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Rashtriya Janata Dal: Political party in India
The Rashtriya Janata Dal is an Indian political party, based in the state of Bihar. The party was founded in 1997 by Lalu Prasad Yadav.

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'Dictator sitting...': Anurag Kashyap, Taapsee Pannu raids slammed by Opposition [Video]

'Dictator sitting...': Anurag Kashyap, Taapsee Pannu raids slammed by Opposition

Political war of words erupted over Income Tax raids on Bollywood celebrities. Properties linked to filmmaker Anurag Kashyap and actor Taapsee Pannu was raided. Sites linked to Reliance Entertainment..

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'Political vendetta': Tejashwi Yadav on IT raid at Anurag Kashyap, Taapsee's properties [Video]

'Political vendetta': Tejashwi Yadav on IT raid at Anurag Kashyap, Taapsee's properties

RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav on March 03, called Income Tax (IT) raid at director Anurag Kashyap and actor Taapsee Pannu's properties, a "political vendetta. "BJP misuses institutions like CBI, ED, IT..

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‘No BJP leader experienced than Mamata Banerjee in WB’: Tejashwi Yadav [Video]

‘No BJP leader experienced than Mamata Banerjee in WB’: Tejashwi Yadav

Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Yadav on Monday met West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee and offered his full support to her in the coming assembly polls in the state. He also took a..

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Assembly polls: Who's BJP's 'dulha' in Bengal? asks Tejashwi Yadav [Video]

Assembly polls: Who's BJP's 'dulha' in Bengal? asks Tejashwi Yadav

While speaking to ANI in Kolkata on March 01, the leader of Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) Tejashwi Yadav spoke on upcoming West Bengal Assembly polls. Tejashwi said, "Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is quite..

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Mamata to ties up with RJD | WB seat sharing discussed | Oneindia News [Video]

Mamata to ties up with RJD | WB seat sharing discussed | Oneindia News

RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav called on the Bengal Chief Minister at her office in Kolkata and the two reportedly discussed seat-sharing; Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar declared that the entire state of..

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RJD extends 'full support' to TMC for Bengal polls [Video]

RJD extends 'full support' to TMC for Bengal polls

RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav met West Bengal Chief Minister and TMC leader Mamata Banerjee on March 01. RJD extended their support to TMC in West Bengal Assembly polls. Speaking to mediapersons, Tejashwi..

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No discussions with RJD for alliance in Bengal: Adhir Chowdhury [Video]

No discussions with RJD for alliance in Bengal: Adhir Chowdhury

Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, who is spearheading party's alliance strategy in West Bengal for the upcoming assembly elections, on March 01 said that talks are on the Left, however, no..

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Tejashwi hints at joining Congress-AIUDF alliance in Assam [Video]

Tejashwi hints at joining Congress-AIUDF alliance in Assam

RJD leader Tejaswhi Yadav on February 27 announced that his party will contest the upcoming assembly elections in Assam, and also hinted at joining the Congress-AIUDF alliance. "Our party used to be a..

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RJD to form alliance in Assam? Tejashwi Yadav replies in poll-bound state [Video]

RJD to form alliance in Assam? Tejashwi Yadav replies in poll-bound state

Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Prasad Yadav on Saturday said his party will contest the upcoming Assam Assembly polls with the "like-minded" parties, a step seen as an effort to eat into..

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With eye on Assam polls, Tejashwi Yadav planning to expand RJD [Video]

With eye on Assam polls, Tejashwi Yadav planning to expand RJD

RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav is planning to expand the reach of his party as he is thinking of contesting the upcoming assembly elections in Assam, adding that talks are on to join fight the state polls..

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Watch: Donkeys pull bikes as petrol, diesel prices skyrocket; RJD slams govt [Video]

Watch: Donkeys pull bikes as petrol, diesel prices skyrocket; RJD slams govt

Rashtriya Janata Dal, the main Opposition party in Bihar, staged a protest in Muzaffarpur amid skyrocketing petrol and diesel prices. The demonstrators made donkeys pull motorcycles to highlight the..

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Fuel price hike: RJD workers protest by making donkeys pull bikes [Video]

Fuel price hike: RJD workers protest by making donkeys pull bikes

Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) workers held a unique protest over surging fuel prices in Bihar's Muzaffarpur. They used donkeys to mark their anguish over rocketing petrol, diesel cooking gas prices in the..

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People like Bihar RJD president reason behind Lalu Yadav's ill health: Tej Pratap [Video]

People like Bihar RJD president reason behind Lalu Yadav's ill health: Tej Pratap

Rashtriya Janata Dal leader Tej Pratap Yadav said that people like Bihar RJD president Jagada Nand Singh are the reason behind Lalu Prasad Yadav's ill health. Yadav asserted that Singh has not written..

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Watch: Tej Pratap Yadav rides electric cycle in Mathura [Video]

Watch: Tej Pratap Yadav rides electric cycle in Mathura

Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tej Pratap Yadav, who is known for his unique style, surprised people as he rode an electric cycle. He was seen riding electric cycle in Uttar Pradesh's Mathura. He is..

