A Special CBI court here sentenced 37 people to jail between three to 14 years in a fodder scam case, and also imposed a fine of up to Rs 1 crore on some of them.
The Election Commission has warned RJD of suspending its recognition if it fails to submit its annual audit report for 2014-15 by early next month.
The CBI said it has filed a charge-sheet against Lalu Prasad and others in connection with its probe into alleged irregularities in the 2006 IRCTC hotels case.
The proposed bullet train between Ahmedabad and Mumbai will be made fully operational by 2023, Railway Board Chairman Ashwani Lohani said.
Reacting to the toughest ever sentence awarded to Lalu in a fodder scam, RJD termed the CBI investigation "politically motivated" and the BJP the law took its own course.
SC today closed proceedings against former Bihar minister Tej Pratap, son of jailed RJD supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav, in the murder case of a Siwan-based journalist.
Bihar CM Nitish Kumar said he had not given up the demand for grant of special status to Bihar "for even one second" since he first raised the issue 13 years ago.
Rabri Devi and her elder son Tej Pratap expressed disappointment over the conviction of Lalu Prasad in the fodder scam, saying they had thought he will be acquitted.
CBI court here convicted RJD chief and former Bihar CM Lalu Prasad in the fourth fodder scam case but acquitted another former Chief Minister Jagannath Mishra.
"Great victory. Congratulations to Mayawatiji and Akhileshji... The beginning of the end has started," she tweeted.