Monday, 23 May, 2022
TopicRam Vilas Paswan

Topic: Ram Vilas Paswan

Union minister Ram Vilas Paswan dies, allies and rivals pay tributes to Bihar’s ‘kingmaker’

Ram Vilas Paswan had earned a reputation as a ‘weather scientist’ for switching sides and remaining in power. He had had heart surgery last Sunday.

Why LJP’s decision to go it alone in Bihar will prove a tall order for Chirag Paswan

In the last assembly elections, the LJP won just two of the 42 seats it contested while many believe that Chirag himself is still a novice in politics.

Union minister Ram Vilas Paswan undergoes late-night heart surgery after ‘sudden developments’

The Lok Janshakti Party patron has been hospitalised for the last few weeks. If needed, he will undergo another operation in a few weeks, says son Chirag Paswan.

Chirag Paswan wants to be kingmaker in Bihar as LJP set to fight Nitish, but not BJP

LJP is looking to fight the Bihar polls on 143 seats of the total 243, presenting Chirag Paswan as an alternative to Nitish Kumar for the the future.

Jammu & Kashmir, Manipur, Nagaland, Uttarakhand join ‘One Nation-One Ration Card’ scheme

The total number of states and union territories connected under the 'One Nation-One Ration Card' scheme has reached 24, said Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan.

Under new rules, e-retailers to display country of origin on products, or face penalty

Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan said the The 'Consumer Protection (E-Commerce) Rules, 2020' will be applicable on all products, and will come into force by end of this week.

Ram Vilas Paswan, ‘weather scientist of Indian politics’, fights a do-or-die battle in Bihar

Ram Vilas Paswan has been part of every coalition government at the Centre since 1989, but his political stocks in Bihar have only been dwindling.

Face penal action if country of origin isn’t displayed on e-commerce sites: Ram Vilas Paswan

Consumer affairs ministry to set up a team to monitor any such violation, which could invite a maximum jail term of three years or a fine of Rs 2,000 or both.

Paswan slams ally Nitish over food beneficiary list, JD(U) says he is doing politics

Union Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan is upset with Nitish govt for not sending updated list. But Bihar food minister says list already updated on Centre’s portal.

Govt to give life insurance cover up of Rs 35 lakh to FCI officials & labourers

Food Minister Paswan announced that life insurance will be given if workers succumb to Covid-19 within 6 months of performing duty from lockdown.

On Camera


Inflation made luxury cars even more expensive but sales remain in fast lane. See Mercedes

For years, the luxury car market in India was biased towards the entry-level. But today, cars below Rs 40 lakh account for the smallest fraction of sales.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.


File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.