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Sunday Anchor: Army of assassins
The Hindu

Sunday Anchor: Army of assassins

Private militia Ranvir Sena was formed by Bihars Bhumihar and Rajput landlord in 1994 in Bhojpur district. It unleashed a series of mass killings against Dalits and Naxal sympathisers. According to the on-camera claims made by its members in the Cobrapost ... The Hindu, 1 week ago
Ani News

If Patels can get reservation, why leave upper castes out: Manish Tewari

way the reservation story has panned out, the real backwards of today are the Bramhins, Rajputs and Bhumihars ANI | New Delhi August 26, 2015 Last Updated at 11:06 IST The Congress Party on Wednesday said that if the Patel community could demonstrate and ...
 Business Standard1 week ago
5 Dariya News - English

Person belonging to Upper caste can't become Bihar CM: Giriraj Singh

"An upper caste cannot become Chief Minister of Bihar," asserted Giriraj Singh, who belongs to the upper caste Bhumihar community, which has a strong presence in state politics. After visiting Muzaffarpur, where Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to address ...
 Jagran Post1 month ago Upper caste can't become Bihar CM: Griraj Singh  Prokerala1 month ago Upper caste can't become Bihar chief minister: Griraj Singh  Economic Times1 month ago Sops for upper caste students  Calcutta Telegraph1 month ago

The Nitish-Lalu force-fit and why Bihar is heading ...

By Ajay Singh Just a day before the Patna rally of the Grand Secular Alliance on August 30, posters came up all across the city mocking the claims of the Bihar government. The BJP had carefully planned the timing of their campaign to take the wind ...
 Firstpost.com1 day ago
DNA India

Bihar Elections 2015: Why is it tough for the BJP to indulge in word-war against Nitish Kumar?

If we try and decode the two major failures Nitish Kumar is accounted for, BJP will have equal or even greater role to play in those failures. Narendra Modi's next speech is scheduled at Bhagalpur airport ground on September 1, and we shall ...
 DNA India4 days ago BJP fears rival edge  Calcutta Telegraph1 month ago Bihar: BJP, JD(U) set for a war of sops ahead of Assembly polls  Firstpost.com2 months ago

Partners in crime: How Bihar politicos hushed up a ...

These days, Nitish Kumar and the BJP are daggers drawn, but once they were chums. And this story has its origins in that BJP-JD(U) bhai-bhai era. It turns on how together they scuppered an independent judicial investigation into one of the worst ...
 Firstpost.com6 days ago Partners in crime: How the Bihar politicos hushed up a ...  Firstpost.com6 days ago
Hindustan Times

BJP looks for caste fillip for Bihar polls as Modi magic fades

It was always dismissed as India's 'Wild West' state. But Bihar finally seemed to have leapt out of the cauldron of crime, corruption and caste-based politics after Janata Dal (United) leader Nitish Kumar became chief minister a decade ago. ...
 Hindustan Times6 days ago PDS and political power in Bihar  Livemint.com2 weeks ago Report card: How Bihar has fared under Nitish | Rajnath, Jaitley, Gadkari enter scene  Economic Times3 weeks ago In Bihar no caste safety net for netas; Lalu, Nitish need to rework their strategies  Firstpost.com1 month ago

Sub-castes may alter equations

The vote banks of various political parties in Bihar may not remain intact in the coming electoral battle due to the emergence of sub-castes demanding a bigger share in power from the parties ruling the state with the help of “winning combinations” in the ...
 Asian Age1 week ago
Indian Express

Fault lines in Nitish, Manjhi, Lalu backyard

In Jehanabad, what led police to conclude that the riots were planned was a curious fact: all the lathis recovered from rioters and from various parts of the city were of the same size. RJD chief Lalu Yadav with Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar ...
 Indian Express1 week ago
DNA India

Can PM Narendra Modi's Rs 1.25 lakh crore promise to Bihar touch chords across caste lines?

Prime Minister Narendra Modi being received by Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar and governor Ram Nath Kovind (centre) on his arrival in Ara on Tuesday AFP When Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a Rs 1.25 lakh crore package for poll-bound ...
 DNA India2 weeks ago Modi's Rs 1.25 lakh cr package for Bihar is a boost for ...  Firstpost.com2 weeks ago
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