Tag Archives: Bihar

Nitish and Narendra

I had come to USA leaving the Indian politics behind. However, whatever is happening in India makes me feel sorry for the country and more so because the hero (or villain) in the story is from Bihar. Why are the … Continue reading

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Why is Bihar a state with most poor?

In rural Bihar, nearly two out of three people from the scheduled castes and scheduled tribes are poor. According to Planning Commission data, poverty among casual labourers in urban areas of Bihar is 86%. Poverty has declined only marginally in … Continue reading

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Bihar-A Temple Project

I don’t know why such exciting news comes from BBC, Washington Post, Independent, Guardian and a score of other foreign news media. However, it adds perhaps a little weight and seems to be more authentic that makes me happy. I … Continue reading

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The Changing Bihar

I am really happy today. Bihar has come out with a roadmap of 1.5 lakh crore for spending on improving its agriculture. But more so with a statement of the development commissioner: “Agriculture will be taught as a subject from … Continue reading

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My Dilemma with Bihar Story

I get excited with every good news report about Bihar or about someone from Bihar,be it a headline such as Bihar attaining the highest manufacturing growth in 2010-11 or Bihar readying for Rs 90,000 crore agriculture-road map. However, as usual … Continue reading

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Mamta and Nitish

I came across many columnists advising Mamta to take some lessons from Nitish and the way he focused on development politics that has made him win the assembly election second time. Nitish replaced Lalu’s clan with 15 years of indomitable … Continue reading

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Bihar: Need of Urbanization

Bihar is much behind in the race of urbanization. Even Uttar Pradesh is better off than Bihar. Uttar Pradesh has the advantage of satellite urbanization because the nearness of the capital Delhi. Mayawati with project such as Yamuna Expressway is … Continue reading

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