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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
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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

Kerala Opposition slams LDF's decision to regularise unauthorised buildings, says it will lead to 'massive corruption'
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Kerala Opposition slams LDF's decision to regularise unauthorised buildings, says it will lead to 'massive corruption'

Opposition in Kerala on Thursday hit out at the CPM-led LDF government for its decision to amend the Panchayat Raj Act and Municipalities Act

The fall and fall of Nitish Kumar: How Bihar CM is losing halo around his head due to opportunism
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The fall and fall of Nitish Kumar: How Bihar CM is losing halo around his head due to opportunism

The rise and rise of Nitish Kumar came to an abrupt halt. He remains Bihar's chief minister, but the halo round his head has frayed.

Jitan Ram Manjhi opposes Gujarat Patidars demand for reservation, says community enjoys Zamindars status in Bihar
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Jitan Ram Manjhi opposes Gujarat Patidars demand for reservation, says community enjoys Zamindars status in Bihar

Jitan Ram Manjhi opposes Gujarat Patidars demand for reservation, says community enjoys Zamindars status in Bihar

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

Rabri Devi skips appearance before ED for fifth time in IRCTC hotel graft case, asked to remain present on 7 November
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Rabri Devi skips appearance before ED for fifth time in IRCTC hotel graft case, asked to remain present on 7 November

Rabri Devi, the wife of RJD supremo Lalu Prasad, on Friday skipped her scheduled appearance before the Enforcement Directorate for a fifth time in connection with a money laundering probe in the railway hotels allotment case, officials sources said

Bihar is the oldest custodian of intellect, says Narendra Modi as he shares dais with Nitish Kumar
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Bihar is the oldest custodian of intellect, says Narendra Modi as he shares dais with Nitish Kumar

Narendra Modi said in Patna that he wanted to see Bihar among the developed states by 2022 and the Centre would provide all possible help in this regard.

As Narendra Modi ignores Nitish Kumar's request for Patna University, Oppn says PM fooled Bihar CM
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As Narendra Modi ignores Nitish Kumar's request for Patna University, Oppn says PM fooled Bihar CM

Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar made a fervent appeal to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for giving central university status to Patna University.