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West Bengal elections: Lalu has decided to support Mamata Banerjee to stop BJP, says Tejashwi

RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav on Monday met West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee and pledged his party's support to Trinamool Congress in the upcoming assembly elections.
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Assam Assembly Election 2021: RJD to contest polls, looking at forming alliance with other parties, says Tejashwi Yadav

"We discussed with Congress about an alliance. We will also be speaking to All India United Democratic Front (AIUDF) Chief Ajmal Sahab," he said.
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RJD will contest Assam Assembly polls in alliance with like- minded parties: Tejashwi


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Assembly elections 2021: JD(U), RJD gear up for electoral contest outside Bihar


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RJD to contest assembly polls in Assam, Kerala, West Bengal; JD(U) to go solo in two states

Bihar’s both leading regional parties- Lalu Prasad-led RJD and CM Nitish Kumar’s JD(U) on Friday gird up their loins to contest the forthcoming assembly polls in other states, soon after the..
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Tej Pratap bombards President with postcards seeking Lalu Prasad's release

RJD leader Tej Pratap Yadav has started a campaign to press the demand for the release of his ailing septuagenarian father Lalu Prasad from custody in his characteristic maverick style.
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RJD demands high-level probe into 'irregularities' in Covid testing in Bihar

Lalu Prasad's Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) demanded a high-level inquiry on Friday into the alleged irregularities in the Covid-19 testing in Bihar, after reports suggested glaring gaps between what is..
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RJD says in talks with TMC to fight Bengal polls, Mamata's party denies

Bihar's main opposition party RJD said on Sunday that it is in talks with the Trinamool Congress to fight the upcoming West Bengal elections together, but leaders of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's..
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Fodder Scam: Jharkhand High Court defers bail of Lalu Prasad Yadav

Jharkhand High Court on Friday deferred bail of former Chief Minister of Bihar and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) Chief Lalu Prasad Yadav after the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) asked for more..
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Jailed RJD chief Lalu Prasad to be shifted to AIIMS in Delhi from Ranchi hospital

Jailed RJD chief Lalu Prasad will be shifted to AIIMS-Delhi from Ranchi hospital as his health has deteriorated, news agency PTI reported quoting officials. Lalu Prasad, who is admitted at Rajendra..
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Lalu Yadav slams Bihar govt over increasing crime rate

Slamming the National Democratic Alliance government in Bihar, former Chief Minister Lalu Prasad Yadav on Monday said crime has doubled in the state under Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's rule. Citing a..
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BJP, RJD cross swords following Bhupender Yadav's claim of split in Lalu's party


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RJD challenges Nitish Kumar to snap ties with BJP following Arunachal developments

RJD national vice-president Shivanand Tiwary, however, made it clear that the ball lies in the court of the JD(U) boss who needed to realise that the development in the north- eastern state, where his..
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Lalu Prasad Yadav's kidney functioning at 25%, situation alarming: Dr Umesh Prasad

The physician of jailed RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav, Dr Umesh Prasad on Saturday said that the latter's kidney is functioning at 25 per cent and the situation can deteriorate at any time in future...
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Jharkhand HC defers Lalu Prasad's bail hearing in fodder scam case by six weeks

The Jharkhand High Court on Friday deferred RJD boss Lalu Prasad's bail plea hearing in a fodder scam case by six weeks, in keeping with the request of his lawyer. The case pertains to fraudulent..
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RJD, Congress organise march in Ranchi in support of protesting farmers

As the farmers' agitation against the new farm laws entered the 11th day on Sunday, several political parties in Jharkhand organised marches and demonstrations in support of farmers protesting at Sant..
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FIR lodged against Tejashwi, others for demonstrating in prohibited area

At least 18 leaders of the RJD, Congress and the Left Parties, including Tejashwi Prasad Yadav, have been booked for staging demonstration in prohibited area without permission. Tejashwi Yadav and..
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Tejashwi leads opposition parties dharma in support of agitating farmers

The opposition parties on Saturday held demonstration here under the leadership of RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav in protest against new farm laws and pledged support to the farmers agitating for repeal of..
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Ready to back Paswan’s wife if LJP fields her for RS bypoll, says RJD


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BJP picks Sushil Modi for Bihar Rajya Sabha byelection

BJP has picked Sushil Modi for Rajya Sabha by-elections from Bihar. Modi's election to the Upper House is all but certain as the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance has a majority in the state..
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Will RJD supremo Lalu Prasad join former party MP Shahabuddin in Tihar jail?

