Rabri Devi

  • Lok Sabha Polls: Over 54 per cent turnout in Bihar 17-04-2014 07:35 AM

    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...
  • Rabri declares assets of over Rs 6 crore including 65 cattle, a double barrel gun 13-04-2014 05:50 PM

    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...
  • Rabri Devi and Misa Bharti, only mother-daughter duo in the fray 12-04-2014 05:13 PM

    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 04-04-2014 10:56 PM

    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...
  • Lalu, Rabri harsh on Sadhu Yadav; BJP trashes propping him 26-03-2014 03:34 PM

    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...
  • LS polls: Sadhu Yadav to fight against sister Rabri Devi from Saran 25-03-2014 01:33 PM

    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...
  • Soothsayers, fortune tellers throng Lalu's residence to help him 'win' elections 13-03-2014 06:14 PM

    Astrologers, soothsayers and even occultists are thronging the residence of RJD president Lalu Prasad to bless him and help him "win" the elections. Sources said, the RJD chief has not invited them to his house at 10 Circular Road, but the saffron-robed tribe came being aware that Prasad and his...
  • After Ram Kripal quits RJD, Lalu fills pool with mud to save party 13-03-2014 01:09 PM

    RJD chief Lalu Prasad has turned to vaastu shastra ahead of the Lok Sabha polls to rid himself and his family of misfortune and ill-luck and to ensure good electoral performance of his party. With over a dozen of his senior party leaders, including a Rajya Sabha member, half a...
  • Rebel RJD leader Ram Kripal Yadav meets BJP chief Rajnath Singh 11-03-2014 12:14 PM

    New Delhi: Even as former Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Ram Kripal Yadav hinted that he may soon join the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), the party put up a brave face saying his exit won't impact the party. "RJD is a strong party. Ram Kripal Yadav's exit won't impact our...
  • 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...
  • Ram Kripal Yadav relents to Misa's request, says ready to fight polls 08-03-2014 12:13 AM

    Patna: After differences over ticket distribution, senior Rastriya Janata Dal Leader Ram Kripal Yadav has conveyed his willingness to accept Misa Bharti's offer of allowing him to contest from Pataliputra. "I heard that she said that they will let me contest from Pataliputra if I want to. I accept her...
  • Not giving senior leaders ticket for polls party's decision: Lalu 07-03-2014 09:27 PM

    Patna: Agreeing that senior members of the party did not get ticket to contest for the upcoming Lok Sabha polls, Rashtriya Janata Dal leader Lalu Yadav on Friday said that seat allocation is a collective decision of the party. "We accommodate as many youth and women as possible. I agree...
  • LS polls: Lalu releases list of 25 candidates, fields wife and daughter too 07-03-2014 12:33 AM

    RJD supremo Lalu Prasad on Thursday decided to field his wife Rabri Devi and eldest daughter Misa Bharti from Saran and Pataliputra Lok Sabha seats respectively. In the first list of 25 candidates released on Thursday, Rabri Devi, a former chief minister, seeks to retain her husband's bastion in Saran...
  • A day after revolt, Lalu Prasad parades 9 MLAs, claims all is well in RJD 25-02-2014 02:59 PM

    Patna: A day after 13 of his MLAs announced that they were quitting his party, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad paraded nine of them at a press conference on Tuesday, vowing to launch an agitation against Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, who he accused of conspiring with the Assembly...
  • Lok Sabha polls: Lalu, Modi to go head to head in Muzaffarpur on March 3 11-02-2014 02:05 PM

    BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi is set to address a rally in Bihar's Muzaffarpur town on March 3, when RJD chief Lalu Prasad too will hold a big public meeting in the same town on the same day. A senior RJD leader close to the party chief said Lalu's...
  • Alliance picture will be clear in a couple of days: Rabri Devi 27-01-2014 06:11 PM

    As RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav on Monday met Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi in Delhi to discuss possible alliance in Bihar for the forthcoming Lok Sabha elections, former Chief Minister Rabri Devi on Mondaysaid the picture would be clear in "few days". "Koi takrahat nahin hain, kahin koi do mat...
  • Will write a book to expose those who conspired to frame me in fodder scam: Lalu 16-01-2014 02:30 PM

    Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad plans to write a book to expose his rivals. "I have decided to write a book to expose those who conspired to frame me in fodder scam and sent me to jail," Lalu Prasad told media persons. "My book will also reveal a few...
  • Fodder scam: Lalu walks out of jail, says will fight communal forces 16-12-2013 01:56 PM

