As parties of Mayawati and (late) Ram Vilas Paswan are struggling for existence, the political empowerment of Dalits is lagging behind. (File photo, Image credit: Deccan Herald)

The systematic political disempowerment of Dalits

Dussadh (Paswan) and Ravidas (Cobbler), the castes to which Ram Vilas Paswan and Mayawati respectively belong are socially, economically and educationally...
Multiple studies have confirmed that centralised AC could spread corona virus. (Representational Image, credit: Sergei Akulich/ Unsplash)

Why the government is not scrapping centralised-AC before imposing fine on not wearing mask?

It is an established fact that centralized-AC (air-conditioner) is one of the important cause behind the spread of corona virus. The...
Once an ally, AIMIM continued its attack on Congress even though the grand old party is out of power for years. (Image credit:

Crazy AIMIM die-hards still whipping the dead Congress horse

In this Post-Modern world it is really difficult to argue with and convince those who are still living in the Stone...
AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi addressing an election rally during Bihar election. (Image Courtesy: socialnews xyz)

AIMIM myth exploded: Equal per cent of Yadavs and Muslims voted for NDA

There is a raging debate going on since AIMIM won five seats in Bihar. The detractors are blaming the party for coming...
Exit Polls shows that Tejashwi Yadav's strategy of sticking with the basic issues proved successful; this may herald a new era in Bihar politics.

Exit Polls suggest shift of politics in Bihar, predicts GA majority

Shams Khan Though it can be argued that primacy of social equation in winning the election is...
kalyan Bigha referral hospital in Harnaut Assembly constituency.

How are Mahadalits doing in Nitish’s ancestral village?

Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar's ancestral village, Kalyan Bigha in Nalanda district, is equipped with extensive facilities like referral hospital, shooting range,...
Bihar BJP is grappling with factions and rebellion just ahead of Assembly election which may have deeper ramification for the party. (Representational image, Courtesy: Asianet)

Why media is papering over the cracks in Bihar BJP?

It is somewhat natural to focus more attention on what is going to happen in Janata Dal (United) as its supremo...
AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi addressing an election rally during Bihar election. (Image Courtesy: socialnews xyz)

AIMIM always starts with a bang but ends in whimper

A non-teaching staff of a private school in Patna told this correspondent a couple of days before the last year Lok...
AIMIM is looking to increase its base through Surjapuri Muslims in Simanchal region of Bihar. (File photo, Image courtesy: Indian Express)

Owaisi exploiting Surjapuri Muslims for own political ambition

Very much against the general perception created by some Delhi-based journalists, Asaduddin Owaisi's AIMIM (All India Majlis-e-Ittehad-ul-Muslimeen) has hardly any base in...
Even as Congress and RJD appear to be on collision course over seat sharing arrangements, the mutual understanding between the top leadership of both the parties is expected to prevail eventually. (File photo of RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav and former Congress president Rahul Gandhi, Image Courtesy: Twitter)

Why RJD is wary of offering more seats to ‘Natural ally’ Congress

Although much of the tug of war happening between Rastriya Janata Dal and Congress in Bihar is pressure tactics applied by...

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Five killed in election-related violence in Cooch Behar as West Bengal witnesses fall in...

Five persons were killed--four in police firing--in Cooch Behar district of West Bengal as the state witnessed fall in voters’ turnout...
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