JHARKHAND

  • Battle for the States: Is Congress being rejected by regional parties too? 29 minutes ago

    As the early trends suggest, it is advantage PDP, and BJP is a close second in Jammu & Kashmir. The saffron party, meanwhile, is all set to sweep Jharkhand and form a majority government in the state. ...
  • Jharkhand Assembly elections: Madhu Koda trailing by 3000 votes 1 hour 0 minutes ago

    Ranchi: Former Chief Minister Madhu Koda (Jai Bharat Samanta Party) is trailing by 3000 votes from his nearest JMM rival Niral Purty from Majhgaon (ST) after the first round of counting. Anil Murmu (JMM) is leading by over 2000 votes over his nearest BJP rival Simon Marandi from Litipara (ST). Ranjit Kumar...
  • Battle for the states: Watch the early action at BJP headquarters in New Delhi 1 hour 18 minutes ago

    When the counting of votes for Assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir, and Jharkhand is underway, CNN-IBN's Marya Shakil gets you all the early action from the BJP headquarters in New Delhi. ...
  • Live: Close contest between BJP, PDP in Jammu and Kashmir; BJP set to form government in Jharkhand 2 hours 9 minutes ago

    Live: PDP takes early lead in Jammu and Kashmir, big lead for BJP in Jharkhand...
  • Jharkhand Assembly election results live: BJP crosses the half-way mark, set to form government 2 hours 15 minutes ago

    The stage is set for today's counting for 81 seats to decide the fate of the third Assembly polls in Jharkhand, where two previous ones threw up hung verdicts. Chief Minister Hemant Soren (Dumka/Barhait) and ex chief ministers Arjun Munda (Kharsawan), Madhu Koda (Majhgaon) and Babulal Marandi (Dhanwar/Giridih) are among...
  • Jharkhand Assembly elections: Counting of votes today, BJP, JMM eye majority 2 hours 33 minutes ago

    Ranchi: The countdown for begun for Jharkhand Assembly election results. After a massive mandate in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, the Bharatiya Janata Party also scripted history with absolute majority in Haryana Assembly elections and a also secured the mandate in Maharashtra. If exit polls are to be believed, the...
  • Jharkhand Assembly election: JVM open to alliance, says Babulal Marandi 3 hours 12 minutes ago

    Ranchi: Ahead of the Assembly election results, Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (JVM) chief Babulal Marandi said that he is open to all options for a post-poll alliance. Marandi, who is contesting from Dhanwar and Giridih said, "Let the numbers decide. We will decide on a post-poll alliance after the results are declared." Exit...
  • Counting for Jammu and Kashmir, Jharkhand polls to begin, fate of 1957 candidates to be decided 3 hours 15 minutes ago

    Srinagar/Ranchi: Counting of votes for the five-phased assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir and Jharkhand will take place on Tuesday amidst high security. In Jammu and Kashmir, a total of 821 candidates, including 276 independents, contested the elections to the 87-member House. The voter turnout in the state in 2014 was...
  • Stage set for counting in Jharkhand; BJP, JMM hopeful of majority 10 hours 40 minutes ago

    Ranchi: All arrangements are in place for Tuesday's counting for 81 seats to decide the fate of the third Assembly polls in Jharkhand, where two previous ones threw up hung verdicts. The updated 66.47 per cent voter turnout in the 2014 polls was a record for both Lok Sabha and assembly...
  • JVM open to all options for post-poll alliance: Babulal Marandi 12 hours 53 minutes ago

    Jharkhand Vikas Morcha chief Babulal Marandi said that he is open to all options for a post-poll alliance. Marandi said, "We will decide on a post-poll alliance after the results are declared." ...
  • Ranji Trophy Group C, Round 3: Tripura take lead against Jharkhand 13 hours 55 minutes ago

    Dhanbad: Bishal Ghosh and Rakesh Solanki struck half centuries as Tripura consolidated their strong position by reaching 227 for six in their first innings on the second day of their Ranji Trophy match against Jharkhand on Monday. Resuming the day at 72 for two, Tripura added 155 runs from 76 overs...
  • Jharkhand: BJP enthused, ruling JMM hopes to return to power 15 hours 37 minutes ago

    Ranchi: With the exit polls predicting a BJP victory in Jharkhand, the party is confident of forming the government in the state when votes are counted on Tuesday. "We alone will get more than 45 seats. For the first time, the state will get a stable government. The exit polls indicate...
  • Assembly polls: Key candidates in Jharkhand 19 hours 30 minutes ago

    New Delhi: In 14 years of its existence Jharkhand has never had a single-party government. Coalitions government ruling the state since 2000 have seen Jharkhand grappling with political instability, high corruption, slow development and Naxalism along with a host of other issues. But in 2014 unprecedented polling broke all previous records...
  • Awaiting the Jharkhand and J&K verdict on Tuesday 20 hours 28 minutes ago

    New Delhi: As one awaits the declaration of results now sealed in the EVMs by voters of Jharkhand and Jammu & Kashmir, the factors that are likely to shape it and the implications of the possible verdict merit analysis. Exit and Opinion polls are more or less unanimous on Jharkhand...
  • Coal scam: CBI searches private firm's offices in Jharkhand, Bengal Yesterday

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation on Sunday carried out searches at five locations in Jharkhand and West Bengal after registering a fresh case in connection with alleged irregularities in the allocation of coal blocks. According to CBI sources, the case has been registered against Electrosteel Castings Limited and Electrosteel...
  • Ranji Trophy, Group C: Dutt's fifer gives Tripura upper hand against Jharkhand Yesterday

