Sunday, 22 May, 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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Inflation made luxury cars even more expensive but sales remain in fast lane. See Mercedes

For years, the luxury car market in India was biased towards the entry-level. But today, cars below Rs 40 lakh account for the smallest fraction of sales.

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.

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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.

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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