BJP leaders at the 2-day party working committee meeting in Patna on Monday.

Patna: Central Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh, on the second and last day of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) working committee meeting in Patna on Monday took a dig at Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for ignoring agriculture in his much-hyped 'Seven-point Agenda' for the development of Bihar.

Cricket fans in Patna pryaing for the victory of the Indian team over Australia in the international T20 match.

Patna: Prayers of the fans of the Indian cricket team in Patna on Sunday were answered when the Indian team, in a thrilling ending, beat Australia by six wickets scoring 161 for 4 against 160 for 6 by the Aussies in the World T20 quarterfinals played at Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium in Mohali.

Chief Minister NItish Kumar attending ADRI meet in Patna on Sunday.

Patna: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, speaking at the five-day international conference on 'Development and Growth: Experience and Theories' to mark the 25th anniversary of the Asian Development Research Institute (ADRI) in Patna on Sunday, stuck to his usual rhetoric to bash Prime Minister Narendra Modi and to praise his own administration while reiterating his demand for special status for Bihar.

BJP leaders at the opening day of the two-day working committee meet in Patna on Sunday.

Patna: The two-day meeting of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) working committee began at the residence of senior party leader and former Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi in Patna on Sunday.

BJP leaders take out a protest in Patna on Friday.

Patna: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders in Patna on Friday took out a march against the ruling Janata Dal – U, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD), and Congress Party for insulting Shaheed Bhagat Singh after they compared Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) student leader Kanhaiya Kumar and his cohorts to the martyr and freedom fighter icon.

Nitish, Lalu playing dry Holi at the CM's residence in Patna.

Patna: Holi in Patna passed away peacefully on Thursday as people of all ages, particularly the younger crowd, observed the festival with much fervor a day after it was celebrated in other parts of the nation.

Christians in Patna re-enact crucifixion of Lord Jesus Christ.

Patna: Christians in Patna on Friday participated in church mass and prayers to mark the crucifixion of Jesus Christ, also known as the Good Friday.

Movie playback singer Alka Yagnik performing on the opening day of Bihar Diwas at Patna's Gandhi Maidan on Tuesday.

Patna: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday kicked off the three-day Bihar Diwas to mark the formation of Bihar state by asking people to help him make prohibition successful in the state.

JD-U state President Vashisht Narayan Singh (file photo).

Patna: Having enough of the nonsense being spewed by two of its legislators who had embarrassed Chief Minister Nitish Kumar one too many time, Janata Dal - U on Tuesday suspended two of its party legislators for continuing to make controversial statements certain to hurt the image of the party.

Gandhi Maidan all decked for Bihar Diwas that opens in Patna on Tuesday.

Patna: Artists in Gandhi Maidan in Patna on Monday were working hard to give the finishing touch to the arrangement for the 3-day Bihar Diwas celebration that kicks off on Tuesday following the inaugural address by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar.

Chief Minister Nitish Kumar at Bihar Assembly.

Patna: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, annoyed by the latest controversy related to the dubious practice of the government departments showering legislators with lavish gifts to 'show their appreciation', called for a ban on the tradition saying the custom should be stopped as it sent wrong signal to the people of Bihar.

Former Bihar CM and HAM leader Jitan Ram Manjhi.

Patna: Former Bihar Chief Minister and Hindustani Awam Morcha (HAM) chief Jitan Ram Manjhi on Monday said neither he nor his family members will take advantage of the reservation benefits in the next Assembly and Parliamentary elections.

Bihar MLAs carrying their gifts of microwave oven, swanky luggage, and cell phones at Bihar Assembly on Friday.

Patna: Christmas came nine months earlier for Bihar legislators who are being showered with gifts by the state government that, besides not paying the teachers their salary for months, continually blames the central government for conspiring against Bihar when it comes to funding various development projects.

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