Thursday, 26 May, 2022
TopicNitish Kumar

Topic: Nitish Kumar

Rahul Gandhi’s US tour can’t change fact that Congress has no clarity on its strategy

There is no grand re-organisation or an ideological rethink in the Congress Party that a stunning electoral debacle like 2014 should have prompted.

Nitish joining BJP is unfortunate for India’s politics: Manish Sisodia

Delhi’s deputy CM rules out any opposition alliance, says there is no party which has ideas and vision similar to AAP

Bihar Congress president likely to be sacked for bid to split party

Known to be close to CM Nitish Kumar, Ashok Choudhary has earned Rahul Gandhi’s wrath

Talk Point: How does Nitish Kumar joining NDA affect the formation of a national opposition alliance?

Ahead of a grand Patna rally, does Nitish Kumar's absence mean there's already a very big crack in the opposition front that plans to take on the BJP in 2019?

Staying with Lalu would have been political suicide for Nitish Kumar: Ram Vilas Paswan

Paswan lashes out at Lalu Prasad Yadav and blasted the opposition for its lack of leadership. Kumar Anshuman

Sulking Sharad Yadav’s next move: Campaign to counter BJP’s “divisive” agenda

JD(U) leader won’t talk about his political plans but tells ThePrint about his mission to bring opposition parties together to promote inclusive and composite culture.  Anubhuti Vishnoi

JDU family feud: Nitish Kumar confident he can woo reluctant Sharad Yadav

Though sources tell ThePrint that Nitish Kumar remains hopeful he can woo Sharad Yadav, the JDU leader is plotting his escape.  Kumar Anshuman

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.

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US President Joe Biden speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington, D.C., on 16 August 2021. Biden defended his decision to withdraw US troops from Afghanistan | Samuel Corum | Bloomberg

US blames failure to shut Pakistan border for Afghan defeat. India, please take note

The US could have used its coercive resources to compel Pakistan to shut down the Taliban’s transborder sanctuaries. It chose not to—costing its victory.
Vendors at a store selling edible oils at Begum Bazaar in Hyderabad, India| Photographer: Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg

Modi govt to allow duty-free import of soybean, sunflower oil, cool surging prices

The government will permit purchases of 2 million tons each of the two vegetable oils per annum this fiscal year and the next, according to a notification by the finance ministry.


Naval helicopters | Representational image |

What’s Combined Military Forces-Bahrain? US-backed coalition India joined on Quad sidelines

India is 35th member of the maritime counterterrorism partnership that also includes Pakistan, Australia, Bahrain, Denmark, Egypt, France, Germany and Greece, among others.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.