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.
A district court today closed a case against Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) President Lalu Prasad relating to a First Information Report (FIR) registered against him during last Lok Sabha elections, on the plea of the state government, days after the government sought closure of another case against Mr Prasad and his two sons in connection with a party-sponsored bandh.
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today exhorted women not to hesitate in destroying the country liquor manufacturing units after April 1, the day prohibition on country liquor will come into force in the state.