India News | Press Trust of India | Monday August 24, 2015
The Jharkhand Assembly today witnessed stormy scenes as state Urban Development minister CP Singh and Leader of Opposition Hemant Soren traded corruption charges.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday July 2, 2015
BJP's national spokesman MJ Akbar today won the Rajya Sabha bypoll from Jharkhand, defeating Haji Hussain Ansari of the JMM by 19 votes.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday April 19, 2015
The Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) would contest the assembly election in Bihar which is slated to be held later this year, Hemant Soren, the newly elected working president of the party said today.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday March 19, 2015
The Election Commission on Wednesday issued notice to six political parties, including the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha(JMM), for their failure to submit expenditure statements for last year's Lok Sabha elections.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday December 27, 2014
Caretaker Chief Minister and JMM leader Hemant Soren today accused the BJP of crushing tribal leadership by not allowing them to grow from the very first day of the creation of Jharkhand.
Assembly | Press Trust of India | Tuesday December 23, 2014
Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren today resigned from the post and said his party, JMM, fought gallantly in the Assembly elections.
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 absolute majority government.
Assembly | Press Trust of India | Saturday December 20, 2014
Polling in the 16 constituencies of Jharkhand today ended with 70.42 per cent of the electorate exercising their franchise in the fifth and final phase of elections to the 81-member state assembly as the day passed off peacefully.
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 deployment.
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 states, where regional parties are in the driving seat. The Congress, which was part of the ruling all...
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday November 23, 2014
Campaigning has come to a close for the first part of the five-phase polls in Jharkhand and Jammu and Kashmir.
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 with the ruling Jharkhand Mukti Morcha or JMM.
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 Singh Tomar today as he arrived at the Ranchi airport.
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 (JMM) has also demanded a public apology from PM Modi.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday June 23, 2014
A high-powered panel of Congress led by party veteran A K Antony on Sunday took stock of factors leading to its crushing defeat in the Lok Sabha elections in Jharkhand, Odisha and Chhattisgarh.
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 | Press Trust of India | Wednesday March 26, 2014
Jharkhand Chief Minister, Hemant Soren today said there was no question of JMM allying with Naveen Patnaik-led Biju Janata Dal (BJD) and the party would go it alone in the ensuing parliamentary and assembly elections in Odisha.
Elections News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday March 26, 2014
Acting on a complaint, Jharkhand Chief Electoral Officer P K Jajoria today directed the state police chief to initiate legal process against JMM candidate from Giridih Lok Sabha seat Jagannath Mahto, an accused in the lynching of a youth at a "people's court".
Elections News | Alok Pandey | Tuesday March 25, 2014
In the Naxal-hit Palamau Lok Sabha constituency, a former law-enforcer is pitted against a law-breaker whose name spread terror in the region till the time he was arrested by the police.
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 | Sunday March 16, 2014
Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi today rejected the view that the Congress party was an "underdog" or that it faced an "uphill" task in the Lok Sabha polls, affirming that there would be a Congress-led UPA III.
Elections News | Press Trust of India | Saturday March 15, 2014
A former vice-president of Tata Steel today joined the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM).
Elections News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday March 11, 2014
Sitting MP and JMM supremo Shibu Soren will contest from the Dumka Lok Sabha constituency in Jharkhand in the ensuing general elections.