Men and women stand in line outside Biscomaun Bhawan in Patna to get their hands on 2kg of onions on Friday.

Patna: While the NDA leaders remain busy bragging about how the economy continues to grow under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and, in Bihar with Chief Minister Nitish Kumar in the driver's seat, hundreds of men and women stood in lines for hours to get their hands on two kilogram of pre-packed onions at the subsidized rate of Rs. 35 per kilogram.

Patna High Court (file photo).

Patna: The Patna High Court on Thursday came down heavily upon the Nitish government slamming it for not thinking the consequences of imposing prohibition in the state saying Bihar courts, as of last July, were burdened with 207,766 cases related to prohibition putting all 37 courts in a very precarious situation.

Nitish Kumar looking at the horse made of iron and steel at BMMP ground in Ara on Thursday.

Ara: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday kicked off the two-day 100th anniversary celebration of Bihar Mounted Military Police (BMMP) at the MMP Ground in Ara in the presence of senior police officials and other bureaucrats.

Biscomaun Bhawan in Patna (file photo).

Patna: While the central government remains preoccupied with issues like National Register of Citizens (NRC) and other non-economic agendas and while Chief Minister Nitish Kumar continues to pitch for his 'Jal Jeevan Hariyali' scheme, people in Bihar and elsewhere are struggle to find onion that are selling at a price that is affordable only by those with very deep pockets.

Nitish welcoming Bill Gates at his office in Patna on Sunday.

Patna: Microsoft founder and co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Bill Gates met with Chief Minister Nitish Kumar in Patna on Sunday when he applauded the state government's initiatives in fighting diseases and poverty.

Pedestrians safely crossing the road at the new traffic signal system on Hartali Mor.

Patna: Patna finally woke up to the idea of crosswalk signals that allow pedestrians to walk across the road safely by pushing a button turning the traffic light red forcing vehicles of all types to stop.

BJP leaders protesting in Patna on Saturday to demand apology from Rahul Gandhi.

Patna: Disregarding urgent issues affecting most people in the nation including a slowing economy, rise in unemployment, farmers' struggle, and rising cost of essential items like onion, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders led a march in Patna on Saturday and sat on a dharna at the Kargil Chowk demanding apology from Congress Party on the recent Supreme Court upholding on the Rafale issue.

Upendra Kushwaha holding press conference in Patna on Saturday.

Patna: Former Central Minister and Rashtriya Lok Samata Party (RLSP) chief Upendra Kushwaha, with his anemic party popularity in Bihar following his defeat in the last Lok Sabha elections, announced his decision on Saturday to sit on a 'fast unto death' dharna on November 26 to coincide with the Constitution Day of India.

BJP leaders in Patna launching book on Amit Shah on Saturday.

Patna: Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi in Patna on Saturday released a new book 'Amit Shah and the March of BJP' on Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president and Home Minister Amit Shah co-written by Dr. Anirban Ganguly and Shivanand Dwivedi.

BJP leader Shahnawaz Hussain in Patna on Thursday.

Patna: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national spokesperson Shahnawaz Hussain in Patna on Friday said that just as sure the sun is certain to rise in the morning; the NDA will win big in the next year's Assembly elections under the leadership of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar.

11 new buses launched from Patna Airport.

Patna: Despite a not so stellar record on the launching of new luxury bus services in Bihar that rarely remain operational beyond the first few months after their launch before ending up in the proverbial 'bus graveyard', the Bihar Transport Department on Thursday launched 11 spanking new buses on three routes to cover various parts of the city as well as beyond the boundaries of the state capital.

Students protesting during PU senate meet on Thursday.

Patna: With a history of protest by students that invariably turns violent while Patna University is holding a meeting of its Senate, protestors representing various student unions, clashed with the police on Thursday as the powers that be huddled inside the Wheeler Senate Hall to discuss issues concerning the university.

CM paying tribute to noted mathematician Vashisht Narayan Singh in Patna on Thursday.

Patna: Noted mathematician Vashisht Narayan Singh who had been suffering from schizophrenia for a large portion of his life died at his residence in Patna on Thursday. He was 77.

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