Caste-based vote banks seem to have taken a hit, but religion-driven vote banks are catching all the eyeballs.
Alleging that parivarwad (family politics) has cost the party most, Yadav, RJD MLA from Gaighat assembly constituency in Muzaffarpur district, claimed the party will break if his demand is not fulfilled.
For now, there is no challenge to Modi from Bihar except if Nitish Kumar picks up the cudgels to press for the state’s demands.
Most Danapur residents are unhappy with both Misa and sitting MP Ram Kripal Yadav, particularly for failing to check periodic floods
The Congress president arrived in the city from Bikram in Pataliputra Lok Sabha constituency where he addressed a rally in support of Lalu Prasad's eldest daughter Misa Bharti.
His remarks come ahead of the seventh and the final phase of the Lok Sabha polls on May 19 when polling will be held in eight constituencies in Bihar -- Nalanda, Patna Sahib, Pataliputra, Arrah, Buxar, Sasaram, Karakat and Jahanabad.
Although Prasad has dominated the political landscape of Bihar for close to three decades, capturing Pataliputra that came into being after the 2008 delimitation has remained a Sisyphean task for the family that controls the RJD.
Tejashwi Yadav was accompanied by Rajya Sabha member and party's national spokesman Manoj Jha, Bihar RJD chief Ram Chandra Purve and others at the release of the party's manifesto.
As per the Mahagathbandhans seat sharing formula, the Congress got seven seats, including the Chatra seat, the JMM four while the Jharkhand Vikas Party (Prajatantrik) got two seats and the alliance left Palamau seat to the RJD.
The absence of the Left parties from the anti-BJP grand alliance means that votes in their pockets of influence will be divided, which will inevitably help the BJP.
Rabri Devi was fielded from the seat in 2014 but she lost to BJPs Rajiv Pratap Rudy. Prasad has represented Chapra, the name by which the parliamentary segment was previously known, a number of times.
The Congress is demanding 11 seats. However, Tejashwi Yadav-led RJD is willing to give them only nine.
The RJD is yet to complete its seat-sharing talks with smaller allies and the Left parties.
There are some seats where both Congress and RJD are keen to contest from.
Tejashwi and Kanimozhi spoke with Banerjee and enquired about the incidents since Sunday evening. Both of them also expressed solidarity with Banerjee.
It seems the old guard in the party is uneasy with the young blood, symbolized by myself and Tejashwi (younger brother), Yadav told reporters
According to media reports, Rai was shot at by two motorcycle borne assailants when he had gone for a morning walk
The talks with Congress have however not failed
The RJD heir apparent also remarked that during his Lucknow visit on Monday, "the media there kept prying as to whether I had come to UP holding a brief for the Congress".
The Rashtriya Janata Dal leader arrived in the state capital Sunday night and met the Bahujan Samaj Party chief, during which the two leaders exchanged greetings, RJD sources said on Monday.
After hearing arguments of the petitioner's lawyer as well that of the Central Bureau of Investigation, Justice Aparesh Kumar Singh reserved his order.
Special Judge Arun Bharadwaj granted relief to Prasad after he was produced before the court through video conference from a Ranchi jail, where he is lodged in another case, as he was unable to come due to health reasons.
The Lalu Prasad Yadav-led party contesting fewer seats would create space for Union Minister Upendra Kushwaha’s Rashtriya Lok Samta Party
Addressing party workers in Maner on the outskirts of Patna, RJD's Rajya Sabha member Bharti had asked them to give up bickering and stay united.
The CBI said other convicts in the case relating to fraudulent withdrawal of Rs 89.27 lakh from the Deogarh Treasury were awarded seven years in prison by a special CBI court on January 6 this year.