Bihar Education Minister inaugurating annual function at L N Mishra Institute in Patna on Saturday.

Patna: On the day when a number of politicians in Bihar were celebrating the 96th birth anniversary of Congress leader Lalit Narayan Mishra by paying homage to the then Railway Minister who was killed in a bomb blast at Samastipur railway station in 1975, his grandson Rishi Mishra, quit Janata Dal – U and joined Congress Party in the presence of party state president Madan Mohan Jha.

Outgoing DGP K S Dwivedi welcomes his successor Gupteshwar Pandey in Patna.

Patna: The state government on Thursday appointed senior police officer Gupteshwar Pandey as the new chief of state police in the place if outgoing Director General of Police (DGP) K S Dwivedi who officially retired from active service today.

Congress leaders reviewing preparation for Feb. 3 rally of Rahul Gandhi at Patna's Gandhi Maidan.

Patna: With the ‘Jan Akanksha Rally’ only a couple of days away, Congress leaders in Patna shifted into top gear to ensure the visit of party president Rahul Gandhi, who is to deliver a speech at the historical Gandhi Maidan, was smooth and a giant success in terms of winning support of the voters.

Industry Minister Jai Kumar Singh at Khadi festival in Patna.

Patna: Bihar Industry Minister Jai Kumar Singh, speaking at the National Khadi Festival organized by the state Industry department in Patna on Thursday, said that the government was mulling setting up a ‘common facilitation center’ for dyeing and coloring of silk and khadi fabrics in Bhagalpur.

Nitish Kuma and other NDA leaders paying their respect to George Fernandes who passed away in Delhi on Tuesday.

Patna: Veteran socialist leader and a key figure in the Jaya Prakash Narayan-led Total Revolution of in the ‘70s that led to the collapse of the then Indira Gandhi government, George Fernandes passed away at Delhi’s All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on Tuesday after prolonged illness.

BJP leader Ravi Shankar Prasad talking to reporters in Patna on Monday.

Patna: Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, at a press conference at his home on Boring Road in Patna on Monday said that it was the will of the people of India to build Ram Temple in Ayodhya and, as a ordinary citizen and not as a politician, he also desired the construction of this temple sooner than later.

Congress leaders flagging off a roadshow in Patna on Monday.

Patna: Congress leaders in Patna on Monday kicked off a roadshow to drum up support for the February 3 ‘Jan Akanksha Rally’ of party chief Rahul Gandhi that is to be held at the sprawling Gandhi Maidan in the state capital.

Police conference after the arrest of four criminals in Patna on Monday.

Patna: Police in Patna under Rupaspur police station on Monday arrested four men and seized two guns, a pistol, and dozens of live cartridges from their possession.

Republic Day parade at Patna's Gandhi Maidan.

Patna: Governor Lalji Tandon, speaking at the 70th Republic Day celebration at Patna's Gandhi Maidan on Saturday, delivered a lackluster speech that included all bullet points that people of Bihar wanted to hear including the government’s dedication to fight crime in the state and usher economic prosperity and social justice in Bihar.

Tej Pratap Yadav and his brother Tejaswi Yadav at Karpoori Thakur's birth anniversary celebration in Patna on Thursday.

Patna: Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leaders led by Lalu Prasad Yadav and Rabri Devi’s younger son Tejaswi Yadav, gathered at the Miller High School playground to celebrate the birth anniversary of former Bihar Chief Minister Karpoori Thakur though the topic soon turned into politics and the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.

Bihar Governor Lalji Tandon and CM Nitish Kumar pay tribute to Karpoori Thakur on Thursday.

Patna: Bihar governor Lalji Tandon and Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday paid tribute to former Bihar Chief Minister Karpoori Thakur at his life-statue located within the state Assembly premises and later at the Karpoori Museum where a number of NDA leaders Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi and senior officials were present.

Transport Minister Santosh Nirala flagging off buses on the new Gandhi Maidan-Patna Airport route on Thursday.

Patna: The district administration in Patna on Thursday rolled out a new bus service between Gandhi Maidan and the airport for a ticket price of Rs. 50.

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