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Amit Shah Ends Speculation Over Who Will Lead Bihar Poll Campaign

PATNA:  Nitish Kumar will remain the Chief Minister of Bihar after the 2020 assembly election, which the BJP will fight under his leadership, the party’s national chief Amit Shah has said. “The Janata Dal (United) and the BJP will go to polls together and we will fight polls under the leadership of Nitish ji. This is absolutely clear,” the Union ... Read More »

Bihar withdraws tax concession on diesel

Patna: The Bihar government today withdrew two percent tax concession on diesel in the state to perk up its coffers, making the fuel dearer by over Rs 3 per litre in the state. The state-imposed tax on diesel would now climb to 18 percent and the fuel would cost Rs 58.14 per litre instead of Rs 55.12 per litre. Principal secretary, ... Read More »

Our alliance with BJP is intact, says Nitish

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday sought to downplay his party Janata Dal (United)’s defeat in the Maharajganj by-election, saying the seat belonged to the Rashtriya Janata Dal. He also asserted that the JD(U)-Bharatiya Janata Party alliance was intact. Prabhunath Singh of the RJD won the Maharajganj seat, beating the JD(U) candidate and Mr. Kumar’s old friend Prashant Kumar ... Read More »

Monsoon may weaken earlier than thought

NEW DELHI: Even before the possible threat of El Nino in the latter half, the building up of the negative Indian Ocean Dipole (IOD) event over the Indian Ocean is expected to weaken the monsoon. The IOD, which affects the strength of monsoon over the Indian subcontinent, is an irregular oscillation of sea-surface temperatures in which the western Indian Ocean ... Read More »

Deadly Maoist attack in Bihar’s Kasari village, ten dead

Jamui, Bihar: Just two days after the massacre of 24 policemen in Midnapore in West Bengal, over hundred heavily-armed Maoists attacked the Kasari village in Bihar’s Jamui district late on Wednesday and killed at least ten villagers. According to reports, some 120 armed Maoist rebels stormed the village last night and burnt over 25 thatched houses and opened indiscriminate firing, ... Read More »