Raghubar Das's journey from 'mazdoor' to chief minister

 Initiating his political career as an activist of the student movement launched by Loknayak Jaiprakash Narayan in 1976-77 and having worked as a labourer in Tata Steel, Raghubar Das has traversed a long way to take over as the first non-tribal Chief Minister of Jharkhand.

JVM rejects BJP's merger offer in Jharkhand

Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (Prajatantrik) Saturday claimed that it rejected the BJP's offer to merge with the saffron party.

Raghuvar Das meets BJP Chief ahead of swearing-in as CM

Ahead of his swearing-in as Jharkhand Chief Minister tomorrow, Raghuvar Das met BJP President Amit Shah here on Saturday and discussed with him government formation in the state.

Jharkhand votes for stability

Yearning for change, Jharkhand has voted BJP to power with the Assembly poll results handing out defeat to three former chief ministers in their home turfs indicating the electorate's disenchantment with status quo.

BJP-AJSU alliance gets clear majority, to form government in Jharkhand
BJP-AJSU alliance gets clear majority, to form government in Jharkhand

Breaking from fractured mandates in Jharkhand in the past, BJP-AJSU alliance on Tuesday secured an absolute majority in the 81-member Assembly.

Former CMs suffer poll reverses in Jharkhand election

Former chief ministers of Jharkhand - Babulal Marandi, Arjun Munda and Madhu Koda - suffered poll reverses in the assembly election, counting for which was held on Tuesday, while outgoing CM Hemant Soren won from one seat and lost from another constituency.

61.08 percent voter turnout in 4th phase of Jharkhand polls
61.08 percent voter turnout in 4th phase of Jharkhand polls

Polling in 15 constituencies of the state on Sunday ended with 61.08 per cent electorate exercising their franchise in the penultimate phase of the Assembly elections in Jharkhand as the day passed off peacefully.

Fourth phase of Assembly Elections: Voting for 18 J&K seats, 15 Jharkhand constituencies begins
Fourth phase of Assembly Elections: Voting for 18 J&K seats, 15 Jharkhand constituencies begins

Polling began on Sunday for the penultimate round of the five-phased elections as votes were being cast for 18 seats in Jammu and Kashmir and 15 Assembly seats in Jharkhand.

Jharkhand ex-CM Marandi's fate to be decided on Sunday

The fate of former Jharkhand chief minister Babulal Marandi will be decided Sunday in the fourth of the five-phase state assembly polls.

15 Jharkhand seats go for polling in 4th phase on Sunday

Stage is set for the penultimate round of five-phase polling for 15 Assembly seats in Jharkhand on Sunday with former Chief Minister Babulal Marandi and three incumbent ministers testing their luck.

61% turnout in third phase of Jharkhand polls
61% turnout in third phase of Jharkhand polls

Ranchi: Moderate polling has been recorded in the first four hours of voting in 17 Assembly constituencies spread across eight districts of Jharkhand with about 30 per cent of the electorate exercising their franchise.

Stage set for 3rd phase polling in Jharkhand on Tuesday
Stage set for 3rd phase polling in Jharkhand on Tuesday

Ranchi: Polling will be held tomorrow in 17 seats in Jharkhand in the third leg of the five-phase Assembly election where voters will decide the fate of 289 candidates, including former Jharkhand chief minister Babulal Marandi, ex-Speaker CP Singh and three ministers.

Modi promised, but black money not yet traced: Marandi

Despite Prime Minister Narendra Modi promising to bringing back the black money stashed abroad, no amount has been traced, former Jharkhand chief minister Babulal Marandi said Saturday.

Marandi claims JVM will spring surprise in Jharkhand polls

Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (Prajatantrik) chief Babulal Marandi on Thursday claimed his party will spring a surprise in the state Assembly Elections like Arvind Kerjriwal-headed Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) did in Delhi.

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.

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.

Can Arjun Munda ensure BJP’s victory in Jharkhand?

Arjun Munda, the three-time chief minister of Jharkhand, may reckon himself as the front-runner for the CM's post, but Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah's statement that his party would go to polls in the state under Prime Minister Narendra Modi's leadership, has opened up the fiel

Jharkhand Cong leaders rush to Delhi to discuss poll alliance

Jharkhand PCC president Sukhdeo Bhagat besides other party leaders today left for New Delhi after attending the extended working committee meeting here to discuss on pre-poll alliance and seat adjustments, a senior Congress leader said.

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.

Electoral alliance not a priority: Marandi

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.