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Lalu Prasad


Nitish under pressure in NDA, should return to Grand Alliance: Congress

January 17, 2021 9:23 pm

A statement to the effect was made by Congress Legislature Party leader Ajeet Sharma, though it was promptly dismissed as being "not official" by the RJD, which helms the five-party opposition coalition.

BJP claims ‘Lalu tape’, telling MLA to skip Speaker’s vote, cite Covid

November 26, 2020 8:00 am

In the tape released by Modi, the man said to be Lalu urges Paswan to miss the session citing Covid infection and offers him a ministerial berth should the Mahagathbandhan get the Speaker of its choice and topple the NDA government.

‘Nitish can go back to Lalu to stay in power’: Chirag Paswan

November 06, 2020 2:18 pm

The LJP chief later took a dig at Nitish Kumar’s decision to declare these elections his last on Twitter.

Explained: Nitish govt’s triple C motto, and why there's no mention of it in the Bihar polls

October 30, 2020 10:41 pm

Once Nitish Kumar was back in the NDA fold, he would often cite ‘Triple C’ to underline his commitment towards good governance. But the formula has not come up often in the current poll campaign.

Explained: What is ‘Bhurabal’, and why is the NDA targeting Tejashwi Yadav for it?

October 29, 2020 11:28 am

An acronym for Bhumihar-Rajput-Brahmin-Lala (Kayastha), Bhu-Ra-Ba-L was used as a pejorative during RJD supremo Lalu Prasad's first tenure as chief minister in the early nineties.

When Lalu Prasad gave nod for leave during menstruation

August 31, 2020 12:42 am

Nearly 30 years ago, the Lalu Prasad government in Bihar introduced menstrual leave for working women — revolutionary both for the state (which lags on most development indices), and for its time (when women formed a small portion of working staff).

RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav slapped with legal notice by Bihar minister for posting 'edited' video on social media

June 15, 2020 6:34 pm

Ashok Chaudhary, who holds the building construction portfolio in Nitish Kumar cabinet alleged that the RJD chief ministerial candidate shared an "edited" video of his response to queries from journalists about an open letter from Yadav's jailed father Lalu Prasad addressed to the people of Bihar a day after his 73rd birthday.

Lalu Prasad Yadav files nomination for RJD chief’s post from jail

December 04, 2019 3:24 am

Lalu filed his nomination from jail, with sons Tejashwi and Tej Pratap Yadav, along with Bihar RJD chief Jagdanand Singh and senior leaders Raghuvansh Prasad Singh and Ramchandra Purve present.

Visitors barred from meeting Lalu Yadav in Ranchi jail, Rabri calls it a plot to poison him

April 21, 2019 8:17 pm

"They are trying to demoralise our leader. Can they give evidence of law and order problem during previous meetings by visitors? We will tell Governor Droupadi Murmu about it," RJD's Jharkhand unit president said.

PDP-NC alliance idea took shape over 2 months, sped up after Baig’s move

November 23, 2018 7:04 am

The thought, sources said, was also driven by concerns over repeated visits to J&K by BJP general secretary Ram Madhav.


Today in pics: March 7, 2014

March 07, 2014 5:46 pm

Mizo youth performs the bamboo dance.