Everything you need to know about Lalu Ghuman: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Lalu Ghuman: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
New Delhi, May 24 (ANI): Describing cricket as an important and popular game, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) spokesman D.Tripathi on Friday called for the resignation of Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president N.Srinivasan on moral grounds in the wake of his son-in-law and Chennai Super Kings Principal Gurunath Meiyappan being summoned by the crime branch of Mumbai Police to join the investigations into the spot fixing in the Indian Premier League (IPL).
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) The once confident Amar Singh was a pale shadow of his old self when the UPA celebrated nine years in power at the residence of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.
Patna, May 20 (ANI): Janata Dal-United (JD-U) legislator Sanjay Singh filed a defamation case against Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad on Monday for allegedly using unparliamentary language against him.
Patna, May 20 (IANS) Bihar's ruling Janata Dal-United (JD-U) legislator Sanjay Singh Monday filed a defamation case against Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad for allegedly using unparliamentary language against him.
Patna, May 17 (IANS) The Income Tax (IT) department has served a notice to Lalu Prasad's Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD), seeking details of expenses incurred during the party's Parivartan rally held here May 15, an official said Friday.
Patna, May 15 (IANS) RJD chief Lalu Prasad Wednesday launched a scathing attack against Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for rampant corruption, bribery and rising incidents of rape in the state and said he would throw him out of power in the next elections.
Patna, May 15 (ANI): Highlighting the rising cases of atrocities against the feminine gender and the rise in abduction cases, former Bihar Chief Minister Rabri Devi on Wednesday launched a frontal attack on the Nitish Kumar-led Janata Dal-United (JD-U) Government in the state, and urged the people to overthrow the 'corrupt' from power.
Patna, May 15 (ANI): A sea of green and white greeted Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Lalu Prasad Yadav, members of his family and other RJD leaders, as his grand "Parivartan Rally (Rally for Change or Transformation) began in Bihar's state capital Patna on Wednesday afternoon.
Patna, May 15 (IANS) Ignoring the scorching mid-May heat, hundreds of thousands of people arrived in the Bihar capital Wednesday for Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad's Parivartan Rally -- the second after he was ousted from power in 2005.
Patna, May 15 (ANI): In a bid to reassert his popularity with the public, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav will on Wednesday kick-off his 'Parivartan Rally' from here.
Patna, May 13 (IANS) Indian Railways got a boost to its business, thanks to former railway minister Lalu Prasad, whose party Rashtriya Janata Dal has hired 13 special trains to ferry workers and supporters to Patna for his Parivartan Rally here May 15.
Patna, May 4 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi Saturday telephoned RJD chief Lalu Prasad to inquire about his health, a day after he was injured in an accident.
Patna, May 4 (ANI): Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad was injured in a freak accident on Friday when the windshield of a car he was travelling in broke and glass pieces hit him on the head.
Patna, May 2 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad blamed Pakistan for the death of Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh in a Lahore hospital early Thursday.
After a lacklustre career in the 1990s and the first few years of the 21st century when he remained in the shadow of both friends and foes, Nitish Kumar has now emerged in the full glare of the political spotlight with his name being mentioned as a possible prime minister.
Patna, April 17 (IANS) Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad Wednesday alleged that Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar as the union railway minister in 2002 had deferred a probe into the setting on fire of Sabarmati Express at Godhra station to save Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi.
Patna, April 16 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Tuesday defended himself against allegations by the BJP, which blamed him for the 2002 Gujarat riots, by saying that a railway minister was responsible for the safety of trains, not for law and order.
Patna, April 5 (IANS) Lok Janshakti Party chief Ramvilas Paswan Friday ruled out any possibility of a third front ahead or after the next Lok Sabha polls, and instead called out all secular parties to join hands against the BJP.
Patna, March 27 (IANS) Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, euphoric over the likely move of the central government to accord special status to Bihar, played Holi with party workers and people Wednesday and took pot shots at RJD leader Lalu Prasad.
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) A 55-year-old businessman was shot and wounded here while resisting four assailants who robbed Rs.3 lakh from his shop, police said Tuesday. Three of the attackers have been arrested.
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) The government Friday put on hold a controversial notification making proficiency in English a requirement for aspirants of the Indian Administrative Service (IAS) as most Lok Sabha members opposed it.
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) The Lok Sabha was adjourned repeatedly Friday as opposition parties protested the alleged neglect of Hindi and regional languages in Union Public Service Commission examinations.
Patna, March 10 (IANS) Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Sunday said he would do everything to stop Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi from becoming the country's prime minister.
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) An otherwise serious discussion in the Lok Sabha Thursday on the human rights situation in Sri Lanka saw some light moments when External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid asked RJD supremo Lalu Prasad to become 'Hanuman' and go to India's southern neighbor.
