Ram Vilas Paswan

Case filed against union minister Ram Vilas Paswan over onion price rise

The case was filed by a person named M Raju Nayyar, who claims to be a social worker.

published on : 8th December 2019

'One Nation One Ration Card' to be effective nationwide from June: Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan

The consumer affairs ministry has asked the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) to develop a roadmap for implementation of the initiative.

published on : 3rd December 2019

Thinking of making BIS standards mandatory for piped water: Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan

Paswan and Kejriwal have engaged in a spat ever since the BIS recently came out with its survey which showed that water quality was below par in Delhi.

published on : 28th November 2019

Delhi Jal Board alleges Union Minister Paswan acted 'irresponsibly, tabled fake report' in Parliament

Citing media reports, he alleged that 'gross irregularities' have surfaced in the process of water sample collection in the city.

published on : 21st November 2019

Minister objects Ram Vilas Paswan to CM nominee in water quality inspection panel

AAP government said it would set up 32 teams to collect water samples from each ward in the city, test them and put the results in public domain.

published on : 21st November 2019

Paswan is spreading lies and misleading people: Arvind Kejriwal on water quality row

AAP said the Centre’s BIS report is biased provoking Paswan to make public the details of the report on water quality and details of samples.

published on : 21st November 2019

Kejriwal, Paswan exchange blows over quality of water

Taking up Paswan’s challenge to prove the BIS survey wrong, AAP government said it will form 32 teams to collect drinking water samples from across the city and the test results will be made public.

published on : 20th November 2019

Name officials to test quality of Delhi water: Paswan challenges Kejriwal

Speaking in Lok Sabha during the Zero Hour, the Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution minister, said water supplied by the Delhi Jal Board is not fit for drinking.

published on : 18th November 2019

Tap water undrinkable in Delhi, 13 state capitals: Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan

In Europe and other developed countries, it is clearly written whether tap water is potable or not. In India, there is no such certification.

published on : 16th November 2019

Government will import 1 lakh tonnes onion to check price rise: Consumer Affairs Minister

While state-owned trading firm MMTC will import onions, cooperative Nafed will supply the key kitchen items in the domestic market.

published on : 9th November 2019

Ram Vilas Paswan's son Chirag elected LJP president

The Lok Janshakti Party, which primarily draws its support from a section of Dalits in Bihar, was founded by Chirag's father, Ram Vilas Paswan.

published on : 5th November 2019

After winning Samastipur LS bypoll, Paswan's nephew Prince Raj takes over as LJP chief for Bihar

Prince Raj defeated Dr Ashok Kumar of the Congress Party with over 1.02 lakh votes in the bypoll on Thursday which was necessitated after the death of his father and then sitting MP Ram Chandra Paswan

published on : 25th October 2019

How safe is our tap water and can it be made BIS-grade worthy?

Paswan for mandatory BIS norms, but ‘Waterman’ Rajendra Singh says bunkum, calls minister clueless  

published on : 6th October 2019

Centre to make BIS standard must for tap water in select cities starting with Delhi

He said that the Delhi government and Jal Board authorities have no reservations on making the BIS standard mandatory for tap water.

published on : 3rd October 2019

Tap water in Delhi not potable and safe to drink: Paswan

However, Delhi Chief Minister and DJB chairman Arvind Kejriwal said the water utility will take corrective action if there are any shortcomings found.

published on : 24th September 2019
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