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Bihar: State in Eastern India
Bihar is a state in eastern India. It is the twelfth-largest Indian state, with an area of 94,163 km2 (36,357 sq mi). The third-largest state by population, 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 regions converge in the state: Magadh, Mithila, and Bhojpur.

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All in not well in five-party opposition's Grand Alliance in Bihar


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SC allows action against 3 Bihar judges for their 2013 Nepal ‘sexcapades’


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Videos for Bihar


India floods: Death toll in Uttar Pradesh, Bihar passes 100 [Video]India floods: Death toll in Uttar Pradesh, Bihar passes 100

Authorities retain red alert for parts of UP and Bihar states as monsoon expected to last several more days.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:02Published

Dozens dead as heavy rains trigger floods in India [Video]Dozens dead as heavy rains trigger floods in India

Floods triggered by torrential rains have left almost 100 people dead in the Indian states of Uttar Pradesh and Bihar

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:50Published

 

Flanked by top Bihar BJP leaders, Nadda calls on Nitish


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Bihar: 2 dead in stampede at Aurangabad, four killed in Samastipur after temple wall collapses during Chhath Puja

At least 2 children and 4 women have died in separate incidents in Samastipur and Aurangabad respectively while celebrating the festival in Bihar on Sunday.
DNA - Published

Tejashwi spends time outside Bihar because of prohibition in state: JD(U) leader

Hitting back at RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav after he alleged that "liquor mafia" roam in Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar's residence, JD(U) leader R C P Singh said the former deputy chief minister..
IndiaTimes - Published

Key takeaways from UP byelections

The results were not very encouraging for BJP and allies in Gujarat where they conceded three out of six seats and Bihar where Nitish Kumar’s JD(U) could retain only one out of four seats. The silver..
IndiaTimes - Published

Bypolls: NDA wins 26 out of 51, Congress bags 12

BJP and its allies won 26 of the 51 assembly byelections in 18 states. The BJP won eight of the 11 contests in Uttar Pradesh but suffered setbacks in Gujarat and Bihar. Congress bagged 12 seats. The..
IndiaTimes - Published

D Raja attends CPI function in Patna, attacks Modi government

Addressing a function organized at the partys Bihar headquarters here to celebrate the 80th anniversary of its foundation, Raja also charged Modi with having reneged on his promise of Sabka Saath Sabka..
IndiaTimes - Published

Karnataka tops innovation ranking of states, best investment destination: Niti Aayog

Karnataka has topped the first-ever innovation ranking of states, followed by Tamil Nadu and Maharasthra, a Niti Aayog sponsored report said on Thursday. Bihar, Jharkhand and Chhattisgarh, on the other..
IndiaTimes - Published

BJP-JD(U) alliance 'atal', will fight Bihar polls under Nitish Kumar: Amit Shah


IndiaTimes - Published

Bihar: CBI books IRS officer for using fake certificates to clear UPSC examination

During the verification of the accused's documents, it was found that Kumar's real name is Rajesh Kumar Sharma who was no longer falling into the age limit criteria of the UPSC exam. Thus, he changed..
DNA - Published

When it comes to good education, looks alone don’t matter

Niti Aayog’s School Education Quality Index shows just how inconsistent the quality of a government school education is across the country. While Kerala and Tamil Nadu remained top overall performers..
IndiaTimes - Published

Bihar: Married woman gang-raped in Gaya, two arrested

Police have arrested two persons of the three accused.
DNA - Published

As floodwater recedes from streets in Bihar, threat of dengue rises

According to official figures, 640 patients have been found to be dengue positive in the last four days during the investigation
DNA - Published

Will floods lead to a BJP-JD(U) divorce in Bihar?

Union minister Giriraj Singh blamed chief minister Nitish Kumar for the flood situation, especially in the state's capital — with the timing of just about a year ahead of the state assembly elections..
IndiaTimes - Published

Only 5 states have rolled out new MV Act

Only five states — Gujarat, Uttarakhand, Kerala, Karnataka and Assam — have implemented the amended Motor Vehicles Act nearly five weeks after the Centre notified the new law. TOI has learnt that..
IndiaTimes - Published

Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar re-elected as JD (U) president unopposed


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Bypolls not to impact grand alliance; coalition's doors closed for 'chameleon-like' Nitish: Tejashwi Yadav

Yadav also described Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar as a "chameleon-like" character and ruled out any possibility in the future of him returning to the secular alliance fold. In an interview to ,..
IndiaTimes - Published

Bihar: SDM's vehicle vandalised after scuffle between his guards and locals in Bhagalpur

Locals accused the guards of the SDM of assaulting and opening fire on them.
DNA - Published

'He's not even a speck of dust on Nitish Kumar's feet': JD(U) on Giriraj Singh's jibe

Gloves were off between Bihar allies JD(U) and BJP in the wake of Union minister Giriraj Singh's latest attack on the Nitish Kumar govt for its "inept" handling of floods in Bihar. "He is not even..
IndiaTimes - Published

Bihar: Six people rob over Rs 8 lakh from bank in Muzaffarpur

The entire incident was caught on CCTV camera.
DNA - Published

Bihar: Four arrested in Gaya double murder case

The prime suspect has been identified as Sujit Kumar alias Terel Yadav, who was arrested on Friday with his three associates identified as Ravi Raj, Rinku Kumar, Niket Raj.
DNA - Published

Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad leads relief works in Bihar

The state capital received 35-centimetre rainfall in the last two-and-a-half days.
DNA - Published

