Sunday, 3 July, 2022
TopicLalu Prasad

Topic: Lalu Prasad

Prashant Kishor announces 3,000-km padyatra in Bihar, ‘will start a party if people want it’

Addressing press conference in Patna, Prashant Kishor says Bihar 'at the bottom of ladder in every index after 30 years' under Lalu Prasad and Nitish Kumar.

RJD lost Bihar in 2020 because Congress lost, says Lalu Prasad, as old allies’ ties get shakier

RJD chief Lalu says Congress ‘doesn’t bring votes’ in Bihar any more, but doesn’t give direct response to questions over future of alliance, says ‘we’ll see in future’.

‘Flown to Hyderabad for Third Front talks’ by KCR, why Tejashwi left Telangana CM guessing

Telangana CM K. Chandrashekar Rao is striving to form a non-BJP, non-Congress front at the national level. But Tejashwi Yadav’s ‘courtesy call’ is not believed to have yielded a positive result.

Day of the dynasts in Bihar — Tejashwi gets dad Lalu’s approval as Chirag ‘shows up’ uncle

Monday marked the first birth anniversary of Ram Vilas Paswan since his death in October 2020, and 25th foundation day of RJD, bringing a frenzy of political activity in Bihar.

With each passing rally, Bihar CM Nitish Kumar is losing his ‘Mr Cool’ image

Nitish has lost his temper at hostile sections of the crowd, and launched vicious attacks on his rival Tejashwi Yadav, his father Lalu and their family.

Bihar election battle gets personal as Lalu daughter-in-law Aishwarya Rai campaigns for Nitish

At a rally Wednesday, Bihar CM Nitish Kumar referred to the insult Lalu’s family allegedly lobbed at Aishwarya Rai, who has accused her in-laws of domestic violence.

Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren meets Lalu Prasad, says will fight Bihar polls together

RJD is a partner in the coalition government headed by Soren in Jharkhand. Besides JMM, the Congress is also part of the government in the state.

Bihar MLA Anant Singh booked under UAPA. Those who know ‘bahubali Robin Hood’ not surprised

Mokama MLA Anant Singh was booked under Unlawful Activities Prevention Act following the alleged recovery of an AK-47 from his home in Barh near Patna.

Tejashwi Yadav, forever middle-order batsman, is forced to open for RJD in Lalu’s absence

With RJD facing an existential crisis, 29-year-old Tejashwi Yadav battles BJP, uncle Nitish Kumar and his own family members.

Yadav dynasty in Bihar is facing an existential crisis as Tejashwi vanishes

Tejashwi’s sulking act has RJD leaders in a tizzy. And many MLAs are already busy negotiating when and how to switch over to BJP and JD(U).

On Camera

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Representational image of a protest against rise in prices of fuel and LPG, in Kolkata | ANI

You thought inflation’s high in India? Data shows at least 100 countries doing worse

Lebanon faces worst inflation rate in the world, followed by Zimbabwe and Sudan, according to 'Trading Economics', which sources data from governments.

Defence

Army personnel give military honours to the soldiers of Territorial Army's infantry 107 battalion who lost their lives in the Manipur Landslide, 2 July 2022, Siliguri | Credits: ANI Photo/ ANI Pic Service

A look at the Territorial Army — The Indian military’s task force hit by the Manipur landslide

The Territorial Army, a part-time military organisation for Indians who may have other jobs, is essentially a volunteer force that can be quickly mobilised in the defence of a state.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.
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