Tag: Patliputra

Jailed gangster and RJD leader Ritlal Yadav files nomination for Council seat allotted to JD(U)

Jailed gangster and RJD leader Ritlal Yadav files nomination for Council seat allotted to JD(U)

| June 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

PATNA: Going against the party line, RJD functionary and jailed gangster Ritlal Yadav on Friday filed nomination papers as an independent candidate from Patna local authority constituency of Bihar legislative council at the office of district magistrate here. As per the poll agreement between the RJD, JD(U), Congress and NCP, Patna constituency has been allotted […]

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Narendra Modi likely to inaugurate IIT-Patna campus on June 30

Narendra Modi likely to inaugurate IIT-Patna campus on June 30

| June 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

IIT-Patna, one of the six new IITs established by an Act in 2008 by the UPA government, has been operating out of a transit campus in Patliputra since. With Bihar assembly elections around the corner, the BJP is leaving no stone unturned to make a mark in the state. In tune with this strategy, PM Narendra […]

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Bihar polling percentage is 51.39 per cent, says EC

Bihar polling percentage is 51.39 per cent, says EC

| April 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Election Commission today came out with the final polling figures for the seven Lok Sabha constituencies in Bihar that had gone to polls on Thursday, revising the voting percentage downward to 51.39 per cent from 54.04 per cent declared provisionally. Jehanabad witnessed the maximum voting at 56.58 per cent followed by Patliputra with 56.34 per cent. Buxar saw 54.46 per cent […]

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EC officials recommended repoll at 25 polling stations in Bihar

EC officials recommended repoll at 25 polling stations in Bihar

| April 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Election officials today recommended repoll at 25 polling stations in Patliputra and Munger Lok Sabha constituency which had gone to polls on April 17.Of the 25 polling stations, 13 are in Patliputra and 12 are in Munger constituency, official sources said.The Election Commission (EC) will inform about the repoll date later. There will be no repoll where […]

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Lok Sabha polls: Lalu draws crowds in rural areas with his one-liners on rivals Nitish and Modi

Lok Sabha polls: Lalu draws crowds in rural areas with his one-liners on rivals Nitish and Modi

| April 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patliputra / Saran: In his inimitable style, Lalu Prasad still sways folks in rural Bihar. At Sonmai village, a sizeable crowd has been waiting under a harsh sun for the last two hours to listen to him. Lalu tells them that he is an “ultimate phoenix” and the only man who can stop Modi from […]

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Lalu, Mulayam losing Yadav vote

Lalu, Mulayam losing Yadav vote

| April 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

With Yadav chieftains in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar Mulayam Singh Yadav and Lalu Prasad Yadav respectively giving undue preference to members of their immediate families in ticket distribution, possibilities of the caste votes drifting away from them looms large. In Bihar, Mr Lalu Yadav may be pulling impressive crowds for his rallies, the defection of […]

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117 candidates in fray for Bihar’s second phase of LS elections

117 candidates in fray for Bihar’s second phase of LS elections

| March 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: Altogether 117 candidates remained in fray for the seven of the 40 Lok Sabha seats in Bihar, which will go into the second phase, after the deadline for withdrawing nominations got over on Saturday. The seven seats Munger, Nalanda, Patna Sahib, Patliputra, Ara, Buxar and Jehanabad will go to polls on April 17. Among […]

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Misa Bharti, builder Anil Sharma file nominations

Misa Bharti, builder Anil Sharma file nominations

| March 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: RJD President Lalu Prasad’s daughter Misa Bharti and Bhojpuri actor Kunal Singh were among 39 candidates who filed nominations for different constituencies of Bihar today. While Bharti filed nomination from Patliputra seat, Kunal Singh entered into fray on Congress ticket from neighbouring Patna Sahib seat, according to Election Commission sources. RJD president Lalu Prasad […]

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700 apply for AAP poll tickets in Bihar

700 apply for AAP poll tickets in Bihar

| February 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: At least 700 aspirants have applied for the Aam Aadmi Party ticket to contest the upcoming Lok Sabha election from the state’s 40 parliamentary constituencies. According to recently formed AAP state campaign committee, over 50% applications have not been filled completely. However, if they are found to be strong candidates at the time of screening, formalities […]

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5 polytechnic students charged with ragging

5 polytechnic students charged with ragging

| October 14, 2011 | 0 Comments

PATNA: A case of ragging at New Government Polytechnic, Patliputra, came to light on Thursday. City SP (Central) Shivdeep Lande said he got a call from the Bihar legislative assembly Speaker Uday Narayan Choudhary that a student of the said polytechnic, Amresh Kumar, was ragged by his seniors. Lande said he swung into action though […]

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