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A day after Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar called on Congress president Sonia Gandhi, RJD supremo Lalu Prasad today sai
RJD chief Lalu Prasad today alleged that the Supreme Court order allowing trial of top BJP leaders in the Babri Masjid cas
Senior Bihar BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi today dared Chief Minister Nitish Kumar to take action against RJD chief Lalu Pr
Senior BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi today urged Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar to set up an all-party committee to prob
Controversial RJD leader Shahabuddin, brought to Delhi by train early this morning, has been lodged in jail number 2 of Ti
The Supreme Court today directed that controversial RJD leader Mohammad Shahabuddin be shifted to Tihar Jail here from a p
A day after Sakshi Maharaj sparked a controversy by indirectly blaming Muslims for the population boom in the country, RJD
RJD national president Lalu Prasad today said he has no complaint over not being allotted a seat on the dais during
Lalu Prasad not getting a seat on the dais with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Minister Nitish Kumar at the 'Praka
Taking a dig at Narendra Modi over his remark that people can punish him for demonetisation after the 50-day window, Lalu
A.K. Verma in the Indian Express:
The formation of a Fourth Front by the constituents of the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) — RJD of Lalu Prasad Yadav, Lok Janashakti Party of Ram Vilas Paswan, and SP of Mulayam Singh Yadav — has been interpreted by many as a possible schism within UPA ranks. This has made electoral contestation tri-polar in Bihar and quadrangular in UP. Many think that the decision of the Congress to put up candidates in all the constituencies in UP and Bihar would harm the interests of both Congress and these allies, and help the BSP- BJP in UP and BJP-JD (U) in Bihar.
On a deeper analysis, however, the pointers lead us to a diametrically opposite picture. The entire Fourth Front appears to be a shrewd and subtle UPA game plan designed to increase the seats of UPA constituents in Bihar and UP.
Read the full article: When 3 +1 = 5
The DNA peruses Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP's) balance sheets for 2001-06:
The right wing party's income certificates show it collected Rs2.68 crore as Gujarat Relief Fund. But not even a single paisa was disbursed for the cause. More scandalous is the fact that this escaped the notice of income-tax authorities. Whether or not this is an accounting or printing error or there's more to it, is a matter for the relevant government authorities to examine.
The BJP is the second richest political party after Congress with a net worth of Rs102.70 crore in the year 2005-06. The size of the party's balance sheet in the same year is close to Rs112 crore.
In the name of Gujarat Relief Fund, the party collected Rs1.98 crore in 2001-02, followed by Rs2,938 in the next financial year. There were no donations shown under this head in 2003-04. In 2004-05 the party again collected Rs43.86 lakh and Rs26.03 lakh in 2005-06.
The same paper also revealed yesterday: