Anti-Naxal unit commander dies of heart attack in Jharkhand

A senior commander of the special anti-Naxal operations force CoBRA posted in the interiors of Jharkhand died of heart attack.

More than 70% polling in final phase of Jharkhand elections
More than 70% polling in final phase of Jharkhand elections

Ranchi: Brisk polling was on in Jharkhand, where about 35 per cent votes were cast in the first four hours in the fifth and final phase on Saturday.

Final phase of Jharkhand polls to decide Hemant Soren's fate

Ranchi: The fate of Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren will be decided in the fifth and final phase of the assembly elections Saturday.

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.

Uma Bharti's chopper loses contact on its way to Ramgarh
Uma Bharti's chopper loses contact on its way to Ramgarh

A chopper ferrying Union Minister Uma Bharti to Ramgarh in Jharkhand on Saturday lost its way in the middle, triggering panic among people.

BJP aims to win 50-plus seats in Jharkhand: Ananth Kumar

Union Minister Ananth Kumar on Sunday claimed that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's "good governance" and "development-driven approach" will help BJP win 50-plus seats in the 81-seat Jharkhand Assembly, for which elections are going on.

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.

Campaigning ends for third phase polling in Jharkhand
Campaigning ends for third phase polling in Jharkhand

Campaigning for the third phase of polls to the Jharkhand assembly, scheduled for Dec 9, ended Sunday.

Jharkhand has huge potential for development: Swaraj
Jharkhand has huge potential for development: Swaraj

Union Minister Sushma Swaraj on Saturday said Jharkhand has a huge potential for development and the BJP would work on it if voted to power.

Second phase of polls in J&K, Jharkhand on Tuesday
Second phase of polls in J&K, Jharkhand on Tuesday

Stage is set for second phase of elections in 18 seats in Jammu and Kashmir and 20 spread across seven Maoist-hit tribal districts of Jharkhand on Tuesday which will seal the fate of several high-profile candidates including two former chief ministers, seven state ministers and a former separatist.

Jharkhand polls: Re-polling ordered in three booths

The Election Commission on Friday ordered re-polling at two booths in Chhatarpur Assembly constituency and one booth in Garhwah seat on December 2.

Political instability keeping Jharkhand behind

Ranchi: With the five-phase Assembly polls underway in Jharkhand to elect the 10th government in 14 years, instability is the issue that is uppermost in the minds of voters.

26.5% votes till 11 am, sporadic incidents in Jharkhand polls
26.5% votes till 11 am, sporadic incidents in Jharkhand polls

 Balloting began on Tuesday in 13 of the 81 Assembly constituencies in the first of the five-phase elections in Jharkhand, officials said.

Polling for first phase in 15 constituencies on Tuesday in J&K

Amidst security alert about possible Maoist attacks on politicians in Jharkhand and militant groups' poll boycott call in Jammu and Kashmir, the stage was set for the first of staggered assembly elections in the two states on Tuesday.

Polling in 13 Maoist-affected seats of Jharkhand tomorrow

Ranchi: Polling will take place amidst tight security in 13 Maoist-affected constituencies in the first phase of five-stage elections to the 81-member Jharkhand Assembly on Tuesday.

Jharkhand polls: Rahul Gandhi calls Clean India campaign 'marketing gimmick', BJP retaliates
Jharkhand polls: Rahul Gandhi calls Clean India campaign 'marketing gimmick', BJP retaliates

In a bid to restore people's trust in the Congress, the party's vice president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday held two rallies in Jharkhand's Manika and Panki districts.

PM Narendra Modi addresses election rally in Jharkhand

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Daltonganj on Friday to formally kick off BJP's election campaign in the poll-bound Jharkhand amid unprecedented security in view of threats from the Naxalis and the banned terror outfit Indian Mujahideen (IM).

Vote for BJP, end dynasty politics in Jharkhand: PM Narendra Modi
Vote for BJP, end dynasty politics in Jharkhand: PM Narendra Modi

Ranchi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Daltonganj on Friday to formally kick off BJP's election campaign in the poll-bound Jharkhand amid unprecedented security in view of threats from the Naxalis and the banned terror outfit Indian Mujahideen (IM).

Ten crorepatis from Palamau in J'khand first phase polling

Ranchi: The ten richest among the 199 candidates in fray in the first phase of polling for Jharkhand Assembly belong to Palamau division, according to an NGO involved in election watch.

J&K, Jharkhand polls: Last day for withdrawal of nomination for 2nd phase today

Jammu/Ranchi: Today is the last day for the withdrawal of nominations for the second phase of assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir and Jharkhand.