Jagannath Mishra

  • HC quashed four pending cases against Jagannath Mishra July 21, 2014

    The Jharkhand High Court on Monday quashed the four pending fodder scam cases against former Bihar Chief Minister Jagannath Mishra on the ground that a person convicted in one case could not be tried in similar cases based on same witnesses and evidences. The court of RR Prasad, which had reserved the judgement after the conclusion...
  • Fodder scam: Jagannath Mishra's provisional bail extended till March 26 January 4, 2014

    Jharkhand High Court on Friday extended the duration of the provisional bail granted to fodder scam convict and ex-Bihar chief minister Jagannath Mishra till March 26. The bench of Justice RR Prasad allowed the extension plea petitioned by Mishra on medical ground. Mishra, who was granted provisional bail on October 25 last...
  • Lalu Prasad appears before special CBI courts in fodder cases November 19, 2013

    RJD president Lalu Prasad, who is serving a five-year prison term in a fodder scam case, appeared before separate special CBI courts in three of the four other fodder scam cases through video conferencing in Ranchi. Prasad registered his appearance through video conferencing from the Birsa Munda Central Jail, where...
  • Fodder scam: Lalu appears before special CBI court through video-conferencing November 13, 2013

    RJD supremo Lalu Prasad, now in a prison following his conviction in a fodder scam case last month, on Tuesday appeared before a special CBI court through video-conferencing in connection with another fodder case. Lalu registered his appearance through video-conferencing from the jail before the court of Sitaram Prasad in connection...
  • Fodder scam: Bihar ex-CM Jagannath Mishra gets bail on health grounds October 25, 2013

    Ranchi: The Ranchi High Court has provided provisional bail to former Bihar chief minister and fodder scam convict Jagganath Mishra. He has been granted two months bail on health grounds. Jagganath Mishra was convicted along with former chief minister Lalu Prasad earlier this month and sentenced to four years imprisonment....
  • Lalu Prasad moves Jharkhand HC against fodder scam verdict October 17, 2013

    RJD leader Lalu Prasad has moved Jharkhand High Court against CBI court judgement which found him guilty in fodder scam case on October 3. Lalu Prasad was on October 3 sentenced to five years imprisonment in a 17-year-old fodder scam case by the court after he was convicted on corruption and other charges...
  • What work will be allotted to Lalu in Birsa Munda Jail? October 4, 2013

    Ranchi: Officials of the Birsa Munda Central Jail are yet to decide what job they should allot to RJD President Lalu Prasad but there was a hint that he could be given work related to literacy campaign. "As per the jail manual, a convict is given about a week time to...
  • Fodder scam: Lalu to stay in Birsa Munda Jail as qaidi number 1528 October 4, 2013

    Ranchi: Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad has been sent to jail for five years in the fodder scam, though the party will appeal the sentence. The order means Lalu will not only be disqualified as an MP, he may also not be able to contest the next Lok Sabha...
  • 5 years jail term: Is it end of the road for Lalu Prasad? October 3, 2013

    RJD chief and former Bihar chief minister Lalu Prasad has been sentenced to five years in jail and fined Rs 25 lakh in a fodder case - RC 20 A/96 - by a special CBI court on Thursday in Ranchi. With the sentencing Lalu has also been disqualified from Parliament...
  • Fodder scam: Lalu Prasad gets 5 years in jail, loses Lok Sabha seat October 3, 2013

    RJD leader Lalu Prasad was on Thursday sentenced to five years imprisonment in a 17-year-old fodder scam case by a special CBI court after he was convicted on corruption and other charges four days back. The sentencing by special CBI judge Pravas Kumar Singh disqualifies Prasad from Parliament and renders him...
  • Fodder scam: Lalu Prasad jailed for 5 years, loses LS seat October 3, 2013

    Ranchi: RJD chief and former Bihar chief minister Lalu Prasad has been sentenced to five years in jail and fined Rs 25 lakh in a fodder case - RC 20 A/96 - by a special CBI court on Thursday in Ranchi. With the sentencing Lalu has also been disqualified from...
  • To act or not to act against two leaders convicted in the fodder scam, JD (U) faces dilemma October 2, 2013

    Bihar's ruling Janata Dal-United is in a dilemma on whether or not to act against two of its senior leaders convicted in the fodder scam. JD-U MP Jagdish Sharma and Jagannath Mishra, a former Bihar chief minister, were among 45 people convicted Sep 30 in the fodder scam by a special...
  • Cong rubbishes charges that Centre rushed through ordinance October 2, 2013

