JHARKHAND ASSEMBLY ELECTIONS

  • Arjun Munda pushes for his camp followers for deputy CM's post in Jharkhand Yesterday

    Ranchi: After having lost the Jharkhand Assembly election and having got enough hints that a non-tribal is most likely to become the chief minister of the state for the first time, Arjun Munda of the BJP is learnt to be now bargaining for the deputy chief minister's post for his...
  • Jharkhand elections: NOTA performs better than parties of Koda and Ekka Yesterday

    Ranchi: None of the above (NOTA) option fared better than former Jharkhand Chief Minister Madhu Koda's Jai Bharat Samanta Party (JBSP), taking a 1.7 per cent vote share in the just ended Jharkhand Assembly elections to give the state its tenth government. A total of 2,35,045 voters (1.7 per cent of...
  • BJP set to from government in Jharkhand, speculations rife over possible CM nominees Yesterday

    The Bharatiya Janata Party has won a majority in Jharkhand and is all set to form the first non-coalition government in the state. The state has had nine governments in the last 14 years, since its inception and there will now be a one party government in Jharkhand for the...
  • Jharkhand: BJP pushes for a non-tribal CM, Raghuvar Das front runner for the top post Yesterday

    Ranchi: It is almost decided that state Vice President of the Bharatiya Janata Party Raghuvar Das will become the next Chief Minister of Jharkhand. The loss of BJP heavyweights Arjun Munda, JB Tubid and Sudesh Mahato of All Jharkhand Students Union means that no tribal leader in the BJP-AJSU alliance...
  • Jharkhand assembly election results leave former CMs in shock 2 days ago

    Ranchi: The Jharkhand Assembly elections results declared on Tuesday left all the five former chief ministers of the state in a shock. While first CM Babulal Marandi lost his Dhanwar seat to Communist Party of India (Marxist-Leninist) candidate Rajkumar Yadav and the Giridih seat to Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate Nirbhay...
  • Battle For The States: BJP now a pan India party? 2 days ago

    The results for Jammu and Kashmir and Jharkhand Assembly elections declared on Tuesday are along the expected lines. While there is a hung assembly in Jammu and Kashmir, the Bharatiya Janata Party and its allies crossed the halfway mark of 41 in the 81-member Jharkhand Assembly. ...
  • Battle For The States: BJP wins Jharkhand, comes second in J&K 2 days ago

    The results for Jammu and Kashmir and Jharkhand Assembly elections declared on Tuesday are along the expected lines. While there is a hung assembly in Jammu and Kashmir, the Bharatiya Janata Party and its allies crossed the halfway mark of 41 in the 81-member Jharkhand Assembly. ...
  • Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren tenders resignation 2 days ago

    Ranchi: With the Jharkhand electorate voting a BJP-led alliance to power, Chief Minister Hemant Soren tendered his resignation on Tuesday evening. Soren who won from Dumka constituency met Governor Syed Ahmed at Raj Bhawan and handed over his resignation. "We have done our duty with all sincerity. We ran the government...
  • Cartoon of the day: Jharkhand Assembly elections 2014 2 days ago

    The results for Jammu and Kashmir and Jharkhand Assembly elections declared on Tuesday are along the expected lines. While there is a hung assembly in Jammu and Kashmir, the Bharatiya Janata Party and its allies crossed the halfway mark of 41 in the 81-member Jharkhand Assembly. ...
  • Jharkhand Assembly election results: BJP set to form government in Jharkhand 2 days ago

    Ranchi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's powerful campaign worked well for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) which is all set to form the government in Jharkhand though technically it will still be a minority government. Despite the well-oiled campaign which appealed to the voters to given majority to the party to...
  • BJP chief Amit Shah says all options open in Jammu and Kashmir, congratulates PM for his support 2 days ago

    Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah on Tuesday said his party was open to all options of government formation in Jammu and Kashmir. He also said the BJP would carry out developmental activities in Jharkhand, where it has won by a clear majority along with its alliance partner. The...
  • PL Punia explains poor performance of Congress in Jharkhand 2 days ago

    Speaking to CNN-IBN, Senior Congress leader PL Punia said, "We had a government with JMM and there were lot of complainants and cases of corruptions against JMM. We also shared that blame though we were not involved in those corruption cases. So that was the one of the impacts behind...
  • Jharkhand Assembly election results: Arjun Munda loses from Kharsawan 2 days ago

    Ranchi: Former Jharkhand Chief Minister and heavyweight BJP leader Arjun Munda lost from the Kharsawan (ST) constituency. Munda, who had won the Kharsawan seat four times earlier, lost to JMM's Dashrath Gagrai. Munda, who had been chief minister thrice in the last 14 years since Jharkhand was...
  • The problem with Congress: Finding its victories in BJP's loss? 2 days ago

    ( Before I begin this piece, it would be pertinent to note that all my life I have been perhaps the most devoted and ardent supporter of the Congress party, one who has worked for them without post or pay and would continue to do so even in the future....
  • Jharkhand elections: Arjun Munda loses from Kharswan 2 days ago

