JHARKHAND

  • Jharkhand elections: Notification issued for 1st phase polling Yesterday

    Ranchi: Notification for the first phase of polling in 13 of the 81 Jharkhand Assembly seats was issued on Tuesday. The seats where polling will be held on November 25 are Chatra (SC), Gumla (ST), Bishunpur (ST), Lohardaga (ST), Manika (ST), Latehar (SC), Panki, Daltonganj, Bishrampur, Chhatarpur (SC), Hussainabad, Garhwa and...
  • Jharkhand elections: 1st phase poll notification today 2 days ago

    Ranchi: The Election Commission has effected a minor reschedule by notifying the November 25 first phase Assembly polls on October 28 instead of October 29, as was decided earlier, election office said. The change was made because of a holiday to mark the Chhath festival. There will not be any change in...
  • Jharkhand Assembly elections: Date of notification changed to October 28 for phase 1 3 days ago

    New Delhi: The notification date for phase one polls for the 81-member Jharkhand assembly has been changed to October 28 from October 29 due to Chhath puja. Jharkhand will vote in five phases between November 25 and December 20. The first phase of voting takes place on November 25. The...
  • Assembly polls: Inder Singh Namdhari's son to contest from Daltonganj 3 days ago

    Medininagar: Former Jharkhand Assembly Speaker Inder Singh Namdhari will field his son Dilip Singh Namdhari as independent candidate from Daltonganj assembly constituency. "My son is positively contesting from the seat," Namdhari, who had represented the seat five times, said. Daltonganj goes to polls in the first of the five-phase elections...
  • BJP to contest in all 81 seats in Jharkhand 4 days ago

    Ranchi: The BJP said it would fight in all the 81 Assembly seats in Jharkhand in the coming polls. "We will contest in all the seats," BJP National Vice President and former Deputy Chief Minister Raghuvar Das said, adding that the party's panchayat level booth conferences were being held. The...
  • Jharkhand polls: Graft, stability, regional issues to play big role 4 days ago

    Ranchi: As Jharkhand gets a third chance to elect a majority government after experiencing two fractured mandates, many political leaders believe local issues would be the yardstick for voters' choice while BJP claims that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's vision would also appeal electors. "Local issues do...
  • Saurabh Tiwary to lead Jharkhand in Vijay Hazare tournament 4 days ago

    Jamshedpur: Middle-order batsman Saurabh Tiwary will lead a 15-member Jharkhand squad in the Vijay Hazare one-day league tournament, commencing from November 6 in Kolkata. Md. Surfaraz Ashraf was the lone new face in the team. Announcing the squad here today, the Secretary of Jharkhand State Cricket Association (JSCA), Rajesh Verma said...
  • Jharkhand ruling coalition partners to hold parleys ahead of assembly polls 4 days ago

    Ranchi: Leaders of ruling alliance partners -JMM, Congress and RJD - on Saturday said they would again meet to discuss pre-poll alliance shortly, hours after the Election Commission announced dates for Jharkhand Assembly elections. "It will be clear within three/four days after discussions," JMM General Secretary Suprio Bhattacharya said when asked...
  • Five-phase poll too exhaustive, say Jharkhand parties 5 days ago

    Ranchi: Main political parties on Saturday welcomed the Election Commission's announcement of Assembly polls for Jharkhand, but termed the five-phase election as too exhaustive. "We expected a three-phase polling, because Lok Sabha elections in May had passed off peacefully. Five-phase election is a long drawn affair, which takes almost two months,"...
  • Jharkhand Assembly polls: Ruling coalition partners Congress, JMM to hold talks 5 days ago

    Ranchi: Leaders of ruling alliance partners -JMM, Congress and RJD - today said they would again meet to discuss pre-poll alliance shortly, hours after the Election Commission announced dates for Jharkhand Assembly elections. "It will be clear within three/four days after discussions," JMM General Secretary Suprio Bhattacharya said when asked on...
  • Jharkhand Assembly elections: Voting in 5 phases from November 25, counting on December 23 5 days ago

    New Delhi: The Election Commission on Saturday announced the dates for Assembly polls in Jharkhand. The poll panel has announced a five-phase elections in the state. The voting will begin on November 25. The second phase will be held on December 2, the third on December 9, the fourth on December...
  • J&K, Jharkhand elections spread over a month, to be held in 5 phases; counting on December 23 5 days ago

    New Delhi: The states of Jammu and Kashmir and Jharkhand will vote in five phases between November 25 and December 20. The counting of votes will take place on December 23 in both the states. Along with these two states, three Assembly seats in Delhi will also vote on November...
  • Schedule for J&K, Jharkhand Assembly polls 2014 5 days ago

    New Delhi: The Election Commission of India on Saturday announced the dates for the elections of the Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly and Jharkhand Legislative Assembly. The 5-phased assembly election in both the poll bound states will take place as follow: Jharkhand Assembly Constituencies going to polls in Phase-I on November 25: ASSEMBLY...
  • EC announces 5-phase election in Jharkhand, J&K; counting on December 23: As it happened 5 days ago

    New Delhi: 4.30 pm: The Election Commission of India announces dates of assembly elections in states of Jammu & Kashmir and Jharkhand. 4.34 pm: The election for both the states to take place in 5 phases: November 25, December 2, December 9, December 14 and December 20. The counting in both...
  • EC to announce dates for Jammu and Kashmir and Jharkhand Assembly elections today 5 days ago

    New Delhi: 4:30 pm: The Election Commission of India on Saturday announced the dates for assembly elections in states of Jammu & Kashmir and Jharkhand. The 5-phased election for both the states will take place on November 25, December 2, December 9, December 14 and December 25. The counting in both...
  • Cyclone Hudhud: 300 houses damaged, several hurt in Jharkhand October 13, 2014

