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Nitish Kumar promises to take 'strict action' against culprits of Bihar Civil Services exam paper leak
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Nitish Kumar promises to take 'strict action' against culprits of Bihar Civil Services exam paper leak

BPSC chairman RK Mahajan has constituted a three-member inquiry to probe the paper leak after the question papers turned up on social media platforms, just before the exam was scheduled to start

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.

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

'Bihar has Narendra Modi's blessings': JP Nadda's urges BJP workers to ensure NDA's return to power in upcoming Assembly elections
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'Bihar has Narendra Modi's blessings': JP Nadda's urges BJP workers to ensure NDA's return to power in upcoming Assembly elections

Exhorting party workers in Bihar to spread the message that 'BJP is synonymous with development', its national president JP Nadda asked them to work towards ensuring the NDA's return to power in the upcoming Assembly elections.

Bihar Mahagathbandhan holds first meet since LS poll debacle, resolves to educate people about 'real issues' to counter BJP
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Bihar Mahagathbandhan holds first meet since LS poll debacle, resolves to educate people about 'real issues' to counter BJP

Leaders of the Opposition 'Mahagathbandhan' in Bihar, the multi-party formation which suffered virtual obliteration in the Lok Sabha election, on Tuesday held a meeting in an apparent bid to pick up the threads in the state where Assembly polls are due next year

Man tries to throw slipper at Bihar CM Nitish Kumar at students' convention, gets beaten up by JD(U) supporters
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Man tries to throw slipper at Bihar CM Nitish Kumar at students' convention, gets beaten up by JD(U) supporters

A man hurled a slipper in the direction of the podium where Bihar Chief Minister and JD(U) national president Nitish Kumar was seated with other senior party leaders on Thursday.

Veteran BJP leader Lalji Tandon sworn in as governor of Bihar, replaces Satya Pal Malik
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Veteran BJP leader Lalji Tandon sworn in as governor of Bihar, replaces Satya Pal Malik

Lalji Tandon was administered the oath of office by Chief Justice of Patna High Court Mukesh R Shah at Raj Bhavan in Patna

Ram Vilas Paswan meets Amit Shah, seeks ordinance on crimes against Dalits and special status for Bihar
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Ram Vilas Paswan meets Amit Shah, seeks ordinance on crimes against Dalits and special status for Bihar

Lok Janshakti Party chief Ram Vilas Paswan on Sunday met BJP president Amit Shah, seeking an ordinance to restore the original provisions of a law on atrocities against Dalits and called for ensuring reservation in promotion for the community.

Karan Nagar encounter: Slain CRPF jawan's funeral to be performed with police honour; Nitish Kumar announces ex-gratia
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Karan Nagar encounter: Slain CRPF jawan's funeral to be performed with police honour; Nitish Kumar announces ex-gratia

Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar saluted bravery of the CRPF jawan who was killed while foiling a terrorist attack in Srinagar and announced that his funeral would be performed with full police honour.

RSS' expansion plans in Bihar: Mohan Bhagwat urges farmers to join Sangh to build discrimination-free society
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RSS' expansion plans in Bihar: Mohan Bhagwat urges farmers to join Sangh to build discrimination-free society

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat urged farmers of Bihar to join the Sangh and become a part of its mission to build a society free from discrimination.

Over 300 JD-U leaders, workers resign in support of senior party member Uday Narain Choudhary's revolt against Nitish Kumar
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Over 300 JD-U leaders, workers resign in support of senior party member Uday Narain Choudhary's revolt against Nitish Kumar

More than 300 leaders and workers of the ruling JDU in Bihar on Wednesday resigned from the party in support of senior party leader Uday Narain Choudhary who has revolted against chief minister Nitish Kumar

Nitish Kumar hails alcohol ban in Bihar, says there has been a drop in crimes since the imposition
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Nitish Kumar hails alcohol ban in Bihar, says there has been a drop in crimes since the imposition

CM Nitish Kumar also claimed that contrary to apprehensions, there has been a rise in the number of tourists visiting Bihar after the liquor ban last year.

Nitish Kumar lashes out at Sharad Yadav, says rebel JD-U leader has left principled politics
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Nitish Kumar lashes out at Sharad Yadav, says rebel JD-U leader has left principled politics

Nitish Kumar also justified his decision to join hands with the Bharatiya Janata Party and form a new government in the state

Rebel JD(U) leader Sharad Yadav to host second Opposition parties meet in Indore on 30 August
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Rebel JD(U) leader Sharad Yadav to host second Opposition parties meet in Indore on 30 August

The second convention of non-BJP parties under rebel JD(U) leader Sharad Yadav would be held in Indore on 30 August.

JD(U) to seek Sharad Yadav's disqualification from Rajya Sabha for attending anti-BJP rally in Patna
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JD(U) to seek Sharad Yadav's disqualification from Rajya Sabha for attending anti-BJP rally in Patna

The JD(U) will write to Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu seeking disqualification of its rebel leader Sharad Yadav.

Bihar floods: Death toll rises to 304, 1.38 crore people still battling deluge in 18 districts
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Bihar floods: Death toll rises to 304, 1.38 crore people still battling deluge in 18 districts

The death toll in Bihar floods has crossed the 300 mark with 51 people losing their lives since Sunday.

JD(U) dismisses talks of rift within party; says Bihar MPs and MLAs stand with Nitish Kumar
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JD(U) dismisses talks of rift within party; says Bihar MPs and MLAs stand with Nitish Kumar

JD(U) spokesperson KC Tyagi said on Monday that there was no split in the party and that most MPs and MLAs are with Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar.

Bihar floods: Over 2 million people affected as water level rises due to continuous rainfall
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Bihar floods: Over 2 million people affected as water level rises due to continuous rainfall

Bihar floods: Over 2 million people affected as water level rises due to continuous rainfall

JD(U) suspends Ali Ansari from parliamentary party for attending Congress Opposition meet
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JD(U) suspends Ali Ansari from parliamentary party for attending Congress Opposition meet

The JD(U) suspended its Rajya Sabha member Ali Anwar Ansari from the parliamentary party for attending a meeting of Opposition parties convened by Congress chief Sonia Gandhi.

Lalu Prasad says son Tejashwi Yadav will 'expose' Nitish Kumar's betrayal
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Lalu Prasad says son Tejashwi Yadav will 'expose' Nitish Kumar's betrayal

RJD chief Lalu Prasad said Bihar CN Nitish Kumar was solely responsible for breaking the Grand Alliance and added Tejashwi Yadav would go to the people to "expose" the JD(U) president.