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  1. Resurgence hope with caution on caste barrierRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | The Telegraph

    For cardiac surgeon Ajit Pradhan, the debate on the motion "A resurgent Bihar is an impossible dream" had already been settled, much before the audience defeated it resoundingly at The Telegraph Bihar Debate last Friday. Pradhan, in an innovative move, had carried out a survey among his patients ahead of the debate.

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  2. Commuters left in bandh lurchRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | The Telegraph

    AISF activists block trains at Rajendra Nagar station during the Bihar bandh in Patna on Tuesday and some of its members protest at Ashok Rajpath. Pictures by Ashok sinha and Ranjeet Kumar Dey The statewide bandh call given by Left Front parties partially hit life in the city and other parts of the state on Tuesday.

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  3. 'Phoney' doctor roams RIMSRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 16 | The Telegraph

    Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences , Ranchi, on Thursday handed over a youth to police for allegedly posing as a new doctor in the cardiology ward without formal appointment and a joining letter. While the state-run hospital has charged that the 28-year-old native of Saharsa, Bihar, was impersonating a doctor who had actually cleared an interview last month, accused Akhilesh Kumar claims he has an MS degree from AIIMS and had received a call, purportedly from the Jharkhand health department, last week, asking him to join RIMS.

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  4. Pappu Yadav detained while enforcing Bihar bandhRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 11 | DNA India

    Yadav had given a call for Bihar bandh to protest the death of 23-year-old youth Siku Raj in a hospital here after being allegedly beaten by BSF and state police officials in Kishanganj while he had gone there from his native place in Gaya district to participate in a BSF recruitment camp. Madhepura MP and Jan Adhikar Party leader Rajesh Ranjan alias Pappu Yadav was today taken into preventive detention with several of his supporters while they were enforcing a bandh in the state capital here.

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  5. Bihar shutdown: Protesters go on rampage, trains hitRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 11 | Newkerala.com

    Hundreds of supporters of Jan Adhikar Party chief Pappu Yadav on Saturday went on a rampage at different places across Bihar, halting trains and blocking roads to enforce a shutdown called over the death of a youth. Armed with bamboo sticks, Yadav's supporters vandalised shops, roadside stalls and attacked vehicles, police said.

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  6. Trains, road traffic hit in Bihar shutdownRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 11 | Newkerala.com

    Several trains were halted and traffic was blocked in Bihar on Saturday because of a shutdown called by Jan Adhikar Party chief Pappu Yadav over the death of a youth. "Protesters blocked railway tracks in Madhepura, Ara, Bhagalpur and Jehanabad, disrupting train services.

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  7. 3 held for extortion calls to VIPsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 9 | The Telegraph

    Police heaved a sigh of relief on Thursday after nabbing three persons from Madhepura who were allegedly demanding extortion from eight VIPs, including a minister, a former minister and three lawmakers. Minority welfare minister Bima Bharti, former minister Brishen Patel and legislators professor Chandrashekhar, Amla Sardar and Neeraj Kumar Babloo were among those who had received extortion calls or messages on their cellphones in the past week.

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  8. Three arrested in Bihar for extortionRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 9 | Newkerala.com

    Three people, including a contractual school teacher, were arrested on Thursday in Bihar for allegedly threatening politicians and officials and extorting money from them, police said. Sunil Kumar, additional director general at the police headquarters here, said the three were arrested after they tried to extort money from a minister, a former minister, and several legislators and officials.

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  9. Poll code violation slur on ministersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 7 | The Telegraph

    Chief minister Nitish Kumar arrives at the Patna collectorate to cast his vote in the Council elections and education minister PK Shahi leaves Gandhi Maidan police station on Tuesday. Pictures by Ranjeet Kumar Dey Patna, July 7: An FIR was lodged today against two ministers - P.K. Shahi and Rajiv Ranjan Singh alias Lalan - for allegedly violating the Election Commission of India's model code of conduct and the Representation of the People Act during the Legislative Council polls.

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  10. Trains cancelledRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 7 | The Telegraph

    East Central Railway has cancelled some trains and changed routes of a few others because of non-interlocking of tracks work under way at Gonda station in Jharkhand. The Barauni-Gwalior Express has been cancelled fromJuly 9-13, Raxaul-Delhi Satyagraha Express fromJuly 8-12 and Saharsa-Amritsar Jan Sadharan Express on July 10 among others.

