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Crimes Against Bihar’s Vulnerable Communities Soar

Crimes Against Bihar’s Vulnerable Communities Soar

Image used for illustrative purposes only.   An inadequate police force is struggling to cope with a rising crime graph against Bihar’s vulnerable communities.   Bihar has seen a 20-fold…

4 Factors That Will Likely Decide Bihar Polls

4 Factors That Will Likely Decide Bihar Polls

  Given that the ongoing Bihar elections could be decided by the slimmest of margins–and, with a vast redrawing of the political landscape, too confused to call, according to this…

38-Year-Old Legacy Hangs Over Bihar Polls

38-Year-Old Legacy Hangs Over Bihar Polls

  “Why were you sitting next to the persons responsible for arresting JP?” Prime Minister Narendra Modi rhetorically asked rival Nitish Kumar during his Bihar election run.   The 38-year-old…

Bihar: Can BJP Continue 2014 Winning Streak?

Bihar: Can BJP Continue 2014 Winning Streak?

BJP president Amit Shah addressing a public rally in Chhapra, Bihar last week. Image: BJP   The first phase of Bihar elections for 49 seats saw a voter turnout of…

4%-8%: Success Rate Of Clean Candidates In Bihar

4%-8%: Success Rate Of Clean Candidates In Bihar

  If the past two elections are any indication, candidates for the forthcoming assembly elections in Bihar are likely to have a string of “heinous” cases against them in court:…

Power Demand Up 94%, But Bihar Cannot Cope

Power Demand Up 94%, But Bihar Cannot Cope

  Bihar is now India’s second-fastest growing economy among poor states, with a peak power demand that has risen 94% about seven years. This growth-driven surge in electricity demand sounds…

States With Worst Sex Ratios Have Most Female MLAs

States With Worst Sex Ratios Have Most Female MLAs

  States with poor development indicators for women (mainly sex ratio and female literacy) have higher representation of women in their vidhan sabhas (legislative assemblies) according to an analysis of…

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