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Rabri Devi

Forget 'Jungle Raj', BJP Likens Lalu-Rabri Reign In Bihar To Afghanistan Now

Sep 02, 2021 Giridhar Jha

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.

I Was Never Told My Character In Maharani Was Based On Lalu Yadav: Sohum Shah

Jun 30, 2021 Giridhar Jha

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.

Chaara Ghotala As Daana Ghotala, How Bollywood Passes Off Facts As Fodder For Fiction

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.

Bihar’s New DGP Lands In The Middle of NDA-Vs-RJD Poll Tussle

Oct 17, 2020 Giridhar Jha

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.

Gupteshwar Pandey's Political Ambitions: Voters In Bihar And Their Skepticism With Former DGPs

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.

25 November, 2019

Amid Prolonged Political Quagmire, Is Maharashtra Headed The Bihar Way?

Giridhar Jha

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.

13 April, 2019

Enough Son, Please Return Home: Rabri Devi's Appeals To Tej Pratap

Outlook Web Bureau

Rabri Devi told media that there is no truth in the reports of differences between her two sons Tej Pratap Yadav and Tejashwi Yadav.

13 January, 2019

Paswan's Daughter Protests Against Him For Calling Rabri Devi 'Angootha Chhap'

Outlook Web Bureau

She wants Ram Vilas Paswan to apologize to Rabri Devi. 'My father should take back his words,' she said.

31 August, 2018

Court Grants Bail To Rabri, Tejashwi In IRCTC Scam Case

Outlook Web Bureau

The CBI had registered a case in July last year and carried out searches at 12 locations

03 July, 2018

BJP-JDU Attacks Tej Pratap Over 'No-Entry' Remark

Outlook Web Bureau

"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.

13 January, 2018

No Dahi-Chura Celebration On Makar Sankranti At Lalu's Patna Residence This Year

Outlook Web Bureau

"How would I eat Chura Dahi in jail?"

02 December, 2017

Former Bihar CM Rabri Devi Appears Before ED For Questioning In Money Laundering Case

Outlook Web Bureau

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).

01 December, 2017

Rabri Devi Slams Nitish Kumar Over 'Corruption Is Etiquette' Tweet

Outlook Web Bureau

"Whole world knows about fodder scam, it's old now. They should answer on scams happening now"

22 November, 2017

Many In Bihar Ready To Slit PM Modi's Throat, Chop His Hand, Says Rabri Devi

Outlook Web Bureau

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."

27 September, 2017

Railways Hotel Scam: ED Summons Tejashwi, Rabri In Corruption Case

Outlook Web Bureau

The case dates back to the time when Lalu was the railway minister in the UPA government.

27 July, 2017

All You Need To Know About The Land-For-Hotel Case That Broke The Lalu-Nitish Tie-Up

Outlook Web Bureau

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.

Photo Gallery

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.

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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.

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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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