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Tejashwi can be RJD’s choice, but alliance is yet to agree on CM face in Bihar, says Congress

Congress' Shaktisinh Gohil says every party has a right to put a leader’s face forward, but we will decide if the alliance benefits from one face, and who that will be.
RJD leaders Tejashwi Yadav (L) with Tej Pratap attend the 22nd Foundation Day of Rashtriya Janata Dal, in Patna | PTI

BJP, Congress, RJD & JD(U) leaders find common ground in Bihar — tickets for sons

At least 40 Bihar leaders cutting across party lines are seeking tickets for their relatives, a majority of them for their sons.
File image of former Bihar deputy CM Tejashwi Yadav and former Union minister Raghuvansh Prasad Singh | Photo: ANI

Raghuvansh Prasad Singh — Lalu’s conscience keeper and the driving force behind NREGA

Former Union minister and veteran Bihar leader Raghuvansh Prasad Singh, who resigned from the RJD Friday, died Sunday morning. He was 74 years old.
Tejashwi Yadav speaking at a rally

Why RJD should go alone in Bihar polls and not fall short of the 122-mark

On surface, it appears all parties outside the NDA camp are ready to contest polls under the grand alliance, but their individual ambitions speak otherwise.
Raghuvansh Prasad Singh announced on 10 September that he has quit RJD | Commons

Many in RJD old guard are feeling left out, but they’re not blaming Tejashwi Yadav

Veretan RJD leader Raghuvansh Prasad Singh quit Thursday. There are other senior leaders like Singh who too feel isolated & have stopped going to the party office.
File image of Communist Party of India leader Kanhaiya Kumar | Photo: Twitter | @KanhaiyaKumar

RJD and CPI move past Kanhaiya Kumar issue, plan to fight Bihar assembly polls together

In 2019 Lok Sabha polls, Kanhaiya Kumar was a deal-breaker for CPI-RJD alliance. But now RJD is attempting to ‘prevent the split of secular votes’ with an alliance with CPI.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi feeding the peacocks | Twitter: @narendramodi

Modi feeding peacocks stirs a row in poll-bound Bihar as RJD recalls 2017 Lalu episode

BJP had demanded action under wildlife protection laws against Lalu Prasad when 2 peacocks were brought to his residence in 2017. RJD now accuses BJP of double standards.
File image of Nitish Kumar | Photo: ANI

‘Anti-dynasts’ Nitish Kumar’s JD(U) inducts 3 RJD MLAs, all from powerful political families

6 RJD MLAs have joined JD(U) of late & three of them are Yadavs. JD(U) leaders say inducting them is a political move to make inroads into RJD’s Yadav votes.
Former minister Shyam Rajak (left) is welcomed into the RJD by Tejashwi Yadav Monday | Photo: ANI

Spate of defections in Bihar — why JD(U) minister joined RJD & 3 MLAs went the other way

Industries minister Shyam Rajak was sacked and expelled from the JD(U) Sunday, joined the RJD Monday. 3 RJD MLAs crossed over to JD(U) the same day.
Sitamarhi is believed to be the birthplace of Sita | Wikimedia commons

‘Sita equal to Ram’ — JD(U), RJD want Modi govt to now develop Janaki Janmabhoomi Sitamarhi

Both ruling JD(U) and opposition RJD say Sitamarhi, believed to be birthplace of Sita, should be developed as Janaki Janmabhoomi along the lines of Ram Mandir in Ayodhya.

On Camera

A Harley Davidson dealership (Representational Image ) | Photographer: David Paul Morris | Bloomberg

Harley-Davidson riding away reflects poorly on both US icon and Modi’s ‘Make in India’

Modi’s ambitious plans to ‘Make in India’ could have been helped by a symbolic gesture to hold on to Harley, a premium manufacturer with an outsize brand.

Defence

Representational image | ANI

India, China working on Ladakh peace formula — alternate week patrolling, after disengagement

Patrolling in alternate weeks has been the established practice in the Northeast, and has worked well, barring the occasional face-off.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Suspect all, fix all? Is that the motto of our new ‘National Suspicion State’?

It’s not just Modi government or BJP, but even state governments, judiciary are getting caught in a ‘we suspect all’ mindset. Is India becoming a National Suspicion State?