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Mid-day meal tragedy: Principal taken into custody

The absconding principal of the school in Saran district where 23 children died after taking poisoned food was Wednesday taken into custody by police, eight days after the mid-day meal tragedy that rocked Bihar.

Midday meal deaths: Principal absconding, no arrests yet

The principal of the government school in Chapra whose 23 children died in the midday meal tragedy suspected to have been caused by poisoned food was absconding, as it emerged that the free food served did not undergo any quality checks.

Death toll in midday meal tragedy mounts to 22

With the death of two more children, the toll due to consumption of spurious midday meal at a government primary school in Bihar’s Saran district rose to 22 on Wednesday.

Advani begins where JP did

Senior BJP leader L.K. Advani on Tuesday embarked on his nationwide Janchetna Yatra to “clean up” Indian politics. While Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar, who flagged off the yatra from Chapra, came out in full support of it,

JP kin miss LK visit to Chapra

On Tuesday, when senior BJP leader L.K. Advani and Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar visited socialist leader Jayaprakash Narayan’s birthplace in Lala Tola in Sitabdiara (Chapra), JP’s family members, including his cousin brother K.C.

Nitish gets BJP pat on back

Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar, who flagged off BJP leader L.K. Advani’s Janchetna Yatra from here on Tuesday, asked Mr Advani to visit Bihar again once the yatra had been completed. He boasted about the steps taken by his

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