Tag: Chirag Paswan

Romance over? Aspirational allies of BJP spar over seats ahead of Bihar polls

Romance over? Aspirational allies of BJP spar over seats ahead of Bihar polls

| September 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Two days ago it looked like that the BJP leadership in Bihar had amicably settled seat sharing negotiations with three of its allies – Ram Vilas Paswan of LJP, Upendra Kushwaha of RLSP and Jitan Ram Manjhi of HAM – but it is now proving to be a bit of a bumpy ride. The alliance partners are now fighting over who […]

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LJP ‘shocked’, but won’t rock NDA boat

LJP ‘shocked’, but won’t rock NDA boat

| September 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) on Tuesday revealed discontent in the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) about the seat-sharing formula devised by the senior partner BJP for the upcoming Bihar elections. After late night parleys with the BJP President Amit Shah, LJP MP Chirag Paswan said, “There is no anger but some discontent… There was a […]

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Portion Control Hits BJP. Ally Paswan ‘Shocked’ Over Bihar Seats.

Portion Control Hits BJP. Ally Paswan ‘Shocked’ Over Bihar Seats.

| September 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

PATNA:  An attempt by the BJP to present a cohesive front with its allies in Bihar came unglued this morning, with a key partner going public with its protest. Chirag Paswan announced that his party, the LJP, is “shocked” with how the BJP has divided up seats for the election that begins next month in […]

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Bihar Assembly Elections 2015: Unsure of Lalu Prasad Yadav and Nitish Kumar remaining together till Bihar polls, says Chirag Paswan

Bihar Assembly Elections 2015: Unsure of Lalu Prasad Yadav and Nitish Kumar remaining together till Bihar polls, says Chirag Paswan

| September 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

Lok Janshakti Party(LJP) leader Chirag Paswan on Tuesday said he was unsure Rashtriya Janata Dal(RJD) and the Janata Dal United(JDU) staying the course together till the end of the assembly polls in Bihar. “First the NCP got separated, then the Samajwadi Party(SP). As elections are approaching, they(Mahagthbandhan) is disintegrating one by one. There is no mutual understanding […]

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LJP gives memorandum to Governor on crime in Bihar

LJP gives memorandum to Governor on crime in Bihar

| September 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

Patna: LJP, an ally of the BJP in NDA, today gave a memorandum to the Governor on “spiralling” crime situation in Bihar under Chief Minister Nitish Kumar. LJP delegation led by Union Minister Ramvilas Paswan and his son and MP Chirag Paswan met Governor Ram Nath Kovind and submitted the memorandum. The memorandum quoting statistics of […]

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Paswan, Shahnawaz join Sushil Modi Iftar party

Paswan, Shahnawaz join Sushil Modi Iftar party

| July 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Union minister Ramvilas Paswan today joined the Iftar party hosted by senior BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi. Senior BJP leaders Shahnawaz Hussain, leader of opposition in Bihar Assembly Nand Kishore Yadav, new entrant to BJP from JD(U) Monazir Hassan and LJP MP Chirag Paswan were prominent among those present on the occasion. Expelled JD(U) leader […]

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Lok Sabha election 2014: First phase Bihar poll kicks off on April 10

Lok Sabha election 2014: First phase Bihar poll kicks off on April 10

| April 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna:  The stage is set for the first of the six-phase Lok Sabha poll in Bihar on April 10 involving six of the total 40 constituencies, all located in the Naxal belt. The constituencies going to the poll are Sasaram (SC), Karakat, Aurangabad, Gaya (SC), Nawada and Jamui (SC) where the Election Commission has called […]

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Lok Sabha polls: Maoist shadow looms over first phase of polls in Bihar

Lok Sabha polls: Maoist shadow looms over first phase of polls in Bihar

| April 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: The kidnapping of many people — mostly workers — by Maoists in Jamui district during the past one week and torturing to death of at least one of them, said to be a special police officer, is a grim reminder that Maoists may pose a threat to peaceful conduct of Lok Sabha polls in […]

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Uday Narain Choudhary, Chirag Paswan locked in ‘straight’ fight in Bihar

Uday Narain Choudhary, Chirag Paswan locked in ‘straight’ fight in Bihar

| April 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Jamui: Around 16 lakh voters will exercise their franchise in the elections to Jamui (reserved) parliamentary constituency on April 10. There are 11 contestants in the fray, including Bihar assembly Speaker Uday Narain Choudhary of JD(U), Chirag Paswan, actor and son of LJP chief Ram Vilas Paswan (NDA), Sudhanshu Shekhar Bhasker (RJD), Brahmdeo Narain Paswan […]

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RJD-LJP-Cong alliance final in Bihar, Ram Vilas Paswan says

RJD-LJP-Cong alliance final in Bihar, Ram Vilas Paswan says

| January 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

New Delhi: Shedding his discomfort with RJD, LJP chief Ram Vilas Paswan on Thursday announced that the two parties, along with Congress, will contest the next Lok Sabha elections jointly in Bihar. The three parties will now work out seat-sharing, he told PTI. “RJD-LJP and Congress will fight the next Lok Sabha poll together in Bihar. Now the talks […]

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