Jharkhand election result 2019: Full list of winners in 81 seats

The main parties in Jharkhand are the BJP, JMM, All Jharkhand Students Union (AJSU), Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (JVM), Congress and the Rashtriya Janata Dal. While the Congress has an alliance with JMM and RJD, the BJP and AJSU, who earlier fought the elections together, decided to go solo. 

Dec 23, 2019, 09:11 AM IST

Jharkhand Assembly result 2019: Here are the key players, major constituencies

Major political parties Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM), Congress, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD), All Jharkhand Students` Union (AJSU) and Jharkhand Vikas Morcha-Prajatantrik (JVM-P) are among the major political parties which are in the fray in the tribal-dominated state. Raghubar Das took oath as Chief Minister in 2014 after the BJP won 37 seats and stitched an alliance with the AJSU, which had won 5 seats. 

Dec 23, 2019, 07:17 AM IST

Nitish Kumar launches 'ban liquor' campaign in Jharkhand; BJP says focus on Bihar

Ranchi; A day after Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar launch a campaign for ban on liquor in Jharkhand, BJP today said he should "focus on his state to reduce the crime graph there".

May 11, 2016, 19:06 PM IST

JVM not to contest Bihar polls, but will support Nitish

Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (Prajatantrik) president Babulal Marandi on Sunday said his party will not contest the Assembly polls in Bihar, due later this year, but shall support Chief Minister Nitish Kumar.

Jun 28, 2015, 21:25 PM IST

Defection law applies on six MLAs who joined BJP, claims JVM

The Jharkhand Vikas Morcha - Prajatantrik (JVM) demanded disqualification of six of its MLAs who joined the BJP on Wednesday, saying it violated the Tenth Schedule of the Constitution.

Feb 11, 2015, 19:44 PM IST

JVM suspends four MLAs in Jharkhand

The Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (Prajatantrik) on Monday suspended four of its MLAs on the ground that they indulged in anti-party activities.

Feb 09, 2015, 21:16 PM IST

JVM to play role of constructive Opposition: Babulal Marandi

Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (Prajatantrik) (JVM) president Babulal Marandi on Monday said his party will play the role of constructive opposition and support the Raghubar Das-headed state government in all good works.

Jan 05, 2015, 19:59 PM IST

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

Jharkhand polls: Will Babulal Marandi emerge as king maker?

He may not hold all the aces, yet no political pundit can write off JVM chief Babulal Marandi — a man known for his uncanny ability to make comebacks in the alliance-based tricky politics of Jharkh

Nov 21, 2014, 20:09 PM IST

Trinamool Congress 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, 20:51 PM IST

Marandi sticks to condition on pre-poll alliance

Jharkhand Vikas Morcha - Prajatantrik (JVM) president Babulal Marandi today reiterated his party's stand that it will go into a pre-poll alliance only after announcement of a chief ministerial candidate.

Oct 02, 2014, 16:05 PM IST

Ajoy Kumar named Congress spokesperson

Former JVM(P) MP from Jamshedpur Ajoy Kumar, who had joined the Congress last month, was Friday made a spokesperson of the AICC.

Sep 26, 2014, 14:30 PM IST

JVM leader joins BJP in Jharkhand

A central working committee member of the Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (Prajatantrik) (JVM) C H Ram Murty today resigned from the primary membership of the party and decided to join BJP.

Sep 13, 2014, 15:35 PM IST

JVM to merge with BJP on Aug 20

Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (Prajatantrik) (JVM) will merge with BJP on August 20 at Ranchi, former Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda on Monday said.

Aug 18, 2014, 17:02 PM IST

JVM MLA Dhulu Mahto gets bail

The Jharkhand High Court today granted bail to MLA Dhulu Mahto after 11 months in judicial remand in connection with forcibly freeing a person from a police station in Dhanbad.

Jun 21, 2014, 01:51 AM IST

JVM demonstrates against power crisis in Jharkhand

Jharkhand Vikas Morcha today staged a day-long demonstration in five districts protesting against "power crisis" in the state.

Jun 11, 2014, 19:17 PM IST

Elections 2014: BJP`s landslide victory in Jharkhand, embarrassing defeat for Congress

The BJP has all the reasons to make merry in Jharkhand as the exit polls predict a landslide victory for the party. If poll predictions are to be believed, BJP is likely to win around 10-11 Lok Sabha seats in the state, out of the total 14 seats.

May 15, 2014, 19:24 PM IST

Jharkhand- Can Congress-JMM stop BJP?

As the 2014 General Elections inch closer, alliance talks are once again in vogue in Jharkhand. For long instability has been the hallmark of politics in the state state. Given Jharkhand`s diverse and fragmented electorate, both the BJP and the Congress will find it tough to win most of the 14 constituencies in the state.

Mar 29, 2014, 17:44 PM IST

Elections 2014: Jharkhand — State Profile

Jharkhand, which was formed from Bihar in 2000 and is the 28th state of India, has 14 Lok Sabha constituencies wherein 5 constituencies are reserved for Scheduled Tribes (ST) and one is reserved for Scheduled Caste (SC)

Mar 29, 2014, 17:28 PM IST

JVM MLA rues for being among dissidents

Regretting his move of pulling out of Jharkhand government in March 2003, JVM (Prajatantric) MLA Samresh Singh claimed that had Marandi-led government not fallen on that day the state might not have witnessed such instability.

Jul 13, 2013, 22:22 PM IST