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Tejashwi Reaches Patna With Wife, Lifts The Veil On Her Name

Dec 14, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

About the hushed manner in which his wedding took place, he said, “It was an occasion for two families to get acquainted with each other. Had we invited lots of guests, all attention would have got diverted towards them.”

RJD Asks BJP To Withdraw Support From Nitish Govt Over Liquor Ban Failure

Nov 25, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

While the BJP MLAs are blaming the Nitish Kumar government for the failure in liquor ban implementation in Bihar, the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) National General Secretary Alok Mehta has asked the BJP to withdraw support from the state government if its leaders are unhappy with it.


Bypoll Results A Big Shot In Nitish Kumar’s Arm; Lalu And Congress Cut A Sorry Figure In Bihar

In Kusheshwar Ashtan, JD-U candidate Aman Kumar Hazari defeated his nearest RJD rival Ganesh Bharti by a margin of 12,685 votes while Arun Kumar of RJD lost to Rajeev Kumar Singh of the ruling party by 1,722 votes in Tarapur.

With Lalu, TMC Taking Potshots At It, Congress Faces Trouble From Anti-BJP Regional Parties

Oct 25, 2021 Vikas Pathak

The challenge that the Congress faces at present is it has to fight not just internal dissidence and the BJP but deal with anti-BJP regional parties, who are no longer seeing it as a viable ally.


Caste-Based Census: Why ‘Bharat Jodo’ Spirit, ‘Casteless India’ Vision Should Inspire Our Actions

The Bihar developments, with echoes in other states, have given rise to an interesting debate on social justice, affirmative action, merit, and age-old caste-based inequalities.

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20 August, 2021

Is Nitish Planning Another U-Turn, Or Is He Jittery About Bihar?

Bhavna Vij-Aurora

After breaking ranks with the BJP on issues such as caste-based census and demand for a probe into the Pegasus snooping, Nitish Kumar is set to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi with a delegation from Bihar.


18 July, 2021

Disruptions Don’t Help Opposition, Says RJD's Manoj Jha Ahead Of Monsoon Session

Puneet Nicholas Yadav

Prof. Manoj Kumar Jha, Rajya Sabha MP from Lalu Prasad Yadav’s Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD), speaks on the follies of disrupting Parliamentary proceedings and why trust deficit among Opposition parties remains the biggest challenge to their coming together against the BJP.


17 July, 2021

Chirag Paswan In No Hurry For An Alliance With Lalu Yadav’s RJD

Giridhar Jha

Chirag Paswan might have been ditched both by the BJP and the five MPs of his party at the moment, but the doors of immense possibilities in the future remain ajar for him in politics.


12 July, 2021

RJD Leader Shyam Rajak Meets Ex-LJP Chief Chirag Paswan, Says Anti-NDA Alliance Needed In Bihar

Outlook Web Bureau

Shyam Rajak said that LJP leader Chirag Paswan has met RJD chief Lalu Prasad


10 July, 2021

Sushil Modi Did Not Become A Minister At Centre, But Why Is Lalu & Co Happy?

Giridhar Jha

It is widely believed that Sushil Modi’s ‘expose’ of corruption charges against Lalu Prasad’s sons led Nitish Kumar to walk out of the Mahagathbandhan and restore his ties with the BJP in 2017.


16 June, 2021

Chirag Paswan May Go With Tejashwi Yadav If BJP Does Not Bail Him Out

Giridhar Jha

Even though Ram Vilas Paswan and Lalu Prasad Yadav fought with each other for a brief while for the railway portfolio in the UPA government, they otherwise shared a great rapport over the years.


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11 June, 2021

This Birthday, That Birthday ... A Tale Of Lalu Yadav’s Fluctuating Fortunes

Giridhar Jha

Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) president Lalu Prasad Yadav turned 74 on June 11.


01 May, 2021

In The Crime-Meets-Politics World, Shahabuddin Had Clout Like No Other Bahubali In Bihar

Giridhar Jha

Gangster-turned-politician and former RJD MP Mohammad Shahabuddin died due to Covid-19 in Delhi on Saturday


01 May, 2021

Delhi: Former RJD MP Mohammad Shahabuddin Succumbs To Covid-19

Outlook Web Bureau

Shahabuddin was being lodged at Tihar jail and he had tested positive for the virus, last week.


24 March, 2021

Bihar Police Bill Row: Tejashwi Yadav, Tej Pratap Taken Into Custody; Women MLAs Forcibly Evicted

Outlook Web Bureau

Water cannons were used to disperse the protesters.


23 March, 2021

Watch: Violence Erupts Outside Bihar Assembly Amid Opposition’s Protest Over New Police Bill

Outlook Web Bureau

Opposition leaders in Bihar have alleged that they were attacked while protesting the Bihar Special Armed Police Bill, 2021, which seeks to give more teeth to the state police.


13 March, 2021

Ruckus In Bihar Assembly Over Minister’s Alleged Involvement In Liquor Sale

Outlook Web Bureau

Tejashwi Yadav has been alleging that he suspected Ram Surat Rai's involvement in the illegal liquor trade


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01 March, 2021

West Bengal Assembly Polls: RJD Will Provide Full Support To TMC, Says Tejashwi Yadav

Outlook Web Bureau

While it is still unclear if the RJD will contest the Bengal Assembly polls, party leader Tejashwi Yadav said that he will campaign against the BJP in the state


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.

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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.

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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.

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