Patna: Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) President and Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan, at a press conference in Patna on Saturday, slammed Nitish Kumar on his 'fake concerns about the effects of alcohol' and his refusal to speak on a host of charges being leveled against his political partner Lalu Prasad Yadav and his family members.
Patna: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, facing criticism from nearly all quarters for allegedly abandoning the agenda of development and being perennially obsessed with implementation of prohibition and making it a national law, accused the people of Bihar for not standing behind him 100% of the time on all issues.
Patna: Criminals in Patna under Kankarbagh police station on Friday snatched a gold chain at gun point from the wife of former Bihar minister Mithilesh Kumar Singh.
Patna: A train arriving from Jammu on Friday morning jumped off its track causing several cars to be derailed during the shunting process at the Rajendra Nagar Terminal.
Patna: Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Shatrughan Sinha, at a function in Patna on Friday inaugurated vision centers in Patna, Ara, and Vaishali under the Seeing is Believing program launched by the Standard Chartered Bank.
Patna: Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad in Patna on Thursday inaugurated a Business Process Service (BPS) Center launched by the Information and Technology wing of the Tata Consultancy Services (TCS).
Patna: After being told by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar to step on anti-alcohol drive in the state, police in Patna carried out raids at a number of places in the district and seized over 1000 liters of country and foreign liquors in 1800 bottles leading to the arrests of 157 people involved in bootlegging and illegal sale of liquor.
Patna: Authorities in Patna on Thursday raided the home of a builder in Agam Kuan and recovered Rs. 30 lakh in banned notes of Rs. 1000 denomination.
Patna: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, facing criticism over 'rats drinking millions of liters of seized alcohol' in Bihar, summoned a high-level meeting of the top officials on Wednesday to review implementation of prohibition in the state and how to plug loopholes so confiscated liquor do not resurface in the black market.
Patna: In a deadly early Tuesday morning thunderstorm, at least 20 people were reported dead from across the state as reports of properties and structure damages continued to pour in throughout the day making it one of the most devastating 120-second squalls in the history of Bihar.
Patna: The district administration, under the supervision of Patna District Magistrate (DM), destroyed nearly 10 lakh liters of alcohol seized in the last 13 months and were being stored in various warehouses for reasons known only to the district administration and Chief Minister Nitish Kumar.
Patna: Former Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader and a Member of Parliament from Madhepura, Pappu Yadav, who has a long rap sheet with the law and order, at a press conference in Patna on Tuesday, said that corrupt officials and politicians were more of a threat to the nation than Naxals and terrorists.
Patna: After playing the bride's maid to its better-recognized sister Patna College for over four decades, Vanijya Mahavidyalaya, the sole commerce college under Patna University, is all set to have its own building if all goes well and the plan does not become a victim of the red tape and corruption that the education in Bihar is famous for.