Jharkhand Assembly

Three-day Jharkhand Assembly monsoom session begins amid COVID surge

After holidays on the next two days, the House will sit again on September 21 and 22.

published on : 18th September 2020

Ranchi Diary: One month of city's 'Shaheen Bagh', budget session and more

At least 30 Jharkhand workers, who went to Oman for work, are stuck there as their visas lapsed and they have no money to return home.

published on : 23rd February 2020

Jharkhand Assembly condemns violence at JNU and Jamia

The house also expressed disagreement with Parliament on the issue of cancelling the nomination of representatives of Anglo-Indian community in the legislature.

published on : 9th January 2020

Rabindra Nath Mahato elected as Jharkhand Assembly Speaker

Chief Minister Hemant Soren proposed Mahato's name for the post which was seconded by JMM MLA Champai Soren on the second day of the three-day session of the Assembly.

published on : 7th January 2020

Jharkhand MLAs take oath in regional languages

Chief Minister Hemant Soren took oath as Barhait MLA in Hindi. With this, Dumka Assembly seat, from where Soren was also declared winner, remains vacant.

published on : 7th January 2020

Fifteen dynasts to sit in Jharkhand Assembly

Senior JMM MLA Stephen Marandi, who was named as pro-tem Speaker, will oversee the House proceedings till a regular Speaker is elected.

published on : 6th January 2020

After big defeat in Jharkhand, BJP yet to decide its Assembly leader

Concerned with shrinking vote bank in tribal areas, the state unit of BJP, in order to win back the confidence of tribals, is likely to project tribal MLA Neelkhanth Singh as leader of Opposition.

published on : 5th January 2020

Neelkanth Munda may become Jharkhand Leader of Opposition 

BJP is concerned with the shrinking support among tribals of the state.

published on : 1st January 2020

Jharkhand in 2019: BJP wins Lok Sabha polls, hands over crown to Hemant Soren in Assembly elections

The year also saw a string of incidents where helpless people were lynched by violent mobs on suspicion of petty theft and performing witchcraft.

published on : 31st December 2019

Hemant Soren Cabinet convenes three-day Jharkhand Assembly session from January 6

Senior JMM MLA Stephen Marandi, who was named as pro-tem speaker, will conduct the first proceeding till a regular speaker is elected.

published on : 30th December 2019

BJP lost Jharkhand Assembly polls due to poor forest rights policies: Report

Of the 28 reserved scheduled tribe assembly constituencies, the BJP won only two compared to the 11 constituencies it won in 2014.

published on : 28th December 2019

AIMIM helped BJP win seats in Jharkhand: Congress leader Mohammad Ali Shabbir

The Congress leader claimed that the Congress-JMM-RJD alliance could have won more seats if MIM had not contested the elections.

published on : 25th December 2019

Hemant Soren stakes claim to form Jharkhand government, will take oath on December 29

Earlier in the day, Hemant Soren was formally elected as the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha legislature party leader.

published on : 24th December 2019

With Jharkhand Assembly polls victory, Congress grabs power in seventh state

Party leaders feel that the BJP is not invincible and can be defeated if like-minded parties get together.

published on : 24th December 2019

With Jharkhand loss, BJP footprint shrinks to half from 2017 peak

The percentage of the population being governed by the BJP in the states, either on its own or with its allies, now stands at around 43 per cent from over 69 per cent two years back.

published on : 24th December 2019
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