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Lalu awarded 5-yr jail term in third fodder scam case
In more trouble for Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad, a special Central Bureau of Investigation court in Ranchi on Wednesday sentenced him to five years in jail in a third case related to the multi-crore fodder scam. Prasad and another former Bihar chief minister Jagannath Mishra were sentenced to five years rigorous imprisonment by the court of S S Prasad in the case related to fraudulent withdrawal of Rs 37.62 crore from Chaibasa treasury in the early 1990s. The court also imposed Rs ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago
Lalu gets 3.5-yr jail, Rs 10 lakh fine in fodder scam case
Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad Yadav was on Saturday sentenced to three-and-a-half years in jail and fined Rs 10 lakh by a special Central Bureau of Investigation court in a fodder scam case relating to fraudulent withdrawal of Rs 89.27 lakh from the Deoghar Treasury 21 years ago. The punishment was handed down to 69-year-old Lalu by CBI court judge Shiv Pal Singh through videoconferencing since the RJD leader is lodged in Birsa Munda Central Jail after being convicted in the case on ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
Lalu gets access to TV, newspaper in jail
Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad, who was convicted by a special Central Bureau of Investigation court on Saturday in a fodder scam case, is entitled to a newspaper and a television set at the Birsa Munda jail, a senior jail officer said. The former Bihar CM can meet guests between 8 am and 12 noon during weekdays in line with the jail manual, Birsa Munda Jail Superintendent Ashok Kumar Choudhary said.   Prasad, who had undergone a heart surgery in 2014, has several restrictions on ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
Hoped for Lalu's acquittal in fodder scam: Sharad Yadav
[India], Dec 23 (ANI): Hours after Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) Chief Lalu Prasad was convicted in the fodder scam, Rebel Janata Dal (United) MP Sharad Yadav on Saturday said that he had hoped for the former Bihar chief minister's acquittal. Speaking to ANI, ...
 Sify1 month ago
As you sow, so you reap: Sushil Modi on Lalu's conviction
As you sow, so you reap - this was Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modis reaction to Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasads conviction in a fodder scam case by a CBI court in Ranchi on Saturday. Sushil was one of the petitioners, on whose PIL ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago
Nitish, Lalu trade barbs over 'desh bhakti'
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) president Lalu Prasad today traded barbs, questioning each others "desh bhakti" (patriotism). The war of words was set off following a tweet from Kumar, taking an obvious dig at Prasad in the ...
 Deccan Herald2 months ago
Nitish rubbishes RJD's charge of framing Lalu in fodder scam
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today rubbished the RJD's allegation that Lalu Prasad was "framed" in the fodder scam cases by the NDA regimes at the Centre and in the state.RJD chief Prasad has been lodged in Ranchi's Birsa Munda jail since December 23 ...
 Business Standard1 week ago
Tej Pratap meets father in Ranchi jail, accompanies him to court
Former Bihar Minister Tej Pratap met his jailed father and RJD chief Lalu Prasad in the Birsa Munda Central Jail in Jharkhand capital Ranchi on Monday and later accompanied him to a CBI court.Tej Pratap, the elder son of Lalu Prasad, was accompanied by ...
 Prokerala2 weeks ago
Lalu aides in jail to 'serve' him? RJD denies charge
A row has erupted following media reports that two 'personal aides' of Lalu Prasad Yadav were sent to a Ranchi prison to 'serve' him, hours before the Rashtriya Janata Dal supremo was lodged there after being convicted in a fodder scam case, drawing criticism from rival Janata Dal-United. The RJD, however, jumped to its leader's defence, insisting the presence of the two -- Lakshman Mahto and Madan Yadav -- was 'conicidental'. Mahto and Yadav, who were reportedly ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
Lalu's security downgraded, son threatens to 'skin PM Modi'
The Centre has withdrawn Lalu Prasad Yadav's Z plus VIP security cover of National Security Guard commandos, evoking angry reactions from the Rashtriya Janata Dal supremo and his two sons, who cried conspiracy, with one even threatening to 'skin' Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Lalu accused the Narendra Modi government of hatching a 'conspiracy' to frighten him so that he gives up his 'relentless fight for preserving communal harmony and social justice'.   ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago


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