Lalu Prasad

Narendra Modi returns to India to get his clothes washed: Tejashwi Yadav

Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Tejashwi Yadav on Tuesday slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi for undertaking frequent foreign visits. Saying that Modi did not get the huge mandate for visiting abroad, the son of Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad added that the PM returns to India to get his clothes washed. The Bihar Deputy Chief Minister further said that the PM has no time to think about country’s development. The former

Narendra Modi mocks Nitish Kumar, says 'Lalu virus' has hit Bihar CM's computer

Campaign for the Bihar assembly elections is studded with attacks and counter attacks by top notch leaders from all political parties. Every day a new analogy is drawn and every day a new argument emerges. In the latest barb thrown by Narendra Modi on Nitish Kumar and Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad, the Prime Minister mocked the Bihar CM for his promise of providing computers to the youth in

Rahul Gandhi on 'forced vacation' to keep him away from Bihar: BJP

BJP on Wednesday took a dig at Rahul Gandhi over his visit to the US, saying it may be a “forced vacation” as allies JD(U) and RJD wanted him out of the Bihar poll campaign. BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra also took potshots at Congress, saying the party was now looking for a “face-saver” which was reflected from the “dichotomy” in its statements. Congress had initially claimed that Rahul was on

BJP accuses Sonia Gandhi of telling 'lies' to attack the Centre

After Sonia Gandhi shared dais with Lalu Prasad and Nitish Kumar at a rally in Patna, BJP on Sunday hit back saying the “promoters of politics of family rule, opportunism and corruption” have come together to target it and accused the Congress chief of telling “lies” to attack the Centre As Gandhi attacked the Modi government over “diluting” MNREGA and its Pakistan policy, BJP said the whole world had acknowledged

Nitish Kumar will not return to power: Ravi Shankar Prasad

BJP leader and union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said here on Saturday that the alliance of JD-U, RJD and Congress would not be voted to power in the upcoming Bihar assembly polls. “There is no chance that state government led by Nitish Kumar will return to power despite him joining hands with the RJD of Lalu Prasad and Congress,” Prasad, the minister for telecom, said here. People of Bihar have

Nitish Kumar downplays Legislative Council poll results

Downplaying the Legislative Council poll results, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday again said the outcome did not deserve much attention as the voters were limited in numbers. “The Legislative Council verdict does not deserve much attention given that there were limited number of voters in the polls,” he told reporters at a press conference on the sidelines of the weekly Janata Ke Durbar Mein Mukhyamantri at his official residence.

Nitish Kumar defends meeting with Rahul Gandhi

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday justified his meeting with Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi saying that the latter has emerged in a leadership role within his party and will have a key place in deciding his party’s political lines. “I had a scheduled meeting with Rahul Gandhi yesterday in the backdrop that the Congress is very much part of the plan to firm up a broad alliance comprising the

Janata Parivar merger has entered final stage, says Lalu Prasad

RJD president and former chief minister of Bihar Lalu Prasad on Sunday said that the merger of the six parties of the erstwhile Janata Parivar is on a right track and would happen soon. “Vilay hona tai hai (merger is certain),” he said in his initial address at the party’s national executive meeting. Terming the merger the right way to defeat the “communal” BJP in Bihar and across the country,

Rail Budget like a train without passengers: Nitish Kumar

Expressing disappointment with the Railway Budget presented in the Parliament on Thursday, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said it was full of “lofty ideas but without any action plan.” “It’s like there is a train coach but no passenger,” said Kumar, who served as Railway minister during NDA regime of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee. “What has surprised me that there was no action plan in the budget, it

BJP is an American party, says Lalu Prasad

RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav doesn’t let go of any opportunity to take a dig at the BJP. Close on the heels of US President Barack Obama’s recently concluded three-day visit, Lalu took a swipe at the saffron party and said that the BJP was an American party. He said that he had been saying this for years now and with the way the Narendra Modi-led NDA government at the

Jayalalithaa first CM to face disqualification

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Saturday became the third leading politician and the first sitting chief minister to face disqualification as a legislator after being convicted in a disproportionate assets case. A trial court in Bangalore Saturday convicted her in a disproportionate assets case filed by the former DMK government in 1996. Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad was disqualified from his seat in the Lok Sabha and Congress

SC suspends trial in fodder scam case against Lalu Prasad

The Supreme Court Tuesday suspended proceedings in a Jharkhand court against RJD supremo Lalu Prasad in a case related to the animal husbandry department scam, popularly known as fodder scam. The apex court bench of Justice P. Sathasivam and Justice J. Chelameswar also issued notice on Lalu Prasad’s plea for transfer of the case against him from a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) special court in Jharkhand to any other