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Is Nitish the junior partner in Bihar’s NDA alliance?

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Is Nitish the junior partner in Bihar’s NDA alliance?

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Bihar has, instead of cementing the bond between Bharatiya Janata Party and Janata Dal (United), has caused uneasiness––if not tension––in the relationship between the two ruling coalition partners in the state, says veteran journalist Soroor Ahmed in a recent article. There was hardly any poster, hoarding and advertisement of chief minister […]

It’s Lynching as Justice in the Wild East!

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It’s Lynching as Justice in the Wild East!

Sasaram (Bihar): Chief Minister Nitish Kumar’s tall claims of ‘Sushashan’ or good governance have fallen apart in Rohtas district. Violence, kidnapping, and extortion have become commonplace, say local citizens. Just yesterday (24 October), a mob lynched four ‘suspected extortionists’ who were trying to escape after shooting at and critically injuring a businessman in Vikramganj (Rohtas […]

BHU ruckus strengthens anti-patriarchy movement

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BHU ruckus strengthens anti-patriarchy movement

Police action on women protesting sexual harassment of a female student at India’s premier Banaras Hindu University has led to a national struggle to end gender discrimination. In Patna, Bihar a group of citizens have started Aawazein, which has begun a series of interventions and activities to sensitize the students and teaching community about gender […]

Patna HC throws RJD petition out, Nitish Government to stay!

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Patna HC throws RJD petition out, Nitish Government to stay!

Patna: The Patna High Court on Monday (July 31), declined to intervene in the matter of the validity of Bihar  Chief minister Nitish Kumar’s new coalition government, and  dismissed two petitions challenging the formation of the JD(U)-BJP combine. It said no intervention of the court was required after floor test in the state Assembly. The […]

Nitish brings Bihar  into NDA fold

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Nitish brings Bihar into NDA fold

PATNA: Less than a day after resigning as Chief Minister, Nitish Kumar is set to take the oath at 10am on Thursday as the head of a new Bihar government that will include BJP and its allies. After meeting governor Keshari Nath Tripathi late on Wednesday, Kumar, accompanied by senior BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi […]

Nitish’s ‘Voice of Conscience’ prompts Nitish linking with BJP

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Nitish’s ‘Voice of Conscience’ prompts Nitish linking with BJP

PATNA: Bihar’s capital was all agog with the news that hit television screens late evening about the resignation of Bihar’s prohibitionist chief minister. Bihar appears likely to have a Nitish-BJP government, with the BJP offering unconditional suppport. Nitish Kumar on Wednesday resigned as Bihar chief minister, hours after ally Lalu Prasad ruled out resignation of […]

Bihar’s new weapon in Battle for Kids’ lives

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Bihar’s new weapon in Battle for Kids’ lives

Bihar rolled out its latest weapon in the battle to save infants’ lives. A new vaccine has been added to the routine immunization programme, one that prevents pneumonia. Bihar which is a pneumonia endemic region, is one of three focus states in the National campaign against pneumonia. The PCV vaccine has been proved to be […]

Bihar CM:  videocon on impending disaster

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Bihar CM: videocon on impending disaster

Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today held a meeting with officials here (June 30) and told them to be ready with relief and rehabilitation plans. The chief minister held the review meeting on the probability of flood and drought in different parts of the state, interacting with senior officials at division and district level […]

Why does Bihar Board have such poor results?

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Why does Bihar Board have such poor results?

Sir I would like to share my class 11th and 12th experience in Patna. After completing 10th from I.C.S.E board, I changed to C.B.S.E board and chose such a school where bunking was allowed. Though it is against the C.B.S.E terms yet a majority of schools in Bihar overcharge students to let them bunk. They […]