RJD leaders speaking on the foundation day of the party in Patna on Friday.

Patna: It was more of a 'Rehabilitate Tej Pratap Yadav Day' than the foundation day of the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) as neither the party president Lalu Prasad Yadav was present on the occasion due to his imprisonment in a Ranchi jail in connection with the fodder scam nor his hand-picked heir-apparent and younger son Tejaswi Yadav who was conspicuous by his self-imposed exile since the party humiliation in the last Lok Sabha elections.

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

Patna: Bihar Assembly, on the sixth day of the ongoing monsoon session on Friday, was adjourned in the seventh minute of the session as opposition leaders led by Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) created chaos over the deaths of hundreds of children due to Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) in Bihar.

Patna Mayor Sita Sahu thanking her supporters after surviving a no-confidence motion on Wednesday.

Patna: Patna Mayor Sita Sahu managed to save her chair after she survived the no-confidence vote that was tabled by 26 ward councilors on June 29.

Police investigating jewelry heist at a Patna shop on Friday.

Patna: About a dozen armed gangsters in Patna on Friday robbed a jewelry shop on Digha-Ashiana Road under Rajiv Nagar police station and escaped with more than Rs. 4 crore worth of precious gems and gold and silver jewelries after taking all employees hostage at gun points.

Police investigating the suicide of a police jawan at the SDO's residence in Chhajjubagh.

Patna: A 26-year old police constable deputed at the residence of Sadar SDO in Chhajjubagh in Patna killed himself on Friday morning by blowing his head from his service rifle.

Patna'ites taking part in International Yoga Day at Eco Park on Friday.

Patna: Bihar Governor Lalji Tandon on Friday kicked off the International Yoga Day as a number of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Janata Dal – U leaders joined their fellow politicians to take part in yoga camps organized by various private entities.

Ram Vilas Paswan filing his nomination papers for Rajya Sabha on Friday.

Patna: Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) chief and Central Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Friday filed his nomination papers for the Rajya Sabha by-election that was necessitated following the resignation of senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Ravi Shankar Prasad who was earlier elected MP from Patna Saheb.

Jitan Ram Manjhi holding a press conference in Patna on Thursday.

Patna: Hindustani Awam Morcha (HAM) chief Jitan Ram Manjhi, at a press conference in Patna on Thursday said that Chief Minister Nitish Kumar should resign from his post on moral grounds in the wake of the outbreak of Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) in Bihar that has left over 160 children dead.

Police carries out raid at Hulas Pandey's home in Patna.

Patna: National Investigation Agency (NIA) agents on Thursday carried out simultaneous raids at various known addresses of former legislator and Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) leader Hulas Pandey and his brother Santosh Pandey in connection with the theft of AK-47 rifles from a Jabalpur armory in 2018 some of which were recovered from Munger last year.

Police confiscate properties of Shankar Rai, a notorious criminal.

Patna: Police in Patna on Thursday attached the properties of Shankar Rai in connection with the murder of one Ravi Rai that was committed on the morning of May 27 when motorcycle-borne criminals riddled his body with bullets as he returned home from his routine morning stroll.

CM visiting a Muzaffarpur hospital on Tuesday.

Patna: With over 130 children dead so far in Bihar due to Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES), Chief Minister Nitish Kumar faced some serious protest on Tuesday when he arrived at a Muzaffarpur hospital to review the patient care situation only to be shown black flags and chant of 'go back' by the victims' family members.

Children affected with encephalitis at PMCH.

Patna: With 128 deaths caused by Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) officially reported by the state government, doctors are scrambling to put a brake to the epidemic that has taken its toll on young children and adults alike in Bihar.

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