Veteran BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi has likened the decade-and-a-half period between 1990 and 2005, when Lalu and his wife Rabri Devi took turns to govern the state, to the current situation in Afghanistan.
In an interview, Sohum Shah explains why did he not try to copy the mannerisms of Lalu Prasad Yadav while portraying a character purportedly based on the former chief minister of Bihar.
Subhash Kapoor’s web series is a classic example of Bollywood’s ingenuity in blatantly stealing episodes from real life and proffer them with an unabashed disclaimer that it is purely a work of fiction.
A 24-year-old incident involving new Bihar DGP, S.K. Singhal has come in handy for the ruling coalition of JD (U)-BJP to attack the Rashtriya Janata Dal.
Speculations are rife that the Bihar top cop, who shot to fame after a showdown between Maharashtra and Bihar Police over Sushant Singh Rajput's death case, is going to contest the upcoming Bihar polls.
In the past two decades, Bihar had witnessed almost similar political turmoil arising out of a prolonged deadlock over the formation of a new government not once but on two occasions.
Rabri Devi told media that there is no truth in the reports of differences between her two sons Tej Pratap Yadav and Tejashwi Yadav.
She wants Ram Vilas Paswan to apologize to Rabri Devi. 'My father should take back his words,' she said.
The CBI had registered a case in July last year and carried out searches at 12 locations
"I wish to put up a board proclaiming no entry for uncle Nitish Kumar here, at this bungalow," Tej Pratap Yadav told reporters on Sunday.
"How would I eat Chura Dahi in jail?"
A special team of the agency from Delhi is expected to question her and record her statement under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA).
"Whole world knows about fodder scam, it's old now. They should answer on scams happening now"
Her remark came after Bihar Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) president Nityanand Rai said, "all fingers and hands raised against the prime minister should be broken or chopped off."
The case dates back to the time when Lalu was the railway minister in the UPA government.
In 2006, Lalu, then railway minister, allegedly transferred two hotels under the IRCTC in Ranchi and Puri to Sujata Hotel Pvt Ltd, allegedly in violation of tender norms.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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