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Ajit Singh


Ajit Singh (1939-2021): The accidental politician who mastered the art of sharp turns

May 07, 2021 2:44 am

On Thursday, the RLD supremo, who had handed over the baton to his son Jayant Chaudhary, passed away in Gurgaon due to Covid-19 complications, at the age of 82.

Coalition politician

May 07, 2021 7:57 am

Ajit Singh advocated interests of his base, wielded influence, in era of intensifying competition for power and resources.

Ajit Singh, former union minister and RLD chief, dies of Covid-19

May 06, 2021 12:09 pm

Ajit Singh was diagnosed with Covid a fortnight back, his son Jayant Chaudhary said in tweets.

Ajit Singh, Jayant, Rakesh Tikait call for farmers’ unity

February 28, 2021 4:51 am

While addressing a kisan mahapanchayat in Baghpat's Bamnauli village, Ajit Singh said, “Time has come when we all should unite among ourselves and uproot the BJP government".

Former Mau block chief’s murder, Suspected gunman killed in shootout with Lucknow Police

February 16, 2021 1:21 am

Those arrested have told interrogators that Ajit Singh was murdered at the behest of gangsters Dhruv Kumar Singh alias Kuntoo Singh and Akhand Singh.

Undeterred by poll drubbing, RLD's Jayant Chowdhary says 'If you haven't lost, you haven't lived'

May 26, 2019 4:20 pm

The BJP claimed 62 out of the state's 80 seats, while the SP bagged five seats and the BSP, 10. The RLD, which had fielded three candidates, failed register a win on even a single seat.

In first joint rally, Mayawati, Akhilesh attack Cong, BJP, say not much difference in their policies

April 07, 2019 10:46 pm

The former Uttar Pradesh chief minister also claimed that corruption has increased at every level. "The Congress was tainted by Bofors. The BJP government is tainted by Rafale," she said.

RLD chief Ajit Singh: Seat-sharing being worked out, will be clear by December

October 16, 2018 1:47 am

Speaking to the media at Circuit House, Meerut, he accused the BJP of hypocrisy on women’s security. He also singled out Prime Minister Narendra Modi for “not speaking out” on the issue.

RLD chief Ajit Singh hits back at Amit Shah over grand alliance remarks

September 10, 2018 3:43 am

He said BJP leaders have been spreading lies about fulfiling electoral promises while nearly Rs 12,000 crore has not been paid to cane growers yet by state-owned and private sugar mills in the west region.

It’s hard to tell a bigger story than Modiji does. BJP can be countered with reality, like Kairana: Jayant Chaudhary

June 10, 2018 11:22 am

"Some of the smaller regional outfits are perhaps more comfortable dealing with the Congress because of the arrogance of the BJP leadership — the way they communicate, the way they deal with their own allies," Jayant Chaudhary said.


Express Archives: Rare photos of RLD chief Ajit Singh, who succumbed to Covid-19

May 06, 2021 12:05 pm

From Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Congress leder Rahul Gandhi leaders mourned the loss of RLD chief Ajit Singh, a mass leader who served as Union minister and a Parliamentarian for decades.