    New Delhi: Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Tuesday said the speculation that the Centre rushed through the ordinance on convicted lawmakers to protect RJD chief Lalu Prasad was nothing but a "false notion". Singh continued to back the RJD chief saying, no serious case is made out against Prasad and he...
  • Fodder scam accused Jagannath Mishra admitted to hospital September 30, 2013

    Ranchi: Former Bihar Chief Minister Jagannath Mishra was admitted to a hospital in Ranchi on Monday, hours after a special CBI court convicted him and 44 others in a fodder scam case. "He (Mishra) has been admitted to the hospital," Director of the Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences, Tulsi Mahto said...
  • Lalu Prasad guilty in fodder scam, to lose LS seat September 30, 2013

    Ranchi: In a landmark verdict that will change Bihar's political landscape and also have a major impact on the national scene, a special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court on Monday convicted Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad in the 17-year-old multi-crore fodder scam case. Lalu who faces a minimum...
  • Fodder scam: Chronology of Chaibasa treasury case in which Lalu was convicted September 30, 2013

    New Delhi: RJD supremo Lalu Prasad and 44 others has been convicted by a special Central Bureau of India (CBI) court in Ranchi in one of the cases - RC 20 A/96 - of the multi-crore fodder scam. Lalu has been convicted of corruption, criminal conspiracy and cheating and the...
  • Lalu completes arguments in fodder scam case September 17, 2013

    Arguments on behalf of RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav on Tuesday were concluded in a court in Ranchi in a case related to multi-million-rupee lapses in Bihar animal husbandry department, popularly known as the fodder scam. The Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader's lawyer told Central Bureau of Investigation special judge: "The...
  • Lalu Prasad begins arguments in fodder scam case September 9, 2013

    Arguments on behalf of RJD chief Lalu Prasad on Monday began in a case related to multi-million-rupee lapses in Bihar animal husbandry department, popularly known as the fodder scam. The Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader's lawyer presented his arguments in the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) special court in Ranchi. The lawyer...
  • Lalu Yadav seeks time from court on fodder scam case August 26, 2013

    RJD chief Lalu Prasad, on Monday, appealed to a special CBI court to grant him two weeks time to begin his argument in a fodder scam case. The court of Pravas Kumar Singh reserved his decision for Tuesday on the petition moved by Prasad's counsel seeking time to begin his client...
  • Fodder scam: 4 to 7 years' jail for 40 convicts May 7, 2012

    Ranchi: A CBI court in Ranchi on Monday awarded four to seven years imprisonment to 40 persons convicted in a fodder scam case and also slapped fines ranging from Rs 25,000 to Rs 2 crore. The CBI court had pronounced judgement in RC 31 A/96 May 3, which is related to...
  • Jharkhand: 69 convicted in fodder scam May 3, 2012

    Ranchi: A CBI court on Thursday convicted 69 people and acquitted 16 in the multi-crore fodder scam. Twenty-nine people have been sentenced to one to three years imprisonment and fined between Rs 25,000 and Rs 2 lakh. The quantum of sentence against the others will be pronounced on May 7. The...
  • Fodder case trial begins, CBI produces 2 witnesses April 2, 2012

    Patna: A designated CBI court on Monday began the trial in the multi-crore fodder scam against 33 accused including former Chief Ministers Lalu Prasad and Jagannath Mishra in Patna. As the trial began before judge BK Srivastava, CBI produced two witnesses Prithvi Raj Gaud and Mahesh Prasad who had sanctioned and...
  • Fodder scam: Lalu, Jagannath Mishra deny charges February 14, 2012

    Ranchi: Two former Bihar chief ministers, Lalu Prasad and Jagannath Mishra, have denied charges made against them in a case related to the multi-crore rupee fodder scam. The two contested the charges when they appeared in a special CBI court in Ranchi on Tuesday where their statements in the case were...
  • Fodder scam: CBI court summons Lalu, Mishra February 13, 2012

    Ranchi: A special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court on Monday summoned two of former Bihar chief ministers - Lalu Yadav and Jagannath Mishra - in connection with the fodder scam case. The two are likely to appear before a Ranchi court on Monday to record their statements regarding the...
  • Fodder scam case: Lalu appears before CBI court August 29, 2011

    Patna: Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad along with Bihar former chief minister Jagannath Mishra and 32 other accused appeared before a CBI designated court on Monday for framing of charges against them in the fodder scam case. CBI judge BK Jain, however, did not take up framing of charges...