Jharkhand assembly election 2019

Congress feels everything is done for vote bank politics: Amit Shah on Citizenship Act

While addressing a rally in Jharkhand's Devghar, he further slammed Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) leader Hemant Soren and said that he joined Congress for the greed of power. Shah added that if the BJP comes to power it will work towards making Jharkhand the number one state.

Dec 14, 2019, 17:30 PM IST

Smriti Irani tears into Rahul Gandhi over his 'Rape in India' remark, says 'he should be punished'

Targetting the Narendra Modi-led NDA government at the Centre over the incidents of rape, Rahul Gandhi on Thursday had said that, "Modi claims 'Beti Bachao Beti Padhao'... but from whom to save the girls? Girls have to be protected from BJP MLAs. You might have heard 'Make in India' but it has become 'rape in India'."

Dec 13, 2019, 11:57 AM IST

Jharkhand Assembly election 2019: 34% candidates in Phase IV have criminal cases against them, 27% are crorepatis

Out of the 221 candidates fighting for the fourth phase of Jharkhand assembly election 2019, 60 (27%) are crorepatis.

Dec 12, 2019, 21:35 PM IST

Jharkhand Assembly election 2019: 3rd phase of polling witnesses voter turnout of 61.93%

Jharkhand witnessed 61.93 per cent voting in the third phase of Assembly elections, covering  17 seats in the 7 districts of Ranchi, Hazaribagh, Chatra, Giridih, Bokaro, Koderma and Saraikela, on Thursday (December 12). This phase will decide the fate of 309 candidates, including 32 females. 

Dec 12, 2019, 20:28 PM IST

Jharkhand assembly election: 62.95% voter turnout recorded, voting ends

The voting for the third phase of Jharkhand Assembly elections is currently underway on Thursday (December 12) for 17 constituencies, taking the five-phased electoral process in the state midway. The seats where elections is being held include Koderma, Barkatha, Barhi, Mandu, Hazaribagh, Simaria (SC), Barkagaon, Ramgarh, Dhanwar, Gomia, Berma, Ichagarh, Silli, Khijri (ST), Ranchi, Hatia and Kanke (SC).

Dec 12, 2019, 07:22 AM IST

Voting for third phase in Jharkhand assembly election for 17 seats on Thursday

The third phase of Jharkhand Assembly elections will begin from 7 am on Thursday (December 12) for 17 constituencies, taking the five-phased electoral process in the state midway.

Dec 12, 2019, 06:42 AM IST

Jharkhand Assembly election 2019: PM Modi cautions people, says 'Karnataka should not crop up in Jharkhand'

PM Modi said the Congress has never believed in coalition politics, and have "treated allies like puppets in lieu of support." 

Dec 09, 2019, 19:59 PM IST

2 police officers, on election duty in Jharkhand, shoot each other dead in Ranchi

 The cops belonged to Chhattisgarh Armed Forces 4th Battalion B Company and were on election duty in poll-bound Jharkhand. 

Dec 09, 2019, 10:38 AM IST

Rahul Gandhi to campaign in Jharkhand on Monday

The official program released by the Congress said that at 12.30 p.m. he will be addressing a rally at High School Ground in Barkagaon which falls in Hazaribagh district and the second rally is at 1.45 p.m. at Mesra Ground in Ranchi.

Dec 08, 2019, 20:51 PM IST

Jharkhand assembly poll: 63.44% votes cast in 2nd phase, one dead in violence

Jharkhand recorded 63.44 per cent vote, five per cent lowest than in 2014, in 20 Assembly seats amid few incidents of violence in which one person was killed in the second phase of the Assembly election on Saturday.

Dec 07, 2019, 20:37 PM IST

Jharkhand assembly poll: 61% voter turnout recorded in second phase amid violence

Around 61 per cent polling has been recorded on 20 Assembly seats amid a few incidents of violence in the second phase of the Jharkhand Assembly polls on Saturday.

Dec 07, 2019, 19:21 PM IST

Jharkhand Assembly election live: Voting ends in 18 seats amid violence

The polling which started at 7 a.m. ended at 3 pm on 18 Assembly seats. The voting in Jamshedpur East and Jamshedpur West two Assembly seats will conclude at 5 pm.

Dec 07, 2019, 07:01 AM IST

Second phase of Jharkhand assembly election for 20 seats on Saturday

The second phase of polling for 20 Assembly seats in Jharkhand will take place on Saturday.

Dec 06, 2019, 21:24 PM IST

Jharkhand Assembly election 2019: Campaigning ends for the second phase covering 20 seats

 Of the 20 seats, polling will take place from 7 am to 3 pm on 18 seats, and from 7 am to 5 pm on two seats of East Jamshedpur and West Jamshedpur.

Dec 05, 2019, 18:04 PM IST

People not in mood of BJP's 'ghar wapsi': Shiv Sena on Jharkhand assembly election

BJP may not return to power in Jharkhand, says Shiv Sena mouthpiece.

Dec 05, 2019, 10:34 AM IST

Jharkhand Assembly election 2019: Second phase to decide fate of many heavyweights

The second phase of Jharkhand Assembly vote in 20 seats on December 7 will decide the fate of many political heavyweights, but the centre for attraction is Chief Minister Raghubar Das, who is contesting from Jamshedpur East seat. He is challenged by his former cabinet colleague Saryu Rai and Congress spokesperson Gaurabh Vallabh.

Dec 04, 2019, 22:55 PM IST

BJP will return to power in Jharkhand, Congress on verge of extinction: Union Minister Nitin Gadkari

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Wednesday said that the Congress was on the verge of extinction in Jharkhand and people of the state will vote CM Raghubar Das back to power for further development.

Dec 04, 2019, 17:36 PM IST

Jharkhand Assembly election 2019: PM Modi attacks Congress-JMM alliance, calls it corrupt

PM Modi said, "Within a span of 15 years, Jharkhand has seen Chief Ministers change ten times. I was the chief minister of Gujarat for 13 years. This stability helped Gujarat to reach great heights." 

Dec 03, 2019, 23:46 PM IST

Jharkhand Assembly election: Regional parties play a key role in government formation

Though the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which is striving to put up a good show to regain power in the state, claims that the importance of regional parties and leaders has declined of late, local political pundits beg to differ.

Dec 03, 2019, 23:01 PM IST

BJP will lose due to Raghubar Das, may not win more than 15 seats in Jharkhand: Saryu Rai

Rebel BJP leader Saryu Rai on Tuesday said that the BJP will face defeat in Jharkhand Assembly poll due to Chief Minister Raghubar Das and the ruling party is unlikely to win more than 15 seats in 81-member Assembly.

Dec 03, 2019, 18:00 PM IST