The Bihar elections – a pretty complex affair

The Bihar elections is promising to be a pretty complex and messy affair. On a high level, it seems to be a pretty simple matter, with a confrontation between 2 rival alliances – these being the BJP led alliance on one side, and the messy secular alliance on the other side. The Lok Sabha elections […]

The Bihar elections – Laloo accepted the supremacy of Nitish, for now

It’s been some days now, but it seems that for now, Laloo has accepted Nitish Kumar as the leader of the opposition fight in Bihar. For some time, there had been a standstill, with Laloo not ready to accept Nitish Kumar as the candidate. And of course, Nitish could not accept a situation in which […]

The Bihar problem: How does Nitish move ahead ?

A lot of people in Indian politics have known this problem; probably Jayalalitha was one of the few politicians who has not faced such a problem. This is not a quiz – this is the common scene when a powerful politician has to leave his position of power and hand over the reins to someone […]