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Rahul Gandhi, Other Opposition Leaders To Visit Jammu and Kashmir Today

Aug 24, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

Ahead of their visit, the J&K administration requested them against visiting the state, saying attempts should not be made to disturb the gradual restoration of normal life. Follow live updates here

All Exit Polls Are Wrong, Result Will Be Known To All On May 23: Sharad Yadav

May 21, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

Yadav contested from Bihar's Madhepura parliamentary constituency as a Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) candidate.

Chandrababu Naidu Meets Sonia Gandhi After Holding Talks With Sharad Pawar, Rahul Gandhi

TDP chief Chandrababu Naidu had met Loktantrik Janata Dal leader Sharad Yadav and leaders from the Communist Party of India on Saturday as well as part of his outreach to Opposition leaders to firm up a non-BJP front ahead of the Lok Sabha election results on May 23.

Lalu Cedes RJD Ground To Weaker Allies To Keep Anti-NDA Flock Together At Any Cost

Mar 23, 2019 Giridhar Jha

Lalu has thus gone out of his way to keep all his allies in good humour by accepting their demands, notwithstanding the fact that some of his allies do not even have proper organisational apparatus across Bihar.

Mahagathbandhan On Track In Bihar After Congress Accepts RJD’s 9 Seats Offer, Formal Announcement March 22

The Grand Alliance in Bihar comprises Lalu Prasad’s RJD, Congress party, Jitan Ram Manjhi’s Hindustani Awam Morcha, Sharad Yadav’s Loktantrik Janata Dal, Mukesh Sahni’s Vikasheel Insaan Party, Upendra Kushwaha’s Rashtriya Lok Samta Party and CPI (ML).

22 January, 2019

No Merger Of LJD With RLSP, Says Sharad Yadav

Outlook Web Bureau

The LJD and RLSP are part of the Grand Alliance in Bihar comprising of Rashtriya Janata Dal, Congress and Jiten Ram Manjhi-led Hindustani Awam Morcha.

08 December, 2018

Didn’t Mean To Hurt: Sharad Yadav Expresses Regret For Body Shaming Vasundhara Raje

Outlook Web Bureau

The former JD (U) leader had on Thursday stoked a controversy after he called the Rajasthan chief minister “fat”, while appealing to voters in the poll-bound state to not vote for BJP.

07 December, 2018

Feel Insulted, EC Should Take Cognisance: Vasundhara Raje On Sharad Yadav's Body-Shaming

Outlook Web Bureau

Yadav, who founded the Loktantrik Janata Dal earlier this year, sparked a controversy on Thursday as he described the Rajasthan CM as 'fat' at an election rally in Alwar.

12 November, 2018

Upendra Kushwaha's Meeting With Sharad Yadav In Delhi Fuels Speculation Over His Next Move

Outlook Web Bureau

Kushwaha, also a Union minister, met Yadav at the latter's residence and both the leaders were believed to discussed the current political situation, especially in Bihar.

10 November, 2018

BJP Indulging In Drama, Not Fulfilling Electoral Promises: Sharad Yadav On Renaming Of UP Cities

Outlook Web Bureau

UP Government will soon be changing names of many other cities in the state, says it's for restoring the lost culture.

26 October, 2018

Opposition Protest At CBI Headquarters: Twitter Ninjas Take To Streets

Bhavna Vij-Aurora

If the present mood in the Congress persists, more protests are expected in the National Capital and other parts of the country in the run up to 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

19 August, 2018

Declare Kerala Floods As National Disaster: Sharad Yadav To Centre

Outlook Web Bureau

In a statement, Yadav said damage to the property in the Kerala floods would be running into thousands of crores and asked the Centre to declare it as a national disaster.

21 March, 2018

Gorakhpur, Phulpur Just A Trailer, NDA A 'Sinking Ship', Says Former JDU Leader Sharad Yadav

Outlook Web Bureau

"In the days to come, its allies will part ways from the alliance. NDA agenda has assumed divisive proportions"

05 December, 2017

Rebel JD(U) Leaders Sharad Yadav, Ali Anwar Disqualified From Rajya Sabha, Yechury Questions Chairman’s Alacrity

Outlook Web Bureau

The JDU had sought their disqualification on the grounds that they had attended a rally of opposition parties in Patna in violation of its direction.

04 December, 2017

Sharad Yadav Makes A Case For Ballot Papers, Points To BJP’s Low Vote Share In Non-EVM Areas

Outlook Web Bureau

“There is something wrong in EVMs otherwise why it has happened in UP Nagar Nigam election that BJP won 15% seats in ballot paper areas and 46% in EVM areas," he asked.

22 November, 2017

JD(U) Symbol Row: HC Refrains From Passing Interim Order Against EC's Decision

Outlook Web Bureau

The Election Commission of India (ECI) in its November 17 order had recognised Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar-led faction as the real JD(U).

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

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