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  • LS polls: Police seeks EC instruction to lodge FIR against Lalu Prasad 19-04-2014 09:00 PM

    Superintendent of Police Manoj Kumar said that the RJD president, while addressing an election meeting at Thakurganj, used threatening words for the officer in-charge of Thakurganj police station for seizure of campaign vehicle of Congress candidate Asrarul Haque last night. The district administration is sending a video of the meeting...
  • Lalu Prasad to address rally in Baisi today 19-04-2014 10:50 AM

    RJD Supremo Lalu Prasad to address rally in Baisi, Purnea on Saturday. Purnea will go to polls on April 24. On Thursday, Lalu had alleged that muslim girls who came to cast their votes at booth number 180 in Gaya's Belaganj area on Thursday were misbehaved with by an official...
  • Bihar's 'Osama' to contest against Modi from Varanasi 18-04-2014 03:32 PM

    Meraj Khalid Noor, popularly known as Bihar's Osama bin Laden due to his uncanny resemblance to the late Al Qaeda leader, on Friday announced he would contest the Lok Sabha poll against BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi from Varanasi. "I have decided to contest polls against Modi from Varanasi,"...
  • Misa Bharti booked for violating Model Code of Conduct 18-04-2014 10:57 AM

    An FIR was on Thursday lodged against former Chief Minister Lalu Prasad's daughter Misa Bharti, who is contesting from the state's Patliputra Lok Sabha constituency, for forcibly entering a polling booth and allegedly damaging an EVM machine. A district official said an FIR was lodged against Bharti on the basis...
  • FIR lodged against Lalu's daughter Misa Bharti for breaking voting machine 17-04-2014 06:01 PM

    An FIR was registered against RJD leader and Lalu Prasad's daughter Misa Bharti in Maner Police station for allegedly breaking an electronic voting machine (EVM) at a polling booth in Pataliputra on Thursday. The incident happened at booth number 34 in Maner during polling was on. The RJD, however, alleged...
  • BJP defends Amit Shah, says he did not violate the model code 17-04-2014 02:12 PM

    BJP today came out in defence of Amit Shah, saying Narendra Modi'sclose aide, who was censured by the Election Commission for controversial poll speeches, did not violate the Model Code of Conduct. BJP leader Ravi Shankar Prasad, at the same time, welcomed the poll panel's action against Uttar Pradesh Minister...
  • 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...
  • LS polls: Star power, Nitish and Lalu's prestige at stake in Bihar 16-04-2014 05:51 PM

    A seat with star power in full play, another which is Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's stronghold and a constituency where the richest candidate in the state is contesting will vote along with four others on April 17 in the fifth phase of Lok Sabha elections. Apart from Nitish Kumar,...
  • Misa's assets Rs 4.72 crore, more than 'uncle' Ram Kripal Yadav 16-04-2014 04:04 PM

    The assets of RJD supremo Lalu Prasad's daughter Misa Bharati, including that of her family, are worth Rs 4.72 crore while her uncle Ram Kripal Yadav, who is contesting against her on a BJP ticket from Bihar's Patliputra seat, has declared assets worth Rs 1.39 crore. RJD's 39-year-old Misa has...
  • Misa Bharti goes hi-tech to win Patliputra LS seat 15-04-2014 03:44 PM

    Battling two heavyweights in her debut in the political arena, Misa Bharti is banking on hi-tech poll strategies and family support in her bid to salvage the pride of her father RJD supremo Lalu Yadav, who lost the Patliputra seat in the 2009 Lok Sabha elections. 39-year-old Misa, an MBBS,...
  • Jolt to Nitish, Kisanganj candidate withdraws in Congress favour 15-04-2014 02:37 PM

    Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday suffered a jolt as JD(U) candidate from Kisanganj withdrew in favour of Congress nominee in the parliamentary election. "I have decided to withdraw myself from election in favour of sitting Congress candidate to check split of minority votes," JD(U) candidate Akhtarul Iman said. Congress...
  • LS polls: As it happened in Bihar 14-04-2014 11:13 PM

    Congress candidate from Patna Sahib Kunal Singh along with RJD youth leader Tejashwi Yadav during election campaign rally in Fatua on Monday.Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar being welcome by supporters during an election campaign rally in Nalanda on Monday.RJD chief Lalu Prasad addressing an election campaign rally in Jehanabad on Monday.
  • Venkatesh Prasad bats for more Indian coaches in IPL 14-04-2014 05:34 PM

    Mumbai: Saying that Indians are second to none, former pacer Venkatesh Prasad on Monday advocated having more Indian coaches in the Indian Premier League set-up. Out of eight IPL teams, only Kings XI Punjab have an Indian head coach in Sanjay Bangar. "It is an Indian Premier League. It is...
  • Shatrughan seeks blessings from Suman's mother 14-04-2014 03:22 PM

    Forgetting past political rivalry, 'Bihari babu' Shatrughan Sinha met Sekhar Suman and sought blessings from the actor's mother in the election to the Patna Sahib parliamentary seat. Ahead of Lok Sabha elections, he will be addressing a rally in Bihar's Fatuha on Monday. Sinha, while seeking blessing from Suman's mother...
  • CCTV video shows BJD leader stabbing Cong leader's brother, nephew 13-04-2014 10:05 AM

