Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Wednesday won the trust vote in the assembly, proving his majority after dumping long-time ally the BJP. A total of 126 legislators voted for the motion moved by the chief minister while 24 voted against. The house has 243 members. Bharatiya Janata Party legislators walked out before the special session [...]
Author Archive: Arun Koshy Philip
My interests lie in current affairs, social issues and political analysis. A strong believer of independent thinking and healthy scepticism.
Every effort of embattled BJP chief Nitin Gadkari to wiggle out of the Spurti quagmire has backfired and the proverbial final nail on the coffin was stuck by the I-T raids on the company stakeholders’ offices.
I chanced on newspaper report on how the State’s teachers’ unions are up in arms over a government proposal to introduce biometric attendance for teacher and other school staff. Their bone of contention is that the government is ‘wasting’ money on unnecessary matters while basic facilities such as classroom infrastructure and toilets are ignored. One [...]