Ram Vilas Paswan

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Ram Vilas Paswan said : "In the time of the coronavirus crisis, I served the country as the food minister and made every effort to ensure that food items reach on time everywhere. During this time, my health started deteriorating but to ensure that there was no laxity in work due to this, I did not go to a hospital," External link

economictimes Friday, September 11, 2020 3:35:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "I am happy that my son Chirag is with me at this time and is looking after me in every possible way. Besides taking care of me, he is also fulfilling his responsibilities towards the party," External link

economictimes Friday, September 11, 2020 3:35:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said ( about Bihar Chief ) : "I am confident that with his youthful thinking, Chirag will take the party and Bihar to new heights. I firmly stand by all the decisions of Chirag. I hope that I will soon be well and among my loved ones," External link

economictimes Friday, September 11, 2020 3:35:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "In the time of the coronavirus crisis, I served the country as the food minister and made every effort to ensure that food items reach on time everywhere. During this time, my health started deteriorating but to ensure that there was no laxity in work due to this, I did not go to a hospital," External link

news18 Friday, September 11, 2020 2:56:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "I am happy that my son Chirag is with me at this time and is looking after me in every possible way. Besides taking care of me, he is also fulfilling his responsibilities towards the party," External link

news18 Friday, September 11, 2020 2:56:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said ( about Bihar Chief ) : "I am confident that with his youthful thinking, Chirag will take the party and Bihar to new heights. I firmly stand by all the decisions of Chirag. I hope that I will soon be well and among my loved ones," External link

news18 Friday, September 11, 2020 2:56:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : “I stand firmly with every decision of his. I am confident that with his youthful thinking, Chirag will take the party and Bihar to new heights,” External link

news18 Friday, September 11, 2020 8:28:00 AM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "We are taking this matter seriously. Action will be taken against violators. We urge consumers to file complaints if they find any information missing on the package of any product," External link

business-standard Friday, August 21, 2020 9:44:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan told : "With hallmarking of gold jewellery and artefacts becoming mandatory, the number of jewellers coming forward for registration is expected to go to 5 lakh from the present level of about 31,000," External link

business-standard Friday, August 21, 2020 9:44:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan told : "The mandatory quality control standard (QCS) for toys will be implemented from September 1 onwards. BIS staff will be deployed at major ports to take the sample and test the product for quality," External link

newindianexpress Friday, August 21, 2020 8:42:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan told : “The mandatory quality control standard (QCS) for toys will be implemented from September 1 onwards. BIS staff will be deployed at major ports to take the sample and test the product for quality,” External link

financialexpress Friday, August 21, 2020 6:26:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan told ( about Piyush Goyal ) : "In a video conference with Piyush Goyalji, we discussed the creation of storage facilities on the surplus land of railways at the earliest," External link

business-standard Tuesday, August 11, 2020 11:33:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan told : "Wherever there is a flood-like situation and people are leaving for safer places, the state governments should provide doorstep delivery of PDS ration," External link

business-standard Tuesday, August 11, 2020 8:46:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "Poor beneficiaries in states facing flood-kind of situation should not be deprived of their basic ration. The states should take immediate steps in this regard," External link

business-standard Tuesday, August 11, 2020 8:46:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan told : "Wherever there is a flood-like situation and people are leaving for safer places, the state governments should provide doorstep delivery of PDS ration," External link

news18 Tuesday, August 11, 2020 5:42:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "Poor beneficiaries in states facing flood-kind of situation should not be deprived of their basic ration. The states should take immediate steps in this regard," External link

news18 Tuesday, August 11, 2020 5:42:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan told : "Wherever there is a flood-like situation and people are leaving for safer places, the state governments should provide doorstep delivery of PDS ration," External link

economictimes Tuesday, August 11, 2020 4:05:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "Poor beneficiaries in states facing flood-kind of situation should not be deprived of their basic ration. The states should take immediate steps in this regard," External link

economictimes Tuesday, August 11, 2020 4:05:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan told : “Wherever there is a flood-like situation and people are leaving for safer places, the State governments should provide doorstep delivery of PDS ration,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, August 11, 2020 3:42:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : “Poor beneficiaries in states facing flood-kind of situation should not be deprived of their basic ration. The states should take immediate steps in this regard,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, August 11, 2020 3:42:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "We are spending over Rs 1 lakh crore annually on subsidised PDS foodgrains distribution, but in several states there is no mention or credit given to the Union government," External link

news18 Friday, August 7, 2020 6:04:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : “In the first three months, states and Union territories had distributed foodgrains to about 95 per cent beneficiaries under the PMGKAY. But, the distribution in July reached 62 per cent,” External link

financialexpress Friday, August 7, 2020 5:50:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan told : “About 80% of total National Food Security Act are now,” External link

economictimes Sunday, August 2, 2020 4:04:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : “If one beneficiary member of a family which hails from Ranchi works in a factory in Chennai, he can withdraw his share of the quota as subsidised grains are allotted on a per head basis,” External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, August 1, 2020 10:22:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : “There's confrontation between 2 states & no FIR registered yet in Maharashtra. Chirag had spoken to CM Thackeray that there should be CBI probe. All political leaders are demanding for it. It should be handed over to CBI,” External link

news-yahoo-in Friday, July 31, 2020 2:58:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : “All political leaders are demanding for it. It should be handed over to CBI,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, July 31, 2020 1:58:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan added : "There has been no discrimination or wrong identification of NFSA beneficiaries in Bihar. The system of identification of beneficiaries as per norms is uniform across all the states and Union territories," External link

business-standard Thursday, July 30, 2020 9:51:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan added : "Thus, the Department of Food and Public Distribution clarifies that all efforts are being made for the achievement of 'Rightful Targeting' of food subsidy benefits to the genuinely needy persons/families in Bihar by the central government," External link

business-standard Thursday, July 30, 2020 9:51:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "Getting ration cards made and ensuring that benefits of ration goods supplied by the centre reach the beneficiaries is the responsibility of the state governments concerned" External link

timesofindia Thursday, July 30, 2020 7:25:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "I think Bihar needs to improve on testing. The state should test more and more to get a grip on the epidemic. Look at states like Delhi, Maharashtra, UP. These states are testing much more as compared to Bihar and their situation is improving very fast," External link

economictimes Thursday, July 30, 2020 6:16:00 AM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : “Jewellers had made a request to extend the time. We have extended the deadline from January 15 to June 1, 2021, in view of the disruption in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis,” External link

financialexpress Tuesday, July 28, 2020 11:00:00 AM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan told : "Jewellers had made a request to extend the time. We have extended the deadline from January 15 to June 1, 2021, in view of the disruption in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis," External link

timesofindia Monday, July 27, 2020 3:32:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan told : “I have taken serious note of the Delhi High Court order. Visually impaired people are part of AAY. I have given all states a direction to cover them as beneficiaries and ensure they get their monthly quota,” External link

financialexpress Thursday, July 23, 2020 4:43:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : “At any cost, the states should not exclude AAY category people,” External link

financialexpress Thursday, July 23, 2020 4:43:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : “Normally, prices of tomato remain high during July to September due to the lean period. The price volatility is more due to perishability of the commodity” External link

expressindia Thursday, July 9, 2020 9:54:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan told : "We have reiterated that we have such a provision in place. We have directed state governments to strictly enforce the provision and take action against violators," External link

timesofindia Thursday, July 9, 2020 8:30:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "Normally, prices of tomato remain high during July to September due to the lean period. The price volatility is more due to perishability of the commodity" External link

newindianexpress Thursday, July 9, 2020 8:25:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : “We have reiterated that we have such a provision in place. We have directed state governments to strictly enforce the provision and take action against violators,” External link

expressindia Thursday, July 9, 2020 6:41:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan told : “We have reiterated that we have such a provision in place. We have directed state governments to strictly enforce the provision and take action against violators,” External link

expressindia Thursday, July 9, 2020 6:41:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan told : "We have reiterated that we have such a provision in place. We have directed state governments to strictly enforce the provision and take action against violators," External link

business-standard Thursday, July 9, 2020 5:45:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "We have no problem in providing foodgrains to states. When it is being given free, I don't understand what the problem with states in distribution is. We are taking this issue seriously," External link

business-standard Wednesday, July 1, 2020 10:39:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : “We have no problem in providing food grains to States. When it is being given free, I don’t understand what is the problem with States in distribution... They should be more sensitive towards the poor in this crisis and take proactive steps,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, July 1, 2020 9:11:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : “We have no problem in providing food grains to States. When it is being given free, I don’t understand what is the problem with States in distribution... They should be more sensitive towards the poor in this crisis and take proactive steps,” External link

thehindu Wednesday, July 1, 2020 8:54:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "Rules are being framed to check foreign goods standards. These rules will apply not only to Chinese products but also to products coming from other countries" External link

newindianexpress Wednesday, July 1, 2020 5:28:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "We will stop foreign goods if our standards are not met," External link

newindianexpress Wednesday, July 1, 2020 5:28:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan told : “Dreaming of becoming CM is not bad. And if I get a chance, I would definitely like to become the CM of Bihar,” External link

newindianexpress Thursday, June 25, 2020 9:56:00 AM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : “I want to appeal to everyone that the way China is behaving, we boycott all Chinese products,” External link

theepochtimes Monday, June 22, 2020 2:44:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan told : "I want to appeal to everyone that the way China is behaving, we boycott all Chinese products," External link

newindianexpress Thursday, June 18, 2020 4:58:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "I want to appeal to everyone that the way China is behaving, we boycott all Chinese products," External link

economictimes Thursday, June 18, 2020 3:08:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan déclare : "Dans la situation actuelle, la question chinoise ne doit pas être prise à la légère (...) Dans de nombreux cas, de l'argent chinois peut être investi, mais je pense (...) qu'il faut certainement éviter les produits chinois" External link

msn-fr Thursday, June 18, 2020 1:46:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : “We can’t allow any judicial oscillation on the issue. And in the past..., there have been contradictions in the Supreme Court’s own rulings on the subject,” External link

Hindu Saturday, June 13, 2020 1:16:00 AM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : “Today three more states namely — Odisha, Sikkim and Mizoram have been included in the scheme,” External link

Hindu Monday, June 1, 2020 2:09:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : “Further, constant efforts are being made by this Department to expand the reach of national portability to the beneficiaries of other states/UTs also in association with respective state/UT governments,” External link

Hindu Monday, June 1, 2020 2:09:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "Delhi and West Bengal have distributed April month quota of foodgrains under the PMGAY. Delhi achieved 96 per cent distribution in April, while West Bengal 93 per cent. However in the month of May, the two states have achieved zero," External link

timesofindia Friday, May 29, 2020 3:32:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "We can tolerate delay in milling raw pulses but not poor quality. The issue has been addressed. A standard operating procedure has been issued in this regard," External link

timesofindia Friday, May 29, 2020 3:32:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "Delhi and West Bengal have distributed April month quota of foodgrains under the PMGAY. Delhi achieved 96 per cent distribution in April, while West Bengal 93 per cent. However in the month of May, the two states have achieved zero," External link

economictimes Friday, May 29, 2020 2:47:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "We can tolerate delay in milling raw pulses but not poor quality. The issue has been addressed. A standard operating procedure has been issued in this regard," External link

economictimes Friday, May 29, 2020 2:47:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "States/UTs are not required to provide a list of beneficiaries in advance, but they are requested to send the distribution report of foodgrains by 15 July, 2020," External link

business-standard Friday, May 22, 2020 7:34:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : “However states of Delhi, West Bengal, Manipur, Kerala and Bihar have either not started distribution of food grains for May month or it is less than 10%,” External link

economictimes Friday, May 22, 2020 5:49:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : “No one goes hungry. 17 states have lifted the food grains. The distribution of food grains to migrants having no ration cards is expected to complete by June 15,” External link

economictimes Friday, May 22, 2020 5:49:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : “We are examining it. It has to be decided at the Cabinet level. We need to look at the practicality,” External link

expressindia Sunday, May 17, 2020 1:53:00 AM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan noted : “This decision is in the interest of migrants. Congress may say give more quantity of foodgrains for free. The NFSA, under which 5 kg per person subsidised grain is given to 81 crore through PDS, was framed during the UPA time. But, the Modi government is doing maximum. This is not the end of all. The Prime Minister is sensitive and aware of the situation,” External link

expressindia Sunday, May 17, 2020 1:53:00 AM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : “They will think about job once they are settled after reaching home,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, May 16, 2020 10:42:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan told : “We are not seeking the details of beneficiary migrants who don’t have ration cards from the states as the focus is to bring quick relief to these vulnerable people. If we ask states to start identifying, it will take months,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, May 16, 2020 10:42:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan told : "There is nothing impossible. What is to be seen -- whether it is practical or not. We are examining this issue. It is a Cabinet-level decision," External link

business-standard Saturday, May 16, 2020 8:10:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan told : "If the number of migrants exceeds the current estimation of 8 crore, the Centre is ready to provide additional grains for free supply but the identified person should be genuine which state governments have to validate," External link

business-standard Saturday, May 16, 2020 5:03:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan noted : "This decision is in the interest of migrants. Congress may say give more quantity of foodgrains for free. The NFSA, under which 5 kg per person subsidised grain is given to 81 crore through PDS, was framed during the UPA time. But, the Modi government is doing maximum. This is not the end of all. The Prime Minister is sensitive and aware of the situation," External link

business-standard Saturday, May 16, 2020 5:03:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan told : “If the number of migrants exceeds the current estimation of eight crore, the Centre is ready to provide additional grains for free supply but the identified person should be genuine which State governments have to validate,” External link

thehindu Saturday, May 16, 2020 4:48:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan noted : “This decision is in the interest of migrants. Congress may say give more quantity of foodgrains for free. The NFSA, under which 5kg per person subsidised grain is given to 81 crore through PDS, was framed during the UPA time. But, the Modi government is doing maximum. This is not the end of all. The Prime Minister is sensitive and aware of the situation,” External link

thehindu Saturday, May 16, 2020 4:48:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan told : “If the number of migrants exceeds the current estimation of eight crore, the Centre is ready to provide additional grains for free supply but the identified person should be genuine which State governments have to validate,” External link

