Badri Narayan
Election tactics: “By naming Keshav Prasad Maurya as its State unit president, the BJP has signalled the importance of castes such as Maurya, Murav and Kachhi to its scheme of things.” Mr. Maurya in Allahabad.— Photo: Rajeev Bhatt
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In U.P., parties work the caste calculus

Badri Narayan
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The silent campaign of Mayawati

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A file photo of CM Nitish Kumar. Photo: Ranjeet Kumar
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Nitish Kumar’s prohibition card

Badri Narayan