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Akhilesh’s Strategy: Wean Back Most Backward Castes From BJP, But Will That Be Easy?

Oct 21, 2021 Vikas Pathak

Observers feel that the smaller OBC castes, which were earlier with SP in significant numbers and shifted to the BSP to a reasonable extent in 2007, gradually shifted to the BJP over the last seven years.

Not Aware About Nitish Kumar Attending Haryana Rally: JD(U)

Sep 09, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The proposed rally at Jind, for which invitations have also been sent to regional heavyweights including Mamata Banerjee and Sharad Pawar is touted as the precursor to the formation of a ‘Third Front’.


Will Chirag-Tejashwi Succeed Where Ram Vilas Paswan-Lalu Yadav Failed In Bihar?

Lok Janskahti Party’s embattled leader Chirag and RJD scion Tejashwi have declined to attach political significance to their previous meeting but it is being seen as a step closer to a possible alliance.

JD-U MLA Seen Walking In Underwear On Train Has Eyed Berth In Nitish Kumar Ministry For Long

Sep 03, 2021 Giridhar Jha

The Gopalpur MLA Narendra Kumar Neeraj has since offered an explanation by saying he was wearing only the undergarments because he had an upset stomach during the journey. “I had to rush to the toilet,” he said later.


Caste-Based Census: Why ‘Bharat Jodo’ Spirit, ‘Casteless India’ Vision Should Inspire Our Actions

The Bihar developments, with echoes in other states, have given rise to an interesting debate on social justice, affirmative action, merit, and age-old caste-based inequalities.

24 August, 2021

'We Are Firmly With The NDA, No Question Of Joining Opposition': JD(U)

Preetha Nair

'We are with the NDA and its unanimous candidate is Mr. Modi. We are very comfortable in the NDA alliance and there is no question of joining forces with the opposition parties', said KC Tyagi


24 August, 2021

'We Are Firmly With The NDA, No Question Of Joining Opposition': JD(U)

Preetha Nair

'We are with the NDA and its unanimous candidate is Mr. Modi. We are very comfortable in the NDA alliance and there is no question of joining forces with the opposition parties' said KC Tyagi


23 August, 2021

Modi-Nitish Kumar Meeting: Will The BJP Give Nod To Caste Census in Bihar?

Giridhar Jha

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar led a delegation of ten parties to impress upon the Prime Minister the need for a caste census to ameliorate the condition of the underdeveloped and marginalised sections of society.


23 August, 2021

Nitish Urges PM Modi For Caste Census In Bihar, Tejashwi Wants Count Across India

Outlook Web Bureau

A caste-based census will help in formulating various development plans effectively, Nitish Kumar said.


22 August, 2021

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar To Lead Delegation Meeting PM Modi On Monday

Outlook Web Desk

The meeting is scheduled in the first half of Monday. Those who will be joining him include the leader of the opposition Tejashwi Yadav.


20 August, 2021

Is Nitish Planning Another U-Turn, Or Is He Jittery About Bihar?

Bhavna Vij-Aurora

After breaking ranks with the BJP on issues such as caste-based census and demand for a probe into the Pegasus snooping, Nitish Kumar is set to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi with a delegation from Bihar.


12 August, 2021

‘Rajnath Singh Promised Caste Census In 2018, Why Backtrack Now?' NDA Allies Up The Ante

Preetha Nair

The central government’s negative response to a caste-based census has angered its important constituents


09 August, 2021

Demand For Caste Census Is Not A Political Issue, But Social: Bihar CM Nitish Kumar

Outlook Web Bureau

'I have learnt that my letter had reached the Prime Minister’s Office on August 4. I am looking forward to a response', said Nitish Kumar.


06 August, 2021

BSP Will Support Centre If It Takes Concrete Steps For Holding OBC Census: Mayawati

Outlook Web Bureau

Her remarks come close on the heels of Nitish Kumar seeking an appointment with Prime Minister Narendra Modi to discuss the tricky issue of caste-based census which the Centre has proposed to hold only for SCs and STs.


02 August, 2021

Nitish Kumar Supports Opposition’s Demand To Investigate Pegasus Snooping

Outlook Web Bureau

This is the first time an NDA ally has supported the Opposition’s demand for probe into the Pegasus spyware scandal.


17 July, 2021

Chirag Paswan In No Hurry For An Alliance With Lalu Yadav’s RJD

Giridhar Jha

Chirag Paswan might have been ditched both by the BJP and the five MPs of his party at the moment, but the doors of immense possibilities in the future remain ajar for him in politics.


15 July, 2021

Nitish Kumar Has An Aggressive BJP To Contend With In His New Term

Giridhar Jha

Thanks to their numerical strength in the state assembly, BJP leaders no longer seem to accept anything and everything from Nitish Kumar without demur.


13 July, 2021

Black Fungus To Missing Gold Locket, Nitish Kumar Gets An Earful At Janata Durbar 2.O

Giridhar Jha

On July 12, altogether 146 people, including 28 women showed up at the Janata Durbar where the chief minister lent a patient ear to their problems and reassured them all to solve them.


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Border Security Force (BSF) jawans patrol along the India-Pakistan International Border, on the outskirts of Jammu.

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A member of Village Defence Committee (VDC) of the Lam village participates in a workshop organised by Army, in Rajouri district.

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A family clicks a selfie at a cinema hall, in Thane. The Maharashtra government has allowed cinema halls to reopen from today.

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Workers put EVMs and VVPAT machines into a helicopter for transportation ahead of Mandi parliamentary constituency by-elections, at Tandi helipad in Lahaul & Spiti district.

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Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami visits the rain-hit Dungri village in Chamoli district. Uttarakhand Tourism Minister Satpal Maharaj (L) and Disaster Management Minister Dhan Singh Rawat (2R) are also...

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