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Ram Vilas Paswan undergoes heart surgery at London hospital

Ram Vilas Paswan undergoes heart surgery at London hospital

Union food minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Thursday underwent a heart surgery at London's Royal Brompton Hospital with his family saying it was successful and he was recovering.

 

Consumers to pay less for common items under GST: Ram Vilas Paswan

Consumers to pay less for common items under GST: Ram Vilas Paswan

Consumers stand to gain from the GST rates announced for daily consumption items which will also help keeping a check on prices, Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan said on Thursday.

Nitish Kumar wears the crown, but Lalu rules Bihar: Ram Vilas Paswan

Nitish Kumar wears the crown, but Lalu rules Bihar: Ram Vilas Paswan

Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Friday questioned Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar`s silence over the accusations levied upon his alliance`s partner.

Stop wasting time, no vacancy for PM post till 2024: Ram Vilas Paswan to Opposition

Union Minister and LJP president Ram Vilas Paswan on Tuesday took a dig at the opposition parties over their attempts at unity, saying they should not waste their time as there is no vacancy for the prime minister's post till 2024.

Display foodgrain subsidy at ration shops, Centre tells states

State governments should display at PDS shops the foodgrain subsidy borne by both the Centre and states that will prevent the latter from hijacking the credit for selling highly-subsidised grains to the poor, Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan said on Monday.

Food Ministry favours hike in tur dal import duty to 25%

Food and Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Monday said his ministry is in favour of increasing import duty on tur dal from 10 percent to 25 percent in the interest of farmers.

Government issues guidelines on "Service Charge"

Government issues guidelines on "Service Charge". Watch the full segment for more details.

Food wastage: Modi govt may soon fix portions served to you in restaurants, hotels

Food wastage: Modi govt may soon fix portions served to you in restaurants, hotels

In last month's monthly radio programme 'Mann Ki Baat', Prime Minister Narendra Modi had expressed concern about food being wasted.

Note ban has not affected prices of essential items: Ram Vilas Paswan

Note ban has not affected prices of essential items: Ram Vilas Paswan

The note ban decision has not affected the prices of 22 essential commodities, including foodgrains, the Lok Sabha was informed on Tuesday.

BJP releases list of UP star campaigners; names of Varun Gandhi, LK Advani, Vinay Katiyar missing

BJP releases list of UP star campaigners; names of Varun Gandhi, LK Advani, Vinay Katiyar missing

With the Assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh all set to kickstart come this February, the BJP on Saturday released a list of star campaigners of the party. 

 Imposing service charge is unfair trade practice; consumers need not pay: Ram Vilas Paswan

Imposing service charge is unfair trade practice; consumers need not pay: Ram Vilas Paswan

Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan said on Wednesday that imposition of service charge is unfair trade practice and consumers need not pay for the same.

Nitish Kumar apprehensive of Lalu, will welcome him into NDA: Paswan

LJP chief Ram Vilas Paswan today said he will welcome Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar into the NDA and claimed that the JD(U) chief was apprehensive that his ally Lalu Prasad of the RJD would weaken his party.

Ram Vilas Paswan thanks Bihar CM Nitish Kumar for supporting demonetisation

Ram Vilas Paswan thanks Bihar CM Nitish Kumar for supporting demonetisation

Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Sunday thanked Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for supporting Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s decision to demonetise Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 currency notes to fight the black money menace.

Ram Vilas Paswan defends PM Modi, says Opposition owes an apology to nation

Ram Vilas Paswan defends PM Modi, says Opposition owes an apology to nation

Paswan hailed Prime Minister Modi's efforts towards demonetisation and slammed the opposition parties for creating unwarranted ruckus in the Parliament.

Delhi govt releases circular to end salt shortage rumour

The Delhi Government has released a circular describing measures to be taken immediately by officers in Food Supplies and Consumer Affairs to end rumours of salt shortage.

Salt shortage is a rumour, adequate stocks available: Union govt

Salt shortage is a rumour, adequate stocks available: Union govt

The clarification came after rumours were rife that the price of salt has gone up to Rs 400 per kg in Uttar Pradesh and up to Rs 250 per kg in the National Capital Region.

National Food Security law being implemented across India from November: Paswan

National Food Security law being implemented across India from November: Paswan

Implementation of National Food Security law, entailing an annual subsidy of over Rs 1.4 lakh crore, has covered the entire nation from this month with two large states Kerala and Tamil Nadu coming on board, the government said.

 Govt to bring new Consumer Protection law with provisions against celebrities endorsing misleading ads: Ram Vilas Paswan

Govt to bring new Consumer Protection law with provisions against celebrities endorsing misleading ads: Ram Vilas Paswan

Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Sunday said that the government will soon introduce a new Consumer Protection law in the upcoming Parliament session that will check misleading advertisements. The law will carry strong provisions against celebrities endorsing such advertisements as well as adulteration.

Terrorism main cause of Kashmir unrest: Ram Vilas Paswan

Terrorism main cause of Kashmir unrest: Ram Vilas Paswan

The Minister also criticized the separatist leaders for their treatment of some members of the all party delegation who had tried to call on them.

Govt closely monitoring prices of sugar, other food items

Govt closely monitoring prices of sugar, other food items

The government is keeping a close watch on prices of sugar, pulses and edible oils to check hoarding and ensure adequate availability in the market in the festival season, Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan said Wednesday.