Upset over RJD's support to Nitish Kumar's bid to become Bihar Chief Minister, party MP Rajesh Ranjan, alias Pappu Yadav, on Thursday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi, setting off speculation about his future course of action.
RJD MP Rajesh Ranjan on Wednesday lashed out at Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, accusing the JD(U) leader and his aides of working to "finish off" RJD and said he would quit the party if Lalu Prasad wishes so.
Asserting that Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi's government has "fallen into minority", the JD(U) on Thursday charged it with "trying to survive by buying its MLAs" ahead of the confidence vote in the Legislative Assembly on Friday.
In a fresh twist to the political logjam in Bihar, RJD MP Rajesh Ranjan alias Pappu Yadav on Wednesday came out in support of Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi and asked his party chief Lalu Prasad to reconsider the decision to remove him.
Amid growing disenchantment of some members of JD(U) with Bihar Chief Minister Jiten Ram Manjhi, RJD MP Rajiv Ranjan alias Pappu Yadav on Sunday said that Manjhi should not be disturbed till the Assembly polls as such a move would benefit BJP.
RJD MP Rajesh Ranjan alias Pappu Yadav has launched a drive against doctors accusing them of charging "exorbitant" fees forcing the Indian Medical Association to condemn his "extra constitutional" action.
RJD MP Rajesh Ranjan alias Pappu Yadav again demanded Bharat Ratna for veteran socialists leaders Rammanohar Lohia, Jayprakash Narayan, Karpoori Thakur and Dalit leader Kanshi Ram for their work for uplifting of the downtrodden.
Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Friday occupied the second row of Lok Sabha for quite some time as RJD member Pappu Yadav and Jyotiraditya Scindia of Congress were occupying the front bench when she entered the House.