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Mercy pleas reach President after 14 years

NEW DELHI: More than 24 years after Bihar's Bara massacre where 35 men from Bhumihar community were slaughtered and 14 years after the top court upheld their death sentence, mercy petitions of four convicts in the mass murder finally reached the ... Economic Times, 1 month ago

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MSN News US, 2 months ago

Why Bihar will not see a Dalit upsurge like Gujarat

'In Bihar, the Dalits are not a consolidated socio-political constituency,' says Mohammad Sajjad. In July, when the national media was gazing at the Dalit upsurge in Gujarat's Una, another episode occurred in a north Bihar village, Babu tola-Matthiya, in Muzaffarpur district's Paroo area. Two Dalit youth allegedly attempted to steal a Bhumihar's motorcycle. The Dalits were thrashed and urinated upon. The Paroo police arrested two of the 11 accused and an inquiry established the thrashing, but ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago

Political sparring after snipe at CM

Patna: Siwan strongman and former RJD MP Mohammad Shahabuddin calling Nitish Kumar "a CM of circumstances" led to a war of words among the functionaries of all the three allies — RJD, JD (U), Congress — of the Mahagathbandhan ruling Bihar. "I ...
 Times of India2 weeks ago

UP Brahmins back in the reckoning

The article below represents a preview only and is not meant for reuse or republishing. Srinagar, Sept. 3 -- It must be a heady feeling for the Brahmins of Uttar Pradesh to have the political parties court them with such ardour in the run-up to ...
 HT Syndication4 weeks ago

BJP ally RLSP in Bihar looks set to split

Patna, Aug 19 Infighting within Rashtriya Lok Samata Party (RLSP) got worse on Friday with founder-president Upendra Kushwaha suspending a rebel MP as well as a legislator on charges of anti-party activities. Kushwaha, who is Minister of State ...
 ProKerala.com1 month ago

The scary messages from the Saran riots

IMAGE: A shop set on fire in Chhapra, Bihar, in the violence. 'Consider this image of today's youth in Bihar -- armed with a bike, a smartphone and possibly some illegal arms too, imbibing incessant stream of images from the Internet and television.' 'Some of them would turn into gau bhakts, some would listen with interest the exploits of Salafism, dig deep into the Internet to come out with images which cry vociferously that their respective religions are in danger,' says Mohammad Sajjad. On ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Uttar Pradesh 2017: Why Varanasi is an opportunity for Congress and Rahul Gandhi

To expect the Congress to win the Assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh is like betting on India to top the medal tally at the Rio Olympics. As Raj Babbar said before his party's road show in Varanasi, the Congress needs a miracle to return to ...
 Firstpost.com1 month ago
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Want to be a professor, not politician, says Kanhaiya

HYDERABAD: After addressing a gathering in Hyderabad and on his way to Kerala, Kanhaiya spoke exclusively to Express on caste oppression, democracy and his aspirations Why did the JNU administration revoke the cancellation of your registration ...
 New Indian Express2 months ago
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