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Takeaways from Bihar Elections

The NDA’s return to power in Bihar has many takeaways for both the ruling and the Opposition parties. The BJP has scored two goals by one shot:

Dr Suresh Mathew Dr Suresh Mathew
16 Nov 2020

Divider Raj in Bihar : Casteism to sub-casteism

Instead of casteism, it was sub-casteism which was at play in Bihar, though party leaders like Tejashwi Yadav kept promising the electorate 10 lakh jobs if they came to power.

A. J. Philip A. J. Philip
16 Nov 2020


Tejashwi Yadav has set a new tone for the political discourse. It is a shift from identity politics to the issues faced by the people

Jacob Peenikaparambil Jacob Peenikaparambil
16 Nov 2020

A disjoined opposition parties apparently have a long way to go to counter BJP’s continuing onslaught on democracy

Balvinder Singh Balvinder Singh
16 Nov 2020

In his victory speech Joe Biden reaffirmed to be a unifier and a healer. His personal religious beliefs did not unwelcome others with a different outlook

Albert Thyrniang Albert Thyrniang
16 Nov 2020

Unfortunately the political and religious leaders in our country are exploring ways and means to spread hatred, revenge and violence against all who are critical of their policies and actions

Varghese Alengaden Varghese Alengaden
16 Nov 2020

The only way to anger-reduction is recognition of the cause of pain and respect for the humiliated community’s collective dignity

Archbp Thomas Menamparampil Archbp Thomas Menamparampil
16 Nov 2020

An alarming repercussion of the pandemic-induced lockdown, many states in India witnessed a spike in the number of student suicide cases during the period,

Dr Joan Antony Dr Joan Antony
16 Nov 2020

It is believed that marriages are made in heaven and the institution of marriage is greatly revered across nations.

Aarti Aarti
16 Nov 2020

When the government bulldozes ahead with plans that are disadvantageous to the state, the people have every right to take the issue out to the streets.

Pachu Menon Pachu Menon
16 Nov 2020

It is highest time that a "Dalit Lives Matter Movement"emerges in order to draw attention to the brutal discrimination that the Dalits suffer under the caste system

Dr. George Arickal Dr. George Arickal
16 Nov 2020

“Mama!” “Yes my son?” “The exit polls said, I and that thirty one year old boy would win in Bihar!” “I know my son, but they were wrong! On top of it you lost quite miserably!”

Robert Clements Robert Clements
16 Nov 2020