Rahul Gandi claimed the PM Modi was asking for more powers to favour industrialists close to him.
Hemant claimed that BJP would lose so badly that it would not even dream of contesting polls in Jharkhand again.
The BJP holds only two seats in the 16 constituencies voting in the last phase on December 20; the JMM holds 10.
Modi alleged that the ruling party did nothing but loot its poor tribals
By October 31, the JMM-Congress alliance was over.
In the last Lok Sabha elections, Marandi became so confident that he went up against Shibu Soren in Dumka.
In a video clipping made available to The Indian Express, Qadri says he is a madrasa teacher who works for the Manch in Delhi.
For, on the PM’s right was Dhullu Mahato and some distance to his left was Sanjeev Singh.
CCTV cameras, jammers, sirens were inactive when Maoists fled the prison.
Close to 15-20 prisoners tried to escape by throwing chilli powder at guards.
The JMM leader has been the most vocal opponent of Modi in this election season, matching the BJP leader when it comes to verbal barbs.
Babulal Marandi’s JVM(P), depleted by the flight of eight of its 11 MLAs, is carrying out a risky experiment in Chatra district’s Simariya by promoting a candidate whose nomination has effectively been furthering the cause of a banned organisation he has links to. The candidate is Ganesh Ganjhu, elder brother of Brajesh Ganjhu, chief of […]
Lai has 85 households and a population of around 400.
The BJP is optimistic, less than halfway into the campaign, that Jharkhand has been won. “The momentum we have generated in the first two phases will carry us over the line,” says a member of the campaign team that operates out of the BJP’s state headquarters in Ranchi. This confidence has not come out of […]
When Hemant Soren held a rally on Wednesday, he went all out against the alliance.
In the 2009, the PLFI backed former Zonal Commander Paulus Surin, who was elected from Torpa on a JMM ticket.
Arjun Munda over the prospects of him becoming the Chief Minister of Jharkhand.
However, this has not deterred those with chief ministerial ambitions from lobbying hard.
The fight for Baharagora and Ghatsila constituencies, might tempt one to believe that a change is coming to Jharkhand’s politics.
PM Narendra Modi cited that the Chhattisgarh state government as an example of the model of governance he is promoting.
Koda’s openness to talks is a change from his stand during the Lok Sabha elections.
The incident happened on Wednesday afternoon in West Singhbhum district.
CM Hemant Soren has alleged that former DGP V D Ram helped form the outfit.
Today, VB has grown to have assets of over Rs 5 crore, and received over Rs 12.3 crore in project grants in 2012-13.
As Gumla votes on November 25, we look behind the scenes of a conflict that has a profound influence on how votes will be cast.
There are signs this is being reversed; independents could manage only 3.33 percent in the last LS polls.
He warned that various progressive laws passed by the previous government would be diluted by the current one.
Modi was addressing a rally in Latehar’s Chandwa town to support the BJP-AJSU alliance’s candidates for Latehar.
BJP candidate survived but reply to bullets should be made through through the ballot, said Modi.
Sanyal when arrested in December 2005, said that peace talks with the government was near-impossible.
All the magicians performing for the BJP are either from Madhya Pradesh or Maharashtra.
The Congress’s stance during its UPA governments has been that talks can happen with the Maoists only if they give up arms.
In unconquered Jharkhand region voting in first phase, party replaces 7 of 8 candidates from 2009.
Thakur is doing his bit, too. He sends out about 150 water tankers to parched Garhwa.
The JD(U), for its part, has nominated a candidate for Hussainabad, which has a sitting RJD MLA.
The exclusively Santhal hamlet of about 105 households is where Shibu Soren and current CM Hemant Soren were born.