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File image of Lok Janshakti Party chief Chirag Paswan | Photo: ANI

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.
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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.

Chirag Paswan rejects decisions of LJP faction led by uncle Paras, blames JD(U) for split

Paswan steered clear of questions regarding BJP's role in the development and said what has happened is an internal matter for which he will not target others.
File image of the late Union minister Ram Vilas Paswan and his son, Lok Janshakti Party MP Chirag Paswan | ANI

Look beyond Chirag Paswan’s failure. Dynastic politics is what keeps regional parties afloat

What would happen to parties like SP, RJD and DMK if dynasties didn't exist? Insecure Indian politicians don't groom a second rung of leaders unless a family member is waiting in the wings.
File image of Lok Janshakti Party chief Chirag Paswan | Photo: ANI

LJP like mother who shouldn’t be ‘betrayed’, says Chirag Paswan

Chirag Paswan, who was ousted as LJP Parliamentary party leader, said he made efforts to keep the party, founded by his father Ram Vilas Paswan and his family, together but failed.
LJP MP Pashupati Kumar Paras speaks to media Monday | ANI

LJP’s Pashupati Paras, the ‘reluctant’ politician stepping out of late brother Paswan’s shadow

Pashupati Kumar Paras, 68, appeared to come into his own Monday as he took over the post of LJP parliamentary party leader from nephew Chirag Paswan, also a party MP.
LJP leader Pashupati Kumar Paras | ANI

Nitish Kumar evens score with Chirag Paswan ouster as LJP Parliamentary party leader 

The JD(U) had been working for months to isolate the LJP chief Chirag Paswan after he had hurt the party’s prospects in the 2020 Bihar assembly elections.  

5 LJP MPs join hands to oust Chirag Paswan as party leader in Lok Sabha

The rebel group has long been unhappy with Lok Janshakti Party president Chirag Paswan's style of functioning, sources said, adding the MPs may back JD(U) in the coming days.
File image of Lok Janshakti Party chief Chirag Paswan | Photo: ANI

Why BJP is still in a dilemma about ‘PM Modi’s Hanuman’ Chirag Paswan

Amit Shah had said LJP’s future as NDA member would be considered after assembly polls. More than 5 months later, JD(U) continues to humiliate Chirag, but BJP is quiet.
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Army seeks infantry combat vehicles: What are they & why it’s taken 3 attempts to acquire them

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