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Months after complaint, LJP MP Prince Paswan booked for rape

FIR mentions LJP leader Chirag Paswan too, accuses him of delaying action against Prince New Delhi: The Delhi police have lodged an FIR in a rape complaint against Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) MP Prince Paswan. The FIR came after an order on September 9 by the Delhi court. The complaint of the alleged rape was...

Chirag Paswan to legally fight his ouster from party positions by rebel MPs

LJP leader Chirag Paswan is likely to adopt the legal path to fight back his ouster from party positions following a coup led by uncle Pashupati Kumar Paras and four other MPs. Chirag, the son of veteran Bihar leader Ram Vilas Paswan, said he was ready for a legal battle against the rebels. “We may...

Rebels remove Chirag Paswan as LJP president

The Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) has removed Chirag Paswan from the post of party president. The decision was taken in an emergency meeting of the rebel MPs who have isolated Chirag in the party founded by his late father Ram Vilas Paswan. Party MP Pashupati Kumar Paras, who is leading the rebellion, had on Monday...

LJP chief Chirag Paswan left alone at the top as 5 MP’s breakaway

Lok Janshakti Party’s chief Chirag Paswan has been left isolated at the top with five party MP’s writing to the Lok Sabha Speaker requesting to be treated as a separate group. Notably, the party has six MPs in the Lok Sabha including Chirag Paswan. The revolt against Chirag Paswan, who became the party’s chief after...

“Wanted to make BJP stronger”, says Chirag Paswan after poll debacle

LJP chief Chirag Paswan, on Wednesday, said that his party might have won only one seat, but it was successful in achieving its goal of making BJP stronger. Notably, Chirag Paswan launched a rebellion against NDA’s chief ministerial candidate Nitish Kumar and contested from the seats where JD(U) was contesting. He made all sorts of...

Bihar Election Result: Updates

Bihar election is being seen as a litmus test for the ruling NDA at the Centre and the state. While the NDA was facing a lot of flak from the Opposition on several issues, PM Narendra Modi tried his best to woo the Bihar voters by making a host of promises including free COVID-19 vaccine....

Nitish Kumar will be in jail if LJP comes to power: Chirag Paswan

LJP chief Chirag Paswan, who has launched a series of attack on Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar in the ongoing Bihar election campaign, on Sunday, launched a fresh salvo against him. Chirag Paswan, while addressing an election rally in Dumraon in Bihar’s Buxar, said Nitish Kumar will be behind bars if LJP comes to power...

Chirag Paswan promises coaching hub, Sita temple in poll manifesto

Ahead of the Bihar Assembly elections, Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) chief Chirag Paswan on Wednesday released the party’ manifesto—‘Bihar 1st Bihari 1st’. Chirag Paswan said the election manifesto has been prepared after consulting 4 lakh people and will resolve the various problems faced by the people of Bihar. The LJP chief said that it is...

Chirag Paswan is modern-day Hanuman, says PM Modi in my heart

Lok Janshakti Party chief Chirag Paswan on Friday said he is Hanuman and Prime Minister Narendra Modi is his Lord Ram, who stays in his heart. Chirag was reacting to criticism by the BJP for making statements against Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar. Notably, BJP has also warned of action against LJP leaders for using...

Piyush Goyal gets charge of Ram Vilas Paswan’s ministry

Following the death of Union minister Ram Vilas Paswan, Piyush Goyal has been assigned additional charge of the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution. Piyush Goyal currently holds the portfolio of minister of railways and minister of commerce and industry in the Narendra Modi government at the Centre. “The President of India, as...

Chirag Paswan urges people to vote against JD(U) in Bihar election

Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) president Chirag Paswan on Monday appealed to people to cast their vote against Nitish Kumar’s JD(U). Chirag Paswan said that the BJP-LJP will form a government in Bihar after the Assembly election. Paswan, the son of LJP chief Ram Vilas Paswan, said this in an open letter. The development comes a...