Jharkhand High Court on Saturday granted bail to jailed Rashtriya Janata Dal leader Lalu Yadav in a case related to fodder scam.
As a new government takes office in Bihar, the book JP to BJP: Bihar after Lalu and Nitish looks closely at the process of saffronisation that has taken place in this landscape.
Heaping scorn on veteran leaders and Lalu loyalists have even angered the RJD chief
The court turned down the bail application filed by the RJD chief and asked him to file a fresh application after two months
The soft corner Nitish Kumar had displayed for Lalu Prasad during his illness in 2018 had triggered speculations that he was feeling uneasy in the BJP-led coalition.
Jailed RJD chief Lalu Prasad to be shifted to AIIMS-Delhi from Ranchi hospital as health condition deteriorates: Officials.
The case pertains to fraudulent withdrawal of over Rs 3.13 crore from Dumka treasury when Prasad was the chief minister of undivided Bihar.
The jail IG said he ordered an inquiry after himself hearing the purported audio clip of the conversation between Prasad and the legislator.
The purported call from Lalu, who is at Ranchi, serving sentences in a number of fodder scam cases, to Pirpainti MLA Lalan Paswan appears to have been made on Tuesday
Lalu Prasad Yadav was sentenced by a special CBI court in a number of fodder scam cases
Lalu Prasad's lawyers claimed that he has completed half of his sentence in judicial custody in the case.
The RJD supremo is in Ranchi, where he has been sentenced by a special CBI court in a number of fodder scam cases.
Since 2005, JD(U) has always been the bigger partner in the NDA alliance. Not any more.
Almost all the exit polls have predicted a win for the RJD-led Grand Alliance, which has projected Tejashwi Yadav as its chief ministerial candidate.
The former Bihar chief minister has been convicted in four fodder scam-related cases.
The JD(U), which has been at the receiving end of Paswan's pungent attacks, reacted testily.
Both the ruling coalition of JDU and the BJP have a lot at stake in the final phase since almost all Muslim-dominated districts such as Kishanganj, Katihar, Araria and Purnia will vote on November 7.
Campaigning for the second phase of voting in Bihar will end on Sunday evening
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