RJD

  • Lalu Prasad to address rally in Baisi today 19-04-2014 10:50 AM

    RJD Supremo Lalu Prasad to address rally in Baisi, Purnea on Saturday. Purnea will go to polls on April 24. On Thursday, Lalu had alleged that muslim girls who came to cast their votes at booth number 180 in Gaya's Belaganj area on Thursday were misbehaved with by an official...
  • UK High Commissioner visits booths to see democracy in action 18-04-2014 08:59 AM

    British High Commissioner to India James Bevan on Thursday visited polling stations in Patna and neighbouring areas to witness the election process. "The British High Commissioner visited many polling stations in Patna Sahib and Patliputra Parliamentary seats which witnessed voting today," Mainak De, Eastern India head of Political Press and...
  • People of Patliputra will allow me to work for them: Ram Kripal Yadav 17-04-2014 06:39 PM

    Ram Kripal Yadav who is contesting in Patliputra seat in Bihar on BJP ticket said, "I am confident the people of Patliputra will allow this servant of theirs to work for them and BJP will win with majority." Other side, actor and BJP leader Shatrughan Sinha, also said that there...
  • LS polls: 7 Bihar seats witness 56 per cent voting in second phase 17-04-2014 06:35 PM

    56per cent voting was recorded in seven Parliamentary seats of Bihar on Thursday. Queues began to form at polling stations since morning across Bihar's seven parliamentary constituencies that went to vote. A maximum 57 per cent voting was recorded in Buxar and 56 per cent in Jehanabad Lok Sabha seats...
  • FIR lodged against Lalu's daughter Misa Bharti for breaking voting machine 17-04-2014 06:01 PM

    An FIR was registered against RJD leader and Lalu Prasad's daughter Misa Bharti in Maner Police station for allegedly breaking an electronic voting machine (EVM) at a polling booth in Pataliputra on Thursday. The incident happened at booth number 34 in Maner during polling was on. The RJD, however, alleged...
  • FIR lodged against RJD MP Prabhunath Singh and supporters for poll-related offence 17-04-2014 05:28 PM

    An FIR was lodged on Thursday against RJD MP Prabhunath Singh and his supporters under sections of the Representation of the People Act, 1951 for poll-related offence in Bihar's Saran district, official sources said. Deputy Collector Dharmenda Kumar lodged an FIR at Town police station against Singh, his private secretary...
  • Lalu's daughter Misa allegedly destroys EVM machine after 'assault' 17-04-2014 03:29 PM

    Patna: An Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) in Pataliputra was reportedly damaged by RJD candidate and Lalu Prasad's daughter Misa Bharati. The RJD alleged that Misa was manhandled by BJP supporters at the booth. The BJP has fielded former RJD leader Ram Kripal Yadav from the seat against Bharati. Yadav joined...
  • Lok Sabha elections: 56% voter turn out recorded in the state 17-04-2014 12:05 AM

    Caste arithmetic will be put to test in Bihar when seven parliamentary constituencies in the state go for polls on Thursday. These elections are crucial for Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar of the JD-U and his bete noire RJD chief Lalu Prasad with both vying for approval as the main...
  • LS polls: Star power, Nitish and Lalu's prestige at stake in Bihar 16-04-2014 05:51 PM

    A seat with star power in full play, another which is Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's stronghold and a constituency where the richest candidate in the state is contesting will vote along with four others on April 17 in the fifth phase of Lok Sabha elections. Apart from Nitish Kumar,...
  • Campaign ends for seven Lok Sabha seats in Bihar 15-04-2014 07:17 PM

    Loudspeakers fell silent this evening with campaigning coming to an end for the second phase voting to seven Lok Sabha seats in Bihar on April 17. Tight security arrangements have been put in place as many of the constituencies fall in Maoist-hit areas. Voting in Patna and nearby districts would...
  • Misa Bharti goes hi-tech to win Patliputra LS seat 15-04-2014 03:44 PM

    Battling two heavyweights in her debut in the political arena, Misa Bharti is banking on hi-tech poll strategies and family support in her bid to salvage the pride of her father RJD supremo Lalu Yadav, who lost the Patliputra seat in the 2009 Lok Sabha elections. 39-year-old Misa, an MBBS,...
  • Jolt to Nitish, Kisanganj candidate withdraws in Congress favour 15-04-2014 02:37 PM

    Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday suffered a jolt as JD(U) candidate from Kisanganj withdrew in favour of Congress nominee in the parliamentary election. "I have decided to withdraw myself from election in favour of sitting Congress candidate to check split of minority votes," JD(U) candidate Akhtarul Iman said. Congress...
  • LS polls: As it happened in Bihar 14-04-2014 11:13 PM

    Congress candidate from Patna Sahib Kunal Singh along with RJD youth leader Tejashwi Yadav during election campaign rally in Fatua on Monday.Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar being welcome by supporters during an election campaign rally in Nalanda on Monday.RJD chief Lalu Prasad addressing an election campaign rally in Jehanabad on Monday.
  • Nitish Kumar's good governance is just hype: AAP's Munger candidate 14-04-2014 08:25 PM

    From a software engineer to a politician, Aam Aadmi Party's Munger candidate Sandeep Kumar says the biggest hurdle in cleaning up politics is the presence of criminal elements. The 28-year-old, who worked in Tata Consultancy Services and then went on to start a company in Delhi, jumped into politics from...
  • Bihar: AAP accuses LJP, JDU leaders of intimidating Munger voters 14-04-2014 12:13 PM

    Munger: After the attack on its Nalanda candidate Pranav Prakash by a group of unidentified men during an election campaign on Sunday night, the Aam Aadmi Party has now alleged that some strongmen and criminal elements belonging to rival parties were trying to intimidate voters in the Munger Lok Sabha...
  • 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 crosses century mark in helicopter rides for campaigning 11-04-2014 03:59 PM

