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Contractual teachers' demands to be included in Lok Janshakti Party's manifesto: Chirag Paswan

February 23, 2020 7:21 pm

Around 4.5 lakh contractual teachers of the government schools have been observing the strike with their eight-point charter of demands --'equal pay for equal work' being the primary one.

Explained: LJP wants quota law to be included in Ninth Schedule; what is this?

February 14, 2020 7:48 am

The Ninth Schedule of the Constitution contains a list of central and state laws which cannot be challenged in courts. Currently, 284 such laws are shielded from judicial review.

Chirag Paswan: ‘Reservation should be put under Ninth Schedule’

February 11, 2020 2:38 am

LJP leader Chirag Paswan on the Supreme Court’s order on reservation and his arguments against it.

Don’t agree with SC ruling, govt must ensure quota stays: LJP

February 10, 2020 2:36 am

LJP patriarch and Union Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Ram Vilas Paswan may raise the issue in a meeting with SC and ST MPs on Monday, according to sources.

Chirag seeks convenor, cites missing Sena, shrinking NDA

November 18, 2019 4:01 am

In his introductory remarks at the meeting, which was not attended by the Sena, Modi said NDA allies may have different ideologies but were like one family and should not get unsettled by small differences.

NDA convener should be appointed for better coordination: Chirag Paswan

November 17, 2019 5:02 pm

Paswan, speaking to reporters after an NDA meeting ahead of the winter session of Parliament, said Shiv Sena's absence was felt at the meet as it was one of the oldest National Democratic Alliance member.

Chirag Paswan: ‘Our party strengthened in Jharkhand... that’s why we decided to contest alone’

November 13, 2019 7:25 am

Chirag Paswan announced that his party will contest from 50 seats in the upcoming Jharkhand Assembly elections.

Chirag Paswan takes over baton from father, named LJP president

November 06, 2019 3:25 am

Making a formal announcement about Chirag’s elevation at a press conference in the national capital, Paswan, 73, Union minister and an eight-time MP, said the LJP national executive has unanimously elected Chirag Paswan as new president of the party.

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

April 10, 2019 12:34 am

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

January 05, 2019 9:15 pm

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.


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.