Friday, 18 January, 2019

Topic: RLD

File image of Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Akhilesh Yadav with Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) leader Mayawati | PTI

Ahead of SP-BSP seat-sharing talks, RLD unsure what’s in store for it

RLD wants five seats, but is likely to get three. ‘Ignored ‘Congress warns that leaving it out in UP could be dangerous for the alliance.
Samajwadi Party leader Akhilesh Yadav with Bahujan Samaj Party leader Mayawati | PTI

BSP and SP to hold first-ever joint press meet tomorrow to announce LS polls alliance

BSP and SP are likely contest 37 seats each, which will leave six of Uttar Pradesh’s 80 Lok Sabha constituencies without a contender from either party.
Jayanta Chaudhary

RLD, partner in UP’s grand alliance, demands six Lok Sabha seats in upcoming elections

RLD's Jayant Chaudhary met Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav to demand the six seats, though a decision will be taken only after a meeting BSP's Mayawati.

AAP to push for division of Uttar Pradesh into smaller states ahead of 2019 polls

At a Noida event, Arvind Kejriwal advocated for the division of the state and said it has lagged in development because of its size.
Narednra Modi holding a phone

Here’s what Hindutva WhatsApp groups say Narendra Modi should learn from Kairana

That a Muslim won the seat hurts them more than the BJP’s defeat.
UP CM Yogi Adityanath

The BJP may do a good job of not showing it, but it must be in great panic

The opposition was so confident of winning Kairana that it gave the ticket to a Muslim, despite the possibility of an anti-Muslim Hindu consolidation.

Why the BJP is sleepless over Jats & Muslims joining hands in Uttar Pradesh poll

Many will vote for RLD but only because the candidate is a Muslim; say Jat-Muslim unity thing of the past.
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Why even an ex-IAS officer like Shah Faesal sympathises with murderers of his kith and kin

Every 2-3 years Kashmir has a collective call of conscience. Most entertaining are the ones from wannabe conflict entrepreneurs selling pipe dreams.
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Does sedition law apply to JNU & Assam cases or is it being used as tool to stifle dissent?

Ten JNU students, including Kanhaiya Kumar, Umar Khalid and Anirban Bhattacharya have been charge-sheeted under the sedition law for raising ‘anti-India’ slogan...