Jharkhand Assembly Elections
Opinion  /  Published 24.12.19

Subtle signals from Jharkhand

Seven months is a long time in politics. In May, the Bharatiya Janata Party had swept Jharkhand along with the rest of India, winning 12 of the 14 parliamentary seats in that state. Now — only seven...
By The Editorial Board in

Jharkhand  /  Published 24.12.19

Jharkhand result will shrink BJP footmark further: Sharad Pawar

The mandate JMM-Congress alliance received in the Jharkhand Assembly election underlines a new pattern that will help reduce the BJP's saffron footprint across the country, NCP chief Sharad Pawar said...
By PTI in Mumbai

Jharkhand  /  Published 23.12.19

Green gulal at festival of change

“Royji ne dikha diya (Royji proved himself),” grinned Ambar Kumar, a supporter of BJP rebel-turned-Independent Saryu Roy who contested against five-time Jamshedpur East MLA and CM Raghubar Das, a...
By Antara Bose in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 12.11.19

Allies drive hard bargain with BJP

A day after the Shiv Sena walked out of the NDA, the Lok Janshakti Party of the Paswans on Tuesday announced that it would contest 50 seats in the upcoming Jharkhand Assembly polls, up from the one it...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 27.12.19

CP Singh points to Saryu Roy exit

The anger of BJP leaders has started coming to the fore after the party’s drubbing in the Jharkhand Assembly elections.Senior party leader and Ranchi MLA C.P. Singh, who was a minister in the Raghub...
By Our Special Correspondent in Ranchi


Jharkhand  /  Published 25.12.19

Hemant Soren to meet Sonia Gandhi this evening

Jharkhand Chief Minister-designate Hemant Soren will meet Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday evening to invite her to his swearing-in ceremony scheduled on December 29.Sources close to him s...
By PTI in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 24.12.19

Virtual attack on ‘coterie’ of Raghubar Das

The virtual world is abuzz with theories and finger-pointing over how Raghubar Das, Jharkhand’s first chief minister to complete a full term, fell so badly in the eyes of the people. And those float...
By Vijay Deo Jha in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 24.12.19

Vote-share riddle, explained

The JMM's vote share in the just-concluded Jharkhand Assembly polls slumped to 18.72 per cent despite the party winning 30 of the 81 seats in the state. The JMM had won 19 seats in the 2014 state poll...
By PTI in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 23.12.19

Hemant Soren unseats BJP

The BJP on Monday suffered a decisive defeat in its Hindutva laboratory of Jharkhand, where voters rejected Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s campaign focus on blockbuster ideology-driven decisions and...
By Sanjeev Kumar Verma in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 23.12.19

Jamshedpur East picks Roy over Das

In the most dramatic denouement of this Jharkhand Assembly election, Raghubar Das on Monday joined the band of chief ministers who suffered a drubbing in polls. What made Das’s defeat more humiliati...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur


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