Monday, 16 May, 2022
TopicRam Vilas Paswan

Topic: Ram Vilas Paswan

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.

2020 set to be the first year without a single foreign trip for PM Modi

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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.

LJP affiliates want Chirag Paswan in Modi cabinet after dad’s death, BJP says it’s PM’s call

Dalit Sena, created by Ram Vilas Paswan to carry out programmes for SCs, also wants a Rajya Sabha seat for his widow, Reena Paswan.

Hajipur to Delhi — Ram Vilas Paswan always made sure my camera caught his eye

As my camera followed him over the years, I got to know Ram Vilas Paswan very well and realised why the man from Hajipur was everyone’s favourite minister.

Bollywood to Bihar — LJP’s Chirag Paswan has 1 month to emerge from his father’s shadow

Some say Chirag Paswan doesn’t have a connect with his voters like Ram Vilas Paswan did. But he’s making all the right noises in Bihar before the polls.

Ram Vilas Paswan to be accorded state funeral in Patna

At a specially convened Union Cabinet meeting, sources said it was decided that Ravi Shankar Prasad will represent Central govt at the ceremony, likely to take place Saturday.

‘Sympathy wave’ in Bihar after Paswan death, but parties not sure if it will impact polls

In 2015 Bihar assembly polls, Ram Vilas Paswan's LJP won only two of the 42 seats it contested. Under his son Chirag, LJP has decided to go solo this time and contest 143 seats.

Piyush Goyal gets additional charge of consumer affairs ministry

The portfolio was earlier held by Union minister Ram Vilas Paswan who passed away Thursday.

Frying pakoras for journalists, a rakhi from Phoolan Devi — Ram Vilas Paswan’s life, in photos

Union minister Ram Vilas Paswan passed away Thursday, days after he underwent heart surgery at a Delhi hospital. He was 74.

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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.