Ram Vilas Paswan

Reservation in jobs: Paswan says Govt should bring ordinance to 'rectify' Supreme Court order

The government should bring an ordinance to "rectify" the Supreme Court's recent decision on reservations in jobs for SC-ST communities and all such issues should be included in the Ninth Schedule of the Constitution to insulate them from judicial review, Union minister Ram Vilas Paswan said on Friday.

Feb 14, 2020, 16:56 PM IST

'One Nation, One Ration Card' scheme will be implemented by June 1 across the country: Ram Vilas Paswan

Ram Vilas Paswan announced that 'One Nation One Ration Card' has already been launched in 16 states, including Andhra Pradesh, Haryana, Karnataka, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Telangana, Tripura, Gujarat and Jharkhand. 

Jan 21, 2020, 07:21 AM IST

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The Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party on Tuesday (January 14) released the list of candidates for all the 70 constituencies of Delhi in the upcoming assembly election.

Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Ram Vilas Paswan cleared out that from January 15, 2020, Hallmark will be mandatory for buying and selling gold.

Jan 14, 2020, 20:52 PM IST

Hallmark mandatory for buying and selling gold from January 15, 2020

Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Ram Vilas Paswan cleared out that from January 15, 2020, Hallmark will be mandatory for buying and selling gold. Hallmarked gold jewellery will now be available in three grades i.e., 14 carats, 18 carats & 22 carats instead of the earlier ten grades.

Jan 14, 2020, 19:48 PM IST

Onion price reduced due to import, says Minister Ram Vilas Paswan

The food inflation rate rose to 13.24 in December as against 11 per cent in November. Within this category, onions saw an inflation rate of 455.8 per cent compared to 172.3 per cent in November.The rate of vegetables climbed from 45.32 per cent in November to 69.69 per cent in December.

Jan 14, 2020, 16:35 PM IST

Centre offers imported onions to states at Rs 49-58 per kg

Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan said that imports began from mid-December and states were asked to place their firm demand in order to get the supply from the imported stock. 

Jan 07, 2020, 23:34 PM IST

Criminal complaint against Ram Vilas Paswan over onion price in Bihar

Raju Naiyyar, a resident of Mithanpura area, lodged the complaint through advocate Manoj Kumar Singh under section 420 (cheating), 506 (criminal intimidation), 379 (theft) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) at CJM court here.

Dec 07, 2019, 20:17 PM IST

Centre slashes onion stock holding limit for retailers, wholesalers to curb skyrocketing prices

The Consumer Affairs Ministry on Tuesday said the stock limit for retailers have been halved to 5 tonnes of onions while for wholesalers the stocks limit has been halved to 25 tonnes of onions.

Dec 03, 2019, 20:44 PM IST

'One Nation One Ration Card' to be effective across India from June 1, 2020: Ram Vilas Paswan

The One Nation One Ration Card scheme, which will come into effect from June 1, 2020, is aimed at providing benefits to migrant labourers and daily wagers as it will allow the eligible beneficiaries to avail their entitled food grains under the National Food Security Act from any Fair Price Shop.

Dec 03, 2019, 16:15 PM IST

Can't control onion price hike: Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan

Ram Vilas Paswan, however, said that the government is taking all steps to contain the onion price rise. Stating that prices fluctuate depending on supply-demand, Paswan said currently, there is a mismatch in this. However, the government is taking measures to improve availability and check prices.

Nov 27, 2019, 17:52 PM IST

Nominate your representatives to test water samples: Ram Vilas Paswan challenges Arvind Kejriwal

Union Minister of Consumer Affairs Ram Vilas Paswan on Monday slammed Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal over the latter's accusations of calling a BIS report on drinking water in national capital as "false and politically motivated", and challenged him to nominate his representatives to test the water samples again.

Nov 18, 2019, 16:34 PM IST

LJP names 5 candidates for Jharkhand Assembly election

LJP has fielded Rekha Chaubey from Nagar Bhavanathpur, Anand Pratap Singh from Husainabad, Shashikant Kumar from Chhatarpur (SC), Shashi Ranjan Dhar Dubey from Vishrampur and Ramdev Prasad Yadav from Panki assembly constituencies.

Nov 12, 2019, 20:56 PM IST

Exclusive: In conversation with Ram Vilas Paswan on Onion price rise

Onion prices have skyrocketed with some states witnessing a retail price of Rs 100 per kilogram.

Nov 06, 2019, 20:50 PM IST

We have taken required steps to curb onion hoarding, says Ram Vilas Paswan

On Tuesday, the ministry of consumer affair had held a meeting wherein several decisions were taken to curb the problem of rising onion prices in the country and it also directed states to take quick action on the matter.

Nov 06, 2019, 17:33 PM IST

Tap water in Delhi not drinkable, doesn't meet BIS standard, says Ram Vilas Paswan

The Union Minister chaired a meeting with officials of BIS, Delhi Jal Board (DJB), officials from Ministry of Jal Shakti and Department of Consumer Affairs and FSSAI where it was discussed that the Standards for Drinking Water which are being set by BIS must be made mandatory which are currently voluntary in nature and only then can they be enforced.

Oct 03, 2019, 21:10 PM IST

As onion prices surge, Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan warns hoarders, black marketers

The prices of onion have increased around 300% in the last one month due to the disruption in supply from Maharashtra and Karnataka.

Sep 24, 2019, 16:18 PM IST

Government committed to ban single-use plastic, people should use cloth bags: Ram Vilas Paswan

The suggestions made during the meeting will be reviewed and sent to the Cabinet Secretary in three days. 

Sep 09, 2019, 16:47 PM IST

Govt to frame rules within three months to implement Consumer Protection Act

Govt to frame rules within three months to implement Consumer Protection Act. Watch video to know more.

Aug 14, 2019, 08:06 AM IST

Ram Vilas Paswan’s brother passes away at RML Hospital in Delhi

Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) Member of Parliament, Ram Chandra Paswan passed away at RML Hospital in Delhi. He is brother of Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan.

Jul 21, 2019, 14:54 PM IST

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Jun 29, 2019, 07:30 AM IST