Sunday, 29 May, 2022

Topic: JMM

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.

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 PM Modi, requests special care for ‘backward’ state

Hemant Soren requested Narendra Modi for a tribal univeristy for his state, and was in turn assured that the rights of tribal communities would be protected.

Hemant Soren could teach Congress a thing or two about fighting Narendra Modi

JMM chief Soren ran a perfect campaign in Jharkhand election, focusing on what people want, and telling them what he could do.

Jharkhand verdict has a message for turncoats — don’t switch sides just before polls

Jharkhand verdict shows most candidates who changed loyalties just before polls were rejected by voters. But those who switched parties much before have won.

How Hemant Soren turned JMM’s fortunes after 2 poll routs in Jharkhand

Hemant Soren faced ignominy in 2014, after losing from his family turf of Dumka, while the party won a mere 2 seats in the Lok Sabha elections this year.

BJP looks set to lose Jharkhand as Congress-JMM-RJD alliance marches to majority

JMM-led alliance ahead in 44 seats, while BJP's leading in 26. Jharkhand could well become third state where BJP fails to get a majority on its own since Lok Sabha polls 2019.

Congress-JMM alliance leads in Jharkhand, CM Raghubar Das ahead of Saryu Roy in Jamshedpur

After the latest round of counting of votes for Jharkhand assembly elections, Congress-JMM-RJD alliance has hit the majority mark of 41. BJP leading in 29 seats.

Raghubar Das — Modi-Shah pet, ‘arrogant disciplinarian’ battling own party to return as CM

Jharkhand CM Raghubar Das faces factionalism in BJP and charges of being "arrogant" from party workers but is backed by Modi and Shah.

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Representational image of cryptocurrencies | Pizabay

What are UST & Luna and why the fall of 2 ‘stablecoins’ led to a crypto crash in India

Along with crash in value of UST and Luna coins, Indian market for crypto assets also reeling under strict control imposed by government, with the imposition of TDS on all crypto transactions.


NSA Ajit Doval with NSAs from the other countries at the meeting at Dushanbe, Tajikistan | Photo: Courtesy the NSA's office

NSA Ajit Doval pushes for ‘terror free’ Afghanistan, says India stands with Afghan people

Doval's comments came at 4th Regional Security Dialogue on Afghanistan attended by national security advisors from Tajikistan, India, Russia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Iran, Kyrgyzstan & China.

Why it’s obscene to tell Ukraine to give in & how war-upended global balance of power brings openings for India

Global order is in flux, and India is being wooed by all. It opens up economic, strategic & military possibilities unimaginable till recently. It is for India to take this opportunity.