BJP leader Arun Kumar Sinha taking part in a dharna in Kankarbagh in Patna on Friday.

Patna: Four days after Patna was drenched in 133 mm of rain literally plunging more than 75% of the city under knee to waist-deep water, many areas on Friday continued to remain under ankle to knee-deep water due to the failure of the administration to put enough pumps to siphon off stagnated, stinking water to relieve people from the misery.

Noted dancer Sonal Mansingh in Patna on Friday.

Patna: Noted classical dancer and Padma Vibushan award recipient Sonal Mansingh in Patna on Friday slammed today's 'Bollywood dance' saying it was certainly a form of entertainment but it cannot be termed as 'dance'.

Image of Tej Pratap Yadav with alleged sharpshooter Mohammed Kaif (courtesy Facebook).

Patna: The ongoing saga of criminal-turned-politician Mohammed Shahabuddin further thickened on Wednesday when a picture of Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav's elder son and Bihar Health Minister Tej Pratap Yadav appeared on social media in which he is shown standing next to the alleged killer of Siwan journalist Rajdev Ranjan.

NDA leaders sitting on a dharna in Patna on Wednesday.

Patna: NDA leaders in Patna on Wednesday sat on a day-long dharna in Gardanibagh demanding the imposition of Crime Control Act (CCA) on bailed former Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) MP from Siwan Mohammed Shahabuddin saying his release from the prison could result in a surge in murder and abduction cases in Bihar.

A closed Sudha Dairy booth in Patna on Wednesday.

Patna: Still reeling under the historical water-logging in Patna that exposed hollowness of the claims of Nitish administration and Patna Municipal Corporation (PMC), Sudha Dairy Plant – literally the milk lifeline for Patna'ites and people living around the state capital – remained shuttered for the third day in a row causing some serious withdrawal symptoms among children, tea-drinkers and sweet lovers.

Son of a prominent photojournalist dies four days after being shot in head (Photo from Sept. 9).

Patna: Four days after he was shot multiple times in head by criminals on Bhootnath Road under Agam Kuan police station, Akaash Dey, the 20-year old son of a photojournalist died of his injuries at Patna Medical College and Hospital (PMCH) on Wednesday.

Congress state President and Bihar Education Minister Ashok Kumar Chowdhary (file photo).

Patna: Former Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) MP from Siwan and a professional criminal Mohammed Shahabuddin, three days after being released from the prison on bail, continued to shape the politics of the state with Congress state President Ashok Kumar Chowdhary now piling up on the RJD saying if its leaders did not treat Chief Minister Nitish Kumar as the de facto leader of the state then they were free to walk away from the grand alliance.

Chief Minister Nitish Kumar sitting in a helicopter before leaving for aerial survey of flood areas in Patna district on Tuesday.

Patna: Following a breach in the Punpun embankment on late Monday night, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar once again conducted an aerial survey to take stock of the situation in Mokama, Mahaurhi, and Dhanarua and directed the officials to expedite relief work in the region.

Rohit Kumar arrested for shooting Patna trader on Monday night.

Patna: Police in Patna on Tuesday arrested one man in connection with the Monday night murder of Ramchandra Jha, a marble trader who was gunned down in Mithila Colony under Beur police station.

Two men arrested for trying to cash fake check in Patna on Tuesday.

Patna: Quick thinking on the parts of Punjab National Bank employees in Patna, authorities arrested two con men who were trying to cash a fake check of Rs. 50 lakh from the Patanjali Ayurved Limited account owned by yoga guru Baba Ramdev.

RJD leaders Mohammed Shahabuddin (left), Chief Minister Nitish Kumar (center), and RJD leader Raghuvansh Prasad Singh (right).

Patna: After his initial shrug to Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) ex MP from Siwan Mohammed Shahabuddin, the Janata Dal – U leaders in Patna on Monday went in an overdrive demanding from the RJD leadership to control its members who, they said, were trying to undermine the Chief Ministership of Nitish Kumar.

NDA leaders holding a press conference at BJP office in Patna on Monday.

Patna: NDA leaders in Patna led by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sushil Kumar Modi on Monday met with Governor Ram Nath Kovind and handed over a memo to him demanding imposition of Crime Control Act (CCA) on Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) former MP and notorious criminal Mohammed Shahabuddin who was released from the prison after spending over a decade on murder and other charges.

JD-U spokesperson Neeraj Kumar (file photo).

Patna: After taking the high road for a brief period saying he had the mandate of the people and he was not obligated to respond to every negative comment made against him, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Sunday unleashed his attack surrogate on Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader and convicted criminal Mohammed Shahabuddin warning him to 'remain within his limit' and not do or say anything saying that could land him in jail once again.

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