Articles about Hemant Soren

Hemant Soren is an Indian politician and the Chief Minister of Jharkhand as of 2021. Son of eminent politician Shibu Soren, he joined his father’s party, Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM), in 2009 when he fought his first Assembly election from the Dumka constituency. He went on to win the seat and retained the position till 2010, when he was made the Deputy Chief Minister in the Arjun Munda government. The Munda government was disbanded when the party lost the majority in January 2013, and the President’s rule was briefly instated in the state. Soren became the Chief Minister for the rest of the term till December 2014. Soren, however, was not able to retain the post in 2014 and became the Leader of Opposition during the BJP term. Then, JMM, helmed by Soren, joined hands with Congress and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) before the 2019 elections and emerged victorious, following which Soren was re-elected as the Chief Minister for the second time.

ED arrests IAS officer Pooja Singhal in money laundering case

11 May 2022

India
ED arrests IAS officer Pooja Singhal in money laundering case

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Wednesday arrested Jharkhand mining secretary Pooja Singhal following two days of questioning in a money laundering case.

MLA says was offered Rs. 1cr to topple Jharkhand government

26 Jul 2021

Politics
MLA says was offered Rs. 1cr to topple Jharkhand government

An MLA from the Congress party has claimed some unknown persons had approached him multiple times, offering him Rs. 1 crore and a Ministerial position to topple the Jharkhand government.

Lalu Prasad to be shifted to AIIMS as health deteriorates

23 Jan 2021

India
Lalu Prasad to be shifted to AIIMS as health deteriorates

Jailed Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief, and former Bihar CM Lalu Prasad Yadav will be shifted to AIIMS after his health condition deteriorated while undergoing treatment at a hospital in Ranchi, officials said on Saturday.

NEET, JEE row: Sonia calls opposition-meet, Mamata suggests approaching SC

26 Aug 2020

Politics
NEET, JEE row: Sonia calls opposition-meet, Mamata suggests approaching SC

On Wednesday, at the opposition meeting convened by Congress President Sonia Gandhi on the controversy around JEE and NEET examinations, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee suggested approaching Supreme Court seeking a postponement.

Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan tests positive for coronavirus

25 Jul 2020

Politics
Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan tests positive for coronavirus

Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh, Shivraj Singh Chouhan, informed on Saturday that he has been tested positive for coronavirus.

Jharkhand: CM Soren self-isolates after minister, MLA test coronavirus positive

08 Jul 2020

Politics
Jharkhand: CM Soren self-isolates after minister, MLA test coronavirus positive

As coronavirus moves unabated, ripping the world apart, politicians too are getting infected. The latest Indian politician to go into home quarantine, as a precautionary measure is Jharkhand's Chief Minister Hemant Soren.

Indo-China clash: Martyr Sepoy Ojha became father 17 days ago

17 Jun 2020

India
Indo-China clash: Martyr Sepoy Ojha became father 17 days ago

The bloodiest clash with China in several decades ended with the martyrdom of 20 Indian soldiers on Monday, a loss that has pushed the entire nation into grief.

In one-off special train, migrants travel from Telangana to Jharkhand

01 May 2020

India
In one-off special train, migrants travel from Telangana to Jharkhand

Today, nearly 40 days after coronavirus-linked lockdown started, a special train was arranged from Telangana to ferry migrant workers to Jharkhand on a special request of the former's state government.

Controversy over Hindu posters in Jamshedpur; VHP to distribute more

28 Apr 2020

India
Controversy over Hindu posters in Jamshedpur; VHP to distribute more

In Jharkhand's Jamshedpur, a huge controversy started after some fruit sellers put up posters declaring their shops as "Hindu ones".

With big players missing, Congress' meeting on CAA bites dust

13 Jan 2020

Politics
With big players missing, Congress' meeting on CAA bites dust

Today, Congress convened a meeting of opposition in New Delhi to prepare a strategy on pressing issues like the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), National Population Register (NPR), and National Register of Citizens (NRC).

Hemant Soren takes oath as Jharkhand's CM for second time

29 Dec 2019

Politics
Hemant Soren takes oath as Jharkhand's CM for second time

Hemant Soren took oath as the Chief Minister of Jharkhand on Sunday, days after the coalition of Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM), Congress, and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) swept assembly polls.

Jharkhand elections: BJP loses another state, Hemant Soren emerges victorious

23 Dec 2019

Politics
Jharkhand elections: BJP loses another state, Hemant Soren emerges victorious

Today, BJP faced a humiliating defeat as the state of Jharkhand slipped through its hands.

Meet Hemant Soren, who could be Jharkhand's next CM

23 Dec 2019

Politics
Meet Hemant Soren, who could be Jharkhand's next CM

With every passing hour, things are getting clearer about Jharkhand elections.

#JharkhandResults2019: BJP trails, but CM Raghubar remains confident

23 Dec 2019

Politics
#JharkhandResults2019: BJP trails, but CM Raghubar remains confident

Counting of votes for 81-seated Jharkhand Assembly is underway and early trends brought nothing but bad news for the ruling BJP.

#JharkhandResults2019 : JMM-Congress-RJD alliance leading on 25, BJP on 29

23 Dec 2019

Politics
#JharkhandResults2019 : JMM-Congress-RJD alliance leading on 25, BJP on 29

In Jharkhand, the ruling BJP is locked in a tight battle with the grand alliance of JMM, Congress, and RJD, suggest early trends.

Jharkhand elections 2019: Counting begins; will BJP retain the state?

23 Dec 2019

Politics
Jharkhand elections 2019: Counting begins; will BJP retain the state?

Counting of votes for the 81-seated Jharkhand assembly began at 8 am today.

Naxals blow bridge in Gumla as polling continues in Jharkhand

30 Nov 2019

Politics
Naxals blow bridge in Gumla as polling continues in Jharkhand

As the first phase of polling commenced in Jharkhand on Saturday, Naxals blew up a bridge in the Gumla district's Bishnupur.

Anti-Modi website claiming EVM hacking shutdown; Owner offers erotic massages

28 Jun 2019

India
Anti-Modi website claiming EVM hacking shutdown; Owner offers erotic massages

Remember Tricolor News Network (TNN) World?

Mamata Banerjee's United Rally: Towering political leaders reach Kolkata

19 Jan 2019

Politics
Mamata Banerjee's United Rally: Towering political leaders reach Kolkata

Mamata Banerjee's United Rally in Kolkata, West Bengal, on Saturday which is primarily a show of strength of opposition leaders will be attended by towering leaders of the country, including a former Prime Minister and several ex-Chief Ministers.

Jharkhand CM announces Rs. 10L cash award for silver-medalist Madhumita

28 Aug 2018

Sports
Jharkhand CM announces Rs. 10L cash award for silver-medalist Madhumita

Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das today announced a cash award of Rs. 10 lakh for archer Madhumita Kumari for getting a silver medal in the 18th Asian Games in Indonesia.

Union Minister Jayant Sinha garlands lynching convicts, invites sharp criticism

07 Jul 2018

Politics
Union Minister Jayant Sinha garlands lynching convicts, invites sharp criticism

Union Minister Jayant Sinha from Jharkhand has found himself in the middle of a controversy and scathing criticism after he garlanded eight men convicted for lynching a Muslim meat trader last year.

Top priority is to develop 6 most-backward districts: Jharkhand CM

31 Mar 2018

India
Top priority is to develop 6 most-backward districts: Jharkhand CM

Jharkhand CM Raghubar Das said the government's priority is to develop six backward districts of the state, including Khunti, Simdega, Gumla, West Singhbhum, Pakur, and Sahibganj.