Mukesh Ranjan

Tussle over power, infiltration in two Santhal Parganas seats

Sitting BJP MP Nishikant Dubey is facing the heat of such unrest this time, with his rival JVM candidate Pradeep Yadav leading the protests. 

18 May 2019

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Dumka tribals to cover 12 km to cast vote

Villagers of Upper Murgathali and Amlagadhia, under Sadar Block, will have to travel 12 km to exercise their franchise.

15 May 2019

Villagers denied ration benefits for embracing Christianity in Jharkhand's Latehar

Not just that, Gram Pradhan Ramkewal Oraon allegedly also issued a diktat that the ancestral land of these converts would be distributed among close relatives who still practice Sarnaism.

14 May 2019

Lok Sabha elections 2019: No cakewalk for JMM chief Shibu Soren in Jharkhand

BJP’s Sunil Soren, who forayed into politics as a JMM member, could give his mentor and JMM patriarch Shibu Soren a run for his money in his stronghold Dumka

13 May 2019

Ranchi  Diary

A Roti Bank has been set up in Ranchi by a city-based social outfit ‘Aman Youth Society’ at Mujahid Nagar in Hindpiri area, which will collect excess food and distribute it among the needy ones.

08 May 2019

Jamshedpur witnesses close contest between BJP’s Viddhutvaran Mahto and Champai Soren of JMM

Though Viddhutvaran is banking on ‘Modi magic’, JMM candidate Champai, is seeking votes on the issue of deteriorating law and order.

08 May 2019

A battle of equals in Jharkhand's Koderma as majority of high profile candidates locking horns

Under-development remains a major issue here, with basic amenities like water, electricity and health services a far cry.

05 May 2019

Patthalgadi impact likely in Khunti Lok Sabha seat in Jharkhand

Khunti is to witness a direct contest between three time CM Arjun Munda and Congress candidate Kalicharan Munda.

04 May 2019

Hazaribagh at crossroads: Clash of Right and Left candidates

Displacement, unemployment, forceful land acquisition and lack of irrigation facilities plague the constituency.

04 May 2019

Lok Sabha elections 2019: It’s ‘Narendra Modi’ Vs Congress in Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s Ranchi

The lotus is in for a sharp challenge this time more so from its own five-time MP Ram Tahal Choudhary, who has turned a rebel and spoilt the equation.

03 May 2019

Polls in shadow of red terror in Jharkhand

The common grouse of people in 3 Jharkhand seats that will go to poll on April 29 is that the sitting MPs were largely conspicuous by their absence over the last five years

26 Apr 2019

Ranchi diary

They said 10 acres of land would be required to set up the recycling plant and process of identifying the site is currently on.

26 Apr 2019

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Anger over tenancy Acts to impact voting in Jharkhand

The proposed amendments had triggered unrest among tribals, with even Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar wading into the issue as it had created rifts among BJP MLAs, who feared loss of support.  

22 Apr 2019

Ranchi diary

For the first time in Jharkhand, there will be a complete ban on the consumption of tobacco in and around 100 metres of polling booths.

14 Apr 2019

Ranchi Diary: DK Tiwari takes over as new Jharkhand Chief Secretary

DK Tiwari, a 1986 batch IAS officer who is credited with a spotless career, was named the new Chief Secretary of Jharkhand on Saturday.

02 Apr 2019