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Decriminalisation of Indian politics: Supreme Court says political parties refusing to wake up from 'deep slumber'
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Decriminalisation of Indian politics: Supreme Court says political parties refusing to wake up from 'deep slumber'

Cleansing the polluted stream of politics is obviously not one of the immediate concerns of the legislative branch of the government even as the nation continues to wait and is "losing patience", said the apex court said

Nitish Kumar was 'reluctant to continue as Bihar CM', BJP had to convince him, says Sushil Modi
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Nitish Kumar was 'reluctant to continue as Bihar CM', BJP had to convince him, says Sushil Modi

The former Bihar deputy CM, paying tribute to Arun Jaitley on his birth anniversary, also claimed that the farmers’ protest would not have continued for this long had Jaitley been alive

Days after meeting Nitish Kumar, Upendra Kushwaha downplays speculation of reunion with JD(U)
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Days after meeting Nitish Kumar, Upendra Kushwaha downplays speculation of reunion with JD(U)

The 2 December meeting had triggered a buzz in political circles that Kushwaha may merge his RLSP with the ruling JD(U), and that he would be inducted into the Bihar Cabinet as a member of Legislative Council

'Doubting Thomases' suffering periodic pangs of anxiety: Congress' Salman Khurshid on Kapil Sibal's criticism
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'Doubting Thomases' suffering periodic pangs of anxiety: Congress' Salman Khurshid on Kapil Sibal's criticism

Khurshid, in a Facebook post, said if the mood of the electorate is resistant to the liberal values the party has espoused and cherished, it should be prepared for a long struggle rather than look for short cuts to get back into power

Bihar woman burnt alive in Vaishali; Rahul Gandhi accuses Nitish Kumar govt of 'hiding incident for electoral gains'
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Bihar woman burnt alive in Vaishali; Rahul Gandhi accuses Nitish Kumar govt of 'hiding incident for electoral gains'

In a tweet attacking the Bihar CM, the Congress leader tagged a Hindi news report that claimed the incident was kept under wraps as elections were on

Bihar polls: BJP leader Nand Kishore Yadav likely to be new Assembly Speaker
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Bihar polls: BJP leader Nand Kishore Yadav likely to be new Assembly Speaker

Yadav, a seven-term MLA from Patna Sahib, has served as a minister in all the previous NDA governments in Bihar

Disappointed with party's performance in Bihar polls, CWC will review it soon, says P Chidambaram
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Disappointed with party's performance in Bihar polls, CWC will review it soon, says P Chidambaram

The Congress managed to win only 19 of the 70 seats it had contested, down from its previous tally of 27 seats out of the 41 seats it had fought in the 2015 Assembly elections

Bihar polls: BJP's free COVID-19 vaccine promise not violative of model code of conduct, says EC
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Bihar polls: BJP's free COVID-19 vaccine promise not violative of model code of conduct, says EC

The complainant, RTI activist Saket Gokhale, had alleged that BJP's poll promise for Bihar was discriminatory and misleading as India's vaccine policy had not been announced yet

One dead, over 24 injured in firing, stone-pelting during Durga idol immersion in Bihar's Munger
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One dead, over 24 injured in firing, stone-pelting during Durga idol immersion in Bihar's Munger

The incident occurred late on Monday night at Deen Dayal Upadhyay Chowk. Witnesses said there was a pile-up of processions after a makeshift bamboo carrier broke down.

Bihar polls: Janata Dal Rashtravadi candidate and supporter shot while campaigning in Sheohar constituency
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Bihar polls: Janata Dal Rashtravadi candidate and supporter shot while campaigning in Sheohar constituency

The police linked the attack on Shri Narayan Singh to a "gang war", and said that the perpetrator was then beaten to death by the mob

Bihar Polls: Nitish Kumar campaigns in Ram Vilas Paswan's turf, refrains from criticising Chirag
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Bihar Polls: Nitish Kumar campaigns in Ram Vilas Paswan's turf, refrains from criticising Chirag

After dissociating his party from the ruling NDA in Bihar, Chirag has been hitting out at the chief minister almost on a daily basis in his election meetings as well as in the social media, but Kumar has chosen not to react to him

EC faces uphill task in enforcing COVID-19 guidelines despite requisite powers, say former CECs
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EC faces uphill task in enforcing COVID-19 guidelines despite requisite powers, say former CECs

Ex-CECs VS Sampath, OP Rawat, SY Quraishi said though it is challenging, but EC could take "demonstrative action" as postponing polls in a few constituencies and banning rallies "to show that it means business"

Ballia firing: BJP MLA trying to instigate caste violence by supporting accused, says SBSP chief OP Rajbhar
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Ballia firing: BJP MLA trying to instigate caste violence by supporting accused, says SBSP chief OP Rajbhar

The former minister also alleged hat MLA Surendra Singh was issuing statements in support of the accused at the behest of the BJP

Narendra Modi in Bihar: 'Double-engine' NDA govt under Nitish Kumar will ensure fast pace development
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Narendra Modi in Bihar: 'Double-engine' NDA govt under Nitish Kumar will ensure fast pace development

Referring to the Galwan Valley clash with Chinese troops, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the sons of Bihar laid down their lives for the tricolour but did not let 'Mother' India's head bow

Opposition leaders, activists slam BJP over promise of 'free vaccine' in Bihar, say party 'deriding people'
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Opposition leaders, activists slam BJP over promise of 'free vaccine' in Bihar, say party 'deriding people'

Some also drew the Election Commission into the debate, asking whether the BJP could be allowed to make such an announcement when preparations for the polls were already underway

Bihar Dy chief minister Sushil Kumar Modi tests positive for COVID-19, admitted to AIIMS-Patna
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Bihar Dy chief minister Sushil Kumar Modi tests positive for COVID-19, admitted to AIIMS-Patna

The BJP leader said his parameters are normal and he has been hospitalised for better monitoring and added that he will soon return for campaigning in the poll-bound state.

Bihar Assembly polls 2020: BJP promises 19 lakh jobs in next five yrs, free COVID-19 vaccine in its manifesto
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Bihar Assembly polls 2020: BJP promises 19 lakh jobs in next five yrs, free COVID-19 vaccine in its manifesto

BJP's manifesto also included the appointment of three lakh teachers within the next year in schools and higher education institutions and one lakh jobs in the health sector

Bihar polls: Yogi Adityanath rakes up Ram Mandir, J&K and Pakistan in rallies supporting Nitish Kumar
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Bihar polls: Yogi Adityanath rakes up Ram Mandir, J&K and Pakistan in rallies supporting Nitish Kumar

The BJP's star campaigner blazed through three Assembly segments with back-to-back rallies on the first day of his campaign in Bihar, commencing his speeches with roars of Vande Mataram and signing off with chants of Jai Shri Ram

Centre approves EC proposal for 10% hike in poll spending cap in Lok Sabha, Assembly elections
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Centre approves EC proposal for 10% hike in poll spending cap in Lok Sabha, Assembly elections

The hike was recommended keeping in mind the difficulties candidates may face while holding rallies amid the restrictions imposed due to the coronavirus

Not contesting Bihar polls to avenge 2019 Lok Sabha defeat, but to 'fight for people', says Luv Sinha
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Not contesting Bihar polls to avenge 2019 Lok Sabha defeat, but to 'fight for people', says Luv Sinha

Bankipur, the seat Luv is contesting, falls in the Patna Sahib Lok Sabha segment, where his father and ex-Union minister Shatrughan Sinha was defeated in the 2019 general election