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Bihar Election Results and its Impact on Indian Masses

Bihar Election Results and its Impact on Indian Masses

  Bihar State Assembly election results has taken not only the political analysts but also the people of Bihar into huge surprise. Above all it has further depressed the especially the returnee migrants and the youth of Bihar. Realising the hard fact that they cannot depend upon their government both -state and central- they left their families, their place and[Read More…]

by November 14, 2020 Uncategorized
Factors behind JDU’s underperformance in Bihar Assembly Election 2020

Factors behind JDU’s underperformance in Bihar Assembly Election 2020

The continuation of Nitish Kumar led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government in Bihar with an absolute majority, winning 125 seats, three more than the halfway mark needed for a victory amounts to be a functional mandate rather than ‘people’s mandate’ for the existing chief minister as Janata Dal (United) could emerge as 3rd largest political party despite of 15 years[Read More…]

by November 12, 2020 India
What just happened in Bihar?

What just happened in Bihar?

Bihar is the only state in India that is extremely unpredictable when it comes to politics. In the Most backward state of India, a Bihari must move out of Bihar to match up with the rest of India, to get out of destitution, or to make it big. Undoubtedly, Bihar has dragged India’s ranking on all Development Index for over[Read More…]

by November 12, 2020 India
Bihar’s results reflect that secular parties failed to play ‘inclusive’ politics

Bihar’s results reflect that secular parties failed to play ‘inclusive’ politics

The Bihar results are out and have proved that those who tried to influence the polls before or after through their ‘exit’ strategies had egg on their face. I have not really believed reading all these during this period but I have found two things watching and observing various ‘experts’. As the ‘patrakars’ who claim ‘grounded’ in reality are concerned,[Read More…]

by November 11, 2020 India
Bihar Election: An example of elegance of democracy

Bihar Election: An example of elegance of democracy

Most exit polls, conducted after the final phase of the Bihar assembly elections, have shown the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) led Grand Alliance (Mahagathbandhan) ahead of the ruling National Democratic Alliance (NDA). There is a wave of obvious joy in the leaders/workers of the Grand Alliance. Democratic and secular civil society activists, writers, artists, intellectuals plagued by RSS/BJP fascism are[Read More…]

by November 9, 2020 India
Muslims, terrorism, Pakistan – not development – were key issues for BJP in Bihar Polls 2020

Muslims, terrorism, Pakistan – not development – were key issues for BJP in Bihar Polls 2020

The BJP leaders have failed to make development an electoral plank in the recently held Bihar Assembly Elections 2020. The Hindutva leaders, instead, have invoked Muslims, terrorism, and Pakistan in their electoral speeches. Last week the elections for the second (94 seats) and the third phase (78 seats) were held for 243-member Bihar Legislative Assembly. During this period, the top[Read More…]

by November 8, 2020 India
Bihar Election 2020 was truly a Digital Election 

Bihar Election 2020 was truly a Digital Election 

Co-Written by Dr Shekh Moinuddin & Dr Akhtar Hussain Ansari Bihar Assembly election 2020 was the first post Covid-19 election in India and considered decisive in terms of digital mapping when all election procedures and processes admired digital technology effectively and efficiently. We are living in the era of digital democracy when Covid-19 has left no choice to all of[Read More…]

by November 8, 2020 India
When Elections Come Upper Castes Rule The Roost

When Elections Come Upper Castes Rule The Roost

The second phase of Bihar state elections is crucial. That apart, we have by polls in Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and many other places. These bypolls too are crucial for the survival of the government in Madhya Pradesh after the swtich over of the Congress MLAs to BJP. Uttar Pradesh bypolls are also important as it will reflect the public[Read More…]

by November 3, 2020 India
Bihar Elections 2020: BJP plays communal card, while its ally JD (U) woos Muslims 

Bihar Elections 2020: BJP plays communal card, while its ally JD (U) woos Muslims 

The BJP and the JD (U) are allies during the Bihar Assembly Elections 2020 and they are seeking the mandate of the people. However, their languages and strategies are often contradictory. While the BJP is playing the communal card and invoking Pakistan during the election rallies, the JD (U) is trying to woo Muslims. Even when they converge coming down[Read More…]

by November 1, 2020 India
Social Media, Political Rallies and Helicopters in Bihar Election 2020 

Social Media, Political Rallies and Helicopters in Bihar Election 2020 

   Everyday political parties are changing their political strategies to counter their opponents either what medium to use for election campaigning or issues that can harness as much political support in their favour. Political pundits and all surveys indicate that NDA has a slight margin over Mahagathbandhan. But, the crowds turned towards Tejeswai Yadav during his rallies that made every[Read More…]

by October 30, 2020 India
Bihar Election in the Pandemic Can Neither Be ‘Free’ Nor ‘Fair’

Bihar Election in the Pandemic Can Neither Be ‘Free’ Nor ‘Fair’

Co-Written by Mohd Shahwaiz & Shayenaz   Introduction The coronavirus pandemic has unequivocally made impacts on each country and every people, in one way or another, have experienced effects in terms of ruining of social values, economic losses, psychological disorder, and as well as political consequences related to the state’s management of the pandemic situation and continuation of democratic practice.[Read More…]

by October 30, 2020 India
Bihar Assembly Elections 2020: Media shows bias towards BJP

Bihar Assembly Elections 2020: Media shows bias towards BJP

Several leading newspapers published from Patna appear biased in favour of BJP. In their coverage, they are giving a large share of space to the BJP. Their major focus is the speech of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Several reports have come, singing praises for him. In return, the newspapers are rewarded with big advertisements. For example, several newspapers carried a[Read More…]

by October 25, 2020 India
Facebook, WhatsApp and Bihar Assembly Election 2020

Facebook, WhatsApp and Bihar Assembly Election 2020

Why Bihar Assembly election 2020 is Important? There are three reasons that made Bihar Assembly 2020 an epitome in India. First, a crucial assembly election during Covid -2019 when digital consultations were given due recognition. Second, the absence of two political veterans-Lalu Prasad Yadav and Late Ram Vilas Paswan from political podiums in the state. Third, digital participation and its[Read More…]

by October 18, 2020 India
Understanding Politics of Silence on the ‘Muslim Questions’ in Bihar Assembly Election

Understanding Politics of Silence on the ‘Muslim Questions’ in Bihar Assembly Election

Co-Written by Badre Alam Khan and Wasim Ahasan    Historically, Bihar has been the birth place of several social and political movements. For instance, the “Total Revolution” led by Jaiprakash Narayan had taken deeper roots in Bihar that posed a serious threat to the autocratic government of the then Indira Gandhi at the Centre.  In response to that Ms. Gandhi had[Read More…]

by October 14, 2020 India
Political Deprivation of Muslims in Bihar

Political Deprivation of Muslims in Bihar

Bihar is the land of notable religious and social reformers who not only sought reform in dogmatic religious practices but also advocated social equality, social harmony and social justice- key factors for peace and tranquility. This is the land of Buddha, Mahavir, Chandragupta Maurya, Samrat Ashoka, etc. And so also of Jayprakash Narayan, BP Mandal, Karpoori Thakur, etc. They prescribed[Read More…]

by September 29, 2020 India