Tag: Rabri Devi

RJD panel headed by Rabri Devi authorises hubby Lalu Prasad to select party candidates for Bihar polls

RJD panel headed by Rabri Devi authorises hubby Lalu Prasad to select party candidates for Bihar polls

| September 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

PATNA: RJD’s state parliamentary board headed by former CM Rabri Devi on Tuesday unanimously authorised its national president Lalu Prasad to select party candidates for the Bihar assembly elections commencing from October 12. In another resolution, passed at its meeting held at a local hotel here, the parliamentary board also authorised Lalu Prasad for holding […]

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NDA will field more Muslim, Yadav candidates this time

NDA will field more Muslim, Yadav candidates this time

| September 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

New Delhi: The BJP-led NDA will be putting up more Muslim and Yadav candidates this time in Bihar as it seeks to neutralise the formidable social coalition of Nitish Kumar and Lalu Prasad, and it believes that Jitan Ram Manjhi’s inclusion gives it an edge in the state with deep caste fault lines. Bihar BJP […]

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Lalu-Nitish tie-up would come a cropper in Bihar polls: Ram Vilas Paswan

Lalu-Nitish tie-up would come a cropper in Bihar polls: Ram Vilas Paswan

| June 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

FAIZABAD (UP): Ridiculing Lalu-Nitish alliance for the Bihar Assembly polls scheduled for later this year, Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan today said the combine alliance will fail and NDA along with LJP will garner three- fourth majority. Asked to comment on the new tie-up between RJD and the JD(U), the Union Minister for Consumer Affairs, […]

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Bihar CM hosts ‘Iftar’ for guests

Bihar CM hosts ‘Iftar’ for guests

| July 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Prominent leaders of all parties and people from different walks of life attended the ‘Iftar’ ceremony hosted by Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi today. Bihar Legislative Assembly Speaker Uday Narayan Chaudhary, Chairman of the Bihar Legislative Council Awadhesh Narayan Singh, former Chief Ministers Nitish Kumar and Rabri Devi, former Assembly Speaker Sadanand Singh, Leader […]

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Teenager gang-raped at hospital

Teenager gang-raped at hospital

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: A teenage girl was gang-raped at a hospital in Bihar, sending shock waves in the area. The incident took place at a private nursing home at Sonepur in Saran district on late Saturday night, where the victim’s mother was posted as a nurse. Reports said the victim along with her elder sister had gone […]

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In Bihar By-Elections, Nitish Teams With Lalu, BJP Seeks Pyjama

In Bihar By-Elections, Nitish Teams With Lalu, BJP Seeks Pyjama

| July 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: Nitish Kumar today confirmed that he will contest by-elections for 10 seats in Bihar in partnership with one-time enemy Lalu Prasad Yadav. Mr Kumar made the announcement in his first address to the party workers since quitting as chief minister in May, accepting responsibility for the party’s crushing defeat in the national elections, where […]

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BJP Faces Flak Over Cash, Valuables Found In Giriraj Singh’s House

BJP Faces Flak Over Cash, Valuables Found In Giriraj Singh’s House

| July 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Bharatiya Janata Party leader Giriraj Singh finds himself in serious trouble over the Rs1.14 crore cash, US $600 and expensive jewelry and watches found in his house in Patna. These items were recovered from four thieves who robbed the minister’s house and have claimed that all items, including the wads of cash were found at […]

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Revolver Ranis of Bihar star in electoral battles

Revolver Ranis of Bihar star in electoral battles

| April 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Other than their political acumen, women candidates contesting in the ongoing Lok Sabha elections from Bihar also trust their weapons that they have listed in their affidavits filed with the nomination papers. Be it former chief minister Rabri Devi or rebel Janata Dal (United) legislator Anu Shukla, several women candidates across the political spectrum do […]

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Rajiv Pratap Rudy’s safe landing

Rajiv Pratap Rudy’s safe landing

| April 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Unknown to many, Rudy is a trained pilot and often flies planes between New Delhi and Patna, or other cities. It’s rare that a reporter is flying to a constituency to report on an election and the flight happens to be piloted by a candidate for the same seat. It happened with me. Last weekend, […]

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‘Where is the Modi Wave? It’s Not in the Villages’

‘Where is the Modi Wave? It’s Not in the Villages’

| April 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

She was the accidental chief minister. In 1997, Rabri Devi, 59, was forced to take charge after her husband Lalu Prasad resigned as chief minister over his alleged involvement in the fodder scam. Since then, the reticent mother of nine has served as CM thrice. This time, she is filling in for Lalu from Saran […]

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