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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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JD (U)-RJD spat casts a long shadow on Bihar’s ruling grand alliance

JD (U)-RJD spat casts a long shadow on Bihar’s ruling grand alliance

| June 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

The divergent stand on ‘support’ to opposing presidential candidates by two major partners of the Grand Alliance —RJD and JD (U)—has not only threatened the future of the government but also put a question mark on the prospects of a united challenge to the NDA at the 2019 Lok Sabha polls. The confrontation between the two […]

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2 girls among 20 arrested in drunken state

2 girls among 20 arrested in drunken state

| May 31, 2017 | 0 Comments

NAWADA: At least 20 people, including two girls, were arrested on Tuesday after they were found in an inebriated condition and six liquor bottles seized from them at an integrated check post at Rajauli in Nawada district. During routine checking of vehicles at the integrated check post, the police intercepted a luxury vehicle and found […]

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Vigorous campaign to be launched against child marriage, dowry: Nitish Kumar

Vigorous campaign to be launched against child marriage, dowry: Nitish Kumar

| May 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

PATNA: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today announced that his government would launch a vigorous campaign against child marriage and dowry in the state. “Like total liquor ban, the state government would launch a vigorous campaign against child marriage and dowry from coming Gandhi Jyanti,” Kumar said at a function here. Kumar, who took a […]

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Marathi auto permit row: Expect PM Modi to remain silent on this, says Lalu

Marathi auto permit row: Expect PM Modi to remain silent on this, says Lalu

| September 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Patna: Taking a swing at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over Maharashtra government’s decision to issue new auto rickshaw permits only to those who know Marathi, Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad said here on Wednesday, that he expected the Prime Minister to remain silent over the issue, implying that the latter will never raise his […]

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Four days ahead of Rahul’s Bihar visit, Congress opens 24X7 war room to intensify its election campaign

Four days ahead of Rahul’s Bihar visit, Congress opens 24X7 war room to intensify its election campaign

| September 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Patna: Four days ahead of Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi’s visit to West Champaran to open his campaign trail for Bihar assembly polls with a public rally at Ramnagar on September 19, Bihar Pradesh Congress Committee (BPCC) on Tuesday opened a 24X7 war room at its headquarters Sadaqat Ashram here to intensify its election campaign […]

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Suspense over Manjhi contesting assembly election

Suspense over Manjhi contesting assembly election

| September 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Patna / Gaya : Suspense appears to have become a key word in the pre election scenario in Bihar. After giving BJP a run for its money during the seat sharing negotiations and almost schizophrenic vacillations, former CM and HAM(S) leader Jitan Ram Manjhi is now keeping everybody guessing about his own electoral plans. Sources […]

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Pappu Yadav indicates his party may not contest Bihar polls

Pappu Yadav indicates his party may not contest Bihar polls

| September 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

New Delhi: Springing a surprise, expelled RJD MP Pappu Yadav today indicated that his party may not contest the Bihar assembly polls, saying he was ready to take “difficult” decisions to “save” the state from the alliance of Nitish Kumar and Lalu Prasad. He told reporters that the parliamentary board of his Jan Adhikar Party […]

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If BJP wins, Bihar will be biggest loser: CM Nitish Kumar

If BJP wins, Bihar will be biggest loser: CM Nitish Kumar

| September 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

Chief minister Nitish Kumar caused a flutter on Tuesday by saying that Bihar would be the “biggest loser” if he did not emerge victorious in the state’s upcoming polls. “Win or lose, who cares? If I lose, Bihar will be the bigger loser. What do I have to lose?” the Janata Dal-United (JD-U) leader said […]

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Bihar CM challenges BJP for open debate on jungle raj and development

Bihar CM challenges BJP for open debate on jungle raj and development

| September 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

PATNA: Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday challenged the BJP, which has been claiming that crime has increased and jungle raj is prevailing in the state for an open debate from any platform. “It has become a fashion for people to say that there is jungle raj in Bihar and since the time I […]

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