Monday, 23 May, 2022
TopicJayant Chaudhary

Topic: Jayant Chaudhary

Why did Amit Shah praise Mayawati? Not alliance, target is breaking SP’s votes, say BJP leaders

In a TV interview last week, Shah said 'it is not true Mayawati’s relevance is over' — countering many political pundits who have dismissed her BSP as a force in UP.

Viral video of policemen chanting ‘Jayant Chaudhary zindabad’ is from Rampur, not Meerut

Meerut Police fact-checked retired IAS officer Surya Pratap Singh’s tweet about the video late Friday, but the video went viral with mis-stated location over the weekend.

‘BJP will get befitting reply in UP,’ says RLD’s Jayant Chaudhary during rally with Akhilesh

While making the formal announcement of the RLD-SP pact, Chaudhary said the first thing their 'double-engine govt' will do is build a memorial for the 'martyrs' of the farmers’ protest.

How you can meet RLD chief Jayant Chaudhary & take selfie without actually meeting him

Ahead of 2022 assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh, the RLD has launched an augmented reality app, through which it plans to reach 5 lakh voters.  

RLD to prepare manifesto for UP in next 2 months, protesting Ghazipur farmers to have say 

The Rashtriya Lok Dal is looking to put out its manifesto earlier than usual, as part of its strategy to pre-empt ‘any polarisation attempts by the BJP’.

Congress, SP, BSP, RLD, SP, RLD — journalist Shahid Siddique’s 24-year political career

Shahid Siddiqui, chief editor of Urdu weekly Nai Duniya, rejoined RLD on 7 June. He said he wants to 'fight for the rights of farmers & other marginalised sections of society'.

Rashtriya Lok Dal appoints Jayant Chaudhary as new national president

Jayant Chaudhary's elevation to the post comes after the demise of his father and party president Chaudhary Ajit Singh, who had succumbed to Covid-19 on 6 May.

Ajit Singh, IIT engineer-turned-master of power politics who could pick & drop allies at will

Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) leader Chaudhary Ajit Singh succumbed to Covid Thursday. He was 82.

RLD leader Jayant Chaudhary, over 5,000 others booked for attending farmers’ meet in Aligarh

The FIR lodged Tuesday under the Epidemic Diseases Act for allegedly violating Covid protocols, names only 22 individuals, including Chaudhary, while the others remain unnamed.

How RLD is looking to capitalise on Jat resentment to revive poll prospects in western UP

RLD, active in western UP region, is looking to tap into the farmers’ anger and has already rolled out plans, centred on the agitation, to revive itself.

On Camera

YourTurn

Galle Face Green the popular promenade in Sri Lanka’s capital Colombo has become ground zero for the protest against the Gotabaya Rajapaksa government. | Photo: Regina Mihindukulasuriya

Sri Lanka may be a teaser for a global default crisis

Global markets see Sri Lanka as an omen for more defaults in the developing world as countries face a growing, post-Covid debt burden.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.

Defence

Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet pulls off its first successful launch from a ski-jump at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, US | Photo credit: Boeing

2 American Super Hornets in India as Boeing looks to showcase fighters for Navy deal

Navy looking at about 26 multi-role deck-based fighters for its aircraft carrier. Visit by Super Hornets comes close on heels of similar trip by competitor Rafale M of Dassault Aviation.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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