JMM resorts to social media to take on BJP in Assembly elections

JMM resorts to social media to take on BJP in Assembly elections

07-11-2014 

Jharkhand Mukti Morcha president Shibu Soren has recently started showing interest in the digital world.

At the age of 70, Mr. Soren has started learning about the social media with the help of his grand daughters. He finds it as a more efficient…

222 candidates file papers for first phase of polling on Nov.25

222 candidates file papers for first phase of polling on Nov.25

06-11-2014 

As many as 222 candidates have filed their papers for 13 of the 81 Jharkhand Assembly seats in the first phase of polling to be held on November 25. A total of 168 candidates filed their papers on the last day of nominations  on Wednesday.

Senior BJP leader against pre-poll alliance in Jharkhand

Senior BJP leader against pre-poll alliance in Jharkhand

02-11-2014 

Reacting to media reports that AJSU was trying to tie up with the saffron party for the Assembly polls, five-time party MP Ram Tahal Choudhary has  urged the BJP national president Amit Shah not to go for such an alliance with anyone for the…

Congress breaks alliance with JMM

Congress breaks alliance with JMM

31-10-2014 

Congress broke its alliance with JMM in poll-bound Jharkhand on Friday.

According to party general secretary B K Hariprasad, it has now decided to join hands with Rashtriya Janata Dal and Janata Dal (United).

More than a year long alliance…

Yashwant Sinha emerges as top candidate for Hazaribagh seat

Yashwant Sinha emerges as top candidate for Hazaribagh seat

30-10-2014 

Senior BJP leader Yashwant Sinha has emerged as the top choice as a candidate from Hazaribagh Assembly seat in a referendum conducted by the party.

Reportedly the aim behind the recent referendum was to gauge party workers’ mood and find…

First phase poll notification today due to Chhath

First phase poll notification today due to Chhath

28-10-2014 

The Election Commission has made a minor change by notifying the November 25 first phase Assembly polls on Tuesday instead of October 29, as was decided earlier, election office said.

The change was made because of a holiday to mark the Chhath…

Illegal mining, naxalism and corruption to become poll issues

Illegal mining, naxalism and corruption to become poll issues

27-10-2014 

Following the announcement of the dates for the Assembly polls, political parties in Jharkhand are gearing up for the election.

The stakes are high for the Bharatiya Janata Party  which won 12 of the 14 Lok Sabha seats earlier this year.

With 9 CMs, 3 President rules in 14 years, Jharkhand needs a stable govt

With 9 CMs, 3 President rules in 14 years, Jharkhand needs a stable govt

26-10-2014 

At a time when the Election Commission is out to hold Assembly elections in five phases in November-December,Jharkhand is faced with a question:will the result of the election ensure there is one party rule in this state where multi party government…

Five-phase election too exhaustive, say political parties

Five-phase election too exhaustive, say political parties

26-10-2014 

Main political parties of Jharkhand today termed the five-phase election as too exhaustive.

“We expected a three-phase polling because five-phase election is a long drawn affair and it will take almost two months,” BJP spokesman…

Citizens welcome EC’s move to hold five phase Assembly poll in Jharkhand

Citizens welcome EC’s move to hold five phase Assembly poll in Jharkhand

25-10-2014 

The decision of the Election Commission to hold the Assembly election in five phases in November-December in Jharkhand has been appreciated by the citizens.

“This will help organise the poll peacefully”, said Naushad Alam echoing…