Bihar Assembly Elections 2020
Opinion  /  Published 18.06.21

Game’s Afoot: Fate of Chirag Paswan

Personal is often political in India. The fate of the leader of the Lok Janshakti Party, Chirag Paswan, would testify to this hypothesis. Five parliamentarians from the party raised the flag of revolt...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 16.02.21

Bihar: stink of a poll scam

Election authorities have ordered a probe into inflated bills submitted by private contractors and agencies for logistical services rendered during the Bihar Assembly polls, parts of which have alread...
By Dev Raj in Patna

India  /  Published 13.01.21

Fisticuffs at Congress meet

The new All India Congress Committee Bihar in-charge’s first meeting with the state unit degenerated into an ugly fight on Tuesday over last year’s Assembly elections in which the party ha...
By Dev Raj in Patna

India  /  Published 07.01.21

Gohil asks to be taken off Bihar charge

Congress Bihar in-charge Shaktisinh Gohil has requested the high command to relieve him from the position and give him “lighter work”, blaming ticket distribution by the Grand Alliance, la...
By Dev Raj in Patna

Opinion  /  Published 25.12.20

Similar flaws: electoral responses

The Covid-19 pandemic could be seen as an experiment to test democracy’s responsiveness towards, and its ability to overcome, widespread sufferings through reasoned public opinion and elections....
By Amit Sadhukhan


India  /  Published 13.12.20

Spurt in crime forces Nitish to review law

Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar called yet another high-level law and order review meeting on Saturday, unnerved by the spiralling crime graph in Bihar. This is the third one since the formati...
By Dev Raj in Patna

Opinion  /  Published 09.12.20

Some lessons from Bihar

In the recently concluded Bihar assembly elections, the Left parties won 16 out of the 29 seats allocated to them. The CPIML (Liberation) won 12 out of the 19 seats it contested. Even though the Natio...
By Kavita Krishnan

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

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

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


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