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Bihar: State in Eastern India
Bihar is a state in eastern India. It is the twelfth-largest Indian state, with an area of 94,163 km2 (36,357 sq mi). The third-largest state by population, it is contiguous with Uttar Pradesh to its west, Nepal to the north, the northern part of West Bengal to the east, and with Jharkhand to the south. The Bihar plain is split by the river Ganges, which flows from west to east. Three main regions converge in the state: Magadh, Mithila, and Bhojpur.

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Pavan Varma seeks 'ideological clarity' from Nitish Kumar on poll alliance with BJP beyond Bihar

JD(U) leader Pavan K Varma on Tuesday sought “ideological clarity” from Nitish Kumar on taking the alliance with BJP beyond Bihar to contest the Delhi election. In a letter, Varma said he was..
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1.08 crore families registered under Ayushman Bharat PM-JAY in Bihar, Nitish reviews scheme


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Videos for Bihar


Truck carrying plane gets stuck under bridge in India [Video]Truck carrying plane gets stuck under bridge in India

In an odd incident, a truck carrying an abandoned plane got stuck under a bridge in India's eastern Durgapur city on Tuesday. Adam Reed reports.

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Pavan Varma questions Nitish Kumar over BJP-JD(U) alliance in Delhi amid outrage over CAA

In what appears to be a widening rift in the party, senior Janata Dal (United) leader Pavan K Varma on Tuesday wrote a letter to party chief and Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar questioning him on its..
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Light rains likely over Punjab, Haryana, Delhi in 24 hours

The weather department also predicted dense fog in isolated parts over Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh and Delhi, Madhya Pradesh, Bihar, Sub-Himalayan West Bengal and Sikkim during the next 24 hours.
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Bihar shelter owner among 19 convicted in child-abuse case

A special court on Monday convicted NGO owner Brajesh Singh Thakur and 18 others, including nine women, of committing or abetting sexual assault on 44 minor girls at a shelter run by the former in..
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We will be the cementing force for BJP and JD(U): Ram Vilas Paswan

Lok Janshakti Party founder Ram Vilas Paswan on Monday ducked queries about a viable seat-sharing formula for the ruling NDA in Bihar for the assembly elections later this year though he asserted that..
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5 crore form 18,034km-long human chain in Bihar

Over 5.16 crore people participated in the 18,034-km long human chain in the state to create awareness about conservation of water and increasing green cover, prohibition and the adverse impact of..
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Nitish to lead NDA in Bihar polls: Amit Shah


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BJP-JDU ties unbreakable, will contest Bihar polls under Nitish Kumar: Amit Shah

The NDA will contest elections under the leadership of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar in Bihar, Amit Shah said at a pro-CAA rally in Vaishali.
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RJD MLA attends JD(U)'s feast, lauds Nitish Kumar, creates ripples in political circles of poll-bound Bihar


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Bihar board class 10 exams 2020: Admit cards released, check @biharboard.online

The Bihar class 10 board exam will commence on February 17 and end on February 24.
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21 held for vandalising railway property in anti-CAA stir; damages to be recovered from them: RPF

The Indian Railways has identified 21 miscreants who have been arrested so far for being involved in vandalism and arson of its property during the anti-CAA protests in West Bengal, Assam and Bihar, a..
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No question of NRC in Bihar, says Chief Minister Nitish Kumar

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday reiterated his stance that the National Register of Citizens (NRC) is needless and it will not be implemented in his state.
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Nationwide NRC needless, has no justification: Nitish Kumar

Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar on Monday ruled out the implementation of National Register of Citizens (NRC) in the state. Nitish Kumar while addressing the state assembly said, "There is no..
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BJP attacks Prashant Kishor for re-asserting that CAA and NRC will not be implemented in Bihar


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Lalu Prasad's RJD set to gain two seats in Rajya Sabha from Bihar, hectic lobbying for five RS seats falling vacant in April


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Told Bihar to act against 25 DMs: CBI report to Supreme Court

The CBI has told Supreme Court that government officials failed to perform their duty leading to torture and sexual abuse of children in various shelter homes in Bihar and recommended that the state..
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Bihar deputy CM gives NPR dates, JD(U) neta opposes it


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NPR exercise to begin in Bihar from May 15: Deputy CM Sushil Modi

Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Modi on Saturday said that the National Population Register (NPR) exercise in the state will be carried out between May 15 and May 28.
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All is well between BJP-JDU: Bihar CM Nitish Kumar

"All is well, there is no problem," Kumar told in response to a question on the BJP-JDU alliance in Bihar. The remarks by JD(U) Chief comes after his party's senior leader blazed gun over the alliance..
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Patna: JD(U)'s Prashant Kishor takes jibe at Sushil Modi, cites 2015 assembly results

Taking to Twitter, Kishor outlined that in Bihar, chief minister Nitish Kumar's leadership and the role of JD(U) as the biggest party was decided by the people of Bihar and not by the leader of another..
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Bihar polls: BJP-JD(U) seat-sharing should be 1:1.4, says Prashant Kishor; draws ire of ally

Days after ally BJP’s ouster from power in neighbouring Jharkhand, JD(U) on Sunday began mounting pressure on the saffron party for a larger share of seats in the upcoming assembly polls in Bihar.
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BJP must revisit seat-sharing deal with JDU for Bihar polls: Prashant Kishor

