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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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’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.
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.
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
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.
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