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Chirag Paswan


JD(U) calls Chirag, RCP 'plots against Nitish', says nothing final on 2024 tie-up

August 08, 2022 7:14 am

JD(U) national president Rajiv Ranjan Singh aka Lalan Singh's statement came just a week after the BJP quoted Union Home Minister Amit Shah as telling a party meeting in Patna that the BJP and JD(U) would contest the 2024 Lok Sabha and 2025 Assembly elections together.

Chirag Paswan attends NDA meet on presidential poll

July 17, 2022 3:49 pm

Chirag Paswan's presence at the meeting held in Parliament is significant as he had walked out of the National Democratic Alliance in Bihar during the assembly polls

Explained: How are Union ministers allotted bungalows, or made to vacate them?

April 06, 2022 8:48 am

Over the last one week, the Directorate of Estates (DoE) under the Ministry of Housing and Urban affairs has been getting a number of former Union ministers to vacate the bungalows allotted to them during their tenures. What is the process of eviction?

Now, Pokhriyal to be evicted, to make room for Scindia

April 01, 2022 7:54 am

27, Safdarjung Road, a corner bungalow near Safdarjung's Tomb in Lutyens' Delhi, was home to the Scindias for years. It was earlier allotted to Scindia's late father, Madhavrao Scindia, when he was a Union minister.

Newsmaker: On the sidelines of raj path, Chirag now loses a Janpath address

March 31, 2022 9:34 pm

The development is another setback for Chirag (39) who, even as he is struggling to keep hold of the LJP as Paswan's rightful successor amid an intense family feud, has been unable to retain his father's house.

Eviction from 12, Janpath: Delhi HC junks Paswan wife plea, says 'not your party office'

April 01, 2022 5:00 am

The bungalow is presently occupied by the late leader's son Chirag Paswan, Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) president and Lok Sabha MP from Jamui in Bihar.

Govt sends team to evict Chirag from bungalow allotted to his late father and ex-minister Ram Vilas Paswan

March 31, 2022 2:23 am

According to sources, this is the third eviction in three days by the Director of Estates that saw BJP Lok Sabha MP Ram Shankar Katheria removed from 7 Moti Lal Nehru and BJP minister P C Sarangi from 10 Pandit Pant Marg.

Patna: Chirag Paswan, supporters detained during protest; police resort to lathi charge, use water cannons

February 15, 2022 9:32 pm

After his release, Paswan along with some party leaders, met the protocol officer of the governor and submitted a memorandum highlighting the problems faced by the common man due to the alleged "anti-people" policies of Bihar government.

Bihar heading for midterm polls with NDA in turmoil, claims Chirag Paswan

January 21, 2022 11:34 pm

Paswan claimed that the likelihood of early polls became evident when Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, "who does not venture out until faced with elections", recently planned a state-wide tour.

Delhi Confidential: Request Letter

January 18, 2022 6:36 am

In a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Paswan has requested him to complete the required constitutional formalities to grant that right to Sarpanch and Panch.


Bihar Election: From Nitish Kumar to Pappu Yadav, key political figures to watch out for

October 21, 2020 8:05 pm

Elections to 243-member Bihar Assembly will be held in three phases starting from October 28 while the results will be declared on November 10. The second and third phase of polls will be held on November 3 and 7, respectively. Here are the key players

Ram Vilas Paswan: Rare photos from Indian Express Archives

October 22, 2020 10:19 am

An eight-time Member of Parliament in Lok Sabha, Ram Vilas Paswan went to jail during Indira Gandhi’s tenure when an emergency was imposed in the country.


Independent agency should probe Dalit student's death: Chirag Paswan

January 19, 2016 11:58 am

New Delhi, Jan 19 (ANI): Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) leader Chirag Paswan on Tuesday said the recent Dalit student's suicide case in Hyderabad University should be probed impartially by an independent investigation agency. Lamenting the PhD student's death case, Paswan added that LJP stands by the deceased student's family.