Fodder

  • Lalu deposes in two more fodder scam cases in Ranchi court July 14, 2014

    RJD chief Lalu Prasad appeared in a CBI court in Ranchi to record his statement in connection with two cases of the multi-million-rupee fodder scam. Appearing before Special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Judge AK Rai, the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief recorded his statement in one case related to fraudulent...
  • CBI dismisses Lalu's petition for quashing fodder scam case July 1, 2014

    A special CBI court on Tuesday dismissed fodder scam convict Lalu Prasad's petition pleading that he should not be tried for the case after being convicted in the same offence earlier. The court of AK Rai dismissed the petition seeking to quash RC64A/96 pertaining to fraudulent withdrawal of Rs 96 lakh...
  • CBI court rejects Lalu's plea to quash fodder scam trial July 1, 2014

    Lalu Prasad's plea to quash the trial of three cases against him in connection with the multi-million rupee fodder scam, has been rejected by CBI court on Tuesday. The Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief said he has already been convicted and sentenced in one of the fodder scam cases. The other...
  • CBI court rejects Lalu Prasad's plea to quash fodder scam cases against him July 1, 2014

    Ranchi: A special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court in Ranchi has rejected former Bihar chief minister Lalu Prasad's petition to quash other cases of the multi-crore fodder scam against him. Lalu Prasad, the chief of Rashtriya Janata Dal, had petitioned the court that other fodder scam cases against him...
  • Goats die after consuming poisonous fodder June 19, 2014

    Akola: As many as 50 goats died near here after consuming poisonous fodder, officials said. The incident occurred at Ligwa village of the district on Wednesday, when the goats died after eating poisonous green grams, which was confirmed in the post-mortem report of the dead livestock, Dr N G Chopde...
  • Fodder scam: My conviction was 'conspiracy by elite', says Lalu Prasad Yadav April 3, 2014

    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 elite...
  • Fodder scam: CBI director wants to drop charges against Lalu Prasad March 13, 2014

    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 be...
  • After Ram Kripal quits RJD, Lalu fills pool with mud to save party March 13, 2014

    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 dozen...
  • Lok Sabha polls: Lalu, Modi to go head to head in Muzaffarpur on March 3 February 11, 2014

    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 plan...
  • Uncertainty haunts Congress-RJD-LJP alliance ahead of LS polls February 10, 2014

    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 by...
  • Fodder scam: Lalu Prasad to wait for fresh date to record his statement February 6, 2014

    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 been...
  • Fodder scam: Court asks Lalu to record statement January 31, 2014

    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 it...
  • Fodder scam convict Jagdish Sharma released on bail January 14, 2014

    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 court...
  • Fodder scam: Jagannath Mishra's provisional bail extended till March 26 January 4, 2014

    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 25 last...
  • RJD keen on tie-up with Congress for LS polls, says Lalu Prasad December 21, 2013

    RJD chief Lalu Prasad on Friday stressed that his party was keen on a tie-up with Congress for the Lok Sabha polls after he arrived in New Delhi following his release on bail in a fodder scam case. In the capital to meet Congress leadership, he said talks between the two parties were not held...
  • With Lalu Prasad on bail, Cong-RJD-LJP tie-up seems to be on the cards December 19, 2013

    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 January 6, 2014

    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 come...
  • Will decide on a candidate for Saran LS seat, son Tejaswi is underage: Lalu Prasad December 17, 2013

    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," Lalu...
  • Fodder scam: I am innocent, CBI did injustice to me, says Lalu Prasad December 17, 2013

    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 evidence...
  • Fodder scam: Annapurna Devi, Sanjay Yadav bail bond for Lalu Prasad December 17, 2013

    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 (officiating...
  • Lalu worked as gardener but refused to accept wages: Jail officials December 17, 2013

    RJD chief Lalu Prasad, who was on Monday released on bail in a fodder scam case worked as gardner in jail 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. The...
  • Fodder scam: Lalu walks out of jail, says will fight communal forces January 6, 2014

    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 after...
  • Lalu Prasad to be released from jail today December 16, 2013

    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 December 14, 2013

    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 in Bihar....
  • It's a respite for the party, says Rabri Devi December 14, 2013

    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 December 13, 2013

    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 that...
  • Fodder scam convict Lalu gets bail from SC, but can't contest polls December 13, 2013

    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 grounds....
  • Fodder scam: SC to hear Lalu's bail plea today December 13, 2013

    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 issued...
  • Absconding fodder scam convict arrested by CBI December 5, 2013

    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 the...
  • Supreme Court issues notice to CBI on Lalu's bail plea November 29, 2013

    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 after...