RLSP chief Upendra Kushwaha holding a press conference in Patna on Wednesday.

Patna: A defensive Upendra Kushwaha, the Rashtriya Lok Samata Party (RLSP) chief, at a press conference in Patna on Wednesday, denied allegations of corruptions and bribery against him saying he categorically denied all accusations and if he was proven to be guilty, he would retire from political life for good.

JD-U unveils slogans for 2019 elections in Bihar.

Patna: After its 2015 slogan of ‘Bihar Mein Bahar Ho, Nitise Kumar Ho’ that helped re-elect Nitish Kumar as the Chief Minister of Bihar under the Mahagathbandhan banner, the Janata Dal – U, now not a part of the same alliance, on Wednesday unveiled its 2019 slogan with once again Kumar being the front and center of the campaign for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.

HAM chief Jitan Ram Manjhi (file photo).

Patna: Hindustani Awam Morcha (HAM) leader Jitan Ram Manjhi, a day after threatening to pack his bag and leave if his party ‘did not get more respect’ than other new-comers in the Grand Alliance like the Rashtriya Lok Samata Party (RLSP) and Vikassheel Insaan Party (VIP), on Wednesday made an about turn saying he would be content with any number of seat that his party gets in a very crowded field.

Bihar Governor Lalji Tandon holding a meeting of medical college principals at Raj Bhawan in Patna on Wednesday.

Patna: Bihar Governor Lalji Tandon on Wednesday held a meeting with the superintendents and principals of various medical colleges in Bihar to review healthcare scenario in the state.

Patna SSP Garima Malik holding a press meet in Patna on Monday.

Patna: Police in Patna on Monday arrested six men in connection with the February 23 killing of Purushottam Gupta, the owner of Pal Sweets and Cakes on Dak Bungalow intersection, who was gunned down on Frazer Road during an apparent armed robbery attempt.

Patients leaving PMCH following strike by junior doctors on Monday.

Patna: Patients and their family members at the Patna Medical College and Hospital (PMCH) got a chance to see the same movie they have seen hundreds of times in the past wherein junior doctors, demanding more security for themselves, go on a lightning strike forcing patients to leave the hospital in search of other facilities as a few patients die in the lack of proper and timely medical care.

HAM chief Jitan Ram Manjhi (file photo).

Patna: Jitan Ram Manjhi, the former Chief Minister of Bihar, is still struggling to find his footing in the Mahagathbandhan in Bihar as was evident on Sunday when he said that unless his party got at least one seat more than other newer members of the Grand Alliance, he would prefer not to contest the Lok Sabha polls at all.

Bihar officials taking part in a training program involving electronic voting machines (EVM) at Hindi Bhawan in Patna last Thursday.

New Delhi: The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Sunday announced the dates of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections for 543 seats that would be held in seven phases starting on April 11 and culminating on May 19.

Nitish Kumar and Prashant Kishor (file photo).

Patna: A day after Janata Dal – U leaders came out in open against Nitish Kumar’s personal advisor Prashant Kishor accusing him of making statements in public that they said were detrimental to the party and its leaders, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), the other ingredient in the NDA in Bihar besides Lok Janshakti Party (LJP), joined the anti-Kishor chorus saying the pollster was a propagandist and had no place in an election.

RJD meeting in Patna on Saturday.

Patna: After nearly four hours of party’s state and central parliamentary board meeting, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leaders decided to do what was, to many, a foregone conclusion from the very get go – authorized party chief Lalu Prasad Yadav to hand-pick candidates for the Lok Sabha elections.

JD-U leader RCP Singh inducting Dr. Alok Kumar Suman into party on Friday.

Patna: Has the magic of political wunderkind Prashant Kishor on decline within the Janata Dal – U or it’s just the internal bickering that is typical of any political party?

Women at the helm of affairs at Patna Saheb railway control room on Friday.

Patna: Patna celebrated the International Women’s Day on Friday by organizing various events across the city including letting an all-female crew manage the railway control cabin at Patna Saheb railway station and the air control tower at Patna Airport.

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