LJP chief Ram Vilas Paswan holding a press meet in Patna on Sunday.

Patna: Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) chief Ram Vilas Paswan, for the first time in Patna since being sworn-in in the Narendra Modi 2.0 cabinet, at a press conference on Sunday, insisted that there was no rift in the NDA and despite reports of misunderstandings between Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders, the coalition was not under any kind of threat.

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

Patna: Trying to remain politically relevant in Bihar despite his party's total destruction in the Lok Sabha elections and his own losses from two different constituencies, Rashtriya Lok Samata Party (RLSP) chief Upendra Kushwaha, at a press conference in Patna on Sunday, said he would support Chief Minister Nitish Kumar in his demand for special status for Bihar and would do anything to get what is the right of Bihar.

Shakti Singh Gohil resigns from his post on Friday (file photo).

Patna: Congress election in-charge Shakti Singh Gohil became the first casualty of the party debacle in Bihar after he tendered his resignation from the post on Friday in which he assumed full responsibility for the party's humiliating loss in the state.

Tej Pratap Yadav's car involved in a 2-car accident in Patna on Friday.

Patna: Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tej Pratap Yadav on Friday escaped major injuries when his car driven by his driver collided with another car in Patna sending all the occupants of both cars to the hospital.

New members of the state Legislative Council sworn-in on Friday.

Patna: The two nominees for the Bihar Legislative Council seats, Janata Dal – U's Sanjay Jha and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s Radha Mohan Sharma, on Friday took the oath of the office after they were declared elected in the absence of any other claimant.

Chief Secretary flagging off Uber rideshare service from Hotel Maurya in Patna on Friday.

Patna: Commuting in Patna became a bit easier on Friday following the opening of the USA-based Uber taxi service that offers peer-to-peer ridesharing for a very reasonable price.

The new ministers in the Modi cabinet pose for photographs in Delhi on Thursday.

New Delhi: The NDA second term government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday announced the portfolios of the Union Ministers and Ministers of State with Amit Shah as the new Home Minister, S Jaishankar as the new External Affairs Minister and Nirmala Sitharaman as the new Finance Minister, a post earlier held by Arun Jaitley who has opted to stay out of the new Cabinet on account of his prevailing health condition.

NDA leaders swearing-in ceremony in Delhi on Thursday.

Patna: Six Members of Parliament (MPs) from Bihar took the oath of office in the second term of Narendra Modi's cabinet on Thursday which is two less than the first cabinet formed in 2014.

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

Patna: Still reeling with the shock of loss in the Lok Sabha elections in which his party failed to win even a single seat, former Bihar Chief Minister and Hindustani Awam Morcha (HAM) chief Jitan Ram Manjhi, refused to accept Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejaswi Yadav as the leader of the Mahagathbandhan saying he may be the leader of the RJD, no decision has been taken whether he should also be the leader of the Grand Alliance.

Patna University students celebrating their graduation on Thursday.

Patna: Bihar Governor Lalji Tandon, at the annual convocation of Patna University at the S K Memorial Hall on Thursday, honored 42 students with gold medals for topping in their chosen subjects.

RJD to carry out a probe in the 'rigging' of the Lok Sabha polls in Bihar.

Patna: In what was supposed to be an exercise in self-analysis to find the cause of the party's biggest drubbing in its history of nearly a quarter-century, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD), instead of doing the promised introspection, wasted no time in declaring the 2019 Lok Sabha election was flat-out rigged and part of a larger conspiracy by the National Democratic Alliance (NDA).

BJP candidate for Bihar Legislative Council Radha Mohan Sharma filing his nomination paper in Patna on Tuesday.

Patna: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Radha Mohan Sharma and Janata Dal – U leader Sanjay Jha in Patna on Tuesday filed their nomination papers for the Bihar Legislative Council seat before the Assembly secretary Bateshwar Nath Pandey.

CM Nitish Kumar, Deputy CM Sushil Kumar Modi, and Agriculture Minister Prem Kumar during the flagging off of 'Kharif Rath' in Patna on Tuesday.

Patna: With 2019 Lok Sabha elections now in the pages of history books and NDA leaders now breathing again after a grueling month-long campaign, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar is back on his agenda of 'raths' and 'yatras' as he flagged of decked-up trucks to promote the campaign designed to help improve 'kharif' production in the state.

View Your Patna


Latest Comments

Guest Columns, Features, Lifestyle, Blog