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  • Merger of Janata Parivar before end of April: Nitish Kumar April 6, 2015

    Patna: Describing RJD chief Lalu Prasad's announcement in favour of the merger of Janata Parivar splinter parties as "a solid and effective" step towards the process, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday said a formal announcement will be made "much before the end of this month." "All the constituent parties...
  • Will launch Mahabharata-like war over Land bill: Lalu Prasad April 1, 2015

    Patna: The merger of six Janata Parivar parties would send a clear signal to the country for the ouster of BJP, RJD chief Lalu Prasad on Wednesday said and vowed to launch a Mahabharata-like war over Land bill. "The aim of the merger of Janata (Parivar) parties is to send BJP...
  • Lalu hits out at Giriraj Singh over Sonia Gandhi's skin colour remark, says he should be made to wear bangles, vermilion, bindi April 1, 2015

    Patna: Criticising Union Minister Giriraj Singh for his controversial comments on Congress President Sonia Gandhi, RJD President Lalu Prasad today said he had crossed borders of indecency and demanded action against him. "He should be made to wear bangles, vermilion, bindi, and his face should be blackened" as he has "crossed...
  • Only said cheating won't help students in competitive exams: Lalu Prasad March 24, 2015

    Patna: On expected lines, a day after Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad said that his government would have allowed students in Bihar to cheat openly from textbooks, he claimed that he has been quoted out of context. Defending his statement, he said that he merely that said those who cheat...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob March 23, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories with Zakka Jacob on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: VK Singh, Kashmiri separatist leaders attend Pakistan National Day celebrations March 23, 2015

    Minister of State for External Affairs Minister VK Singh on Monday attended Pakistan National Day reception at the High Commission in New Delhi amidst the controversy sparked by Pakistani envoy Abdul Basit's comments that India was not against his interactions with Kashmiri separatist leaders. ...
  • Lalu Prasad Yadav says his government could have provided books in examination March 23, 2015

    Patna: With visuals of mass copying in ongoing matriculation examination drawing national condemnation for Bihar, RJD President Lalu Prasad has said had it been his government it would have allowed examinees to write answers from books. "Had it been my government we would have given books to examinees to write only...
  • RJD continues to occupy Delhi office at Rs 333 per month March 22, 2015

    New Delhi: Notwithstanding its grand headquarters at prime ITO area in the national capital, Lalu Prasad-led Rashtriya Janata Dal continues to occupy an office in VP House at a meagre rent of Rs 333 per month. In an RTI response, Directorate of Estate under Urban Development Ministry has said, "A...
  • Lalu Prasad defends daughter Misa Bharti, says newspapers constructed the Harvard University controversy March 10, 2015

    Patna: Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad on Tuesday evening defended his daughter Misa Bharti after Harvard University rubbished her claim of being a speaker at India Conference. The RJD chief said, "Misa had claimed that she was a guest at the India Conference organised by Harvard University but never...
  • Lecture row: Misa Bharti must speak on the issue, says RJD MP Pappu Yadav March 10, 2015

    RJD MP Pappu Yadav said that Misa Bharti is a public figure and she can not do such things. In an interview to CNN-IBN, the RJD MP said, "If there is such a wrongdoing then it's not right and should be condemned." ...
  • Snapshot: Misa Bharti releases pictures of being a speaker at India Conference, Harvard denies March 10, 2015

    Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad's daughter Dr Misa Bharti had released a few photos to Indian newspapers along with a press release stating that she had delivered a lecture at the prestigious American university Harvard. The educational institute has, however, revealed that she was not invited as a speaker...
  • Harvard University rubbishes Lalu's daughter Misa Bharti's claim of being a speaker at India Conference March 10, 2015

    Patna: In a major embarrassment for Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad's daughter Dr Misa Bharti, who had released a few photos to Indian newspapers along with a press release stating that she had delivered a lecture at the prestigious American university Harvard, the educational institute has revealed that she...
  • PM Modi meets Bihar CM Nitish Kumar at wedding of Lalu's daughter and Mulayam's grand nephew February 27, 2015

    New Delhi: In a rare glimpse of bonhomie and after a long time, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday were seen sharing pleasantries with each other. The occasion was the wedding ceremony of Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad's daughter and Samajwadi Party supremo...
  • Strengthening political ties, Lalu's daughter marries Mulayam Singh Yadav's grand-nephew February 26, 2015

    New Delhi: RJD chief Lalu Prasad's daughter Raj Laxmi and Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav's grand-nephew Tej Pratap Singh will tie the knot on Thursday in New Delhi. Prime Minister Narendra Modi had attended the 'Tilak' ceremony of Mainpuri MP Tej Pratap Singh in Saifai, the native village of Mulayam....
  • Amitabh Bachchan attends pre-wedding bash of Mulayam Singh Yadav's grandnephew in Saifai February 22, 2015

