BJP spokesperson Shahnawaz Hussain (file photo).

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.

Congress leader Madan Mohan Jha (file photo).

Patna: Congress state president Madan Mohan Jha, at a press conference at party headquarters in Patna on Wednesday, slammed the NDA government in Bihar saying the administration was systematically engaging in crushing the voice of the opponent while allowing criminals to take control of the state.

Students-police clash in Patna on Wednesday.

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.

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

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.

BJP leader Ashwini Kumar Choubey (file photo).

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.

JD-U spokesperson Rajiv Ranjan Prasad.

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.

RJD leader Shyam Rajak (file photo).

Patna: Janata Dal-U leader Shyam Rajak on Sunday insisted ties between his party and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) were as strong as ever before and there was no cause for concern for those supporting the NDA leadership in Bihar.

Patna SSP Gautam Garima transferred (file photo).

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.

BJP leader and Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad (file photo).

Patna: Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Wednesday, in no uncertain terms, ruled out any chance of scrapping the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) saying it was now the law of the land and any attempt to subvert it would be unconstitutional.

Bihar Deputy CM Sushil Modi (file photo).

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.

Chief Minister Nitish Kumar unveils statue of late Arun Jaitley in Patna.

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.

Congress leaders celebrating party victory in Jharkhand state Assembly.

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.

Pro-CAA rally in Patna on Monday.

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.

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