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  • Why I set off firecrackers in Pakistan on BJP’s Bihar defeat

    And I don’t care if doing so proves BJP supremo Amit Shah right in warning Bihari voters that if his party lost state assembly elections there, celebratory firecrackers will be set off in Pakistan...

    Also read: Will Pakistanis burst crackers if Modi loses Bihar polls?Here are my reasons for each of the small celebratory bursts I had in my courtyard:The rise of the religious right in India vindicates the Pakistani right’s narrative of...

  • The Bihar calculus

    THE Bihar elections for 243 Assembly seats will be held in five phases between Oct 12 and Nov 5...

    The entire country has been affected by secular and right-wing dualism along with rationally senseless but symbolic-cum-strategic technique, style, form and content of the political campaign in Bihar...

  • The opportunism of Bihar chief minister

    Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar has proved this once again...

    It was Nitish who had stitched up a Grand Alliance with the RJD and Congress in Bihar in 2015 that delivered a crushing blow to the BJP in the Assembly polls...

  • Will Pakistanis burst crackers if Modi loses Bihar polls?

    NEW DELHI: Will Pakistanis do a victory dance should the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi lose the ongoing Bihar polls? According to BJP president Amit Shah, who addressed an election rally in Raxaul on Thursday, a loss for the party would set off firecrackers in Pakistan, reference to a common way of celebrating victory in India...

    Addressing a public meeting on the day Bihar finished its third round...

  • India's Bihar state announces plans to ban alcohol

    NEW DELHI: The chief minister of the Indian state of Bihar on Thursday announced plans to ban the sale and consumption of alcohol in the eastern state by April 2016...

    “The Bihar government earned around $500 million last year through taxes on the sale of alcohol...

  • Modi's reform push faces crunch test in Bihar vote

    PATNA: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi faces a crucial test Monday when Bihar, one of India's largest and poorest states, begins voting in polls that could have major consequences for his troubled reform drive...

    Voting begins on October 12 and runs in five phases, with the results due on November 8...

  • India's Bihar state holds elections seen as Modi referendum

    PATNA: Hundreds of thousands of people lined up at polling stations in the east Indian state of Bihar on Monday for elections being seen as a referendum of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's popularity...

    The outcome in Bihar, one of India's poorest states, is being seen as a test for Modi, who, as his party's chief campaigner, addressed several election rallies and political meetings across the state...

  • Bihar voters put Modi out to pasture

    NEW DELHI: A resounding verdict in Bihar against Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s cow politics at the expense of India’s traditional tolerance of food habits, put his Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) out to pasture on Sunday while setting the agenda for an opposition regrouping against his narrow nationalism...

    An alliance of poor peasants and artisans led by Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar’s Janata Dal-United (JDU) was heading to...

  • India PM promises billions to Bihar as elections loom

    PATNA: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday took his political campaign to the impoverished state of Bihar, promising billions of dollars for infrastructure projects as he seeks to win support ahead of crucial elections there...

    Bihar, India's third-most populous state, has never been ruled by BJP on its own with elections being traditionally won by regional parties and alliances...

  • Bihar steals Modi’s firecrackers

    NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s cow politics was put out to pasture on Sunday as the impoverished state of Bihar gave a resounding verdict against the Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) campaign to pit Hindus against Muslims over beef eating...

    The hefty score of 178 seats in the Bihar 243-member assembly for Chief Minister Nitish Kumar’s grand alliance demolished virtually all poll predictions, including the highly acclaimed...

  • Bihar win was the easy part

    IN hindsight, Bihar was a straight fight between India’s native secular instincts and NRI-fuelled Hindutva communalism...

    He was chief minister of Bihar when Lal Kishan Advani set out on his Ayodhya journey a couple of years before he got the Babri mosque razed...

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