Raghubar Das

Raghubar Das is the 6th and current chief minister of Jharkhand. He was sworn in to the role on December 28, 2014. Das was involved in politics since his college days and joined the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) in 1980 as a founding member. Previously he also worked with Tata Steel for a while. During the chief ministerial tenure of Shibu Soren, he was deputy chief minister of the state.

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Jharkhand govt invites journalists to write on schemes, promises to pay

The controversy comes months before the state goes to the Assembly polls.

Jharkhand CEO slaps notice on education council, tablets with CM’s message to be switched off

The matter pertained to in-built video display messages of Chief Minister Raghubar Das in around 32,000 tablet computers that were distributed to monitor government schools.


Jharkhand: Six months after HC struck it down, state govt bans PFI again

An announcement by the Jharkhand Home Department on February 12 stated that PFI is involved in activities “dangerous” to the security of Indian states and has the power to “break communal harmony”.

Decision 2019: What is at stake in Jharkhand? A look at the complex equations at play

In 2014, the BJP nearly swept the state’s Lok Sabha seats, then slipped in the Assembly polls before forming a coalition government. Although voter preferences are known to change, the upcoming Lok Sabha polls will again set the tone for the Assembly polls later.

Jharkhand announces implementation of 10% reservation for economically weak in general category

The chief minister said that the step was part of follow up action on the Centre's decision to provide 10 per cent reservation in jobs and education for economically weaker sections in the general category.

Jharkhand: 2019 will be year for eradicating poverty, says CM Raghubar Das

Reiterating that the state government is committed to elevate the poor, Raghubar Das said Prime Minister Narendra Modis goal is to provide housing to the homeless by 2022, but the Jharkhand government has set the year 2020 as the deadline to attain the goal.


Dec 11 effect? Jharkhand 3rd BJP state to announce aid to farmers

The Raghubar Das-led BJP government Friday announced the launch of Mukhyamantri Krishi Aashirwad Yojana from the next fiscal year, ahead of the kharif season. Maize and paddy are two major kharif crops in Jharkhand. 

In Jharkhand, Raj Bhavan network down, BSNL staffers ‘kept’ at police station for 3 hours

Jharkhand CM Raghuvar Das had reportedly faced network problems at Raj Bhavan on Tuesday during his two-day trip to Dumka.

Jharkhand CM announces entire state as open defecation free

The ODF target for the state was October 2, 2019, but Jharkhand has achieved it a year in advance, Das said at the Statehood Day function here.

West Bengal, Jharkhand CMs resolve to end Massanjore Dam impasse

“Both the CMs agreed that talks should be initiated to solve the issue. The two neighbouring states should work together and assist each other,” said an official communication.