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  • HC grants bail to JVM MLA Dhulu Mahto June 21, 2014

    The Jharkhand High Court on Friday granted bail to MLA Dhulu Mahto after 11 months in judicial remand in connection with forcibly freeing a person from a police station in Dhanbad. Justice S Chandrasekhar granted the bail to the Jharkhand Vikas Morcha MLA on two sureties for Rs 10,000 each....
  • Bokaro MLA Samresh Singh sent to jail May 28, 2014

    A local court on Wednesday sent the MLA from Bokaro Samresh Singh to jail in a case of Prevention of Defacement of Property Act 1987, The hearing on Singh's bail petition will be held on Thursday. Singh, a JVM party MLA, surrendered in the court of judicial magistrate Kumar Pawan on Wednesday...
  • BJP decimates Congress-JMM in Jharkhand, wins 12 of 14 LS seats May 17, 2014

    New Delhi: The BJP achieved an astounding victory in the 2014 general elections in Jharkhand by winning 12 of the 14 Lok Sabha seats. The Congress and its ally JMM, managed to win two constituencies in the state. The saffron party's Pashupati Nath Singh and Bidyut Baran Mahato defeated...
  • BJP leads in 11 out of 14 seats in Jharkhand May 16, 2014

    New Delhi: 3:00 pm: Riding on a Narendra Modi wave, the BJP has taken a lead in 11 of the fourteen Lok Sabha seats while Congress and its ally JMM, are ahead in the three other constituencies as counting continued in Jharkhand. The saffron party's Pashupati Nath Singh and...
  • EC notice to Marandi for seeking pastors' support in LS polls April 28, 2014

    New Delhi: The Election Commission on Monday issued a show cause notice to former Jharkhand chief minster Babulal Marandi for appealing to bishops and pastors for support in the Lok Sabha elections. In a similar case, Union Minister and Congress leader Shashi Tharoor was alleged by a local news channel...
  • BJP wants judicial probe into EVM tampering, JVM-P wants fresh polls April 18, 2014

    A day after politicians and journalists were beaten up by police while protesting tampering with EVMs after voting in Ranchi constituency, the BJP on Friday demanded a judicial probe in the allegations while the Jharkhand Vikas Morcha-Prajatantrik (JVM-P) sought the poll be countermanded and a fresh election held. "We demand a...
  • Lok Sabha elections: 62 per cent voter turnout in Jharkhand April 17, 2014

    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," Chief...
  • Campaign ends for second phase of polling in Jharkhand April 15, 2014

    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 Hazaribagh, were...
  • Marandi blames Congress, BJP and JMM for Jharkhand's woes April 15, 2014

    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 was...
  • LS polls: Four Jharkhand seats record 58.3 per cent voter turnout in 1st phase April 10, 2014

    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 6 polling booths. 58.3 per cent of the electorate exercised their franchise till 5 PM in four Lok Sabha seats in...
  • No Modi wave in Jharkhand, people want change: AJSU Dhanbad candidate Hemlata Mohan April 8, 2014

    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...
  • Former Jharkhand Chief Minister Marandi files nomination from the Dumka LS constituency April 4, 2014

    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 Soren has...
  • Jharkhand polls acid test for former chief ministers April 4, 2014

    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 president Shibu...
  • Stephen Marandi quits Congress, returns to Babulal Marandi-led JVM April 4, 2014

    Former deputy chief minister Stephen Marandi on Thursday quit Congress and returned to Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (JVM) headed by ex-chief minister Babulal Marandi. "I returned to the party which Babulalji and I had floated in 2006," Marandi said after rejoining the JVM in Dumka. Stephen Marandi, who quit Shibu Soren's Jharkhand Mukti...
  • LS 2014: One serving CM, over 20 former CMs, one ex-PM in the fray March 26, 2014

    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...
  • LS polls: AJSU president Sudesh Mahato to contest from Ranchi seat March 22, 2014

    Ajsu president and former Jharkhand deputy chief minister Sudesh Mahto will contest from Ranchi Lok Sabha seat in the ensuring elections. "Sudesh Mahto will file his papers on Saturday from the Ranchi LS seat," party Vice-President Praveen Prabhakar said here. He will lock horns with former union minister and Congress candidate Subodh...
  • Former police officer joins Jharkhand Vikas Morcha-Prajatantrik February 27, 2014

    Amitabh Chaudhary, president of the Jharkhand State Cricket Association (JSCA) and a former police officer, Thursday joined the Jharkhand Vikas Morcha-Prajatantrik (JVM-P). "Our party has become stronger and we may consider his candidature for the Lok Sabha election from the Ranchi seat," party president Babulal Marandi told reporters. Chaudhary, an Indian Police...
  • Jharkhand Vikas Morcha Prajatantrik party not to join Rajya Sabha polls January 27, 2014

