Chirag Paswan

Chirag Paswan meets Amit Shah, seeks dismissal of Bihar govt

President's rule should be imposed in the state, Paswan, a strong critic of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, said.

published on : 28th December 2022

LJP (Ram Vilas) to contest Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh Assembly polls: Chirag Paswan

The Lok Janshakti Party (Ram Vilas) will appoint its Himachal Pradesh in-charge later in the day and subsequently, take a decision on the list of candidates, he said.

published on : 17th October 2022

Won't join any alliance of which uncle Pashupati Kumar Paras is a part: Chirag Paswan

Chirag Paswan, however, cryptically added that he was not ruling out the possibility of siding with the RJD which has now aligned with Kumar since “alliances have lost their sanctity in Bihar.

published on : 29th August 2022

Nitish Kumar has zero credibility, says Chirag Paswan; seeks President's Rule in Bihar

"Do you Nitish Kumar have any ideology or not? In the next polls, JD-U will get zero seats," Chirag Paswan said.

published on : 9th August 2022

'I practise politics of positivity': Chirag hits back at JDU after being blamed for its decline

Paswan came out with a flurry of tweets in response to allegation of 'Chirag model at work' by JD(U) president Rajiv Ranjan Singh alias Lalan at a press conference here.

published on : 7th August 2022

Chirag in NDA meet on presidential poll preparation, says his presence due to support to Murmu

The second-term Lok Sabha MP walked into the venue of the meeting along with several other MPs, mostly from the BJP, where a demonstration on the voting for the presidential poll was given.

published on : 18th July 2022

'BJP, JDU in search of their own Eknath Shinde to pull each other down': Chirag Paswan's jibe at NDA

Paswan accused the two parties of remaining in an alliance 'just for the sake of power', and charged the BJP with capitulating before Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on ideological issues.

published on : 4th July 2022

Chirag smells a rat in Nitish-Tejashwi meets, says another political volte-face possible in Bihar

The former Lok Janshakti Party president, who now stands isolated in the party floated by his late father Ram Vilas Paswan, was responding to queries from journalists about Kumar's meeting.

published on : 14th May 2022

RJD building bridges with two disgruntled BJP allies 

Tejashwi thanked Chirag for lending his support to the RJD candidate Subodh Kumar from Hajipur in the Legislative Council election.

published on : 6th April 2022

Evicted from late father's Delhi house, Chirag Paswan sniffs `conspiracy'

Paswan also attacked his uncle Pashupati Kumar Paras, who earned a cabinet berth after splitting the Lok Janshakti Party.

published on : 2nd April 2022

Tejashwi Yadav accuses BJP of 'setting Hanuman's house on fire'

Tejashwi was referring to the eviction of the family of former Union minister Ram Vilas Paswan from their bungalow in New Delhi. His son Chirag had described himself as the 'Hanuman' of PM Modi.

published on : 2nd April 2022

No court reprieve for Paswans over eviction from official bungalow

“The process has commenced. There are other people waiting,” the court told the petitioner’s counsel.

published on : 1st April 2022

Government starts process of evicting Ram Vilas Paswan's family from 12 Janpath bungalow

The 12 Janpath bungalow is earmarked for Union ministers and the occupants of the government accommodation have been asked to vacate it, an official said.

published on : 31st March 2022

Chirag vows to contest polls from uncle’s seat

Union minister Pashupati Kumar Paras and his nephew Chirag Paswan are set to clash again after the latter’s announcement to contest the next general election from Hajipur.

published on : 1st March 2022

Major breakup brewing in JD-U, Bihar likely to face midterm polls: Chirag Paswan

Paswan predicted a major break-up in the JD-U and the subsequent fall of the Nitish Kumar-led government adding that a mid-term assembly elections will take place in Bihar.

published on : 10th July 2021

Chirag Paswan stops short of withdrawing support to Nitish Kumar, but hints at more action

Paswan, who was addressing workers at state party headquarters here after unfurling the tricolor on I-Day hinted that some action on withdrawal of support was likely in near future.

published on : 16th August 2020

Prime Minister Narendra Modi​ will be NDA's face in Bihar in 2019: Chirag Paswan

He said the National Democratic Alliance would contest the next Lok Sabha polls under Modi's leadership and seek votes in Modi's name.

published on : 5th June 2018

Supreme Court order on SC/ST act: BJP ally LJP files review plea, Union Minister seeks legal view

The LJP, a BJP ally, today filed a review petition in the Supreme Court against its order relaxing stringent provisions of a law dealing with cases of atrocities against Dalits.

published on : 26th March 2018