Monday, 4 July, 2022
TopicBihar assembly 2020

Topic: bihar assembly 2020

From JP to BJP — the many hues of politics and governance in Bihar

Gandhi’s Champaran to JP movement to backing BJP — Bihar is India’s cradle of democracy.

RJD didn’t buy Facebook, Google ads. It cost them Bihar

The BJP issued ads about Article 370, and CAA, and how the Mahagathbandhan was working against national interest.

Almost 70% of MLAs in Bihar’s new assembly face criminal cases, up 10% from the last one

ADR analysis finds 123 out of 163 ‘criminal’ MLAs have serious charges against them. Number of crorepati MLAs has also gone up to 81% from 67%.

Bihar gave Pyrrhic victory award to Nitish Kumar and best loser award to Tejashwi Yadav

Even after winning the Bihar assembly election, if JD(U) president and incumbent CM Nitish Kumar feels insecure and forlorn, he has only himself to blame.

Not just in Bihar, Congress has ‘pulled down’ allies in these other states too

The Congress won 19 of the 70 seats it contested in the Bihar assembly elections, while ally RJD emerged as biggest player in state and Left did well too.

Tejashwi Yadav elected Mahagathbandhan legislature party head, claims NDA won by deceit

At a press conference Thursday, Yadav said the people's mandate was for a change but it was manipulated, and the NDA won by 'dhan, bal and chhal'

With Bihar success, CPI(ML) has smartly blended radicalism and pragmatic politics

CPI(ML) Liberation won 12 seats in Bihar despite relentless propaganda through terms such as ‘Naxalites’, ‘terrorist sympathisers’, ‘China-funded Maoists’, 'tukde-tukde gang'.

What the Owaisi phenomenon says about Indian Muslims & future of ‘secular’ parties

In episode 616 of ‘Cut the Clutter’, ThePrint’s editor-in-chief Shekhar Gupta elaborates on the ‘paranoia’ among ‘secular parties’ over the rise of the Asaduddin Owaisi-led AIMIM in Bihar.

Double-digit growth but high unemployment — challenge before Nitish Kumar’s new Bihar govt

Tejashwi Yadav's RJD offered 10 lakh new jobs, while Nitish’s ally BJP offered 19 lakh. Here’s how victorious NDA can set about fixing the problem.

Modi thanks ‘silent voters’ for Bihar victory, gives warning to those ‘killing BJP workers’

Addressing BJP workers at party headquarters, PM Modi says family-run parties and dynasty are biggest threat to democracy.

On Camera


Representational image of a protest against rise in prices of fuel and LPG, in Kolkata | ANI

You thought inflation’s high in India? Data shows at least 100 countries doing worse

Lebanon faces worst inflation rate in the world, followed by Zimbabwe and Sudan, according to 'Trading Economics', which sources data from governments.


Army personnel give military honours to the soldiers of Territorial Army's infantry 107 battalion who lost their lives in the Manipur Landslide, 2 July 2022, Siliguri | Credits: ANI Photo/ ANI Pic Service

A look at the Territorial Army — The Indian military’s task force hit by the Manipur landslide

The Territorial Army, a part-time military organisation for Indians who may have other jobs, is essentially a volunteer force that can be quickly mobilised in the defence of a state.

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.