Articles about Patna

Bihar: Protesters set train on fire over Railways exam

27 Jan 2022

India
Bihar: Protesters set train on fire over Railways exam

The protests against a Railways job exam turned violent in Bihar's Gaya after the protesters set ablaze four coaches of a train on Wednesday.

Patna Metro receives over 7.5K entries for its logo contest

10 Sep 2021

India
Patna Metro receives over 7.5K entries for its logo contest

Patna Metro Rail Corporation (PMRC) has received more than 7,500 entries for its logo contest from people across the country, spanning small towns and big cities, a senior official said on Friday.

Bihar's political temperature rises as Chirag Paswan meets Tejashwi Yadav

08 Sep 2021

Politics
Bihar's political temperature rises as Chirag Paswan meets Tejashwi Yadav

Bihar's political temperature rose by a few notches on Wednesday as Lok Janshakti Party MP Chirag Paswan met RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav in Patna to invite the latter to an event marking his father Ram Vilas Paswan's first death anniversary a few days later.

Complaint against Patna hospital where COVID-19 patient was 'sexually assaulted'

20 May 2021

India
Complaint against Patna hospital where COVID-19 patient was 'sexually assaulted'

A police complaint has been filed in connection with the alleged sexual assault of a 45-year-old woman COVID-19 patient at the Paras-HMRI hospital in Patna, Bihar.

After black fungus, 4 'white fungus' cases emerge in Patna

20 May 2021

India
After black fungus, 4 'white fungus' cases emerge in Patna

In the past few days, four cases of a "white fungus" have been detected in Bihar's Patna, leading to fresh worries.

Bihar: 500 doctors, health workers infected in second wave

22 Apr 2021

India
Bihar: 500 doctors, health workers infected in second wave

More than 500 doctors and health workers of the two leading hospitals in Patna, AIIMS and Patna Medical College and Hospital (PMCH), have been infected with coronavirus during the ongoing second wave, sources said.

In grave error, Patna hospital wrongly declares man dead

12 Apr 2021

India
In grave error, Patna hospital wrongly declares man dead

A state-run hospital in Bihar's capital has courted controversy by declaring an alive patient dead and even handing out a death certificate to the family, prompting an inquiry into the incident.

Patna: School principal sentenced to death for raping 11-year-old student

16 Feb 2021

India
Patna: School principal sentenced to death for raping 11-year-old student

A private school principal in Patna has been given death sentence by a court for raping an 11-year-old student of the institute, while another teacher of that school and a co-accused in the case was awarded life imprisonment for conniving with him.

Patna: Hundreds march toward Governor's house against three farm laws

29 Dec 2020

India
Patna: Hundreds march toward Governor's house against three farm laws

To lodge a protest against three farm laws passed by the Centre in September, hundreds of people participated in a march in Patna. The terminal point of the march is the house of Governor Phagu Chauhan, a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

Nitish Kumar sworn-in as Bihar CM for 4th straight term

16 Nov 2020

Politics
Nitish Kumar sworn-in as Bihar CM for 4th straight term

Janata Dal (United) supremo Nitish Kumar has been sworn-in as the Chief Minister of Bihar for the fourth straight term on Monday.

PM-CARES to fund two coronavirus hospitals in Bihar, opposition unhappy

24 Aug 2020

Politics
PM-CARES to fund two coronavirus hospitals in Bihar, opposition unhappy

In a development that has taken political undertones in poll-bound Bihar, Prime Minister's Office on Monday tweeted that the PM-CARES Fund, short for Prime Minister's Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations Fund, will finance two dedicated coronavirus hospitals in the state.

After father's serious allegations against Rhea, Sushant's sister demands justice

29 Jul 2020

Entertainment
After father's serious allegations against Rhea, Sushant's sister demands justice

In a shocking and much-talked-about twist in the case of actor Sushant Singh Rajput's demise, his father KK Singh accused his girlfriend and actor Rhea Chakraborty of abetting his alleged suicide, claiming that she stole money from the Dil Bechara star and that she also gave him wrong medications.

Bihar floods: Heavy rainfall predicted till August 1, relief unlikely

28 Jul 2020

India
Bihar floods: Heavy rainfall predicted till August 1, relief unlikely

The Patna Meteorological Centre has predicted heavy rainfall till August 1 in Bihar, confirming that the state won't get relief from the floods anytime soon.

