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Bihar Assembly
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....
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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


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