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Money Laundering: ED Attaches Rs 6.84-Cr Worth Assets Of Ex-Bhagalpur ADM Jayshree Thakur

Oct 25, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The ED case is based on a 2013 FIR against JayshreeThakur and her family members for acquiring disproportionate assets through corrupt and illegal means, by abusing her position as a public servant.

Web Series On Aditya Verma, The Cricket 'Rebel' From Bihar, Planned

Oct 01, 2021 Soumitra Bose

Aditya Verma's PIL in the 2013 IPL betting and scandal brought the BCCI to its knees. He continues to fight corruption in Bihar cricket.


Delhi Police Book LJP MP Prince Paswan For Rape

Prince Paswan is a Member of Parliament from Samastipur in Bihar.

RSS Should Reach Every Household By 2025 With Branches In All Villages: Mohan Bhagwat

Sep 11, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The RSS chief, who reached Dhanbad on Friday on a three-day visit to take stock of the organisation, held meeting with senior leaders of Jharkhand and Bihar.


Not Aware About Nitish Kumar Attending Haryana Rally: JD(U)

The proposed rally at Jind, for which invitations have also been sent to regional heavyweights including Mamata Banerjee and Sharad Pawar is touted as the precursor to the formation of a ‘Third Front’.

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09 September, 2021

Will Chirag-Tejashwi Succeed Where Ram Vilas Paswan-Lalu Yadav Failed In Bihar?

Giridhar Jha

Lalu and Paswan had forged an alliance against the NDA led by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar ahead of the 2010 assembly elections but their alliance could not get more than 25 seats in the 243-member assembly at the time.


09 September, 2021

Will Chirag-Tejashwi Succeed Where Ram Vilas Paswan-Lalu Yadav Failed In Bihar?

Giridhar Jha

Lok Janskahti Party’s embattled leader Chirag and RJD scion Tejashwi have declined to attach political significance to their previous meeting but it is being seen as a step closer to a possible alliance.


04 September, 2021

Bihar Boy Set To Make Bollywood debut via Poland with 'No Means No'

Giridhar Jha

The movie also stars Indian actors such as veteran Gulshan Grover, Sharad Kapoor, Deep Raj Rana and Kat Kristian


03 September, 2021

JD-U MLA Seen Walking In Underwear On Train Has Eyed Berth In Nitish Kumar Ministry For Long

Giridhar Jha

The Gopalpur MLA Narendra Kumar Neeraj has since offered an explanation by saying he was wearing only the undergarments because he had an upset stomach during the journey. “I had to rush to the toilet,” he said later.


23 August, 2021

Modi-Nitish Kumar Meeting: Will The BJP Give Nod To Caste Census in Bihar?

Giridhar Jha

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar led a delegation of ten parties to impress upon the Prime Minister the need for a caste census to ameliorate the condition of the underdeveloped and marginalised sections of society.


22 August, 2021

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar To Lead Delegation Meeting PM Modi On Monday

Outlook Web Desk

The meeting is scheduled in the first half of Monday. Those who will be joining him include the leader of the opposition Tejashwi Yadav.


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20 August, 2021

Is Nitish Planning Another U-Turn, Or Is He Jittery About Bihar?

Bhavna Vij-Aurora

After breaking ranks with the BJP on issues such as caste-based census and demand for a probe into the Pegasus snooping, Nitish Kumar is set to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi with a delegation from Bihar.


12 August, 2021

‘Rajnath Singh Promised Caste Census In 2018, Why Backtrack Now?' NDA Allies Up The Ante

Preetha Nair

The central government’s negative response to a caste-based census has angered its important constituents


09 August, 2021

Demand For Caste Census Is Not A Political Issue, But Social: Bihar CM Nitish Kumar

Outlook Web Bureau

'I have learnt that my letter had reached the Prime Minister’s Office on August 4. I am looking forward to a response', said Nitish Kumar.


02 August, 2021

Nitish Kumar Supports Opposition’s Demand To Investigate Pegasus Snooping

Outlook Web Bureau

This is the first time an NDA ally has supported the Opposition’s demand for probe into the Pegasus spyware scandal.


29 July, 2021

US Study Finds Covid-19 Lockdown Negatively Impacted Women’s Nutrition In India

Outlook Web Bureau

The study was conducted by Tata-Cornell Institute for Agriculture and Nutrition in four economically backward districts of Uttar Pradesh’s Maharajganj, Bihar’s Munger, and Odisha’s Kandhamal and Kalahandi


17 July, 2021

Bihar: Congress Holds Cycle Rally To Protest Against Petrol Price Rise

Outlook Web Bureau

Congress workers held protests against frequent hikes in prices of petrol, diesel and cooking gas besides other essential commodities.


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17 July, 2021

Chirag Paswan In No Hurry For An Alliance With Lalu Yadav’s RJD

Giridhar Jha

Chirag Paswan might have been ditched both by the BJP and the five MPs of his party at the moment, but the doors of immense possibilities in the future remain ajar for him in politics.


Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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