"He, besides late Mulayam Singh Yadav, Nitish Kumar and myself learnt politics of socialism from Ram Manohar Lohia and Karpoori Thakur," said the septuagenarian.
She also became a household name after she donated one of her kidneys to her ailing father. Moved at this act of her, many leaders of the BJP coming above party lines, had hailed her decision.
The CBI has alleged that land measuring about 1.05 lakh square feet in Patna was acquired by Prasad's family members by making payments to the sellers in cash.
Lalu is at present recuperating in a Singapore hospital following kidney transplant. The matter dates back to the time when Lalu held the railways portfolio in the UPA-I government.
The 74-year-old RJD president, who has been suffering from multiple health problems, was advised a kidney transplant.
The application submitted that Yadav had been suggested kidney transplant on urgent basis by doctors in Singapore, adding that the transplant process requires at least three months time.
Yadav has been convicted of corruption in the infamous fodder scam cases of Bihar and thus made illegible for contesting elections.
Slip of tongue may be music to RJD leaders’ ears, but the party is, of course, waiting for the real coronation to happen.
Though the doctors in India denied permission for a kidney transplant, their Singapore counterparts gave their go-ahead.
Though senior leaders from both the parties are exercising restraint on the issue, it is believed that they are working behind the scenes to make preparations for the merger.
Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal’s call for printing pictures of Goddess Laxmi and Lord Ganesh on Indian currency notes is a cleverly-crafted and superbly-timed political move.
“A retired judge of the Supreme Court or high court should also be inducted into the commission for its proper functioning,” Choudhary said.
Earlier in the day, Kumar called for uniting all opposition parties, including the Congress and the Left, to take on the BJP.
During his last visit to Delhi, Nitish Kumar met Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, Samajwadi Party leaders Mulayam Singh Yadav and Akhilesh Yadav, among others.
Asked about the home minister's claim that the BJP will form the government at the Centre in 2024 again and then in Bihar the next year, he quipped, "We will see that."
Notably, Yadav is convicted in multiple cases related to fodder scam and is currently on bail in all the five cases against him.
For the second time in seven years, Tejashwi is Bihar’s deputy chief minister again. He is now in the care of his “Paltu Chacha”, the very moniker that he would use to previously describe Nitish.
BJP leader Union minister Giriraj Singh said the BJP had acknowledged him as a chief ministerial candidate first in 1996 when it was a much bigger party.
Lalu Yadav with multiple fractures shifted to AIIMS Delhi for treatment; family mulls Singapore option
The 74-year-old was brought to Delhi from Patna in an air ambulance. He was accompanied by a team of doctors and his eldest daughter Misa Bharti.
On July 3, the former Bihar Chief Minister fell down the stairs of his house in Patna.