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‘Nitish dumped Bihari workers’ — allies, opposition slam Bihar CM over coronavirus response

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar accused of being slow in his response to coronavirus crisis — be it helping migrant workers or improving healthcare infra. 
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Bihar government to bear expenses of stranded migrant workers: Nitish Kumar

The Bihar chief minister also said Rs 100 crore has been released from the Chief Minister's Relief Fund for setting up shelters for rickshaw pullers and daily-wage earners.
Bihar CM Nitish Kumar

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar announces free ration for cardholders during coronavirus lockdown

Nitish Kumar also said that scholarship to students of class I to 12 will be transferred in their accounts by 31 March.
A file photo Pushpam Priya Choudhary. | Photo: Twitter/@pushpampc13

Bihar like Europe by 2030? London-returned CM ‘candidate’ promises, but no one’s buying it

Pushpam Priya Choudhary, a London-educated woman from a political family in Darbhanga, has left Bihar stunned with her 2020 'candidature' announcement.
RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar

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?
CAA: Bihar bandh

Why Jungle Raj Bihar kept out communal riots for 3 decades but Delhi and Gujarat couldn’t

Bihar is widely panned for an inefficient administration and lack of development. But the conundrum is that the same administration has ensured a peaceful era.
Political strategist Prashant Kishor | PTI file

Prashant Kishor accused of plagiarism, taken to court by ‘Congress’ strategist Sashwat Gautam

Sashwat Gautam, poll strategist working for Congress, has alleged that content for Prashant Kishor’s 'Baat Bihar Ki' campaign was plagiarised from his 'Bihar Ki Baat' initiative.
Janata Dal-United National President and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar addresses the state-level party workers meeting on preparation for the Legislative Assembly polls, in Patna on Sunday. | ANI

Nitish thanks Rahul as Prashant Kishor calls out his ‘bad’ & Trump’s ‘Capital’ punishment

The most politically correct and incorrect tweets of the day from across the political spectrum.
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Nitish Kumar says migration shouldn’t be seen as problem, people are free to move

Nitish Kumar's comment comes after Prashant Kishor and CPI's Kanhaiya Kumar flag issue of migration of youths from Bihar.
RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar

Rumours, jitters, suspicion — fresh warmth in Tejashwi-Nitish ties gets Bihar talking

Tejashwi Yadav of RJD served as Nitish Kumar’s deputy in the erstwhile grand alliance govt, but their relationship took a toll when the latter split.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Parliament

In India’s fight against coronavirus, one arm failed miserably — Parliament

MPs were warning about the severity of Covid-19. But Modi govt, whose AYUSH Ministry kept advocating homeopathy, didn’t wake up until Kanika Kapoor incident.

Jails give Covid-19 parole: Can overstretched govt track prisoners’ movement and behaviour?

Prisons across India have begun to release inmates on parole after the Supreme Court directed to decongest jails to prevent the spread of coronavirus.


A Pakistan Air Force F-86 Sabre in the Gunsight of an Indian Air Force MiG-21 in the 1965 war. | Photo: Author's collection

‘For just a bloody cannon’: How a MiG-21 nearly took down a PAF Sabre on debut for IAF in 1965

The story of the debut of IAF’s MiG-21 in the 1965 India-Pakistan war and its memorable encounter with Pakistan Air Force's Sabres on 4 September.

Modi’s India isn’t Mao’s China. Silly forecasts assume we’ll let corona kill millions of us

There are many scary scenarios about how badly we Indians may be affected or how many killed by Covid-19. But they presume we will do nothing to influence our fates.