Anti-encroachment drive near Vidyut Bhawan in Patna on Wednesday.

Patna: After a gap of nearly two months, the district administration resumed its anti-encroachment drive in Patna on Wednesday removing illegal constructions from various areas including the stretch between the Income Tax Roundabout and the southern end of Birchand Patel Marg.

Ram Vilas Paswan at a press conference in Patna on Tuesday.

Patna: Speaking at a press conference in Patna on Tuesday, Union Minister and Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) chief Ram Vilas Paswan said the alliance between the Samajwadi Party (SP) and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) in Uttar Pradesh was the coming together of two corrupt persons who will be wiped off in the coming Lok Sabha elections.

Upendra Kushwaha feeding sweets to Tejaswi Yadav during Makar Sankranti celebration at Congress headquarters in Patna.

Patna: A day after Janata Dal – U state president Vashisht Narayan Singh hosted the Dahi-Chura feast at his residence on the occasion of Makar Sankranti, Congress Party followed the suit on Tuesday that saw the presence of senior party leaders along with those from Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD), Rashtriya Lok Samata Party (RLSP), and Hindustani Awam Morcha (HAM).

RJD leader Tej Pratap Yadav giving away LED lights in Patna on Tuesday.

Patna: After creating a storm within his family following his divorce appeal within six months of his marriage to the grand-daughter of former Bihar Chief Minister Late Daroga Rai, Lalu Prasad Yadav’s elder son Tej Pratap Yadav is now trying to establish himself as a credible leader in the state in the backdrop of his younger brother Tejaswi Yadav’s meteoric rise in Bihar politics.

NDA leaders celebrating Makar Sankranti at Vashisht Narayan Singh's residence in Patna on Monday.

Patna: NDA leaders in Bihar celebrated Makar Sankranti on Monday as Janata Dal - U state president Vashisht Narayan Singh hosted the 'dahi-chura' feast at his official residence that included guests like Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) president Ram Vilas Paswan and many others.

Nitish Kumar speaking at Patna Saheb Gurudwara on Sunday.

Patna: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Sunday paid another visit to the Patna Saheb Gurudwara where the state is observing the 352nd birth anniversary of the 10th Guru of the Sikhs Guru Govind Singh under the banner of ‘Prakash Utsav’, or ‘Prakashotsav’.

LJP chief's daughter Asha Paswan protesting outside her father's party office in Patna on Sunday.

Patna: With family turmoil taking the center stage in the Lalu household involving an ongoing divorce proceeding between Tej Pratap Yadav and his wife of barely six months Aishwarya Rai; RJD president himself in prison in connection with fodder scam; and the ongoing power tussle between the two brothers in the absence of their father, another political family in Bihar seems to be having its own sets of problems that only promises to get worse by the day.

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

Patna: Former Chief Minister and Hindustani Awam Morcha (HAM) chief Jitan Ram Manjhi, who has carved out a political career entirely based on caste-based agendas, on Saturday stopped short of demanding 100 percent reservation for Dalits and backwards saying the government must make provision for 90 to 95 percent reservation that is more in line with the population ratio based on caste as determined by the last census report.

Land sinks almost 20 feet in Patna on Saturday.

Patna: In what could have been a serious tragedy, the ground at the under-construction site near Hathua Market in Patna caved in more than 20 feet during the piling work on Saturday causing the boundary wall of the Hathua Market to collapse while also creating cracks in a few buildings around it.

Nitish Kumar meeting with party leaders from Jharkhand on Saturday.

Patna: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, who is also the national president of the Janata Dal – U, was unimaniously entrusted to appoint the new president of the Jharkhand unit of the party, a post that had been lying vacant since the resignation of Jaleshwar Mahto who resigned a few weeks ago only to join Rahul Gandhi-led Congress.

RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav (file photo).

Patna: Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav’s hope of getting reprieve from a Ranchi court came crashing down on Thursday when he was denied bail in three separate cases related to fodder scam essentially denying him an opportunity to jump into the Lok Sabha poll action leaving his younger son to navigate the Grand Alliance through the turbulent road to the election day.

Grand Alliance rally in Patna on Thursday.

Patna: Members of various parties under the Mahagathbandhan umbrella on Thursday marched to the Raj Bhawan to lodge a complaint against Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for uttering derogatory words against Rashtriya Lok Samata Party (RLSP) chief Upendra Kushwaha and Vikas-sheel Insaan Party (VIP) leader Mukesh Sahni.

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