JHARKHAND

  • CM-designate Raghubar Das all set to take Jharkhand on development path 15 hours 45 minutes ago

    Ranchi: Bharatiya Janata Party leader and Jharkhand CM-designate Raghubar Das is confident that he will be able to take the state towards development with its first stable government. Speaking to CNN-IBN, Das said, "We could have led this state towards development but could not due to the political scenario. We can...
  • It is a proud moment for us, says Jharkhand CM-designate wife 16 hours 52 minutes ago

    As senior BJP leader Raghubar Das is set to become the new chief minister of Jharkhand, his family is elated. "The family was confident of his victory, proud moment for us. I am thrilled," said wife of Raghubar Das, Rukmani Devi. ...
  • Profile of Jhakhand CM designate Raghubar Das 20 hours 19 minutes ago

    Five-time Jamshedpur East MLA Raghubar Das is all set to take over as the sixth chief minister of Jharkhand. Das will be the first non-tribal leader to become the state's chief minister. The low profile Das was born on May 3, 1955. He passed matric from Bhalubasa Harijan High School and...
  • Raghubar Das to be Jharkhand's first non-tribal CM as BJP MLAs elect him as their leader 20 hours 54 minutes ago

    Ranchi: After 14 years since Jharkhand was carved out of Bihar on the question of a distinct tribal identity, the state is set to get its first non-tribal chief minister. The Bharatiya Janata Party legislative party on Friday elected Raghubar Das as its leader paving way for him to be...
  • Jharkhand: BJP's legislature party meet today on forming government 22 hours 38 minutes ago

    Ranchi: The Bharatiya Janata Party's legislature party will meet on Friday to choose a new leader before the party stakes claim to form its fifth and the 10th government of Jharkhand. "BJP observers JP Nadda and Vinay Sahastrabuddhe have arrived. The legislature party meeting will begin around 11 am," party's...
  • Jharkhand: Supporters of Congress MLA Bidesh Singh fire in air to mark election win Yesterday

    Medininagar (Jharkhand): Supporters of Congress leader Bidesh Singh on Thursday allegedly fired gun shots in the air to celebrate the MLA's win from Panki Assembly seat, two days after the election results were announced. "We have received the information about it and have...
  • Arjun Munda pushes for his camp followers for deputy CM's post in Jharkhand 2 days ago

    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 2 days ago

    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...
  • One policeman killed in Naxal attack in Jharkhand 2 days ago

    Ranchi: One head constable was killed and several policemen were injured in a Naxal attack in Chatra area of Jharkhand on Wednesday. The attack took place when on a police patrolling party was on its duty in the Naxal-affected Chatra district of the state. The attack comes a day after the results...
  • BJP set to from government in Jharkhand, speculations rife over possible CM nominees 2 days ago

    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 2 days ago

    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 3 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...
  • Wednesday's Parliamentary Board meet will decide future course of action in J&K: BJP 3 days ago

    Senior BJP Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said that the party will decide on future course of action in Jammu & Kashmir on Wednesday's parliamentary board meeting. ...
  • Battle For The States: BJP now a pan India party? 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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? 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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. ...