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EC zeroes in on ‘black money’ seats, identifies 62 constituencies in Bihar

EC zeroes in on ‘black money’ seats, identifies 62 constituencies in Bihar

| September 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

Patna: More than 25 per cent of Bihar’s 243 constituencies are vulnerable to the use of black money by candidates and their supporters for wooing voters. Additional chief electoral officer R Lakshmanan on Thursday said EC has identified 62 such constituencies which are spread over 25 districts. “We are keeping a close watch on movement […]

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Three robbers lynched in Bihar’s Sitamarhi

Three robbers lynched in Bihar’s Sitamarhi

| July 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

Three men were allegedly beaten to death by an irate mob in Bihar’s Sitamarhi district when they were trying to escape after injuring a trader and killing his minor son, police said on Thursday. The incident took place at around 10pm on Wednesday when Awadh Kishore Singh and his son Ratnesh were returning home after […]

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66 Special Auxiliary policemen dismissed from service in Bihar

66 Special Auxiliary policemen dismissed from service in Bihar

| June 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Bihar government today dismissed 66 Special Auxiliary Policemen (SAP) from service on charges of indiscipline and breaching the rules of employment. Additional Director General (Police Headquarters) Sunil Kumar said that of the dismissed policemen, 17 are from Muzaffarpur district, 14 from Bhagalpur, 11 from Sitamarhi, seven each from Saran and Siwan, six from Sheohar […]

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A madrassa where completing SSC is par for the course

A madrassa where completing SSC is par for the course

| June 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

MUMBAI: There is no board outside this modest bungalow in Malad (W) to announce the nature of its inhabitants. But as you enter the three-storey building, the sight of adolescent children clad in blue kurta-pyjama and skull caps, rocking back and forth and learning by rote strikes you. These are students learning to be hafizs […]

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RJD retains ticket of three sitting MLCs, announces candidates for 7 legislative council seats

RJD retains ticket of three sitting MLCs, announces candidates for 7 legislative council seats

| June 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

PATNA: RJD on Sunday reposed faith in its all three sitting MLCs while deciding tickets for 10 legislative council seats it has been allotted as part of seat-sharing with JD(U), Congress and NCP. The RJD also declared names of candidates for other seven seats and claimed that its10 candidates, by winning the ongoing council elections, […]

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Power corp on job to improve infrastructure, electricity woes of Muzaffarpur residents to end soon

Power corp on job to improve infrastructure, electricity woes of Muzaffarpur residents to end soon

| July 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Electricity woes of Muzaffarpur residents will end within five to six days once new conductors are installed between the Muzaffarpur Thermal Power Station (MTPS) and Bhikhanapura grid substation. “People will have to bear with us till then,” Bihar State Power Transmission Company Limited (BSPTCL) managing director Sanjay Kumar Singh told Vithika Salomi in an interview. […]

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Drought shadow looms in 22 districts of Bihar

Drought shadow looms in 22 districts of Bihar

| July 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: All is not well with the agriculture scenario in the state as the rainfall this monsoon season is deficient to the extent of 17%. While the state should have received 376.8mm rainfall by now, it has got only 323mm. Though the state IMD had earlier predicted a normal monsoon in Bihar and Jharkhand despite […]

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CAG report detects inflated enrolment in Bihar school

CAG report detects inflated enrolment in Bihar school

| July 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

New Delhi: A CAG report has revealed that the number of children enrolled in schools in four Bihar districts were inflated by the education department and surpassed the child population of the area. The report for 2012-13 tabled in Bihar assembly said ‘test-check’ of records of four district programme officers (DPOs) revealed that enrolment figure was […]

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Dead lizard allegedly found in Bihar mid-day meal, 25 children taken ill

Dead lizard allegedly found in Bihar mid-day meal, 25 children taken ill

| July 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

At least 25 children of a government school in Bihar’s Siwan district fell ill on Friday after eating mid-day meal in which a dead lizard was found, officials said. The children were admitted to a government hospital in Siwan and are said to be out of danger, said Durgesh Kumar, a district official. The children […]

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Bihar govt seeks data on girls sent to Haryana for marriage

Bihar govt seeks data on girls sent to Haryana for marriage

| July 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

In the wake of the controversy over BJP leader O P Dhankar’s remark ‘Bihari brides for Haryana boys’, Bihar government has ordered a survey to find out the number of girls sent to Haryana for marriage and their plight. Instructions have been given to Superintendents of Police of 12 districts to make a survey on […]

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