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Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD)

'No Seat-Sharing Problems': Shivpal Says Ready To Make Sacrifices In Alliance With SP

Dec 19, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

SP chief Akhilesh Yadav had on Thursday announced an alliance with his uncle Shivpal Singh Yadav's PSPL after a meeting between them.

Akhilesh Mocks BJP's 'Double-Engine' Govt, Says Engines Are Colliding

Dec 14, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Mocking the BJP's constant claim that the state benefited because the same party led the governments in UP and at the Centre, he said, “This double-engine government has completely failed. These double engines are colliding with each other.”

Akhilesh Agrees To 36 Seats For RLD, 6 Will Have SP Candidates

The two leaders, at the meeting which was held without any aides, also discussed the political situation in western part of the state after the Centre's decision to repeal farm laws.

UP Elections 2022: Samajwadi Party Set To Tie Up With RLD, Seat-Sharing Being Discussed

Nov 01, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Samajwadi Party Chief Akhilesh Yadav may also honour his estranged uncle Shivpal Singh Yadav's supporters, and a rapprochement may be on the cards.

Akhilesh Yadav Will Not Contest Upcoming Uttar Pradesh Elections, Finalises Alliance With RLD

Samajwadi Party Chief Akhilesh Yadav said that he will not be contesting the upcoming Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly Elections in 2022. He also said that an alliance with Rashtriya Lok Dal has been finalized.

09 May, 2021

Out On Bail, Lalu Holds First 'Virtual' Interaction With Party Workers

Outlook Web Bureau

Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad Yadav on Sunday held a much-awaited "virtual interaction" with workers of his party back home in Bihar.

06 May, 2021

A Tribute To Chaudhary Ajit Singh

Puneet Nicholas Yadav

Chaudhary Ajit Singh's relatively short political inning of 35 years was a testament to the many talents he had, many of which were, unfortunately, overshadowed by the towering legacy of his father

05 February, 2021

Thousands Of Farmers Defy Govt Order, Hold Mahapanchayat In Shamli

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Farmers' Protest: The administration in Shamli has issued orders to impose section 144 of the CrPC which prohibits any public gathering of four or more than four persons.

29 January, 2021

Time To Bury Political Differences And Join Hands With Farmers: RLD Chief Ajit Singh

Preetha Nair

Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) chief Ajit Singh on Friday announced support to the Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU), spearheading the protests.

23 January, 2021

RLD Chief Lalu Prasad Yadav's Health Worsens, To Be Shifted To AIIMS

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Jailed RJD chief Lalu Prasad to be shifted to AIIMS-Delhi from Ranchi hospital as health condition deteriorates: Officials.

08 October, 2020

Ahead Of RLD Rally Against Farm Bills Security Tightened In UP's Muzaffarnagar


The Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) is expected to hold the rally in the government college compound here against the three farm laws.


04 October, 2020

Hathras Case: Bhim Army Chief, SP, RLD Meet Victim’s Family

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Azad visited the family after the Uttar Pradesh Police lifted its two-day blockade around the village of the victim.

04 October, 2020

Hathras Case: UP Police Lathicharges RLD Leader, Party Stages Protest


Hundreds of activists led by its Muzaffarnagar district president Ajit Rathi staged a dharna and blocked Circular Road in Civil Lines area in protest against the baton charge on Rashtriya Lok Dal activists.

06 May, 2019

'Frustrated' BJP Trying To Create Fissures In SP-BSP Alliance, Alleges Mayawati

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Urging the voters not to get confused and back the alliance candidates, BSP supremo Mayawati accused the prime minister of trying to create a rift in SP-BSP alliance.

21 April, 2019

On Election Result Day, SP-BSP-RLD Will Have No Choice But Align With Congress: Salman Khurshid

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Salman Khurshid, who is the Congress’ candidate from Farrukhabad, of which Kaimganj assembly segment is a part, is locked in a triangular contest with BJP’s sitting MP Mukesh Rajput and BSP's Manoj Agarwal.

05 April, 2019

Congress' Poll Manifesto A Sham Document, To Promote Dynastic Politics: PM Narendra Modi

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Addressing a rally in Saharanpur, Prime Minister Narendra Modi targeted the Congress accusing it of being against the welfare of the backward classes and termed its poll manifesto a 'dhakosla patra (sham document)'.

25 March, 2019

SC Seeks EC's Reply On Increasing VVPAT Sample Survey Per Assembly Segment

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A bench comprising Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justice Deepak Gupta sought the response of the poll panel and directed it to apprise whether the number of Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) samples can be increased for the satisfaction of the electorate.


19 March, 2019

To Reclaim ‘Undisputed Jat Leader’ Tag, Ajit Singh To Contest His Last LS Poll From Muzaffarnagar

Puneet Nicholas Yadav

The 80-year-old RLD chief will be the consensus candidate of the SP, BSP and the Congress and is likely to face BJP’s Sanjeev Balyan; son Jayant Chaudhary to try his luck from Baghpat

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.

PTI Photo

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.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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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