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Yesterday | The Indian Express

Bypolls are a litmus test for Lalu-Nitish combine to stage a comeback in Bihar politics.

A handsome turnout of voters on Thursday marked the byelections to 18 Assembly seats in four states - the first major test of strength of the BJP and its allies after their brilliant show in Lok Sabha elections.

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Thursday | The Times of India

Peaceful but low polling in Bihar bypoll

Altogether 26.42 lakh voters spread over 2,422 polling stations will get an opportunity to decide their fate today.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Nerve News

Peaceful ballotting in Bihar assembly by-polls

Voting for the by-election in 10 assembly constituencies in Bihar began Thursday on a peaceful note, officials said.

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The Telegraph

BJP braces for battle against trio

The BJP is banking on the RSS and numerical strength of its traditional voters - Brahmins and Banias - to retain its bastion of Bhagalpur at a time the Congress-JDU-RJD have fielded a common candidate.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Indian Express

The Bihar Maths: Could Nitish have rocked own boat?

Women of EBCs in Chhapra; Nitish is a strong contender for this constituency's votes.

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The Telegraph

Sushil warns of jungle raj rerun

BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi waves to people during Tuesday's roadshow in Bhagalpur with other senior party leaders.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Telegraph

Payback time, day after NDA cry

Bhagalpur, Aug. 18: RJD president Lalu Prasad today counter-attacked BJP, a day after Union law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad criticised him at a poll meeting here on Sunday.

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Hindustan Times

Water conservationist cautions centre against Ganga project

Water conservationist Rajendra Singh has said that the plan to start building 16 barrages on Ganga River between Haldia and Allahabad from October, should be put on hold till a proper evaluation of the impact of Farakka barrage on the free flow, bio-diversity and pollution defying capacity of the Ganga is completed.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

The Telegraph

Change with Cong call on Nitish lips

Change with Cong call on Nitish lips - Former chief minister recalls freedom fighters, asks people to vote against BJP in by-election Change is everywhere - more so in state politics, as evident from the way Nitish Kumar spoke and heaped praise on the Congress at an election rally here on Wednesday.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

DNA India

Congress says ties with JD(U), RJD for 'larger national interest'

The Congress on Tuesday justified its alliance with JD and RJD in Bihar and said such forces against the BJP would be strengthened elsewhere in the country.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

The Telegraph

Congress plans campaign

India Congress Committee general secretary and Bihar in-charge C.P. Joshi and national secretary and co-in-charge K.L. Sharma would campaign for the party candidates in Bhagalpur and Narkatiaganj respectively.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

The Telegraph

Bumpy road ahead of bypoll

Political parties, however, have started levelling allegations against each other even though 12 days are left for the bypoll for the Bhagalpur Assembly segment.

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Tue Aug 05, 2014

The Telegraph

Stations to tame river crime

Patna, Aug. 4: The free run of dons in the riverine belt of the Gandak, Kosi and the Ganga is set to end with the state government clearing the proposal to set up three river patrolling police stations .

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Mon Aug 04, 2014

Outlook

Kosi Flood Threat Blows Over, Alert Withdrawn From Six Districts

The Bihar government today decided to withdraw alert from six out of nine districts as the flood threat receded after the Nepal government decided against a blast to open the mouth of the blocked Bhote Kosi, a tributary of Kosi river.

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The Telegraph

Satellite scan for wasteland

Putting waste to good use seems to be the latest mantra of a state government looking for land to set up industries in.

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Sun Aug 03, 2014

The Telegraph

Honey talks to sweeten farmers' prospects

Bihar Agriculture University vice-chancellor ML Choudhary inspects the preparations for the foundation day in Bhagalpur on Sunday.

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Hindustan Times

Kosi fury 76 relief camps set up in six districts in Bihar

With no let up in the flood threat in Bihar's Kosi belt due to the landslide in upper reaches of Nepal, six out of the eight districts have opened 76 relief camps to provide shelter and relief to people in the event of an unregulated release of nearly 27 lakh cusecs of water from the Himalyan kingdom, which could cause huge devastation in the ... (more)

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Fri Aug 01, 2014

Nerve News

Dead lizard in Bihar mid-day meal, 24 students ill

At least 24 students of a government primary school fell ill in Bihar Friday after eating mid-day meal in which a dead lizard was found, officials said.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Telegraph

Broken bridges cloud trade

Broken bridges on three key roads have cast a shadow on daily business in the silk city during Id and Shravani Mela.

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The Telegraph

Doctors unite to thwart law

A state government directive has announced implementation of the proposed act at all governmental and private hospitals, nursing homes, clinics and pathological units by November 2014.

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