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

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Number of coronavirus positive cases in Bihar goes up to 43


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Releasing prisoners on parole/bail risky and difficult during lockdown: Bihar


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Total 17 seats in Bihar legislative council to fall vacant, as Election Commission defers beginning of poll process due to lockdown


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Bihar opposition leaders assail PM Modi for skipping 'real issues' in his address to nation'

PM Narendra Modi urging people to light candles or diya on April 5 to defeat coronavirus, on Friday evoked sharp reaction from opposition leaders in Bihar. State’s main opposition party the RJD said..
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Covid-19 lockdown effect: Bihar ministers read books, feed cows and watch Ramayan serial


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1.60 lakh people from Bihar still stranded across country: Nitish Kumar


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6 more test positive for COVID-19 in Bihar, total cases rise to 21


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Coronavirus: Bihar youth beaten to death for informing local authorities about arrival of two people from Maharashtra

According to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW), there are 1251 confirmed cases of coronavirus cases in the country and 32 fatalities have been reported.
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Prashant Kishor demands Nitish's resignation over treatment being meted out to people arriving in Bihar


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Bihar: Migrants start reaching relief camps, CM steps up efforts to rescue stranded workers


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UP, Bihar hit out at Delhi for exodus

UP has blamed Delhi’s AAP government for the influx of thousands of migrant workers and others in the state, defying the 21-day lockdown order to counter COVID-19. Joining the politcal slugfest,..
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India's Covid-19 cases top 900, death toll 19

Deaths have so far been reported from Maharashtra (5), Gujarat (3), Karnataka (2), Madhya Pradesh (2) and one each from Tamil Nadu, Bihar, Punjab, Delhi, West Bengal, J&K and Himachal. In its updated..
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Coronavirus Lockdown: SpiceJet offers transport to migrant labourers from Mumbai, Delhi to Patna

We would love to alleviate the suffering of these migrant workers especially those from Bihar by flying some flights between Delhi/Mumbai and Patna, SpiceJet CMD Ajay Singh said.
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Bihar government to bear expenses of migrant workers stranded in other states: Nitish Kumar


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Two more Covid-19 cases in Bihar, total count six


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Why isn't Nitish govt helping stranded Bihar residents across various places amid lockdown: Prashant Kishor

Poll strategist Prashant Kishor on Wednesday took a dig at Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar for not providing any kind of aid to the people of the State who are stranded at many places amid the..
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Coronavirus Lockdown: Bihar govt to give Rs 1000 to all ration cardholder families

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's said Rs 1,000 will be given to each family to help them sail through the lockdown.
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No fresh coronavirus case in Bihar; lockdown enforced strictly

Situation in Patna improved on Tuesday with only thin traffic sighted and markets remaining shut here following Bihar governments strict measures. Only handful of vehicles engaged in transportation of..
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Nitish government orders complete lockdown across Bihar with immediate effect


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Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, J&K go into lockdown amidst COVID-19 pandemic

After Delhi, Kolkata, Rajasthan, a lockdown has been imposed in Telangana, Bihar, Andhra Pradesh, and J&K on Sunday in view of the coronavirus pandemic.
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38-year-old man in Bihar tested coronavirus positive after death, toll across India rises to 6

The man, a resident of Munger district in Bihar, had come back to India from Qatar recently.
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Coronavirus Live Updates: 38-year-old man in Bihar dies, death toll in India now 6

India went into unofficial lockdown on Sunday as day-long 'Janata Curfew' kicked in. It comes as the number of positive coronavirus cases rose to 324 on Sunday.
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Covid-19: Bihar shuts down bus services, restaurants, banquet halls till March 31

The Bihar government on Saturday ordered shutting down of bus services, restaurants and banquet halls across the state till March 31 to prevent the spread of novel coronavirus, officials said.
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Bihar government to bear entire medical expenditure of coronavirus patients in state

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar also urged the citizens to use a face mask and practice social exclusion.
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Bihar govt to bear treatment cost of coronavirus patients: Nitish Kumar


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Four suspects who fled put in Bihar isolation wards

Three youths belonging to Bihar’s West Champaran, who had recently fled from Kerala after having symptoms of Covid-19, were brought from their native village and admitted to the isolation ward of the..
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Allies leave Cong to fend for itself, scuttle plans to boost RS numbers

Congress had urged DMK in Tamil Nadu, JMM in Jharkhand and RJD in Bihar for support so that it could field candidates despite lacking the numbers. While DMK would have to concede a seat that it can win..
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London-based woman declares herself 'CM candidate' for Bihar Assembly polls

Pushpam Priya Choudhary, the daughter of former Janata Dal United MLC Vinod Chaudhary has declared herself as the "chief ministerial candidate" for the Assembly elections in Bihar. Priya, who belongs..
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Spat between allies RJD, Congress over Rajya Sabha seat

