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Crime situation in Bihar worse than jungle raj of 90s: Ramvilas Paswan
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Crime situation in Bihar worse than jungle raj of 90s: Ramvila...

Patna: Union Minister Ramvilas Paswan today hit out at Nitish Kumar government over the law and order situation in Bihar, saying the present condition was worse than the “jungle raj of the 90s.”“It’s return of jungle raj or say even ... IndiaTV News, 12 minutes ago

Bihar govt website removes criticism of Indira Gandhi after uproar

A controversy erupted on Monday over an article on the Bihar government's website denouncing Indira Gandhi, with the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party and its allies seeking to drive a wedge between the ruling coalition partners Janata Dal-United and the Congress even as the write up was removed. While the JD-U sought to play down the matter, saying the article has no relevance now and there was no point in scratching history, the Congress said it would take up the issue with Chief Minister ...
 Rediff.com4 weeks ago

Engineers flee after two colleagues' murder in protection racket in Bihar

In a sight reminiscent of the jungle raj days of Lalu Prasad Yadav government, frightened engineers quit their jobs in a private firm in Bihar's Darbhanga district after their colleagues were shot dead for refusing to pay a rangdari tax (protection money). M I Khan/ report from Patna. A dozen engineers fled from the base camp of a private road construction company in Bihar's Darbhanga districts and quit their jobs after two of their colleagues were shot dead by unidentified criminals ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

In Bihar, official helps widow who wasn't allowed to cook for school

District Magistrate Rahul Kumar eats the meal prepared by Sunita Kunwar.  Children at the government middle school in Kalyanpur, Bihar have been going hungry for the past week. The reason: Parents didn’t want their children to be fed by a widow. However, things changed on Friday when Gopalganj’s District Magistrate Rahul Kumar sat down on the floor along with students and had the mid-day meal prepared by the woman. For the past week, students at the school were not being given ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

The chequered history of Congress coalitions

After Bihar elections, Rahul Gandhi’s go-it-alone strategy seems to have taken a back seat, reports Kavita Chowdhury  After the Bihar verdict and in the midst of the winter session of Parliament, the Congress has realised the wisdom of the old adage: “There is always strength in numbers.” Reduced to its lowest numerical strength in the 2014 polls with 44 Lok Sabha members, the party has over 18 months accepted that it needs to work with other opposition parties to take on ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

Winter session unlikely to see GST breakthrough

  Even as the government gets ready for Parliament’s winter session, which begins on Thursday, whether or not the constitution amendment Bill for implementation of the goods and services tax will be debated and passed in the Rajya Sabha during this session remains uncertain.A meeting of the ruling National Democratic Alliance will be held on Tuesday to make sure the Treasury benches are on the same page. Strategy meetings will also be held for floor coordination and the sequence in ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

Congress: Party as a Dirty Joke

To the Kerala Chief Minister’s Office—which faces the bronze statue of 19th century civil servant and educationist T Madhava Rayar, who alone, it is said, watches over the restive offices that have seen much deceit—Saritha S Nair is said to ...
 Open Magazine4 days ago

Was there a strategy behind Modi's silence on Dravida parties in Coimbatore?

Modi’s non-reference could also imply that the BJP may be keeping its alliance options open vis-à-vis the AIADMK. It could also imply that the BJP’s national leadership had not given up on the DMK returning to power in the state post-poll, and the Centre having to do business with a new government in Fort St George, says N Sathiya Moorthy. Tamil Nadu’s Bharatiya Janata Party leaders had projected it as their campaign launch for the state assembly elections due in May.
 Rediff.com4 days ago

Swaraj writes to Bihar CM for help to find Geeta's parents

In her quest for the parents of Geeta, the hearing and speech impaired girl, who was brought back to India from Pakistan last year, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has written to Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar seeking his help. Vikas Swarup, spokesperson, ministry of external affairs, said details like Geeta’s photographs over the years, identification marks, have been provided to the Bihar CM and he has been requested to forward it to the officials at the district level.
 Rediff.com1 week ago

Good news India

All mankind looks for good news on a daily basis. It is only a natural human desire. Corporate managements, government spokespersons, political loyalists, merchants and salespersons, all work overtime to create good news. And governments, too, keep trying this with inane pronouncements all the time, says Raj Liberhan. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/ India’s growth rate has moved to 7.4 per cent in the last quarter, signifying a huge improvement over the dismal performance of the ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago
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