A journalist for 21 years, Anirban covers RJD, legislature and government beats. Has extensive experience in covering elections and writes regularly on finance, land reforms, registration, excise and socio-economic issues.
Articles by Anirban Guha Roy
This will be the first time in many years when a prominent RJD leader will be seen sharing the stage with a Gandhi in Bihar
Legislators of the Grand Alliance in Bihar are staying in different parts of Patna to keep their numbers intact ahead of a crucial trust vote.
The new Bihar government led by chief minister Nitish Kumar’s Janata Dal (United), in coalition with the Bharatiya Janata Party, has said they would move a no-confidence motion against Choudhary to vacate his post
According to people aware of the details, the team of ECI officials will comprise of chief election commissioner (CEC) Rajiv Kumar & 2 election commissioners Anup Chandra Pandey and Arun Goel
Experts, meanwhile, said the BJP’s choice of deputy CMs seems to indicate its plans to keep a check on the new govt
Leaders of the BJP in Bihar gathered to discuss the political situation in the state, amid indications that former ally, chief minister Nitish Kumar, was planning yet another volte face
As CM Nitish Kumar looks likely to join the BJP again, a look at Lalu’s “dynastic” hopes and dreams that Nitish recently decried
If Nitish Kumar makes the switch, as rumoured, it will be the fourth such move in the past decade and the second this term
JD(U) boss Nitish Kumar and RJD chief Lalu Yadav are holding meetings with top leaders of their respective parties on Friday evening
Deputy CM Tejashwi Yadav expressed happiness over Bharat Ratna being conferred on Karpoori Thakur, stating it indicates BJP's pressure after caste survey.
The RJD chief, when asked if he would attend the consecration ceremony of Ram Mandir at Ayodhya on January 22, replied in the negative. “No, I will not go,” he said.
Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav underlined matters such as seat sharing ahead of the 2024 national polls are not decided in haste
Things have not moved as the party had wanted, JD(U) leader and state finance minister Vijay Kumar Chaudhary said on Sunday.
The RJD chief and his wife, Rabri Devi are the subject of several investigations. The former Union minister has been convicted in five cases. A recounting
The announcement of polls for the Rajya Sabha and legislative council seats is expected to be made within a fortnight, which would mean that the nomination process will have to be held in early February and elections in a week thereafter.
The Centre had made Aadhar based payment system mandatory for all job card holders under MGNREGS from January 1.
Though the Jamui seat is a sitting seat of Chirag Paswan, the HAM (S) led by former chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi has eyes on the seat amid speculations that the former may contest from Hajipur
The digital survey was kicked off from the Badhshahpur in Sheikhpura in the presence of Sheikhpura district magistrate J Priyadarshini and senior district and state agriculture officials
War of words broke out between the two Yadav leaders on Tuesday when both were addressing separate gatherings in Patna to mark Govardhan Puja.
The CM had on Tuesday used gestures and descriptive language while dwelling on the importance of education of women in birth control in the assembly, leading to a nationwide outrage.
The remarks – delivered in the state assembly – have since drawn widespread condemnation from women MLAs and the National Commission for Women
On Tuesday, the detailed results of the state's milestone and controversial caste survey were made public by CM Nitish Kumar.
36.76% of households in Bihar have concrete houses (2+ rooms), 22.37% have concrete houses (1 room), 26.54% have tin shed houses, and 14.09% live in huts. Only 0.24% are homeless.
There is a buzz in political circles that the GA government is keen to pass a resolution in the state assembly to increase the reservation limit from 50% to 70%
The RJD chief said a huge rally will be held in the state capital soon by parties opposed to the BJP.
The President, who arrived in Patna in the morning on a three-day visit to Bihar, said implementation of the three agriculture road maps in Bihar since 2008 has increased productivity of paddy, wheat, maize and the state is also becoming a leader in production of mushroom, makhana, honey and fish.
Crop diversification, increasing production of oilseeds, millets, seeds production are the major sectors in focus in this current edition of the road map
She will inaugurate the fourth edition of the state’s agricultural road map and attend convocation ceremonies at the two central universities in the state and at AIIMS Patna.
The move has led the Rashtriya Janata Dal ( RJD) to expand its base in Kerala, ahead of the upcoming 2024 Lok Sabha elections.
The meeting attended by 9 parties came a day after the results of the survey showed that OBCs comprise nearly 2/3 of Bihar’s population.