RJD supremo Lalu Prasad may be in trouble. After dreaded gangster and former Lok Sabha MP Shahabuddin, he is the second party leader facing charges of flouting the jail manuals with impunity...
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After alleged phone call, Lalu shifted from hospital director's bungalow to paying ward

RJD chief Lalu Prasad, who is serving jail term in Ranchi in several fodder scam cases, was on Thursday shifted from the hospital director's bungalow to its paying ward following his alleged phone call..
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Sushil Modi releases audio of Lalu ‘luring’ Bihar BJP MLA

Former Bihar deputy CM Sushil Kumar Modi on Wednesday released an alleged audio clip of jailed RJD chief Lalu Prasad asking BJP’s MLA from Pirpainti, Lallan Paswan, not to vote in the election for..
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Lalu calling up NDA MLAs and trying to poach them: Sushil

Former Bihar deputy CM Sushil Kumar Modi on Tuesday accused RJD chief Lalu Prasad of trying to lure NDA legislators through phone calls from Ranchi, where he is serving his jail terms in the fodder..
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RJD offers CM Nitish Kumar to join Mahagathbandhan, says NDA government not stable

Gami further said that the NDA has won the Bihar assembly election by fraud but it will not help them to form a stable government.
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Bihar's education minister Mewalal Choudhary 'doesn't know National Anthem', resigns hours after assuming office

Earlier in the day, Tejashwi Yadav-led RJD had shared an old video of Choudhary struggling to sing the national anthem 'Jana Gana Mana', on the microblogging site Twitter.
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'Shivanand Tiwari working to help weak BJP-JD(U) govt': Congress slams RJD leader who targeted Rahul

The Congress on Monday hit back at senior RJD leader Shivanand Tiwari and accused him of working to help the "weak" BJP-JD(U) government in Bihar. "Shivanand Tiwari has changed parties again and again..
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BJP attacks Congress over Gupkar Alliance, targets Rahul Gandhi

While targeting the Congress over its tie-up with the National Conference and the Peoples Democratic Party, BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra also had a go at its leader Rahul Gandhi over comments of the..
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Bihar: RJD to boycott swearing-in ceremony of Nitish Kumar

Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Yadav will not attend the oath-taking ceremony of Bihar Chief Minister-designate Nitish Kumar scheduled to be held in Patna today.
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'Rahul Gandhi was on a picnic while elections were in full swing': RJD slams Congress over MGB's defeat in Bihar

He went on to say that Congress became a shackle for the Mahagathbandhan, adding that the party is only concerned about contesting on seats and not winning them.
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Tracing former Deputy Chief Minister of Bihar Sushil Kumar Modi's political journey

The 1990s however, did not have much for Modi to showcase as the BJP had very little to do in Bihar politics that was dominated by Rashtriya Janata Dal and its party chief Lalu Prasad Yadav.
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We walk our own path, promote own ideology: Nadda

In his first interview after the Bihar polls and bypolls in nine other states, BJP president J P Nadda tells Akhilesh Singh that the win against the RJD-led alliance is important even though the..
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Making Nitish Kumar Bihar CM again is insult of public opinion: Shiv Sena

Sena said that NDA has achieved victory in Bihar Assembly polls, however, the real winner is Rashtriya Janata Dal leader Tejashwi Yadav.
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So near, yet so far for Tejashwi: MGB got just 0.03% votes less than NDA

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If Nitish becomes Bihar CM, credit goes to Shiv Sena: Saamana

Praising RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav for giving a "spirited fight" in the Bihar assembly polls, the Shiv Sena on Wednesday needled the BJP saying that if Nitish Kumar retains the post of chief minister..
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Bihar Assembly elections: NDA gets majority, Tejashwi-led RJD emerges as single largest party

The NDA won an absolute majority in Bihar winning 125 seats, three more than the halfway mark needed for a victory.
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BJP tops with 66% strike rate, will get more power play

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Bihar Assembly Election Result 2020: RJD-Congress delegations visit EC office in Patna alleging foul play

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Tejashwi Yadav's '10 lakh jobs' promise a damp squib, Mahagathbandhan trails in Bihar

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Bihar elections: Despite less numbers, RJD claims it'll form govt in state

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Bihar elections: RJD accuses Nitish Kumar of vote manipulation

Ahead of the counting day on November 10, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) on Monday released a video on Twitter, claiming that incumbent chief minister Nitish Kumar is trying to manipulate the votes.
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Congress misses mark as BJP gains in Bihar polls

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Bihar Assembly Election Result 2020 live updates: NDA leading on 12 seats, RJD on 14

Counting of votes began at 8 am on Tuesday with all real-time trends and results of elections being made on Election Commission of India's website.
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Bihar Election Results 2020: State gears up for D-day; counting of votes to begin at 8 am

Bihar might be on the cusp of a major generational shift in politics with most pollsters predicting a landslide for the five-party Grand Alliance led by the young RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav.
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Bihar will give you birthday gift: Lalu Yadav to Tejashwi

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RJD scion Tejashwi Yadav's journey from cricketer to politician

Born on November 10, 1989, Tejashwi Yadav is the younger son of Lalu Yadav and Rabri Devi, the elder being Tej Pratap. His parents have been the chief ministers of Bihar and have between them ruled the..
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People from all castes should come together to form RJD govt: Tejashwi Yadav

RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav on Thursday said that people from all castes should come together to form the RJD government in Bihar.
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