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Of Mockery of Education and Merit

By   /  June 4, 2016  /  India, Society  /  No Comments


Being born in a state which was ruled for 15 years by a Joker and his cronies comes with its own set of disadvantages and hence life for a simple law-abiding non-resident Bihari is not easy in India. You are an economic refugee in your own nation, like a bird snatched from its nest and […]

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Culture Minister Who Writes Filthy Songs

By   /  January 4, 2015  /  Society  /  No Comments


Vinay Bihari is the Art, Culture and Youth Affairs Minister of Bihar, a state which has produced the likes of Bhikhari Thakur, Bismillah Khan and Sharada Sinha. The Cultural Credit of Vinay Bihari is mostly his ability to write songs and he plays lyricist for Bhojpuri Films. This week a film named “Jaan Lebu Ka […]

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Has Nitish Redefined ‘Himalayan Blunder’ ?

By   /  June 18, 2013  /  Politics  /  1 Comment


Long back in our childhood, we had read a story where two cats are fighting for a piece of bread and unable to reach an amicable understanding, they decide to consult a monkey.  The monkey judge divides the bread in two unequal pieces, puts them on a balance and then keeps eating from one side […]

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Bihar: Another Naxal attack and a few more Jawans lie dead

By   /  June 10, 2012  /  Breaking News, India, Local, News  /  No Comments


Close on the heels of the killing of Brahmeshwar Singh Mukhiya, 1 CRPF jawan was killed and 10 others were injured when their patrol party was ambushed by Maoists in the Gaya district of Bihar. The CRPF party was acting on a tip off that the Maoist cadre had assembled in the area to discuss […]

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Rural violence in Bihar

By   /  June 4, 2012  /  Politics  /  No Comments


  This massacre is not related to the agrarian struggle per se. It was an outcome of the struggle for hegemony over sand quarry in the Ganges and Sone riverbeds. In this incident the struggle for supremacy between two contenders for sand quarry?both from the same upper backward caste and supporters of political party currently […]

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