Allies leave Congress to fend for itself, scuttle plans to boost Rajya Sabha numbers
The principal opposition party had urged DMK in Tamil Nadu, JMM in Jharkhand and RJD in Bihar for support so that it could field candidates despite lacking the numbers. While DMK would have to concede a seat that it can win on its own, JMM and RJD have the numbers to help a Congress nominee win.
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The Jharkhand Mukti Morcha had taken similar decisions in previous elections with the amount ranging from Rs 5,000 to Rs 21,000, JMMs general secretary-cum-spokesman Vinod Kumar Pandey said. Asked when the first list of candidates would be announced by the JMM, Pandey said, the party would inform in due course.
Losing Jharkhand polls was unexpected, will analyse reasons: BJP
The Jharkhand Mukti Morcha-led three-party alliance stormed to power in Jharkhand on Monday, ousting the BJP in yet another state in the Hindi heartland after the saffron party's stupendous performance in the Lok Sabha elections.
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Jharkhand: Babulal Marandi announces unconditional support to Hemant Soren govt
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Will support Hemant Soren unconditionally: JVM chief Babulal Marandi
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JMM took on every policy of the BJP government. It effectively attacked the amendments in the Chhotanagpur Tenancy Act.
Counting for 81 Jharkhand Assembly seats today
Jharkhand is the third BJP-ruled state after Haryana and Maharashtra that went to polls this year. In Jharkhand, the Bharatiya Janata Party is up against the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM)-led alliance which includes Congress and the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD).
BJP tries to keep grip on the coal belt as Cong flies in bigwigs
This time, BJP is contesting all the 15 seats, while the JMM is contesting eight and Congress is contesting in six seats. The RJD is contesting from the Deoghar seat in this phase. Smaller parties like AJSU, JVM and MCC too have their stakes in a few seats.
First phase: 13 constituencies in Jharkhand go to polls tomorrow
Seats for which voting will take place on Saturday are Chatra, Gumla, Bishunpur, Lohardaga, Manika, Latehar, Panki, Daltonganj, Bishrampur, Chhatarour, Hussainabad, Garhwa and Bhawanathpur. The opposition alliance has fielded joint candidates in all these constituencies with Congress contesting six seats, JMM four, and RJD three. BJP is trying its luck in 12 constituencies.
JMM-Congress surge ahead, BJP trails
The Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) and Congress alliance appears set to form government as it is leading in over 40 seats in Jharkhand, accord...
Hemant Soren to be elected JMM legislature party leade
Soren, who was projected as the chief ministerial candidate of the JMM-Congress-RJD alliance, is likely to visit New Delhi later with AICC in-charge of Jharkhand, RPN Singh to meet Congress chief Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi before staking claim to form the government, sources said.
JMM-led alliance thumps BJP in Jharkhand
The Raghubar Das government's feat of providing a stable government that lasted a full five-year term in a state where chief ministers changed faster than seasons did not cut ice with the electorate which decided to repose faith in a coalition that fought over seats and broke up five years ago.
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