The prisoner-patient of fodder scam taint may be at his weakest today, but his boast that you can’t take Laloo out of Bihar still rings a tad true. The old warrior seems nowhere close to exiting 2019’s election chessboard.
PM Narendra Modi asserted that he shared the grief and outrage with the people of the nation in the wake of the terrorist attack in Jammu and Kashmir which claimed the lives of at least 40 CRPF personnel.
The special POCSO court passed the order on Friday on an application filed by an accused, Ashwani, a self-styled medical practitioner who allegedly used to inject the home's inmates with sedatives before they were subject to sexual abuse.
"The Congress governments in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh have waived farmers' loans as promised," he said, adding, "If a Congress-led government comes to power in Delhi, farm loans will be waived across the country."
It would be a mistake on part of his opponents to take Lalu Prasad's junior son Tejashwi Yadav lightly given the fact that he is widely acknowledged to be a true inheritor of his father’s legacy, tainted or otherwise.