Patna: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, speaking at a function of the Bihar Police Building Construction Corporation (BPBCC) in Patna on Tuesday, engaged in some lofty rhetoric on law and order saying Bihar was identified world over by its rule of law and to maintain this status, he had given a free hand to all law enforcement officials with no interference from the government.
Patna: Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi, at a press conference in Patna on Tuesday, accused his predecessor Tejaswi Yadav of receiving kickbacks from the so-called liquor mafia saying the RJD leader had resigned from AB Export as its Director a day before assuming charge as Bihar's Deputy CM but continued to write checks in various companies' names despite telling the income tax department that he had nothing to do with these companies.
Patna: After briefly dropping out of the Nitish administration's vocabulary, the 'One Bihari Item in Each Plate in India' is making a comeback under the new NDA government as senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Agriculture Minister Dr. Prem Kumar, at a press conference in Patna on Tuesday, said the dream of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar would be fulfilled in the next five years.
Patna: Police in Patna under Khusrupur police station on Tuesday seized 70 cartons containing 920 bottles of foreign liquor hidden inside a secret chamber under the bed of a truck coming from Nalanda to Patna to be sold in the state capital.
Patna: Shortly after participating in the foundation day celebration of the Bihar Disaster Management in Patna on Monday, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, who is under fire from his former ally Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD), said that he was pleased to know that the RJD chief was going to make his (Kumar's) tomb in Rajgir saying he was a great fan of Rajgir area because that is where he spent his childhood days.
Patna: Police in Mokama on late Sunday night arrested two men who tried to rob a Scottish couple who were sailing in the Ganges starting their journey from Haridwar in Uttar Pradesh with the goal to end it in Hooghly in Kolkata.
Patna: The body of 21-year old grandson of noted gynecologist Shanti Rai arrived in Patna on Monday morning after which it was cremated at the Gulbi Ghat in the presence of dozens of family members and loved ones.
Patna: In a clear reference to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Man Friday Amit Shah, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP from Patna Saheb and former Bollywood star Shatrughan Sinha, in Patna on Sunday, said his party would be much better if only it ceased to be "a one-man show and a two-man army".
Patna: In what was supposed to be a day filled with fun and frolics, seven children and an adult drowned in the Ganges as they got off their boat a little too early to walk to a piece of dry land where they were to take part in a family picnic.
Patna: Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejaswi Yadav, after a week-long attack on Janata Dal – U leaders over prohibition issue, including releasing a picture of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar with a man accused in a hooch tragedy, screamed foul on Friday when the JD-U hit back on him releasing a photo of Yadav with a glamorous girl and a bottle of liquor in the background.
Patna: After being accused by Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) President Lalu Prasad Yadav of sheltering liquor mafia in Bihar, Janata Dal – U national Secretary General RCP Singh on Thursday declared the former Chief Minister 'insane' saying Yadav was suffering from acute mental illness that had no treatment.
Patna: With the rumors of Shyam Rajak and Uday Narayan Chowdhary preparing to leave the Janata Dal – U due to differences on Nitish Kumar's reservation policies gaining traction in the media, former Bihar Chief Minister and Hindustani Awam Morcha (HAM) leader Jitan Ram Manjhi came out in support of the Chief Minister saying both Rajak and Chowdhary were two useless leaders who were now looking for an excuse to leave the JD-U and join hands with Lalu Prasad Yadav.