The government also conferred three-time Assam Chief Minister and veteran Congress leader Tarun Gogoi with Padma Bhushan posthumously.
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Chirag further alleged that the announcement of Ram Vilas Paswan’s candidacy was done by none other than Amit Shah in the presence of Nitish Kumar.
Paswan’s demise — exactly 20 days before Bihar goes to polls, is also expected to impact the election prospects of the LJP, and the overall dynamics as well as outcome of the three-phased polls in the eastern state that kicks off on October 28.
Paswan spent the entire duration of the national Emergency in the mid-1970s in jail. He joined the Janata Party after the Emergency was lifted.
The LJP has started its election preparations, and according to party sources, has identified 119 seats where both the BJP and the JDU are weak. The party has started its preparations on these seats.
The only metropolitan city where people can drink tap water safely is Mumbai as all its samples complied with Indian standards, the minister said.
Paswan was declared elected after the deadline for the withdrawal of nomination papers ended at 3 p.m. on Friday in the absence of any other candidate.
Bihar emerged as one of the largest states where a rainbow alliance of opposition parties was taking on the incumbent Bharatiya Janata Party.
Will the NDA survive the litmus test of 2019?
Patna: Bharatiya Janata Party ally Lok Janshakti Party chief and Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Wednesday said that the country is fully safe in the hands of Prime Minister Narendra Modi as was reflected in the air strikes against the biggest training camp of the Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) at Balakot[Read More…]
In Bihar, it is the season of politics over ‘dahi-chura’. The feast of Makar Sankranti with dahi-chura (curd and flattened rice) and Tilkut which is a traditional festival in Bihar is all set to be celebrated by the state’s political fraternity. Janata Dal (United) state president Bashishtha Narain Singh is[Read More…]
With the clear passage of ‘The Constitution (One Hundred and Twenty Fourth Amendment) Bill 2019’ in Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha the blame game is on rise in Bihar. Applauding Prime Minister Narendra Modi for this decision, Lok Janashakti Party (LJP) has accused the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) as a party[Read More…]
New Delhi: The Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) on Tuesday welcomed the government’s decision to approve 10 per cent reservation for economically backward people in the general category in jobs and educational institutions. Chirag Paswan, MP and Chairman of LJP Parliamentary Board, said his party was thankful to the NDA government[Read More…]
Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) chief Ram Vilas Paswan who is known to sense political weather is gearing up for upcoming Lok Sabha polls. In Bihar, the LJP is ready to fight on 6 Lok Sabha seats with an additional benefit of 1 Rajya Sabha berth from BJP’s quota. In June 2019,[Read More…]
New Delhi: The discontent over seat sharing issue in Bihar among National Democratic Alliance (NDA) partners doesn’t appear to end soon. Days after Rashtriya Lok Samata Party Upendra Kuhwaha announced his withdrawal of support from NDA, now Lok Janshakti Party’s (LJP) leader and Jamui MP Chirag Paswan has warned the[Read More…]
Patna: Loktantrik Janata Party (LJP) MLA and Bihar government Minister for Animal and Fish Resources Pashupati Kumar Paras claim that Ramvilas Paswan is the second Ambedkar of the country. He said that LJP is not a small party, those thinking it as a small party are underestimating the potential. Interacting[Read More…]
The 2019 general election is nearing and all the political parties in Bihar are busy in targetting their vote banks and started looking for an alternate possible political alliance. This time, these parties are trying to woo the upper caste vote bank keeping in sight the upcoming Lok Sabha polls.[Read More…]
In a not so favouring event for Lok Janshakti Party chief Ram Vilas Paswan, his own family members have announced to stand against Paswan in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. Paswan’s son-in-law Anil Sadhu had joined Lalu Prasad Yadav’s Rashtriya Janata Dal during the last elections in Bihar. Now he[Read More…]
As politicos, and among them mainly the Government, took over four-and-half months time to pass the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act in the Lok Sabha after the Supreme Court had ruled to change some of its provisions millions of Dalits and their organisations spread across the[Read More…]
New Delhi: As Union minister, Ram Vilas Paswan-led LJP turned up the heat on Modi government over the appointment of A.K. Goel as NGT chairman and demanded his removal by August 9, the Congress while welcoming his move said he can’t stay silent now as he has to do the[Read More…]
Bihar CM Nitish Kumar seems to have proposed an impossible formula for BJP-JDU alliance in Bihar. According to sources, the formula was proposed to the BJP President Amit Shah during his visit to Patna last week. As per the seat sharing formula being proposed by the Bihar Chief Minister, BJP[Read More…]
Senior RJD leader Raghuvansh Prasad Singh has given a statement about Ram Vilas Paswan and Upendra Kushwaha. LJP chief Ram Vilas Paswan and RLSP chief Upendra Kushwaha are going to join the alliance soon. He even said that seats are being discussed and soon, Ram Vilas Paswan and Upendra Kushwaha[Read More…]
Patna: Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan was on Thursday shown black flags by protesters in his parliamentary constituency Hajipur in Bihar, police said. Over two dozen protesters belonging to the Sanyukt Sangharsh Morcha waved black flags at the convoy of the Lok Janshakti Party supremo near a hotel in Hajipur,[Read More…]
New Delhi: Blaming the Congress for the poor state of Dalits in the country, Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Monday said it was their votes that attracted politicians to them. “Who would have approached the Dalits had they no voting power? Had not the Dalits been given the right to[Read More…]
New Delhi: Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Tuesday reiterated that the NDA government would bring an ordinance if the Supreme Court does not allow reservation for Scheduled Castes (SC) and Scheduled Tribes (ST) in promotion in the government jobs. The ordinance will revoke the apex court’s decade-old order that has[Read More…]