April 17, 2021 2:48 pm
The case pertains to the fraudulent withdrawal of Rs 3.5 crore from the Dumka treasury by Animal Husbandry Department officials between 1991 and 1996, when Lalu was the chief minister of Bihar.
October 09, 2020 1:12 pm
Lalu Prasad Yadav will remain in jail since the Dumka treasury case is still pending.
December 14, 2019 2:42 pm
The bureaucratic reshuffle comes amid an impasse between the HRD ministry and students of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) regarding a hike in hostels fees.
January 04, 2019 5:10 pm
Noted lawyer and Congress leader Kapil Sibal, representing Prasad, cited his bad health and also his need for distributing election symbol to candidates in the capacity of being RJD president while seeking bail.
August 17, 2018 4:18 pm
The high court had on May 11 granted six weeks provisional bail to the RJD supremo on medical grounds and again extended it till August 14.
April 10, 2018 4:57 am
Twenty three other accused — all transporters and suppliers — were also found guilty in the case, while five were acquitted. No politicians were accused in the case, which was registered at Dumka Town police station on February 22, 1996.
March 19, 2018 7:20 pm
In 1997, Lalu Prasad Yadav was charged under the Prevention of Corruption Act in connection with the fodder scam after the CBI found irregularities worth Rs 950 crore.
February 24, 2018 2:50 am
Lalu has appealed against his conviction by a special CBI court in the scam case pertaining to fraudulent withdrawal of funds from Deoghar treasury to the tune of Rs 89.27 lakh between 1991 and 1994.
January 25, 2018 3:30 am
Both Lalu and Mishra were sentenced to five-year rigorous imprisonment under various sections of the IPC and the Prevention of Corruption Act, along with a cumulative fine of Rs 10 lakh.
January 14, 2018 3:58 am
Both Madan and Laxman are RJD workers and had surrendered before court on December 23, the day Lalu was convicted in a fodder scam case — he is now serving his sentence in Ranchi’s Birsa Munda Jail, where the duo was lodged