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Tuesday, Sep 17, 2019
Vishal Kant

Vishal Kant


Vishal Kant works as an Assistant Editor with Hindustan Times. He tracks developments in Aam Aadmi Party and Delhi government. Vishal has spent about a decade covering the city politics and governance, besides writing on Delhi’s civic issues, urban transport and infrastructure.

articles by Vishal Kant (217 results)
Aug 27, 2019 12:58
Rameshwar Oraon has served as the minister of state for tribal affairs in the first term of the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government. He also headed the National Commission for Scheduled Tribes (NCST) for two terms from 2010 onw... read more
May 23, 2019 16:16
The result also sets the tone for the state assembly elections later this year where chief minister Raghubar Das will again take the combined opposition. read more
May 18, 2019 17:11
A total of 44.8 lakh voters will exercise their franchise on May 19 for choosing their representative from among 42 candidates across Dumka, Rajmahal and Godda Lok Sabha seats. read more
May 11, 2019 19:31
All the four seats going to polls in Jharkhand in the sixth phase are currently held by the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party read more
May 06, 2019 10:02
Khunti, which will vote along with the Ranchi, Koderma, and Hazaribag constituencies on May 6, is the only one reserved for Scheduled Tribe candidates. read more
May 05, 2019 18:51
This phase is crucial for the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) as it aims to retain all the four seats it won in the last Lok Sabha election in 2014. A number of high-profile candidates contesting the election also makes this round interesting. read more
May 03, 2019 15:34
BJP leader and three-term chief minister Arjun Munda is in the fray from Khunti, in an attempt to take the legacy of party veteran Karia Munda forward. read more
Apr 29, 2019 11:59
Election for 14 Lok Sabha seats in Jharkhand are scheduled to be held in four phases, beginning with three LS seats going to polls on April 29. Of these, Lohardaga seat is reserved for scheduled tribes and Palamu for scheduled castes. read more
Apr 28, 2019 17:25
Polls for 14 seats in Jharkhand are scheduled to be held in four phases, beginning with three LS seats on April 29.The BJP won both the Palamu and Chatra seats by a handsome margin in 2014. read more
Apr 06, 2019 11:54
Sticking to its decision of not leaving the seat for ally Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD), the Congress on Friday named Barhi legislator Manoj Yadav as party candidate for Chatra Lok Sabha constituency. read more
Apr 03, 2019 18:49
As part of the grand opposition alliance, the Congress has been allotted 7 of the 14 Lok Sabha seats in Jharkhand. The party is yet to announce candidates for the other four seats in Hazaribagh, Dhanbad, Khunti and Chatra, the constituency which will... read more
Mar 27, 2019 13:43
Party sources said while former party MP Ghuran Ram is expected to contest from Palamu, RJD leader from neighbouring Gaya in Bihar, Subhash Yadav, has been active in Chatra constituency for the past few months and is tipped to have received word from... read more
Feb 08, 2019 11:45
Prime Minister would inaugurate several development projects and schemes worth Rs 3000 crore. Among the various projects and schemes, the PM would inaugurate the medical colleges in Palamu and Hazaribagh. read more
Feb 07, 2019 23:48
A senior JMM leader said that given past acrimony and a split between the JMM and the Congress after the last assembly polls in 2014, Thursday’s meeting also assuaged apprehensions between the two sides. read more
Dec 25, 2018 12:56
JMM and Congress are the biggest constituents of the opposition’s grand alliance being proposed in the state, besides the Babulal Marandi-led JVM (P) and the RJD read more