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“I, as a Bihari, feel Vindicated” Local’s Rejoice As Nitish Makes A Comeback – A Local’s Perspective

My friends and I have been following the Bihar poll results with a keen eye all day. Now when I see Nitish Kumar winning again, this time with a mandate bigger than any I have seen in my lifetime, I am filled with joy. This article was not written as a political commentary or a discourse of any kind, but to precede the following lines.
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How Bihar Showed The Way To Development: The Beating Retreat Of An Indian State

There are certain phenomenon whose progress goes un-noticed but the world is baffled at the sudden unexpected outcome. One such incident was the migration of intellectuals which if not stopped would make the turnaround of Bihar, a virtually impossible task. The good news is, a comprehensible fraction of learned people settled in different parts of the world are willing to contribute to the development of their home state.
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Winds Of Change Sweeping Bihar (?)

Lalu’s promises of changes in Bihar like his makeover of railways does not have many takers and his baggage of the past will make the task more challenging against the Nitish Kumar led government that has successfully managed to sweep winds of change through Bihar.
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Bihar Elections 2010: Caste or Development?

Bihar, one of the most politically rich states of the country is gearing up for the State elections to be held in six phases from 21st October to 19thNovember, 2010. The media and the politically savvy have already started their rounds of prophecy on who is going to win the elections.
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Harnessing the True Potential – Bihar

Yesterday while going through the early morning newspaper my eyes fell on a certain news item. In essence, it described the meteoric rise of a young prodigy who at the age of 22 has become an assistant professor in IIT Mumbai. Tathagat Avatar Tulsi (photo on right) is the youngest person in India to achieve this monumental feat.
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We the People, the State Bihar, and the Irony behind its Misery

Bihar, with its most varied history in India, was once the centre of power, learning and culture for more than 1000 years. In fact, India's first empire, the Maurya Empire as well as one of the world's greatest anti-violence religions - the Buddhism - arose from the region that now makes modern Bihar, a centre of extreme violence, culturally backward and to the very extent a powerless state of modern India.
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Congress’ Non Alignment Ploy in Bihar

If an NDTV opinion poll is to be believed, the upcoming Bihar election seems a close-affair, one that could swing either way. That said, the conclusion really is one of Nitish Kumar’s waning invincibility at the hustings— nothing more and nothing less.