Jharkhand polls

Jharkhand polls: Another JVM(P) candidate arrested on pending charges

A Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (Prajatantrik) candidate from Baharagora Assembly constituency under Ghatsila sub-division was arrested in connection with two pending cases soon after he filed his nomination papers on Friday.

Nov 14, 2014, 23:17 PM IST

BJP's endeavour is 'Make in Jharkhand': Ravi Shankar Prasad

The BJP on Friday said its endeavour is to transform the people's future through "Make in Jharkhand" design - one of the dreams of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to change imbalance of development in eastern states.

Nov 14, 2014, 20:15 PM IST

Jharkhand polls: Arjun Munda, Raghuvar Das file nomination papers

Former Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda, BJP national Vice President Raghuvar Das and Jharkhand Minister Champai Soren were prominent among those who filed nomination papers today for the second-phase of the Assembly election slated for December 2.

Nov 13, 2014, 23:29 PM IST

AJSU, LJP to remain NDA allies in Jharkhand: BJP

The BJP today made it clear that even if it secured majority in the forthcoming assembly polls, AJSU party and Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) would remain NDA allies in Jharkhand.

Nov 12, 2014, 15:36 PM IST

People in preventive detention can't be barred from voting: EC

Amid allegations of misuse of police against political rivals during polls, Election Commission has said that people under preventive detention have the right to vote and warned against non-compliance of the directive during Jharkhand polls.

Nov 12, 2014, 15:05 PM IST

BJP promises stability, transparency, welfare state in Jharkhand

The BJP on Tuesday said the party's three main focus points for Jharkhand is stability, transparency and making it a welfare state in the next five years, if voted to power.

Nov 11, 2014, 08:52 AM IST

Bhuyan in Congress list of candidates for Jharkhand polls

Congress has decided to field former minister Dulal Bhuyan, who joined the party on November 6, from Jugsalai.

Nov 10, 2014, 23:33 PM IST

Congress announces six candidates for Jharkhand polls

Cindrella Balmuchu, the daughter of former Jharkhand PCC Chief and Rajya Sabha MP Pradeep Balmuchu, and former Minister Dulal Bhuian figure in the list of candidates for six Assembly seats in the state announced by Congress on Monday.

Nov 10, 2014, 23:29 PM IST

Jharkhand polls: AJSU Party now BJP's 'B' team, says Hemant Soren

Chief Minister Hemant Soren on Sunday accused AJSU President and former Deputy Chief Minister, Sudesh Mahto, of ditching the party's dedicated workers by forging an alliance with the BJP for the Assembly elections.

Nov 09, 2014, 22:46 PM IST

Jharkhand politicians ask voters to defeat defectors

Ahead of its five-phase Assembly polls from November 25, political leaders across parties in Jharkhand have condemned defections and said only the electorate can stop this trend by voting them out in elections.

Nov 09, 2014, 15:47 PM IST

Notification for second phase of Jharkhand polls announced

Notification for the second phase of elections for 20 of the 81 seats to the Jharkhand Assembly was issued on Friday, officials said.

Nov 08, 2014, 00:21 AM IST

Jharkhand polls: Congress releases list of seven candidates

Congress on Friday released its third list of seven candidates for Jharkhand Assembly polls, taking to 35 its nominees for the 81-member House.

Nov 07, 2014, 23:57 PM IST

Govt asks Jharkhand, J&K to beef up security for polls

The Centre has asked the Jharkhand and Jammu and Kashmir governments to step up security of prominent politicians and rally areas with reports of the states being possibly targeted by terrorists in the run up to the elections.

Nov 07, 2014, 23:56 PM IST

Last date to file nominations for first phase of J&K, Jharkhand polls ends today

The last date to file nominations for the first phase of Assembly polls to be held in Jammu and Kashmir and Jharkhand ends on Wednesday.

Nov 05, 2014, 09:59 AM IST

Jharkhand polls: Trinamool strikes alliance with JVM

Accepting to contest under former Chief Minister Babulal Marandi, the Trinamool Congress on Monday struck an alliance with the Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (Prajatantric) to contest the Assembly elections.

Nov 03, 2014, 19:58 PM IST

RJD leadership in touch with Congress/JMM: Annapurna Devi

Jharkhand Water Resources Minister and RJD leader Annapurna Devi on Monday said her party leadership was in touch with leaders of both JMM and Congress to convince them about reviewing the break up of JMM-Congress alliance.

Nov 03, 2014, 19:54 PM IST

BJP announces first list for Jharkhand, J&K polls

Former Jharkhand chief minister Arjun Munda and former deputy chief minister Raghuvar Das were named in the first list of candidates announced by BJP on Sunday for the upcoming Assembly polls in the state along with 45 nominees for the elections in Jammu and Kashmir.

Nov 02, 2014, 23:51 PM IST

BJP election committee to discuss candidates for Jharkhand, J&K Assembly polls

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is likely to discuss list of candidates on Sunday for the upcoming Assembly elections in Jharkhand and Jammu and Kashmir.

Nov 02, 2014, 10:19 AM IST

Notification issued for Jharkhand first phase polling

Notification for the first phase of polling in 13 of the 81 Jharkhand Assembly seats was issued on Tuesday.​

Oct 28, 2014, 10:36 AM IST

1st phase poll notification in Jharkhand today

The Election Commission has effected a minor reschedule by notifying the November 25 first phase Assembly polls on Tuesday instead of October 29, as was decided earlier, election office said.

Oct 28, 2014, 00:50 AM IST