Hindu Saturday, May 16, 2020 4:02:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan noted : “This decision is in the interest of migrants. Congress may say give more quantity of foodgrains for free. The NFSA, under which 5kg per person subsidised grain is given to 81 crore through PDS, was framed during the UPA time. But, the Modi government is doing maximum. This is not the end of all. The Prime Minister is sensitive and aware of the situation,” External link

Hindu Saturday, May 16, 2020 4:02:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan told : "I speak as a responsible ally (of the ruling NDA in Bihar) ... I can see a lot of anger among migrant workers when I watch their ordeal in videos posted on social media. I fear that they might lose confidence in our government," External link

timesofindia Wednesday, May 13, 2020 9:46:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan added : "The current crisis throws an opportunity for Nitish Kumar. There are lessons to draw from the adjoining Uttar Pradesh where Yogi Adityanath has been doing a fabulous job by not only taking the lead in bringing the migrants back but also rehabilitating them economically," External link

timesofindia Wednesday, May 13, 2020 9:46:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan pointed out : "promising that as many trains as needed will be run for Bihar" External link

timesofindia Wednesday, May 13, 2020 9:46:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan pointed out : "now it is the job of the state government to find out as quickly as possible how many of its natives were stuck in which places and place requisitions for bringing them back" External link

timesofindia Wednesday, May 13, 2020 9:46:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan told : "I speak as a responsible ally (of the ruling NDA in Bihar)...I can see a lot of anger among migrant workers when I watch their ordeal in videos posted on social media. I fear that they might lose confidence in our government," External link

business-standard Wednesday, May 13, 2020 9:18:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan added : "The current crisis throws an opportunity for Nitish Kumar. There are lessons to draw from the adjoining Uttar Pradesh where Yogi Adityanath has been doing a fabulous job by not only taking the lead in bringing the migrants back but also rehabilitating them economically," External link

business-standard Wednesday, May 13, 2020 9:18:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan pointed out : "promising that as many trains as needed will be run for Bihar" External link

business-standard Wednesday, May 13, 2020 9:18:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan pointed out : "now it is the job of the state government to find out as quickly as possible how many of its natives were stuck in which places and place requisitions for bringing them back" External link

business-standard Wednesday, May 13, 2020 9:18:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan told : "I speak as a responsible ally (of the ruling NDA in Bihar)...I can see a lot of anger among migrant workers when I watch their ordeal in videos posted on social media. I fear that they might lose confidence in our government," External link

news18 Wednesday, May 13, 2020 7:56:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan added : "The current crisis throws an opportunity for Nitish Kumar. There are lessons to draw from the adjoining Uttar Pradesh where Yogi Adityanath has been doing a fabulous job by not only taking the lead in bringing the migrants back but also rehabilitating them economically," External link

news18 Wednesday, May 13, 2020 7:56:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan pointed out : "promising that as many trains as needed will be run for Bihar" External link

news18 Wednesday, May 13, 2020 7:56:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan pointed out : "now it is the job of the state government to find out as quickly as possible how many of its natives were stuck in which places and place requisitions for bringing them back" External link

news18 Wednesday, May 13, 2020 7:56:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : “The Prime Minister is worried. I am worried. But we need a system to take food to the migrants. That is why we have recommended state food ministers that at least basic details such as location, number of migrants, clusters, and food requirements must be prepared urgently,” External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, May 9, 2020 11:35:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : “We have told food ministers if there are needy people who may or may not have a ration card, or are outside the system, like migrant workers, we have enough stocks,” External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, May 9, 2020 11:35:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan told : “So far, 17 States and UTs have integrated and three more States Odisha, Mizoram and Nagaland are also getting prepared. Total 20 States/UTs will be ready for the launch of ration card portability from June 1,” External link

thehindu Friday, May 8, 2020 7:59:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan told : “So far, 17 States and union territories have joined the portability scheme, and another three States are likely to join by June,” External link

Hindu Friday, May 8, 2020 7:52:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : “That would open a Pandora’s Box which we do not want,” “We have told them to ensure that hand sanitiser is placed next to the point of sale machines to prevent infection,” External link

Hindu Friday, May 8, 2020 7:52:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : “Distribution of pulses is the responsibility of the State governments. The Centre has overcome a number of challenges to get the pulses milled and transported to the States even in the midst of the lockdown. But the States must put in extra effort to ensure distribution,” External link

Hindu Friday, May 8, 2020 7:52:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "The procurement of wheat and paddy/rice during RMS 2020-21 normally commences on April 1. But due to COVID-19 situation, most of the states could commence their procurement operations around April 15," External link

business-standard Friday, May 8, 2020 7:22:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan told : “So far, 17 states and UTs have integrated and three more states Odisha, Mizoram and Nagaland are also getting prepared. Total 20 states/UTs will be ready for the launch of ration card portability from June 1,” External link

financialexpress Friday, May 8, 2020 6:53:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan told : "Distribution of pulses is the responsibility of the state governments. It has not been easy for us to get the raw pulses milled and transported to states/union territories (UTs) in these difficult times. States should also put extra efforts to ensure at least whatever pulses have been sent to them is distributed via PDS," External link

business-standard Friday, May 8, 2020 4:15:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "There is enough pulses stock with the government. We are milling and providing it to states. Cannot states take the responsibility of distribution of pulses for three months at least? They cannot expect us to take care of distribution in states," External link

business-standard Friday, May 8, 2020 4:15:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "I have personally spoken to chief ministers and explained to them. We want states to distribute whatever has been sent so far. We have sped up the process, but states should also take some interest. They are not doing enough," External link

business-standard Friday, May 8, 2020 4:15:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan told : "Distribution of pulses is the responsibility of the state governments. It has not been easy for us to get the raw pulses milled and transported to states/UTs in these difficult times. States should also put extra efforts to ensure at least whatever pulses have been sent to them are distributed via PDS," External link

news18 Friday, May 8, 2020 3:56:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "I have written to all state chief ministers to lift foodgrains under the OMSS to meet the food requirement of non-NFSA families," External link

business-standard Saturday, May 2, 2020 2:53:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : “We have asked states to send us the list. We are ready to meet all additional foodgrain requirements. We have enough stocks. Our aim is to ensure everybody has food,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, May 1, 2020 10:02:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : “There is a gap of 14.04 lakh beneficiaries under the NFSA yet. We have asked the Bihar government to provide the list at the earliest,” External link

Hindu Friday, May 1, 2020 7:31:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "Today, 5 more states -- Bihar, UP, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh and Daman and Diu -- have been integrated with One Nation-One Ration Card System," External link

business-standard Friday, May 1, 2020 2:32:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan told : "Thankfully, we don't have any COVID-19 cases in FCI so far. Our staff is reporting for work amid all risks. They are our Corona Warriors ensuring that foodgrains reach the poor in this pandemic situation," External link

business-standard Monday, April 27, 2020 6:25:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan added : "The government is committed to protecting Corona Warriors who are risking their lives and serving the nation," External link

business-standard Monday, April 27, 2020 6:25:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan told : “Despite regular efforts by the central government, the state government hasn’t sent the list,” External link

economictimes Saturday, April 25, 2020 5:51:00 AM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "We have surplus grains stock of 539 lakh tonnes. There will no shortage in the near future. We have asked all State governments to distribute ration to the poor in their states. GOI has clearly said that no poor should go hungry," External link

news-yahoo-in Tuesday, April 21, 2020 8:56:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan told ( about Rahul Gandhi ) : "Does he (Gandhi) want only the rich to use sanitisers and masks while India battles the coronavirus? Should the poor be left to die? It is our long-term planning to have so much sanitisers that the poor can also afford it. He should shun this negative mindset which is dangerous for the country," External link

business-standard Tuesday, April 21, 2020 8:28:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "One priority is that nobody goes hungry. I believe it is wrong to say that things like sanitisers or masks are for the use of the rich. We want that even poor can use them," External link

business-standard Tuesday, April 21, 2020 8:28:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan told ( about Rahul Gandhi ) : "Does he (Gandhi) want only the rich to use sanitizers and masks while India battles the coronavirus? Should the poor be left to die? It is our long-term planning to have so many sanitizers that the poor can also afford it. He should shun this negative mindset which is dangerous for the country," External link

outlookindia Tuesday, April 21, 2020 8:17:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "One priority is that nobody goes hungry. I believe it is wrong to say that things like sanitizers or masks are for the use of the rich. We want that even poor can use them," External link

outlookindia Tuesday, April 21, 2020 8:17:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan told ( about Rahul Gandhi ) : "Does he (Gandhi) want only the rich to use sanitizers and masks while India battles the coronavirus? Should the poor be left to die? It is our long-term planning to have so much sanitizers that the poor can also afford it. He should shun this negative mindset which is dangerous for the country," External link

news18 Tuesday, April 21, 2020 6:00:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "One priority is that nobody goes hungry. I believe it is wrong to say that things like sanitizers or masks are for the use of the rich. We want that even poor can use them," External link

news18 Tuesday, April 21, 2020 6:00:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan told ( about Rahul Gandhi ) : "Does he (Gandhi) want only the rich to use sanitizers and masks while India battles the coronavirus ? Should the poor be left to die? It is our long-term planning to have so much sanitizers that the poor can also afford it. He should shun this negative mindset which is dangerous for the country," External link

timesofindia Tuesday, April 21, 2020 5:19:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "One priority is that nobody goes hungry. I believe it is wrong to say that things like sanitizers or masks are for the use of the rich. We want that even poor can use them," External link

timesofindia Tuesday, April 21, 2020 5:19:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : “We have surplus grain stock of 539 lakh tonnes. There will no shortage in the near future. We have asked all state governments to distribute ration to the poor in their states. The Centre has clearly said that no poor should go hungry,” External link

india Tuesday, April 21, 2020 4:22:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan told : “We are even monitoring vegetables from tomatoes to potatoes or grains such as rice, wheat or pulses. I assure the nation that during lockdown or beyond, all essential commodities would be available across the country,” External link

india Tuesday, April 21, 2020 4:22:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : “In the past 25 days 4.42 lakh MT tonnes of food grains reached NE states, out of which 1.74 lakh MT tonnes of grains have been distributed free under PM Garib Kalyan Ann Yojna(PMGKAY),” External link

india Monday, April 20, 2020 4:39:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan told : “We are even monitoring vegetables from tomatoes to potatoes or grains such as rice, wheat or pulses. I assure the nation that during lockdown or beyond, all essential commodities would be available across the country,” External link

india Monday, April 20, 2020 4:39:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : “Let me clarify again that there is no scarcity of food, vegetables or grain. Prices of essential commodities including grain are well under control,” External link

india Monday, April 20, 2020 4:39:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : “Foodgrain allotments have been made based on every individual beneficiary of the PHH (Priority Households) and Antyodaya Anna Yojana (AAY) schemes. Besides all PDS beneficiaries per card/family will be provided with free 1 kg pulses for the next three months,” External link

economictimes Tuesday, April 14, 2020 12:12:00 AM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : “It has been decided to provide Jeevan Bima Surakha (life insurance cover) to over 1 lakh FCI officials, including 80,000 labourers, working in the midst of the COVID-19 crisis,” External link

financialexpress Friday, April 10, 2020 8:29:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan added : “The government is committed to protecting corona warriors who are risking their life and serving the nation,” External link

financialexpress Friday, April 10, 2020 8:29:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : “Thanks to all FCI employees including depot level and regional level officers and 80 thousand labourers who are working day and night to ensure the supply of foodgrains throughout the country and due to their hard work foodgrains are reaching to 81 crore beneficiaries,” External link

news-yahoo-in Sunday, April 5, 2020 2:00:00 AM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : “I appeal to all manufacturers and traders to avoid from profiteering in this situation,” External link

financialexpress Thursday, March 26, 2020 6:33:00 AM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "I appeal to all manufacturers and traders to avoid profiteering in this situation," External link

timesofindia Wednesday, March 25, 2020 11:51:00 AM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "I appeal to all manufacturers and traders to avoid from profiteering in this situation," External link

business-standard Wednesday, March 25, 2020 8:45:00 AM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : “The price cap has been imposed taking into account the sharp increase in prices of raw materials used in making of face masks and hand santizer,” External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, March 21, 2020 6:40:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "The price cap has been imposed taking into account the sharp increase in prices of raw materials used in making of face masks and hand santizer," External link

business-standard Saturday, March 21, 2020 3:42:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : “The price cap has been imposed taking into account the sharp increase in prices of raw materials used in making of face masks and hand santizer,” External link

financialexpress Saturday, March 21, 2020 3:34:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan announced : "Since the outbreak of coronavirus, the market has seen a huge increase in the prices of various face masks and materials used in its manufacture and hand sanitizer. Taking this seriously, the government has fixed their prices," External link

news-yahoo-in Saturday, March 21, 2020 9:51:00 AM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan told : “We are monitoring prices of three more products soap, floor and hand cleaners like Lizol and Dettol as well as thermal scanners whose demand has gone up because of coronavirus scare,” External link

economictimes Thursday, March 19, 2020 4:56:00 AM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : “There is no shortage of foodgrains with the Food Corporation of India . States have been asked to distribute six-month quota of grains to the beneficiaries in one go,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, March 19, 2020 3:56:00 AM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan told : "We have enough foodgrains in our godowns. We have asked state governments and Union Territories to distribute six-month quota of grains to the poor in one go," External link

