BJP faces big challenge in Santhal Pargana

BJP faces big challenge in Santhal Pargana

18-11-2014 

The Bharatiya Janata Party, which is riding high on Modi wave, may find it difficult to invade the tribal-dominated Santhal Pargana during next month’s polls. Two of the 13 Lok Sabha seats in Jharkhand that the BJP lost in 2014 despite a strong…

Rajnath Singh asks Maoists to join the mainstream

Rajnath Singh asks Maoists to join the mainstream

16-11-2014 

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today appealed to the Naxals to give up violence and join the mainstream to strengthen the country.

He addressed a series of public meetings ahead of the five-phased Assembly elections in the state and urged…

Non tribal can be the CM in Jharkhand,says Shibu Soren

Non tribal can be the CM in Jharkhand,says Shibu Soren

12-11-2014 

The response of former Chief Minister and BJP’s senior leader Arjun Munda to JMM president Shibu Soren’s appeal to join his party was in the form of a smile.

Munda,who is leading the BJP in Jharkhand,was in the JMM in his initial…

BJP’s Manifesto promises to turn its “Make in India” scheme into “Make in Jharkhand”

BJP’s Manifesto promises to turn its “Make in India” scheme into “Make in Jharkhand”

11-11-2014 

To make itself committed to the cause of development of Jharkhand,BJP today released its manifesto-Jan Ghoshna Patra.

The Patra released by the party’s President Amit Shah and Union Finance Minister Arun Jetaly in presence of its state…

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…