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'Maintain restraint in comments': JDU president tells parties on Yogi Adityanath's 'abba jaan' remark
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'Maintain restraint in comments': JDU president tells parties on Yogi Adityanath's 'abba jaan' remark

"Terms like 'unity in diversity' are used for our country. The country belongs to all. No remarks should be made that harm the country," said JDU president Lalan Singh

If Nitish Kumar were to become PM, numbers won't be a problem, says JDU's Upendra Kushwaha
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If Nitish Kumar were to become PM, numbers won't be a problem, says JDU's Upendra Kushwaha

The former Union minister, however, hastened to add that the party is not making a claim to the prime minister's post at present

As Nitish Kumar bats for caste census, here's why Centre is not keen on it
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As Nitish Kumar bats for caste census, here's why Centre is not keen on it

The demand for counting castes has increased in the recent times. Here's why supporters say it's necessary, and the why the BJP has reservations against it.

Need for caste-based census driven by social concerns, not political, claims Nitish Kumar
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Need for caste-based census driven by social concerns, not political, claims Nitish Kumar

The Bihar chief minister hinted that his government could consider holding a state-specific survey of castes though a census if there were no alternative left

Nitish Kumar reiterates demand for caste-based census, urges Centre to think over it
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Nitish Kumar reiterates demand for caste-based census, urges Centre to think over it

The Bihar chief minister said the state Assembly has passed unanimous resolutions twice in 2019 and 2020 in favour of a caste-based census.

Bihar IAS officer files complaint against Nitish Kumar, top officials in forgery case
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Bihar IAS officer files complaint against Nitish Kumar, top officials in forgery case

The officer alleged that the police did not lodge an FIR despite repeated attempts and he was made to wait for hours even to get a receipt of his written complaint

Bihar schools, colleges, universities to reopen with 50% attendance, announces Nitish Kumar
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Bihar schools, colleges, universities to reopen with 50% attendance, announces Nitish Kumar

Meanwhile, online teaching will continue in schools for the remaining classes, as per state government orders. Also, other coaching centres and educational institutes have not been permitted to reopen

Record heavy rainfall lashes Patna; Bihar deputy CM Renu Devi's house inundated
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Record heavy rainfall lashes Patna; Bihar deputy CM Renu Devi's house inundated

Heavy water-logging was seen in most parts of Patna, including localities like Shri Krishna Puri and Patel Nagar; no damage reported so far

Bihar Unlock 2.0: New lockdown relaxations in the state from today
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Bihar Unlock 2.0: New lockdown relaxations in the state from today

Chief Minister Nitish Kumar made the announcements on Tuesday, 15 June. He also said that the night curfew will be cut short by four hours in the state. Timings of night curfew will be 8 pm to 5 am.

Chirag Paswan ousted from Lok Sabha party leader's post: What move means for LJP, JDU
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Chirag Paswan ousted from Lok Sabha party leader's post: What move means for LJP, JDU

In the political arena, Chirag Paswan faces the chief minister, a confused BJP that has to wager peace between two sparring allies, and a friends-or-foes possibility with Tejashwi Yadav-led RJD

Bihar extends COVID-19 lockdown till 1 June; shops selling essential items will be open between 6 and 10 am
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Bihar extends COVID-19 lockdown till 1 June; shops selling essential items will be open between 6 and 10 am

Since April 2021, when the second COVID-19 wave hit, over four lakh cases and 2,000 deaths have been reported in the state

COVID-19 deaths in Bihar: 2,579 last rites held in Patna between 1 April-13 May, but govt reports just 2,092 deaths for state
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COVID-19 deaths in Bihar: 2,579 last rites held in Patna between 1 April-13 May, but govt reports just 2,092 deaths for state

Official accounts from various crematoriums and burial grounds point towards underreporting of COVID-19 deaths in Bhagalpur district, as well. A total 672 COVID-19 victims were cremated from 1 April to 16 May in just one crematorium while official records say only 162 COVID-19 patients died during this period

Bihar Board postpones BSEB classes 10 and 12 Compartmental and DElEd special exams 2021 due to COVID-19 surge
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Bihar Board postpones BSEB classes 10 and 12 Compartmental and DElEd special exams 2021 due to COVID-19 surge

This is in accordance with Chief Minister Nitish Kumar’s order to keep all educational institutions closed till 15 May

INTACH appeals to Bihar CM Nitish Kumar to save Khuda Bakhsh Library, other heritage structures of Patna
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INTACH appeals to Bihar CM Nitish Kumar to save Khuda Bakhsh Library, other heritage structures of Patna

The library, started in 1891 by eminent personality Khuda Bakhsh Khan, a bibliophile from Bihar who had painstakingly built the collection, is a jewel of art, culture and academia.

RJD calls for Bihar bandh on Friday to eviction of Opposition MLAs from Bihar assembly
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RJD calls for Bihar bandh on Friday to eviction of Opposition MLAs from Bihar assembly

Some Opposition MLAs were evicted from the Assembly on Tuesday after they gathered around the Speaker's chamber in protest against the Bihar Special Armed Police Bill, 2021

Everyone in Bihar will get free COVID-19 vaccine, even at private hospitals, says Nitish Kumar after receiving first dose
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Everyone in Bihar will get free COVID-19 vaccine, even at private hospitals, says Nitish Kumar after receiving first dose

Access to free COVID-19 vaccine was one of the poll promises made by the ruling NDA during the state Assembly election last year

Chaos over farm laws in Bihar Assembly after Tejashwi Yadav suggests paying tribute to deceased farmers
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Chaos over farm laws in Bihar Assembly after Tejashwi Yadav suggests paying tribute to deceased farmers

RJD MLAs protested against the rejected of Tejashwi's suggestion. Party MLA Bhai Virendra trooped into the well and announced that all RJD MLAs will observe a two-minute silence

Meeting with Kanhaiya Kumar, LJP MP Chandan Kumar Singh not about politics, says Nitish Kumar
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Meeting with Kanhaiya Kumar, LJP MP Chandan Kumar Singh not about politics, says Nitish Kumar

Reports claimed that CPI's Kanhaiya, who is understood to be sore over the manner in which he has been treated by his party, was considering crossing over to the JD(U), a BJP ally

Row erupts over Bihar Police circular warning government job aspirants against participation in protests
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Row erupts over Bihar Police circular warning government job aspirants against participation in protests

The Opposition likened leaders of the ruling party to Hitler, Mussolini and Kim Jong-un, even as the police clarified that the controversy stemmed from a ‘wrong interpretation’ of the missive

Chirag Paswan invited to Union Budget session meeting but won't attend due to health reasons, says LJP
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Chirag Paswan invited to Union Budget session meeting but won't attend due to health reasons, says LJP

The LJP's membership in the NDA is being questioned because the party walked out of the alliance in Bihar and contested the Assembly polls against Nitish Kumar's JD(U)