Bihar: 75 BJP leaders, HQ staff test positive for COVID-19

14 Jul 2020

India
Bihar: 75 BJP leaders, HQ staff test positive for COVID-19

In a shocking development, the headquarters of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in poll-bound Bihar's Patna emerged as the latest COVID-19 hotspot after as many as 75 leaders and office staff members reportedly tested coronavirus positive.

Lockdown in Patna from Friday; here's what will remain closed

08 Jul 2020

India
Lockdown in Patna from Friday; here's what will remain closed

In light of the rising number of coronavirus cases in Bihar's Patna, the district administration has decided to impose a week-long lockdown starting Thursday.

Sushant's family to set up a foundation in his honor

27 Jun 2020

Entertainment
Sushant's family to set up a foundation in his honor

Late actor Sushant Singh Rajput's family will set up a foundation called Singh Rajput Foundation (SSRF), to support individuals aspiring to work in the fields of cinema, science, and sports - three subjects that were extremely close to his heart.

Ex-Dawood Ibrahim aide gangster Ejaz Lakdawala arrested in Mumbai

09 Jan 2020

India
Ex-Dawood Ibrahim aide gangster Ejaz Lakdawala arrested in Mumbai

In a major breakthrough, Mumbai Police arrested Ejaz Lakdawala, a wanted underworld don who was on the run for 20 long years.

#CAAProtests: Bandh called by RJD brings Bihar to halt

21 Dec 2019

India
#CAAProtests: Bandh called by RJD brings Bihar to halt

As protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) are raging across India, Lalu Prasad Yadav's RJD called for a bandh in Bihar on Saturday. This shutdown adversely affected rail and road traffic.

Why Patna suffered acute crisis? Blame the old drainage system

02 Oct 2019

India
Why Patna suffered acute crisis? Blame the old drainage system

The visuals from Bihar's capital Patna have been worrisome, to say the least. Millions of residents were stranded on rooftops, without food, water, and electricity, as their houses remained submerged.

Bihar floods: What happened in America, asks 'angry' Nitish Kumar

02 Oct 2019

India
Bihar floods: What happened in America, asks 'angry' Nitish Kumar

For the last couple of days, Bihar has been reeling under devastating floods. The situation in capital Patna served as a grim reminder that nothing is fine in the state.

Bihar floods death-toll climbs to 29; government seeks IAF support

30 Sep 2019

India
Bihar floods death-toll climbs to 29; government seeks IAF support

In what has been termed a delayed withdrawal of the monsoon, the death toll climbed to 29 in flooded Bihar on Sunday.

Bihar rains: 17 dead; hospitals flooded, boats out on roads

29 Sep 2019

India
Bihar rains: 17 dead; hospitals flooded, boats out on roads

At least 17 people have died in Bihar, including 4 in Patna, after three days of incessant downpour threw normal life out of gear in the state. Moreover, homes and hospitals have been flooded.

'Jabariya Jodi' review: Mindless mix of melodrama and failed comedy

09 Aug 2019

Entertainment
'Jabariya Jodi' review: Mindless mix of melodrama and failed comedy

In the very first scene of Jabariya Jodi, you're greeted by a pre-teenage, school-going couple, sharing their little romantic story.

After Krishna avatar, Lalu Yadav's son dons Lord Shiva look

23 Jul 2019

Politics
After Krishna avatar, Lalu Yadav's son dons Lord Shiva look

Former Bihar Health Minister and Rashtriya Janata Dal leader Tej Pratap Yadav, (in)famous for his dress-ups and theatrics, donned the attire of Lord Shiva on Tuesday.

This Chartered Accountant runs 'Super-45' for CA aspirants: Details here

19 Jul 2019

India
This Chartered Accountant runs 'Super-45' for CA aspirants: Details here

Just like how mathematician Anand Kumar runs 'Super 30' for underprivileged IIT aspirants in Patna, Surat-based Chartered Accountant Ravi Chhawchharia has been helping economically backward students prepare for CA exams through the 'Super 45' or 'CA Stars Program'.

#Super30: Mathematician Anand Kumar is suffering from brain tumor

11 Jul 2019

Entertainment
#Super30: Mathematician Anand Kumar is suffering from brain tumor

Hrithik Roshan's Super 30 is about to hit the theatres tomorrow.

