BJP Gets Jharkhand on Promise of Development
Dec 23, 2014
Cheat Sheet | Manish Kumar | Friday December 26, 2014
BJP leader Raghubar Das will be the next Chief Minister of Jharkhand, the first non-tribal leader to hold the post since the state came into being in 2000.
Assembly | Press Trust of India | Tuesday December 23, 2014
Former Jharkhand Chief Minister Madhu Koda lost from the Majhgaon assembly seat to Jharkhand Mukti Morcha candidate Niral Purty by 11,182 votes.
Blog | Alok Pandey | Saturday December 20, 2014
It has been a month on the road now. I have been shifting from one part of Jharkhand to the other, covering the five-phase Assembly elections here, a state with just 81 assembly seats but also a state where one single party has almost never had an ab...
Assembly | Agencies | Saturday December 20, 2014
As Jammu and Kashmir votes in the fifth and final leg of Assembly elections today, several high-profile candidates, including Deputy Chief Minister Tara Chand, will try their luck in 20 seats spread over three districts, amid a strong security deploy...
Assembly | Press Trust of India | Sunday December 14, 2014
Over 30 per cent turnout was recorded in the first four hours of polling in 15 Assembly constituencies of Jharkhand where the penultimate round of the five-phase elections is going on peacefully.
Assembly | Press Trust of India | Sunday December 14, 2014
Braving the early morning chill, over 13 per cent of the electorate exercised their franchise in the first two hours of polling in 15 Assembly constituencies spread across four districts of Jharkhand today.
Assembly | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday December 14, 2014
In the fourth phase, a total of 43,48,709 voters including 20,03,516 female voters will decide the fate of 217 candidates that includes 16 female candidates.
Assembly | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday December 2, 2014
The people of Jharkhand on Tuesday defied a Maoist threat and turned up in large numbers to break previous records in the second of the five-phase assembly elections in the state, an official said.
Cheat Sheet | Reported by Alok Pandey, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Tuesday November 25, 2014
Voting has begun for the first of the five-phase assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir and Jharkhand today. The BJP, which swept the Lok Sabha elections in May and recently added Maharashtra and Haryana to its kitty, is hoping to win big in both st...
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Tuesday November 25, 2014
The first of the five-phase assembly elections begins in Jammu and Kashmir and Jharkhand today. The BJP, which swept the Lok Sabha elections in May and recently added Maharashtra and Haryana to its kitty, is hoping to win big in both states, where re...
Assembly | Written by Alok Pandey | Wednesday November 19, 2014
Jharkhand may have recorded some of the worst parameters related to human development in the country, but a large number of candidates contesting in the first phase for the forthcoming assembly elections happen to be crorepatis, according to a report...
Assembly | Press Trust of India | Sunday November 2, 2014
Jharkhand Congress Chief Sukhdeo Bhagat, who lost the 2009 elections as the sitting MLA, today figured in the first list of 14 party candidates whose names were announced for the upcoming state Assembly polls, a day after the party snapped its ties w...
India News | Edited by Surabhi Malik | Saturday August 23, 2014
In an apparent retaliation to the booing of Jharkhand chief minister Hemant Soren at an event on Thursday in presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, workers of his party, the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha, showed black flags to Union Minister Narendra Sin...
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday August 22, 2014
After Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren was booed off by a section of a crowd at Prime Minister Narendra Modi's function in Ranchi on Thursday, Mr Soren described the incident as "rape of the democratic system." His party Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (...
Elections News | NDTV.com | Thursday April 24, 2014
Two former chief ministers of Jharkhand are contesting in the state's Dumka seat - Shibu Soren of the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha and Babulal Marandi of the Jharkhand Vikas Morcha.
Elections News | Alok Pandey | Tuesday April 22, 2014
Jharkhand's Dumka Lok Sabha seat is set for a high-profile electoral battle as two chief ministers - Shibu Soren and Babulal Marandi - are pitted against each other here.
Elections News | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday April 4, 2014
JMM president Shibu Soren and JVM-P president Babulal Marandi are facing each other in the Dumka Lok Sabha seat
Elections News | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday March 21, 2014
Jharkhand assembly Speaker Shashank Shekhar Bhokta has issued notice to two Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) legislators who the BJP has fielded as its candidates for the Lok Sabha polls, an official said on Friday.
Elections News | Press Trust of India | Saturday March 15, 2014
A former vice-president of Tata Steel today joined the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM).
India News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday August 26, 2013
How do you become a minister? You can earn it through long political experience - or you can do whatever it takes, from lobbying to 'looting and snatching'. That is what a newly-appointed minister in Jharkhand has been caught on camera confessing.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday August 4, 2013
Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren expanded the state cabinet Sunday and inducted six ministers. Jharkhand Governor Syed Ahmad administered the oath of office and secrecy to the six ministers in a ceremony at Raj Bhawan 11 am.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday July 20, 2013
The Jharkhand Cabinet today decided to recommend Jharkhand Mukti Morcha or JMM MLA Simon Marandi as the Protem Speaker following the resignation of CP Singh from the post yesterday.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday July 18, 2013
Absconding Jharkhand Mukti Morcha legislator Nalin Soren, who is facing non-bailable warrant in connection with the Rs.26 crore seed scam, was today directed by the Supreme Court to surrender before Ranchi police for participating in vote on confiden...
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday July 18, 2013
Newly-appointed Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren today moved a trust motion in the state assembly.