There is tussle between allies Congress and Rashtriya Janata Dal for a Rajya Sabha seat from Bihar with the former claiming the same while the latter denying that there was ever any “commitment” to..
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Bihar: At least 11 dead, 4 injured after car collides with truck on NH-28 in Muzaffarpur

The injured have been rushed to a nearby hospital.
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Former Union minister Manoj Sinha emerges as front runner for BJP's Rajya Sabha candidate from Bihar


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In veiled barb against Bihar CM Nitish Kumar, RJD legislators bring caged rat to Bihar assembly

Speaking to the media, Former chief minister Rabri Devi said, "This government blames rats if important files, medicines or liquor goes missing, so we have caught the rat & brought it to Assembly for..
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Migration mustn't be seen as a problem, people are free to move from one place to another: Nitish

Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar on Sunday said migration of people from one state to another should not be seen as a problem as he asserted that the "nation is one" and people are free to move from..
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NDA united in Bihar, will win more than 200 seats in assembly polls: Nitish


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Lok Janshakti Party to release manifesto 6 months before Bihar polls

LJP chief Chirag Paswan, who is trying to invoke Bihari pride by launching a ‘Bihar First Bihari First’ campaign in the state, told TOI that manifestos should be the centre of a campaign, not caste..
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Bihar now passes resolution seeking caste-based Census

The Bihar assembly on Thursday unanimously passed a resolution demanding a caste-based census in 2021. The move comes just two days after the 243-member House unanimously passed a resolution stating..
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Bihar becomes first NDA state to adopt anti-NRC resolution

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar clarified in the assembly that the Centre had sought feedback from all states on NPR, but he took the opportunity to also communicate his government’s stand on the NRC. “The..
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Bihar assembly adopts resolution to not implement NRC; Nitish Kumar seeks caste-based census

The Bihar assembly on Tuesday passed a resolution to not implement the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in the state. The assembly also passed a resolution to implement the National Population..
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Have asked Centre to drop contentious clauses from NPR forms: Nitish Kumar

Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday reiterated his opposition to "additional clauses" inserted in the National Population Register (NPR) forms and said that the state government has written to..
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Either provide jobs to unemployed youth or join 'Berozgaari Hatao Yatra' with us: Tejashwi Yadav to Bihar CM

Yadav also accused the Bihar Chief Minister of "murdering the spirit of the constitution" by "killing reservation."
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Case filed against Waris Pathan, Giriraj Singh in Bihar court for controversial statements

A case was registered in a Muzaffarpur court on Saturday against AIMIM leader Waris Pathan and Union minister Giriraj Singh for making controversial statements. The case has been filed by one M Raju..
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'Bihar has Modi's blessings': Nadda's reach out message for BJP workers

Exhorting party workers in Bihar to spread the message that "BJP is synonymous with development", its national president J P Nadda on Saturday asked them to work towards ensuring the NDA's return to..
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India paid heavy price for failing to send Muslims to Pakistan in 1947: Union Minister Giriraj Singh

The controversial remark was made in Purnea district in the Seemanchal region of Bihar where he was trying to garner support in favour of the Citizenship (Amendment) Act.
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How Arvind Kejriwal model of development poses threat to BJP in upcoming state polls

After sweeping Delhi assembly election, AAP now plans to go national and also replicate the ‘Kejriwal model of development’ in other states. Also, several states have started emulating this model..
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Sharad Yadav rules himself out as CM nominee of opposition alliance in Bihar, bats for Tejashwi

Former JD(U) leader Sharad Yadav on Wednesday ruled himself out as a possible chief ministerial candidate for the opposition Grand Alliance in Bihar, asserting that Tejashwi Yadav, who has already been..
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'Trying formula of 1990s' Bihar': BJP likens Prashant Kishor to musclemen

With many axes to grind against Prashant Kishor, the BJP on Wednesday launched a fresh attack against the poll strategist-turned-politician whom it likened to the musclemen who having previously..
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Prashant Kishor questions Nitish Kumar's development model in Bihar; JD(U) hits back

Election strategist-turned-politician Prashant Kishor on Tuesday questioned the Nitish Kumar government's development model, even as he sneered at the chief minister for making ideological compromises..
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Prashant Kishor launches outreach campaign 'Baat Bihar Ki', targets CM Nitish Kumar

Prashant Kishor on Tuesday launched the 'Baat Bihar Ki' campaign aimed at making Bihar one of the top 10 states in the country.
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Gandhi, Godse cannot go hand-in-hand: Prashant Kishor

Expelled Janata Dal-United Vice President and top election strategist Prashant Kishor on Tuesday launched a direct attack on Bihar Chief Minister saying ideology of Mahatma Gandhi and that of his..
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Ahead of Bihar polls, BJP attempts to reign in party leaders who make controversial remarks

A few days back, Union Home Minister Amit Shah had attributed controversial remarks made by some party leaders as one of the reasons for the BJP's defeat in Delhi polls.
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