You are here: Home >> English News & Features >> India

It’s all in the family

DNMUM404314 | 12/31/2017 | Author : Sumit Kumar | WC :630


New Delhi: Lalu Prasad Yadav’s tryst with the law and its enforcement agencies began in the 1970s when he was a student leader. But it was the fodder scam in 1996 when he started courting the law frequently. As the scam unravelled, Lalu’s family was dragged into a host of scams. The CBI registered cases against his wife Rabri Devi, his two sons -- Tejashwi and Tej Pratap -- his daughter Misa Bharti and her husband Shailesh Kumar -- and his other daughter Chanda Yadav.
Fodder scam
The scam surfaced in January 1996 after Deputy Commissioner Amit Khare raided the offices of the Animal Husbandry Department and seized documents that showed siphoning of funds by non-existent companies in the name of supplying fodder. In March 19
Read full story

Copyright restricted. Under license from   
Add To Lightbox
Calculate Price

More on India

Protect wildlife but not at the cost of tribals, GreenMin told
DNDEL15823 | 2/22/2018 12:00:00 AM | Author : Nikhil M Ghanekar | WC :334

With the process of notifying critical wildlife habitats (CWH) to create inviolate spaces in national parks and sanctuaries under way, the Ministry of Tribal Affairs (MoTA) told the environment ministry in a meeting last month that rights of triba

Add To LightboxCalculate Price

IRS officer arrested for molesting girl
DNDEL15833 | 2/22/2018 12:00:00 AM | Author : Vithika Salomi | WC :226

An officer of the Indian Revenue Service, presently posted as a joint commissioner of the Income Tax (I-T) department in Patna was arrested on Wednesday for allegedly molesting a minor girl from Sikkim who studied here at an institute mentored by him
Add To LightboxCalculate Price

Post Bhima-Koregaon violence, 2 lodge FIR against urban Naxals
DNDEL15834 | 2/22/2018 12:00:00 AM | Author : Siddhartha Rai | WC :256

New Delhi: In the aftermath of the Bhima-Koregaon caste violence in Maharashtra, suspected to be the handywork of urban naxals, the National Security Council (NSC) has ordered the security assessment of two Pune-based social activists who had lodged
Add To LightboxCalculate Price

Possibility of Left joining hands with JD(S)-BSP worries Cong
DNDEL15836 | 2/22/2018 12:00:00 AM | Author : Manan Kumar | WC :242

The pre-poll alliance between HD Deve Gowda-led Janata Dal (Secular) and Mayawati’s Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) as well as the possibility of the Left joining this alliance have increased worries for the Congress which is hoping for a repeat win in the
Add To LightboxCalculate Price