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Advantage BJP: Why the Patna play sets stage for the grand game of 2019

July 27, 2017 10:07 am

Nitish Kumar's resignation is more than just another case of political realignment confined to a state. It’s been said that in politics, Bihar shows the way. Tonight’s drama in Patna may presage the grand 2019 theatre of Lok Sabha elections.

Bihar political crisis: Sangh-mukt, Modi wave a blower: Nitish Kumar history

July 27, 2017 1:27 pm

In contrast, over the last four years, after snapping the 17-year-old ties between JD(U) and BJP, Nitish has often targeted the BJP and RSS, even calling for a “Sangh-Mukt Bharat” (RSS-free India) and “Sharab-Mukt Samaj” (liquor-free society).

Hours after PM Modi tweets in praise, BJP and JD(U) join hands in Bihar, Nitish Kumar swearing-in today

July 27, 2017 1:27 pm

Elected as NDA leader at a hurriedly called meeting, Nitish Kumar will be sworn in on Thursday morning with BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi most likely to become his new deputy. Lalu Prasad, who perhaps saw it coming, called the arrangement a “setting of RSS and BJP.”

At heart of Bihar break-up: The Tejashwi Yadav dossier

July 27, 2017 7:28 am

Gravitated to full-time politics in 2012. Tejashwi Yadav is the only other family member besides Lalu and Rabri to be named in CBI’s FIR in the land-for-hotel case. Tejashwi has claimed that he was only 14 when the hotel deal was struck in 2005.

Bihar political crisis: Clueless Congress swings from hope to despair in a few hours

July 27, 2017 9:34 am

While a section of leaders believed that Nitish was indulging in pressure tactic, and that alliance can survive, the older generation of leaders seemed to have sensed the wind rightly, as some veterans in the party said the “game seems to be over”.

Lalu Prasad Yadav raking up case in vain: JD(U) on case against Nitish Kumar

July 27, 2017 1:28 pm

It is alleged that then Janata Dal (JD) candidate Nitish Kumar and other leaders of his party — Dularchand Yadav, Dilip Singh, Yogendra Yadav and Baudhu Yadav — had allegedly disrupted polling at the booth. Singh was killed and four were wounded in firing after a clash with villagers.

Bihar political crisis: Nitish Kumar's deal suggests BJP setting, says Lalu Prasad Yadav

July 27, 2017 1:28 pm

“But he neither asked me about Tejashwi’s resignation, nor did he tell Tejashwi to do so. He only talked about explaining a few things before public. But there are some fine legal points which can be made only before the court or to investigating agency,’’ said Lalu Prasad Yadav.