Sushil Modi holding janata durbar in Patna on Tuesday.

Patna: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sushil Kumar Modi, while talking to reporters in Patna on Tuesday, tore into Chief Minister Nitish Kumar saying the Janata Dal – U leader was keeping mum over rising cases of rape in Bihar and was hoping things will blow over in a few days so he did not have to respond.

Book of plays written by Anil Mukherjee released at Bihar Art Theatre in Patna on Tuesday.

Patna: Officials at the Bihar Art Theatre (BAT) in Patna on Tuesday released a book 'Kalam Se Manch Tak' – a compilation of plays written by theatre founder late Anil Kumar Mukherjee.

NDA leaders kick off PM's Ujjwala Scheme at a function at S. K. Memorial Hall in Patna on Monday.

Patna: Central Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister and senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Dharmendra Pradhan in Patna on Monday launched Prime Minister's 'Ujjwala Yojana' that aims to give free LPG connections to 50 lakh households in Bihar considered to be living under Below Poverty Line (BPL).

The dairy farm destroyed by criminals.

Patna: Nearly two dozen goons in Chandasi village under Gaurichak police station in Patna district on late Sunday night vandalized Bitiya Dairy Farm owned by Dr. Namrata Anand and opened firing during which one cow was injured.

Chief Minister Nitish Kumar offering Namaz on the occasion of Iftar at his residence in Patna on Saturday.

Patna: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday hosted the annual Iftar party at his official residence at 1 Anne Marg that included nearly the entire who's who of the Grand Alliance including Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav, his wife and two sons, and other senior RJD, Congress, and JD-U leaders.

Ruby Rai with her father when she was declared the topper in the state.

Patna: A Special Investigative Team (SIT) in Bihar on Saturday arrested Ruby Rai in the 'ToppersGate' scandal after she failed the Class 12 special test given to her to prove she did not cheat her way to the top of the merit list.

The existing Gandhi Setu between Patna and Hajipur.

Patna: In what is being hailed as a major boost for the socio-economic structure of Bihar, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Friday announced its decision to extend a loan of $500 million (US) for a new bridge on the river Ganges connecting the northern parts of the state with the southern parts.

Former Chairperson of Bihar School Examination Board Lalkeshwar Prasad Singh visiting exam centers in Patna to insure students were not engaging in unfair means (file photo).

Patna: In the ongoing drama of the corruption in the Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB) involving crores of rupees changing hands between the top officials and the education mafia, the sacked chairperson of the BSEB Lalkeshwar Prasad Singh, who remains in judicial custody, admitted of taking Rs. 20 lakh to secure top positions for students willing to pony up large sum of cash to them.

BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi in Patna.

Patna: Irate Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders in Patna on Thursday shot back at Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader and Deputy Chief Minister Tejaswi Yadav daring him to arrest Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) leader Pravin Togadia who arrived in the state capital on Wednesday to take part in a VHP convention.

Bihar ADGP Sunil Kumar (file photo).

Patna: After day-long drama in the media of a 21-year old woman having been gang-raped before her female parts being brutally mutilated by her tormentors, Bihar Additional Director General of Police (Headquarters) Sunil Kumar denied the news saying the woman was not raped though an attempt was made to rape her.

ToppersGate kingpin Lalkeshwar Prasad Singh and his wife brought from Varanasi and sent to Beur Jail under judicial custody on Tuesday.

Patna: The disgraced ex-Chairperson of the Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB) Lalkeshwar Prasad Singh and his wife and now sacked Janata Dal – U legislator Usha Sinha, after being extradited from Varanasi on Tuesday, was produced before a judge in Patna and sent to 14 days of judicial custody for their involvement in what is now known as 'ToppersGate'.

Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and senior party leaders at a meeting in Patna on Monday.

Patna: After failing to forge a Bihar-like Grand Alliance in Uttar Pradesh, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, at a meeting of party leaders and workers in Patna on Monday, announced that the Janata Dal – U would go solo in the 2017 Assembly polls in the neighboring state.

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