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Rashtriya Janata Dal: Political party in India
The Rashtriya Janata Dal is an Indian political party, based in the state of Bihar. The party was founded in 1997 by Lalu Prasad Yadav.

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COVID-19: 'BJP's all-party meeting is just show-off', alleges Tejashwi Yadav [Video]

COVID-19: 'BJP's all-party meeting is just show-off', alleges Tejashwi Yadav

Speaking to ANI in Bihar's Patna on December 04, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Yadav spoke on all-party meeting on COVID-19.Yadav said, "Despite being the single largest party of Bihar,..

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People taking it on themselves on their own: Bihar CM Nitish Kumar on Tejashwi's allegation [Video]

People taking it on themselves on their own: Bihar CM Nitish Kumar on Tejashwi's allegation

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar reacted on Tejashwi Yadav's allegation on his 'Bete Ki Chah Main Betiya Paida Karte Reh Gae' remark. He said, "I was speaking about the fertility rate and said that in..

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Watch: CM Nitish Kumar vs Tejashwi Yadav over ‘8-9 children’ remark in Bihar [Video]

Watch: CM Nitish Kumar vs Tejashwi Yadav over ‘8-9 children’ remark in Bihar

War of words between Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav over the former’s comment during the Bihar poll rally. Tejashwi Yadav recalled Nitish’s comment on children...

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Nitish Kumar didn't have another child out of fear that it could be girl: Tejashwi Yadav [Video]

Nitish Kumar didn't have another child out of fear that it could be girl: Tejashwi Yadav

RJD leader and former deputy chief minister of Patna Tejashwi Yadav on November 27 attacked on Chief Minister Nitish Kumar over '8 to 10 children' jibe. Referring a video clip, Yadav said that CM Kumar..

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Hopeful Lalu Yadav will get bail in next hearing: RJD's Smita Lakra [Video]

Hopeful Lalu Yadav will get bail in next hearing: RJD's Smita Lakra

Soon after Jharkhand High Court deferred Lalu Yadav's bail plea for December 11, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) spokesperson Smita Lakra said that Lalu is abiding by all jail rules and regulations...

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Dumka Treasury case: Jharkhand HC defers Lalu Yadav's bail plea for Dec 11 [Video]

Dumka Treasury case: Jharkhand HC defers Lalu Yadav's bail plea for Dec 11

Jharkhand High Court deferred hearing of bail plea of RJD Chief Lalu Yadav in fodder scam case related to Dumka Treasury. The High Court will resume its hearing on December 11. Speaking on this, Lalu's..

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FIR filed against Lalu Prasad over his alleged phone call to BJP MLA [Video]

FIR filed against Lalu Prasad over his alleged phone call to BJP MLA

BJP MLA from Pirpainti, Lallan Kumar Paswan on November 26 handed over transcript of alleged phone call he received from jailed Lalu Yadav, to police. RJD chief allegedly asked him to not to vote in..

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Watch: RJD MLAs create ruckus in Bihar Assembly ahead of Speaker's election [Video]

Watch: RJD MLAs create ruckus in Bihar Assembly ahead of Speaker's election

Ahead of the voting for the post of Speaker post, RJD MLAs created ruckus in Bihar Vidhan Sabha on November 25. RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav showed rulebook to pro-tem Speaker Jitan Ram Manjhi. During the..

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Bihar Speaker’s election: RJD MLAs create ruckus over Nitish Kumar’s presence [Video]

Bihar Speaker’s election: RJD MLAs create ruckus over Nitish Kumar’s presence

Massive ruckus was witnessed in the Bihar Assembly during the election for the post of Speaker. RJD MLAs led by Tejashwi Yadav objected to the presence of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and minister Ashok..

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Will join public protests if 19 lakh jobs are not provided in first month: Tejashwi Yadav [Video]

Will join public protests if 19 lakh jobs are not provided in first month: Tejashwi Yadav

Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Yadav on November 23 stated that the Bihar has become the unemployment capital of the country. He said, "Bihar has become the unemployment capital of the..

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'Congress has no mai-baap': Arvind Kejriwal's jibe after Bihar polls #HTLS2020 [Video]

'Congress has no mai-baap': Arvind Kejriwal's jibe after Bihar polls #HTLS2020

Arvind Kejriwal, Chief Minister of Delhi and Aam Aadmi Party chief, targeted the Indian National Congress party in the aftermath of the Bihar Assembly election results. He was speaking at the 18th..

