Lalu Prasad Yadav

  • Watch: Cyrus's spoof on RJD Chief Lalu Prasad August 31, 2014

    On this episode of 'The Week That Wasn't', Cyrus Broacha comments on the possibility of forming an antiBJP "secular" front as former Bihar CM Nitish Kumar and RJD Chief Lalu Prasad meet. ...
  • Lalu Prasad unwell, taken to a Mumbai hospital for checkup August 25, 2014

    Patna: Former Bihar chief minister and Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad Yadav has been rushed to a Mumbai hospital after he was taken ill on Monday morning. Lalu was airlifted to Mumbai from Delhi following heart ailment, said party sources. He has been admitted in Mumbai's Asian Heart Institute. "This is...
  • Assembly bypolls to test strength of regrouped Lalu Prasad, Nitish Kumar August 20, 2014

    Bypolls to 10 Assembly seats in Bihar on August 21 will establish whether Prime Minister Narendra Modi's magic is still working in the state or that of Lalu Prasad and Nitish Kumar, who have claimed a winning formula in allying. The bypoll, the first major political event after the general elections...
  • If Nitish Kumar has any selfrespect, he should quit politics: Senior JD(U) leader on Lalu's comment August 19, 2014

    A senior JD(U) leader on Tuesday launched a scathing attack at former Chief Minister Nitish Kumar asking him to quit politics over RJD president Lalu Prasad's remarks that Kumar had fallen on his feet for forging alliance. The remark was made by senior JD(U) leader Shakuni Chaudhary whose son Samrat Chaudhary...
  • Mulayam downplays talks of tie up with BSP, says will contest UP polls alone August 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Soon after Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati rejected Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav's proposal to join hands, the SP chief clarified his stand on the issue. "SP will contest the elections in Uttar Pradesh on our its strength," Yadav said playing down the speculations. Earlier in the day,...
  • BJP showed its real character, says Lalu Prasad Yadav June 20, 2014

    Former Railway minister Lalu Prasad Yadav attacked Narendra Modi government for the price hike in railways. He said that the BJP has showed its real character. Prasad also said that the price hike was completely unjustified. ...
  • Voting for 2 RS seats continues, 13 JD(U) MLAs accused of crossvoting June 19, 2014

    An election for two Rajya Sabha seats in the state will take place today amidst once bitter rivals Lalu Prasad Yadav and Nitish Kumar supporting each other. Lalus Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) will support two candidates of Nitishs Janata Dal United (JDU). According to reports Nitish on Saturday had called Lalu...
  • BJP has no interest to destabilise the Jitan Ram Manjhi government: Sushil Kumar Modi June 14, 2014

    BJP on Saturday rubbished Nitish Kumar accusing the party of trying to destabilise the JD(U) government in Bihar and hit back at him for 'begging' before Lalu Prasad to ensure his candidates' victory in the Rajya Sabha bypolls. "BJP has no interest to destabilise the Jitan Ram Manjhi government which is...
  • Ram Vilas Paswan mocks at 'compulsive' coming together of Lalu Prasad, Nitish Kumar June 14, 2014

    Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) president and Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Saturday mocked at the "compulsive" coming together of rivals JD(U)'s Nitish Kumar and RJD's Lalu Prasad and said it would not help them as they have been rejected by people. "Those who missed no opportunity to abuse each other...
  • RJD's alliance with Congress will continue in Bihar: Lalu June 5, 2014

    RJD supremo Lalu Prasad on Thursday said despite a defeat in the Lok Sabha elections his party's alliance with the Congress would continue. The RJD chief also dismissed any murmuring within the alliance. "I had a meeting with Congress leaders day before yesterday in Delhi in which Congress president Sonia Gandhi...
  • RJD national General Secretary Fatmi quits party, slams Lalu Prasad Yadav June 4, 2014

    The RJD received a big jolt on Wednesday when its National General Secretary M A A Fatmi quit the party after spitting venom against party President Lalu Prasad. Slamming Prasad and senior leader Prem Chand Gupta, Fatmi who announced his resignation from all posts of the party at a press conference...
  • Nitish Kumar has betrayed Bihar by taking RJD's support: Sushil Kumar Modi May 22, 2014

    Patna: Bharatiya Janata Party leader and former Bihar deputy chief minister Sushil Kumar Modi on Thursday came down heavily on the ruling Janata Dal United for taking its bitter rival Rashtriya Janata Dal's support to ensure the survival of its government in Bihar. Modi said that JDU leader Nitish Kumar had...
  • Nitish Kumar to become Lalu Prasad Yadav's neighbour May 22, 2014

