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23 Jun 2020


Bihar: Five MLCs from Lalu's party join rival Nitish's JD(U)

In what brings bad news for Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD), five MLCs of the party resigned to join JD(U), the party of rival Nitish Kumar, reports said on Tuesday. This development comes just days before the Bihar Legislative Council polls, which are scheduled for July 6.

22 Apr 2020

Delhi Police

Delhi riots: Why was UAPA used against Umar Khalid?

In connection to riots that broke out in the National Capital in February, the Delhi Police invoked Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) against at least four persons namely Meeran Haider (Chhatra Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) member), Safoora Zargar (media coordinator of Jamia Coordination Committee), Umar Khalid (former JNU student), and Bhajanpura resident Danish.

29 Dec 2019


Hemant Soren takes oath as Jharkhand's CM for second time

Hemant Soren took oath as the Chief Minister of Jharkhand on Sunday, days after the coalition of Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM), Congress, and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) swept assembly polls.

23 Dec 2019


#JharkhandResults2019 : JMM-Congress-RJD alliance leading on 25, BJP on 29

In Jharkhand, the ruling BJP is locked in a tight battle with the grand alliance of JMM, Congress, and RJD, suggest early trends.

23 Dec 2019

Raghubar Das

Jharkhand elections 2019: Counting begins; will BJP retain the state?

Counting of votes for the 81-seated Jharkhand assembly began at 8 am today.

21 Dec 2019


#CAAProtests: Bandh called by RJD brings Bihar to halt

As protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) are raging across India, Lalu Prasad Yadav's RJD called for a bandh in Bihar on Saturday. This shutdown adversely affected rail and road traffic.

30 Nov 2019


Naxals blow bridge in Gumla as polling continues in Jharkhand

As the first phase of polling commenced in Jharkhand on Saturday, Naxals blew up a bridge in the Gumla district's Bishnupur.

30 Sep 2019

Crime Against Women

Denied food, tortured by Misa: Lalu's daughter-in-law makes shocking claims

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.

01 Sep 2019

Lalu Prasad Yadav

Lalu Prasad Yadav's health deteriorates; condition not stable, say doctors

The health condition of jailed Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav, who is undergoing treatment for multiple ailments at Ranchi's Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS), has reportedly deteriorated.

28 Jul 2019

Lalu Prasad Yadav

'Jailed' Lalu Prasad spends only two-months in prison since Dec'17

Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav, who has been "serving jail term" at Ranchi's Birsa Munda Central Jail since Dec'17, has spent only two months of the last 19 months in prison.

23 Jul 2019


After Krishna avatar, Lalu Yadav's son dons Lord Shiva look

Former Bihar Health Minister and Rashtriya Janata Dal leader Tej Pratap Yadav, (in)famous for his dress-ups and theatrics, donned the attire of Lord Shiva on Tuesday.

12 Jul 2019

Lalu Prasad Yadav

Lalu Prasad Yadav gets bail in fodder scam case

On Friday, the Jharkhand High Court granted bail to RJD patriarch Lalu Prasad Yadav in connection to a fodder scam case related to Deoghar treasury.

29 Jun 2019


Tejashwi Yadav reveals why he'd been 'missing' after election results

Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav's younger son, Tejashwi Yadav, on Saturday put an end to speculations about him "going missing" after the party's dismal performance in the Lok Sabha elections.

23 Jun 2019


Tejashwi Yadav installed 44 ACs in house, claims Sushil Modi

Senior BJP leader and Deputy Chief Minister of Bihar Sushil Kumar Modi launched a fresh attack on RJD's Tejashwi Yadav over extravagant expenditure.

10 Jun 2019


Caught-on-camera: RJD minister, on 'study tour', forcibly dances with woman

It's a well-known fact that some men know the art of making women uncomfortable a bit too well. This is what RJD lawmaker Yaduvansh Kumar Yadav did when he went to Northeast on a "study tour".

08 Jun 2019


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27 May 2019


After dismal performance, Lalu's party may break ties with Congress

In Bihar, the RJD-Congress mahagathbandhan was supposed to stall BJP's rise, but it failed miserably.

20 May 2019


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05 May 2019


Muzaffarpur shelter-home case: 11 missing girls may have been murdered

In a major development which is sure to make the Muzaffarpur shelter-home case bleaker, CBI told Supreme Court on Friday that 11 girls who had gone missing from the premises might have been killed.

13 Apr 2019

Lalu Prasad Yadav

Prashant dares Lalu to disclose what transpired during their talks

Poll strategist Prashant Kishor dared RJD supremo Lalu Prasad today to tell the media what transpired during their talks, a day after former Bihar chief minister Rabri Devi claimed that Kishor had met her husband with the proposal to merge the JD(U) and the RJD.

Fodder Scam: Supreme Court denies bail to Lalu Prasad Yadav

The Supreme Court has rejected RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav's bail plea in the multi-crore fodder scam cases on Wednesday.

