Wednesday, 19 January, 2022
TopicNitish Kumar

Topic: Nitish Kumar

Exclusive: Lalu says Akhilesh and Mayawati will turn up for upcoming Patna rally

Lalu Yadav does not believe Nitish Kumar joining hands with the BJP is a blow to his efforts to forge opposition unity. Kumar Anshuman

As Congress shrinks with Nitish’s departure, questions arise over its alliance strategies

The biggest blow from Nitish's departure was to Rahul Gandhi, who had always been a supporter of his. Ruhi Tewari

Last Laughs– The Best Indian Cartoons (July 22 – July 28)

The best Indian cartoons of the week, chosen by senior editors of ThePrint. Lead cartoon by Jayachandran, published in Mint on 28 July.

Akhilesh Yadav scrambles to maintain Opposition unity after grand alliance falls apart

Following the upheaval in Bihar, Akhilesh Yadav is reaching out to opposition leaders to hold on to the dream of a united opposition for 2019.   Kumar Anshuman

Hamara desh badal gaya hai

Why Nitish's latest defection is actually a desertion of an ideological offering which has run its course in the new, I-don't-owe-you-nothing India. Shekhar Gupta

Talk Point: Is Nitish Kumar the smartest political opportunist in India?

What does Nitish Kumar stand to gain by resigning as Bihar Chief Minister.

Disinvestment, Delight Marketing and a maze of shady deals put Lalu family in the dock

The roots of the latest charges go back to 2005, the year the Railways – under Lalu as minister – decided to lease out its hotels to private companies for maintenance. TALHA ASHRAF

Alcohol 0%, populism 100% v/v

Nitish Kumar confirms the rising phenomenon of maximum populism in Indian politics — a consensus paving the road to disaster.

Narendra Modi – candidate to PM

Why the prime minister's legacy will depend on how he governs, not the number of state elections he fights as personality contests.

Gen gana mana of youth

Aspiration screams out of every billboard in Bihar, and could well decide who gets to rule the state, come 8 November.

On Camera


How England’s dying industrial towns became the West’s largest jihad factory

Malik Faisal Akram had no known affiliation with jihadist groups. Ideas that led him to take hostages in a Texas synagogue seeped into his mind almost by osmosis.

NTPC looks to coal imports to avoid new power crunch

India’s largest electricity producer is aiming to secure cargoes starting from April, when power consumption in India typically surges on summer cooling demand.


File photo of IAF drone seen flying in Leh on 18 Nov 2020 | ANI

Indian firm gets foothold in prized global ‘kamikaze’ and armed drones market

Global demand for loitering munition & armed drones saw a jump after Azerbaijan was able to defeat superior Armenian armed forces in 2020 with the help of these systems.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.