Thursday, 30 June, 2022
TopicJharkhand Mukti Morcha

Topic: Jharkhand Mukti Morcha

Another Maharashtra in making? Soren-Shah meet sets off buzz

Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren’s meeting with home minister comes at a time when JMM is in fix over supporting NDA's tribal presidential nominee & there are fissures in alliance with Congress.

How CM Hemant Soren’s ‘mining lease to himself’ has helped BJP demand his disqualification

Soren holds charge of both mining & environment departments, which 'cleared' mining lease to his company last year. BJP called for disqualification under Representation of the People Act.

BJP eyes lost ground in Jharkhand as trouble mounts for CM Soren over mining lease allegations

The Election Commission of India has sought a response from the Jharkhand government over allegations of corruption levelled against CM Hemant Soren.

Congress MLAs unhappy with own ministers in Jharkhand, party also ‘tussling’ with partner JMM

AICC gen secy & Jharkhand in-charge Avinash Pande says there is no discord & govt will complete its term. 'These are attempts to create confusion & destabilise govt', he says.

Custodial deaths, claims of torture — how Adivasis suffer ‘police repression’ in Jharkhand

Of 33 people subjected to alleged police atrocities between late 2019 & 2022, 23 were tribals, and 10 died. The ruling JMM had come to power decrying atrocities against tribals.

Jharkhand MLAs question govt on ‘police repression’ of tribals, demand inquiry into deaths

The MLAs cited a report by ThePrint Hindi, published on 15 March, on alleged police repression against Adivasis in the state. Investigation ongoing in some cases, say Jharkhand Police.

Toilets without doors, incomplete houses — govt schemes in Jharkhand a job half done

Tribal belts have been special focus of CM Raghubar Das. But govt schemes especially announced to benefit tribal people have been patchily implemented.

Ayodhya, nationalism will have little impact on Jharkhand elections: Hemant Soren

Ex-CM & Jharkhand Mukti Morcha working president Hemant Soren says alliance talks with Congress & RJD are on, but his party won’t contest less than 42 seats.

JMM, Congress, opposition parties to continue pre-Lok Sabha alliance for Jharkhand polls

Elections in Jharkhand will be held in five phases beginning 30 November and votes will be counted on 23 December.

JD(U) can’t use its ‘arrow’ symbol to contest elections in Jharkhand, Maharashtra

The Election Commission said the 'arrow' symbol bore similarity to the 'bow and arrow' symbol used by the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha and the Shiv Sena in the two states.

On Camera

YourTurn

Representational image | Islam devotees offer Friday prayers during Ramadan, Patna, April 2022 | PTI

Quran says no one can limit others’ freedom. Udaipur killing violates Islam’s golden rule

Throughout history, Islamic scholars have uniformly agreed that respecting and obeying the law of the land is an essential aspect of faith.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.

Defence

The Indian Air Force logo | Commons

Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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