Thursday, 19 May, 2022
TopicLalu Yadav

Topic: Lalu Yadav

Lalu hints at thaw with Congress, asks Sonia Gandhi to convene meet of ‘like-minded parties’

Rashtriya Janata Dal had snubbed the Congress with its unilateral decision to contest Bihar bypolls to Tarapur and Kusheshwar Asthan assembly seats.

Lalu Yadav’s popularity is intact. Rally crowds indicate his bail time will be eventful

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Lalu Prasad Yadav shifted to AIIMS in Delhi as health condition deteriorates

He was suffering from breathing trouble and had developed pneumonia. The 72-year-old RJD chief, convicted in fodder scam cases, was previously undergoing treatment at RIMS, Ranchi.

Lalu’s loyalty to secularism is Tejashwi Yadav’s biggest political test in Modi’s India

In 1990, when then BJP president L.K. Advani was carrying out his rath yatra unbridled, it was Lalu Yadav as CM who had dared to stop him from entering Bihar.

‘Lalu aa jayega’ thought still haunts Biharis. Tejashwi can’t win youth with IAS ambitions

The JDU, too, like the BJP, believes in the politics of empowerment and Nitish Kumar as Bihar’s CM has worked on the vision of ‘Sabka saath, sabka vikas’.

Why RJD should go alone in Bihar polls and not fall short of the 122-mark

On surface, it appears all parties outside the NDA camp are ready to contest polls under the grand alliance, but their individual ambitions speak otherwise.

Tejashwi Yadav is back, but no one takes him seriously anymore. Not even RJD

Tejashwi Yadav is back to the political grind, but neither the RJD nor its allies are convinced about his leadership ahead of 2020 Bihar polls.

Lalu & Akhilesh lose VIP security cover under Modi govt’s review of protectees

This is the first full-scale review of VIP protectees by the home ministry after the Modi 2.0 government took charge.

Tejashwi sparks no joy among Bihar’s Yadavs. The era of Lalu is over

RJD won zero seats and led in just 9 assembly segments in the Lok Sabha polls in Bihar. Lalu’s vote bank, the Yadavs, are now jumping ship to BJP.

Parties like SP-BSP & RJD are not the future of social justice politics in India, people are

As long as there is discrimination based on caste and class, the politics of social justice will remain relevant in India.

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PT Pertamina Balongan refinery in Indramayu, Indonesia | Representational | Bloomberg

Asian refiners to ramp up gasoline exports to US as sky-high prices beckon

In Asia, gasoline margins have doubled to more than $33 a barrel since the end of March and have edged above those for diesel, which have eased from a peak in early May.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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