Friday, Dec 02, 2022

Sharad Yadav


Sharad Yadav: 'Had the Janata parivar stayed together, Mulayam Singh Yadav would have definitely become PM'

October 12, 2022 7:01 am

“UP would have been divided had he not been there... He stood like a rock and prevented the division of the state, which was his biggest achievement,” says RJD leader Sharad Yadav

Government must revisit 'Agnipath' scheme, wide consultations needed: Sharad Yadav

June 17, 2022 5:56 pm

His remarks come amid nationwide protests over the scheme, with trains set afire, public and police vehicles attacked and personnel injured.

Sharad Yadav interview: 'Oppn unity is a must... its consensus PM candidate is not important'

June 03, 2022 7:51 am

Sharad Yadav has not given any hint of retirement from politics, saying "Sangharsh jari rahega (struggle will continue)"

'Sangharsh jari rahega': Socialist veteran Sharad Yadav pushed to a crossroads

June 02, 2022 2:15 pm

Sharad Yadav's Tughlaq Road house, where he had moved in 1999 after becoming a minister in the then Atal Bihari Vajpayee-led NDA government, had since become a key political address in the national capital.

Delhi Confidential: Sharad Yadav vacates Tughlaq Road bungalow, wife says 'he's not going anywhere'

June 01, 2022 9:19 am

As Sharad Yadav briefly interacted with the media, his little grandson ran around excitedly, while wife Rekha Yadav looked on from a distance.

'Rajneeti nahin badlegi': Sharad Yadav vacates Tughlaq Road bungalow

June 02, 2022 6:16 pm

The Delhi High Court had on March 15 directed the ailing politician to vacate the bungalow within a fortnight, saying that over four years had passed since he was disqualified as a Rajya Sabha MP.

Rahul meets Sharad, says parties against PM Modi, RSS must unite

April 09, 2022 4:31 am

The meeting has come at a time when the Congress is keen on fielding a joint Opposition candidate for the posts of President and Vice-President for which elections are due later this year.

SC directs Sharad Yadav to vacate his bungalow by May 31, furnish undertaking

March 31, 2022 6:59 pm

The Centre had earlier informed the Supreme Court that there was a shortage of government accommodations and Union minister Pashupati Kumar Paras was waiting for Yadav's bungalow to be vacated.

Sharad merges LJD with RJD, says Tejashwi is the future

March 21, 2022 2:34 am

A quarter of a century after he parted ways with Lalu Prasad, veteran socialist leader Sharad Yadav on Sunday merged Loktrantik Janata Dal (LJD), a party he had floated in 2018, with the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) headed by the former Bihar Chief Minister who is behind bars in connection with a corruption case.

25 years after parting of ways, Sharad Yadav all set to merge his LJD with Lalu’s RJD

March 20, 2022 7:15 am

Top RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav will be present at LJD-RJD merger function scheduled for Sunday, with Sharad Yadav saying the move is part of his efforts to 'unite' erstwhile Janata Dal’s various splinter outfits.


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.