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Bihar: State in Eastern India
Bihar is state in eastern India. It is the thirteenth-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, 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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Holi Celebrations 2019: Effigies of Masood Azhar, Hafiz Saeed set aflame on Holika Dahan in Patna

Residents of a neighbourhood in the Bihar capital this time have put up effigies of Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar and Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed in the streets for torching them as part..
DNA - Published

'All is well': Mahagathbandhan candidates to be announced after Holi, says Tejashwi Yadav

The grand-alliance of opposition parties in Bihar is intact and its candidates for all the 40 Lok Sabha seats in the state will be announced after Holi, RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav said Wednesday.
DNA - Published

Videos for Bihar

Train derails in India killing seven [Video]Train derails in India killing seven

Seven passengers were killed and several others injured when a Delhi-bound train derailed in Bihar on Sunday, railways officials said. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:18Published

 

Bihar: 200 huts gutted in Muzaffarpur fire

Around 200 huts were gutted in a massive fire which broke out on Tuesday night in a slum in Muzaffarpur, Bihar
DNA - Published

'Bihari dacoit': Prashant Kishor hits at N Chandrababu Naidu

Naidu, in a meeting on Ongole, called Kishor a "Bihari dacoit" who had removed lakhs of votes in Andhra Pradesh.
DNA - Published

RJD may keep 19 Bihar seats, leave 9 for Congress


IndiaTimes - Published

Lalu Prasad's RJD may contest 19 Lok Sabha seats, Congress- nine and RLSP - four seats in Bihar

Gohil said Tejashwi would soon hold a joint press conference in the state capital here along with the state level leaders of all GA partners and inform people about the seat sharing. He said State..
IndiaTimes - Published

Rahul Gandhi to begin his election campaign in Bihar from Purnia on March 2


IndiaTimes - Published

Lok Sabha election 2019: Bihar Mahagathbandhan cracks seat-sharing deal, formal announcement likely tomorrow

Bihar Mahagathbandhan which comprises - Congress, RJD, Upendra Kushwaha's Rashtriya Lok Samta Party (RLSP), Jitan Ram Manjhi's Hindustani Awam Morcha (HAM), Sharad Yadav's Loktantrik Janata Dal (LJD)..
DNA - Published

Prashant Kishor lashes out at Chandrababu Naidu for 'Bihari dacoit' barb

Kishor, who is also the national vice-president of Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumars JD(U), was reacting to a news report wherein Naidu had also blamed him for deletion of lakhs of voters in Andhra..
IndiaTimes - Published

Prashant Kishor behind deletion of votes: CM Chandrababu Naidu

"K Chandrashekar Rao is doing criminal politics. He is grabbing the MLAs of Congress and TDP. Bihari dacoit Prasant Kishore has removed lakhs of votes in Andhra Pradesh. He is committing cyber crime,"..
IndiaTimes - Published

Congress tie-up bids hit dead-end in Bengal, roadblock in Bihar


IndiaTimes - Published

Prominent faces in Bihar in a fix over candidacy

Foremost among them is Union minister Giriraj Singh, who has been sulking after his sitting seat Nawada went into JD-U's kitty.
DNA - Published

RJD asks Congress to scale down its demand from 11 seats to 8 or contest the Lok Sabha polls on all 40 seats in Bihar


IndiaTimes - Published

NDA announces seat allocation in Bihar, Mahagathbandhan still in the dark

The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) on Sunday announced the constituency-wise division of seats among its three constituents: BJP, JD(U) and LJP. According to the formula announced last month, BJP..
DNA - Published

NDA gets Bihar headstart, trumps opposition with seat list

NDA on Sunday named the Lok Sabha constituencies in Bihar which the three partners, BJP, JD(U) and LJP, will contest. The candidates would be announced "in a couple of days", the NDA partners said. The..
IndiaTimes - Published

RJD refuses to leave 11 seats for Congress in Bihar, seat-sharing announcement delayed


IndiaTimes - Published

Bihar Lok Sabha polls: BJP, JD(U) & LJP announce distribution of constituencies


IndiaTimes - Published

Lok Sabha Polls: BJP to release first list of candidates today; Bihar leaders may be in for surprise

