The Fall of Lalu

Madhavankutty Pillai

From caste revolutionary to one more jail sentence

Regional movies are more national than national movies, says Manoj Bajpayee

Manoj Bajpayee speaks to Ullekh NP on a range of subjects from OTT to astrology, Bihar to spies. Excerpts:

Wait and Watch

India has taken a go-slow policy

Chirag Paswan: Sonset

Chirag Paswan’s journey is going to be long and lonely

Nitish Kumar’s Trump Card

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


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