Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia in Patna.

Patna: Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia, speaking at a seminar organized by the Techno Herald Institute in Patna on Friday, slammed the Center for 'gutting' education in the nation while also taking potshots at Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for putting education on the backburner over other social issues facing the state.

Now defunct Vishun Roy College in Vaishali.

Patna: Just hours after Janata Dal – U expelled former MLC Usha Sinha from the party after the police issued a warrant against her for her role in the ToppersGate scam; she was removed from her post as the Principal of Ganga Devi Mahila College in Kankarbagh and was replaced by Shyama Rai.

Rally of domestic workers in Patna on Thursday.

Patna: Hundreds of domestic help in Patna on Thursday took out a procession demanding a national policy to advance their causes including better pay, respect, and security under the state's unchartered worker security act.

Chief Minister Nitish Kumar at Jeevika function in Patna on Tuesday.

Patna: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, who seems to have finally found his life's calling of becoming a crusader against alcohol drinking over other social issues facing Bihar, continued his victory lap for imposing total prohibition in the state saying he would 'rather die than revoke prohibition' from the state.

BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi talking to media in Patna on Tuesday.

Patna: With education in Bihar, amidst growing scandal involving fake degrees and 'ToppersGate', in tatters, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday demanded criminal case lodged against several 'educationists' alleging massive irregularities in a number of schools and colleges in the state.

Fellow students pulling Nitish Kumar from the ceiling following a botched suicide attempt by him on Monday.

Patna: Clearly inspired by the notoriety of University of Hyderabad student Rohith Vemula who became an instant icon in the eyes of the Narendra Modi baiters after he committed suicide while leaving a note blaming the university of caste-based discrimination against him, a student of Patna Art College tried to emulate Vemula by attempting suicide only to be saved by other college students.

Two arrested in Patna in sexual exploitation case.

Patna: Police in Patna on Monday arrested two men after a woman filed a complaint against one of them for repeatedly raping her, then marrying her and impregnating her that led to an abortion, forcing her to convert to Islam and feeding her beef before divorcing her and leaving her on her own.

Chief Minister Nitish Kumar launching online portal to track children rescued from child labor.

Patna: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Sunday announced Rs. 25,000 from the Chief Minister's Relief Fund for children rescued from child labor for their education and rehabilitative expenses.

Super 30 founder Anand Kumar is being honored by his students in Patna on Sunday.

Patna: Students of Super 30 in Patna were a jubilant lot on Sunday after 28 of its 30 IIT aspirants cracked the rigorous Joint Entrance Exams (JEE) – Advanced keeping up with the institute's glorious decade-old tradition that has turned it into a worldwide phenomenon.

Heavy security outside New Police Line in Patna where Principal of Bishun Rai College is being held.

Patna: After remaining on run since the 'ToppersGate' scandal broke out in the state earlier this month, the Owner/Principal of the tainted Bishun Rai College in Vaishali district Bachcha Rai was arrested near the college on Saturday though conflicting reports said Rai surrendered before the police instead of being caught by a special police team earlier constituted to apprehend him.

New BSEB Chairperson Anand Kishore in his new office.

Patna: Anand Kishore, the new Chairperson of the Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB), on Thursday assumed charge of his new department after serving successfully as Patna's Development Commissioner for the last ten months.

Film and television star Priyanka Chopra at Patna's P&M Mall on Thursday to promote a Bhojpuri film.

Patna: Alex Parrish, the glamorous star of US television hit Quantico, otherwise known by her real name Priyanka Chopra, arrived in Patna on Wednesday amidst hundreds of screaming fans at the airport.

Five arrested for smuggling ganja in Bihar.

Patna: Police in Patna on Wednesday arrested five men and seized 640 kilogram of ganja along with a large amount of cash, two guns, a semi-automatic revolver, and half a dozen live cartridges from their possession.

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