SHASHINATH JHA

  • Third time lucky? Soren sworn in as Jharkhand CM December 31, 2009

    New Delhi: Shibu Soren was sworn in as Chief Minister of Jharkhand for the third time on Wednesday. While Sorens party, the Jharkhand Mukhti Morcha (JMM) celebrated his accession to the Jharkhand throne, the family of Sashinath, the man who was allegedly murdered by Soren, was furious For the family...
  • 'Soren killed my brother, he shouldn't be CM' December 30, 2009

    New Delhi: Jharkhand Mukti Morcha President Shibu Soren on Wednesday took over as the seventh Chief Minister of Jharkhand. Soren, who was convicted by a trial court for the murder of his secretary Shashinath Jha but was later acquitted by the Delhi High Court, was administered oath of office and secrecy...
  • Guruji out of prison, Jharkhand celebrates August 25, 2007

    New Delhi: Jharkand Mukti Morcha (JMM) leader and former union coal minister Shibu Soren was released from Dumka Jail in Jharkhand on Saturday. Soren, after his release, said he would meet Prime Minister Manmohan Singh after August 27. However, the former union coal minister refused to comment on whether he would insist...
  • How Shibu Soren's case has played out August 23, 2007

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday acquitted former union coal minister and Jharkand Mukti Morcha (JMM) leader Shibu Soren in the murder of his personal assistant in 1992. The court ruled that the prosecution had miserably failed to prove that Soren, who is serving life imprisonment, was involved in...
  • High Court acquits Shibu Soren in murder case August 22, 2007

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday acquitted former union coal minister and Jharkand Mukti Morcha (JMM) leader Shibu Soren in the murder of his personal assistant in 1992. The court ruled that the prosecution had miserably failed to prove that Soren, who is serving life imprisonment, was involved in...
  • HC to hear petition for death for Soren March 5, 2007

    New Delhi: A Division Bench of the Delhi High Court will hear a petition seeking death sentence for former union minister Shibu Soren and four others in the Shashinath Jha murder case. On February 19, the family members of Shashinath Jha had moved the Delhi HC seeking death sentence for...