The CBI registered a case against Lalu Prasad, his wife Rabri Devi, two daughters and 15 others, including unknown public servants and private persons.
Sources in the RJD confirmed that Madhepura MLA and Yadav leader Chandrashekher Yadav selected in the cabinet and he is most likely to take oath in the Raj Bhawan.
The BJP is also holding a meeting at Deputy Chief Minister Tarkishor Prasad's residence and among those present there include party's state unit president Sanjay Jaiswal.
The majority of the political parties including the Janata Dal-United (JD-U) and the RJD claimed that post the survey, the state government will be in a better position to make policies for marginalized people but the larger picture is to use it as a tool for a poll strategy against the BJP.
More troubles are likely for the ailing RJD supremo Lalu Prasad, incarcerated in the Rs 950 crore fodder scam and now undergoing treatment in Rajendra Prasad Institute of Medical Science here, as the Enforcement Directorate may confiscate assets created by those convicted in the scandal in line with the directions to CBI by a special court.
RJD’s Lalu Prasad Yadav seen driving vehicle after long time.
Patna: Ending the two-year old Maha-gathbandhan or Grand Alliance which was touted as the next big opposition that would rally against Modi led NDA at Centre, Nitish Kumar today quit as the Chief Minister of Bihar citing conflicting differences with ally Lalu Yadav’s RJD on the issue of corruption charges. Nitish said his decision to […]
New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) today carried out searches at 12 locations including Puri and Bhubaneswar with regard to irregularities in tender floated for maintenance of hotel during regime of former railway minister and RJD leader Lalu Prasad Yadav. The sleuths searched the Chanakya BNR hotel, Puri, in connection with the case. […]
Ranchi: The Jharkhand High Court on Friday rejected the provisional bail of Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief and former Bihar Chief Minister Lalu Prasad, asking him to surrender by August 30. The court while hearing the former leader’s regular bail plea on August 10 had said that he could not stay in a house on […]
Patna: Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav was on Saturday admitted to a government-run hospital here after he complained of breathing problem and chest pain, a party leader said. According to RJD leader Bhola Yadav, Lalu Prasad suddenly complained of breathing problem and pain in his chest after which he was admitted to […]
Ranchi: Jailed RJD chief Lalu Prasad on Wednesday secured five days parole to attend his elder son’s marriage in Patna on May 12. The parole was granted following consultations between the jail administration and the Home Department. Lalu Prasad had sought five days parole to attend Tej Pratap’s wedding. The former Bihar Chief Minister is […]
New Delhi: Convicted RJD chief Lalu Prasad was on Monday shifted to a Ranchi hospital for follow-up treatment — after he met Congress chief Rahul Gandhi at AIIMS where he was undergoing treatment for heart and kidney related ailments. The decision by AIIMS authorities sparked off an angry reaction from Lalu Prasad, who asked doctors […]
New Delhi: Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday called on RJD leader Lalu Prasad at the AIIMS where the former Bihar Chief Minister was admitted last month for treatment of ailments related to heart and kidney. In their half hour meeting, Gandhi discussed his health condition, Congress sources said. Lalu Prasad was admitted to the […]
Ranchi: A special CBI court here on Monday convicted RJD chief and former Bihar Chief Minister Lalu Prasad in the fourth fodder scam case but acquitted another former Chief Minister Jagannath Mishra. Judge Shuvapal Singh delivered the judgment relating to fraudulent withdrawal of Rs 3.13 crore from December 1995 to January 1996 from the Dumka […]
Ranchi: The Jharkhand High Court on Friday rejected the bail plea of former Bihar Chief Minister and RJD chief Lalu Prasad who is lodged in the Birsa Munda Central Jail here after his conviction in a fodder scam case. Justice Apresh Kumar Singh rejected Lalu Prasad’s bail plea after going through documents pertaining to his […]
Ranchi: A Special court on Wednesday convicted former Bihar Chief Ministers Lalu Prasad and Jagannath Mishra and former Jharkhand Chief Secretary Sajjal Chkravarty in another fodder scam case. The special Central Bureau of Investigation court of Judge S.S. Prasad pronounced the judgment related to fraudulent withdrawal of Rs 33.67 crore from the Chaibasa Treasury in […]
Ranchi: RJD chief Lalu Prasad on Friday sought a lenient view of the special CBI court on quantum of sentence in a fodder scam case he was convicted in on December 23. The former Bihar Chief Minister and other convicts were produced through video conferencing before special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) judge Shivapal Singh. […]
Ranchi: Former Bihar Chief Minister and RJD chief Lalu Prasad was on Saturday convicted in a fodder scam case by a special CBI court here. Former Chief Minister Jagannath Mishra as well as six others were acquitted in the case. The quantum of punishment will be announced on January 3, Special CBI judge Shivapal Singh […]
New Delhi: RJD chief Lalu Prasad on Thursday appeared before the CBI here in response to join investigation into alleged irregularities in the IRCTC hotels contract case. Lalu Prasad appeared at the Central Bureau of Investigation headquarters on Lodhi Road at around 11.30 a.m. “His questioning has started,” CBI spokesperson Abhishek Dayal told IANS. The […]
New Delhi: The CBI on Tuesday issued fresh summons to RJD chief Lalu Prasad and his son Tejashwi Yadav in the ongoing probe into alleged irregularities in an IRCTC hotels’ contract case. “The Central Bureau of Investigation has summoned both for questioning on Thursday and Friday,” agency spokesperson Abhishek Dayal told IANS. The CBI’s latest […]
New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Thursday summoned Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad and his son Tejashwi Yadav in connection with a railways corruption case. The two have been asked to come to the CBI headquarters in New Delhi for questioning on September 11 and 12. The CBI had in […]