    Dhanbad: Rana Dutt grabbed five wickets in a brilliant pace-bowling spell as Tripura took early control of their Ranji Trophy cricket match against Jharkhand on the opening day here on Sunday. Dutt ripped through the Jharkhand top-order batting line-up with figures of 5/64 while his pace colleagues Manisankar Murasingh and Abhijit...
  • Record polling registered in J&K and Jharkhand: EC 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Jammu and Kashmir recorded a "historic and unprecedented" polling in the last 27 years with 66 per cent electorate exercising their franchise in the five phases, the last one today recording a high 76 per cent with voters braving freezing temperatures. The streak of strong balloting was also followed...
  • Jharkhand exit poll: BJP-AJSU may get 37-43 seats, JVM 12-16, JMM 10-14, Congress 4-6 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The Axis APM exit poll predicts the BJP-AJSU Party alliance is likely to get a simple majority in Jharkhand Assembly elections. According to its findings, the BJP-AJSU alliance is expected to get 37-43 seats in the 81-member state assembly. The BJP alone may get 34-38 seats and the AJSU...
  • Jharkhand polls: Final phase sees 70 per cent voter turnout 2 days ago

    Ranchi: Over 25 lakh people more than 70 per cent of the electorate on Saturday exercised their franchise in the fifth and last round of the Assembly election in Jharkhand, officials said. Sixteen constituencies voted on Saturday in the final phase. Of the 16 seats, seven were reserved for Scheduled Tribes...
  • Jammu & Kashmir, Jharkhand vote in last phase of Assembly polls today amidst high security 3 days ago

    Jammu/Ranchi: Voting for the fifth and final phase of assembly elections will take place in Jammu and Kashmir and Jharkhand amidst high security after recent terror attacks in the valley and neighbouring Pakistan. While 213 candidates will be battling it out for 20 seats in the fifth phase of Jammu...
  • Jharkhand polls: As it happened 3 days ago

    Ranchi: The fifth phase of voting for 16 Assembly seats spread across six districts begins in Jharkhand. Among the heavyweights, Hemant Soren, the JMM leader, is contesting from Dumka, apart from Barhait constituency, where he is facing challenge from former Morcha leader and BJP candidate Hemlal Murmu. Assembly Speaker Shashank...
  • Jharkhand ready for Assembly polls in 5th and final phase 3 days ago

    Ranchi: With Jharkhand set to enter the fifth and final phase polling for 16 Assembly seats spread across six districts on Saturday, the fate of heavyweights including Chief Minister Hemant Soren will be decided in this phase. Altogether 208 candidates, including 16 women are testing their luck in this phase,...
  • Campaigning ends for final phase of polling in Jharkhand, 208 candidates in fray for 16 seats 4 days ago

    Ranchi: Campaigning ended on Thursday for the fifth and final phase polling for 16 Assembly constituencies in Jharkhand which will go the polls on December 20. "Polling will begin at 7 AM and end at 3 PM in all 16 constituencies," an Election Commission official said. Altogether 208 candidates, including 16 women...
  • Jharkhand CM describes BJP as 'loot' party 6 days ago

    Pakur (Jharkhand): Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren on Tuesday alleged that the BJP was a party of "loot", a day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi appealed to the people in Santhal Pargana region to throw "looters" out of power in the ensuing Assembly elections. "BJP ek lootera party hei (BJP is...
  • Eunuchs dance in protest of denial of voting rights 1 week ago

    Eunuchs dance outside a polling station in Dhanbad, Jharkhand during the 4th phase of polling. Many of these eunuchs were denied their voting rights as their names were struck off from the voter list. Taking help of what they are known for, these innovative, creative souls stared this unique musical...
  • Plough, not guns, brings harvest: PM Modi 1 week ago

    Dumka (Jharkhand): Appealing to the people of naxal-hit Jharkhand to shun violence, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday asked them to take a plough in hand instead of guns to bring harvest and development to the state. "Taking plough on the shoulder, not gun, brings 'hariyali' (harvest)," he said while addressing...
  • Punish those who ravaged Jharkhand: PM Modi to voters 1 week ago

    Ranchi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday appealed to people of Jharkhand to punish through votes those who plundered the state. Addressing an election rally in Dumka, he said, "As a mother punishes her children who commit mistake to ensure that the mistake is not committed again, people of Santhal region...
  • Assembly elections: Voter turnout dips to 49 per cent in J&K, Jharkhand records 61 per cent voting December 14, 2014

    New Delhi: In the fourth phase of polling on Sunday, while voter turnout in Jammu and Kashmir dipped to 49 per cent as compared with the earlier three phases, Jharkhand recorded a relatively decent turnout with 61 per cent voting in the Naxal-affected constituencies. The voting in the two states...
  • 61.08 per cent voter turnout in 4th phase of Jharkhand polls December 14, 2014

    Ranchi: Polling in 15 constituencies of the state on Sunday ended with 61.08 per cent electorate exercising their franchise in the penultimate phase of the Assembly elections in Jharkhand as the day passed off peacefully. The polling, which began at 7 AM in all the seats, ended at 3 PM in...
  • Jharkhand elections: 'Gangs of Wasseypur' plays out on the streets of Dhanbad December 14, 2014

    Like the 2012 hit movie 'Gangs of Wasseypur', which highlighted power struggles and politics of three criminal families, the battle for Jharkhand is being waged inside the Surajdev Singh mansion of Dhanbad, considered the unofficial power centre of India's coal capital. ...