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.
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.
India News | Manish Kumar | Thursday August 21, 2014
Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren's experience of sharing top billing with the Prime Minister was not pleasant. The large audience booed Mr Soren and drowned out his speech with cheers for the PM, who gestured to them to show restraint.
India News | Alok Pandey | Tuesday June 3, 2014
Senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader Yashwant Sinha was arrested on Monday and sent to 14-day judicial custody today for leading a demonstration against power cuts in Jharkhand's Hazaribagh.
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 | 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.
India News | Sreenivasan Jain | Friday October 25, 2013
While he was the government's Coal Secretary in 2005, PC Parakh wrote to the Prime Minister, warning that the Coal Ministry, then headed by Shibu Soren, was "run by the mafia."
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday July 13, 2013
Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) leader Hemant Soren has been sworn in as the new Chief Minister of Jharkhand.
India News | Agencies | Tuesday July 9, 2013
Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) leader Hemant Soren met Governor Syed Ahmed and staked his claim to forming a government in Jharkhand.
India News | Alok Pandey | Wednesday January 9, 2013
Jharkhand plunged into political crisis today after Chief Minister Arjun Munda submitted his resignation to Governor Syed Ahmad. Mr Munda took the step hours after his coalition partner, the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM), decided to withdraw its support from the 28-month-long BJP-led coalition government.
India News | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Tuesday January 8, 2013
Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda has submitted his resignation to Governor Syed Ahmad hours after an emergency Cabinet meeting recommended dissolution of the Assembly. The vertiginous situation arrived in the state after Shibu Soren's Jharkhand Mukti Morcha or the JMM withdrew support from the BJP-led government.
India News | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Tuesday January 8, 2013
The BJP-led government in Jharkhand convened an emergency Cabinet meeting today morning in which it recommended the dissolution of the state Assembly. This comes a day after Shibu Soren's Jharkhand Mukti Morcha or JMM threatened to withdraw support from the government.
India News | Reported by Alok Pandey; Edited by Shamik Ghosh | Monday January 7, 2013
The government in Jharkhand, led by the BJP, is vertiginously poised with Shibu Soren's Jharkhand Mukti Morcha or the JMM, withdrawing its support. The BJP and Mr Soren's JMM have 18 members each in the 81-member state assembly. Without the support of the JMM, the government, led by the BJP's Arjun Munda, is in a minority.
India News | Edited by Shamik Ghosh | Monday July 16, 2012
Shibu Soren's Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) may be a part of the government in Jharkhand, but that did not stop him from speaking against it on its land acquisition policy. The state government reportedly wants to turn about 230 acres of agricultural land on the outskirts of Ranchi into an education hub.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Monday February 7, 2011
Congress and Jharkhand Chief Minister Babulal Marandi-led Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (Prajatantrik) (JVM) were trying to confuse people to destabilize Jharkhand politically, BJP state president Dineshanand Goswami said here today.The JVM and Congress had the opportunity to form government last year after the Shibu Soren-headed coalition ministry was re...
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday January 10, 2011
The Supreme Court today sought a response from Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda on a petition accusing him of misusing the constitutional provision for occupying the post of Chief Minister without being elected to the state assembly. The apex court also issued a notice to former Chief Minister and Jharkhand Mukti Morcha ...
India News | Alok Pandey | Tuesday September 7, 2010
Arjun Munda met the Governor of Jharkhand on Tuesday, presenting the BJP's new initiative to revive its fortunes in the state.Partnering with the BJP yet again will be the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM). Five months ago, the two parties agreed to divorce. It turns out it was just a trial separation.Munda, who is an MP, was elected head of the BJP Leg...
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday September 5, 2010
The Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) has said it was ready to support 'like-minded' parties if they initiate steps for government formation government in Jharkhand, three months after President's rule was imposed on the state following the resignation of party chief Shibu Soren as chief minister."The state is reeling under severe drought and needs a go...
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday June 15, 2010
Former Jharkhand Chief Minister Shibu Soren was on Tuesday acquitted by a local court in a 36-year-old murder case for lack of evidence, the last of the three cases of murder against him.Soren, who appeared before the court of Additional District Judge (9th-fast track), Mohammad Qasim, in person looked relieved after the verdict.The court had reser...
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday June 1, 2010
President Pratibha Patil on Tuesday approved President's rule for Jharkhand, a day after the Governor sent his report to the Centre following the resignation of Shibu Soren.
India News | NDTV Correspondent | Tuesday June 1, 2010
The Cabinet Committee on Political Affairs met in the Capital on Tuesday and approved President's Rule in Jharkhand after accepting Governor MOH Farook's report on the political situation. Farook had submitted his report to the Home Ministry on Monday, after meeting with leaders of major political parties in the state. Jharkhand, which has ra...
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday May 31, 2010
The BJP has sought time till Tuesday from Jharkhand Governor M O H Farooq on the possibility of forming the government after the exit of Chief Minister Shibu Soren Sunday night.