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Chirag Paswan


‘Salt of NDA’: LJP leader says party expects Union cabinet berth ‘sooner or later’

December 01, 2020 7:31 am

Abdul Khaliq said LJP has no issues with BJP fielding Sushil Kumar Modi for the Rajya Sabha berth vacated after the death of LJP founder and Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan.

Chirag downplays BJP fielding Sushil Modi for seat won by Ram Vilas Paswan

November 28, 2020 7:56 pm

Addressing reporters during a function celebrating the LJP's 20th foundation day, Chirag Paswan said that the seat belonged to the BJP and it was for the party to decide which candidate from which party to field in the by-election.

LJP’s Bihar showing was disappointing, but Chirag Paswan emerged a leader

November 17, 2020 8:53 am

Nitish Kumar, who was so dismissive of the LJP and its president Chirag Paswan, was given a bloody nose, if not a knock-out blow.

'Congratulations...hope you remain an NDA CM': Chirag Paswan's swipe at Nitish Kumar

November 16, 2020 9:14 pm

"Congratulations to Nitish Kumar on becoming the chief minister again. I hope the government completes its term and you continue to remain an NDA chief minister," Chirag Paswan tweeted

As its fate hangs in balance, LJP claims it proved its worth in Bihar

November 15, 2020 6:35 pm

The LJP was instrumental in the defeat of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar-led JD(U) in at least 36 seats which is evident from its vote share, and the BJP would also have been hit hard if the regional party had gone all out against it in a similar manner, the sources claimed.

Wanted to weaken JD(U), have succeeded: Chirag Paswan

November 12, 2020 5:05 am

The LJP ended with just a single seat, lower than its 2015 tally of two. Its true impact, however, went beyond seat count. The party damaged the JD(U)’s — and, by extension, NDA’s—prospects in around 25 seats, and influenced the course of the contest in around 40 seats overall.

Decoding the close Bihar election 2020 verdict

November 19, 2020 11:31 am

Bihar Assembly election results 2020: Held against the backdrop of the pandemic, the Bihar contest was also one of the closest in recent times. In this post-poll survey, Lokniti-CSDS unpacks the many aspects of NDA’s narrow victory over the Mahagathbandhan — caste & community, confidence in Modi, and women voting more for NDA.

Will 1 be greater than 75? LJP hopes solitary win vs JDU losses adds up

November 11, 2020 7:28 am

At 10.30 pm, the results and trends indicated the worst-ever performance by the LJP since its inception in October 2000 in terms of seats.

Defying exit polls, BJP-JD(U) set to return, Chirag cuts their votes

November 11, 2020 6:25 pm

As the exigencies of Covid pushed counting late into the evening, the NDA and the Opposition RJD-led Mahagathbandhan or Grand Alliance were headed for a photo finish.

Bihar election result analysis at 11.30 am: NDA looks set to cross majority mark, RJD underperforms

November 10, 2020 12:16 pm

So far, while the Congress is performing slightly under par with leads in only around 20 of the 70 seats it is contesting, the Left is doing well, with leads in 12 to 15 of the seats allotted.


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.