BJP blackmailing JMM, claims JPCC president Balmuchu

With the uncertainty over
formation of a new government in Jharkhand due to differences
between the BJP and JMM, JPCC president Pradeep Kumar Balmuchu
on Friday claimed that the BJP was "blackmailing" its ally.

Balmuchu stays Jharkhand PCC chief, 2 working presidents named

Seeking to keep its flock
together in poll-bound Jharkhand, Congress on Saturday said state
party chief Pradip Balmuchu will continue in his post and
sought to mollify rebels by appointing two working presidents
in the PCC.