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After opposition to NRC, Bihar Assembly now passes unanimous resolution in favour of caste-based Census in 2021
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After opposition to NRC, Bihar Assembly now passes unanimous resolution in favour of caste-based Census in 2021

Earlier on Tuesday, the Bihar Legislative Assembly witnessed a fair share of unrest over the contentious citizenship law, with a ruckus over the issues of CAA-NRC-NPR between the ruling NDA and the Opposition getting so unruly that the Speaker had to adjourn the House for 15 minutes.

'No need for NRC in Bihar, updation of NPR as per 2010 format': State Assembly passes resolution on citizenship, population registries
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'No need for NRC in Bihar, updation of NPR as per 2010 format': State Assembly passes resolution on citizenship, population registries

The Bihar Assembly on Tuesday passed a unanimous resolution holding that there is no need for NRC in the state and updating of the National Population Register (NPR) should be done according to the 2010 format

After ruckus in Bihar Assembly, Nitish Kumar says 'constitutionality of CAA lies with SC', calls for omission of 'contentious clauses' from NPR forms
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After ruckus in Bihar Assembly, Nitish Kumar says 'constitutionality of CAA lies with SC', calls for omission of 'contentious clauses' from NPR forms

Ruckus prevailed in the Bihar Assembly on Tuesday as BJP members strongly objected to the opposition describing the amended citizenship act as 'Kala kanoon', leading to brief adjournment of House proceedings.

By-election results 2019: AIMIM's win in Kishanganj Assembly seat danger to social harmony in Bihar, says BJP's Giriraj Singh
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By-election results 2019: AIMIM's win in Kishanganj Assembly seat danger to social harmony in Bihar, says BJP's Giriraj Singh

Union Minister Giriraj Singh on Friday termed All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimee's (AIMIM) win in Kishanganj assembly by-poll as a "danger" to the social harmony in Bihar.

Bihar floods: RJD attacks JD(U) in Assembly over situation; state govt says efforts being made to reach out to affected people
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Bihar floods: RJD attacks JD(U) in Assembly over situation; state govt says efforts being made to reach out to affected people

Opposition RJD alleged that the JD(U) government has failed to tackle the flood situation in Bihar, even as state minister Bijendra Prasad Yadav asserted that the government was taking measures to reach out to the affected people.

'Jilted' over lack of representation in Narendra Modi govt, Nitish expands Bihar cabinet to return 'one-berth' favour to BJP
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'Jilted' over lack of representation in Narendra Modi govt, Nitish expands Bihar cabinet to return 'one-berth' favour to BJP

Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar expanded his cabinet on Sunday by inducting eight ministers. Otherwise a normal exercise and a prerogative of a chief minister, but the timing and the manner in which only JD(U) lawmakers were made ministers ignoring the ally BJP has raised many eyebrows.

JD(U) hits out at Upendra Kushwaha over his remarks targetting Nitish Kumar, terms comments 'prejudiced and provocative'
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JD(U) hits out at Upendra Kushwaha over his remarks targetting Nitish Kumar, terms comments 'prejudiced and provocative'

At a function organized in Patna on Saturday Nitish Kumar had said - in the context of seat sharing issue among NDA constituents having become a thorny one, "please do not lower the level of discourse so much.

Prime witness in murder of Bihar BJP leader Vishveshwar Ojha shot dead in Bhojpur by masked assailants
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Prime witness in murder of Bihar BJP leader Vishveshwar Ojha shot dead in Bhojpur by masked assailants

A prime witness in the killing of BJP leader Visheshwar Ojha was shot dead Friday in Bihar's Bhojpur district allegedly by unidentified miscreants, police said.

Bihar Assembly gets adjourned amid uproar over Muzaffarpur shelter home rape case; Oppositions demands CBI probe
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Bihar Assembly gets adjourned amid uproar over Muzaffarpur shelter home rape case; Oppositions demands CBI probe

The Bihar Assembly was on Wednesday adjourned till lunch amid pandemonium for the second consecutive day over the alleged sexual exploitation of girls at a state-funded shelter home in Muzaffarpur.

