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Four people shot in Bihar, bodies thrown into river as police suspect rivalry

Four people shot in Bihar, bodies thrown into river as police suspect rivalry

| November 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

Four people were shot and their bodies thrown into river Ganga in Khagaria district of Bihar, police said on Sunday. The men were shot near Nayagaon Muradpur village under Parbatta police station of Khagaria district on Saturday and the incident could be the fallout of a rivalry, the police said. Efforts are on to fish […]

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Rats of casteism gnaw at Bihar politics

Rats of casteism gnaw at Bihar politics

| November 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

PATNA: While the rigidity of casteism of the past decades is on a steady decline in Bihar, the state’s politics is still caste-driven. The brouhaha over a comment by RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav has indicated that caste may play a significant role in the upcoming Lok Sabha and Assembly polls. Yadav, who took identity […]

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‘Padmavati’ protest spreads to Bihar, Bhansali’s effigy burnt

‘Padmavati’ protest spreads to Bihar, Bhansali’s effigy burnt

| November 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

The protests against Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s upcoming movie Padmavati reached NDA-ruled Bihar on Saturday with members of Kshatriya Samaj burning effigies of the filmmaker and demanding a ban on its release ‘to protect their heritage’. Following a meeting with Karni Samaj chief Lokendra Singh Kalvi on Friday, members of the community led by Kshatriya Samanvay […]

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Rs 11 lakh ex gratia for slain IAF commando from Bihar

Rs 11 lakh ex gratia for slain IAF commando from Bihar

| November 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today expressed grief over the death of Indian Air Force (IAF) commando Jyoti Prakash Nirala, who was killed in a gunfight with militants in Kahsmir, and announced an ex-gratia of Rs 11 lakh for his family. Nirala, a resident of Badladih area in Bihar’s Rohtas district, was killed during […]

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Bihar to charge 7% interest on loan to cooperative bank

Bihar to charge 7% interest on loan to cooperative bank

| November 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

PATNA: Chief minister Nitish Kumar on Friday announced the government would slash the interest rate on its loan to the Bihar State Cooperative Bank (BSCB) by 2%, and asked the bank to pass on the benefit to the 8,463 Primary Agriculture Credit Societies (PACSs) operating in the state. The state government has also decided to […]

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Why everyone thinks BJP will win Gujarat election 2017: Nitish Kumar gives reason that no one is talking about

Why everyone thinks BJP will win Gujarat election 2017: Nitish Kumar gives reason that no one is talking about

| November 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

Gujarat election 2017: As the battle for the crucial election in PM Narendra Modi’s home state heats up, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has predicted a massive win for the ruling BJP. Kumar, who recently joined hands with the BJP in Bihar, on Saturday said that the saffron party will not just win but also […]

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Banker held for sexually exploiting daughter

Banker held for sexually exploiting daughter

| June 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

PATNA: A bank manager has been arrested for allegedly sexually exploiting his daughter. The matter came to light when the 13-year-old girl managed to reach the Gardanibagh police station and narrated her ordeal. Police arrested Raju Kumar Singh (42) from his residence at Rajputana Colony near Kali Bari under Gardanibagh police station area in Patna. […]

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Flesh trade racket busted, eight held

Flesh trade racket busted, eight held

| June 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

PATNA: Police busted a sex racket and arrested eight youths from Pharmaceutical Colony at Bhagwat Nagar under Agamkuan police station on Sunday. Police also rescued four women from a private residential building from which the racket was being operated for the past three months. Several objectionable items were recovered during the raid. The arrested persons […]

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Policy makers to keep off tobacco industry

Policy makers to keep off tobacco industry

| June 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

PATNA: The state government has issued a notification prohibiting representatives of tobacco industry from accessing its officials engaged in making the policy framework and rules regarding the implementation of tobacco control laws in Bihar. Instead, they would have to now approach only the eight-member empowered committee if they have anything to say on the matter, […]

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Bihar CM Nitish Kumar greets devotees on Eid, joins devotees in prayer

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar greets devotees on Eid, joins devotees in prayer

| June 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday joined devotees in offering prayer at Gandhi maidan on the occasion of Eid festival and prayed for peace and prosperity of the state. Kumar mingled with the devotees and embraced many of them to extend greetings. Later talking to reporters, he said that Eid symbolises love and […]

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