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RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav (left) and former Bihar deputy CM Sushil Kumar Modi of the BJP | File photos: Wikipedia and PTI

Not just one BJP MLA, ‘Lalu Yadav tried to get Sushil Modi to switch over from NDA’

Modi’s aides say Lalu told ex-deputy CM that since he has been dumped by BJP, he should ‘come over’ to the RJD fold. Lalu’s party says allegations are concocted.
In the RJD manifesto, Tejashwi Yadav has promised to create 10 lakh jobs in the first meeting of the cabinet itself if he is voted to power | Photo: Praveen Jain | ThePrint

Tejashwi Yadav takes Raghopur, defeats BJP’s Satish Yadav by over 38,000 votes

The India Today-Axis My India exit poll found that Tejashwi Yadav is the ‘first choice for the chief minister’s chair with 44 per cent backing him’.
Don-turned-politician Anant Singh is the Bihar MLA with most criminal cases and most wealth | File photo: ANI

In poverty-stricken Bihar, every third candidate in first phase of polls is a crorepati

Crorepati candidates make up the majority of major parties’ candidates, reiterating the point that money and muscle power dominate Bihar elections.
RJD leader and Bihar's leader of the opposition Tejashwi Yadav | Photo: ANI

A new Tejashwi emerges ahead of Bihar polls — more mature and in control of RJD

Tejashwi Yadav has the full backing of his dad, RJD chief Lalu Prasad. Colleagues & opponents say he’s definitely done better than before in the run-up to Bihar polls.
RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar

Wives of ‘criminals’, dynasts — few surprises in RJD, JD(U) first list for Bihar polls

While the RJD has named 20 candidates, the first list of the JD(U) had 15 names. Their allies, the Congress and the BJP, respectively, are yet to release any candidate names.
Tejashwi Yadav speaking at a rally

RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav promises to provide 10 lakh govt jobs if voted to power

As the Bihar polls near, RJD CM candidate Tejashwi Yadav is faced with uphill task of holding his own against formidable ruling NDA in the absence of his father and party boss Lalu Prasad.
RJD's Tejashwi Yadav | Tejashwi Yadav | Facebook

There’s a new Tejashwi Yadav in Bihar & he’s doing everything he didn’t do in past 5 years

Lalu's son Tejashwi Yadav has often been criticised by opposition, party for running away from a crisis and remaining inaccessible. All that's changing now.
Tejashwi Yadav addresses a gathering in Patna on the 24th foundation day of the RJD | By special arrangement

On its 24th foundation day, Lalu Yadav’s RJD stares at bleak future under his son Tejashwi

Lalu is in jail, Rabri is no longer leader of the opposition in the legislative council, and allies are refusing to accept Tejashwi as the face for polls.

RJD promises reservation, caste-based census in its manifesto

The Rashtriya Janata Dal released its manifesto 'Pratibadhta Patra', promising reservation for SCs, STs, EBC and OBCs in private sector and higher judiciary.
File photo of Tej Pratap Yadav | TejPratapYadavOfficial/Facebook

Men are also victims of patriarchy. Just ask Tej Pratap Yadav

The feminist movement will benefit by recognising the struggles of (at least some) men against patriarchy. Tej Pratap Yadav seems to be finally back in Patna for good, but with a new home. For most of November and December, he’s rarely been in Patna, and hasn’t stepped into the family home. He has spent most of this time going on religious pilgrimage in the Braj region in and around Mathura, and Varanasi, Bodh Gaya and other places. He has also made trips to the Birsa Munda jail in Ranchi, where his father Lalu Yadav is lodged. He has been steadfastly avoiding his mother Rabri Devi, his wife Aishwarya Rai, and his brother Tejashwi Yadav, who is three years his junior. Tej Pratap Yadav called up chief minister Nitish Kumar and demanded his right to separate accommodation as an elected member of the Bihar legislature. He had so far been living with his...

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