Jharkhand

  • LS polls: 6 Jharkhand seats record 62 per cent voter turnout in second phase 17-04-2014 04:51 PM

    Voters were seen lining up at polling stations as 62 per cent of the electorate in Jharkhand on Thursday voted for the six Lok Sabha seats from the state. Officials said 62 per cent had voted and added added that Ranchi witnessed 58.76 per cent polling, Jamshedpur 65 per cent,...
  • Naxals blow up Railway track in Bokaro district 17-04-2014 10:08 AM

    Bokaro: Naxals on Thursday blew up a stretch of railway track in Bokaro district, disrupting train services. A report from Giridih in Jharkhand said the Maoists exploded ten bombs at separate places in Giridih Lok Sabha constituency where polling is on. "Seven bombs were exploded serially near Bistuur under Pirtand...
  • Lok Sabha elections: 62 per cent voter turnout in Jharkhand 17-04-2014 07:55 AM

    Ranchi: Around 62 per cent of the electorate voted in the second phase of polling in six Lok Sabha seats in Jharkhand on Thursday amid Maoist violence that left five persons, including 4 CRPF men, injured. "Around 62 per cent polling was recorded in the second phase for six seats,"...
  • Lok Sabha elections: 121 seats begin voting in the biggest phase 17-04-2014 07:35 AM

    With 121 seats across 12 states voting in fifth phase of Lok Sabha elections, India is witnessing the biggest round of electoral exercise on April 17. With this phase the voting will cross the half-way mark in terms of seats in more than a month-long exercise. More than 25 bigwigs...
  • LS polls: Multi-cornered contest makes it tough for Jharkhand veterans 16-04-2014 08:25 PM

    Jharkhand's capital Ranchi and five other constituencies will vote on April 17 in the fifth phase of elections which will see the electorate exercising their franchise in 121 seats across the country. The five other seats are Hazaribagh, Jamshedpur, Giridih, Singhbhum (ST) and Khunti (ST). As per the original schedule...
  • LS polls: Record vote in Naxal-affected constituencies on April 10 15-04-2014 06:59 PM

    Defying threat to life, people living in 12 worst Naxal-affected Lok Sabha constituencies exercised their franchise in good numbers and polling in some of these areas was as high as 78 per cent on April 10. According to a report prepared by the Home Ministry, 56.40 per cent people cast...
  • Two landmines found in Jharkhand, police issue advisory 13-04-2014 09:06 PM

    Two landmines were found by security forces in Jharkhand's Bokaro district on Sunday, as officials issued an advisory to security personnel not to defuse landmines but hand over the task to bomb disposal squads. Police said two landmines, each weighing 10 kg, were found during a search operation at the...
  • JVM says no to alliance with BJP or Congress after LS polls 13-04-2014 11:54 AM

    Jharkhand Vikas Morcha(Prajatantrik) (JVM) on Saturday said it would never supportCongress nor BJP, if the party wins seats in the ensuingParliamentary poll in Jharkhand. "Our decision is crystal clear, we will neither go withCongress nor support BJP at the Centre, if voted to power inJharkhand, " party's sitting MP and...
  • High voter turnout in 91 seats in LS polls, crosses the 2009 mark 10-04-2014 09:53 PM

    New Delhi: Marking a considerably high voter turnout as compared to the 2009 Lok Sabha elections, India voted for 91 constituencies in 14 states and Union Territories which went to polls in the third and substantial phase on Thursday, with Chandigarh witnessing the highest percentage of 74. The national capital...
  • LS polls: Four Jharkhand seats record 58.3 per cent voter turnout in 1st phase 10-04-2014 05:33 PM

    Amidst tight security in Maoist-affected Palamu(SC), Chatra, Koderma and Lohardaga (ST) Lok Sabha constituencies where voting began at 7 am on Thursday. Later the poll timings was extended till 5 PM for 6polling booths. 58.3per cent of the electorate exercised their franchise till 5 PM in four Lok Sabha seats...
  • LS polls: About 50 per cent voter turnout recorded in four seats till 3 pm 10-04-2014 04:36 PM

