Bihar's starry battles
Apr 17, 2014
किसकी होगी पाटलिपुत्र सीट?
Apr 9, 2014
India News | Written by Manish Kumar | Monday July 6, 2015
Bihar politician Lalu Yadav did not hide his annoyance when journalists today asked him on speculation that his sons would contest the state polls later this year. "What else will my sons do if not contest polls - raise cattle?" the former chief minister scoffed.
India News | Reported by Manish Kumar (with inputs from agencies), Edited by Sugam Singhal | Thursday April 9, 2015
For those uncomfortable with parties built around dynasties, some amount of steadying of nerves may be required. Lalu Prasad Yadav, Bihar leader and expert quip-maker, has declared, "Who else but my son will be my successor?"
India News | Reported by Alok Pandey, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday March 10, 2015
Bihar politician Lalu Yadav's daughter Misa Bharti is facing an embarrassing allegation that she lied about being invited as a speaker by the Harvard University and even posted fake pictures.
India News | Written by Saurabh Gupta | Monday August 25, 2014
Rashtriya Janata Dal or RJD supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav underwent several tests at the Asian Heart Institute in Mumbai, on a day when results of the by-polls for ten assembly seats were declared in his home state of Bihar.
Elections News | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday May 16, 2014
In an embarassment to the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav, his wife, also the former chief minister of Bihar, Rabri Devi, and his daughter Misa Bharti lost elections to the Lok Sabha from Saran and Patliputra parliamentary constituencies, respectively.
Elections News | Written by Alok Pandey | Thursday April 17, 2014
Misa Bharti, the daughter of Bihar powerhouse Lalu Yadav was caught on camera today, inside a polling booth within her constituency, arguing with officials supervising her election.
Elections News | Alok Pandey | Thursday April 17, 2014
Nitish Kumar, Chief Minister of Bihar, voted in Bakhtiyarpur for the Patna Sahib seat some time before noon on Thursday and left without speaking to waiting journalists some of whom had a disagreement with his securitymen. It is an important day for Mr Kumar and for his former partner, the BJP.
Elections News | Press Trust of India | Thursday April 17, 2014
Around 14 per cent voting was recorded today in first three hours of polling in seven Parliamentary seats of Bihar.
Elections News | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi (With PTI inputs) | Thursday April 17, 2014
Voting has begun in 121 constituencies spread across 12 states in the fifth and biggest round of India's nine-phase national elections.
Elections News | Alok Pandey | Tuesday April 1, 2014
Bihar, Elections 2014, Misa Bharti, Rashtriya Janata Dal, RJD, Lalu Prasad, JDU, , Ram Kripal Yadav, Narendra Modi
Elections News | Edited by Devesh Kumar | Tuesday March 25, 2014
Annirudh Prasad, more infamously known as Sadhu Yadav, former MP of Rashtriya Janata Dal, or the RJD, will challenge his sister Rabri Devi, as an independent from the Saran Lok Sabha constituency, in what is seen a declaration of an open war against Lalu Prasad's family.
Elections News | Ketki Angre | Saturday March 22, 2014
Whether it is winnability, political compulsion or safeguarding political interests, dissenters and defectors alike are colouring the political landscape ahead of this election.
Elections News | Press Trust of India | Friday March 14, 2014
Former Home Secretary R K Singh and two RJD leaders, who recently joined BJP, figure in the third list of 97 Lok Sabha poll candidates released by the party today, while Leader of the Opposition in Lok Sabha Sushma Swaraj will contest from Vidisha constituency in Madhya Pradesh.
Elections News | Alok Pandey | Wednesday March 12, 2014
For Lalu Prasad's daughter Misa Bharti, the battle for Bihar's Pataliputra constituency is one that pits her against two men she calls her uncles.
Elections News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Wednesday March 12, 2014
Bihar politician Ram Kripal Yadav today joined the BJP, days after breaking up with his party chief Lalu Prasad.
Elections News | Manish Kumar, Rahul Shrivastava | Tuesday March 11, 2014
Bihar politician Ram Kripal Yadav, who was for decades the go-to man for his party chief Lalu Prasad, is joining the BJP tomorrow. He met with senior BJP leaders including Rajnath Singh at the Delhi airport today.
Elections News | Manish Kumar | Tuesday March 11, 2014
Bihar politician Ram Kirpal Yadav appears on the cusp of a formal exit from the party headed by Lalu Prasad. He met with senior BJP leaders including Rajnath Singh at the Delhi airport today, triggering reports that he will soon join their party.
Elections News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday March 11, 2014
RJD supremo Lalu Prasad's eldest daughter Misa Bharti, who is the party's candidate for the Patliputra parliamentary seat, was today booked for violating the election model code of conduct, police said.
Elections News | Press Trust of India | Saturday March 8, 2014
RJD chief Lalu Prasad has exchanged garlands with Rabri Devi publicly at an election meeting in a symbolic handover of his fortress Saran to his wife to contest the Lok Sabha elections.
Elections News | Edited by Mala Das | Saturday March 8, 2014
Senior RJD leader Ram Kripal Yadav today resigned from all party posts after being denied a ticket for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.
Elections News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Friday March 7, 2014
Lalu Prasad's daughter Misa Bharti made a dramatic entry into electoral politics the day after her father announced that she would contest next month's national election.
Elections News | Manish Kumar | Thursday March 6, 2014
Lalu Prasad's first born Misa Bharti will contest the general elections, that begin next month, from Bihar. His sons Tej Pratap Yadav and Tejashwi are already active in party politics but are both too young to contest elections.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday June 11, 2013
RJD leaders and workers today celebrated the 66th birthday of party president Lalu Prasad in Patna with a 66-pound special cake with a lantern, the party symbol, designed on it.
India News | Reported by Manish Kumar; Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Wednesday May 15, 2013
Lalu Prasad plans a grand comeback at a "parivartan" in Patna today. His party, the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD), says it is aimed at bringing change in Bihar. His rivals say it's an excuse to install his two sons, Tejpratap and Tarun, in positions of prominence in the RJD.