Lalu Prasad Yadav

  • Lalu can't be RJD chief, says rebel legislator Samrat Choudhary 11-04-2014 10:04 PM

    Samrat Choudhary, an RJD legislator who tried to defect, on Friday, challenged RJD chief Lalu Prasad, saying he cannot be the party president as per the constitution of the party as he was convicted in the multi-crore fodder scam. "Lalu Prasad cannot be the RJD chief because the constitution of...
  • Lalu alleges poll officials intimidated voters, writes to EC 11-04-2014 09:14 PM

    Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad lodged a complaint with the Election Commission, on Friday, alleging that poll officials forced his party voters to stay away or vote for other parties in Gaya Lok Sabha constituency which witnessed polls on Thursday. Prasad also submitted CDs of the alleged incident...
  • Lalu welcomes Bukhari's appeal, demands ban on BJP, RSS 05-04-2014 02:59 PM

    RJD President Lalu Prasad on Saturday welcomed Shahi Imam of Jama Masjid Syed Ahmed Bukhari's appeal to the Muslims to vote for his party and Congress, and demanded a ban on both the BJP and RSS. "Imam Bukhari has made a patriotic appeal to save the nation. We are seeing...
  • Fodder scam: My conviction was 'conspiracy by elite', says Lalu Prasad Yadav 03-04-2014 10:43 PM

    RJD supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav on Thursday claimed that his conviction in a fodder scam case was a "conspiracy by the elite", a day after BJP Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi taunted Rahul Gandhi of aligning with a scam tainted convict. "The fodder scam was a conspiracy hatched by the...
  • Slain Ranvir Sena chief's son queers BJP poll pitch 01-04-2014 02:51 PM

    Slain Ranvir Sena chief Brahmeshwar Singh's son Indu Bhusan, who is contesting the Lok Sabha election from Patliputra constituency in Patna, has queered the pitch for the BJP. Indu Bhusan, who is a candidate of the Desi Kisan Party, is eyeing the support of farmers, particularly of his castemen -...
  • Railways takes down curtains from third AC coaches 31-03-2014 11:48 PM

    New Delhi: Citing safety reasons, railways has decided to remove curtains put on pathways of all air- conditioned three-tier (3 AC) coaches of trains. However, the curtains from windows of 3 AC coaches will continue, officials said. Decision to remove curtains was taken on recommendation of Commissioner of Railways Safety...
  • Bihar's 'Osama bin Laden' is now an untouchable 28-03-2014 06:52 PM

    A Muslim man whose uncanny resemblance to Osama bin Laden made him actively woo Muslim votes for Lalu Prasad and Ram Vilas Paswan years ago now feels shunned by everyone in Bihar. The times have changed, and Meraj Khalid Noor admits that no one wants him any more in their...
  • Lalu slams Narendra Modi, says NaMo is a threat to the people of this country 28-03-2014 05:52 PM

    Ahead of Lok Sabha polls, RJD Chief Lalu Prasad Yadav addressed a rally in Maner on Friday. The RJD supremo made a direct attack on BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi and called him a threat to the people of this country. Narendra Modi tried to wipe out his sins...
  • Lalu's crorepati daughter Misa Bharti files nomination from Pataliputra constituency 25-03-2014 11:53 PM

    Misa Bharti, daughter of RJD chief Lalu Prasad, who filed her nomination papers on Tuesday for the Lok Sabha polls from Pataliputra constituency in Bihar, is a crorepati with the total value of her declared assets more than Rs.5 crore. According to the affidavit submitted by her while filing the...
  • Daughter's love forces Lalu to appoint criminal Ritlal Yadav as RJD's general secy 25-03-2014 01:41 PM

    Daughter's love forced RJD chief Lalu Prasad to bargain with jailed gangster Ritlal Yadav to get his support for Misa Bharti and appoint him the party general secretary. Yadav was appointed on Monday. Bharti is contesting from Patliputra in Bihar. "Lalu has announced Yadav's name as the general secretary of...
  • TMC state convener Dilip Chatterjee arrested in a 22-year-old case 22-03-2014 08:27 PM

