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Lok Sabha Election 2019: Shifting voter loyalties in Nitish Kumar's pocket boroughs likely to increase JD(U)’s dependence on BJP
Politics

Lok Sabha Election 2019: Shifting voter loyalties in Nitish Kumar's pocket boroughs likely to increase JD(U)’s dependence on BJP

Nitish is Bihar’s tallest Kurmi leader but his voters are being swayed by the prime minister’s tough-on-corruption and nationalistic image as much as him

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.

UK returns 'stolen' Buddha idol from Bihar's Nalanda 57 years later to mark India's 72nd Independence Day
India

UK returns 'stolen' Buddha idol from Bihar's Nalanda 57 years later to mark India's 72nd Independence Day

UK's government on Wednesday returned a Buddha statue stolen from a museum in Bihar's Nalanda to mark India's 72nd Independence Day

BJP accuses Bihar Police of targeting majority community, says they have 'gone soft' on minorities
India

BJP accuses Bihar Police of targeting majority community, says they have 'gone soft' on minorities

The BJP – a partner in the ruling coalition in Bihar – has accused the administration of having acted in a partisan manner against members of the majority community.

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

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.

Five people killed, seven injured in blast at illegal firecracker factory in Bihar, police begin probe
India

Five people killed, seven injured in blast at illegal firecracker factory in Bihar, police begin probe

At least five people were killed and seven seriously injured in an explosion in an illegal firecracker factory in Bihar's Nalanda district, police said.

Nalanda's glory can be reclaimed — if Bihar addresses the flaws in its education sector
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Nalanda's glory can be reclaimed — if Bihar addresses the flaws in its education sector

Unless the state of Bihar sees the flaws in its education sector with clarity, the narrative of Nalanda will remain one of lost glory.

Nitish Kumar reacts to Lalu Prasad Yadav's 'samadhi' remark, says it made him happy
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Nitish Kumar reacts to Lalu Prasad Yadav's 'samadhi' remark, says it made him happy

Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar on Monday taunted RJD chief Lalu Prasad, saying his prediction regarding the former's "samadhi" (grave) that it will come up in the Nalanda district, has made him happy.

Elderly man in Nalanda forced to spit, lick own saliva off ground; Bihar minister condemns incident
India

Elderly man in Nalanda forced to spit, lick own saliva off ground; Bihar minister condemns incident

A 54-year-old man in Nalanda district, Bihar was allegedly forced to spit and then lick his saliva off the ground as punishment for entering the the village sarpanch's (head) house without knocking

Doka la standoff: Dalai Lama says spirit of 'Hindi Chini bhai bhai' only way forward for India, China
India

Doka la standoff: Dalai Lama says spirit of 'Hindi Chini bhai bhai' only way forward for India, China

India and China have been locked in a standoff in the Dokalam area since 16 June after Chinese troops began constructing a road near the Bhutan trijunction

Suspected food poisoning afflict 45 after eating 'prasad' in Bihar's Nalanda district
India

Suspected food poisoning afflict 45 after eating 'prasad' in Bihar's Nalanda district

At least 45 people, including 30 children were taken ill with suspected food poisoning after consuming 'prasad' in Bihar's Nalanda district on Friday.

Bihar: Bus catches fire in Nalanda, nine dead, 12 injured
India

Bihar: Bus catches fire in Nalanda, nine dead, 12 injured

Nine passengers aboard a private bus were burnt alive and half a dozen were injured when it caught fire near Harnaaut area of Bihar's Nalanda district on Thursday, the state police said.

India's great education challenge: Low attendance, high rate of dropouts plague rural schools
India

India's great education challenge: Low attendance, high rate of dropouts plague rural schools

Around 3.5% of children between the ages of 11 and 14 years, and 13.5% between the ages of 15 and 16 years were dropouts, while over 25% of children in grades I to VIII were absent from school on the day a team visited the school. These are the findings of the 2016 Annual States of Education Report (ASER) survey, a household survey of schooling and learning levels in rural India. The survey included over 560,000 children between three and 16 years, in 589 districts of India.

China warns India not to go against its 'core concerns' over invite to Dalai Lama
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China warns India not to go against its 'core concerns' over invite to Dalai Lama

China on Monday warned India not to go against its "core concerns" to avoid "disruption" in bilateral ties after New Delhi invited the Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama to an international Buddhist seminar in Bihar.

Nitish Kumar's regime is 'super jungle raj', alleges BJP
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Nitish Kumar's regime is 'super jungle raj', alleges BJP

Rajya Sabha member and senior Bihar BJP leader Gopal Narain Singh on Saturday said Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's regime is a "Super Jungle Raj".

Nalanda Mahavihara among Unesco's four new World Heritage Sites
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Nalanda Mahavihara among Unesco's four new World Heritage Sites

The new sites, announced in the Turkish city of Istanbul, include China's Zuojiang Huashan rock art cultural landscape, Iran's ancient aqueducts known as Qanat, and India's archaeological site of Nalanda Mahavihara.

Nalanda village panchayat head shot dead: NDA launches protest in Patna
India

Nalanda village panchayat head shot dead: NDA launches protest in Patna

Newly-elected village panchayat head of Harnaut village in Nalanda district was shot dead by unknown assailants.

Vernacular daily journalist abused, threatened in Bihar
India

Vernacular daily journalist abused, threatened in Bihar

Close on the heels of the murder of a journalist in Bihar's Siwan district, another scribe was abused on Thursday and threatened with dire consequences allegedly by four unidentified men in Nalanda district of the state.

Tensions grips Bihar town after abducted boy's dead body found
India

Tensions grips Bihar town after abducted boy's dead body found

Tension gripped Bihar's Ekangarsarai town after the body of an abducted 14-year-old boy was found in Jehanabad district, triggering protests on Wednesday, police said.

Fugitive RJD MLA accused of raping minor surrenders in Bihar court
India

Fugitive RJD MLA accused of raping minor surrenders in Bihar court

Controversial RJD MLA Raj Ballabh Yadav, accused of raping a minor girl last month, surrendered in a court here in Bihar's Nalanda district on Thursday after being on the run.