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27-Oct-2018 New Delhi

Opposition parties will move forward to defeat BJP : Chandrababu Naidu

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu on Saturday met Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, BSP leader Mayawati and National Conference leader Farooq Abdullah and said that opposition parties have political and ideological compulsions, but they have...

09-Oct-2018 New Delhi

Gujarat government must go over attacks on workers : Sharad Yadav

Loktantrik Janata Dal (LJD) patron Sharad Yadav on Tuesday said the BJP-led Gujarat government should quit for failing to protect migrant workers in the state after a worker from Bihar was held for raping a toddler."The Gujarat government has failed to provide...

27-Aug-2018 New Delhi

Centre not helping Kerala: Sharad Yadav

Loktantrik Janata Dal (LJD) patron Sharad Yadav on Monday accused the Modi government of not helping flood-ravaged Kerala."Following the devastating floods, the Kerala government demanded Rs 20,000 crore from the Centre. But the central government gave only Rs...

06-Aug-2018 Jaipur

Sharad Yadav to ally with Congress in Rajasthan

Loktantrik Janata Dal (LJD) patron Sharad Yadav announced on Monday that his party will ally with the Congress in Rajasthan's Assembly elections to unseat the BJP government.Yadav launched the LJD after breaking terms with his earlier party, the Janata Dal-United,...

09-Apr-2018 New Delhi

Sharad Yadav meets fasting YSR Congress MPs, expresses solidarity

Veteran socialist leader and former Union Minister Sharad Yadav on Monday met the YSR Congress MPs who have been on an indefinite hunger strike since April 6 demanding special category status for Andhra Pradesh.Yadav met MPs Midhun Reddy and Avinash Reddy at...

14-Mar-2018 New Delhi

Even partial opposition unity enough to beat BJP : Sharad Yadav

Even "a partial unity" among opposition parties is enough to defeat the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), former central minister Sharad Yadav said on Wednesday."The government will go even if there is a partial unity among the opposition parties," Yadav told...

13-Feb-2018 Chandigarh

Modi government has no 'economic mind': Sharad Yadav

Former Janata Dal (United) Rajya Sabha MP Sharad Yadav, who is all set to float a new political outfit, hit out at the Narendra Modi government on Tuesday, saying it has no 'economic mind' and the country is witnessing an undeclared emergency."One emergency...

07-Dec-2017 New Delhi

Pressure from 'all sides' for my disqualification : Sharad Yadav

Veteran politician Sharad Yadav on Thursday said there was pressure from "all sides" to disqualify him from the Rajya Sabha, and that he knew it was a foregone conclusion."I knew this (disqualification) is going to happen. Some media persons also wrote about...

27-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Sharad Yadav to float new party after Gujarat polls

A new party led by former Union Minister Sharad Yadav will be formally floated after the December Gujarat assembly elections and its name and symbol announced within a week, a JD-U leader owing allegiance to Yadav said on Monday."The Janata Dal-United's...

23-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Narendra Modi is Manmohan Desai of politics : Sitaram Yechuri

CPI-M General Secretary Sitaram Yechury on Thursday compared Prime Minister Narendra Modis style of functioning with the filmmaking style of renowned Bollywood director Manmohan Desai, saying neither give any thinking space to their respective audience."Once,...

18-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Sharad Yadav questions EC decision on JD-U symbol, vows to fight on

 Senior socialist leader and Rajya Sabha MP Sharad Yadav on Saturday questioned the Election Commission's decision to grant the "Arrow" symbol to the Nitish Kumar-led faction of Janata Dal-United and vowed to fight it both legally and democratically."The decision...

17-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Nitish Kumar gets JD-U's 'Arrow' symbol, Sharad faction says battle on

Putting an end to an over three-month-old battle between the two warring factions of the Janata Dal United (JD-U), the Election Commission of India (EC) on Friday granted the "Arrow" symbol to the Nitish Kumar faction.As the victor group welcomed the poll panel's...

14-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Centre fails to control cow vigilantes : Sharad Yadav

 Janata Dal United (JD-U) leader Sharad Yadav on Tuesday said lynching of a dairy farmer by cow vigilantes in Rajasthan was "unfortunate" and criticised the Centre for failing to control the menace."Government is unable to control cow vigilantes as again one...

09-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Sure to get 'Arrow' symbol, says JD-U Sharad Yadav faction

The JD-U's Sharad Yadav faction on Thursday said it was sure of getting the party's "Arrow" symbol from the Election Commission, which is hearing a dispute between the faction and the one led by Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar."We are sure the EC will...

