SHARAD YADAV

  • Merger of Janata Parivar could be announced next week: Sharad Yadav 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The much-talked-about merger of Janata Parivar could be announced next week as most of the major issues have been ironed out, JD(U) on Sunday said. "The merger is bound to happen and it will happen sooner than later," JD(U) president Sharad Yadav said. Mulayam Singh Yadav, whose party has...
  • Former Bihar CM Jitan Ram Manjhi says he is still with JDU but hints at post-poll alliance with any party March 20, 2015

    Unsure of his political future but keen to exploit the sympathy he gained as a Dalit leader, former chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi is likely to use his support base to drive a hard bargain with the current Janata Dal United leadership while keeping all his options open. Even as Manjhi...
  • Sharad Yadav regrets remarks on Smriti Irani, says has a lot of respect March 18, 2015

    After much controversy, Rajya Sabha member Sharad Yadav on Wednesday expressed regret over his retort to Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani. The issue was raised by Leader of House Arun Jaitley, who asked Yadav to clarify on his remarks reported in the newspapers while these have been expunged from...
  • News 360: United Opposition marches against Land Acquisition Amendment Bill March 17, 2015

    High drama was witnessed on the streets of the national capital as Opposition parties unitedly undertook a protest march against the Land Acquisition Amendment Bill on Tuesday. MPs from 14 opposition parties marched from Parliament to Rashtraparti Bhavan. ...
  • JDU chief Sharad Yadav's daughter defends her father's sexist remarks, asks why should he apologise March 17, 2015

    New Delhi: After Janata Dal United chief Sharad Yadav sparked a controversy in Parliament by commenting on the skin colour of south Indian women during the insurance bill debate on Friday, his daughter Suhasini Bundela has defended him. Speaking to CNN-IBN Suhasini said that her father has not said anything...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories March 16, 2015

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  • India @ 9 with Karma Paljor March 16, 2015

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  • Sonia, Manmohan, leaders of 10 parties to march against Land Bill on Tuesday March 16, 2015

    New Delhi: Giving a message of larger opposition unity, Congress President Sonia Gandhi and former prime minister Manmohan Singh will march with leaders of at least 10 parties from Parliament House to President House on Tuesday and submit a memorandum against the new Land Bill. The march is being coordinated by...
  • News 360: Middleman in AgustaWestland chopper scam spent crores on travel of IAF officials March 16, 2015

    Two former Indian Air Force officers received favours from middleman Christain Michel in the multi-crore AgustaWestalnd VVIP chopper deal scam case. The two officers, who have already retired from the IAF, have been summoned by the Enforcement Directorate. ...
  • Woman MPs demand apology over sexist remarks but Sharad Yadav defiant March 16, 2015

    New Delhi: Sexist comments made by Janata Dal United chief Sharad Yadav last week created uproar in Parliament with women MPs demanding an apology from him. A defiant Yadav, however, refused to apologise claiming that he never disrespected women. "I want to say that in India, women with dark complexion...
  • 'Snooping' on Rahul, Yadav's sexist remarks, jeans clad MPs - non issues dominate Parliament question hour March 16, 2015

    New Delhi: On Monday, non-issues dominated the question hour in both the houses of the Parliament. The Janata Dal United (JDU) president Sharad Yadav's remark on the beauty of South Indian women, the alleged spying of Delhi police on Rahul Gandhi and Goa government's dropping of Gandhi Jayanti from the...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob March 13, 2015

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  • News 360: India summons Pakistan Envoy over 26/11 attacks prime accused Lakhvi's release March 13, 2015

    India on Friday summoned Pakistan High Commissioner Abdul Basit after Islamabad High Court ordered the release of 26/11 mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi. ...
  • Bihar CM Nitish Kumar slams Modi government for 'giving benefit' to industrialists March 1, 2015

    Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Sunday criticised Narendra Modi-led BJP government for giving benefit to a section of industrialists at the cost of ordinary people. "Nobody at the top is thinking about the people. They say one thing, do something else. They are out to please a few....
  • Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi defies diktat, calls JD(U) Legislature Party meet on Feb 20 February 6, 2015

    Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi has defied his party diktat and called for Janata Dal (United) Legislative Party meet on February 20. The matter is likely to snowball into a major political drama in the days to come if Manjhi and the JD(U) leadership stick to their respective...
  • JDU for separate ministry to preserve the Himalayas December 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Stressing that hydropower projects in the Himalayan region will damage the fragile environment of the hills, JD(U) on Sunday demanded a separate ministry and a policy for the Himalayas. JD(U) president Sharad Yadav slammed the government for not releasing the Chopra Committee report, which was constituted after Uttarakhand...
  • All constituents of Janata Parivar decide to merge, Mulayam responsible for formation of new party December 4, 2014

