Tuesday, 17 May, 2022
TopicLok Janshakti Party

Topic: Lok Janshakti Party

LJP’s Pashupati Paras urges Amit Shah for ‘Z Plus’ security, says receiving threat

Paras said his political rivals have been jolted by the huge response he had drawn on his first visit to Hajipur's constituency & accused them of resorting to ‘murderous politics’.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

‘Vote-cutter’ Paswan lives up to his name as LJP eats into JD(U) votes in nearly 40 seats

The LJP won one seat, according to EC figures at 11.10 pm. Besides JD(U), LJP ended up either hurting or reducing lead margins of other NDA allies like HAM & VIP.

Bihar election updates: PM Modi says democracy has won with blessings of the people

Counting for Bihar's 243 assembly seats stretches late into the night. BJP & RJD's vote share remain neck-and-neck, but trends show NDA has crossed halfway mark. Here are the day's updates.

No understanding with Tejashwi Yadav, my MLAs will support BJP CM, says Chirag Paswan

LJP chief Chirag Paswan says he is unwavering in his support for the BJP despite leaders of the party referring to him as a ‘vote-cutter’. Excerpts from an interview.

Who are the Paswans? ‘Upwardly mobile, powerful’ Dalit group at centre of Bihar polls buzz 

Ram Vilas Paswan, who represented the community for five decades, died earlier this month, and there’s much guesswork on who the community will choose in his stead.

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Pakistan Prime Minister-elect Shehbaz Sharif on 7 April | Photographer: Aamir Qureshi/AFP/Getty Images via Bloomberg

The four-point plan to revive Pakistan’s economy—from land reform to real estate

Pakistan must reduce non-productive expenditures like defence. The country's political economy has been overdetermined by the imperative of 'national security'.

Bad timing could hamper LIC IPO

Most early public enterprise IPOs have been trading 75% below their original price, small investors concerned.


Representational image of army personnel in Ladakh | ANI

India ‘doesn’t foresee’ border fighting with China, but ‘won’t back down’ if tensions reignite

Aim is to ensure not just disengagement of troops, but overall de-escalation. Govt in favour of solving tensions through talks as it wants peace with all neighbours including China.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.