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How one man is lifting Bihar's neglected community

Rahul Bedi tells the story of Bihar's 'untouchable' Musahar community, which is slowly, but steadily rising to its feet, with the help of J K Sinha, a former intelligence officer and a Good......

Why Bihar will not see a Dalit upsurge like Gujarat

'In Bihar, the Dalits are not a consolidated socio-political constituency,' says Mohammad Sajjad. In July, when the national media was gazing at the Dalit upsurge in Gujarat's Una, another episode......

Is the BJP losing the Bihar elections?

'The BJP has replaced huge portraits of the two BJP leaders from Gujarat with very small portraits of many leaders from Bihar. Much is being read into this changed tactic of hoardings and banners,'......

I Am Bihar: 'Education gives me confidence to survive in an unequal world'

Sarmesh Kumar is the first in his family, that comes from the community of rat eaters, to go to college. That is why when he passes his degree in business economics, it will not just be an academic......

In the race for Bihar, caste and governance matters

Factors such as industrial backwardness, crime, poor infrastructure, erratic power supply and poor educational infrastructure will take a backseat to identity, reports Aditi Phadnis. Election war......

How 2 young engineers transformed a Bihar village

India is witnessing a radical transformation where highly qualified youngsters are giving up cushy jobs to make a difference in the lives of poor people in rural areas. Manu A......

Of pride and poverty

My hired car driver was contemptuous of the two white Ambassadors that wove in an out of the congestion of Ring Road, red lights swirling, banshee horns screaming.Sometimes, one overtook us,......

Review: Gangs Of Wasseypur is a brilliant soundtrack

The soundtrack of Anurag Kashyap's Gangs Of Wasseypur is a strikingly flavourful and headily authentic collection of quirky music, writes Raja Sen.The music review for Anurag Kashyap's magnum opus......
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When I am frightened, I don't show fear

meets Sudha Varghese, who has lived with a community of Musahars for three decades, helping women stand up against caste and gender atrocities This... ...

http://www.livemint.com/Leisure/JvYTVrKx5OmoeN1J5VZjMI/When-I-am-frightened-I-dont-show-fear.html
Barter system saves East UP villages from post-demonetization blues

Mirzapur/Chandauli: Existence of barter economy in the rural areas of Naxal-affected districts of east UP has kept panic over demonetization away... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/varanasi/Barter-system-saves-East-UP-villages-from-post-demonetization-blues/articleshow/55480560.cms
The rhythm of women who beat their own drums

Meeting the band of women from the Musahar community in Bihar who have been performing at weddings, ceremonies and festivals to great acclaim We... ...

http://www.livemint.com/Leisure/gtC5sER4Mqq5tiQExl4SKO/The-rhythm-of-women-who-beat-their-own-drums.html
Manjhi 'insult' case heat on Sharad

Patna, Oct. 24: A petition was filed against senior JDU leader Sharad Yadav in Patna High Court today for allegedly issuing derogatory statements... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1161025/jsp/bihar/story_115428.jsp
Bacchanalian frenzy

Someone needs to question why a politician as astute as Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar, who has rarely put a wrong foot politically speaking in... ...

http://www.mydigitalfc.com/opinion/bfifth-columnistb-bacchanalian-frenzy-536

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