Lalu Prasad

Ahead of the assembly elections in Bihar, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday gave Chief Minister Nitish Kumar a pat on his back for ushering in sushasan (good governance).

A day after Kumars anecdote about a banter he shared with his arch rival many years ago evoked grumpy allegations and counter-allegations, the jailed leader and his wife came out with tweets the latter calling her successor a "bhoot" (ghost) displaying her trademark bluntness.

Modi, who also holds the finance portfolio, was one of those who had filed a PIL in the case at Patna High Court following which the probe was handed over to the CBI.

Agrawal was accused of converting black money into legal source of income through dubious transactions with the help of Surendra Kumar Jain and his brother Virendra Jain -- known as Jain brothers. The ED arrested the Jain brothers on March 20

It is to be mentioned that both the former CMs were on bail after serving jail term in Ranchi in another fodder scam case. The case relates to withdrawing Rs 47 lakh fraudulently from the Bhagalpur treasury and was registered by the investigative agency in 1996. A charge-sheet was also filed by the CBI