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Devotees take holy dip as Bihar celebrates Makar Sankranti

Patna, Jan. 15 -- Thousands of devotees in Bihar took a dip in the holy Ganga and other rivers on Tuesday to mark the annual harvest festival of Makar Sankranti. Braving the biting morning chill, the... Read More


Devotees take holy dip on Makar Sankranti as Kumbh Mela opens

Prayagraj, Jan. 15 -- Thousands of devotees took a holy dip here at the Sangam -- the confluence of the Ganga and Yamuna and the mystical Saraswati rivers -- on Tuesday morning, on the auspicious occa... Read More


Probing teenage girl's mysterious death: Bihar Police

Patna, Jan. 14 -- Bihar Police on Monday said they were looking into the case of the mysterious killing of a 16-year-old girl in Gaya from all possible angles and hoped the case would be solved soon. ... Read More


New law on quotas: Is the BJP bidding goodbye to economic reforms?

Patna, Jan. 14 -- Just as Narendra Modi mocked the Congress on the rural employment scheme by saying that it was a living example -- "jeeta jagta smarak" -- of the party's failures, the parliamentary ... Read More


Tejashwi hints RJD may not dump Congress in Bihar for 2019

Lucknow, Jan. 14 -- RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav on Monday indicated that his party may not dump the Congress in Bihar for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections even as he expressed confidence that the SP-BSP all... Read More


Kanhaiya Kumar questions timing of chargesheet, says it's politically motivated

New Delhi, Jan. 14 -- Former Jawaharlal Nehru University Students' Union (JNUSU) president Kanhaiya Kumar on Monday questioned the timing of Delhi Police filing a chargesheet against him and others in... Read More


Congress to contest all UP seats but doors open for secular parties

Lucknow, Jan. 13 -- Snubbed by the SP and BSP who have joined hands in Uttar Pradesh, the Congress on Sunday said it will contest all the 80 Lok Sabha seats in the state but insisted that its doors we... Read More


Maoist carrying Rs 10 lakh bounty killed in Jharkhand

Dumka, Jan. 13 -- Top Maoist commander Sahdev Rai was on Sunday killed in a shootout with Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) in Chhatupara forest area in Dumka district of Jharkhand, the paramilitary force sai... Read More


Paswan's daughter protests against him over Rabri Devi remark

Patna, Jan. 13 -- LJP chief and Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan's daughter Asha Paswan on Sunday staged a protest against her own father for calling former Bihar Chief Minister Rabri Devi an 'angootha... Read More


SP-BSP alliance a monumental leap of faith between two sworn rivals

New Delhi, Jan. 13 -- It is exactly something that the BJP had a sense of foreboding about. The alliance between the SP & BSP in UP is a monumental leap of faith between two sworn rivals. There is ev... Read More