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BJP’s alliance partners in Jharkhand to support Pranab


July 17th, 2012 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, July 17 (IANS) The ruling BJP in Jharkhand appeared to have been cornered as its three partners in government have decided to support UPA's presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee.The ... Read more...

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Hopeful getting Mamata’s support, says Pranab (Lead)


July 12th, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, July 12 (IANS) UPA presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee Thursday said he hoped to get West Bengal Chief Minister Mamta Banerjee's support in the presidential election."We are hopeful that ... Read more...

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Jharkhand parties protest land recovery for IIT, IIM


July 10th, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, July 10 (IANS) Two opposition parties in Jharkhand - the Congress and the Jharkhand Vikas Morcha Prajatantrik (JVMP) and ruling alliance partner, Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) - Tuesday ... Read more...

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Jharkhand’s ruling alliance to face each other in Hatia by-poll


May 23rd, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 23 (IANS) Candidates of the two major parties of Jharkhand's ruling alliance - the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the All Jharkhand Students Union (AJSU) ... Read more...

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BJP meet will discuss differences — within


May 23rd, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) National Executive meets in Mumbai Thursday-Friday with plenty on the agenda, a key issue being how to bring order ... Read more...

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Sad that Ahluwalia lost: BJP


May 3rd, 2012 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Delhi, May 3 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party Thursday said it was sad that senior party leader S.S. Ahluwalia could not be re-elected to the Rajya Sabha from Jharkhand."We ... Read more...

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Jailed legislators helped Congress: BJP


May 3rd, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 3 (IANS) Jharkhand's ruling BJP, which lost the Rajya Sabha polls from the state Thursday, has accused the Congress of winning by securing the support of independents and ... Read more...

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Jharkhand Rajya Sabha poll underway, JVM-P stays away


May 3rd, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 3 (IANS) Polling for two Rajya Sabha seats is underway in Jharkhand although the key opposition party, Jharkhand Vikas Morcha-Prajatantrik (JVM-P), has decided to stay away from voting.Polling ... Read more...

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Rajya Sabha poll: BJP says Munda government safe


May 2nd, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 2 (IANS) Asserting that the Arjun Munda-led Jharkhand government was safe, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national general secretary Ananth Kumar Wednesday said the party was sure of ... Read more...

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Jharkhand’s Rajya Sabha poll could leave Munda shaky


May 1st, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 1 (IANS) The May 3 poll for two Rajya Sabha seats from Jharkhand is casting its shadow on the stability of the Arjun Munda-led government.The two ruling ... Read more...

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‘Congress MP offered me Rs.25 lakh bribe’


April 23rd, 2012 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, April 23 (IANS) Amid the CBI investigating the March 30 countermanded Rajya Sabha polls in Jharkhand, a Congress legislator alleged Monday that his own party's upper house MP Dheeraj ... Read more...

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Ahuwalia files nomination for Jharkhand Rajya Sabha poll


April 21st, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, April 21 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) outgoing deputy leader in the upper house of parliament, S.S. Ahluwalia Saturday filed nomination papers for the biennial Rajya Sabha ... Read more...

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Munda recommends CBI probe in Rajya Sabha polls


April 19th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, April 19 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda Thursday recommended a CBI probe in the 2010 and 2012 Rajya Sabha polls, it was officially stated here.The Election Commission of ... Read more...

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JMM fields Saneev Kumar for Rajya Sabha


April 17th, 2012 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, April 17 (IANS) The Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) has again fielded Supreme Court lawyer Sanjeev Kumar for Rajya Sabha poll scheduled on May 3.JMM chief Shibu Soren ... Read more...

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Rs.2.15 crore seized ahead of Rajya Sabha poll


March 30th, 2012 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, March 30 (IANS) With the Election Commission (EC) having sounded an alert in view of the Rajya Sabha polls, the income tax department in Jharkhand Friday seized Rs.2.15 ... Read more...

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Six in fray for two Rajya Sabha seats


March 19th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, March 19 (IANS) Six candidates, three independents and one each from the Congress, JVM-P and JMM, have filed their nomination for two Rajya Sabha seats from Jharkhand.The ruling ... Read more...

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Jharkhand leaders violate land law?


February 18th, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Feb 18 (IANS) Political leaders across the political spectrum in Jharkhand have been accused of violating a land law in the state.Those facing the allegations include Deputy Chief ... Read more...