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  11. BiharRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 2 | The Telegraph

    A doctor of Patna Medical College and Hospital allegedly picked the "wrong'un" and plastered the right leg instead of the left of a middle-aged woman, leaving her in excruciating pain. A total of 1,400 primary teachers have resigned from service in Bihar fearing government action over possessing fake education degrees, a senior officer of the education... Kaun Banega Crorepati Season V jackpot winner Sushil Kumar may become the state icon for the Assembly elections scheduled for the end of year.

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  12. Kala azar fight lacks teethRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | The Telegraph

    India's widespread dependence on indoor spray of the insecticide DDTto combat kala azar mightironicallybe derailingefforts to eliminate this menacing disease,stillprevalent in eastern states, particularly Bihar, health experts have cautioned. A comprehensivestudythat examined indoor DDT spraying practices in Bihar has revealed that about 85 per cent of sprays did not contain enough concentrations of DDT to kill sand flies - the insect that spreads kala azar parasites through their bites.

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  13. Maggi row puts other brands under glareRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2015 | The Telegraph

    The food safety wing of the health department has started work on collecting noodles of other brands for tests after banning Maggi for a month. The result of the Maggi samples collected from various districts is yet to arrive from the Calcutta-based laboratory Mitra SK Pvt Limited.

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  14. RJD, JD-U, Congress to fight Bihar polls together: Sharad YadavRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2015 | Rediff.com

    Amid speculation over the fate of alliance between the Janata Dal-United and Rashtriya Janata Dal ahead of the crucial Bihar polls, JD-U President Sharad Yadav on Thursday insisted that both the parties will fight the assembly polls in the state together in alliance with the Congress to challenge a resurgent Bharatiya Janata Party. "The unity is bound to happen as it is the need of the hour.

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  15. Janata voices differRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2015 | The Telegraph

    Patna, June 4: The Janata parivar unity looked within the realms of reality till about a month ago with Nitish Kumar fashioning it as a key architect of secular unity and all the top leaders - Mulayam Singh Yadav, Lalu Prasad and Sharad Yadav - speaking in one voice on the issue. But over the past 10 days - mainly from May 25 onwards - the leaders have started singing in different tunes.

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  16. Temple to turn protected siteRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | The Telegraph

    The art, culture and youth affairs department has decided to declare a 16th century Shiv temple, around 25 km east of Patna, as a protected site. Built by Maan Singh, the army commander of the Mughal ruler Akbar, and known as Baikatpur temple, its porch and ceiling have some wonderful paintings depicting scenes from the Ramayana.

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  17. Bar target of law graduatesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2015 | The Telegraph

    Of 80 students who will complete the five-year LLB course by mid-July, only 23 have registered for placement interviews in reputed law firms. The rest are planning to join the Bar or bench, even though law firms are offering lucrative salaries and perks.

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  18. Tremor toll nears 50, schools to remain closed for two daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2015 | The Telegraph

    Patna, April 26: People continued to reel from earthquake fear for the second consecutive day with aftershocks shaking the state at least nine times today and the death toll nearing 50. "Nearly 50 people have lost their lives in the earthquake," a release issued from the chief minister's office stated. The initial toll yesterday was 25. It climbed to 32 late last night.

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  19. Manjhi plea to Centre for proper relief workRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2015 | The Telegraph

    Former chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Sunday urged the Centre to intervene in the distribution of ex gratia to the kin of storm and quake victims to ensure transparency. He accused the Nitish Kumar government of not doing a correct assessment of the damage in the two natural calamities.

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  20. Quake toll mounts to 42 in Bihar, 156 people injuredRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2015 | DNA India

    DMD Joint Secretary Sunil Kumar told PTI that the highest number of eight casualties have been reported from East Champaran district, followed by six each in Sitamarhi and Darbhanga and three each in Siwan, Lakhisarai and Araria districts. Death toll in the quake that rocked Bihar and the house collapse-related incidents during the temblor have left 42 people dead and 156 others injured.

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