Monday, 5 December, 2022
TopicHemant Soren

Topic: Hemant Soren

‘Half-baked truth, unclean hands’ — what SC said while dismissing PILs against Hemant Soren

Allegations by petitioner against Jharkhand CM Soren were 'not at all substantiated by anything worthy to be called evidence', Supreme Court ruled.

SC to hear Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren’s plea against charges he granted himself mining lease

A bench of Justices U U Lalit, S R Bhat and Sudhanshu Dhulia had reserved its judgement on 17 August on separate pleas of the Jharkhand government & Soren against the high court’s order.

ED summons Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren for questioning tomorrow in ‘illegal mining’ case

The ED has 'identified' proceeds of crimes relating to illegal mining of more than Rs 1,000 crore till now. Soren will appear before the ED at its regional office in Ranchi.

Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren asks EC to clear confusion over his disqualification as an MLA

The chief minister said that they should be provided a copy of EC decision and opportunity for reasonable hearing at the earliest so that the atmosphere of uncertainty can be removed.

Why Burberry is Congressman’s new Khadi, and Rahul meets cupids on ‘Bharatiya Jodi Yatra’

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EC sends opinion to Jharkhand Governor on Basant Soren disqualification plea

Jharkhand Governor Ramesh Bais recieved EC's opinion Friday and will take a call over the JMM MLA's disqualification, under 9A of Representation of People Act, 1951.

What is Jharkhand CM Soren’s strategy to ride out the storm and why it may not be enough

Hemant Soren government in Jharkhand got a shot in the arm Monday after it won a confidence vote with the support of 48 MLAs in the 81-member House.

Hemant Soren’s govt wins confidence vote in Jharkhand Assembly amid walkout by BJP MLAs

48 MLAs voted in favour of the motion in 81-member assembly. Soren alleged that BJP was trying to create a 'civil war-like situation in country by fuelling riots to win elections'.

Hemant Soren’s political fate may be uncertain, his image as a shrewd politician isn’t

Political analysts say Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren has shown he can handle the game of nerves and keep the BJP guessing. Alliance leaders couldn't be happier.

‘Not just disqualification, a poll ban’ — why Jharkhand governor’s holding up Soren verdict

Governor Ramesh Bais is yet to act more than a week after receiving Election Commission's opinion on disqualifying CM Hemant Soren from assembly over mining lease controversy.

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Megha Thakur was no run-of-the-mill pretty face, but an influencer who touched many lives

21-yr-old Indian-Canadian Instagram star and TikTok celebrity Megha Thakur, who died this week, subverted the expectations of a content creator by opening up her mind and heart.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

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The National War Memorial at India Gate, New Delhi | Photo: Suchet Vir Singh | ThePrint

A walk around National War Memorial to read 8 stories of heroism on 51st anniversary of 1971 war

ThePrint walks around the National War Memorial at India Gate in New Delhi & looks back at the stories of those who sacrificed their lives in the war and were awarded top gallantry medals.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Gujarat election is anything but dull. BJP’s political neurosis about AAP is the hidden headline

Gujarat is the only state where Modi is directly in contention. Even if he wins, the team that runs him closest has much to gain.