Muslims offering namaz at Patna's Gandhi Maidan on Monday.

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.

Muslim women congratulating Ravi Shankar Prasad for passing Triple Talaq Bill.

Patna: Union Minister and MP from Patna Saheb Ravi Shankar Prasad on Sunday hosted a group of Muslim women at his residence who had come to congratulate the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader for passing Triple Talaq bill in the Parliament.

Patna DM Kumar Ravi reviewing security preparation for Bakr-Eid.

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.

JD-U leader RCP Singh holding a press conference in Patna on Wednesday.

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.

BJP leader Sushma Swaraj is no more.

New Delhi: Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and former Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj who had undergone a kidney transplant in December of 2016, died just hours after being admitted into Delhi's All India Institute of Medical Sciences on late Tuesday night.

Students in Patna celebrating the scrapping of Article 370 in J&K by the Modi government.

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.

JAP leader Pappu Yadav at a press conference in Patna on Monday.

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.

Vice President of India M Venkaiyah Naidu with Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar in Patna on Sunday.

Patna: Vice President of India M. Venkaiyah Naidu arrived in Patna on Sunday to attend the 100th anniversary of Patna High School along with a handful of other events being held in the state capital.

Independent legislator Anant Singh arrive at forensic lab in Patna on Thursday.

Patna: Criminal-turned-independent legislator from Mokama Anant Singh on Thursday was brought to the Forensic Science Laboratory (FSL) to give his voice sample in an ongoing investigation involving a leaked audio clip in which a man is heard discussing a plan to kill two people in his constituency.

Scene at IGIMS in Patna on Thursday.

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.

Nitish Kumar riding the electric car at Van Mahotsav in Patna on Thursday.

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.

Fagu Chauhan given oath of office as the new Governor of Bihar.

Patna: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Fagu Chauhan, the successor of Governor Lalji Tandon, was sworn in at a simple ceremony at Raj Bhawan in Patna on Monday.

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