NEW DELHI: The repolling in 115 polling stations in Jharkhand passed off in a “complete peaceful” atmosphere without any incident. About 55 per cent of voters cast their votes.
Polling in these naxal affected areas could not be held or disrupted when the State went to polls on April 16 and 23 due to violence. […]
NEW DELHI: The Election Commission has announced re-poll on April 28 in 58 polling stations in Jharkhand, where election was disrupted during Phase I on April 16. Similarly, re-poll in 146 booths in Bihar will be held. The date will be announced later.
The commission has cancelled the Assembly by-election in Hazratbal, under the Srinagar […]
Party’s fight for survival compounded by revolt of elder son
Ranchi: Touted as the party single-handedly responsible for the formation of Jharkhand State, the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) is struggling to not only keep intact its mass base but also retain its political clout in the State in the prolonged absence of star campaigner and party […]
BJP looking to avenge its 2004 humiliation and add to NDA’s overall seat tally
Ranchi: For a State born less than a decade ago, Jharkhand is a hotbed of politics. Seasoned players aside, numerous political outfits have mushroomed here in a feverish bid to strike roots among the adivasis, who, at 26 per cent, form […]
The JMM leader plans to reach out to voters through video clips and audio tapes from his hospital bed in Delhi
A file photo of Shibu Soren. PHOTO: PTI
New Delhi: His absence from campaigning is being felt not only by his own party — the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) — but also by the electorate […]
NEW DELHI: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has reached a seat-sharing agreement with the Janata Dal (United) in Jharkhand, conceding two Lok Sabha constituencies to it. The JD (U) has got the seats it wanted — Palamau (SC) and Chatra — from a total of 14 seats after BJP president Rajnath Singh and JD […]
Ranchi: Notwithstanding the seat-sharing deal with the Congress, Jharkhand Mukti Morcha president Shibu Soren’s son, Durga Soren, said on Friday the party would contest all the 14 seats from Jharkhand and a final decision would be taken after his father recovered from illness.
According to party insiders, Mr. Durga’s was a lone dissenting voice and everything […]
NEW DELHI: The Congress on Sunday cleared candidates for five of the six Lok Sabha seats it will contest in Jharkhand as part of an arrangement with the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) and the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD).
While the JMM will contest in four of the 14 constituencies in the State, the RJD will […]
NEW DELHI: The Congress, the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) and the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) on Monday sealed a seat-sharing pact for the 14 Lok Sabha seats in Jharkhand.
JMM general secretary Hem Lal Murmu said the arrangement was finalised after a meeting between Railway Minister and RJD chief Lalu Prasad and JMM president and […]