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Hemant Soren's swearing-in: List of leaders who will attend ceremony

Hemant Soren's swearing-in: List of leaders who will attend ceremony

Chief Ministers of as many as six states have confirmed their presence for the ceremony, which is likely to be seen as a 'show of unity' in the wake of countrywide protests against the CAA.

Dec 28, 2019, 12:11 PM IST
Lalu Yadav unwell, will skip Hemant Soren’s swearing-in: RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav

Lalu Yadav unwell, will skip Hemant Soren’s swearing-in: RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav

Earlier, it was reported that the RJD supremo Lalu Yadav might attend Hemant Soren's swearing-in ceremony as Jharkhand CM on Sunday (December 29).

Dec 26, 2019, 08:48 AM IST
Jharkhand BJP president Laxman Giluwa resigns following party’s loss in Assembly election

Jharkhand BJP president Laxman Giluwa resigns following party’s loss in Assembly election

Jharkhand Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Laxman Giluwa on Wednesday (December 25) resigned from his post taking responsibility of the party’s crushing defeat in recently concluded Jharkhand

Dec 26, 2019, 07:34 AM IST
Jharkhand CM-designate Hemant Soren meets Sonia Gandhi, invites her for his swearing-in ceremony

Jharkhand CM-designate Hemant Soren meets Sonia Gandhi, invites her for his swearing-in ceremony

JMM chief Hemant Soren is likely to take oath as Jharkhand CM on December 29.

Dec 25, 2019, 20:25 PM IST
JMM leader Hemant Soren to take oath as Jharkhand chief minister on December 29

JMM leader Hemant Soren to take oath as Jharkhand chief minister on December 29

The oath-taking ceremony will take place in Ranchi's Morabadi Ground at 1 pm on Sunday. This will be the second term of Soren as Chief Minister of the mineral-rich Jharkhand.

Dec 24, 2019, 21:39 PM IST
Hemant Soren likely to take oath on December 27: Sources

Hemant Soren likely to take oath on December 27: Sources

Congress president Sonia Gandhi, party leader Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi along with former prime minister Manmohan Singh, are likely to be invited for the oath-taking ceremony.

Dec 24, 2019, 16:28 PM IST
Bihar BJP, JDU speak in two voices on Jharkhand loss, RJD takes aim at both

Bihar BJP, JDU speak in two voices on Jharkhand loss, RJD takes aim at both

Bihar BJP chief and Paschim Champaran MP Sanjay Jaiswal alleged that his party's loss was due to misleading campaign by the rivals while JDU leaders pointed out that the Citizenship Amendment Act (

Dec 24, 2019, 14:40 PM IST
Five challenges before JMM-Congress- RJD coalition government in Jharkhand

Five challenges before JMM-Congress- RJD coalition government in Jharkhand

JMM leader Hemant Soren will have to face some serious challenges after taking oath as the chief minister of Jharkhand.

Dec 24, 2019, 12:38 PM IST
'Jinx' on Jharkhand CM's post remains unbroken in 2019 too

'Jinx' on Jharkhand CM's post remains unbroken in 2019 too

Outgoing Jharkhand CM Raghubar Das has earned the distinction of becoming the first Chief Minister of the tribal state, carved out of Bihar in 2000, to complete a full term in power, but in 2019,

Dec 24, 2019, 10:54 AM IST
Reasons behind BJP's crushing defeat in Jharkhand Assembly election

Reasons behind BJP's crushing defeat in Jharkhand Assembly election

Raghubar Das hurt the tribal sentiments by amending land laws - the Santhal Pargana Tenancy (SPT) Act and the Chotanagpur Tenancy Act (CNT) - in 2016. The amendment was passed in the Assembly without

Dec 24, 2019, 10:09 AM IST
About 35 lakh passengers flown under RCS-Udan scheme: Government

About 35 lakh passengers flown under RCS-Udan scheme: Government

According to the Ministry of Civil Aviation, approximately 34,74,000 passengers were flown under RCS-UDAN scheme till date. As per the statement issued by the ministry, Rs 304.49 crore has been spent

Dec 24, 2019, 07:00 AM IST
Sonia Gandhi calls JMM-Congress-RJD alliance win in Jharkhand 'special', PM Narendra Modi thanks voters

Sonia Gandhi calls JMM-Congress-RJD alliance win in Jharkhand 'special', PM Narendra Modi thanks voters

Thanking the people of Jharkhand for voting in favour of the Congress-JMM-RJD alliance, Sonia Gandhi said that the people of Jharkhand have rejected the divisive agenda of BJP. 

Dec 24, 2019, 06:35 AM IST
I will work like son of the soil not as Chief Minister of Jharkhand: Hemant Soren

I will work like son of the soil not as Chief Minister of Jharkhand: Hemant Soren

The JMM leader said the "BJP is also a political party, the difference between us is that they are on a national level while we are a regional political party." He added: "the formula of politics is

Dec 23, 2019, 22:45 PM IST
Hemant Soren powers JMM-Congress-RJD to big win in Jharkhand, gives hope to opposition against BJP

Hemant Soren powers JMM-Congress-RJD to big win in Jharkhand, gives hope to opposition against BJP

Apart from powering his alliance, Hemant Soren also emerged as the winner from both Dumka and Barhait constituencies. Soren won by a margin of 13,188 votes from Dumka and secured Barhait assembly

Dec 23, 2019, 22:39 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi congratulates Hemant Soren, JMM-led alliance for Jharkhand victory

PM Narendra Modi congratulates Hemant Soren, JMM-led alliance for Jharkhand victory

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday congratulated Hemant Soren and JMM-led alliance for their outstanding victory in the Jharkhand Assembly elections. "Congratulations to HemantSoren Ji and the

Dec 23, 2019, 20:11 PM IST
We respect mandate given by people of Jharkhand, says Amit Shah

We respect mandate given by people of Jharkhand, says Amit Shah

Home Minister Amit Shah's reaction comes as the Congress-JMM-RJD combine heads towards a majority in the Jharkhand Assembly elections.  

Dec 23, 2019, 19:05 PM IST
Mahagathbandhan leaders will meet and decide future course of action: Hemant Soren

Mahagathbandhan leaders will meet and decide future course of action: Hemant Soren

Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) chief Hemant Soren said the party's win in Jharkhand is the victory of grand alliance (Mahagathbandhan), and thanked the people of the state, while addressing a press

Dec 23, 2019, 17:49 PM IST
Several Jharkhand BJP ministers including CM Raghubar Das, BJP state chief Laxman Giluwa trail

Several Jharkhand BJP ministers including CM Raghubar Das, BJP state chief Laxman Giluwa trail

The ruling party seems to have lost its sheen with most of the top leaders trailing in their constituencies. 

Dec 23, 2019, 16:34 PM IST
Tej Pratap Yadav congratulates JMM alliance in his own style

Tej Pratap Yadav congratulates JMM alliance in his own style

As the trends of Jharkhand Assembly election results predicted the win of the alliance, Tej Pratap attacked the BJP on the pretext of thanking the people of Jharkhand.

Dec 23, 2019, 16:14 PM IST
Jharkhand loss shrinks BJP to just 35% Indian states

Jharkhand loss shrinks BJP to just 35% Indian states

Barely six months ago, the BJP had witnessed a thumping victory in the Lok Sabha election, winning 303 seats of the total 543 seats and in Jharkhand, it was a virtual saffron sweep with the party

Dec 23, 2019, 15:53 PM IST