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  • Anti-Dalit canard must stop

    It is said that Ram Vilas Paswan is a bellwether of the electoral mood of the country. He has a habit of switching camps on the eve of elections and, invariably, finding himself on the winning side at the end of them. Whether this time too he will behave true to his habit or he will develop cold feet is not known. Also, Prime Minister Modi being made of the sterner stuff,

  • Ram Vilas Paswan warns government of an agitation if SC/ST Act not restored

    New Delhi/Patna: Yet another BJP ally is sulking: this time it is Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan whose Lok Janshakti Party has a strong Dalit and tribal constituency. The party has one big grouse: It wants Justice A K Goel removed as chief of the National Green Tribunal. The retired judge was on the Supreme Court bench that diluted a law meant for protection of Dalits. That, in turn, has earned Goel the

  • BJP’s ally Ram Vilas Paswan’s son-in-law Anil Kumar Sadhu joins RJD

    Patna: In a setback to the NDA in Bihar, Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan’s son-in-law and Dalit Sena President Anil Kumar Sadhu joined the opposition RJD on Wednesday. Sadhu, who was also a LJP leader, directly attacked his father-in-law and Lok Janshakti Party chief Paswan for compromising with the party’s principles and policies and of surrendering to the RSS for personal gains.

  • Stringent consumer protection law soon – Ram Vilas Paswan

    The Consumer Protection Bill, 2015 was found to have many lacunae such as it empowered the central government to supervise the functioning of, and issue binding directions to the district, state and national consumer redressal commissions.

  • Amit Shah debuts in Parl, sits in front row

    New Delhi: BJP President Amit Shah on Friday made his debut in the Rajya Sabha and was seated in the front row, right next to the seats reserved for the Leader of the House and the Prime Minister.

  • Centre caps minimum export price of onion at USD 850 per tonne

    New Delhi: In order to maintain stock of onions in the domestic market, the Centre fixed the minimum export price (MEP) of onion at USD 850 per tonne. The same was notified by Minister for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Ram Vilas Paswan, who tweeted that the step is being taken in order to ensure domestic availability of onion and to discourage cheap export from the country.

  • Govt may make gold jewellery hallmarking mandatory by Jan

    New Delhi: The government is planning to make hallmarking along with carat count mandatory for the gold jewellery sold in the country, Food and Consumers Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan said today.

  • Food Minister Paswan unwell; Agri Min gets addl charge

    New Delhi:  Union Minister of Food and Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Ram Vilas Paswan is indisposed and is undergoing treatment abroad.  Disclosing this to the media, a Rashtrapati Bhavan communique said Pawan’s portfolio has been given to Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh, till he is able to resume his work.  The communique, which did not give details of the nature of Paswan’s sickness, said he would be designated as Minister

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    No vacancy, PM’s post ‘reserved’ for Modi till 2024: Paswan

    New Delhi: There is no vacancy for the prime minister’s post which is “reserved” for Narendra Modi till 2024, Union minister Ram Vilas Paswan asserted today flaying Shiv Sena for saying that the LJP chief had “forcefully” got a resolution moved in this regard at the last NDA meeting. In that meeting, the NDA constituents adopted the resolution to fight the 2019 general elections under Modi’s leadership.

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