Patna: Bihar legislators representing a host of political parties cast their ballots for their choice for the next President of India as polling began at the Bihar Assembly Library at 10:00 am on Monday morning in Patna.
Patna: Talking to the reporters after casting his ballot for the next President of India, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader and Deputy Chief Minister Tejaswi Yadav on Monday blamed both the media and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sushil Kumar Modi for growing chant for his resignation following corruption charges leveled by the CBI against him.
Patna: Janata Dal – U legislator Shyam Bahadur Singh had a few words for his party Nitish Kumar on Monday when he urged him to fire Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader and Deputy Chief Minister Tejaswi Yadav saying Nitish should practice what he preaches when it comes to 'Zero Tolerance' against corruption.
Patna: Political grandstanding at its best, the candidates for the post of lecturers in various Bihar colleges in Patna on Monday staged a dharna outside the Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC) office polishing the shoes of the passers-by saying this is what it had come to for those who had been waiting for months, and in some cases years, to get appointment letters from the government.
Patna: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP and former movie star Shatrughan Sinha organized a function at Hotel Maurya in Patna in honor of the new Mayor of Patna Sita Sahu, Deputy Mayor Vinay Kumar Pappu and all the newly-elected ward councilors of the Patna Municipal Corporation (PMC).
Patna: Police in Patna under Pirbahore police station on Saturday arrested a man in his mid-20s and charged him for molesting half a dozen under-teen girls in Sabzi Bagh area.
Patna: Rashtriya Lok Samata Party (RLSP) chief and Union Minister Upendra Kushwaha, talking to the media following a meeting of his party district presidents in Patna on Saturday, blamed Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for the current political standoff in Bihar saying the Janata Dal – U leader was only concerned with saving his chair and nothing else.
Patna: In yet another sign of a major political turmoil in Bihar with murmurs of an impending split in the so-called Grand Alliance getting louder by the day, organizers of the World Youth Skill Development Day at Gyan Bhawan in Patna on Saturday removed the nameplate of Deputy Chief Minister Tejaswi Yadav after he failed to show up at the event where he was listed as a 'distinguished guest' to represent the youths of Bihar.
Patna: Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) President Lalu Prasad Yadav, at a press conference in Patna on Friday, ruled out in no uncertain terms the resignation of his son and Deputy Chief Minister Tejaswi Yadav saying there was no question of him resigning based on 'simply an FIR'.
Patna: Reacting to Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) assertion that Deputy Chief Minister Tejaswi Yadav, in the wake of corruption charges against him, will not resign because the RJD won more seats (80) than the Janata Dal – U (71) in the 2015 Assembly elections, Nitish surrogates on Friday shot back at the RJD saying too much arrogance was not good and could result in the downfall of its leaders.
Patna: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Friday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Union Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajpathi Raju to develop a network of all six regional airports of Bihar.
Patna: Fans and family members of former Mayor of Patna Krishna Nandan Sahay on Friday observed his 18th death anniversary by paying floral tribute to the man who was elected to the post a record seven times – more than any other mayor in the history of Patna.
Patna: Powerful musclemen of Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) heir-apparent and Deputy Chief Minister Tejaswi Yadav on Wednesday roughed up a number of media reporters and photographers who wanted to have a word with him about him being charged in a corruption case filed by the CBI.