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Jamui, Bihar: Chirag popular but RLSP in opposite camp queers caste pitch

The 35-year-old is also considered an MP with close links to his constituency, visiting Jamui almost every weekend.

Contentious issues like Ram temple, triple talaq may harm NDA: Chirag Paswan

The young MP, who is the son of Union minister and the LJP's founding president Ram Vilas Paswan, had expressed similar concerns last month after the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) lost power in three of its strongholds -- Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh.

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How did noteban help, need to tell voters: Ally Chirag Paswan asked day after BJP’s defeat

In the December 12 letter, Chirag Paswan, Jamui MP and son of Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan, wrote: “I request information about how the country benefited from demonetisation given it has been over two years since demonetisation was announced and 2019 Lok Sabha elections are also drawing close...

LJP chief Ram Vilas Paswan, son meet Amit Shah over 2019 seat sharing pact

With ties under strain, LJP sources said, they want a better deal than the BJP has offered it, more so after former BJP ally Upendra Kushwaha's exit from the alliance.

Congress chose issues well, we stayed tangled in temples: Chirag Paswan on state polls debacle

"They chose issues well," Paswan said, adding that while the party raised the issues of farmers and unemployment, "we stayed tangled in religion and temples."

Lok Janshakti Party unhappy with BJP over delay in seat-sharing call

In a tweet, Chirag said, “Met several times with BJP leaders regarding seats in the alliance but nothing concrete has come forward. It can cause a damage if the matter is not resolved timely.”

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Temple is one party’s agenda, not for NDA or Govt, says ally Chirag Paswan

Speaking to The Indian Express, Chirag, who is also the LJP parliamentary board chairperson, said the BJP should not allow anyone to “create confusion among the people by raising issues like Ram temple construction and Bajrangbali caste”.

Won’t accept ‘dishonourable’ number of seats, BJP will have to adjust: LJP

Addressing mediapersons, Chirag Paswan, LJP’s central Parliamentary board chairman, also said that he cannot understand why Kushwaha was upset when all coalition leaders were holding discussions comfortably.

Kushwaha should clarify stand on alliance: Chirag Paswan

The LJP is said to be worried about its vote share in three seats — Hajipur, Samastipur and Jamui — if Kushwaha quits the NDA as the areas have a sizeable number of Kushwaha supporters.

NDA will remain intact in Bihar: Chirag Paswan

The BJP chief spoke to Kushwaha as he stirred the political scene by meeting Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Yadav on Friday.

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

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.

Not Angry But We Were Shocked, Says Chirag Paswan On Bihar Seat-Sharing

All’s not well within the NDA, but we will try to keep coalition mantra after BJP chief Amit Shah promised that our concerns will be addressed – this was the message LJP leader Chirag Paswan conveyed at a specially convened press conference today a day after NDA announced its seat-sharing deal for Bihar polls. “There […]

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