Fodder

  • 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...
  • Fodder scam: CBI director wants to drop charges against Lalu Prasad 13-03-2014 04:47 PM

    In a surprise move, CBI Director Ranjit Sinha has advocated the dropping of charges against Lalu Prasad in the three pending cases which are offshoots of the infamous fodder scam in which the RJD leader has been convicted in one of the cases. In recommending that the charges against Yadav...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Uncertainty haunts Congress-RJD-LJP alliance ahead of LS polls 10-02-2014 01:56 PM

    With only a couple of months left for the Lok Sabha elections, the Congress, the RJD and the LJP are yet to forge an alliance for the battle for Bihar's 40 seats. Despite several rounds of talks and meetings in the last one month, no decision has yet been taken...
  • Fodder scam: Lalu Prasad to wait for fresh date to record his statement 06-02-2014 10:40 PM

    RJD president Lalu Prasad, who was asked by a special CBI court to record his statement in a fodder scam case on Friday, will have to wait for a fresh date after the judge was relieved on Thursday. "Judge Sitaram Prasad has been promoted as Lohardaga district judge and has...
  • Fodder scam: Court asks Lalu to record statement 31-01-2014 07:54 AM

    A special CBI court on Thursday asked RJD supremo Lalu Prasad, who was convicted in a fodder scam case and facing charges in four others, to record his statement in a case on February 6. The court of Sitaram Prasad asked Lalu, who is out on bail, to appear before...
  • Fodder scam convict Jagdish Sharma released on bail 14-01-2014 08:38 AM

    Disqualified JD(U) MP Jagdish Sharma, who was convicted in a fodder scam case, was released on Monday from jail on bail. "He was released around 3 pm after getting bail documents," a senior jail official said. Sharma, who was convicted and sentenced to four years imprisonment by a special CBI...
  • Fodder scam: Jagannath Mishra's provisional bail extended till March 26 03-01-2014 11:51 PM

    Jharkhand High Court on Friday extended the duration of the provisional bail granted to fodder scam convict and ex-Bihar chief minister Jagannath Mishra till March 26. The bench of Justice RR Prasad allowed the extension plea petitioned by Mishra on medical ground. Mishra, who was granted provisional bail on October...
  • RJD keen on tie-up with Congress for LS polls, says Lalu Prasad 20-12-2013 10:52 PM

    RJD chief Lalu Prasad on Fridaystressed that his party was keen on a tie-up with Congress forthe Lok Sabha polls after he arrived in New Delhi following hisrelease on bail in a fodder scam case.In the capital to meet Congress leadership, he said talksbetween the two parties were not held...
  • With Lalu Prasad on bail, Cong-RJD-LJP tie-up seems to be on the cards 19-12-2013 03:37 PM

    With Lalu Prasad out on bail, an alliance appears to be on the cards among Congress, RJD and LJP for the Lok Sabha polls in Bihar. Bihar Congress chief Ashok Chowdhary on Thursday met party Vice President Rahul Gandhi, a day after he held consultations with party chief Sonia Gandhi...
  • Out of jail, Lalu vows to take on Narendra Modi, Nitish Kumar 18-12-2013 09:28 AM

    Patna: The Rashtriya Janata Dal seems to have got a shot in the arm with the release of its leader Lalu Prasad. He walked out on bail on Monday and has already vowed to take on Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and BJP Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi. "I have...
  • Will decide on a candidate for Saran LS seat, son Tejaswi is underage: Lalu Prasad 17-12-2013 02:34 PM

    Lalu Prasad, who lost his Saran Lok Sabha seat following his conviction in a fodder scam case, on Tuesday said the party would decide whom to nominate for the vacant seat. "Tejaswi is not eligible for 2014 Lok Sabha elections as he will turn 25 on November 25 next year,"...
  • Fodder scam: I am innocent, CBI did injustice to me, says Lalu Prasad 17-12-2013 08:27 AM

    RJD Chief Lalu Prasad Yadav, who was released on bail, on Monday said he was innocent and the CBI had done injustice to him in its probe into the Rs 950 crore fodder scam case that was unearthed during his chief ministerial term in undivided Bihar. "Mine is a no...
  • Fodder scam: Annapurna Devi, Sanjay Yadav bail bond for Lalu Prasad 17-12-2013 08:23 AM

    Jharkhand Minister Annapurna Devi and RJD MLA Sanjay Yadav became the two sureties in furnishing bail bonds for Rs 25,000 each, paving the way for party chief Lalu Prasad Yadav's release from jail on bail on Monday. The two RJD leaders went to the Special CBI court of Balmukund Rai...
  • Lalu worked as gardener but refused to accept wages: Jail officials 16-12-2013 11:18 PM

