Wednesday, 19 January, 2022
TopicChirag Paswan

Topic: Chirag Paswan

Lalu makes rare public appearance for Paswan death anniversary, gets mask class from Rahul

Former Union minister Ram Vilas Paswan died after prolonged illness in 2020. To mark his death anniversary, Paswan's son Chirag Paswan organised a function in Delhi Friday.

Chirag Paswan & Pashupati Paras’ LJP factions get new party names, symbols

EC had barred both the warring factions from using the name of LJP or its symbol 'bungalow' till the dispute between the two is settled by the poll panel.

BJP pulls Chirag Paswan closer as party is clear now that it can’t lose the LJP leader

In June, BJP is said to have played an active role in the split of Paswan’s Lok Janshakti Party (LJP). Now, the party seems to have had a change of heart.

Paswan’s bust, Chirag’s UP moves & ‘barsi’ plans put BJP in tight spot ahead of polls

Modi govt ordered Paswans to vacate the 12, Janpath bungalow last year. The battle took a turn when LJP supporters put up a bust of Paswan Sr inside the bungalow.

Govt asks Chirag Paswan to vacate official bungalow allotted to father Ram Vilas Paswan

The bungalow, 12 Janpath, has been the official address of the Lok Janshakti Party. Ram Vilas Paswan stayed there for nearly three decades till his death in October last year.

Delhi HC rejects Chirag Paswan’s plea challenging decision to recognise Paras as LJP leader

The HC said that it will not interfere in Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla's decision to recognise Pashupati Kumar Paras as the leader of the LJP and refused to entertain the plea.

Day of the dynasts in Bihar — Tejashwi gets dad Lalu’s approval as Chirag ‘shows up’ uncle

Monday marked the first birth anniversary of Ram Vilas Paswan since his death in October 2020, and 25th foundation day of RJD, bringing a frenzy of political activity in Bihar.

Tejashwi backs Chirag Paswan, says he should join Opposition and fight against ‘RSS thoughts’

Tejashwi Yadav said Chirag Paswan can carry forward father Ram Vilas Paswan's legacy only by joining the 'existential fight' against RSS ideologue Golwalkar's 'bunch of thoughts'.

Chirag Paswan announces ‘aashirvaad yatra’ on father Ram Vilas Paswan’s birth anniversary

Paswan's announcement came after a meeting of LJP's national executive, which endorsed his leadership and hit out at faction led by his uncle Pashupati Kumar Paras.

Chirag Paswan put hopes on ‘Bihar first, Bihari first’. He is now having to save LJP first

Chirag Paswan is forced to launch a fight not just to save his father Ram Vilas Paswan's legacy but also his party LJP, which is caught between two power centres.

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Reliance buys robotics startup Addverb for Rs 1,000 crore to fuel tech ambitions

Mukesh Ambani, Asia’s richest person, is investing in technology as competition from rivals such as Amazon intensifies in India’s booming e-commerce market.

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Why was number of women cadets for NDA fixed at 19 in 2022, same as 2021, SC asks Centre

UPSC notification issued December 2021 says first phase of NDA exam for 2022 scheduled in April. Notification declares 19 women candidates will be chosen out of 400 successful ones.
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Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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