JNU student union President Kanhaiya Kumar speaking at S. K. Memorial Hall in Patna on Sunday.

Patna: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, at a press conference following his Janata Durbar in Patna on Monday, schooled Communist youth icon Kanhaiya Kumar on his fundamental rights saying drinking alcohol was not one of the many basic rights as defined in the Constitution.

Nitish Kumar at his Janata Durbar in Patna on Monday.

Patna: Frustrated by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's latest diktat that imposes ban on organizing 'havan, or prayers involving fire, a youth, who also happens to share the name of the Chief Minister, threw a sandal on Kumar during his weekly Janata Durbar in Patna on Monday.

ABVP protest in Patna on Monday.

Patna: Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) activists in Patna on Monday protested outside the Patna University office following the beating up of two students at the Kanhaiya Kumar rally at Sri Krishna Memorial Hall in Patna on Tuesday.

160 cartons of desi liquor seized from a pickup truck in Rajiv Nagar in Patna on Monday.

Patna: Police in Patna on Monday recovered 160 cartons of country liquor from a pickup truck containing nearly 7,500 bottles of 200 ml each.

The remains of the blown up air compressor tank that killed one person in Patna on Monday.

Patna: A 27-year old man was killed when an air-compressor tank at a tire repair shop blew up on Boring Road in Patna on Monday afternoon.

JNU student union President Kanhaiya Kumar (third from right) speaking at S. K. Memorial Hall in Patna on Sunday.

Patna: While claiming immunity under freedom of speech and to avoid jail terms, Communist rising star and Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) student union leader Kanhaiya Kumar, at his maiden rally in Patna on Sunday watched from the podium as his supporters thrashed two students showing black flags to their new-found icon in full view of the Patna police.

Chief Minister Nitish Kumar welcomes controversial JNU leader Kanhaiya Kumar (right) at his residence in Patna on Saturday.

Patna: The newest star on the horizon of communists and leftists in India who earned instant street credo and a celebrity status after being arrested by the Delhi police for making anti-national incendiary statements, Kanhaiya Kumar was given warm welcome by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar usually reserved for A-list politicians and foreign dignitaries.

Rajya Sabha member M J Akbar with other BJP leaders in Patna on Saturday.

Patna: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Rajya Sabha Member M. J. Akbar said that India was facing new threats from inside forces as Communists, leftists, Maoists, and Jammu and Kashmir separatists join hands in their attempt to split the country.

Patna: Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and former Union Minister Dr. C. P. Thakur on Saturday reiterated demand for reservation for poor people from upper castes saying it was not fair to exclude them just because they happened to have been born in an upper caste.

BJP leader Shahnawaz Hussain holding a press meet in Patna on Thursday.

Patna: Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Shahnawaz Hussain, at a press meet in Patna on Thursday, slammed Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on the latest scandal to hit the previous Congress-led UPA government in which an Italian court has raised the name of Congress President Sonia Gandhi for receiving kickback in a chopper deal.

Builder Anil Singh's Scorpio torched during a clash in Patna on Thursday.

Patna: Shop-owners and thugs of notorious builder Anil Singh in Patna on Thursday clashed with each other over a property dispute leading to the injuries over half a dozen people, including some women.

Second phase of panchayat polls in Bihar on Thursday.

Patna: At least two people were dead and over 50 injured in the second phase of the staggered Panchayat elections in Bihar amidst reports of widespread violence from many polling booths.

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