01-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Will go and protest at Jantar Mantar: Sharad Yadav

Janata Dal United (JD-U) leader Sharad Yadav on Wednesday said that he and other leaders would "go and break the anti-people law" by protesting at the Jantar Mantar here."If not Jantar Mantar then the protest site should be shifted to Boat Club as before. Shifting...

25-Oct-2017 New Delhi

Mumbai rally to save composite culture: Sharad Yadav

Rebel JD-U leader Sharad Yadav on Wednesday said a rally will be held in Mumbai on Friday by opposition parties to "save India's composite culture" and to fight divisive forces in the country."As per the Constitution, there is no alternative but to live in...

21-Oct-2017 New Delhi

EC delaying Gujarat poll dates not a good thing: Sharad Yadav

Rebel Janata Dal-United MP Sharad Yadav on Saturday voiced concern over the Election Commission's decision to postpone announcement of the Gujarat poll date, saying it was "not a good thing" and would raise questions on the credibility of the poll panel.Speaking...

07-Oct-2017 New Delhi

Amendments in GST just an eye wash: Sharad Yadav

Rebel Janata Dal-United leader Sharad Yadav on Saturday attacked the central government, saying the amendments in the Goods and Services Tax (GST) were just an "eye wash" because the general public is totally out to criticise the government's policies.He also...

20-Sep-2017 Patna/New Delhi

Sharad Yadav, Lalu attack Nitish over canal collapse

Once friends, and now his arch foes -- rebel JD-U leader Sharad Yadav and RJD chief Lalu Prasad -- took pot shots at Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Wednesday, accusing his government of massive corruption after a portion of an irrigation canal in Bhagalpur...

04-Sep-2017 New Delhi

RBI reports prove note ban move was immature: Sharad Yadav

Reiterating that the November 8 demonetisation of high-value currency notes was "an immature decision", rebel JD-U leader Sharad Yadav on Monday said recent RBI reports have vindicated his earlier denunciation of the note ban decision.Yadav, however, welcomed the...

27-Aug-2017 Patna (Bihar)

Sharad Yadav attends RJD rally

Rebel JD-U leader Sharad Yadav on Sunday shared a stage for the first time with RJD chief Lalu Prasad at an anti-BJP rally, ignoring the JD-U's warning not to attend it.Sharad Yadav, a former Janata Dal-United President, joined the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD)...

21-Aug-2017 New Delhi

Sharad Yadav named convener of panel to 'save composite culture'

Opposition parties including the Congress on Monday formed a committee with rebel JD-U leader Sharad Yadav as the convener to take forward their campaign to "save the country's composite culture".Congress leader Anand Sharma, CPI-M's Sitaram Yechury, Trinamool...

19-Aug-2017 Patna

Sharad Yadav faction to approach EC over JD-U symbol

The Janata Dal-United (JD-U) faction led by Sharad Yadav is to approach the Election Commission to stake claim over the party symbol 'arrow', a party leader said."We will soon knock on the door of the Election Commission to stake claim over the party symbol...

12-Aug-2017 New Delhi/Patna

Nitish Kumar faction removes Sharad Yadav as party head in RS

Marking a deep rift in the party, the Nitish Kumar faction on Saturday removed senior leader and former party president Sharad Yadav as head of its parliamentary party in the Rajya Sabha, and replaced him with Ram Chandra Prasad Singh.JD-U spokesperson Rajiv...

12-Aug-2017 Patna (Bihar)

JD-U not just Nitish's party, is mine too: Sharad Yadav

Senior JD-U leader Sharad Yadav on Saturday hit out at current JD-U president and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, saying the party is not Kumar's alone but belonged to him too."JD-U sirf Nitish Kumar ki hi party nahi hai, yeh meri bhi party hai," Sharad...

22-Mar-2017 New Delhi

Journalists not allowed to report truth : Sharad Yadav

Janata Dal(U) leader Sharad Yadav on Wednesday said media organisations in the country are in the clutches of businessmen and "journalists are not free to report the truth".Participating in a debate in the Rajay Sabha on electoral reforms, Yadav said journalists...

16-Nov-2016 New Delhi

Government can't bring back black money in 10 years : Sharad Yadav

JD-U's Rajya Sabha member Sharad Yadav on Wednesday said the government's decision to demonetise high denomination notes has hit the honest people the most and that the government would not be able to bring black money back in the next 10 years.Hitting out...

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