Jharkhand Assembly polls: Polling begins for 13 seats of first phase
In the first phase, polling is taking place in Maoist affected area amid...
A battle of turncoats in phase I of Jharkhand assembly polls
Bhanupratap Shahi, who had won the Bhawanathpur seat as the nominee of a local p...
Congress vows to double Jharkhand OBC jobs quota
Congress’s push for higher OBC reservation is being seen as an attempt to blunt BJP and its ...
Jharkhand polls: Ex-babus in fray, BJP releases fourth list
The BJP has so far announced its candidates for a total of 71 seats. The party has not yet announced candidates for 10 seats due to the ongoing talks with the All Jharkhand Students Union (AJSU). At least six former bureaucrats have got tickets from different political parties.
Congress announces first list of five candidates for Jharkhand polls
Jharkhand will vote in five phases, with the first on November 30 and the last on December 20. Results will be declared on December 23. The five candidates are from seats that will go to polls in the first phase on November 30. November 13 is the last date of filing nominations.
Congress begins tie-up talks in Jharkhand
Though several RJD leaders have joined BJP, the opposition is certain that it would be able to mop up every anti-BJP vote.
Rameshwar Oraon asks Sonia Gandhi to restrain Jitin Prasada, Manish Tewari
Oraon said that Prasada's and Tewari's remarks could create unnecessary confusion among the people about the Congress' commitment for reservation.
Hemant Soren takes oath as 11th Chief Minister of Jharkhand
The swearing-in ceremony took place at Morabadi ground in Ranchi at 2 p.m. West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, former Congress President Rahul Gandhi, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot, were present among others on the occasion. Along with Hemant Soren, 3 other MLAs also took oath as ministers.
Kandhamal killings a cold-blooded murder: Tribal Affairs Minister Jual Oram
He said a team of the National Commission for Scheduled Tribes is in Odisha to probe the incident and soon the "truth will emerge".
'Double benefits to converted tribals should be stopped'
The cultural society led by its President Dr Ligu Tacho also maintained that steps should be initiated by the state to issue minority certificates to the converts.
JMM may have 6 ministers, Congress 4, RJD 1 in Hemant Soren cabinet
Congress is yet to finalise its four ministers in the Soren cabinet, party insiders said. While senior party leaders Alamgir Alam, Rameshwar Oraon, who is also the state Congress president, and Rajendra Prasad Singh are three confirmed names, the party is yet to finalise the fourth name, party insiders said.
Land bill: National Commission for Scheduled Tribes serves notice to Rajasthan
National Commission for Scheduled Tribes has asked all state governments to submit their land acquisition legislations to check if they have built in adequate safeguards.
Meet the activist campaigning against the superstitious witch-hunting in her village
It was the word the people of her village were spitting out at her grandmother. For months, the old woman was abused and battered and forced to leave her village.
Chittoor police firing: NCST team to visit to ascertain facts
National Commission for Scheduled Tribes will send a team, led its vice chairman, to Chittoor in Andhra Pradesh to "ascertain facts", where 20 people were killed in a police firing.
NCST for special drive to meet job quota for Scheduled Tribes
In its sixth report, the Commission said the presence of STs is grossly inadequate in group A and B categories of posts and even in Group D.
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