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Chirag Paswan becomes new president of LJP

November 05, 2019 5:04 pm

Chirag Paswan has been elected as the new president of Lok Janshakti Party (LJP). He succeeds his father Ram Vilas Paswan who held the post for around two decades.

Giriraj: I insisted on contesting Nawada, did lot of work there

March 20, 2019 2:07 am

The LJP has claimed that it had asked Singh if he wanted to contest from Nawada but he had kept quiet.

BJP intensifies efforts to resolve all issues with Bihar allies

December 22, 2018 2:08 pm

BJP sources said LJP is likely to be given five seats in Bihar and one seat in Uttar Pradesh for the Lok Sabha polls, in addition to one Rajya Sabha seat.

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

November 29, 2018 4:15 am

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.

Bharat Bandh by Dalit groups on Aug 9 should be called off: LJP

August 03, 2018 10:44 pm

"There is no reason now to go ahead with the bandh and protest the Supreme Court verdict given that the government has decided to bring an amendment," LJP leader and Lok Sabha MP Chirag Paswan said on Friday.

LJP flexes muscles: Paswan's son tells Centre patience over SC/ST Act running thin

July 27, 2018 6:22 pm

In a veiled threat, the LJP said that its support to the BJP is issue based, and that the patience of many within the LJP is running thin as circumstances raising concerns of the Dalits and tribals have emerged of late.

Lok Sabha elections: BJP banks on LJP, Apna Dal to consolidate OBC and Dalit votes

July 02, 2018 3:58 am

The combination of OBC and Dalit votes in favour of the SP-BSP alliance had significantly hurt the BJP in Gorakhpur and Noorpur. Further, the proximity between the SP and the BSP appears to be growing and their alliance is likely to continue in the 2019 Lok Sabha polls.

LJP supports R K Singh, says parties shouldn't give tickets to candidates with criminal background

September 26, 2015 7:09 pm

LJP leader Chirag Paswan said Singh's allegations will not have any impact on the NDA's prospects in the state as he named 11 more party candidates for the Assembly elections.

Bihar polls: LJP announces candidates for nine seats

September 21, 2015 1:31 pm

LJP has annoucned candidates for a total of 21 seats out of 40, which was alloted under the seat sharing of NDA announced a last week.

Bihar polls: Ram Vilas Paswan's LJP announces first list of 12 candidates for Bihar polls

September 18, 2015 3:01 pm

The Union Minister's brother Pashupati Kumar Paras has been fielded from the reserved Alouli assembly seat.


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.