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Kanhaiya Kumar Criticises Bihar Education System, Seeks Change

When it comes education and students, Jawaharlal Nehru Students’ Union (JNUSU) president Kanhaiya Kumar, spares nobody whether they are allies of his parent party or the Congress that supported him during his arrest, as is evident in his speech on Sunday. Reacting to Bihar toppers’ scam, Kanhaiya Kumar said that the state is not serious about the the education system, ...

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Six Janata Dal parties try to stitch unity as strong BJP looms large

After Lalu Prasad’s Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD), the ruling Janata Dal-United (JD-U) of Bihar has affirmed its approval for the merger of six parties of the erstwhile Janata Parivar. “The party has declared its support for merger and authorised Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and JD-U president Sharad Yadav to finalise the process of the merger,” Bihar Water Resources Minister Vijay ...

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Nitish Kumar Does a Kejriwal, Returns as Bihar CM

Nitish Kumar on Sunday returned as Bihar chief minister, 9 months after he quit following his party JD-U’s massive defeat in the 2014 general elections, re-enacting the return of Arvind Kejriwal in Delhi but without elections. The 66-year-old Janata Dal-United leader was administered the oath of office as the 24th chief minister of Bihar by Governor Keshri Nath Tripathi. Along ...

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Patna, Feb 9 (IANS) Battle lines were clearly drawn in Bihar Monday as Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi, expelled from the ruling JD-U, sought to prove his majority on the floor of the assembly even as his predecessor Nitish Kumar staked claim to form the government and accused Manjhi of “horse-trading”. Days after Manjhi refused to quit and dug in ...

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CM Manjhi Recommends Bihar Assembly Dissolution

Bihar Chief Minister Manjhi has recommended dissolution of the Assembly in view of opposition from within the part over his leadership. It may be noted that the decision comes in view of former CM Nitesh Kumar claiming to take charge again. Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi Saturday morning met his predecessor Nitish Kumar for a "patch up" as the ...

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Modi rules in a cracker of a Diwali in Bihar

Modi rocket, Modi chakri, Modi bomb, Modi phuljhari (sparklers) – firecrackers named after Prime Minister Narendra Modi are selling like hot cakes in Bihar ahead of Diwali as their demand is more than the ones named after former chief ministers Lalu Prasad and Nitish Kumar. "Modi’s name is not only dominating politics, it has become top selling brand for firecrackers ...

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Advance Surveillance System at Bodh Gaya Mahabodhi Temple

An Advanced Surveillance System (ASS) is being installed at Bodh Gaya’s Mahabodhi temple, Buddhism’s holiest shrine, which was hit by serial bomb blasts last year, for enhanced security. "Work is underway to install a world class sophisticated ASS at the temple for its security round the clock," chief priest of the temple Bhante Chalina said Friday. Chalinda told IANS on ...

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