Rabri Devi

  • Now, exCMs can have 8 personal assistants for their entire life July 2, 2014

    Bihar government approved a proposal allowing all former chief ministers to keep eight personal assistants throughout their life, besides enhancing allowances of ministers, official sources said. The eight personal staff that leaders like Nitish Kumar, Lalu Prasad and Rabri Devi could keep are a private secretary, two clerks, four peons and...
  • Bihar exCMs to keep eight personal assistants for life July 1, 2014

    Bihar government on Tuesday approved a proposal allowing all former chief ministers to keep eight personal assistants throughout their life, besides enhancing allowances of ministers, official sources said. The eight personal staff that leaders like Nitish Kumar, Lalu Prasad and Rabri Devi could keep are a private secretary, two clerks, four...
  • 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...
  • BJP leads in 18 seats, RJD ahead in 6 constituencies, Congress in front in 1 seat in Bihar May 16, 2014

    BJP is leading in 18 seats, Lalu Prasad's RJD is ahead in six constituencies while Congress is in front in one seat out of 40 in Bihar with Speaker Meira Kumar trailing in Sasaram. LJP and JD(U) are leading in six seats and four seats respectively while Rashtriya Lok Samata Party...
  • BJP leads in 17 seats while RJD leads in 5 seats in Bihar May 16, 2014

    BJP is leading in 17 seats while Lalu Prasad's RJD is leading in 5 seats in the 40 Lok Sabha seats in Bihar. LJP and JD(U) were leading in 2 seats each while Rashtriya Lok Samata Party (RLSP), an ally of BJP, in one seat. In the highprofile Saran seat, Lalu Prasad's...
  • Lok Sabha poll counting LIVE: BJP wins 31 seats, Shahnawaz Hussain loses in Bhagalpur May 16, 2014

    Election Commission of India is gearing up for the counting day on Friday. Security will be tight at 40 counting centres across the state as counting for the 40 seats begins at 8 am on Friday. Mega exercise for Lok Sabha elections which lasted for about two months, would come to...
  • There is no Modi wave in Bihar: Rabri Devi May 7, 2014

    In an interview to IBN18 EditorinChief Rajeep Sardesai, RJD chief Lalu Prasad's wife Rabri Devi said that there is no Modi wave in Bihar, there might some wave in cities but there is no wave in Villages. ...
  • Confident of winning, no Modi wave in Bihar: Rabri Devi May 7, 2014

    RJD chief Lalu Prasad's wife Rabri Devi is making her debut in the Lok sabha elections from the Saran seat in Bihar. Speaking to CNNIBN, Rabri Devi said she was 100 per cent confident of winning. She also said that there is no Modi wave in Bihar and that it...
  • Bihar: JDU faces heat as Saran voters say national issues matter May 7, 2014

    After being covicted in fodder scam, RJD chief Lalu Prasad's wife Rabri Devi is contesting from Saran constituency. Lalu won from Saran in the 2009 election. ...
  • Bihar CEO gives clean chit to district officials in Rabri search incident May 7, 2014

    Giving a clean chit to Saran district officials in the search incident related to former Chief Minister and RJD candidate from Saran constituency Rabri Devi, Bihar Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Ajay V Nayak said the administration was not at fault in the incident. "I don't think the district administration is at...
  • Lok Sabha elections phase 8: Rahul Gandhi, Jagan Reddy among the key candidates May 7, 2014

    The fate of 897 candidates will be sealed on Wednesday, May 7 as voting was being held across 64 constituencies in seven states. Some of the key candidates include Congress's Rahul Gandhi, BJP leaders Varun Gandhi, Shanta Kumar, Major General BC Khanduri and Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, RJD nominee Rabri Devi,...
  • LS polls: 58 per cent voting in seven seats of Bihar May 7, 2014

    Updates: 8:00 pm: 58 per cent voters exercised their franchise in seven Lok Sabha seats of Bihar, according to Election Commission. 7:40 pm: Over 56 per cent voting was registered today in seven Lok Sabha seats of Bihar in the fifth phase of elections in the state which also witnessed death...
  • Lok Sabha polls LIVE: 56 per cent voter turnout recorded till 6pm May 7, 2014

    Seven Lok Sabha constituencies of north Bihar known for its fertile land and high rate of poverty and migration, will go to the polls on May 7. This phase is crucial for RJD chief Lalu Prasad whose wife Rabri Devi is in the poll fray. Two out of four seats that RJD...
  • Lalu fights hard to save his bastion in Bihar May 6, 2014

    The battle in Bihar now moves to an area where Rashtriya Janata Dal is very strong and the Bharatiya Janata Party faces a tough time to win seats without the Janata Dal United's help. In the 2009 Lok Sabha it was a tough fight between the BJPJDU combine, who were...
  • Rabri Devi's big test: To carry forward Lalu's legacy in Chapra May 6, 2014

    Winning this seat has become almost a prestige issue for Rabri Devi in her maiden bid to enter parliament as her husband Lalu Prasad has never lost from this constituency in the four attempts he has made. Polling will be held here tomorrow. Prasad had represented Saran, also called Chapra seat before...
  • LS polls: Rabri Devi, Rajiv Pratap Rudy battle it out in Saran May 6, 2014