29 Mar 2019


Before elections, Lalu's son Tej quits RJD's student wing

Tej Pratap Yadav, the elder son of Lalu Prasad Yadav, quit from the post of chief of RJD's student wing on Thursday, saying he was not naive and knew exactly where everyone stood.

24 Mar 2019


Bihar: Left fields Kanhaiya from Begusarai against BJP's Giriraj Singh

In the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, former JNUSU President Kanhaiya Kumar will contest polls from Bihar's Begusarai on a CPI ticket.

22 Mar 2019


Bihar's grand-alliance: Congress settles for 9 seats, RJD gets 20

After weeks of conversations, the grand alliance in Bihar revealed the seat-sharing arrangement for upcoming general elections on Friday.

20 Mar 2019

West Bengal

Lok Sabha elections: Congress fighting against time to stitch alliances

With general elections starting in less than a month, Congress has still not announced alliances in Bihar and J&K, hinting that the party is in soup.

14 Mar 2019


Bihar: Mahagathbandhan talks "almost" over, Congress gets 11 seats

The seat-sharing arrangement among the Opposition parties in Bihar has almost been finalized with Congress agreeing to contest on 11 seats, claimed reports.

24 Feb 2019


Muzaffarpur Scandal: Seven girls, including witnesses, go missing; found later

Seven minor girls, including five witnesses of the infamous Muzaffarpur shelter home scandal, went missing from another establishment in Bihar but were found hours later.

08 Feb 2019


Muzaffarpur sex scandal: Lalu flays Nitish Kumar over SC order

RJD national president Lalu Prasad has flayed his arch-rival and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar over Supreme Court's order to transfer Muzaffarpur sex scandal to a POCSO court in Delhi.

02 Feb 2019


Nephew of don-turned-politician Mohammed Shahabuddin shot dead in Bihar

Nephew of mafia don-turned-politician Mohammed Shahabuddin was shot dead late night yesterday, triggering tension in the Siwan town, Bihar.

28 Jan 2019

Lalu Prasad Yadav

IRCTC scam: Lalu Prasad, wife, son granted bail by Delhi-Court

A Delhi court today granted bail to RJD chief Lalu Prasad, his wife Rabri Devi and son Tejashwi Yadav in a money laundering case related to the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) scam.

14 Jan 2019


BSP making massive preparations to ring in Mayawati's 63rd birthday

Massive preparations are underway to celebrate BSP supremo Mayawati's 63rd birthday in Lucknow, UP capital, tomorrow.

02 Jan 2019


Furious over RJD leader's murder, mob kills two in Nalanda

Violence erupted today in Bihar's Nalanda district, where a mob, infuriated by the murder of a local RJD leader, beat to death two people, one of them a minor boy, and left another critically injured, said police sources.

24 Dec 2018


No one's more opportunistic than 'chacha': Tejashwi on Bihar CM

RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav, who is the face of anti-NDA front in Bihar, took a dig at Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, whom he calls chacha, saying no one is as opportunistic as him.

Opposition criticizes MHA order giving snooping powers to investigative agencies

Hitting out at the Home Ministry order authorizing 10 Central agencies to intercept, monitor, and decrypt any information generated, transmitted, received or stored in any computer, the Opposition said it is unconstitutional and against fundamental rights.

16 Dec 2018


Bihar: Suspended RJD MLA convicted of raping minor, sentencing soon

Bihar MLA Raj Ballabh Yadav was on Saturday convicted of raping a minor by a special Patna court. The case dates back to 2016 when the former RJD MLA from Nawada had raped the minor.

12 Dec 2018

Shashi Tharoor

#RoadTo2019: Congress jolts BJP in Hindi heartland, opponents' jibes follow

The Congress handed over defeat to Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in three crucial states, making the race to 2019 Lok Sabha elections even more interesting.

10 Dec 2018


Following meeting with Rahul Gandhi, RLSP-chief Upendra Kushwaha quits NDA

Rashtriya Lok Shakti Party (RLSP) chief and Union Minister Upendra Kushwaha quit NDA on Monday ending all speculations about his exit.

09 Dec 2018


Sharad finds Lalu's benami wealth legitimate: Sushil Kumar Modi

Bihar Deputy-CM Sushil Kumar Modi has claimed that Loktantrik Janata Dal founder Sharad Yadav is siding with the RJD as he finds nothing wrong in the alleged benami properties owned by its president Lalu Prasad's family.

06 Dec 2018


BJD leaders to meet 22 parties over Women's Reservation Bill

The ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) in Odisha has decided to consult 22 political parties, including Congress and BJP, as part of its effort to build consensus on the Women's Reservation Bill, pending in Parliament.

30 Nov 2018


Tej Pratap hasn't changed his mind, wants divorce from wife

Reports that former Bihar minister Tej Pratap Yadav has changed his mind about divorce with wife Aishwarya Rai were quashed on Thursday when Lalu Prasad Yadav's son told a family court that he wanted separation.