business-standard Wednesday, March 18, 2020 8:22:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "We have enough foodgrains in our godowns. We have asked state governments and Union Territories to distribute six-month quota of grains to the poor in one go," External link

news18 Wednesday, March 18, 2020 7:21:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan told : "We have enough foodgrains in our godowns. We have asked state governments and Union Territories to distribute six-month quota of grains to the poor in one go," External link

economictimes Wednesday, March 18, 2020 6:19:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "Low realisation from sale of sugar due to surplus sugar stocks had adversely affected the financial health of sugar mills, resulting in accumulation of cane arrears of farmers which peaked at Rs 23,232 crore during sugar season 2017-18 in May 2018 and at Rs 28,222 crore during the sugar season 2018- 19 in April 2019," External link

economictimes Friday, March 13, 2020 2:24:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "Low realisation from sale of sugar due to surplus sugar stocks had adversely affected the financial health of sugar mills, resulting in accumulation of cane arrears of farmers which peaked at Rs 23,232 crore during sugar season 2017-18 in May 2018 and at Rs 28,222 crore during the sugar season 2018- 19 in April 2019," External link

business-standard Friday, March 13, 2020 12:54:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : “There is a storage issue in Punjab. The state still has a rice stock of 38 lakh tonnes from the 2018-19 crop year. We have given directions for evacuating about 12 lakh tonnes of the stock to Uttar Pradesh,” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, March 3, 2020 2:57:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan told : "It is a genuine request from the Andhra Pradesh government. The Centre, too, does not have funds and we may get some allocation at the end of March. From that, we will release (the fund) as much as possible to Andhra Pradesh," External link

business-standard Tuesday, March 3, 2020 2:51:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "Already, 12 states have implemented the ration card portability. Four more states such as Uttar Pradesh and Bihar will do by March and the rest other states by June 1," External link

business-standard Friday, February 28, 2020 7:26:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "Already, 12 states have implemented the ration card portability. Four more states such as Uttar Pradesh and Bihar will do by March and the rest other states by June 1," External link

economictimes Friday, February 28, 2020 5:36:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : “Since have stabilised and a bumper rabi crop is expected, the government has decided to lift ban on exports. Monthly harvest of the vegetable is pegged at 4 million tonnes in March this year, up from 2.8 million tonnes in the corresponding month last year,” External link

business-standard Thursday, February 27, 2020 10:05:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "Since the price of onions has stabilized and there is bumper onion crop, government has decided to lift ban on export of onions," External link

dhakatribune Wednesday, February 26, 2020 6:38:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : “I completely agree with you and will not only give this [charter of demands] to Chief Minister Nitish Kumar but also include in our party’s manifesto,” External link

thehindu Sunday, February 23, 2020 11:45:00 AM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : “I completely agree with you and will not only give this [charter of demands] to Chief Minister Nitish Kumar but also include in our party’s manifesto,” External link

Hindu Sunday, February 23, 2020 11:11:00 AM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan told : “You have to rely on the words of the Prime Minister,” External link

asianage Sunday, February 23, 2020 12:55:00 AM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan told : ”s decision. “The review petition is there, but the matter will again go to court, it has to be looked at whether it will be successful or not. So, in my opinion the easiest way is to issue an ordinance and make an amendment in the Constitution,” External link

india Saturday, February 22, 2020 10:40:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said ( about Giriraj Singh ) : "We are an NDA constituent but many times our coalition partners say things which the LJP does not at all agree with. This one (Giriraj Singhs statement) is such an example. Had a person of my party spoken in this fashion, I would have taken responsibility and acted," External link

firstpost Friday, February 21, 2020 3:45:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said ( about Nitish Kumar ) : "The people of Delhi voted on the basis of performance. We wish they do so again in Bihar and real issues don't get drowned in political cacophony. The Nitish Kumar government has accomplished a lot, though much more needs to be achieved. We wish to reach out to people with our vision for the future" External link

firstpost Friday, February 21, 2020 3:45:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said ( about Giriraj Singh ) : "We are an NDA constituent but many times our coalition partners say things which the LJP does not at all agree with. This one (Giriraj Singhs statement) is such an example. Had a person of my party spoken in this fashion, I would have taken responsibility and acted," External link

timesofindia Friday, February 21, 2020 12:54:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : “Various Industry bodies and representatives such as FICCI, ASSOCHAM, CII, DICCI, Amazon, HUL, P&G, Vodafone, , Zomato, PAYTM etc took part in the discussions and agreed to work together to provide consumers quality products and services,” External link

expressindia Thursday, February 20, 2020 8:01:00 AM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan told : "Today, we held a discussion with industry representatives. Everyone welcomed the new law to protect consumers interest. They have given good suggestions," External link

business-standard Wednesday, February 19, 2020 6:59:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : “The collegium system is not transparent and judges need to be chosen from all sections through competition in IJS. A public representative makes laws but those laws get stuck in the court. Hence, IJS is a must,” External link

economictimes Tuesday, February 18, 2020 5:39:00 AM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : “Even if (Prasad) gets bail, it will be on some grounds and he cannot do political campaigning the Election Commission will keep a watch on that,” External link

economictimes Tuesday, February 18, 2020 5:39:00 AM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said ( about Narendra Modi ) : "Narendra Modi government amended the constitution to give reservation to the poor people of upper caste. It is constitutional and fundamental right and no government can end the reservation," "On February 10 we had a meeting with All 73 SC/ST MPs and they demanded that the government should review the decision or should amend the Constitution," External link

business-standard Monday, February 17, 2020 6:07:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "Our party never wants any undue favour. In 2014, we fought on seven seats. Before 2019, newspapers started saying that we will get two-three seats, so Chirag made it clear that we fought seven seats and we will fight the same. So there were talks with Amit Shah and Arun Jaitley, we fought seven seats and won all of them," External link

news18 Sunday, February 16, 2020 5:29:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "In NPR details, like father's date of birth were an issue which we raised and the government gave a clarification that no documentary proof is required. This is not an issue of just minorities but for everyone," External link

news18 Sunday, February 16, 2020 5:29:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "Our party never wants any undue favour. In 2014, we fought on seven seats. Before 2019, newspapers started saying that we will get 2 seats-3 seats, so Chirag made it clear that we fought 7 seats and we will fight the same. So there were talks with Amit shah and Arun Jaitley, we fought seven seats and won all of them," External link

newindianexpress Sunday, February 16, 2020 1:03:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "Our party never wants any undue favour. In 2014, we fought on seven seats. Before 2019, newspapers started saying that we will get 2 seats-3 seats, so Chirag made it clear that we fought 7 seats and we will fight the same. So there were talks with Amit shah and Arun Jaitley, we fought seven seats and won all of them," External link

business-standard Sunday, February 16, 2020 11:30:00 AM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "Our party never wants any undue favour. In 2014, we fought on seven seats. Before 2019, newspapers started saying that we will get 2 seats-3 seats, so Chirag made it clear that we fought 7 seats and we will fight the same. So there were talks with Amit shah and Arun Jaitley, we fought seven seats and won all of them," External link

news18 Sunday, February 16, 2020 10:45:00 AM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : “All the MPs who attended the meeting demanded reservation in the judiciary and the creation of an Indian Judicial Service because whenever a matter related to the weaker sections goes to the Court, it gets stuck” External link

expressindia Saturday, February 15, 2020 9:46:00 AM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan added : “Article 312 of the Constitution provides for the creation of an all-India Judicial Service. It should be on the lines of Indian Administrative Service and Indian Police Service and the selection process of the Indian Judicial Service should be transparent through a competitive examination with proper reservation” External link

expressindia Saturday, February 15, 2020 9:46:00 AM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : “No one can end reservation. Yeh patthar ki lakir hai (it’s a line etched in stone). Now it has been extended to the poor sections of the upper castes also. So, now no one can end reservation” External link

expressindia Saturday, February 15, 2020 9:46:00 AM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said ( about Our Party ) : “All MPs were of view that either the Government should bring an ordinance or enact a law as done in case of the Scheduled Castes and Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act. Whether a Constitutional amendment or a separate law is required it should take all the necessary steps” “Our party is also contemplating filing a petition seeking a review of the recent SC ruling on reservation in appointments and promotions in the government jobs” External link

expressindia Saturday, February 15, 2020 9:46:00 AM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan told : "The review petition is there, but the matter will again go to court, it has to be looked at whether it will be successful or not. So, in my opinion the easiest way is to issue an ordinance and make an amendment in the Constitution," External link

news18 Friday, February 14, 2020 6:27:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "The Supreme Court saying that it is up to the state government for giving reservation in jobs and it is not a fundamental right...This is all part of the Constitution, and the people have this objection that the verdict is against the interests of the SCs and STs," External link

news18 Friday, February 14, 2020 6:27:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "Then going to the court will be done away with because what is happening is that state legislatures and Parliament are passing laws (on SC/ST rights), but they get stuck in legal wrangles," External link

news18 Friday, February 14, 2020 6:27:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said ( about Rahul Gandhi ) : "Rahul Gandhi should tell people that why in Parliament's Central Hall there were so many portraits of people from one family, but Ambedkar's picture was not put up till the V P Singh government came to power," "In the polls that were held recently in Delhi, the Congress lost on all seats and its candidates lost their deposits on nearly all seats. So the message is clear that SC/STs, minorities, nobody voted for them," External link

news18 Friday, February 14, 2020 6:27:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "I can say reservation will never be done away with and whatever steps the government has to take it will take," External link

news18 Friday, February 14, 2020 6:27:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan told : "The review petition is there, but the matter will again go to court, it has to be looked at whether it will be successful or not. So, in my opinion the easiest way is to issue an ordinance and make an amendment in the Constitution," External link

firstpost Friday, February 14, 2020 5:15:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "The Supreme Court saying that it is up to the state government for giving reservation in jobs and it is not a fundamental right... This is all part of the Constitution, and the people have this objection that the verdict is against the interests of the SCs and STs," External link

firstpost Friday, February 14, 2020 5:15:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "Then going to the court will be done away with because what is happening is that state legislatures and Parliament are passing laws (on SC/ST rights), but they get stuck in legal wrangles," External link

firstpost Friday, February 14, 2020 5:15:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said ( about Rahul Gandhi ) : "Rahul Gandhi should tell people that why in Parliament's Central Hall there were so many portraits of people from one family, but Ambedkar's picture was not put up till the V P Singh government came to power," "In the polls that were held recently in Delhi, the Congress lost on all seats and its candidates lost their deposits on nearly all seats. So the message is clear that SC/STs, minorities, nobody voted for them," External link

firstpost Friday, February 14, 2020 5:15:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan told : "The review petition is there, but the matter will again go to court, it has to be looked at whether it will be successful or not. So, in my opinion the easiest way is to issue an ordinance and make an amendment in the Constitution," External link

newindianexpress Friday, February 14, 2020 3:27:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "The Supreme Court saying that it is up to the state government for giving reservation in jobs and it is not a fundamental right. This is all part of the Constitution, and the people have this objection that the verdict is against the interests of the SCs and STs," External link

newindianexpress Friday, February 14, 2020 3:27:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "Then going to the court will be done away with because what is happening is that state legislatures and Parliament are passing laws (on SC/ST rights), but they get stuck in legal wrangles," External link

newindianexpress Friday, February 14, 2020 3:27:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said ( about Rahul Gandhi ) : "Rahul Gandhi should tell people that why in Parliament's Central Hall there were so many portraits of people from one family, but Ambedkar's picture was not put up till the V P Singh government came to power," "In the polls that were held recently in Delhi, the Congress lost on all seats and its candidates lost their deposits on nearly all seats. So the message is clear that SC/STs, minorities, nobody voted for them," External link

newindianexpress Friday, February 14, 2020 3:27:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : “The review petition is there, but the matter will again go to court, it has to be looked at whether it will be successful or not. So, in my opinion the easiest way is to issue an ordinance and make an amendment in the Constitution,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, February 14, 2020 2:38:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : “I welcome the decision of the Hon’ble Supreme Court to uphold SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Amendment Act, 2018.The Central govt is committed to protecting SC/STs from atrocities and their constitutional rights, and today the apex court has also put its stamp on it,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, February 10, 2020 9:35:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "I request the central government to strengthen the reservation system. We cannot even discuss the issue of ending reservation," External link

timesofindia Monday, February 10, 2020 5:48:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "I welcome the decision of the Hon'ble Supreme Court to uphold SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Amendment Act, 2018.The Central govt is committed to protecting SC/STs from atrocities and their constitutional rights, and today the apex court has also put its stamp on it," External link

business-standard Monday, February 10, 2020 5:46:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "I request the central government to strengthen the reservation system. We cannot even discuss the issue of ending reservation," External link

business-standard Monday, February 10, 2020 5:46:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : “The LJP does not agree with this decision of the Supreme Court...The party demands that the Union government take immediate measures to ensure that the reservation provision continues in jobs and promotion in the same they have been so far,” External link

thehindu Sunday, February 9, 2020 6:03:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : “The LJP does not agree with this decision of the Supreme Court...The party demands that the Union government take immediate measures to ensure that the reservation provision continues in jobs and promotion in the same they have been so far,” External link

