Wednesday, 29 June, 2022
TopicNitish Kumar

Topic: Nitish Kumar

Modi-Hit

Modi's appearance on centrestage, and the polarisation it promises, has sent some of the BJP's old rivals scurrying for a share of the Muslim vote.

The chief in chief minister

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar has attracted the many backward castes, while embracing the BJP and its upper caste voters, and yet comforting the Muslims, and in the process devastating Lalu Prasad.

When lonely Lalu misses ‘gentleman’ Sonia, and a Muslim calls Nitish ‘sher ka bachcha’

Bihar's traditional political equations are changing and all you have to do is look at the two biggest names — Nitish Kumar and Lalu Prasad Yadav.

A mandate for Nitish Hope Kumar

With his emphatic victory in 2005 Bihar elecrion, Nitish Kumar proved again that writings on the wall do not lie.

On Camera

YourTurn

J.P.Singh, joint secretary (Pakistan, Afghanistan and Iran Division), MEA, meets Taliban's interim foreign minister Amir Khan Mottaki | Photo credit: Twitter/@QaharBalkhi

Hard-nosed, practical—why India has revived relations with Kabul, and why Taliban is welcoming

By protecting the Indian embassy in Kabul for the last ten months, the Taliban is sending a message to its neighbours and the rest of the world.
An employee works at Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. facility in Chakan, Maharashtra | Bloomberg file photo

Bigger cars, smaller chips — Why Mahindra is worried about increased wait time

A major focus for Mahindra will be defending its market share in the large-format SUV segment from Tata Motors and Hyundai Motor.

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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