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JMM leader Hemant Soren wants Congress to play role of 'elder brother' in grand alliance

Hemant Soren made the remarks just days after sealing an alliance with the Congress for the Lok Sabha election in Jharkhand.

Feb 17, 2019, 19:14 PM IST

Third front in mind, Chandrasekhar Rao meets HD Deve Gowda in Bengaluru

KCR has met and spoken with a range of leaders from across the country.

Apr 13, 2018, 12:17 PM IST

Clamour for third front growing; now Mamata Banerjee and Hemant Soren back KCR's proposal

Mamata Banerjee and Hemant Soren today backed KCR's proposal for forming a third front ahead of 2019 Lok Sabha polls.

Mar 04, 2018, 18:49 PM IST

Hemant Soren complains against top police officer

 JMM leader Hemant Soren has lodged a complaint against police officer Anurag Gupta under the Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989, for using "humiliating words" against him.

Jul 25, 2016, 12:41 PM IST

Jharkhand opposition raises custodial death, cop suicide in assembly

Rupesh, a tribal boy, was allegedly killed by the police on the suspicion of being a Maoist supporter.

Jul 22, 2016, 14:38 PM IST

JMM calls for Jharkhand shutdown to protest domicile policy

Main opposition JMM on Tuesday called for a shutdown in Jharkhand state on May 14 to protest against the domicile policy.

Apr 19, 2016, 15:11 PM IST

Two girls abducted, gang-raped in Jharkhand

Police said the two girls were abducted by six men in a car on Sunday evening when they had gone to buy something from the Bardman compound.

Dec 21, 2015, 19:46 PM IST

Lohardaga bypoll: JMM for consensus UPA candidate

JMM) on Sunday said it will make its "best efforts" in the next two days to convince UPA partners to field a consensus candidate for Lohardaga (ST) bypoll.

Nov 23, 2015, 19:54 PM IST

CBI expresses inability to probe case, Jharkhand HC asks govt to file affidavit

The Jharkhand High Court today directed the state government to file an affidavit after the CBI expressed its inability to probe a case of some students allegedly turning in as Maoists to get benefits under the surrender policy at the instance of an organisation.

Oct 29, 2015, 01:36 AM IST

Bihar Assembly polls 2015: JMM holds talk with Nitish, Lalu to join secular alliance

After the exit of NCP and Samajwadi Party from the grand secular alliance, Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) has evinced interest to join hands with anti-BJP front in the Bihar elections.

Sep 12, 2015, 16:38 PM IST

JMM keen to join grand alliance for Bihar polls

The Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) is keen to join the grand alliance of the JD-U, RJD and Congress for the Bihar assembly polls to defeat the BJP-led NDA, former Jharkhand chief minister Hemant Soren said here on Saturday.

Sep 12, 2015, 13:55 PM IST

Ruckus in Jharkhand Assembly as corruption charges traded

The Jharkhand Assembly on Monday witnessed stormy scenes as state Urban Development Minister CP Singh and Leader of Opposition Hemant Soren traded corruption charges.

Aug 24, 2015, 17:18 PM IST

JMM demands withdrawal of govt directive on interference

Criticising the Raghubar Das government's direction to take legal action against those interfering in government work, the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) on Thursday termed it as a "gag order" and demanded its immediate withdrawal.

Jul 16, 2015, 18:24 PM IST

Nasar Firdausi reinducted to JMM

A former secretary of JMMs central committee, Dr Nasar Firdausi, who had switched over to the Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (Prajatantrik) ahead of the last Ássembly election in Jharkhand, returned to JMM fold on Thursday.

May 21, 2015, 15:54 PM IST

Jharkhand villagers convinced to get branded as Naxalites in exchange for jobs: Congress

Jharkhand Pradesh Congress Committee (JPCC) president Sukhdeo Bhagat on Saturday alleged that 514 innocent villagers in Jharkhand had been convinced to get branded as Naxalites and made to surrender with false promise of providing them jobs under the state government's Surrender and Rehabilitation policy by the BJP-led government in 2011.

May 02, 2015, 17:08 PM IST

JMM will contest Bihar Assembly Elections: Hemant Soren

The Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) would contest the Assembly Elections in Bihar which is slated to be held later this year, Hemant Soren, the newly elected working president of the party said on Sunday.

Apr 19, 2015, 20:36 PM IST

National Games may be Jayanta Talukdar's last for Jharkhand

Olympian archer Jayanta Talukdar is likely to represent Jharkhand for the last time in the National Games, commencing from January 31 in Kerala.

Jan 24, 2015, 20:15 PM IST

Jharkhand bids 2014 goodbye with stable mandate

After 14 years of uncertain and fragile alliances ruling Jharkhand, the electorate gave the BJP-Ajsu coalition an absolute majority in 2014 with new Chief Minister Raghubar Das saying the assembly election mandate was for stability and development.

Dec 31, 2014, 11:22 AM IST

BJP wins Assembly election through professional campaign: Hemant Soren

Caretaker Chief Minister Hemant Soren on Saturday claimed that BJP did not have any issue in the the Jharkhand Assembly elections, but won it through professional campaign, while JMM bettered its tally for its good performance in the past 14 months rule.

Dec 27, 2014, 20:44 PM IST

Hemant Soren accuses BJP of crushing tribal leadership in Jharkhand

Caretaker Chief Minister Hemant Soren Saturday accused BJP of crushing tribal leadership by not allowing them to grow from the very first day of the creation of Jharkhand.

Dec 27, 2014, 17:34 PM IST