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One dead, 7 missing as boat carrying 50 agricultural labourers capsizes in Bihar’s Bhagalpur
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One dead, 7 missing as boat carrying 50 agricultural labourers capsizes in Bihar’s Bhagalpur

The remaining people on the boat either swam to safety or were rescued by SDRF personnel, while the search for missing persons is still on

BJP- JD(U) alliance 'superhit' like Tendulkar-Sehwag pair, says Rajnath Singh at Bihar rally
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BJP- JD(U) alliance 'superhit' like Tendulkar-Sehwag pair, says Rajnath Singh at Bihar rally

Singh also slammed the Opposition RJD, saying that people can see the difference between the good governance of the Nitish Kumar-led alliance government and the "misrule" during the RJD's 15-year tenure

Bihar polls: Narendra Modi to address 12 rallies from 23 Oct; Sasaram, Gaya and Bhagalpur among first stops
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Bihar polls: Narendra Modi to address 12 rallies from 23 Oct; Sasaram, Gaya and Bhagalpur among first stops

Bihar will vote for the 243-member Assembly in three phases — 28 October, 3 November and 7 November. Counting will be held on 10 November

Nine migrant workers killed, several injured in truck-bus collision in Bihar's Bhagalpur, day after 12 labourers were hurt in road accident in Uttar Pradesh
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Nine migrant workers killed, several injured in truck-bus collision in Bihar's Bhagalpur, day after 12 labourers were hurt in road accident in Uttar Pradesh

At least nine migrant workers were killed and several others were injured after a truck collided with a bus in Bihar's Bhagalpur on Tuesday

JAP, VIP activists in spotlight as disruption of traffic, vandalism and arson mark Bihar bandh; Left takes out rally in north
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JAP, VIP activists in spotlight as disruption of traffic, vandalism and arson mark Bihar bandh; Left takes out rally in north

Bihar witnessed disruption of traffic, vandalism and arson on Thursday on account of a state-wide shutdown called by Left parties in protest against Citizenship Amendment Act 2019

Sonia Gandhi expresses concern over flood situation in Bihar and UP, urges Centre to provide assistance
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Sonia Gandhi expresses concern over flood situation in Bihar and UP, urges Centre to provide assistance

Sonia Gandhi expressed grave concern on Sunday over the flood situation arising out of incessant rains in Bihar, especially in Patna, Uttar Pradesh and some other states.

25 people killed, four injured in Bihar and Jharkhand due to lightning strikes, say police
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25 people killed, four injured in Bihar and Jharkhand due to lightning strikes, say police

Bihar is also witnessing heavy rains and the disaster management department said the state had received an average rainfall of 28.9 mm on Wednesday.

Heatwave claims 61 lives in Bihar, Nitish Kumar announces Rs 4 lakh compensation for kin of deceased
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Heatwave claims 61 lives in Bihar, Nitish Kumar announces Rs 4 lakh compensation for kin of deceased

At least 61 people have died in three districts of Bihar as a blistering heatwave swept several places in the state.

Ganga water in UP-WB stretch unfit for direct drinking and bathing, contains high level of coliform: Pollution control board
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Ganga water in UP-WB stretch unfit for direct drinking and bathing, contains high level of coliform: Pollution control board

The Ganga River water is absolutely unfit for "direct drinking" and only seven spots from where it passes can be consumed after disinfection, the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has said

Lok Sabha polls second phase: Bihar's Muslim-dominated constituencies see record high 65.52% voting
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Lok Sabha polls second phase: Bihar's Muslim-dominated constituencies see record high 65.52% voting

A record high voting percentage in the second phase of voting in Bihar, covering five constituencies on Thursday.

Political clout of Bihar’s fisherfolk could swing votes either way in Bhagalpur, but community still bears brunt of Ganga’s unpredictability
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Political clout of Bihar’s fisherfolk could swing votes either way in Bhagalpur, but community still bears brunt of Ganga’s unpredictability

Fisherfolk in Bihar are among the communities that revere the Ganga and have dealt with her love and anger for centuries. But of late, the river has given them nothing but pain.

BJP leader Shahnawaz Hussain loses Bhagalpur ticket to JD(U) in Bihar despite being member of party’s central election committee
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BJP leader Shahnawaz Hussain loses Bhagalpur ticket to JD(U) in Bihar despite being member of party’s central election committee

Ironically, Shahnawaz Hussain is a member of the BJP's central election committee, which takes the final call on the candidates to field in the polls.

Muzaffarpur shelter home rapes: Six officials of Bihar's social welfare department suspended for 'negligence of duty'
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Muzaffarpur shelter home rapes: Six officials of Bihar's social welfare department suspended for 'negligence of duty'

Six officials of Bihar's social welfare department, which has drawn flak after the sexual abuse of girls at a state-funded shelter home in Muzaffarpur came to light, have been placed under suspension.

Eight feared dead in Bihar's Bhagalpur after boat capsizes on Kosi river; seven rescued
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Eight feared dead in Bihar's Bhagalpur after boat capsizes on Kosi river; seven rescued

At least eight people were feared dead in Bhagalpur district in Bihar after the boat they were travelling in capsized in Kosi river

Union minister Ashwini Choubey's son Arijit Shashwat sent to judicial custody, accused of role in Bhagalpur communal violence
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Union minister Ashwini Choubey's son Arijit Shashwat sent to judicial custody, accused of role in Bhagalpur communal violence

Union minister Ashwini Kumar Choubey's son Arijit Shashwat was arrested on Sunday over his alleged involvement in recent communal clashes in Bhagalpur

Bihar communal violence: Union Minister Ashwini Choubey's son Arijit Shashwat surrenders after evading arrest for a week
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Bihar communal violence: Union Minister Ashwini Choubey's son Arijit Shashwat surrenders after evading arrest for a week

Union Minister Ashwini Choubey's son Arijit Shashwat, accused of inciting communal violence in Bihar's Bhagalpur district, has surrendered.

Bihar communal clashes: Ashwini Kumar Choubey accuses RJD, Congress of trying to cause riots
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Bihar communal clashes: Ashwini Kumar Choubey accuses RJD, Congress of trying to cause riots

Union minister Ashwini Kumar Choubey on Saturday accused the RJD and Congress of trying to flare up "riots" in Bihar and said the NDA governments at the Centre and in the state would take stern action against such attempts.

JD(U)'s Kahkashan Parveen appointed to Rajya Sabha Vice Chairman's panel after MPs seek selection of woman member
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JD(U)'s Kahkashan Parveen appointed to Rajya Sabha Vice Chairman's panel after MPs seek selection of woman member

Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu on Friday appointed Kahkashan Parveen, a JD(U) member from Bihar, to the panel of Vice Chairman

IPS officer KS Dwivedi takes charge as Bihar police chief following PK Thakur's retirement
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IPS officer KS Dwivedi takes charge as Bihar police chief following PK Thakur's retirement

IPS officer KS Dwivedi, who was the Superintendent of Police of Bhagalpur during the 1989 communal riots which claimed over 1,000 lives, today took over as Bihar police chief, amid opposition criticism over his appointment.

Delhi: Police arrest 7 women impersonating domestic help, stealing ornaments worth Rs 1 crore
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Delhi: Police arrest 7 women impersonating domestic help, stealing ornaments worth Rs 1 crore

Seven women of a gang have been arrested for committing thefts in houses across the city where they worked as domestic help