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  • Fourth phase of Assembly elections in Jammu & Kashmir, Jharkhand today 4 days ago

    Ranchi/Srinagar: Voting for 18 Assembly constituencies in Jammu & Kashmir and 15 seats in Jharkhand takes place in the fourth phase of Assembly elections in the states on Sunday. In the penultimate round of the five-phased elections in J&K, the fate of 182 candidates including two chief ministerial aspirants and Speaker...
  • Assembly polls: No 'Modi wave' in Jharkhand, says CM Hemant Soren November 28, 2014

    Ranchi: Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren is hopeful that the 'Modi wave' would not spoil his party Jharkhand Mukti Morcha's (JMM) poll prospects. In an exclusive interview to Network 18, Soren hit out at the BJP saying that it had encouraged state machinery to act as politicians. Campaigning for the...
  • Defectors rule the roost, change parties to contest Jharkhand Assembly polls November 11, 2014

    Jharkhand: "Party denied ticket? Jump ship and grab one." This seems to be the mantra of ambitious leaders who have warmed up for the winter polls. Interestingly, no party can question the loyalty of leaders deserting it as turncoats are everywhere - in the BJP, Congress, JD(U), RJD, JMM and...
  • After years of coalition 'misrule', Jharkhand is for the BJP to lose November 3, 2014

    Jharkhand will celebrate its 14th foundation day on November 15, 2014 even as political parties are getting ready to fight one more battle to secure the reins of the state. Ever since the state was carved out of Bihar, Jharkhand has never been politically stable and has seen nine chief...
  • Five-phase poll too exhaustive, say Jharkhand parties October 25, 2014

    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 elections: Voting in 5 phases from November 25, counting on December 23 October 25, 2014

    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...
  • Former JVM MP Ajay Kumar to join Congress on August 22 August 20, 2014

    Former Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (Prajatantrik) (JVM) Member of Parliament from Jamshedpur, Ajay Kumar will formally join Congress party at a function to be held in Ranchi on August 22. Kumar, who was given a warm welcome by Congress party leaders and workers on his arrival today, told newsmen that he has...
  • JVM to merge with BJP on August 20 August 18, 2014

    Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (Prajatantrik) (JVM) will merge with BJP on August 20 at Ranchi, former Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda on Monday said. "A proposal in this regard has come from JVM, which will formally merge with BJP," Munda said at a function here after another party Jharkhand Disom Party (JDP)...
  • MLAs facing disqualification notice claim 'JVM is ours' August 5, 2014

    With Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (Prajatantrik) petitioning Assembly Speaker Shashank Shekhar Bhokta for disqualification of five of its MLAs, two of them on Monday claimed "JVM is ours" even as JVM ridiculed their claim. "Jharkhand Vikash Morcha (Prajatantrik) is ours. We have set up a Committee, 'elected' K P Sharma as our...
  • 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 Wednesdaysent 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 CongressJMM in Jharkhand, wins 12 of 14 LS seats May 16, 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 20, 2014

    The second main opposition party of the state Jharkhand Vikas MorchaPrajatantrik (JVMP) 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 20, 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. LoknitiIBN 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 (PrajatantricJVM) 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...