    Jharkhand state convener Dilip Chatterjee was on Saturday arrested in a 22-year-old case of attack on the convoy of the then chief minister of unified Bihar Lalu Prasad. Chatterjee, who earlier belonged to the JMM, had allegedly attacked Prasad's convoy together with party supporters armed with bows and arrows on...
  • Narendra Modi coming to Varanasi to wash sins of Godhra: Lalu Yadav 22-03-2014 11:44 AM

    Attacking BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, RJD chief Lalu Prasad said he was contesting from Varanasi in an attempt to wash away "the sin" of Godhra and the Gujarat riots but it would be to no avail. "Modi is coming to Varanasi to wash his sin of Godhra and...
  • Varanasi to be Modi's political graveyard: Lalu 16-03-2014 06:42 PM

    Taunting the decision of the BJP to field its Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi from Varanasi Lok Sabha seat, RJD president Lalu Prasad on Sunday said it would prove to be a "political graveyard" for Modi. "What do you think of Varanasi. It's a completely secular place. Narendra Modi is...
  • Big blow to Lalu Prasad, six RJD leaders join JD(U) 12-03-2014 06:01 PM

    Six senior RJD leaders, includingformer minister Shakuni Chaudhary, quit the party and joined the JD(U) in Patna on Wednesday. Chaudhary, accompanied by five other RJD deserters -Vijendra Chaudhary, Suresh Mehta, Amit Rana, Abu Kaiser andGanesh Paswan - drove to Chief Minister Nitish Kumar'sofficial residence where he admitted them into his...
  • LS polls: Rebel RJD leader Ram Kripal Yadav to contest against Misa Bharti on BJP ticket 10-03-2014 05:10 PM

    New Delhi: Rebel RJD leader Ram Kripal Yadav is all set to join the BJP and contest the 2014 Lok Sabha elections against Lalu Prasad Yadav's daughter Misa Bharti from Pataliputra. This comes after he resigned from all RJD posts as he was denied a ticket to contest the general...
  • Lalu Yadav rejects expelled JD(U) leader Shivanand Tiwari's plea to join RJD 08-03-2014 10:46 PM

    Expelled JD(U) leader Shivanand Tiwari from Bihar on Saturday said RJD supremo Lalu Prasad rejected his plea to allow to return to his party. JD(U) had on February 27 expelled Tiwari and four Lok Sabha MPs from JD(U) for "anti-party activities". "A so-called crusader of secularism threw me out of...
  • Fighting Sangh Parivar with the help of own 'parivar'? 08-03-2014 08:51 PM

    Lalu Prasad Yadavs weakness for family continues to take its toll, yet he has learnt little. Upset over the denial of ticket one of the senior leaders of the the Rashtriya Janata Dal, Ram Kripal Yadav, on Saturday quit from all the party posts. The resignation came after two days...
  • Digvijaya Singh demands CBI probe into Vyapam scam 08-03-2014 07:17 PM

    Congress on Saturday sought to put Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan in the dock with senior leader Digvijaya Singh demanding a CBI probe into the Rs 2,000-crore alleged Vyapam scam concerning the Professional Examination Board in the state. "When two former chief ministers Uma Bharati and myself are...
  • Lalu performs 'jaimal' with Rabri 08-03-2014 04:20 PM

    RJD chief Lalu Prasad has exchanged garlands with Rabri Devi publicly at an election meeting in a symbolic handover of his fortress Saran to his wife to contest the Lok Sabha elections. Speaking in Bhojpuri, Prasad at the meeting on Friday said since he married at an early age in...
  • Lalu Prasad's daughter Misa rushes to Delhi to mollify 'angry' RJD leader Ramkripal 07-03-2014 07:50 PM

