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Centre calls state food ministers' meet tomorrow to discuss food prices

High on the agenda of the meeting will be a discussion on measures required to maintain and manage prices of essential food items.

28 Jun 2018 4:47 PM

JD-U pushes BJP for early deal on 2019 seat-sharing

The JD(U) had emerged as the second largest party with 71 seats during the 2015 Assembly elections.

25 Jun 2018 4:46 AM

Quota in promotion to stay in govt jobs, says Ram Vilas Paswan

The department of personnel and training will soon issue a directive in this regard, he said.

14 Jun 2018 2:13 AM

Rs 8,500 crore bailout for sugarcane farmers

The maximum cane dues of over Rs 12,000 crore are in Uttar Pradesh, the nation’s biggest sugarcane-producing state.

07 Jun 2018 4:17 AM

Ram Vilas Paswan meets Amit Shah to talk over Bihar ‘status’

The Congress, the third constituent of the erstwhile Grand Alliance, is, however, quiet on aligning with the JD(U) again.

04 Jun 2018 12:46 AM


Govt considering setting up 3 million tonne sugar buffer stock, says Paswan

Besides setting up of buffer stock, the food ministry in the draft cabinet note has proposed fixing minimum ex-mill sale price.

31 May 2018 4:26 PM

Govt keeps selling price of PDS grains unchanged for 1 more year: Paswan

Foodgrains via ration shops are supplied at a highly subsidised rate of Rs 3 per kg for rice, Rs 2 per kg for wheat.

18 May 2018 4:04 PM

There's no vacancy in 2019: Ram Vilas Paswan mocks Rahul Gandhi's PM remark

Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan said there was no vacancy for the PM's post as Narendra Modi would return to power in 2019.

14 May 2018 11:22 AM

Centre will bring ordinance if SC ‘dilutes’ SC/ST act: Ram Vilas Paswan

Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan said the government is committed (for the welfare of SC/ST).

08 May 2018 3:34 PM

Ram Vilas Paswan backs quota for upper caste poor

Poor among the upper castes also need facilities like dalits, OBCs: LJP

07 May 2018 2:45 AM


Eating at dalit homes won’t eradicate untouchability: Ram Vilas Paswan

You can have food at anyone’s house, but you cannot patronise them, like Lord Ram having food at Sabri’s house.

06 May 2018 5:14 AM

Ram Vilas Paswan slams Congress over issue of dalits

He blamed BSP president Mayawati for abusing upper castes before elections and then spurning dalits after elections.

04 May 2018 12:29 AM

Govt considering national policy for retail trade

Retail trade is crucial for growth of Indian economy and the policy should be formulated to promote trade.

26 Apr 2018 4:27 PM

Nitish, Paswan to share dais on Ambedkar event

According to observers, the two veteran leaders have never been on the same page earlier.

10 Apr 2018 1:26 AM

Angry Nitish Kumar warns BJP on flare-ups

Sources say that with BJP pushing its agenda aggressively, the JD(U) and the LJP are now looking for ways to retain their political ground in Bihar.

09 Apr 2018 2:13 AM


BJP struggling to change anti-Muslim perception: Ram Vilas Paswan

India’s 1.3 billion people are about 80 percent Hindu and 14 percent Muslim, according to the latest census data.

30 Mar 2018 6:06 PM

Govt to seek review of SC/ST order after nudge from Oppn

Official sources said top law officers are brainstorming with officials of the social justice ministry to prepare a credible review plea.

30 Mar 2018 6:16 AM

SC/ST Act: Govt set to file review petition before Supreme Court next week

Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Thursday that the government has taken note of the SC judgement about laying down new norms about the SC/ST Act.

29 Mar 2018 3:29 PM

LJP moves top court for review of SC/ST verdict

The LJP urged the court to grant oral hearing to argue the case by a larger bench of more than two judges as the March 20 verdict is by two judges.

27 Mar 2018 12:50 AM

Ram Vilas Paswan, Nitish Kumar reflect NDA discontent

With an year left for the 2019 general elections, the meeting between both the parties is being viewed as crucial.

26 Mar 2018 12:40 AM