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  • Centre has failed to control cow vigilantes: Sharad Yadav

    New Delhi: Janata Dal United (JD-U) leader Sharad Yadav on Tuesday said lynching of a dairy farmer by cow vigilantes in Rajasthan was “unfortunate” and criticised the Centre for failing to control the menace. “Government is unable to control cow vigilantes as again one Ummar (Khan) has been killed in Alwar while transporting cows and calves,” Sharad Yadav said in his tweet.   He said it is “unfortunate that such incidents are increasing” and

  • Linking of Aadhaar with bank ac/s shouldn’t be mandatory: Sharad Yadav

    New Delhi: JD(U) MP Sharad Yadav today said linking of Aadhaar with bank accounts and food security schemes should not be made mandatory as it caused problems to people, and claimed that even the family of former Union minister George Fernandes faced difficulty on this account.

  • Sharad Yadav shows strength, stakes claim as real JD(U)

    New Delhi : Rebel Janata Dal (U) leader Sharad Yadav on Monday once again staked claim before the Election Commission as the real Janata Dal (U) with documents showing 72 of its 125 national executive members and 24 state presidents attending a convention he held in New Delhi on Sunday.

  • All decisions by Nitish invalid, says JD-U Sharad faction

    New Delhi: The Janata Dal-United faction led by veteran leader Sharad Yadav has declared invalid all decisions taken by Nitish Kumar as JD-U president, terming his election to the post as technically invalid.

  • RJD rally could prove costly for Sharad Yadav

    Patna : Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday virtually put rebel leader Sharad Yadav on notice, hinting at action against him if he attends the RJD rally on August 27. JD(U) general secretary K.C. Tyagi said that the party has not acted against Yadav for his “anti-party activities” because of his seniority and long association with the party.  “If he attends RJD chief Lalu Prasad’s rally on August 27, then he

  • Sharad Yadav faction to approach EC over JD-U symbol

    Patna: The Janata Dal-United (JD-U) faction led by Sharad Yadav is to approach the Election Commission to stake claim over the party symbol ‘arrow’, a party leader said.

  • 17 pol parties attend Opposition meeting

    New Delhi : Rebel Janata Dal (United) leader Sharad Yadav’s efforts to unite opposition parties  got a major boost  today when several top leaders of Opposition parties gathered to attend Yadav’s ‘Sanjhi Virasat Bachao’ programme at the Constitution Club in Delhi.  Among them were former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, TMC leader Sukhendu Sekhar Roy, National Conference president Farooq Abdullah, CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury, Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) leader Jayant Choudhary, Rashtriya

  • Nitish Kumar belongs to BJP-United, not JD(U): Ghulam Nabi Azad

    New Delhi: Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad on Thursday launched a scathing attack at Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and said he does not belong to the Janata Dal (United ) (JD(U)), but the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) (United).

  • Sharad Yadav readies for show of strength

    New Delhi : Leaders from several opposition parties, including the Congress and the Left, are expected to attend an event on Friday, hosted by rebel JD(U) leader Sharad Yadav on Wednesday.

  • JD(U) in crisis mode: 21 members close to Sharad Yadav suspended

    Patna : Bihar’s ruling Janata Dal-United JD(U) on Monday suspended 21 members, including former minister Ramai Ram, for six years on charges of anti-party activities. The suspended members are accused of supporting rebel leader Sharad Yadav, who has opposed Chief Minister Nitish Kumar’s decision to tie up with the BJP.

  • Sharad Yadav faction to present itself as real JD(U) Kumar on alliance row

    New Delhi : Senior JD(U) leader Sharad Yadav is set to present his faction as the “real” party claiming that many of its state units are with him while the support for party president Nitish Kumar is confined to Bihar. The Yadav-led faction, which includes two Rajya Sabha MPs and some national office-bearers, has armed itself with letters of support from 14 state unit presidents, Arun Shrivastava, a close aide of Yadav

  • JD-U not just Nitish’s party, is mine too: Sharad Yadav

    Patna: Senior JD-U leader Sharad Yadav on Saturday hit out at current JD-U president and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, saying the party is not Kumar’s alone but belonged to him too.

  • I sent Ali Anwar to attend Opposition meet: Sharad Yadav

    Madhubani (Bihar): Senior Janata Dal (United) leader Sharad Yadav on Saturday claimed that he had sent fellow party leader Ali Anwar Ansari to attend a meeting of opposition parties convened by Congress chief Sonia Gandhi, so that Bihar-like grand alliance is replicated countrywide.

  • History will not forgive Nitish for going against mandate: Ali Anwar

    New Delhi: Suspended Janata Dal (United) (JD(U)) leader Ali Anwar on Saturday said that history will not forgive Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for going against the mandate of the people of Bihar, which was given in favour of the grand alliance. Anwar accused Nitish of sacrificing the nation for saving his government. “You (Nitish Kumar) sacrificed the nation to stay in power. History will not forgive. We will go across the

  • Bihar: Sharad Yadav free to take his decision, says Nitish Kumar

    New Delhi: Bihar Chief Minister and JD(U) chief Nitish Kumar today virtually shut the door on any reconciliation with rebel leader Sharad Yadav, saying he is free to take any decision as the alliance with the BJP had the entire party’s nod.