Bihar campaign faces virtual test – patna

Internet penetration in Bihar is 32 subscribers per 100 people by the end of 2019, according to TRAI data.
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Share In the first statewide election to be held after the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) pandemic, with strict social distancing guidelines in place, Bihar’s political parties suddenly have a new, unusual worry — the state’s low tele-density, low internet penetration, and low mass media exposure. All three pose a challenge in reaching out…Read moreRead more

Ambulance rams truck, patient among four killed, three injured – patna

The victims—all residents of Chainpura village—were travelling in the ambulance that was on its way to Patna from Nalanda, police said.
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Share At least four persons, including a patient and three of her family members, were killed and three persons were injured after an ambulance carrying them rammed a parked truck in Nalanda district on Monday morning. The incident took place on national highway 31 around 7.30am near Gaurapar village under the jurisdiction of Chandi police…Read moreRead more

Tejashwi Yadav fires 10 questions at Nitish Kumar, gets one sharp comeback – bihar election

RJD Leader Tejashwi Yadav launched an ascerbic attack on Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar, claiming that the state had suffered during the 15 years that he has been in power.
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Share As chief minister Nitish Kumar kicked off the JD (U) campaign for assembly polls via a virtual rally, leader of opposition and RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav attacked him and hurled 10 questions at the government.. “Today he is addressing a virtual rally. Everybody has seen the fate of the party’s actual rally on March…Read moreRead more

Nitish busy launching schemes with eye on rural Bihar as poll announcement nears – patna

JD(U) president and Bihar CM Nitish Kumar inaugurates schemes of Water Resources Department via video conferencing in Patna.
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Share With the date for announcement of assembly election drawing closer, Bihar chief minister is a busy man, inaugurating new development schemes, launching completed ones and making on-the-spot visits to review progress of ongoing flagship schemes at great speed. In the last three weeks alone, Kumar has inaugurated or launched schemes and projects worth Rs…Read moreRead more

JP Nadda chairs virtual meet with Bihar BJP MPs for impending state polls – india news

“BJP, JDU, and LJP will fight elections together and win. We have to add value not only to BJP but to our alliance partners also,” Nadda had said addressing Bihar BJP State Karyasamiti via video conferencing.
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Share Ahead of electioneering for the upcoming assembly elections in Bihar, BJP chief JP Nadda on Saturday chaired a virtual meeting, in which party leaders in the State who are MPs were present. Bihar BJP President Sanjay Jaiswal said that every MP will visit two panchayats every day in September to prepare for the elections….Read moreRead more

Muzaffarpur school teacher murder: Minor hatched conspiracy with friend to eliminate father – patna

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Share The police have cracked the mystery behind the murder of a private school teacher, Rajesh Kumar, in Bihar’s Muzaffarpur district following the arrest of one of the victim’s old tenants. Also read: 62-yr-old man stabbed to death in Fatehabad The accused had allegedly stabbed Kumar 17 times for opposing his relationship with his minor daughter….Read moreRead more

ED files charge sheet against man accused of abuse in Bihar shelter home – patna

The agency has sought that the man’s movable and immovable properties worth Rs 8.8 crore, which have already been attached, be confiscated.
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Share The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has filed a charge sheet against Brajesh Thakur, who ran a shelter home in Muzaffarpur (Bihar) where girls were allegedly sexually abused over several years, and his family members for laundering grant-in-aid worth Rs 7.57 crore received from the government, the agency said on Thursday. In a press statement, the…Read moreRead more

Sushant Singh Rajput’s lawmaker cousin sends legal notice to Sanjay Raut – patna

BJP MLA Neeraj Kumar Bablu has asked Raut to apologize publicly in 48 hours or he might face legal action over his offensive comments on Rajput’s relation with his father.
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Share Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s cousin and BJP MLA Neeraj Kumar Bablu on Wednesday sent a legal notice to Shiv Sena’s Rajya Sabha MP Sanjay Raut over his controversial remarks on the late actor’s family, his lawyer said. He has asked Raut to apologize publicly in 48 hours or he might face legal action…Read moreRead more

‘In haste to launch new projects’: Tejashwi Yadav’s dig at CM over another bridge fiasco – india news

File photo: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar.
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Share Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Yadav on Wednesday slammed chief minister Nitish Kumar over the collapse of the approach path to the newly inaugurated Bangra Ghat Mahasetu bridge in Gopalganj. The collapse occurred earlier in the day as flow from Saran Dam increased following the damage to the dam. Yadav’s acerbic remarks came…Read moreRead more

At least 224 inmates of Bihar’s Araria district jail test positive for Covid-19 – india news

A medical worker, wears a pair of sunglasses as part of his personal protective equipment (PPE) as he gets ready to transfer Cpvid-19 patient from the emergency ward to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of Jawahar Lal Nehru Medical College and Hospital in Bhagalpur, Bihar.
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Share At least 224 inmates of Bihar’s Araria district jail have tested coronavirus disease (Covid-19) positive, as authorities concede that the viral outbreak has gone out of control. The prisoners were found to be infected after they underwent rapid antigen detection (RAD) tests for SARS-CoV-2, which causes the disease, within the jail premises over the…Read moreRead more