New members of the state Legislative Council sworn-in on Friday.

Patna: The two nominees for the Bihar Legislative Council seats, Janata Dal – U's Sanjay Jha and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s Radha Mohan Sharma, on Friday took the oath of the office after they were declared elected in the absence of any other claimant.

Chief Secretary flagging off Uber rideshare service from Hotel Maurya in Patna on Friday.

Patna: Commuting in Patna became a bit easier on Friday following the opening of the USA-based Uber taxi service that offers peer-to-peer ridesharing for a very reasonable price.

The new ministers in the Modi cabinet pose for photographs in Delhi on Thursday.

New Delhi: The NDA second term government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday announced the portfolios of the Union Ministers and Ministers of State with Amit Shah as the new Home Minister, S Jaishankar as the new External Affairs Minister and Nirmala Sitharaman as the new Finance Minister, a post earlier held by Arun Jaitley who has opted to stay out of the new Cabinet on account of his prevailing health condition.

NDA leaders swearing-in ceremony in Delhi on Thursday.

Patna: Six Members of Parliament (MPs) from Bihar took the oath of office in the second term of Narendra Modi's cabinet on Thursday which is two less than the first cabinet formed in 2014.

HAM chief Jitan Ram Manjhi holding a press conference in Patna on Thursday.

Patna: Still reeling with the shock of loss in the Lok Sabha elections in which his party failed to win even a single seat, former Bihar Chief Minister and Hindustani Awam Morcha (HAM) chief Jitan Ram Manjhi, refused to accept Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejaswi Yadav as the leader of the Mahagathbandhan saying he may be the leader of the RJD, no decision has been taken whether he should also be the leader of the Grand Alliance.

Patna University students celebrating their graduation on Thursday.

Patna: Bihar Governor Lalji Tandon, at the annual convocation of Patna University at the S K Memorial Hall on Thursday, honored 42 students with gold medals for topping in their chosen subjects.

RJD to carry out a probe in the 'rigging' of the Lok Sabha polls in Bihar.

Patna: In what was supposed to be an exercise in self-analysis to find the cause of the party's biggest drubbing in its history of nearly a quarter-century, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD), instead of doing the promised introspection, wasted no time in declaring the 2019 Lok Sabha election was flat-out rigged and part of a larger conspiracy by the National Democratic Alliance (NDA).

BJP candidate for Bihar Legislative Council Radha Mohan Sharma filing his nomination paper in Patna on Tuesday.

Patna: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Radha Mohan Sharma and Janata Dal – U leader Sanjay Jha in Patna on Tuesday filed their nomination papers for the Bihar Legislative Council seat before the Assembly secretary Bateshwar Nath Pandey.

CM Nitish Kumar, Deputy CM Sushil Kumar Modi, and Agriculture Minister Prem Kumar during the flagging off of 'Kharif Rath' in Patna on Tuesday.

Patna: With 2019 Lok Sabha elections now in the pages of history books and NDA leaders now breathing again after a grueling month-long campaign, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar is back on his agenda of 'raths' and 'yatras' as he flagged of decked-up trucks to promote the campaign designed to help improve 'kharif' production in the state.

RJD leader Tejaswi Yadav (file photo).

Patna: With the Grand Alliance in Bihar on the verge of disintegrating in the aftermath of colossal drubbing in the Lok Sabha polls, rebel Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Mahesh Yadav was the first one to question the party leadership saying Tejaswi Yadav was unfit to be the leader of the opposition in the state Assembly and should resign from his post immediately.

Criminal shot dead in gang war in Patna on Monday morning.

Patna: Motorcycle-borne criminals in Patna on Monday morning shot and killed a man and escaped before police could arrive at the crime-scene.

RLSP chief Upendra Kushwaha (file photo).

Patna: The disintegration of the Mahagathbandhan in Bihar continued three days after being destroyed by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led NDA as all three of Upendra Kushwaha's Rashtriya Lok Samata Party (RLSP) legislators quit the party on Sunday and joined Nitish Kumar's Janata Dal – U.

Jitan Ram Manjhi holding a press conference in Patna on Saturday.

Patna: Opposition leaders in Bihar, with the shock of the most brutal beating of their political life now showing sign of tapering off, are now beginning to speak out their mind mostly in the form of criticism that casts doubt on the entire electoral process allegedly managed by the 'Modi Machinery'.

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