BJP leaders burning the effigy of Nitish Kumar in Patna on Sunday.

Siwan/Patna: Family members of slain journalist Rajdev Ranjan on Sunday demanded a CBI probe into his murder saying they had no trust in Chief Minister Nitish Kumar because of his administration's close proximity with former Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) MP Mohammed Shahabuddin who, many are saying, ordered the killing of the Hindustan bureau chief of Siwan.

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Bihar Shramjeevi Patrakar Sangh members taking out protest march in Patna on Saturday following the killing of a journalist in Siwan yesterday.

Patna: Journalists, reporters, and political activists in Patna on Saturday took out a number of rallies and burnt effigies of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar to protest the killing of Hindustan (Hindi) news bureau chief in Siwan Rajdev Ranjan who was gunned down in Siwan on Friday evening.

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Panchayat polling at Bairiya Khanpura village under Sampatchak block on Saturday.

Patna: Nearly 64% of eligible voters cast their ballot in the sixth phase of the ongoing Panchayat elections in Bihar on Saturday that was marred by minor incidents of clashes in an otherwise peaceful day at the polling booths.

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Senior Hindustan (Hindi) reporter Rajdev Ranjan.

Siwan: Six days after a Gaya youth was shot dead by the son of a Janata Dal – U legislator, criminals in Siwan, the home turf of incarcerated Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Mohammed Shahabuddin, gunned down a senior journalist on Friday night.

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Deputy Chief Minister Tejaswi Yadav (file photo).

Gaya: Parents of the slain Gaya youth Aditya Sachdeva on Thursday hit back at Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader and Deputy Chief Minister Tejaswi Yadav for comparing their son's murder to Pathankot terror attack saying if that was si then Rocky Yadav, his mother and absconding Janata Dal – U legislator Manorama Devi, and her criminal husband Bindi Yadav must be treated as terrorists as well.

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The student's wing of the Jan Adhikar Morcha burning the effigy of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar in Patna on Wednesday.

Patna: Janata Dal – U legislative council member Manorama Devi has reportedly gone into hiding after an arrest warrant was issued against her and her house in Gaya sealed by the police following recovery of liquor bottles from her home during a Monday raid in connection with the murder of a youth allegedly by her son Rocky Yadav.

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Police resort to lathi charge on protesting I.Sc. students in Patna on Wednesday.

Patna: Police in Patna on Tuesday resorted to lathi charge after hundreds of students took to the street to protest what they called bungling in the result of the Bihar Board Inter Science (12) exams.

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Rocky Yadav, the son of JD-U legislator Manorama Devi, arrested by Gaya police on Tuesday morning.

Gaya: After more than seven hours of raid at various places, the Gaya police on early Monday morning succeeded in nabbing absconding Rocky Yadav, the son of a Janata Dal – U legislator, in the killing of 20-year old Aditya Sachdeva, the son of a Gaya businessman, that Patna on Saturday night.

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School bus being pulled out of the ditch in Patna on Tuesday.

Patna: Nearly a dozen school children walked away with only minor injuries after the school bus they were riding fell into a ditch on Tuesday morning near RMS Colony intersection in Patna while trying to avoid a collision with an auto-rickshaw.

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Mathematician Anand Kumar (third from right) posing with film-maker Vikas Bahal in Patna on Monday.

Patna: Noted film-maker of Barfi, Life in Metro, and Heropanthi, among other hits, Vikas Bahal has embarked on his new project involving the struggle, turbulence, and success of mathematician and founder of Super 30 Anand Kumar who has dedicated his life to prepare students from impoverished background for IIT entrance test.

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Chief Minister Nitish Kumar at a press conference in Patna on Monday.

Patna: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, reacting on the murder of a Class 12 student in Gaya allegedly by the son of Janata Dal – U legislator Manorama Devi and her criminal husband Bindeshwari Yadav, said such things happened in other states as well and there was no need to politicize it.

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