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elections 2022
elections 2022

Bihar

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Vote-katwa
'Vote katwa' politics takes centrestage in Bihar
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Samir-Mahaseth
I-T raid at Bihar minister's house, office in Patna
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Besides him, the department has also raided his business partner Ravi Bhushan and brother-in-law Jitendra Kumar. Sources said that they are facing charges of not paying taxes on their income before the department. Samir Mahaseth is a business partner in a construction company named Sakar construction Ltd having an office in Sone Bhawan at R-block roundabout.
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Tejashwi Yadav praises Nitin Gadkari for putting nation first
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The Panduka Road bridge will be constructed at a cost of Rs 196 crore and its length is 1.5 km and it will directly connect NH 19 to NH 39. With this, the distance between Rohtas and Garhwa in Jharkhand will reduce by just 63 km from the present 200 km. This bridge will also address the traffic jam of NH 19 which frequently takes place in Rohtas, Kaimur and Aurangabad districts.
RCP-Singh
RCP Singh attacks Nitish Kumar, asks him to lift liquor ban in Bihar
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"Due to the liquor ban, the Bihar government is losing a big chunk of revenue and it is directly affecting the common people. The developments of public welfare works are not taking place in Bihar. The roads of rural areas are having pathetic shapes. Hence, Nitish Kumar should leave his obstinacy on liquor ban. He should lift the ban to improve excise tax collection in state exchequer," Singh said.
Manoj-Kushwaha
Grand Alliance to field JD(U) leader Manoj Kushwaha for Kurhani bypoll in Bihar
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Senior Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader, Abdul Bari Siddiqui, announced the name of Kushwaha as the candidate of the Grand Alliance. Kushwaha is a Janata Dal (United) leader and also a former Rajya Sabha member. "On the request of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, our party's National President Lalu Prasad Yadav has decided to give the seat to JD(U). The name of Manoj Kushwaha is finalised as a candidate from the JD(U). He is our candidate of the Grand Alliance. All parties which are part of the Grand Alliance agreed on his name," Siddiqui said.
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Bihar-Nitish-Kumar
'Used to look out for girls visiting campus': Nitish reminisces about student days
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"When I was studying in Engineering College Patna, there were only male students studying there. Whenever a girl of a family came to the campus, the entire students went there to see her. There was no co-education at that time. When I became the Chief Minister of the state, I promoted girls students with various schemes to empower them. Our special focus is on female students and a number of them are studying in engineering colleges now," he said while addressing students and teachers on the occasion of Education Day ceremony in Sri Krishna Memorial Hall at East Gandhi Maidan.
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Expected special status for Bihar as birthday gift from BJP: Tejashwi Yadav
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Addressing a gathering in Gyan Bhawan here for distribution of joining letters to Panchayat Secretaries he said: "On my birthday, a person said that if BJP want to give a birthday gift to you, what would you expect from it... I told him I would highly appreciate if BJP gives special status to Bihar."
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Shoot me instead of humiliating me every day, Sadhu Yadav tells Lalu family
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His statement came after Rohini Acharya slammed him for playing a role of 'vote katwa' (vote-cutter) in the Gopalganj bypoll. Sadhu Yadav's wife Indira Yadav got 8,000 odd votes in the by-poll while the margin of defeat for RJD candidate Mohan Prasad Gupta was just 1,700 odd votes. Following the result, Rohini Acharya called Sadhu Yadav "Kans Mama" and said that due to him and AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi, BJP won the Gopalganj bypoll.
Swami-Ramdev
'Ghazwa-e-Hind' will not be allowed in Bihar: Ramdev
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He made this statement while inaugurating a 111-feet tall statue of Lord Shiva at the ashram of revered spiritual guru -- 'Pilot Baba'. The height of the Trishul in the statue is 60-feet. "Ghazwa-e-Hind will be not allowed to flourish in Bihar by those who believe in "Sar Tan Se Juda" ideology. The duo of Amit Shah and Narendra Modi are good enough to deal with them," Ramdev added.
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