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Lalu Yadav’s Bihar Gambit Gives Poll Ammunition To RJD, Congress, BJP

Lalu Yadav’s Bihar Gambit Gives Poll Ammunition To RJD, Congress, BJP

Ailing ex-CM Lalu Yadav’s ‘insult’ of Congress leader Bhakta Charan Das turns into a row amid signs of realignment of foes and allies in Bihar.

29 October 2021
Bihar Police Bill Row: 'Govt Enforcing Police Raj', Opposition Parties On Eviction Of MLAs

Bihar Police Bill Row: 'Govt Enforcing Police Raj', Opposition Parties On Eviction Of MLAs

The opposition leaders alleged that the BJP-JD(U) alliance has pushed through the draconian Bihar Special Armed Police Bill, 2021 that empowers Bihar Police to...

25 March 2021

Nitish Kumar Leaves Gupteshwar Pandey In Cold, Picks Another Top Cop As Minister

Gupteshwar Pandey had courted controversies over his remark to question the 'aukaat (status)' of Sushant’s girlfriend, actress Rhea Chakravorty, who was at...

Shahnawaz Hussain’s Return To Bihar Is BJP’s Big Investment For Next Polls

Shahnawaz Hussain’s Return To Bihar Is BJP’s Big Investment For Next Polls

With a sizable population of minority voters, BJP hopes to make inroads in Bengal by making Hussain a minister in the adjoining state.

09 February 2021

Nitish Kumar All Set To Expand Bihar Cabinet Today

The state cabinet at present has 14 members, including the chief minister.

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30 January 2021
Grand Alliance In Bihar Shows Solidarity To Protesting Farmers, Forms Human Chains Against New Farm Laws

Grand Alliance In Bihar Shows Solidarity To Protesting Farmers, Forms Human Chains Against New Farm Laws

Tejashwi Yadav took part in the demonstration in front of the Buddha Smriti Park, a stone's throw from the Patna Junction, where he was joined by alliance...


21 January 2021
Bihar Opposition Announces Week-Long Stir Against New Farm Laws

Bihar Opposition Announces Week-Long Stir Against New Farm Laws

Tejashvi Yadav declares that the stir would be as much against the Narendra Modi government as the Nitish Kumar government


21 November 2020
Yawn...Same Old Story

Yawn...Same Old Story

There will be talks of introspection after Bihar. But things will likely remain the same in the grand old party.


15 November 2020
Irony In A Crafted Victory And What It Presages

Irony In A Crafted Victory And What It Presages

How did ‘Jai Shri Ram’ win? By managing media and by deploying LJP, MIM et al. That helped thwart real solidarities and kept angry Dalit-Muslim votes from...


13 November 2020
Stand On Your Head And Learn

Stand On Your Head And Learn

The Bihar polls were devoid of real choices, disconnected with real issues. The results fly in the face of every democratic logic.


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28 November 2020
Solo ‘Chalo’ In 2025?

Solo ‘Chalo’ In 2025?

Bihar is closed out. The BJP turns its undivided attention to Bengal and other states.


13 November 2020
Dynast Within A Democracy

Dynast Within A Democracy

Lalu Prasad’s son might have ended on the losing side but Tejashwi the leader is here to stay


13 November 2020
The Wet Blanket

The Wet Blanket

The Congress takes refuge behind facile arguments: ‘tough seats’, ‘vote-cutting’. But its poor run in Bihar hides a deeper rot: a disenchanted Muslim...


28 November 2020
Second Is First Fiddle

Second Is First Fiddle

The long Nitish-BJP relation has had its ups and downs, especially vis-à-vis Modi, but this may turn out to be the trickiest phase ever. A pyrrhic victory for...


08 November 2020
Tejashwi’s Smart Move To Nitish’s Tactical Error: 10 Takeaways From Bihar Exit Polls

Tejashwi’s Smart Move To Nitish’s Tactical Error: 10 Takeaways From Bihar Exit Polls

Three exit polls predict a clear majority for Mahagathbandhan and Tejashwi Yadav as chief minister


13 October 2020
Rejected By RJD-Congress Alliance, NCP To Go It Alone In Bihar Polls

Rejected By RJD-Congress Alliance, NCP To Go It Alone In Bihar Polls

Praful Patel said the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) was ready to go with the 'Mahagathbandhan' (mega alliance) of the RJD-Congress in the eastern state, but...


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01 October 2020
Bihar Polls: CPI(ML) Walks Away From RJD-Led Grand Alliance

Bihar Polls: CPI(ML) Walks Away From RJD-Led Grand Alliance

CPI(ML) has announced its decision to contest the first phase of the Bihar Assembly polls by itself after the Left party and the opposition led Grand Alliance...


05 January 2020
'<em>Do Hazar Bees, Hatao Nitish</em>': Lalu Yadav's Slogan For Bihar Polls; BJP Reacts

'Do Hazar Bees, Hatao Nitish': Lalu Yadav's Slogan For Bihar Polls; BJP Reacts

The former chief minister, who is lodged in a Ranchi jail in connection with fodder scam cases, also said the central government has given 'zero' to the...


04 June 2019
'BJP-JD (U) Came Together Just To Betray People Of Bihar': Opposition Takes Aim At Ruling Coalition

'BJP-JD (U) Came Together Just To Betray People Of Bihar': Opposition Takes Aim At Ruling Coalition

Congress leader Tariq Anwar outlined JDU's missing representation from the Union Cabinet to assert that everything doesn't seem right between the two parties.


31 May 2019
Fission Frisson

Fission Frisson

Anti-BJP coalitions, dealt a stunning blow, hope for a revival after introspection


31 May 2019
'BJP's Surgical Strike On Opposition Was Part Of A Stunning Gameplan By Narendra Modi-Amit Shah Duo'

'BJP's Surgical Strike On Opposition Was Part Of A Stunning Gameplan By Narendra Modi-Amit Shah Duo'

All pre-election talk of Narendra Modi and Amit Shah being cut down to size evaporated after the Lok Sabha elections were declared. But BJP's confidence to win...


27 May 2019
'Take Moral Responsibility': RJD MLA Asks Tejashwi Yadav To Quit As Bihar Opposition Leader

'Take Moral Responsibility': RJD MLA Asks Tejashwi Yadav To Quit As Bihar Opposition Leader

A legislator from the Gaighat assembly seat in Muzaffarpur, Maheshwar Yadav also targeted jailed RJD chief Lalu Prasad for turning the party into his own...


28 May 2019
Bahari Not Bihari - Why BJP-JD(U) Jugalbandi Left RJD-Congress Out of Tune

Bahari Not Bihari - Why BJP-JD(U) Jugalbandi Left RJD-Congress Out of Tune

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...


16 May 2019
We Will Back Rahul Gandhi For PM Post: Upendra Kushwaha

We Will Back Rahul Gandhi For PM Post: Upendra Kushwaha

In an exclusive interview to Outlook, RLSP chief Upendra Kushwaha says his party will stay with the Grand Alliance and will support Congress president Rahul...


17 May 2019
Elections And The Unseen Forces: This Little-Known Bhojpuri Filmmaker Can Change Bihar's Political Script!

Elections And The Unseen Forces: This Little-Known Bhojpuri Filmmaker Can Change Bihar's Political Script!

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...


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