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Giridhar Jha

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

Sep 09, 2021 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.

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

Sep 09, 2021 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.


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

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

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

Sep 03, 2021 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.


Forget 'Jungle Raj', BJP Likens Lalu-Rabri Reign In Bihar To Afghanistan Now

Veteran BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi has likened the decade-and-a-half period between 1990 and 2005, when Lalu and his wife Rabri Devi took turns to govern the state, to the current situation in Afghanistan.

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.


19 August, 2021

Why Bollywood Desperately Wants Akshay Kumar’s ‘Bell Bottom’ Gamble To Pay Off

Giridhar Jha

Akshay Kumar’s ‘Bell Bottom’ has understandably caused jubilation in the film industry, which is yet to recover from the sledgehammer of the Coronavirus pandemic.


26 July, 2021

Bitter ‘Haqeeqat’, Bollywood Is No ‘Shershaah’ Of War Movies With Masala And Melodrama

Giridhar Jha

Movies like Border and Uri: The Surgical Strike turned out to blockbusters, largely because of the themes of chest-thumping jingoism. But Haqeeqat has been widely acknowledged to be far more realistic than any of the war movies made in the Eastmancolor era.


24 July, 2021

Dharmendra In A Karan Johar Movie, Is Bollywood Finally Looking Beyond Amitabh Bachchan?

Giridhar Jha

Hopefully, Karan Johar’s film 'Rocky Aur Rani Ki Prem Kahani' will start a trend and bring back on the centrestage all the mature actors like Dharmendra, who still have so much to give to the industry and their fans.


19 July, 2021

Bollywood’s Young Brigade Needs To Grin And Bear With Film Critics

Giridhar Jha

It is the audience that remains the ultimate arbiter of a film’s destiny. They can make 'Kaagaz Ke Phool' a flop and 'Ranga Khush' a hit.


18 July, 2021

How Fans Who Wrote Love Letters In Blood Dumped Rajesh Khanna For Amitabh Bachchan

Giridhar Jha

Stardom can be ephemeral but rarely does one come across as heart-breaking an example as that of Rajesh Khanna.


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.


15 July, 2021

Nitish Kumar Has An Aggressive BJP To Contend With In His New Term

Giridhar Jha

Thanks to their numerical strength in the state assembly, BJP leaders no longer seem to accept anything and everything from Nitish Kumar without demur.


13 July, 2021

Black Fungus To Missing Gold Locket, Nitish Kumar Gets An Earful At Janata Durbar 2.O

Giridhar Jha

On July 12, altogether 146 people, including 28 women showed up at the Janata Durbar where the chief minister lent a patient ear to their problems and reassured them all to solve them.


11 July, 2021

Betrayed By 'Chacha' Paras, Chirag Paswan Wins Over 'Badi Maa'

Giridhar Jha

After Pashupati Kumar Paras' overnight rebellion, Chirag visited his ancestral home at Shaharbanni village to seek the blessings of his stepmother, Raj Kumari Devi.


10 July, 2021

Sushil Modi Did Not Become A Minister At Centre, But Why Is Lalu & Co Happy?

Giridhar Jha

It is widely believed that Sushil Modi’s ‘expose’ of corruption charges against Lalu Prasad’s sons led Nitish Kumar to walk out of the Mahagathbandhan and restore his ties with the BJP in 2017.


08 July, 2021

Pashupati Paras Has The Last Laugh Amid Nitish Kumar-Chirag Paswan's Running Feud

Giridhar Jha

It is nothing short of a windfall for Paras, who may never have thought of joining the Modi govt until a month ago.


08 July, 2021

Dilip Kumar Supported Emergency, Campaigned For Sanjay Gandhi

Giridhar Jha

Despite being one of the finest actors ever, he fell on bad times in the 1970s when his films did not work, he battled depression, was lambasted for backing the Congress during the Emergency


Photo Gallery

Students carry their shoes in hand, walk barefoot as they cross the waterlogged road after heavy rains in Gorakhpur.

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BJP's new national vice-president Dilip Ghosh (R) with party's new State President Sukanta Majumdar (L) during a felicitation at BJP Party office in Kolkata.

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National Cadets Crops women personnel practice firing during Annual Army Training Camp at Nagrota in the outskrits of Jammu.

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Punjab CM Charanjit Singh Channi alongwith PPCC President Navjot Singh Sidhu leave for Delhi in charted plane from Chandigarh.

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Beneficiaries wait in long queues to receive COVID-19 vaccine dose, at a government hospital near Balurghat in South Dinajpur district.

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