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Sharad Yadav seeks withdrawal of farm laws: ‘Death warrant for farmers’

February 13, 2021 1:04 am

Sounding a note of caution, former Union Minister Sharad Yadav said: “The farmers are not going to withdraw their agitation till the Government withdraws these three laws on the floor of the House in the current session of Parliament.”

Explained: Why an NCP-Congress merger shouldn't be a surprise

May 31, 2019 4:30 pm

NCP has been aligning with the Congress for most of its existence, including in the last two Lok Sabha elections, citing similar ideologies.

Bihar mahagathbandhan seat-sharing: RJD to contest 19 seats, Congress fails to get West Champaran

March 29, 2019 7:08 pm

2019 Lok Sabha elections: RJD has gone back to its tested combination of Muslim-Yadav (MY) by fielding eight Yadavs, including Sharad Yadav from Madhepura, Misa Bharati from Pataliputra and Chandrika Rai from Saran.

Sharad Yadav junks speculation on merger with RLSP

January 23, 2019 2:33 am

“The merger speculation and some reports are concocted. No discussion has taken place in this direction,” Yadav said.

Bihar: RLSP-LJD merger put on hold

January 03, 2019 4:21 am

Kushwaha and Sharad Yadav have been bargaining hard for their respective share of seats.

PM Narendra Modi govt's only agenda is to defame one family: Sharad Yadav

December 30, 2018 7:27 pm

Yadav said the Modi government should tell the people what has it done for them since 2014.

Sharad Yadav meets Lalu Prasad Yadav in hospital: ‘Opposition unity coming forth’

December 09, 2018 5:35 am

The merger is likely to take place only after Kushwaha formally announces RLSP’s exit from NDA anytime before or after the results of Assembly elections in five states are announced on December 11.

Sharad Yadav expresses regret over his 'fat' remark on Vasundhara Raje

December 11, 2018 7:49 am

Former Janata Dal (United) leader Sharad Yadav faced backlash after he said that Raje requires some rest as she has become "very fat" and "tired".

Amid Kushwaha-Yadav merger talks, RLSP chief may meet Rahul Gandhi

December 08, 2018 7:51 am

Kushwaha, a minister of state in the Narendra Modi government, has put the decision on RLSP’s split with the BJP-led NDA on hold for now.

Brinda Karat seeks apology from Sharad Yadav over his remarks on Vasundhara Raje

December 07, 2018 8:11 pm

"We have very strong political difference with the BJP and Vasundhara Raje. We have been very critical of her policies. But never such personal comment against a woman can ever be accepted," Brinda Karat said.


Nitish Kumar returns as Bihar Chief Minister

February 22, 2015 8:07 pm

63-year-old Nitish Kumar is back as the Chief Minister for the fourth time after he had quit on May 17, 2014 over JD(U)’s debacle in the general election.

Arun Jaitley, Karan Singh, Sharad Yadav get Best Parliamentarian Award

August 13, 2014 12:26 pm

President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday conferred the Outstanding Parliamentary award to Congress veteran Karan Singh, JD(U) chief Sharad Yadav and Union Minister Arun Jaitley.

Sonia Gandhi hosts iftar party, shares table with Sharad Yadav and Lalu Prasad

July 28, 2014 10:48 am

Sonia Gandhi hosted her first Iftar in three years, which saw the Congress president sharing a table with leaders of RJD and its new-found ally JD(U).


Sharad Yadav To Visit Bihar Today

June 22, 2020 6:56 pm

Opposition slams Modi's statements on welfare of farmers

February 28, 2016 4:12 pm

New Delhi/Bhopal, Feb 28 (ANI): Reacting to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘Kisaan rally’ speech, Congress leader Pramod Tiwari on Sunday said the Prime Minister is contradicting his statements. Tiwari said that Modi needed to decide what exactly he is and what he wants. The Congress leader stoically pointed out that the PM had said to farmers that they will be taken care of but his own party was enemy of the farmers as last year when they were taking all the farmers land from them without their consent. He further said that the Prime Minister had promised that 50% bonus would be given to farmers, but they have not yet received it. Janata Dal (United) leader Sharad Yadav also echoed similar sentiments, saying that the Prime Minister was repeating the same statements he made in the year 2014. He added that there was a whole lot of difference between doing and saying.

Must combat discrimination against women: Sharad Yadav on Shani temple

January 26, 2016 2:49 pm

New Delhi, Jan 26 (ANI): Janata Dal United leader Sharad Yadav on Tuesday came in support of the women activists protesting against the entry ban in Shani Shingnapur temple, saying that women who belong to weaker sections have been facing discrimination for thousands of years. Yadav added that the Central Government should take initiative to remove such discrimination against women. He further stated that people who are preventing these women from entering the temple should be put behind the bars.

Gulam Rasool should comment responsibly: JD(U)

January 12, 2016 12:02 pm

New Delhi, Jan 12 (ANI): Janta Dal United (JDU) leader Sharad Yadav on Tuesday disapproved of the claim of media being corrupt by his another party leader Gulam Rasool Balyawi, saying the way he reacted is immoral and unacceptable. Yadav also stated that his party will talk to Gulam Rasool on this matter and thought he should have commented responsibly.