Patna: Urban Development Minister Suresh Sharma, talking to reporters outside Bihar Assembly on Wednesday, said that the government had tabled a plan to renovate and modernize the Maurya Lok Shopping Complex in Patna that once used to be the swankiest place in town for a fun-filled evening.
Patna: An overture by the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leaders to Nitish Kumar to come back to the Grand Alliance was promptly shot down by the Janata Dal – U leaders saying there was no chance of Nitish Kumar ever returning to the Mahagathbandhan that lost at all seats in Bihar but one in the last Lok Sabha elections.
Patna: With rain lashing out at the state capital for the last two days, the failure of the district administration, like each year in the past five decades, once again came to the forefront as dozens of roads in the city went underwater as a result of severe waterlogging making lives of ordinary people miserable.
Patna: A Patna court on Saturday granted bail to former Congress president Rahul Gandhi in a defamation case filed by Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi who had accused the Congress leader of sullying the name of all Modis, including himself and Prime Minister Narendra Modi, when, during the height of election campaign earlier this year, he had said that 'why is it that all thieves had Modi as their surname'.
Patna: After remaining in hiding for nearly a month and a half since the obliteration of his party in the last Lok Sabha elections, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejaswi Yadav finally came out of hibernation to take part in the party's national working committee meet held at Hotel Maurya in Patna on Saturday.
Patna: Desperately trying to remain relevant in a rather new political landscape in Bihar where the opposition has been effectively neutered by Bharatiya Janata Party-led NDA following its resounding victory in the last Lok Sabha elections, Rashtriya Lok Samata Party (RLSP) chief Upendra Kushwaha, on Saturday, kicked off his 'Nitish Hatao, Bhavishya Bachao' campaign to demand resignation of Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar.
Patna: It was more of a 'Rehabilitate Tej Pratap Yadav Day' than the foundation day of the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) as neither the party president Lalu Prasad Yadav was present on the occasion due to his imprisonment in a Ranchi jail in connection with the fodder scam nor his hand-picked heir-apparent and younger son Tejaswi Yadav who was conspicuous by his self-imposed exile since the party humiliation in the last Lok Sabha elections.
Patna: While Chief Minister Nitish Kumar is talking about turning the ever-crumbling Patna Medical College and Hospital (PMCH) into the 'world's largest hospital with world-class facility', two nurses at the aforementioned hospital were injured when a large piece of the ceiling in the emergency ward fell on them sending them for emergency treatment.