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Scanty rains spark drought fears in Bihar

Patna, June 29 (IANS) Scanty monsoon rains across have triggered fears that Bihar may be headed for another drought. ...
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15 killed in Bihar accident

Patna, June 26 (IANS) Fifteen people were killed early Saturday when a bus in which they were travelling collided with a truck in Bihar, police said....
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Former union minister Digvijay Singh dies in London

New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Former union minister and Lok Sabha MP from Bihar, Digvijay Singh, passed away in a hospital in London, a member of his personal staff said here Thursday. He was 54....
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Four BJP ministers attend Bihar cabinet meeting

Patna, June 22 (IANS) Four of the 12 Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ministers in the Janata Dal-United (JD-U) led Bihar government attended the cabinet meeting here Tuesday after Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi instructed party ministers not to boycott it....
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Voting in Bihar for Rajya Sabha seats

Patna, June 17 (IANS) Voting was under way Thursday in Bihar to elect five Rajya Sabha members amid fear of cross-voting because of the presence of an independent candidate. ...
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BSP to go it alone in Bihar assembly polls

Patna, June 15 (IANS) The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) would contest the Bihar assembly polls from all seats without any alliance, party chief Mayawati said Tuesday....
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Maoist rampage: station, bank torched, police camps raided

Patna, June 15 (IANS) Maoist guerrillas in Bihar set ablaze a railway station and a bank as well as attacked a police station and a camp of the Special Auxiliary Police to enforce their two-day shutdown, officials said Tuesday....
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Trains cancelled in Bihar amid Maoist shutdown

Patna, June 14 (IANS) At least nine trains were cancelled and some diverted in Bihar in view of a two-day Maoist shutdown that began Monday, officials said....
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Bihar, Tripura zoos to exchange rare animals

Agartala, June 13 (IANS) Bihar's Patna Zoo and Tripura's Sepahijala Zoo will soon exchange rare animals, officials said here Sunday....
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Nitish threatens legal action over photo with Modi, cancels dinner

Patna, June 12 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Saturday cancelled a dinner he was to host for Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders, apparently miffed over a series of full page advertisments that appeared in vernacular dailies showing him with Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi. He also threatened legal action against the agency that had released the advertisements...
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