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Sharad Yadav


About Sharad Yadav

Sharad Yadav is the President of Janata Dal (United).

Professional Biography

As Politician

On March 6, 2010, he challenged both the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress Party and dared them to issue a whip to their respective party MPs to support the Womens Reservation Bill.

Sharad Yadav in News

Seven States and two UTs will go to polls on Wednesday
Eighty-nine Lok Sabha seats spread over seven states and two Union Territories will go to polls in this phase on Wednesday

Government wins vote on FDI in Rajya Sabha
Reforms on track says Government after the vote

Shiv Sena and JD(U) to contest against BJP in Gujarat Assembly Elections
Shiv Sena confirms that it will contest in Gujarat Assembly elections due by the end of this year

NDA stage protests inside Parliament complex demanding resignation of PM
Monsoon session of the Parliament to end today

Baba Ramdev to protest outside the Parliament
Gadkari, Sharad Yadav and Subramanian Swamy shares stage with Ramdev

Jaswant Singh files Vice-Presidential nomination papers
BJP vice-presidential nominee Jaswant Singh files nomination papers. Election is due on August 7

JD (U) backs Jaswant Singh as Vice-President candidate
JD(U) says Jaswant will be NDA's unanimous candidate; BJP hopeful vice-president poll won't divide NDA

NDA announces Jaswant Singh as their candidate for Vice-Presidential Election
NDA coalition announces Jaswant Singh as their candidate for Vice-Presidential Election. He will contest against Hamid Ansari who is contesting his second term.

Gopal Krishna Gandhi refuses to contest Vice Presidential Election
Former West Bengal Governor Gopal Krishna Gandhi refuses to contest the Vice Presidential Election. The announcement comes as a setback to Trinamool Congress Chief Mamata Banerjee

Sharad Yadav meets PM to discuss Bihar power crisis
Janata Dal -United (JD-U) chief Sharad Yadav met Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Tuesday to discuss allotment of coal blocks to Bihar government for its proposed power projects.

Sharad Yadav criticizes Kalam for comments on Sonia in book
Janata Dal (United) president Sharad Yadav on Sunday criticized former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam for saying he was ready to appoint Sonia Gandhi as prime minister in 2004 despite intense lobbying against her.

Sharad Yadav aghast at timing of revelations by Kalam
Janata Dal (United) chief Sharad Yadav on Saturday expressed shock over the timing of the revelations from a book by former President Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam in which he has dismissed speculations of being reluctant to appoint Sonia Gandhi as the Prime Minister in 2004.

Rift between JD-U, BJP widens over PM candidate
The alleged rift between the Janata Dal -United (JD-U) and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) widened on Monday, with JD-U chief Sharad Yadav slamming BJP leader Balbir Punj for backing Narendra Modi for the Prime Minister's post.

Rift within NDA widens over PM candidate
The apparent rift within the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) over the prime ministerial candidate widened on Monday, as Janata Dal-United (JD-U) chief Sharad Yadav questioned Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Balbir Punj for backing Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi for the post.

NDA's PM candidate to be declared by consensus, says Sharad Yadav
The Prime Ministerial candidate of the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) during the General elections in 2014 would be declared by mutual consensus, NDA convenor and Janata Dal -United (JD-U) chief Sharad Yadav said in New Delhi on Sunday.

No rift in NDA, says Sharad Yadav
Janata Dal-United (JD-U) chief Sharad Yadav on Saturday downplayed reports of a rift within the National Democratic Alliance (NDA), saying his party's support to UPA nominee Pranab Mukherjee in the race for Raisina Hill would not affect the relations with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

Sharad Yadav declines to comment on Nitish's remarks on Modi
Leader of Janata Dal -United (JD-U), Sharad Yadav, declined to comment on the remark made by Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, seeking a secular leader as the prime ministerial candidate for elections in 2014.

NCP accepts Sangma's resignation
The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) has finally bowed down to the compulsions of coalition dharma and accepted former Lok Sabha speaker P.A. Sangma's resignation.

Prez poll candidature row: Upset Sangma quits NCP
Former Lok Sabha speaker P.A. Sangma, who is determined to contest the presidential poll as a candidate of the Tribal Forum of India, has quit the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) on the ground that his self-respect should be protected.

No rift in NDA, decision deferred to arrive at rational conclusion: Sharad Yadav
Janata Dal-United (JD-U) chief Sharad Yadav on Monday rubbished reports that there is a difference within the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) over the presidential candidate, saying the decision has been deferred so that all leaders arrive at a rational conclusion.

Defiant Sangma seeks Pawar's support, says still in race as tribal candidate
Former Lok Sabha speaker and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader P.A. Sangma on Sunday reiterated that he was still in the fray for the presidential poll as a tribal candidate, and said that he would appeal to his party boss Sharad Pawar to back him in the race for Raisina Hill.

Sharad Yadav takes on UPA, says Lokpal cannot curb corruption
Charging the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) Government at the Centre of not acting against corruption, Janata Dal-United (JD-U) chief Sharad Yadav on Tuesday said it is an illusion that the Lokpal Bill will end all corruption.

Lokpal row: Winter Session of Parliament can't be extended, says Narayanaswamy
Minister of State in the Prime Minister's Office, V Narayanaswamy, on Sunday ruled out extending the ongoing Winter Session of Parliament, as demanded by veteran social activist Anna Hazare for the passage of an effective Jan Lokpal Bill.

Lokpal row: BJP pulls up Congress for failing to curb corruption
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday hit out at the ruling Congress Party for not working seriously in bringing a strong and effective Lokpal Bill that would help wipe out deep-rooted corruption from the society.

Discussions for Lokpal Bill would take place only in Parliament: Sharad Yadav
Janata Dal (United) chief Sharad Yadav on Sunday said that an effective Lokpal Bill can only be introduced through discussions in the Parliament, and not at Jantar Mantar.

Kiran Bedi says Anna's fast is 'a new beginning for Indian democracy'
Anti graft activist and Team Anna member, Kiran Bedi has stated that Anna Hazare's one day fast at Jantar Mantar will be a new beginning ifor Indian democracy.

Janata Dal-United holds price rise protest outside Parliament
The chief of Janata Dal-United (JDU) party, Sharad Yadav, led a demonstration outside Parliament in protest of food inflation and the rising cost of fertiliser.

Congress slams opposition for double standards over FDI issue
With the issue of foreign direct investment in multi-brand retail disrupting parliamentary proceedings for the ninth consecutive day, the ruling Congress Party terming the whole incident to be a political ploy of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday said that the opposition was in favour of opening the retail sector to foreign investors seven years ago.

FDI row: JD-U backs traders shutdown, accuses Centre of making false assurances
Accusing the government led by Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh of misleading the nation and making false assurances, Janata Dal-United (JD-U) chief Sharad Yadav fully backing the nationwide shutdown called by the traders' association on Thursday said that his party would not give up till the decision to approve foreign direct investment in multi-brand retail is revoked.

Opposition ups the ante on FDI in retail, asks Centre to revoke decision
The deadlock over the 51 percent Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in multi-brand retail continued in the Parliament on Tuesday with a united opposition mounting pressure on the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) Government, asking it to revoke its decision.

JD-U opposes FDI in retail sector
Janata Dal-United (JD-U) chief Sharad Yadav on Monday opposed the Centre's decision to approve 51 percent Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in multi-brand retail, and accused the ruling Congress Party of giving away the entire retail market in the hands of foreign investors.

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