Patna: The women members of the Congress party in Patna on Monday held a day-long dharna in Gardanibagh to protest the rising prices of vegetables like potatoes and tomatoes and 'daal' accusing the NDA government at the Center for the recent surge in prices of essential food items.
Patna: Patna, being the hotbed of student agitations and protests against the establishment, saw the presence of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) Students' Union General Secretary Ram Naga and former General Secretary Chintu Kumari on Monday who arrived in Patna to extend solidarity to the students of Patna Arts and Craft College who had been on strike for nearly a month now to press for their demands.
Patna: Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia, speaking at a seminar organized by the Techno Herald Institute in Patna on Friday, slammed the Center for 'gutting' education in the nation while also taking potshots at Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for putting education on the backburner over other social issues facing the state.
Patna: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, who seems to have finally found his life's calling of becoming a crusader against alcohol drinking over other social issues facing Bihar, continued his victory lap for imposing total prohibition in the state saying he would 'rather die than revoke prohibition' from the state.
Patna: Clearly inspired by the notoriety of University of Hyderabad student Rohith Vemula who became an instant icon in the eyes of the Narendra Modi baiters after he committed suicide while leaving a note blaming the university of caste-based discrimination against him, a student of Patna Art College tried to emulate Vemula by attempting suicide only to be saved by other college students.