Jharkhand polls

BJP may contest without ally in Jharkhand

After winning 12 of the 14 Lok Sabha seats in Jharkhand, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is determined to go it alone in the upcoming assembly elections.

Oct 26, 2014, 15:30 PM IST

BJP not to project any CM candidate in Jharkhand: Raghubar Das

The BJP would not project any one as chief ministerial candidate in Jharkhand assembly election," party national vice-president Raghubar Das said on Sunday.

Aug 25, 2014, 00:43 AM IST

Four seats to go for first phase poll in Jharkhand

Four constituencies located in the Maoist strongholds in Jharkhand go to poll Thursday in the first phase amid tight security measures.

Apr 09, 2014, 10:30 AM IST

Local leadership in touch with JMM: Congress

With 25 seats, the Congress said Thursday its alliance with the JVM-P had emerged with the largest numbers in the Jharkhand assembly poll and it would strive to form a stable government, possibly with the support of JMM.

Dec 24, 2009, 13:40 PM IST

Hung Assembly in Jharkhand, Soren`s JMM holds key

Jharkhand elections threw up a hung
Assembly on Wednesday with Shibu Soren`s JMM holding the key to
formation of the new government, as the Congress-JVM(P)
alliance emerged as the single largest group but fell way
short of majority.

Dec 23, 2009, 21:59 PM IST

Jharkhand polls a stinging rejection of the CPI(Maoist): PC

The average 58 percent turnout
in the Jharkhand Assembly polls is a stinging rejection of the
CPI(Maoist) and "other militants", Union
Home Minister P Chidambaram said on Monday.

Dec 21, 2009, 17:48 PM IST

Maoists explode landmine in poll-bound Jharkhand

Suspected
Maoists exploded a landmine, injuring a policeman at Mahur in
Jharkhand which went to the final round of polling for its
81-member Assembly on Friday.

Dec 18, 2009, 09:36 AM IST

Jharkhand polls: Campaign ends for final phase

Campaigning for the fifth and final
phase of Jharkhand elections on December 18 ended on Wednesday.

Dec 16, 2009, 19:43 PM IST

Former minister escapes Maoist attack

Former Jharkhand
minister Girinath escaped unhurt after Maoists attacked his
motorcade injuring four including two policemen at Auraia in
Garwah district on Wednesday.

Dec 16, 2009, 19:03 PM IST

Will Cong make a dent in ‘confident’ BJP’s turf ?

Amidst tight security arrangements, as many as 24,62,850 voters are casting their ballot for the 14 assembly seats in the fourth phase, which comprises several Naxal-infested constituencies.

Dec 13, 2009, 00:06 AM IST

Webcams used to monitor Jharkhand polls for the first time

The Election Commission said its
officials used webcam for the first time to monitor two booths
in Jharkhand, where fourth phase of assembly polls were held
on Saturday.

Dec 12, 2009, 20:36 PM IST

BJP camp office set ablaze before polls

Hours before the fourth
phase polling began, a camp office and a helpline centre of
BJP was set ablazed by unidentified miscreants at Bagbera in
the outskirts of the steel city here.

Dec 12, 2009, 12:40 PM IST

Maoists torch candidate`s campaign vehicle

The Maoists, who
have given a poll-boycott call, on Tuesday burnt down the campaign
vehicle of an Independent candidate contesting Panki assembly
seat in Palamau district of Jharkhand.

Dec 08, 2009, 23:22 PM IST

Phase III: Will Marandi duo enhance Cong tally?

With corruption and price rise as core issues, a total of 25,41,042 voters in Jharkhand are deciding the fate of 11 constituencies in the third phase of assembly polls on Tuesday.

Dec 08, 2009, 12:34 PM IST

Jharkhand polls: Chidambaram asks citizens to vote without fear

Ahead of the third phase of the
Jharkhand Assembly polls, Home Minister P Chidambaram on Monday asked voters to come forward and exercise their franchise
without fear.

Dec 07, 2009, 13:08 PM IST

Cong cannot go scot free in scam: Sushma

Congress cannot go scot free in
the Rs 4,000 crore money laundering scam, senior BJP leader
Sushma Swaraj said here on Sunday.

Dec 06, 2009, 19:30 PM IST

Canvassing ends for 3rd phase assembly polls in Jharkhand

After two phases of by and large
peaceful voting, 11 constituencies of Jharkhand will go to polls on the third of the five-phased assembly elections on
Tuesday for which campaigning ended on Sunday.

Dec 06, 2009, 18:15 PM IST

Jharkhand polls: About 70 candidates face criminal charges

About 70 candidates in the third and
the fourth phases of Assembly Elections on December 8 and
12 respectively have criminal cases, including rape and
murder, pending against them, a report says.

Dec 06, 2009, 10:59 AM IST

Rahul, Rajnath and Nitish hit Jharkhand campaign trail

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Rajnath Singh, Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar hit the campaign trail in Jharkhand on Friday.

Dec 04, 2009, 15:03 PM IST

50% turnout in Jharkhand poll, landmine blast kills jawan

The second phase of polling in 14
assembly constituencies in Jharkhand on Wednesday saw a turnout of 50 per cent amid a boycott call by Maoists who triggered a
landmine blast that killed a CISF jawan and blew up a culvert.

Dec 02, 2009, 19:39 PM IST