Patna: A Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader in Bihar was shot dead near here on Thursday by unidentified assailants, police said. Kedar Rai was out on his morning walk in Danapur when the attack took place, the police said. “It appears to be the work of a sharpshooter,” a police officer added. A seriously injured […]
Patna: RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav, who on Friday took over as Leader of Opposition in the Bihar Assembly, accused Chief Minister Nitish Kumar of using him as a pawn to go over to the BJP. “You (Nitish Kumar) used me as a pawn to go over to the BJP. You have gone from saying ‘He […]
New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate has registered a money-laundering case against RJD chief Lalu Prasad, his wife, younger son, and others regarding the upkeep of two IRCTC hotels during his term as Railway Minister, an official said on Thursday. The agency filed the case under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) following registration of […]
Patna: Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad celebrated his 70th birthday on Sunday and sent out a political message that he was committed to unite non-BJP parties ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha polls. Chief Minister Nitish Kumar visited Lalu in his official residence where the two held talks for over 30 minutes. “I […]
Patna: Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) Chief Lalu Prasad on Tuesday appeared in a special CBI court here over his alleged involvement in a multi-crore fodder scam case, a government lawyer said. Another former Bihar Chief Minister Jagannath Mishra would also appear in the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court on Tuesday. Mishra is another accused […]
New Delhi/Patna: A Twitter war erupted between actor-turned-politician Shatrughan Sinha and his BJP party colleague Sushil Kumar Modi on Monday when the former tweeted in favour of RJD chief Lalu Prasad and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal saying “enough of negative politics and mudslinging”. Modi, responding to Sinha’s tweet, demanded that the “enemies of the […]
Patna: RJD chief Lalu Prasad on Friday refuted reports of IT raids on alleged “benami” property deals involving him and his family, and vowed to “uproot” the BJP-led NDA government at the Centre before it completes its five-year term. “Listen, BJP and RSS people, Lalu will drag you off your seat in Delhi, whatever be […]
Patna: At least half a dozen persons were injured in a violent clash between RJD and BJP workers in the Bihar capital on Wednesday, a day after IT raids in connection with alleged “benami” property deals involving RJD chief Lalu Prasad and his family. “RJD and BJP workers clashed violently by attacking each other with […]
Patna: RJD chief Lalu Prasad on Sunday dared Prime Minister Narendra Modi to dissolve the Lok Sabha and hold fresh general elections, as he claimed that the BJP-led central government had “failed on all fronts” in the last three years. “Modi should dissolve the Lok Sabha and get fresh polls conducted along with assembly polls […]
Patna: A BJP leader on Saturday filed a case against RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav and five other unidentified persons after some RJD leaders tied cows in front of his home in Vaishali district of Bihar. The case was filed in Hajipur civil court by BJP’s Chandeshwar Bharti, a resident of Hajipur — district headquarters […]
Patna: RJD chief Lalu Prasad on Sunday targeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi for misusing his official power to campaign for the Bharatiya Janata Party. “Modi has been misusing his power as the Prime Minister to campaign and propagate for his party BJP,” Lalu told the media here in reference to Modi’s road show in Odisha […]
Patna: RJD chief Lalu Prasad has appealed to all non-BJP political parties to come together on a platform to counter the “aggressive” Hinduvta agenda of the BJP led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in view of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. Sensing a tough challenge, Lalu Prasad has also warned that a united non-Bharatiya Janata […]
New Delhi: In a ripple effect stemming from developments in Karnataka, the Congress in Goa and Manipur and the RJD in Bihar, which are the single largest party in the respective states, on Thursday said they will approach the state governors and stake claim for government formation. However, questions are being raised on the […]
New Delhi: RJD supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav will face trial in all four fodder scam cases with the Supreme Court today setting aside the Jharkhand High Court order. The apex court, while setting aside the 2014 order which had stayed the trial against Yadav after conviction in one of the cases, said the high court […]
The Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) and the Janata Dal-United (JD-U) will contest the coming Bihar assembly elections together, it was announced today
In a jolt to Lalu Prasad ahead of Lok Sabha polls, the RJD split today as 13 of the 22 RJD MLAs in Bihar announced they have quit the party but six of them later claimed they are not part of the breakaway faction....
Patna: Bihar’s opposition Rashtiya Janata Dal (RJD) on Monday released its election manifesto for the coming Lok Sabha polls, where it has promised reservation for the Dalits, OBCs, EBCs and tribals in the private sectors RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav, who released the manifesto at the party headquarters here, said the main aim was to provide “bread […]
New Delhi: Two days ahead of the counting of votes for the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, 21 Opposition parties will meet on Tuesday here to discuss the possibilities of a non-NDA alliance. The meeting of the 21 opposition parties will be held at the Constitution Club here at 1.30 p.m., Telugu Desam Party (TDP) sources […]
Ranchi: Jailed former Bihar Chief Minister and RJD chief Lalu Prasad has stopped taking lunch and keeping quiet most of the time after his party suffered a humiliating rout in the Lok Sabha elections in Bihar. The Rashtriya Janata Dal failed to win any seat in Bihar, once its bastion, and Jharkhand. Despite the Modi […]