Bihar Governor administering oath of office to Patna High Court new Chief Justice Sanjay Karol.

Patna: Bihar Governor Phagu Chauhan, at a simple ceremony at the Raj Bhawan in Patna on Monday, administered the oath of office to Justice Sanjay Karol as the new Chief Justice of Patna High Court.

People in Patna watching Supreme Court decision on Ayodhya Issue on Saturday.

Patna: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, following the Supreme Court verdict on the Ram Janmbhoomi and Babri Masjid issue in Ayodhya, urged people of Bihar to accept the court decision graciously and not politicize it to score cheap points.

RJD leader Tejaswi Yadav celebrating his birthday at party office in Patna on Saturday.

Patna: Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejaswi Yadav on Saturday celebrated his 30th birthday on Saturday in the presence of his elder brother Tej Pratap Yadav and other party leaders.

Dipankar Bhattacharya speaking in Patna on Saturday.

Patna: Communist Party of India (ML) national general secretary Dipankar Bhattacharya, speaking in Patna on Saturday, stuck to the age-long message of removing poverty saying until the poor were allowed to develop, Bihar could not hope to develop.

Patna SSP Garima Malik having a press conference following the arrests of six criminals on Friday.

Patna: Just hours after burglars broke into the home of a Patna businessman and escaped with cash, jewelries, and other valuables to the tune of Rs. 15 lakh, the Patna police broke the case wide open and arrested five men and a woman while also recovering the stolen items.

Patna's Khadi Mall attracts large number of visitors on Wednesday.

Patna: A day after Chief Minister Nitish Kumar inaugurated Bihar's first Khadi Mall in Patna, business was brisk on Wednesday as hundreds of customers were seen moving from one floor to another in the hope of buying a dress made of khadi and other handicraft items produced by the talented people of Bihar that are being sold at the mall.

An auto-rickshaw in Patna.

Patna: After putting a ban on all government vehicles older than 15 years in an attempt to minimize pollution in the state capital, the Nitish government on Wednesday announced a complete ban on auto-rickshaw using diesel fuel starting from 2021.

Press conference about the Patna Book Fair.

Patna: The ever-popular book fair is once again coming to Patna as informed by its organizers at a press conference on Wednesday.

Burglary at a Kankarbagh home on late Sunday night.

Patna: After the usual four days of lull in the crime situation in Bihar on account of Chhath, burglars hit a home in the PC Colony under Patrakar Nagar police station in Patna on late Sunday night and made do with cash, jewelries, and other properties to the tune of Rs. 60 lakh.

Air Quality Index (AQI) dangerously high in Patna.

Patna: With pollution level in Patna soaring like never before and Air Quality Index at a dangerous level of over 400, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday summoned a high-level meeting of top bureaucrats to strategize on ways to provide relief from the toxic environment that is reducing the lifespan of the residents by many years.

Women buying coconuts a day before the commencement of Chhath festival.

Patna: Devotees observing Chhath, Bihar's 'toughest' religious festival thanks to its rigorous requirements, hit the markets on Wednesday to do their last minute shopping that included clay pots, earthenware ovens, mango tree woods, 'soops', and above all, fruits including bananas and coconuts – items most associated with the annual four-day event that keeps the Patna Municipal Corporation (PMC) and the law-enforcement officials on their toes until the event is over.

University of Chicago professor Dr. Michael Greenstone being honored by BJP state chief Sanjay Jaiswal in Patna on Wednesday.

Patna: Michael Greenstone, the Milton Friedman Professor in the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy, was in Patna on Wednesday where he met with Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) state president Dr. Sanjay Jaiswal to share his ideas on a number of economic and environmental issues.

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