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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). Bihar borders 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. Bihar is also the world's fourth-most populous subnational entity.

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Bihar officer’s remark on sanitary pads goes viral, accuses of wrong reporting | Oneindia News *News [Video]

Bihar officer’s remark on sanitary pads goes viral, accuses of wrong reporting | Oneindia News *News

A senior IAS officer from Bihar is now facing the heat after her rather arrogant answer to a school girl’s question regarding sanitary pads went viral on social media. #Bihar #SanitaryPads..

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Bihar Mass Shooting: 2 bike-borne assailants open fire in Begusarai | Oneindia news *News [Video]

Bihar Mass Shooting: 2 bike-borne assailants open fire in Begusarai | Oneindia news *News

In a shocking and gruesome incident of mass shooting reported from the Begusarai district of Bihar, 2 assailants on a bike went on a rampage and fired gunshots at multiple locations in the city. In the..

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Prashant Kishor slams Nitish Kumar with tweet, then deletes it | What was the tweet? | Oneindia News [Video]

Prashant Kishor slams Nitish Kumar with tweet, then deletes it | What was the tweet? | Oneindia News

Today, political strategist Prashant Kishor had a comeback to Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar’s allegation that he may be surreptitiously working for the BJP. Taking to Twitter, Prashant Kishor..

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Arshdeep Singh's Wikipedia page edited, shows Khalistan links | Oneindia News *International [Video]

Arshdeep Singh's Wikipedia page edited, shows Khalistan links | Oneindia News *International

Arshdeep Singh's Wikipedia page edited, shows Khalistan links; Boat carrying 55 people capsized in Ganga river near Shahpur, Bihar; Manish Sisodia claims CBI officer died under pressure to frame him,..

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Nitish Kumar: 'BJP will be reduced to 50 seats in 2024 if opposition unites' | Oneindia news *News [Video]

Nitish Kumar: 'BJP will be reduced to 50 seats in 2024 if opposition unites' | Oneindia news *News

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday asked the opposition parties in the country to unite and claimed that the unity of the opposition would reduce BJP to just 50 seats in the 2024 Lok Sabha..

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Bihar cabinet expansion: 31 ministers take oath, RJD gets 16 berths | Oneindia News *News [Video]

Bihar cabinet expansion: 31 ministers take oath, RJD gets 16 berths | Oneindia News *News

CM of Bihar Nitish Kumar on Tuesday expanded his cabinet, with 31 ministers taking oath. Out of the 31 ministers who took oath, 16 belonged to the RJD which included Lalu Prasad Yadav’s older son Tej..

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Akhilesh Yadav: 'BJP taught lesson by socialists in Bihar, UP will follow' | Oneindia news *Politics [Video]

Akhilesh Yadav: 'BJP taught lesson by socialists in Bihar, UP will follow' | Oneindia news *Politics

The recent turn of events in the politics of Bihar left the entire country glued to their screens. Nitish Kumar was sworn in as the Chief Minister of the state post breaking all ties with the BJP and..

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Nitish Kumar takes oath as Bihar CM, says not eying for PM post in 2024 | Oneindia News *News [Video]

Nitish Kumar takes oath as Bihar CM, says not eying for PM post in 2024 | Oneindia News *News

Janta Dal United or JD(U) chief Nitish Kumar on Wednesday took oath as the CM of Bihar for the 8th time, a day after he parted ways with the BJP in the state. RJD leader and son of Lalu Prasad Yadav..

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Bihar Politics: Why Nitish Kumar ended his alliance with BJP, Know all about it | Oneindia News*News [Video]

Bihar Politics: Why Nitish Kumar ended his alliance with BJP, Know all about it | Oneindia News*News

As the JDU and BJP alliance in Bihar will finally be over with CM Nitish Kumar meeting the Governor and handing over his resignation, it's very important to understand what was the reason that led to..

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BJP-JD(U) Alliance Crumbles, Nitish set to Resign| OneIndia News *News [Video]

BJP-JD(U) Alliance Crumbles, Nitish set to Resign| OneIndia News *News

According to initial reports, the tensions simmering between the BJP and the JD(U) reached their pinnacle, with the parties et to break their coalition government. #Bihar #coalitiongovernment..

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Nitish Kumar's party meet today | 4 times when Nitish changed parties | Oneindia news *Politics [Video]

Nitish Kumar's party meet today | 4 times when Nitish changed parties | Oneindia news *Politics

Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar has called for an all party meet today i.e Tuesday amid the speculations of a rift with the Bhartiya Janata Party. All eyes are on Bihar today as Kumar has signalled..

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Nitish Kumar to convene JDU meet, speculations of rift with BJP increases | Oneindia news *Politics [Video]

Nitish Kumar to convene JDU meet, speculations of rift with BJP increases | Oneindia news *Politics

Amid speculations of rift with the Bhartiya Janata Party, Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar is all set to convene a meeting of all Janata Dal (United) legislators and parliamentarians on Tuesday...

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