Describing the Congress-led opposition nominee Meira Kumar as "Bihar ki Beti" (daughter of Bihar), Lalu Prasad appealed to Kumar for the second time in two days to "mend the historic blunder" in extending the JD(U)'s backing to Kovind.
A similar exercise of obtaining details is to be carried out by the department against her husband Shailesh Kumar.
BPCL had on May 29 issued a show cause notice to Tej Pratap Yadav on a complaint which had alleged that fake documents were furnished to the oil PSU to get the license.
He said that penalty should be imposed on Lalu Prasad and others for using the plots for commercial purposes.
RJD supremo Lalu Prasad on Tuesday sought to put up a brave front amid Income Tax department's raids at 22 locations in Delhi and adjoining areas on charges of alleged benami deals worth Rs 1,000 crore
Union Minister Piyush Goyal rejected Chidambaram's charge that he was being targeted for his columns critical of the government and claimed that the issue was why beneficiaries of the Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) gave "money to firms owned by his son".
Officials said the department began raiding the premises of some prominent businessmen and real estate agents in Delhi, Gurgaon, Rewari and few others since early morning.
'Chinnamma' Sasikala is not the first to have her political hopes dashed by the courts, and she won‘t be the last. Others who have had to step down because of court convictions include former Bihar CM Lalu Prasad, Gujarat minister Maya Kodnani and political nomad Navjot Singh Sidhu.
"The Union Budget presented today is bereft of any substance for any section of the society," Prasad told reporters reacting on the budget for 2017-18 presented in Parliament by Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.
"In Modi government, Railway minister Suresh Prabhu has been working in a big way. Transport minister Nitin Gadkari is also doing a commendable job on road projects. Because of zero tolerance policy of the government on corruption, steps are being taken against corrupt people," said Ramdev.
"PM Modi got rusticated in the 'examination' for lying to and cheating the people by offering nothing for any section of the society in the Budget which he had promised before Parliamentary polls in 2014.
"I do not have any expectations from railway budget. Though the nation has always big expectations from railway budget...Railway minster is my friend and wish him best," Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said while talking to reporters after the cabinet meeting.
Posters in support of JNU students opposing the arrest of Kumar were also found at University of Baroda in Vadodara even as the escalating JNU row echoed in Kerala Assembly.
People want the GST Bill to pass as it would solve many problems but since the ruling NDA does not have majority in the Rajya Sabha, Congress is not allowing it to pass, the Union Food and Consumer Affairs Minister said during a programme at National Sugar Institute here.
Following Nitish‘s swearing in at the event, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad‘s sons Tejashwi and Tej Pratap Yadav also took oath as ministers in the new Bihar government.
Sources said that Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad Yadav's son Tejaswi is likely to be sworn in as Deputy Chief Minister. The sources added that there will be 12 ministers each from the RJD and JDU and four from the Congress.
A legislature party of the grand secular alliance will be held in the afternoon of November 14 to elect a new leader and decide the date and venue for the oath-taking ceremony, Kumar told reporters after emerging from Raj Bhawan, where he had gone to greet Governor Ram Nath Kovind for Diwali.
Already some Bihar leaders, including BJP MP from Madhubani Hukumdev Narayan Yadav have said that RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat‘s quota comments cost the party. He also cautioned the party leaders from making objectionable comment, which went against the party‘s poll strategy in the state.
Former Union Minister Arun Shourie said a "Modi-centric" campaign "lacked credibility" because of the unkept promises of the past and blamed BJP's "divisive tactics" for the drubbing
The Bihar Assembly election results today showed Nitish Kumar-led Grand Alliance getting a huge majority after defeating the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) in the politically important state.
The NDA won eight of the 39 seats, with the BJP alone getting six seats and its allies LJP and HAM(S) one each. The JD(U) has bagged 15 seats and is ahead in 56 seats, while its alliance partner RJD won 11 and is leading in 69 constituencies. The Congress is leading in 20.
For 10 years Lalu had waited and on November 8 it was finally over. He had ruled Bihar either himself or through his wife Rabri Devi since 1990 before he was thrown out by the Janata Dal United-Bharatiya Janata Party alliance in November 2005. He suffered another huge blow five years later when his party won only 22 seats in the Nitish wave.
Eminent writer Patrick French who is well versed in Indian politics feels that victorious opposition parties stalling Parliament may not go down well with the people. He said, â€œpeople won‘t say good, if they stall Parliament. It increases people‘s frustrations with the government. Hope, they won‘t."
Prime Minister Narendra Modi campaigned extensively in the state since July 25 and also tried to woo people by announcing a package of Rs 1.65 lakh crore but failed to translate it into votes.
MNS spokesperson Vageesh Saraswat said the BJP's defeat was the "repercussion" of Modi's frequent visit to foreign countries.