Saturday, 1 October, 2022
TopicChirag Paswan

Topic: Chirag Paswan

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.

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.

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.

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’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.

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.

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Representational image| File photo of students writing a test | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

More Dalit students going to Oxfords, Harvards. West now gets the caste divide

There are five primary factors driving an increasing number of students from marginalised communities entering the Western institutions.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.

Defence

File photo of former Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria after flying a MiG-21 of 51 Squadron at the Srinagar airbase | ANI

Famed IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman’s MiG-21 Squadron bows out from Srinagar today

Known as the ‘Sword Arms’, number-plating of the squadron was done Friday. It has made way for MiG-29s to be the new 'guardian of the Valley'.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.
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