Don`t have the numbers, won`t form govt in Jharkhand: Cong

Amid political uncertainty in
Jharkhand, Congress today said it was not going to form any
alternative government in the state as it does not have the
sufficient numbers.

Soren may find it tough winning trust vote

Jharkhand Chief Minister Shibu Soren might find it difficult to win the trust vote his government faces May 31 as the major political parties in the state are set to vote against him.

BJP to vote against Soren if he seeks trust vote: Sinha

BJP will vote against the Shibu
Soren government if it takes the floor test instead of
resigning, senior BJP leader Yashwant Sinha said Tuesday.

Jharkhand events a loss of face for Gadkari

BJP`s withdrawal of support to
Shibu Soren government in Jharkhand Monday after a month-long
unsuccessful effort to head the coalition government there is
seen as a loss of face for new party chief Nitin Gadkari.

BJP doesn`t topple Shibu Soren, considers JMM offer

A day after announcing
withdrawal of support to Shibu Soren government in Jharkhand,
the BJP today refrained from implementing the decision and was
considering a JMM offer to support a new dispensation led by
it.

BJP firm, says no truce with Soren

The BJP Thursday ruled out any truce with Jharkhand Chief Minister and JMM chief Shibu Soren.

No hurry to initiate govt formation in Jharkhand: Congress

The Congress Thursday said it was not in a hurry to initiate government formation in Jharkhand even as the BJP is set to meet the Governor to convey its decision to withdraw support to the Shibu Soren-led coalition.

JMM-BJP Govt was destined to break up: Left parties

The Left parties today said their
prediction that the "unholy alliance" between the JMM and the
BJP would break up had come true within four months of the
government formation in Jharkhand.

Family feud delaying a constituency for Soren?

Chief Minister Shibu Soren is fast running out of time to get elected to the state assembly, as two of the constituencies that would be safest for him to contest are held by close family members who don`t seem keen to quit.

Soren looking for safe seat to enter Assembly

Shibu Soren is looking for a `safe and suitable` seat which he would
contest to enter the assembly within the mandatory six months
from his swearing-in.

Jharkhand capable of handling Maoist menace: Soren

Jharkhand Chief Minister Shibu Soren
on Monday said the state is capable of handling Maoists menace.

Soren govt in the dock over BPL list and Kerosene quota

The Jharkhand government
extended survey of people under the BPL category even as the
opposition today claimed irregularities in distribution of BPL
cards and kerosene to the poor.

Soren Govt a friend of Maoists: Opposition

The opposition Sunday charged the
Jharkhand Government with having friendly relations with the
Maoists and said the recent abduction and release of the BDO
was a pointer to the nexus between them.

Soren appeals to Maoists to free BDO

Jharkhand Chief Minister Shibu Soren today appealed to the Maoists to free the abducted Block Development Officer Prashan Kumar Layek and offered to open dialogue with them.

Come forward for talks: Soren to Maoists

Ahead of the Chief
Ministers meeting with Union Home minister P Chidambaram in
Kolkata on February 9, Jharkhand CM Shibu Soren on Wednesday renewed
his appeal to Maoists to shun violence and hold talks.

No difference with Centre on fighting Naxals: Soren

Amidst reports that Jharkhand
had stopped operations against Naxals, Chief Minister Shibu
Soren today ruled out any difference with the Centre.

Soren scrambles for safe seat to fight Assembly poll

Once bitten, twice shy and hoping to be third time lucky. Shibu Soren is determined to win this time and seems to have narrowed down the choice to two safe seats.

Soren meets PM, asks for special package

Jharkhand Chief Minister Shibu
Soren today met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in New Delhi and
asked for a special financial package for the state which has
been reeling under drought.

Soren, Raghuvar, Mahato call on BJP top brass

Jharkhand Chief Minister Shibu
Soren and his two deputies Raghuvar Das and Sudesh Mahato
today called on senior BJP leaders here today.

Jyoti Babu, a champion of toiling masses: Soren

The death of Jyoti Basu has come
as a jolt to the poor and the downtrodden for whom he fought
for decades, Jharkhand Chief Minister Shibu Soren said on Sunday.