    Ranchi: Over 300 houses were damaged and several persons were injured under the impact of Cyclone Hudhud as heavy rains accompanied by strong winds lashed parts of Jharkhand where more rains were predicted. At least four persons were injured and around 80 houses damaged in Chaibasa, the headquarter of West Singhbhum...
  • Jharkhand Congress MLA arrested in Delhi for allegedly floating ultra outfit October 5, 2014

    Ranchi: Former Jharkhand minister and Congress MLA Yogendra Sao was on Sunday arrested in Delhi following warrants against him in connection with allegedly floating an ultra outfit. A team of Jharkhand Crime Investigation Department arrested Sao after obtaining warrants from a Hazaribagh court on September 14. Inspector General of Police Anurag Gupta...
  • Assembly poll dates for Maharashtra, Haryana likely to be announced today September 12, 2014

    New Delhi: The Election Commission is likely to announce the dates for Assembly polls in Maharashtra, Haryana on Friday. Assembly elections in four states Maharashtra, Haryana, Jharkhand and Jammu and Kashmir are scheduled to be held in 2014. According to EC sources, the elections would be held in two...
  • Forced conversion row: Ranchi Police raids shooter Tara Sahdev's husband's house August 31, 2014

    Ranchi: Ranchi Police on Sunday raided the house of national level gold medallist rifle shooting champion Tara Sahdev's husband Raqibul Hasan alias Ranjit Kohli for allegedly forcing her to convert her religion after marriage. The police seized 16 SIM cards and 15 mobile phones from his house. "We have also...
  • Alleged forcible conversion: Tara Sahdev's husband 'converted to Islam in 2007' August 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Allegations are flying left, right and centre in the alleged forcible conversion case involving a national level woman shooter in Jharkhand. Tara Sahdev had accused her husband Ranjit Kohli alias Raqibul Hasan of marrying her on a fake identity and then forcing her to convert to Islam. Kohli, who...
  • Alleged forced conversion case: Police arrest Tara Sahdev's motherinlaw August 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Tara Sahdev's motherinlaw has been arrested in the alleged forcible conversion case of the national level shooter. Sahdev's husband, Ranjit Kohli alias Raqibul Hasan had already been arrested by a joint team of the Delhi and Jharkhand Police on Tuesday and is scheduled to be produced at a court...
  • Alleged forcible conversion case: Husband of national level shooter Tara Sahdev arrested August 26, 2014

    New Delhi: In a breakthrough in the alleged forcible conversion case, a joint team of the Delhi and Jharkhand Police arrested the husband of national level shooter Tara Sahdev. Ranjit Kohli alias Raqibul Hasan was arrested from Dwarka in Delhi. Sahdev had accused Kohli of misleading her into marriage on a fake...
  • Jharkhand: Another central minister shown black flags by JMM August 25, 2014

    Ranchi: Continuing their vow to protest any central minister's visit to Jharkhand, JMM activists showed black flags at Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh at Birsa Munda Chowk in Ranchi on Monday. Singh, who is visiting the state in connection with an official function, was shown black flags by JMM activists...
  • JMM hits back at BJP, protests Union Minister's visit to Ranchi August 23, 2014

    Ranchi: Workers of the Bharatiya Janata Party and Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) clashed at Ranchi airport on Saturday morning, forcing police to resort to lathi charge to control the situation. In an apparent retaliation to the booing of Chief Minister Hemant Soren at an event cochaired with Prime Minister Narendra Modi,...
  • Jharkhand CM calls hooting at PM Modi's event 'rape of democracy' August 22, 2014

    Ranchi: Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren termed the hooting he faced by a section of crowd at Prime Minister Narendra Modi's function on Thursday as "rape of democracy", while his party Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) demanded a public apology from Modi. "The unseemly and disrespectful approach during my speech is...
  • Nagpur: Congress workers wave black flags at PM, detained August 21, 2014

    Nagpur: The Nagpur Police on Thursday detained some Congress workers after they waved black flags at the Prime Minister's convoy. PM Narendra Modi was in Nagpur to lay the foundation stone for a Metro station when the incident happened. The protest by Congress workers stems from recent incidents whereby supporters of...
  • Another nonBJP CM booed at PM Modi's event, Jharkhand CM's speech interrupted August 21, 2014

    Ranchi: It happened yet again. At an event in Ranchi, supporters of the Prime Minister raised proNarendra Modi slogans forcibly interrupting Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren's speech. PM Modi was sharing the dais with the Jharkhand CM at an inaugural event of a project of Power Grid Corporation of India...
  • JDP will merge with BJP, says Salkhan Murmu August 18, 2014

    Jharkhand Disom Party (JDP) on Sunday said it will merge with BJP at a simple function to be held in Jamshedpur on Monday. A decision in this regard was taken following discussion with Union Petroleum Minister, Dharmendra Pradhan, who is also the incharge of BJP affair in Jharkhand, and former Chief...
  • Mahendra Singh Dhoni's security downgraded after cops say 'no threat to cricketer' August 12, 2014

    The security cover to Indian cricket team captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has been downgraded to Y from Z category by Jharkhand government, the state's top police officer said on Monday. The decision to reduce the security category of Dhoni was taken at a recent review meeting on securityrelated matters being provided...
  • Veteran JMM leader Simon Marandi joins BJP August 10, 2014

    Three former ministers and an exMLA joined the BJP along with their followers here in Ranchi on Sunday. JMM's Simon Marandi, JD(U)'s Gopal Krishna Patar and Dulal Bhuyan of the Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (Prajatantrik) were embraced by former Jharkhand chief minister Arjun Munda, exAssembly speaker CP Singh and several other BJP...