Abhay Kumar sat with this sixty-one year scholar at his Patna residence to understand complexities of the Bihar polls. Following are excerpts from this interview which was conducted before the counting of the polls.
Suddenly the crowd began to stir and then flutter. This was the signal for us that our long wait for Lalu Prasad Yadav, RJD president, finally came to an end. Amid the cheers of people, Lalu on Wednesday walked to the venue of the rally on Katra crossing’s ground in Mahua constituency from where his son Tej Pratap Yadav is making a debut.
An Interview with Maulana Anisur Rahman Qasmi, General Secretary of Imarat-e Shariah Bihar & Orissa
Days before election, polling booth of Left stronghold Ara village remains inundated with canal water
The fourth phase of polling is four days to go but the villagers of Terari Assembly constituency in Ara district, considered to be a stronghold of the radical communist CPI-ML (Liberation), are not sure if they would be able to cast their votes as the polling booths in the Government School remain inundated with canal water for months.
Amid speculations in a section of media that the Grand Alliance (Mahagathbandhan) is maintaining a lead over BJP-led NDA by the end of two phases of the ongoing Bihar polls, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar led an offensive attack against Narendra Modi at his home turf on the ground of Punpun High School, 22 kms from the state capital, Patna.
Interview with Masood Manzar, who is contesting Gaya Assembly Elections for the fourth time on the Communist Party of India’s (CPI) ticket.
Patna (19 October, 2015): Gulam Rasool Balyawi is General Secretary of Janata Dal (United) and President of the Markazi Edara-e- Sharia. In recognition of his influence over Muslims, the party sent him to Rajya Sabha in 2014. In the ongoing Bihar Assembly Elections, the forty-three year old Maulana Balyawi is busy addressing public rallies one after the other. Out of his hectic schedule, he found time on last Friday evening at his residence in Patna and spoke to Milli Gazette on a whole range of issues, including strategies and options available to the Muslim community in the ongoing Bihar polls. Following are excerpts of the interview: