Rashtriya Janata Dal: News
23 Sep 2022Bihar
Lalu, Nitish to meet Sonia Gandhi to bolster Opposition unity
In an attempt to strengthen Opposition unity ahead of the 2024 General Elections, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) president Lalu Prasad Yadav, and Janata Dal (United) (JDU) president and Bihar CM Nitish Kumar are likely to meet Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi in Delhi on Sunday evening.
27 Aug 2022Chhattisgarh
Jharkhand ruling alliance shift MLAs to prevent horse trading
Amid clouds of disqualification looming over Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren, the allies in power — Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM), Congress, and the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) have shifted MLAs to Khunti district to prevent horse trading on Saturday.
24 Aug 2022Bihar
Bihar: CBI raids 2 RJD leaders ahead of floor test
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) raided the houses of two key leaders of the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) on Wednesday morning in relation to the "land-for-jobs" case, which alleges violations during Lalu Yadav's term as Railway Minister in the UPA-I government.
22 Aug 2022Bihar
SC stays registering FIR against Shahnawaz Hussain in rape case
The Supreme Court on Monday stayed the Delhi High Court order directing the police to register an FIR against BJP leader Shahnawaz Hussain on allegations of rape.
21 Aug 2022Bihar
If opposition backs, Nitish could be 'strong' PM candidate: Tejashwi
Bihar Deputy CM Tejashwi Yadav in an interview with news agency PTI said that if Opposition considers, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar could be a strong candidate for prime minister's post in 2024 general elections.
16 Aug 2022Bihar
'Mahagathbandhan 2.0' cabinet: RJD gets 16 posts, JD(U) takes 11
A week after churning up a political storm in Bihar, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar expanded his cabinet to induct 31 new ministers on Tuesday.
16 Aug 2022Nitish Kumar
Bihar: 31 ministers to take oath today in cabinet expansion
Bihar Chief Minister (CM) Nitish Kumar will reportedly expand his current two-member cabinet on Tuesday, with alliance partner Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) receiving most seats.
12 Aug 2022Jharkhand
Why did Jharkhand BJP leader courier pen to Tejashwi Yadav?
Newly sworn Deputy Chief Minister of Bihar Tejashwi Yadav may soon get a pen in his post.
10 Aug 2022Bihar
Nitish Kumar, Tejashwi Yadav take oath as CM, deputy CM
A day after high-voltage political drama in Bihar, Nitish Kumar and Tejashwi Yadav took oath as the new chief minister and deputy chief minister of Bihar, respectively, on Wednesday.
10 Aug 2022Bihar
Bihar: Possible names in Nitish Kumar-led 'Mahagathbandhan 2.0' cabinet
As Janata Dal (United) leader Nitish Kumar prepares to take oath as the Bihar chief minister for the eighth time, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Yadav is all set to become his deputy.
10 Aug 2022Nitish Kumar
Nitish Kumar's oath as Bihar CM today after switching allies
Janata Dal (United) leader Nitish Kumar is set to take oath as Bihar's chief minister for the eighth time on Wednesday.
09 Aug 2022Bihar
'Ready for Mahagathbandhan 2.0': Nitish Kumar and Tejashwi Yadav
An hour after resigning as Bihar's chief minister, Nitish Kumar on Tuesday returned to Patna's Raj Bhavan with Tejashwi Yadav to stake claim to form a new government—led by Mahagathbandhan 2.0.
06 Jun 2022Lalu Prasad Yadav
India heading toward civil war: Lalu hits out at BJP
Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief and former Chief Minister of Bihar Lalu Prasad Yadav slammed the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) at the Centre and said that it was working in such a way that the country was heading toward a civil war.
20 May 2022Central Bureau Of Investigation (CBI)
CBI registers fresh case against Lalu Yadav, raids 17 locations
Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav and his family appear to be in deep peril, yet again.
15 Feb 2022Bihar
RJD chief Lalu Yadav convicted in 5th fodder scam case
Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav has been convicted of illegal withdrawal of Rs. 139.35 crore from Doranda treasury in the fodder scam case by a CBI special court in Jharkhand's Ranchi.
13 Feb 2022Himanta Biswa Sarma
'Wash mouth with datun': RLD's Jayant Chaudhary slams Assam CM
Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) chief Jayant Chaudhary on Sunday lashed out at Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma probably in response to his controversial remark about Congress leader Rahul Gandhi.
07 Sep 2021Bihar
Lalu's sidelined son Tej Pratap Yadav floats parallel organization
Sidelined in the Rashtriya Janata Dal, founded by his father Lalu Prasad Yadav, elder son Tej Pratap Yadav has floated a new students body with the ostensible aim of strengthening the parent organization.
03 Sep 2021Bihar
Bihar MLA on train in undergarments scandalizes co-passengers
The opposition in Bihar on Friday found fresh ammunition against Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's JD(U) after a video of a party MLA traveling by a New Delhi-bound train in undergarments went viral.
28 Jun 2021Amitabh Bachchan
RJD slams Amitabh for not tweeting about petrol price hike
The official Twitter handle of Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) lashed out at Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan recently over his silence regarding soaring petrol/diesel prices in the country.
12 Feb 2021Bihar
RJD demands high-level probe into irregularities in Bihar's COVID-19 testing
Lalu Prasad's Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) demanded a high-level inquiry on Friday into the irregularities in COVID-19 testing in Bihar, after reports suggested glaring gaps between what is on paper and on the ground.
23 Jan 2021All India Institute Of Medical Sciences (AIIMS)
Lalu Prasad to be shifted to AIIMS as health deteriorates
Jailed Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief, and former Bihar CM Lalu Prasad Yadav will be shifted to AIIMS after his health condition deteriorated while undergoing treatment at a hospital in Ranchi, officials said on Saturday.
19 Nov 2020Bihar
Bihar: Minister, accused of corruption, resigns hours after taking charge
Three days after taking the oath along with Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, Bihar's Education Minister Mewalal Choudhary tendered his resignation today.
18 Nov 2020Bihar
No organizational presence: Now, Chidambaram worries about Congress' future
After Kapil Sibal, another senior leader has expressed concern over Congress' substandard performance in Bihar elections and by-polls, saying that the party lacks organizational presence.
11 Nov 2020Bihar
NDA keeps Bihar, RJD becomes single-largest party, Congress crashes again
The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) will form a government in Bihar and Nitish Kumar will get another term at the Chief Minister's office. The results of the closely-fought elections, declared in the early hours of Wednesday, showed BJP handed over Bihar to Kumar, while his own party JD(U) fared poorly.
Bihar election: RJD single-largest party; NDA maintains slight lead
The results of the 2020 Bihar election are yet to be declared.
Bihar elections: NDA crosses half-way mark, BJP emerges single-largest party
A long-time dream of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was fulfilled on Tuesday after it emerged as the single-largest party in Bihar, where counting of votes began at 8 am.
Bihar elections: JD(U) member concedes defeat, blames coronavirus
In a surprising development, KC Tyagi, the spokesperson of JD(U), conceded defeat just a couple of hours after counting of votes began in Bihar.
Who will govern Bihar? Answer soon as counting begins
The counting of votes for the Bihar Assembly started at 8 am today, capping months of uncertainty on who will govern the crucial state for the next five years.
07 Nov 2020Bihar
Bihar exit polls predict victory for Tejashwi Yadav-led Grand Alliance
The voting for the third and final phase of Bihar Assembly Election 2020 has ended. The exit polls for the election have predicted a win for the Opposition-led Grand Alliance over the ruling National Democratic Alliance.
07 Nov 2020Bihar
Bihar polls: Final phase begins, PM says "set new record"
The third and final phase of Bihar polls began on Saturday, with voters queuing up at 78 of the total 243 Assembly seats to choose the next Chief Minister.
05 Nov 2020Bihar
Bihar: Nitish Kumar says 2020 polls are his 'last election'
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday declared that the 2020 state Assembly elections will be his last.
03 Nov 2020Bihar
Bihar election: Onions thrown at Nitish Kumar at Madhubani rally
Onions were thrown at Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar at a rally in Madhubani on Tuesday.
01 Nov 2020Bihar
Bihar election: Narendra Modi to address four rallies today
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Sunday address four back-to-back rallies in the last leg of campaigning for the three-phase Bihar Assembly elections.
28 Oct 2020Bihar
Voting begins in Bihar; PM says, "Follow coronavirus-related precautions"
The high-stakes Bihar polls began today as voters of 71 out of the total 243 seats chose their pick, amid restrictions levied due to coronavirus pandemic.
24 Oct 2020Bihar
Bihar: Tejashwi Yadav releases manifesto; hits at BJP's employment promise
Rashtriya Janata Dal leader Tejashwi Yadav on Saturday released the party's poll manifesto, days before voting for the Bihar Assembly election is scheduled to commence.
03 Oct 2020Bihar
Tejashwi Yadav announced as Opposition's CM candidate for Bihar polls
Ahead of the Bihar Assembly elections later this month, the Opposition alliance has announced Rashtriya Janata Dal leader Tejashwi Yadav as its Chief Ministerial candidate.
13 Sep 2020All India Institute Of Medical Sciences (AIIMS)
Raghuvansh Prasad Singh dies during treatment for post-COVID complications
Former Union Minister Raghuvansh Prasad Singh passed away at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Delhi, on Sunday morning.
17 Aug 2020Nitish Kumar
Nitish Kumar's JD(U) expels cabinet minister, he quickly joins RJD
Ahead of high-stake Bihar Assembly polls, the ruling JD(U) expelled State Industries Minister Shyam Rajak for "anti-party" activities, allowing him to return to his home party, RJD.
20 Jul 2020India
Bihar's coronavirus story: Why should India be worried
Perpetually considered as one of the most under-developed states in the country, Bihar is now burdened by the rise in coronavirus cases with at least eight districts set to become India's next hotspots.
16 Jul 2020Bihar
Bihar: Days after inauguration, part of Rs. 264cr bridge collapses
29 days ago, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar inaugurated a bridge in Gopalganj. On Wednesday, a part of the structure, built after spending Rs. 264 crore, collapsed due to heavy rains, laying bare the terrible state of affairs in the country.