Hindu Sunday, February 9, 2020 5:04:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan added : "It would be irresponsible on my part to disclose to the media the number of seats my party would like to contest, before discussing the same with my alliance partners. We have identified 119 seats in the 243-strong assembly which are held neither by the JD(U) nor the BJP where our party will devote itself to strengthen the NDA's prospects," External link

business-standard Saturday, February 8, 2020 7:57:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : “Now people of Delhi also accept that the water supplied by DJB is polluted and unsafe for drinking...I wish that every household receives water by 2024 under Jal Jeevan Mission, which complies with BIS norms,” External link

timesofindia Monday, January 27, 2020 9:21:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "Those who are opposing the award to the famous singer are not aware of Indian Citizenship Law. Indian citizenship has no relation with religion. Anyone who fulfils the requisite conditions of the citizenship act can become Indian Citizen," External link

business-standard Monday, January 27, 2020 5:23:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan told : “The UT administration has been requested to send a formal proposal for allocation of foodgrains based on the beneficiary details on the PDS portal after fulfilling certain essential prerequisites detailed in the referred communication. You may also like to direct officers concerned of UT administration to expedite the issue and send a formal proposal to this department at the earliest so that allocation orders could be issued,” External link

thehindu Friday, January 24, 2020 10:31:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : “If you don’t know your parents’ date of birth, that column will be left blank. Whatever information you give regarding the date of birth, it will be considered as document. No documentary proof will be required for this,” External link

news-yahoo-in Thursday, January 23, 2020 8:36:00 AM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : “Even I do not know my date of birth. Do I cease to become a citizen on that account? I had told the Home Ministry that these things will cause confusion. Now the ministry has amended the forms,” External link

india Thursday, January 23, 2020 5:40:00 AM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "we owe our rise in politics to the 1974 students movement. Now, students, the youth have their own sentiments. We cannot do much about that. But it is true thatthe police often goes overboard in enforcing rule of law" External link

news18 Wednesday, January 22, 2020 6:53:00 AM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "it is not that doors of Indian citizenship have been slammed shut on Muslims from any country. But when the Amendment sought to help minorities in three Islamic countries, Muslims could not have been brought under its ambit" External link

news18 Wednesday, January 22, 2020 6:53:00 AM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan told : “Even I don’t know the date of birth of my parents, forget about producing documents proving the dates,” External link

thehindu Tuesday, January 21, 2020 11:06:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan added : “As far as the amended citizenship Act is concerned because of which there are widespread protests, I want to once again say that no government can revoke citizenship of a genuine Indian citizen, whether he is a Dalit or from the minority community,” External link

thehindu Tuesday, January 21, 2020 11:06:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan told : “Even I don’t know the date of birth of my parents, forget about producing documents proving the dates,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, January 21, 2020 10:09:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan added : “As far as the amended citizenship Act is concerned because of which there are widespread protests, I want to once again say that no government can revoke citizenship of a genuine Indian citizen, whether he is a Dalit or from the minority community,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, January 21, 2020 10:09:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "This system would largely benefit the numerous migrant beneficiaries such as labourers, daily wagers, blue-collar workers, etc. who frequently change their place of dwelling in search of employment or for other reasons across the country," External link

news18 Tuesday, January 21, 2020 4:51:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "we owe our rise in politics to the 1974 students movement. Now, students, the youth have their own sentiments. We cannot do much about that. But it is true that the police often goes overboard in enforcing rule of law" External link

newindianexpress Tuesday, January 21, 2020 8:57:00 AM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "it is not that doors of Indian citizenship have been slammed shut on Muslims from any country. But when the Amendment sought to help minorities in three Islamic countries, Muslims could not have been brought under its ambit" External link

newindianexpress Tuesday, January 21, 2020 8:57:00 AM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan added : "All these protesters including the women of Shaheen Bagh they all enjoy the right to freedom of expression" External link

newindianexpress Tuesday, January 21, 2020 8:57:00 AM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "We will implement the 'One Nation, One Ration Card' scheme by June 1 in the whole country. Under this scheme a beneficiary will be able to avail benefits across the country using the same ration card," External link

economictimes Tuesday, January 21, 2020 8:49:00 AM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "We will implement the 'One Nation, One Ration Card' scheme by June 1 in the whole country. Under this scheme a beneficiary will be able to avail benefits across the country using the same ration card," External link

economictimes Tuesday, January 21, 2020 8:49:00 AM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "We will implement 'One Nation, One Ration Card' scheme by 1st June in the whole country. Under this scheme a beneficiary will be able to avail benefits across the country using the same ration card," External link

news-yahoo-in Tuesday, January 21, 2020 7:23:00 AM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "We will implement 'One Nation, One Ration Card' scheme by 1st June in the whole country. Under this scheme a beneficiary will be able to avail benefits across the country using the same ration card," External link

news-yahoo-in Tuesday, January 21, 2020 7:23:00 AM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan told : “Paras is a senior leader of the party. He may have spoken something after being pestered with questions by the media. But a seat-sharing arrangement is not made before the media. Of course, once a formula is agreed upon the same will be made public at an appropriate time” External link

financialexpress Monday, January 20, 2020 8:30:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "we owe our rise in politics to the 1974 students movement. Now, students, the youth have their own sentiments. We cannot do much about that. But it is true that the police often goes overboard in enforcing rule of law" External link

business-standard Monday, January 20, 2020 7:14:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "it is not that doors of Indian citizenship have been slammed shut on Muslims from any country. But when the Amendment sought to help minorities in three Islamic countries, Muslims could not have been brought under its ambit" External link

business-standard Monday, January 20, 2020 7:14:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan told : "Paras is a senior leader of the party. He may have spoken something after being pestered with questions by the media. But a seat-sharing arrangement is not made before the media. Of course, once a formula is agreed upon the same will be made public at an appropriate time" External link

business-standard Monday, January 20, 2020 7:14:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said ( about Lok Janshakti ) : "I think the number that Paras spoke about was indicative. The party has six members in the Lok Sabha. One constituency normally comprises six to seven assembly segments. So the number of assembly seats that come under the parliamentary constituencies held by us come close to the 43, he said. He, however, hastened to add " External link

business-standard Monday, January 20, 2020 7:14:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan claimed : "Besides these states, four other states namely Bihar, UP, Orissa, and Chhattisgarh, have adopted this scheme partially in some areas but works are in progress to cover the entire areas in these states fully" External link

newindianexpress Monday, January 20, 2020 7:06:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "As of now, around 35 crore beneficiaries have been covered under this scheme in theses states and by June 2020, this scheme in another eight states would also be implemented" External link

newindianexpress Monday, January 20, 2020 7:06:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan told : "Paras is a senior leader of the party. He may have spoken something after being pestered with questions by the media. But a seat-sharing arrangement is not made before the media. Of course, once a formula is agreed upon the same will be made public at an appropriate time" External link

timesofindia Monday, January 20, 2020 6:54:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said ( about Lok Janshakti ) : "I think the number that Paras spoke about was indicative. The party has six members in the Lok Sabha. One constituency normally comprises six to seven assembly segments. So the number of assembly seats that come under the parliamentary constituencies held by us come close to the 43, he said. He, however, hastened to add " External link

timesofindia Monday, January 20, 2020 6:54:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : “This facility would not be available at a PDS shop where e-POS device is not installed or not connected to the inter-state portability network,” External link

timesofindia Monday, January 20, 2020 6:07:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan told : "Around 18,000 tons of onion has been imported now, but even after all the efforts, only 2,000 tons of onion has been sold. We are providing onion at Rs 22/kg now. I have always maintained that the government is making all efforts to make onions available. We are observing the prices. When the time comes, we will take action," External link

myanmarnews Wednesday, January 15, 2020 9:37:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan added : "We are bearing the transportation cost of onions and are working on 'no profit, no loss' policy. So far, Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, Telangana, Uttar Pradesh, and West Bengal have procured onions from the Centre," External link

myanmarnews Wednesday, January 15, 2020 9:37:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : “Hallmarking has been made mandatory to protect the consumer against lower caratage and ensure that they don’t get cheated while buying gold jewellery. This will benefit especially poor people in villages and small towns who are not able to make out the purity of gold they have been buying,” External link

economictimes Wednesday, January 15, 2020 6:14:00 AM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : “They will have to pay a minimum fine of ?1 lakh or five times the price of the article. There could be one-year imprisonment also,” External link

economictimes Wednesday, January 15, 2020 6:14:00 AM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : “Consumers can sell their jewellery to jewellers without hallmarking. But jewellers can’t resell the jewellery without getting it hallmarked,” External link

economictimes Wednesday, January 15, 2020 6:14:00 AM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : “No comments were received on the draft QCO,” External link

economictimes Wednesday, January 15, 2020 6:14:00 AM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan told : “So far, we have contracted [import of] 36,000 tonnes. Of which, 18,500 tonnes have reached India but the States have taken only 2,000 tonnes that too after much persuasion. We are worried about its disposal because it is a perishable commodity,” External link

thehindu Wednesday, January 15, 2020 4:36:00 AM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : “We are targeting to open hallmarking centres in all districts of the country and register all jewellers during this one year window,” External link

financialexpress Wednesday, January 15, 2020 4:09:00 AM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan told : “So far, we have contracted [import of] 36,000 tonnes. Of which, 18,500 tonnes have reached India but the States have taken only 2,000 tonnes that too after much persuasion. We are worried about its disposal because it is a perishable commodity,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, January 15, 2020 3:00:00 AM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan told : "So far, we have contracted (import of) 36,000 tonnes of onion. Of which, 18,500 tonnes of shipment has reached India, but states have taken only 2,000 tonne that too after much persuasion. We are worried about its disposal because it is a perishable commodity," External link

business-standard Tuesday, January 14, 2020 9:47:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan told : “So far, we have contracted (import of) 36,000 tonnes of onion. Of which, 18,500 tonnes of shipment has reached India, but states have taken only 2,000 tonne that too after much persuasion. We are worried about its disposal because it is a perishable commodity,” External link

financialexpress Tuesday, January 14, 2020 5:17:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan told : "Around 18,000 tons of onion has been imported now, but even after all the efforts, only 2,000 tons of onion has been sold. We are providing onion at Rs 22/kg now. I have always maintained that the government is making all efforts to make onions available. We are observing the prices and when the time comes we will take action on it," External link

newindianexpress Tuesday, January 14, 2020 5:06:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "The government is observing everything. We are observing prices of oil and pulses too. Sixty per cent of refined oil requirements are imported in the country. We have to see the farmers' interests as well as the consumers' interests" External link

newindianexpress Tuesday, January 14, 2020 5:06:00 PM EAT



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lok janshakti party chief3.40%EN11/19/201719/11/2017
janshakti party chief0.15%EN11/19/201719/11/2017
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food minister10.51%EN11/03/201703/11/2017
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union minister10.97%EN10/27/201727/10/2017
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minister for consumer affairs0.15%EN09/23/201723/09/2017
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public distribution system minister0.31%EN05/28/201628/05/2016
food minister0.46%SA09/10/201410/09/2014
lok jan shakti party chief0.46%EN03/20/201420/03/2014
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Ram Vilas PaswanEN76.14%
Ram Vilas PaswanEU11.58%
Ram Vilas PaswanSV11.58%
Ram Vilas PaswanSA0.35%
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Миру Кумар said ( about Ram Vilas Paswan ) : “I have good relations with Ram Vilas Paswan ji … and I don’t care who says what,” External link

Hindu Saturday, September 26, 2020 1:15:00 AM EAT

Abdul Khalik said ( about Ram Vilas Paswan ) : "The party has raised strong objections over the statement of JDU MP Lalan Singh who called Chirag Paswan 'Kalidas'," External link

news18 Wednesday, September 16, 2020 8:22:00 PM EAT

Narendra Modi wrote ( about Ram Vilas Paswan ) : "Best wishes to my senior Cabinet colleague Shri Ram Vilas Paswan Ji. Paswan Ji's administrative experience and insight on key policy issues are a major asset for our Government," External link

nampa Sunday, July 5, 2020 6:50:00 AM EAT

Chandra Mishra told ( about Ram Vilas Paswan ) : “Chirag’s father Ram Vilas Paswan ji had been minister in Congress’s rule. He has shared a good relationship with us. As of now, Chirag is not happy with the state government and if he wants to come out, he can. We are open to have all like-minded people with us. It will be the expansion of our grand alliance,” External link

timesofindia Sunday, July 5, 2020 5:50:00 AM EAT

Singh Bidhuri stated ( about Ram Vilas Paswan ) : “Only ₹6.5 crore were spent by the Delhi government on this ration. Union Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan himself said that only 1% of the ration issued by the Centre for the month of April was given by the Delhi government to the poor people,” “The Centre is providing free ration to 72 lakh people of Delhi for three months,” External link

Hindu Monday, May 18, 2020 9:54:00 PM EAT

Krishna Kumar said ( about Ram Vilas Paswan ) : “The vision document will be prepared after having dialogues with the people in the villages and knowing their problems. Party president Chirag Paswan has already announced that those who will make 25,000 party members at booth level will be considered for the party symbol in the state elections,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, February 13, 2020 11:20:00 AM EAT