    The second main opposition party of the state - Jharkhand Vikas Morcha-Prajatantrik (JVM-P) on Monday decided it would neither field a candidate nor support any party in the Feb 7 Rajya Sabha polls. "A party meeting took place on Tuesday in which it was decided not to field candidate in the...
  • Poll tracker: BJP wave in Jharkhand, Bihar; TMC, BJD lead in WB, Odisha January 21, 2014

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi is the most preferred choice of the voters for the post of PM in Bihar, West Bengal, Jharkhand and Odisha. Lokniti-IBN national election tracker predicts that BJP is the leading party in Bihar and Jharkhand. In West Bengal and Odisha,...
  • JVMP and JD(U) will work together to fulfill common goals: Babulal Marandi December 27, 2013

    Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (Prajatantrik) chief Babulal Marandi on Thursday said further talks would be held with the Janata Dal (United) after the two parties agreed to work together in Bihar and Jharkhand to fulfill each other's "common goals". "I spoke to Bihar Chief Minister and JD(U) leader Nitish Kumar and agreed...
  • JVM urges Centre to accord Jharkhand special state status November 29, 2013

    The Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (Prajatantric-JVM) on Friday urged the Centre to accord special status to the state, a day before its youth wing s proposed demonstration near the Raj Bhavan to realise the demand. "The Centre says Jharkhand can take loan for its development. But the state is already in debt...
  • JVM MLA Satyendra Nath Tewari escapes unhurt in open fire November 20, 2013

    Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (Prajatantric) MLA Satyendra Nath Tewari escaped unhurt after unknown gunmen opened fire on his car on the Garhwa-Ambikapur road in Garhwa, police said on Wednesday. Tewari was going to Ranka from Garhwa to attend a marriage party when he was attacked near Anraj Ghati last night, SP Mayur...
  • Why's BJP looking for allies if there's a Modi wave: JVM October 8, 2013

    New Delhi: Ahead of the 2014 Lok Sabha polls, Jharkhand Vikas Morcha chief Babulal Marandi on Tuesday ruled out a pre-poll alliance with both the Congress and the BJP. Taking a jibe at Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, Marandi said that if he is so popular in the country, then why...
  • BJP, JMM collaborated to loot Jharkhand: Marandi January 20, 2013

    Hazaribagh (Jharkhand): Nearly two weeks after collapse of Arjun Munda government in Jharkhand, former Chief Minister Babulal Marandi on Sunday alleged that the BJP-JMM alliance was formed only to "loot" the state's resources. "To loot the resources of the state, the BJP had formed government with the JMM despite being...
  • Jharkhand: Will Congress help JMM form government? January 8, 2013

    New Delhi: The Jharkhand Mukti Morcha finally withdrew support from Arjun Munda-led BJP government in the state on Tuesday. JMM chief Shibu Soren and his son Hemant, also the deputy chief minister met Governor Syed Ali Naqi and reduced the Munda government to a minority for not handing over the...
  • After TMC, JVM withdraws support from govt November 7, 2012

    New Delhi: After the Trinamool Congress, the Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (Prajatantrik) on Monday became the second party to withdraw support from the UPA Government. The JVM(P), with its two MPs, was supporting the government from outside. "We are withdrawing support to the UPA government following its anti-people policies. We will meet...
  • Bharat bandh paralyses life in Jharkhand September 20, 2012

    Ranchi: Normal life in Jharkhand was affected with the nationwide strike called by various political parties, including ruling partners BJP and JMM in the state, in protest against FDI in multi-brand retail and hike in diesel price. Slogan-shouting bandh supporters squatted on railway tracks in Koderma, Dhanbad and other places disrupting...
  • J'khand: JVM protests outside Assembly, 1 dead September 3, 2012

    Ranchi: The Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (JVM) party workers on Monday protested outside the state Assembly demanding rehabilitation of those displaced during the construction of the Bokaro Steel Plant. One of the party workers died after the police lathicharged them as they tried to break through a barricade set up outside the...
  • Hunger strike ends, agitation continues: Marandi May 8, 2011

    Ranchi: Ending his 7-day fast-unto-death on Sunday, JVM-P chief Babulal Marandi said his agitation against the "insensitive" Jharkhand government would continue till the displaced people got their "right" to stay in their places. Meanwhile, the ruling BJP asserted that the state was taking right steps to serve the interests of the...
  • BJP supports JMM to form new Jharkhand govt December 26, 2009

    Ranchi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday extended support to the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) to form a new government in Jharkhand. This was stated by BJP leader and former chief minister Arjun Munda according to news agency IANS. The JMM, led by Shibu Soren, has sought an appointment with Governor...