Jharkhand Assembly

  • Jharkhand MLA quits after getting Trinamool ticket 20-03-2014 06:33 PM

    Congress legislator from Dhanbad, Chandra Shekhar Dubey, resigned from the membership of the Jharkhand assembly, after he got a ticket from the Trinamool Congress for the Lok Sabha polls, on Thursday. "I have resigned from the membership of the assembly as I am a candidate of the Trinamool from Dhanbad....
  • 'Appropriation Bill passed in Jharkhand Assembly; Model Code not violated' 06-03-2014 12:11 AM

    Appropriation Bill was on Wednesday approved by the Jharkhand Assembly, paving the way for expenditure for next fiscal with Speaker Sashank Sekhar Bhokta clarifying that the exercise did not come under Model Code of Conduct though it coincided with the announcement of general elections. Bhokta told media that passing of...
  • Ruckus in Jharkhand Assembly over Dadai Dubey's dismissal 20-02-2014 04:45 PM

    Pandemonium prevailed in Jharkhand Assembly on Thursday when Opposition BJP members sought a reply from the Hemant Soren government on the reason behind the dismissal of a cabinet minister, leading to adjournment of the proceedings twice. Party members led by BJP MLA and former deputy Chief Minister Raghuvar Das raised...
  • Jharkhand Assembly pays tributes to veteran actors 19-02-2014 07:20 PM

    Jharkhand Assembly on Wednesday condoled the death of veteran cine actors A Nageshwar Rao and Suchitra Sen and the state's former deputy Chief Minister Sudhir Kumar Mahato. In his condolence message, Speaker Shashank Sekhar Bhokta spoke about the immense contribution made by the great actors. The house condoled the death...
  • Jharkhand government to present budget on Feb 21 13-02-2014 11:54 PM

    Jharkhand government will present its 2014-15 financial statement on February 21. "The government will table its budget on February 21," Assembly Speaker Shashank Sekhar Bhokta told reporters in Ranchi. The budget session will begin on February 19 and end on March 7. ...
  • Jharkhand assembly's budget session from Feb 19 08-02-2014 07:53 PM

    Jharkhand assembly's budget session will begin Feb 19 and end March 7, said an official on Saturday. "The state cabinet today gave its approval for 21 proposals. The proposals include convening the state assembly budget session from Feb 19," Cabinet Secretary JB Tubid told reporters. Among the other decisions taken...
  • Jairam Ramesh to meet Sushil Kumar Shinde today over increasing House strength 26-12-2013 08:15 AM

    Advocating an increase in the strength of Jharkhand Assembly, Union Minister Jairam Ramesh on Wednesday said he would meet Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde on Thursday to request him on this matter. "One of the main reasons for the political instability in Jharkhand during the last 13 years is the lesser...
  • JPCC welcomes Jairam Ramesh's letter on raising Jharkhand Assembly strength 21-12-2013 08:35 AM

    The Jharkhand Pradesh Congress Committee on Friday welcomed Union minister Jairam Ramesh's letter to Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde on increasing seats in the Jharkhand Assembly, but the BJP termed it as belated . "It is a welcome initiative. The Congress in Jharkhand has always demanded an increase in...
  • CM assures protection of Bhojpuri, Maghi students' interests 20-12-2013 11:20 PM

    Bowing to pressure from both theruling and opposition MLAs in the Jharkhand Assembly which sawnoisy scenes over languages on Friday, the government said itwould look into the issue of whether the rights of studentswriting in Bhojpuri and Maghi languages in teacherseligibility test could be protected. Replying to the House after...
  • Speaker assures probe into Ranchi Lake boat mishap 18-12-2013 12:31 AM

    Jharkhand Assembly SpeakerShashank Sekhar Bhokta on Tuesday said the government would ensurean inquiry into the boat mishap in Ranchi Lake which claimedfour lives and Tourism Secretary Sajal Chakraborty had anarrow escape. "It is very sad that the mishap occurred. Thegovernment will ensure a probe and also ensure such mishapsare not...
  • Lalu no match for Modi: BJP 18-12-2013 12:21 AM

    The BJP on Tuesday took on the ruling RJDand the Congress in the Jharkhand Assembly claiming LaluPrasad Yadav was no match for Gujarat Chief Minister NarendraModi. Opposing remarks of Yadav on Modi soon after the RJD chiefcame out of jail in Monday, BJP leader and former Speaker C PSingh claimed...
  • Jharkhand Assembly session to begin from December 13 23-11-2013 08:49 AM

    The week-long winter session of Jharkhand Assembly will begin on December 13. A meeting of the state cabinet, chaired by Chief Minister Hemant Soren, decided to convene the House from December 13 to 20, according to Principal Secretary (Cabinet Secretariat) JB Tubid. ...
  • MLAs demand action against NTPC officials over police firing in Hazaribagh 26-07-2013 08:10 PM

    Several members cutting across the party lines in Jharkhand Assembly on Friday demanded action against the management of the National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) following Tuesday's police firing in Hazaribagh district that claimed a life. Supporting BJP MLA Uma Shankar Akela's demand for an adjournment motion to debate on the...
  • Speaker SS Bhokta to look into allegations against Assembly staff 26-07-2013 06:47 PM

    Jharkhand Speaker S S Bhokta on Friday assured the state Assembly that he would look into the allegations made against House reporters that they had failed to mention the name of Chief Minister Hemant Soren during his speech during the trust vote on July 18. Bhokta said strict action would...
  • Confidence vote in Jharkhand Assembly tomorrow 17-07-2013 06:02 PM

    Chief Minister Hemant Soren, heading a JMM-Congress coalition government with support of independents, will move a confidence vote in the 82-member Jharkhand Assembly on Thursday. The Chief Minister would table the vote of confidence, an official release said. Soren, who took oath as the head of the coalition government on...
  • Jharkhand: JMM leader Hemant Soren stakes claim to form govt 09-07-2013 06:31 PM

    Ranchi: JMM Legislature Party leader Hemant Soren on Tuesday staked claim to form government in Jharkhand, where the President's rule ends on July 18. CNN-IBN has learnt that the JMM has managed to win the support of 40 legislators and is in talks for two more independent MLAs. The Congress...
  • BJP warns Jharkhand Governor of 'social boycott' 24-06-2013 02:29 AM

    Dhanbad: BJP on Sunday warned Governor Syed Ahmed of "social boycott" and "choking" power and water supply to Raj Bhavan if he failed to recommend dissolution of the Jharkhand Assembly by July 13. "The party has decided to lay indefinite siege of Raj Bhavan from July 14 if the Governor...
  • FIR lodged against MLA for 'beating up' policeman 23-05-2013 11:03 PM

    Ranchi: A policeman has accused Independent MLA Chamra Linda of assaulting him at the Jharkhand Assembly while he was on duty. On the basis of the complaint by the constable Umanath Saha, police filed an FIR with the Jagannathpur police station in Ranchi on Thursday. According to the FIR, Linda...
  • Rajnath Singh demands dissolution of Jharkhand Assembly 21-05-2013 02:14 AM

    Ranchi: BJP President Rajnath Singh on Monday demanded immediate dissolution of Jharkhand Assembly to give the people an opportunity for a fresh mandate. Raising the party's demand again for dissolution of the House, Singh told reporters that the people should get a chance to elect their representatives instead of living...
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  • Soren kingmaker in hung Jharkhand House 23-12-2009 07:17 AM

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