Subhashini Ali pointed out ( about Ram Vilas Paswan ) : "This is not how democracies function. Ram Vilas Paswan, who is a Union minister, has admitted that he does not know when and where his parents were born. It is not that just one particular community will face problems," External link

business-standard Saturday, January 25, 2020 7:23:00 PM EAT

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Ram Vilas Paswan said : "In the time of the coronavirus crisis, I served the country as the food minister and made every effort to ensure that food items reach on time everywhere. During this time, my health started deteriorating but to ensure that there was no laxity in work due to this, I did not go to a hospital," External link

economictimes Friday, September 11, 2020 3:35:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "I am happy that my son Chirag is with me at this time and is looking after me in every possible way. Besides taking care of me, he is also fulfilling his responsibilities towards the party," External link

economictimes Friday, September 11, 2020 3:35:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said ( about Bihar Chief ) : "I am confident that with his youthful thinking, Chirag will take the party and Bihar to new heights. I firmly stand by all the decisions of Chirag. I hope that I will soon be well and among my loved ones," External link

economictimes Friday, September 11, 2020 3:35:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "In the time of the coronavirus crisis, I served the country as the food minister and made every effort to ensure that food items reach on time everywhere. During this time, my health started deteriorating but to ensure that there was no laxity in work due to this, I did not go to a hospital," External link

news18 Friday, September 11, 2020 2:56:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "I am happy that my son Chirag is with me at this time and is looking after me in every possible way. Besides taking care of me, he is also fulfilling his responsibilities towards the party," External link

news18 Friday, September 11, 2020 2:56:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said ( about Bihar Chief ) : "I am confident that with his youthful thinking, Chirag will take the party and Bihar to new heights. I firmly stand by all the decisions of Chirag. I hope that I will soon be well and among my loved ones," External link

news18 Friday, September 11, 2020 2:56:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : “I stand firmly with every decision of his. I am confident that with his youthful thinking, Chirag will take the party and Bihar to new heights,” External link

news18 Friday, September 11, 2020 8:28:00 AM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "We are taking this matter seriously. Action will be taken against violators. We urge consumers to file complaints if they find any information missing on the package of any product," External link

business-standard Friday, August 21, 2020 9:44:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan told : "With hallmarking of gold jewellery and artefacts becoming mandatory, the number of jewellers coming forward for registration is expected to go to 5 lakh from the present level of about 31,000," External link

business-standard Friday, August 21, 2020 9:44:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan told : "The mandatory quality control standard (QCS) for toys will be implemented from September 1 onwards. BIS staff will be deployed at major ports to take the sample and test the product for quality," External link

newindianexpress Friday, August 21, 2020 8:42:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan told : “The mandatory quality control standard (QCS) for toys will be implemented from September 1 onwards. BIS staff will be deployed at major ports to take the sample and test the product for quality,” External link

financialexpress Friday, August 21, 2020 6:26:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan told ( about Piyush Goyal ) : "In a video conference with Piyush Goyalji, we discussed the creation of storage facilities on the surplus land of railways at the earliest," External link

business-standard Tuesday, August 11, 2020 11:33:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan told : "Wherever there is a flood-like situation and people are leaving for safer places, the state governments should provide doorstep delivery of PDS ration," External link

business-standard Tuesday, August 11, 2020 8:46:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "Poor beneficiaries in states facing flood-kind of situation should not be deprived of their basic ration. The states should take immediate steps in this regard," External link

business-standard Tuesday, August 11, 2020 8:46:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan told : "Wherever there is a flood-like situation and people are leaving for safer places, the state governments should provide doorstep delivery of PDS ration," External link

news18 Tuesday, August 11, 2020 5:42:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "Poor beneficiaries in states facing flood-kind of situation should not be deprived of their basic ration. The states should take immediate steps in this regard," External link

news18 Tuesday, August 11, 2020 5:42:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan told : "Wherever there is a flood-like situation and people are leaving for safer places, the state governments should provide doorstep delivery of PDS ration," External link

economictimes Tuesday, August 11, 2020 4:05:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "Poor beneficiaries in states facing flood-kind of situation should not be deprived of their basic ration. The states should take immediate steps in this regard," External link

economictimes Tuesday, August 11, 2020 4:05:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan told : “Wherever there is a flood-like situation and people are leaving for safer places, the State governments should provide doorstep delivery of PDS ration,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, August 11, 2020 3:42:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : “Poor beneficiaries in states facing flood-kind of situation should not be deprived of their basic ration. The states should take immediate steps in this regard,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, August 11, 2020 3:42:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "We are spending over Rs 1 lakh crore annually on subsidised PDS foodgrains distribution, but in several states there is no mention or credit given to the Union government," External link

news18 Friday, August 7, 2020 6:04:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : “In the first three months, states and Union territories had distributed foodgrains to about 95 per cent beneficiaries under the PMGKAY. But, the distribution in July reached 62 per cent,” External link

financialexpress Friday, August 7, 2020 5:50:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan told : “About 80% of total National Food Security Act are now,” External link

economictimes Sunday, August 2, 2020 4:04:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : “If one beneficiary member of a family which hails from Ranchi works in a factory in Chennai, he can withdraw his share of the quota as subsidised grains are allotted on a per head basis,” External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, August 1, 2020 10:22:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : “There's confrontation between 2 states & no FIR registered yet in Maharashtra. Chirag had spoken to CM Thackeray that there should be CBI probe. All political leaders are demanding for it. It should be handed over to CBI,” External link

news-yahoo-in Friday, July 31, 2020 2:58:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : “All political leaders are demanding for it. It should be handed over to CBI,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, July 31, 2020 1:58:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan added : "There has been no discrimination or wrong identification of NFSA beneficiaries in Bihar. The system of identification of beneficiaries as per norms is uniform across all the states and Union territories," External link

business-standard Thursday, July 30, 2020 9:51:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan added : "Thus, the Department of Food and Public Distribution clarifies that all efforts are being made for the achievement of 'Rightful Targeting' of food subsidy benefits to the genuinely needy persons/families in Bihar by the central government," External link

business-standard Thursday, July 30, 2020 9:51:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "Getting ration cards made and ensuring that benefits of ration goods supplied by the centre reach the beneficiaries is the responsibility of the state governments concerned" External link

timesofindia Thursday, July 30, 2020 7:25:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "I think Bihar needs to improve on testing. The state should test more and more to get a grip on the epidemic. Look at states like Delhi, Maharashtra, UP. These states are testing much more as compared to Bihar and their situation is improving very fast," External link

economictimes Thursday, July 30, 2020 6:16:00 AM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : “Jewellers had made a request to extend the time. We have extended the deadline from January 15 to June 1, 2021, in view of the disruption in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis,” External link

financialexpress Tuesday, July 28, 2020 11:00:00 AM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan told : "Jewellers had made a request to extend the time. We have extended the deadline from January 15 to June 1, 2021, in view of the disruption in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis," External link

timesofindia Monday, July 27, 2020 3:32:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan told : “I have taken serious note of the Delhi High Court order. Visually impaired people are part of AAY. I have given all states a direction to cover them as beneficiaries and ensure they get their monthly quota,” External link

financialexpress Thursday, July 23, 2020 4:43:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : “At any cost, the states should not exclude AAY category people,” External link

financialexpress Thursday, July 23, 2020 4:43:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : “Normally, prices of tomato remain high during July to September due to the lean period. The price volatility is more due to perishability of the commodity” External link

expressindia Thursday, July 9, 2020 9:54:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan told : "We have reiterated that we have such a provision in place. We have directed state governments to strictly enforce the provision and take action against violators," External link

timesofindia Thursday, July 9, 2020 8:30:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "Normally, prices of tomato remain high during July to September due to the lean period. The price volatility is more due to perishability of the commodity" External link

newindianexpress Thursday, July 9, 2020 8:25:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : “We have reiterated that we have such a provision in place. We have directed state governments to strictly enforce the provision and take action against violators,” External link

expressindia Thursday, July 9, 2020 6:41:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan told : “We have reiterated that we have such a provision in place. We have directed state governments to strictly enforce the provision and take action against violators,” External link

expressindia Thursday, July 9, 2020 6:41:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan told : "We have reiterated that we have such a provision in place. We have directed state governments to strictly enforce the provision and take action against violators," External link

business-standard Thursday, July 9, 2020 5:45:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "We have no problem in providing foodgrains to states. When it is being given free, I don't understand what the problem with states in distribution is. We are taking this issue seriously," External link

business-standard Wednesday, July 1, 2020 10:39:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : “We have no problem in providing food grains to States. When it is being given free, I don’t understand what is the problem with States in distribution... They should be more sensitive towards the poor in this crisis and take proactive steps,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, July 1, 2020 9:11:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : “We have no problem in providing food grains to States. When it is being given free, I don’t understand what is the problem with States in distribution... They should be more sensitive towards the poor in this crisis and take proactive steps,” External link

thehindu Wednesday, July 1, 2020 8:54:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "Rules are being framed to check foreign goods standards. These rules will apply not only to Chinese products but also to products coming from other countries" External link

newindianexpress Wednesday, July 1, 2020 5:28:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "We will stop foreign goods if our standards are not met," External link

newindianexpress Wednesday, July 1, 2020 5:28:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan told : “Dreaming of becoming CM is not bad. And if I get a chance, I would definitely like to become the CM of Bihar,” External link

newindianexpress Thursday, June 25, 2020 9:56:00 AM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : “I want to appeal to everyone that the way China is behaving, we boycott all Chinese products,” External link

theepochtimes Monday, June 22, 2020 2:44:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan told : "I want to appeal to everyone that the way China is behaving, we boycott all Chinese products," External link

newindianexpress Thursday, June 18, 2020 4:58:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "I want to appeal to everyone that the way China is behaving, we boycott all Chinese products," External link

economictimes Thursday, June 18, 2020 3:08:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan déclare : "Dans la situation actuelle, la question chinoise ne doit pas être prise à la légère (...) Dans de nombreux cas, de l'argent chinois peut être investi, mais je pense (...) qu'il faut certainement éviter les produits chinois" External link

msn-fr Thursday, June 18, 2020 1:46:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : “We can’t allow any judicial oscillation on the issue. And in the past..., there have been contradictions in the Supreme Court’s own rulings on the subject,” External link

Hindu Saturday, June 13, 2020 1:16:00 AM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : “Today three more states namely — Odisha, Sikkim and Mizoram have been included in the scheme,” External link

Hindu Monday, June 1, 2020 2:09:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : “Further, constant efforts are being made by this Department to expand the reach of national portability to the beneficiaries of other states/UTs also in association with respective state/UT governments,” External link

Hindu Monday, June 1, 2020 2:09:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "Delhi and West Bengal have distributed April month quota of foodgrains under the PMGAY. Delhi achieved 96 per cent distribution in April, while West Bengal 93 per cent. However in the month of May, the two states have achieved zero," External link

timesofindia Friday, May 29, 2020 3:32:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "We can tolerate delay in milling raw pulses but not poor quality. The issue has been addressed. A standard operating procedure has been issued in this regard," External link

timesofindia Friday, May 29, 2020 3:32:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "Delhi and West Bengal have distributed April month quota of foodgrains under the PMGAY. Delhi achieved 96 per cent distribution in April, while West Bengal 93 per cent. However in the month of May, the two states have achieved zero," External link

economictimes Friday, May 29, 2020 2:47:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "We can tolerate delay in milling raw pulses but not poor quality. The issue has been addressed. A standard operating procedure has been issued in this regard," External link

economictimes Friday, May 29, 2020 2:47:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "States/UTs are not required to provide a list of beneficiaries in advance, but they are requested to send the distribution report of foodgrains by 15 July, 2020," External link

business-standard Friday, May 22, 2020 7:34:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : “However states of Delhi, West Bengal, Manipur, Kerala and Bihar have either not started distribution of food grains for May month or it is less than 10%,” External link

economictimes Friday, May 22, 2020 5:49:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : “No one goes hungry. 17 states have lifted the food grains. The distribution of food grains to migrants having no ration cards is expected to complete by June 15,” External link

economictimes Friday, May 22, 2020 5:49:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : “We are examining it. It has to be decided at the Cabinet level. We need to look at the practicality,” External link

expressindia Sunday, May 17, 2020 1:53:00 AM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan noted : “This decision is in the interest of migrants. Congress may say give more quantity of foodgrains for free. The NFSA, under which 5 kg per person subsidised grain is given to 81 crore through PDS, was framed during the UPA time. But, the Modi government is doing maximum. This is not the end of all. The Prime Minister is sensitive and aware of the situation,” External link

expressindia Sunday, May 17, 2020 1:53:00 AM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : “They will think about job once they are settled after reaching home,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, May 16, 2020 10:42:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan told : “We are not seeking the details of beneficiary migrants who don’t have ration cards from the states as the focus is to bring quick relief to these vulnerable people. If we ask states to start identifying, it will take months,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, May 16, 2020 10:42:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan told : "There is nothing impossible. What is to be seen -- whether it is practical or not. We are examining this issue. It is a Cabinet-level decision," External link

business-standard Saturday, May 16, 2020 8:10:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan told : "If the number of migrants exceeds the current estimation of 8 crore, the Centre is ready to provide additional grains for free supply but the identified person should be genuine which state governments have to validate," External link

business-standard Saturday, May 16, 2020 5:03:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan noted : "This decision is in the interest of migrants. Congress may say give more quantity of foodgrains for free. The NFSA, under which 5 kg per person subsidised grain is given to 81 crore through PDS, was framed during the UPA time. But, the Modi government is doing maximum. This is not the end of all. The Prime Minister is sensitive and aware of the situation," External link

business-standard Saturday, May 16, 2020 5:03:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan told : “If the number of migrants exceeds the current estimation of eight crore, the Centre is ready to provide additional grains for free supply but the identified person should be genuine which State governments have to validate,” External link

thehindu Saturday, May 16, 2020 4:48:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan noted : “This decision is in the interest of migrants. Congress may say give more quantity of foodgrains for free. The NFSA, under which 5kg per person subsidised grain is given to 81 crore through PDS, was framed during the UPA time. But, the Modi government is doing maximum. This is not the end of all. The Prime Minister is sensitive and aware of the situation,” External link

thehindu Saturday, May 16, 2020 4:48:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan told : “If the number of migrants exceeds the current estimation of eight crore, the Centre is ready to provide additional grains for free supply but the identified person should be genuine which State governments have to validate,” External link

Hindu Saturday, May 16, 2020 4:02:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan noted : “This decision is in the interest of migrants. Congress may say give more quantity of foodgrains for free. The NFSA, under which 5kg per person subsidised grain is given to 81 crore through PDS, was framed during the UPA time. But, the Modi government is doing maximum. This is not the end of all. The Prime Minister is sensitive and aware of the situation,” External link