    RJD chief Lalu Prasad's wife Rabri Devi is locked in a tough fight with BJP's Rajiv Pratap Rudy in Bihar's Saran constituency. As far as the Yadavs are concerned, Rabri is the proxy candidate for Lalu Prasad, who is not in the fray after being convicted in a multicrore fodder scam...
  • Lalu cries conspiracy, Rabri files complaint for life threat May 6, 2014

    Alleging conspiracy by communal forces to stop him, RJD president Lalu Prasad on Monday said he will complaint the matter to the Election Commission, after his party's cavalacade was stopped by police and district officials when they were returning from a campaign in Saran district. The incident occurred during the wee...
  • EC reviews arrangements for 5th and 6th phase of LS polls in Bihar May 5, 2014

    Deputy Election Commissioner Alok Shukla on Sunday reviewed the arrangements for the fifth and sixth phase of Lok Sabha elections in Bihar to ensure smooth and incidentfree voting. Shukla held a video conference with district magistrates and superintendents of police of the respective constituencies and passed on necessary directions of the...
  • Rabri Devi files complaint for life threat, Lalu Prasad cries conspiracy May 4, 2014

    Alleging conspiracy by communal forces to stop him, RJD president Lalu Prasad on Sunday said he will complaint the matter to the Election Commission, after his party's cavalacade was stopped by police and district officials when they were returning from a campaign in Saran district. The incident occurred during the wee...
  • Bihar: Rabri Devi's supporters clash with Saran district officials May 4, 2014

    Saran: Supporters of Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad's wife Rabri Devi on Sunday clashed with Saran district officials as they tried to search her car. The incident took place when Rabri Devi was conducting the road show without the permission of the district officials. RJD workers broke the camera of the...
  • Election Yatra: Rajiv Pratap Rudy vs Rabri Devi in Bihar's Saran May 3, 2014

    CNNIBN travels to Saran constituency in Bihar, where RJD chief Lalu Prasad's wife Rabri Devi and BJP's Rajiv Pratap Rudy are battling it out. Prabhakar Kumar spoke to Rajiv Pratap Rudy on his winning prospects. ...
  • RJD MP Prabhunath Singh's arrest stayed till May 19 April 25, 2014

    In an interim relief to the beleaguered RJD MP Prabhunath Singh, a court in Bihar's Saran district on Friday stayed his arrest till May 19 in connection with two FIRs lodged against him for poll-related offences. District and Sessions Judge Navneet Kumar Pandey passed the order preventing Singh's arrest till May...
  • Non-bailable warrant against RJD candidate April 21, 2014

    Patna: The Chief Judicial Magistrate of Chapra court has issued a non bailable warrant against Lok Sabha MP Prabhunath Singh, who is the RJD candidate from Maharajganj in Bihar. Two cases were lodged against Singh - one for disrupting the government officers on duty and second for making anti-national statements. Prabhunath...
  • Lok Sabha Polls: Over 54 per cent turnout in Bihar April 17, 2014

    Patna: Over 54 per cent polling, almost 15 per cent more than the previous election, was registered in seven Lok Sabha seats in Bihar on Thursday in the second phase in the state. Elections held for Munger, Nalanda, Patna Sahib, Patliputra, Arrah, Buxar and Jehanabad seats registered 54.04 at the end...
  • Rabri declares assets of over Rs 6 crore including 65 cattle, a double barrel gun April 13, 2014

    Forty-five cows, 20 calves and a double barrel gun with 50 cartridges are among the possessions of former Bihar Chief Minister Rabri Devi who is contesting the Lok Sabha polls as a Rashtriya Janata Dal candidate from Saran constituency. According to the affidavit she submitted along with her nomination papers for...
  • Rabri Devi and Misa Bharti, only mother-daughter duo in the fray April 12, 2014

    New Delhi: We have more than half a dozen instances of father - son and husband - wife contesting in the Lok Sabha elections. But, we have only one instance of both mother and daughter contesting in the current Lok Sabha elections. Former Bihar chief minister and the RJD chief...
  • Sadhu Yadav not to contest against sister Rabri Devi April 4, 2014

    Former MP Sadhu Yadav on Friday said he will not contest the Lok Sabha polls from Bihar's Saran constituency, where his sister and former chief minister Rabri Devi is fighting on an RJD ticket, but from the Maharajganj constituency instead. Anirudh Prasad Yadav alias Sadhu Yadav said he will contest the...
  • Lalu, Rabri harsh on Sadhu Yadav; BJP trashes propping him March 26, 2014

    RJD President Lalu Prasad and wife reacted bitterly to Anirudh Prasad alias Sadhu Yadav's announcement to challenge Rabri Devi as an Independent in Saran even as BJP on Wednesday rubbished propping him up for political gains. "We do not bother who is fighting from where," Prasad told reporters when asked about...
  • LS polls: Sadhu Yadav to fight against sister Rabri Devi from Saran March 25, 2014

    Sadhu Yadav, a controversial former MP, on Tuesday announced that he will contest the Lok Sabha polls from Saran seat, where his sister and former Bihar Chief Minister Rabri Devi is in the fray as a RJD candidate. Sadhu, who is Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad's brother-in-law, said that...