70% want Narendra Modi to be PM till 2024, 62% happy with his performance: Survey

70% want Narendra Modi to be PM till 2024, 62% happy with his performance: Survey

Notwithstanding the fact that many political pundits see Modi wave as diminishing, 70 percent still want Prime Minister Narendra Modi to return to power after completing the first five years of his tenure, claims a survey.

File complaint if hotels, stadium charge you more than MRP for packaged drinking water: Govt

File complaint if hotels, stadium charge you more than MRP for packaged drinking water: Govt

Union Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Tuesday said that the drinking water supplied by Delhi Jal Board is not safe for consumption as it is unable to meet the prescribed quality standards.

Govt to form panel to deal with complaints of online shoppers

Govt to form panel to deal with complaints of online shoppers

The decision has been taken in the wake of several complaints from online buyers related to delay or non-delivery of products and sub-standard goods.

Fissures in NDA alliance in Bihar? Manjhi says BJP not giving importance to allies

Fissures in NDA alliance in Bihar? Manjhi says BJP not giving importance to allies

After losing the state elections to Grand Alliance, fissures in NDA alliance in Bihar are now visible. BJP’s ally HAM leader Jitan Ram Manjhi on Friday said that the grand old party does not give importance to its alliance partners.

Ram Vilas Paswan demands probe into 'starvation death' of Bihar's Mahadalit man

Ram Vilas Paswan demands probe into 'starvation death' of Bihar's Mahadalit man

Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Monday demanded a judicial probe into the alleged starvation death of a Mahadalit man in Bihar's Sheikhpura district.

65 lakh tonnes pulses need to be imported this year: Paswan

65 lakh tonnes pulses need to be imported this year: Paswan

India needs to import 65 lakh tonnes of pulses this year to meet the domestic shortfall, Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan said today and assured that the government will not allow prices to rise in any circumstances.

Govt creates 50,000 tonnes pulses buffer stock; asks states to lift

Govt creates 50,000 tonnes pulses buffer stock; asks states to lift

After procuring 50,000 tonnes of pulses for buffer stock, Union Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Tuesday asked the states to place their requirement so that the lentils can be offloaded in the market to check prices.

Ram Vilas Paswan demands reservation for SCs, STs in private sector

Ram Vilas Paswan demands reservation for SCs, STs in private sector

Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan said as the private companies are availing benefits from the government, they should provide reservation to the dalits.

Ram Vilas Paswan's party opposes ban of women in Maharashtra temple

 Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Wednesday opposes the ban on women from entering the sanctum sactorium at Shani Shingnapur temple in Maharashtra saying his party has always been against any discrimination in public places on the basis of caste, religion and sex.

Govt procures 15,000 tonnes of pulses so far for buffer stock

Govt procures 15,000 tonnes of pulses so far for buffer stock

Stating that pulses supply remain a "challenge", Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Thursday said the government is in import mode and has procured over 15,000 tonnes of pulses so far from farmers to create a buffer stock.

 

Ram Mandir issue: Govt would act on basis of SC verdict, says Paswan

Ram Mandir issue: Govt would act on basis of SC verdict, says Paswan

The Lok Janshakti Party leader said there was no question of relations between his party and BJP souring over the issue.

Three Postal department officials suspended for not delivering Paswan's New Year cards

More than 450 greeting cards were found strewn on the third floor of the district bar council building.

'Jungle raj is back' in Bihar, says Ram Vilas Paswan after cop shot dead

Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Saturday attacked Nitish Kumar government over the murder of an assistant sub-inspector of police in Hajipur, claiming a string of such killings showed that "jungle raj is back" and the Chief Minister is "helpless".

'Lalu  talking about law and order is 'ridiculous', RJD-JDU alliance won't last long'

'Lalu talking about law and order is 'ridiculous', RJD-JDU alliance won't last long'

As a virtual war of words broke out between JD(U) and RJD in the wake of murders of engineers in Bihar, LJP chief Ram Vilas Paswan today took a jibe at his one-time ally Lalu Prasad saying what can be more "ridiculous" than the latter talking about law and order.

Direct MMTC, STC to import dal, boost supply: Ram Vilas Paswan to Commerce Ministry

Direct MMTC, STC to import dal, boost supply: Ram Vilas Paswan to Commerce Ministry

Fearing rise in dal prices even next year, Food and Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Tuesday asked the Commerce Ministry to direct trading firms such as MMTC and STC to start importing and boost domestic supply.

 

'Jungle Raj' back in Bihar, says Paswan after spree of murders

The remarks by the Union Minister came on a day when an engineer was found dead with injury marks on his body in Vaishali district.

Gujarat HC judge says reservation and corruption destroyed nation, MPs warn of impeachment

Gujarat HC judge says reservation and corruption destroyed nation, MPs warn of impeachment

Weeks after the Supreme Court scrapped the NJAC Act, BJP member Udit Raj had targeted Justice JP Pardiwala in the Lok Sabha.

Govt takes note of allegations on overseas hoarding of pulses

The government has received a representation alleging hoarding of pulses by big traders and importers in "a foreign country", Parliament was informed on Tuesday.

Nitish Kumar government won't last over two years: Ram Vilas Paswan

Nitish Kumar government won't last over two years: Ram Vilas Paswan

The Nitish Kumar-led Grand Alliance government in Bihar will not last more than two years, and there will be mid-term polls, union minister Ram Vilas Paswan said on Saturday.

Paswan, Manjhi fail to deliver for NDA

Ram Vilas Paswan and Jitan Ram Manjhi, on whom BJP was banking to bring for NDA nearly 16 percent votes of schedule castes, failed to deliver in the Bihar.