Hajipur: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar in Hajipur on Wednesday launched a host of schemes for the welfare of prisoners in Bihar doing time for committing a host of crimes ranging from simple bribery to rape, armed robberies, and murder saying he felt empathy for them because of his imprisonment during the JP's call for Total Revolution in the '70s.
Patna: Kankarbagh police in Patna on Wednesday arrested nine men and seized 150 bottles of foreign liquors from their possession along with two cars that were used to make home deliveries to customers in the state capital.
Patna: A Special Investigative Team (SIT) on Wednesday arrested five persons including two women in connection with the so-called 'Toilet Scam' in Bihar.
Patna: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, talking to reporters in Patna on Monday, dubbed Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) heir-apparent Tejaswi Yadav saying his former deputy was 'merely a child' who had yet to learn quite a bit about politics before getting ready for the prime time.
Patna: Jan Adhikar Party (JAP) leader Pappu Yadav, under the banner of 'Yuva Kranti Samvad' at S K Memorial Hall in Patna on Monday, said that if he had his ways, he would order killing of all corrupt politicians and pack the prisons of Bihar with criminals.
Patna: Sapna Kumari, the 9th-grader who brought laurel to her state and her school after she led Bihar to victory in the Northeast Zone Under-19 Girls' Cricket tournament held recently in Dhanbad, was honored by the officials of Bapu Smarak Mahila Uchcha Vidyalaya in Kadam Kuan.
Patna: In yet another example of bureaucratic failure and ineffectiveness, a special CBI court in Patna on Monday granted bails to three men after the CBI failed to file charges against them within the stipulated 90-day timeframe in connection with the Rs. 1000 crore Srijan scam originating in Bhagalpur.
Patna: Patna Pirates, the three-time champion of the Pro-Kabaddi League Tournament that recently concluded in Kolkata, were honored by Bihar Governor Satya Pal Malik at a function organized at the Raj Bhawan on Sunday.
Patna: The public show for the quest of a new President for the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) came to an end on Sunday when Lalu Prasad Yadav, the one and only President of the party in the RJD's entire history, also the only candidate in the race, submitted his nomination papers in the presence of his sons and other senior party leaders.
Patna: After some faint praise of his boss Lalu Prasad Yadav who completed the formality of filing his nomination for the party's topmost post that only he has occupied since the inception of Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD), senior leader Raghuvansh Prasad Singh rubbished the 'coronation' of Yadav's son Tejaswi Yadav saying no decision was taken as to who would be the party's Chief Ministerial candidate in the next Assembly elections.
Patna: Bihar celebrated the birth anniversary of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad, freedom fighter and an educationist, at a function held at the Sri Krishna Memorial Hall in Patna on Saturday where Chief Minister Nitish Kumar talked about the state's glorious academic past despite present degradation in Bihar education that remains in the news for all the wrong reasons.
Patna: Police in Patna on Saturday arrested a doctor on charges of sexually assaulting a ten-year old girl who worked as a live-in help at his home at Raja Bazar under Shastri Nagar police station.
Patna: A day after he dropped the name of his son as the next Chief Minister of Bihar causing a murmur within other party leaders, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav on Friday tried to tone down his rhetoric saying all he was trying to say was that his son was a very good orator and had all the qualities of a good leader but if people wanted to him to be the Chief Minister of Bihar then nobody could stop him.