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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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Beaten up for being a Dalit, good student: Bihar boy in video

Twenty teachers have been transferred while at least eight students, who allegedly assisted the bullies and shot the video, have approached the authorities for transfer certificates. Since I am a Dalit and was good at studies, they envied me. Before ...
 Indian Express1 day ago

Cross Border Votes

56-Inch Target Delhi CM Kejriwal was the first ­politician to raise doubts on the surgical strikes Sangh parivar ­cadres are on an ­overdrive ­hyping up the surgical strikes against Pakistan The Congress, the SP and the BSP are desperately ...
 Outlook India3 days ago

Changing battle rules! Caste math, urban areas help BJP avoid Bihar-like traps in Uttar Pradesh

NEW DELHI: Battling caste-identity politics in the biggest cow belt state — Uttar Pradesh — after its debacle in Bihar at the hands of the masters of caste politics, the BJP strategists are banking on many dissimilarities in UP to work in its ...
 Times of India4 days ago Caste math, urban areas to help BJP in battle for UP  Economic Times4 days ago
DNA India

From elegy to devotional art

Can a linked genre of literature, music and devotion bring about community catharsis? Yes. If one goes by the Muslim tradition of reciting marsiya during Muharram, the first month of the Islamic calendar. Etymologically derived from the Arabic word ...
 DNA India1 week ago

Challenges before Nitish Kumar

The Supreme Court literally censured the Nitish government for its jaded and dreary attitude which allowed former RJD MP Shahabuddin get bail and the Patna High Court on Friday inflicted a severe blow to the Chief Minister by not only striking down ...
 The Echo Of India2 weeks ago

Shahabuddin's release

RJD strongman Mohammed Shahabuddin has been released on bail on orders of the Patna High Court. He was in prison for eleven years in connexion with a murder case. But his release has immediately brought to the surface the simmering tension between ...
 The Echo Of India1 month 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.com1 month 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 India1 month 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 Syndication1 month ago
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