Lalu Prasad Yadav

  • BJP showed its real character, says Lalu Prasad Yadav 20-06-2014 08:22 PM

    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 cross-voting 19-06-2014 09:25 AM

    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...
  • BJP has no interest to destabilise the Jitan Ram Manjhi government: Sushil Kumar Modi 14-06-2014 10:20 PM

    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 by-polls. "BJP has no interest to destabilise the Jitan Ram Manjhi government which...
  • Ram Vilas Paswan mocks at 'compulsive' coming together of Lalu Prasad, Nitish Kumar 14-06-2014 10:00 PM

    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...
  • RJD's alliance with Congress will continue in Bihar: Lalu 05-06-2014 07:08 PM

    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...
  • RJD national General Secretary Fatmi quits party, slams Lalu Prasad Yadav 04-06-2014 11:07 PM

    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...
  • Nitish Kumar has betrayed Bihar by taking RJD's support: Sushil Kumar Modi 22-05-2014 09:48 PM

    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...
  • Nitish Kumar to become Lalu Prasad Yadav's neighbour 22-05-2014 03:14 PM

    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...
  • Lalu Prasad Yadav's RJD to hold meet on June 5 after poll debacle 20-05-2014 12:08 AM

    After a dismal show at the recently-concluded 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...
  • Bihar: Setback for Lalu as three RJD MLAs resign from party 18-05-2014 04:01 PM

    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...
  • Windfall gain of BJP in 2014 elections routs Nitish and Lalu 17-05-2014 07:27 PM

    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...
  • Modi wave-stung Nitish Kumar resigns as Bihar Chief Minister 17-05-2014 01:38 PM

    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)...
  • Lalu's wife and daughter loses LS election from Saran 16-05-2014 05:12 PM

    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...
  • Nitish Kumar cannot stop Narendra Modi from becoming PM: Sushil Modi 13-05-2014 10:14 PM

    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...
  • LS polls: Narayanasamy dismisses exit poll projections 13-05-2014 04:52 PM

    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' 30-04-2014 02:12 PM

    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...
  • Even a butcher is shy of Narendra Modi, says Lalu Prasad 29-04-2014 12:22 PM

    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...
  • 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...