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Modi picks Giriraj to assuage Bhumihars

The induction of three BJP MPs from Bihar - Rajiv Pratap Rudy, Ram Kripal Yadav and Giriraj Singh - into the Narendra Modi ministry provides the clearest evidence that the prime minister has tried to assuage the ruffled feathers of the upper caste segment in ... Deccan Herald, 2 months ago
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Quick! What do these three ministers have in common?

Bihar! The state goes to the polls next year. Narendra Modi has chosen a Bhumihar, Rajput and Yadav as his ministers from the state. M I Khan reports. Giriraj Singh, the Bharatiya Janata Party MP from Nawada in Bihar and newly minted Union mantri, is probably better known than the other two ministers from his state who were inducted into the Narendra Modi ministry on Sunday, November 9. His controversial statements -- including the notorious one made at the height of the 2014 Lok Sabha election ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago 21 new faces join Team Modi  Deccan Herald2 months ago Know 21 new ministers of Narendra Modi cabinet  IndiaTV News2 months ago All you need to know about Modi's new ministers  Rediff.com2 months ago
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Justice Delayed, And Denied Yet Again

Countercurrents.org PUDR urges Supreme Court to suo moto intervene in the Shankarbigha and other massacres People's Union for Democratic Rights (PUDR ) strongly condemns the acquittal of the accused in the Shankarbigha massacre (Jehanabad ...
 Counter Currents11 hours ago

Battle for Karpoori Thakur's legacy on in Bihar

Comment · print · T T T+· T- TOPICS If the Janata Dal-United was hoping to revive former Bihar Chief Minister and EBC icon Karpoori Thakur's legacy ahead of the assembly elections in the eastern State later this year, it is now facing ...
 The Hindu4 days ago
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How Muzaffarpur was different from Muzaffarnagar

'The horrific episode of January 18 in Muzaffarpur, Bihar, is quite different from what happened in Muzaffarnagar, UP, in September 2013.' 'The Akhilesh Yadav-led administration and riot-mongers among our political formations need to learn lessons from the response of state and society to violence in Muzaffarpur,' says Mohammad Sajjad. On January 18, 2015, violence broke out in the Ajitpur-Bahilwara village, near Saraiya, district Muzaffarpur in north Bihar. It killed nearly five people and ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago
Calcutta Telegraph

HORROR HOSTEL

Some of the best minds the state has produced have lived in the hostels of Patna University (PU). But those who live there today could have come from another planet. Anjani Kumar Singh, now chief secretary, lived and studied in one of the hostels ...
 Calcutta Telegraph1 week ago

Partial shutdown in Bihar over acquittals in Dalit massacre

Road and rail traffic in Bihar was partly hit Friday during a shutdown called by the CPI-ML to protest against the acquittal of 24 people in the massacre of 22 Dalits in 1999. The shutdown was called in Arwal and Jehanabad districts over the ...
 Business Standard India1 week ago
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Dalit carnage: Govt to move Patna HC over acquittal order

Thursday, 15 January 2015 | Faizan Ahmad | PATNA Even as all the 24 accused of the carnage of 22 Dalit men, women and children at Shankarbigha Village were acquitted by a lower court for lack of evidence, the Bihar Government is considering to ...
 New Delhi Pioneer2 weeks ago Bihar court acquits 24 accused in 1999 Dalit massacre  Business Standard India2 weeks ago
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Reining in the Hindutva hawks: Why PM Modi's ...

Bhopal: Much fuss was made over the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) quietly shunting the key 'Ghar Wapsi' functionary, Rajeshwar Singh to please Prime Minister Narendra Modi . Singh's religious reconversion programme in Uttar Pradesh and ...
 Firstpost.com3 weeks ago
Counter Currents

Once Upon A Mass Grave In Bhagalpur

Moonchasing.com In October and November of 2014, the 25 year anniversary of the communal violence in Bhagalpur went by like a whisper In India, massacres aren't forgotten, theyre nationally integrated into collective amnesia. In October 1989, ...
 Counter Currents3 weeks ago
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