    About 50 per cent of the electorate exercised their franchise till 3 PM in four Lok Sabha seats in Jharkhand where Maoists exploded a series of landmines before voting began. Polling was on in Palamau (SC), Chatra, Koderma and Lohardaga (ST) seats. Hours before polling, Maoists exploded a series of...
  • Watch: Analysis of early voter trends in Lok Sabha elections Phase III 10-04-2014 12:54 PM

    As many as 91 constituencies voted in the third phase of the Lok Sabha elections on Thursday. ...
  • Lok Sabha elections Phase III: Video blogs 10-04-2014 11:24 AM

    The Lok Sabha elections have entered the third phase on Thursday with 91 constituencies across India. CNN-IBN reporters are on the ground getting a sense of what is happening at the poll booths in these 91 constituencies and the voter turnout. ...
  • 14 per cent voting till 10 am in Jharkhand 10-04-2014 08:36 AM

    Ranchi: An estimated 14 per cent voters exercised their franchise till 10 am in four Lok Sabha seats of Jharkhand where Maoists exploded a series of landmines before polling began. A total 62 candidates are in the fray on Thursday. Prominent among them are BJP candidate former Jharkhand police chief...
  • Lok Sabha polls live: High turnout in Kerala, moderate in Delhi, UP and Bihar 10-04-2014 07:13 AM

    Voting began in one of the biggest phases of the 2014 Lok Sabha election in 91 Lok Sabha seats across India on Thursday. People are also simultaneously voting in the Assembly election in Odisha. ...
  • LS polls: Smaller parties make it tough for BJP, JMM-Congress-RJD in Jharkhand 10-04-2014 12:15 AM

    The battle in Jharkhand has got very complicated with several regional parties in the fray even as the big fight is between the Bharatiya Janata Party and the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha-Congress-Rashtriya Janata Dal alliance. But making it tough for them are regional parties like Jharkhand Vikas Morcha Prajatantrik, All Jharkhand...
  • Lok Sabha elections enter the big states, 91 seats vote across India 10-04-2014 12:04 AM

    Voting in one of the biggest phases of the current Lok Sabha election will take place in 91 Lok Sabha seats across India on Thursday. People will also simultaneously vote in the Assembly election in Odisha. The entire state of Kerala with 20 Lok Sabha seats, national capital Delhi with...
  • Lok Sabha elections: 1st phase of polling ends in Jharkhand, 55 per cent voter turnout recorded 10-04-2014 12:03 AM

    Jharkhand will go for first phase polling on April 10 amidst tight security in Maoist-affected Palamu(SC), Chatra, Koderma and Lohardaga (ST) Lok Sabha constituencies where voting is expected to begin at 7 am. A total of 66 candidates had filed nomination papers but two withdrew their nominations and two other...
  • Uttar Pradesh beat Jharkhand by 8 wickets in Syed Mushtaq Ali trophy 09-04-2014 10:56 PM

    Rajkot: A fine bowling show by Akshdeep Nath and Mukul Dagar's cracking 63 helped Uttar Pradesh thrash Jharkhand by eight wickets in Syed Mushtaq Ali trophy. Jharkhand scored 114. However, Uttar Pradesh chased down the target in 14.4 overs, losing only two wickets. After being invited to bat first, Jharkhand...
  • JSW Steel gets nod to use CIL rail infra for Rohne mine 08-04-2014 04:02 PM

    Coal India Ltd (CIL) has agreed to let JSW Steel use rail infrastructure of its arm CCL so that the private firm is able to mine and transport coal from a Jharkhand block allocated to it for captive use. The nod follows a meeting of a high-level panel on clearing...
  • No Modi wave in Jharkhand, people want change: AJSU Dhanbad candidate Hemlata Mohan 07-04-2014 07:05 PM

