Free Press Journal
  • Sharad Yadav disqualification from Rajya Sabha valid, JD(U) to Delhi High Court

    New Delhi: Nitish Kumar-led JD(U) today told the Delhi High Court that former party president Sharad Yadav’s disqualification as a Rajya Sabha member was valid as he has formed another political party. The claim was opposed by Yadav’s lawyers before Justice Rajiv Shakdher, who directed Ram Chandra Prasad Singh, leader of JD(U) in the Rajya Sabha, to file an affidavit showing that the former party president has formed a new political group

  • Bhopal: JD (U) leader Sharad Yadav demands PM’s resignation

    Bhopal: Former union minister and Janata Dal (United) leader Sharad Yadav on Sunday demanded Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s resignation over Punjab National Bank (PNB) scam and said that centre should reveal the total number of non-performing assets of Indian banks.

  • Parliament Winter Session updates: Rajya Sabha adjourned for the day amid ruckus

    New Delhi: The Rajya Sabha was adjourned for the day on Friday amidst a ruckus by the opposition on the issue of JD-U leader Sharad Yadav’s disqualification and the allegations of conniving with Pakistan leveled by Prime Minister Narendra Modi against his predecessor Manmohan Singh.

  • 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).