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RLD president Jayant Chaudhary (left) with SP chief Akhilesh Yadav | Twitter/@yadavakhilesh

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.
(Representative image) Thousands of farmers gathered at Muzaffarnagar for a kisan mahapanchayat on 5 September 2021 | Twitter/@_YogendraYadav

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. 
A file photo of RLD leader Jayant Chaudhary at a party rally in Bhojpur. | Photo: Twitter/@jayantrld

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.  
File photo of RLD chief Jayant Chaudhary at a farmers' rally | Photo: Twitter/@jayantrld

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’.
Senior journalist Shahid Siddiqui (left) with RLD chief Jayant Chaudhary | Photo: Twitter/shahid_siddiqui

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'.
A file photo of RLD leader Jayant Chaudhary at a party rally in Bhojpur. | Photo: Twitter/@jayantrld

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.
Chaudhary Ajit Singh poses for an election poster at this then 12, Tughlaq Road bungalow in Lutyens Delhi | Photo: Praveen Jain/ThePrint

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.
Protesters gathered around the body of a farmer who died during the tractor rally that turned violent on Republic Day in New Delhi on 26 January 2021 | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

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.
Jayant Chaudhary at a mahapanchayat in western UP | Twitter/@jayantrld

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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Illustration: Ramandeep Kaur | ThePrint

Bezos, Branson & Musk — Are billionaires popularising space travel or just on an ego trip?

Jeff Bezos will travel to the edge of space in his New Shepard aircraft — more than a week after billionaire Richard Branson defeated him in a fast developing space race.