Monday, 4 July, 2022
TopicBihar assembly 2020

Topic: bihar assembly 2020

Once highly influential, these 3 Bihar leaders now find no takers ahead of polls

Jitan Ram Manjhi, Upendra Kushwaha & Mukesh Sahani are still part of RJD-Congress grand alliance, 6 months before polls. But things are looking bleak for them.

Rajya Sabha seat exposes fault lines in Congress-RJD alliance in Bihar

RJD is refusing to concede a Rajya Sabha seat, which ally Congress says was promised to it ahead of Lok Sabha polls in 2019.

Nitish Kumar is not a ‘vikas purush’ in Bihar 2020, but Tejashwi remains an asset for him

With ally BJP standing in total obeisance, RJD-Congress in disarray, and TINA factor helping him, JD(U) chief Nitish Kumar looks all set to return. So why is Bihar still on edge?

JD(U) & BJP need each other in Bihar election. So who gains from Nitish Kumar’s NRC move?

An opposition unity coupled with a strong anti-NRC movement in an election year will be the last thing Nitish Kumar would want.

To tweak OBC creamy layer or not. A Modi govt decision that can cost BJP the Bihar election

BJP leaders are a worried lot even as the bureaucracy is pushing the Modi government to go ahead with the Sharma committee’s report. Remember 2015?

Opposition unity in Bihar is being tested by Congress’ new love for Kanhaiya Kumar

RJD, the biggest party in Bihar’s grand alliance, has declared Tejashwi Yadav as its CM candidate. But there’s a reason why Congress hasn’t come on board yet.

Amit Shah’s Valentine’s Day wish for Nitish and Trump finally gets his wall

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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.


Indian Naval Air Squadron INAS 324 commissioned at Visakhapatnam | Twitter | @PBNS_India

India’s Eastern Seaboard gets its first naval air squadron INAS 324

With INAS 324, the Indian Navy's Eastern Seaboard will now operate a naval air squadron with HAL’s indigenously built Advanced Light Helicopter.

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.