Row erupts over sedition FIR against 49 celebrities

The FIR on charges of sedition and other offences ordered filed by nearly 50 celebrities by the chief judicial magistrate of Muzaffarpur, Bihar, for writing a letter to the PM snowballed into a..
IndiaTimes - Published

Bihar Floods: Centre announces advance release of Rs 613 crore disaster fund

The Central government has approved the advance release of Rs 400 crore from National Disaster Response Fund (NDRF) and Rs 213.75 of Centre's share of SDRF for Bihar.
DNA - Published

Amit Shah approves advance release of funds for flood-hit Bihar and Karnataka


IndiaTimes - Published

West Bengal: Boat capsizes in Mahananda river, death toll hikes to 3

A boat carrying 35 to 40 passengers from Malda to Bihar's Katihar on Thursday night capsized at Jagadishpur.
DNA - Published

FIR against 50 celebrities for letter to PM on mob lynching

An FIR was lodged in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district against celebrities including Bollywood actress Konkana Sen, director Maniratnam, Aparna Sen, Shayam Benegal, Ramchandra Guha and 45 others, who had..
IndiaTimes - Published

Bihar Floods: 73 dead, 17.09 lakh affected; heavy rainfall alert issued for next 48 hours

Several rivers in Bihar and other parts of India are flowing in a severe situation, well above their danger levels.
DNA - Published

Death toll climbs to 73 in Bihar

Nitish blames climate change for deluge; orange alert issued in Patna, Vaishali, Begusarai
DNA - Published

'What about Mumbai & America?' Bihar CM Nitish Kumar says it floods everywhere

The death toll due to incessant rainfall and floods in different parts of Bihar rose to 42 on Wednesday
DNA - Published

Bihar floods: Over 10,000 people saved in Patna, says NDRF

The rescue teams have been rowing people across the flooded streets in inflated boats from the past few days.
DNA - Published

Central Water Commission issues orange alert, warns of severe flood situation in several states

Bihar has the maximum number of rivers that are flowing near danger mark, raising high chances of flood in nearby regions.
DNA - Published

Bihar floods: Death toll mounts to 42

The death toll due to the floods reached 42 on Tuesday, with Bhagalpur and Gaya reporting 10 and six deaths respectively.
DNA - Published

Arvind Kejriwal lambasted by BJP, JDU for calling people from Bihar 'outsiders'

"Kejriwal has not worked for the people of Delhi and has not fulfilled his promises, so he is doing politics of regionalism," JDU leader Satya Prakash Mishra said.
DNA - Published

Congress, JD(S) target PM Modi after his tweet on Bihar floods

The opposition Congress and Janata Dal (Secular) slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday, alleging that he has adopted an "indifferent behaviour" towards Karnataka on the issue of extending..
IndiaTimes - Published

Bihar: Death toll rises to 40 after rain fury, Centre extends help

The disaster has so far claimed 40 lives while many others have been injured.
DNA - Published

In a sinking Bihar, blame game floats

CM Nitish Kumar blamed climate change and the meteorological department for the rains and suggested that "meteorologists speak something in the morning and something else in the evening".
DNA - Published

29 die in Bihar rains, deputy CM Sushil Kumar Modi and kin rescued three days later

Sources told Zee Media that 32 teams of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) and State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) have been pressed into service for relief and rescue operations
DNA - Published

Bihar Rains: 19 NDRF teams deployed in 14 districts to tackle floods

The NDRF said that Bihar is battling floods yet again this monsoon season.
DNA - Published

Bihar floods: Rahul asks Congress workers to join relief-and-rescue efforts


IndiaTimes - Published

Toll in rain-related incidents mounts to 134 in India, several areas inundated in UP, Bihar


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People from Bihar arrive on Rs 500 tickets, avail costly medical treatments for free: Delhi CM Kejriwal

"How can Delhi serve people of the entire country? Hence there is a need to improve the healthcare services here," Arvind Kejriwal said.
DNA - Published

Floods kill 113 in north India in late monsoon burst, jail, hospital submerged

Heavy rains have killed at least 113 people in India's Uttar Pradesh and Bihar states over the past three days, officials said on Monday, as flood waters swamped a major city, inundated hospital wards..
Reuters - Published

Bihar rains: Death toll mounts to 19, several NDRF teams deployed for rescue operations

NDRF teams are carrying out rescue and evacuation operations along with other agencies in the flood-affected areas.
DNA - Published

17 killed as heavy rains, floods ravage Bihar, Patna worst-hit

Government schools to remain shut today and tomorrow; 25 long-distance trains cancelled
DNA - Published

Post ban on liquor, youth takes to ganja, heroin, charas and opium in dry Bihar

This has also led to a staggering increase in the crime rate in the area
DNA - Published

22 killed in Bihar monsoon fury; red alert for more rain

Four autorickshaw passengers were killed when the branch of a tree fell on the vehicle at Khagaul in Patna. At least 14 of the deaths since Saturday were caused by brick walls collapsing on the victims..
IndiaTimes - Published

September rainfall in India on course to be highest in 102 years

With a day left in the month, all-India average rainfall in September stands at 247.1mm — 48% above normal and the third highest in India Meteorological Department’s records since 1901. By Monday,..
IndiaTimes - Published

As Patna flood situation worsens, Bihar govt writes to Centre for help; seeks dewatering pumps, IAF choppers

Bihar seeks IAF choppers, Coal Ministry's dewatering pumps.
DNA - Published

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