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Monday, Nov 18, 2019
Mammen Matthew

Mammen Matthew

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Mammen Matthew heads the Bihar edition of Hindustan Times. He has nearly three decades of reporting experience on socio-economic issues and politics in Bihar and Jharkhand. He has specialised in health, Left Wing Extremism and issues of flood plains.

articles by Mammen Matthew (85 results)
Jan 06, 2018 20:28
RJD sympathisers and workers believe, the party would be strengthened by the incarceration of their leader, but detractors say it will wither read more
Jul 27, 2017 18:06
The BJP leader exposed one by one the role of former Union ministers from the RJD in fattening Lalu’s purse and expanding his landed possessions and how the RJD chief made his followers transfer land for a slice of pelf and power. read more
Jul 27, 2017 14:03
Nitish Kumar had realised his fling with the RJD and rest of the anti-BJP parties was not going anywhere. read more
Jul 27, 2017 13:29
Nitish Kumar and Sushil Modi met Bihar governor Keshri Nath Tripathi a little after midnight to submit a list of JD(U) and NDA legislators and stake claim to form the next government. read more
Jul 27, 2017 11:22
The grand alliance -- between Nitish Kumar’s JD(U), Lalu Prasad’s RJD and the Congress -- was a model that the opposition was keen to expand to take on the BJP in the next Lok Sabha polls. read more
Jul 27, 2017 08:59
Tejashwi Yadav led a large group of RJD leaders and supporters to the Raj Bhavan at around 2.30 am on Thursday, attempting to storm the governor’s official residence. read more
Jul 27, 2017 01:12
Lalu Prasad says his party’s claim to govern stands because it is the largest party in Bihar. read more
Jul 14, 2017 19:57
The JD(U)’s demand, dismissed by RJD chief Lalu Yadav, came despite attempts by Congress chief Sonia Gandhi to broker truce among the allies. read more
Jun 23, 2017 08:18
Nitish Kumar’s choice was hinged on the premise that Ram Nath Kovind is the first governor of Bihar to be chosen for the supreme seat and a Dalit. read more
May 26, 2017 20:36
JD-U spokespersons insisted that the Bihar chief minister’s acceptance of Narendra Modi’s invite was mostly out of respect for the Mauritian premier, in whose honour the lunch is being held. read more
May 09, 2017 12:28
Not since 1997, when RJD chief Lalu Prasad was arrested for the first time in the estimated Rs 1,050 crore fodder scam case for fraudulent withdrawals from treasuries in undivided Bihar, has he been known to retreat into a shell. read more
May 09, 2017 12:28
Not since 1997, when RJD chief Lalu Prasad was arrested for the first time in the estimated Rs 1,050 crore fodder scam case for fraudulent withdrawals from treasuries in undivided Bihar, has he been known to retreat into a shell. read more
Mar 15, 2017 12:16
Bihar, which contributes 70% of the total kala azar cases in India, has witnessed 81% decline in the disease burden, with the case load coming down from 33,187 in 2011 to 6,245 in 2016. read more
Nov 20, 2015 17:58
Nitish knew he could not out talk the charismatic Modi, but that it would be the aura of a cool, restrained, chief executive that he could draw to save himself. read more
Nov 08, 2015 11:37
The Nitish Kumar-led grand alliance appeared headed to form the next government in Bihar on Sunday, a verdict that comes as a huge blow to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for whom the election was seen as a key test of popularity. read more