Paswan says he will back BJP's choice of CM candidate in Bihar

 LJP president Ram Vilas Paswan on Wednesday said his party would back ally BJP's choice of chief ministerial candidate in Bihar assembly polls which are likely to be held in September-October this year.

PM Modi guided by 'power to poor' motto, says Ramvilas Paswan

Launching three major social schemes, Union Minister Ramvilas Paswan said on Saturday the Narendra Modi government is working with the motto of "power to the poor".

Modi guided by 'power to poor' motto, says Paswan

 Launching three major social schemes,Union Minister Ramvilas Paswan on Saturday said the Narendra Modi government is working with the motto of "power to the poor".

Paswan flays Rahul Gandhi's move on farmers' issue

In a dig at Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi's move on the farmers' issue, Union Food and Consumers Affairs Minister Ramvilas Paswan on Sunday said the Congress could do little for the farmers during its stint in power for two terms at the Centre.

Bihar govt draws Paswan's attention on wheat crunch in 5 dist

The Bihar government on Wednesday drew the attention of Union Food Minister Ramvilas Paswan regarding supply crunch of wheat in five districts, which was hampering implementation of the Food Law there and urged him to issue necessary directions to the FCI in this regard.

Parliament passes warehousing corporation amendment bill

Parliament on Tuesday passed the warehousing corporation amendment bill which seeks to remove the provision about the central government's responsibility of being a financial guarantor to the corporation.

Paswan slams Nitish govt for 'sloppiness' in relief work

Union Minister Ramvilas Paswan on Monday charged the Bihar government with showing "sloppy" attitude to natural calamities like storms and earthquakes saying while the Centre was time and again promising to extend all help, the Nitish Kumar ministry was not utilising it.

Janata Parivar merger will not affect UP, Bihar polls: Paswan

Union Minister Ramvilas Paswan on Friday said the leaders of six Janata Parivar parties have merged them into one larger entity but "their hearts do not match", and the new amalgam will not have any impact in the upcoming Bihar and Uttar Pradesh assembly elections.

Janata Parivar merger won't affect LJP-BJP tie-up in Bihar: Paswan

Union Minister Ramvilas Paswan Tuesday ruled out any adverse impact due to the proposed merger of erstwhile Janata Parivar parties on the prospective alliance between his Lok Janshakti Party and the BJP in upcoming Assembly elections in Bihar.

No reason for Opposition to oppose land act: Paswan

 Union Food Minister Ramvilas Paswan on Friday took a jibe at political parties including Congress, saying there was no reason for them to oppose the Land Acquisition Act.

LJP to go with BJP's decision on Bihar CM candidate: Ramvilas Paswan

A day after Sushil Kumar Modi was virtually endorsed as BJP's chief ministerial candidate in the Bihar Assembly polls due later this year, LJP on Saturday sought to fall in line saying it will go with whatever decision the saffron party takes on the issue.

Ramvilas Paswan takes jibe at Nitish Kumar for meeting PM Modi

Union Minister and LJP president Ramvilas Paswan on Friday said Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, who once nourished the ambition of becoming Prime Minister, is knocking the doors of the PM and he will soon be relieved of the chief minister's chair.

Paswan seeks Nitish's apology for criticising Union Budget

Observing that the Centre has offered a slew of bonanza to Bihar in the Union Budget for 2015-16, Union Minister Ramvilas Paswan on Sunday sought Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's apology for his diatribes against Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

NDA will fight Bihar polls under Modi: Paswan

Lok Janshakti Party (LJP), an ally of BJP, on Wednesday described the saffron party as as "elder brother" and said Prime Minister Narendra Modi would be the face of NDA in the coming Bihar polls.

PM or BJP has nothing to do with 'ghar vapasi': Paswan

Union Minister Ramvilas Paswan on Saturday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP have never "backed" the 'ghar vapasi' campaign by some Hindu outfits.

NDA doing 'politics' over special status to Bihar: Manjhi

With Union minister Ramvilas Paswan saying that special status to Bihar would be accorded only after NDA comes to power in the state, Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi Monday charged the Centre with being "insincere" and only indulging in "politics" over the matter.

Paswan, Kushwaha lead run for unity

Union Ministers Ramvilas Paswan and Upendra Kushwaha on Friday promoted Prime Minister Narendra Modi's initiative on Sardar Patel and led the run for unity in honour of the "iron man" in the state.

BJP to fight Bihar Assembly poll with allies: Sushil Modi

Maintaining that marginalisation of regional parties in Maharashtra and Haryana must not be seen as a pattern, senior BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi on Tuesday said his party would contest the Bihar Assembly polls next year in alliance with LJP and RLSP.

Patna stampede toll rises to 33, Union Minister Ramvilas Paswan blames Bihar govt

With the toll in the stampede incident outside the Gandhi Maidan here going up to 33 on Saturday, Union Minister Ramvilas Paswan blamed the Bihar government for "lapses" that resulted in the tragedy, though it was denied by the city's district administration.

Ramvilas Paswan flays Bihar CM Manjhi for temple incident

Union Minister Ramvilas Paswan on Tuesday flayed Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi for "playing the victim" in an alleged purification of a temple within hours of his visit to pay obeisance, saying he should have acted against whosoever responsible for it.