Paswan slams Bihar govt on implementation of Food Law

About 1.11 crore eligible people have been left out under food law in Bihar, Union Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan said on Sunday, ticking off the Nitish Kumar government for not effectively implementing the legislation.

Ram Vilas Paswan rejects UP govt's charge of Centre not helping farmers

Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Friday rejected the Uttar Pradesh government charge that the Centre did not help the farmers who incurred huge losses due to unseasonal rains, saying that it had hiked the compensation amount for them.

Ram Vilas Paswan takes swipe at Rahul Gandhi over sabbatical

Taking a dig at Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi for his 56-day sabbatical, Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Friday said that ups and downs are part of politics but for the first time he has seen a leader "going missing" after poll drubbing.

Centre nudges states for Rs 20k-cr cane dues clearance

 Worried about huge cane arrear of Rs 20,000 crore to farmers, the Centre on Thursday asked sugar-producing states, including Uttar Pradesh, to take all possible measures to facilitate payment of dues.

Wheat procurement: Will respond to Sonia's letter, relaxing norms for states contacting us, says Paswan

Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Ram Vilas Paswan on Tuesday confirmed that he had received Congress president Sonia Gandhi's letter seeking relaxation in guidelines for procurement of wheat.

Sonia writes to Paswan over crop damage, seeks relaxation of norms for wheat procurement

With unseasonal rains and hailstorms causing widespread damage to standing crops across several states, Congress president Sonia Gandhi has written a letter to Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Ram Vilas Paswan seeking relaxation in guidelines for procurement of wheat.

Centre ready to give more than stipulated criteria to farmers: Paswan

Union Food and Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Tuesday said the Central government is ready to give more than the stipulated criteria to farmers who have suffered losses due to untimely rains and hailstorms.

Centre extends food law deadline by 6 months

 The Centre has given six months' more time to the states for rolling out the National Food Security Act (NFSA), Union Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan said on Friday.

Ram Vilas Paswan to visit Chandigarh today to assess crop damage

A delegation led by Union Food and Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan will visit Chandigarh on Tuesday to take stock of crops damaged by untimely rains and hailstorms in Haryana.

Paswan to visit Chandigarh Tuesday to assess crop damage

A delegation led by Union Food and Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan will visit Chandigarh Tuesday to take stock of crops damaged by untimely rains and hailstorms in Haryana.

Paswan slams Nitish Kumar for sloppy paddy procurement

Union Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Saturday slammed Bihar government for alleged sloppy pace of paddy procurement despite twice extending the deadline by the Centre and said if Nitish Kumar ministry was "incompetent" to do so, the FCI was ready to step in.

Paswan slams Nitish govt for sloppy paddy procurement

Union Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Saturday slammed Bihar government for alleged sloppy pace of paddy procurement despite twice extending the deadline by the Centre and said if Nitish Kumar ministry was "incompetent" to do so, the FCI was ready to step in.

Top 50 news @3pm

Watch Top 50 news @3pm only on Zee News.

Watch: How politicians celebrate Holi

With people celebrating Holi, the festival of colours, all around the country how could the politicians stay away from it. So watch, how Politicians celebrate Holi with their friends and family.

PM Modi cleared doubts, says Paswan; LJP ready to support land bill

Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan-led LJP, an NDA ally, has come around to supporting the land bill after initially raising objections even as some other partners in the ruling coalition continue to be wary of some of its provisions.

Paswan implores Opposition to support Land Bill

Union Food and Consumers Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Thursday implored the Opposition to ensure passage of the Land Acquisition Bill in national interest.

LJP seeks clarity over some provisions of Land Acquisition Act

The chorus against the land acquisition law within NDA grew louder on Wednesday with Union minister Ram Vilas Paswan-led LJP voicing concern over some provisions and demanding more clarity from the government.

Paswan favours President's Rule in Bihar

 Accusing JD(U) leader Nitish Kumar of being responsible for a Constitutional crisis in Bihar, Union Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan asserted the situation "is fit for imposition of President's Rule there".

Ram Vilas Paswan condemns vandalisation of Christian school in Delhi

 Union Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan has condemned the alleged vandalisation of a prominent Christian school in South Delhi's Vasant Vihar by unidentified persons on Friday.

Bihar crisis: Ram Vilas Paswan pledges support to Manjhi

Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) chief and Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Sunday pledged support for Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi with regards to the ongoing political tussle in that state.