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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
Jharkhand poll trends set Twitter abuzz

Jharkhand poll trends set Twitter abuzz

#JharkhandElectionResults trended on Twitter with 12.2K tweets whereas #JharkhandassemblyPolls got 28.1K tweets. According to the Election Commission, the BJP led on 28 seats while the Grand Alliance

Dec 23, 2019, 14:18 PM IST
Hemant Soren emerges from father's shadow, likely to be new CM of Jharkhand

Hemant Soren emerges from father's shadow, likely to be new CM of Jharkhand

The 44-year-old MLA from Barhait has been at the helm of  JMM's campaign against the incumbent Raghubar Das-led government.

Dec 23, 2019, 13:32 PM IST
Congress-JMM supporters celebrate early lead of the alliance in Jharkhand

Congress-JMM supporters celebrate early lead of the alliance in Jharkhand

Congress-JMM supporters are confident of Hemant Soren to b the next chief minister of Jharkhand. According to Election Commission data, available at 12:15 am, Congress-JMM alliance is leading on 37

Dec 23, 2019, 12:21 PM IST
JMM-Congress-RJD alliance leads in Jharkhand, talks with Babulal Marandi's JVM

JMM-Congress-RJD alliance leads in Jharkhand, talks with Babulal Marandi's JVM

The Congress has spoken to former ally Babulal Marandi whose party JVM is leading on at least 4 seats. However, JVM has not given any assurance to the Congress leaders so far, but have said that the

Dec 23, 2019, 12:08 PM IST
Jharkhand slipping out of BJP's hand, party's presence shrinks on India's map

Jharkhand slipping out of BJP's hand, party's presence shrinks on India's map

The trends at 11:45 PM shows that the BJP is leading on 29 seats, while the Congress-Jharkhand Mukti Morcha-Rashtriya Janata Dal alliance is ahead in 40 seats. BJP's estranged ally All Jharkhand

Dec 23, 2019, 12:08 PM IST
Jharkhand Assembly election result 2019: BJP may join hands with Babulal Marandi's JVM

Jharkhand Assembly election result 2019: BJP may join hands with Babulal Marandi's JVM

With 42 being the magic figure, it will not only need its former ally AJSU but Babulal Marandi's party as well. While the BJP is confident of striking a "deal" with AJSU, it is not as sure about the

Dec 23, 2019, 11:53 AM IST
Jharkhand Assembly election result 2019: Congress-JMM alliance likely to form government

Jharkhand Assembly election result 2019: Congress-JMM alliance likely to form government

According to trends, the BJP is leading on 27 and the Congress-JMM-RJD alliance is ahead in 43 seats. The AJSU and the JVM are leading on three and four seats respectively.

Dec 23, 2019, 11:37 AM IST
Jharkhand Assembly election result 2019: Raghubar Das bites the dust, BJP routed

Jharkhand Assembly election result 2019: Raghubar Das bites the dust, BJP routed

Five years of stable government by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) failed to impress the voters as the party was routed in Jharkhand Assembly election 2019 whose result was declared on Monday. Even

Dec 23, 2019, 11:03 AM IST
Jharkhand results: JMM's Hemant Soren leading from Barhait, trailing from Dumka

Jharkhand results: JMM's Hemant Soren leading from Barhait, trailing from Dumka

Hemant Soren is trailing from Dumka seat with BJP`s Louis Marandi leading there by 6329 votes. The counting of votes for 81 Jharkhand Assembly seats began at 8 am on Monday in all the 24 district

Dec 23, 2019, 10:54 AM IST
Jharkhand BJP in-charge confident of winning 50 seats

Jharkhand BJP in-charge confident of winning 50 seats

The counting of votes for 81 Assembly constituencies is taking place in Jharkhand and the final result is expected to be announced later in the day. The supporters of the opposition alliance in the

Dec 23, 2019, 10:44 AM IST
JVM, AJSU may be kingmaker if Jharkhand Assembly election throws up hung house

JVM, AJSU may be kingmaker if Jharkhand Assembly election throws up hung house

As per initial trends, the BJP is leading on 30 and Congress-JMM-RJD alliance is in 41 seats. The AJSU and the JVM are leading on five and four seats respectively.  

Dec 23, 2019, 10:36 AM IST
Jharkhand election strike rate: BJP fails to score big, Congress-JMM-RJD register gains

Jharkhand election strike rate: BJP fails to score big, Congress-JMM-RJD register gains

Some of the major players for the BJP are Raghubar Das who is contesting from East Jamshedpur, Biranchi Narayan from Bokaro and CP Singh representing Ranchi.

Dec 23, 2019, 10:33 AM IST
Jharkhand Assembly election 2019: List of other winners

Jharkhand Assembly election 2019: List of other winners

The Congress-JMM-RJD won an absolute majority by winning 47 seats in 81-member Jharkhand Assembly, the results of which were declared on Monday. JMM won 30 seats, Congress 16, RJD one, BJP 25,

Dec 23, 2019, 09:59 AM IST
Jharkhand election result 2019: List of Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) winners

Jharkhand election result 2019: List of Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) winners

The Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) contested the election in an alliance with the JMM and Congress. Jharkhand witnessed a keen battle between two national parties, the BJP and the Congress contesting

Dec 23, 2019, 09:41 AM IST
Jharkhand assembly election 2019: BJP reaches out to Sudesh Mahto's AJSU

Jharkhand assembly election 2019: BJP reaches out to Sudesh Mahto's AJSU

With the trends of Jharkhand assembly election result showing that the state is heading towards a hung assembly, sources said that senior BJP leader are in touch with All Jharkhand Students Union

Dec 23, 2019, 09:37 AM IST
Jharkhand election result 2019: List of All Jharkhand Students Union (AJSU) winners

Jharkhand election result 2019: List of All Jharkhand Students Union (AJSU) winners

In 2014, the BJP and AJSU alliance fetched 42 seats - (37 and 5, respectively) - but the Sudesh Mahto-led AJSU decided to jump into the battleground alone.

Dec 23, 2019, 09:27 AM IST
Jharkhand election result 2019: List of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) winners

Jharkhand election result 2019: List of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) winners

Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das is up against Hemant Soren of the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM), whose party is fighting the election in alliance with the Congress and RJD. Soren is the alliance

Dec 23, 2019, 09:19 AM IST
Jharkhand election result 2019: Full list of winners in 81 seats

Jharkhand election result 2019: Full list of winners in 81 seats

The main parties in Jharkhand are the BJP, JMM, All Jharkhand Students Union (AJSU), Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (JVM), Congress and the Rashtriya Janata Dal. While the Congress has an alliance with JMM

Dec 23, 2019, 09:11 AM IST
Jharkhand election result 2019: List of Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) winners

Jharkhand election result 2019: List of Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) winners

The alliance of JMM-Congress-RJD has declared JMM's working president Hemant Soren as its chief ministerial candidate. Leaders of this alliance are fairly confident after the reports of

Dec 23, 2019, 09:00 AM IST