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  1. Mukhiya 's kin, friend killedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | The Telegraph

    Unidentified assailants descended on the crime scene on horses, as the area - some 60km from the district headquarters and on the Saharsa-Khagaria district border - is not well connected by road. The place of occurrence is Raiti Sharma Toli and the incident took place around 10.15am.

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  2. Bihar mass cheating: 300 arrested, Rs 4.16 lakh in fines collectedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Rediff.com

    The Bihar government on Monday continued to crackdown on cheats and people aiding in copying at matriculation examination by arresting more than 300 across the state and realising penalty of Rs 4.16 lakh. A total of 113 examinees have been expelled for using unfair means in the state, Additional Director General of Police Gupteshwar Pandey said.

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  3. Men in uniform in cheating chainRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 22 | The Telegraph

    A few men in uniform actively helped some Class X examinees in resorting to unfair means despite chief minister Nitish Kumar's wish for fair matriculation exam. Nine security personnel - a havildar of Bihar Military Police in Arwal and eight homeguard jawans in Saharsa - were arrested on Saturday for their role in helping students use unfair means in the examination conducted by the Bihar School Examination Board.

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  4. Trafficking bid foiledRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 21 | The Telegraph

    Bhagalpur, March 21: Police rescued 16 minors and 10 others from the clutches of human traffickers at Habibpur here late last night. Mojahidpur police station house officer Manoranjan Bharti said the children, mostly from Mahadalit community in Supaul, were being taken to Banka to work for a railway contractor.

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  5. Bihar exam mess: 100 arrested, Centre to seek reportRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 21 | Newkerala.com

    Cheating in the Class 10 exams continued in Bihar on Saturday, with police having to fire in the air and carry out a baton charge to disperse people who were helping students to copy. While nearly 100 people were arrested, union minister Upendra Kushwaha said the Centre will seek a report from Bihar on the cheating.

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  6. Bihar: Nearly 300 caught cheating in Class 10 examsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | Rediff.com

    Nearly 300 persons were arrested in the anti-cheating operations across Bihar, even as Chief Minister Nitish Kumar admitted that reports of rampant use of unfair means in the ongoing matriculation examination had sullied the image of the state. " Pariksha me kadachar ke karan jaghasiyi hui hai... hamne kadachar rokne ke liye kaarwaai ke aadesh diye hai ," Nitish told media persons.

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  7. Nearly 300 Arrested in Anti-Cheating Operations in BiharRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | Outlook

    Nearly 300 persons were arrested so far in the anti-cheating operations across the state, even as Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has admitted that reports of rampant use of unfair means in the ongoing matriculation examination has sullied the image of the state. "Pariksha me kadachar ke karan jaghasiyi hui hai... Hamne kadachar rokne ke liye karwai ke aadesh diye hai ," Nitish Kumar told reporters.

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  8. Bihar Crackdown on cheating in matric exams over 300 arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | Hindustan Times

    Police arrested over 300 persons for aiding and abetting cheating in matriculation exams from various parts of Bihar on Saturday, a day after chief minister Nitish Kumar expressed his deep agony over such incidents and ordered the respective districts administrations to crack down. Over half of those arrested were from Vaishali, particularly Mahnar, where a farce has been played out ever since Bihar School Examination Board examinations began on March 17. Kumar had, while expressing his anger, said, that such rampant resort to cheating had belittled the image of Bihar and the state would severely crackdown on such incidents.

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  9. Cheating in exams taken to new levels in IndiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | Nothing To Do With Arbroath

    Cheating in exams is fairly common in the Indian state of Bihar, but new images show just how large-scale and blatant the practice is. Many students smuggled in textbooks and notes into the examination centres despite tight security - and parents and friends scaled the walls of test centres to pass on answers to students during the current secondary school examinations.

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  10. Eight Home Guards held for exam mess, court slams ministerRead the original story

    Friday Mar 20 | Mid-Day Mumbai

    Patna: Eight Home Guards were arrested in Bihar on Friday for helping students to copy in Class 10 exam even as the Patna High Court pulled up Education Minister R.P. Shahi for saying that "cheating-free" exams were not possible in the state. In the first action after pictures of mass copying and cheating in the Class 10 exams created revulsion, the government arrested the Home Guards in Saharsa district, officials said.

