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Chirag Paswan

BJP Invites LJP Chief Chirag Paswan To NDA Meet; Paswan Likely To Skip

Jan 30, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

A vocal supporter of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) president Chirag Paswan, walked out of the NDA coalition in Bihar, right before the state went to polls.

Chirag Downplays BJP Fielding Sushil Modi For Seat Won By Ram Vilas Paswan

Nov 28, 2020 PTI

Sushil Modi is likely to win uncontested unless the opposition Grand Alliance fields a candidate to challenge him

'BJP Made You CM': Chirag Paswan's Swipe In Congratulating Nitish

'Hope the government completes its term and you continue to remain an NDA chief minister', tweeted LJP president Chirag Paswan

LJP Claims It Proved Its Worth In Bihar

Nov 15, 2020 PTI

Chirag Paswan has insisted that his party might have left the NDA in Bihar, but it remains a member of the ruling alliance at the Centre.

Nitish Kumar May Take Oath As CM On Monday

Raj Bhavan sources said they have not received any communication about when the swearing-in ceremony will take place.

12 November, 2020

Bihar Results: Four Surprising Takeaways, And A Twist In The Tale

Yogendra Yadav

Why yet another victory for the incumbent in Bihar flies in the face of the logic of democratic politics.

11 November, 2020

If Bihar Had Voted On Caste Lines, CPI (ML), RJD Wouldn’t Have Got As Many Seats: Dipankar Bhattacharya

Preetha Nair

The Left parties — CPI (ML), the CPI (M), and the CPI, bagged 16 seats out of the 29 seats they have contested.

11 November, 2020

Political Astrology And Some Lessons From The Bihar Elections

Puneet Nicholas Yadav

The Bihar results have shown that the BJP’s Hindutva arc is not just intact in the state but is growing steadily.

11 November, 2020

Wanted JD(U) ‘Emaciated’, Won't Back Nitish Kumar: Chirag Paswan


'We wanted to make the BJP stronger and its heft has increased unquestionably,' Chirag Paswan said

11 November, 2020

Bihar Victory Belies Anti-Incumbency Claims; Nitish Kumar To Remain CM: BJP Bihar President


The ruling coalition won 125 seats in the 243-member Assembly against 110 clinched by the opposition grand alliance

11 November, 2020

Bihar Poll Results Victory Of PM Modi, Says LJP President Chirag Paswan


With his party winning only one seat, Paswan tweeted that he was 'proud' that his party did not bend down for power

10 November, 2020

With Just One Seat In Its Kitty, Chirag Paswan's LJP Sinks And Brings Down Nitish Kumar's JDU


A 'sinister' campaign was run against Nitish Kumar as part of a 'conspiracy;' says JD(U)

10 November, 2020

Pyrrhic Victory For Nitish As BJP All Set To Emerge As Big Brother In The Alliance

Giridhar Jha

Since 2005, JD(U) has always been the bigger partner in the NDA alliance. Not any more.

10 November, 2020

Bihar Election Results 2020 Live Updates: Counting Enters Final Phase; BJP, RJD In Race To Become Single-Largest Party

Outlook Web Bureau

Earlier in the day, the JD(U) exuded confidence that the NDA will again form a government in Bihar under Nitish Kumar.

05 November, 2020

Nitish Kumar Will Beseech Lalu To Help Him Have Another Shot At Power: Chirag Paswan


The JD(U), which has been at the receiving end of Paswan's pungent attacks, reacted testily.

01 November, 2020

'Turncoat' Nitish Kumar May Quit NDA After Bihar Polls: Chirag Paswan


The Bihar CM And JD(U) chief might join the RJD-led Grand Alliance and challenge the NDA in the 2024 general elections, Paswan warned

01 November, 2020

No Place For 'Acidic Remarks' In Democracy, Says Rajnath Singh


Expressing concern over hate speeches and personal remarks by leaders of all political parties, Singh said there is no place for hatred in healthy politics.

28 October, 2020

I Was Always Influenced By BR Ambedkar’s Teachings: Actress Payal Ghosh

Lachmi Deb Roy

In an interview with Outlook, actress Payal Ghosh talks about the reasons for joining the Republican Party of India.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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