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  • Campaign ends for first phase of polls in J&K, Jharkhand 14 hours 37 minutes ago

    Srinagar/Ranchi: Campaigning for the first phase of polling on Tuesday for 15 assembly seats in Jammu and Kashmir and 13 Maoist-hit constituencies in Jharkhand ended on Sunday, with BJP hoping to continue its winning streak in the multi-cornered contests riding on the 'Modi wave'. 123 candidates are in the fray...
  • Campaigning ends for first phase of Jharkhand polls on November 25 17 hours 7 minutes ago

    Ranchi: Campaigning on Sunday ended in 13 Maoist-affected constituencies going to the polls on November 25 in the first phase of five-stage elections to the 81-member Jharkhand Assembly. Electioneering had picked up in Palamau, Gumla and Latehar districts between November 21 and November 23 with Prime Narendra Modi and Congress...
  • Watch: Battle for Jharkhand Yesterday

    The 81 Assembly seats of Jharkhand goes to election next week in five phase polls. In this election special show, watch the issues haunting Jharkhand and what keeps the state from developing. ...
  • 29 days to go, Santhal Pargana's 18 seats crucial for Shibu Soren's survival 2 days ago

    Ranchi: It's said chief ministers rule from Ranchi but are made in Dumka. This constituency in Santhal Pargana has always been the hotbed of Jharkhand politics. The 18 seats of the tribal-dominated region is going to polls on December 23 and it will be a litmus test for Shibu Soren's...
  • Jharkhand elections: JMM top guns contest from Santhal Pargana to nullify the Narendra Modi wave 5 days ago

    Santhal Pargana: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is likely to face an uphill task in tribal-dominated Santhal Pargana when the region votes to elect a new Assembly. Two of the 14 Lok Sabha seats in Jharkhand that BJP lost in 2014 despite a strong Narendra Modi wave fall in this...
  • 46 crorepatis in phase 1 Jharkhand elections: Election Watch 1 week ago

    Ranchi: Forty six out of the 199 candidates contesting in the first of five-phase elections for Jharkhand Assembly have declared assets worth more than Rs 1 crore and 55 candidates have criminal cases against them, according to 'Democratic Reforms and Jharkhand Election Watch'. Six Jharkhand Vikas Morcha candidates have declared...
  • JMM red-faced as manifesto gives Jharkhand domicile issue a miss, party to release it again November 13, 2014

    Ranchi: Jharkhand was carved out of Bihar after a long struggle with the tribal population alleging discrimination from Patna. One of the main agenda of the parties championing the cause of Jharkhand was the domicile issue which has been a hot potato for every political party as no one has...
  • JMM urges CEC to acquaint villagers with paramilitary forces November 12, 2014

    Ranchi: Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) on Wednesday urged Chief Election Commissioner VS Sampath to launch an awareness campaign in villages of Jharkhand before deploying para-military forces there ahead of the five-phased polls starting November 25. "We requested the CEC to make villagers fearless of the security personnel before deployment because innocent...
  • Defectors rule the roost, change parties to contest Jharkhand Assembly polls November 11, 2014

    Jharkhand: "Party denied ticket? Jump ship and grab one." This seems to be the mantra of ambitious leaders who have warmed up for the winter polls. Interestingly, no party can question the loyalty of leaders deserting it as turncoats are everywhere - in the BJP, Congress, JD(U), RJD, JMM and...
  • After years of coalition 'misrule', Jharkhand is for the BJP to lose November 3, 2014

    Jharkhand will celebrate its 14th foundation day on November 15, 2014 even as political parties are getting ready to fight one more battle to secure the reins of the state. Ever since the state was carved out of Bihar, Jharkhand has never been politically stable and has seen nine chief...
  • Congress' decision to break alliance improper: JMM October 31, 2014

    Ranchi: The JMM on Friday termed as "improper" the Congress' decision of breaking their alliance in poll-bound Jharkhand. "How far is it proper on their part even after seeing the Lok Sabha elections? " JMM General Secretary Suprio Bhattacharya asked, reacting to AICC General Secretary BK Hariprasad's announcement marking the end...
  • Jharkhand: Congress to join hands with RJD, JDU after alliance with JMM breaks ahead of elections October 31, 2014

    Ranchi: Alliance between the Congress and Jharkhand Mukti Morcha has collapsed in the run-up to Assembly elections in the state. Congress will now join hands with Rashtriya Janata Dal and Janata Dal (United), said party general secretary B K Hariprasad. Hints of a break-up were visible on October 27 when several...
  • Jharkhand ruling coalition partners to hold parleys ahead of assembly polls October 25, 2014

    Ranchi: Leaders of ruling alliance partners -JMM, Congress and RJD - on Saturday said they would again meet to discuss pre-poll alliance shortly, hours after the Election Commission announced dates for Jharkhand Assembly elections. "It will be clear within three/four days after discussions," JMM General Secretary Suprio Bhattacharya said when asked...
  • Five-phase poll too exhaustive, say Jharkhand parties October 25, 2014

    Ranchi: Main political parties on Saturday welcomed the Election Commission's announcement of Assembly polls for Jharkhand, but termed the five-phase election as too exhaustive. "We expected a three-phase polling, because Lok Sabha elections in May had passed off peacefully. Five-phase election is a long drawn affair, which takes almost two months,"...
  • Jharkhand Assembly polls: Ruling coalition partners Congress, JMM to hold talks October 25, 2014

