Police investigate scene of a tragic accident in Patna on Wednesday.

Patna: In a tragic incident, a man died when a respiratory oxygen tank he was carrying for an elderly woman fell on the ground and exploded killing him instantly outside the Karbigahia end of the Patna Junction on Wednesday afternoon.

Devotees observing Kharna on the second day of Chaiti Chhath at Collectorate Ghat in Patna on Wednesday.

Patna: Hindu devotees in Patna and other parts of Bihar on Wednesday observed Kharna on the second day of the four-day Chaiti Chhath by fasting and taking a dip in the Ganges while offering prayer to the Sun God.

RJD leaders releasing election manifesto in Patna on Monday.

Patna: Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) in Bihar on Monday released its poll manifesto for the 2019 Parliamentary elections with promises of reservation in private companies and judiciary and welfare schemes for Dalits and Muslims taking the front seat in the long list of announcements.

RLSP leader Ram Kumar Sharma holding a press conference in Patna on Monday.

Patna: Upendra Kushwaha’s Rashtriya Lok Samata Party (RLSP) is in danger of becoming a one-man party the way its members are jumping the ship as resentment over Kushwaha keeping two of the five seats for himself grows while allegations of selling Lok Sabha seats to the highest bidders once again puts the reputation of the party president on line.

Former BJP leader Kirti Azad (file photo).

Ranchi: Like Patna Saheb MP Shatrughan Sinha who, after being snubbed by the Modi-Shah duo, got a ticket from Patna Saheb on a Congress ticket; former BJP leader and MP from Darbhanga, Kirti Azad has secured a Congress ticket from Dhanbad in Jharkhand state.

JD-U Spokesperson Sanjay Singh holding a press conference in Patna on Sunday.

Patna: Reacting strongly to accusations made in Lalu Prasad Yadav’s autobiography written allegedly from his jail cell, Janata Dal – U spokesperson Sanjay Singh said that the title of the book, instead of ‘From Gopalganj to Raisina’, should have been ‘From Gopalganj to Raisina Via Hotwar’ to be more relevant and factual.

LJP chief Ram Vilas Paswan releases his party manefesto in Patna on Sunday.

Patna: Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) president Ram Vilas Paswan on Sunday released the poll manifesto of his party that contains the usual promises that most parties make before each election like job opportunities and guarantee for youths and unemployed, free education to all, increased percentage in reservation and similar other rhetoric.

Shatrughan Sinha joins Congress Party on Saturday.

New Delhi: Lifelong Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and former actor Shatrughan Sinha at a function in Delhi on Saturday joined the Congress Party in the presence of senior party leader KC Venugopal, Randeep Surjewala and others though the absence of party chief honchos like Rahul Gandhi, Sonia Gandhi, or Priyanka Gandhi did not go unnoticed by the media or the BJP leaders.

Tejaswi Yadav and Nitish Kumar (photo patnadaily.com)

Patna: In a clear attempt to damage the reputation of Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar in the run up of the Lok Sabha elections, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejaswi Yadav on Thursday claimed Kumar, six months after rejoining the NDA in 2017, wanted to return to the Mahagathbandhan fold but his overtures were rejected by RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav.

Congress leaders protesting outside Sadaqat Ashram in Patna on Thursday.

Patna: Supporters of Congress leader Nikhil Kumar on Thursday created ruckus outside Sadaqat Ashram, party state HQ in Patna, accusing the leadership of ‘selling’ party tickets to highest bidders while denying a ticket to the former MP from Aurangabad.

Police press conference after the arrest of two bike thieves in Patna.

Patna: Police on Thursday arrested two bike thieves from Patna Junction and recovered three stolen bikes, master keys, steel cutting and other tools used in breaking locks and stealing motorcycles.

Tejaswi Yadav having some chaat at the gate of Patna Zoo on Wednesday.

Patna: With political pressure in the wake of upcoming Lok Sabha elections taking its toll on many political operatives, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejaswi Yadav, to let out some steam, sat down at a ‘chaat’ shop outside gate number 2 of Patna Zoo to relish some delicious roadside food.

Kushwaha holding a press conference in Patna on Wednesday.

Patna: Afraid that he might not be able to hold his seat from Karakat constituency, Rashtriya Lok Samata Party (RLSP) chief Upendra Kushwaha on Wednesday announced his candidacy from two seats leaving four seats for other members of his party.

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