India News | Press Trust of India | Friday August 7, 2015
Several members in the Lok Sabha today pitched for making voting compulsory, saying that such a move would help curb corruption and instances of electorate being influenced through illegal means during elections.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday August 3, 2015
Bihar Police today said that it will move the Patna High Court to cancel Lok Sabha member Rajesh Ranjan alias Pappu Yadav's bail for repeatedly violating the rules and creating law and order problems.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday July 31, 2015
The BJP today defended the 'Y' category security accorded to Pappu Yadav saying the Centre must have taken into account the threat to the Jan Adhikar Party founder before extending the said security cover to him.
India News | Written by Alok Pandey and Akhilesh Sharma | Wednesday July 29, 2015
Pappu Yadav, a controversial Bihar lawmaker whose acquittal in a high profile murder case has been challenged by the CBI in court, has been given upgraded security by the home ministry.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday July 12, 2015
Former Bihar Chief Minister and Hindustani Awam Morcha (HAM) chief Jitan Ram Manjhi today demanded a 'respectable' number of seats in the upcoming Assembly polls from the BJP-led coalition.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday July 2, 2015
Janata Dal (U) legislator Anant Singh was today remanded to judicial custody by a district court in a seven-year-old murder case.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday June 29, 2015
Expelled RJD leader Rajesh Ranjan alias Pappu Yadav today hit back at Lalu Prasad for calling him "Mir Jafar and Jai Chand" and said his former mentor acted like "Duryodhan" and "Kansh" for the Yadav caste.
India News | Edited by Sanjeev Singh (with inputs from PTI) | Wednesday June 17, 2015
Pappu Yadav, the Bihar lawmaker who allegedly misbehaved with an airhostess on board a flight yesterday is ready to apologise if his co-passengers think he behaved badly. Mr Yadav had allegedly threatened to hit an airhostess with his slippers when she refused to clean some spilled food, forcing the pilot to call for security on a Jet Airways fligh...
India News | Reported by Sandeep Phukan and Ketki Angre, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Wednesday June 17, 2015
A parliamentarian from Bihar, Pappu Yadav, allegedly misbehaved on a Jet Airways flight and threatened an airhostess, forcing the pilot to call for security.
India News | Reported by Sandeep Phukan, Edited by Sanjeev Singh | Wednesday June 17, 2015
A lawmaker from Bihar, Pappu Yadav today allegedly misbehaved with an airhostess on a Jet Airways flight from Patna to Delhi. The incident happened when the airhostess asked the lawmaker not to throw the leftover food in the aisle.
Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday June 11, 2015
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India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday May 26, 2015
Hinting at the possibility of joining hands with former Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi in Bihar polls, BJP President Amit Shah today said talks are on and his party's doors are open for new allies.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday May 17, 2015
Lok Sabha member Rajesh Ranjan, alias Pappu Yadav, who was expelled by the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) for six years for anti-party activities, on Sunday launched a new political outfit, called Jan Kranti Adhikar Morcha.
India News | Reported by Alok Pandey and Manish Kumar, Written by Suparna Singh | Thursday May 7, 2015
Pappu Yadav has met a goal he appeared to have set for himself over the last few months - he has been thrown out by his party, the Rashtriya Janata Dal or RJD, headed by Lalu Yadav.
Opinion | Kumar Ketkar | Saturday May 2, 2015
The BJP has come to believe that Rahul Gandhi is an ineffectual 'Pappu'. Suddenly, has has hit and they don't know whether to attack him, says Kumar Ketkar.
Opinion | Rukmini Bhaya Nair | Tuesday April 21, 2015
Societies across the globe indicate respect for others through forms of language. In India, these customs are particularly rich. Pronouns like 'aap' as well as common endings of verbs such as 'aaiye', 'baithiye', 'suniye' (come, sit, listen) in Hindi and other Indian languages all convey especial deference.
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?"
Agra News | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday April 1, 2015
An unskilled labourer was killed, allegedly by the grandson of a retired army Major in the Katra Wazir Khan locality in Agra late on Tuesday evening over a payment of a paltry Rs 100.
India News | Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Thursday February 19, 2015
Pappu Yadav, Parliamentarian of the Rashtriya Janata Dal, has denied charges that he offered inducements to a lawmaker of the Janata Dal United in exchange of support for Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi during tomorrow's Trust Vote. The JDU charges were made this morning/afternoon at a hurriedly organized media conference.
India News | Reported by Sunil Prabhu, Edited by Sanchari Bhattacharya | Tuesday December 23, 2014
Doctors had to be called in today to the Lok Sabha, when a lawmaker from the CPM, who was protesting in the well of the House, fell ill with high blood pressure. The House was then adjourned till 4 pm.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday September 21, 2014
Condemning doctors as "executioners" and "flesh-eating devils", Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) MP Rajesh Ranjan, better known as Pappu Yadav, has said he will launch a statewide agitation from Bihar's Saharsa district on October 13 to rein them in.
India News | Ketki Angre | Saturday August 2, 2014
A cornered government is battling growing protests over a controversial Civil Services Aptitude Test conducted by the Union Public Service Commission or UPSC.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Friday August 1, 2014
Bihar lawmaker Pappu Yadav threw bits of paper today at the Lok Sabha Speaker during protests over a controversial Civil Services aptitude test conducted by the Union Public Service Commission or UPSC. Opposition parties were protesting against a panel report that has reportedly advised the government against making any changes to the test format ...
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Zoya Anna Thomas | Wednesday July 30, 2014
Curfew in the riot-hit town of Saharanpur in Uttar Pradesh will be relaxed for five hours today from 8:30 am to 1:30 pm in the new city, and from 2 pm to 7 pm in old city areas. Three people were killed and 24 injured in clashes during the weekend in the Uttar Pradesh town.