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Thursday, August 18, 2022

Janata Dal


When Jagdeep Dhankhar stood by Devi Lal, impressed Chautala family

July 18, 2022 2:13 am

Ranjit Singh Chautala – Devi Lal’s son and a Cabinet minister in Haryana’s Manohar Lal Khattar-led government – told The Indian Express: “Dhankhar is like a member of our family. He came into politics after being influenced by Devi Lal.”

JD(S) Lingayat face and longtime MLC Basavaraj Horatti to join BJP

April 04, 2022 7:13 pm

Horatti confirmed that he held talks with BJP national president JP Nadda and former chief minister BS Yediyurappa who invited him into the party.

February 4, 1982, Forty Years Ago: Kerala Crisis

February 03, 2022 10:57 pm

The ruling side and the Opposition fought every inch of the ground as the assembly began its two-day debate on the no-confidence motion against the 38-day old Karunakaran ministry.

Accurate data on caste will aid govts in targeting policies, help parties to focus political outreach

August 12, 2021 8:53 am

Accurate data on the caste composition of the population is needed to maximise the gains of policies such as reservation in education and employment.

In Kerala, Janata Dal factions prepare to merge

December 10, 2019 8:02 pm

The LJD came into being under the helm of Sharad Yadav after the latter split with JD(U) chief Nitish Kumar. Kumar ended his alliance with the RJD and the Congress in Bihar to return to the fold of the NDA.

PM Modi’s labelling of Rajiv Gandhi as ‘Bhrashtachari No. 1’ sinks political discourse

May 07, 2019 6:41 pm

Even if someone then believed that Rajiv had tolerated corruption, would they say to his son 28 years later that “your father ended his life as India’s most corrupt man”?

JDS pulls out candidate for Jayanagar seat, supports coalition partner Congress

June 05, 2018 7:48 pm

The Karnataka assembly election was held on May 12 but the Jayanagar poll was countermanded following the death of BJP candidate B N Vijayakumar, who was holding the seat.

JD(U) MP writes to Prakash Javadekar demanding scrapping of admission quota in government-aided schools

July 20, 2017 6:53 pm

Harivansh said it is his request to scrap the quota which lies with the MPs in order to facilitate admissions, adding that such preparations be done by the Centre so that people do not have to go door-to-door for their children’s admission.

Forty Years Ago, June 23, 1977: J-K Polls On Schedule

June 23, 2017 12:18 am

Union Law Minister Shanti Bhushan told the Lok Sabha that there was no proposal before the Election Commission to postpone the assembly election in Jammu and Kashmir.