Patna: Enraged by the leaking of Bihar Staff Selection Commission (BSSC) question papers on Monday, dozens of angry students launched an attack on the BSSC office and also roughed up its secretary Parmeshwar Ram by slapping him and beating him up with shoes and sandals.
Patna: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday embarked upon the last leg of his two-months old 'Nishchay Yatra' by visiting a number of places in Vaishali district where he stuck to the script that includes visiting a home with running water in a rural area, planting a tree sapling, visiting a school, taking a walk to a public grievance center, and holding a rally to talk about the merits of prohibition.
Patna: Police in Patna, acting on a tip-off, raided a home on Kanti Factory Road under Agam Kuan police station and arrested three men on charges of conspiring to commit massive cheating in the second phase of the ongoing Bihar Staff Selection Commission (BSSC) exams using latest electronic devices and other banned items.
Patna: The founder/editor of thewire.in M K Venu, at a symposium organized by the Bihar Industries Association (BIA) in Patna on Saturday, blasted the Central government for imposing demonetization that, he said, had caused unprecedented damage to the people and businesses of India.
Patna: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday inaugurated the Patna Book Fair at the Gandhi Maidan on Saturday where he touted the recent successes of Prakash Utsav, Kalchakra, and the world's longest human chain while taking shots at those who were not part of his bandwagon.
Patna: Bolstered by the recent successes of various social and religious events including the Prakash Utsav, Kalchakra, and human chain to publicize prohibition in the state, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Friday held a high-level meeting with his officials to review preparation for the upcoming statewide celebration of the 100th anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi's historical Champaran Yatra against the British regime.
Patna: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, fresh from his return to Patna from his nearly two months long 'Nishchay Yatra' with only a final trip of Patna district left to complete the entire 38 districts, scoffed at those who were suggesting that he may go to Uttar Pradesh to campaign for Samajwadi Party in the upcoming Assembly elections.
Patna: Students aspiring to get admission in various medical colleges in Bihar on Thursday took out a protest rally against the National Eligibility and Entrance Test (NEET) saying the new policies were going to adversely affect thousands of students who would now become ineligible under the new rules.
Patna: Puja organizers in Patna on Thursday immersed the idols of Goddess Saraswati in the Ganges amidst dance and songs to bring a peaceful end to the festival observed by millions of people across the state.
Patna: Grand Alliance leaders in Bihar, as expected, described the 2017 Union Budget as 'very disappointing', 'worthless', 'anti-poor', 'anti-Bihar', among other adjectives, saying Bihar had high hopes from the Narendra Modi-led NDA government but as the last two years, it had nothing for Bihar and everything for the rich friends of the Prime Minister.
Patna: Staunch Narendra Modi adversary and Nitish ally Lalu Prasad Yadav, agreeing with Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on the 2017 Union Budget, declared that the budget had absolutely nothing in it that would be seen as beneficial to Bihar.
Patna: People in Patna on Wednesday celebrated Saraswati Puja with much enthusiasm as students across the state capital observed the festival at their schools and colleges praying Goddess Saraswati to give them wisdom and knowledge.
Patna: Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and former Deputy Chief Minister of Bihar Sushil Kumar Modi, at a press conference in Patna on Tuesday, threw a spanner in the Grand Alliance political narrative when he categorically ruled out special category status for Bihar saying the very concept of 'Special Economic Status' was rejected by both the Raghuram Rajan Committee and the Finance Commission.