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

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Constitution Day: Opposition boycotts Central Hall event

Alleging that the government is riding roughshod over the Constitution in governance and law-making, the opposition on Friday boycotted the Constitution Day function in the Central Hall of Parliament...
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Congress president Sonia Gandhi dials RJD chief Lalu Prasad amid 'trouble' in Bihar grand alliance

Congress and RJD broke off the alliance ahead of the by-polls in Kusheshwar Asthan (SC) and Tarapur constituencies in Bihar scheduled on October 30.
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Will ensure 'visarjan' of Bihar CM Nitish Kumar: RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav

RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav on Tuesday said that he will ensure the downfall of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and the ruling NDA
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Congress should be 'strong alternative' to BJP in national politics: Lalu Yadav

Ahead of the by-polls in Bihar, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav on Tuesday called upon the Congress to become a 'strong alternative' to the BJP at the national level politics and..
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Ahead of Bihar bypolls, Lalu questions Congress utility as ally

RJD president Lalu Prasad on Sunday questioned the utility of Congress as an ally in assembly election and drew sharp reaction from the grand old party as well as the NDA leaders for calling AICC..
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RJD chief heaps scorn on Congress

"Kya hota hai Congress ka gathbandhan? (What is this thing about an alliance with the Congress)," Lalu Prasad shot back when asked about a virtual breakup of their alliance in the bypolls to two..
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Congress accuses RJD of ‘trying to weaken’ it


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Tej Pratap Yadav makes shocking claim about RJD chief Lalu Yadav, says THIS

Veteran leader Lalu Prasad Yadav has been held 'hostage' in New Delhi, alleged his son, RJD leader Tej Pratap Yadav
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RJD leader visits Ranchi to revive party in Jharkhand


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Chirag Paswan meets Tejashwi Yadav in Patna, gives rise to conjecture over alignment

Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) MP Chirag Paswan on Wednesday met Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Yadav in Patna, giving rise to speculations of some kind of a political understanding between the..
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Bihar CM Nitish Kumar makes BIG statement on caste census demand - Details inside

Bihar CM Nitish met Prime Minister Narendra Modi today along with a team of 11 political members from Bihar, including RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav.
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Caste census: Leaders from JD(U), RJD, BJP, others meet PM Modi

Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar-led ten parties delegation including Janata Dal (United), Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) and others met Prime Minister Narendra Modi at South..
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Fissures deepen in RJD: Tej slams Tejashwi's aide, set to meet Lalu


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Rift between RJD chief Jagdanand, Lalu's son Tej Pratap, Tejashwi says 'all will be fine'

Tej Pratap had on Wednesday slammed the Jagadanand Singh after the decision was taken to remove Akash Yadav.
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PM must intervene to end Parliament logjam; Monsoon session be extended: RJD MP Manoj Kumar Jha

Accusing the government of "closing the door" on negotiations to break the logjam over the Pegasus issue in Parliament, RJD leader Manoj Kumar Jha on Sunday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi must..
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Rahul Gandhi meets opposition leaders over breakfast to chalk out joint strategy on Pegasus issue

In a bid to present a united face on the Pegasus spyware issue, leaders of several opposition parties attended a breakfast meeting hosted by former Congress President Rahul Gandhi at the Constitution..
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JD(U), RJD bring issue of caste census to Delhi


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Nitish has agreed to take up with Centre issue of caste census: Tejashwi

Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar has agreed, in principle, to take up the issue of a caste-based census with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, leader of the opposition Tejashwi Yadav claimed on Friday...
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Chirag Paswan has also spoken to Lalu, says RJD leader


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Chirag Paswan meets RJD veteran


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Lalu addresses RJD, vows Bihar return


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Frail-looking Lalu addresses RJD workers, slams PM Modi and Nitish Kumar


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Lalu, Rabri back on RJD posters ahead of silver jubilee event

Lalu Prasad and his wife Rabri Devi are back on RJD posters in Bihar, along with Tejashwi Prasad Yadav, on the eve of the party’s silver jubilee function on Monday. However, Lalu’s elder son Tej..
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Two-time former MLA crosses over from JD(U) to RJD; Tejashwi elated


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LJP groups & RJD to celebrate Paswan's birth anniversary


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Tejashwi Yadav pays tribute to former RJD leader Raghuvansh Singh on 75th birth anniversary


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RJD MP held for laundering, sent to 10 days of ED custody


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Tihar jail officials deny reports of former RJD MP Mohammad Shahabuddin's death

Shahabuddin's lawyer Randhir Kumar said, "He is fine and news related with his death is false."
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Former RJD MP and dreaded gangster Mohammad Shahabuddin dies due to COVID-19

Mohammad Shahabuddin was serving a life sentence for murder. He passed away aged 53.
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Fodder scam: Former Bihar CM and RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav granted bail, may walk out of jail soon

The Jharkhand High Court on Saturday granted bail to RJD president Lalu Prasad Yadav in Dumka treasury case of the multi-crore rupees fodder scam.
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Kerala polls: RJD to go solo in Kerala, fields its candidates in 2 assembly constituencies


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RJD, JD(U) spar in assembly over criminal cases against each other’s MLAs


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Assam polls: RJD to highlight harassment of Hindi speaking people during NRC updation, hike in fuel prices


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RJD joins Congress-led Grand Alliance in Assam


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Parties again swing into poll mode for Bihar panchayat elections

The RJD is paying attention to the Muslim-Yadav (MY) equation and Dalits.
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RJD, SP ditch allies Left and Congress, rally behind Mamata Banerjee


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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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ISF, NCP, RJD to be part of Congress-Left alliance for Bengal polls: Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury


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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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