Patna: After failing to gain the attention of the state government following days of protests and dharnas, thousands of Home Guard jawans in Bihar on Wednesday went on an indefinite strike after surrendering their government-provided arms and ammunitions at various district Home Guard offices.
Patna: Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader and Deputy Chief Minister of Bihar Tejaswi Yadav on Wednesday issued a warning to his own party senior leader Raghuvansh Prasad Singh after Singh blamed Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for the historical defeat of the Samajwadi Party in Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls saying if he continued to hurt the Grand Alliance in Bihar by his silly rhetoric then he would be forced to initiate a move to discipline him under the RJD rules and bylaws.
Patna: Bihar Governor Ram Nath Kovind, at a simple function at the Raj Bhawan in Patna on Wednesday, administered the oath of office to the new Chief Justice of Patna High Court Rajendra Menon.
Patna: A fire in Punaichak in Patna on Wednesday afternoon destroyed more than 60 huts leaving the residents without any roof, food, or money.
Patna: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders in Patna created a ruckus in the state Assembly on Wednesday demanding legal action against an engineer of the electricity board in Buxar accusing him of roughing up BJP workers who had gone to see him to request a transformer change in their area.
Tampa Bay, Fla: Residents from India at Tampa Bay, Florida in the US celebrated Holi, the festival of colors, with much zeal and enthusiasm to mark the advent of spring season.
Patna: With signs of infighting within the Mahagathbandhan in Bihar surfacing in the aftermath of Uttar Pradesh election results, speculations of a change in Bihar's political alliance on the horizon gained momentum on the day of Holi when Central Minister of State and BJP leader Ram Kripal Yadav chose to celebrate Holi by visiting the homes of rival Janata Dal – U leaders Shyam Rajak and Sanjay Singh.
Patna: Once known for his 'kapda-phaad' Holi along with the customary 'launda naach' on the occasion – a personal favorite of the RJD chief - Holi at Lalu Prasad Yadav's household this year was a very low key affair as the family limited itself to using only 'abir' (colored powder) in honor of the victims of severe hailstorm in the state that destroyed crops to the tune of several.
Patna: With Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Lalu Prasad Yadav rendered speechless following the crushing defeat of Samajwadi Party (SP)-Congress alliance in Uttar Pradesh, it was only a matter of time before an infighting within the Grand Alliance in Bihar erupted as members of the RJD, Nitish Kumar's Janata Dal – U, and Congress began pointing fingers at each other for the spectacular win of the BJP in the neighboring state.
Patna: With the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) getting a much-needed shot in the arm with convincing victory in both Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand Assembly polls, party leaders in Bihar thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his leadership while also putting the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) President Lalu Prasad Yadav in their crosshair.