Bihar

State in Eastern India

Bihar is a state in eastern India. It is the third-largest state by population and twelfth-largest by territory, with an area of 94,163 km2 (36,357 sq mi). It is contiguous with Uttar Pradesh to its west, Nepal to the north, the northern part of West Bengal to the east, and with Jharkhand to the south. The Bihar plain is split by the river Ganges, which flows from west to east. Three main cultural regions converge in the state: Magadh, Mithila, and Bhojpur. Bihar is also the world's third-most populous subnational entity.

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Former Bihar deputy CM Sushil Kumar Modi on Tuesday accused RJD chief Lalu Prasad of trying to lure NDA legislators through phone calls from Ranchi, where he is..
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The growing voices of dissent within the Congress over the party's near-dismal show in the recently-concluded Bihar assembly elections is yet another reflection..
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Gami further said that the NDA has won the Bihar assembly election by fraud but it will not help them to form a stable government.
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In Bhagalpur, a Muslim family built a small water pool for Chhath in the courtyard of their house, where more than 50 devotees paid their arghya.
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Earlier in the day, Tejashwi Yadav-led RJD had shared an old video of Choudhary struggling to sing the national anthem 'Jana Gana Mana', on the microblogging..
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Elevation of Tarkishor Prasad and Renu Devi as deputy chief ministers in Bihar is seen as yet another instance of BJP leadership's continuing effort to elevate..
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The G23 members have held discussions after Bihar results on the next course of action. The bloc may ask for a special session of a party committee like CWC to..
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Eight of the 14 newly sworn-in ministers in Bihar have declared criminal cases against themselves, according to the Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR)...
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Hitting out at Kapil Sibal for his remarks over the Congress' dismal performance in the Bihar polls and by-elections, party leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury has..
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A day after taking oath as the Bihar chief minister for the seventh time, Nitish Kumar met his Janata Dal (United) workers on Tuesday and asked them not to be..
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A day after taking oath for a new term along with his ministerial colleagues, Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday allocated portfolios among them,..
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A total of 10 new faces have been included in Nitish Kumar's cabinet, who will attend the meeting for the first time.
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The special AICC committee to assist Congress President Sonia Gandhi is likely to meet on Tuesday in the wake of the fresh setback in the Bihar elections and..
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After taking oath as the chief minister of Bihar here on Monday, Nitish Kumar said he is missing his trusted colleague Sushil Kumar Modi in the new cabinet.
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Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot said that Kapil Sibal's comments criticising the leadership after the poll defeat has "hurt the sentiments" of party..
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Renu Devi belongs to the Nonia community which is classified as an Extremely Backward Class (EBC) and is considered to be a strong vote bank of Nitish Kumar's..
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Maharashtra BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis on Monday congratulated JD(U) president Nitish Kumar after the latter took oath as Bihar's chief minister for the..
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The Congress on Monday hit back at senior RJD leader Shivanand Tiwari and accused him of working to help the "weak" BJP-JD(U) government in Bihar. "Shivanand..
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Nitish Kumar's new deputies - BJP's Tarkishore Prasad and Renu Devi were also sworn in on Monday.
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Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Yadav will not attend the oath-taking ceremony of Bihar Chief Minister-designate Nitish Kumar scheduled to be held in..
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Earlier, senior Bihar Congress leader Tariq Anwar also said that there should be discussions inside the party on the Bihar election result.
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Vijay Chaudhary is a close aide of Nitish Kumar and has been in the government earlier as well. He became the Speaker of the Legislative Assembly in 2015.
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For several years, BJP has been trying to form a government on its own in Bihar, a state which is heavily dominated by caste politics.
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He went on to say that Congress became a shackle for the Mahagathbandhan, adding that the party is only concerned about contesting on seats and not winning them.
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The BJP had, from the beginning of the election campaign, had maintained that Nitish Kumar will be the Chief Ministerial candidate for the NDA government in the..
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The 1990s however, did not have much for Modi to showcase as the BJP had very little to do in Bihar politics that was dominated by Rashtriya Janata Dal and its..
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