    RJD chief Lalu Prasad's daughter MisaBharati on Friday rushed to Delhi to meet party general secretaryRamkripal Yadav after reports of the MP seeking an entry into theBJP started making rounds on being denied ticket for thePataliputra parliamentary seat. With Yadav not at his Delhi home, Misa would wait forthe leader...
  • Lalu Prasad faces revolt by senior colleagues for fielding daughter 07-03-2014 07:26 PM

    RJD chief Lalu Prasad on Friday battled a revolt by senior colleagues after fielding his daughter as a candidate in the coming Lok Sabha elections and denying ticket to other aspirants. On Thursday, Lalu Prasad announced the names of candidates for 25 of the 27 constituencies his Rashtriya Janata Dal...
  • Lalu's daughter to persuade Ram Kripal Yadav not to leave RJD 07-03-2014 02:44 PM

    New Delhi: The RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav has sent his daughter Misa Bharti to persuade senior RJD leader Ram Kripal Yadav not to quit the party. Ram Kripal Yadav is reportedly angry with the RJD and is planning to join the BJP. Lalu gave party ticket to Misa Bharti...
  • Nitish Kumar bribed MLAs to leave RJD, says Lalu Prasad 25-02-2014 11:04 PM

    Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad Tuesday said Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar conspired to split his party by bribing RJD legislators to join the Janata Dal-United to save his minority government. "The Nitish Kumar government is killing democracy. It is breaking parties in Bihar," Lalu Prasad told reporters here....
  • With 9 MLAs back on board, Lalu accuses Nitish of orchestrating the split 25-02-2014 09:50 PM

    Patna: The past two days saw some very dramatic political developments in Bihar. While the LJP has almost deserted RJD and is looking forward to a tie-up with the BJP, four of Lalu's MLAs abandoned him to join his arch rival, Nitish Kumar's JDU. The RJD boss, however, claimed that...
  • I appeal Paswan not to join hands with 'communal' people: Lalu 24-02-2014 06:09 PM

    New Delhi: A day after Ram Vilas Paswan's Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) indicated it was moving closer to the Bharatiya Janata Party ahead of the general elections, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav appealed the LJP chief not to join hands with 'communal' people. "There had been the...
  • Lalu plays down alliance between Lok Janshakti Party, BJP 23-02-2014 10:42 PM

    Patna: Rashtriya Janata Dal supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav played down reports of Lok Janshakti Party leaving behind alliance talks with his party and joining hands with Bharatiya Janata Party. Lalu who has been pressing on keeping 'communal forces' at bay reacted to the latest political development, saying, "Ram Vilas Paswan...
  • LS polls: Impetus to BJP in Bihar as RSLP joins NDA, talks on with LJP 23-02-2014 10:28 PM

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) got a major boost ahead of the crucial general elections when it managed to get two more parties on board in Bihar. While the BJP formally announced former Janata Deal United MP Upendra Kushwaha's Rashtriya Lok Samata Party (RLSP) was...
  • LS polls: Ram Vilas Paswan's LJP to tie up with BJP 23-02-2014 04:46 PM

    New Delhi: With the Lok Sabha elections just two months away, Ram Vilas Paswan's Lok Janshakti Party has decided to cement alliance with the Bharatiya Janata Party. Senior LJP leader Surajbhan Singh confirmed the reports while the party is likely to make an official announcement soon. This U-turn by Paswan...
  • 'Tea seller' politics heats up as RJD follows Modi, opens 'Lalu chai dukaan' 22-02-2014 06:06 PM

    Patna: After BJP opened tea stalls to hard sell Narendra Modi's image of a leader rising from a humble background, RJD too has done the the same in the name of party chief Lalu Prasad claiming that he was the "real" tea seller. Besides providing free cuppa and biscuit to...
  • Modi, Kejriwal, Mamata, Lalu to chat with Facebook users 20-02-2014 12:46 PM

    Kolkata: In the run up to Lok Sabha polls, Facebook users would now be able to discuss the electoral agenda of country's top politicians including Narendra Modi, Mamata Banerjee, Akhilesh Yadav, Arvind Kejriwal among others from next month. Facebook users would be able to pose questions directly to key political...