Hindu Saturday, May 16, 2020 4:02:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan told : "I speak as a responsible ally (of the ruling NDA in Bihar) ... I can see a lot of anger among migrant workers when I watch their ordeal in videos posted on social media. I fear that they might lose confidence in our government," External link

timesofindia Wednesday, May 13, 2020 9:46:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan added : "The current crisis throws an opportunity for Nitish Kumar. There are lessons to draw from the adjoining Uttar Pradesh where Yogi Adityanath has been doing a fabulous job by not only taking the lead in bringing the migrants back but also rehabilitating them economically," External link

timesofindia Wednesday, May 13, 2020 9:46:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan pointed out : "promising that as many trains as needed will be run for Bihar" External link

timesofindia Wednesday, May 13, 2020 9:46:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan pointed out : "now it is the job of the state government to find out as quickly as possible how many of its natives were stuck in which places and place requisitions for bringing them back" External link

timesofindia Wednesday, May 13, 2020 9:46:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan told : "I speak as a responsible ally (of the ruling NDA in Bihar)...I can see a lot of anger among migrant workers when I watch their ordeal in videos posted on social media. I fear that they might lose confidence in our government," External link

business-standard Wednesday, May 13, 2020 9:18:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan added : "The current crisis throws an opportunity for Nitish Kumar. There are lessons to draw from the adjoining Uttar Pradesh where Yogi Adityanath has been doing a fabulous job by not only taking the lead in bringing the migrants back but also rehabilitating them economically," External link

business-standard Wednesday, May 13, 2020 9:18:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan pointed out : "promising that as many trains as needed will be run for Bihar" External link

business-standard Wednesday, May 13, 2020 9:18:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan pointed out : "now it is the job of the state government to find out as quickly as possible how many of its natives were stuck in which places and place requisitions for bringing them back" External link

business-standard Wednesday, May 13, 2020 9:18:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan told : "I speak as a responsible ally (of the ruling NDA in Bihar)...I can see a lot of anger among migrant workers when I watch their ordeal in videos posted on social media. I fear that they might lose confidence in our government," External link

news18 Wednesday, May 13, 2020 7:56:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan added : "The current crisis throws an opportunity for Nitish Kumar. There are lessons to draw from the adjoining Uttar Pradesh where Yogi Adityanath has been doing a fabulous job by not only taking the lead in bringing the migrants back but also rehabilitating them economically," External link

news18 Wednesday, May 13, 2020 7:56:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan pointed out : "promising that as many trains as needed will be run for Bihar" External link

news18 Wednesday, May 13, 2020 7:56:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan pointed out : "now it is the job of the state government to find out as quickly as possible how many of its natives were stuck in which places and place requisitions for bringing them back" External link

news18 Wednesday, May 13, 2020 7:56:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : “The Prime Minister is worried. I am worried. But we need a system to take food to the migrants. That is why we have recommended state food ministers that at least basic details such as location, number of migrants, clusters, and food requirements must be prepared urgently,” External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, May 9, 2020 11:35:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : “We have told food ministers if there are needy people who may or may not have a ration card, or are outside the system, like migrant workers, we have enough stocks,” External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, May 9, 2020 11:35:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan told : “So far, 17 States and UTs have integrated and three more States Odisha, Mizoram and Nagaland are also getting prepared. Total 20 States/UTs will be ready for the launch of ration card portability from June 1,” External link

thehindu Friday, May 8, 2020 7:59:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan told : “So far, 17 States and union territories have joined the portability scheme, and another three States are likely to join by June,” External link

Hindu Friday, May 8, 2020 7:52:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : “That would open a Pandora’s Box which we do not want,” “We have told them to ensure that hand sanitiser is placed next to the point of sale machines to prevent infection,” External link

Hindu Friday, May 8, 2020 7:52:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : “Distribution of pulses is the responsibility of the State governments. The Centre has overcome a number of challenges to get the pulses milled and transported to the States even in the midst of the lockdown. But the States must put in extra effort to ensure distribution,” External link

Hindu Friday, May 8, 2020 7:52:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "The procurement of wheat and paddy/rice during RMS 2020-21 normally commences on April 1. But due to COVID-19 situation, most of the states could commence their procurement operations around April 15," External link

business-standard Friday, May 8, 2020 7:22:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan told : “So far, 17 states and UTs have integrated and three more states Odisha, Mizoram and Nagaland are also getting prepared. Total 20 states/UTs will be ready for the launch of ration card portability from June 1,” External link

financialexpress Friday, May 8, 2020 6:53:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan told : "Distribution of pulses is the responsibility of the state governments. It has not been easy for us to get the raw pulses milled and transported to states/union territories (UTs) in these difficult times. States should also put extra efforts to ensure at least whatever pulses have been sent to them is distributed via PDS," External link

business-standard Friday, May 8, 2020 4:15:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "There is enough pulses stock with the government. We are milling and providing it to states. Cannot states take the responsibility of distribution of pulses for three months at least? They cannot expect us to take care of distribution in states," External link

business-standard Friday, May 8, 2020 4:15:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "I have personally spoken to chief ministers and explained to them. We want states to distribute whatever has been sent so far. We have sped up the process, but states should also take some interest. They are not doing enough," External link

business-standard Friday, May 8, 2020 4:15:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan told : "Distribution of pulses is the responsibility of the state governments. It has not been easy for us to get the raw pulses milled and transported to states/UTs in these difficult times. States should also put extra efforts to ensure at least whatever pulses have been sent to them are distributed via PDS," External link

news18 Friday, May 8, 2020 3:56:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "I have written to all state chief ministers to lift foodgrains under the OMSS to meet the food requirement of non-NFSA families," External link

business-standard Saturday, May 2, 2020 2:53:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : “We have asked states to send us the list. We are ready to meet all additional foodgrain requirements. We have enough stocks. Our aim is to ensure everybody has food,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, May 1, 2020 10:02:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : “There is a gap of 14.04 lakh beneficiaries under the NFSA yet. We have asked the Bihar government to provide the list at the earliest,” External link

Hindu Friday, May 1, 2020 7:31:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "Today, 5 more states -- Bihar, UP, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh and Daman and Diu -- have been integrated with One Nation-One Ration Card System," External link

business-standard Friday, May 1, 2020 2:32:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan told : "Thankfully, we don't have any COVID-19 cases in FCI so far. Our staff is reporting for work amid all risks. They are our Corona Warriors ensuring that foodgrains reach the poor in this pandemic situation," External link

business-standard Monday, April 27, 2020 6:25:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan added : "The government is committed to protecting Corona Warriors who are risking their lives and serving the nation," External link

business-standard Monday, April 27, 2020 6:25:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan told : “Despite regular efforts by the central government, the state government hasn’t sent the list,” External link

economictimes Saturday, April 25, 2020 5:51:00 AM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "We have surplus grains stock of 539 lakh tonnes. There will no shortage in the near future. We have asked all State governments to distribute ration to the poor in their states. GOI has clearly said that no poor should go hungry," External link

news-yahoo-in Tuesday, April 21, 2020 8:56:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan told ( about Rahul Gandhi ) : "Does he (Gandhi) want only the rich to use sanitisers and masks while India battles the coronavirus? Should the poor be left to die? It is our long-term planning to have so much sanitisers that the poor can also afford it. He should shun this negative mindset which is dangerous for the country," External link

business-standard Tuesday, April 21, 2020 8:28:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "One priority is that nobody goes hungry. I believe it is wrong to say that things like sanitisers or masks are for the use of the rich. We want that even poor can use them," External link

business-standard Tuesday, April 21, 2020 8:28:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan told ( about Rahul Gandhi ) : "Does he (Gandhi) want only the rich to use sanitizers and masks while India battles the coronavirus? Should the poor be left to die? It is our long-term planning to have so many sanitizers that the poor can also afford it. He should shun this negative mindset which is dangerous for the country," External link

outlookindia Tuesday, April 21, 2020 8:17:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "One priority is that nobody goes hungry. I believe it is wrong to say that things like sanitizers or masks are for the use of the rich. We want that even poor can use them," External link

outlookindia Tuesday, April 21, 2020 8:17:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan told ( about Rahul Gandhi ) : "Does he (Gandhi) want only the rich to use sanitizers and masks while India battles the coronavirus? Should the poor be left to die? It is our long-term planning to have so much sanitizers that the poor can also afford it. He should shun this negative mindset which is dangerous for the country," External link

news18 Tuesday, April 21, 2020 6:00:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "One priority is that nobody goes hungry. I believe it is wrong to say that things like sanitizers or masks are for the use of the rich. We want that even poor can use them," External link

news18 Tuesday, April 21, 2020 6:00:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan told ( about Rahul Gandhi ) : "Does he (Gandhi) want only the rich to use sanitizers and masks while India battles the coronavirus ? Should the poor be left to die? It is our long-term planning to have so much sanitizers that the poor can also afford it. He should shun this negative mindset which is dangerous for the country," External link

timesofindia Tuesday, April 21, 2020 5:19:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "One priority is that nobody goes hungry. I believe it is wrong to say that things like sanitizers or masks are for the use of the rich. We want that even poor can use them," External link

timesofindia Tuesday, April 21, 2020 5:19:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : “We have surplus grain stock of 539 lakh tonnes. There will no shortage in the near future. We have asked all state governments to distribute ration to the poor in their states. The Centre has clearly said that no poor should go hungry,” External link

india Tuesday, April 21, 2020 4:22:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan told : “We are even monitoring vegetables from tomatoes to potatoes or grains such as rice, wheat or pulses. I assure the nation that during lockdown or beyond, all essential commodities would be available across the country,” External link

india Tuesday, April 21, 2020 4:22:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : “In the past 25 days 4.42 lakh MT tonnes of food grains reached NE states, out of which 1.74 lakh MT tonnes of grains have been distributed free under PM Garib Kalyan Ann Yojna(PMGKAY),” External link

india Monday, April 20, 2020 4:39:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan told : “We are even monitoring vegetables from tomatoes to potatoes or grains such as rice, wheat or pulses. I assure the nation that during lockdown or beyond, all essential commodities would be available across the country,” External link

india Monday, April 20, 2020 4:39:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : “Let me clarify again that there is no scarcity of food, vegetables or grain. Prices of essential commodities including grain are well under control,” External link

india Monday, April 20, 2020 4:39:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : “Foodgrain allotments have been made based on every individual beneficiary of the PHH (Priority Households) and Antyodaya Anna Yojana (AAY) schemes. Besides all PDS beneficiaries per card/family will be provided with free 1 kg pulses for the next three months,” External link

economictimes Tuesday, April 14, 2020 12:12:00 AM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : “It has been decided to provide Jeevan Bima Surakha (life insurance cover) to over 1 lakh FCI officials, including 80,000 labourers, working in the midst of the COVID-19 crisis,” External link

financialexpress Friday, April 10, 2020 8:29:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan added : “The government is committed to protecting corona warriors who are risking their life and serving the nation,” External link

financialexpress Friday, April 10, 2020 8:29:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : “Thanks to all FCI employees including depot level and regional level officers and 80 thousand labourers who are working day and night to ensure the supply of foodgrains throughout the country and due to their hard work foodgrains are reaching to 81 crore beneficiaries,” External link

news-yahoo-in Sunday, April 5, 2020 2:00:00 AM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : “I appeal to all manufacturers and traders to avoid from profiteering in this situation,” External link

financialexpress Thursday, March 26, 2020 6:33:00 AM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "I appeal to all manufacturers and traders to avoid profiteering in this situation," External link

timesofindia Wednesday, March 25, 2020 11:51:00 AM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "I appeal to all manufacturers and traders to avoid from profiteering in this situation," External link

business-standard Wednesday, March 25, 2020 8:45:00 AM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : “The price cap has been imposed taking into account the sharp increase in prices of raw materials used in making of face masks and hand santizer,” External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, March 21, 2020 6:40:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "The price cap has been imposed taking into account the sharp increase in prices of raw materials used in making of face masks and hand santizer," External link

business-standard Saturday, March 21, 2020 3:42:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : “The price cap has been imposed taking into account the sharp increase in prices of raw materials used in making of face masks and hand santizer,” External link

financialexpress Saturday, March 21, 2020 3:34:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan announced : "Since the outbreak of coronavirus, the market has seen a huge increase in the prices of various face masks and materials used in its manufacture and hand sanitizer. Taking this seriously, the government has fixed their prices," External link

news-yahoo-in Saturday, March 21, 2020 9:51:00 AM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan told : “We are monitoring prices of three more products soap, floor and hand cleaners like Lizol and Dettol as well as thermal scanners whose demand has gone up because of coronavirus scare,” External link

economictimes Thursday, March 19, 2020 4:56:00 AM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : “There is no shortage of foodgrains with the Food Corporation of India . States have been asked to distribute six-month quota of grains to the beneficiaries in one go,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, March 19, 2020 3:56:00 AM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan told : "We have enough foodgrains in our godowns. We have asked state governments and Union Territories to distribute six-month quota of grains to the poor in one go," External link

business-standard Wednesday, March 18, 2020 8:22:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "We have enough foodgrains in our godowns. We have asked state governments and Union Territories to distribute six-month quota of grains to the poor in one go," External link

news18 Wednesday, March 18, 2020 7:21:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan told : "We have enough foodgrains in our godowns. We have asked state governments and Union Territories to distribute six-month quota of grains to the poor in one go," External link

