Jharkhand Assembly Elections
Jharkhand  /  Published 23.12.19

Ranchi tepid, like the vote

Abri bar BJP hair jaitou (BJP will be defeated this time).When Etwa Oraon, standing among a motley crowd at Doranda Bazar gathering the initial trends of counting, said this, he perhaps echoed the rea...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 23.12.19

Cong-JMM ahead in tight race

The Opposition combine of the JMM, Congress and RJD in Jharkhand was ahead of the BJP in as many as 41 seats after about four hours of counting on Monday in what is clearly a keenly fought five-phase ...
By The Telegraph in Ranchi/Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 18.12.19

For this village near Patratu Dam, life is no picnic

Among the thousands of picnickers who throng Patratu Dam or drive on the scenic road cutting through the valley, hardly anyone would know about Dhankachda, a Munda village of 25 houses. The village, a...
By Raj Kumar in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 17.12.19

Onion tears to mar New Year & beyond

Spiralling onion rates may have given some ammo to the Opposition in this ongoing Assembly election, but the kitchen staple looks likely to stay on its three-digit price perch long after poll results ...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 15.12.19

Lookalike posters declare winners

Post-poll drama in the Assembly seat of Mandu has stooped to a new low, with posters of different political parties declaring the margin of win and the vote percentage points polled in the December 12...
By Vishvendu Jaipuriar in Hazaribagh


Jharkhand  /  Published 15.12.19

Dhanbad voters want the basics

Dhanbad Assembly constituency is all set to witness a tough fight between old rivals — BJP MLA Raj Sinha and Congress challenger and former minister Mannan Mallick — on Monday. While Sinha wants t...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

Jharkhand  /  Published 14.12.19

Tight security for EVMs

Jawans of Jharkhand Armed Police, CRPF and district police are manning the Krishi Prangan Bazar Samiti where EVMs of four constituencies have been stored. Entry for everyone is prohibited at this high...
By Vishvendu Jaipuriar in Hazaribagh

Jharkhand  /  Published 13.12.19

Focus on women’s safety

Mahua Maji, the JMM candidate from Ranchi Assembly constituency, on Friday demanded that the state government take strong action against those involved in crimes against women.Her demand came against ...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 12.12.19

Soren mocks flying elephant

JMM founder and former CM Shibu Soren on Thursday charged the Raghubar Das-led BJP state government of deceiving the masses in Jharkhand and favouring capitalist forces.Soren Senior addressed two elec...
By Our correspondent in Dhanbad

Jharkhand  /  Published 12.12.19

From mandap to booth in 2 hours

The wedding rituals were completed by 5am on Thursday. By around 7am, the new bride had cast her vote at booth 225 of Muslim High School at Kani Bazaar mohalla here. Priyanka Kumari, 25, a resident of...
By Vishvendu Jaipuriar in Hazaribagh


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