Munda-Soren meet raises hope of stability in Jharkhand

Munda-Soren meet raises hope of stability in Jharkhand

03-12-2012 

The meeting between chief minister Arjun Munda and Jharkhand Mukti Morcha president Shibu Soren on Sunday has raised hope that all is well.Both had met at later’s official residence in Ranchi.The meeting attended by Soren’s son Hemant,who…

Marandi coal stir draws flak

Marandi coal stir draws flak

01-12-2012 

Former chief minister Babulal Marandi’s dharna launched in Pakur,has brought forth a fresh lease of criticism against him and his colleagues of going all out to paralyse the dispatch and supply of coal.“By launching dharna and blockade…

Blockade paralyses coal supply from Jharkhand to Punjab and Harayana

Blockade paralyses coal supply from Jharkhand to Punjab and Harayana

29-11-2012 

The blockade agitation launched by Jharkhand Vikas Morcha has paralysed the dispatch of coal from Panem coal mines to plants of Punjab Electricity Board,threatening power crisis is Punjab and Harayana.JVM in league with a section of the Congress led…

JVM’s dharna exposes cracks within Congress

JVM’s dharna exposes cracks within Congress

27-11-2012 

Cracks have developed within the Congress party in Jharkhand following the dharna launched by its ally turned foe Jharkhand Vikas Morcha led by Babulal Marandi against the private coal company-Panem in Pakur district in Santhal Pargana.Panem,involved…

Munda campaigns for Modi in Gujarat

Munda campaigns for Modi in Gujarat

25-11-2012 

Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda spoke to residents of Degam and Gandevi villages in Gujarat’s Navsari district,located on coastline of Arabian sea.This was part of the election campaign launched by the BJP to mobilise votes for Gujarat…

Promises galore for empowerment of panchayats

Promises galore for empowerment of panchayats

24-11-2012 

Empowerment of Panchayat has been a theme song for Jharkhandi politicians,cutting across party lines,for long.Now,when the year is about to end bringing 2014 Assembly polls nearer,the top functionaries of the state have made a series of promises to…

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…