economictimes Wednesday, March 18, 2020 6:19:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "Low realisation from sale of sugar due to surplus sugar stocks had adversely affected the financial health of sugar mills, resulting in accumulation of cane arrears of farmers which peaked at Rs 23,232 crore during sugar season 2017-18 in May 2018 and at Rs 28,222 crore during the sugar season 2018- 19 in April 2019," External link

economictimes Friday, March 13, 2020 2:24:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "Low realisation from sale of sugar due to surplus sugar stocks had adversely affected the financial health of sugar mills, resulting in accumulation of cane arrears of farmers which peaked at Rs 23,232 crore during sugar season 2017-18 in May 2018 and at Rs 28,222 crore during the sugar season 2018- 19 in April 2019," External link

business-standard Friday, March 13, 2020 12:54:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : “There is a storage issue in Punjab. The state still has a rice stock of 38 lakh tonnes from the 2018-19 crop year. We have given directions for evacuating about 12 lakh tonnes of the stock to Uttar Pradesh,” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, March 3, 2020 2:57:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan told : "It is a genuine request from the Andhra Pradesh government. The Centre, too, does not have funds and we may get some allocation at the end of March. From that, we will release (the fund) as much as possible to Andhra Pradesh," External link

business-standard Tuesday, March 3, 2020 2:51:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "Already, 12 states have implemented the ration card portability. Four more states such as Uttar Pradesh and Bihar will do by March and the rest other states by June 1," External link

business-standard Friday, February 28, 2020 7:26:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "Already, 12 states have implemented the ration card portability. Four more states such as Uttar Pradesh and Bihar will do by March and the rest other states by June 1," External link

economictimes Friday, February 28, 2020 5:36:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : “Since have stabilised and a bumper rabi crop is expected, the government has decided to lift ban on exports. Monthly harvest of the vegetable is pegged at 4 million tonnes in March this year, up from 2.8 million tonnes in the corresponding month last year,” External link

business-standard Thursday, February 27, 2020 10:05:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "Since the price of onions has stabilized and there is bumper onion crop, government has decided to lift ban on export of onions," External link

dhakatribune Wednesday, February 26, 2020 6:38:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : “I completely agree with you and will not only give this [charter of demands] to Chief Minister Nitish Kumar but also include in our party’s manifesto,” External link

thehindu Sunday, February 23, 2020 11:45:00 AM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : “I completely agree with you and will not only give this [charter of demands] to Chief Minister Nitish Kumar but also include in our party’s manifesto,” External link

Hindu Sunday, February 23, 2020 11:11:00 AM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan told : “You have to rely on the words of the Prime Minister,” External link

asianage Sunday, February 23, 2020 12:55:00 AM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan told : ”s decision. “The review petition is there, but the matter will again go to court, it has to be looked at whether it will be successful or not. So, in my opinion the easiest way is to issue an ordinance and make an amendment in the Constitution,” External link

india Saturday, February 22, 2020 10:40:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said ( about Giriraj Singh ) : "We are an NDA constituent but many times our coalition partners say things which the LJP does not at all agree with. This one (Giriraj Singhs statement) is such an example. Had a person of my party spoken in this fashion, I would have taken responsibility and acted," External link

firstpost Friday, February 21, 2020 3:45:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said ( about Nitish Kumar ) : "The people of Delhi voted on the basis of performance. We wish they do so again in Bihar and real issues don't get drowned in political cacophony. The Nitish Kumar government has accomplished a lot, though much more needs to be achieved. We wish to reach out to people with our vision for the future" External link

firstpost Friday, February 21, 2020 3:45:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said ( about Giriraj Singh ) : "We are an NDA constituent but many times our coalition partners say things which the LJP does not at all agree with. This one (Giriraj Singhs statement) is such an example. Had a person of my party spoken in this fashion, I would have taken responsibility and acted," External link

timesofindia Friday, February 21, 2020 12:54:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : “Various Industry bodies and representatives such as FICCI, ASSOCHAM, CII, DICCI, Amazon, HUL, P&G, Vodafone, , Zomato, PAYTM etc took part in the discussions and agreed to work together to provide consumers quality products and services,” External link

expressindia Thursday, February 20, 2020 8:01:00 AM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan told : "Today, we held a discussion with industry representatives. Everyone welcomed the new law to protect consumers interest. They have given good suggestions," External link

business-standard Wednesday, February 19, 2020 6:59:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : “The collegium system is not transparent and judges need to be chosen from all sections through competition in IJS. A public representative makes laws but those laws get stuck in the court. Hence, IJS is a must,” External link

economictimes Tuesday, February 18, 2020 5:39:00 AM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : “Even if (Prasad) gets bail, it will be on some grounds and he cannot do political campaigning the Election Commission will keep a watch on that,” External link

economictimes Tuesday, February 18, 2020 5:39:00 AM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said ( about Narendra Modi ) : "Narendra Modi government amended the constitution to give reservation to the poor people of upper caste. It is constitutional and fundamental right and no government can end the reservation," "On February 10 we had a meeting with All 73 SC/ST MPs and they demanded that the government should review the decision or should amend the Constitution," External link

business-standard Monday, February 17, 2020 6:07:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "Our party never wants any undue favour. In 2014, we fought on seven seats. Before 2019, newspapers started saying that we will get two-three seats, so Chirag made it clear that we fought seven seats and we will fight the same. So there were talks with Amit Shah and Arun Jaitley, we fought seven seats and won all of them," External link

news18 Sunday, February 16, 2020 5:29:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "In NPR details, like father's date of birth were an issue which we raised and the government gave a clarification that no documentary proof is required. This is not an issue of just minorities but for everyone," External link

news18 Sunday, February 16, 2020 5:29:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "Our party never wants any undue favour. In 2014, we fought on seven seats. Before 2019, newspapers started saying that we will get 2 seats-3 seats, so Chirag made it clear that we fought 7 seats and we will fight the same. So there were talks with Amit shah and Arun Jaitley, we fought seven seats and won all of them," External link

newindianexpress Sunday, February 16, 2020 1:03:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "Our party never wants any undue favour. In 2014, we fought on seven seats. Before 2019, newspapers started saying that we will get 2 seats-3 seats, so Chirag made it clear that we fought 7 seats and we will fight the same. So there were talks with Amit shah and Arun Jaitley, we fought seven seats and won all of them," External link

business-standard Sunday, February 16, 2020 11:30:00 AM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "Our party never wants any undue favour. In 2014, we fought on seven seats. Before 2019, newspapers started saying that we will get 2 seats-3 seats, so Chirag made it clear that we fought 7 seats and we will fight the same. So there were talks with Amit shah and Arun Jaitley, we fought seven seats and won all of them," External link

news18 Sunday, February 16, 2020 10:45:00 AM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : “All the MPs who attended the meeting demanded reservation in the judiciary and the creation of an Indian Judicial Service because whenever a matter related to the weaker sections goes to the Court, it gets stuck” External link

expressindia Saturday, February 15, 2020 9:46:00 AM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan added : “Article 312 of the Constitution provides for the creation of an all-India Judicial Service. It should be on the lines of Indian Administrative Service and Indian Police Service and the selection process of the Indian Judicial Service should be transparent through a competitive examination with proper reservation” External link

expressindia Saturday, February 15, 2020 9:46:00 AM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : “No one can end reservation. Yeh patthar ki lakir hai (it’s a line etched in stone). Now it has been extended to the poor sections of the upper castes also. So, now no one can end reservation” External link

expressindia Saturday, February 15, 2020 9:46:00 AM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said ( about Our Party ) : “All MPs were of view that either the Government should bring an ordinance or enact a law as done in case of the Scheduled Castes and Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act. Whether a Constitutional amendment or a separate law is required it should take all the necessary steps” “Our party is also contemplating filing a petition seeking a review of the recent SC ruling on reservation in appointments and promotions in the government jobs” External link

expressindia Saturday, February 15, 2020 9:46:00 AM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan told : "The review petition is there, but the matter will again go to court, it has to be looked at whether it will be successful or not. So, in my opinion the easiest way is to issue an ordinance and make an amendment in the Constitution," External link

news18 Friday, February 14, 2020 6:27:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "The Supreme Court saying that it is up to the state government for giving reservation in jobs and it is not a fundamental right...This is all part of the Constitution, and the people have this objection that the verdict is against the interests of the SCs and STs," External link

news18 Friday, February 14, 2020 6:27:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "Then going to the court will be done away with because what is happening is that state legislatures and Parliament are passing laws (on SC/ST rights), but they get stuck in legal wrangles," External link

news18 Friday, February 14, 2020 6:27:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said ( about Rahul Gandhi ) : "Rahul Gandhi should tell people that why in Parliament's Central Hall there were so many portraits of people from one family, but Ambedkar's picture was not put up till the V P Singh government came to power," "In the polls that were held recently in Delhi, the Congress lost on all seats and its candidates lost their deposits on nearly all seats. So the message is clear that SC/STs, minorities, nobody voted for them," External link

news18 Friday, February 14, 2020 6:27:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "I can say reservation will never be done away with and whatever steps the government has to take it will take," External link

news18 Friday, February 14, 2020 6:27:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan told : "The review petition is there, but the matter will again go to court, it has to be looked at whether it will be successful or not. So, in my opinion the easiest way is to issue an ordinance and make an amendment in the Constitution," External link

firstpost Friday, February 14, 2020 5:15:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "The Supreme Court saying that it is up to the state government for giving reservation in jobs and it is not a fundamental right... This is all part of the Constitution, and the people have this objection that the verdict is against the interests of the SCs and STs," External link

firstpost Friday, February 14, 2020 5:15:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "Then going to the court will be done away with because what is happening is that state legislatures and Parliament are passing laws (on SC/ST rights), but they get stuck in legal wrangles," External link

firstpost Friday, February 14, 2020 5:15:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said ( about Rahul Gandhi ) : "Rahul Gandhi should tell people that why in Parliament's Central Hall there were so many portraits of people from one family, but Ambedkar's picture was not put up till the V P Singh government came to power," "In the polls that were held recently in Delhi, the Congress lost on all seats and its candidates lost their deposits on nearly all seats. So the message is clear that SC/STs, minorities, nobody voted for them," External link

firstpost Friday, February 14, 2020 5:15:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan told : "The review petition is there, but the matter will again go to court, it has to be looked at whether it will be successful or not. So, in my opinion the easiest way is to issue an ordinance and make an amendment in the Constitution," External link

newindianexpress Friday, February 14, 2020 3:27:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "The Supreme Court saying that it is up to the state government for giving reservation in jobs and it is not a fundamental right. This is all part of the Constitution, and the people have this objection that the verdict is against the interests of the SCs and STs," External link

newindianexpress Friday, February 14, 2020 3:27:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "Then going to the court will be done away with because what is happening is that state legislatures and Parliament are passing laws (on SC/ST rights), but they get stuck in legal wrangles," External link

newindianexpress Friday, February 14, 2020 3:27:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said ( about Rahul Gandhi ) : "Rahul Gandhi should tell people that why in Parliament's Central Hall there were so many portraits of people from one family, but Ambedkar's picture was not put up till the V P Singh government came to power," "In the polls that were held recently in Delhi, the Congress lost on all seats and its candidates lost their deposits on nearly all seats. So the message is clear that SC/STs, minorities, nobody voted for them," External link

newindianexpress Friday, February 14, 2020 3:27:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : “The review petition is there, but the matter will again go to court, it has to be looked at whether it will be successful or not. So, in my opinion the easiest way is to issue an ordinance and make an amendment in the Constitution,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, February 14, 2020 2:38:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : “I welcome the decision of the Hon’ble Supreme Court to uphold SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Amendment Act, 2018.The Central govt is committed to protecting SC/STs from atrocities and their constitutional rights, and today the apex court has also put its stamp on it,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, February 10, 2020 9:35:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "I request the central government to strengthen the reservation system. We cannot even discuss the issue of ending reservation," External link

timesofindia Monday, February 10, 2020 5:48:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "I welcome the decision of the Hon'ble Supreme Court to uphold SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Amendment Act, 2018.The Central govt is committed to protecting SC/STs from atrocities and their constitutional rights, and today the apex court has also put its stamp on it," External link

business-standard Monday, February 10, 2020 5:46:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "I request the central government to strengthen the reservation system. We cannot even discuss the issue of ending reservation," External link

business-standard Monday, February 10, 2020 5:46:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : “The LJP does not agree with this decision of the Supreme Court...The party demands that the Union government take immediate measures to ensure that the reservation provision continues in jobs and promotion in the same they have been so far,” External link

thehindu Sunday, February 9, 2020 6:03:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : “The LJP does not agree with this decision of the Supreme Court...The party demands that the Union government take immediate measures to ensure that the reservation provision continues in jobs and promotion in the same they have been so far,” External link

