Patna: Police in Patna arrested five more men on Thursday for their alleged participation in the latest multi-crore rupees scandal to hit Bihar involving the leak of test papers in the ongoing Bihar State Staff Commission exams.
Patna: Bihar Rural Development Minister Shrawan Kumar on Thursday inaugurated Jeevika-sponsored Saras Mela themed 'Hunarmand Mahila, Khush-haal Parivar' (Talented Women, Happy Family) at Gandhi Maidan in Patna where more than 350 stalls have been set up to showcase handicraft from a number of states.
Patna: Despite widespread cynicism expressed by many regarding the government's attempt to give Patna the color of a smart city in spite of its crumbling infrastructure and a failed municipality, Patna Divisional Commissioner Anand Kishore on Wednesday gave his seal of approval to a preliminary draft that promises to turn Patna into a modern city with modern amenities for a cost of Rs. 2424 crore.
Patna: Besides the boilerplate response of 'the law would take its own course' in the wake of the latest scam involving Bihar Staff Selection Commission (BSSC), the Nitish government, by and large, kept mum over the scandal though in a quick damage control move, ordered the cancellation of the exams after a special investigative committee submitted its preliminary report on Wednesday.
Patna: In the last stage of his ongoing 'Nishchay Yatra', Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday paid a visit to the District Registration Office/Advisory Center where he, in a simple ceremony, handed Students Credit Cards to a dozen students.
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.