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BJP leader walks over to JD-U in Bihar


July 3rd, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 3 (IANS) Former Bihar legislator and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sanjay Jha Tuesday joined the Janata Dal-United (JD-U) in the presence of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar ... Read more...

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Come to Bihar after becoming president, Nitish tells Pranab


July 2nd, 2012 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 2 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Monday said he has requested United Progressive Alliance (UPA) presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee to visit Bihar first after getting elected ... Read more...

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Lalu plans protest against Bihar government


May 28th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 28 (IANS) The Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) Monday announced a plan to launch a state-wide agitation against what he called the Nitish Kumar-led Bihar government's failure on all ... Read more...

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Ten from Kashmir crack civil services exam


May 5th, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 5 (IANS) With 10 from Jammu and Kashmir clearing this year's all-India civil services exams, the state is only next to UP and Bihar in sending maximum number ... Read more...

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Bihar hires young professionals to help implement livelihood project


May 3rd, 2012 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 3 (IANS) For the first time, Bihar has hired hired 85 young professionals, all fresh post-graduates of India's top ranking management and social sciences institutes, to help in ... Read more...

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Bihar to launch caste census from April 20


April 19th, 2012 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 19 (IANS) Bihar is all set to begin caste census from April 20 under a central government scheme. It's a gigantic exercise undertaken across the country after a ... Read more...

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Bihar to use photography for caste census


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 22 (IANS) Bihar plans to use photography and videography when it conducts a caste census from April 15.Rural Development Minister Nitish Mishra said Bihar will be the first ... Read more...

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Delhi can’t run without Bihar: Nitish


March 18th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said Sunday the people of his state were a "necessity" for Delhi and the Indian capital "can't run without Bihar".Speaking ... Read more...

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Bihar opposition demands discussion on financial irregularities


March 17th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 17 (IANS) A day after the Supreme Court issued notice to the Bihar government and the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) in connection with alleged financial irregularities, ... Read more...

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UP mandate a defeat for Rahul: Swaraj (Lead)


March 6th, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) The Congress's poor showing in Uttar Pradesh was a "defeat" for Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi, Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) leader Sushma Swaraj said ... Read more...

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Nitish, Patnaik, Jaya write to PM against NCTC (Second Lead)


February 21st, 2012 - 1:14 am ICT by IANS
Patna/Bhubneshwar/Chennai, Feb 20 (IANS) The clamour against the proposed anti-terror hub continued Monday with Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar writing to Prime Minister Manmonhan Singh expressing his opposition while ... Read more...

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Counter terror body: Naveen Patnaik intensifies attack on government


February 17th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 17 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Friday hit out at the central government for keeping "the states in the dark" over the just approved anti-terror intelligence ... Read more...

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Yuvraj will fight his illness, says Sehwag


February 7th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Feb 7 (IANS) India vice-captain Virender Sehwag Tuesday said the whole team is praying for a speedy recovery of Yuvraj Singh, who is undergoing chemotherapy in the US ... Read more...

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Yuvraj will resume training in 10 weeks: Doctor (Lead)


February 6th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) Yuvraj Singh's doctor Nitish Rohatgi Monday said the cricketer is not suffering from lung cancer but has a malignant tumour between the lungs and it ... Read more...

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Yuvraj’s malignant tumour is curable, says his India doctor


February 6th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) Yuvraj Singh's doctor Nitish Rohatgi Monday said the cricketer's malignant lung tumour is curable and he can resume training in 10 weeks."Yuvraj is suffering from ... Read more...

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Mixed day for India in World Youth Chess


November 20th, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Caldas Novas (Brazil), Nov 20 (IANS) It was a mixed day for India on the second day of the World Youth Chess Championships being held at the resort city of ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh: joining the battle for the heartland of India (Comment)


November 19th, 2011 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
The bugle has been sounded and the country is poised for another bruising round of elections which will make or mar the reputations of several parties and politicians.Some of the ... Read more...

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Bihar appoints Lokpals in 12 districts


October 31st, 2011 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Oct 31 (IANS) In a bid to check corruption in implementation of welfare schemes, the Nitish Kumar-led Bihar government has appointed Lokpals in 12 districts, the first such move ... Read more...

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Modi to showcase Gujarat in China


October 30th, 2011 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi may not be welcome in the US, but China is ready to roll out the red carpet for him ... Read more...

