Usha Vidyarthi and Neelam Sahini being felicitated at BJP office in Patna on Saturday.

Patna: Former legislator and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Dr. Usha Vidyarthi and Neelam Sahni were honored by the party leaders in Patna on Saturday after the two were elected the members of the State Women' Commission.

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Morning arghya at Mangal Talab in Patna on Friday.

Patna: The state's most revered festival Chhath came to a peaceful end on Friday with the offering of the morning 'Arghya' at dozens of ghats in the state capital though an increasingly large number of people prayed the sun at makeshift water tanks and swimming pools to avoid the crowd and rush at the river banks in Patna.

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Family from Bihar celebrating Chhath in Florida, USA.

Florida, USA: Families from Bihar living in Florida celebrated the four-day "Chhath" festival between October 24 and October 27 as people gathered on this occasion to worship the Sun God.

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RJD President Lalu Prasad Yadav talking to reporters in Patna on Tuesday.

Patna: Despite having been checkmated by his former rival-turned-friend-turned-avowed enemy Nitish Kumar when the latter walked out of the rag-tag government known as Mahagathbandhan, and despite CBI sleuths virtually breathing on the back of his neck in connection with corruption cases against him, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav continued to remain nonchalant acting like he was in full control of the present and future political landscape of India.

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RJD leader Mundrika Singh Yadav (file photo).

Patna: Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) legislator and party general secretary Mundrika Singh Yadav passed away at a private hospital in Patna on Tuesday at age 74 following a brain hemorrhage, family members said.

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Former CM Jitan Ram Manjhi's press conference in Patna on Tuesday.

Patna: After having failed to impress the NDA in his bid to get a spot in the new NDA-led Nitish administration in Bihar, a frustrated Jitan Ram Manjhi is now on a one-man campaign to get his son a berth in the Nitish cabinet saying his son was educated and deserved a chance to be a minister.

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Women drying wheat for Chhath Puja in Patna on Tuesday.

Patna: Hundreds of thousands of Hindu devotees in Patna on Thursday observed 'Nahai-Khai' to mark the beginning of the 4-day festival of Chhath, Bihar's most revered religious festival.

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Nitish Kumar with Patna Mayor Sita Sahu and others reviewing Chhath prepration from a boat on Sunday.

Patna: Less than a week after he carried out a survey of Patna ghats ahead of the Chhath festival, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Sunday embarked on yet another boat ride on Ganga to review works going on at various ghats by the River Ganga to ensure his orders were being carried out and no stone was being left unturned to ensure the safety of the devotees.

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Four arrested in the Rs. 45 lakh armed robbery case.

Patna: Police in Patna on Sunday arrested four men in connection with the August 29 armed robbery of a cash van from Patna-Masaurhi Road under Dhanarua police station in which the criminals had gotten away with Rs. 45 lakh in cash.

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Pastor arrested after being accused of sexually assaulting two women.

Patna: Police in Patna on Sunday arrested one Chandrama Raj, a Christian pastor, for sexually assaulting two women after the victims filed a report with the Khajekalan Police station and an NGO dealing with such cases.

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JD-U leaders Vashisht Narayan Singh and RCP Singh holding a press conference in Patna on Sunday.

Patna: Janata Dal – U state President Vashisht Narayan Singh and national General Secretary RCP Singh, at a press conference in Patna on Sunday called the recent actions of former party President Sharad Yadav both comical and abhorrent for degrading the level of politics just to satisfy his own ego.

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Lalu Prasad Yadav at a Congress function in Patna on Saturday.

Patna: The pro-Lalu faction of the Congress Party in Bihar on Saturday organized a function in honor of the birth anniversary of Bihar's first Chief Minister Sri Krishna Singh at the Gyan Bhawan with Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) President Lalu Prasad Yadav himself being the chief guest for the occasion.

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