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The State has repeatedly failed the hard-working and resilient Biharis. The point of this Outlook issue is to look at what makes Bihar so poor. More importantly, what does poverty in the poorest state feels like.read full story
If Bihar is the poorest state, Kishanganj and adjoining Seemanchal districts are its poorest—a flood-ravaged spread of desolation.
The community remains at the lowest rung of society and far away from grand schemes of successive governments and policy-makers
Bihar craves fresh policy ideas at the top, and better, more imaginative politics at every level.
Three siblings lose parents in four days. Their hopes of education now crushed by a battle for survival.
Niti Aayog’s prognosis is timely but it has missed the larger picture of irreversible social revolution in Bihar
A Bihari labourer whose son passed away while he was trapped in Delhi during the 2020 Covid lockdown, vows never to...
Over the past decade, Bihar has enjoyed two-digit growth, but Biharis remain the poorest
How does one determine multidimensional poverty? What are its lacunae? What is the politics behind various poverty indices?
Intergenerational mobility in India is low. Those born poor are likely to stay poor, as inequities are entrenched. Now consider...
People of Northeast continue to face inhuman atrocities as security forces get away with murder