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Bihar govt writes to NITI Aayog seeking special status for state
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Bihar govt writes to NITI Aayog seeking special status for state

Special Category Status under NITI Aayog is a classification given to assist in the development of those states that face geographical and socio-economic disadvantages and economic and infrastructural backwardness

Nitish Kumar reiterates demand for caste-based census, urges Centre to think over it
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Nitish Kumar reiterates demand for caste-based census, urges Centre to think over it

The Bihar chief minister said the state Assembly has passed unanimous resolutions twice in 2019 and 2020 in favour of a caste-based census.

Bihar schools, colleges, universities to reopen with 50% attendance, announces Nitish Kumar
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Bihar schools, colleges, universities to reopen with 50% attendance, announces Nitish Kumar

Meanwhile, online teaching will continue in schools for the remaining classes, as per state government orders. Also, other coaching centres and educational institutes have not been permitted to reopen

Bihar extends COVID-19 lockdown till 1 June; shops selling essential items will be open between 6 and 10 am
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Bihar extends COVID-19 lockdown till 1 June; shops selling essential items will be open between 6 and 10 am

Since April 2021, when the second COVID-19 wave hit, over four lakh cases and 2,000 deaths have been reported in the state

Day after Patna HC berates Bihar's handling of COVID-19 pandemic, state imposes lockdown till 15 May
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Day after Patna HC berates Bihar's handling of COVID-19 pandemic, state imposes lockdown till 15 May

The decision was made at the meeting of the Crisis Management Group presided over by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar. The state saw a 10 percent positivity rate over the past week

Everyone in Bihar will get free COVID-19 vaccine, even at private hospitals, says Nitish Kumar after receiving first dose
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Everyone in Bihar will get free COVID-19 vaccine, even at private hospitals, says Nitish Kumar after receiving first dose

Access to free COVID-19 vaccine was one of the poll promises made by the ruling NDA during the state Assembly election last year

Chaos over farm laws in Bihar Assembly after Tejashwi Yadav suggests paying tribute to deceased farmers
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Chaos over farm laws in Bihar Assembly after Tejashwi Yadav suggests paying tribute to deceased farmers

RJD MLAs protested against the rejected of Tejashwi's suggestion. Party MLA Bhai Virendra trooped into the well and announced that all RJD MLAs will observe a two-minute silence

New Bihar govt approves five-day legislature session in first cabinet meet, likely to elect Speaker of Assembly
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New Bihar govt approves five-day legislature session in first cabinet meet, likely to elect Speaker of Assembly

The members of the newly-constituted 17th Bihar Assembly will also be administered the oath during the session from 23 November to 27 November

NDA partners to decide on Bihar deputy CM soon, BJP's Sushil Modi likely to return
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NDA partners to decide on Bihar deputy CM soon, BJP's Sushil Modi likely to return

Prem Kumar, eight-term MLA from Gaya, and Kameshwar Choupal, a Dalit MLC who had laid the foundation stone for the temple at Ayodhya in the 1990s, are also in the fray

Bihar election: You got it wrong, Nitish Kumar tells journalists about 'last poll' remark
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Bihar election: You got it wrong, Nitish Kumar tells journalists about 'last poll' remark

Addressing a rally in the Purnia district last week, Nitish had said that the 2020 polls would be his "last election". However, on Thursday he said that he had meant the "last rally" of the election

Bihar poll result analysis: Vote share dips for most, but BJP's margins rise; fewer women MLAs win despite high female turnout
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Bihar poll result analysis: Vote share dips for most, but BJP's margins rise; fewer women MLAs win despite high female turnout

The difference between the average vote share of first-time candidates and candidates who have contested in Bihar elections before , is highest for the Congress, potentially indicating that the party's performance varies highly based on the candidate

Kumhrar Election Result 2020 DECLARED: BJP's Arun Kumar Sinha wins against RJD's Dharamendra Kumar
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Kumhrar Election Result 2020 DECLARED: BJP's Arun Kumar Sinha wins against RJD's Dharamendra Kumar

While the BJP's Arun Kumar Sinha got 81,400 votes, the RJD's Dharamendra Kumar got 54,937 votes

Gaya Town Election Result 2020 DECLARED: BJP's Prem Kumar wins against Congress' Onkar Nath
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Gaya Town Election Result 2020 DECLARED: BJP's Prem Kumar wins against Congress' Onkar Nath

While the BJP candidate won 66,932 votes, the Congress candidate won 55,034 votes

Supaul Election Result 2020 DECLARED: JD(U)'s Bijendra Prasad Yadav wins against Congress' Minnatullah Rahmani
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Supaul Election Result 2020 DECLARED: JD(U)'s Bijendra Prasad Yadav wins against Congress' Minnatullah Rahmani

While the JD(U) candidate got 86,174 votes, the Congress candidate got 58,075 votes

Tarapur Election Result 2020 DECLARED: JD(U)'s Mewa Lal Choudhary defeats RJD's Divya Prakash
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Tarapur Election Result 2020 DECLARED: JD(U)'s Mewa Lal Choudhary defeats RJD's Divya Prakash

While Mewa Lal Choudhary got 64,468 votes, Divya Prakash got 57,243 votes.

Bihar Election Result 2020: NDA wins Bihar with clear majority; RJD emerges single largest party with 75 seats, MGB bags 110
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Bihar Election Result 2020: NDA wins Bihar with clear majority; RJD emerges single largest party with 75 seats, MGB bags 110

The NDA, which earlier in the day took the lead before dipping below the majority mark in the evening, has now firmed up its edge and is set to cross the magic number of 122 seats

Patna Sahib Election Final Result 2020 Declared: BJP's Nand Kishore Yadav defeats Congress' Pravin Singh by 18,300 votes
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Patna Sahib Election Final Result 2020 Declared: BJP's Nand Kishore Yadav defeats Congress' Pravin Singh by 18,300 votes

Yadav received 51.91 percent (97,692) of the total votes polled in the Patna Sahib Assembly constituency against Singh's 42.19 percent (79,392) votes

Cheria Bariarpur Election Final Result 2020 DECLARED: RJD's Raj Vanshi Mahto easily defeats JDU, LJP candidates
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Cheria Bariarpur Election Final Result 2020 DECLARED: RJD's Raj Vanshi Mahto easily defeats JDU, LJP candidates

Cheria Bariarpur Election Final Result 2020 DECLARED| The Assembly constituency is part of 24 Begusarai Lok Sabha/Parliamentary constituency.

Digha Election Final Result 2020 DECLARED: BJP's Sanjiv Chaurasia handily defeats CPI-ML's Shashi Yadav
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Digha Election Final Result 2020 DECLARED: BJP's Sanjiv Chaurasia handily defeats CPI-ML's Shashi Yadav

Digha Election Final Result 2020 DECLARED| A segment of the Patna Sahib Lok Sabha constituency, the Digha Assembly seat in Magadh region of Bihar falls in the urban category

Valmiki Nagar Election Final Result 2020 Declared: JD(U)'s Dhirendra Pratap Singh retains rural constituency, but win margin dips
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Valmiki Nagar Election Final Result 2020 Declared: JD(U)'s Dhirendra Pratap Singh retains rural constituency, but win margin dips

Dhirendra Pratap Singh had won the election here in 2015 as an Independent candidate defeating Irshad Hussain of Congress by a margin of 33,580 votes. However, in this election, the difference in votes was 21,585