Lok Janshakti Party: News

11 Jun 2024

Narendra Modi

Modi Cabinet 3.0: No change in Big 4; key takeaways

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has assigned portfolios to the Cabinet colleagues of his new National Democratic Alliance government, maintaining continuity in the big four ministries.

19 Mar 2024

Narendra Modi

Union minister resigns over BJP's seat-sharing with nephew Chirag's party

Union Minister Pashupati Kumar Paras resigned from Prime Minister Narendra Modi's cabinet on Tuesday.

18 Mar 2024

Nitish Kumar

Lok Sabha polls: Mahagathbandhan in Bihar faces 'conflict' over seat-sharing

Even as the 2024 Lok Sabha elections near, the Mahagathbandhan alliance in Bihar is still struggling with seat-sharing arrangements.

Uncle vs nephew: LJP factions reluctant on BJP's merger attempt

In a bid to prevent the division of votes in the 2024 Lok Sabha elections, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) called on both factions of Bihar's erstwhile Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) to merge.

09 Jul 2023

Chirag Paswan

Will decide soon: Chirag Paswan on return to NDA 

Chirag Paswan, the national president of Lok Janshakti Party (Ram Vilas), has dropped hints of his return to the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) ahead of the 2024 Lok Sabha elections.

15 Nov 2022


No alliance with Chirag Paswan until he apologizes: Pashupati Paras

Rashtriya Lok Janshakti Party (RLJP) president and Union minister, Pashupati Paras, has dismissed reports of his party joining hands with his estranged nephew Chirag Paswan's Lok Janshakti Party (Ram Vilas).

15 Jun 2021


Day after coup, Chirag Paswan removed as LJP chief

Chirag Paswan was on Tuesday removed as the chief of the Lok Janshakti Party, a party founded by his father Ram Vilas Paswan.

14 Jun 2021


5 LJP MPs rally against Chirag Paswan, support uncle Pashupati

Five of the six MPs from the Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) have joined hands against their leader Chirag Paswan - leaving him isolated and marking a big development in Bihar's politics.

07 Nov 2020


Bihar polls: Final phase begins, PM says "set new record"

The third and final phase of Bihar polls began on Saturday, with voters queuing up at 78 of the total 243 Assembly seats to choose the next Chief Minister.

29 Oct 2020


Ameesha says she feared for life during Bihar poll campaign

Actor Ameesha Patel has said that she feared for her life while campaigning for the Lok Janshakti Party's (LJP) candidate Prakash Chandra for the Bihar elections.

27 Oct 2020


Munger: Police clashes with Durga worshippers; 1 killed, many injured

A man was killed while several others were injured amid clashes during the immersion of Goddess Durga's idol in Bihar's Munger on Monday.

08 Oct 2020


Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan dies at 74

In an unfortunate development, Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan has passed away, his son Chirag Paswan confirmed on Thursday evening. He was 74 years old.

06 Oct 2020


Bihar elections: JD(U)-BJP reach 50:50 seat-sharing deal; NDA snubs Paswan

The ruling National Democratic Alliance (NDA) in Bihar on Tuesday announced the seat-sharing formula of its constituent parties for the upcoming Bihar Assembly elections.

23 Aug 2020


BJP, JD(U), LJP to fight Bihar polls together: JP Nadda

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Jagat Prakash Nadda on Sunday said the saffron party, the Janata Dal (United), and the Lok Janshakti Party, will fight the upcoming Bihar Assembly polls together.

Nitish Kumar's JD(U) expels cabinet minister, he quickly joins RJD

Ahead of high-stake Bihar Assembly polls, the ruling JD(U) expelled State Industries Minister Shyam Rajak for "anti-party" activities, allowing him to return to his home party, RJD.

09 Nov 2018


LJP, RLSP demand same number of seats as in 2014-polls

Two NDA constituents, LJP and RLSP, have made it clear that the number of seats they wanted to contest for the next Lok Sabha election was the same as that of 2014.

11 Sep 2018


Ram Vilas Paswan seeks 15% reservation for upper caste

Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan, in an interview to Hindustan Times, demanded that the upper caste should get 15 per cent reservation.

05 Aug 2018


NDA allies in Bihar will cease to be politically-relevant: Congress

Parties like Nitish Kumar's JD(U) and Ram Vilas Paswan's LJP will cease to be politically relevant in Bihar if they stay in alliance with BJP, Congress leader in-charge of the state Shaktisinh Gohil said.

SC okays reservation in promotions in government jobs, for now

The SC today permitted the Center to continue with reservation for SC/ST employees in promotions for now, and agreed to hear a petition against quashing of the practice.

03 Jun 2018


Paswan meets Shah; seeks ordinance on Dalit-crimes, special-status for Bihar

Lok Janshakti Party chief Ram Vilas Paswan today met BJP President Amit Shah, seeking an ordinance to restore the original provisions of SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act and called for ensuring reservation in promotion for the community.

Bharat Bandh: Are political parties in overdrive about Dalit-votes?

On Monday, Dalits called a nationwide bandh protesting Supreme Court's March 20 judgment "diluting" the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act.