    RJD chief Lalu Prasad, who was on Mondayreleased on bail in a fodder scam case worked as gardner injail to keep fit while refusing to accept wages for his work."From the beginning he said he would not take any money.It was Rs 14 per day," Jail Superintendent Dilip Pradhan said....
  • 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...
  • Lalu Prasad to be released from jail today 16-12-2013 09:18 AM

    Ranchi: The Rashtriya Janata Dal is gearing up for celebrations as its President and former Bihar chief minister Lalu Prasad will be released from the Ranchi prison on Monday after being granted bail by the Supreme Court in a fodder scam case. The apex court had on Friday granted bail...
  • Lok Janshakti Party welcomes SC granting bail to Lalu Prasad in fodder scam 14-12-2013 12:49 PM

    Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) o Friday welcomed the Supreme Court granting bail to RJD President Lalu Prasad. The LJP, in a resolution adopted at a meeting attended by its President Ramvilas Paswan here, expressed happiness over the RJD chief getting bail, a party release said. LJP has alliance with RJD...
  • It's a respite for the party, says Rabri Devi 13-12-2013 11:05 PM

    Rabri Devi said that the Supreme court's decision to grant bail to her husband and Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad has come as a respite. Lalu was lodged in Birsa Munda jail in Ranchi after he has been convicted in the fodder scam case and sentenced to five years....
  • 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...
  • Fodder scam convict Lalu gets bail from SC, but can't contest polls 13-12-2013 11:47 AM

    New Delhi: The Supreme court on Friday granted bail to Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad on Friday. Lalu was lodged in Birsa Munda jail in Ranchi after he has been convicted in the fodder scam case and sentenced to five years. The apex court granted Lalu bail on three...
  • Fodder scam: SC to hear Lalu's bail plea today 13-12-2013 09:39 AM

    New Delhi: The Supreme court on Friday hear the bail plea of Rashtriya Janata Dal Chief Lalu Prasad today. Lalu is lodged in Birsa Munda jail in Ranchi after he has been convicted in the fodder scam case and sentenced to five years. The apex court had on November 29...
  • Absconding fodder scam convict arrested by CBI 05-12-2013 10:06 PM

    Former regional director of Animal Husbandry Department K N Jha, who was convicted in a fodder scam case but was at large, was on Thursday arrested by CBI sleuths in Ranchi. "K N Jha, one of the 45 convicts in the RC 20A/96, has been arrested at a place in...
  • Supreme Court issues notice to CBI on Lalu's bail plea 29-11-2013 12:42 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday issued notice to the CBI on Rashtriya Janata Dal leader Lalu Prasad's petition for bail. He is currently in jail following his conviction in a fodder scam case. The apex court bench of Chief Justice P Sathasivam and Justice Ranjan Gogoi issued notice...
  • Lalu Prasad moves SC for bail in fodder scam case 25-11-2013 11:36 AM

    New Delhi: Rashtriya Janata Dal chief and former Bihar chief minister Lalu Prasad moved the Supreme Court (SC) for bail in the fodder scam case. The court will hear Lalu's plea on Friday (November 29). Lalu moved the apex court as the Jharkhand High Court had on October 31, 2013...
  • No evidence against Nitish Kumar in fodder scam, CBI tells Jharkhand HC 23-11-2013 09:04 AM

    CBI on Friday informed the Jharkhand High Court that it did not find any evidence against Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and JD-U leader Shivanand Tiwari in the Rs 950 crore fodder scam. Responding to the directive by the court of Justice R R Prasad on September 20 to file...
  • Lalu Prasad appears before special CBI courts in fodder cases 19-11-2013 08:24 AM

    RJD president Lalu Prasad, who is serving a five-year prison term in a fodder scam case, appeared before separate special CBI courts in three of the four other fodder scam cases through video conferencing in Ranchi. Prasad registered his appearance through video conferencing from the Birsa Munda Central Jail, where...
  • Fodder scam: Lalu appears before special CBI court through video-conferencing 13-11-2013 09:16 AM

    RJD supremo Lalu Prasad, now in a prison following his conviction in a fodder scam case last month, on Tuesday appeared before a special CBI court through video-conferencing in connection with another fodder case. Lalu registered his appearance through video-conferencing from the jail before the court of Sitaram Prasad in...
  • Fodder scam: High Court rejects Lalu Prasad's bail plea 31-10-2013 11:49 AM

    Jharkhand High Court rejects bail petition of RJD leader Lalu Prasad serving a five-year sentence after being convicted in a fodder scam case. The court had on Wednesday reserved its order on the bail petition moved by Lalu. After conclusion of the hearing by the CBI counsel against Lalu's bail...