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JD(U) rejects RJD proposal for Nitish Kumar

Tiwary made the suggestion last week saying the opposition was in disarray following the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)’s return to power with a full majority in May.

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Bihar’s first lightning sensor to be installed in Gaya

Once the lightning censor at Gaya becomes operational, it will cover several districts in the surrounding areas, including Patna, Nalanda, Nawada, Jehanabad, Ara, Sasaram, Aurangabad etc.

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Guns fail to fire during state funeral of ex-Bihar CM Jagannath Mishra

Popularly known as Doctor Sahib, Jagannath Mishra died on Monday after a protracted illness at his Delhi residence.

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Nitish banks on Prashant Kishore’s Jharkhand groundwork for rich poll harvest

Backed by expertise of poll strategist Prashant Kishore, whose teams have been working clandestinely in all 24 districts for last six months, JD(U) leadership is confident of altering all the set poll equations in Jharkhand.

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Police to issue lookout notice for absconding Bihar MLA Anant Singh

Police suspect that Anant Singh is ‘hiding’ in national capital region and might flee the country. They have approached the immigration authorities to alert all the airports and detain him if he tries to leave the country.

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Scrapped Article 370 is the context for Mohan Bhagwat's quota remark

This is not the first time that some RSS functionary, or even Bhagwat, has set up a political firestorm by suggesting that the present system of caste-based reservations merits a re-look.

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Paswan, Ram Kripal Yadav condole demise of Jagannath Mishra

New Delhi, Aug 19 (UNI) Union Minister and LJP chief Ram Vilas Paswan and BJP MP from Pataliputra Ram Kripal Yadav on Monday condoled the death of former Bihar Chief Minister Jagannath Mishra.

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Former Bihar CM Jagannath Mishra passes away in Delhi

New Delhi, Aug 19 (UNI) Former Bihar chief minister Jagannath Mishra passed away here on Monday following a prolonged illness.

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Bihar MLA booked in UAPA case evades arrest, flees residence

The police have debunked the allegations levelled by the MLA and said the raid was carried out in the presence of a magistrate in accordance with the law, as well as the caretaker of the house.

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Rajnath, Kejriwal, RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat, other leaders visit ailing Jaitley at AIIMS

New Delhi, Aug 18 (UNI) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday evening visited AIIMS, to enquire about the health of former finance minister Arun Jaitley.

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Jaitley stable, but critical; Kejriwal, Sisodia visit AIIMS

New Delhi, Aug 18 (UNI) The condition of former finance minister and senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley is stated to be stable, but critical, sources said.

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Jaitley stable, but critical; Bihar CM & other leaders visit AIIMS

New Delhi, Aug 17 (UNI) The condition of former finance minister and senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley is stated to be stable but critical, sources said.

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We should take resolve to make Bihar a prosperous state: Nitish

Patna, Aug 15 (UNI) Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today exhorted people to take resolve to make Bihar a prosperous state and stressed on the need for executing all schemes under his government`s 7-point resolve within a stipulated time frame.

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PM Modi, others pay glowing tributes to Sushma

New Delhi, Aug 13 (UNI) Glowing tributes were paid to former External Affairs Minister and senior BJP leader Sushma Swaraj here at a Shradanjali Programme organised by Delhi unit of BJP.

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A cry for help from a city on the brink

Floods are an almost annual phenomenon in Muzaffarpur, which lies in the way of five Himalayan rivers that come down from Nepal.

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Janata Dal United seeks bigger play in Jharkhand

JD(U) has always contested the Jharkhand elections alone and not in partnership with the BJP.The party is trying to increase its vote share to get the status of a national party

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JD (U)-BJP to contest 2020 Bihar assembly polls in alliance

Amidst all the reports of discontent, JD (U) principal general secretary, KC Tyagi, made it clear that there was “no threat to alliance,” referring to the party’s alliance with the BJP.

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Article 370 abolished: Modi Govt gets pat from Sangh; J&K loses 'state' status

New Delhi, Aug 5 (UNI) Known for pushing the muscular brand of nationalism, the Modi government on Monday fulfilled a long time held pledge of the Hindutva school of thought and took a major step and abolished the special status given to militancy-hit Jammu and Kashmir.

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Govt scraps special status for J&K; state to be split into two Union territories

Rajya Sabha creates history as it  passes  bill  abrogating  Article 370 governing Jammu and Kashmir .Once Lok Sabha approves the bill, the state can be split into two UTs— Jammu and Kashmir, which will have a legislature, and Ladakh, which won’t have one

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Repeal of Article 370 points to a political realignment

BJP may now push for two other controversial issues—a uniform civil code and building a Ram temple in Ayodhya.The BJP leadership has carried out its core agenda by revoking Article 370 just two months after returning to power with a huge majority in the Lok Sabha

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NDA gaining support from parties on scrapping Article 370

The Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar-led Janata Dal (United) was the only ally of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to oppose the move.The ruling alliance managed to gain support for the move from BJD, Bahujan Samaj Party and Aam Aadmi Party

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PM Denied Central Status for Patna Univ 2 Years Ago: Nitish Kumar

Naidu said that he would talk to HRD Minister Ramesh Pokriyal regarding the matter.

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Vice President assures to push for central status to Patna University

Patna, Aug 4 (UNI) Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu today assured that he would try his best to persuade the government for looking into favourably to consider long pending demand of central status to Patna University, seventh oldest university of the country.

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Bihar provides the template for marquee NDA govt’ schemes

Officials believe that a good scheme is worth emulating, specifically if it has worked in states such as Uttar Pradesh and Bihar.Bihar CM had come up with ‘Saat Nischay’ programme, with electricity and water being the core commitments

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