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  • 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,"...
  • Campaign ends for second phase of polling in Jharkhand 15-04-2014 07:14 PM

    Campaigning ended on Tuesday in six Lok Sabha constituencies in the second of the three phase polling in Jharkhand for the April 17 elections. The constituencies where polling would be held are Giridih, Ranchi, Jamshedpur, Singhbhum ST, Khunti ST and Hazaribagh from among the total 14 LS seats. Elections in...
  • Marandi blames Congress, BJP and JMM for Jharkhand's woes 15-04-2014 08:15 AM

    Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (Prajatantrik) (JVM) chief Babulal Marandi on Monday accused Congress, BJP as well as JMM for the prevailing state of affairs of Jharkhand while appealing to people to vote for his party to ensure rapid development. Addressing an election meeting at Agrico Maidan here, Marandi said the country...
  • JMM always work for minorities, says Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren 14-04-2014 03:31 PM

    Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren has said JMM always discharged its responsibility to protect the interest of the minority community and he as a chief minister made sincere efforts for their welfare within a short tenure in power. "JMM has always cared for the dignity of the community and taken...
  • Hemant Soren alleges opposition parties using money power 10-04-2014 11:15 PM

    Jharkhand Chief Minister and JMM leader Hemant Soren on Thursday claimed the opposition parties were using money power to win the Lok Sabha election because they lacked people's support. He appealed to people to teach such parties and leaders a lesson, while advocating for a government for the people, of...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • No Modi wave in Jharkhand, people want change: AJSU Dhanbad candidate Hemlata Mohan 08-04-2014 06:43 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...
  • Four Maoist-affected seats to go for 1st phase of polling in Jharkhand on April 10 08-04-2014 06:14 PM

    Campaigning ended on Tuesday in Jharkhand which 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. A total of 56,47,736 electorate with 29,98,487 male and 26,49,246 females are eligible to exercise their franchise in four of...
  • Naveen, Raman, Hemant campaign in western Odisha 07-04-2014 09:23 PM

    With a day left for electioneering to end for the first phase polls in 10 Lok Sabha and 70 assembly seats in Odisha, three chief ministers on Monday extensively campaigned for their respective party candidates in Sundergarh district. While the ruling BJD president and Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik held...
  • TMC can pull down Hemant Soren government: Mamata Banerjee 05-04-2014 11:19 PM

    Buoyed by roping in two MLAs into the Trinamool Congress, its chief Mamata Banerjee on Saturday claimed that if her party so desired it could pull down the Hemant Soren government in Jharkhand. "We have two MLAs in Jharkhand Assembly. If we want we can throw out the government. But...
  • Former Jharkhand Chief Minister Marandi files nomination from the Dumka LS constituency 04-04-2014 03:17 PM

    Babulal Marandi, Jharkhand's first chief minister and president of Jharkhand Vikas Morcha-Prajatantrik (JVM-P), filed his nomination from the Dumka Lok Sabha constituency on Friday. Another former chief minister and Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) chief Shibu Soren is seeking a re-election from this seat. He filed his papers on Monday. Shibu...
  • Jharkhand polls acid test for former chief ministers 04-04-2014 02:47 PM

    The 2014 Lok Sabha polls in Jharkhand are an acid test for the regional parties and former chief ministers of the state. The presidents of three regional parties - the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM), the Jharkhand Vikas Morcha-Prajatantrik (JVM-P) and All Jharkhand Students Union (AJSU) - are all contesting. JMM...
  • 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...
  • Jharkhand poll tracker: BJP way ahead of Congress-JMM-RJD alliance 31-03-2014 09:50 PM

    New Delhi: The BJP is leading by a huge margin in Jharkhand. According to CNN-IBN-CSDS-Lokniti election tracker, the main opposition BJP is projected to get 44 per cent of the votes. The ruling Congress-JMM-RJD alliance is likely to get 30 per cent of the votes while Jharkhand Vikas Morcha-Prajatantrik is...
  • JMM chief Shibu Soren files nomination papers from Dumka constituency 31-03-2014 06:09 PM

    Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) chief Shibu Soren filed his nomination papers from Dumka constituency in Jharkhand on Monday. Shibu is the sitting MP from Dumka. His son and Chief Minister Hemant Soren, Finance Minister and Congress leader Rajendra Singh and Tourism Minister and RJD leader Suresh Paswan were present when...
  • Naxals pose a major threat to Lok Sabha candidates in Jharkhand 31-03-2014 03:51 PM

    Election time in Naxal-infested Jharkhand is doubly dangerous for the politicians many of whom are high on the rebels' hit-list. As candidates and their supporters move in the countryside, tour villages and address huge rallies, the security agencies face a nightmarish situation in providing them security especially as many of...
  • Political conspiracy against Jagannath Mahto, says Hemant Soren 26-03-2014 06:58 PM

    Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren, on Wednesday, defended Jagannath Mahto, the JMM candidate from Giridih Lok Sabha seat, who is a co-accused in the lynching case of a youth at a 'people's court', and said a political conspiracy has been hatched against him. "It is a political conspiracy," Soren said...
  • No question of JMM allying with BJD: Hemant Soren 26-03-2014 02:41 PM

    Jharkhand Chief Minister, Hemant Soren on Wednesday said there was no question of JMM allying with Naveen Patnaik-led Biju Janata Dal (BJD) and the party would go alone in the ensuing parliamentary and assembly elections in Odisha. JMM will contest the elections in Odisha on its own, Soren said when...
  • LS 2014: One serving CM, over 20 former CMs, one ex-PM in the fray 26-03-2014 12:35 PM

    New Delhi: One serving chief minister aspiring to be the next prime minister, more than 20 former chief ministers and a former prime minister are trying their luck in the current Lok Sabha elections. It is making the elections all the more interesting. As many as 6 former chief ministers...
  • EC tightens grip on JMM candidate Jagannath Mahto accused in murder case 25-03-2014 08:03 PM

    The Election Commission (EC) on Tuesday took a strong stand on a complaint against ruling JMM's candidate from Giridih Lok Sabha constituency, Jagannath Mahto, who is an accused in a murder case. "We received a complaint against the JMM candidate from Giridih that police were taking no action against him...
  • Hemant Soren terms leaders quitting party 'impure blood' 25-03-2014 06:06 PM

    Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren on Tuesday termed the leaders quitting the party as "impure blood". "Even you have donated blood. Sometimes, impure blood needs to be cleaned. New blood flows after impure blood is cleaned," Soren told reporters in Jamshedpur to a question regarding party leaders quitting the party....
  • Will accept resignation of 2 MLAs from House membership by March 26: Speaker 22-03-2014 11:59 PM

    Jharkhand Assembly Speaker Shashank Sekhar Bhokta on Saturday said he would accept resignation letters of two MLAs from House membership by March 26. "They have sent the resignation letters by fax... I would accept their resignations by March 26 as I am looking into the technical aspects whether letters sent...
  • JMM Badgaon block committee president Bacho Hembram shot dead 22-03-2014 03:11 PM

    JMM Bandgaon block committee president Bacho Hembram was shot dead by suspected cadres of the People s Liberation Front of India (PLFI) in adjoining West Singhbhum district in Jharkhand. Hembram, also the Mukhia of Bandgaon block, was taking a stroll near his home after dinner last night when motor-cycle borne...
  • UPA allies pledge support to each other in LS polls 21-03-2014 09:24 AM

    The three ruling UPA allies in Jharkhand, the JMM, the Congress and the RJD, on Thursday pledged that there would not be any friendly contests among the 14 seats they shared for the ensuing general elections. As per the seat adjustments, the Congress is contesting nine seats, the JMM four...
  • JMM’s East Singhbhum unit to urge party leadership to field senior leaders 16-03-2014 08:38 PM

    The East Singhbhum district unit of JMM on Sunday decided to meet party Supremo Sibu Soren and Chief Minister Hemant Soren to urge them to field senior party leaders instead of any newcomer in the Jamshedpur Lok Sabha constituency. The President of JMM s district committee, Ramesh Hansdah told PTI,...
  • LS polls: Congress to fare well in Jharkhand, says minister KN Tripathi 15-03-2014 07:10 PM

    Jharkhand Rural Development and Labour Minister KN Tripathi, who was sworn in as the new minister in the Hemant Soren ministry in place of the dismissed Chandra Sekhar Dubey last month, on Saturday claimed that Congress will fare well in Jharkhand in the state's ensuing three-phase parliamentary polls next month....
  • Sabita Mahato to not contest Jamshedpur Lok Sabha seat 10-03-2014 09:00 AM

    Sabita Mahato, widow of senior JMM leader and former Deputy Chief Minister of Jharkhand Sudhir Mahato, is unwilling to contest the Lok Sabha poll from Jamshedpur constituency for personal reasons. Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren told this to reporters today after a 45-minute one-to-one session with Sabita Mahato at her...
  • Two legislators, Shibu Soren's brother join Trinamool 03-03-2014 11:08 PM

    Two legislators supporting Hemant Soren government in Jharkhand and the brother of the ruling JMM's chief Shibu Soren joined Trinamool Congress in Ranchi onMonday. Bandu Tirkey of Jharkhand Janadhikar Manch and Chamra Linha of the Rashtriya Kalyan Pakshya announced the merger of their parties with Trinamool at a function attended...