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Narendra Modi in Amethi Updates: NDA giving strength to poor to bring them out of poverty, says PM
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Narendra Modi in Amethi Updates: NDA giving strength to poor to bring them out of poverty, says PM

NDA Sankalp Rally LIVE Updates: In a series of tweets, Bihar's deputy chief minister Sushil Kumar Modi welcomed Prime Minister Narendra to Bihar, and expressed confidence in the BJP winning all 40 seats in the upcoming Lok Sabha polls.

Rahul Gandhi in Patna: Congress chief reiterates pro-farmer stand; slams Narendra Modi over Rafale scam, growing unemployment
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Rahul Gandhi in Patna: Congress chief reiterates pro-farmer stand; slams Narendra Modi over Rafale scam, growing unemployment

Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Sunday said his party would waive farm loans and give a big push to the food processing industry if voted to power in the Lok Sabha elections.

Rahul Gandhi to address Jan Akanksha Rally at Patna's Gandhi Maidan today, first Congress meet at venue in nearly 3 decades
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Rahul Gandhi to address Jan Akanksha Rally at Patna's Gandhi Maidan today, first Congress meet at venue in nearly 3 decades

Besides Rahul Gandhi, Opposition leaders like Tejashvi Yadav, Upendra Kushwaha and Sharad Yadav will also address the Jan Akanksha Rally at Patna's Gandhi Maidan.

Muzaffarpur shelter home rape case: Day-long bandh by Left parties hits daily life in Bihar; Opposition lends support to strike
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Muzaffarpur shelter home rape case: Day-long bandh by Left parties hits daily life in Bihar; Opposition lends support to strike

Normal life was hit on Thursday in parts of Muzaffarpur, Bihar during a state-wide bandh called by Left parties in protest against the alleged sexual abuse of minor girls at a shelter home in Muzaffarpur city and against incidents of atrocity on Dalits.

2013 Bodh Gaya serial blast: five accused convicted, quantum of sentence to be pronounced on 31 May
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2013 Bodh Gaya serial blast: five accused convicted, quantum of sentence to be pronounced on 31 May

A special National Investigative Agency (NIA) court on Friday convicted five Indian Mujahideen militants in the 2013 Bodh Gaya serial blasts case in which several persons including Buddhist monks were injured.

On Republic Day, Bihar governor Satya Pal Malik says state working for development of all sections of society
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On Republic Day, Bihar governor Satya Pal Malik says state working for development of all sections of society

Bihar governor Satya Pal Malik on Friday hoisted the tricolour at Gandhi Maidan on the occasion of 69th Republic Day celebrations and asserted that the state is working for the development of all sections of the society.

Twitterati reacts as Lalu Prasad Yadav posts image of jam-packed Gandhi Maidan for his Patna rally
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Twitterati reacts as Lalu Prasad Yadav posts image of jam-packed Gandhi Maidan for his Patna rally

In a bid to display strength to the BJP-JD(U) combined, RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav on Sunday perhaps went overboard and tweeted an allegedly morphed aerial picture of “BJP bhagao, desh bachao" rally showing a jam-packed Gandhi Maidan of Patna.

Nitish Kumar vows to continue war on corruption; says prohibition has brought about social change
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Nitish Kumar vows to continue war on corruption; says prohibition has brought about social change

Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday reiterated his commitment to good governance and battling corruption as he hoisted the national flag on Independence Day

Narendra Modi in Patna: PM lauds Bihar CM Nitish Kumar for implementation of alcohol prohibition
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Narendra Modi in Patna: PM lauds Bihar CM Nitish Kumar for implementation of alcohol prohibition

Modi will be in Patna to participate in a function that will see him share a stage with rivals Lalu Prasad Yadav and the Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar.

Narendra Modi in Patna: Guru Gobind Singh aside, PM will also have Punjab polls on his mind
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Narendra Modi in Patna: Guru Gobind Singh aside, PM will also have Punjab polls on his mind

Apart from lakhs of Sikh followers who are reaching Patna’s Gandhi Maidan, from all over the world, it is Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit that is highly anticipated

Clean Ganga not possible unless its flow is uninterrupted, says Nitish Kumar
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Clean Ganga not possible unless its flow is uninterrupted, says Nitish Kumar

Expressing concern over poor condition of the Ganga river, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday said a clean Ganga would not be possible unless its flow is uninterrupted.

Bihar: 15 dead as two high-intensity quakes hit north India
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Bihar: 15 dead as two high-intensity quakes hit north India

Two high-intensity quakes rattled Bihar today, claiming 15 lives and injuring 36 in the incident of wall and roof collapses just weeks after the 25 April temblor that left 58 people dead in the state.

Manjhi holds protest fast in Bihar against annulment of his decisions by Nitish
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Manjhi holds protest fast in Bihar against annulment of his decisions by Nitish

Former Bihar CM Jitan Ram Manjhi on Monday sat on a protest fast at Gandhi Maidan in Patna against the Nitish Kumar government annulling his decisions.

Bihar archives to chronicle Subhash Chandra Bose's link with state
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Bihar archives to chronicle Subhash Chandra Bose's link with state

Bihar is going to chronicle Subhash Chandra Bose's connection with the state.

Stampede aftermath: Bihar govt wants to know why NDRF stayed away from hospital
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Stampede aftermath: Bihar govt wants to know why NDRF stayed away from hospital

The OSD, who according to the letter had spoken to NDRF commandant Vijay Sinha over telephone for sending its team to PMCH, said the state government was at a loss to understand why the Central disaster agency did not respond to the call.

Patna stampede: Probe team records statements of officials, injured
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Patna stampede: Probe team records statements of officials, injured

The panel probing the Dussehra day stampede at the Gandhi Maidan in Patna recorded the statements of top officials and the injured.

Bihar: Two days after stampede, govt transfers four officials
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Bihar: Two days after stampede, govt transfers four officials

Patna Divisional Commissioner N Vijaylaxmi and three other top civil and police officials of the district administration were on Sunday removed from their posts by the Bihar government, two days after the stampede in the state capital that left 33 dead.

Patna stampede: Eye witnesses recount how the celebrations turned into a nightmare
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Patna stampede: Eye witnesses recount how the celebrations turned into a nightmare

Recounting the horror and shock following the stampede, the families and friends of the victims termed the fateful Friday night a "night to forget".

Patna stampede: Bihar govt transfers four senior oficials, admits lapses
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Patna stampede: Bihar govt transfers four senior oficials, admits lapses

The Bihar government on Sunday vowed to punish those responsible for "lapses" that led to the stampede at the historic Gandhi Maidan on 3 October and has already started taking steps to that effect. Reportedly, four senior officials including the District Magistrate of Patna has been transferred.

Bihar stampede: After 33 deaths, why governance is the main casualty
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Bihar stampede: After 33 deaths, why governance is the main casualty

Although Gandhi Maidan, which has the capacity to accommodate around 4.5-5 lakh people, was filled to the brim, only three gates out of its total nine had been kept in use by the local administration whereas the rest were locked.