    Ranchi: Leaders of ruling alliance partners -JMM, Congress and RJD - today said they would again meet to discuss pre-poll alliance shortly, hours after the Election Commission announced dates for Jharkhand Assembly elections. "It will be clear within three/four days after discussions," JMM General Secretary Suprio Bhattacharya said when asked on...
  • Jharkhand Assembly elections: Voting in 5 phases from November 25, counting on December 23 October 25, 2014

    New Delhi: The Election Commission on Saturday announced the dates for Assembly polls in Jharkhand. The poll panel has announced a five-phase elections in the state. The voting will begin on November 25. The second phase will be held on December 2, the third on December 9, the fourth on December...
  • Jharkhand: Another central minister shown black flags by JMM August 25, 2014

    Ranchi: Continuing their vow to protest any central minister's visit to Jharkhand, JMM activists showed black flags at Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh at Birsa Munda Chowk in Ranchi on Monday. Singh, who is visiting the state in connection with an official function, was shown black flags by JMM activists...
  • JMM hits back at BJP, protests Union Minister's visit to Ranchi August 23, 2014

    Ranchi: Workers of the Bharatiya Janata Party and Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) clashed at Ranchi airport on Saturday morning, forcing police to resort to lathi charge to control the situation. In an apparent retaliation to the booing of Chief Minister Hemant Soren at an event cochaired with Prime Minister Narendra Modi,...
  • After being booed, Soren challenges BJP to a electoral fight August 21, 2014

    Hemant Soren, after being booed by BJP workers at public event costaged by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has challenged the BJP to face him in electoral ground. ...
  • JMM alleges BJP turning Ranchi's power plant into party programme August 21, 2014

    The JMM on Wednesday alleged that the BJP was turning the power project to be inaugurated in Ranchi by Prime Minister Narendra Modi into a party programme despite it being a government programme and a "gift" from the previous UPA regime. In a letter to the Prime Minister and a copy...
  • JMM authorises party chief Shibu Soren to explore prepoll alliance August 14, 2014

    JMM supremo Shibu Soren was on Thursday authorised by the party to take a final decision on matters relating to prepoll alliance with "secular and progressive" political parties.. The decision was taken after the party's Central Committee meeting, chaired by Shibu Soren, decided that all secular and progressive political parties should...
  • We have touched issues that were never addressed: Hemant Soren August 7, 2014

    JharkhandChief Minister Hemant Soren on Wednesday said that his government had done so much work in just 13 months, which Jharkhand has never witnessed since its creation, but admitted there were several other issues on which work had to be done. "We have worked on such issues which had remained untouched...
  • ExSpeaker CP Singh slams JMMled govt; BJP burns effigy of CM Hemant Soren August 6, 2014

    TheBJPon Wednesday burnt an effigy ofJharkhandChief Minister Hemant Soren in protest against "intolerance to democracy" and its "dictatorial attitude", former Assembly SpeakerC P Singhsaid on Wednesday. "Party leaders marched to the Elbert Ekka Chowk and burnt the effigy of the Chief Minister, whose government has become intolerant to democracy and has...
  • Jharkhand Chief Secretary complains of ill treatment from JMM MLA Akhil Akhtar June 24, 2014

    Jharkhand Chief Secretary Sajal Chakraborty on Tuesday accused JMM MLA Akhil Akhtar of using abusive language against him in presence of senior law officers at the secretariat while the legislator alleged the top officer asked him to "get out" of his chamber. "I have informed Speaker Shashank Sekhar Bhokta and would...
  • Yashwant pledges to dethrone Hemant Soren government, but is BJP listening? June 19, 2014

    Buoyed by BJP veteran LK Advani's viewpoint that he was the right person for the party's chief ministerial candidate for Jharkhand, Yashwant Sinha on Thursday pledged that he would dethrone the JMMled government through intensifying statewide agitation. "We have to show a new path of development by ending the JMMled government...
  • Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren expands cabinet June 17, 2014

    Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren Tuesday expanded his cabinet by inducting a minister. Jharkhand Governor Syed Ahmed administered oath to Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) legislator Lobin Hembrom as the 12th minister. Jharkhand can have a maximum of 12 ministers, including the chief minister. Lobin is a legislator from Santhal Paragna. The 12th minister's...
  • JMM chief Shibu Soren takes oath in Lok Sabha June 10, 2014

    Jharkhand Mukti Morcha chief Shibu Soren, who was elected to Lok Sabha from Dumka in Jharkhand, on Tuesday took oath as the member of the House. 70yearold Soren was a Union Minister and Chief Minister of Jharkhand. He was first elected to Lok Sabha in 1980 and then again in 1989,...
  • BJP decimates CongressJMM in Jharkhand, wins 12 of 14 LS seats May 16, 2014

    New Delhi: The BJP achieved an astounding victory in the 2014 general elections in Jharkhand by winning 12 of the 14 Lok Sabha seats. The Congress and its ally JMM, managed to win two constituencies in the state. The saffron party's Pashupati Nath Singh and Bidyut Baran Mahato defeated...
  • BJP rides on 'Modi wave', captures 12 LS seats May 16, 2014

    Riding on a Narendra Modi wave, the BJP has won 12 of the fourteen Lok Sabha seats. The saffron party's Pashupati Nath Singh and Bidyut Baran Mahato established their victory in Dhanbad and Jamshedpur seats. Former chief minister and JMM supremo Shibu Soren, who initially trailed BJP's Sunil Soren, surged ahead by...
  • BJP leads in 11 out of 14 seats in Jharkhand May 16, 2014

    New Delhi: 3:00 pm: Riding on a Narendra Modi wave, the BJP has taken a lead in 11 of the fourteen Lok Sabha seats while Congress and its ally JMM, are ahead in the three other constituencies as counting continued in Jharkhand. The saffron party's Pashupati Nath Singh and...