The Trinamool Congress on Monday inducted three prominent Jharkhand leaders, making its intention clear of contesting the Lok Sabha election from the state.
Congress legislator from Daltonganj KN Tripathi will replace Chandrasekhar Dubey in the Hemant cabinet.
Hemant Soren today took oath as the 9th chief minister of Jharkhand after President Pranab Mukherjee decided to end the 175 days’ President’s rule in the state. Gautam Mazumdar reports.
A month shy of his 38th birthday, JMM chief Sibu Soren’s son Hemant Soren on Tuesday staked claim to form the government in Jharkhand, having assured himself of the support 43 legislators.
The Rajya Sabha election for two seats in Jharkhand reached the flash point on Thursday with the unexpected turn of events - withdrawal of nomination by NRI businessman and independent candidate Anshuman Mishra and Congress coaxing the JMM to sever ties with alliance partner BJP over the latter's decision to abstain from voting.
MS Dhoni's marriage, which was kept a closely guarded secret, surprised several of his teammates, who were unaware about the wedding.
The BJP could be mulling an alternative government in Jharkhand with the support of Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM). The possibility has cropped up after the delay of BJP ministers in resigning from the Sibu Soren Cabinet.
Even though the JMM and the BJP have agreed to run the Jharkhand government on a rotational basis, swapping chief ministers after 28 months, doubts about the alliance linger.
The Jharkhand knot is yet to be untangled, as the two BJP central observers — even after the much-publicised brainstorming on Tuesday — failed to finalise the name of the next chief minister.
The Jharkhand government has got temporary respite following the crisis created when the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha voted against the cut motion brought by ally BJP.
The BJP’s decision to consider Hemant Soren’s offer of JMM support to a BJP-led government has triggered a race for the chief minister’s chair in Jharkhand.
The party leadership’s “unilateral” decision to hand over the reins of the Jharkhand government to the Bharatiya Janata Party has irked some Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) legislators.
All set to become Jharkh-and’s chief minister for the third time, JMM chief Shibu Soren spoke to Hindustan Times on his plans and priorities.
Jharkhand polled on expected lines. The JMM-Congress alliance caved in with the BJP winning eight out of the 14 Lok Sabha seats in Jharkhand. The election results were a setback for the RJD as well. The party lost both the Palamu and Chatra seats it had won in 2004, reports Gautam Mazumdar.
The fate of three former Jharkhand chief ministers - Sibu Soren (JMM), Arjun Munda (BJP) and Madhu Koda (Independent) — will be decided when eight constituencies cast the vote on Thursday, reports Gautam Mazumdar.
The fledgling alliance between the BJD and the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) is already showing cracks, report Soumyajit Pattnaik & Gautam Mazumdar.
Jharkhand Mukti Morcha supremo Sibu Soren submitted his resignation as CM of Jharkhand for the second time in four-and-a-half years to Governor Syed Sibtey Razi.
After keeping both Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) MLAs and alliance partners in suspense for three days, Chief Minister Shibu Soren finally declared on Sunday that he would resign on Monday, reports Gautam Mazumdar.
Bargaining in Jharkhand began after all nine ministers in the Koda government gave in to the JMM's wishes and accepted Shibu Soren as leader of the House, reports Gautam Mazumdar.
Jharkhand CM Madhu Koda has handed over his resignation to Governor, admitting that he was not confident of facing the trust vote, report S Pathak, G Mazumdar & M Kumar.