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Rajya Sabha polls: NDA’s Sushil Modi files papers, Opposition yet to put up candidate | Patna News

PATNA: Senior BJP leader and former deputy CM Sushil Kumar Modi on Wednesday filed his nomination papers for the by-election to the Rajya Sabha seat left vacant due to the death of LJP founder Ram Vilas Paswan on October 8. Modi filed his nomination papers before the Patna divisional commissioner Sanjay Kumar Agarwal, the returning …

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Bihar: Man kills his four kids, injures wife, daughter | Patna News

PATNA: A 45-year-old man killed his four children and seriously wounded his wife and another minor daughter before making an abortive attempt to commit suicide by consuming pesticide in Siwan district on Monday night. The incident took place at Balha Madanpur village under Bhagwanpur Haat police station area. The accused, Awadhesh Choudhary, attacked his wife …

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Nitish Kumar inaugurates Bihar’s longest elevated road corridor in Patna | Patna News

PATNA: Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar on Monday inaugurated the 12.5km long and first-of-its-kind AIIMS-Digha elevated corridor at an event organized by the road construction department near the AIIMS roundabout. Constructed at the cost of Rs 1,289.25 crore, this corridor will help people from north Bihar to reach the AIIMS-Patna smoothly, without facing road traffic …

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Elephant kills mahout during wedding ceremony in Bihar’s Siwan district | Patna News

PATNA: An elephant ran amok and killed the ‘mahout’ during a wedding ceremony in Siwan district late on Thursday evening. Three other mahouts, who were called in from neighbouring places to control the elephant, received injuries in the process. The incident took place at around 9pm at Hariharpur Lalgarh village under Tarwara police station in …

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Govt committed to making Bihar a developed state: Governor Phagu Chauhan | Patna News

PATNA: Governor Phagu Chauhan on Thursday said the state government would continue to work on the development agenda that won the endorsement of the people during the recently concluded assembly elections. “Elections were peaceful, free and impartial in the state. People of the state have accepted the agenda of development and set the tone for …

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Jamshedpur: Sikhs seek clarity on guidelines for Guru Parv | Jamshedpur News

JAMSHEDPUR: A 21-member delegation of the Central Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee from the Steel City of Jamshedpur met JMM general secretary Supriyo Bhattacharya in Ranchi in Sunday and submitted a memorandum seeking the state government’s directives on the forthcoming celebrations of Guru Nanak Jayanti on November 30. The delegation informed that the Sikh community takes out …

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Flavour of Bihar’s diversity marks Day 1 of new House | Patna News

CM Nitish Kumar (L) with deputy CMs Tarkishore Prasad (R) on the inaugural session of the assembly on Monday PATNA: The 17th Vidhan Sabha assembled on Monday with eight ministers and 190 new members of the state legislative assembly being sworn-in by Pro-tem Speaker Jitan Ram Manjhi in the central hall of the new legislature …

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Bihar: One killed in Samastipur village | Patna News

PATNA: Armed criminals allegedly killed one Vikash Kumar alias Dugdugi (22) at Bishanpur village under the Mufassil police station (PS) area in Samastipur at 10pm on Friday. They pumped at least six bullets into Vikash’s body. Sub-inspector Nisha Kumari posted at the Mufassil PS said, “In the FIR, Vikash’s father Rampukar Mahto stated that a …

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Jharkhand reports 185 new Covid-19 cases, 2 fresh fatalities | Ranchi News

Picture used for representational purpose only RANCHI: Jharkhand’s coronavirus caseload rose to 1,07,157 on Saturday as 185 more people tested positive for the infection, a health department official said. Two more persons succumbed to the infection in the last 24-hours, pushing the Covid-19 death toll in the state to 939, he said. Ranchi district reported …

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Jitan Ram Manjhi News: Jitan Ram Manjhi sworn in as pro-tem speaker of Bihar assembly | Patna News

PATNA: Former Bihar chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi was on Thursday sworn in as the pro-tem speaker of the state assembly, according to a communication issued by the Raj Bhavan. Manjhi, a multiple-term MLA and founding president of the Hindustani Awam Morcha, was administered oath of office by governor Fagu Chauhan. “He has been appointed …

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Nitish Kumar retains 5 crucial portfolios, hands over key JD(U) departments to BJP | Patna News

PATNA: Five significant departments that were with JD(U) in the previous government have changed hands and are now with BJP. Portfolios were distributed among all ministers of the new cabinet in Bihar on Tuesday. However, CM Nitish Kumar has kept with himself all the important portfolios he had in his previous stint, including home department, …

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Bihar: RJD to boycott swearing-in ceremony of Nitish Kumar | Patna News

PATNA: Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Yadav will not attend the oath-taking ceremony of Bihar chief minister-designate Nitish Kumar scheduled to be held in Patna today. The RJD said that it is boycotting the swearing-in ceremony of Kumar as the mandate is against the National Democratic Alliance (NDA). राजद शपथ ग्रहण का बायकॉट करती …

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Bihar: Newly elected NDA MLAs to meet on November 15 to choose Nitish Kumar as their leader | Bihar Assembly Elections 2020 Election News

PATNA: A joint meeting of the NDA legislature party will be held on Sunday where Nitish Kumar will be elected as its leader. This was decided in a meeting of the leaders of the four NDA constituents in Bihar–the JD(U), BJP, HAM and Vikassheel Insaan Party (VIP) at the residence of chief minister Kumar on …

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Ten cabinet ministers lose assembly election in Bihar | Bihar Assembly Elections 2020 Election News

PATNA: Altogether 10 ministers of Nitish Kumar’s outgoing cabinet lost the assembly election in Bihar. Of the 10 losers, eight hail from the JD(U) while rest two from the BJP. Nitish had altogether 32 ministers in his cabinet. The industries minister and JD(U) leader Shyam Rajak quit the cabinet and the party weeks before the …

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Patna Sahib assembly election result 2020: It’s Bharatiya Janata Party’s Nand Kumar Yadav vs Congress leader Pravin Singh | Patna News

PATNA: As the counting of votes begins on Tuesday for the 243 assembly seats in Bihar across 55 centres in the state, one of the key assembly seats is Patna Sahib – falling under the Patna Sahib Lok Sabha constituency – where the fight is between Bharatiya Janata Party‘s Nand Kumar Yadav and Congress leader …

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Bihar’s Darbhanga airport begins operation in connectivity boost for Mithila region | Patna News

DARBHANGA: The Darbhanga airport in north Bihar began operations on Sunday, meeting the long-standing demand of the people of the Mithila region who had to travel for hours to Patna to catch a flight. As the first flight, operated by Spicejet, landed at the airport from Bengaluru, it was given the customary water salute, while …

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Bihar assembly elections 2020: Choppers used by politicians choke airport parking space |

PATNA: As the final phase of Bihar assembly elections draws near, the political parties have been extensively using choppers to hop from one constituencies to another for addressing public meetings. That creates problems of the parking space at the choked apron of Patna airport. The number of helicopters hired by the political parties has increased …

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Poll duty-bound SSB jawan dies in road accident in Bihar | Patna News

MOTIHARI: An SSB jawan was killed after he was run over by an unidentified vehicle while on his way to attend election duty in Bihar‘s East Champaran district, police said on Tuesday. The incident took place near Dumra Chowk in Kotwa police station area on Monday night when 34-year-old Sashastra Seema Bal jawan Shailesh Kumar …

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