BJP state president Sanjay Jaiswal.

Patna: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) state president Sanjay Jaiswal on Wednesday praised the Narendra Modi government for coming up with the blueprint of the proposed Ram Temple in Ayodhya, the birthplace of Lord Ram.

RJD leader Tejaswi Yadav (file photo).

Patna: Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) de facto president Tejaswi Yadav on Monday took a shot at Chief Minister Nitish Kumar saying if Bihar was better than Delhi as Kumar had been claiming during his campaign rallies in Delhi then he should explain why more and more people were leaving Bihar.

Bihar Deputy CM and BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi (file photo).

Patna: Sushil Kumar Modi, Bihar Deputy Chief Minister, predicted a huge win for the NDA in the Delhi polls saying people of the nation's capital had made up their mind to get rid of incumbent Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and replace him with a BJP face.

Nine highway robbers arrested from Patna district.

Patna: Police in Patna busted a gang of highway robbers who had spread a reign of terror between Patna and Barh targeting travelers and stealing their cash and other valuables, even their vehicles, police in Patna said on Monday.

Expelled JD-U leader Pavan Varma (file photo).

Patna: After being kicked out of the Janata Dal-U by party chief Nitish Kumar, former Rajya Sabha MP and party general secretary Pavan Varma thanked the Chief Minister for 'freeing him' from a position that had become increasingly difficult for him to sustain.

Pawan Varma, Nitish Kumar, Prashant Kishor (file photo).

Patna: As widely expected, after nearly a month-long ugly spat between former political wunderkind Prashant Kishor, his lone supporter and former Rajya Sabha member Pavan Varma and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, both Kishor and Varma were kicked out of the party on Wednesday for engaging in 'anti-party activities'.

Friend-turned-foe Nitish Kumar and Prashant Kishore.

Patna: After today, it is all but a matter of time before Prashant Kishor, once considered a gold standard in the Indian political game of strategy and shrewd maneuvering, is shown the exit door of the Janata Dal-U for daring to criticize the judgment of his boss.

Muslim students in Patna (file photo).

Patna: An alleged dry run to see if a ban on burqa in a college will work or not backfired in a big way after students of the JD Women's College held protest both outside the college and on social media calling the decision 'discriminatory' against Muslim students forcing the officials to recall the ban before it could even go into effect.

Sushil Modi, Prashant Kishore.

Patna: Refusing to be intimidated by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sushil Kumar Modi on the issue of Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and National Registration of Citizens (NRC), Janata Dal-U leader and political strategist Prashant Kishor fired back at the Deputy Chief Minister saying he did not need a character certificate from him when Modi's own political history was checkered with contradictions showing a lack of conviction.

Nitish loses temper over Pavan Varma's letter to him.

Patna: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, at a press conference in Patna on Friday, continued to rail against his own party leader and national vice president Pavan Varma who earlier spoke against him on the issue of Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and National Registration of Citizens (NRC) that has ruffled the feathers of the Chief Minister and other Janata Dal-U leaders.

Illegal encroachment at Patna Medical College and Hospital.

Patna: The Patna High Court on Friday send a directive to all government medical colleges in Bihar ordering them to remove illegal encroachment from the college and hospital campuses by February 6 or be prepared to face the music.

Chief Minister Nitish Kumar at a recent Jal Jeevan Hariyali campaign in Bihar.

Patna: Despite the growing suspicion of Nitish Kumar and his trusted aide Prashant Kishor engaging in the proverbial good cop-bad cop routine with the former going the whole hog over the BJP-championed Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and National Registration of Citizens (NRC) and the latter holding a diametrically opposing view, Kumar fired back at his own party leaders who have begun questioning his stand on the controversial issue that has split the nation in half.

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