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) Indian Railways will soon introduce a 24X7 helpline for women that will be tracked "on real-time basis", Railway Minister Pramod Kumar Bansal said while stressing that the safety of passengers, particularly women, was top priority.
Patna, Jan 20 (IANS) The RJD will work to install a secular government in New Delhi following the 2014 polls, Lalu Prasad said here Sunday after he was re-elected as the party chief for the eighth consecutive term.
Kolkata, Jan 19 (ANI): Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav has advocated death penalty for the six under trials accused in the brutal Delhi gang rape.
Kolkata, Jan 18 (IANS) RJD chief Lalu Prasad Friday said president's rule in Jharkhand should be the last option and urged for exploring ways of finding an elected government.
Kolkata, Jan 18 (IANS) Describing it as a group of "wannabe prime ministers", Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Friday dismissed the formation of the Third Front for the next general elections.
Kolkata, Jan 18 (IANS) Taking a dig at West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's rule, RJD chief Lalu Prasad Friday said if the CPI-M returns to power in the state, it will continue for the next 50 years.
Kolkata, Jan 18 (IANS) Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav Friday while demanding death punishment for the perpetrators of the Delhi gang-rape and murder, mentioned the name of the victim.
Patna/New Delhi, Jan 9 (ANI): RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav on Wednesday asked Governor Syed Ahmad to put Jharkhand Assembly under suspension so that parties can explore the option of forming a popular government in the tribal state.
Patna, Dec 29 (IANS) Hundreds of people, many of them young students, hit the streets here Saturday to mourn the death of the Delhi gang-rape victim.
Patna, Dec 24 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Monday favoured setting up of fast-track courts for trial of rape cases, while RJD chief Lalu Prasad demanded death sentence for rapists.
New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) RJD leader Lalu Prasad Tuesday irritated Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar by intervening and speaking out of turn in the house.
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) The Samajwadi Party Monday said it will vote against the bill to provide reservation in promotion for Dalits and tribals in government jobs.
Kolkata, Dec 13 (IANS) The top seeded stars, including defending champion Aditi Ashok and Gurbani Singh, took their expected places in the quarter-finals of the Usha All India Ladies Matchplay Championships here Thursday.
Islamabad, Dec 12 (IANS) A policeman and a doctor were among six people gunned down in Pakistan's port city of Karachi, a media report said Wednesday.
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) After commenting against a Congress MP during a debate on FDI in multi-brand retail, BJP leader M. Venkaiah Naidu Thursday apologised to the Rajya Sabha, retracting his words.
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) Attacking the BJP for opposing FDI in multi-brand retail, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RLD) chief Lalu Prasad Wednesday said foreign investment in the retail sector will help farmers get better price for their yield.
New Delhi, Dec 4 (ANI): Charging the opposition of attempting to mislead the nation, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav on Wednesday said the double standards of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in multi-brand retail has been exposed.
New Delhi, Dec 5 (ANI): There was a ruckus inside the Lok Sabha on Wednesday as Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav taunted the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) during the debate on allowing FDI in retail.
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) The Lok Sabha was Wednesday adjourned briefly following verbal clashes between Rashtriya Janata Dal (RLD) chief Lalu Prasad and Bharatiya Janata Party members.
Patna, Dec 3 (IANS) In the wake of senior BJP leaders backing Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi for the job of prime minister, Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad Monday threw a challenge at Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, asking him to make clear his stance.
Patna, Nov. 19 (ANI): Rashtriya Janata Dal president Lalu Yadav blamed the Nitish Kumar-led state government for the for the mishap claiming more than 14 lives in Patna During 'Chhath Puja' on Monday.
Patna, Nov 13 (IANS) Bollywood stars have replaced Bihar's politicians in the firecracker market in the state this Diwali.
Lucknow, Nov 9 (IANS) Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav, known for his stiff opposition to the Women's Reservation Bill, Friday seemed to have softened his stand.
Patna, Nov 7 (IANS) Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Wednesday said that chief ministership would be decided on the basis of votes polled, not on the basis of caste identity.
Patna, Nov 6 (IANS) Bihar's ruling Janata Dal-United (JD-U) leader and former central minister Mohammad Taslimuddin quit Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's party and joined the opposition Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) led by Lalu Prasad here Tuesday.
Patna, Nov. 6 (ANI): Former union minister Mohammad Taslimuddin quit the ruling Janata Dal (United) party in Bihar and rejoined the opposition Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) on Tuesday, accusing Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar of failing to fulfill his promises to him.
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) Several activists and political leaders, including CPI-M general secretary Prakash Karat and RJD chief Lalu Prasad, Sunday demanded that "the harassment and victimisation of innocent Muslims youths" by security agencies in the name of fighting terror be stopped.