While some sitting BJP MPs may be shifted to different seats, some leaders who were hoping for ticket are likely to be left disappointed.
DNA - Published

Bihar set for spirited fight 3 years after booze ban


IndiaTimes - Published

3 criminals shot dead, AK-47s seized in Bihar

The police have recovered arms, including two AK-47 assault rifles, a Beretta pistol and a regular revolver from the accused.
DNA - Published

Bihar's grand alliance to announce seat sharing for Lok Sabha election on March 18

Earlier, the joint press conference was scheduled to be held in Patna on March 17 (Sunday). But the GA leaders on Saturday decided to defer it by a day as the major allies- RJD and Congress- remained..
IndiaTimes - Published

Grand alliance in Bihar to announce seat sharing for LS polls on Monday: Manjhi

The 'Mahagathbandhan', as the grand alliance is called in local parlance, comprises old allies like the Congress and the RJD, besides new entrants such as Upendra Kushwaha's RLSP, the HAM(S), Sharad..
IndiaTimes - Published

Bihar bahubalis flex muscles to get party tickets for better halves


IndiaTimes - Published

Sushil Modi asks EC to take note of Lalu using social media for politics

Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi Friday asked the Election Commission to take note of jailed RJD chief Lalu Prasad who is being "politically active" through social media.
IndiaTimes - Published

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Why BJP may contest these 13 seats in Bihar

The BJP has fared comparatively better on these 13 traditional seats, winning at least twice in the last three Lok Sabha elections held in 2004, 2009 and 2014.
IndiaTimes - Published

Nitish Kumar gets 56-inch chest cover, RJD Congress's Hand

With JD(U) back in the comforts of Narendra Modi-led NDA, and RJD finding cheer in Opposition 'Grand Alliance', battlelines are drawn in Bihar
DNA - Published

Bihar grand alliance talks tumble

According to sources, RJD is keen on contesting around 20 seats, while Congress is firm on not less than 15 seats. Meanwhile, Hindustani Awam Morcha (S) led by former CM Jitan Ram Manjhi is adamant on..
IndiaTimes - Published

Allies bond in Bihar well, to campaign for 'NDA Dobara'

A BJP source said contention over three-four seats was the only roadblock in announcement of the candidates.
DNA - Published

What is behind BJP's new alliance-hunting spree

The BJP has cemented alliances and entered into seat-sharing agreements for the upcoming Lok Sabha election in four states of Bihar, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu and Assam so far. According to the..
IndiaTimes - Published

Bihar opposition leaders to thrash out seat-sharing in Delhi by Thursday


IndiaTimes - Published

Muzaffarpur shelter home case: Bihar ex-minister Manju Verma gets bail

Former Bihar Minister Manju Verma on Tuesday was granted bail by the Patna High Court.
DNA - Published

Tale of two weddings, from Bihar and Maharashtra

Saturday was a tale of two weddings, with brides in Maharashtra and Bihar earning praise for prioritising their lives and needs over their grooms.
DNA - Published

Opposition parties question staggering of LS polls in Bihar, allege EC wants to help NDA

The state has only 40 Lok Sabha seats and as per the schedule announced on Sunday, only four parliamentary constituencies each will go to polls in the first couple of phases followed by five each in..
IndiaTimes - Published

Election will be difficult for those observing Ramzan, BJP does not want minorities to vote: TMC leader

Trinamool Congress leader and Kolkata Mayor Firhad Hakim on Monday said the lengthy schedule of the upcoming Lok Sabha polls, will be arduous for those observing Ramzan in the states of Bihar, West..
DNA - Published

President confers Padma awards on 47 'inspiring' personalities

Bihar leader Hukumdev Narayan Yadav (Padma Bhushan), former CEO of multinational techno giant Cisco systems John Chambers (Padma Bhushan) and renowned dancer and filmmaker Prabhu Deva (Padma Shri) were..
IndiaTimes - Published

Lok Sabha Elections: 22 state-UTs including Andhra to have single-phase polling, UP among 3 states with 7 phases

Polling will be spread across seven phases in Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and West Bengal, the Election Commission announced on Sunday.
DNA - Published

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