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Bihar: Nitish Kumar Changes Political Sides Again! 

Bihar: Nitish Kumar Changes Political Sides Again! 

Fearing loss of chief ministerial berth and being pushed into political sidelines has apparently prompted Nitish Kumar to break his party (Janata Dal-United)’s alliance with Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and once again shake hands with Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD). His key concern has for the moment been taken care of, with his remaining Bihar’s chief minister. To a degree, his[Read More…]

by 10/08/2022 Comments are Disabled India
Between Nitish Kumar and Muslims of Bihar

Between Nitish Kumar and Muslims of Bihar

Amid the highly polarized political atmosphere the love hate love relationship between Nitish Kumar and Muslims of Bihar is an outlier where by and large the two protagonists have maintained mutual respect despite belonging to two diametrically opposite political camps. The investigation of this relationship and the mutual regard is important as both the parties to this socio-political construct behave[Read More…]

by 24/04/2022 Comments are Disabled India
Political Rats aka Kursi Kumars

Political Rats aka Kursi Kumars

  After Nitish Kumar abandoned the Mahaghatbandhan to form a government with the BJP in Bihar, someone aptly coined a new term for him: ‘Khursi Kumar’. He has fooled no one with his rhetoric of having ended the alliance on the isssue of corruption; the people have long learnt to smell a political rat. As pointed out by political analysts[Read More…]

by 03/09/2017 Comments are Disabled India
Politics Of Opportunism In Bihar

Politics Of Opportunism In Bihar

The Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar’s resignation brings an end to not just an alliance, but an idea which was called Mahagathbandhan (grand alliance) against Modi and the BJP at the national politics. A well-rehearsed play is going on, the characters are selective, and management team and director are quite smart. An alliance which was growing slowly with a hope[Read More…]

by 27/07/2017 1 comment India