    No matter what the outcome of the Lok Sabha elections in Bihar, RJD supremo Lalu Prasad has already entered the record books with a century and counting - of helicopter rides for campaigning. As of Thursday, he had undertaken at least 103 flights and could well make it a double...
  • Lalu Prasad calls Mulayam Singh Yadav's rape remark 'rubbish' 11-04-2014 03:46 PM

    Mulayam Singh Yadav is talking "rubbish", RJD chief Lalu Prasad said on Friday, reacting to the Samajwadi Party chief terming as unfair the death penalty prescribed by law in rape cases. "Mulayam Singh Yadav is derailed now," Lalu Prasad told reporters here before leaving for campaigning. He said Mulayam Singh...
  • LS polls: Four Jharkhand seats record 58.3 per cent voter turnout in 1st phase 10-04-2014 05:33 PM

    Amidst tight security in Maoist-affected Palamu(SC), Chatra, Koderma and Lohardaga (ST) Lok Sabha constituencies where voting began at 7 am on Thursday. Later the poll timings was extended till 5 PM for 6polling booths. 58.3per cent of the electorate exercised their franchise till 5 PM in four Lok Sabha seats...
  • Ex-Kerala governor contesting polls from Aurangabad faces an uphill task 10-04-2014 10:44 AM

    Former Delhi Police chief Nikhil Kumar, who quit as Kerala governor last month, is in the poll fray in Bihar's Aurangabad constituency where he is facing an uphill task. Kumar is contesting on a Congress ticket and he is facing a big challenge from his traditional rival Sushil Kumar Singh...
  • 14 per cent voting till 10 am in Jharkhand 10-04-2014 08:36 AM

    Ranchi: An estimated 14 per cent voters exercised their franchise till 10 am in four Lok Sabha seats of Jharkhand where Maoists exploded a series of landmines before polling began. A total 62 candidates are in the fray on Thursday. Prominent among them are BJP candidate former Jharkhand police chief...
  • Lok Sabha polls: Bihar records 52 per cent voter turnout in 1st phase 10-04-2014 08:20 AM

    Patna: Braving intense heat and defying Naxal threats, about 52 per cent of the electorate on Thursday cast their ballot for the first of the six-phased Lok Sabha polls in Bihar. While Sasaram(SC) recorded a voter turnout of 55 per cent, Karakat recorded a turnout out of 52 per cent,...
  • Lok Sabha elections: Bihar witnesses 52 per cent voter turnout till 5 pm 10-04-2014 12:03 AM

    The first phase of the Lok Sabha election in Bihar on April 10 will see voting for six seats, with 80 candidates in the fray, The six constituencies -- Sasaram (SC), Karakat, Aurangabad, Gaya (SC), Nawada and Jamui (SC)-- are located in Naxal-hit districts for which the Election Commission has...
  • Lok Sabha elections: 1st phase of polling ends in Jharkhand, 55 per cent voter turnout recorded 10-04-2014 12:03 AM

    Jharkhand will go for first phase polling on April 10 amidst tight security in Maoist-affected Palamu(SC), Chatra, Koderma and Lohardaga (ST) Lok Sabha constituencies where voting is expected to begin at 7 am. A total of 66 candidates had filed nomination papers but two withdrew their nominations and two other...
  • Congress withdraws candidates from Baisi and Khochadhaman in Bihar 09-04-2014 05:25 PM

    Congress has decided to withdraw its candidates from Baisi and Khochadhaman assembly seats where bypoll will be held along with three other constituencies. Congress has decided against contesting Kochadhaman and Baisi assembly seats and asked its candidates to withdraw from the fray, Bihar Pradesh Congress Committee (BPCC) Vice-President Prem Chandra...
  • Congress not inviting Lalu to rallies is a smart strategy, says Nitish Kumar 09-04-2014 12:11 AM

    JD(U) supremo and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday described the Congress' move of not inviting its alliance partner RJD chief Lalu Prasad to its rallies as a 'smart strategy' and said that the love between the two associates was intact. "Do not read much into such things... It's...
  • Campaigning ends for six Lok Sabha seats in Bihar 08-04-2014 10:03 PM

    High-pitch campaigning for six Lok Sabha seats of Bihar going to polls on April 10 in the first phase came to an end on Tuesday evening. The six constituencies -- Sasaram (SC), Karakat, Aurangabad, Gaya (SC), Nawada and Jamui (SC)-- are located in Naxal-hit districts for which the Election Commission...
  • Four Maoist-affected seats to go for 1st phase of polling in Jharkhand on April 10 08-04-2014 06:14 PM

    Campaigning ended on Tuesday in Jharkhand which will go for first phase polling on April 10 amidst tight security in Maoist-affected Palamu(SC), Chatra, Koderma and Lohardaga (ST) Lok Sabha constituencies. A total of 56,47,736 electorate with 29,98,487 male and 26,49,246 females are eligible to exercise their franchise in four of...
  • Sonia Gandhi, Lalu Prasad to share dais for Congress-RJD campaigns in Bihar 08-04-2014 05:57 PM

    Congress President Sonia Gandhi and RJD supremo Lalu Prasad will share the dais during the party's campaigns for the five phases of Lok Sabha elections in the state after April 10. "Soniaji and RJD President Lalu Prasad will share the dais in public rallies after April 10 while canvassing for...
  • Ram Vilas Paswan campaigns for son Chirag in Jamui 07-04-2014 12:44 PM

    LJP chief Ram Vilas Paswan has taken personal charge of his son Chirag's campaign in Jamui parliamentary seat as it has become a "prestige seat" for him. "Ram Vilas Paswan is working hard as his personal stake is high. The election battle in Jamui is seen as a challenge for...