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Jharkhand’s strong independents vs resurgent BJP
Mon, Nov 24, 2014

There are signs this is being reversed; independents could manage only 3.33 percent in the last LS polls.

Industrialists angry with Congress made Narendra Modi win, says Rahul Gandhi
Sun, Nov 23, 2014

He warned that various progressive laws passed by the previous government would be diluted by the current one.

In Jharkhand, Modi says reply to bullets through ballot
Sat, Nov 22, 2014

Modi was addressing a rally in Latehar’s Chandwa town to support the BJP-AJSU alliance’s candidates for Latehar.

Narendra Modi alleges opponents tried to kill BJP candidate in Jharkhand
Fri, Nov 21, 2014

BJP candidate survived but reply to bullets should be made through through the ballot, said Modi.

Maoist leader Narayan Sanyal released from jail
Fri, Nov 21, 2014

Sanyal when arrested in December 2005, said that peace talks with the government was near-impossible.

BJP calls in magicians, hopes they will do its Jharkhand trick
Thu, Nov 20, 2014

All the magicians performing for the BJP are either from Madhya Pradesh or Maharashtra.

Congress pledges dialogue with Maoists
Thu, Nov 20, 2014

The Congress’s stance during its UPA governments has been that talks can happen with the Maoists only if they give up arms.

BJP takes off by ringing out the old
Wed, Nov 19, 2014

In unconquered Jharkhand region voting in first phase, party replaces 7 of 8 candidates from 2009.

Manufacturing a wave, with funds, charity and a ‘fan club’
Tue, Nov 18, 2014

Thakur is doing his bit, too. He sends out about 150 water tankers to parched Garhwa.

Despite tie-up, Lalu vs Nitish vs Congress in seat after seat
Mon, Nov 17, 2014

The JD(U), for its part, has nominated a candidate for Hussainabad, which has a sitting RJD MLA.

In birthplace, Soren and son are ‘people we don’t see at all’
Thu, Nov 13, 2014

The exclusively Santhal hamlet of about 105 households is where Shibu Soren and current CM Hemant Soren were born.

Jharkhand Assembly polls: Amit Shah releases BJP manifesto
Tue, Nov 11, 2014

The BJP document talks of adapting a host of schemes that are a part of PM Modi's vision - Make in Jharkhand, self-attestation of documents, e-governance.

Madhu Koda files nomination to contest from Majhgaon
Tue, Nov 11, 2014

Of the five cases initially registered against Madhu Koda, only three are effectively pending now.

In Jayant Sinha’s elevation, Congress sees election code violation
Mon, Nov 10, 2014

The elevation of Sinha, a Harvard alumnus who seldom misses a chance to talk about his academic credentials, is largely being seen as well-deserved.

Jharkhand elections: Congress complain against BJP candidate for missing deadline
Fri, Nov 07, 2014

There had been rumours that Hare Krishna Singh had missed the deadline, but his papers had been accepted.

BJP replaces Latehar candidate for links with banned left-wing extremist group
Thu, Nov 06, 2014

Sources in the TSPC said that Bhokta was once the deputy zonal commander of Latehar.

A Maoist leader admits ground lost in stronghold
Thu, Nov 06, 2014

Most of the 10-15 members of Kandulna’s platoon look well under 18 years of age.

In Jharkhand, BJP ties up with AJSU, TMC with Marandi
Tue, Nov 04, 2014

The alliances were formalised despite opposition within almost all the parties concerned.

BJP names 63 candidates in J’khand, skips 5 AJSU seats
Mon, Nov 03, 2014

All the major leaders of the state have been awarded seats, including Arjun Munda, Raghubar Das and Saryu Rai.

Congress, JMM part ways over seat-sharing
Sat, Nov 01, 2014

JMM, which has decided to go it alone, has accused three Congress leaders of sabotaging the deal for personal gains.

Jharkhand: JMM-Congress alliance ends
Fri, Oct 31, 2014

The JMM has announced it will contest on its own, opening up the possibility of post-poll bargaining with others.

Three ex-IPS officers join BJP in Jharkhand
Wed, Oct 29, 2014

The BJP already has a former policeman for a legislator — V D Ram retired as the DGP of the state and is currently the Palamu MP.

Between BJP and power bid, Hemant evolved and assured
Mon, Oct 27, 2014

This October is a far cry from January 2013 when Hemant, 39, who had pulled down the Arjun Munda government, was made to wait six months by the Congress before it lent its support

Jharkhand regional parties unhappy with five-phase election
Sun, Oct 26, 2014

There are worries that a long-drawn-out electoral process will favour the national parties as they can manage the logistics, ration out funds and keep cadres motivated over such a long period.

Jharkhand officials suspect 7 anthrax deaths since April
Sat, Oct 25, 2014

Civil surgeon of Simdega said he has ordered that all residents above the age of 10 be given prophylactic treatment and that all cattle be vaccinated.

Change at helm can add to BJP’s Jharkhand woes
Thu, Oct 23, 2014

Party workers are questioning in private the decision to replace Vinod Pandey with Trivendra Singh Rawat.

Police make first arrests in 2011 Ranchi Games scam
Fri, Oct 17, 2014

Say larger tenders favoured, inflated number of items bought.

Maoist killed catholic nun, accepts arrested leader
Sat, Oct 11, 2014

The BBC had quoted a Maoist spokesperson after sister Valsa's murder claiming responsibility for the killing.

Former minister Sao was arrested from house of ‘human trafficker’
Tue, Oct 07, 2014

Sao, a Congress MLA from Barkagaon, was arrested on a non-bailable warrant issued against him by a Hazaribagh court.

Ex-Jharkhand minister who ‘set up criminal gangs’ held
Mon, Oct 06, 2014

The Delhi Police said Sao also formed another criminal outfit with alleged links to left-wing extremist groups, the Jharkhand Bachao Andolan.

Who killed Kamlesh?
Sun, Oct 05, 2014

He died of an epileptic attack unlike his parents who died of starvation in 2003.

Maoist leader involved in major attacks arrested in Jharkhand
Mon, Sep 29, 2014

Prabirda’s interrogation has revealed the importance Maoists have accorded to the Santhal Pargana region.

Rail project to raise coal output set to miss deadline
Mon, Sep 29, 2014

Jharkhand, Orissa, Chhattisgarh yet to hand over land.

11 yrs after family died of starvation, Jharkhand youth succumbs to ‘hunger’
Mon, Sep 29, 2014

Kamlesh Munda was found dead on a cot in his house on Thursday.

Boy, whose parents died due to starvation, apparently succumbs to same
Sat, Sep 27, 2014

The district administration maintains Kamlesh Munda of Betulkhurd died of epilepsy.

Police agree to file case in molestation complaint against CRPF man
Tue, Sep 23, 2014

JHARKHAND: Assurance follows protest by local Adivasi leaders.