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Head-on | Rahul Gandhi’s Bharat Jodo Yatra foretells Opposition disunity in 2024
Opinion

Head-on | Rahul Gandhi’s Bharat Jodo Yatra foretells Opposition disunity in 2024

In politics, timing is everything and Rahul Gandhi has possibly peaked too early

Bihar Hooch Tragedy: What is it? Why is concoction so deadly?
India

Bihar Hooch Tragedy: What is it? Why is concoction so deadly?

‘Hooch’ is low quality alcohol prepared in poor conditions sans quality controls -- in contrast to branded liquor produced in factories

Head-on | Message from Gujarat: Divided Opposition faces a rout in 2024 Lok Sabha election
Opinion

Head-on | Message from Gujarat: Divided Opposition faces a rout in 2024 Lok Sabha election

For the Opposition, the hope is that regional leaders set their egos and ambitions aside. If they don’t — as they did not in Gujarat — they could face a rout in 2024

In Nitish Kumar’s blatant minority appeasement, local Muslims permitted to offer prayers at Buddhist shrine
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In Nitish Kumar’s blatant minority appeasement, local Muslims permitted to offer prayers at Buddhist shrine

The ASI didn't maintain the Ashokan edicts at the cavern. In its neglected state, in 2005, local Muslims of the area ‘captured’ the cavern and installed a gate at its entrance. They then declared that the cavern was the mausoleum of an obscure Sufi saint and began offering prayers there

Explained: What is Bihar’s Har Ghar Gangajal scheme?
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Explained: What is Bihar’s Har Ghar Gangajal scheme?

Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar inaugurated the ‘Har Ghar Gangajal’ scheme in Rajgir which aims to provide the excess water of the holy river through pipes to arid regions of the state. The treated water will be available in Rajgir, Gaya and Bodh Gaya under the first phase of the project

Tejashwi Yadav extends warm welcome to 'bhai' Aaditya Thackeray in Bihar
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Tejashwi Yadav extends warm welcome to 'bhai' Aaditya Thackeray in Bihar

Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Tejashwi Yadav and Shiv Sena leader Aaditya Thackeray also met Chief Minister Nitish Kumar in Patna

Will gherao Bihar CM if he fails to fulfil promise of 10 lakh government jobs, says Prashant Kishor
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Will gherao Bihar CM if he fails to fulfil promise of 10 lakh government jobs, says Prashant Kishor

Talking to reporters in Makhania village in East Champaran district, Kishor dared the CM Nitish Kumar to honour his assurance that he gave to the youths, after formation of the 'Mahagathbandhan' government in August.

AIUDF chief Maulana Badruddin Ajmal welcomes Nitish-led Grand Alliance, urges Mamata to join soon
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AIUDF chief Maulana Badruddin Ajmal welcomes Nitish-led Grand Alliance, urges Mamata to join soon

A Lok Sabha MP from Assam’s Dhubri constituency, Ajmal on Friday also urged Trinamool Congress supremo and West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee as well as the Assam unit of the Congress to join the Grand Alliance or as it is also known the ‘Mahagathbandhan’

Chirag Paswan enraged over reference to his father's second marriage by Nitish Kumar
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Chirag Paswan enraged over reference to his father's second marriage by Nitish Kumar

"I have never stooped to this level. I have never spoken anything of the kind about Nitish Kumar who has not been transparent about his own personal life. My deceased father was like an open book," said Chirag.

Nitish Kumar in touch with BJP, says Prashant Kishor. Here is Bihar CM's response
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Nitish Kumar in touch with BJP, says Prashant Kishor. Here is Bihar CM's response

Prashant Kishor said that people must keep in mind that whenever circumstances arise, Nitish Kumar 'can go back to the BJP and work with it'

Return of ‘Jungle Raj’ in Bihar as Delhi-Kolkata Duronto Express robbed at gunpoint near Patna
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Return of ‘Jungle Raj’ in Bihar as Delhi-Kolkata Duronto Express robbed at gunpoint near Patna

After the train had halted near Patna, over 20 armed robbers climbed into six to seven bogies and looted the belongings of several passengers

Nitish Kumar should resign, has grown indifferent towards EBCs who support PM: Sushil Modi
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Nitish Kumar should resign, has grown indifferent towards EBCs who support PM: Sushil Modi

Sushil Modi recalled that he was the state's minister for urban development when quotas for EBCs were introduced in urban local bodies in 2007

Age catching up with Nitish: Prashant Kishor hits back at Bihar CM
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Age catching up with Nitish: Prashant Kishor hits back at Bihar CM

Kishor also said that if the Bihar CM was able to deliver on his promise of creating 10 lakh jobs, which he made after ruling the state for 17 years, he would acknowledge that Nitish Kumar was no less than God

JD(U) accuses Kishor of working 'on behalf of BJP', says don't need certificate from him on governance
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JD(U) accuses Kishor of working 'on behalf of BJP', says don't need certificate from him on governance

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's JD(U) on Monday accused its former national vice president Prashant Kishor of working "on behalf of the BJP" and wondered about the source of funding for his much publicised 'Jan Suraaj' campaign.

Nitish upset over condom remark row triggered by woman IAS officer; hints at possible action
India

Nitish upset over condom remark row triggered by woman IAS officer; hints at possible action

Kumar, who was approached by journalists with queries about the National Commission for Women (NCW) slapping a notice on Bumrah, said, "Orders are in place to inquire into the issue which I learnt about through newspapers"

JD(U) takes out processions across Bihar to caution people against BJP 'conspiracy'
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JD(U) takes out processions across Bihar to caution people against BJP 'conspiracy'

In the state capital, JD(U) national president Rajiv Ranjan Singh alias Lalan and parliamentary board chief Upendra Kushwaha were among those who took part in 'Satarkata Evam Jagarukta March'

With an eye to unite opposition, Nitish Kumar, Lalu Prasad to meet Sonia Gandhi in Delhi
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With an eye to unite opposition, Nitish Kumar, Lalu Prasad to meet Sonia Gandhi in Delhi

This will be the first meeting between the three parties in more than six years. Nitish Kumar earlier met Sonia Gandhi at an Iftaar ahead of the 2015 Bihar assembly polls

‘Can Nitish Kumar become PM by changing alliances?’ Amit Shah cautions Lalu about 'Paltu Ram'
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‘Can Nitish Kumar become PM by changing alliances?’ Amit Shah cautions Lalu about 'Paltu Ram'

"Can Nitish babu become the PM by changing political alliances? He has betrayed many since he entered politics. Lalu ji, beware that Nitish babu might sit in Congress's lap tomorrow leaving you behind," Amit Shah said in Purnea

Prashant Kishor working for BJP, no offer made to him: JD(U) president
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Prashant Kishor working for BJP, no offer made to him: JD(U) president

In 2018, Kumar, who was then the JD(U) national president, inducted Kishor into the party and elevated him to the post of national vice president within weeks. However, Kishor's outspokenness against CAA-NPR-NRC led to his expulsion from the party in 2020, which was then an NDA ally

How Modi overthrew hierarchical, elitist Lutyens’ Delhi to democratise Indian politics as never before
India

How Modi overthrew hierarchical, elitist Lutyens’ Delhi to democratise Indian politics as never before

Narendra Modi has been Indian politics’ Black Swan phenomenon. He has, in the past eight years, worked tirelessly to overthrow the old elite and truly democratise the corridors of power