    Bitter rivals in Bihar politics Nitish Kumar and Lalu Prasad will be neighbours now after the JD(U) top leader abdicated power as Chief Minister in the face of severe drubbing in the recent Lok Sabha election. Kumar has been alloted the bungalow on 7 Circular Road by the Building Construction Department...
  • Lalu Prasad Yadav's RJD to hold meet on June 5 after poll debacle May 20, 2014

    After a dismal show at the recentlyconcluded general elections, the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) has called a meeting on June 5 to chalk out its future plans, a senior party leader said on Monday. It was decided at the party core committee meeting in the state capital in Monday in which...
  • Bihar: Setback for Lalu as three RJD MLAs resign from party May 18, 2014

    Patna: In a setback to former Bihar CM Lalu Prasad, three RJD MLAs of Lalu Prasad's RJD has resigned from the party on Sunday afternoon. MLAs who have put in their papers are Ram Lakhan Ram, Samrat Chaudhary and Jawed Ansari. These legislators had rebelled against RJD leadership in February and...
  • Windfall gain of BJP in 2014 elections routs Nitish and Lalu May 17, 2014

    The 2014 Lok Sabha poll brought a windfall for NDA which won 31 out of the 40 Lok Sabha seats in the state, while routing the JD(U) and RJD. The total tally of BJP and its allies was only one short of the 2009 figure when it contested under the leadership...
  • Modi wavestung Nitish Kumar resigns as Bihar Chief Minister May 17, 2014

    Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar, stung by the crushing defeat of his party Janata Dal (United) in the recent Lok Sabha elections, has resigned. The Narendra Modi wave had swept aside the Bihar chief minister, leaving him with just two seats in the Lok Sabha. In June 2013, the JD(U) severed...
  • Lalu's wife and daughter loses LS election from Saran May 16, 2014

    In an embarassment to RJD chief Lalu Prasad, his wife and former chief minister Rabri Devi and his daughter Misa Bharti lost their elections to the Lok Sabha from Saran and Patliputra parliamentary constituencies respectively. Rabri Devi was defeated by Bharatiya Janata Party candidate Rajiv Pratap Rudy in Saran, while in...
  • Nitish Kumar cannot stop Narendra Modi from becoming PM: Sushil Modi May 13, 2014

    Buoyed by projections of a massive victory in Bihar in the Lok Sabha elections, BJP on Tuesday said Chief Minister Nitish Kumar will get very few seats and can't stall Narendra Modi from becoming the Prime Minister. "Nitish Kumar can even join hands with 'Shaitan' (Satan) to stall Narendra Modi from...
  • LS polls: Narayanasamy dismisses exit poll projections May 13, 2014

    Kumbakonam: Dismissing exit poll projections Union Minister V Narayanasamy on Tuesday claimed that UPA will form the government at the Centre under the leadership of Rahul Gandhi. "The UPA will form the government third time, under Rahul Gandhi, I believe..", Narayanasamy told reporters after offering prayers at the Sri Chakrapanisamy...
  • Now, Lalu Prasad calls Narendra Modi an 'executioner' April 30, 2014

    Targeting Narendra Modi on the issue of Gujarat riots, RJD President Lalu Prasad on Wednesday described the BJP Prime Ministerial candidate as an "executioner". "Narendra Modi is a 'jallad' (executioner), is a 'jallad', is a 'jallad'. It doesn't matter where he goes, where he comes or what he does," Prasad told...
  • Even a butcher is shy of Narendra Modi, says Lalu Prasad April 29, 2014

    Attacking Narendra Modi, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav said that "even a butcher is shy" of the BJP leader who was aiming to become the Prime Minister of the country. "A butcher is also shy of Narendra Modi. Will this man become the PM of India?," Prasad said...
  • Lalu can't be RJD chief, says rebel legislator Samrat Choudhary April 11, 2014

    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 the...
  • Lalu alleges poll officials intimidated voters, writes to EC April 11, 2014

    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 in...
  • Lalu welcomes Bukhari's appeal, demands ban on BJP, RSS April 5, 2014

    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 divisive...
  • Fodder scam: My conviction was 'conspiracy by elite', says Lalu Prasad Yadav April 3, 2014

    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 elite...
  • Slain Ranvir Sena chief's son queers BJP poll pitch April 1, 2014

    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 - landed...
  • Railways takes down curtains from third AC coaches March 31, 2014

    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...
  • Bihar's 'Osama bin Laden' is now an untouchable March 28, 2014

    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 campaign...
  • Lalu slams Narendra Modi, says NaMo is a threat to the people of this country March 28, 2014

    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 of...