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Facing demand for ‘at least 12 seats’, RJD considers Plan B: Congress-less alliance

Sources said the RJD had offered seven to eight seats to Congress because it has been also trying to rope in Left parties.

Felt like chopping hands of Ram Kripal Yadav: Misa Bharti

Yadav was considered a Lalu Prasad loyalist before he crossed over to the BJP before the last general elections. He had been denied a ticket from the RJD.


In RJD U-turn on EWS quota, senior leader says voting against Bill in House a mistake

While Leader of Opposition in Bihar Assembly Tejashwi Yadav has not reacted to Singh’s remarks, sources in RJD said the party had to do a “balancing act” since it will field a few upper caste candidates in Lok Sabha polls.

Tej Pratap Yadav stages demonstration at police station; accuses inspector of misbehavior

High drama was witnessed at Phulwari Sharif police station on the outskirts of the city, where the mercurial elder son of RJD supremo Lalu Prasad sat on a dharna, flanked by scores of supporters and declared I will write a letter to Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar seeking the dismissal of the impertinent police official.

Tej Pratap’s sudden political assertion makes Tejashwi camp uneasy

Some RJD leaders, especially those owing allegiance to Leader of Opposition in state Assembly and Tej Pratap’s younger brother Tejashwi Yadav, avoid visiting the party office, on Patna’s Bir Chand Patel Path, when Tej Pratap is around.

RJD hints at ‘20-20’ formula as Grand Alliance partners eye more seats

The Grand Alliance saw the recent additions of Upendra Kushwaha’s RLSP and EBC leader Mukesh Sahni’s Vikasshil Insaan Party. Former CM Jitan Ram Manjhi’s Hindustani Awam Morcha (S) has already been part of it.


BJP-JD(U) alliance in Bihar will last for decades, says Nityanand Rai

Strongly defending Kumar over the alleged rape incident at a shelter home in Muzaffarpur in Bihar, Rai said the chief minister proactively acted on the issue and ordered a CBI inquiry.

Muzaffarpur shelter home case: Nitish govt trying to shield accused, will hold nationwide strike on Aug 4, says Tejashwi Yadav

The development comes at a time when the Opposition has mounted its criticism against the Nitish Kumar-led government over reports of physical abuse and sexual exploitation at short stay homes and shelters.

Bihar bandh: Opposition demands Nitish Kumar's resignation over sexual abuse at shelter homes

Bihar bandh: Supported by the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) and Congress, the Left is demanding the resignation of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar.

RJD spokesperson who criticised Rahul Gandhi for hugging PM Modi expelled

Shankar Charan Tripathi had lashed out at the Congress president for hugging the prime minister, and later winking, during the no-confidence motion moved by the TDP in Lok Sabha on Friday.

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Rajya Sabha nominations 2016: Faces to look out for

Parties like BJP, Congress, JD(U), RJD among other have revealed some of the names as their nomination for Rajya Sabha in 2016. Here are a few:

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Doubling farmers’ income is government’s political stunt, says Lalu Yadav

Patna, Feb 29 (ANI): Former railway minister and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav on Monday said the ruling government’s statement of doubling farmers’ income by 2022, is just a political stunt to reserve their berth in the next general elections.He further asserted that the BJP-led Central Government will not win the 2019 polls.


Patiala court scuffle is attack on India’s democracy: Farooq

Srinagar, Feb 18 (ANI): Condemning the JNU row, Jammu and Kashmir National Conference (NC) Patron Farooq Abdullah said that the scuffle between lawyers and students outside the Patiala House Court is an attack on India’s democracy. Farooq added that the entire JNU row has been exaggerated and the Vice Chancellor should have handled it himself. Meanwhile, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) founder Lalu Prasad Yadav accused the Delhi Police for being a mere spectator in the JNU row, alleging that they are acting on behalf of the Centre.

Take action against Sarfaraz, if there are evidences: Lalu Yadav

Patna, Jan 22 (ANI): Commenting on the Janata Dal-United MLA Sarfaraz Alam's molestation case, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav on Friday said in his view, there should be quick action against Sarfaraz, if there is any evidence. He added that now the JDU has to decide how they want to proceed in this matter.

BJP answerable for Pathankot: Lalu Yadav

Patna, Jan 12 (ANI): Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) Chief Lalu Yadav on Tuesday said the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) had failed to safeguard the nation and the party was liable as to how the terrorists entered Pathankot’s highly secured airbase. He further said that instead of engaging in communalism, BJP should answer about nation’s security. He said that Pakistani former General Pervez Musharraf is not the government of Pakistan and held the Pakistani government answerable regarding the Pathankot terror attack.

PM Modi's visit to Pathankot significant: RJD

New Delhi, Jan 09 (ANI): Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Manoj Jha on Saturday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Pathankot is of utmost importance and this decision has been highly appreciated. He stated that although this decision was good but the Prime Minister has failed in forming a coherent strategy for Pakistan. He added that there are many drawbacks regarding Pakistan which requires attention.


PM Modi failed to protect the country: Lalu Yadav

Patna, Jan 08 (ANI): Hinting at the Pathankot terror attack, Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad Yadav on Friday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had failed to protect the country. He also said that the centre only talked about law and order while the country remained unsafe in their hands.