Arjun Munda

  • Our PM candidate is Modi, regional parties should tell theirs: Arjun Munda 22-04-2014 08:04 AM

    Claiming that if BJP voted to power it would definitely curb corruption and price rise in the country, former Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda on Monday asked the state's regional parties to tell who would be their prime ministerial candidate in case they win. Addressing a poll meeting in Sahebganj,...
  • People fed up with UPA, it failed on all fronts: Arjun Munda 10-04-2014 12:15 AM

    Former Jharkhand chief minister Arjun Munda on Wednesday said a strong wave was sweeping across the country for change in favour of the BJP as well as its prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi. Munda, after inspecting the preparations at the venue of a public meeting to be addressed by the...
  • Arjun Munda hails BJP manifesto; Sahay questions announcement delay 08-04-2014 12:26 PM

    Former Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda on Monday hailed the BJP's manifesto while Congress leader Subodh Kant Sahay questioned the delay in announcing the document. "The manifesto pledges to take the country in the list of developed countries through good governance," Munda said in Ranchi. Ridiculing Munda's claim, former union...
  • Arjun Munda urges Modi to contest Lok Sabha polls from Jharkhand 12-03-2014 11:49 PM

    Former Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda today invited BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi to choose a constituency in the state to contest the general elections. He extended the invitation to Modi in Delhi, Munda's aide Ayodhyanath Mishra said here. ...
  • Tata Steel officer shot at by unidentified assailants, critical 11-03-2014 01:32 PM

    An officer of Tata Steel was shot at and critically injured by unknown gunmen near former Chief Minister Arjun Munda's house at Ghorabandha in Jamshedpur, the police said on Tuesday. The officer Ratnesh Raj is a manager of Equipment Maintenance Services of Tata Steel. Following the incident late on Monday...
  • BJP calls day-long economic blockade on Mar 7 to seek special status 04-03-2014 09:39 PM

    The BJP has called a day-long state-wide economic blockade on Friday to press for the demand of special status to Jharkhand. "We will prevent the transportation of minerals from the state during the blockade, when all commercial vehicles as well as goods trains would be brought to a grinding halt,"...
  • Former Jharkhand CMs won't contest Lok Sabha polls 08-01-2014 10:16 PM

    Former Jharkhand chief ministers Arjun Munda and Babulal Marandi will not contest the April-May Lok Sabha elections, it was announced in Ranchi onWednesday. Marandi is a Lok Sabha member from Koderma. Munda, a three-time chief minister and now leader of opposition, won the Jamshedpur Lok Sabha seat by over 100,000...
  • 2013 for Jharkhand: Two governments, President's rule and Lalu's conviction 27-12-2013 01:28 PM

    RJD chief Lalu Prasad's conviction in the fodder scam, perpetual rise and fall of governments and Maoists' daring elimination of a senior police official marked a tumultuous year in Jharkhand. Lalu's followers were left stunned when a CBI court convicted him and sentenced him to five years rigorous imprisonment in...
  • Narendra Modi to hold rally at Dhurwa on December 29 06-12-2013 09:19 PM

    The BJP has decided to hold theirproposed December 29 rally, to be addressed by its primeministerial nominee Narendra Modi, at Dhurwa on the outskirtsof Ranchi, where the NIA is intermittently conducting raids inconnection with the October 27 Patna blasts. "The proposed rally to be attended by BJP's nationalpresident Rajnath Singh...
  • Seed scam: Ex-Agriculture minister Satyanand Bhokta arrested 18-10-2013 08:57 AM

    Former Jharkhand Agriculture Minister and BJP leader Satyanand Bhokta was on Thursday arrested by a team of vigilance sleuths, two days after the state vigilance bureau grilled him in connection with the purchase of seeds when he was the minister. "He (Bhokta) has been arrested in seed scam," Superintendent of...
  • BJP will contest all 14 LS seats in Jharkhand, says Munda 20-09-2013 05:00 PM

    BJP will contest all the 14 Lok Sabha seats in Jharkhand on its own in the 2014 general elections, former chief minister and senior party leader Arjun Munda said on Friday. "We will contest all the 14 Lok Sabha seats in Jharkhand but it has not yet been decided who...
  • After Bihar, Jharkhand to appeal for special status 23-08-2013 03:48 PM

    Jharkhand on Friday expressed disappointment with union Planning Minister Rajeev Shukla's statement in the Rajya Sabha a day ago that there was no move to grant special status to the state. Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren said: "We appeal to the central government to reconsider the parameters for granting a...
  • Declare Jharkhand drought-hit, demands BJP 13-08-2013 01:47 PM

    The BJP on Tuesday demanded that Jharkhand be declared drought-hit following a deficit monsoon. A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) delegation led by state president Rabindra Rai and former Chief Minister Arjun Munda met Governor Syed Ahmad and demanded that the state be declared drought hit. "In the memorandum to the...
  • All issues beneficial to state in my priority list: Hemant Soren 09-08-2013 08:56 AM

    Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren on Thursday said that not only the Common Minimum Programme (CMP) but all the issues beneficial to the state were in the priority list of the government. During his maiden visit to the steel city after becoming the Chief Minister, Soren said the government was...
  • BJP urges governor to dissolve Jharkhand Assembly 05-07-2013 04:43 AM

    Ranchi: Former Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda on Thursday urged Governor Syed Ahmed to immediately dissolve the 82-member state assembly. Accompanied by Bharatiya Janata Party state president Ravindra Rai and others, Munda met the governor and requested him to dissolve the House and pave the way for fresh polls. The...
  • Ready for talks with Jharkhand Mukti Morcha: Congress 08-01-2013 06:10 PM

    In a blow to the BJP government in Jharkhand, the JMM withdrew support to the coalition in the state on Tuesday. Jharkhand CM Arjun Munda later met the governor and submitted his resignation. ...