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Five assembly, one Lok Sabha seats up for grabs on Oct 21

Patna, Sept. 22 -- With the Election Commission deciding to hold bye-elections in five assembly segments and one Lok Sabha constituency on October 21, the stage has been set for the two main rival pol... Read More


Nitish Kumar denies rumours of rift in alliance, predicts 200 seats for NDA next year

India, Sept. 21 -- Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Friday ruled out the possibility of a rift in the alliance and said that those angling to drive a wedge in the relations between JD (U) and BJP will e... Read More


No rift in alliance, NDA set to win over 200 seats in 2020 polls: Nitish Kumar

PATNA, Sept. 21 -- Chief minister Nitish Kumar on Friday ruled out any rift in the JD(U)-BJP alliance and claimed that the NDA would win more than 200 seats in next year's assembly elections. The chi... Read More


RJD to launch sustained campaign against Centre, state: Raghuvansh

PATNA, Sept. 16 -- A day after his flip-flop on JD(U) joining the Grand Alliance, RJD vice-president Raghuvansh Prasad Singh on Sunday said that the party would launch a sustained campaign against the... Read More


RJD to now 'expose' Nitish & Modi government, a day after forecasting reunion with Kumar

India, Sept. 15 -- A day after his flip-flop on JD (U) joining the grand alliance, RJD vice president Raghuvansh Prasad Singh on Sunday said the party would launch a sustained campaign against the Cen... Read More


RLSP urges Governor to set STET eligibility criteria right

PATNA, Sept. 15 -- Rashtriya Lok Samta Party (RLSP) has sought Governor Fagu Chauhan's intervention for rectifying the skewed eligibility criteria for the much awaited State Teacher Eligibility Test (... Read More


Govt to give Rs.3,000 to each farmer hit by deficient rains

PATNA, Sept. 14 -- The state government on Friday decided to provide an immediate assistance of Rs.3,000 to each family living in 896 panchayats that have witnessed a rainfall deficiency in excess of ... Read More


Promote new crop cycles to deal with climate change: Nitish

Patna, Sept. 13 -- Chief minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday directed agriculture department officials to promote the adoption of new varieties of crop and farm cycles to deal with the shift in rainfall... Read More


After row, Sushil Modi supports Nitish as 'captain' in Bihar polls

PATNA, Sept. 12 -- Senior BJP leader and Bihar deputy chief minister Sushil Kumar Modi on Wednesday dismissed former Union minister Sanjay Paswan's suggestion that chief minister Nitish Kumar should m... Read More


Pitru Paksh mela starts today amid tight security

Gaya, Sept. 12 -- In view of terror threats, the administration has made adequate security arrangements for the fortnight-long world famous Pitru Paksha mela scheduled to start tomorrow. Deputy chief ... Read More