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Vijay Swaroop

Vijay Swaroop

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Vijay is chief of bureau, Patna. He has spent 21 years in journalism and covers political beats and public affairs.

articles by Vijay Swaroop (439 results)
Dec 13, 2019 16:48
On Friday, Prashant Kishor appeared to rest his hopes of scuttling implementation of the contentious law on non-BJP chief ministers and urged them to step up. read more
Dec 11, 2019 18:07
The two JD (U) leaders found support from party MLC Gulam Rasool Balyawi, who also urged party national president and Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar to reconsider the decision to support the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill (CAB) in the Lok Sabha, keeping... read more
Dec 11, 2019 02:05
JDU party spokesperson Pawan K Varma appealed to JD (U) national president and Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar to have a “re-look” at the decision read more
Dec 10, 2019 14:28
While spokesperson and legislators from making any comment on the issue, JD (U)’s U-turn, particularly after their constant opposition to the National Register for Citizens (NRC) and the CAB, has not at all surprised the political experts. read more
Nov 03, 2019 10:12
JD(U)’s ambition to expand its national footprints received a boost after it won 8 out of 60 assembly seats in Arunachal Pradesh , next only to the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party which won 41 seats and secured a majority, in elections in May this yea... read more
Nov 01, 2019 14:32
The JD (U) had ruled out participation in the Modi@2 cabinet after it was offered one Cabinet berth, as against at least two the party was reportedly expecting. read more
Nov 01, 2019 14:32
The JD (U) had ruled out participation in the Modi@2 cabinet after it was offered one Cabinet berth, as against at least two the party was reportedly expecting. read more
Oct 30, 2019 20:01
The latest proposal by JD (U), which rules Bihar in alliance with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) , came at its national executive council meeting in Delhi on a day chief minister Nitish Kumar was re-elected party president for the next three years. read more
Oct 24, 2019 18:42
The results are going to widen a divide between the two alliance partners with the JD (U) leaders now getting apprehensive that their BJP counterparts might once again become vocal on seat-sharing and the leadership issue. read more
Oct 23, 2019 09:12
Assembly polls in Delhi are slated to be held early next year. Purvanchalis are people from Bihar and eastern Uttar Pradesh settled in Delhi, and they play an important role in any election in the city. read more
Oct 18, 2019 01:00
Amit Shah’s support for Nitish Kumar’s leadership has come as a huge relief for all parties that are part of the National Democratic Alliance led by the BJP in Bihar. read more
Oct 15, 2019 19:12
While the minister was in the hospital, supporters of JAP raised slogan in protest against the government’s alleged apathy in providing relief to Patna’s residents affected by waterlogging and its failure in providing proper medical facilities after... read more
Oct 12, 2019 20:57
The state capital, Patna, which witnessed heavy floods for close to 10 days, saw 981 cases of dengue being reported till Friday. The number rose to 1135 on Saturday. On Thursday, the health department in the city had put the number of dengue patients... read more
Sep 24, 2019 10:14
Leader of Opposition in Bihar Assembly, Tejashwi Yadav, targeted Nitish Kumar and said the CM should let people know what instructions he has received from the RSS. read more