Sunday, 27 November, 2022
TopicRashtriya Lok Dal

Topic: Rashtriya Lok Dal

SP & RLD seal alliance for UP polls, Jayant Chaudhary’s party could contest 35 seats

SP chief Akhilesh Yadav met RLD president Jayant Chaudhary in Lucknow Tuesday. Later, both tweeted photos with captions to the effect of 'heading towards change' with each other.

BJP hopes repeal will earn poll reprieve in western UP, oppn to raise other farmer issues

Opposition leaders and political analysts say that more than farm laws, agitated farmers in the region are concerned about MSP, sugarcane dues, diesel prices and high power tariffs. 

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 to build memorial for farmers who died during protests against Centre’s new farm laws

In a bid to resonate with the farming community ahead of the 2022 Uttar Pradesh elections, Rashtriya Lok Dal Vice-President Jayant Chaudhary announced the 'Kisan Balidan Smarak'.

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.

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A general view of the opening ceremony of the G20 finance ministers and central bank governors meeting in Jakarta, Indonesia, February 17, 2022. Mast Irham/Pool via REUTERS

G20 presidency is India’s chance to fix power imbalances in artificial intelligence adoption

Without considering AI challenges across the world, equitably reaping its benefits will remain inadequate, leading to a more unequal and divisive future.
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How India-Australia FTA is set to boost trade that’s already at a record high

While the bulk of the trade between India and Australia is so far in the energy sector, the FTA is expected to broaden this to include other goods and services.

Defence

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Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.