Patna: With the Sangh Parivar now training its gun on Bollywood stars coming out in support of students of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) who were terrorized for hours by men wearing mask and carrying homemade weapons, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader from Bihar Shahnawaz Hussain chimed in with his own two cents stating, Deepika Padukone, the star of many hit movies, should have thought through before standing in solidarity with leftist organizations.
Patna: Police in Patna used force to keep the situation under control as a number of students from various colleges in the state capital representing over half a dozen student unions blocked roads in Kankarbagh and squatted on the railroad tracks to protest against the assault on Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) students last Sunday by over three dozen youths wielding lathis, hockey sticks and other improvised weapons.
Patna: Amid nationwide protests over the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), National Registration of Citizens (NRC), and National Population Register (NPR) Bihar Deputy CM Sushil Modi on Sunday said that the CAA and NRC were here to stay and the process of implementing the NPR will be carried out in Bihar between May 15 to 28.
Muzaffarpur: Just days after fellow BJP'ian Giriraj Singh suggested actions against Indians living abroad while getting accustomed to eating beef, Union Minister Ashwini Kumar Choubey on Sunday said knowledge of English should not be requirement to pass an exam in India as English was not the mother tongue of the Indians.
Patna: Janata Dal-U leader and party spokesperson Rajiv Ranjan Prasad on Sunday claimed Bihar was all set to become a state known for its excellent health services where not only people will have to go out of state to obtain quality health care but people from other states would also be coming to Bihar for top of the line healthcare and facilities.
Patna: Patna welcomed the new year with late-night parties and bottles of non-alcoholic champagne at major hotels and night clubs while also witnessing a massive administrative reshuffle by the Nitish administration that included the departure of Garima Malik who, nearly a year to the date, was put in place as Patna's Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) pledging to clean Patna from the clutches of criminals.
Patna: With 2019 now back in the rearview mirror and state elections only a few months away, politicians began retooling their electoral strategy as Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi toned down his rhetoric against Janata Dal-U leader Prashant Kishor saying he hoped any bitterness caused by the recent exchange of harsh interaction between the two would fade away and all will be forgotten in the greater interest of Bihar.
Patna: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, who is huge on observing anniversaries, melas, utsavs, yatras, flag-offs, and installing statues of the leaders of his choice, on Tuesday announced his decision to observe the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader's birth anniversary each year on December 28 in Bihar.
Patna: Congress leaders in Patna on Monday celebrated the victory of the party in Jharkhand Assembly elections where the Congress-Jharkhand Mukti Morcha-RJD coalition handed over a convincing defeat to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) by limiting the saffron party to 25 seats while walking away with a joint total of 47 out of a total of 81 seats.
Patna: Thousands of Modi supporters in Patna on Monday took out a march between the JP Roundabout near Gandhi Maidan to the Dak Bungalow Crossing in support of the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) chanting the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) talking point that the Act was not about taking away someone's citizenship but was all about granting citizenship to those fleeing religious conversion in countries like Bangladesh, Afghanistan, and Pakistan.