Jharkhand polls

Naxals planning attack on RJD, JVM in Jharkhand; Pak militants want polls boycotted in J&K: Intel report

Security agencies in Jharkhand were on Monday put on alert after intelligence inputs suggested that Naxals were planning to attacks leaders of Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) and Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (JVM).

Nov 24, 2014, 21:56 PM IST

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.

Nov 24, 2014, 11:50 AM IST

Bihar launches ops as Maoists shift base due Jharkhand polls

Bihar Police has launched anti-Naxal operation amid intelligence inputs that Maoists from Jharkhand were shifting base to the state to escape the security dragnet in the wake of impending state assembly polls there.

Nov 23, 2014, 19:28 PM IST

Jharkhand polls: Development solution to Maoist problem, says Sonia Gandhi

Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Sunday said solution to the Maoist problem was development and the country's natural resources should be in the hands of the people for their development.

Nov 23, 2014, 18:42 PM IST

Police lathicharge BJP supporters in Daltonganj

The police on Sunday resorted to lathicharge on BJP activists while demonstrating in front of the Town police station protesting the arrest of party candidate from Daltonganj Assembly segment Manoj Kumar Singh in Medininagar of Palamau district.

Nov 23, 2014, 16:45 PM IST

Congress, BJP workers clash during open-air debate in Jamshedpur

Congress and BJP supporters clashed here when their respective candidates were taking part in an open-air debate organised by a television channel, the police said on Sunday.

Nov 23, 2014, 13:14 PM IST

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.

Nov 22, 2014, 09:45 AM IST

Jharkhand polls: AJSU President Sudesh Mahto campaigns in Chandwa

AJSU president and former deputy chief minister Sudesh Mahto addresses the crowd in Jharkhand's Chandwa community block in Latehar district during a campaigning rally for the upcoming assembly elec

Nov 21, 2014, 21:31 PM IST

Jharkhand polls: JMM the only bet, says Hemant Soren

Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren posed Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) as the only bet in Jharkhand for the upcoming assembly elections in the state.

Nov 21, 2014, 21:17 PM IST

Hemant Soren – JMM's only bet in Jharkhand

Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren has a tough task at hand in the upcoming assembly elections in Jharkhand.

Nov 21, 2014, 15:59 PM IST

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).

Nov 21, 2014, 08:54 AM IST

PM Narendra Modi's Jharkhand rallies on Naxals-IM radar?

Heavy security is being put in place for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's two rallies in Jharkhand on Friday.

Nov 20, 2014, 14:44 PM IST

JMM wave in Jharkhand: Shibu Soren

JMM supremo Shibu Soren on Tuesday said there is a "wave" sweeping in favour of Jharkhand Mukti Morcha in the run up to the assembly elections while Chief Minister Hemant Soren said the BJP is projecting Prime Minister Narendra Modi as it "lacked leadership in the state".

Nov 18, 2014, 22:36 PM IST

'Same party govt at Centre and state can't always achieve development'

Rejecting BJP's claims, Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren on Tuesday said it is not necessary to have the same party government at Centre and the state to achieve rapid development, while advocating for a strong and stable government.

Nov 18, 2014, 21:22 PM IST

Govt will be formed by grand alliance after Jharkhand polls: Lalu Prasad Yadav

RJD supremo Lalu Prasad today said that a government based on grand alliance could be formed after elections in Jharkhand.

Nov 17, 2014, 22:48 PM IST

Contradiction in Jharkhand cabinet as parties fight each other: Shah

BJP President Amit Shah on Monday said that there was a "contradiction" in Jharkhand Cabinet as the ruling alliance have been contesting against each other in the Jharkhand Assembly elections.

Nov 17, 2014, 22:03 PM IST

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.

Nov 17, 2014, 15:52 PM IST

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.

Nov 17, 2014, 09:55 AM IST

46 crorepatis in phase one Jharkhand elections: Election Watch

Forty six out of the 199 candidates contesting in the first of five-phase elections for Jharkhand Assembly have declared assets worth more than one crore rupees and 55 candidates have criminal cases against them, according to 'Democratic Reforms and Jharkhand Election Watch.'

Nov 16, 2014, 22:39 PM IST

Amit Shah accuses Congress of looting Jharkhand

BJP president Amit Shah on Sunday charged the Congress with looting the mineral rich Jharkhand "by supporting an Independent Chief Minister".

Nov 16, 2014, 22:35 PM IST