EC asks political parties to avoid using single-use plastic

RANCHI, Nov. 13 -- In a bid to discourage single-use plastic (SUP), the state chief electoral officer has asked political parties to use eco-friendly materials and shun single-use plastics during poll... Read More

Jharkhand Assembly Election 2019:?Surrendered Maoist Kundan Pahan gets permission to contest assembly polls

India, Nov. 12 -- Once a dreaded Maoist, Kundan Pahan will contest assembly polls from Jharkhand's Tamar (ST)?constituency from inside the jail after a special National Investigation Agency court on M... Read More

'Conspiracy to defame me': BJP MLA seeks probe after his 'doctored' video goes viral

India, Nov. 11 -- Ahead of ticket finalisation exercise in the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), an 'obscene' video allegedly connected with Bokaro legislator Biranchi Narayan went viral on social media. ... Read More

Jharkhand Assembly Election 2019: Shiv Sena candidate pays Rs 6,300 in coins to buy nomination papers

India, Nov. 9 -- Shiv Sena candidate Manish Kumar Gupta sprung a surprise in district election office at Garhwa by paying Rs 6,300 in coins to buy nomination papers to contest the Jharkhand assembly p... Read More

Jharkhand Assembly Election 2019: Women voters hold key on 10 of 28 tribal seats

India, Nov. 7 -- Political parties are eying on women voters in tribal constituencies where their numbers are more than male voters in the state electoral roll or their participation was higher than t... Read More

Jharkhand Assembly Election 2019: No nomination on first day, form distribution for postal ballot to begin on Thursday

India, Nov. 7 -- No nomination was filed on the very first day of the nomination process for the first phase of assembly polls on 13 seats, which will go to polls on November 30, officials said. "No ... Read More

EC orders probe into 'derogatory' remarks by BJP MP

Ranchi, Nov. 4 -- The Jamtara police have initiated a preliminary inquiry into alleged derogatory remarks made by BJP Godda parliamentarian Nishikant Dubey following Election Commission of India (ECI)... Read More

Doorstep voting facility for senior citizens, disabled this election in Jharkhand

India, Nov. 3 -- Nearly 498,000 senior citizens and disabled people in Jharkhand will be able to exercise their franchise from their homes through postal ballot for the first time during this assembly... Read More

Jharkhand BJP MP, booked for insulting differently-abled persons, remains in denial

India, Nov. 3 -- Jharkhand's BJP MP from Godda, Nishikant Dubey, was booked on Saturday for allegedly making derogatory remarks against differently-abled persons in a rally in state's Jamtara district... Read More

Police begin inquiry into Jharkhand BJP MP's 'derogatory' remarks against disabled

India, Nov. 3 -- Police in Jharkhand's Jamtara on Sunday initiated a preliminary inquiry into an alleged derogatory remark made by the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP's) Godda lawmaker Nishikant Dubey f... Read More