Friday, 21 January, 2022
TopicRam Vilas Paswan

Topic: Ram Vilas 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.

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.

Pashupati Paras, the new Union minister who was an ‘invisible’ Bihar politician until June

Pashupati Kumar Paras was among the leaders who made it to Team Modi after Wednesday’s cabinet reshuffle. He takes over Union Ministry of Food Processing Industries.

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.

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.

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.

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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Representational image of a jewellery store | ANI

India Jewellery Park to be set up in Mumbai, aims to attract Rs 20,000 crore investment

The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council and Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation have signed a draft agreement granting possession of a plot for setting up the park.

Defence

Foreign secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla meets German Navy chief Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schönbach on 20 January. | Twitter | @MEAIndia

New chapter in ties as Indian foreign secy meets Germany navy chief, warship ‘Bayern’ visits

With Germany identifying India as one of the key partners in its Indo-Pacific policy, a German frigate entered Indian waters for a port call in Mumbai, in a major signal to China.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

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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