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Brutal gang-rape and murder of 16-year-old Gaya girl labelled as honour killing by police; family, activists cry foul
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Brutal gang-rape and murder of 16-year-old Gaya girl labelled as honour killing by police; family, activists cry foul

The badly-mutilated body of a 16-year-old resident of Manpur Patwatoli locality of Gaya, was found in the field, barely 700 meters from her house, on 6 January, after which residents of Gaya organised protests to condemn police inaction.

Kanhaiya Kumar says 'no objection' to contest 2019 polls on CPM ticket if party nominates him from Bihar's Begusarai
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Kanhaiya Kumar says 'no objection' to contest 2019 polls on CPM ticket if party nominates him from Bihar's Begusarai

Kanhaiya Kumar is likely to have the support of grand alliance partners RJD, Congress, NCP and Jitan Ram Manjhi's HAM(S)

Buddhist monk accused of sexually abusing 15 children in Bihar's Bodh Gaya sent to jail; SIT to probe case
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Buddhist monk accused of sexually abusing 15 children in Bihar's Bodh Gaya sent to jail; SIT to probe case

Bhante Sanghpriya Sujoy, a Bangladeshi national, who ran a Buddhist school-cum-meditation centre in Bodh Gaya, was produced before a court which remanded him to 14 days in judicial custody, Superintendent of Police (City), Gaya, Anil Kumar said.

Buddhist mutt director held in Bihar's Bodh Gaya for sexually abusing 15 boys; minors to be produced before court
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Buddhist mutt director held in Bihar's Bodh Gaya for sexually abusing 15 boys; minors to be produced before court

The accused monk Bhante Sanghpriya was detained for interrogation after 15 boys from Prasanna Jyoti Buddhist School and Meditation Centre in Mastipur complained about him.

Woman, 15-year-old daughter gang-raped in Bihar's Gaya; 20 youths arrested, SHO suspended
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Woman, 15-year-old daughter gang-raped in Bihar's Gaya; 20 youths arrested, SHO suspended

A group of armed youths tied a man to a tree and raped his wife and 15-year-old daughter in Bihar's Gaya district, a senior police official said on Thursday.

Indian cities dominate WHO's air pollution list; Delhi, Varanasi among 14 on world's top 20 in terms of PM2.5 levels
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Indian cities dominate WHO's air pollution list; Delhi, Varanasi among 14 on world's top 20 in terms of PM2.5 levels

Delhi & Varanasi are among the 14 Indian cities that figured in a list of 20 most polluted cities in the world in terms of PM2.5 levels in 2016, as per WHO.

Bihar woman sells cow to construct toilet at home in Gaya's Tewarichaak village
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Bihar woman sells cow to construct toilet at home in Gaya's Tewarichaak village

A poverty-stricken woman in Bihar's Gaya district sold her cow to construct a toilet at her house. Tetri Devi, in her late 60s, sold the cow which was the only source of livelihood for her family.

Bihar communal tension spreads to Nawada district over idol vandalism; Police say situation under control
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Bihar communal tension spreads to Nawada district over idol vandalism; Police say situation under control

Nawada District Magistrate Kaushal Kumar said that as soon as the news spread, a protest erupted, leading to violent clashes between two communities.

Two bombs found in Bihar's Bodh Gaya amid tight security for Dalai Lama; forensic experts to investigate explosives
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Two bombs found in Bihar's Bodh Gaya amid tight security for Dalai Lama; forensic experts to investigate explosives

Two bombs were found from the Bodh Gaya pilgrimage centre near Gaya following a small explosion-like sound amid stringent security measures in view of the Dalai Lama's stay

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.

Three suspected terrorists, including accused in 2008 Ahmedabad bomb blast case, arrested in Bihar
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Three suspected terrorists, including accused in 2008 Ahmedabad bomb blast case, arrested in Bihar

Three suspected terrorists, including an accused in the 2008 bomb blast in Ahmedabad have been arrested, police said on Thursday

Rocky Yadav, two others sentenced to life imprisonment in Aditya Sachdeva murder case
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Rocky Yadav, two others sentenced to life imprisonment in Aditya Sachdeva murder case

Gaya District Court on Wednesday sentenced Rocky Yadav and two others to life imprisonment while his father Bindi Yadav was given five years in jail for the murder of Aditya Sachdeva

Rabri Devi not to be appointed Leader of Opposition in Bihar Upper House for lack of numbers
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Rabri Devi not to be appointed Leader of Opposition in Bihar Upper House for lack of numbers

Bihar Legislative Council has rejected the request of RJD to appoint Rabri Devi as the Leader of Opposition in the upper house, stating that the party did not have the required number of MLCs needed for the post.

Bihar Class 12th Results 2017: Students go on strike over mass failure
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Bihar Class 12th Results 2017: Students go on strike over mass failure

Train and road services were hit in Bihar on Thursday as student organisations went on strike to protest the large-scale failure of Class XII students.

Three years of Narendra Modi: Yogi Adityanath to visit Bihar to showcase Centre's achievements
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Three years of Narendra Modi: Yogi Adityanath to visit Bihar to showcase Centre's achievements

The central leadership of the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) has decided to send Uttar Pradesh chief minister and Yogi Adityanath to Bihar.

Demonetisation: Trains halted, roads blocked in Bihar as Jan Akrosh Diwas begins
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Demonetisation: Trains halted, roads blocked in Bihar as Jan Akrosh Diwas begins

Several trains were halted in Bihar as the Left parties and others on Monday began a nationwide shutdown to protest demonetisation, police said.

Patna: Chhath festival ends peacefully with prayers and offerings to the morning sun
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Patna: Chhath festival ends peacefully with prayers and offerings to the morning sun

The four-day Chhath festival ended peacefully in Bihar on Monday morning with millions of people, mostly women, ignoring the morning chill and taking a dip in the river to offer prayers to the rising sun.

Bihar road rage killer Rocky Yadav surrenders in Gaya Civil Court
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Bihar road rage killer Rocky Yadav surrenders in Gaya Civil Court

Murder accused Rakesh Ranjan alias Rocky Yadav on Saturday surrendered in a Bihar court over killing a class 12 student, police said.

After Rocky Yadav's bail, family of road rage murder victim cries foul
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After Rocky Yadav's bail, family of road rage murder victim cries foul

A day after Patna high court granted bail to Rocky Yadav, the main accused in the murder of Class XI student Aditya Sachdeva, over road rage in Gaya, Bihar, the parents of the victim have hit out on the verdict, calling it a bad day for Bihar.

Jungle-raj not a myth: Crime thrives under Nitish Kumar's ideal Bihar
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Jungle-raj not a myth: Crime thrives under Nitish Kumar's ideal Bihar

Bihar has seen development since 2005, but past success in selected spheres cannot be used to draw curtains over the current state of lawlessness in the state.