JHARKHAND

  • Polling for first phase in 15 constituencies on Tuesday in J&K 5 hours 25 minutes ago

    Srinagar/Ranchi: Amidst security alert about possible Maoist attacks on politicians in Jharkhand and militant groups' poll boycott call in Jammu and Kashmir, the stage was set for the first of staggered assembly elections in the two states on Tuesday. The first phase will cover 15 seats in Jammu and Kashmir,...
  • Congress misusing state machinery in Jharkhand: BJP 10 hours 37 minutes ago

    Jamshedpur: BJP on Monday alleged that Congress had been misusing the state machinery for getting electoral gain in the five-phase Assembly polls in Jharkhand beginning on Tuesday. The arrest of party candidate from Daltongunj Manoj Kumar Singh within hours of the AICC supremo Sonia Gandhi's campaign for a state minister and...
  • Jharkhand elections: 8 big fights in Round One 10 hours 58 minutes ago

    The 13 Assembly segments of Jharkhand are going to polls on Tuesday and 199 candidates are in the fray. Fate of turncoats, local heavyweights, Independents, members of royal families and new coalitions are at stake. The political atmosphere is uncertain to such an extent that parties expecting leaders to address...
  • Polling in 13 Maoist-affected seats of Jharkhand on Tuesday 13 hours 55 minutes ago

    Ranchi: Polling will take place amidst tight security in 13 Maoist-affected constituencies in the first phase of five-stage elections to the 81-member Jharkhand Assembly on Tuesday. Adequate security forces have been deployed as all the 13 constituencies are affected by Maoist activities and the personnel have been asked to follow the...
  • No support from government for aspiring sports persons in Dhoni's Jharkhand 16 hours 37 minutes ago

    Jharkhand may boast of giving the country a successful cricket skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni, but when it comes to sports facilities, the state has failed miserably. Sporting experts in the state said that the government was doing enough to encourage youngsters to work on their talent. ...
  • Campaign ends for first phase of polls in J&K, Jharkhand Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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...
  • Jharkhand polls: Congress, BJP workers clash in Daltonganj after Sonia's rally Yesterday

    Daltonganj: A scuffle broke out between Congress and Bharatiya Janata Party workers on Daltonganj in Jharkahnd on Sunday. The scuffle broke out after Congress president Sonia Gandhi's rally. The BJP workers also faced-off with police. Several party workers have been detained. ...
  • Jharkhand elections: 7 reasons why day one is important Yesterday

    Ranchi: Maoists have a strong presence in most of the 13 constituencies going to polls on Tuesday and reports say they are desperate to execute a big attack on security forces and eliminate candidates. Naxal fear is so strong here that in many of the constituencies, polling parties are airlifted...
  • Jharkhand elections: Sonia Gandhi urges people of Daltonganj to vote for Congress Yesterday

    Congress President Sonia Gandhi campaigned in Daltonganj in Jharkhand earlier on Sunday where she urged the people to vote for her party. "The UPA government had given crores of rupees for the welfare and development of the state. Unfortunately the BJP government hasn't even used that money," said Sonia. ...
  • Jharkhand elections: Coal mafia controls the politics of Dhanbad, family fights for power Yesterday

    Dhanbad: The politics of Dhanbad like everything else is seeped in coal. In the 1970s, coal was nationalised but before that private mine owners owned these mines. One BP Sinha was the leader of all the coal workers. Subsequently, Suraj Deo Singh took over and started an organisation called the...
  • Watch: Battle for Jharkhand 2 days ago

    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. ...
  • Jharkhand polls: CRPF Cobra battalion carries out live combing cum area domination operation 2 days ago

    CRPF's cobra battalion has carried out a live combing cum area domination operation in a forest in Jharkhand. These operations are done before the polls as a measure to counter Naxals in the region. ...
  • Jharkhand polls: Rahul attacks PM, says Swach Bharat Abhiyaan a marketing strategy 2 days ago

    Manika: Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi: addressed an election rally in Manika ahead of first phase of elections . The Congress vice president attacked the 'acche din' claims of Priime Minister Narendra Modi. "You gave them full support in Lok Sabha elections. The PM promised 'acche din' after he...
  • CRPF Cobra battalion carries out live combing cum area domination operation ahead of polls in Jharkhand 2 days ago

    Ranchi: CRPF's cobra battalion has carried out a live combing cum area domination operation in a forest in Jharkhand. These operations are done before the polls as a measure to counter Naxals in the region. Jharkhand will go in for five phase polls which begin on November 25. The state is...
  • Modi kicks off poll campaign in Jharkhand, asks voters to free state from dynastic politics 3 days ago

