Mukesh Ranjan

BJP, AJSU heading for a split ahead of Jharkhand polls

Senior BJP leader and Jharkhand in-charge Om Mathur said that AJSU has put up candidates on some seats declared by his party and they have not been withdrawn.

3 hours ago

Jharkhand elections: BJP-AJSU ties hang by a thread over seat-sharing

AJSU chief Sudesh Mahto, welcoming Kishore at the party office, said the party was not ready to go on the backfoot.

13 Nov 2019

Jharkhand elections: BJP in damage control as tickets to turncoats anger 'loyalists'

Disgruntled contenders, who were denied ticket despite serving the party for several years, said there was a sense of disenchantment among workers as the party.

12 Nov 2019

BJP names 52 candidates in first Jharkhand poll list

BJP working president JP Nadda sounded confident of a BJP victory, saying that in his six trips to Jharkhand.

11 Nov 2019

Jharkhand elections: Opposition stitches up alliance without Left and JVM

JMM will contest 43 seats, Congress 31 and RJD 7 seats; no friendly contests allowed.

09 Nov 2019

Ranchi Diary: Centre of excellence for malnourished children

Jharkhand Police’s Global Information System (GIS) is being praised at the Police Technology Exhibition organised by the Ministry of Home Affairs at Kevadiya town in Gujarat.

09 Nov 2019

Surrendered Maoist Commander to approach court seeking permission to contest elections in Jharkhand

The surrender of Kundan Pahan had snowballed into controversy as objections were raised from several quarters over Jharkhand government’s surrender policy for the Maoists.

07 Nov 2019

Jharkhand elections: Congress says it will try to convice Marandi to stay in 'mahagathbandhan'

The Jharkhand Mukti Morcha, however, said Marandi's decision would not have any impact on the opposition grouping poll prospects.

05 Nov 2019

Restive AJSU wants bigger seat share in Jharkhand elections

BJP faces a bigger demand for seats from its restive ally AJSU-P in Jharkhand for the upcoming Assembly polls.

04 Nov 2019

Triangular fight likely in 5-phase Jharkhand Assembly polls

While the Opposition alliance is yet to take shape due to seat sharing issues, Marandi’s party has indicated its intention of going it alone and field ing candidates in all 81 seats.

03 Nov 2019

All eyes on 14 turncoats ahead of Jharkhand Assembly polls

After the 2014 Assembly polls, six JVM-P MLAs had defected and joined the BJP.

03 Nov 2019

Jharkhand polls: Triangular contest likely as JVM reluctant to join grand alliance

Opposition’s grand alliance is yet to take shape apparently due to disagreement over the seat-sharing formula. JVM-P is yet to clear its stand whether it will join the alliance.

01 Nov 2019

Ahead of polls, Jharkhand leaders are going with multiple seat mantra

Heavyweights including CM Raghubar Das are choosing to contest from two seats in the Assembly elections.

31 Oct 2019

Ranchi diary: All that is happening in the city of waterfalls

While the Jharkhand Police has decided to announce reward money up to Rs 10 lakh on the heads of 12 Maoists, Ranchi zoo will see all new battery-operated golf carts.

30 Oct 2019

Jharkhand polls: Opposition gears up for grand alliance, JMM to play 'big brother' role

As per the agreement between the Congress and JMM, the Congress was to lead the grand alliance in the Lok Sabha elections, while the JMM was to take charge in the Assembly elections.

29 Oct 2019