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BJP to contest 160 seats in Bihar Assembly polls

BJP to contest 160 seats in Bihar Assembly polls

| June 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

In the battle for Bihar, the BJP is likely to contest 160 out of total 243 seats leaving the rest for alliance partners like Jitan Ram Manjhi, Ram Vilas Paswan and Upendra Kushwaha. The party might also give an edge to expelled RJD MP Pappu Yadav in Kosi and Seemanchal areas to take on the […]

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Protest over Kosi flood report by Bihar BJP MLAs

Protest over Kosi flood report by Bihar BJP MLAs

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: Bhartiya Janta Party’s Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) gathered outside the Bihar State Assembly on Tuesday to protest against the 2008 Kosi flood report presented by the former Patna High Court judge Justice Rajesh Walia. BJP MLA Nitin Navin told a news agency, “The report of Kosi flood made in 2008 by Justice Walia was […]

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Blast injures three in Madhubani

Blast injures three in Madhubani

| April 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Three persons were critically injured when a bomb exploded at Katma village in Bihar’s Madhubani district on Tuesday, a day before the fourth phase of polling in Bihar. A woman named Shanti Devi was injured when she picked up from the ground the crude bomb mistakenly as an interesting object and it exploded in her […]

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Muslim voters may decide course in Kishanganj, Bhagalpur

Muslim voters may decide course in Kishanganj, Bhagalpur

| April 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Muslim voters may prove to be the catalyst in the seven seats that are going for polls in Bihar on Thursday. As per available records the seats of Supaul, Araria, Kishanganj, Katihar, Purnia, Bhagalpur and Banka in Bihar have a sizable presence of the minority community. All the seats are located in the Seemanchal area […]

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BJP appears weak in ‘Yadav land’ Kosi

BJP appears weak in ‘Yadav land’ Kosi

| April 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

BJP PM candidate Narendra Modi has been making spirited efforts to win over Yadav votes in Bihar. But in the Kosi belt of the state, which is known as Yadav land, the BJP has hardly made efforts to reach out to the caste and in place is banking on winning over Bihar CM Nitish Kumar’s […]

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BJP, Congress, CPI win 2 seats each in Bihar Legislative Council

BJP, Congress, CPI win 2 seats each in Bihar Legislative Council

| March 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: The BJP, Congress and the CPI emerged victorious in two seats each in the elections conducted for eight Bihar Legislative Council seats reserved for teachers and graduates. The JD(U) and an Independent candidate won in the two other seats for which polls were held on Tuesday, Additional Chief Electoral Officer R Lakshmanan said. The […]

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NDA and UPA will collapse: Nitish

NDA and UPA will collapse: Nitish

| February 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

Saharsa / Patna: Chief minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday said for a strong and real political alternative in the country, first move has been made for a federal front. This development, he said, has made NDA and UPA squirm. Addressing JD(U)’s 10th Sankalp rally at Patel Maidan, Saharsa, Nitish said NDA and UPA will collapse like pack of cards. “Poor […]

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World Bank not satisfied with work on Kosi flood recovery project

World Bank not satisfied with work on Kosi flood recovery project

| February 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: The implementation of Bihar Kosi flood recovery project is unsatisfactory, said World Bank in its midterm review of the project. “The overall progress continues to remain slow due to continued lack of implementation and monitoring capacity even though the Bihar Aapda Punarvas Evam Punarnirvan Society (BAPEPS) has now deployed substantial staff in the field for monitoring of […]

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Two drown in boat tragedy in Saharsa

Two drown in boat tragedy in Saharsa

| January 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Two persons have drowned when an overcrowded boat capsized in Bihar’s Saharsa district today, official sources said. The boat had started from East Kosi and was on way to Belwara village when it met with the tragedy near Belwara in the Dhemra river under Simri Bakhtiarpur sub-division of the Saharsa district, District Magistrate Shashi Bhushan Kumar said. […]

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Supaul

Supaul

| October 8, 2011 | 0 Comments

Supaul is a city and a municipality in Supaul district in the Indian state of Bihar. The Supaul district occupies an area of 2410 km² and has a population of 1,745,069 (as of 2001). Not far from this place is the Indian border connecting Nepal. The Supaul Town is the administrative headquarters of this district. […]

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