Jharkhand assembly election: Congress takes a backseat in Ranchi, fields JMM member against BJP

The Congress has decided not to field its own candidate against the BJP from the much contentious seat of Ranchi in the upcoming assembly election in Jharkhand, scheduled to take place in five phases.

Nov 17, 2019, 16:58 PM IST

Will not contest on less than 42 seats, willing to hold talks with Babulal Marandi: JMM leader Hement Soren

JMM leader Hemant Soren said that his party will release the first list of candidates for upcoming Assembly election in Jharkhand on November 8 (Friday). 

Nov 06, 2019, 22:07 PM IST

Congress, JMM MLAs, ex-bureaucrats join BJP in Jharkhand

Former Jharkhand Congress president and MLA Sukhdeo Bhagat joined the BJP along with senior party leader and legislator Manoj Yadav. Bhagat and Yadav had fought the 2019 Lok Sabha elections from Lohardagga and Chatra, and both were unhappy as they felt that party leaders had spoiled their prospects.

Oct 23, 2019, 14:09 PM IST

Jharkhand municipal election 2018: BJP dominates polls, CM Raghubar Das credits PM Modi, Amit Shah for victory

Congratulating party members for the huge win in Jharkhand municipal elections, CM Raghubar Das gave the credit of Bharatiya Janata Party's victory to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and party president Amit Shah. 

Apr 20, 2018, 16:28 PM IST

Jharkhand Nagar Parishad election results 2018 live updates: Counting underway | Winners' list

Here are the winning candidates in Jharkhand Nagar Parishad election results 2018


Apr 20, 2018, 14:22 PM IST

Jharkhand municipal, nagar panchayat, nagar nigam polls: Full list of winners

The elections to the local bodies in Jharkhand witnessed a triangular fight between Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Congress and the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha.

Apr 20, 2018, 09:25 AM 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

Dumper set ablaze during Jharkhand bandh, 6 arrested

No shops and business establishments are open anticipating violence during the bandh.

Nov 25, 2016, 14:05 PM IST

Opposition alleges use of coercion, threats in RS polls in Jharkhand

Opposition led by Congress and JMM Tuesday accused the ruling BJP of alleged coercion and threats in the recent biennial polls to the Upper House to get its candidates elected.

Jul 26, 2016, 13:32 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

JMM to field one candidate in Jharkhand RS poll

The Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) today said it will field its candidate in the upcoming Rajya Sabha elections in the state and would seek support of Congress and other parties.

May 27, 2016, 17:27 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi to address Panchayati Raj Sammelan today amid shutdown call by JMM

PM Narendra Modi will address the Panchayati Raj Sammelan at Jamshedpur in Jharkhand on Sunday amid a shutdown called by the opposition JMM.

Apr 24, 2016, 06:16 AM 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

Jharkhand: Villagers demonstrate near Raj Bhavan opposing dam

Thousands of people today staged a demonstration near the Raj Bhavan here demanding scrapping of Iccha-Kharkhai dam spreading across the West Singhbhum and Sareikela-Kharsawan districts of Jharkhand, saying it would submerge agricultural land of over 180 villages.

Mar 11, 2016, 20:14 PM IST

Steps will be taken to check elephant menace: Jharkhand govt

Jharkhand government on Tuesday said that steps would be taken to check elephants from marauding agriculture fields after Assembly members expressed concern over the problems farmers face due to this.

Mar 08, 2016, 15:05 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

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

JMM to contest Bihar polls independently

The Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) will contest on all the 243 assembly seats in Bihar on its own, a leader said on Thursday.

Sep 10, 2015, 13:39 PM IST