    Daltonganj: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday took his campaign for the Assembly elections to Jharkhand's Daltonganj district. Launching a scathing attack on Congress in Jharkhand, Modi accused the opposition party for dynasty politics. "Free Jharkhand from this family politics. If they are in power, their families will be happy but...
  • Deep diving into Naxal core: What elections and development mean to tribals 3 days ago

    Ranchi: What do elections mean to a tribal living in the remotest Red zone of Jharkhand and why they oppose development works initiated by governments? We tried to investigate by deep diving into the forests of Torpa, where one is alive only at the mercy of Maoists. Here, everyone is...
  • 29 days to go, Santhal Pargana's 18 seats crucial for Shibu Soren's survival 3 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...
  • Live: Met Australian scientists to find solutions for Indian farmers, says PM Modi 3 days ago

    Ahead of the Assembly elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to address a rally in Jharkhand. Riding high on Modi wave, the state BJP unit expects that the PM's speech will be enough to drum up support for the party in the assembly polls. First phase of polling in...
  • Burdwan blast probe: NIA arrests six suspected 4 days ago

    New Delhi: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) arrested six suspects on Thursday in connection with the Burdwan blast case. The suspects were picked up from Sahibganj in Jharkhand. According to reports, the suspects may be connected to the Jammat-ul-Mujahideen terror group in Bangladesh, which is said to be involved in...
  • BJP will form majority government in Jharkhand: Manoj Tiwary 4 days ago

    Jamshedpur: A strong wave in favour of BJP has been sweeping across Jharkhand before the five-phase assembly election, Bhojpuri actor and BJP MP Manoj Tiwary said on Thursday. "I have campaigned in seven assembly constituencies going to poll in the first phase including Garwah, Bhavnathpur, Panki, Daltongunj and the response has...
  • Jharkhand elections: Royal families active in public life 4 days ago

    Ranchi: Despite their loss of royal titles and privileges, they enjoy support of their 'ryots'. These royal families of Jharkhand have a history of parliamentarians and legislators. Though some members of these families are contesting polls this year, it is yet to be seen if the political parties will bank...
  • Jharkhand Assembly elections: We expect better infrastructure in Ranchi, say IIM students 4 days ago

    Ranchi: Ahead of the Jharkhand Assembly elections, CNN-IBN spoke to some IIM students who voiced the need for a change and talked about the problems prevalent in Ranchi. An IIM Ranchi student lamented the lack of infrastructure in the Jharkhand capital. "When I came to Ranchi, the infrastructure was not like...
  • Ram Kripal Yadav is not a court, says Lalu Yadav 6 days ago

    Latehar/Manika: A day after Union Minister Ram Kripal Yadav took a dig at Lalu Prasad saying he was not even eligible to contest mukhiya's post, the RJD chief on Tuesday asked Yadav whether he was a "court" to decide his eligibility to contest elections. "Who is he to decide? Is he...
  • Jharkhand elections: JMM top guns contest from Santhal Pargana to nullify the Narendra Modi wave 6 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...
  • Jharkhand polls: Subodh Kant Sahay made Chief of Congress Campaign Committee 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Former Union Minister Subodh Kant Sahay has been made the Chairman of Congress Campaign Committee in Jharkhand, where the five-phase Assembly polls are scheduled from November 25. Besides Sahay, a senior party leader, Ajoy Kumar, a former JVM (P) MP from Jamshedpur, who recently joined Congress, has been...
  • 46 crorepatis in phase 1 Jharkhand elections: Election Watch November 16, 2014

    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...
  • Rajnath Singh moots same party governments at the Centre, state November 16, 2014

    Medininagar (Jharkhand): Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday advocated formation of same party governments at the Centre and state level for better coordination. "Installation of the same party government at both the Centre and state is necessary to maintain coordination and achieve the desired result," he said. Singh was addressing an...
  • Wish to turn Jharkhand central point of East: Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh November 16, 2014

    Ranchi: Touting the Hemant Soren-led government as the worst ever regime in Jharkhand, Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh on Sunday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi wished to turn the state as 'central point' of eastern India. "Neither any previous government nor any government future would ever be like the one...
  • Jharkhand polls: Santali film celebrity Dasrath Hansdah enters election fray November 16, 2014

    Jamshedpur: Renowned Santali film personality Dasrath Hansdah has taken a plunge into electoral politics by contesting as an independent candidate in the ensuing five-phase Jharkhand Assembly polls beginning from November 25. Dasrath, who is the first film personage from the Santali filmdom to fight an election in the state, is taking...