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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

21 killed as train hits auto at a manned rail crossing in Bihar

Twenty one people were killed on the railway tracks in Bihar’s East Champaran district on Monday afternoon when the auto-rickshaw they were travelling in was hit at a manned railway crossing and dragg

Prime Minister Narendra Modi greeted the Indian diaspora in New York with a grand promise: “India will touch new heights.” The crowd of 20,000 Americans of Indian origin erupted in re

Egos or simple ambition? Expediency or strategy? Betrayal or good, old-fashioned politics? What lies behind the big splits in Maharashtra, virtually at the 11th hour before the elections?