Biharis

  • Mehbooba Mufti praises Vajpayee but rules out alliance with NDA March 26, 2014

    PDP Chief Mehbooba Mufti has praised Atal Bihari Vajpayee for bringing development to Kashmir and expressed hope that Narendra Modi continues his legacy. ...
  • Nitish hails BJP's demand of giving Bharat Ratna to Vajpayee November 18, 2013

    After the Centre announced Bharat Ratna for Sachin Tendulkar and Prof CNR Rao, the demand for the highest civilian honour has been coming from all quarters. Interestingly, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar echoed BJP's demand of giving the award to former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee. He added that activist...
  • It's PM, President's prerogative to award Bharat Ratna: Jairam November 17, 2013

    After BJP said it will give India's highest honour the Bharat Ratna to former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee if it comes to power in 2014 Lok Sabha polls, Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh on Sunday said that it was BJP's suggestion and it was the prerogative of the Prime...
  • Watch: Narendra Modi's full speech at BJP National Executive meet March 3, 2013

    Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, who is being projected by some in BJP as its Prime Ministerial face for 2014 elections, on Sunday asked his party cadres to work hard to present an alternative to the UPA government. ...
  • Probe Digvijaya's claim against BJP leaders: JS Verma October 28, 2012

    Former Chief Justice of India JS Verma has sought a probe into Digvijaya Singh's claim of having evidence of graft against relatives of BJP leaders AB Vajpayee and LK Advani, saying it was "very disturbing" and indicated a "conspiracy of silence" at the top. ...
  • The Last Word: Digvijaya's 'never attack family' remark justified? October 22, 2012

    Digvijaya Singh had said that even though the evidence of corruption against families of Atal Bihari Vajpayee and LK Advani is enough to embarrass the two leaders, the party would refrain from going public with it. ...
  • FTN: Are Bihari migrants soft targets for politicians like Raj Thackeray? September 3, 2012

    A case has been filed against the MNS chief in the Chief Judicial Magistrate (CJM) court in Nalanda for his hate speech. ...
  • The Greatest Indian after Independence: BR Ambedkar August 16, 2012

    Search for the Greatest Indian after Mahatma Gandhi is over. BR Ambedkar, the Father of Indian Constitution, is the overwhelming choice. ...
  • The Greatest Indian: Sardar Patel or Atal Bihari Vajpayee? July 28, 2012

    Sardar Patel, the first Home Minister of India, and Atal Bihari Vajpayee, the first and only BJP Prime Minister till now, have made it to the top 10 in the Greatest Indian Since Mahatma Gandhi. ...
  • India @ 9 with Veeraraghav June 1, 2012

    Catch the day's top stories on India at 9 with Veeraraghav. ...
  • 30 Minutes: What does being Bihari mean November 16, 2010

    What does being Bihari mean for those who chose to leave the state? Many Bihari left their home state for better education, better job and a better life. As the state changes for the better what are their views? ...
  • Young people feel proud of being Bihari October 29, 2010

    Bihar's voters once voted according to caste, now the enthusiasm for Bihari sub-nationalism is palpable. ...
  • Challenges ahead of new BJP leadership March 28, 2010

    New Delhi: The end of Atal-Advani era has thrown up new challenges before the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). For the last three decades, it was this duo that managed and controlled the party but after L K Advani stepped down from the post of Opposition Leader in Lok Sabha on...
  • Atal vs Rao: Who's more responsible for Babri demolition November 25, 2009

    The Liberhan report found Atal culpable and gave virtual clean chit to Rao. ...
  • Ram Katha: All about India Shining May 6, 2009

    New Delhi: India's best known Modern Indian Historian, and author of India After Gandhi, Ramachandra Guha talks about NDA's India Shining campaign. As election of 2004 approached the Indian economy was making impressive strides, for several successive years rates of growth had exceeded 7 per cent. In other ways too...
  • Ram Katha: Vajpayee's three unique distinctions April 15, 2009

    New Delhi: The polls which are now just a few days away are the 15th General Elections India is holding since independence. The history of the past 14 elections is dotted with some truly remarkable moments. India's best known Modern Indian historian, Ramachandra Guha points out the three unique distinctions...
  • Biharis celebrate Chhath Puja across India November 4, 2008

    Patna:: Chhath Puja is being celebrated across the country. In Mumbai, the Supreme Court allowed the use of loudspeakers at all sea beaches of the city on this occasion. But nowhere is the festival more important than in Bihar. Lakhs of devotees gathered on the banks of River Ganga in Patna to...
  • Bharat Ratna: Seniority more important than talent? January 17, 2008

    Who should get the Bharat Ratna? Should it be given to Atal Bihari Vajpayee or Sachin Tendulkar? Or should it be given at all? Bhupendra Chaubey looks for answers. ...
  • Bihari folk song adds spice to Holi March 4, 2007

    With colour and music the flavour of the moment, here's Bihari folk singer Vijaya Bharti with some folk music that brings out the flavour of her region. ...