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Bihar uploads clips of corrupt officials


October 21st, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Oct 21 (IANS) The Bihar government has uploaded clips of complaints against Bihar officials who allegedly sought bribes to implement welfare schemes.The aim, Rural Development Minister Nitish Mishra said, ... Read more...

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Bihar: JD-U retains Darounda


October 17th, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Oct 17 (IANS) Bihar's ruling Janata Dal-United (JD-U) Monday retained the Darounda assembly seat in Siwan district, with its candidate Kavita Singh defeating RJD's Parmeshwar Singh by over 20,000 ... Read more...

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Bihar’s new tool to fight corruption - YouTube


August 26th, 2011 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 26 (IANS) Bihar, for years a metaphor for backwardness, will now harness modern communiction tools to nail corruption. It will expose officials seeking bribes in welfare schemes ... Read more...

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PM’s statement on Hazare disappointing: Nitish


August 17th, 2011 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 17 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Wednesday said Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's statement in parliament regarding the police action against anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare was "disappointing"."PM ... Read more...

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Ramdev eviction undemocratic: Nitish


June 5th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 5 (1ANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has described the use of force to evict yoga guru Baba Ramdev as undemocratic."It is a major blow to democracy and an ... Read more...

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Administrative lapses led to doctor’s lynching: Nitish


May 31st, 2011 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 31 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Tuesday admitted that administrative lapses led to the lynching of a doctor by prisoners inside a jail."There were administrative lapses behind ... Read more...

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Enact law to seize corrupt politicians’ property: Nitish urged (Lead, recasting intro)


April 11th, 2011 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 11 (IANS) A Rajya Sabha MP who has been suspended by the Janata Dal-United (JD-U) has dared Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar to enact legislation to take over ... Read more...

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Canada’s Nitish becomes youngest to play in cricket World Cup


February 28th, 2011 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, Feb 28 (IANS) Canada's opening batsman Nitish Kumar became the youngest player to play in the World Cup as he made his international debut against Zimbabwe here Monday.The batsman took to ... Read more...

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BJP to go ahead with yatra, Nitish expresses disapproval (Intro Roundup)


January 25th, 2011 - 1:50 am ICT by IANS
Jammu/Pathankot, Jan 25 (IANS) In a day of high drama, three top BJP leaders were prevented from leaving Jammu airport and later arrested to thwart the party's controversial flag-hoisting in Srinagar ... Read more...

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Farmers in Bihar demand higher compensation for land


January 15th, 2011 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Jan 15 (IANS) Hundreds of farmers clashed with the police in Bihar's Aurangabad district Saturday afternoon, demanding higher compensation for the land acquired by state-owned firm NTPC in Nabinagar, police ... Read more...

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Gadkari’s ‘management acumen’ draws plaudits in survey


January 4th, 2011 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) Ahead of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national executive meeting in Guwahati Jan 8-9, party party president Nitin Gadkari stands tall amid the party rank and ... Read more...

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People face severe water crisis in Ranchi


December 25th, 2010 - 10:40 pm ICT by ANI
Ranchi, Dec.25 (ANI): People in Ranchi are facing severe water crisis due to the bad climatic condition and drought like situation in the region.Nitish Priyadarshi, an environmentalist, said that due to continuous ... Read more...

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Confiscate properties of corrupt politicians: JD-U MP


December 20th, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Dec 20 (IANS) After Bihar confiscated the properties of a corrupt official to convert them into primary schools, an MP from the ruling Janata Dal-United (JD-U) Monday said the state government ... Read more...

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JD-U MP opposes Nitish’s move to scrap legislators fund


December 11th, 2010 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Dec 11 (IANS) An MP from Bihar's ruling Janata Dal-United (JD-U) Saturday questioned Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's move to abolish the legislators' annual development fund of Rs.1 crore, and demanded the ... Read more...

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Bihar CM Nitish makes it mandatory for public servants to declare assets


December 9th, 2010 - 9:48 pm ICT by ANI
Patna, Dec 9 (ANI): In an attempt to get rid of corruption, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday made it compulsory for public servants to declare their assets by the ... Read more...

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Lalu congratulates Nitish, but not BJP


November 24th, 2010 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Nov 24 (IANS) Stating that he respected the mandate of the people, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Wednesday congratulated Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for the victory ... Read more...

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