Wednesday, Sep 28, 2022



Two years after Paswan's death, son and brother chase his legacy

July 06, 2022 6:09 am

The question of who can claim the Dalit leader's legacy is unlikely to be settled until the next elections

EC allots new names, symbols for LJP factions

October 06, 2021 3:26 am

Chirag Paswan’s faction will now be known as Lok Janshakti Party (Ram Vilas) and will be represented by the helicopter symbol in the upcoming bypolls in Bihar.

EC freezes LJP party symbol amid tussle between factions led by Chirag and Paras

October 02, 2021 6:24 pm

The contesting claims to power by the two rival factions came to the fore earlier this year, with both Chirag and his uncle Pashupati Ram Paras claiming control over the LJP and passing orders “expelling” each other.

Delhi court grants anticipatory bail to LJP MP from Bihar accused of rape

September 25, 2021 4:45 pm

Special Judge Vikas Dhull granted the anticipatory bail to Raj observing that there was a “possibility of false implication being prima facie established and there being no chance of tampering with the evidence or applicant/accused fleeing from justice.”

Row over ‘real LJP’: Chirag faction says will contest Bihar bypolls

September 18, 2021 8:53 pm

Jamui MP Chirag Paswan, who maintains he is the party’s national president, has decided to field candidates in two Bihar Assembly seats where bypolls will be held. The Chirag faction said the coming elections would settle its claim of being the “real LJP”.

Pashupati Paras to attend Chirag Paswan's mega event on his father's death anniversary

September 10, 2021 10:57 pm

Pashupati Paras said he was "glad" that Chirag Paswan recently visited his residence and invited him to the event.

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.”

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.

Chirag Paswan defends Bihar election decision, says BJP was kept in loop

June 23, 2021 1:59 pm

Chirag Paswan also said that while he still has belief in Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the LJP would be “forced to look at alternatives” if that belief was “one-sided”.

Woman who accused LJP's Prince Raj of sexual abuse moves anticipatory bail plea in Delhi court

June 22, 2021 8:49 am

In February this year, Prince Raj had filed a complaint against the woman and her friend, for allegedly threatening to implicate him in a false rape case and demanding Rs 1 crore.


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.