Ram Vilas Paswan

Lok Sabha elections 2019: LJP manifesto promises job reservation in private sector

LJP chief and Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan said stern action would be taken against those found guilty of mob lynching and giving speeches which incite communal flare-up in the society.

published on : 8th April 2019

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar, Ram Vilas Paswan inch closer to woo Dalits ahead of 2019 polls; BJP jittery 

The growing proximity between Chief Minister Nitish Kumar of and his one-time rival Ram Vilas Paswan of LJP is pointing at a possible realignment of political equations in the run-up to the polls.

published on : 22nd April 2018

Government will bring ordinance on SC/ST Act if needed, says Union minister Ram Vilas Paswan

Paswan today said the NDA government is committed to maintaining the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act in its original form.

published on : 13th April 2018

Include SC/ST Act, Dalit quotas in 9th Schedule: Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan

Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan today favoured inclusion of the SC/ST Act and reservations for Dalits in Ninth Schedule of the Constitution so that they cannot be challenged in a court of law.

published on : 9th April 2018

SC/ST Act to remain intact, no one can abolish it: Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan

Paswan said that the recent Supreme Court judgment 'weakens' the provisions of the SC/SC Act and the youth anger over the matter is 'natural'.

published on : 8th April 2018

Rahul Gandhi has no moral right to talk about Dalit issues, says Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan

Paswan said that Congress did nothing for the Dalit community or its icon B R Ambedkar while the present government had done a lot.

published on : 2nd April 2018

Fodder scam case: Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan slams Lalu Prasad Yadav for claiming 'innocence' in media 

The special CBI court in Ranchi will pronounce its verdict later today in the fodder scam case in which Yadav, a former Bihar chief minister and Union minister, is an accused.

published on : 23rd December 2017

Food and Public Distribution minister Ram Paswan orders probe into Jharkhand starvation death

An 11-year-old girl allegedly died of starvation on September 28 after her mother was unable to feed her. 

published on : 18th October 2017