Nitish Kumar on Tuesday asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to bring back 'purane din' (old days) of the people, as the Bihar chief minister hit back at the BJP, which blamed him for the rising prices of pulses, and asked why states ruled by it also had the same rates.
Around 12 people, including some policemen, were injured as police resorted to lathicharge to quell a stone-pelting crowd which grew restive due to late arrival of Bollywood actor star Ajay Devgn at a poll rally here.
The Nalanda University (NU), that had attracted students from world over in the ancient times, has been reopened after 800 years. Under the leadership of Dr Amartya Sen the university was opened on Monday. Here's all you need to know
Four more districts including Belchi in Nalanda, the ancestral village of ex-Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, were under the grip of flood which has affected 5.8 lakh people in 13 districts of Bihar, officials said today.
Around 38,000 people have been evacuated so far and 75 relief camps have been set up in the affected districts.
Thousands of people in Darbhanga, West Champaran and Nalanda districts in Bihar have been affected by floods after rivers flowing through these districts breached their embankments.
Electors would exercise their franchise in 11,846 polling stations in Patna Sahib, Nalanda, Patliputra, Jehanabad, Munger, Ara and Buxar Parliamentary constituencies.
Tight security arrangements have been put in place as many of the constituencies fall in Maoist-hit areas.
Nitish's clout in the central Bihar constituency has never been in question earlier. It has not elected any leader against his wishes in the past 18 years. This time things look different though.
Addressing the media after returning from Nalanda, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi said that he came to Bihar again listening to a call from his conscience
BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi will come to Bihar tonight for a second time in a week to meet the families of the six serial blasts' victims in different districts tomorrow, a party leader said today
With Narendra Modi arriving here tonight and the BJP taking out yatras in the state to pay respect to the six victims of the serial blasts on October 27, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar alleged today that efforts were being made to disturb harmony
Despite its many accomplishments, the mid-day meal scheme is riddled with the kind of flaws, inadequacies in implementation and corruption that made a tragedy like this almost inevitable