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.

Defection law applies on six MLAs who joined BJP, claims JVM
Defection law applies on six MLAs who joined BJP, claims JVM

The Jharkhand Vikas Morcha - Prajatantrik (JVM) demanded disqualification of six of its MLAs who joined the BJP on Wednesday, saying it violated the Tenth Schedule of the Constitution.

JVM suspends four MLAs in Jharkhand

The Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (Prajatantrik) on Monday suspended four of its MLAs on the ground that they indulged in anti-party activities.

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.

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).

Jharkhand polls: Will Babulal Marandi emerge as king maker?

He may not hold all the aces, yet no political pundit can write off JVM chief Babulal Marandi — a man known for his uncanny ability to make comebacks in the alliance-based tricky politics of Jharkhand.

Trinamool Congress strikes alliance with JVM

Accepting to contest under former Chief Minister Babulal Marandi, the Trinamool Congress on Monday struck an alliance with the Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (Prajatantric) to contest the Assembly elections.

Marandi sticks to condition on pre-poll alliance

Jharkhand Vikas Morcha - Prajatantrik (JVM) president Babulal Marandi today reiterated his party's stand that it will go into a pre-poll alliance only after announcement of a chief ministerial candidate.

Ajoy Kumar named Congress spokesperson

Former JVM(P) MP from Jamshedpur Ajoy Kumar, who had joined the Congress last month, was Friday made a spokesperson of the AICC.

JVM leader joins BJP in Jharkhand

A central working committee member of the Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (Prajatantrik) (JVM) C H Ram Murty today resigned from the primary membership of the party and decided to join BJP.

JVM to merge with BJP on Aug 20

Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (Prajatantrik) (JVM) will merge with BJP on August 20 at Ranchi, former Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda on Monday said.

JVM MLA Dhulu Mahto gets bail

The Jharkhand High Court today granted bail to MLA Dhulu Mahto after 11 months in judicial remand in connection with forcibly freeing a person from a police station in Dhanbad.

JVM demonstrates against power crisis in Jharkhand

Jharkhand Vikas Morcha today staged a day-long demonstration in five districts protesting against "power crisis" in the state.

Elections 2014: BJP`s landslide victory in Jharkhand, embarrassing defeat for Congress

The BJP has all the reasons to make merry in Jharkhand as the exit polls predict a landslide victory for the party. If poll predictions are to be believed, BJP is likely to win around 10-11 Lok Sabha seats in the state, out of the total 14 seats.

Jharkhand- Can Congress-JMM stop BJP?

As the 2014 General Elections inch closer, alliance talks are once again in vogue in Jharkhand. For long instability has been the hallmark of politics in the state state. Given Jharkhand`s diverse and fragmented electorate, both the BJP and the Congress will find it tough to win most of the 14 constituencies in the state.

Elections 2014: Jharkhand — State Profile

Jharkhand, which was formed from Bihar in 2000 and is the 28th state of India, has 14 Lok Sabha constituencies wherein 5 constituencies are reserved for Scheduled Tribes (ST) and one is reserved for Scheduled Caste (SC)

JVM MLA rues for being among dissidents

Regretting his move of pulling out of Jharkhand government in March 2003, JVM (Prajatantric) MLA Samresh Singh claimed that had Marandi-led government not fallen on that day the state might not have witnessed such instability.

UPA reduced to a minority, may fall any time: BJP

Demanding resignation of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh over the issue of corruption, BJP on Saturday said the Congress-led UPA government has been reduced to a minority and could fall any time soon.

Prez polls: JVM to support Pranab Mukherjee

Former Jharkhand chief minister Babulal Marandi said his Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (Prajatantric) will back UPA presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee.

JVM leader shot dead in Jharkhand

Jharkhand Vikas Morcha
(Prajatantrik’s) Seraikela-Kharswan district committee President (Minority cell), Amil Hussain, was shot dead by assailants on Monday.