Deputy CM Sushil Modi speaking at Patna Zoo on the occasion of Tiger Day on Monday.

Patna: Deputy Chief Minister, on the occasion of Tiger Day at a function at Patna Zoo on Monday, inaugurated an electric toy train, a new restaurant, and a souvenir shop that, he said, would help draw in more visitors than ever before.

A police dog sniffing for scents left by the criminal in the double homicide case in Danapur on Saturday.

Patna: A woman and her married daughter were found dead on Saturday morning after someone had slit their throats in their home in Gabhtaal Gali in Danapur, police in Patna said.

Chief Minister Nitish Kumar holding a meeting to review flood and draught situation in Bihar.

Patna: With Bihar once again facing acute draught condition and flood in many districts wreaking havoc to millions of people in the state, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, as in the past 14 years, huddled with his top officials on Saturday to declare that he was 'very serious' about finding a solution for the current plight while directing the bureaucrats to remain alert of further worsening of the situation.

Bihar's new Governor Fagu Chauhan.

Patna: The new Governor of Bihar Fagu Chauhan is expected to take charge on Monday, July 29 when he will be administered the oath of his office at the Raj Bhawan in the presence of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and other top leaders of the state.

Shiv Shakti Temple in New Punaichak.

Patna: Showing utter disrespect for religious sentiments of many people, thieves in a white Bolero vehicle escaped with a large sum of cash in the donation box located inside the Shiv Shakti Temple in New Punaichak under Shastri Nagar police station on late Monday night.

Rabri Devi and other RJD leaders protesting outside Bihar Assembly on Tuesday.

Patna: Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader and former Chief Minister of Bihar Rabri Devi on Tuesday protested outside the state Assembly accusing the state government of failing to stop 'mob-lynching' in Bihar that, she said, has become a day-to-day affair in the state.

File photo of Ramchandra Paswan, LJP MP from Samastipur.

New Delhi: Nine days after he was rushed to Delhi's Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital following a cardiac arrest on July 12, Ramchandra Paswan, the younger brother of Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) chief Ram Vilas Paswan, died on Sunday at the age of 57.

Family members mourning the death of a temp driver in Patna on Sunday morning.

Patna: Criminals in Patna under Rajiv Nagar police station on Sunday morning shot and killed a 17-year old tempo driver and escaped before being caught by a local mob.

New Governor of Bihar Fagu Chauhan.

Patna: Ahead of the next year's state elections, the office of the President of India on Saturday ordered the transfer of several governors, including the governor of Bihar Lalji Tandon who has been replaced by senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Fagu Chauhan, a dalit leader from Uttar Pradesh.

DM Kumar Ravi certifying the election of Deputy Mayor Meera Devi in Patna on Saturday.

Patna: Drama for the post of Deputy Mayor at the Patna Municipal Corporation (PMC) continued on Saturday when Meera Devi prevailed over her only opponent Ashish Sinha during the draw of the name after both candidates garnered 37 votes each in the regular voting phase.

Office of Bihar Chief Secretary Deepak Kumar in Patna.

Patna: In a major embarrassment to the Nitish government, a court in Patna on Friday ordered the attachment of the offices of state Chief Secretary and a few more offices for failing to pay Rs. 664.85 crore to a cooperative bank in a case pending for many years.

Bihar Health Minister Mangal Pandey (file photo).

Patna: Ignoring the fact that nearly 200 children had died in Bihar due to outbreak of the Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) in the recent months in the state and the fact that Bihar hospitals remain more under lockdown due to strike by junior doctors and nurses and there is a serious crisis of doctors in nearly all state hospitals, Bihar Health Minister Mangal Pandey on Wednesday announced the government's decision to open 11 new medical colleges in Bihar.

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