Gupteshwar Pandey holding a press conference in Patna on Wednesday.

Patna: Following his sudden voluntary retirement from the Indian Police Service while serving as the Director General of Police (DGP) of Bihar, Gupteshwar Pandey, at a press conference in Patna on Wednesday refuted rumors of him taking the retirement to fulfill his long-cherished goal of joining politics.

RJD leader Tejaswi Yadav and others paying tribute to late Raghuvansh Prasad Singh at party office in Patna on Sunday.

New Delhi: Just two days after he sent a hand-written note to Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav notifying him of his decision to resign from the party after being in it for over three decades, senior party leader and former state minister Raghuvansh Prasad Singh passed away at Delhi’s All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) following complications arising from Coronavirus.

PM Narendra Modi holding virtual meeting with CM Nitish Kumar and other senior Bihar officials.

New Delhi: Just weeks away from the state Assembly elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, at a virtual meeting of the NDA leaders, declared incumbent Chief Minister Nitish Kumar as the Chief Ministerial candidate and the face of NDA in Bihar.

RJD leader Raghuvansh Prasad Singh (file photo).

Patna: Senior Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Raghuvansh Prasad Singh who remains hospitalized in Delhi’s All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) for Coronavirus-related complications, on Thursday tendered his resignation from the party saying he had had enough of the RJD after being a member of it for long 32 years.

Criminal-turned-politician Anant Singh (file photo).

Patna: Anant Singh, former Janata Dal – U leader with long criminal record on Thursday pledged his support to the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) saying he was firmly with Lalu Prasad Yadav and behind the candidacy of Tejaswi Yadav as the next Chief Minister of Bihar.

Shyam Rajak ousted from the JD-U (file photo).

Patna: In a rather unexpected move, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Sunday expelled one of his diehard supporters and state’s Industry Minister Shyam Rajak after reports of him planning to leave Kumar’s Janata Dal – U in favor of his original party Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) surfaced in the media.

As States race against each other to inch closer to development, Bihar is assumed to be one of the participants that is thought to be lagging. I’m acknowledging my bias here too, because I had similar notions about Bihar. It is the least literate state in India with a literacy rate of 63.82%.

Bihar is a state of cultural heritage, of saints and sages, of forts and temples, of pilgrimages, where one can easily find the coexistence of different religion and culture which has mingled throughout these years.

Nitish Kumar surveying flood situation in Darbhanga on Wednesday.

Patna: Flood situation in the northeast Bihar got further grim on Wednesday with death toll rising to 11 and over 30 lakh people affected by the flood water in sixteen districts in the state forcing them to leave their belongings behind to seek shelter on higher grounds.

Dead Corona victim being taken out of the NMCH by the deceased family members.

Recently a video of Bettiah Medical College where a Corona patient had revealed the truth of the medical facility had gone viral. He told that there was no cleanliness in the hospital at all. Dogs were present in the ward and the hospital lacked adequate doctors and nurses.


Crisis of Covid-19 has, if not entirely, but partially changed our living habits more especially habits relating to food consumption. Since moving out from homes is almost controlled due to lockdowns and curfews, you may not take the risk of going out to a restaurant to enjoy breakfast, lunch, or dinner now. You have to remain contained with what is cooked and served to you at home. Ordering food from outside, too, involves high risk and is not advisable.

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