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28 April, 2016 3:54 AM No Cooking In The Day: Bihar Government's Solution To Killer Fires

In the scorching summer, fires in Bihar have killed 66 people and 1,200 animals in the past two weeks. The state government has come up with a bizarre solution - no cooking. Cooking will not be allowed between 9 am and 6 pm during the summer and those who violate the order can be jailed for up to two years. The Nitish Kumar government's logic is that heavy 178

12 March, 2016 3:59 PM BJP To Hold 6 Rallies In Uttar Pradesh

Lucknow: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) today decided to hold six big rallies in Uttar Pradesh soon in preparation for the state assembly polls and propagate the benefits for farmers contained in the recent budget. The decision was taken at a high-level meeting of the BJP, addressed by the party in-charge and national vice-president Om Mathur in Lucknow 291

28 February, 2016 10:52 AM Four Maoists held with weapons in Bihar

Jehanabad: Four wanted Maoists have been arrested along with weapons from Bihar's Jehanabad district, police said today. Acting on a tip off, the police raided Timbalpur village last night and apprehended the four Maoists and seized two country-made carbines, a country-made pistol, six live ammunition, two mobile phones and a haul of naxal literature 45

3 November, 2015 11:41 AM Network18 journalists on ground – Will Bihar decide future course of national politics?

As I travel from Darbhanga to Madhepura on edges of north bihar, the one image I constantly come across is of mobile network providers. Each providing better packages than the other. However the truth is that even on NH 57, connectivity is anything but good. As I stop by for a cup of tea at a road side dhaba, the conversation inevitably veers around 39

29 October, 2015 12:51 PM It’s not about caste or beef, but vikas

This election will be decided by a large swathe of floating voters, and the outcome will likely turn on whether Nitish Kumar or Mr. Modi provides a more persuasive notion of development. From this week, voters will queue up for the final three phases of the five-phase election in Bihar, choosing either the Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic 63

28 October, 2015 4:57 PM Grand alliance claims 67% seats, NDA 80% in Leg 3

Patna: Both the BJP-led NDA and three-party grand alliance claimed that they would win over 40 out of the 50 assembly seats in the six districts which went to the polls in the third phase on Wednesday. While assessing the voting trends and their probable wins, the top functionaries of the two political combines also held press conferences to drive home their 55

19 October, 2015 11:21 PM Recognise the vultures in form of BJP choppers hovering over Bihar skies: Lalu Prasad Yadav

VAISHALI: 'They say it will be Jungle Raj Part 2...No, it will be Mandal Part 2 — Lalu Prasad'. So lists out the RJD leader's main election plank. Phase 3 of Bihar polls may be more than a week away, but there's no slowing down for Lalu Prasad. Both his sons, Tejashwi and Tej Pratap, contesting in this phase. ET spent a day on his campaign trail on Sunday 54

17 October, 2015 3:53 AM Bihar elections: Ballot scores over bullet in Red Zone

People in the six Naxal-infested districts came out in large numbers to cast their votes for peace in the second phase of polling for the ongoing Bihar Assembly elections on Friday. Defying the diktat of the Maoists, who had unleashed a reign of terror in the past, people in the six Naxal-infested districts came out in large numbers to cast their votes 76

17 October, 2015 1:10 AM Bihar defies Maoist threat, registers record turnout in 2nd phase of elections

Defying Maoist threat, Bihar carried on with its record breaking performance by polling 55 per cent votes in the 32 assembly constituencies of second phase. The voting percentage already up by 3 percentage points than 2010 assembly elections and 2014 Lok Sabha elections is expected to go up further by 1 or 2 percentage points, the Election Commission 37

16 October, 2015 5:33 AM Bihar elections: Second phase sees 5.8% voter turnout in first hour

The 32 constituencies going to polls today include Naxal-affected districts of Gaya, Rohtas, Jehanabad and Aurangabad New Delhi: The second phase of polling in Bihar took off to a slow start on Friday, with an average voter turnout of 5.8% as of 8am. While Gaya district saw the maximum early morning voters with a turnout of 7.9%, the least was in Jehanabad 63