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Chirag Paswan enraged over reference to his father's second marriage by Nitish Kumar
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Chirag Paswan enraged over reference to his father's second marriage by Nitish Kumar

"I have never stooped to this level. I have never spoken anything of the kind about Nitish Kumar who has not been transparent about his own personal life. My deceased father was like an open book," said Chirag.

'Will campaign for BJP in Bihar by-polls': Chirag Paswan
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'Will campaign for BJP in Bihar by-polls': Chirag Paswan

There have been speculations that Paswan, whose father held a berth in the Union Council of Ministers till his death, may also be considered for the same in the next reshuffle

LJP (Ram Vilas) to contest Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh Assembly polls, says Chirag Paswan
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LJP (Ram Vilas) to contest Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh Assembly polls, says Chirag Paswan

The party is, however, yet to take a decision on the number of seats it will contest in the two poll-bound states, Paswan said.

Won't join any alliance of which uncle Pashupati Kumar Paras is a part, says Chirag Paswan
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Won't join any alliance of which uncle Pashupati Kumar Paras is a part, says Chirag Paswan

Paswan made the comment in response to queries about speculations that he might return to the NDA following the exit of his bete noire, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar.

Bihar political crisis: Chirag Paswan slams Nitish Kumar for joining hands with RJD, demands President's rule in state
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Bihar political crisis: Chirag Paswan slams Nitish Kumar for joining hands with RJD, demands President's rule in state

Addressing a press conference on Tuesday, Chirag Paswan said that Kumar has lost all the credibility and predicted zero seats for JD(U) in the next elections.

Bihar political potboiler: Who is Nitish Kumar's nemesis who pushed JD(U) to part ways with BJP
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Bihar political potboiler: Who is Nitish Kumar's nemesis who pushed JD(U) to part ways with BJP

Nitish Kumar in his very first interaction with the media after the 2020 results had squarely blamed Chirag Paswan Lok Janshakti Part (the party split only later) for the JD(U)'s debacle

'Take on BJP directly': Chirag Paswan attacks Nitish Kumar over 'conspiracy' accusation
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'Take on BJP directly': Chirag Paswan attacks Nitish Kumar over 'conspiracy' accusation

Chirag Paswan, who has remained consistent in his admiration for Prime Minister Narendra Modi, deplored the JD(U) for appearing sympathetic towards the opposition's allegations of corruption and price rise

Chirag Paswan evicted from father’s ministerial bungalow: Why 'special housing’ for MPs and ministers is a common political flashpoint
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Chirag Paswan evicted from father’s ministerial bungalow: Why 'special housing’ for MPs and ministers is a common political flashpoint

Chirag Paswan began vacating the 12 Janpath Road bungalow after the Directorate of Estates issued an eviction notice to the Lok Sabha MP. The house had served as Ram Vilas Paswan's official residence for several years

Months after eviction notice, Chirag Paswan vacates Delhi bungalow allotted to his late father Ram Vilas Paswan
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Months after eviction notice, Chirag Paswan vacates Delhi bungalow allotted to his late father Ram Vilas Paswan

An eviction order was issued last year by Directorate of Estates (DoE), with multiple reminders were sent, officials said

Chirag Paswan thanks EC for allotting LJP (Ram Vilas) as his party's name, announces bypoll candidates
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Chirag Paswan thanks EC for allotting LJP (Ram Vilas) as his party's name, announces bypoll candidates

In Bihar, Anju Devi will contest the by-election from Kusheshwar Sthan assembly seat and Chandan Singh from Tarapur, Paswan said.

EC allocates helicopter symbol to Chirag Paswan, sewing machine to Pashupati Paras in LJP fight
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EC allocates helicopter symbol to Chirag Paswan, sewing machine to Pashupati Paras in LJP fight

The poll body also provided new party names to the warring factions of the Lok Janshakti Party

EC freezes LJP poll symbol till dispute between Chirag Paswan, Pashupati Paras factions is resolved
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EC freezes LJP poll symbol till dispute between Chirag Paswan, Pashupati Paras factions is resolved

The poll body said that the two factions can use free symbols available to field their candidates for the bypolls to two assembly seats in the coming days

Upset with Pashupati Paras' inclusion into Union Cabinet, Chirag Paswan-led LJP faction moves Delhi HC
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Upset with Pashupati Paras' inclusion into Union Cabinet, Chirag Paswan-led LJP faction moves Delhi HC

Pashupati Paras is among the 43 leaders who will be sworn in as Union ministers at 6 pm today at the Rashtrapati Bhavan

Chirag Paswan blames JD(U) for split in LJP, rejects decisions of faction headed by Pashupati Kumar Paras
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Chirag Paswan blames JD(U) for split in LJP, rejects decisions of faction headed by Pashupati Kumar Paras

In his first interaction with the media after the split in the LJP, Chirag Paswan struck a combative note by describing himself as 'sher ka beta' (lion's cub)

Chirag Paswan removed as LJP national president; ousted leader suspends five rebel MPs
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Chirag Paswan removed as LJP national president; ousted leader suspends five rebel MPs

Suraj Bhan will function as the working president until a new president is elected. The party has also given him the charge to conduct elections for the appointment of the party's national president

Chirag Paswan ousted from Lok Sabha party leader's post: What move means for LJP, JDU
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Chirag Paswan ousted from Lok Sabha party leader's post: What move means for LJP, JDU

In the political arena, Chirag Paswan faces the chief minister, a confused BJP that has to wager peace between two sparring allies, and a friends-or-foes possibility with Tejashwi Yadav-led RJD

Chirag Paswan ousted after 5 of 6 MPs elect Pashupati Kumar Paras as LJP's leader in Lok Sabha
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Chirag Paswan ousted after 5 of 6 MPs elect Pashupati Kumar Paras as LJP's leader in Lok Sabha

In February, over 200 LJP leaders had joined the Janata Dal United (JDU) in Bihar, including former state general secretary Keshav Singh

Chirag Paswan invited to Union Budget session meeting but won't attend due to health reasons, says LJP
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Chirag Paswan invited to Union Budget session meeting but won't attend due to health reasons, says LJP

The LJP's membership in the NDA is being questioned because the party walked out of the alliance in Bihar and contested the Assembly polls against Nitish Kumar's JD(U)

Bihar poll result analysis: Vote share dips for most, but BJP's margins rise; fewer women MLAs win despite high female turnout
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Bihar poll result analysis: Vote share dips for most, but BJP's margins rise; fewer women MLAs win despite high female turnout

The difference between the average vote share of first-time candidates and candidates who have contested in Bihar elections before , is highest for the Congress, potentially indicating that the party's performance varies highly based on the candidate

Bihar election results: Nitish Kumar-led NDA wins 125 constituencies; Mahagathbandhan gets 110 seats
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Bihar election results: Nitish Kumar-led NDA wins 125 constituencies; Mahagathbandhan gets 110 seats

The RJD finished as the single-largest party with 75 seats, while the Congress won a mere 19 seats