Bihar Assembly Elections
Opinion  /  Published 27.11.20

Word war: AIMIM choose 'Bharat' over 'Hindustan'

The choice of words can mirror the times, but not necessarily their own histories. The wisdom of this inference was brought to light, once again, in the course of a fractious exchange in the Bihar ass...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 27.11.20

Act fast: How can corrupt politicians run for office?

Sir — The newly sworn-in education minister of Bihar, Mewalal Choudhary, was forced to resign only hours after his appointment, owing to severe criticism regarding the pending cases against him....
By The Telegraph in

India  /  Published 25.11.20

Bihar Assembly to see contest for Speaker

The recent electoral battle in Bihar spilled onto the Legislative Assembly on Tuesday with the ruling NDA and the Opposition Grand Alliance throwing their hats into the ring for the Speaker’s po...
By Dev Raj in Patna

India  /  Published 24.11.20

Brotherhood message amid semantic sniping

The Bihar Assembly was in uproar on Monday when AIMIM members refused to utter “Hindustan” while taking the oath in Urdu and opted for “Bharat”, and the BJP members insisted th...
By Dev Raj in Patna

West Bengal  /  Published 24.11.20

AIMIM face joins TMC to ‘foil’ Bihar poll rerun

Anwar Pasha, a prominent face of the Bengal unit of the All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen, along with several colleagues, joined the Trinamul Congress on Monday, asserting that they did not want ...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

India  /  Published 22.11.20

Deputy chief minister’s age baffles Bihar

Bihar deputy chief minister and BJP leader Tarkishore Prasad could find himself fielding uncomfortable questions when the Assembly reconvenes on Monday, unless he can claim the ability to travel close...
By Dev Raj in Patna

India  /  Published 17.11.20

In Bihar dispensation, someone is missing

Bihar has for the first time since Independence got a ruling coalition without a single MLA from its largest minority community. None of the four parties in the National Democratic Alliance — t...
By Nalin Verma in Patna

Opinion  /  Published 17.11.20

Economic parity: A goal worth fighting for

Over the last couple of months, as India began to gradually open up the economy, regional newspapers in the hinterland have been aflush with a certain kind of notice every day, issued by banks and oth...
By Jaideep Hardikar in

India  /  Published 16.11.20

Chirag hopes Nitish ends term as NDA CM

Paswan, during the acrimony-filled campaign for the Bihar assembly polls, had claimed Kumar might ditch the BJP after the results were out, join the RJD-led Grand Alliance, and make yet another attemp...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Patna

India  /  Published 16.11.20

Bihar: Nitish Kumar to take oath

By Dev Raj in Patna


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