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Rajnath Singh assures help for storm-hit Bihar
Sat, Apr 25, 2015

Nitish Kumar thanks PM Modi for fast response.

Bihar storm toll rises to 48, farmers count losses
Fri, Apr 24, 2015

CM announces relief for farmers, Rajnath to conduct aerial survey.

Bihar: 42 dead in late night storm, over 100 injured
Thu, Apr 23, 2015

Though the state government is yet to assess the extent of damage to crops, Purnia suffered maximum damage.

Bihar paddy scam: High Court slams CBI over ‘counter-affidavit’
Wed, Apr 22, 2015

CBI cited staff crunch in reply to court question.

I was Nitish Kumar’s mask, but I unmasked him: Former Bihar CM Jitan Ram Manjhi
Tue, Apr 21, 2015

Jitan Ram Manjhi lashed out at Nitish Kumar saying he has reversed all his pro-poor and pro-farmers decisions.

Bihar ex-CM reaches out to youth with ‘tea with Manjhi’
Sun, Apr 19, 2015

Says will reach out to people through social media like Modi.

No compromise in appointment of judges: Pranab Mukherjee
Sun, Apr 19, 2015

The judiciary must red-flag any populist decision that can infringe on one’s democratic rights, said Pranab.

Judiciary must ‘red-flag any populist decision': Pranab at Patna HC centenary meet
Sat, Apr 18, 2015

Mukherjee said that judiciary must "red-flag any populist decision" that can infringe upon one's democratic rights.

Bihar Congress wraps up 350-km padyatra
Fri, Apr 17, 2015

Congress is trying to regain lost ground by reaching out to voters ahead of a most likely alliance with the Janata Parivar.

Six Janata parties likely to become parivar today
Wed, Apr 15, 2015

Sources said Madhepura RJD MP Rajesh Ranjan alias Pappu Yadav may try to get the RJD name and symbol.

Rajnath, Shah launch campaign with promises
Wed, Apr 15, 2015

Shah attacked Nitish Kumar by accusing him of "stabbing on the back the mandate given to BJP, JD(U) combine in 2010 state poll (by ties with BJP)."

On B R Ambedkar birth anniversary, Amit Shah, Rajnath Singh to kick off BJP campaign
Tue, Apr 14, 2015

BJP posters and banners have come up at all important locations in the city and the police have also tightened the security.

True, more than one CM face in Bihar BJP, says Nand Kishore Yadav
Mon, Apr 13, 2015

Nand Kishore Yadav, leader of the opposition in the Bihar assembly, is preparing for Tuesday’s launch of the BJP’s poll campaign with a rally of booth level workers.

Educate girls to get rid of social evils, says Nitish
Sun, Apr 12, 2015

He said several self-help groups are now engaged in making quality sanity napkins to cater to schoolgirls’ needs.

Bihar scholarship for poor upper caste students soon
Sat, Apr 11, 2015

At present, the state government gives Rs 600 scholarship annually to a Class I to IV OBC students.

Manjhi turns down Lalu’s offer for Janata Parivar
Fri, Apr 10, 2015

Manjhi also ducked questions of a possible alliance with the BJP and said his party would think about it after the elections.

Scope for Manjhi in Janata merger: Lalu Prasad Yadav
Thu, Apr 09, 2015

The statement also came at a time when Manjhi’s political front, Hindustani Awam Morcha, appear divided.

Cops: PLFI responsible for Patna flat blast
Wed, Apr 08, 2015

Police said the Maoist outfit has been looking to spread its operations in Bihar.

Patna flat blast: Cops suspect bomb material came from Jharkhand
Sun, Apr 05, 2015

Police on Saturday produced Kundan Rai and his three accomplices Sugandh, Vicky and Kamlesh before Patna City court.

Maoists or terror: Cops search for clues in Patna building blast
Fri, Apr 03, 2015

A joint team of Patna police and NIA found that the flat was being used to keep bomb material and not make bombs.

‘Jehangir bell’: Rights panel slams Bihar cop
Wed, Apr 01, 2015

But the rights panel has called the bell a “reflection of colonial mindset” .

JD(U) hopes for Janata Parivar merger by April-end
Tue, Mar 31, 2015

On Friday, top Janta Parivar leaders had met at Mulayam’s residence in New Delhi. Bihar CM Nitish had said the Janta Parivar merger was put on fast track.

515 students caught during Bihar board exams, minister says can’t stop it
Fri, Mar 20, 2015

A total of 14.26 lakh students were appearing for the exams at 1,217 centres in the state.

3rd political murder in Siwan in 9 months, BJP MP writes to Rajnath
Wed, Mar 18, 2015

Siwan SP Vikas Burman, however, said the police had not got any clear evidence and hence, there was no need for police to interrogate the incarcerated former RJD MP’s son.

High Court tells Bihar govt to justify spending on museum, hearing today
Mon, Mar 16, 2015

Patna High Court, recently asked the state government to justify huge expenses, particularly Rs 22 crore consultancy fee given to a Canadian firm.

Manjhi a nice person, won’t attack him: Lalu
Sun, Mar 15, 2015

The former CM, who recently floated the Hindustani Awam Morcha, returned the favour by saying he was not averse to meeting the RJD chief in the near future.

Nitish focus on power, education in Budget
Fri, Mar 13, 2015

While education topped the priorities of the government which set aside Rs 22,027 crore for it, the Budget’s USP was funding for power generation.

Nitish wins trust vote, nine JD(U) rebels support him too
Thu, Mar 12, 2015

Despite BJP staging a walkout, the Nitish Kumar government won the confidence vote in Bihar Assembly.

Nitish Kumar trust vote today, JD(U) says whip also applies to ex-CM Jitan Manjhi
Wed, Mar 11, 2015

Even though Manjhi has been expelled from the JD(U), he may lose his membership if he violates the whip.

At fast, Manjhi slams Nitish for reversing pro-Dalit decisions
Tue, Mar 10, 2015

Manjhi observed a day-long fast at Gandhi Maidan to oppose the reversal of 34 cabinet decisions taken during his tenure by the new government.

Grumbles against Bihar PCC chief grow louder
Fri, Mar 06, 2015

Since he constituted a new committee on Feb 28, Choudhary has often come under attack for having “given preference to freshly inducted leaders”.

Nitish Kumar reverses 34 Manjhi cabinet decisions but spares Paswans’ inclusion in Mahadalits
Fri, Mar 06, 2015

Some key decisions, in which due procedures were not followed, may be put up before cabinet again.

From the gallery: Five Questions to K C Venugopal
Tue, Mar 03, 2015

The Congress whip in Lok Sabha talks to Manoj C G about the opposition’s attack on modi over Mufti’s statements.

‘The crux is that industry has to be promoted’
Tue, Mar 03, 2015

Ram Vilas Paswan talks to Santosh Singh on LJP’s change of stand on land acquisition Bill and Bihar politics ahead of state polls. Excerpts:

6,867 AES deaths in six years, govt puts in place plan in 60 districts
Mon, Mar 02, 2015

Uttar Pradesh is the worst affected with 3,422 deaths in six years, followed by Assam (1,320), Bihar (1,072), West Bengal (736) and Tamil Nadu (120).

Nitish Kumar takes on Narendra Modi govt for its ‘U-turns’
Mon, Mar 02, 2015

JD(U) MEET: Apologises to party workers and arms them with data to take on BJP ahead of Bihar polls