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"Now, Arrest Me": Tejashwi Yadav Dares Nitish Kumar Over New Order

January 22, 2021
Newsdesk

Nitish Kumar, who has often displayed a short fuse when it comes to criticism on social media, has ordered action against "offensive" posts against his government in Bihar. Bihar's Economic Offences wing, the agency in charge of cybercrimes, has asked all state departments to report any "defamatory, wrong" posts agains | Read more|

Nitish Kumar To Be Chief Minister For 4th Term, Will Take Oath Tomorrow

November 15, 2020
Newsdesk

Nitish Kumar will be the Chief Minister of Bihar for a fourth straight term, the NDA said today after a meeting of its legislators. The NDA, which won the recently-concluded election in Bihar with a wafer-thin majority, is on way to meet the Governor to stake claim to form government, sources said. The oath ceremony is | Read more|

Tejashwi Yadav-Led Alliance Ahead In Bihar: Bihar Poll Of Exit Polls

November 8, 2020
Newsdesk

The opposition Tejashwi Yadav-led opposition alliance in Bihar will win the most seats in Bihar and even cross the majority mark, with Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's National Democratic Alliance (NDA) placing a distant second, an aggregate of opinion polls predicted on Saturday after three-phase voting completed in the | Read more|

In Final Phase Of Bihar Election Today, 78 Seats Up For Grabs: 10 Points

November 7, 2020
Newsdesk

The third and final phase of assembly elections is underway in Bihar in which stakes are quite high for Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, who is up against multiple rivals, including former ally Chirag Paswan. At least 1,204 candidates are contesting for the 78 assembly seats spread across 19 districts, in the final phase. | Read more|

Bihar Man Carves Out 3-Km Long Canal In 30 Years To Irrigate Parched Fields

September 13, 2020
Newsdesk

A man has carved out a three-kilometre long canal to take rainwater coming down from nearby hills to fields of his village, Kothilawa in Lahthua area of Gaya in Bihar. "It took me 30 years to dig this canal which takes the water to a pond in the village," said Laungi Bhuiyan who has dug out the canal single-handedly in | Read more|

Bihar assembly polls on time: EC sources

August 23, 2020
Newsdesk

The assembly elections in Bihar, due later this year, would be held on time, highly placed sources in the Election Commission said on Sunday amid demands by some political parties for postponing the polls in view of the COVID-19 pandemic. The term of the 243-member Bihar legislative assembly comes to an end on November | Read more|

Pilot asks people to extend support to flood-hit Assam, Bihar

July 19, 2020
Newsdesk

Former Rajasthan deputy chief minister Sachin Pilot has appealed to the people of the country to extend support to those affected by floods in Assam and Bihar. As per news report of PTI, Pilot's appeal comes amid the raging political firestorm in Rajasthan where he has declared an open rebellion against the Ashok Gehlo | Read more|

Bihar govt closes migrants' registration for quarantine

June 2, 2020
Newsdesk

Migrant workers returning to Bihar will not have to undergo the mandatory 14-day institutional quarantine any more, as the movement of people has opened across the country, a state government official said on Tuesday, a move that can lead to further spurt in COVID-19 cases. | Read more|

Bihar govt closes migrants' registration for quarantine

June 2, 2020
Newsdesk

Migrant workers returning to Bihar will not have to undergo the mandatory 14-day institutional quarantine any more, as the movement of people has opened across the country, a state government official said on Tuesday, a move that can lead to further spurt in COVID-19 cases. | Read more|