Nitish Kumar’s Trump Card

Jayanta Ghosal

He had changed what was considered the accepted wisdom in Bihar’s political circles

Ram Vilas Paswan (1946-2020): A Natural Ally

A tenacious survivor in national politics and a popular Dalit face

A Lesson from Bihar

Why bureaucrats need a cooling-off period after retirement

‘How Do I Walk All the Way?’

Bhojpuri folk music articulates the anxieties of migrant workers and their longing for home and their families

The Many Turns of Prashant Kishor

There couldn’t be anything better for politics than the cleansing signal

Death threats, beating trigger mass exodus of migrants from Kashmir

It is the third day in the union territory of Jammu and Kashmir, and thousands of migrant labourers from Bihar are fleeing the Valley after facing threats from local Kashmiris

The Fall of Yadavastan

Power discards the already diminished socialist families

Riding the Nationalist Wave

It’s Modi versus the rest in Bihar. Rahul Pandita travels across a state where Pulwama still reverberates

The Last Battle of the Long Marchers

It may be the final act in the political theatre for these war-scarred veterans

The Drunken Rats of Bihar

Or: the other side of prohibition


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