CM Nitish Kumar paying tribute to former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee on the occasion of his birth anniversary.

Patna: On the occasion to mark the 94th birth anniversary of India's 10th Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, at a function in Patna on Tuesday, announced his decision to install a statue of the veteran social leader and freedom fighter who died earlier this year on August 16 at the age of 93.

Anti-bird flu chemical being sprayed at Patna Zoo on Tuesday.

Patna: The Sanjay Gandhi Botanical Garden in Patna was closed for visitors indefinitely following a bird flu epidemic that has killed six peacocks since last Tuesday, officials in Patna said.

Christmas prayer at Patna's Catholic Church on Monday.

Patna: On the Christmas eve, people in Patna immersed themselves in the spirit of the festival as churches rang bells and missionary schools in the city organized cultural events signifying the birth of Jesus Christ.

Mukesh Sahni joins Grand Alliance at Tejaswi Yadav's residence in Patna on Sunday.

Patna: Mukesh Sahni, who is the chief of a caste-based group made up entirely of 'mallahs', or boatmen, joined the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD)-led Grand Alliance in Bihar in the presence of RJD acting chief Tejaswi Yadav and another latest entrant to the Mahagathbandhan Upendra Kushwaha, the head of the Rashtriya Lok Samata Party (RLSP).

Bihar's Mangal Mehrur slams 129 in the second inning against Nagaland on Sunday.

Patna: At the end of the second day of the 4-day Ranji Trophy cricket match being played at Patna's Moinul Haque Stadium on Sunday, Bihar team, after a poor performance in the first finning, appeared to be in the driver's seat after they scored 255 runs for the loss of three wickets in the second inning taking a lead of 196 runs over Nagaland.

Hindi film star Fatima Shaikh in Patna on Sunday.

Patna: The star of films like Dangal, Son of Hindostan, and Chachi 420 Fatima Sana Shaikh was in Patna on Sunday to kick off week-long 'Run for Bihar', an event sponsored by Hindi daily Dainik Bhaskar to promote awareness about cleanliness and hygiene.

Raj Ballabh Yadav coming out of court after being given life term in rape case.

Patna: Former Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Raj Ballabh Yadav who was earlier convicted by a court for raping a minor girl in Biharsharif in 2016, was awarded life imprisonment along with a fine of Rs. 50,000 by the same MP/MLA court that had convicted him in the case last Saturday.

Riot breaks out during Pappu Yadav's rally in Patna on Friday.

Patna: Yet another rally by Jan Adhikar Party (JAP) leader Pappu Yadav turned violent in Patna on Friday when hundreds of his supporters clashed with the police forcing them to use force to bring the situation under control.

Paswans with PM Modi (file photo).

Patna: After days of negotiation with senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders, Ram Vilas Paswan's Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) was able to keep keeps its Lok Sabha seats along with a seat in the Rajya Sabha for the LJP chief himself from Assam seat earlier occupied by former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.

State Bank of India officers on strike in Patna on Friday.

Patna: Once again people of Patna were in a quandary after all nationalized banks went on a two-day nationwide strike causing much inconvenience to both ordinary people and the traders who were seen going from one Automatic Teller Machines (ATM) to another hoping they would be lucky enough to withdraw some cash from them.

LJP leaders Chirag and Ram Vilas Paswan with BJP president Amit Shah in Delhi on Thursday.

Patna: A day after issuing an ultimatum to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on the issue of seat-sharing in Bihar, Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) leader and Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan and his MP son Chirag Paswan met with Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah in Delhi on Thursday to iron out any differences over the allocation of seats among the NDA constituents.

Upendra Kushwaha with senior Congress leaders in Delhi on Thursday.

New Delhi: Ten days after he broke his alliance with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led NDA, Upendra Kushwaha's Rashtriya Lok Samata Party (RLSP) on Thursday joined the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA). His party would now contest elections in Bihar under Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD)-led Mahagathbandhan, an anti-NDA alliance in the state.

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