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Former Bihar deputy chief minister Sushil Kumar Modi elected unopposed to Rajya Sabha
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Former Bihar deputy chief minister Sushil Kumar Modi elected unopposed to Rajya Sabha

The bypoll to the Rajya Sabha seat was necessitated by the death of Union minister and Lok Janshakti Party founder Ram Vilas Paswan

In poll-bound Bihar, BJP's culture wing releases posters demanding 'justice for Sushant Singh Rajput'
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In poll-bound Bihar, BJP's culture wing releases posters demanding 'justice for Sushant Singh Rajput'

The BJP has claimed that the actor's death is not a political issue, but an emotional one. The party's culture wing has also said that it has been running online and offline campaigns since his death

Yashwant Sinha announces return to politics after two years, to launch outfit for Bihar Assembly polls
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Yashwant Sinha announces return to politics after two years, to launch outfit for Bihar Assembly polls

Sinha's announcement, made at a meeting of his outfit 'Rashtra Manch' (National Forum) in Patna, came as a surprise as he had taken 'sanyas' from party politics over two years ago and had vowed to work for saving democracy in the country.

Double blow to RJD: Party vice-president Raghuvansh Prasad Singh resigns, five MLCs defect to JD(U) ahead of Legislative Council polls
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Double blow to RJD: Party vice-president Raghuvansh Prasad Singh resigns, five MLCs defect to JD(U) ahead of Legislative Council polls

In another major blow to the RJD ahead of the Bihar Legislative Council polls, party national vice-president and Lalu Prasad Yadav loyality Raghuvansh Prasad Singh resigned from his post today

FIR against Prashant Kishor for plagiarising content of 'Baat Bihar Ki' campaign; complainant alleges he was working on similar project
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FIR against Prashant Kishor for plagiarising content of 'Baat Bihar Ki' campaign; complainant alleges he was working on similar project

Besides Prashant Kishor, Gautam has registered the FIR against a person named Osama. He alleged that Osama was working with him on 'Bihar ki Baat' before he resigned from the job.

JD(U) expels Prashant Kishor, Pavan Varma for 'anti-party' activities; in parting tweet, poll strategist says 'thank you' and 'best wishes' to Nitish Kumar
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JD(U) expels Prashant Kishor, Pavan Varma for 'anti-party' activities; in parting tweet, poll strategist says 'thank you' and 'best wishes' to Nitish Kumar

Prashant Kishor and Pavan Varma were at loggerheads with the party over its position on the Citizenship Amendment Act and the JD(U)-BJP alliance outside of Bihar.

Widespread use of NOTA in Bihar should compel EC to tweak rules, improve option's efficacy
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Widespread use of NOTA in Bihar should compel EC to tweak rules, improve option's efficacy

Bihar's romance with NOTA in the Lok Sabha elections should persuade the Election Commission to alter the rules to turn it into a more lethal political weapon.

Bihar cabinet expansion: Nitish Kumar inducts eight new ministers; all JD(U) faces, none from allies BJP and LJP
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Bihar cabinet expansion: Nitish Kumar inducts eight new ministers; all JD(U) faces, none from allies BJP and LJP

Nitish Kumar said the BJP was offered a berth in the Bihar cabinet for the expansion, but the saffron party was not too keen, which Sushil Kumar Modi confirmed.

Buxar Lok Sabha Election 2019 LIVE Updates: Party, Candidate, Constituency wise Winner, Loser, Leading, Trailing
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Buxar Lok Sabha Election 2019 LIVE Updates: Party, Candidate, Constituency wise Winner, Loser, Leading, Trailing

Traditionally, Buxar district has been Brahmin-Rajput dominated seat. It has a population of 17,06,352 people with more than 15.91 lakh Hindus, as per Census 2011. It is a beneficiary under the Backward Regions Grant Fund Programme.

NDA seat-sharing in Bihar: JD(U) gets Valmiki Nagar, Jhanjharpur, Gopalganj, Siwan and Gaya constituencies
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NDA seat-sharing in Bihar: JD(U) gets Valmiki Nagar, Jhanjharpur, Gopalganj, Siwan and Gaya constituencies

Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's JD(U), which returned to the NDA less than two years ago, has succeeded in securing for itself both its seats of Nalanda and Purnea, besides getting five which were represented by the BJP in the outgoing Lok Sabha and another held by Ram Vilas Paswan's LJP.

In caste-dominated Bihar, Nitish Kumar has upper hand over Narendra Modi, luckily JD(U) chief is on NDA's side
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In caste-dominated Bihar, Nitish Kumar has upper hand over Narendra Modi, luckily JD(U) chief is on NDA's side

Poll-bound Bihar is not talking about economic packages and foundation stones in the run-up to the Lok Sabha Election, it is speaking about castes and efforts to woo them

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.

Fodder scam verdict updates: Lalu Prasad sentenced to 3 and a half years in jail, Tejashwi Yadav says will move HC for bail
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Fodder scam verdict updates: Lalu Prasad sentenced to 3 and a half years in jail, Tejashwi Yadav says will move HC for bail

A special CBI court will announce the quantum of punishment for Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Lalu Prasad Yadav in decade-old fodder scam at 2 pm today

Fodder Scam: Lalu Prasad Yadav's sentencing deferred again; quantum of sentence to be pronounced tomorrow
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Fodder Scam: Lalu Prasad Yadav's sentencing deferred again; quantum of sentence to be pronounced tomorrow

According to lawyers, Lalu can be awarded three to seven years' punishment. If he gets three years' term, he would get bail soon after sentencing.

Sharad Yadav receives threat letter warning him not to support 'anti-national' forces
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Sharad Yadav receives threat letter warning him not to support 'anti-national' forces

Rebel JD(U) leader Sharad Yadav has received a threat letter allegedly from a right wing group which has warned him against interfering in Bihar politics and supporting "anti-national" forces.

Sushil Modi accuses Rabri Devi of acquiring land worth Rs two crore in lieu of favours
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Sushil Modi accuses Rabri Devi of acquiring land worth Rs two crore in lieu of favours

Bihar Deputy CM Sushil Kumar Modi on Sunday came out with a fresh allegation against Lalu Prasad and his family saying that the RJD chief's wife had acquired land worth over Rs 2 crore in lieu of which favours were allegedly granted.

JD(U) heading for split? Sharad Yadav faction to stake claim to party name with support of 14 state units
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JD(U) heading for split? Sharad Yadav faction to stake claim to party name with support of 14 state units

Senior JD(U) leader Sharad Yadav is set to present his faction as the "real" party claiming that many of its state units are with him.

Nitish Kumar to formally join NDA on 19 Aug; JD(U) likely to get two ministerial berths at the Centre
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Nitish Kumar to formally join NDA on 19 Aug; JD(U) likely to get two ministerial berths at the Centre

Bihar chief minister and JD(U) national president Nitish Kumar will formally announce joining the NDA at the party’s national executive meeting called in Patna on 19 August.

Bihar politics: Nitish Kumar says JD(U) leader Sharad Yadav is free to make his own decisions
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Bihar politics: Nitish Kumar says JD(U) leader Sharad Yadav is free to make his own decisions

Nitish Kumar's remarks came a day after former party president Sharad Yadav declared he was still with the Grand Alliance of the RJD and Congress.

Bihar political crisis: Nitish Kumar says decision to part with RJD taken in interest of state
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Bihar political crisis: Nitish Kumar says decision to part with RJD taken in interest of state

The decision to part ways with the RJD and join hands with the BJP was taken in the interest of Bihar and will ensure development and justice for the state, Nitish Kumar on Thursday said after being sworn in as the chief minister.