Organisers rule out glitzy Navaratra amid Covid

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Covid recovery rate crosses 94% in Bihar

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The state health department on Sunday reported 1,152 new Covid-19 cases in the past 24 hours, which took the tally to 2,04,212 so far.

Bochaha MLA returns to BJP

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Independent MLA from Bochaha assembly seat Baby Kumari, who was in fray as an LJP candidate this time, on Sunday joined the BJP and announced that she will return the ticket to Chirag Paswan’s party and support the nominee of NDA partner Vikassheel Insaan Party (VIP).Bochaha MLA returns to BJP

Left controls GA: Bihar BJP incharge Bhupender

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BJP national general secretary and the party’s Bihar incharge Bhupender Yadav on Saturday launched a frontal attack on the Mahagathbandhan comprising RJD, Congress, and the three Left parties calling it an “unholy alliance”. He dubbed CPI(ML) as “extreme Left” and said it has taken “complete control” of RJD.

'Over Rs 12cr seized in Bihar within a month'

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More than Rs 12 crore in cash has so far been seized across the state by different law-enforcing agencies since September 25 when the model code of conduct was enforced in the state, according to a press release issued by the State Election Commission on Sunday. The seized cash was allegedly meant for use in election to influence voters.

‘Jinnah spectre’ looms on Jale seat

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Jale assembly seat in Darbhanga district has hogged the limelight following Congress’s decision to field former AMU Students’ Union president Maskoor Ahmad Usmani as its candidate. The BJP has alleged that Usmani is an admirer of Pakistan’s first PM Mohammad Ali Jinnah and he also faces sedition charges.

Over 1,100 new Covid cases, 9 deaths in Bihar

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Altogether 1,173 new Covid-19 cases were registered in Bihar on Saturday, taking the tally to 2,03,060. Nine deaths reported officially, which took the toll to 990. However, the state also saw 1,91,515 recoveries with 10,553 active cases.

Jobs & farm sector focus of MGB's manifesto

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The Mahagathbandhan released its joint manifesto titled ‘Prann Hamara Sankalp Badlav Ka’ on Saturday, placing the 10 lakh government jobs on the top of the list. The second on the list, aimed at wooing the young voters, is free application forms for entrance exams and travel expenses to be taken care of by the government.

Purnia IG dies of Covid-19 at AIIMS

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IG (Purnia range) Binod Kumar died of Covid-19 at AIIMS-Patna on Sunday. He is the first IPS officer in state to fall prey to the virus.

Two held with firearms in Munger district

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Police arrested two people and recovered 11 country-made illegal firearms from an abandoned house on Peer Hill under the Mufassil police station area in Munger district in the wee hours of Sunday.

Bihar JD(U) MP’s nephew dies in accidental firing

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JD(U) MP Dinesh Chandra Yadav’s nephew Ranjan Kumar Yadav (32) died under mysterious circumstances at his residence in Banma under Banma Itarhi police outpost in Saharsa district on Friday. Ranjan had a bullet injury mark in the neck.

Covid-19: Purnea IG passes away at AIIMS Patna

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Purnea IG Binod Kumar passed away at AIIMS Patna, earlier on Sunday morning. He was admitted here three days back after being infected with Covid-19.

‘Pati-Patni’ served themselves: Bihar CM

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Launching a scathing attack on RJD’s first family, JD(U) national president and CM Nitish Kumar said in an election rally at Nabinagar assembly segment in Aurangabad district on Saturday that half of the family of ‘pati-patni’ is already behind bars and the rest will also spend major part of their lives in prison.

Patna: JD(U) candidate gives birth to baby girl

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Hours before CM Nitish Kumar’s election rally on Sunday, his JD(U) candidate from Jagdishpur, Sushumlata Kushwaha, gave birth to a baby girl at a private hospital in Patna. Both mother and the infant are stated to be hale and hearty.

If want more development vote for NDA: Nitish

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Chief minister Nitish Kumar on Sunday reiterated his government’s achievements in the last 15 years and promised one veterinary hospital for every 10 panchayats and shelter homes for the old persons for their proper care if people voted the NDA to power again.

Any decision on LJP after Bihar election: Shah

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Union home minister and senior BJP functionary Amit Shah said on Saturday that several rounds of negotiations were held with LJP chief Chirag Paswan, but he took the decision to part ways with the NDA. Shah also made it clear that any possibility of LJP’s return to NDA can be looked into only after the Bihar election.

No ifs and buts on Nitish being next CM: Shah

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Union home minister and senior BJP functionary Amit Shah iterated on Saturday that Nitish Kumar will be the next CM of Bihar. In an interview to a TV news channel, Shah said NDA will win the Bihar assembly polls with two-thirds majority.

'Narendra Modi shouldn’t hesitate to attack me'

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LJP chief Chirag Paswan continued his attack on JD(U) president and CM Nitish Kumar on Sunday. He said Nitish should thank his BJP colleagues for following ‘coalition dharma’ despite huge public resentment against him. He also accused Nitish of repeatedly trying to create differences between LJP and BJP.

Mired in civic mess, voters vent ire on netas

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Political chit-chats can be heard at every nook and corner in Patna where assembly elections will be held in the second phase in eight assembly constituencies – Bankipur, Danapur, Digha, Fatuha, Kumhrar, Maner, Patna Sahib and Phulwari – on November 3.

Illegal gun factory busted in Munger, 1 held

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An illegal gun-making factory was busted in poll-bound Bihar's Munger district on Monday, police said.

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