Patna: All eyes were on Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Sunday when he returned to the state capital from Rajgir where he had been recuperating from illness for the past three days. Media and political pundits, however, were equally disappointed when he chose to confine himself inside his home to avoid answering any tough question from the reporters.
Patna: How much the current administration or the last few administrations have worked to improve the state capital in the past couple of decades could be measured by the pictures taken from various parts of Patna on Sunday that will end the debate whether the city was even remotely ready to become a 'Smart City' to rest once and for all.
Patna: Just a couple of days after Deputy Chief Minister and son of Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav said that he was not worried about a CBI raid because he grew up in an environment where CBI raid on his family was quite normal, the CBI on Friday raided a dozen locations of Yadav and his family members and filed an FIR against the father-son duo and RJD chief's wife and former Bihar Chief Minister Rabri Devi accusing them of corruption under various criminal acts.
Patna: A day after Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) President Lalu Prasad Yadav threatened to drag Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sushil Kumar Modi to court for slandering his name, the former Deputy Chief Minister shot back at the RJD chief saying if he was really concerned about his reputation then he should give back all the lands and properties that was transferred to him or one of his family members in the name of 'gift'.
Patna: In a rather abrupt move, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, who had been said to be ill for the last couple of days, suddenly left Patna for Rajgir on Thursday, the day Meira Kumar, the opposition's choice for the next President of India, was to set foot in Patna to campaign for her candidacy.
Patna: Pappu Yadav, the MP from Madhepura and the leader of the Jan Adhikar Party (JAP), continuing to be a thorn on the sides of both Lalu Prasad Yadav and Nitish Kumar, at a press conference in Patna on Thursday said the two leaders were running the government by using threats against each other.
Patna: Speaking on the occasion of the 21st birthday of the foundation of Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD), a party he created to solidify his base of Yadavs and Muslims, former Bihar Chief Minister and ex-Railway Minister Lalu Prasad Yadav accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of trying to send him back to jail when he was 'trying to save the nation' from the 'communal and fascist' forces.
Patna: BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi, who has been on a mission to expose the Lalu family of being the biggest landowner in the state of Bihar, a day after revealing that RJD chief's eldest son Tej Pratap Yadav became a land owner at the age of 3 through shady gifting, on Wednesday called Lalu Prasad Yadav the 'Robert Vadra of Bihar' referencing to the husband of Congress scion Priyanka Gandhi who has also been accused of amassing properties across the nation disproportionate to his known sources of income.
Patna: Deputy Chief Minister and the son of Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) President Lalu Prasad Yadav, Tejaswi Yadav, speaking at a function to mark the 21st anniversary of the foundation of the RJD, accused the BJP of going on a witch-hunt to malign his image and the image of his father by making false accusations of corruption against them.
Patna: Supporters of the Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) on Wednesday celebrated the 71st birthday of Ram Vilas Paswan by cutting a cake for the party President and Union Minister in presence of several senior leaders and family members at a function held at the party headquarters in Patna.
Patna: Five youths were killed when the driver of an SUV lost control of the vehicle and slammed it into a stationary truck on National Highway 30 under Maner police station on late Monday night.
Patna: Police in Patna on Tuesday busted a gang of cyber criminals who had been duping Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) to the tune of hundreds of thousands of dollars by pretending to be immigration officers or agents of various software companies and gaining access to their victims' computers stealing data and installing ransomware before making extortion demands.
Patna: A day after he slammed both Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) while also declaring he was no 'stooge' to any party, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, at a press conference in Patna on Monday once again hit back at the Congress Party saying merely being the leader of the opposition parties did not amount to much unless this unity was followed by an 'alternative narrative' to the saffron policies.