Examine what? An examination makes sense if one has been taught or has had a chance at learning at least
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Emotionally vulnerable and physically weak, this woman in one of Bihar’s most backward districts was forced to have a painful delivery at home
Nitish and Manjhi

The political drama finally ended in Bihar on 20th February when CM Jitan Ram Manjhi resigned from his post before facing the trust motion in the House.
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The battle for supremacy in Bihar is truly exciting and intriguing.

This is a peculiar situation and a few basic questions regarding the instability and chaos in Bihar remain unanswered.

Manjhi is making attempts to outgrow from the shadows of his mentor and carve out his own constituency among the dalits.
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Will Nitish Kumar's move to have Manjhi as Bihar CM work?

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With some solid space to MPs from UP and Bihar in his new and improved Cabinet, here's a look at how Modi plans to take over the 'Hindu belt' next.
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One would surely not like the unpleasant part of Bihar’s history to repeat itself. Let’s hope and prepare for the best.
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Less than 10% of Musahar children study, and dropout rates are nearly 100%.

It is time for Manjhi to be the leader Bihar needs right now, and just not the one that Bihar recognizes.

Any serious political writing on general election 2014 cannot be complete without a thorough analysis of Bihar’s political dynamics.

Despite being endowed with natural resources, Jharkhand is politically mismanaged, poorly governed, and has emerged as an example of ‘Dwarf State’
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Anand Kumar is ushering in a revolution in the hinterlands of India by equipping youth to dream big through his education initiative 'Super 30'
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In this election cycle, who would your fear and divisive vote be for? This time around, give hope a chance.
Members of the Bihar Ambedkar Students' Forum hold sessions with Dalit students to engage them in discussions on contemporary politics so that they can keep all the relevant issues in mind when they vote.

Not too long ago, Ashok Paswan, of Bihar, believed that politics was evil; a platform where the power hungry got together to cheat innocent people of a life

I always thought of myself as a Delhiite and tried my heart out to make the boys at the park believe that I wasn’t from Bihar.

On reality TV and comedy shows too my state and the people are made instruments of amusement. It is sad. It is hurting.

We might come from small towns, but we don’t carry with ourselves the burden of expectations from and constant judgement of others.
Villagers in Dharnai, Bihar at the Gram Sabha meet for the Bihar Rural Electrification Micro Grid Project give their 'go ahead' for the Rural Electrification Micro Grid Project.

The micro grid will involve 100 kilowatts of solar panels supplying affordable, sustainable and round the clock electricity to 350 households in Dharnai

Suddenly, the agenda on the table is not development of a people, but their caste.

The Mid day meal fiasco in Bihar has raised serious questions.

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