Haridwar/Patna, Oct.28 (ANI): The opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday said that the latest reshuffle of the Union Cabinet wouldn't restore the credibility and confidence of the Congress Party-led the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) Government.
Patna, Oct 11 (IANS) Ever since protestors at Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's ongoing Adhikar Yatra showed him black flags, district authorities in the state have been scrupulously keeping all things black out of his public meetings. But no one expected dupattas -- pieces of seamless cloth that go with women's salwar-kurta dress -- to be snatched.
Patna, Oct 8 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Monday denied that he had blocked a proposal to grant special category status to the state in 2002 when the BJP-led NDA ruled India.
Begusarai, Oct 7 (ANI): Taking a dig at activist Arvind Kejriwal for targeting Congress president Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav has asked if one can become a politician by just by wearing a Gandhi cap.
Patna, Oct 4 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's demand for a special category status to the state is a political drama, Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad said Thursday.
Bhagalpur (Bihar), Oct 4 (ANI): Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav today took on Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar over arrogant governance and apathy towards issues plaguing the state.
Kolkata, Sep 30 (IANS) The West Bengal chief minister might not find cartoons about her funny, but she is happy enough to mimic the prime minister. The widely telecast scenes of Mamata Banerjee imitating the genial Manmohan Singh have raised much debate and derision and have again put the spotlight on India's smear politics.
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Road Transport and Highways Minister C.P. Joshi will hold additional charge of the key railways ministry after President Pranab Mukherjee accepted the resignation of Trinamool Congress' Mukul Roy, official sources said Saturday.
Patna, Sep 20 (IANS) Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad has said there are 14 to 15 aspirants for the post of prime minister and he himself is one of them.
New Delhi, Sep 19 (ANI): Congress leader Jagdambika Pal on Wednesday expressed hope that all will be well within the UPA, and added that he was confident about an upset Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress (TMC) remaining a valuable and trusted ally who would continue to back the government.
In a bid to analyze the aftermath situation occurred after Trinamool Congress (TMC) chief Mamata Banerjee withdraw support from the UPA-II Government and reducing it to a minority, the Core Group of the Congress Party is meeting in the capital on Wednesday morning at Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh's official 7, Race Course Road residence to decide on the next steps.........
New Delhi, Sep 19 (ANI): With West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress (TMC) chief Mamata Banerjee opting to pull out of the UPA-II Government and reducing it to a minority, the Core Group of the Congress Party is meeting in the capital on Wednesday morning at Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh's official 7, Race Course Road residence to decide on the next steps.
Kolkata, Sep 18 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee Tuesday admitted that the UPA government could continue in power, even without her party's support, for some months by taking support of other parties.
Patna, Sep 17 (ANI): Opposing the UPA-II Government's move to introduce Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in multi-brand retail, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday said his government would not allow it in the state, as it would hurt the farmers badly.
Chapra (Bihar), Sep 15 (ANI): Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav on Saturday supported the Congress-led UPA government's decision to allow 51 percent Foreign Direct Investment in multi-brand retail.
Patna, Sep 15 (IANS) RJD chief Lalu Prasad Saturday supported the Congress-led central government's decision to allow 51 percent foreign direct investment in multi-brand retail, saying the farmers would get good price for their produce.
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) The second edition of the Sheru Classic Professional Bodybuilding Championship is to be held here Oct 6 at the IGI Stadium.
Ranchi, Sep 7 (IANS) A petition has been filed in a CBI court in Ranchi seeking to make Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar an accused in the multi-crore Animal Husbandry Department scam - popularly known as the fodder scam.
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) BJP leader Sushma Swaraj's "mota maal" remark continued to reverberate with RJD leader Lalu Prasad Tuesday accusing the party of having made mega-bucks from the mining barons, the Reddy brothers of Karnataka, while she instead accused the Congress of benefitting.
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Tuesday targeted the BJP over its allegation that the government took hefty bribes ("mota maal") while allocating coal blocks, saying it must answer about its links with the Reddy brothers of Karnataka.
New Delhi, Aug 24 (ANI): With Parliament disrupted for the fourth consecutive day on Friday in the wake of CAG report on coal blocks allocation, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav hit out at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for unnecessarily stalling the proceedings.
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Lalu Prasad Friday defended Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in the wake of CAG report on allocation of coal blocks, but said he could only give a detailed reaction after reading the document.
Patna, Aug 16 (IANS) Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad Thursday dared Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar to snap ties with the BJP if he really cared for secularism and secular politics.
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) The seven-hour polling in Parliament House here and state legislatures across India to elect the next president ended at 5 p.m. Thursday, even as there were indications that near 100 percent of the electors cast their ballots.
