Patna: Faced by the threat of losing all of their properties after the Income Tax department issued a notification of attachment of their lands and buildings, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) MP and daughter of Lalu Prasad Yadav and Rabri Devi, on Wednesday met with the IT officials after defying summons twice in the last few weeks.
Patna: West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi arrived in Patna from Kolkata on Wednesday to take additional charge as Bihar Governor in the wake of the resignation of incumbent Governor Ram Nath Kovind after his name was put forward by the NDA as the successor of the outgoing President of India Pranab Mukherjee.
Patna: A day after the Income Tax Department ordered confiscation of the properties of Misa Bharti, the daughter of Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leaders Lalu Prasad Yadav and Rabri Devi, the IT department on Tuesday charged other members of the Lalu family with similar wrongdoing involving acquisition of lands and buildings under fake names to avoid paying tax and indulging in money-laundering activities.
Patna: Sita Sahu, the newly-elected Mayor of Patna, and her Deputy Vinay Kumar Pappu, assumed charge on Tuesday in the presence of new Ward Councilors of Patna Municipal Corporation (PMC) the elections of which were held last week.
Patna: Determined to bring down the Lalu dynasty in Bihar that has emerged as one of the most wealthy and politically influential force in the state, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sushil Kumar Modi, at a press conference in Patna on Tuesday, revealed more damaging evidences against the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) first family claiming Rabri Devi, the wife of Lalu Prasad Yadav and former Bihar Chief Minister, was the owner of 18 flats in Patna that she acquired when her husband was the Railway Minister of India.
Patna: With his confirmation for the post of India's Presidency believed to be a foregone conclusion, Bihar Governor Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday resigned from his post as West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi assumed additional charge of the Bihar until a permanent appointment was made to fill in the post vacated by the outgoing Governor.
Patna: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), after holding a meeting with its Members of the Parliament for nearly two hours, announced the name of Bihar Governor Ram Nath Kovind as the NDA's choice for the successor of Pranab Mukherjee, India's sitting President.
Patna: Breaking the proverbial glass ceiling, Sita Sahu, an NDA candidate, defeated her nearest rival and JD-U backed candidate Rajni Rai thus becoming the first ever female mayor of the city of Patna in its post-British history of the state capital.
Patna: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday met with Bihar Governor Ram Nath Kovind to congratulate him after the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) -led NDA nominated him for the post of Presidency following the retirement of sitting President Pranab Mukherjee.
Patna: In a major legal setback to Misa Bharti, the Income Tax department on Monday authorized the confiscation of her 'Benami' (purchased under someone else's or fictitious names) properties after she and her husband Shailesh Kumar failed to appear before it on two separate occasions.
Patna: Jan Adhikar Party (JAP) leader and MP Pappu Yadav at a press conference in Patna on Sunday launched a full-frontal attack on the CBSE schools in Bihar saying Bihar was the 'hub of all CBSE scandals' that generates more than Rs. 500 crore annually that is then 'disbursed' to those schools that take willing participation in the scam.
Patna: Thousands of candidates for the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) preliminary test appeared in Patna on Sunday with aspirants' post-exam reaction varying from 'too easy' to 'rather complicated' depending on the subject of the test.
Patna: Congress MP Dipendra Singh Hudda, at a press conference at Sadaqat Ashram in Patna on Thursday, accused the Narendra Modi-led NDA government at the Center saying in three years of his reign, the Prime Minister had destroyed the economic structure of the nation and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) had become what is known in the business world as the 'Never Performing Asset'.