Articles about Misa Bharti
Misa Bharti is a medical professional, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) politician, and Rajya Sabha, Member of Parliament from Bihar. She is the daughter of RJD president and former Chief Minister of Bihar, Lalu Prasad Yadav. Bharti was named after the Maintenance of Internal Security Act (MISA), the law used by late Prime Minister Indira Gandhi to detain political opponents during the Emergency (1975-77). She did her MBBS from Patna Medical College Hospital. She contested for the first time in the 2014 Lok Sabha polls from Patliputra constituency but lost to BJP candidate and RJD rebel Ram Kripal Yadav. In 2016, she became a Rajya Sabha MP from Bihar. In the 2019 General Elections, she again lost to BJP’s Ram Kripal Yadav from Patliputra. Bharti raises her voice for women’s issues, including gender equality, girl child education, and increased women’s participation in the public sphere. She has also been a member of the Committee on Food, Consumer Affairs & Public Distribution, Consultative Committee for Ministry of External Affairs, and Committee on Subordinate Legislation.
30 Sep 2019Bihar
At a time when rains have ravaged Bihar and taken several lives, the state's capital Patna remained in news for an entirely different reason.
10 Nov 2018Uttar Pradesh
Raj Mishra, a priest of Vindhyavasini Devi temple in Uttar Pradesh's Mirzapur, said on Friday a puja of 11 days was held to resolve marital problems of former Bihar minister and elder son of Lalu Prasad Yadav, Tej Pratap Yadav.
09 Oct 2018Bihar
Confirming months of speculations, the eldest daughter of Lalu Prasad Yadav and Rabri Devi, Misa Bharti, said her brothers Tejashwi and Tej Yadav are fighting, but later clarified all is well.
29 Mar 2018Delhi
Contrary to speculation, TMC chief Mamata Banerjee is not working towards an anti-BJP anti-Congress front. Instead, on Wednesday, she met UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi and stressed that she wants Congress to be a part of the fight against BJP.
14 Mar 2018Shiv Sena
Members of 20 Opposition parties came together on Tuesday at a dinner hosted by Congress leader Sonia Gandhi.
05 Mar 2018Delhi
Misa Bharti and her husband Shailesh Kumar, the daughter and son-in-law of RJD chief Lalu Prasad, have been granted bail in a money laundering case.
22 Feb 2018Twitter
Is superstar Amitabh Bachchan getting close to the Congress once again? Speculations have abounded since social media users noticed he recently started following many party leaders on Twitter.
06 Jan 2018Delhi
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Saturday filed a second chargesheet in a Delhi court against the former Bihar CM Lalu Prasad Yadav's daughter, Misa Bharti in a money laundering act case .
27 Jul 2017Bihar
All ghosts seem to be coming back to haunt Lalu to kick him when he's down.
27 Jul 2017Bihar
A day after resigning, JD(U) chief Nitish Kumar is back as Bihar CM, this time with support from its former ally BJP.
26 Jul 2017Bihar
After a month of rift between CM Nitish Kumar and Lalu Yadav's camp, Nitish has resigned from his post of CM, which effectively means that the Mahagathbandhan has ended.
21 Jul 2017Delhi
The ED has filed a case against a chartered accountant linked to RJD chief Lalu Prasad's daughter Misa Bharti.
16 Jul 2017Bihar
The stand-off between Nitish Kumar and Lalu Prasad further intensified on Saturday with JD(U) leaders asking Tejashwi to furnish details against corruption charges or bear the consequences.
10 Jul 2017Bihar
With the corruption charges against Lalu Prasad Yadav and his family refusing to die down, the Rashtriya Janata Dal came out openly with the fact that Bihar's Deputy Chief Minister Tejashwi Yadav would not step down.
10 Jul 2017Bihar
The future of Bihar's Grand Alliance became more uncertain after CM Nitish Kumar who has so far not commented on the CBI investigation on Lalu Prasad Yadav, postponed a public event.
08 Jul 2017Bihar
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Saturday conducted raids at Lalu Prasad's daughter Misa Bharti's farmhouse in Delhi with regard to an alleged money laundering case.
07 Jul 2017Bihar
On 7th July, the CBI raided at least 12 premises of RJD chief Lalu Yadav in a case related to illegal leasing of land. The searches began early morning.
20 Jun 2017Delhi
The IT department has attached 12 plots belonging to Lalu Prasad's daughter Misa Bharti, her husband Shailesh, sisters Chanda and Ragini and more members of the Yadav family.
06 Jun 2017Delhi
The I-T department has issued fresh summons for June 12 to MP Misa Bharti, daughter of RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav, over benami land deals worth Rs. 1,000cr and on tax evasion charges.
17 May 2017Delhi
Rashtriya Janata Dal and Bharatiya Janata Party workers clashed outside the BJP office in Patna, in light of the recent raids by the I-T department on alleged benami properties tied to RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav.
17 May 2017Delhi
RJD chief Lalu Prasad accused the Centre of a political witch-hunt after CBI conducted raids at 22 locations in Delhi-NCR over property deals worth Rs. 1,000cr allegedly linked to his family.
16 May 2017Delhi
The I-T department conducted raids and surveys at 22 locations in Delhi and NCR, saying they were looking into alleged benami deals involving RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav, worth over Rs. 1000 crore.