Nitish-BJP split triggers decisive battle for the most backward vote

Rajeev Deshpande

BJP banks on PM Narendra Modi turning Lok Sabha elections into presidential contests

The Trojan Horse of Bihar

The sudden fall of the Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress government in Maharashtra would have worked to convince Nitish Kumar that RCP Singh might well be the Trojan horse of Bihar

The Fall of Lalu

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


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