RASHTRIYA JANATA DAL
BJP allies deserting the 'sinking ship' in Jharkhand: Hemant Soren
Soren is leading the opposition alliance comprising the JMM, the Congress and the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD). According to the alliance's seat-sharing arrangement, the JMM will contest 43 seats, Congress 31 and RJD in seven constituencies.
My views, my events: Zoho Chief Vembu asserts after tweet rage over RSS event
The event, slated for February 2, will take place at a school i...
Opposition leaders spreading confusion on our toll-free number for supporting CAA: BJP
Hours after BJP president said rumours were being spre...
64.12 per cent votes cast in first phase of polling in Jharkhand
A total of 37,83,055 electorate, including 18,01,356 women and five third-gender voters were eligible to exercise their franchise in the first phase of polling across six districts, which began at 7 am, EC officials said. Additional DGP Murari Lal Meena said Naxalites exploded a bomb near a culvert in the forests of Gumla district, but there was no casualty.
Idea of nationwide NRC equivalent to demonetisation of citizenship: Prashant Kishor
Political strategist and JD(U) national vice president Prashant Kishor on Sunday came out with a fresh tirade against the National Register for Citizens, a day after he had a meeting with party boss and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar.
Nitish, Prashant Kishor meet in Patna, close on the heels of CAB imbroglio
After a closed-door meeting with JD(U) chief and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar here on Saturday, party vice-president Prashant Kishor, who had publicly criticised the party's support to the new citizenship law, said he stood by the "views I have expressed".
Campaigning ends for first-phase of Jharkhand polls
A total of 37,83,055 voters of Chatra (SC), Gumla (ST), Bishunpur (ST), Lohardaga (ST), Manika (SC), Latehar (SC), Panki, Daltonganj, Bishrampur, Chhatarpur (SC), Hussainabad, Garhwa and Bhawanathpur constituencies will decide the fate of 189 candidates in the first phase of the polls, which will be held on Saturday.
Key contests in fourth phase of Jharkhand assembly elections
Here are five key constituencies going for polls in the fourth phase of Jharkhand elections.
Prashant Kishor free to quit party, says JD(U) general secretary
Ram Chandra Prasad Singh on Friday said people like Prashant Kishor have come in the party on “compassionate ground” and if they didn’t like the JD(U)’s line they should choose their own path.
Oppn parties, including Shiv Sena, boycott Parliament joint session
Upset over political developments in Maharashtra, the Congress and other opposition parties boycotted Constitution Day celebrations in the Central Hall of Parliament and held a joint protest in front of the Ambedkar statue inside Parliament complex.
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.
5 parties received Rs 587cr in poll bonds in 2018-19
A look at audit reports for the last financial year made available by the Election Commission, which must mandatorily declare income from electoral bonds under a separate head, reveals that Biju Janata Dal received Rs 213.5 crore as contributions via electoral bonds route.
Jharkhand polls: No parties, it’s Singh Mansion Vs Raghukul in Jharia
In the current election, BJP has fielded Ragini Singh, wife of Sanjeev Singh, while Congress has fielded Poornima Singh, widow of Neeraj Singh.
Congress manifesto for Jharkhand polls promises farm loan waiver, anti-lynching law
Besides the loan waiver assurance, the manifesto - released by AICC in-charge RPN Singh - pledged to free farmers from the clutches of money lenders and make the process of institutional loans easier.
Hindutva unifying factor: RSS leader Krishna Gopal
Amidst widespread protests across the country against the Citizenship Amendment Act, senior RSS leader Krishna Gopal on Thursday said the 'Hindutva of the country was holding it together'.
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