    Ranchi: Former Jharkhand Chief Minister and heavyweight BJP leader Arjun Munda lost from the Kharsawan (ST) constituency. Munda, who had won the Kharsawan seat four times earlier, lost to JMM's Dashrath Gagrai. Munda, who had been chief minister thrice in the last 14 years since Jharkhand was created as a separate state...
  • BJP will form stable government in Jharkhand: Jayant Sinha 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Union Minister Jayant Sinha expressed confidence that BJP would form a stable government in Jharkhand and dismissed speculation that he was in the race for chief minister's post. "I am very busy in Delhi," Sinha, who is a Lok Sabha member from Hazaribagh in Jharkhand, told reporters on queries...
  • Jharkhand polls: BJP Parliamentary board will decide on CM, says Ravi Shankar Prasad 2 days ago

    As BJP set to form government in Jharkhand, ends a credible second in Jammu and Kashmir, Union Minister Ravi Shankar said, "We have a system and the BJP Parliament board will decide on the chief minister of Jharkhand." ...
  • Jharkhand elections: Madhu Koda loses from Majhgaon 2 days ago

    Ranchi: Former Jharkhand Chief Minister Madhu Koda lost from Majhgaon(ST) seat to Jharkhand Mukti Morcha candidate Niral Purty by 11,182 votes. Koda, who had been representing Jagannathpur constituency since 2000, won the assembly seat again in 2005 and went on to be the chief minister of the tribal state the next...
  • Jharkhand elections: Sudesh Mahto loses from Silli 2 days ago

    Ranchi: Former deputy chief minister and AJSU party president Sudesh Mahto on Tuesday lost from his home turf Silli after representing it for nearly 15 years. Mahto lost to JMM's Amit Kumar by 29,740 votes. Mahto was deputy chief minister in the erstwhile Shibu Soren and Arjun Munda governments. The AJSU party, which...
  • BJP will give stable government, good governance to Jharkhand, says Prakash Javadekar 2 days ago

    As BJP set to form government in Jharkhand, ends a credible second in Jammu and Kashmir, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar said, "There was the political instability in Jharkhand from last 14 years which hurt the common poor, now we will give them stable government, good governance." ...
  • BJP to form government in Jharkhand, ends a credible second in J&K 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Once again an election counting day has brought good news for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). While BJP is all set to form the government in Jharkhand along with its allies, the party has also emerged as the second largest party in Jammu and Kashmir which is headed...
  • Watch: Political reactions over trends in J&K, Jharkhand elections 2 days ago

    As PDP takes lead in Jammu and Kashmir, BJP follows in a close second and halfway mark eludes the saffron party in Jharkhand, political leaders talk give their take on the verdict. ...
  • Watch: Modi supporter dancing outside the BJP office in Ranchi 2 days ago

    As BJP all the to form the government in Jharkhand, supporters celebrate the victory outside the party office in Ranchi. ...
  • Jharkhand CM is ahead in one seat, but many cabinet colleagues trailing 2 days ago

    Ranchi: Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren is leading from Barhait but is trailing from Dumka as are many of his ministerial colleagues in their respective seats as per trends available of the Assembly election. Soren is leading by over 10,500 votes from his nearest BJP rival Hemlal Murmu from Barhait...
  • Jharkhand elections result: Reaction on social media 2 days ago

    New Delhi: As the trends emerge, it is becoming clear that the Bharatiya Janata Party may fall short of magical number of 41 to be able to form government in Jharkhand. After stunning victory in Lok Sabha and assembly elections, the BJP was riding high on the Narendra Modi wave...
  • Ex-CMs facing poll reverses in Jharkhand 2 days ago

    Ranchi: Former chief ministers of Jharkhand appeared to be facing reverses in the Assembly election as trends available saw three of them trailing. Even Chief Minister Hemant Soren, though ahead in Barhait, is trailing in Dumka, where he is the sitting MLA. The state's first chief minister and JVM(P) president Babulal Marandi...
  • Jharkhand elections result: Who said what 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The current trends show that the Bharatiya Janata Party and its allies are likely to form the government in Jharkhand. But the BJP is till short of the half-way mark of 41 seats in the 81-member Assembly as per the latest trends. The Jharkhand Mukti Morcha is at...
  • Jharkhand polls: It's for the party to decide who'll be the CM, says Arjun Munda 2 days ago

    As BJP is leading in Jharkhand, the saffron party leader Arjun Munda said, "It's for the party to decide who will be the next chief minister. I'll do whatever the party wants me to." ...
  • Will form government in both J&K and Jharkhand: Rajnath Singh 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Elated over BJP's good showing in assembly polls, Home Minister Rajnath Singh expressed confidence that his party would form government in both Jammu and Kashmir and Jharkhand. "We will form government in both Jharkhand and Jammu and Kashmir," the senior BJP leader told reporters outside Parliament House on queries...
  • Full majority of BJP in Jharakhand will help to deliver the good governance: Anurag Thakur 2 days ago

    As BJP is all set to sweep Jharkhand and form a majority government in the state. Party MP Anurag Thakur said that the people of Jharkhand are waiting to have the government who can deliver the good governance at the grass root level. "Single and Full majority of BJP will...