    Entering the hurly-burly of politics, noted educationist, Director and Principal of Delhi Public School, Bokaro Steel City, Dr Hemlata S Mohan, sounds confident of winning her maiden electoral battle from Dhanbad constituency in Jharkhand. But Hemlata S Mohan is pitted against heavyweights like Bharatiya Janata Party's sitting MP Pashupati Nath...
  • MPs Rating: Former Jharkhand CM Marandi scores below average 07-04-2014 04:03 PM

    New Delhi: Former Jharkhand Chief Minister and Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (Prajatantrik) Party chief Babu Lal Marandi is a four time MP from Kodarma. marandi has scored 4.88 on a scale of 10 in a survey conducted by CNN-IBN and ADR that rates our parliamentarians' performance. On the parameters of accessibility...
  • AJSU manifesto: Special status for Jharkhand, 50 lakh new jobs 06-04-2014 10:27 AM

    Ranchi: All Jharkhand Students Union has promised to work for special status for Jharkhand, production of 10,000 mega watts of electricity, creation of 50 lakh jobs and a world-class state capital in Ranchi in the party manifesto released on Saturday in Ranchi. Stressing on the demand for special status for...
  • Syed Mushtaq Ali Super League games to be held in Mumbai, Rajkot 05-04-2014 08:09 PM

    Mumbai: Matches in the Super League stage of the 2013-14 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy will be played in Rajkot and Mumbai from April 8 to 14, with the final slated to be held in Mumbai. Haryana, Goa, Jharkhand, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh are clubbed in Group A, while the other half...
  • Tiwary, Saha steer Bengal to win against Jharkhand 03-04-2014 03:42 PM

    Kolkata: Manoj Tiwary and Wriddhiman Saha struck fluent half-centuries as Bengal cantered to an eight-wicket win over Jharkhand in their East Zone league match for the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy T20 tournament at Eden Gardens on Thursday. Saha was more aggressive among the duo hitting seven boundaries and one six...
  • Tripura skipper's half century goes waste vs Jharkhand 02-04-2014 04:26 PM

    Kolkata: Tripura skipper Yogesh Takawale's valiant half century went in vain as Jharkhand scraped to an 11-run victory to begin their East Zone league campaign for the Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 tournament with a win at the Eden Gardens today. Chasing 139, Tripura, who had lost to Odisha in their...
  • ABVP opposes liquor godown near school 01-04-2014 11:59 PM

    The ABVP on Tuesday strongly opposed the East Singhbhum district administration's proposal to open a liquor godown in the premises of Krishi Bazar Samity in Parsudih and demanded abrogation of an agreement signed with the Jharkhand State Beverage Corporation in this regard. Amitabh Senapati, National Executive Committee member of Akhil...
  • Trinamool Congress spreads its wings in Jharkhand's political landmine 01-04-2014 07:06 PM

    At the best of times Jharkhand's political scenario is unpredictable where MLAs change parties at the drop of a hat, parties enter into alliances which become history in a matter of days and a Damocles swords perpetually hangs over the state government's head. The state carved out of Bihar in...
  • JPP announces support to JVM in Jharkhand 01-04-2014 12:15 AM

    Jharkhand People's Party on Monday pledged support to Babulal Marandi's Jharkhand Vikas Morcha in the Lok Sabha polls in Jharkhand, days after snapping ties with Trinamool Congress. "Our party will support all the 14 candidates of the JVM contesting in Jharkhand," JPP president Surya Singh Besra said at a joint...
  • JMM claims no government can be formed at Centre without its support 01-04-2014 12:01 AM

    Jharkhand Mukti Morcha, which supports the Congress-led UPA government at the Centre, on Monday claimed that without its support a government could not be formed after the Lok Sabha polls. "We know that our party can't form a government at the Centre. But we also know that without our support...