Former BJP leader Sunil Kumar Pinto (second from left) joins JD-U on Wednesday.

Patna: Following the withdrawal of Dr. Barun Kumar as the Janata Dal – U candidate from Sitamarhi, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sunil Kumar Pintu resigned from his party and joined the JD-U that promptly rewarded him as the replacement of Dr. Kumar.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Nitish Kumar and other NDA leaders in Gaya on Tuesday.

Patna: After delivering his speech in Jamui on Tuesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi headed straight to Gaya where he joined Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and other NDA leaders in addressing a large crowd at the local Gandhi Maidan and thus officially kicking off the election season in the state.

Shatrughan Sinha and Lalu Prasad Yadav.

New Delhi: Soon to be ex-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Shatrughan Sinha who is poised to contest Lok Sabha election from his traditional Patna Saheb seat, in an interview, said that it was Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav who ‘advised’ him to leave BJP and join Congress instead because Congress was truly a national party.

BJP leader and Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi (file photo).

Patna: With senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Shatrughan Sinha all set to quit the party and join Congress on April 6, his soon-to-be ex-party colleague Sushil Kumar Modi, at a press conference in Patna on Sunday took shots at Sinha saying he should stop embarrassing himself at his ripe age and retire from active politics before he makes further fool of himself.

RJD leader Tej Pratap Yadav (file photo).

Patna: Family squabble continues to consume the Lalu family with the two brothers, Tej Pratap Yadav and Tejaswi Yadav, not being able to see eye to eye on a number of major electoral issue including the names of candidates for certain seats.

Students in Patna celebrating their success in inter exams.

Patna: Forty-one days after holding Inter exams, the Bihar School Education Board (BSEB) announced the results on Saturday for Arts, Science, and Commerce faculties with nearly 80% of the students succeeding in this year’s test.

Mahagathbandhan leaders announce names of candidates at Hotel Maurya in Patna on Friday.

Patna: After weeks of uncertainty, the Grand Alliance in Bihar on Friday announced the names of its candidates though names for some seats by Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD), Rashtriya Lok Samata Party (RLSP), and Vikassheel Insaan Party (VIP) were withheld until further announcement.

Good old days; Ravi Shankar Prasad (left), Rajiv Rudy (central), and Shatrughan Sinha (file photo).

Patna: With the Grand Alliance in Bihar on the verge of collapse due to disagreement between the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) and Congress over seat-sharing, the previously-scheduled induction of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Shatrughan Sinha into Congress party was once again delayed until April 6.

RJD leader Tej Pratap Yadav (file photo).

Patna: Tej Pratap Yadav, the eldest son of Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav and Rabri Devi on Thursday resigned from the post of coordinator of the RJD student wing saying those who think of him as a naïve person were naïve themselves.

BJP candidate from Patna Saheb Ravi Shankar Prasad with other party leaders in Patna on Tuesday.

Patna: First time after being officially named as the party candidate from Patna Saheb, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Ravi Shankar Prasad arrived in Patna on Tuesday amid warm welcome by party leaders and his supporters who had gathered at the airport in large numbers.

Congress leaders at Sadaqat Ashram in Patna on Tuesday.

Patna: Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Shatrughan Sinha is poised to formally join Congress during a meeting of the party leaders in Delhi on Thursday morning, Congress leader in Patna Akhilesh Singh said on Tuesday.

Chowdhary Mehboob Kaiser (left) with Pashupati Kumar Paras and Ram Vilas Paswan on Tuesday.

Patna: With the names of five of the six candidates already announced, Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) president Ram Vilas Paswan on Tuesday announced the sixth and the last name of the candidate for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

The flat behind AG Office on Birchand Patel Marg in Patna.

Patna: A thirty-something man died after falling from the roof of a four-storied residential building behind the AG Building on Birchand Patel Marg on early Monday morning.

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