Nitish Kumar and Sharad Yadav (file photo).

Patna: In a major political setback for the estranged Janata Dal – U leader and former party President Sharad Yadav, the Election Commission on Tuesday rejected his stake on the party election symbol of arrow after he failed to submit required number of signature and other documents to support his claim.

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Six arrested in connection with looting petrol pump employees.

Patna: Police in Patna on Tuesday arrested six men in connection with a three-month old armed robbery of employees of a petrol pump on Patna-Masaurhi Road under Gaurichak police station in which the criminals had gotten away with nearly Rs. 19 lakh in cash.

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JD-U leader Lallan Singh holding a press conference in Patna on Monday.

Patna: Bihar Water Resources Minister and a close aide of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, senior Janata Dal – U leader Lallan Singh, at a press conference in Patna on Monday, admonished Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) President Lalu Prasad Yadav to 'remain within his limit' or else 'things could backfire on him'.

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RJD leader Raghuvansh Prasad Singh (center) holding a press conference in Patna on Monday.

Patna: Senior Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Raghuvansh Prasad Singh, shortly after the press conference of the Janata Dal – U leaders in Patna on Monday, held a press meet of his own to criticize Nitish Kumar saying the Chief Minister had hired five men for the sole purpose of verbally abusing the RJD leaders.

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Lalu family in trouble with the Income Tax department.

New Delhi: In yet another blow to the Lalu family that stands to lose most of its properties allegedly obtained through illegal means, the Income Tax (IT) department on Monday issued final attachment of properties of Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav, his daughter and son-in-law Misa Bharti and Shailesh Kumar respectively, and properties of other family members.

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Anti-encroachment drive on Patna's Boring Road on Monday.

Patna: Yet another attempt by the district administration to rid Patna from illegal construction and encroachment followed by yet another clash between the police and the protestors that has become a monthly, if not weekly, feature - took place on Monday as the busy Boring Road became a battle-zone just a week after the violent clash between the law enforcement officials and the encroachers in Ashiana Nagar-Digha Road on June 6 that left dozens injured.

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BJP MP Varun Gandhi speaking in Patna on Saturday.

Patna: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP from Sultanpur in Uttar Pradesh, at the 'Parliament Concave' at Gyan Bhawan in Patna on Saturday, batted against the issuance of whip in the Parliament saying the practice excluded the voice of the representatives of the people.

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BJP leader and Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi speaking in Patna on Saturday.

Patna: Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Central Minority Welfare Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, speaking at the 'Parliament Concave' in Patna on Saturday, favored holding both Parliamentary elections and state elections at the same time in order to save enormous time and money spent on elections after four or five years.

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Tejaswi Yadav and Lalu Prasad Yadav (file photo).

Patna: With the threat of imprisonment growing by the day in connection with massive corruption charges against them, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav and his son and former Deputy Chief Minister Tejaswi Yadav on Saturday informed the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) about their inability to appear before it due to their 'pre-scheduled political obligations'.

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Industry Minister Jai Kumar Singh inaugurating a convention of Bihar State Rice Mill Association at Patna's Gandhi Maidan on Saturday.

Patna: Bihar Industry Minister Jai Kumar Singh, speaking at a convention of Bihar State Rice Mill Association at Patna's Gandhi Maidan on Saturday, said that the government was considering giving power to rice mills to also act as paddy procurers in order to streamline the farm-to-market supply chain.

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Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi holding a press conference in Patna on Friday.

Patna: Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi, reacting to his predecessor Tejaswi Yadav's reluctance to vacate his government-provided bungalow to make room for his successor, said that it was understandable that the man who became the owner of 30 high-priced properties at the age of 27 would be in no mood to give up his luxurious bungalow that he treats as one of many his own properties.

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RJD President Lalu Prasad Yadav and his son Tejaswi Yadav (file photo).

Patna: Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) President Lalu Prasad Yadav and his son and former Deputy Chief Minister of Bihar Tejaswi Yadav were issued fresh summons from the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Thursday in connection with the alleged irregularities in awarding contracts to operate two railways hotels to people in exchange for hefty financial favors from them at the time when the RJD chief was the Railway Minister of India.

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Gujarat Revenue Minister giving a check of Rs. 5 crore to Chief Minister Nitish Kumar towards flood relief fund on Thursday.

Patna: Seven years after he returned a check of Rs. 5 crore meant for flood relief in Bihar to the government of Gujarat saying he had no interest in getting help from the then Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday did a U-turn when he accepted a check of Rs. 5 crore towards the flood relief fund from Gujarat Revenue Minister Bhupendrasinh Chudasama.

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