Sharad Yadav

  • New CM for Bihar: Has Nitish played caste card? May 19, 2014

    Badly mauled in the Lok Sabha electoral slugfest by Narendra Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party and facing the prospects of a massive rebellion in his own party, Nitish Kumar decided to go for broke. A few hours after Lok Sabha results started pouring in, it became clear that a massive BJP...
  • Nitish to reconsider his resignation, decision likely on Monday May 18, 2014

    The political upheavel triggered by the resignation of Nitish Kumar from the post of Bihar Chief Minister continued on Sunday with thousands of Janata Dal United workers protesting against his decision and demanding that he continue in his post. ...
  • BJP should look at its track record before attacking EC: Sharad Yadav May 10, 2014

    JDU chief Sharad Yadav on Saturday criticised the BJP for attacking the Election Commission over the denial of permission for a rally by Narendra Modi. He said the BJP unnecessarily inflated the issue. ...
  • Show Me The Money: Sharad Yadav's total assets valued at Rs 3.8 crore April 25, 2014

    Senior JDU leader Sharad Yadav contesting from Madhepura has cash reserves of Rs 85,000. His investments and bank deposits are valued at Rs 50.4 lakh. He and his wife has jewellery worth Rs 15.6 lakh. Yadav has properties in Madhepura, Hoshangabad, Gurgaon and Delhi valued at Rs 3.2 crores....
  • NK Singh was never a true JDU leader: Sharad Yadav March 22, 2014

    JDU launched a scathing attack on former revenue secretary NK Singh after he left the party and joined the BJP. Party leader Sharad Yadav said, "NK Singh was never a true JDU leader." ...
  • Third Front will defeat Congress: Sharad Yadav March 3, 2014

    JDU President Sharad Yadav is confident that the newly formed Third Front will defeat Congress in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. He says, "We have made a front of 11 parties, we will strengthen it to the extent of defeating Congress." ...
  • Chinese do not adhere to LAC, says Sharad Yadav September 6, 2013

    Janata Dal United leader Sharad Yadav said the Chinese do not adhere to the Line of Actual Control. He said, "The incursions have been happening since China captured Tibet. The report is alarming." The remarks came in the backdrop of reports of Chinese incursion on Thursday. ...
  • Coal Minister changed statement on missing coal files: JDU September 4, 2013

    JD(U) leader Sharad Yadav on Wednesday said that Coal Minister Sriprakash Jaiswal has changed his statements on missing coal files. ...
  • Why isn't the government arresting 'fraud' Asaram, asks Sharad Yadav August 31, 2013

    With the delay in the arrest of self-styled godman Asaram, the JD(U) chief Sharad Yadav questioned the government for being soft on him and allowing him to roam free. "He will use all tactics against everyone who is speaking against him. All this is happening because the government is not...
  • Mahabodhi temple blasts: Bihar govt will answer all questions, says Sharad Yadav July 7, 2013

    JD(U) President Sharad Yadav said the Bihar government will answer all questions on the terror attack on Mahabodhi temple. He said at present our aim is to search the premises thoroughly and arrest whoever is responsible for the blasts. ...
  • Sharad Pawar condemns BJP-JD(U) workers clash June 18, 2013

    JD(U) chief Sharad Yadav has condemned the clash that took place between his party and the BJP workers in Patna. "We have gone our separate ways. We can't walk together. What's the point of fighting? They can do the bandh if they want," he said. ...
  • Life and times of Nitish Kumar June 18, 2013

    Over the last few months, Nitish Kumar had given enough hints that elevation of Gujarat CM Narendra Modi was not acceptable to him. ...
  • BJP-JD(U) war of words: Nitish says BJP disrespects elders June 17, 2013

    Just 24 hours after the JD(U)-BJP split, both the parties are washing their dirty linen in public. Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar accused the BJP of showing disrespect towards its elders. ...
  • RJD will thrash both BJP, JD(U) in next polls: Lalu June 16, 2013

    Taking a jibe at both BJP and JD(U) which split on Sunday, RJD chief Lalu Prasad said, "These two parties will now starting fighting with each other on the streets, the people will take note of this. We were given votes in the Maharajgunj bypolls. We will trash both these...
  • Watch India @ 9 with Sagarika Ghose June 16, 2013

    The JD(U) brought the curtains down on its 17-year-old alliance with the BJP on Sunday over the elevation of a man who it thinks poses serious threat to its 'basic principles', denting the NDA ahead of 2014 Lok Sabha polls. ...
  • BJP has always followed coalition dharma: Sushil Modi June 16, 2013

