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Chhath Puja 2019: Wall collapse, stampede and drowning incidents claim 30 lives in different parts of Bihar
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Chhath Puja 2019: Wall collapse, stampede and drowning incidents claim 30 lives in different parts of Bihar

Two women were killed in a wall collapse, two children died during a stampede while 26 others, including 16 children, drowned in different districts of Bihar

Floods in Bihar, Assam claims 170 lives till Monday; 1.07 crore people still reeling under effect of disaster
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Floods in Bihar, Assam claims 170 lives till Monday; 1.07 crore people still reeling under effect of disaster

Floods in Bihar and Assam have claimed 170 lives till Monday with 1.07 crore people still reeling under the effect of the deluge in the two states.

Daily Bulletin: Two Independent MLAs move SC seeking direction to conclude Karnataka Assembly floor test today; Chandrayaan-2 launch at 2.43 pm; day's top stories
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Daily Bulletin: Two Independent MLAs move SC seeking direction to conclude Karnataka Assembly floor test today; Chandrayaan-2 launch at 2.43 pm; day's top stories

Karnataka political crisis: Two Independent MLAs move SC seeking direction to conclude Assembly floor test today; Chandrayaan-2 launch at 2.43 pm today from Andhra Pradesh's Sriharikota launchpad; day's top stories

Bihar floods: Toll rises to 102 as five more dead in Madhubani; over 72 lakh affected in 12 districts
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Bihar floods: Toll rises to 102 as five more dead in Madhubani; over 72 lakh affected in 12 districts

Five more people died in Bihar flood, taking the death toll to 102 Sunday, as over 72 lakh people were affected in 12 districts.

Forced to choose between communalists and criminals as their netas, Bihar voters get played by cunning secularists
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Forced to choose between communalists and criminals as their netas, Bihar voters get played by cunning secularists

The choice of Bihar Mahagathbandhan candidates for Darbhanga, Madhubani and Siwan Lok Sabha seats raises questions about the ‘secularism’ practised by non-BJP parties and the responses to it by Muslim voters

Independent candidate turns up drunk to file nomination for Purnea Lok Sabha seat in dry Bihar, held
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Independent candidate turns up drunk to file nomination for Purnea Lok Sabha seat in dry Bihar, held

A candidate who appeared to file nominations for Purnea Lok Sabha seat ended up behind bars as he was found to be drunk, in violation of prohibition law in Bihar

Narendra Modi announces Rs 500 crore relief for flood-hit Bihar, ex-gratia of Rs two lakh to kin of victims
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Narendra Modi announces Rs 500 crore relief for flood-hit Bihar, ex-gratia of Rs two lakh to kin of victims

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday announced a Rs 500 crore relief package for Bihar after conducting an aerial survey of the flood-hit regions in the state.

Bihar floods: Narendra Modi, Nitish Kumar conduct survey of affected districts; death toll rises to 418
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Bihar floods: Narendra Modi, Nitish Kumar conduct survey of affected districts; death toll rises to 418

Prime Minister Narendra Modi conducted an aerial survey of flood-hit districts in Bihar on Saturday and reviewed the situation, officials said.

Bihar floods: Death toll rises to 202 in 18 districts; thundershowers likely to continue today
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Bihar floods: Death toll rises to 202 in 18 districts; thundershowers likely to continue today

The toll in Bihar floods rose to 202 on Saturday as the flood situation worsened affecting around 1.21 crore people across 18 districts in the state

Floods continue to wreak havoc in Bihar and Assam; hundreds killed, over one crore affected
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Floods continue to wreak havoc in Bihar and Assam; hundreds killed, over one crore affected

Lakhs of people were marooned in several inundated regions of Bihar and Assam even as heavy rains in other parts of the country flooded streets, choked traffic and hit normal life.

Bihar floods continue to ravage state; 119 killed, over 98 lakh affected
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Bihar floods continue to ravage state; 119 killed, over 98 lakh affected

Heavy rains and floods continue to add to the miseries of Bihar, claiming over 119 lives and affecting 98 lakh people in 1,532 panchayats under 139 blocks in 16 districts

Bihar floods: Death toll rises to 119; over 98 lakh people across 16 districts affected
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Bihar floods: Death toll rises to 119; over 98 lakh people across 16 districts affected

Nearly one crore people have been affected by the Bihar floods that have claimed 119 lives so far, an official said on Friday

Bihar floods: Death toll rises to 72; thousands live under open sky in affected districts
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Bihar floods: Death toll rises to 72; thousands live under open sky in affected districts

Over 73 lakh people have been affected by the Bihar floods. So far, 72 people have died. Unconfirmed reports put the death toll to over 100.

Heavy rains in Nepal cause floods in Bihar, Nitish Kumar calls high-level meeting to assess situation
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Heavy rains in Nepal cause floods in Bihar, Nitish Kumar calls high-level meeting to assess situation

Incessant rains in the last 72 hours in neighbouring Nepal, coupled with heavy rains in the last 24 hours in the Seemanchal area, have caused floods in Kishanganj, Purnea, Araria and Katihar districts of Bihar

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.

Beyond caste and religion, Bihar spoke about call drop and dal price too
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Beyond caste and religion, Bihar spoke about call drop and dal price too

In most of the constituencies, the electorate say they have changed their choice because of poor performance of their representatives.

Hapless tea, jute farmers of Seemanchal expect new Bihar govt to be more responsive
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Hapless tea, jute farmers of Seemanchal expect new Bihar govt to be more responsive

It may not be common knowledge that till two decades ago, there used to be an impressive production of jute in Seemanchal region.

The gangs of Purnea: The journey of gangsters from intimidation to elections
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The gangs of Purnea: The journey of gangsters from intimidation to elections

Though muscle power still plays a role in Purnea, it’s clearly on the wane with gangsters going whole hog into politics.

Bihar: Around 15 percent polling  recorded in the first three hours
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Bihar: Around 15 percent polling recorded in the first three hours

Around 15 per cent polling was recorded in the first three hours in seven Lok Sabha constituencies in Bihar, where voting is on today in its third phase.