New Delhi, July 18 (ANI): Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari, who filed his nomination papers for his re-election to the post here on Wednesday, thanked the ruling UPA and the supporting parties for extending their support.
Patna, July 16 (IANS) In a major setback for Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad, three senior leaders and former Bihar ministers quit the party Monday and are likely to join the ruling Janata Dal-United (JD-U) in the presence of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar.
Ranchi, July 12 (IANS) UPA presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee Thursday visited Jharkhand to campaign for the July 19 poll. Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad and Lok Jansakti Party (LJP) president Ram Vilas Paswan also joined him in canvassing.
Patna, July 8 (ANI): Yoga guru Baba Ramdev on Sunday asked the Congress party to act against corruption and black money, failing which, it would not only be decimated in the general elections, but will face "social and political ostracisation."
Patna, July 5 (IANS) Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Thursday said only Shatrughan Sinha and Shahnawaz Hussain were secular leaders in the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
Patna, July 2 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Monday said that his stand against the central government's decision to dissolve the Bihar assembly in 2005 was vindicated by former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam in his latest book.
United Progressive Alliance (UPA) candidate Pranab Mukherjee Thursday filed his nomination for presidential poll scheduled on July 19 amid presence of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Congress President Sonia Gandhi, Samajwadi Party Chief Mulayam Singh Yadav, Rashtriya Janata Dal President Lalu Prasad and other leaders............
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) United Progressive Alliance (UPA) candidate Pranab Mukherjee Thursday filed his nomination for the July 19 presidential poll. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Congress president Sonia Gandhi as well as Samajwadi Party's Mulayam Singh Yadav and Rashtriya Janata Dal's Lalu Prasad were amongst the leaders present as Mukherjee filed his papers.
New Delhi/Patna, June 19 (ANI): Senior politicians Salman Khurshid and Lalu Prasad Yadav gave a mixed response to Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's demand that the prime ministerial candidate in the 2014 general elections must be a secular person.
Patna, June 16 (ANI): Lawmaker and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) president Lalu Prasad Yadav on Saturday said that all political parties should unanimously elect Pranab Mukherjee as the next president of the country.
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Friday said "he was happy" with the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) announcing Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee as their presidential candidate.
Lucknow, June 14 (IANS) Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav was not averse to a "slight climbdown" on union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee as president but was completely against Vice President Hamid Ansari, his party indicated Thursday as suspense built up on who could be the next occupant of Rashtrapati Bhavan.
Patna, June 14 (IANS) Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad Thursday said his party would support the Congress party's choice of presidential candidate and slammed political parties for "making a joke" of the issue.
Patna, June 5 (ANI): Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad on Tuesday called for a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the killing of Ranvir Sena chief Brahmeshwar Singh alias 'Mukhiya'.
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) Yoga guru Baba Ramdev asked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to ensure honesty in his cabinet and sought determined steps by the government to bring back black money stashed abroad, at a joint appearance with Anna Hazare here Sunday that saw Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal walk out from the stage.
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal Saturday walked out of the venue where social activist Anna Hazare and yoga guru Baba Ramdev were fasting here after the latter snubbed him for targeting individual parliamentarians.
Difference of opinion surfaced between Kejriwal and Ramdev during their day-long fast against corruption and black money at Jantar Mantar New Delhi on Sunday June 3.
Patna, May 28 (IANS) The Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) Monday announced a plan to launch a state-wide agitation against what he called the Nitish Kumar-led Bihar government's failure on all fronts, including law and order and corruption.
New Delhi/Patna, May 24 (ANI): Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader Sitaram Yechury has questioned government's move to hike the price of petrol, and alleged that one of the direct beneficiaries of this steep increase would be the government itself.
New Delhi/Buxar, May 23 (ANI): Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav on Wednesday described Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar as a very arrogant person who was dreaming of becoming prime minister one day.
New Delhi, May 20 (ANI): Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav has said the President's post is a sensitive one, and added that the top Constitutional post should go to a candidate who is acceptable to all political parties.
Lucknow, May 17 (IANS) While all eyes are on Mulayam Singh Yadav ahead of India's presidential election, mum is the word in his camp. The Samajwadi Party chief is keeping his cards close to the chest, though his party's support will be crucial in the ruling UPA's choice of president.
New Delhi/Nagpur, May 16 (ANI): Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav on Wednesday condemned the attack on veteran social activist Anna Hazare's convoy in Nagpur.
Patna, May 14 (IANS) Having stayed away from the rough and tumble of Bihar politics for more than one-and-a-half years, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad says he will focus on the state to expose the reality behind Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's so-called good governance.
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Lalu Prasad Sunday evoked smiles in the Lok Sabha with his approval of "admonishment" in the house by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee, who is seen as a probable Congress candidate for the presidential elections.