Former Supreme Court Justice Markandey Katju at a previous function at Patna University (file photo).

Patna: Taking strong exceptions to retired justice Markandey Katju's latest post on social media in which he disparages Bihar by calling the state worse than Pakistan, Janata Dal – U leader and spokesperson Neeraj Kumar on Tuesday lodged an FIR against the controversial legal eagle saying Katju had insulted the entire population of Bihar and he must be taken to task for his extremely insensitive statement.

The body of ASI Ram Raj Chowdhary on Patna-Bakhtiarpur Highway on Saturday.

Patna: With all the tell-tale signs of the return of the 'Jungle Raj' in Bihar despite strong denial by the Nitish administration, criminals in Patna under Fatuha police station shot and killed a police sub-inspector and escaped with the victim's service revolver.

IAS/IPS officials watch the film 'Pink' at a special screening at P&M Mall in Patna on Saturday.

Patna: Members of the IAS/IPS Officers' Wives Association in Patna on Saturday watched the latest blockbuster to hit the Indian movie screen 'Pink' at a special screening held at the P&M Mall.

Alleged shooter of journalist Rajdev Ranjan seen with RJD leader Tej Pratap Yadav (file photo).

Patna: Having his photo taken with one of his admitted fans and alleged killer of Hindustan journalist Rajdev Ranjan in Siwan is turning out to be a real headache for Tej Pratap Yadav, Bihar Health Minister and the eldest son of Lalu Prasad Yadav, as the Supreme Court on Friday issued an order to the Bihar government to serve notice to the minister and former Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) MP from Siwan Mohammed Shahabuddin to establish their nexus with criminals.

Nibha Rai, the victim of crime in Gardanibagh in Patna.

Patna: Authorities in Patna on Friday morning recovered the decaying body of a married woman from a house in Vishnupur mohalla under Gardanibagh police station after neighbors complained about a foul stench coming out of the rented home.

Police raid the house of a man who posed as a woman to run his illegal racket in Patna.

Patna: Police in Patna on Friday arrested a man who ran a number of operations from his home from issuing fake certificates and government documents to supplying liquor by dressing up like a woman so as not to arouse suspicion of his clients.

Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and Punjab CM Prakash Singh Badal kick off 3-day Sikh International Convention in Patna on Thursday.

Patna: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday welcomed Punjab Chief Minister Prakash Singh Badal and other prominent Sikhs from across the nation on the opening day of the 3-day Sikh International Conclave ahead of the 350th Prakash Utsav to be celebrated next year.

Ram Jethmalani filing his Rajya Sabha nomination papers last May.

Patna: After initial denial by some Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leaders, the party on Thursday announced that senior Supreme Court lawyer and RJD MP Ram Jethmalani would indeed represent criminal-turned-politician and former Siwan MP Mohammed Shahabuddin in his bid to defend his bail in a number of criminal cases.

File photo of Congress leader Anil Sulabh.

Patna: In a reversal of fortune, senior Congress leader and the head of the party's Intellectual Cell Anil Sulabh was arrested in Patna on Thursday on charges of fraud involving the Indian Institute of Health Education and Research Center.

People in Saidpur area clash with police following the road death of a 10-year old boy in Patna on Thursday.

Patna: A speeding tractor near Lal Nursing Home in Saidpur area under Kadam Kuan police station in Patna on Thursday hit an eight-year old boy killing him on the spot. The incident sparked a riot-like situation during which several people were reportedly injured.

BJP leaders burning the flag of Pakistan in Patna on Monday.

Patna: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar was the object of ridicule on the social media on Monday after he announced Rs. 5 lakh each to the three army jawans from Bihar who were among the 18 soldiers killed in the latest act of aggression by terrorists with the support of Pakistan in Uri near Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir.

Several hurt during riot in Digha on Monday.

Patna: Rival gang members in Patna on Monday evening clashed with each other near ITI gate under Digha police station forcing the police to use light force in which at least half a dozen people were injured.

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