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Jharkhand to give statehood fighters monthly pension


December 23rd, 2011 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Dec 23 (IANS): Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda Friday announced in the assembly that the people who had fought for a separate Jharkhand state would get pension."The state ... Read more...

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Jharkhand bypoll: JMM retains Mandu


December 4th, 2011 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Dec 4 (IANS) The ruling Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) retained the Mandu assembly seat Sunday, winning the bypoll by a majority of over 23,000 votes, an official said. JMM's Jat ... Read more...

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BJP undecided over Jharkand by-poll pact


November 14th, 2011 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Nov 14 (IANS) The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Jharkhand seems to be in a dilemma as two of its alliance partners are vying for its support ... Read more...

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Four JMM legislators boycott legislative party meeting


October 19th, 2011 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Oct 18 (IANS) Expressing unhappiness with the functioning of Jharkhand government, four of Jharkhand Mukti Morcha's (JMM) 17 legislators boycotted the party legislative party meeting Tuesday.The four legislators -- ... Read more...

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Congress asks JMM to ditch BJP in Jharkhand


October 11th, 2011 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Oct 11 (IANS) The Congress Tuesday promised to support the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) if it formed its government in the state by severing its alliance with the ... Read more...

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Munda completes one year amid political turbulence


September 11th, 2011 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Sep 11 (IANS) Arjun Munda completed one year in office as Jharkhand chief minister Sunday, overcoming political turbulence and bickering among the alliance partners.Two key opponents - the ... Read more...

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Jharkhand legislator - an ex-Maoist - supports Anna


August 25th, 2011 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 25 (IANS) Polush Surin, a former Maoist leader and now a Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) legislator, Thursday staged a one-day sit-in to support Anna Hazare's Jan Lokpal ... Read more...

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BJP refutes JMM’s power rotation claim


July 9th, 2011 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, July 9 (IANS) Jharkhand's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday said there was no deal with its coalition partner Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) on handing over power to ... Read more...

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Around 50 percent voting in Jharkhand bypoll


July 1st, 2011 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, July 1 (IANS) Around 50 percent voting was recorded Friday in the bypoll for the Jamshedpur Lok Sabha seat in Jharkhand, an Election Commission official said."Around 50 percent ... Read more...

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JMM, Congress face dissention over by-poll


June 14th, 2011 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 14 (IANS) The Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) and the Congress are facing dissention over the Jamshedpur Lok Sabha by-poll scheduled in the state July 1.The JMM has ... Read more...

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Soren rejects Munda’s plea, JMM joins Jamshedpur by-poll (Lead)


June 11th, 2011 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Jun 11 (IANS) Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) chief Shibu Soren, who also heads the ruling alliance's steering committee, Saturday turned down Chief Minister Arjun Munda's request not ... Read more...

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Munda cuts short US visit for Jamshedpur bypoll


June 9th, 2011 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 9 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda has cut short his US visit to decide a candidate for the Jamshedpur Lok Sabha bypoll scheduled July 1.Munda went ... Read more...

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Jharkhand plans to appoint two more advisors


May 19th, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 19 (IANS) The Jharkhand government is planning to appoint two more advisors, a move that has invited flak from the opposition Congress that said Chief Minister Arjun ... Read more...

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Maoists blast JMM MP’s house


May 11th, 2011 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 11 (IANS) Maoists have blown up Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) MP and former rebel leader Kameshwar Baitha's ancestral house in Palamau district in Jharkhand, police said Wednesday.The guerrillas ... Read more...

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Will jailing bigwigs refurbish government’s image? (Comment)


April 30th, 2011 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
The earlier belief that there are two sets of laws - one for the poor and another for the rich - is slowly being eroded. The process started more than ... Read more...

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Cash-for-vote issue surfaces in Jharkhand assembly


March 19th, 2011 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Ranchi, March 18 (IANS) The cash-for-vote issue that created a storm in parliament also figured in the Jharkhand assembly Friday, with a legislator demanding the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha ... Read more...

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Scrap legislators’ development funds: Jharkhand lawmakers


March 8th, 2011 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, March 8 (IANS) Criticising the problems and delays in release of legislators' local area development funds, a majority of Jharkhand legislators Tuesday demanded that the measure be scrapped ... Read more...

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JMM eyes Jameshedpur Lok Sabha seat after Munda victory


February 18th, 2011 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Feb 18 (IANS) The Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) Friday congratulated Chief Minister Arjun Munda, of alliance partner Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), for his victory in the Kharsawa assembly by-poll. It ... Read more...

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