    Saifai: Actor Amitabh Bachchan today attended the pre-wedding ceremony of SP supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav's grandnephew with RJD chief Lalu Yadav's daughter in Saifai, Uttar Pradesh. Bachchan, who boarded a flight from Mumbai, wore a white kurta pyajama with a shawl on his shoulder. The 'Shamitabh' actor entered the 'Tilak' ceremony venue...
  • PM Modi attends wedding rituals of Mulayam's grandnephew and Lalu's daughter in Saifai February 21, 2015

    Saifai: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday attended the wedding ceremony of Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav's grandnephew and Mainpuri MP Tej Pratap Yadav in Saifai on Saturday. Mulayam Singh had personally invited Modi for the ceremony. Mulayam's grandnephew and RJD President Lalu Prasad's daughter Raj Lakhsmi tied the knot...
  • Mulayam's grandnephew, Lalu's daughter to tie knot today; PM Modi, Amitabh Bachchan to attend it February 21, 2015

    Saifai: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be attending the wedding of Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav's grandnephew and Mainpuri MP Tej Pratap Yadav in Saifai on Saturday. Mulayam's grandnephew and RJD President Lalu Prasad's daughter Raj Lakhsmi will be tying the knot in Saifai. This is one of the most...
  • Nitish apologises to Bihar voters, Jitan Ram Manjhi quits as CM, BJP stumbles at the final hurdle February 20, 2015

    What promised to be high-voltage drama ended with a whimper as the main protagonist fled the battlefield even before the first shot was fired. Bihar Assembly was all set for a no-holds barred slugfest between friends-turned-rivals Jitan Ram Manjhi and Nitish Kumar with both sides claiming majority in the House...
  • Chilled rabri, kulfi to be served at Lalu's daughter and Mulayam's grand nephew's pre-wedding ceremony February 19, 2015

    Etawah: A staggering 1,00,000 invites, including to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, have been sent out for Samajwadi Party supremo's grand nephew's pre-wedding ceremony in Saifai village on Saturday where mouthwatering dishes like bedai, baati-chokha and halwa soaked in desi ghee will be served. Saifai village, some 25 km from Etawah, is...
  • Suit with name, temples and larger than life statues reveal the megalomaniac streak of Indian politicians February 12, 2015

    New Delhi: It was a piece of clothing designed to dazzle the world. But a closer scrutiny of the dark pinstripe suit worn by Prime Minister Narendra Modi during US President Barack Obama's visit revealed that what looked like thin strips were actually his name embroidered on it repeatedly. The entire...
  • Bihar Governor steps in after Nitish Kumar meets President, asks CM Manjhi to prove majority February 11, 2015

    Patna: Amid political standoff in Bihar, Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi on Wednesday night stepped in and asked Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi to prove majority on the floor of the Assembly on February 20. JDU has expelled Manjhi from the party and the Bihar Assembly Speaker Uday Narain Choudhary has...
  • Bihar political drama playing in Delhi, Nitish Kumar parades 130 MLAs before the President February 11, 2015

    New Delhi: Amid political standoff in Bihar, former chief minister and Janata Dal United leader Nitish Kumar met President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday evening to convey the support of 130 MLAs and urged him to advise the state Governor to take an immediate decision claiming that any delay will pollute...
  • No end to power tussle in Bihar, both Manjhi, Nitish claim majority in state Assembly February 9, 2015

    Patna: He may be outnumbered but his spirits are still high. Despite having been expelled from the Janata Dal United (JDU), Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Monday met the Governor and claimed that he is ready for a floor test to prove his majority in the state Assembly. "We...
  • Nitish Kumar may return as Bihar CM, Lalu Prasad backs him to dethrone Jitan Ram Manjhi: Sources February 4, 2015

    Patna: As fissures erupt in the Janata Dal United (JDU) leadership between Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi and former Chief minister Nitish Kumar, speculation is heating up that party MLAs want the former CM to return to the top post. According to sources, party MLAs feel that Manjhi will...
  • Merger of 'Janata Parivar' parties a permanent alliance, says Lalu Prasad December 7, 2014

    Lucknow: The coming together of erstwhile 'Janata Parivar' is a "permanent alliance", RJD chief Lalu Prasad said on Sunday, noting that such a united front to fight BJP was being missed for long. "It is a permanent alliance. We have been missing it for long. Now it has been cemented,"...
  • Jharkhand polls: Lalu campaigns for RJD-Congress-JDU combine December 6, 2014

    Giridih/Koderma: RJD supremo Lalu Prasad on Saturday appealed to the electorate to defeat the BJP and elect the RJD-Congress-JD(U) alliance in Jharkhand. "Throw out the BJP, under which the nation cannot prosper," Prasad said while briefly addressing separate meetings in Giridih and Kodarma constituencies in support of RJD candidates. "There have not...
  • Watch: The Week That Wasn't with Cyrus Broacha November 29, 2014

    On this episode of The Week That Wasn't, Cyrus Broacha takes on HRD Minister Smriti Irani, BCCI chief N Srinivasan and Lalu Prasad Yadav. ...
  • TWTW: Why Lalu Prasad holds his bungalow? November 29, 2014

    RJD chief Lalu Prasad hs occupied a ministerial bunglow in New Delhi's Tuglaq road since 2004. ...