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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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Stephen Marandi quits Congress, returns to Babulal Marandi-led JVM 04-04-2014 12:05 AM

    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...
  • 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...
  • LS polls: AJSU president Sudesh Mahato to contest from Ranchi seat 22-03-2014 12:05 AM

    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...
  • Former police officer joins Jharkhand Vikas Morcha-Prajatantrik 27-02-2014 09:24 PM

    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...
  • Jharkhand Vikas Morcha Prajatantrik party not to join Rajya Sabha polls 20-01-2014 11:31 PM

    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...
  • Poll tracker: BJP wave in Jharkhand, Bihar; TMC, BJD lead in WB, Odisha 20-01-2014 09:59 PM

    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...
  • JVMP and JD(U) will work together to fulfill common goals: Babulal Marandi 27-12-2013 07:50 AM

    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...
  • JVM urges Centre to accord Jharkhand special state status 29-11-2013 05:09 PM

    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...
  • JVM MLA Satyendra Nath Tewari escapes unhurt in open fire 20-11-2013 04:46 PM

    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...
  • Why's BJP looking for allies if there's a Modi wave: JVM 08-10-2013 07:36 PM

    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...
  • Hunger strike ends, agitation continues: Marandi 08-05-2011 02:32 PM

    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...