Tag: RJD

  • Bihar Results: 19 Muslim Candidates Win, 5 Less from 2015, Even as AIMIM Wins 5 Seats

    Bihar Results: 19 Muslim Candidates Win, 5 Less from 2015, Even as AIMIM Wins 5 Seats

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    Among the Muslim winners, 8 are from RJD, 5 from AIMIM of Asaduddin Owaisi, 4 from Congress and 1 each from BSP and CPI-ML(L) Mumtaz Alam | New Delhi Even though the All India Majlis-e Ittehadul Muslimeen or AIMIM added a new chapter to its history on Tuesday when it won five Assembly seats in…

  • As lanterns burn bright Raghuvansh quits RJD

    As lanterns burn bright Raghuvansh quits RJD

    Thenewsweb | Patna A day after RJD’s Lit the Lantern campaign evoked a massive response on the social media platforms not only in Bihar, but across India, the national vice president of the party Raghuvansh Prasad Singh on Thursday resigned from its primary membership. The leader of opposition in the Bihar Assembly Tejashwi Prasad Yadav,…

  • I was eager to make Soniaji country’s next PM: RJD leader Lalu Prasad Yadav

    I was eager to make Soniaji country’s next PM: RJD leader Lalu Prasad Yadav

    (Following are excerpts from two chapters – �Highs in Delhi, Lows in Bihar and �The Rising Stars of Bihar Politics of �Gopalganj to Raisina: My Political Journey, a memoir by Lalu Prasad Yadav, President of the Rashtriya Janata Dal, a former Chief Minister of Bihar and former Railways Minister. It is published in English and…

  • Lalu surrenders in Ranchi CBI court

    Lalu surrenders in Ranchi CBI court

    Ranchi : Former Bihar Chief Minister and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad on Thursday surrendered in a special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court here to serve his sentence in a fodder scam case. Lalu Prasad surrendered before Justice S.S. Prasad, who sent him to the Birsa Munda Central Jail. From jail he…

  • Lalu shifted from AIIMS to Ranchi, blames Modi

    Lalu shifted from AIIMS to Ranchi, blames Modi

    New Delhi : Convicted RJD chief Lalu Prasad on Monday blamed Prime Minister Narendra Modi after he was told to leave AIIMS where he was being treated to return to Ranchi, shortly after Congress President Rahul Gandhi called on the former Bihar Chief Minister. “It (shifting from AIIMS to Ranchi hospital) is under the pressure…

  • Lalu Prasad sentenced to 14 years jail in fourth fodder scam

    Lalu Prasad sentenced to 14 years jail in fourth fodder scam

    Ranchi : Former Bihar Chief Minister Lalu Prasad will be jailed for 14 years in the fourth fodder scam case he has been convicted in, with a special CBI court here on Saturday sentencing him to seven years each in two cases under it, and ordering the sentences run consecutively. Pronouncing the sentence, CBI judge…

  • Lalu convicted, Mishra acquitted in fodder scam

    Lalu convicted, Mishra acquitted in fodder scam

    Ranchi : A special CBI court here on Monday convicted RJD chief and former Bihar Chief Minister Lalu Prasad in the fourth fodder scam case but acquitted another former Chief Minister Jagannath Mishra. Judge Shivpal Singh delivered the judgment in case relating to fraudulent withdrawal of Rs 3.13 crore from December 1995 to January 1996…

  • Linking Muslim LS candidate to ISIS exposes BJP’s communal mindset: RJD

    Linking Muslim LS candidate to ISIS exposes BJP’s communal mindset: RJD

    Patna : Bihar BJP chief Nityanand Rai’s remarks linking a Muslim Lok Sabha candidate for Sunday’s by-election with the Islamic State has “exposed the communal mindset” of the ruling party, the RJD said on Saturday. Rai on Friday sparked a major row when he told an election rally that if RJD’s Sarfaraz Alam won the…

  • CBI court issues notice to Tejashwi Yadav

    CBI court issues notice to Tejashwi Yadav

    Ranchi : A special CBI court on Wednesday issued notices to former Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Tejashwi Yadav and three others over their statements regarding RJD chief Lalu Prasad’s conviction in the fodder scam case. “The CBI court of Shivapal Singh issued the notices asking why contempt should not be initiated against the four people…