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Thursday, May 26, 2022

Hemant Soren


Jharkhand: CM Soren digs in, plans CCTVs, special drives to check illegal mining

May 26, 2022 2:48 am

The Soren government is under fire from Opposition BJP on illegalities in mining, among other issues.

SC asks Jharkhand HC to decide on maintainability of pleas seeking probe against CM Hemant Soren

May 25, 2022 2:32 am

The apex court was hearing a plea by the state of Jharkhand, challenging the May 13 and May 17 orders of the High Court in the PIL.

Mining lease allotment: EC learnt to have asked Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren to appear before it

May 20, 2022 10:29 pm

The poll panel gave a notice to Hemant Soren seeking his stand on the charge that he issued a mining lease in the state in his favour, after it had received a representation from the state governor.

Diversion of MGNREGA funds: Most of seized Rs 19-crore cash belong to IAS officer, CA tells ED

May 13, 2022 2:01 am

The ED’s action comes at a time when Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren is under the scanner for allegedly allotting a mine on lease to himself, and an industrial plot to his wife.

Newsmaker | Go-getter with an ‘eye for detail’: Jharkhand mining secretary in ED net

May 13, 2022 4:03 pm

IAS officer Pooja Singhal’s arrest and suspension come at a time when CM Hemant Soren is also under the scanner.

Soren seeks 4-week extension from EC to reply to notice over mine lease, given 10 days

May 10, 2022 10:22 pm

"I have also requested EC that I would like to be given the opportunity of personal hearing by the Commission through my legal counsel before it formulates its opinion in the matter for tendering it to the Governor of Jharkhand under Article 192(2) of the Constitution of India," Soren said.

Mines to mines… so ran the Sorens

May 11, 2022 7:41 am

Shibu Soren’s fight to free tribal land from the mining mafia made him the leader he was. Now sons Hemant and Basant may have dug themselves into a hole over mining leases.

Mine lease row: PIL seeking to ‘destabilise govt’, Jharkhand CM tells HC

May 07, 2022 11:10 pm

Petition filed out of personal animosity, at behest of political rivals, says Hemant Soren

ED raids places linked to IAS Pooja Singhal; Rs 18 crore in CA house

May 07, 2022 8:59 am

Though the ED case is an old one, the raids come at a time when Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren is facing allegations of corruption for allotting a mining lease to himself and an industrial plot to his wife.

Explained: Issues in Hemant Soren's mining lease-to-himself controversy in Jharkhand

May 04, 2022 7:32 am

Former Jharkhand CM Raghubar Das released a set of documents accusing Soren of "misusing his post" to get "in-principle approval" for a stone quarrying lease in his name in Ranchi district last year.


Hemant Soren back as Jharkhand Chief Minister

December 31, 2019 8:41 am

JMM leader Hemant Soren took oath as the chief minister of Jharkhand for a second time at a grand ceremony attended by opposition leaders, in a show of unity. The 44-year-old tribal leader was sworn in as the 11th chief minister of the state by Governor Droupadi Murmu.