The army issuing a commendation card to Nitin Gogoi who used a Kashmiri as a human shield against stone-pelters betrays total political bankruptcy of Modi regime in handling the Kashmir dystopia. Now brighter Nitins in the army would be emboldened to take a leap - from human shield to lynch for higher rewards, from a card to a glistening shield. All the while, a lame duck Chief Minister refuses to stir from an undeserved siesta.

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Bihar states situated between 27°-31'-15" N latitude and between 88°-17'-40" E longitude is the third largest state in India. It is located in the eastern part of the country. The Geographical area of Bihar is 9359.57 thousand hectares out of which 6.6% is forest area, 14.2% is land area and net sown area is 57% while cropping intensity is 1.37%.

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The holy month of Ramadan/Ramzan is underway and will eventually conclude with the festivity of Eid. The entire month carries the message of service to mankind. More precisely the message is: let the hearts be filled with love, souls with compassion and minds with wisdom.

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One of the saddest and most overlooked tales in history is the demise of the Native American population during the late 1400s in North America. It could be argued that if the Native Americans were not already divided amongst themselves, they could have successfully resisted colonial efforts of the Europeans.

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During a recent trip to Bihar, I discovered that only fifty km from the capital city of Patna is a city and a district named after Bakhtiar Khilji, the ruthless killer who destroyed Nalanda and other centers of learning, burning over ten thousand scholars alive in the process.

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An era in political and social life of Bihar came to an end on December 19th with the passing away of Bihar's revered 'Bachchi Jee' (Kishori Sinha). It marked the end of a spectacular socio-political journey of more than seven glorious decades of a stateswoman who stood tall among her contemporaries.

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India is a sovereign, socialist, secular, and democratic Republic. Fortunately our democracy has been successful during all these years largely because of the fact that the people in general are secular, tolerant and law abiding. As a matter of fact, success of secular democracy, a sacred principle, depends on the wisdom and sagacity of the people. It is unfortunate that sometimes during elections people indulge in divisive activities based on religion, caste and creed.

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It has been almost a decade since it happened, but the horrors of the Bush presidency seem like they happened yesterday. It was a dark age in the history of America. War profiteers turned a terrorist attack into a global crisis which resulted in severe damage to humanity – both within and without the United States.

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Media has changed substantially over the last several decades. Sadly, despite the incorporation of new and advanced technologies that changed media for the better, the noble mission of media – especially its role in a democracy, appears to have gotten lost somewhere along the way.

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दीपावली की रात जेल से भागे 8 आतंकवादी जो कि प्रतिबंधित संगठन सिमी से ताल्लुक रखते थे उन्हें मध्यप्रदेश पुलिस  8 घंटे के भीतर मार गिराने के लिए बधाई की पात्र है । बधाई स्थानीय लोगों को भी जिन्होंने पुलिस की मदद कर के देशभक्ति का परिचय देते हुए किसी बड़ी आतंकवादी घटना रोकने में प्रशासन की मदद की। देश में यह एन्काउन्टर अपने आप में शायद ऐसा पहला आप्रेशन है जिसमें पुलिस ने फरार होने के आठ घंटों के अन्दर ही सभी आतंकवादियों को मार गिराया हो

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Bihar Chief Minister came up with the complete ban of alcohol whether consumed, sold, or stored in April 2016. Also violators would be imprisoned for 5-10 years. This decision enraged many thinkers across the country as a lot many found it to be atrocious and display of muscle power by Nitish Kumar.

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Much have been said and written about the state of education in Bihar describing the causes and effects elucidating shambolic state of its education system.

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