Farmers, tribals and women of Jharkhand must be empowered: Rahul

Farmers, tribals and women of Jharkhand must be empowered: Rahul

18-12-2014 

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi today said that farmers, tribals and women of Jharkhand must be empowered for the state to develop.

“While sitting in Delhi one cannot develop Jharkhand. Unless we empower farmers, tribals and women…

Security tightened and polling staff to be airdropped in Dumka

Security tightened and polling staff to be airdropped in Dumka

18-12-2014 

Taking no chances on the security front, the Administration has decided that the polling staff for 96 booths will be airdropped today (Thursday) in Dumka for the final phase of polling in 16 constituencies of Jharkhand on December 20. Deputy Commissioner…

Campaigning ends for final phase polling in Jharkhand

Campaigning ends for final phase polling in Jharkhand

18-12-2014 

Campaigning for the final phase polling for 16 Assembly constituencies in Jharkhand ended today. According to the Election Commission official the polling will begin on December 20 at 7 a.m. and end at 3 p.m. all the constituencies.

As many…

EC orders probe into election of convicted MLA

EC orders probe into election of convicted MLA

18-12-2014 

The Jharkhand state government has been asked by the Election Commission to probe how a convicted man Nizamuddin Ansari became an MLA in 2013.Ansari was sentenced for two years by a Giridih court in 2013.

Acting chief secretary R.S. Poddar…

‘Acche Din’ will never come, says Lalu

‘Acche Din’ will never come, says Lalu

18-12-2014 

Addressing a rally in Pakur and Godda today, RJD chief Lalu Yadav lashed out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi and said ‘Acche Din’ will never come. He quoted a newspaper report in which some industrialists had said that expectations of…

Paswan’s bid to gain foothold in Jharkhand

Paswan’s bid to gain foothold in Jharkhand

16-12-2014 

After aligning with NDA before the Lok Sabha elections, LJP chief Ram Vilas Paswan has now ventured to gain a foothold in Jharkhand. His party is contesting the Shikaripara seat in Dumka in alliance with the Bharatiya Janata Party and has fielded…

Hemant Soren calls BJP a ‘loot’ party

Hemant Soren calls BJP a ‘loot’ party

16-12-2014 

Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren today described the Bharatiya Janata Party as a party of “loot”. This allegation he made in response to  Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s appeal a day before to the people in Santhal Pargana…

Digvijay asks Naxals to give up violence and join Congress

Digvijay asks Naxals to give up violence and join Congress

14-12-2014 

Congress General Secretary Digvijay Singh today asked Naxals to give up violence and join his party. He said on the sidelines of the ongoing Goa state Congress ‘Chintan Shibir’ that they should come in the mainstream like Maoists in Nepal,…

Mafia cousins in the poll fray for power in Jharia

Mafia cousins in the poll fray for power in Jharia

13-12-2014 

Coal mafia calls the shot in Dhanbad with rivalry within the family over property.In this Assembly elections, Sanjiv Singh and his cousin Niraj Singh of the Singh mansion are facing each other in Jharia.

Reportedly Niraj said, “We are…

Vote for BJP for stable government, says Amit Shah

Vote for BJP for stable government, says Amit Shah

10-12-2014 

Bharatiya Janata Party president Amit Shah today  appealed to the people of Jharkhand to give clear mandate to the BJP for the formation of stable government in the state.

Addressing an election rally in Giridih ahead of the fourth phase…