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CBI summons Lalu, Tejashwi in railways corruption case

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 […]

RJD leader shot dead in Bihar

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 […]

Nitish used me as pawn to join BJP: Tejashwi

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 […]

ED registers FIR against Lalu Prasad, family

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 […]

Nitish Kumar drops political bombshell, resigns as Bihar CM

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 […]

Railway tender scam: 12 places including Bhubaneswar, Puri searched by CBI

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. […]

Lalu Prasad celebrates 70th birthday

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 […]

Fodder scam case: Lalu appears in CBI court

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 […]

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BJP's Shatrughan Sinha, Sushil Modi in twitter war

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 […]

Lalu denies 'benami' land deals, vows to 'uproot' Modi government

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 […]

RJD, BJP workers clash in Patna
RJD, BJP workers clash in Patna, several injured

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 […]

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Lalu dares Modi: 'Dissolve Lok Sabha and hold fresh polls'

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 […]

Lalu to stand trial in fodder scam cases: SC

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 […]

Case against Lalu over advice to tie cows in front of RSS, BJP leaders' homes

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 […]

Modi misusing power to campaign for BJP: Lalu

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 […]