Jharkhand News

Jharkhand polls: Rahul Gandhi calls PM Modi's Clean India campaign 'marketing gimmick'
Jharkhand polls: Rahul Gandhi calls PM Modi's Clean India campaign 'marketing gimmick'

In a bid to restore people's trust in the Congress, the party's vice president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday held two rallies in Jharkhand's Manika and Panki districts.

Cops felicitated for rescue of abducted Delhi boy from Jharkhand

An 11-year-old boy kidnapped from here allegedly by two men has been successfully rescued by personnel of the Delhi Police and Railway Police Force of a Jharkhand station, following which the Delhi Police chief on Friday felicitated the policemen involved in the operation.

Jharkhand Election 2014: PM Modi asks Naxals to abjure violence

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday asked Naxals to drop guns and participate in nation-building, stressing that violence has no place in the country of Gautam Buddha and Mahatma Gandhi.

Black money in Jharkhand Assembly election: Brinda Karat

CPI-M Politburo member Brinda Karat on Friday alleged that black money is being used by different political parties in Jharkhand Assembly election.

JMM East Singhbhum president resigns from party

 Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) on Friday received a setback as its firebrand East Singhbhum district committee President, Ramesh Hansdah resigned from the post as well as the primary membership of the party today.

Vote for BJP, end dynasty politics in Jharkhand: PM Narendra Modi
Vote for BJP, end dynasty politics in Jharkhand: PM Narendra Modi

Ranchi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Daltonganj on Friday to formally kick off BJP's election campaign in the poll-bound Jharkhand amid unprecedented security in view of threats from the Naxalis and the banned terror outfit Indian Mujahideen (IM).

PM Narendra Modi's Jharkhand rallies on Naxals-IM radar?
PM Narendra Modi's Jharkhand rallies on Naxals-IM radar?

Heavy security is being put in place for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's two rallies in Jharkhand on Friday.

BJP will form majority govt in Jharkhand: Manoj Tiwary

A strong wave in favour of BJP has been sweeping across Jharkhand before the five-phase Assembly election, Bhojpuri actor and BJP MP Manoj Tiwary said on Thursday.

JMM wave in Jharkhand: Shibu Soren
JMM wave in Jharkhand: Shibu Soren

JMM supremo Shibu Soren on Tuesday said there is a "wave" sweeping in favour of Jharkhand Mukti Morcha in the run up to the assembly elections while Chief Minister Hemant Soren said the BJP is projecting Prime Minister Narendra Modi as it "lacked leadership in the state".

'Same party govt at Centre and state can't always achieve development'

Rejecting BJP's claims, Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren on Tuesday said it is not necessary to have the same party government at Centre and the state to achieve rapid development, while advocating for a strong and stable government.

Govt will be formed by grand alliance after Jharkhand polls: Lalu Prasad Yadav

RJD supremo Lalu Prasad today said that a government based on grand alliance could be formed after elections in Jharkhand.

Contradiction in Jharkhand cabinet as parties fight each other: Shah

BJP President Amit Shah on Monday said that there was a "contradiction" in Jharkhand Cabinet as the ruling alliance have been contesting against each other in the Jharkhand Assembly elections.

Sahay made Chief of Congress Campaign Committee in Jharkhand

Former Union Minister Subodh Kant Sahay has been made the Chairman of Congress Campaign Committee in Jharkhand, where the five-phase Assembly polls are scheduled from November 25.

Ten crorepatis from Palamau in J'khand first phase polling

Ranchi: The ten richest among the 199 candidates in fray in the first phase of polling for Jharkhand Assembly belong to Palamau division, according to an NGO involved in election watch.

J&K, Jharkhand polls: Last day for withdrawal of nomination for 2nd phase today

Jammu/Ranchi: Today is the last day for the withdrawal of nominations for the second phase of assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir and Jharkhand.

46 crorepatis in phase I Jharkhand elections: Election Watch

Forty six out of the 199 candidates contesting in the first of five-phase elections for Jharkhand Assembly have declared assets worth more than one crore rupees and 55 candidates have criminal cases against them, according to 'Democratic Reforms and Jharkhand Election Watch.'

Why NDA failed to develop Jharkhand between 2000-2004: Lalu

RJD supremo Lalu Prasad on Sunday sought to know from BJP why it failed to develop Jharkhand when both the NDA governments were at the Centre and in the state between 2000 and 2004.

46 crorepatis in phase one Jharkhand elections: Election Watch

Forty six out of the 199 candidates contesting in the first of five-phase elections for Jharkhand Assembly have declared assets worth more than one crore rupees and 55 candidates have criminal cases against them, according to 'Democratic Reforms and Jharkhand Election Watch.'

Amit Shah accuses Congress of looting Jharkhand

BJP president Amit Shah on Sunday charged the Congress with looting the mineral rich Jharkhand "by supporting an Independent Chief Minister".

Jharkhand Assembly polls: Rajnath asks Maoists to shun violence, join mainstream

Making an appeal for a clear mandate in favour of BJP in Maoist-hit Jharkhand, Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday asked Naxals to shun violence and join the mainstream to strengthen the nation.

Tiger mauls three villagers

 A tiger mauled three persons at Smalti area of the district, a forest official said today.

Tribal conclave begins in Jamshedpur

 The four-day Pan-India Tribal conclave "Samvaad", marking the birth anniversary of tribal freedom fighter Birsa Munda, was inaugurated here yesterday.

45 abandoned houses collapse due to subsidence in Jharkhand

Altogether 45 abandoned houses, including 15 Bharat Coking Coal Limited quarters, on Saturday collapsed following subsidence at Angar Pathra in Dhanbad district, a senior BCCL official said.

Security forces destroy 40kg IED planted under road in Jharkhand

A major tragedy was averted on Saturday when security forces defused a 40kg improvised explosive device (IED) cleverly hidden along a key road in Khunti district of Jharkhand.

PM Modi greets people of Jharkhand on foundation day

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday greeted the people of Jharkhand on the state's 14th Foundation Day.

Jharkhand polls: BJP nominee seriously injured in mishap, his aides killed

BJP candidate Brajmohan Ram was on Friday seriously injured in a road accident, in which his bodyguard and personal assistant died in Latehar district, police said.

Jharkhand polls: Another JVM(P) candidate arrested on pending charges

A Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (Prajatantrik) candidate from Baharagora Assembly constituency under Ghatsila sub-division was arrested in connection with two pending cases soon after he filed his nomination papers on Friday.

Jharkhand BJP candidate Brijmohan Ram seriously injured, two aides dead

Ahead of the upcomin Assembly elections in the state, in an untoward incident, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate Brajmohan Ram from the Latehar constituency was on Friday seriously injured in a road accident, reports stated.

BJP's endeavour is 'Make in Jharkhand': Ravi Shankar Prasad

The BJP on Friday said its endeavour is to transform the people's future through "Make in Jharkhand" design - one of the dreams of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to change imbalance of development in eastern states.

HC drops some charges against Lalu, upholds CBI plea to continue proceedings

Ranchi: The Jharkhand High Court Friday upheld the CBI plea to continue proceedings in the trial court against former Bihar chief minister Lalu Prasad under two sections while dropping other charges on the ground that a person cannot be tried twice for the same offence.