BJP leader Mangal Pandey lands in his first controversy as Bihar's Health Minister.

Patna: Health Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Mangal Pandey, after showing his ignorance over the difference between the words 'virgin' and 'unmarried', ordered the officials at the Indira Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences (IGIMS) to replace 'virgin' from its job application and use 'unmarried' instead to end the day-long controversy that has hogged the media for the past two days.

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Mayor Sita Sahu surveying drainage problems across Patna.

Patna: Patna Mayor Sita Sahu, after surveying many of the areas in the state capital still facing acute water-logging problem, has sought report from all ward councilors by Saturday so a plan could be formulated to deal with the situation.

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RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav holding a press meet in Patna on Tuesday.

Patna: With Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leaders still reeling from the shock of losing power in Bihar, the war of words became even more intense on Tuesday when party President Lalu Prasad Yadav, a day after accusing Chief Minister Nitish Kumar of having murdered a man, accused him of a being a 'backstabber who had a history of making a U-turn' on every issue.

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Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi holding a press conference in Patna on Tuesday.

Patna: Not showing any sign of slowing down in his ongoing crusade to expose the Lalu family of their involvement in shady property deals and various other scams, Bihar Deputy Chief Minister leader Sushil Kumar Modi on Tuesday pledged to 'expose' Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav's nexus with the sand and mining mafia in the next three days saying he had ample evidence to call for yet another criminal probe against what he described as Bihar's most corrupt family.

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Jitan Ram Manjhi (right) meets with Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday.

Patna: Putting media reports to rest that Hindustani Awam Morcha (HAM) leader Jitan Ram Manjhi was upset by the fact that he was not included in the list of new ministers, the former Chief Minister of Bihar met with Chief Minister Nitish Kumar at his residence on Tuesday reportedly to discuss his role in the new NDA government.

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Nitish Kumar holding a press conference in Patna on Monday.

Patna: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, with his on again, off again relationship with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, declared the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and former Chief Minister of Gujarat 'untouchable' in terms of his electoral successes saying no person or a political party was in a situation to challenge Modi in the 2019 Lok Sabha polls.

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RJD leaders Lalu Prasad Yadav and his son Tejaswi Yadav (photo after the collapse of Grand Alliance in Bihar).

Patna: With their political future in serious jeopardy after Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, 20 months into his highly-publicized Mahagathbandhan with Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) and Congress, walked out of the alliance only to go back to the BJP-led NDA in Bihar, the Lalu family fired a barrage of shots against both Kumar and the 'evil BJP' calling them names like 'amoral', immoral, and backstabbers, among other choice invectives.

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RJD leader Sanoj Yadav joins BJP on Sunday.

Patna: Nearly a month after he was allegedly insulted and physically roughed up by none other than the son of Lalu Prasad Yadav and the then Health Minister of Bihar Tej Pratap Yadav, Sanoj Yadav, a Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader, joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday.

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BJP leaders watching PM's Man ki Baat in Patna on Sunday.

Patna: The newly-elected Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ministers in the new NDA cabinet in Bihar joined other party leaders at the BJP office in Patna on Sunday morning to listen to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 34th 'Man ki Baat' telecast and broadcast nationwide.

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NCP leader Tariq Anwar holding a press conference in Patna on Sunday.

Patna: Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) General Secretary Tariq Anwar, at a press conference in Patna on Sunday, said that what Janata Dal – U leader Nitish Kumar had done to the Grand Alliance in Bihar was unconscionable and by doing so, he lost all of his political capital that he had amassed over the years.

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Sharad Yadav (center) having 'dahi-chura' with RJD leaders Lalu Prasad Yadav and Raghuvansh Prasad Singh at Yadav's residence to celebrate Makar Sankranti (file photo).

Patna: If former Janata Dal – U President Sharad Yadav's latest tweets are any indications, his long tenure in the party under the shadow of Nitish Kumar could be coming to an end very soon.

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