Thursday, 30 June, 2022
TopicJitan Ram Manjhi

Topic: Jitan Ram Manjhi

Can’t doubt Nitish’s intentions to help Bihar, problem is in implementation, says ally Manjhi

In interview with ThePrint, HAM’s Jitan Ram Manjhi said that despite problems, CM Nitish Kumar has ensured good governance, while also dismissing the LJP’s prospects in Bihar polls.

Nitish wants new Dalit faces ahead of polls after constant LJP attacks and minister’s exit

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar wants to counter the charges of neglecting Dalits, and so the party is looking for fresh Dalit faces to field in the state polls, JDU leaders say.

Jitan Ram Manjhi-led HAM quits Bihar’s grand alliance of Opposition parties

The Hindustani Awam Morcha (Secular) didn't announce whether it would merge with any other party or become part of some other alliance ahead of the Bihar polls.

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.

Even a personal phone call from Amit Shah couldn’t keep Jitan Ram Manjhi in NDA fold

Former Bihar CM quits NDA and joins hands with RJD. He had been unhappy since his son wasn’t accommodated in the JD(U)-BJP ministry formed last year.

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The shrine to Khandoba at Jejuri, a Deccan god worshipped by both Hindus and Muslims | Wikimedia Commons

‘Historic hurt’ is a modern phrase. Muslims were integral to South Indian gods

The legends of Vavar and other South Indian gods venerated by both Hindus and Muslims show that the Deccan's religious history in the region is far more complex.
File photo of Isha Ambani, daughter of billionaire Mukesh Ambani | Bloomberg

Mukesh Ambani’s daughter Isha Ambani to be named chair of Reliance retail

Isha Ambani, the current director of Reliance Retail Ventures Ltd., is expected to be announced as the chair as early as Wednesday.

Defence

The Indian Air Force logo | Commons

Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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