Chief Minister Nitish Kumar flagging-off Jal-Jeevan-Hariyali Rath from Patna on Saturday.

Patna: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday flagged off the so-called 'Jal-Jeevan-Hariyali Rath' that is intended to spread awareness about various government projects undertaken by the Micro Water Resources Department and Bihar Underground Water Development Mission to highlight the importance of smart use of water and its preservation.

Park Road fountain in Kadam Kuan, Patna.

Patna: As part of the plan to beautify Patna, the administration has installed a number of colorful fountains throughout the city that is attracting a lot of people to these 'oases' in an otherwise concrete jungle that the state capital has become.

Nitish Kumar honoring farmers at Bihar Museum in Patna on Wednesday.

Patna: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Wednesday honored three farmers from Madhubani district who, on July 22, had found a 13-kilogram meteorite that had crash-landed in a paddy field in Mahadeva village under Laukahi block.

CPI-ML leader Dipankar Bhattacharya holding a press meet in Patna on Wednesday.

Patna: Communist Party of India-ML general secretary Dipankar Bhattacharya, at a press conference in Patna on Wednesday, slammed the Narendra Modi government on Article 370 and Triple Talaq Bill saying the administration's approach to these issues were very disconcerting and could spell trouble for the nation.

Governor Fagu Chauhan holding meeting of VC's at Raj Bhawan in Patna on Wednesday.

Patna: Like many of his predecessors, the newly-appointed Governor of Bihar Fagu Chauhan, during a meeting of the Bihar Vice Chancellors, educationists, and senior bureaucrats at the Raj Bhawan in Patna on Wednesday, declared his resolve to improve education in the state saying bringing qualitative change in the system was his number one priority.

RLSP leaders burning effigy of Nitish Kumar in Patna on Tuesday.

Patna: What was supposed to be a routine affair with most politicians fairly experienced in taking part in the event involving burning of effigies, a Rashtriya Lok Samata Party (RLSP) leader was hurt in the incident when his own face caught fire while trying to torch an effigy of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar in Patna on Tuesday.

Muslims offering namaz at Patna's Gandhi Maidan on Monday.

Patna: The festival of Eid came to a peaceful end on Monday as thousands of Muslims in Patna on Monday offered Namaz at the sprawling Gandhi Maidan to celebrate Eid-ul-Zoha amid strict security measures.

Muslim women congratulating Ravi Shankar Prasad for passing Triple Talaq Bill.

Patna: Union Minister and MP from Patna Saheb Ravi Shankar Prasad on Sunday hosted a group of Muslim women at his residence who had come to congratulate the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader for passing Triple Talaq bill in the Parliament.

Patna DM Kumar Ravi reviewing security preparation for Bakr-Eid.

Patna: Patna is gearing up to celebrate Bakr-Eid on August 12 in a big way as could be seen in areas with large Muslim concentration like Station Road, Sabzi Bagh, Bakerganj, Ashok Rajpath, Patna City, and Phulwari Sharif that lit up with colorful lights as shopkeepers remained busy stocking up on their inventory to meet the ever-growing demand of the community.

JD-U leader RCP Singh holding a press conference in Patna on Wednesday.

Patna: Seemingly softening their stand on the repeal of Article 370 and Article 35A in Jammu & Kashmir, Janata Dal – U national general secretary R C P Singh, at a press conference in Patna on Wednesday, said that it was time 'accept the reality' and look forward to the future of the northern state.

BJP leader Sushma Swaraj is no more.

New Delhi: Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and former Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj who had undergone a kidney transplant in December of 2016, died just hours after being admitted into Delhi's All India Institute of Medical Sciences on late Tuesday night.

Students in Patna celebrating the scrapping of Article 370 in J&K by the Modi government.

Patna: People in Patna erupted in celebration after the Narendra Modi government at the Center on Monday scrapped 65-year old Article 370 and Article 35A in Jammu & Kashmir that gave special status to the state while also splitting the state into two union territories - Jammu & Kashmir and Laddakh – with the former having its own legislature effective immediately.

JAP leader Pappu Yadav at a press conference in Patna on Monday.

Patna: While the majority of Bihar, along with the nation, was celebrating the cancellation of Article 370 and Article 35A in Jammu & Kashmir, non-NDA parties, and Janata Dal – U which is part of the BJP-led NDA in Bihar, slammed the Modi government for its unilateral policy and 'murdering democracy' in India.

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