Schools shut in Bihar as death-toll crosses 100 amid heatwave

17 Jun 2019

India
Schools shut in Bihar as death-toll crosses 100 amid heatwave

As Bihar continues to reel under rising mercury, all government and government-aided schools in the state have been ordered to remain shut till June 22.

Fresh trouble for Hrithik's 'Super 30', IITians call movie 'inauthentic'

15 Jun 2019

Entertainment
Fresh trouble for Hrithik's 'Super 30', IITians call movie 'inauthentic'

Super 30 was supposed to be a movie that would inspire millions. The movie, starring Hrithik Roshan, is based on the life of Anand Kumar, who provides free coaching to underprivileged students to get them into IITs.

Let's dissect the trailer of Hrithik Roshan's 'Super 30'

04 Jun 2019

Entertainment
Let's dissect the trailer of Hrithik Roshan's 'Super 30'

The much-awaited official trailer of Hrithik Roshan-starrer Super 30 was released today.

"Conspiracy to kill me," says Lalu's son Tej Pratap Yadav

19 May 2019

Politics
"Conspiracy to kill me," says Lalu's son Tej Pratap Yadav

On Sunday, a disturbing video from Patna emerged on social media. The bodyguards of RJD leader Tej Pratap Yadav were seen thrashing a video journalist in the Bihar capital.

Rahul Gandhi's aircraft suffers from engine troubles: Details here

26 Apr 2019

Politics
Rahul Gandhi's aircraft suffers from engine troubles: Details here

On Friday, Congress President Rahul Gandhi tweeted that the aircraft he was traveling in faced engine troubles. As a result, he was forced to return to New Delhi.

#CareerBytes: Placement statistics of some of the new IITs

23 Apr 2019

India
#CareerBytes: Placement statistics of some of the new IITs

In India, the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) are the most premier technical institutes that offer the best engineering and technology-related education in the country.

Patna: 45-year-old man urges people to vote this elections

13 Apr 2019

India
Patna: 45-year-old man urges people to vote this elections

A 45-year-old man in Patna, Bihar, is doing his bit as a responsible citizen. These days, he is urging people to come out and vote during the Lok Sabha Elections 2019.

Statue of Unity sculptor contributed in War Memorial's design

26 Feb 2019

India
Statue of Unity sculptor contributed in War Memorial's design

The National War Memorial was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi yesterday in New Delhi.

BJP leader Shatrughan Sinha loses VIP status at Patna airport

01 Jan 2019

Politics
BJP leader Shatrughan Sinha loses VIP status at Patna airport

On Monday, officials told the press that actor-turned politician and BJP leader Shatrughan Sinha would no longer be treated as a VIP at the Patna airport and will have to undergo regular frisking when travelling from the airport.

'Krishna' Tej Pratap's back to slay BJP with 'sudarshan chakra'

17 Dec 2018

Politics
'Krishna' Tej Pratap's back to slay BJP with 'sudarshan chakra'

RJD leader Tej Pratap Yadav made a surprise appearance at the party's office in Patna, Bihar, on Sunday and said he was all pumped up to slay Bharatiya Janata Party with sudarshan chakra.

'Star-campaigner' Adityanath downplays Hindi-heartland losses, speaks on Congress 'lies'

13 Dec 2018

Politics
'Star-campaigner' Adityanath downplays Hindi-heartland losses, speaks on Congress 'lies'

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, who campaigned for the BJP relentlessly in the assembly elections, downplayed the win of Congress and said their lies would start getting unraveling soon.

'Missing' Tej Pratap Yadav is in Haridwar, won't come home

09 Nov 2018

India
'Missing' Tej Pratap Yadav is in Haridwar, won't come home

RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav's son, Tej Pratap, called in on Friday, days after he went missing on Monday.

Tej Pratap on divorce: Was living 'stifled life' with Aishwarya

03 Nov 2018

India
Tej Pratap on divorce: Was living 'stifled life' with Aishwarya

A day after RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav's elder son, Tej Pratap Yadav, filed for divorce from his wife Aishwarya Rai, the former Bihar health minister has opened up about the divorce filing.

Lalu's son files for divorce 6 months after marriage

02 Nov 2018

India
Lalu's son files for divorce 6 months after marriage

In a setback for Lalu Prasad Yadav's family, the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief's son, Tej Pratap Yadav, filed for divorce from his wife, Aishwarya Rai, on Thursday.

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