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Saturday, December 05, 2020



Jharkhand: In first cabinet decision, Hemant govt drops Pathalgadi sedition cases

December 29, 2019 9:02 pm

While the Pathalgadi movement petered out, many villagers had alleged “police brutality”. A total of 19 cases of sedition, among others, were registered against 172 people. All cases have been taken back.

New govt will usher in an era of peace in Jharkhand, says Rahul as Hemant Soren takes oath as CM

December 29, 2019 8:59 pm

Governor Droupadi Murmu administered the oath of office and secrecy to Soren, in the presence of senior political leaders and chief ministers from across states. This will be the 44-year-old JMM leader's second stint as Jharkhand chief minister.

If even one Jharkhandi is uprooted due to CAA, won't implement it: Hemant Soren

December 24, 2019 8:51 pm

Soren, who led the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha-Congress-RJD alliance to a win in the assembly polls, said that he had not gone through the details of the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and the possible NRC and he would make a "holistic review" of them.

Jharhand: Oppn seals seat-sharing deal; Cong gets 31 seats, Hemant Soren CM face

November 09, 2019 3:36 am

Elections to the 81 Assembly seats in Jharkhand are to be held in five phases, from November 30 to December 20. In the last elections, the BJP won 37 seats, the JMM won 19 seats and the Congress won six seats.

Jharkhand polls: JMM, Cong, RJD seal seat-sharing deal, project Hemant Soren as CM face

November 08, 2019 4:56 pm

Jharkhand assembly elections: While the JMM will contest from 43 seats, the Congress and the RJD will be fighting from 31 seats and 7 seats, respectively. The RJD will contest on Deoghar, Godda, Kodarma, Chatra, Barkata, Hussianabad and Chatarpur seats,

Reached understanding with Congress, will fight 2019 together: JMM's Hemant Soren

June 07, 2018 4:58 am

Hemant Soren also said he was in favour of Opposition parties coming together to defeat the BJP at the national level and believed that this alliance would have to rally around Congress.

Delhi confidential: Queering the pitch

June 06, 2016 3:16 am

Now it has decided to back the JMM candidate —- Soren’s son Basant —- along with Babulal Marandi’s JVM and a Left party.

Jharkhand domicile issue: MP, MLAs among 9,000 detained during bandh

May 15, 2016 4:51 am

According to the domicile policy, anybody who has lived in Jharkhand for 30 or more years for business, employment or any other reason and has immovable property will be considered a resident of the state.

PM Narendra Modi's programme in Jharkhand a 'flop': JMM

November 02, 2017 11:20 am

Soren, who was accompanied by JMM MLA and party's Chief Spokesman Kunal Sarangi, claimed 80 per cent of elected panchayat representatives have boycotted the Prime Minister’s program.

Lalu flexes muscle, holds up seat deal with Congress, JD(U)

September 16, 2015 1:30 am

The JD(U) and the RJD will contest 100 seats each and the Congress 40, with three seats going possibly to the JMM.


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.