Family members grieving the death of a 35-year old man who was run over by a hit-and-run driver.

Patna: A speeding vehicle on the Patna-Fatuha National Highway ran over a biker on late Monday night sending him to hospital where he died shortly.

People try to douse flame in a fire caused by electrical short-circuit in Patna on Tuesday.

Patna: Exposing the government's hollow promise of better infrastructure in Bihar even as electrical cables hang over each pole and transformers offering an ugly look of jumble wires posing serious threat to anyone passing under it, a fire on a transformer pole in Langartoli in Patna on Tuesday morning damaged a nearby building, a car, a motorcycle and some other properties.

Passengers taking their seats in Patna-Howrah train after relaxation in the Covid-19 lockdown rules.

Patna: With life slowly limping back to what used to be considered normal as the state government eases Coronavirus lockdown rules, a number of trains resumed normal service from Patna Junction, Rajendra Nagar Terminal, and other railway stations in Bihar carrying limited number of passengers while still maintaining some degree of social-distancing.

RJD leader Tejaswi Yadav at a press meet in Patna on Monday.

Patna: Afraid to contract Coronavirus but itching to organize rallies and yatras, politicians in Bihar are coming up with novel ideas to maintain their political relevance in the run up of the upcoming Assembly elections.

BJP Bihar chief Dr. Sanjay Jaiswal holding a press conference in Patna on Monday.

Patna: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Bihar president Dr. Sanjay Jaiswal, at a press conference in Patna on Monday, said that the party would be holding two mega 'digital rallies' in Bihar – one on June 9 to be led by Home Minister Amit Shah and the second one, date yet to be decided, by BJP national president JP Nadda.

Matric topper Himanshu Raj of Rohtas tops matric exam in Bihar.

Patna: Bihar Education Minister Krishna Nandan Prasad Verma on Tuesday released the results of matric exams held earlier this year while giving full marks to Chief Minister Nitish Kumar saying it was only due to his able leadership, Bihar could become the first state in the nation to declare results despite all the hurdles posed by an early teacher's strike and the coronavirus that forced the nation to go under lockdown over two months ago.

Passengers coming out of Patna Airport on Monday.

Patna: Sixty-three days after the last flight took off or landed at the Patna Airport, the first plane, following some relaxation in Coronavirus lockdown rules a few days ago, landed at the Jaya Prakash International Airport in the state capital at 7:40 am carrying 166 passengers from New Delhi.

Manjhi, Sahni, and Kushwaha holding a meeting in Patna on Tuesday.

Patna: The three musketeers of Bihar politics – Jitan Ram Manjhi, Upendra Kushwaha, and Mukesh Sahni – with relaxation in the Coronavirus lockdown rules, came out of their hideouts on Tuesday and held a joint meeting to work out a strategy for the upcoming Assembly elections.

Chief Minister Nitish Kumar holding a meeting on Tuesday to assess education status amid Coronavirus pandemic.

Patna: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, on Tuesday held a meeting of top officials via videoconferencing to discuss the state of education in Bihar in the backdrop of the Coronavirus pandemic that forced state's schools and colleges to remain shuttered for the past two months.

Chief Minister Nitish Kumar holding a high-level meeting to review Coronavirus preparedness in Bihar.

Patna: Unhappy with his own administration's handling of the Coronavirus epidemic, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish on Tuesday directed the officials to raise the number of people being tested to 10,000 saying the current rate of less than 4,000 was just not enough to tame the deadly pandemic that has so far taken about 2300 lives nationwide and eight deaths in the state.

Passengers line up outside Rajendra Nagar Terminal in Patna on Tuesday.

Patna: Fifty-one days after the last train left Rajendra Nagar Railways Terminal in Patna, Patna-Delhi Rajdhani Express special train left for the nation's capital at 7:20 pm on Tuesday carrying 350 passengers.

Police busts gang of interstate robbers.

Patna: Police in Patna on Monday night busted an interstate gang of criminals with the arrest of eight men, including the kingpin Santosh Kumar, who had been wanted in several murder and armed robbery cases in Patna district.

Computer shops among many others allowed to open in Patna on Friday.

Patna: After remaining in lockdown for 45 days as part of a directive issued by the Center to flatten the curve of Coronavirus pandemic, the district administration in Patna on Friday ordered the reopening of a number of businesses though not without conditions that aims to keep the numbers of COVID-19 victims to a minimum.

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