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JD(U) leaders take oath as Bihar Cabinet Ministers [Video]

JD(U) leaders take oath as Bihar Cabinet Ministers

JD(U) leaders Vijay Kumar Choudhary, Bijendra Prasad Yadav, Ashok Choudhary, and Mewa Lal Choudhary take oath as Cabinet Ministers of Bihar. Vijay Kumar Choudhary served as speaker of Bihar Legislative..

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Bihar: Nitish Kumar's 7th CM oath; RJD boycotts event alleging poll fraud [Video]

Bihar: Nitish Kumar's 7th CM oath; RJD boycotts event alleging poll fraud

Janata Dal (United) chief Nitish Kumar took oath as the Chief Minister of Bihar for the seventh time on November 16. This will be Kumar's fourth consecutive term at the helm of the state government...

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'BJP raped and robbed mandate, Nitish result of that': RJD's Jagdanand Singh [Video]

'BJP raped and robbed mandate, Nitish result of that': RJD's Jagdanand Singh

Rashtriya Janata Dal decided to boycott chief minister swearing-in ceremony, speaking on this Bihar RJD president Jagdanand Singh in a scathing remark said, "Bharatiya Janata Party raped and robbed..

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He must think before speaking: Tariq Anwar on Shivanand Tiwari's 'Rahul Gandhi on picnic' remark [Video]

He must think before speaking: Tariq Anwar on Shivanand Tiwari's 'Rahul Gandhi on picnic' remark

On RJD's Shivanand Tiwari's 'Rahul Gandhi on picnic' remark, Congress leader Tariq Anwar said that he must think before making such remarks. Tariq Anwar said "Shivanand Tiwari is senior and must think..

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After alleged phone call, Lalu shifted from hospital director's bungalow to paying ward

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Lalu calling up NDA MLAs and trying to poach them: Sushil

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RJD offers CM Nitish Kumar to join Mahagathbandhan, says NDA government not stable

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Bihar's education minister Mewalal Choudhary 'doesn't know National Anthem', resigns hours after assuming office

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'Shivanand Tiwari working to help weak BJP-JD(U) govt': Congress slams RJD leader who targeted Rahul

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BJP attacks Congress over Gupkar Alliance, targets Rahul Gandhi

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Bihar: RJD to boycott swearing-in ceremony of Nitish Kumar

Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Yadav will not attend the oath-taking ceremony of Bihar Chief Minister-designate Nitish Kumar scheduled to be held in Patna today.
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'Rahul Gandhi was on a picnic while elections were in full swing': RJD slams Congress over MGB's defeat in Bihar

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Tracing former Deputy Chief Minister of Bihar Sushil Kumar Modi's political journey

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We walk our own path, promote own ideology: Nadda

In his first interview after the Bihar polls and bypolls in nine other states, BJP president J P Nadda tells Akhilesh Singh that the win against the RJD-led alliance is important even though the..
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Making Nitish Kumar Bihar CM again is insult of public opinion: Shiv Sena

Sena said that NDA has achieved victory in Bihar Assembly polls, however, the real winner is Rashtriya Janata Dal leader Tejashwi Yadav.
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So near, yet so far for Tejashwi: MGB got just 0.03% votes less than NDA

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If Nitish becomes Bihar CM, credit goes to Shiv Sena: Saamana

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Bihar Assembly elections: NDA gets majority, Tejashwi-led RJD emerges as single largest party

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BJP tops with 66% strike rate, will get more power play

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Bihar Assembly Election Result 2020: RJD-Congress delegations visit EC office in Patna alleging foul play

A delegation including RJD and Congress leaders is visiting the Election Commission office in Patna to lodge a complaint against alleged poll rigging on the insistence of the ruling NDA.
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Tejashwi Yadav's '10 lakh jobs' promise a damp squib, Mahagathbandhan trails in Bihar

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Bihar elections: Despite less numbers, RJD claims it'll form govt in state

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Bihar elections: RJD accuses Nitish Kumar of vote manipulation

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RJD scion Tejashwi Yadav's journey from cricketer to politician

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People from all castes should come together to form RJD govt: Tejashwi Yadav

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Not 'double engine' but trouble engine, Lalu Yadav hits back at PM Modi

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Tejashwi questions PM's silence over 2014 promise of reopening sugar mills in Motihari

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