Jharkhand assembly

Jharkhand Assembly monsoon session postponed to Aug 7

On August 8 the first supplementary budget for the financial year 2017-18 will be laid on the table of the House.


Jul 07, 2017, 21:04 PM IST

Jharkhand assembly passes GST bill

Jharkhand Assembly on Thursday passed the Jharkhand Goods and Services Taxes Bill, 2017 to pave the way for roll out of GST from July 1.

Apr 27, 2017, 16:13 PM IST

Think before tabling bill in assembly, says Jharkhand Governor Draupadi Murmu

Jharkhand Governor Draupadi Murmu on Tuesday said the government should think 1,000 times before tabling any bill in the assembly.

Nov 22, 2016, 21:18 PM IST

Disruptions continue in Jharkhand Assembly over amendments in land acts

The third working day of Jharkhand Assembly's winter session was also a wash out due to disruptions over the BJP government's move to amend two land acts formulated to protect the land rights of the tribals and indigenous people of the state.

Nov 21, 2016, 17:26 PM IST

Opposition disrupt proceedings in Jharkhand Assembly over JPSC results

The matter was raised three days ago with the Leader of Opposition and former chief minister Hemant Soren asking why results of the JPSC examination were announced on a holiday.

Feb 26, 2016, 21:43 PM IST

Ruckus in Jharkhand Assembly as corruption charges traded

The Jharkhand Assembly on Monday witnessed stormy scenes as state Urban Development Minister CP Singh and Leader of Opposition Hemant Soren traded corruption charges.

Aug 24, 2015, 17:18 PM IST

Will Jharkhand CM induct 12th minister?

He has been in power for six months, but it is still not clear when Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das will induct the 12th man in his cabinet.

Jul 22, 2015, 15:16 PM IST

Dinesh Oraon unanimously elected Jharkhand Speaker

BJP's Dinesh Oraon was unanimously elected as the Speaker of Jharkhand Assembly on Wednesday.

Jan 07, 2015, 12:52 PM IST

BJP MLA misses first day of Jharkhand Assembly

Newly elected BJP MLA Sadhu Charan Mahato from Ichagarh constituency will not be able to attend the inaugural session of Jharkhand Assembly on Tuesday after his bail petition was rejected by the court.

Jan 06, 2015, 16:20 PM IST

Stephen Marandi sworn-in as Pro-tem Speaker

JMM MLA Stephen Marandi was on Friday sworn-in as the Pro-tem Speaker of Jharkhand Assembly.

Jan 02, 2015, 14:49 PM IST

BJP nominates Dinesh Oraon for Speaker's post

The BJP on Monday decided to nominate its two-time MLA Dinesh Oraon for the post of Speaker of Jharkhand Assembly.

Dec 29, 2014, 23:54 PM IST

Jharkhand MLA falls ill in House

BJP MLA Menaka Sardar Tuesday fell ill in the House following suspected food poisoning, prompting opposition members being critical of the assembly not having its own ambulance to take him to a hospital immediately.

Mar 04, 2014, 17:35 PM IST

Two regional parties merge with Trinamool in Jharkhand

Two political parties having two members in the Jharkhand Assembly merged with the Trinamool Congress here Monday.

Mar 03, 2014, 13:26 PM IST

Din in Jharkhand Assembly over minister`s dismissal

Pandemonium prevailed in Jharkhand Assembly when Opposition BJP members sought reply from Hemant Soren government on reason behind dismissal of Cabinet minister, leading to adjournment twice.

Feb 20, 2014, 16:51 PM IST

Six suspended for allowing bullock into Jharkhand Assembly porch

Opposition JVM(P) members riding a bullock cart to the Jharkhand Assembly porch to demonstrate that the government was `moving slowly` led to the suspension of six watch and ward staff for allowing the spectacle on Friday.

Dec 20, 2013, 20:07 PM IST

Jharkhand Assembly pays homage to Mandela

Jharkhand Assembly on Friday paid rich tributes to anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela, saying his death on December 5 left a void in humanity.

Dec 14, 2013, 00:27 AM IST

Will decide on my continuance: Jharkhand Speaker

With a change of guard in the state, Speaker of Jharkhand Assembly C P Singh on Saturday said he would take a decision at an appropriate time on whether to continue in the post.

Jul 13, 2013, 18:22 PM IST

Jharkhand Cabinet recommends convening special session of Assembly

Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren on Saturday said Governor Syed Ahmed has been recommended to convene a special session of the state Assembly on July 18.

Jul 13, 2013, 14:13 PM IST

BJP urges governor to dissolve Jharkhand Assembly

Former Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda on Thursday urged Governor Syed Ahmed to immediately dissolve the 82-member state assembly.

Jul 04, 2013, 23:01 PM IST

Will welcome any group which has the numbers: Jharkhand Governor

Jharkhand Governor Syed Ahmed said he would welcome any group drumming up the magic figure to form a new government in the state.

May 28, 2013, 19:09 PM IST