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Tough triangular fight for Ghatshila seat

Saturday, 29 Nov 2014 | Parvinder Bhatia | Jamshedpur | in Ranchi

Ghatshila, one of the prominent Assembly seats of East Singhbhum district, has emerged as the hot seat of Kolhan. The ST reserved seat is heading to witness a triangular fight this time. Sitting legislature from Ghatshila Ramdas Soren is facing tough contest from BJP candidate Laxman Tudu and Congress candidate and…

Women workers to welcome PM with rangoli

Saturday, 29 Nov 2014 | Sumedha Chaudhury | Ranchi | in Ranchi

The BJP women’s wing has planned a cultural welcome for Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi’s first ever rally at Morhabadi ground on Saturday. The ladies are eagerly waiting to draw the rangoli of party’s symbol ‘Lotus’ in the ground, in case they get permission from the administration and their seniors. “As…

BJP will achieve Mission 44 in Kashmir, says Hussain

Saturday, 29 Nov 2014 | Parvinder Bhatia | Jamshedpur | in Ranchi

Senior BJP leader and spokesperson Syed Shahnawaz Hussain, who just returned after campaigning in Jammu & Kashmir, claimed that people of the State are energised about the BJP’s promise of development and bringing the State in the mainstream. Addressing a press conference here he expressed confidence that both Kashmir and…

Voter awareness camp at DAV School

Saturday, 29 Nov 2014 | PNS | Hazaribagh | in Ranchi

On Friday several competitions were organised in DAV Public School, Hazaribagh, under the voter awareness campaign going on in the district as per the direction of SVEEP cell of the administration. In DAV Public School competitions of painting, drawing, poetry, slogan writing etc. were organised with a motive that the…

DC imparts training to polling officers

Saturday, 29 Nov 2014 | SN SINHA | KODERMA | in Ranchi

K Ravikumar Deputy Commissioner and District Election Officer imparted a training session with the polling Officers, Sector Magistrates and Police men in the collectorate auditorium on Friday. The training session comprise with the SMS reporting format for the Koderma Assembly . DC Kumar instructed the officers and other polling…

Rahul keeps mum on Koda & Co

Saturday, 29 Nov 2014 | PNS | Ranchi | in Ranchi

Probably fearing a backlash and apprehensive of scoring a self-goal Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi maintained silence over corruption issue while addressing a poll rally at Jaganathpur, the constituency where Geeta Koda, wife of former Chief Minister Madhu Koda and kingpin of `2,500 crore scam, is into the fray. During his…

‘Sonia, Rahul meetings shore up BJP votes’

Saturday, 29 Nov 2014 | PNS | Ranchi | in Ranchi

Calling the crowd during public meetings of the Congress as managed, BJP national spokesperson Shahnawaz Hussain on Friday said that meetings of Congress president Sonia Gandhi and party vice president Rahul Gandhi are ultimately proved to be beneficial for BJP in the state. Talking to media persons during the release of…

Govt aims for quality toilets in State

Saturday, 29 Nov 2014 | PNS | Ranchi | in Ranchi

Specially equipped sanitation van, will now go to villages in Jharkhand to support construction of quality toilets. Two mobile sanitation vans – one for Khunti and another for Ranchi – were flagged off on Friday in a function organized to mark the World Toilet Day. An innovative experiment, the vans…

Instability huge hurdle in development: Raman Singh

Saturday, 29 Nov 2014 | Parvinder Bhatia | Jamshedpur | in Ranchi

Pitching in along with the BJP stalwarts to woo voters in Jharkhand, the Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh Dr Raman Singh on Friday said that the political instability has been a major hurdle in the progress and development of Jharkhand. This has been one of the prime reasons why the State…

No relief for Ekka, HC rejects petition challenging his arrest

Saturday, 29 Nov 2014 | PNS | Ranchi | in Ranchi

The Jharkhand High Court on Friday rejected the petition filed by former Minister and Kolebira MLA Anosh Ekka challenging his arrest in connection with the murder of Para Teacher Manoj Kumar on Wednesday by some armed miscreants after being kidnapped from his school. Ekka is currently in judicial custody at…

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