Urban Development Minister Suresh Sharma talking to reporters in Patna on Wednesday.

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.

Chief Minister Nitish Kumar arriving at Bihar Assembly on Monday.

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.

Rain brings waterlogging in Patna on Monday.

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.

Rahul Gandhi talking to media in Patna on Saturday.

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'.

RJD leaders inaugurate party meet at Hotel Maurya in Patna on Saturday.

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.

Upendra Kushwaha 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.

RJD leaders speaking on the foundation day of the party in Patna on Friday.

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.

Rabri Devi and other RJD leaders protesting outside Bihar Assembly on Friday.

Patna: Bihar Assembly, on the sixth day of the ongoing monsoon session on Friday, was adjourned in the seventh minute of the session as opposition leaders led by Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) created chaos over the deaths of hundreds of children due to Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) in Bihar.

Patna Mayor Sita Sahu thanking her supporters after surviving a no-confidence motion on Wednesday.

Patna: Patna Mayor Sita Sahu managed to save her chair after she survived the no-confidence vote that was tabled by 26 ward councilors on June 29.

Police investigating jewelry heist at a Patna shop on Friday.

Patna: About a dozen armed gangsters in Patna on Friday robbed a jewelry shop on Digha-Ashiana Road under Rajiv Nagar police station and escaped with more than Rs. 4 crore worth of precious gems and gold and silver jewelries after taking all employees hostage at gun points.

Police investigating the suicide of a police jawan at the SDO's residence in Chhajjubagh.

Patna: A 26-year old police constable deputed at the residence of Sadar SDO in Chhajjubagh in Patna killed himself on Friday morning by blowing his head from his service rifle.

Patna'ites taking part in International Yoga Day at Eco Park on Friday.

Patna: Bihar Governor Lalji Tandon on Friday kicked off the International Yoga Day as a number of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Janata Dal – U leaders joined their fellow politicians to take part in yoga camps organized by various private entities.

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