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Will Chirag-Tejashwi Succeed Where Ram Vilas Paswan-Lalu Yadav Failed In Bihar?

Sep 09, 2021 Giridhar Jha

Lalu and Paswan had forged an alliance against the NDA led by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar ahead of the 2010 assembly elections but their alliance could not get more than 25 seats in the 243-member assembly at the time.

Will Chirag-Tejashwi Succeed Where Ram Vilas Paswan-Lalu Yadav Failed In Bihar?

Sep 09, 2021 Giridhar Jha

Lok Janskahti Party’s embattled leader Chirag and RJD scion Tejashwi have declined to attach political significance to their previous meeting but it is being seen as a step closer to a possible alliance.


Chirag Paswan Asked To Vacate 12 Janpath Bungalow In New Delhi

The notice has been issued to MP and LJP leader Chirag Paswan to evict the accommodation issued to his late father.

Chirag Paswan In No Hurry For An Alliance With Lalu Yadav’s RJD

Jul 17, 2021 Giridhar Jha

Chirag Paswan might have been ditched both by the BJP and the five MPs of his party at the moment, but the doors of immense possibilities in the future remain ajar for him in politics.


Betrayed By 'Chacha' Paras, Chirag Paswan Wins Over 'Badi Maa'

After Pashupati Kumar Paras' overnight rebellion, Chirag visited his ancestral home at Shaharbanni village to seek the blessings of his stepmother, Raj Kumari Devi.

05 July, 2021

PM Modi Pays Tribute to Ram Vilas Paswan On Birthday: 'Miss Him Greatly'

Outlook Web Desk

Lok Janshakti Party founder and Dalit leader Ram Vilas Paswan who was a minister in the Modi government passed away in October last year.


20 June, 2021

Chirag Paswan Announces ‘Aashirvaad Yatra’ From Father's Birth Anniversary, His Uncle Paras Hits Back

Outlook Web Bureau

Chirag’s announcement has come at a time when he seeks popular legitimacy in a battle with the rival faction headed by his uncle Pashupati Kumar Paras for the party's ownership.


16 June, 2021

Chirag Paswan May Go With Tejashwi Yadav If BJP Does Not Bail Him Out

Giridhar Jha

Even though Ram Vilas Paswan and Lalu Prasad Yadav fought with each other for a brief while for the railway portfolio in the UPA government, they otherwise shared a great rapport over the years.


15 June, 2021

Not Easy For Chacha To Snatch Paswan’s Legacy From Chirag

Giridhar Jha

The way LJP leader Pashupati Kumar Paras has dislodged Chirag Paswan, it is unlikely to endear him to the Dalit voters, who account for more than 15% of Bihar’s electorate


15 June, 2021

Pashupati Paras Overthrows Chirag Paswan As LJP Parliamentary Leader In Lok Sabha

Outlook Web Bureau

The Lok Sabha Secretariat Monday issued a revised list of floor leaders of parties in a notification in which Paras has been listed as the leader of Lok Janshakti Party.


14 June, 2021

Bihar's Family Man, Ram Vilas Paswan's Party Splits, As Uncle Stages Coup Against Chirag

Giridhar Jha

Party MP Pashupati Kumar Paras, the younger brother of late Ram Vilas Paswan has led a revolt and ‘taken over’ the Lok Janshakti Party, leaving party president Chirag Paswan high and dry.


14 June, 2021

5 Lok Janshakti Party MPs Join Hands To Oust Chirag Paswan As Their Leader

Outlook Web Bureau

There has been no official comment from either Chirag Paswan, who has not been keeping well, or the rebel group so far.


02 December, 2020

Sushil Modi Files Nominations For Bihar Rajya Sabha By-Poll

PTI

He filed his nomination papers at the Vidhan Sabha secretariat in presence of a host of leaders of the ruling NDA, including Bihar CM


01 November, 2020

'Turncoat' Nitish Kumar May Quit NDA After Bihar Polls: Chirag Paswan

PTI

The Bihar CM And JD(U) chief might join the RJD-led Grand Alliance and challenge the NDA in the 2024 general elections, Paswan warned


28 October, 2020

I Was Always Influenced By BR Ambedkar’s Teachings: Actress Payal Ghosh

Lachmi Deb Roy

In an interview with Outlook, actress Payal Ghosh talks about the reasons for joining the Republican Party of India.


28 October, 2020

Bihar Elections: Chirag Paswan's Video Shoot After Father's Death Triggers Row

PTI

A purported video of LJP president Chirag Paswan rehearsing for a video message a day after the death of his father, one of the foremost Dalit leaders Bihar produced after Jagjivan Ram, has gone viral.


23 October, 2020

Bihar Elections 2020 | Those With History Of Making Bihar 'Bimaru' Will Not Be Allowed To Return: PM Modi

PTI

'BIMARU' is an acronym for Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh. It was used to refer to the 'poor economic conditions' of these states.


09 October, 2020

Athawale Sole Representative Of NDA Allies After Paswan's Demise

PTI

However, there is no representation from BJP allies in the Union Cabinet. Athawale is the Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment.


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Surya Kiran Aerobatic Display Team perform during the air show conducted by Indian Air Force, in Srinagar.

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Indian Air Force aerobatic team during the air show in Srinagar.

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Union Information & Broadcasting Minister Anurag Thakur inspects the Zojila Tunnel in Ladakh.

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Karnataka Pradesh Youth Congress workers take part in a cycle rally to protest against the hike in fuel and LPG prices, in Bengaluru.

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A security personnel cuts the sleeve of a candidate's cloth for security purposes during the Rajasthan Eligibility Examination for Teachers (REET), in Ajmer.

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