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POLITICS

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Narendra Modi, Nitish Kumar, Mukesh sahani, Lok Sabha Polls

Why the next political moves for 2019 will take place on Bihar's chessboard

A grand reshaping of caste alliances across UP and Bihar could significantly impact the 2019 elections. It could well be the last straw to break the BJP's back.

VARIETY

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Gaya, Nitish Kumar, Crimes against Women, Bihar

16-year-old brutalised and killed in Gaya: Why small lives from small towns don’t cause big outrage

The girl was beheaded, burnt with acid, her breasts slashed. There has been no arrest in the case.

POLITICS

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Nitish Kumar, Ram Vilas Paswan, Lok Sabha election 2019, Bihar

Why coming together of Nitish Kumar and Ram Vilas Paswan is significant

It reminds us of a similar deal in 2005, which could not materialise at the end.

POLITICS

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Bihar, Tejashwai yadav, Upendra Kushwaha, Nitish Kumar

New political equations in Bihar: How the caste-community math adds up, and how much the Nitish factor matters

During my recent stay in the state, I noticed a distinct rise in Tejashwi Yadav's popularity.

POLITICS

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Congress, RJD, Bihar, BJP

2019 Lok Sabha polls: Why BJP is counting on Nitish to deliver victory in Bihar

In five of the past six Bihar elections, those who won – including BJP, RJD, and Congress – invariably had the JD(U) leader as their alliance partner.

VARIETY

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POLITICS

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2019 Lok Sabha polls, BJP, JD(U), Bihar

Seat-sharing with BJP: How Nitish Kumar pulled off another surprise in Bihar

The JDU leader has successfully managed to cobble up a seat-sharing agreement with BJP on equal terms for the 2019 Lok Sabha polls.

POLITICS

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Nitish Kumar, Bihar, JD(U), Prashant Kishor

Is making Prashant Kishor national vice president of JDU a political masterstroke?

Kishor has a record of delivering massive mandates, whether it was for Narendra Modi, Nitish Kumar or Captain Amarinder Singh.

POLITICS

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Narendra Modi, BJP, JD(U), Nitish Kumar

Why BJP needs Nitish Kumar in Bihar

The JD(U) and BJP are likely to contest an almost equal number of seats in Bihar for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

VARIETY

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Bihar, Bihar liquor ban, Liquor ban, Nitish Kumar

Drunk driver in Nitish Kumar's dry Bihar lifts the veil off prohibition policy

The chief minister has been pushing for a countrywide ban on sale and consumption of liquor, calling it the most secular policy ever.