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'Janata Malik Hai', Says Nitish Kumar About NDA Bypoll Debacle

'Janata Malik Hai', Says Nitish Kumar About NDA Bypoll Debacle

The RJD stunned the ruling NDA on Saturday after its young candidate Amar Paswan defeated his nearest BJP rival Baby Kumari by a massive margin of 36,658 votes in the by-election.

17 April 2022
Manipur Elections:  JD(U) To Keep 'Vigil' On Counting Of Votes

Manipur Elections: JD(U) To Keep 'Vigil' On Counting Of Votes

Janata Dal (United) said on Wednesday that its five MPs will camp in Imphal to keep "vigil" on the counting of votes for the Manipur assembly polls.

09 March 2022

In Olympic Medalist Mirabai Chanu's Village In Manipur, Drinking Water Is A Big Issue This Election

Manipur Election 2022: Nongpok Kakching, the native village of weightlifter Mirabai Chanu still hasn’t drinking water facility. The hope of drinking water...

The Coalition Instinct: Bihar’s Manual Of Survival

The Coalition Instinct: Bihar’s Manual Of Survival

Lalu Prasad and Nitish Kumar have mastered the art of successfully running multi-party governments, with or without conforming to the ideals of coalition dharma

18 February 2022

Manipur’s Love-Hate Relations With Delhi

Once a Congress stronghold, the Northeast state of Manipur is now a playground for the BJP and smaller parties

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24 January 2022
JD(U) To Raise Special Status Demand 'Sadak Se Sansad Tak'

JD(U) To Raise Special Status Demand 'Sadak Se Sansad Tak'

The party’s national president Rajiv Ranjan Singh alias Lalan came out with a series of tweets wherein he sought to assert that the state was not seeking...


03 November 2021
Bypoll Results A Big Shot In Nitish Kumar’s Arm; Lalu And Congress Cut A Sorry Figure In Bihar

Bypoll Results A Big Shot In Nitish Kumar’s Arm; Lalu And Congress Cut A Sorry Figure In Bihar

In Kusheshwar Ashtan, JD-U candidate Aman Kumar Hazari defeated his nearest RJD rival Ganesh Bharti by a margin of 12,685 votes while Arun Kumar of RJD lost to...


02 November 2021
Bypolls 2021: Congress Wins Big In Himachal Pradesh, BJP Bags Assam and MP While TMC Storms Bengal

Bypolls 2021: Congress Wins Big In Himachal Pradesh, BJP Bags Assam and MP While TMC Storms Bengal

The BJP has maintained its dominance in Assam and done well in Madhya Pradesh, but has drawn a blank in three assembly and one Lok Sabha seat in Himachal...


01 October 2021
Bihar's Conundrum: To Drop Or Not To Drop JP Narayan, Ram Manohar Lohia From PG Syllabus

Bihar's Conundrum: To Drop Or Not To Drop JP Narayan, Ram Manohar Lohia From PG Syllabus

The removal of Jayaprakash Narayan and Ram Manohar Lohia’s works from the syllabi of a Bihar university causes a political furore and forces a hasty...


11 September 2021
Does Office Size Matter?

Does Office Size Matter?

JD(U) and RJD fight a ‘space war’


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11 September 2021
JD(U)’s No. 2 Problem: Battle For the Second In Command

JD(U)’s No. 2 Problem: Battle For the Second In Command

JD(U) is embroiled in a struggle over which of its leaders is the mightiest after Nitish Kumar


03 September 2021
Nitish Says It’s Immaterial, But His Party Says He’s PM Material

Nitish Says It’s Immaterial, But His Party Says He’s PM Material

The new refrain, coming every other day, can’t be without calculation. Subtle feelers to the Opposition can’t harm the JD(U) CM, it at least gets him vital...


20 August 2021
Is Nitish Planning Another U-Turn, Or Is He Jittery About Bihar?

Is Nitish Planning Another U-Turn, Or Is He Jittery About Bihar?

After breaking ranks with the BJP on issues such as caste-based census and demand for a probe into the Pegasus snooping, Nitish Kumar is set to meet Prime...


20 August 2021
Nitish, Tejashwi Find Common Ground On The Caste Census

Nitish, Tejashwi Find Common Ground On The Caste Census

Has India’s OBC population gone way beyond the 27 per cent counted in 1931? The only way to know for sure is to count again: Bihar’s political foes are one...


20 August 2021
Upper Caste Leaders Back In Circulation In Bihar

Upper Caste Leaders Back In Circulation In Bihar

A Rajput in charge of JD(U), another in charge of RJD, a Brahmin at the helm in Congress. What exactly is brewing in the homeland of Mandal and OBC politics?


02 August 2021
Nitish Kumar Supports Opposition’s Demand To Investigate Pegasus Snooping

Nitish Kumar Supports Opposition’s Demand To Investigate Pegasus Snooping

This is the first time an NDA ally has supported the Opposition’s demand for probe into the Pegasus spyware scandal.


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17 July 2021
Chirag Paswan In No Hurry For An Alliance With Lalu Yadav’s RJD

Chirag Paswan In No Hurry For An Alliance With Lalu Yadav’s RJD

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...


15 July 2021
Nitish Kumar Has An Aggressive BJP To Contend With In His New Term

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

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


23 July 2021
Yeh Dil Maange More: Why Bihar Felt Cheated In Modi Govt Reshuffle

Yeh Dil Maange More: Why Bihar Felt Cheated In Modi Govt Reshuffle

A Modi cabinet expansion raises hopes of representation everywhere, and it was a jumbo expansion too. Yet Bihar finds itself cast adrift.


10 July 2021
Sushil Modi Did Not Become A Minister At Centre, But Why Is Lalu & Co Happy?

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

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...


14 June 2021
Bihar: Amid Revolt In LJP, Speculations Rife Of 13 Congress MLAs Switching Over To JDU

Bihar: Amid Revolt In LJP, Speculations Rife Of 13 Congress MLAs Switching Over To JDU

While JDU leader RCP Singh dodged questions on the possibility of Congress MLAs joining his party he said the Grand Old Party was like a ‘sinking ship’


24 May 2021
NDA Ally In Bihar Says PM's Photograph Should  Be On Death Certificates

NDA Ally In Bihar Says PM's Photograph Should Be On Death Certificates

Former Bihar Chief MinisterJitan Ram Manjhi has raised serious objection on using PM's photograph on vaccination certificates


21 May 2021
Barbed Wires In Bihar Friendship

Barbed Wires In Bihar Friendship

The Bengal election results have rubbed off on the neighbour, from the looks of it. Nitish is flexing his muscles, mostly through a proxy, and BJP is giving it...


16 April 2021
Draconian Shadow Of Sushasan

Draconian Shadow Of Sushasan

It’s come to this. Mr Good Governance passes a 'black law' in the dead of night—after a legislative day turned into a riot. Bihar wonders at the route...


25 March 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...


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