Sushil Modi welcoming Dr. Bhagwan Lal Sahni on Friday.

Patna: With caste-based politics once again rearing its ugly head in Bihar elections as witnessed by caste leaders seeking more and more seats for their fellow caste members for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi on Friday gave a grand welcome to Dr. Bhagwan Lal Sahni, the newly-appointed chairperson of the National Backward Caste Commission (NBCC).

Nitish Kumar handing out appointment letters to sportsperson in Bihar.

Patna: Upset that a rash driver on Bailey Road in Patna was able to penetrate his security gauntlet on Tuesday night causing some commotion for a few minutes, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, at a function at Adhiveshan Bhawan on Wednesday, admonished Bihar Director General of Police (DGP) Gupteshwar Pandey of concentrating on his job instead of trying to hog the headlines in the media.

Nitish Kumar, Sushil Modi, Nand Kishore Yadav seeing a demonstration of the newly-acquired street sweeper.

Patna: Just as Patna was named the seventh most polluted city in the world and sixth dirtiest in the nation, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Wednesday flagged off ten self-propelled vacuum sweeping machines to keep Patna roads clean despite piles of garbage accumulated throughout the state capital.

Shreyasi Singh in Patna on Wednesday.

Patna: Shreyasi Singh, the Commonwealth Games gold winner in the shooting event, on Wednesday was appointed the brand ambassador in the state government’s attempt to eradicate malnutrition among women and children.

JD-U parliamentary working committee meeting in Patna on Monday.

Patna: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, at the meeting of the Janata Dal – U working committee in Patna on Monday, objected to the questioning of Indian Air Force air strike on terror camps in Pakistan saying such callous words or actions could hurt the morale of the soldiers in the Indian armed force.

Men and women offering prayer to Lord Shiva at a temple in Patna on Monday.

Patna: Hundreds of thousands of devotees in Patna on Monday observed Mahashivratri by holding fast and offering prayers at several Shiva temples across the state capital.

PM Modi speaking during Sankalp Rally at Patna's Gandhi Maidan on Sunday.

Patna: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, speaking at a large rally in Patna on Sunday, tore into the opposition for demanding proof of casualties during the air strike on Pakistani terror camps saying those who were questioning the validity of the report were only helping Pakistan and its terrorist regime.

Chief Minister Nitish Kumar welcoming Prime Minister Modi at Sankalp Rally in Patna on Sunday.

Patna: Sharing the dais with Prime Minister Narendra Modi after a gap of nine years, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, speaking at the Sankalp Rally in Patna on Sunday, predicted the NDA would win at all 40 seats in Bihar in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections wiping off the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD)-led Grand Alliance in the state.

BJP MP from Patna Saheb Shatrughan Sinha (file photo).

Lucknow: Disgruntled Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Shatrughan Sinha, who was not at the NDA Sankalp Rally in Patna on Sunday to hear the speech of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, talking to reporters in Lucknow, said that no matter what, he was contesting the Lok Sabha election from his Patna Saheb constituency.

Nitish Kumar flagging off luxury buses between Bihar and Ghaziabad on Friday.

Patna: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Friday flagged off luxury buses that would shuttle between various locations in Bihar and Ghaziabad in Uttar Pradesh making it convenient for those who are unable to get a train ticket or aren’t able to afford plane tickets.

NDA leaders at a press conference in Patna on Friday.

Patna: Senior NDA leaders in Bihar including Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) state president Nityanand Rai, Janata Dal – U state president Vashisht Narayan Singh, and Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) leader Pashupati Kumar Paras, in a display of absolute unity on Friday, held a joint press conference ahead of the Sankalp Rally in Patna on March 3 when Prime Minister Narendra Modi is slated to deliver a speech kicking off the election season.

Preparation at Gandhi Maidan for Narendra Modi's speech on March 3.

Patna: Preparation for the much-hyped rally of Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Patna’s Gandhi Maidan was going full steam on Thursday as the NDA leaders in Bihar prepare for the ‘Sankalp Rally’ that will essentially sound the bugle for the commencement of the canvassing phase of the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.

Bihar DGP Gupteshwar Pandey speaking at the conclusion of police week on Thursday.

Patna: On the last day of the week-long police week on Thursday, top state police brass at the Bapu Sabhagar in Patna held an interactive session with college students in an attempt to get their input in keeping Patna safe from crime of all nature.

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