India  /  Published 24.08.20

BJP endorses Nitish, for now

BJP president J.P. Nadda on Sunday told leaders in Bihar that chief minister Nitish Kumar would be the face of the NDA for the impending Assembly elections, seeking to reassure ally JDU. “Each ...
By J.P. Yadav in New Delhi

India  /  Published 23.08.20

BJP package blitz for Bihar elections

Bihar has recorded over 1.2 lakh cases so far, including over 600 deaths. Though around 1 lakh tests are being conducted daily now after a sluggish start, the number of positive cases has shown a decl...
By Dev Raj in Patna

Opinion  /  Published 23.08.20

Bihar election and its conspiracy theories

A section of the BJP in Karnataka has been eyeing a change at the top by replacing the 77-year-old CM, BS Yediyurappa, with a younger leader. The talk within party circles is that the Lingayat strongm...
By The Telegraph in

India  /  Published 22.08.20

EC: pandemic poll norms

The Election Commission of India on Friday issued guidelines for the conduct of polls during the pandemic, incorporating a host of precautionary measures but not banning convicted leaders from being p...
By Our Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 19.08.20

Sushant case: SC orders CBI probe

The Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld the transfer of an FIR, lodged at Patna against actress Rhea Chakraborty and others for allegedly abetting the suicide of actor Sushant Singh Rajput, to the CBI. ...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Calcutta, New Delhi

India  /  Published 18.08.20

CM Nitish Kumar on an inauguration spree

Nitish’s moves have rattled the intelligentsia and the Opposition parties alike and they are questioning, criticising and attacking him for using the state’s resources to further his poll ...
By Dev Raj in Patna

India  /  Published 13.08.20

Bihar parties divided on timing of elections

The approach road to a Rs 509-crore bridge over the Gandak river collapsed under pressure from floodwaters in Bihar’s Gopalganj district before its inauguration by chief minister Nitish Kumar on...
By Dev Raj in Patna

Opinion  /  Published 04.08.20

Water as political capital in Bihar

Bihar goes to the hustings in a few months. The primary issue seems to be rural livelihoods. This is a significant achievement for Nitish Kumar. Although law and order, public infrastructure and socia...
By Somnath Bandyopadhyay in

India  /  Published 01.08.20

Bihar daily bulletin for Covid patient kin

The Bihar government on Friday decided to issue daily health bulletins to inform the family members about the status of coronavirus patients amid allegations of poor treatment in various hospitals and...
By Dev Raj in Patna

India  /  Published 13.07.20

Bihar: Lalu's 15 vs Nitish's 15

The JDU in Bihar has chosen as the central theme of its campaign for the Assembly elections later this year a comparison between the “good governance” during 15 years of Nitish Kumar&rsquo...
By Nalin Verma in Patna


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