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Reservation for Extremely Backwards may increase in Panchayats from next polls: Modi

Patna | Tuesday, Jan 23 2018 IST

Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi today said that state government would consider to increase the reservation for Extremely Backwards from next Panchayat elections. Mr Modi, while address

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Bihar govt releases 2600 Crores to pay salaries of contract teachers

Patna | Tuesday, Jan 23 2018 IST

Bihar government has sanctioned Rs 2600 Crores for payment of salaries to contract teachers working in schools across the state. Special Secretary of state cabinet department Upendra Nath Pandey told

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Several cinema halls cancel ticket booking for 'Padmavat'

Patna | Tuesday, Jan 23 2018 IST

Several cinema halls in Bihar today cancelled ticket bookings for Hindi film 'Padmavat' to be released across the country from January 25, following protests from activists of Karni Sena. A large num

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Manjhi bats for reservation for poor among Upper Castes

Patna | Tuesday, Jan 23 2018 IST

Former Bihar Chief Minister and president of Hindustani Awam Morcha (HAM) today strongly favoured reservation for poor among Upper Castes in government services, saying his party had always been advoc

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Bank employess to protest FRDI bill 2017 in Bihar tomorrow

Patna | Tuesday, Jan 23 2018 IST

Employees of various nationalised banks will stage march to register their strong protest tomorrow over Financial Resolution and Deposit Insurance Bill (FRDI) 2017, tabled in Parliament, dubbing it as

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Karni Sena threats force cancellation of 'Padmaavat' bookings in Bihar

Patna |Tuesday, 2018 12:45:04 PM IST

Shree Rajput Karni Sena activists have forced cinema halls to stop advance bookings for "Padmaavat", officials on Tuesday said.

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Wife of former Chief Minister Dr Jagannath Mishra passes away

Patna | Monday, Jan 22 2018 IST

Ms Veena Mishra, wife of former Bihar Chief Minister Dr Jagnnath Mishra died today after prolonged illness. She was 78. Ms Mishra breathed her last in Medanta Hospital in Delhi where she was undergoi

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I will continue to struggle : Lalu

Patna | Monday, Jan 22 2018 IST

RJD supremo Lalu Prasad today said he would continue to struggle and not compromise with his principle, despite being harassed by saffron forces under well hatched conspiracy. Mr Prasad tweeted that

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Nitish condoles death of wife of former Chief Minister Dr Jagnnath Mishra

Patna | Monday, Jan 22 2018 IST

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar condoled the death of Veena Mishra, wife of former chief minister Dr Jagnnath Mishra today. Mr Kumar, in his message said he was deeply after being informed about th

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RJD dubs 'Human chain' as super flop event, demands white paper

Patna | Monday, Jan 22 2018 IST

RJD today described 'Human chain' created yesterday as mega public awareness drive against social evils of child marriage and dowry as super flop event and demanded from Nitish Kumar government to rel

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Controversy erupts over Congress MLC's participation in human chain

Patna | Monday, Jan 22 2018 IST

High voltage controversy today erupted following Congress MLC Ram Chandra Bharti's participation in human chain yesterday. Organised to create public awareness to eradicate social evils of dowry and

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Bodies of two murdered youths found in Patna

Patna |Monday, 2018 1:45:06 PM IST

The bodies of two youths who had been hacked brutally and their faces disfigured were found in the Bihar capital, triggering protest by locals, police said on Monday.

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