Jharkhand poll results: BJP-AJSU alliance wins but heavyweight candidates lose

Though the BJP-AJSU party alliance won absolute majority in the Jharkhand Assembly by winning 42 seats, two of their heavyweight candidates lost the election.

Jharkhand poll results: BJP-AJSU alliance wins but other two fail

The BJP-AJSU alliance attained the magic figure of 42 to win a majority in Jharkhand for the first time but the other two tie-ups -- JVM/Trinamool Congress and Congress/RJD/JDU -- failed miserably in the just concluded Assembly Elections.

Madhu Koda loses from Majhganon

Former Jharkhand Chief Minister Madhu Koda Tuesday lost from Majhganon (ST) seat to Jharkhand Mukti Morcha candidate Niral Purty by 11,182 votes.

BJP charges JMM of intimidation; JMM trashes allegations

The BJP on Friday accused the JMM of "intimidation and undemocratic tactics" against its candidates and their relatives in Dumka and Barhait Assembly seats ahead of tomorrow`s fifth and final phase of polling for Jharkhand Assembly.

Campaign ends for 4th phase Assembly poll in Jharkhand

The high-pitched campaign for the fourth of the five-phase Jharkhand Assembly election involving 15 constituencies ended on Friday.

Coalition govts a hindrance in policy making: Munda

Former chief minister Arjun Munda, who headed coalition governments three times in Jharkhand, Thursday said policy making gets hindered if there is no majority.

59% voting in 3rd phase of Jammu and Kashmir polls, Jharkhand records 61%
59% voting in 3rd phase of Jammu and Kashmir polls, Jharkhand records 61%

Unfazed by the recent terror attacks, a 59 percent voter turnout was recorded in the third phase of the Assembly polls in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday as they continued to ignore boycott calls but it was lower than the earlier rounds.

J&K, Jharkhand Assembly polls, phase I: As it happened
J&K, Jharkhand Assembly polls, phase I: As it happened

Srinagar/Ranchi: Elaborate security arrangements have been put in place to ensure free and fair polls in the first phase of assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir and Jharkhand, which began on Tuesday amid unprecedented security.

First phase of Assembly polls in Jharkhand on Tuesday, preparations underway
First phase of Assembly polls in Jharkhand on Tuesday, preparations underway

Preparations for the first phase of Assembly polls scheduled to be held in Jharkhand on Tuesday continue in full swing. Over three million voters will decide the political fate of 199 candidates in the Maoist-hit areas here.

Jharkhand polls: JMM the only bet, says Hemant Soren

Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren posed Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) as the only bet in Jharkhand for the upcoming assembly elections in the state.

Jharkhand Assembly elections 2014: Will the electorate vote for a stable government this time?

The state which was created on November 15, 2000 after being carved out from Bihar has some unique characteristics. It is a small state which really does not occupy the centrestage as far as media headlines are concerned.

JMM East Singhbhum president resigns from party

 Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) on Friday received a setback as its firebrand East Singhbhum district committee President, Ramesh Hansdah resigned from the post as well as the primary membership of the party today.

Hemant Soren – JMM's only bet in Jharkhand

Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren has a tough task at hand in the upcoming assembly elections in Jharkhand.

JMM urges CEC to acquaint villagers with paramilitary forces

 Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) on Wednesday urged Chief Election Commissioner V S Sampath to launch an awareness campaign in villages of Jharkhand before deploying para-military forces there ahead of the five-phased polls starting November 25.

JMM rejects RJD`s offer in Jharkhand

The JMM, which runs a coalition government in Jharkhand with Congress and Rashtriya Janata Dal support, has rejected RJD's offer to support each other's sitting MLAs in the ensuing Assembly Elections in the state.

JMM releases first list of candidates for Assembly poll

The Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) has released its first list of 28 candidates for the five-phase Jharkhand Assembly poll which will begin on November 25.

Congress-JMM alliance breaks in poll-bound Jharkhand
Congress-JMM alliance breaks in poll-bound Jharkhand

Just ahead of Jharkhand Assembly elections, over a year long alliance between the Congress and Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) has collapsed, Congress general secretary BK Hariprasad confirmed on Friday.

Parties in Jharkhand gear up for assembly polls

Following the announcement of the dates for the Jharkhand assembly polls, political parties here are gearing up for the election.

Time has come for strong and stable govt in Jharkhand: Hemant Soren

Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren on Friday said that the time has come to establish a strong and stable government in Jharkhand to fulfill the dreams of the people.

Assembly elections schedule for four states to be announced today?
Assembly elections schedule for four states to be announced today?

The Election Commission is likely to announce the schedule for the upcoming assembly elections on Tuesday, sources said.