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In first 100 days, Jitan Ram Manjhi offers grim show

Bihar chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi, even as he criticises PM Narendra Modi’s achievements in his first 100 days, has himself failed to arouse much enthusiasm by his own governance style during the

In first 100 days, Jitan Ram Manjhi offers grim show

JD(U) leader Nitish Kumar and Bihar chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi during the oath-taking ceremony of newly-elected MLAs— PTI

Bihar chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi, even as he criticises PM Narendra Modi’s achievements in his first 100 days, has himself failed to arouse much enthusiasm by his own governance style during the

Scheduled Tribe status to Musahars in Bihar likely

Bihar’s dirt-poor Musahar community, a sub-caste among dalits occupying the lowest place in the state’s caste hierarchy and known for its widespread illiteracy and still prevailing customary vocation

Cops seize 36 SIMs in ‘love jihad’ row

As many as 36 mobile phone SIM cards, 15 mobile phone handsets, two computer CPUs and a VIP car beacon were among the articles seized from the premises in Jharkhand capital Ranchi of “love jihad” accu

Dissent in Bihar BJP over CM projection

Simmering dissent in the Bihar unit on BJP over who would lead the party in the 2015 Assembly polls came out into the open on Sunday when several senior leaders objected to a Union minister’s renewed

Parties see new worry in results

Even as the results of Bihar’s Assembly bypolls offered both the JD(U)-RJD-Congress alliance and the Opposition BJP some silver linings amid the electoral clouds, the likely future mood of the state’s

Woman gives birth on train, again

Helpful staff of the Railways and cooperative passengers aboard an express train alleviated the ordeals of a pregnant woman co-passenger by making the train halt for more than half-an-hour in the nigh

Lalu Prasad Yadav and Nitish Kumar alliance hits BJP in Bihar

The tie-up put a resurgent BJP on the mat in bypolls for 10 Assembly seats in the state by winning six seats & boosting the morale of the two regional parties

Bihar ‘semi-final’ bypolls see low turnout

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A meagre 47 per cent voter turnout in the bypolls for ten Assembly seats in Bihar on Thursday, touted as the crucial “semi-finals” for next year’s statewide polls, caused worry among the two ambitious

Bihar has best growth in Bimaru states

Bihar’s economic growth rate and decline in poverty between 2004-05 and 2012-13 have been the most impressive among “Bimaru” states and special category status would help sustain and promote the backward state’s growth, said industry body Assocham in a study report on Monday.

There was a news report not so long ago that ICRISAT (International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics), an international organisation and part of the CGIAR (Consultative Group on Inte

Good governance seems to be all about seeking coherence through confusion.