Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (jmm)
Jharkhand  /  Published 25.12.19

Women lawmakers are still the exception

Jharkhand elected 10 women to the 82-member Assembly — 81 elected and one nominated — in the just-concluded state polls. In 2005, only five women became MLAs. In 2009, the figure rose to eight. In...
By Antara Bose in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 24.12.19

Jharkhand elections 2019: JMM vote share down, BJP up

The Jharkand Mukti Morcha's (JMM) vote share in the just-concluded Jharkhand Assembly polls has shrunk by around 1.7 per cent to 18.72 per cent despite the party winning 30 of the total 81 seats in th...
By Agencies in Ranchi/Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 23.12.19

Opposition sees CAA link to BJP setback

Opposition parties on Monday linked Jharkhand’s electoral mandate to the amended Citizenship Act and the NRC, saying people have demolished “arrogance” of the BJP.The ruling party attributed its...
By PTI in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 21.12.19

JMM eye on EVM engineers

The JMM on Saturday submitted a memorandum to the state chief electoral officer (CEO) with certain demands to ensure complete transparency during counting of votes for the Assembly elections on Monday...
By Our Special Correspondent in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 11.12.19

Opposition treads softly on citizenship bill

The Citizenship Amendment Bill will affect thousands of people in Jharkhand as well, but the Opposition parties here have maintained silence on the issue over which larges swathes of the country have ...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi


Jharkhand  /  Published 10.12.19

‘Ex’ factor haunts Ajsu chief

The business of elections is booming in Silli, the Assembly seat where Ajsu Party chief Sudesh Mahto is taking on the JMM’s sitting MLA Seema Devi.Youths zip by on fancy bikes, flashing party flags ...
By Vijay Deo Jha in Silli

Jharkhand  /  Published 06.12.19

Poll battle for hearts in tribal heartland

The second phase of the Assembly polls is crucial for the BJP as well as the main Opposition party, the JMM, because most of the 20 seats that will vote on Saturday are tribal dominated. The 20 seats...
By Our Special Correspondent in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 05.12.19

PC to lead economy charge

Former Union minister P. Chidambaram will bat for the JMM-Congress-RJD alliance in Jharkhand on Friday.“He will reach Ranchi on Friday at 9.30am and he will address a news meet at 12.30pm,” state...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 03.12.19

JMM-Congress alliance follows path of 'deception': Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday launched a blistering attack on the Opposition JMM-Congress alliance in Jharkhand, alleging it followed the politics of 'deception' while the BJP believed in se...
By PTI in Khunti

Jharkhand  /  Published 01.12.19

Guns silent, job clamour rises

A decade ago, Saranda, Asia’s largest sal forest in Manoharpur Assembly seat, around 175km southeast of Jamshedpur, trembled under the boots of Maoists. Now, guns are largely silent in Manoharpur As...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur


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