Former BJP leader Yashwant Sinha is back with a Third Front to take on the JD(U)-BJP combine. He says his front will contest all 243 seats as “elections are a means to bring change in a democracy” and it is time to change Bihar.
Lok Sabha Elections 2019 Analysis: The BJP-led NDA outclassed the RJD-Congress combination in Bihar and Jharkhand. Laloo Prasad Yadav's party drawing a blank strongly indicated caste politics was no more the sole gamechanger
In states like Bihar where the electorate is heavily divided by caste, strategic alliances with little-known parties can make or break the dreams of bigger political players aiming for a piece of the cherry cake at the Centre
Amid Covid-19 pandemic, a triple murder case followed by another alleged retaliatory killing have left the political atmosphere in Bihar surcharged, bringing back memories of an era when such incidents were not uncommon in the state.
On May 20, the migrants were booked under Section 188 of the IPC for allegedly changing their quarantine centre at Ramnagar Mahesh village under Madhepura's Kumarkhand block 'without consent of the local authorities.'
Every year, most of Bihar’s workforce migrate to other states before the onset of monsoon not only in search of livelihood but also to escape the miseries heaped upon by the annual phenomenon of floods.
It remains to be seen whether the unprecedented situation arising out of the return of the thousands of migrants due to COVID-19 outbreak will spur the state government to go back to the drawing board and redraw its policies and priorities, writes Giridhar Jha.
Kishor, once a confidant of the JD(U) president before their differences led to his expulsion, attached a news report about Kumar's objection to the Uttar Pradesh government sending buses to bring back students from Kota in Rajasthan.
Going by the astounding victory of the NDA in the just-concluded general elections, it seems that Nitish Kumar had taken a rather pragmatic step by walking out of the Mahagathbandhan at the right time.
It would be a mistake on part of his opponents to take Lalu Prasad's junior son Tejashwi Yadav lightly given the fact that he is widely acknowledged to be a true inheritor of his father’s legacy, tainted or otherwise.