Prashant Kishor feels that his party should be given the maximum share of seats
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Mann ki Baat: Sankalp 95 in Bihar comes for PM's praise


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Year-ender: Uncertainty ahead amid JD(U)-BJP tiff in Bihar, oppn fishing in troubled waters in 2019

A combination of various factors helped Bihar's NDA - of which Ram Vilas Paswans LJP is also a constituent - grab 39 out of 40 Lok Sabha seats, while Lalu Prasads RJD, which had seemed invincible until..
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Kashmiri stone-pelters involved in violence during anti-CAA protests: MoS Home

The MoS Home made these remarks while attending an event in the Samastipur district of Bihar.
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Arvind Kejriwal hopes to cash in, RJD eyes lift in Bihar


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Jharkhand poll outcome sends ripples through political waters of Bihar

Lalu Prasad's RJD, once formidable but down in the dumps for some time, erupted in joy over the triumph of the JMM-led alliance, in which it is a minor partner, as it kindled hopes of replicating the..
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With Jharkhand loss, BJP footprint shrinks to half from 2017 peak

In 2017, BJP governed 71% of Indian landmass but after the loss in Jharkhand, BJP governs mere 35%. BJP's string of losses in states despite the massive General election victory this year may force the..
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Tejashwi among opposition leaders booked in Bihar for anti-CAA bandh


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RJD-led bandh against CAA cripples Bihar, 1,500 held


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Protests against CAA in several cities, violence in UP and Bihar: Top developments & reactions


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Maharashtra should also refuse CAA implementation: Sharad Pawar

"Eight states, including Bihar, which is ruled by an NDA ally, have refused to implement the law and Maharashtra should also take a similar stand," he said in response to a query.
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CAA, NRC ploys to divert attention from serious issues: Sharad Pawar

He questioned why only migrants from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan will be given citizenship under the amended law and not the Sri Lankan Tamils. Eight states, including Bihar, ruled by an NDA..
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Anti-CAA bandh called by RJD rocks Bihar; rail, road traffic disrupted


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Anti-CAA protests live: Metro services resume in Delhi, RJD workers agitate in Bihar

Today, the party workers of Rashtriya Janata Dal called a bandh in Bihar today to register their protest against the CAA.
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Anti-CAA protests live: 15 arrested for violence in Delhi

Today, the party workers of Rashtriya Janata Dal called a bandh in Bihar today to register their protest against the CAA.
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BJP ally Nitish rules out NRC in Bihar

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar on Friday said the National Register of Citizens (NRC) process would not be implemented in the state even as another BJP partner, the Lok Janshakti Party, expressed its misgivings..
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Nitish asserts NRC will not be implemented in Bihar

Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar on Friday asserted that National Register for Citizens will not be implemented in the state, putting at rest speculations raised by his JD(U)s support to the..
IndiaTimes - Published

Hundreds detained as anti-CAA protests rage across cities; Violence in UP, Bihar

Simultaneous protests raged in multiple cities on Thursday with thousands of students, activists and others defying prohibitory orders to voice their dissent against the newly amended citizenship law,..
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Anti-CAA protests: Yechury, D Raja, historian Ramchandra Guha among scores detained

Several protesters including Left leaders Sitaram Yechury, D Raja, activist Yogendra Yadav and historian Ramchandra Guha were detained for taking part in anti-citizenship law stir defying prohibitory..
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Anti-CAA stir: Rail, road services affected in Bihar; Bengal, Assam, Meghalaya peaceful


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BJP ally JD(U) says there is no need of NRC in Bihar

JD(U) national secretary-general and spokesperson K C Tyagi told TOI that there is no question of implementation of NRC in Bihar. He said the Supreme Court’s direction for the implementation of the..
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RJD calls for shutdown in Bihar on Dec 21 to protest against citizenship law

Lalu Prasad's Rashtriya Janata Dal has given call for a Bihar bandh on December 21 in protest against the amended Citizenship Act, alleging that it has blown the Constitution to smithereens.
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Nirbhaya case: Ready to hang convicts, says hangman Pawan

The Tihar jail authorities reportedly also contacted Buxar jail in Bihar, ordering 10 new ropes to commence preparations for the hanging.v
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Hopes in ashes for grieving Indian family after deadly factory fire

When Mohammed Faisal Khan perished in a fire that killed 43 workers sleeping in a small factory in New Delhi on Sunday his parents back in the impoverished eastern state of Bihar lost their eldest son..
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Delhi: Building where 43 were killed on Sunday again catches fire

At least 43 people, most of them migrant labourers from Bihar and Uttar Pradesh, were killed in the fire in Delhi's Anaj Mandi area.
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Ram Vilas Paswan accused of 'misleading' people on onion prices, criminal complaint filed in Bihar's Muzaffarpur

The complainant alleged that the minister made a statement on a TV channel that the onion shortage was caused by its black marketing.
DNA - Published

Bihar: Minor girl raped by teacher in Supaul

The girl was also allegedly threatened after the incident by the two men, who warned the victim that if the incident became known, they would not even hesitate to murder her entire family.
DNA - Published

Nitish Kumar blames porn sites for rapes, would write to the Centre seeking ban

Blaming porn sites for the rising incidence of sexual crimes against women, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Friday urged the Centre to ban all such internet platforms which proffered voyeuristic..
IndiaTimes - Published

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