The RJD and Congress district units on Wednesday held a day-long protest here to mount pressure on the local administration for the immediate arrest of Arjit Shashwat, local BJP leader and elder son of Ashwini Choubey, the Union minister for health and family welfare.
The backlash of the multi-crore Srijan scam surfaced in the Kosi hinterland for the first time on Wednesday in Bhagalpur as thousands of farmers blocked the Naugachia-Madhepura road in protest against delay in land compensation.
A special task force (STF) of Uttar Pradesh police on Wednesday arrested a youth from Motihari in East Champaran for allegedly posting morphed pictures of UP chief minister Yogi Adityanath on social networking sites and, thus, hurting the sentiments of the people belonging to a particular community.
Arjit Shashwat, the wanted son of Union minister Ashwini Kumar Choubey, on Wednesday taunted the governance of Nitish Kumar, barely 24 hours after the chief minister's assertion that he was ready to pay any price for maintaining communal harmony.
A group of young men carrying JDU banners with chief minister Nitish Kumar's picture allegedly beat up a woman police constable inside a police picket in the heart of the state capital in broad daylight on Tuesday.