Patna: Flood situation in North Bihar remained grim on Wednesday with official death toll rising to 72 though unofficially, the number is said to be in excess of almost twice as much.
Patna: With political landscape in Bihar being chaotic in the aftermath of dramatic turn of events nearly three weeks ago leading to the collapse of the Grand Alliance government in the state and the re-emergence of the old BJP-JDU coalition, leaders from the Mahagathbandhan regime remain in a state of confusion as was evident on Wednesday when leaders from both Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) and Janata Dal – U crossed over in the hope of keeping their political ambitions alive.
Patna: Bihar celebrated the Independence Day on Tuesday with usual pomp and show at the historical Gandhi Maidan though this time Chief Minister Nitish Kumar delivered his speech sharing stage with Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and a staunch opponent Sushil Kumar Modi as recent as three weeks ago.
Patna: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, on Monday conducted aerial survey of the flood-affected areas in Araria, Katihar, Kishanganj, and Purnia districts following which he directed district officials to step up on the relief operation being carried out in the region.
Patna: With flood situation becoming grim in the Seemanchal area including Purnia, Katihar, Kishanganj, and Araria, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Sunday sought central help in combating rising water in the flood-zone parts of the state saying it would require the help of the army and the air force to evacuate hundreds of thousands of flood victims stranded in these areas.
Patna: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, at a function to mark the International Organ Donation Day in Patna on Sunday said that eye banks would be set up in all state hospitals by the end of this year.
Patna: With stage set for the possible expulsion of Sharad Yadav from the Janata Dal – U for going against his own party, the former JD-U President arrived in Patna on Thursday to begin his so-called 'Janata se Seedha Samvad' yatra in an attempt to feel the nerve of the people of Bihar whether they were still solidly behind Chief Minister Nitish Kumar or were angry at him for gutting the JDU-RJD-Congress Grand Alliance in the state in favor of the BJP-led NDA.
Patna: Criminals in Patna under Danapur police station on Thursday shot and killed a ward councilor during his morning walk just outside his flat in Naya Tola near Saguna Mor.
Patna: It was a time to reminisce the good old days at the Patna Collegiate School that celebrated its 182nd foundation day on Thursday in the presence of some of the best it has produced in its long, glorious history.
Franklin Park, New Jersey, USA: The committee members of the Bihar Jharkhand Association of North America (BJANA) organized their annual summer picnic on August 06, 2017 at Davidson Park in Franklin Park, NJ with great enthusiasm.
Patna: Jan Adhikar Party (JAP) leader Pappu Yadav, at a function at Sri Krishna Memorial Hall in Patna on Wednesday, sounded the bugle of war against the 'education mafia' in Bihar saying he would continue to fight for the rights of students who were the victims of bad education policies that encouraged corruption in the system.
Patna: Members of the Janata Dal – U district cell in Patna on Wednesday took out a rally between Kargil Chowk and JP Roundabout near Gandhi Maidan to mock the 'Janadesh Apman Yatra' being undertaken by Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader and former Deputy Chief Minister of Bihar Tejaswi Yadav.
Patna: Rabindra Parishad in Patna on Wednesday observed the death anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore, the 'Bard of Bengal' and a Nobel laureate, by organizing an evening of classical dance and music based on the songs and plays of the Gurudev himself at the recently-renovated Rabindra Bhawan auditorium on Birchand Patel Marg.