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Saturday, July 31, 2010

Freshers Day function at Patna Women's College


Freshers Day function was organised at Patna Women's College in Patna on July 22, 2010.
Photos: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

Police cane RJD student leaders; many hurt




Police resorted to lathicharge and burst teargas shells to disperse the activists of Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) students’ wing (Chhatra RJD) in Patna on July 22, 2010. RJD students’ wing activists took out procession demanding CBI probe into the alleged multi-crore central fund scam. Police swung into action when the demonstrators tried to cross the iron barricade at R-Block round about and march towards Bihar Assembly. Several students were hurt in the lathicharge.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

RJD-LJP leaders meet Bihar Governor Debanand Konwar



A delegation of RJD-LJP leaders met Bihar Governor Debanand Konwar in Patna on July 22, 2010 and submitted a memornadum demanding CBI probe into the alleged multi-crore central fund scam.
Photos: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

A peaceful day in Bihar Assembly





As the Opposition members have been suspended, the proceedings in Bihar Assembly went on peacefully on July 22, 2010.
Talking to the scribes, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar criticised the Opposition for "transgressing the limit" in their bid to disrupt proceedings of the two Houses of the state legislature for two days .
Photos: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

Non-aided teachers stage demonstration

Non-aided teachers drawn from different schools of Bihar staged a strong demonstration at R-Block round about in Patna on July 21, 2010 in support of their demands.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

Police use force to disperse agitating Sanskrit and Madrasa teachers



Police resorted to burst teargas shells and used water cannons to disperse an unruly demonstration of Sanskrit and Madrasa teachers at R-Block round about in Patna on July 21, 2010. Sanskrit and Madrasa teachers were staging demonstration in support of their long-pending demands. Police swung into action when teachers attempted to cross the iron barricade and march towards State Assembly. Many teachers were injured in the melee.
Photo Aftab Alam Siddiqui

Union Minister Krishna Tirath in Patna

Union Minister of State for Women and Child Development Krishna Tirath was in Patna on July 21, 2010.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

Donkey procession to protest central fund scam in Bihar

Students’ wing of RJD took out donkey procession in Patna on July 21, 2010 to protest alleged multi-crore central fund scam in Bihar.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

Friday, July 30, 2010

A drama outside Bihar Assembly


67 Opposition MLAs in Bihar were suspended for unruly behaviour and marshalled out of Bihar Assembly as complete pandemonium prevailed inside and outside the Assembly in Patna on July 21, 2010. A slipper was flung at the Speaker and a woman member threw several flower pots around.

42 Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) MLAs were suspended by Assembly Speaker Uday Narayan Choudhary for the rest of the Monsoon session with both the Assembly and the Legislative council witnessing turmoil for the second straight day.

More drama was enacted outside the Legislative Council when a suspended Congress MLC Jyoti Kumari excitedly threw flower pots and created a ruckus when the watch and ward staff tried to prevent her from entering the house.
Photos: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

67 Opposition MLAs marshalled out of Bihar Assembly






67 Opposition MLAs in Bihar were suspended for unruly behaviour and marshalled out of Bihar Assembly and Council as complete pandemonium prevailed inside and outside the Assembly in Patna on July 21, 2010. A slipper was flung at the Speaker and a woman member threw several flower pots around.
42 Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) MLAs were suspended by Assembly Speaker Uday Narayan Choudhary for the rest of the Monsoon session with both the Assembly and the Legislative council witnessing turmoil for the second straight day.
Photos: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

Blacksmith community demands ST status

Members of the Vishwakarma Vikas Manch staged demonstration in Patna on July 21, 2010 demanding scheduled tribes (ST) status to blacksmith community in Bihar.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

AISA stages protest demonstration against supension of Opposition MLAs


AISA activists staged demonstration and blocked road at Kankarbagh in Patna on July 21, 2010 in protest against the suspension and marshalling out of 67 Opposition MLAs from Bihar Assembly and Legislative Council. MLAs were demanding imediate resignation of Bihar Chief Minister and a CBI probe into the alleged multi-crore central fund scam.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

Monday, July 26, 2010

Rashi Jain wins Tanishq Dulhan Contest

The third and final round of Tanishq Dulhan Contest was organised in Patna on July 20, 2010. The conest was organised in tire II cities across the country. The winners of each round will be on the billboards in their respective cities displaying their bridal dresses and ornaments.
Rashi Jain of Patna was declared winner of the third round.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui