Tag: Ramvilas Paswan

Ex-CM Manjhi wants same number of seats as LJP

Ex-CM Manjhi wants same number of seats as LJP

| September 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

NEW DELHI: BJP was working out last-minute demands and seat adjustments ahead of formally declaring a seat-sharing agreement with its allies, forcing the party to delay an announcement expected on Saturday. Though the seat-sharing was expected to be announced on Saturday, the announcement is now likely on Sunday with JD(U) rebel Jitan Manjhi’s demand for […]

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NDA launches joint campaign for Council poll in Bihar

NDA launches joint campaign for Council poll in Bihar

| June 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

Hajipur: The BJP along with its two NDA associates on Tuesday began a joint campaign for election to 24 seats of Legislative Council slated for July 7, which is billed as semi-final before Assembly polls later this year. Union Minister and LJP President Ramvilas Paswan, senior BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi and Union Minister and Rashtriya […]

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NDA’s problem in Bihar: 11 CM candidates to chose from, not even one safe bet

NDA’s problem in Bihar: 11 CM candidates to chose from, not even one safe bet

| June 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

Bhopal: Why has the BJP shied away from accepting the Janata Parivar’s challenge to announce a chief ministerial candidate for the upcoming Bihar elections? By opting to move ahead on Narendra Modi’s coat-tails the party has avoided the problem of plenty. With at least 11 NDA leaders harbouring chief ministerial ambitions choosing one would be […]

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BJP to decide on NDA’s CM candidate for Bihar: LJP

BJP to decide on NDA’s CM candidate for Bihar: LJP

| June 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

PATNA: Amid growing chorus as to who will be NDA’s face to take on incumbent chief minister Nitish Kumar in the Bihar assembly polls, Lok Janshakti party president Ramvilas Paswan said on Thursday the decision in this matter lies with senior coalition partner BJP. “Being the senior coalition partner, it is for the BJP to […]

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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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Bihar urges Centre to extend grain-lifting time till Aug-end

Bihar urges Centre to extend grain-lifting time till Aug-end

| July 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Bihar government today urged the Centre to extend the time-limit for lifting the pending quotas of grains for the March-June time period for implementing the Food security legislation to August-end. State Food and Civil Supplies Minister Shyam Rajak has written to Union Food and Consumer Affairs minister Ramvilas Paswan requesting him to extend the time till […]

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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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In Bihar, AAP set to field candidates from all 40 seats

In Bihar, AAP set to field candidates from all 40 seats

| February 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) looks set to field candidates in all the 40 Lok Sabha seats in Bihar. Former JD(U) minister Parbeen Amanullah, who recently joined the AAP, is likely to contest from Begusarai or Araria. The party will release its first Bihar list on Saturday. Engineer Sudhir Kumar’s name has been doing the […]

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Bihar has done better than Narendra Modi’s Gujarat on women’s SHGs: Jairam Ramesh

Bihar has done better than Narendra Modi’s Gujarat on women’s SHGs: Jairam Ramesh

| February 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh today attacked the Narendra Modi government in Gujarat for the dismal performance of women self help groups in the state, saying that the JD(U)-ruled Bihar had done far better in that regard than the former. In the above context, he also pointed at the performance of an NGO in Uttar […]

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Outwitted by Congress, Nitish Now Plays Martyr

Outwitted by Congress, Nitish Now Plays Martyr

| February 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

With the indication of the formation of a new non-Congress and non-BJP political front, Nitish Kumar has made it clear that there is now no hope left over for his joining hands with the Congress with whom he was hobnobbing for last couple of years. At the same time his arch political rival RJD supremo […]

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