Dumper set ablaze during Jharkhand bandh, 6 arrested

No shops and business establishments are open anticipating violence during the bandh.

Nov 25, 2016, 14:05 PM IST

Opposition alleges use of coercion, threats in RS polls in Jharkhand

Opposition led by Congress and JMM Tuesday accused the ruling BJP of alleged coercion and threats in the recent biennial polls to the Upper House to get its candidates elected.

Jul 26, 2016, 13:32 PM IST

Hemant Soren complains against top police officer

 JMM leader Hemant Soren has lodged a complaint against police officer Anurag Gupta under the Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989, for using "humiliating words" against him.

Jul 25, 2016, 12:41 PM IST

JMM to field one candidate in Jharkhand RS poll

The Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) today said it will field its candidate in the upcoming Rajya Sabha elections in the state and would seek support of Congress and other parties.

May 27, 2016, 17:27 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi to address Panchayati Raj Sammelan today amid shutdown call by JMM

PM Narendra Modi to address Panchayati Raj Sammelan today amid shutdown call by JMM

PM Narendra Modi will address the Panchayati Raj Sammelan at Jamshedpur in Jharkhand on Sunday amid a shutdown called by the opposition JMM.

Apr 24, 2016, 06:16 AM IST

JMM calls for Jharkhand shutdown to protest domicile policy

Main opposition JMM on Tuesday called for a shutdown in Jharkhand state on May 14 to protest against the domicile policy.

Apr 19, 2016, 15:11 PM IST

Jharkhand: Villagers demonstrate near Raj Bhavan opposing dam

Thousands of people today staged a demonstration near the Raj Bhavan here demanding scrapping of Iccha-Kharkhai dam spreading across the West Singhbhum and Sareikela-Kharsawan districts of Jharkhand, saying it would submerge agricultural land of over 180 villages.

Mar 11, 2016, 20:14 PM IST

Steps will be taken to check elephant menace: Jharkhand govt

Jharkhand government on Tuesday said that steps would be taken to check elephants from marauding agriculture fields after Assembly members expressed concern over the problems farmers face due to this.

Mar 08, 2016, 15:05 PM IST

Lohardaga bypoll: JMM for consensus UPA candidate

JMM) on Sunday said it will make its "best efforts" in the next two days to convince UPA partners to field a consensus candidate for Lohardaga (ST) bypoll.

Nov 23, 2015, 19:54 PM IST

Bihar Assembly polls 2015: JMM holds talk with Nitish, Lalu to join secular alliance

After the exit of NCP and Samajwadi Party from the grand secular alliance, Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) has evinced interest to join hands with anti-BJP front in the Bihar elections.

Sep 12, 2015, 16:38 PM IST

JMM keen to join grand alliance for Bihar polls

The Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) is keen to join the grand alliance of the JD-U, RJD and Congress for the Bihar assembly polls to defeat the BJP-led NDA, former Jharkhand chief minister Hemant Soren said here on Saturday.

Sep 12, 2015, 13:55 PM IST
JMM to contest Bihar polls independently

JMM to contest Bihar polls independently

The Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) will contest on all the 243 assembly seats in Bihar on its own, a leader said on Thursday.

Sep 10, 2015, 13:39 PM IST

JMM demands withdrawal of govt directive on interference

Criticising the Raghubar Das government's direction to take legal action against those interfering in government work, the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) on Thursday termed it as a "gag order" and demanded its immediate withdrawal.

Jul 16, 2015, 18:24 PM IST

Stage set for RS bypoll in Jharkhand

The stage is set for Rajya Sabha bypoll in Jharkhand on Thursday with six MLAs, who were facing disqualification charges for joining BJP after winning the assembly polls on JVM(P) tickets, being allowed to cast their votes.

Jul 01, 2015, 17:25 PM IST

BJP-JMM locked in straight contest for RS seat in Jharkhand

BJP candidate MJ Akbar and JMM nominee Haji Hussain Ansari are locked in a straight contest for the July 2 Rajya Sabha election in Jharkhand with the journalist-turned-politician weighing heavily on his opponent in the 82-member House.

Jun 26, 2015, 23:33 PM IST

Jharkhand Rajya Sabha bypolls: JMM fields minority leader against MJ Akbar

BJP leader MJ Akbar and JMM's former minister Haji Hussain Ansari Monday filed nomination papers for the July 2 Rajya Sabha by-elections with only one year left for the term to end.

Jun 22, 2015, 17:57 PM IST

JMM criticises Modi govt for Land Bill

 Jharkhand Mukti Morcha(JMM) criticised the Narendra Modi government today for its alleged "desperation" to pass the Land Acquisition Bill to "benefit top businessmen and industrialists."

Jun 01, 2015, 21:29 PM IST

JMM to launch movement for 'Greater Jharkhand'

 The Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) on Friday said that it will soon launch a movement to demand for a 'Greater Jharkhand', comprising of parts of adjoining West Bengal and Odisha.

Apr 17, 2015, 19:27 PM IST

Three-day JMM convention from Apr 16 in Jamshedpur

A three-day convention of Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) is scheduled to be held here from April 16 to 18 at Gopal Maidan, Bistupur, JMM sources on Tuesday said.

Apr 14, 2015, 14:49 PM IST