Patna: The festival of Eid came to a peaceful end on Monday as thousands of Muslims in Patna on Monday offered Namaz at the sprawling Gandhi Maidan to celebrate Eid-ul-Zoha amid strict security measures.
Patna: Patna is gearing up to celebrate Bakr-Eid on August 12 in a big way as could be seen in areas with large Muslim concentration like Station Road, Sabzi Bagh, Bakerganj, Ashok Rajpath, Patna City, and Phulwari Sharif that lit up with colorful lights as shopkeepers remained busy stocking up on their inventory to meet the ever-growing demand of the community.
Patna: Seemingly softening their stand on the repeal of Article 370 and Article 35A in Jammu & Kashmir, Janata Dal – U national general secretary R C P Singh, at a press conference in Patna on Wednesday, said that it was time 'accept the reality' and look forward to the future of the northern state.
Patna: People in Patna erupted in celebration after the Narendra Modi government at the Center on Monday scrapped 65-year old Article 370 and Article 35A in Jammu & Kashmir that gave special status to the state while also splitting the state into two union territories - Jammu & Kashmir and Laddakh – with the former having its own legislature effective immediately.
Patna: While the majority of Bihar, along with the nation, was celebrating the cancellation of Article 370 and Article 35A in Jammu & Kashmir, non-NDA parties, and Janata Dal – U which is part of the BJP-led NDA in Bihar, slammed the Modi government for its unilateral policy and 'murdering democracy' in India.
Patna: Doctors at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) and Indira Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences (IGIMS) in Patna stayed away from their duties on Thursday in a gesture of solidarity to their Delhi counterparts who went on a daylong strike to protest against the National Medical Commission (NMC) bill as proposed by the Modi government at the Center.
Patna: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, while taking part in the ongoing Van Mahotsav organized by the state Forestry and Environment Department in Patna on Thursday, called for immediate action against climate change stating Bihar was a prime witness of its effects in terms extreme weather including recurring flood and draught in the state.