh in Patna.

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.

Former Prime Minister of India Mrs. Indira Gandhi and BJP MP from Patna Saheb Shatrughan Sinha.

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.

Nitish Kumar meeting with Central Minister Narendra Singh Tomar at his residence in Patna on Thursday.

Patna: Central Rural Development, Panchayati Raj, and Drinking Water and Sanitation Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Thursday met with Chief Minister Nitish Kumar at his 1 Anne Marg residence where the two discussed various plans for bringing development in Bihar's rural areas.

RJD leaders Raj Ballabh Yadav and Lalu Prasad Yadav.

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.

Cable TV rate to go up in Bihar.

Patna: Desperate to raise some serious cash in the aftermath of massive revenue loss to the state exchequer due to the introduction of prohibition in the state, the Nitish government was mulling the idea of tripling the tax on cable TV that could go into effect as early as this Wednesday.

Scooter crushed by a speeding bus. Man injured.

Patna: A speeding bus in Patna on Tuesday hit a man on a scooter sending him to the hospital in serious condition. The accident occurred on Tuesday evening near Mithapur bus terminal under Jakkanpur police station.

Nitish Kumar inaugurating educational center at Patna Zoo.

Patna: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, at the end of the Wild-life Week' on Monday inaugurated the Wild-life Education Center at Patna's Sanjay Gandhi Botanical and Zoological Garden with the goal to stimulate interest in birds and animals among the children.

Nitish Kumar defies High Court order to scrap prohibition.

Patna: Despite being rebuked by the Patna High Court that on Friday ordered the Nitish government to scrap its 'Talibani' prohibition policy, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar chose to defy the court order that could very well spell doom for the man who once proudly claimed to be 'a man of law'.

Jharkhand CM Raghubar Das in New Jersey, USA.

Edison, NJ, USA: Bihar Jharkhand Association of North America (BJANA), in partnership with the Consulate General of India in New York, arranged a community reception in the honor of Jharkhand Chief Minister Mr. Raghubar Das at Royal Alberts Palace, New Jersey on Friday.

Patna High Court orders Nitish Kumar to lift 'unconstitutional' prohibition in Bihar.

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.

Former RJD MP from Siwan Mohammed Shahabuddin (file photo).

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.

Indian army jawans carrying the body of their fallen comrade Raj Kishore Singh at Patna Airport on Friday.

Patna: The body of the last jawan to die in the recent Pakistan-sponsored terrorist attack in Uri in Jammu and Kashmir arrived in Patna on Friday afternoon where he was given full state honors before being taken to his native district of Bhojpur.

Raj Ballabh Yadav (file photo).

Patna: Suspended Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) legislator Raj Ballabh Yadav who had been in jail since last March in connection with the rape of a minor girl in Nalanda district last February was granted bail by the Patna High Court on Friday.

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