Bihar Assembly passes amendments to prohibition law; Nitish Kumar says objective to save innocent people from punishment
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Bihar Assembly passes amendments to prohibition law; Nitish Kumar says objective to save innocent people from punishment

The Bihar Assembly passed a bill to amend some of the stringent provisions of the prohibition law in order to prevent its misuse.

Tejashwi Yadav accuses Nitish Kumar of using Bihar special status for 'political mileage'
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Tejashwi Yadav accuses Nitish Kumar of using Bihar special status for 'political mileage'

RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav on Wednesday took potshots at Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar, accusing him of using the issue of special status for the state as his "pet political mileage cow".

Bihar: Prohibitory orders clamped in Aurangabad after communal violence on Ram Navami leaves several injured
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Bihar: Prohibitory orders clamped in Aurangabad after communal violence on Ram Navami leaves several injured

Prohibitory orders were clamped in Bihar's Aurangabad town following a clash between members of two communities during Ram Navami celebrations

Four suspended Congress MLCs, including former Bihar chief, 'recognised' as JD(U) members in state Assembly
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Four suspended Congress MLCs, including former Bihar chief, 'recognised' as JD(U) members in state Assembly

Expelled former Congress state party chief Ashok Choudhary and three other members of the Congress Legislature Party in the Upper House were recognised as members of the ruling JD(U)

Political upheaval in Bihar as 4 Congress leaders join JD(U); Jitan Ram Manjhi quits NDA to ally with RJD
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Political upheaval in Bihar as 4 Congress leaders join JD(U); Jitan Ram Manjhi quits NDA to ally with RJD

The split in the Congress party was imminent from some time as Ashok was critical of the party for quite some time and was perceived to be close to Nitish.

Bihar Assembly adjourned after ruckus over hit-and-run case in Muzaffarpur
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Bihar Assembly adjourned after ruckus over hit-and-run case in Muzaffarpur

The Bihar Assembly was on Tuesday adjourned till 2 pm following a ruckus over the recent hit-and-run case in Muzaffarpur that claimed the lives of nine children.

JD(U) says RJD casting aspersions on judiciary by alleging conspiracy in Lalu Prasad Yasav's conviction in fodder case
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JD(U) says RJD casting aspersions on judiciary by alleging conspiracy in Lalu Prasad Yasav's conviction in fodder case

The RJD leaders, including Prasad's son and Leader of Opposition in the state Assembly Tejashwi Yadav, have been blaming the BJP and the Nitish Kumar government in Bihar for allegedly targeting Prasad and his family members.

In Bihar Assembly, Tejashwi Yadav calls Nitish Kumar 'Bhishma Pitamah of corruption'; Sushil Modi hits back
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In Bihar Assembly, Tejashwi Yadav calls Nitish Kumar 'Bhishma Pitamah of corruption'; Sushil Modi hits back

Acrimonious exchanges were on Tuesday witnessed inside the Bihar Legislative Assembly between Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi and Leader of the Opposition Tejashwi Yadav over the issues of corruption under the present regime and benami property allegedly amassed by the latter.

Narendra Modi will be responsible if anything happens to Lalu Prasad, says RJD chief's son Tejashwi Yadav
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Narendra Modi will be responsible if anything happens to Lalu Prasad, says RJD chief's son Tejashwi Yadav

A day after the NSG cover for former Union Minister Lalu Prasad was withdrawn, his son Tejashwi Yadav said on Monday Prime Minister Narender Modi will be held responsible if anything untoward happens to the RJD chief.

Tejashwi Yadav attacks Nitish Kumar over Rohtas hooch tragedy, claims Bihar CM banned alcohol to 'market himself'
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Tejashwi Yadav attacks Nitish Kumar over Rohtas hooch tragedy, claims Bihar CM banned alcohol to 'market himself'

RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav attacked the Nitish Kumar government over the hooch tragedy in Bihar's Rohtas district

Srijan scam: Defamation case filed against Lalu Prasad, Tejaswi Yadav for accusing trader of involvement in racket
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Srijan scam: Defamation case filed against Lalu Prasad, Tejaswi Yadav for accusing trader of involvement in racket

A gems and jewellery trader on Tuesday filed a defamation case against RJD president Lalu Prasad and his son Tejaswi Prasad Yadav for making "wild" allegations against him in the multi-crore rupees Srijan scam.