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Rebels play decisive role in seven Bhojpur seats

Ara: All the seven assembly constituencies in Bhojpur district, dominated by Rajputs, Bhumihars, Yadavs, Brahmins and Kushwahas, are likely to witness close contests this year. The upper castes will play a vital role in deciding the fate of ... Times of India, 1 month ago
Ranvir Sena chief's son seeks revenge New Delhi Pioneer, 4 weeks ago
The Hindu

Consolidated identities, but divided loyalties

ADVANTAGE NDA? Polls indicate that Mahadalits, Bhumihars and Thakurs are in favour of NDA. The Hindu Lalu's support base will back Nitish, but the reverse is not holding true. TOPICS If Most Backward Classes, Dalits and Forward Castes turn ...
 The Hindu1 month ago

No Upper Caste Person Can Become Bihar Chief Minister: Giriraj Singh

Union Minister Giriraj Singh belongs to the powerful and landed Bhumihar upper caste with a strong presence in Bihar. Patna: In a bid to counter the 'Mandal' politics of the Grand Alliance in the Bihar assembly polls, particularly Rashtriya Janata ...
 NDTV1 month ago Bihar polls: Manjhi's poll promise has upper castes worried  India TV1 month ago Bihar polls: Now the race is for getting the caste right for campaigners too  Indian Express1 month ago Pitching for backward-Dalit CM: Jaitley draws flak  Times of India1 month ago

Nitish Kumar's team: 7 Masters, 9 graduates …

By | The Indian Express In a Bihar cabinet where Lalu Prasad's two sons are the youngest members, both in their twenties, none of the other 26 ministers is under 40. The 28-member cabinet's average age is 52, not counting Chief Minister Nitish ...
 Yahoo! India3 days ago Lalu's influence writ large on CM Nitish's cabinet  Hindustan Times5 days ago Bihar elections 2015: Nitish Kumar, Lalu Prasad cast(e) Modi away; RJD emerges as single-largest party  DNA India2 weeks ago The silent class shift that helped Nitish  Calcutta Telegraph2 weeks ago
Indian Express

Grand Alliance, grandiose plans

15 November 2015, New Delhi, Dhirendra Kumar Dhirendra Kumar examines the factors which led to the victory of Grand Alliance in Bihar and what the challenges are before them. The politically crucial state of Bihar has delivered a tectonic ...
 Millennium Post4 days ago Nitish Kumar will win Bihar elections, says Arvind Kejriwal  Indian Express1 month ago Nitish Kumar is winning Bihar elections: Arvind Kejriwal  MSN News US1 month ago

Caste matrix shifts radically post sweep

The article below represents a preview only and is not meant for reuse or republishing. PATNA, Nov. 21 -- The Nitish Kumar government, which took oath on Friday amid much fanfare, showed the impact of RJD chief Lalu Prasad, reflecting a new caste ...
 HT Syndication5 days ago
Calcutta Telegraph

Choose & drop to create space for all

Shyam Rajak - chief minister unhappy over foodgrain procurement P.K. Shahi - caste logic reasoning in the cabinet Ranju Geeta - over-exposure of Yadav factor Bima Bharti - non-performance in earlier responsibility The list is not ...
 Calcutta Telegraph5 days ago

Smita Gupta: An unfinished agenda

As you drive into Patna's sprawling Old Secretariat, its striking red-tiled mansard roof and grand clock tower standing out in sharp relief, an imposing bronze statue on the western end of its lush lawns catches your eye: it is of Sri Krishna Sinha, ...
 The Gulf Today5 days ago
Times of India

With seven ministers, Yadavs call shots in Nitish cabinet

Patna: One in four ministers in Nitish Kumar cabinet is a Yadav. Out of 28 cabinet ministers who took oath of office on Friday, seven belong to Yadav community. A caste analysis of Team Nitish shows that altogether 15 ministers belong to backward ...
 Times of India5 days ago One in four ministers in Nitish cabinet is a Yadav; No Vaishya, ST and Kayastha face in cabinet  Times of India5 days ago

Rise of Lalu's sons irks senior leaders

There is widespread disappointment among the rank and file of Janata Dal (U) and Rashtriya Janata Dal over Lalu Prasad's sons becoming senior ministers in Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's Cabinet. Party sources said that the leadership of both the ...
 Deccan Herald5 days ago 'Lalu's sons should not be ministers'  Rediff.com5 days ago
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