BJP trying to disrupt ''communal harmony'' in Jharkhand: Babulal Marandi

Former Jharkhand chief minister Babulal Marandi on Saturday dubbed as extremely unfortunate the Latehar incident where dead bodies of two Muslim cattle traders were found hanging from a tree and alleged that the ruling BJP was trying to disrupt the communal harmony in the state.

BJP's 1-year tenure marked by poaching MLAs: Marandi

Former Jharkhand Chief Minister Babulal Marandi on Wednesday alleged that the BJP-led NDA regime's one year in office was marked by "poaching MLAs from our Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (Prajatantrik-JVM)".

Remove Jharkhand CM aide over medicine scam, Modi urged

Former Jharkhand chief minister Babulal Marandi has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking removal of the principal secretary of Chief Minister Raghubar Das till the conclusion of a probe against him in a medicine scam in Bihar.

J'khand Governor, Chief Minister condole Kalam's death

 Jharkhand Governor Droupadi Murmu and Chief Minister Raghubar Das today expressed grief at the death of A P J Abdul Kalam and described the former President as a role model and inspirational personality with his multi-faceted talent.

Babulal Marandi to campaign for Nitish in Bihar polls

Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (Prajatantrik) president Babulal Marandi on Wednesday said he will campaign for Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar in the state Assembly elections due later this year.

JVM not to contest Bihar polls, but will support Nitish

Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (Prajatantrik) president Babulal Marandi on Sunday said his party will not contest the Assembly polls in Bihar, due later this year, but shall support Chief Minister Nitish Kumar.

Jharkhand Speaker to hold court on anti-defection against 6 JVM(P) MLAs

Jharkhand Assembly Speaker Dinesh Oraon will hold a court on July 3 to hear a petition of anti-defection filed by Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (Prajatantrik) President Babulal Marandi against six MLAs for joining the BJP after the last Assembly elections.

JVM to play role of constructive Opposition: Babulal Marandi

Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (Prajatantrik) (JVM) president Babulal Marandi on Monday said his party will play the role of constructive opposition and support the Raghubar Das-headed state government in all good works.

Raghubar Das's journey from 'mazdoor' to chief minister

 Initiating his political career as an activist of the student movement launched by Loknayak Jaiprakash Narayan in 1976-77 and having worked as a labourer in Tata Steel, Raghubar Das has traversed a long way to take over as the first non-tribal Chief Minister of Jharkhand.

JVM rejects BJP's merger offer in Jharkhand

Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (Prajatantrik) Saturday claimed that it rejected the BJP's offer to merge with the saffron party.

Raghuvar Das meets BJP Chief ahead of swearing-in as CM

Ahead of his swearing-in as Jharkhand Chief Minister tomorrow, Raghuvar Das met BJP President Amit Shah here on Saturday and discussed with him government formation in the state.

Jharkhand votes for stability

Yearning for change, Jharkhand has voted BJP to power with the Assembly poll results handing out defeat to three former chief ministers in their home turfs indicating the electorate's disenchantment with status quo.

BJP-AJSU alliance gets clear majority, to form government in Jharkhand

BJP-AJSU alliance gets clear majority, to form government in Jharkhand

Breaking from fractured mandates in Jharkhand in the past, BJP-AJSU alliance on Tuesday secured an absolute majority in the 81-member Assembly.

Former CMs suffer poll reverses in Jharkhand election

Former chief ministers of Jharkhand - Babulal Marandi, Arjun Munda and Madhu Koda - suffered poll reverses in the assembly election, counting for which was held on Tuesday, while outgoing CM Hemant Soren won from one seat and lost from another constituency.

61.08 percent voter turnout in 4th phase of Jharkhand polls

61.08 percent voter turnout in 4th phase of Jharkhand polls

Polling in 15 constituencies of the state on Sunday ended with 61.08 per cent electorate exercising their franchise in the penultimate phase of the Assembly elections in Jharkhand as the day passed off peacefully.

Fourth phase of Assembly Elections: Voting for 18 J&K seats, 15 Jharkhand constituencies begins

Fourth phase of Assembly Elections: Voting for 18 J&K seats, 15 Jharkhand constituencies begins

Polling began on Sunday for the penultimate round of the five-phased elections as votes were being cast for 18 seats in Jammu and Kashmir and 15 Assembly seats in Jharkhand.

Jharkhand ex-CM Marandi's fate to be decided on Sunday

The fate of former Jharkhand chief minister Babulal Marandi will be decided Sunday in the fourth of the five-phase state assembly polls.

15 Jharkhand seats go for polling in 4th phase on Sunday

Stage is set for the penultimate round of five-phase polling for 15 Assembly seats in Jharkhand on Sunday with former Chief Minister Babulal Marandi and three incumbent ministers testing their luck.

61% turnout in third phase of Jharkhand polls

61% turnout in third phase of Jharkhand polls

Ranchi: Moderate polling has been recorded in the first four hours of voting in 17 Assembly constituencies spread across eight districts of Jharkhand with about 30 per cent of the electorate exercising their franchise.

Stage set for 3rd phase polling in Jharkhand on Tuesday

Stage set for 3rd phase polling in Jharkhand on Tuesday

Ranchi: Polling will be held tomorrow in 17 seats in Jharkhand in the third leg of the five-phase Assembly election where voters will decide the fate of 289 candidates, including former Jharkhand chief minister Babulal Marandi, ex-Speaker CP Singh and three ministers.