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8 November, 2015 9:11 AM The making of a new politics of inclusion

Mr Modi’s position is now severely shaken; the long-term significance is that extreme, anti-minority polarisation has not succeeded. Bihar 2015 brings out memories of Spain of the 1930s. The Second World War and the issues over which it was fought in the 1930s was anticipated by the bitter Civil War in Spain. India may be a country and Bihar is a State 61

8 November, 2015 9:11 AM Rahul to Modi: One year gone, your car not starting

Taking a dig at Narendra Modi over NDA’s setback in Bihar, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi said that the Prime Minister should “step on the accelerator or people will throw him out of the driver’s seat” even as he hailed the defeat of the “divisive agenda of BJP and RSS” in the Assembly polls. “Since Modi ji has become Prime Minister, there have been only promises 15

8 November, 2015 9:11 AM Bihar election result: Something to cheer up Congress this Diwali

NEW DELHI: , the last major victory being the Karnataka assembly polls where it defeated the BJP. Congress had contested 41 seats out of 243 as part of the Grand Alliance and is leading in 25 seats and the party lost no time in crediting Rahul Gandhi for it, hailing him as the "architect" of the Grand Alliance. "While chief minister Nitish Kumar is the architect 12

8 November, 2015 9:11 AM Bihar results a victory of unity over divisiveness: Rahul Gandhi

Gandhi congratulated Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar and Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad on the win New Delhi: Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Sunday termed the Bihar election results as a “victory of unity over divisiveness” and congratulated Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad on the win. “Congratulations 1

8 November, 2015 9:11 AM Mahagathbandhan heads towards 2/3rd majority in Bihar polls

PATNA/NEW DELHI: In a stunning show, the Janata Dal-United (JD-U) -led grand alliance on Sunday got a thumping majority in the Bihar assembly elections. The Grand Alliance was heading towards a two-third majority to give Nitish Kumar his third straight victory in Bihar. It is the BJP's second straight defeat in state elections since the Aam Aadmi Party 33

8 November, 2015 8:42 AM Magathbandhan heads towards 2/3rd majority in Bihar polls

PATNA/NEW DELHI: Putting up a stunning show, the JD(U)-led grand alliance was today well on the road to gaining a thumping majority in the Bihar assembly and was set to defeat the BJP-led NDA convincingly. PM Narendra Modi telephoned Janata Dal-United (JD-U) leader Nitish Kumar and congratulated him as the Grand Alliance - which also includes the RJD of Lalu Prasad 13

8 November, 2015 8:24 AM Once a king, now a kingmaker: Lalu rises again

He didn't contest the election. But there was no one more active on the field. Lalu Prasad "Good morning to all. I had a good night's sleep, can't you see?" a cheerful Lalu Prasad said to reporters before counting began on Sunday morning. "We are winning, there is no doubt," he added. There was a bigger reason for the Yadav chieftain to be pleased. Almost 13

8 November, 2015 8:21 AM Bihar's Chanakya set to be Chandragupta, again

PATNA: Nitish Kumar, often referred to as Chanakya of Bihar politics, lived up to the moniker when he surprisingly joined hands with arch rival RJD boss Lalu Prasad to script a third consecutive term for himself as Chief Minister after being bruised and bloodied in the 2014 Lok Sabha polls. Following the age-old proverb enemy's enemy is friend, the JD(U) 14

8 November, 2015 8:04 AM The real winner in Bihar

Patna: If it was a do-or-die battle for Nitish Kumar, it was also a matter of existence for Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav, who was ridiculed for the alleged 'Jungle Raj' during his tenure as the Chief Minister of Bihar. Inarguably, Lalu was the most understated politician before the assembly elections began in Bihar and his joining 55

8 November, 2015 7:22 AM Narendra Modi paid for insulting Bihar: Misa Bharti

Patna, Nov 8: The Bihar assembly polls result is a reflection of insult to Bihar by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, RJD chief Lalu Prasad’s daughter Misa Bharti said on Sunday. Bharti, who was one of the star campaigners, said she was happy for the victory of the Grand Alliance of the Janata Dal-United. Rashtriya Janata Dal and the Congress. (Read: Narendra 11