September 15, 2020 9:20 pm
Raghuvansh Prasad Singh upheld the ideals of Lohia and Karpoori Thakur while pursuing political office with Lalu Prasad.
September 15, 2020 4:53 am
Former Union minister Raghuvansh Prasad Singh died on Sunday. On September 10, he had written a one-line resignation letter to RJD chief Lalu Prasad.
September 13, 2020 4:42 pm
PM Modi described Singh as a grassroots leader with a deep understanding of poverty and the problems of the poor. He also obliquely referred to "churning" that the departed leader faced in his last days, hinting at his disenchantment with his party the RJD and its leader Lalu Prasad.
September 16, 2020 1:47 pm
At a time when most regional parties have a monolithic structure with its leaders not being questioned, Raghuvansh Prasad Singh was an outlier.
September 13, 2020 8:17 am
In a veiled attack on RJD, he wrote, “There has been so much degradation in politics that it has become a threat to democracy. Some parties are carrying out trade in (election) ticket distribution, which in turn is a trade of votes...
September 12, 2020 5:30 pm
Singh, who has been admitted at AIIMS, Delhi for about a week after developing post-COVID complications, resigned from the primary membership of the party on Thursday.
September 12, 2020 1:40 am
Although the letter does not mention any intention of joining the JD(U), it is being seen as the first hint from the veteran leader at his desire to join the ruling party.
September 11, 2020 5:48 pm
Singh addressed his letter to Kumar from the hospital bed at AIIMS, New Delhi on Thursday, the day he resigned from the RJD, and posted it on his facebook account.
September 11, 2020 1:51 am
In a two-line note written in Hindi from AIIMS, New Delhi, Raghuvansh told Lalu: “I stood behind you for 32 years after the death of Karpoori Thakur. Not any longer.” He thanked the party, its leaders, and workers for their love.
August 30, 2020 2:25 am
While Raghuvansh has not made any public statement of late, his caste rival Ramakishore is said to be still looking at ways to enter the RJD.