Jharkhand Deputy Chief Minister and
AJSU President Sudesh Mahto tonight said his party was firmly behind the Shibu Soren government and would support him in the floor test.
Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (Prajatantric)
on Saturday said its pre-poll alliance with Congress was
"rock-solid" and any decision on government formation would be
taken only after the May 31 trust vote by Chief Minister Shibu Soren.
Ahead of the May 31 trust vote,
Jharkhand Chief Minister Shibu Soren on Thursday met Deputy Chief
Minister and AJSU president Sudesh Mahato apparently to
discuss how to prove majority in the state Assembly.
Jharkhand Chief Minister Shibu Soren
will take trust vote at a special assembly session convened on
May 31, a senior official said here on Thursday.
Jharkhand could witness a brief
spell of President`s Rule with the Congress against taking any
hasty decision on government formation in the tribal state.
BJP withdrew support to Shibu Soren-led govt in Jharkhand, reducing it to a minority.May 25, 2010, 00:29 AM IST
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Jharkhand is split down the middle, thanks to its flip-flop over its ties with the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) that led to a divorce on Monday.May 24, 2010, 15:32 PM IST
BJP on Monday withdrew support to the JMM-led government in Jharkhand.May 24, 2010, 14:36 PM IST
Jharkhand CM Shibu Soren claimed he had a "pending offer" of a berth in the Union
Soren would make "final announcement" after meeting JMM legislators tomorrow.May 22, 2010, 16:28 PM IST
A day after Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) chief Shibu Soren declared he would not quit as Jharkhand CM, its stunned coalition partner Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said it would decide on May 25 on the future course of action.May 21, 2010, 16:08 PM IST
In a sudden turnaround, Jharkhand CM Shibu Soren said he would not quit his post.May 21, 2010, 00:07 AM IST
The Supreme Court on Thursday refused to give urgent hearing to the petition filed by JVM chief Babulal Marandi seeking dismissal of Shibu Soren government.May 20, 2010, 11:22 AM IST
Minister Shibu Soren on Saturday failed to appear before a local
court, which is hearing afresh the 1974 Kodko double murder
case in which Soren is the lone accused.
Keeping everyone guessing about his intentions on the formation of a new government in Jharkhand, JMM chief Shibu Soren on Thursday said that he "worked for the people as a social worker and not as a politician."May 13, 2010, 14:26 PM IST
BJP, which withdrew support to the JMM, is likely to take a final call on the issue today.May 06, 2010, 09:06 AM IST
JMM on Tuesday remained non-committal on whether CM Shibu Soren would contest mandatory bypoll to enter the assembly but said his government was safe and would continue as the party did not want another spell of President`s rule.May 04, 2010, 23:58 PM IST
Amidst political uncertainty,
Jharkhand Chief Minister Shibu Soren today presided a cabinet
meeting in full attendance and approved an increase in
dearness allowance for pensioners.
Opposition RJD today demanded that a
special session of Jharkhand assembly be convened and Chief
Minister Shibu Soren prove his strength in the house in view
of the withdrawal of support by BJP.