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Nitish failed secularism test in 2002: Lalu

Even as relations between the Bihar’s ruling JD(U) and the BJP went further downhill on Wednesday after a senior JD(U) minister said both parties might contest the Lok Sabha elections separately, RJD

Bihar gives bullock, sparrow state status

The humble bullock, a fast dwindling breed of bovine in Bihar getting increasingly replaced by tractors used in agriculture and transport of rural goods, has now been bestowed with the exalted status

Nitish defends self, JD(U) dares BJP to walk out

Bihar’s ruling NDA allies, the JD(U) and BJP, engaged in brinkmanship on Tuesday, exchanging broadsides even as chief minister and JD(U) stalwart Nitish Kumar defended himself against accusations over

JD-U snubs Modi, says Bihar model best

Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi’s assertion of the primacy of his state’s model of development and his suggestion that it could be gainfully transplanted in Bihar with some modifications on Tuesd

Lalu son RJD’s ‘youth icon’

RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav’s younger son Tejashwi, known to many cricket-loving youth as a “non-playing player” in the IPL’s earlier editions, is set to reinvent himself as the party’s “youth icon” i

Bihar CM expresses grief over former minister’s death


Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar today expressed grief at the death of senior Congress leader and former minister Kumud Ranjan Jha.

Elevation of Modi an internal matter of BJP: JD(U)

The JD(U) today reacted cautiously to elevation of Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi, over whom it has reservations, to the BJP’s parliamentary board, saying it is an “internal matter” of its ally.

BJP hails JD-U rally, Opp. calls it a flop

The JD(U)’s Adhikar rally in Delhi on Sunday evoked wholehearted praise from the party’s Bihar ruling ally BJP while the state’s Opposition parties dubbed it both as a failure and a sham aimed at poli

Outgoing Bihar gov appoints VC

Outgoing Bihar governor Devanand Konwar has appointed one more VC and two pro-VCs, even as the demand for probe into the allegation that he took money for appointment of VC and pro-VCs in universities

AP blast suspect held in Ranchi

A terror suspect wanted in connection with blasts in several states, including the recent Hyderabad twin blasts, was arrested by the National Investigation Agency in his home city of Ranchi in Jharkha

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