The Rise And Rise And Fall Of Lalu Prasad

  • Lalu-Nitish
    Feb 25, 2014 13:11 IST

    Lalu attacks Nitish Kumar, walks to assembly with 9 'rebel' MLAs in Bihar

    RJD chief Lalu Prasad on Tuesday walked to the Bihar assembly with nine MLAs who were reportedly part of a rebel group that broke away from his party on Monday. Nitish behind party revolt, says Lalu | Poll: Do you think Nitish is behind the split in RJD, as Lalu claims?

  • Lalu Prasad
    Feb 25, 2014 00:02 IST

    RJD split: Rebellion fresh blow to Lalu’s comeback hope

    The rebellion by a group of RJD legislators on Monday was nothing less than a bolt from the blue for party chief Lalu Prasad, who had lately been on the verge of a big comeback in Bihar following his release from jail.

  • Lalu-Nitish
    Feb 24, 2014 17:21 IST

    MLAs dump Lalu for Nitish; Paswan keeps Modi, Congress waiting

    Bihar grabbed national attention on Monday with key player Lalu Prasad staring at a split in his party and partner Ram Vilas Paswan inching closer to ditching him and the Congress for the BJP.Nitish too 'busy' to know of strife in RJD

  • Lalu
    Jan 09, 2014 22:00 IST

    Cong, RJD's growing bonhomie hints at pact

    The Congress and the RJD inched closer to an understanding in Bihar after Lalu Prasad met Rahul Gandhi today. Lalu is likely to meet Congress president Sonia Gandhi shortly to work out the seat-sharing details.

  • Lalu Prasad
    Dec 17, 2013 01:19 IST

    Lalu’s prison release: BJP happy, Nitish plays it cool

    RJD chief Lalu Prasad’s release from jail has brought cheer to the RJD and the BJP camp, while his bête noir chief minister Nitish Kumar appears to be perplexed.

  • Dec 16, 2013 14:02 ISTFrom Lalu to lord

    Lalu out on bail, trains guns on Narendra Modi, BJP

    Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad today walked out of jail after 76 days, vowing to defeat the “political Modis” and finding a metaphor for his imprisonment in the life of Lord Krishna.

  • Dec 16, 2013 09:30 IST

    Lalu to offer prayers at Deori after release on bail

    RJD chief Lalu Prasad is scheduled to visit Deori Mandir at Tamar, around 60 km east of Ranchi, shortly after his release from the Birsa Munda Central Jail, Hotwar on Monday.

  • Former Bihar chief minister Rabri Devi at Patna Airport
    Dec 14, 2013 00:25 ISTFace to face

    His rivals wanted to shut him out of Bihar politics, but failed: Rabri Devi

    Rabri Devi, former chief minister and wife of RJD president Lalu Prasad, feels the Supreme Court order vindicates the party stand that his incarceration was the result of political conspiracy.

  • Lalu Prasad
    Dec 13, 2013 11:52 IST

    Fodder scam case: SC grants bail to Lalu Prasad

    The Supreme Court on Friday granted bail to RJD chief Lalu Prasad, who is serving a five-year term in Ranchi's Birsa Manda jail for his role in the 1999 fodder scam. HT reports.

  • lalu
    Dec 13, 2013 15:08 IST

    MPs welcome SC's decision to grant bail to Lalu Prasad

    MPs belonging to various parties today welcomed the Supreme Court's decision to grant bail to RJD chief Lalu Prasad in a fodder scam case.

  • Lalu Yadav
    Oct 01, 2013 00:36 IST

    How the mighty fall: the law catches up with Lalu Prasad

    Lalu’s witticisms have been overtaken in his own state by the dynamic governance model of the JD(U)’s Nitish Kumar. The fight against corruption gets a boost with the fall of a mighty leader.

  • Lalu Prasad Yadav
    Oct 01, 2013 01:11 ISTbeyond the news

    An uncut diamond, Lalu was prone to invent his own curse

    If Nitish Kumar is the best finished product of the social justice movement, Lalu Prasad was, at his prime, its uncut diamond prone to invent his own curse. He lost his mass base to misgovernance, writes Vinod Sharma.

  • Lalu Prasad
    Oct 01, 2013 01:15 ISTin focus

    Lalu: from saviour of minorities to battered and lonely

    A man of quick wit, native intelligence and keen sense of politics, Prasad is a man who is loved or hated with equal passion. And that makes him a formidable foe – even if he is inside a jail. The mother of a scam | Lalu's journey

  • Lalu Prasad
    Oct 01, 2013 11:13 IST

    Turning point in probe that nailed Lalu Prasad

    A vigil in front of Pataliputra Travel Agency in Patna throughout one night in October 1996 and the raid that followed the next morning was the turning point of the fodder scam investigation.

  • Lalu Prasad
    Oct 01, 2013 19:45 IST

    VIP treatment for Lalu Prasad in prison

    He might be prisoner number 3312 in the Birsa Munda Central Jail records, but convicted RJD chief Lalu Prasad is a VIP prisoner and he is getting all the amenities due to such prisoners as laid down by the jail manual. B Vijay Murty and Bedanti Saran report. Birsa jail becomes centre of RJD politics