Marandi trying to gain foothold on Soren turf

Marandi trying to gain foothold on Soren turf

20-11-2012 

Santhal Pargana has been a stronghold of Shibu Soren for long.Now,Babulal Marandi is trying to spread his foot hold there.Marandi,who is president of Jharkhand Vikas Morcha,today threatened to observe a state-wide shutdown on November 22 if its demand…

Congmen fight on tribal-non tribal issue

Congmen fight on tribal-non tribal issue

17-11-2012 

Congress President Sonia Gandhi may know that her party has never been free from factional feud in Jharkhand. This time, however,some eminent Congress leaders in this state are daggers drawn on ethnic lines.The party high command has,intriguingly,decided…

Shibu Soren raises a stink over 'agreement'

Shibu Soren raises a stink over 'agreement'

08-11-2012 

What will happen when the coalition government led by chief minister Arjun Munda will complete 28 months in power on September 11,2013?If its interpretation by former chief minister and Jharkhand Mukti Morcha president Shibu Soren in course of his…

Adivasi activists on the boil over incarceration of Dayamani Barla

Adivasi activists on the boil over incarceration of Dayamani Barla

06-11-2012 

“The police is atrocitious.If it does not mend its ways,it will face the fury of people”,thunders Shiva Kachhap,president of Ranchi Mahanagar Sarna Prathna Mahasabha,a body of Adivasis.“We will not tolerate police zulm.The people…

CPI-M to hold rally,air its Adivasi agenda

CPI-M to hold rally,air its Adivasi agenda

02-11-2012 

The CPI-M’s Adivasi wing described the BJP led coalition government in Jharkhand as “anti tribal” today and decided to hold a rally at Argora Maidan in Ranchi on November 6.The rally slated to be held under the banner of the CPI-M’s…

“We love you Madam Tharoor”

“We love you Madam Tharoor”

30-10-2012 

A war of words between Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi and Union Minister Shashi Tharoor today reached Jharkhand where a group of students displayed play cards reading-“We love you Madam Tharoor.”For these students,Madam Tharoor is…

Parties heat up politics in Jharkhand

Parties heat up politics in Jharkhand

27-10-2012 

The opposition Congress and the ruling BJP are at it.Consider the Congress first.Though this party had failed to get organizational polls conducted,its nominated leaders were gearing up to launch agitations for empowerment of panchayats in Jharkhand.The…

BJP MP seeks CBI probe into MNREGA in Godda

BJP MP seeks CBI probe into MNREGA in Godda

24-10-2012 

Following the CBI inquiry sought by BJP MP Nishikant Dubey into the background of workers who had acquired job cards under Mahatama Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act in his constituency Godda and its neighbouring district Dumka,Union…

Loose patience,get slapped at the cost of democracy

Loose patience,get slapped at the cost of democracy

19-10-2012 

Nothing is more worrisome than the fact that while the top brass of the judiciary advises all and sundry to practice patience and be a good listener to bring the nation to harmony with its diverse population,some illustrious members of the Executive…

Soren mollifies daughter in law by gifting her post in JMM

Soren mollifies daughter in law by gifting her post in JMM

17-10-2012 

In a move to strengthen JMM,its president Shibu Soren has appointed his daughter in law Sita as chief convenor of the party’s women wing.Sita,wife of Soren’s late eldest son Durga and party’s MLA,was a dissident within the party…