Not 'double engine' but trouble engine, Lalu Yadav hits back at PM Modi
Sunday, 1 November 2020 Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav, currently in jail, on Sunday waded into the campaigning ahead of the second phase of the Bihar polls with a jibe on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's "double engine" slogan for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-Janata Dal (United) alliance terming it a "trouble engine".
Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched a veiled attack on Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and RJD's Tejashwi Yadav. Slamming the Mahagathbandhan leadership in the state, PM Modi said that the two 'Yuvaraj' are busy fighting to save their throne. The Prime Minister was addressing a rally in poll-bound...
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 'Azadi Patra' for release of RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav from jail. He said, "I've come here but Jagada Nand Singh (Bihar RJD president) is sitting in his chamber. He has not written 'Azadi Patra' (for release of RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav from jail). People like him are the reason behind my father's ill health."
On Dumka treasury case, RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav's lawyer, Prabhat Kumar said, "The final hearing will be heard on next Friday. CBI has been directed to file reply by that time. The case has come to half of the sentence. We are hoping that he (Lalu Prasad Yadav) will get bail on Friday (February 05)."
RJD leader Tej Pratap Yadav released postcard addressing President Ram Nath Kovind, and sought acquittal of RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav on January 25. Speaking to mediapersons, Lalu's son alleged putting his father behind bars is a political torture by Centre. "He (Lalu Prasad Yadav) has been put behind bars as part of a conspiracy and is imprisoned despite prolonged illness. It's political torture by Centre," said RJD's Tej Pratap.
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 national party and we want to expand now. Assam is the gateway of NorthEast. We have decided to contest Assembly polls in Assam. We've discussed with Congress about alliance and will also be speaking to Ajmal sahab (AIUDF)," he said.
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 votes of the BJP among the Hindi-speaking people. Yadav, during his maiden visit to Guwahati, said he has already met Congress Assam chief Ripun Bora and will hold talks with the AIUDF to formalise the alliance. "RJD has decided to expand its presence. So, we will participate in Assam Assembly polls... We're talking to like- minded parties," he said. Watch the full video for more details.
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Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on March 01 said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has replied to all the people questioning that when will he get vaccinated. He further requested Opposition to unite in efforts against Corona rather than using it as a political tool. "Modi ji had clearly said that our COVID warriors would be vaccinated first, and then us. To those who were questioning him, he has replied, "I was waiting for my turn." I want to tell the Opposition that you will have enough opportunities to do politics in elections and otherwise, can we not unite in efforts against Corona?," said RS Prasad while speaking to ANI on March 01. "We ministers have decided to avail paid vaccination facility," he added. PM Narendra Modi administered first dose of Bharat Biotech's COVAXIN today.
As the second phase of vaccination drive began across the nation on March 01, Chief Minister of Bihar, Nitish Kumar took his first dose of COVID-19 vaccine in Patna today. CM Nitish took the vaccination on the occasion of his 70th birthday.
As the second phase of COVID vaccination drive started across the nation on March 01, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today announced that the vaccinations will be absolutely free in the entire state, including private hospitals. He said, "Vaccination will be absolutely free in the entire Bihar state. Such facility will be made available, will be facilitated by the state government."
JDU workers are celebrating Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's 70th birthday as 'Vikas Diwas' across state. Workers first made offerings at the Mahavir temple, and later distributed the prasad among the needy. Along with the prasad, JDU workers also distributed copy, pencil, milk and biscuits.
In the latest episode of On The Record with Hindustan Times’ Sunetra Choudhury, Janata Dal (United) president and Rajya Sabha member Ram Chandra Prasad Singh said Lok Janshakti Party’s role in Bihar was contemptuous. Singh said, “During Lok Sabha, we made their candidates win. What did they do in the assembly elections? They put up candidates against us and even the BJP. We are a regional party and they had a responsibility. I don't know what to think of them, we just don't bother about them.” Watch the full video for more.
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After seeking blessings from Kashi Vishwanath and Kaal Bhairav, BJP president JP Nadda ate snacks and also drank tea at a stall in Varanasi. JP Nadda thanked his party workers and people of Kashi for providing him with the opportunity to complete all the rituals of worshipping at Kashi Vishwanath, Kaal Bhairav temple. Later in the day, Nadda will interact with booth 'karyakartas' in Varanasi. JP Nadda is on a 2-day visit to Varanasi.
BJP national president JP Nadda offered prayers at Kashi Vishwanath Temple on March 01. Nadda performed an 'abhishekam' to the sacred Jyotirlingam. He further inspected construction of Kashi Vishwanath Temple's corridor. Later, Nadda will interact with booth 'karyakartas' in Varanasi.
BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi has alleged in a post that Former Chief Minister Lalu Yadav is trying to induce MLAs of the ruling National Democratic Alliance (NDA) in Bihar to switch sides. Tamil Nadu..