    Koraput: In yet another incident of poll related violence, a video reportedly shows BJD leader Dharmendra Adhikari stabbing a Congress candidate's brother and nephew in hotel in Koraput in Odisha. The victims are in serious condition and have been admitted to a hospital. The victims are relatives of Jeypore MLA...
  • Lalu can't be RJD chief, says rebel legislator Samrat Choudhary 11-04-2014 10:04 PM

    Samrat Choudhary, an RJD legislator who tried to defect, on Friday, challenged RJD chief Lalu Prasad, saying he cannot be the party president as per the constitution of the party as he was convicted in the multi-crore fodder scam. "Lalu Prasad cannot be the RJD chief because the constitution of...
  • Lalu alleges poll officials intimidated voters, writes to EC 11-04-2014 09:14 PM

    Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad lodged a complaint with the Election Commission, on Friday, alleging that poll officials forced his party voters to stay away or vote for other parties in Gaya Lok Sabha constituency which witnessed polls on Thursday. Prasad also submitted CDs of the alleged incident...
  • Lalu crosses century mark in helicopter rides for campaigning 11-04-2014 03:59 PM

    No matter what the outcome of the Lok Sabha elections in Bihar, RJD supremo Lalu Prasad has already entered the record books with a century and counting - of helicopter rides for campaigning. As of Thursday, he had undertaken at least 103 flights and could well make it a double...
  • Lalu Prasad calls Mulayam Singh Yadav's rape remark 'rubbish' 11-04-2014 03:46 PM

    Mulayam Singh Yadav is talking "rubbish", RJD chief Lalu Prasad said on Friday, reacting to the Samajwadi Party chief terming as unfair the death penalty prescribed by law in rape cases. "Mulayam Singh Yadav is derailed now," Lalu Prasad told reporters here before leaving for campaigning. He said Mulayam Singh...
  • Mulayam's remark on rape unreasonable: Lalu Prasad 11-04-2014 02:49 PM

    Even as he faces flak over his comment defending rapists, Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav, however, has refused to back down. ...
  • EC notice to Beni Prasad Verma for remarks against Modi 10-04-2014 09:35 PM

    New Delhi: Election Commission on Thursday issued a show cause notice to Union minister Beni Prasad Verma for his "biggest goon" remarks against Narendra Modi, saying prima facie the senior Congress leader has violated the Model Code of Conduct. The Commission has given him time till Saturday evening to present...
  • Bihar leaders beat the heat with juices and sharbats 10-04-2014 12:37 PM

    Bihar leaders are sipping an array of local sharbats and juices to stay cool as the mercury soars. Chief Minister Nitish Kumar likes to have sattu sharbat while RJD leader Lalu Prasad prefers bel juice. Star political campaigners have turned to traditional coolers like 'amjhoura' (mango juice mixed with salt...
  • Congress not inviting Lalu to rallies is a smart strategy, says Nitish Kumar 09-04-2014 12:11 AM

    JD(U) supremo and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday described the Congress' move of not inviting its alliance partner RJD chief Lalu Prasad to its rallies as a 'smart strategy' and said that the love between the two associates was intact. "Do not read much into such things... It's...
  • Sonia Gandhi, Lalu Prasad to share dais for Congress-RJD campaigns in Bihar 08-04-2014 05:57 PM

    Congress President Sonia Gandhi and RJD supremo Lalu Prasad will share the dais during the party's campaigns for the five phases of Lok Sabha elections in the state after April 10. "Soniaji and RJD President Lalu Prasad will share the dais in public rallies after April 10 while canvassing for...
  • Beni Prasad Verma booked for calling Modi 'biggest goonda' of RSS 08-04-2014 02:06 PM

    An FIR has been registered against Union Steel Minister Beni Prasad Verma in Balrampur for calling BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi the "biggest goonda" of RSS and party's National President Rajnath Singh his "slave". District Magistrate Mukesh Chandra on Tuesday said, "Beni had termed Modi as a goon of...
  • FIR against Beni Prasad Verma for comments against Modi, Amit Shah 08-04-2014 01:41 PM

    Balrampur: In more trouble for Union Steel Minister and Congress leader Beni Prasad Verma, an FIR has been filed against him for calling BJP's Uttar Pradesh in-charge Amit Shah a thug. An FIR has also been registered against Verma in Balrampur for calling BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi the...
  • LS polls: Need security before development, says Ravi Shankar Prasad 07-04-2014 12:46 PM

    The BJP released its manifesto for the 2014 Lok Sabha elections on Monday. The manifesto focuses on development, inclusive growth and zero tolerance towards terror. ...
  • RJD releases LS Poll manifesto, tries to woo minority voters 06-04-2014 09:23 PM

    In an attempt to woo its traditional vote bank including the minority community and people belonging to backward and most backward castes, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) on Sunday went all out in its Lok Sabha poll manifesto promising a plethora of initiatives for them. The manifesto promises ending the contractual...