In judicial custody and, therefore, away from election rallies, Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad Yadav is still active politically, via his Twitter handle, which has 4.6 million followers. Taking a swipe at the NDA’s Sankalp rally in Patna, Lalu tweeted that he would have attracted a similar crowd had he stopped at a roadside paan shop. With many more rallies expected in the weeks to come, Lalu’s Twitter handle is expected to buzz and crackle.
Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) led all-party demonstration at Jantar Mantar in Delhi on August 22. They were demanding the “release of leaders detained in Jammu & Kashmir”. Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad, RJD leader Manoj Jha also participated in the protest. CPI (M) leaders Sitaram Yechury and Brinda Karat, and Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Ram […]
The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) candidate from Sitamarhi parliamentary constituency in Bihar, Varun Kumar from the Janata Dal (United) on Wednesday returned the ticket to party president Nitish Kumar alleging non-cooperation by local leaders of the alliance. Sources in JD(U) told The Hindu that Mr. Kumar has returned his ticket to party president and Chief […]
Five men were arrested for allegedly drinking and creating a ruckus in a train compartment which was also occupied by Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla. The arrests were made on 12416 Intercity Express, travelling from Delhi to Indore, at the Mathura station around 1 a.m. on Monday, an Inspector of the Railway Protection Force said. […]