Jharkhand News

Will pressure Pak to release 26/11 culprits to India, says Rajnath Singh

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday said that New Delhi will build up diplomatic pressure on Pakistan to ensure that the latter brings the perpetrators of the 26/11 attacks in Mumbai are brought to justice and handed over to India.

Opposition uniting to form 'unstable, corrupt govt' in Jharkhand: Amit Shah

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah on Wednesday lashed out at the opposition parties in Jharkhand and accused them of forming an unstable and corrupt government in the state.

Maoists attack CRPF personnel in Jharkhand

Maoists attacked CRPF personnel today in Jharkhand's Latehar district but none was injured.

Record turnout in J&K Assembly polls, high polling in Jharkhand
Record turnout in J&K Assembly polls, high polling in Jharkhand

Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday registered a record 71.28 percent turnout in the first phase of incident-free Assembly elections when people ignored boycott calls by separatists and cold conditions to cast their votes in 15 constituencies.

Free Jharkhand from instability: Modi appeals to people
Free Jharkhand from instability: Modi appeals to people

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday asked the voters of Jharkhand to enable BJP secure a majority in the Assembly elections for political stability.

Jharkhand voters defy Maoists, cast ballot

 Defying a Maoist boycott call, over a quarter of Jharkhand's voters exercised their franchise before noon Tuesday in the first phase of ballotting for the assembly polls.

Landmine found in Jharkhand

Medininagar: A landmine was on Tuesday recovered at Hariharganj under Hussainabad assembly constituency in Palamau district, the police said.

PM Modi asks voters to turn up in large numbers for J&K and Jharkhand polls

 Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday urged voters, especially the youth, to turn up in large numbers and cast their votes in the ongoing elections in Jharkhand and Jammu and Kashmir.

26.5% votes till 11 am, sporadic incidents in Jharkhand polls
26.5% votes till 11 am, sporadic incidents in Jharkhand polls

 Balloting began on Tuesday in 13 of the 81 Assembly constituencies in the first of the five-phase elections in Jharkhand, officials said.

J&K, Jharkhand Assembly polls, phase I: As it happened
J&K, Jharkhand Assembly polls, phase I: As it happened

Srinagar/Ranchi: Elaborate security arrangements have been put in place to ensure free and fair polls in the first phase of assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir and Jharkhand, which began on Tuesday amid unprecedented security.

Election Commission bans exit polls in Jharkhand, J&K

Election Commission has banned the publication and dissemination of exit polls of any kind in poll-bound Jharkhand and Jammu and Kashmir.

First phase of Assembly polls in Jharkhand on Tuesday, preparations underway
First phase of Assembly polls in Jharkhand on Tuesday, preparations underway

Preparations for the first phase of Assembly polls scheduled to be held in Jharkhand on Tuesday continue in full swing. Over three million voters will decide the political fate of 199 candidates in the Maoist-hit areas here.

Naxals planning attack on RJD, JVM in Jharkhand; Pak militants want polls boycotted in J&K: Intel report
Naxals planning attack on RJD, JVM in Jharkhand; Pak militants want polls boycotted in J&K: Intel report

Security agencies in Jharkhand were on Monday put on alert after intelligence inputs suggested that Naxals were planning to attacks leaders of Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) and Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (JVM).

Amit Shah cautions against Cong-RJD-JD(U) alliance in Jkarhand

Adityapur: BJP President Amit Shah Monday charged Congress with promoting corruption in the Jharkhand and also in the country and urged voters to be cautious against the "unholy" alliance of Congress-RJD-JD(U).

JMM candidate's nomination papers rejected in Jharkhand

Giridih: The nomination of JMM candidate Nizammudin Ansari for the Jharkhand Assembly polls from Dhanwar constituency was Monday rejected as he was sentenced to two years in prison by a Giridih court in 2013 RPT 2013 in connection with an assault case.

JMM candidate's nomination rejected in Jharkhand

 The nomination of JMM candidate Nizammudin Ansari for the Jharkhand Assembly polls from Dhanwar constituency was on Monday rejected as he was sentenced to two years in prison by a Giridih court in 2011 in connection with an assault case.

Cong misusing state machinery in Jharkhand: BJP

 BJP on Monday alleged that Congress had been misusing the state machinery for getting electoral gain in the five-phase Assembly polls in Jharkhand beginning tomorrow.

Polling in 13 Maoist-affected seats of Jharkhand tomorrow

Ranchi: Polling will take place amidst tight security in 13 Maoist-affected constituencies in the first phase of five-stage elections to the 81-member Jharkhand Assembly on Tuesday.

Campaigning for first phase polling in Jharkhand ends

Congress chief Sonia Gandhi addressed two election rallies in Jharkhand Sunday, the last day of campaigning for the first phase of polls in the state.

BJP govt would spend 60 pc on rural infrastructure: Zadafia

 Senior BJP leader Gordhanbhai Zadafia on Sunday assured that sixty per cent of the Jharkhand budget would be spent on the rural infrastructure and agriculture sector, if BJP is voted to power in the assembly election.

Bihar launches ops as Maoists shift base due Jharkhand polls

Bihar Police has launched anti-Naxal operation amid intelligence inputs that Maoists from Jharkhand were shifting base to the state to escape the security dragnet in the wake of impending state assembly polls there.

Jharkhand polls: Development solution to Maoist problem, says Sonia Gandhi
Jharkhand polls: Development solution to Maoist problem, says Sonia Gandhi

Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Sunday said solution to the Maoist problem was development and the country's natural resources should be in the hands of the people for their development.

Campaigning ends for first phase of Jharkhand polls on November 25
Campaigning ends for first phase of Jharkhand polls on November 25

Campaigning on Sunday ended in 13 Maoist-affected constituencies going to the polls on November 25 in the first phase of five-stage elections to the 81-member Jharkhand Assembly.

Police lathicharge BJP supporters in Daltonganj

The police on Sunday resorted to lathicharge on BJP activists while demonstrating in front of the Town police station protesting the arrest of party candidate from Daltonganj Assembly segment Manoj Kumar Singh in Medininagar of Palamau district.

Congress, BJP workers clash during open-air debate in Jamshedpur

Congress and BJP supporters clashed here when their respective candidates were taking part in an open-air debate organised by a television channel, the police said on Sunday.

Jharkhand polls: Rahul Gandhi calls Clean India campaign 'marketing gimmick', BJP retaliates
Jharkhand polls: Rahul Gandhi calls Clean India campaign 'marketing gimmick', BJP retaliates

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.