With the BJP accusing JD(U) of a return to "jungle raj" by joining hands with RJD, Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Friday came in defence of Lalu Prasad and said "everybody corrects mistakes with time".
Amid intense speculation about cabinet expansion in Bihar with new allies RJD and Congress joining the ministry, Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Monday denied any immediate move and said the matter would be decided by top leaders of the three parties.
Defence Minister Arun Jaitley visited Lalu Prasad Yadav in a Mumbai hospital, a day after the Rashtriya Janata Dal chief underwent a marathon six-hour-15-minute-long surgery to treat his heart condition.
Buoyed after the Bihar by-poll results, Janata Dal (United) leader Ali Anwar on Tuesday said that they would like to include the Left parties in the current RJD- JD (U)-Congress alliance to strengthen it further.
Stung by Lalu Prasad`s snide remarks describing him as a `weather man`, Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Sunday hit back at the RJD supremo asking him to explain his alliance with his bitter foe-turned-friend Nitish Kumar.
CBI on Saturday registered a case against former union minister Prem Chand Gupta, a close aide of RJD Supremo Lalu Prasad, and his son for allegedly falsifying records in getting a coal block in Maharashtra.
Senior JD(U) leader Nitish Kumar on Thursday took a dig at BJP saying it was `gripped with fear` over a probable tie-up between his party and Lalu Prasad`s RJD even though no decision had been taken yet.
In an apparent reference to plans for new social engineering in national politics, RJD chief Lalu Prasad today said "Mandal Express is moving" and those desiring to board could do so, lest they would miss it.