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.
Campaigning ended on Sunday for the second phase of Jharkhand polls which saw Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress leaders Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi addressing rallies to woo the voters, who will cast ballot in 20 Assembly seats on December 2.
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).
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.
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.
Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (JVM) (Prajatantrik) president Babulal Marandi Monday said electoral alliance was not a priority for his party as it was a political compulsion for those who failed to deliver during their tenure in power.
Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (JVM) (Prajatantrik) president Babulal Marandi on Monday said electoral alliance was not a priority for his party as it was a political compulsion for those who failed to deliver during their tenure in power.
The BJP on Sunday said that Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (Prajatantrik) MLAs and its other leaders were "quitting" Babulal Marandi`s party as they realised how Marandi himself left the BJP, which made him a leader, to serve his own "ambitions".
Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (Prajatantrik) (JVM) chief Babulal Marandi today termed switching over of some of his party MLAs to BJP as not a big event since such things happen before election in all parties.