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From pawn to power: In Dasvi, Maharani, Panchayat, the surrogate woman-politician tastes power and strikes back
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From pawn to power: In Dasvi, Maharani, Panchayat, the surrogate woman-politician tastes power and strikes back

In all three of them — Dasvi, Maharani, and Panchayat — the real fun lies in the discomfort on the men’s faces when — much to their shock — the wives refuse to give up the seat, and claim their stake instead.

Iftar parties during Ramzan are normal; controversies that surround them are routine too
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Iftar parties during Ramzan are normal; controversies that surround them are routine too

Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar caused a flutter when he attended a Rashtriya Janata Dal-hosted iftar. He said that there was 'nothing political about it'. The Indian Army too deleted its Twitter post of organising a meal with Muslims in Jammu and Kashmir after being trolled

Those who drink are not Indians, they are Mahapaapi, says Bihar CM Nitish Kumar
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Those who drink are not Indians, they are Mahapaapi, says Bihar CM Nitish Kumar

Further he said that Mahatma Gandhi has also said that it is bad to drink alcohol and he who does not listen to Bapu is a great sinner

After overnight observation, Lalu Prasad Yadav discharged from AIIMS Delhi
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After overnight observation, Lalu Prasad Yadav discharged from AIIMS Delhi

The 73-year-old former Bihar chief minister was brought to AIIMS around 9 pm on Tuesday after the medical board of the Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences referred him to Delhi, as his health deteriorated in Ranchi

'His business':  Tejashwi slams Nitish over meeting with Prashant Kishor
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'His business': Tejashwi slams Nitish over meeting with Prashant Kishor

After the meeting, Kumar denied any political significance of his meeting with Prashant Kishor who was expelled from JD-U in 2020

Bihar hooch tragedy: About 40 dead in several districts since Diwali
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Bihar hooch tragedy: About 40 dead in several districts since Diwali

The latest deaths have been recorded in Samastipur district. Earlier, at least 33 people died in Gopalganj and West Champaran districts upon consuming spurious liquor.

Bihar bypolls: All eyes on Nitish Kumar as the chief minister hits the campaign trail
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Bihar bypolls: All eyes on Nitish Kumar as the chief minister hits the campaign trail

After the Assembly elections last year, Kumar retained the Chief Minister's post, though his party suffered a major slump and its tally dipped to under 45 seats in the 243-strong Assembly.

RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav calls on party workers to toil 'four times' harder for upcoming Bihar Assembly elections following success in Jharkhand
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RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav calls on party workers to toil 'four times' harder for upcoming Bihar Assembly elections following success in Jharkhand

Buoyed by the success of the JMM-led alliance in Jharkhand of which his party was a part, RJD president Lalu Prasad on Wednesday gave a call to workers to toil 'four times' harder back in Bihar

At ex-Bihar CM Jagannath Mishra's funeral, not a single gun fires during State honours; Nitish Kumar orders probe
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At ex-Bihar CM Jagannath Mishra's funeral, not a single gun fires during State honours; Nitish Kumar orders probe

While former Bihar chief minister Jagannath Mishra's mortal remains were being cremated with full state honours on Wednesday, guns toted by 22 police personnel failed to fire a single shot.

Bihar floods: Nitish Kumar to visit Sitamarhi to review rescue, relief ops today; Sushil Modi to travel to Darbhanga, Madhubani
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Bihar floods: Nitish Kumar to visit Sitamarhi to review rescue, relief ops today; Sushil Modi to travel to Darbhanga, Madhubani

As the flood situation in Bihar turns grim, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar is scheduled to visit Sitamarhi on Sunday to take stock of the rescue and relief operations, government officials said.

'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.

Lalu Prasad Yadav attacks Nitish Kumar in open letter, claims 'Arrow is symbol of violence, lantern stands for light, will shine brighter than ever'
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Lalu Prasad Yadav attacks Nitish Kumar in open letter, claims 'Arrow is symbol of violence, lantern stands for light, will shine brighter than ever'

Prasad made the remark in an open letter to Kumar, his arch-rival ahead of the last phase of the ongoing general elections. He was responding to Kumar's oft-repeated remark at election rallies that the days of the lantern are over a metaphor for the improved power situation in Bihar as also the alleged decline in RJDs political fortunes in the state.

Tejashwi Yadav lashes out at Nitish Kumar for blaming Rahul Gandhi for exit from grand alliance
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Tejashwi Yadav lashes out at Nitish Kumar for blaming Rahul Gandhi for exit from grand alliance

RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav on Wednesday launched a blistering attack on Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar for attributing his exit from the Grand Alliance on the inability of Congress president Rahul Gandhi to take a stand on corruption.

'Nobody has power to do away with reservation': Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar tells SC, ST workers of JD(U) at conclave
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'Nobody has power to do away with reservation': Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar tells SC, ST workers of JD(U) at conclave

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Wednesday said "nobody has the power" to abolish reservation for repressed classes and those who make statements to this effect wish to give rise to tensions in society.

At NITI Aayog meet, Nitish Kumar warns against farm loan waiver, reiterates special status demand for Bihar
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At NITI Aayog meet, Nitish Kumar warns against farm loan waiver, reiterates special status demand for Bihar

Nitish Kumar also said that there had been no significant improvement in farmers' income.

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar writes to Narendra Modi to confer Bharat Ratna on Ram Manohar Lohia
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Bihar CM Nitish Kumar writes to Narendra Modi to confer Bharat Ratna on Ram Manohar Lohia

Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar on Sunday wrote a letter to prime minister Narendra Modi, reinstating his demand to confer the country's highest civilian award Bharat Ratna to veteran socialist leader Dr Ram Manohar Lohia.

Police detain 26 villagers for pelting stones at Nitish Kumar's convoy in Buxar district; high-level probe underway
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Police detain 26 villagers for pelting stones at Nitish Kumar's convoy in Buxar district; high-level probe underway

As many as 26 persons, including 10 women, have been arrested in connection with stone-pelting on Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar's convoy in Buxar district

Nitish Kumar's convoy pelted with stones in Buxar; Bihar chief minister escapes unhurt
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Nitish Kumar's convoy pelted with stones in Buxar; Bihar chief minister escapes unhurt

Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar's cavalcade was pelted with stones on Friday while he was on his way to a village as part of the state-wide Vikas Samiksha Yatra. The chief minister was unharmed

IRCTC hotel allotment case: ED attaches plot worth Rs 45 crore in Patna in connection with money laundering probe
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IRCTC hotel allotment case: ED attaches plot worth Rs 45 crore in Patna in connection with money laundering probe

The ED on Friday said it has attached a three-acre plot worth Rs 45 crore in the Bihar capital in connection with its money laundering probe in the IRCTC hotel allotment scam.

Sharad Yadav says he was denied fair play, wants to challenge disqualification from RS in Court
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Sharad Yadav says he was denied fair play, wants to challenge disqualification from RS in Court

Sharad Yadav on Thursday said he will challenge his disqualification from the Rajya Sabha in court