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Lalu Prasad Yadav

Will Chirag-Tejashwi Succeed Where Ram Vilas Paswan-Lalu Yadav Failed In Bihar?

Sep 09, 2021 Giridhar Jha

Lalu and Paswan had forged an alliance against the NDA led by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar ahead of the 2010 assembly elections but their alliance could not get more than 25 seats in the 243-member assembly at the time.

Will Chirag-Tejashwi Succeed Where Ram Vilas Paswan-Lalu Yadav Failed In Bihar?

Sep 09, 2021 Giridhar Jha

Lok Janskahti Party’s embattled leader Chirag and RJD scion Tejashwi have declined to attach political significance to their previous meeting but it is being seen as a step closer to a possible alliance.


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

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.

Lalu Packed Railways With Biharis, Took Away Jobs From Tamils: Tamil Nadu Minister K. N. Nehru

Jul 26, 2021 G.C. Shekhar

Tamil Nadu Municipal Administration Minister K. N. Nehru also observed that Tamils were also equally to be blamed since they rarely showed any inclination or initiative in applying for jobs in the Central Government or its undertakings.


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

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.


05 July, 2021

In First Speech After Months, RJD Chief Lalu Prasad Hits Out At Modi-Nitish Duo

Outlook Web Bureau

‘Rising fuel prices and inflation have broken the backbone of the common man,’ RJD supremo Lalu Prasad said as he addressed party workers on Monday


30 June, 2021

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

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.


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.


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.


05 June, 2021

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

Giridhar Jha

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.


09 May, 2021

Out On Bail, Lalu Holds First 'Virtual' Interaction With Party Workers

Outlook Web Bureau

Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad Yadav on Sunday held a much-awaited "virtual interaction" with workers of his party back home in Bihar.


17 April, 2021

RJD Leader Lalu Yadav Gets Bail In Case Related To Fodder Scam

Outlook Web Bureau

Jharkhand High Court on Saturday granted bail to jailed Rashtriya Janata Dal leader Lalu Yadav in a case related to fodder scam.


26 February, 2021

Book Review: JP To BJP: Bihar After Lalu And Nitish By Santosh Singh

Ashutosh Kumar Thakur

As a new government takes office in Bihar, the book JP to BJP: Bihar after Lalu and Nitish looks closely at the process of saffronisation that has taken place in this landscape.


22 February, 2021

Why Lalu Yadav’s Sons Need A Recap Of Bihar’s Political History Of Past 30 Years

Giridhar Jha

Heaping scorn on veteran leaders and Lalu loyalists have even angered the RJD chief


19 February, 2021

Jharkhand HC Rejects Lalu's Bail Plea In Dumka Case; No Immediate Release From Jail

Outlook Web Bureau

The court turned down the bail application filed by the RJD chief and asked him to file a fresh application after two months


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Hotel guests stand on the roof of Lemon Tree hotel, as the hotel gets flooded with the waters from an overflowing Kosi River in Jim Corbett National Park, Uttarakhand state. More than 20 people have died and many are...

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This photograph provided by India's National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) shows NDRF soldiers rescue people stranded in floodwaters in Udham Singh Nagar, Uttarakhand state. More than 20 people have died and many are...

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This photograph provided by India's National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) shows NDRF soldiers rescue people stranded in floodwaters in Udham Singh Nagar, Uttarakhand state. More than 20 people have died and many are...

National Disaster Response Force via AP

Muslims pelt stones at policemen during clashes following an Eid-e-Milad un Nabi procession, in Jabalpur.

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Migrant workers arriving from J&K wait at a railway station to board a train for their native places, in Amritsar. Many of migrant workers are leaving the Kashmir Valley after a series of attacks on them.

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The Negotiator: Rakesh Tikait Is The Glue Holding Farmers’ Agitation Together

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Kashmir Minority Killings A Throwback To The Terrifying 90s

Outwardly peaceful, Kashmir has seen a spate of civilian killings in recent weeks. A silent unease has now exploded into fear and concern after the shooting of minorities.

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Virat Kohli will step down as T20 captain of India and RCB but that will not take away the fact that he remains a unique leader

Sep 20, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Taliban: What’s Next For The International Community?

With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.

Sep 13, 2021 Seema Guha

Rising Challenges Of Plagiarism In The Era Of Online Education

It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.

Sep 12, 2021 Chaitali Moitra

Vaccine Mandates Harm Long-Term Public Health

One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates

Sep 12, 2021 Kameswari Chebrolu