Tuesday, 18 January, 2022
TopicBbihar assembly 2020

Topic: Bbihar assembly 2020

Nitish Kumar — ‘political wizard’ with no solo election win set to become CM 7th time

If Nitish Kumar completes this term, he will become the longest-serving Chief Minister of Bihar, breaking the record set by the 18-year tenure of Bihar’s first CM, S.K. Sinha. 

Congress again shows it’s deadweight. Time its regional allies got smarter in seat-sharing

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Win or lose, BJP to go for broke in Bihar, at Nitish Kumar’s cost

Bihar results would come as a vindication or repudiation of the BJP’s take-no-prisoners strategy. Nitish Kumar won’t be happy either way.

CCTVs, 3-tier safety system, adherence of Covid norms — EC gets ready for Bihar poll results

Bihar Chief Electoral Officer H.R. Srinivasa said 19 companies of CAPFs have been deployed just for the security of strong rooms and counting centres.

Will RJD delay salaries, stop development work to fulfill 10-lakh jobs promise, Nitish asks

During a virtual rally on Sunday, Bihar CM Nitish Kumar called Tejashwi Yadav's 10 lakh govt jobs promise 'impossible' and said will cost the exchequer Rs 1.44 lakh crore annually.

Bihar’s long walk to the polls, and where to find answers on Aarogya Setu

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CM Nitish Kumar is tired, no longer able to manage Bihar, says RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav

The comment drew sharp reactions from leaders of the ruling NDA coalition, who termed it 'meaningless'.

EC pulls up parties for flouting Covid norms amid campaigning in Bihar

In an advisory issued to all parties, the poll panel said chief electoral officers must invoke appropriate punishments against candidates and organisers for such violations.

NCP to contest Bihar assembly elections, releases list of 40 ‘star’ campaigners

Maharashtra Minority Affairs Minister Nawab Malik, MPs Praful Patel, Sunil Tatkare, Supriya Sule and Fauzia Khan are among the NCP leaders who will campaign in Bihar.

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What it will take to vaccinate the world against Covid

A Q&A with vaccine scientist Peter Hotez, author of 'Preventing the Next Pandemic', on developing a low-cost Covid vaccine, and why Omicron won’t be the end of the pandemic.
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Reliance buys robotics startup Addverb for Rs 1,000 crore to fuel tech ambitions

Mukesh Ambani, Asia’s richest person, is investing in technology as competition from rivals such as Amazon intensifies in India’s booming e-commerce market.

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Why was number of women cadets for NDA fixed at 19 in 2022, same as 2021, SC asks Centre

UPSC notification issued December 2021 says first phase of NDA exam for 2022 scheduled in April. Notification declares 19 women candidates will be chosen out of 400 successful ones.
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Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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