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BJP to contest Assembly by-poll with NDA partners

Last Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014, 23:25

BJP said it would contest the by-elections to 10 Assembly seats in Bihar next month with NDA partners - LJP and Rashtriya Lok Samta Party (RLSP).

BJP dares JD(U) to dissolve Bihar Assembly, face fresh polls

Last Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014, 20:59

Amid chalking out plans for its `Mission 175` for the Bihar Assembly polls due next year, the BJP on Sunday threw a challenge to former CM Nitish Kumar to dissolve the House.

Centre directs Bihar to lift foodgrain quota by August 31

Last Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014, 20:32

Centre on Sunday directed Bihar Government to arrange for lifting its food grain quota between March to May from other states, latest by August 31.

JD-U, RJD to contest Bihar Assembly bypolls together

Last Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014, 19:54

Bihar`s ruling Janata Dal-United (JD-U) and the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) will contest by-elections to 10 assembly seats in Bihar together, it was announced Sunday.

Bihar teacher fails to name India`s president, faces probe

Last Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014, 00:21

For a woman school teacher in Bihar, Pratibha Patil is still India`s president and Smriti Irani the governor of the state. These answers shocked a district magistrate who has ordered a probe into the authenticity of the teacher`s qualification based on which she got a job in a government school.

By-election for ten Assembly seats in Bihar on August 21

Last Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014, 20:59

By-election for ten Legislative Assembly seats in Bihar, which will turn interesting if the JD(U) and the RJD joined hands against the BJP, will take place on August 21, Election Commission officials said today.

Modi flays JDU as police firing kills two in Bihar`s Aurangabad

Last Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014, 18:48

Bharatiya Janata Party leader Sushil Kumar Modi flayed the JDU government in Bihar on Saturday as two people, including a woman, were killed and five others injured when police opened fire to control a mob protesting a man`s arrest in Aurangabad district.

Nitish Kumar accuses BJP of destroying `brand Bihar`

Last Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014, 14:56

In a blistering attack on old companion BJP, Nitish Kumar today slammed the party for destroying "Brand Bihar" through its tactics of spreading "rumour" and fomenting fear.

Mid-day meal tragedy: 24 students fall ill in Bihar

Last Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014, 00:07

At least 24 students Friday fell ill in Bihar after eating their mid-day meal at a government school, an official said. The children are out of danger.

Bihar reports 156 deaths due to encephalitis

Last Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014, 22:16

A total of 156 deaths due to encephalitis have been reported from Bihar`s Muzaffarpur district and other adjoining districts so far this year, Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said Friday.