09 Oct 2013
Patna: To highlight BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's humble background, a campaign has been launched by some party leaders to name roadside tea stalls as ‘NaMo tea stall’.
05 Aug 2012
Bihar will pay a befitting tribute to Mahatma Gandhi on his 143rd birth anniversary on October 2. The state government plans to install a 40-foot-tall bronze statue of the father of the nation in the state capital.
31 Oct 2013
Patna: The ruling JD(U) on Wednesday continued to maintain that there was no specific intelligence input on a security threat to Narendra Modi during his Bihar visit and said that the serial blasts took place despite the best efforts to put up proper security for his rally.
13 Oct 2014
Patna: Recognising the shortcomings which resulted in a stampede, and bomb blasts at a rally last year, the Bihar government is working on a plan to give a facelift to the Gandhi Maidan by installing broad gates and CCTV cameras.
29 Oct 2013
Patna: A bomb was found near Patna's Gandhi Maidan on Tuesday, barely half-an-hour before Union Home Secretary Anil Goswami was to visit the spot.
06 Oct 2014
Patna: Not satisfied with transfer of officials for the October 3 stampede near Gandhi Maidan here that claimed 33 lives, BJP on Monday staged a dharna and demanded institution of a murder case against the officials.
19 Nov 2015
Patna: The stage is set for the oath taking ceremony of Chief Minister designate Nitish Kumar here tomorrow in the presence of important leaders and chief ministers of several states.
03 Oct 2014
Patna: Thirty-two people, most of them women and children, were killed and several injured in a stampede that broke out on Friday evening at the Gandhi Maidan here shortly after the Dussehra celebrations there had ended.
04 Oct 2014
Patna: Facing flak for the stampede at Gandhi maidan that left 33 dead and 29 injured, Patna district administration on Saturday denied lapses and said the tragedy "seems to be result of suffocation" due to the huge gathering of people for Dusshera celebrations.
20 Nov 2015
Patna: Nitish Kumar today took oath as Bihar Chief Minister along with 28 ministers, including RJD chief Lalu Prasad's two sons Tejaswi and Tej Pratap, as the Grand Alliance government of RJD-JD(U)-Congress was sworn in at a mega ceremony attended by several top leaders.