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From the gallery: Five Questions to K C Venugopal
Tue, Mar 03, 2015

The Congress whip in Lok Sabha talks to Manoj C G about the opposition’s attack on modi over Mufti’s statements.

‘The crux is that industry has to be promoted’
Tue, Mar 03, 2015

Ram Vilas Paswan talks to Santosh Singh on LJP’s change of stand on land acquisition Bill and Bihar politics ahead of state polls. Excerpts:

6,867 AES deaths in six years, govt puts in place plan in 60 districts
Mon, Mar 02, 2015

Uttar Pradesh is the worst affected with 3,422 deaths in six years, followed by Assam (1,320), Bihar (1,072), West Bengal (736) and Tamil Nadu (120).

Nitish Kumar takes on Narendra Modi govt for its ‘U-turns’
Mon, Mar 02, 2015

JD(U) MEET: Apologises to party workers and arms them with data to take on BJP ahead of Bihar polls

My Dream Made In India: Kaushal Kumar Paswan
Sun, Mar 01, 2015

Kaushal is one of around 100 Class X-pass youths here looking for jobs.

Jitan Manjhi’s own front: Hindustani Awam Morcha
Sun, Mar 01, 2015

‘Nitish Kumar took all decisions of my govt till February 7, I worked only for 12 days’.

Nitish Kumar asks Modi for ‘special arrangement’
Sat, Feb 28, 2015

He also reiterated the state’s strong case for special category status 'so that its share in central taxes should increase'.

10 Manjhi decisions which Nitish will find difficult to reverse
Tue, Feb 24, 2015

Santosh Singh counts 10 decisions that Bihar’s comeback CM will find difficult to reverse.

Nitish Kumar sworn in as Bihar CM, it’s old cabinet minus Manjhi men
Mon, Feb 23, 2015

Nitish sworn in : ‘Governance top priority... will work without malice’

Will seek Centre’s help for Bihar progress: Nitish Kumar
Mon, Feb 23, 2015

The ceremony served as a big anti-BJP platform with prominent leaders of parties opposed to BJP assembling to show solidarity.

Nitish aims to get governance on track
Sun, Feb 22, 2015

Swearing-in today; likely to get RJD, Congress on board.

‘Surprise’ resignation sways mood in assembly
Sat, Feb 21, 2015

BJP leaders were much in demand to explain Manjhi’s decision as nobody from the Manjhi camp had reached Assembly by then.

After Manjhi anti-climax, Nitish begins second act: ‘With folded hands, sorry’
Sat, Feb 21, 2015

JD(U) leader Nitish Kumar was on Friday invited by governor Keshari Nath Tripathi to form the government in Bihar

Manjhi resigns as CM ahead of trust vote, Nitish eyes comeback
Fri, Feb 20, 2015

Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi resigned after he met the Governor this morning.

Bihar power tussle: JD(U) MLA says Pappu tried to buy his vote, he denies it
Fri, Feb 20, 2015

The MLA played a phone call recording where the caller (allegedly Pappu Yadav) is heard offering a bargain for the MLA’s vote.

Modi visit helped, Nepal wants more
Fri, Feb 20, 2015

Indian Consul General Anju Ranjan said Birgunj was chosen for the summit because it was business capital of Nepal.

Nitish Kumar’s JD(U) recognised as principal opposition party in Bihar
Fri, Feb 20, 2015

The Speaker and the council chairman both cited the JD(U)’s more numbers of members as the reason.

Nitish Kumar takes to ‘dinner diplomacy’, parades his MLAs before the Governor
Wed, Feb 18, 2015

Nitish claims the support of 130 MLAs as Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi faces a floor test on February 20.

Patna HC directs Jitan Ram Manjhi government not to take decisions having financial implications
Tue, Feb 17, 2015

Manjhi cabinet had approved journalists pension scheme and included Paswan among Mahadalits.

Explained: A curiosity called Bihar politics
Mon, Feb 16, 2015

Santosh Singh explains the curious case of Bihar politics.

All Dalits now Mahadalits, question is who’s their leader
Mon, Feb 16, 2015

Manjhi decision sets him on confrontation course with Paswan.

Bihar: Jitan Manjhi’s cabinet decisions throw opponents in a tizzy
Sun, Feb 15, 2015

Manjhi also announced a gift for media persons by okaying a proposal of pension scheme for scribes.

‘I’m poor, I can’t afford horse-trading’: Jitan Ram Manjhi
Mon, Feb 16, 2015

He further said Nitish loyalists had embarked on a door-to-door of MLAs to bring them to their side.

‘We are warding off offers from Nitish camp’
Sat, Feb 14, 2015

Speaker Uday Narayan Choudhary is yet to take a call on who the chief whip is — Shravan Kumar, whom JD(U) has appointed or Rajiv Ranjan, an appointee of the CM..

‘When Manjhi met PM’: Nitish reads a ‘script’ to block him
Fri, Feb 13, 2015

“The script of what is happening in Bihar was written after Manjhi met the PM on February 8,” Nitish said in Delhi.

Bihar, after Delhi
Fri, Feb 13, 2015

The Delhi verdict has injected a new frisson in the battle for Bihar.

Nitish Kumar parades his numbers, Patna High Court asks him to wait
Thu, Feb 12, 2015

Nitish was accompanied by Mulayam Singh Yadav and Lalu Yadav. Governor asks Manjhi to take floor test on Feb 20

Setback for Nitish Kumar as HC stays his election as JD(U) house leader
Wed, Feb 11, 2015

Nitish has staked claim to form the govt in Bihar, and has been backed by both Lalu Prasad's RJD and the Congress.

Bihar politics: Nitish Kumar to meet Pranab Mukherjee, MLAs in tow
Wed, Feb 11, 2015

President’s House gives appointment for 7 pm; delegation to include Sharad, Lalu, Mulayam

Bihar showdown: Manjhi’s men, their motives
Tue, Feb 10, 2015

Santosh Singh provides insight seven ministers who authorised Bihar CM Jitan Ram Manjhi during the February 8 cabinet meeting.

Bihar: Nitish stakes claim, parades his MLAs before Governor
Tue, Feb 10, 2015

He had refused to resign from the chief minister's post.

Explained: The governor’s options
Mon, Feb 09, 2015

Santosh Singh explains the options before the Bihar governor to form the next government in the state.

JD(U) feels Nitish, ‘like Kejriwal’, would gain in personality-based polls
Mon, Feb 09, 2015

The JD(U) will also use this to target the BJP, which is yet to decide on presenting a face in Bihar for the polls.

Bihar turmoil: Manjhi-Nitish power tussle continues as party picks Nitish as CM
Sun, Feb 08, 2015

Manjhi, who met Nitish earlier in the day, left for Delhi in the evening as scheduled to attend the NITI Aayog meeting.

Facing party axe, Nitish Kumar’s chosen one Jitan Ram Manjhi declares ‘war’
Sat, Feb 07, 2015

Manjhi and Nitish supporters clashed in front of the party office, leading to people suffering minor injuries.

Bihar BJP wants fresh elections, but open to supporting Manjhi
Sat, Feb 07, 2015

The BJP has 87 MLAs in the 243-member House.