    Ranchi: Rashtriya Janata Dal chief and former Bihar chief minister Lalu Prasad was released from the Ranchi prison on Monday after being granted bail by the Supreme Court in a fodder scam case. Lalu was welcomed by a huge crowd of RJD supporters outside the jail. Lalu thanked his well-wishers...
  • Rabri Devi welcomes bail to Lalu, says he's a victim of conspiracy 13-12-2013 12:08 PM

    Patna: RJD chief Lalu Prasad's wife and former Bihar chief minister Rabri Devi welcomed the Supreme Court's decision to grant bail to her husband saying she had full faith in judiciary. She continued to maintain that Lalu is innocent and wrongly convicted in the fodder scam case. Rabri Devi said...
  • RJD to continue supporting Congress: Rabri Devi 10-12-2013 10:17 AM

    RJD leader Rabri Devi on Monday had a word of comfort for Congress, under criticism over the severe drubbing in elections in four states, saying win and loss are part of politics and pledged to continue her party's support to the UPA. "Win and loss are part of politics," she...
  • Narendra Modi is Raavan and JDU is Kansa, says Rabri Devi 18-11-2013 12:47 PM

    Gaya: Ahead of Rashtriya Janata Dal's (RJD)'s Parivartan rally in Gaya on Monday, former CM Rabri Devi referred to Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi as 'Raavan' and the ruling Janata Dal United (JDU) government in Bihar as 'Kansa'. Rabri Devi denied the possibility of any collaboration with...
  • Ramvilas Paswan visits Rabri's house on Chhath 08-11-2013 12:25 AM

    Sharing camaraderie, Lok Janshakti Party president Ramvilas Paswan on Thursday visited house of RJD leader Rabri Devi to exchange greetings on Chhath Puja. Accompanied by his son and LJP Parliamentary Board chief Chirag Paswan and younger brother Ramchandra Paswan, the party chief arrived at Rabri Devi's 10 Circular Road residence...
  • Lalu's absence in Chhath saddens Rabri 05-11-2013 05:17 PM

    Saddened by the absence of Lalu Prasad, former Bihar chief minister Rabri Devi on Tuesday started preparation for Chhath festival and said she would miss her husband on this pious occasion. "His absence will be felt on this pious occasion of Chhath," Rabri Devi told reporters at her 10 Circular...
  • Rabri Devi confident of alliance with Congress for 2014 general elections 22-10-2013 03:37 PM

    Former Bihar Chief Minister Rabri Devi said she is hopeful and confident that the Congress will join hands with her party RJD to strengthen secular alliance in the state for the 2014 general elections. "I am hopeful and confident that Congress will join hands with Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) for...
  • RJD is united and strong, but misses Lalu: Rabri 22-10-2013 01:21 PM

    Patna: Former Bihar chief minister and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Rabri Devi has claimed that the party is united and people of Bihar are with Lalu Prasad while hinting that the Congress, Ram Vilas Paswan's Lok Janshakti Party and her party will fight elections together. Even though Rabri, who...
  • Nitish Kumar wasting money on wooing investors: Rabri Devi 21-10-2013 08:50 AM

    Accusing Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar of wasting tax payers' money to woo investors, his predecessor and RJD leader Rabri Devi on Sunday asked him to explain how much investment has come to the state during his rule. The people of Bihar are entitled to know how much private investment...
  • Rabri Devi to lead RJD, informs Ramkripal Yadav 06-10-2013 09:03 PM

    Rabri Devi, wife of incarcerated RJD chief Lalu Prasad and former Bihar chief minister, will lead the party in his absence, its National General Secretary Ramkripal Yadav said on Sunday. The decision to anoint her was taken at a crucial meeting of RJD MPs, MLAs, MLCs and senior party functionaries...
  • Jail not a new experience for Lalu Prasad 04-10-2013 09:41 AM

    Jail will not be new for former Bihar Chief Minister Lalu Prasad, who has spent time, held court, cooked food and virtually run the party and the state government from behind bars in his over four decade-long political career, leaders close to him said. "People may not be aware that...
  • Fodder scam: Lalu to stay in Birsa Munda Jail as qaidi number 1528 03-10-2013 11:30 PM

    Ranchi: Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad has been sent to jail for five years in the fodder scam, though the party will appeal the sentence. The order means Lalu will not only be disqualified as an MP, he may also not be able to contest the next Lok Sabha...
  • Lalu Prasad is a hero and will remain one: Rabri Devi 03-10-2013 06:06 PM

    Patna: "Lalu Prasad is a hero and will remain a hero in future too," said his wife and former Bihar Chief Minister Rabri Devi soon after a CBI court in Ranchi on Thursday sentenced the RJD president to five years in jail in a multi-crore fodder scam case. Rabri Devi...