Friday, 2 December, 2022
TopicChirag Paswan

Topic: Chirag Paswan

‘For the betterment of Bihar’ — Chirag Paswan promises to support BJP in upcoming by-polls 

Chirag, the son of late union minister Ram Vilas Paswan, says he’s holding negotiations with the BJP for a future alliance. However, he has conditions. 

After Bihar developments, BJP wants Chirag Paswan back on team NDA. But he has ‘preconditions’    

BJP wants the LJP (Ram Vilas) to help counter the JD (U) and the RJD. But Chirag Paswan has one ‘condition’ — his uncle Pashupati Paras’s ouster from the NDA.

Modi has no vision for Bihar’ – Why Chirag Paswan is now coming out against BJP

Chirag claims he will align with anyone who gives importance to Bihar. BJP leaders admit uniting LJP's two warring factions will help the NDA

Is Chirag Paswan still ‘Modi’s Hanuman’? Stung by eviction from 12 Janpath, but ‘options open’

LJP chief says his uncle, Union minister Paras, should be 'ashamed’ by how Ram Vilas Paswan’s belongings were thrown out. Paras says Chirag ‘betrayed’ his father’s alliance.

Chirag Paswan evicted from late father Ram Vilas Paswan’s official bungalow

Chirag was asked to vacate bungalow last year. He started moving out furniture Wednesday soon after eviction team arrived.

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.

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Prannoy Roy in Abu Dhabi

You can call NDTV elitist, anglicised. But it defended democracy, gave us Ravish Kumar

In all these years of covering elections on NDTV, I do not recall a single occasion when I was asked or even hinted to say or not say something. I disagreed with Prannoy Roy off-screen and on-screen and that was never a problem.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

Defence

A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.