Hindu Sunday, February 9, 2020 5:04:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan added : "It would be irresponsible on my part to disclose to the media the number of seats my party would like to contest, before discussing the same with my alliance partners. We have identified 119 seats in the 243-strong assembly which are held neither by the JD(U) nor the BJP where our party will devote itself to strengthen the NDA's prospects," External link

business-standard Saturday, February 8, 2020 7:57:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : “Now people of Delhi also accept that the water supplied by DJB is polluted and unsafe for drinking...I wish that every household receives water by 2024 under Jal Jeevan Mission, which complies with BIS norms,” External link

timesofindia Monday, January 27, 2020 9:21:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "Those who are opposing the award to the famous singer are not aware of Indian Citizenship Law. Indian citizenship has no relation with religion. Anyone who fulfils the requisite conditions of the citizenship act can become Indian Citizen," External link

business-standard Monday, January 27, 2020 5:23:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan told : “The UT administration has been requested to send a formal proposal for allocation of foodgrains based on the beneficiary details on the PDS portal after fulfilling certain essential prerequisites detailed in the referred communication. You may also like to direct officers concerned of UT administration to expedite the issue and send a formal proposal to this department at the earliest so that allocation orders could be issued,” External link

thehindu Friday, January 24, 2020 10:31:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : “If you don’t know your parents’ date of birth, that column will be left blank. Whatever information you give regarding the date of birth, it will be considered as document. No documentary proof will be required for this,” External link

news-yahoo-in Thursday, January 23, 2020 8:36:00 AM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : “Even I do not know my date of birth. Do I cease to become a citizen on that account? I had told the Home Ministry that these things will cause confusion. Now the ministry has amended the forms,” External link

india Thursday, January 23, 2020 5:40:00 AM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "we owe our rise in politics to the 1974 students movement. Now, students, the youth have their own sentiments. We cannot do much about that. But it is true thatthe police often goes overboard in enforcing rule of law" External link

news18 Wednesday, January 22, 2020 6:53:00 AM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "it is not that doors of Indian citizenship have been slammed shut on Muslims from any country. But when the Amendment sought to help minorities in three Islamic countries, Muslims could not have been brought under its ambit" External link

news18 Wednesday, January 22, 2020 6:53:00 AM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan told : “Even I don’t know the date of birth of my parents, forget about producing documents proving the dates,” External link

thehindu Tuesday, January 21, 2020 11:06:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan added : “As far as the amended citizenship Act is concerned because of which there are widespread protests, I want to once again say that no government can revoke citizenship of a genuine Indian citizen, whether he is a Dalit or from the minority community,” External link

thehindu Tuesday, January 21, 2020 11:06:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan told : “Even I don’t know the date of birth of my parents, forget about producing documents proving the dates,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, January 21, 2020 10:09:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan added : “As far as the amended citizenship Act is concerned because of which there are widespread protests, I want to once again say that no government can revoke citizenship of a genuine Indian citizen, whether he is a Dalit or from the minority community,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, January 21, 2020 10:09:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "This system would largely benefit the numerous migrant beneficiaries such as labourers, daily wagers, blue-collar workers, etc. who frequently change their place of dwelling in search of employment or for other reasons across the country," External link

news18 Tuesday, January 21, 2020 4:51:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "we owe our rise in politics to the 1974 students movement. Now, students, the youth have their own sentiments. We cannot do much about that. But it is true that the police often goes overboard in enforcing rule of law" External link

newindianexpress Tuesday, January 21, 2020 8:57:00 AM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "it is not that doors of Indian citizenship have been slammed shut on Muslims from any country. But when the Amendment sought to help minorities in three Islamic countries, Muslims could not have been brought under its ambit" External link

newindianexpress Tuesday, January 21, 2020 8:57:00 AM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan added : "All these protesters including the women of Shaheen Bagh they all enjoy the right to freedom of expression" External link

newindianexpress Tuesday, January 21, 2020 8:57:00 AM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "We will implement the 'One Nation, One Ration Card' scheme by June 1 in the whole country. Under this scheme a beneficiary will be able to avail benefits across the country using the same ration card," External link

economictimes Tuesday, January 21, 2020 8:49:00 AM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "We will implement the 'One Nation, One Ration Card' scheme by June 1 in the whole country. Under this scheme a beneficiary will be able to avail benefits across the country using the same ration card," External link

economictimes Tuesday, January 21, 2020 8:49:00 AM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "We will implement 'One Nation, One Ration Card' scheme by 1st June in the whole country. Under this scheme a beneficiary will be able to avail benefits across the country using the same ration card," External link

news-yahoo-in Tuesday, January 21, 2020 7:23:00 AM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "We will implement 'One Nation, One Ration Card' scheme by 1st June in the whole country. Under this scheme a beneficiary will be able to avail benefits across the country using the same ration card," External link

news-yahoo-in Tuesday, January 21, 2020 7:23:00 AM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan told : “Paras is a senior leader of the party. He may have spoken something after being pestered with questions by the media. But a seat-sharing arrangement is not made before the media. Of course, once a formula is agreed upon the same will be made public at an appropriate time” External link

financialexpress Monday, January 20, 2020 8:30:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "we owe our rise in politics to the 1974 students movement. Now, students, the youth have their own sentiments. We cannot do much about that. But it is true that the police often goes overboard in enforcing rule of law" External link

business-standard Monday, January 20, 2020 7:14:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "it is not that doors of Indian citizenship have been slammed shut on Muslims from any country. But when the Amendment sought to help minorities in three Islamic countries, Muslims could not have been brought under its ambit" External link

business-standard Monday, January 20, 2020 7:14:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan told : "Paras is a senior leader of the party. He may have spoken something after being pestered with questions by the media. But a seat-sharing arrangement is not made before the media. Of course, once a formula is agreed upon the same will be made public at an appropriate time" External link

business-standard Monday, January 20, 2020 7:14:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said ( about Lok Janshakti ) : "I think the number that Paras spoke about was indicative. The party has six members in the Lok Sabha. One constituency normally comprises six to seven assembly segments. So the number of assembly seats that come under the parliamentary constituencies held by us come close to the 43, he said. He, however, hastened to add " External link

business-standard Monday, January 20, 2020 7:14:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan claimed : "Besides these states, four other states namely Bihar, UP, Orissa, and Chhattisgarh, have adopted this scheme partially in some areas but works are in progress to cover the entire areas in these states fully" External link

newindianexpress Monday, January 20, 2020 7:06:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "As of now, around 35 crore beneficiaries have been covered under this scheme in theses states and by June 2020, this scheme in another eight states would also be implemented" External link

newindianexpress Monday, January 20, 2020 7:06:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan told : "Paras is a senior leader of the party. He may have spoken something after being pestered with questions by the media. But a seat-sharing arrangement is not made before the media. Of course, once a formula is agreed upon the same will be made public at an appropriate time" External link

timesofindia Monday, January 20, 2020 6:54:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said ( about Lok Janshakti ) : "I think the number that Paras spoke about was indicative. The party has six members in the Lok Sabha. One constituency normally comprises six to seven assembly segments. So the number of assembly seats that come under the parliamentary constituencies held by us come close to the 43, he said. He, however, hastened to add " External link

timesofindia Monday, January 20, 2020 6:54:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : “This facility would not be available at a PDS shop where e-POS device is not installed or not connected to the inter-state portability network,” External link

timesofindia Monday, January 20, 2020 6:07:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan told : "Around 18,000 tons of onion has been imported now, but even after all the efforts, only 2,000 tons of onion has been sold. We are providing onion at Rs 22/kg now. I have always maintained that the government is making all efforts to make onions available. We are observing the prices. When the time comes, we will take action," External link

myanmarnews Wednesday, January 15, 2020 9:37:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan added : "We are bearing the transportation cost of onions and are working on 'no profit, no loss' policy. So far, Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, Telangana, Uttar Pradesh, and West Bengal have procured onions from the Centre," External link

myanmarnews Wednesday, January 15, 2020 9:37:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : “Hallmarking has been made mandatory to protect the consumer against lower caratage and ensure that they don’t get cheated while buying gold jewellery. This will benefit especially poor people in villages and small towns who are not able to make out the purity of gold they have been buying,” External link

economictimes Wednesday, January 15, 2020 6:14:00 AM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : “They will have to pay a minimum fine of ?1 lakh or five times the price of the article. There could be one-year imprisonment also,” External link

economictimes Wednesday, January 15, 2020 6:14:00 AM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : “Consumers can sell their jewellery to jewellers without hallmarking. But jewellers can’t resell the jewellery without getting it hallmarked,” External link

economictimes Wednesday, January 15, 2020 6:14:00 AM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : “No comments were received on the draft QCO,” External link

economictimes Wednesday, January 15, 2020 6:14:00 AM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan told : “So far, we have contracted [import of] 36,000 tonnes. Of which, 18,500 tonnes have reached India but the States have taken only 2,000 tonnes that too after much persuasion. We are worried about its disposal because it is a perishable commodity,” External link

thehindu Wednesday, January 15, 2020 4:36:00 AM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : “We are targeting to open hallmarking centres in all districts of the country and register all jewellers during this one year window,” External link

financialexpress Wednesday, January 15, 2020 4:09:00 AM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan told : “So far, we have contracted [import of] 36,000 tonnes. Of which, 18,500 tonnes have reached India but the States have taken only 2,000 tonnes that too after much persuasion. We are worried about its disposal because it is a perishable commodity,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, January 15, 2020 3:00:00 AM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan told : "So far, we have contracted (import of) 36,000 tonnes of onion. Of which, 18,500 tonnes of shipment has reached India, but states have taken only 2,000 tonne that too after much persuasion. We are worried about its disposal because it is a perishable commodity," External link

business-standard Tuesday, January 14, 2020 9:47:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan told : “So far, we have contracted (import of) 36,000 tonnes of onion. Of which, 18,500 tonnes of shipment has reached India, but states have taken only 2,000 tonne that too after much persuasion. We are worried about its disposal because it is a perishable commodity,” External link

financialexpress Tuesday, January 14, 2020 5:17:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan told : "Around 18,000 tons of onion has been imported now, but even after all the efforts, only 2,000 tons of onion has been sold. We are providing onion at Rs 22/kg now. I have always maintained that the government is making all efforts to make onions available. We are observing the prices and when the time comes we will take action on it," External link

newindianexpress Tuesday, January 14, 2020 5:06:00 PM EAT

Ram Vilas Paswan said : "The government is observing everything. We are observing prices of oil and pulses too. Sixty per cent of refined oil requirements are imported in the country. We have to see the farmers' interests as well as the consumers' interests" External link

newindianexpress Tuesday, January 14, 2020 5:06:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
chief18.70%EN11/19/201719/11/2017
lok janshakti party chief3.40%EN11/19/201719/11/2017
janshakti party chief0.15%EN11/19/201719/11/2017
minister25.04%EN11/03/201703/11/2017
food minister10.51%EN11/03/201703/11/2017
consumer affairs minister6.18%EN10/31/201731/10/2017
union minister10.97%EN10/27/201727/10/2017
president4.02%EN10/18/201718/10/2017
minister for consumer affairs0.15%EN09/23/201723/09/2017
union consumer affairs minister0.31%EN08/20/201720/08/2017
union food minister1.70%EN08/12/201712/08/2017
leader7.73%EN07/31/201731/07/2017
lok janshakti party leader3.40%EN07/31/201731/07/2017
janshakti party leader0.62%EN07/31/201731/07/2017
lok jan shakti party leader1.08%EN07/17/201717/07/2017
food and consumer affairs minister2.47%EN07/04/201704/07/2017
union food and consumer affairs minister0.77%EN06/30/201730/06/2017
minister for food0.15%EN04/11/201711/04/2017
union minister for agriculture0.15%EN03/07/201707/03/2017
minister for agriculture0.15%EN03/07/201707/03/2017
ally0.62%EN12/27/201627/12/2016
ani union minister0.15%EN06/21/201621/06/2016
transport minister0.15%EN06/16/201616/06/2016
union minister for consumer affairs0.15%EN06/14/201614/06/2016
public distribution system minister0.31%EN05/28/201628/05/2016
food minister0.46%SA09/10/201410/09/2014
lok jan shakti party chief0.46%EN03/20/201420/03/2014
Names Lang Count
Ram Vilas PaswanEN76.14%
Ram Vilas PaswanEU11.58%
Ram Vilas PaswanSV11.58%
Ram Vilas PaswanSA0.35%
Ram Vilas PaswanPT0.35%
राम विलास पासवानMR0.00%
Rami Vilas PaswanEN0.00%


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Миру Кумар said ( about Ram Vilas Paswan ) : “I have good relations with Ram Vilas Paswan ji … and I don’t care who says what,” External link

Hindu Saturday, September 26, 2020 1:15:00 AM EAT

Abdul Khalik said ( about Ram Vilas Paswan ) : "The party has raised strong objections over the statement of JDU MP Lalan Singh who called Chirag Paswan 'Kalidas'," External link

news18 Wednesday, September 16, 2020 8:22:00 PM EAT

Narendra Modi wrote ( about Ram Vilas Paswan ) : "Best wishes to my senior Cabinet colleague Shri Ram Vilas Paswan Ji. Paswan Ji's administrative experience and insight on key policy issues are a major asset for our Government," External link

nampa Sunday, July 5, 2020 6:50:00 AM EAT

Chandra Mishra told ( about Ram Vilas Paswan ) : “Chirag’s father Ram Vilas Paswan ji had been minister in Congress’s rule. He has shared a good relationship with us. As of now, Chirag is not happy with the state government and if he wants to come out, he can. We are open to have all like-minded people with us. It will be the expansion of our grand alliance,” External link

timesofindia Sunday, July 5, 2020 5:50:00 AM EAT

Singh Bidhuri stated ( about Ram Vilas Paswan ) : “Only ₹6.5 crore were spent by the Delhi government on this ration. Union Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan himself said that only 1% of the ration issued by the Centre for the month of April was given by the Delhi government to the poor people,” “The Centre is providing free ration to 72 lakh people of Delhi for three months,” External link

Hindu Monday, May 18, 2020 9:54:00 PM EAT

Krishna Kumar said ( about Ram Vilas Paswan ) : “The vision document will be prepared after having dialogues with the people in the villages and knowing their problems. Party president Chirag Paswan has already announced that those who will make 25,000 party members at booth level will be considered for the party symbol in the state elections,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, February 13, 2020 11:20:00 AM EAT

Subhashini Ali pointed out ( about Ram Vilas Paswan ) : "This is not how democracies function. Ram Vilas Paswan, who is a Union minister, has admitted that he does not know when and where his parents were born. It is not that just one particular community will face problems," External link

business-standard Saturday, January 25, 2020 7:23:00 PM EAT