As 8 November approaches, read CPR researchers Neelanjan Sircar, Bhanu Joshi and Ashish Ranjan's latest piece from the field on what is the likely result of the Bihar elections.
With no clear answer, their field observations analyse the importance of and the difference between the ground-level campaigns run by the Grand Alliance and the NDA. Whatever be the final outcome, the impact of the results of these elections will reverberate throughout Indian politics, they write.
Full notes: How Will Bihar Shake Out?
Read a shorter piece in The Hindu.