The CBI has charged Shahabuddin under sections of the Indian Penal Code related to criminal conspiracy and murder and provisions of Arms Act,
Mandal, who was an official in the Bhagalpur district welfare department, was arrested on August 13 for being a conduit in the Rs 700-crore Srijan scam.
By giving up on opposition unity and aligning with the BJP, which he criticised so intensely, Nitish Kumar has destroyed his own and the country’s future.
The PILs said that the formation of the new government was “unconstitutional” as chief minister Nitish Kumar had won a mandate as part of a grand alliance against the BJP.
After his chief ministerial term ends in 2019, Nitish Kumar will have to deal with a BJP which is suspicious of regional leaders like him.
The opposition will have to go back to the drawing board to review how it must respond to the developing political dynamics as the BJP tightens its vice-like grip.
The apex court ordered that either the gangster-turned-politician should surrender or Bihar police should take him into custody.
Mohammed Shahabuddin is a classic example of the unsavoury marriage between politics and crime
Narendra Modi should have spoken up against gau rakshaks immediately after the lynching of Mohammed Akhlaq in September 2015
The consistent doublespeak, especially on tricky issues, poses a Herculean challenge for the party to shed its old image and emerge as a modern, soft right-wing party.
A swift resignation such as David Cameron’s after a political failure is almost unheard of in India
An independent inquiry may solve all possible angles of corruption in the VVIP chopper scam but will the BJP-led government at the Centre let it happen?
The alternative opinion may bring adequate heft to the current bi-polar debate on the scam and, if pursued seriously, could also change the general political climate.
The share-to-seat multiplier of the Bharatiya Janata Party dropped to 2 for the first time in 15 years in the Bihar assembly.
Bihar’s economy has done well, but the assets of politicians have grown at an even more impressive pace
Most of the surveys suggest pure arithmetic has worked in favour of Nitish, who unmistakably had a pan-Bihar appeal as a development icon.
Having realised that aligning with regional groupings can be detrimental, the Left parties have decided to give up on coalitions and go it alone in Bihar
Is it time for Modi’s ‘parivartan’ or will it be ‘Nitishe’ once more in the 2015 Assembly elections?
Every election is important in a democracy but the Bihar assembly elections will not only shape the future power structure of the state but also decide, and possibly alter, the course of the country’s polity
संसदीय लोकतंत्र में हर चुनाव महत्वपूर्ण होता है, लेकिन बिहार के दोनों गठबंधनों के लिए इस चुनाव के खास मायने हैं। इससे सिर्फ बिहार की भावी सत्ता का स्वरूप ही नहीं तय होगा, इसके नतीजे देश के भावी राजनीतिक समीकरण का चेहरा-मोहरा भी तय करेंगे।
In the forthcoming elections, the BJP will try to focus on state affairs, the opposition will aim to hit at the centre
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