Written by Alok Pandey | Thursday April 14, 2016, Patna
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, who dropped a bombshell last week by advancing the date for total prohibition in the state by six months, has compared the feat of banning alcohol to scaling Mount Everest.
Opposition BJP and its allies today created ruckus in the Bihar Assembly over the alleged soaring crime graph in the state in the wake of recent killing of few opposition leaders, thus forcing adjournment in both Houses.
Curtains will come down on the centenary celebrations of Patna High Court on March 12 with Prime Minister Narendra Modi scheduled to close the year-long programme at a function where a grand laser show and a documentary film will relive its glorious journey.
Garbage has started piling up in capital town Patna with about 4,000 employees of Patna Municipal Corporation (PMC) going on strike in support of their demand including hike in wage for daily workers and life-long pension for family of deceased employees.
Reviewing the functioning of the lower level of administration, Patna district magistrate Sanjay Kumar Aggarwal today took to a clerk's job and suggested a method to reduce time for completing the work.
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday said he would not allow metro project in Patna until some technique is developed that could ensure that historical value of the city is not affected due to it.
In nine hours on Monday, Nitish Kumar heard about 1000 complaints as he resumed his interaction with the public in what is called the "Janata Ke Darbar Mein Mukhya Mantri" or Chief Minister in the people's court.