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  11. Nitish prods Shahi for chit chat, firm on fair matriculation examRead the original story

    Friday Mar 20 | The Telegraph

    Relatives of matriculation examinees wait on the GA Inter School campus in Hajipur to provide paper chits to students, chief minister Nitish Kumar at a prayer meet held in memory of late CM Ram Sundar Das in Lohia Nagar on Friday and education minister PK Shahi at Aryabhatta Knowledge University on Thursday. Pictures by Ashok Sinha and The Telegraph Patna, March 20: Chief minister Nitish Kumar and Patna High Court virtually snubbed education minister P.K. Shahi today, a day after he said it was "impossible to hold fair examinations without the co-operation of the parents".

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  12. Indians caught 'cheating' in examsRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 19 | The Daily Star

    Cheating in exams is fairly common in the Indian state of Bihar, but new images have emerged which show just how large-scale and blatant the practice is. Many students smuggled in textbooks and notes into the examination centres despite tight security - and parents and friends were photographed scaling the walls of test centres to pass on answers to students during the current secondary school examinations.

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  13. BiharRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 5 | The Telegraph

    Policemen in the state have threatened a state-wide strike from March 27 after the Nitish Kumar cabinet annulled Jitan Ram Manjhi's decision to give them 13 months' pay. At least two spans of an under-construction bridge across the river Gandak in Gopalganj district collapsed this morning, the accident occurring at a time when not too many... One person was killed and three others were seriously injured when a train rammed into an autorickshaw at an unmanned railway crossing in Saharsa district on Thursday.

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  14. For Bihar, bridges not too farRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | The Telegraph

    Railway minister Suresh Prabhu and his junior Manoj Sinha on their way to Parliament with the budget papers on Thursday. Picture by Prem Singh Quite a few projects launched during the tenure of three successive railway ministers from the state - Ram Vilas Paswan, Nitish Kumar and Lalu Prasad - could now see the end of the tunnel.

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  15. Holi rush jacks up airfareRead the original story

    Feb 25, 2015 | The Telegraph

    The average fare of Rs 5,000 on the Delhi-Patna route has already gone as high as Rs 8,000 for the Holi week. The prices on the Mumbai-Patna route have soared from around Rs 9,000 on normal days to Rs 11,000 for February 3 to 5. Travel and tour operators in the city claimed that the airfares on different sectors could shot up twice to thrice over the next 10 days because of the Holi rush.

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  16. Pappu all set to bid Lalu adieuRead the original story

    Feb 24, 2015 | The Telegraph

    Patna, Feb. 24: RJD MP Rajesh Ranjan alias Pappu Yadav is all set to say goodbye to party chief Lalu Prasad - for the third time in his political career. Pappu, who has been vocal in his support to former chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi during the political turmoil, has decided to send his resignation from the party.

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  17. Facing party axe, Nitish Kumar's chosen one Jitan Ram Manjhi declares - warRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2015 | The Peninsula

    Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi raised the flag of rebellion higher on Friday, declaring an "all-out war" on the JD leadership, and describing his predecessor Nitish Kumar as the JD 's "Bhisma Pitamah" who had "shut his eyes to the drift in the party". The JD leadership, which wants Manjhi to hand back power to Nitish Kumar on Saturday, threatened to throw him out of the party if he did not resign.

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  18. Facing party axe, Nitish Kumar's chosen one Manjhi declares - war'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | The Indian Express

    Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi raised the flag of rebellion higher on Friday, declaring an "all-out war" on the JD leadership, and describing his predecessor Nitish Kumar as the JD 's "Bhisma Pitamah" who had "shut his eyes to the drift in the party". The JD leadership, which wants Manjhi to hand back power to Nitish Kumar on Saturday, threatened to throw him out of the party if he did not resign.

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  19. Manjhi strikes at Nitish, axes two ministersRead the original story

    Feb 6, 2015 | The Telegraph

    Patna, Feb. 6: Likening himself to the Pandavas in the Mahabharat, Jitan Ram Manjhi, whose fate as chief minister could well be decided tomorrow, said today he would "fight the war to the end". Late tonight Manjhi wielded the axe on Nitish loyalists.

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  20. Manjhi calls Nitish Bhishma, declares warRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | The Times of India

    PATNA/SAHARSA: For the first time since he was hand-picked by former Bihar CM Nitish Kumar to helm the government in his place on May 20 last year, a rebellious Jitan Ram Manjhi tried to shame Kumar calling him "Bhishma Pitamah" who was silently watching attempts to oust a Dalit chief minister. "Aar paar ki ladai shuru ho gayee hai... I am not going to sit idle, come what may," Manjhi said at a religious function in Gheena village in Saharsa district.

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