Sunday, 23 January, 2022
TopicHemant Soren

Topic: Hemant Soren

‘Why ask CMs to attend video call if you won’t let them speak?’ Jharkhand’s Soren asks PM Modi

In an interview to ThePrint, CM Hemant Soren says ‘PM attacked heart of India’s federal structure’ in recent video call, wants Centre to ‘take responsibility’ in handling Covid.

After Haryana, Jharkhand to reserve 75% jobs in private sector for state residents

The Hemant Soren government has also decided to give unemployment allowance of Rs 5,000 to youths who have technical education but no job.

Adivasis are not Hindus. Lazy colonial census gave them the label

There is a reason Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren's statement at Harvard's India Conference that Adivasis were never Hindus rattled the BJP and RSS.

Hemant Soren’s divide-and-rule Adivasi politics at Harvard is against Birsa Munda’s vision

Jharkhand CM Soren may have played into the hands of modern-day missionaries or possibly acted at the behest of the conversion bogey.

Bombay HC refuses withdrawal of woman’s ‘rape’ plea against Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren

The woman had approached a metropolitan magistrate's court in 2013, alleging she was raped by Soren at a Mumbai hotel.

Jharkhand tribal woman ‘gang-raped’ by 17 in Dumka, NCW asks DGP to complete probe in 2 months

Jharkhand has recorded 1,359 rapes from January to September this year. Opposition parties have criticised the JMM-led state govt over 'growing incidents of rape'.

JMM-Congress retain 2 Jharkhand seats in bypolls but victory margin down since 2019

The bypoll in Dumka was necessitated by the resignation of CM Hemant Soren, who contested from 2 seats in 2019. Barhait went to bypolls after incumbent MLA died.

‘Entire India could plunge into darkness’ — Soren warns of coal blockade after row with Centre

Soren targets Centre for its decision to deduct Rs 1,417-cr electricity dues from Jharkhand’s account with RBI, warns against taking ‘undue advantage’ of state's 'tolerance'.

Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren meets Lalu Prasad, says will fight Bihar polls together

RJD is a partner in the coalition government headed by Soren in Jharkhand. Besides JMM, the Congress is also part of the government in the state.

Opposition CMs’ meet sees fiery Uddhav Thackeray & Sonia Gandhi-Mamata Banerjee bonding

Thackeray urges opposition leaders to do more than chit-chat, saying we must fight the Modi govt. Other CMs raise issues like postponement of NEET & JEE, privatisation.

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Demonstrators attempt to enter the US Capitol building during a protest in Washington, D.C., U.S., on 6 January 2021 | Eric Lee | Bloomberg

Texas attack shows a long, violent struggle for America’s soul is inevitable

The shock of Covid 19—both economic and cultural—has strengthened the maniacal conspiracy culture with which the American Right is suffused.
A visual representation of the digital Cryptocurrency, Bitcoin alongside US dollars | Photo: Dan Kitwood | Getty Images via Bloomberg

Joe Biden administration set to put itself at centre of US cryptocurrency policy

An executive order is being drafted which will soon set in place a govt strategy empowering US federal agencies to assess risks and opportunities posed by the digital assets.


Chinese army has found missing 17-year-old boy from Arunachal, Defence Ministry PRO says

Indian Army had sought assistance from China's People Liberation Army to locate and return Miram Taron, who had gone missing on 18 January and was reportedly captured by PLA.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.