Non-existent companies duping the gullible in small towns, is a regular occurrence. In the northeast such companies are openly advertising in major English and local dailies with unreal claims only to net the unsuspecting.
Nitish Kumar may have to re-think his social engineering for the lower classes and land reforms, for the upper castes have sent him a clear message in the recent bypolls.
Newspapers and television channels have to keep re-inventing themselves to keep pace with the newer media.
Gujarat strongman has received a shot in the arm just when his fortunes seemed to be down.
They have been fighting for their due of Rs 100 per month as retainers of the erstwhile royal family of Tonk. It has taken 20 years for the courts to give a verdict. The good news is that it is with retrospective effect.
With the Janata Dal (United) under Chief Minister Nitish Kumar gobbling up the BJP in Bihar, the party has little choice but to go it alone in neighbouring Jharkhand.