Wednesday, 6 July, 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

ThePrint view on the most important issues, instantly.

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

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

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.

On Camera

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Mamata Banerjee holding a rally in Kolkata, kali

Bengal has many Kalis, but TMC can’t accommodate them anymore. UP, Haryana is in the way

Moitra, TMC leadership need to have a conversation. And send everyone else a memo: Protecting Bengali identity is not the party’s only line anymore.
Illustration by Soham Sen

Keep calm and carry on: Unlike wheat, rice isn’t hot yet

The world is worried that India might restrict exports of rice after wheat, pushing prices higher and worsening global food security.

Defence

Air Commodore Sanjay Sharma pose with daughter Flying Officer Ananya Sharma in front of the fighter aircraft | Twitter/@DefencePRO_Guj

In a first in IAF, father-daughter fly in same fighter formation as fellow wingmen

Daughter of Air Commodore Sanjay Sharma, Flying Officer Ananya Sharma is currently undergoing training to master ‘superior and faster’ jets.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.
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