    New Delhi: All constituents of the Janata Parivaar have decided to come together once again and form a party to fight against the Bharatiya Janata Party. Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav has been given the authority to take decisions regarding the merger and decide the agenda of the proposed...
  • JDU may oust Jitan Ram Manjhi as Bihar chief minister November 24, 2014

    Patna: Speculation is rife in Bihar's political circles over the possible ouster of Jitan Ram Manjhi as the chief minister after he said his days in the office are numbered. The speculation gained strength a day after Manjhi said his days in office were numbered as his detractors in the party...
  • Will form a united front of like-minded parties in Parliament to fight against BJP: Nitish Kumar November 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Ahead of the winter session, socialist opposition parties SP, JD-U, RJD and JD-S on Thursday announced a united front in parliament to counter the BJP led government. A luncheon meeting called by Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh was attended by Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav, Janata...
  • Modi government can't bring even a rabbit into country: Sharad Yadav on black money October 31, 2014

    Patna: Unmoved with the Central government's initiative on black money, Janata Dal United President Sharad Yadav said the dream Narendra Modi government weaving before the nation on bringing back illegal money stashed in foreign banks would never be fulfilled. "The dream Narendra Modi government showing to the nation about bringing back...
  • JDU, INLD to go together in Haryana Assembly Elections September 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Moving a step closer towards the unification of old 'Janata Parivar', Janata Dal United and Indian National Lok Dal on Monday decided to go together in Haryana Assembly elections. "In an effort to unite the distintegrated Janata Dal Parivar, it has been decided by JDU and INLD to go...
  • Quashing of 214 coal blocks 'first effective blow' to crony capitalism: JDU September 24, 2014

    New Delhi: JD(U) on Wednesday welcomed the Supreme Court's decision to quash the allocation of 214 of the 218 coal blocks allotted since 1993 and said it was the first effective blow to "crony capitalism". "I welcome it. This is the first effective blow to expanding crony capitalism. "After this order,...
  • JDU warns of attempts for imposition of 'Pakistan model' in India September 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Targeting BJP over the issue of communalism, JD(U) on Wednesday asked minorities, OBCs, SCs and STs to come together even as it warned of attempts for the imposition of a "Pakistan model" in the country. "Some people say Hinduism is in danger. There is no other country in the...
  • JD(U)RJD alliance to safeguard people from divisive forces of BJP, RSS: Sharad Yadav August 18, 2014

    JD(U) President Sharad Yadav on Monday justified his party's alliance with Lalu Prasad's RJD for the assembly bypoll in Bihar after two decades saying it has nothing to do with individuals but has been forged for the sake of people to safeguard them from divisive forces. "The alliance is for the...
  • I respect Sharad Yadav as my political guru: Sushil Modi July 26, 2014

    Senior BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi on Friday described JDU president Sharad Yadav as his 'political guru'. "I respect Sharad Yadav as my political guru," Sushil Modi said while speaking in the Legislative Council regretting Thursday's clash. Speaking about his relation with senior politicians, Modi said he had personal and political association...
  • UPSC exam row to be resolved within a week, assures government July 25, 2014

    New Delhi: With massive protests by many Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) civil services aspirants against the alleged bias against Hindi and other regional languages rocking the national capital, Minister of State for Personnel Jitendra Singh on Friday said the matter will be resolved in a week when a high...
  • JD(U) recommends ending Assembly membership of 4 rebels June 22, 2014

    Rattled by activities of dissidents during the recent Rajya Sabha bypolls in Bihar, ruling JD(U) on Sunday decided to crack the whip on four of them and recommended the assembly speaker to end their membership for "consistent antiparty activities". JD(U) Chief Whip Shrawan Kumar in a letter to Speaker Udai Narayan...
  • Sharad Yadav elected unopposed to Rajya Sabha from Bihar June 12, 2014

    Patna: Janata Dal (United) chief Sharad Yadav was on Thursday elected unopposed to the Rajya Sabha from Bihar. Yadav had lost the Lok Sabha elections from his Madhepura constituency. To ensure his presence in parliament so that he can play an active role in the national politics, the Janata DalUnited (JDU) decided...
  • Sharad Yadav, Hariprasad among 12 to file RS poll papers June 9, 2014

    New Delhi: JDU chief Sharad Yadav, former diplomat Pawan K Verma in Bihar and senior Congress leaders B K Hariprasad and Rajiv Gowda of Karnataka were among the 12 candidates who filed their nominations on Monday on the last day for June 19 elections for Rajya Sabha berths in 4...
  • JD(U) cracks the whip on rebels, suspends MLA Ravindra Rai June 9, 2014

    Cracking the whip on rebels in the party, JD(U) national President Sharad Yadav on Sunday suspended Mahua MLA Ravindra Rai. The move came on the eve of the deadline for the filing of nominations for the Rajya Sabha polls. But as the rebels put up a united front against the party...