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Chirag Paswan


Now Tejashwi, Chirag also come out in praise of Phoolan Devi

July 27, 2021 8:10 am

Phoolan Devi, who belonged to the Nishad community (represented by boatmen and fisherfolk), was elected as an MP on a Samajwadi Party ticket from Mirzapur in Uttar Pradesh. She was assassinated in 2001.

RJD leader meets Chirag, urges him to be part of anti-BJP alliance

July 12, 2021 9:31 pm

RJD leaders have been speaking in support of Chirag Paswan and urging him to join hands with the opposition alliance in Bihar.

As Pashupati Kumar Paras takes oath, nephew Chirag’s side moves court

July 08, 2021 10:44 am

Stating that the party had never been in contention for a Cabinet berth, LJP principal general secretary Abdul Khalique told The Indian Express, “We have no issues at Paras being made a (Union) minister. But he cannot be treated as an LJP minister.”

PM’s discretion but Paras can’t get LJP berth in cabinet: Chirag

July 07, 2021 3:05 am

Reacting to speculation about Paras getting a cabinet berth, Chirag said, “As per rules, it is a political party that nominates its minister after the PM communicates his decision to a party president about including any of its leaders in the Union cabinet."

What is the revolt against Chirag Paswan really about?

July 07, 2021 8:23 am

Abdul Khaliq writes: The implosion in the Lok Janshakti Party is connected to the age-old tradition in our caste-ridden society of showing the Dalit his place.

Chirag Paswan threatens to move court if uncle Paras gets Cabinet berth on LJP's quota

July 06, 2021 8:40 pm

Chirag Paswan has been locked in a bitter feud with his uncle Pashupati Paras for control of the party after the latter was elected as the party’s leader in the Lok Sabha by five of the party’s six MPs.

With yatra from Paswan turf, Chirag gets rousing welcome

July 06, 2021 5:57 am

As Chirag arrived in an open SUV, to a rousing welcome and soaked in rain, he immediately found himself in the middle of another shower — of marigold petals.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi pays tributes to Ram Vilas Paswan

July 05, 2021 11:25 am

A minister in the Modi government, Paswan died in October last year. He was among the most experienced parliamentarians and had served as a minister in governments led by different parties, ranging from socialist groups to the Congress and the BJP. 

RJD will celebrate Dalit messiah Ram Vilas Ji’s birth anniversary: Tejashwi Yadav

June 27, 2021 9:36 pm

Tejashwi Yadav said LJP leader Chirag Paswan can take forward his father's legacy only by joining the fight against RSS ideologue M S Golwalkar's thoughts.

My father and Lalu ji were close friends...Tejashwi is my younger brother: Chirag Paswan

June 26, 2021 5:57 pm

The LJP leader, who has given out clear hints of his disenchantment with the BJP, is now trying to regain lost political ground by launching his Bihar yatra from Hajipur — Ram Vilas Paswan’s turf and rebel uncle Pashupati Kumar Paras’ Lok Sabha constituency — from July 5, his father's birth anniversary.


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.