Thursday, 18 August, 2022
TopicRam Vilas Paswan

Topic: Ram Vilas Paswan

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.

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.

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Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.

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HAL signed an MoU for opening an office in Kuala Lumpur | Twitter

Hindustan Aeronautics Limited to open first overseas marketing office in Malaysia for LCA Tejas

HAL is tapping new business opportunities for Light Combat Aircraft Tejas as well as servicing of Su-30 aircraft and Hawk trainer aircraft for the Royal Malaysian Air Force.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.
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