    Reacting sharply to the JD(U)'s decision of splitting from the BJP, BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi said, "BJP has always followed coalition dharma and it had a big role in major policy decision processes in Bihar." ...
  • Is Modi polarising those within and outside the BJP? June 16, 2013

    The 17-year-old BJP-JD(U) association ended on a bitter note on Sunday, but not before the JD(U) made it apparent that it decided to break away from the alliance when Narendra Modi was elevated to the BJP's poll panel chief post. ...
  • Had JD(U) taken the decision in 2010, BJP wouldn't have got that many seats in Bihar: Digvijaya June 16, 2013

    Senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh also said that the Third Front has never been successful. ...
  • Nitish must quit, no need to dissolve the Bihar Assembly: BJP June 16, 2013

    Sushil Kumar Modi said that the BJP will organise a Bihar bandh on Monday to protest against the 'betrayal' of the JD(U). ...
  • Nitish Kumar: The man who dethroned Lalu Prasad June 16, 2013

    Over the last few months, Nitish Kumar had given enough hints that elevation of Gujarat CM Narendra Modi was not acceptable to him. ...
  • Is the BJP united on the question of Modi for PM? June 16, 2013

    The 17-year-old BJP-JD(U) association ended on a bitter note on Sunday. Over the last few months, Nitish Kumar had given enough hints that elevation of Narendra Modi was not acceptable to him. ...
  • Watch: JD(U) conference in which it announced split from BJP June 16, 2013

    The 17-year-old BJP-JD(U) association ended on a bitter note on Sunday. The decision was taken at a Janata Dal United meet, which was called at Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's residence in Patna. All senior JD(U) leaders, including party president Sharad Yadav, attended the meeting. ...
  • Bihar: JD(U)-BJP's 17 years alliance to break? June 16, 2013

    The JD(U)-BJP alliance in Bihar looks set for a bitter divorce on Sunday. A formal announcement is likely to be made later in the day. Top JD(U) leadership held a meeting at 12.30 pm to decide on their split with the BJP....
  • BJP adamant on Modi as JD(U) chief Sharad Yadav tries to allay fears June 15, 2013

    Less than 24 hours after Nitish Kumar's poetic narration of the inevitable - divorce from the BJP - it looks like JD(U) chief Sharad Yadav is trying to defuse the tension. He has indicated that Nitish did not tell BJP President Rajnath Singh the only way to save the alliance...
  • BJP-JD(U) divorce over Modi's elevation almost complete June 14, 2013

    The BJP-JD(U) divorce over Narendra Modi's elevation is almost complete. JDU meets on Sunday to take a final call. Sources tell CNN-IBN that Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has informed BJP about calling off the alliance. ...
  • JD(U) to decide future course of action in 2-3 days: Yadav June 12, 2013

    Amidst reports of a widening rift between the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Janata Dal (United), JD(U) President Sharad Yadav said, "We are analysing the situation. No decision has been taken yet and the NDA is still intact. The party will decide in two-three days on the future course...
  • JD(U)'s decision will come soon: Sharad Yadav on Advani's resignation June 11, 2013

    The Janata Dal United has said it will soon decide its future course of action soon. JD(U) chief Sharad Yadav said, "Atal Bihari Vajpayee and Advani were the ones behind the creation of the NDA and our understanding was with them. This has shocked us the most. If Advani is...
  • Modi's role in poll campaign BJP's internal issue: Sharad Yadav June 8, 2013

    JD(U) President Sharad Yadav on Saturday distanced his party from the ongoing BJP divide over Narendra Modi's role in upcoming general elections. "Rift within any party of the NDA will definitely weaken the alliance. The Modi issue is an internal matter of the BJP. They are deciding their own poll...
  • Bihar by-poll: We will introspect, says JD(U) chief Sharad Yadav June 6, 2013

    Reacting to the Janata Dal United's loss in the Maharajganj by-poll in Bihar, party chief Sharad Yadav said, "It was RJD's seat but we will introspect because the margin of loss has increased," Sharad Yadav said. ...
  • Act aganist ministers whose names have come in scams: Sharad Yadav April 30, 2013

    The Supreme Court has said that the details in the CBI affidavit on the coal scam are 'very disturbing'. "There has been a massive breach of trust that has shaken our foundation," the apex court said. The court said sharing information with the government has shaken the entire process. ...