Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM): News

23 May 2024

Rahul Gandhi

'Tribals, dalit are automatically framed...': Rahul on Hemant Soren's arrest

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday compared the arrests of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and former Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren, who is yet to receive bail.

22 May 2024

Hemant Soren

Hemant Soren withdraws bail petition after SC rap

Former Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren—arrested in January in a money laundering case—withdrew an interim bail plea before the Supreme Court on Wednesday.

13 May 2024

Hemant Soren

SC seeks ED's response on Soren's plea against arrest 

The Supreme Court on Monday sought the Enforcement Directorate's reply by May 17 on the plea of former Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren against his arrest in a money laundering case linked to an alleged land scam.

10 May 2024

Hemant Soren

SC quashes ex-Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren's interim bail plea

The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed the interim bail plea of former Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren to participate in the ongoing Lok Sabha elections.

24 Apr 2024

Hemant Soren

Soren moves SC over HC's 'delay' on petition against arrest

Former Jharkhand Chief Minister, Hemant Soren on Wednesday moved the Supreme Court, alleging a delay by the state high court in ruling on his petition.

19 Mar 2024

Hemant Soren

Sita Soren resigns from JMM, joins BJP

Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) MLA Sita Soren on Tuesday quit her party and joined the Bharatiya Janata Party in New Delhi.

14 Mar 2024


Jharkhand police summon ED officials in Hemant Soren harassment case

Jharkhand Police on Thursday summoned Enforcement Directorate (ED) officials for questioning next Thursday regarding a case filed by former Chief Minister Hemant Soren.

05 Feb 2024


Champai Soren-led Jharkhand government wins trust vote in assembly

The newly formed Champai Soren government in Jharkhand won the trust vote in the assembly on Monday.

02 Feb 2024

Hemant Soren

Champai Soren takes oath as Jharkhand CM

Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) Vice-President Champai Soren took oath as the Chief Minister of Jharkhand at the Raj Bhavan in Ranchi on Friday.

31 Jan 2024

Hemant Soren

Hemant Soren arrested, Champai Soren appointed as new Jharkhand CM

The ruling Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) has named Champai Soren as the state's next chief minister.

20 Jan 2024

Hemant Soren

Land scam case: ED records statement of Jharkhand CM Soren

Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren on Saturday recorded his official statement with the Enforcement Directorate (ED) officials in a money laundering case.

10 Jan 2024

Hemant Soren

Don't respond: Jharkhand government to departments on central agencies inquiries

The Jharkhand government on Tuesday directed all departments of the state to avoid directly responding to inquiries or providing documents to central probe agencies, such as the Enforcement Directorate (ED).

29 Dec 2023


Jharkhand: Old-age pension qualifying age reduced to just 50 years

In a major announcement, Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren announced on Friday that the state government has decided to reduce the qualifying age for old-age pension to 50 years from 60.

11 Dec 2023

Hemant Soren

Hemant Soren gets 6th ED summons in land scam case

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has reportedly issued yet another summons to Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren for questioning in a money laundering case linked to an alleged land scam.

03 Mar 2023


Jharkhand: ED seizes Rs. 3 crore linked to IAS Singhal

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) seized Rs. 3 crore in cash in connection with the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) case against now-suspended IAS officer Pooja Singhal.

27 Feb 2023

Hemant Soren

Don't deposit money, bankers will steal it: Jharkhand CM Soren

Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren has ruffled some feathers yet again with his latest controversial remarks.

17 Nov 2022

Hemant Soren

Illegal mining case: Hemant Soren to appear before ED today

Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren is likely to appear before the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in Ranchi on Thursday in relation to the illegal mining case in Sahibganj district.

05 Sep 2022


Jharkhand political crisis: CM Hemant Soren wins trust vote

Amid a raging political storm, Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren on Monday won the trust vote, with 48 of 81 MLAs voting in his favor in the Assembly.

02 Sep 2022


Jharkhand: Governor Bais flies to Delhi, may meet Amit Shah

Amid a mounting political crisis in Jharkhand and uncertainty about the fate of Chief Minister (CM) Hemant Soren, Governor Ramesh Bais on Friday left for New Delhi.

30 Aug 2022


Jharkhand political crisis: Ruling alliance MLAs leave for Chhattisgarh

After a "political picnic" within the state to evade horse-trading, Jharkhand's ruling alliance MLAs reportedly left for Nava Raipur in the Congress-ruled Chhattisgarh on a chartered plane from Ranchi on Tuesday evening.

27 Aug 2022


Jharkhand ruling alliance shift MLAs to prevent horse trading

Amid clouds of disqualification looming over Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren, the allies in power — Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM), Congress, and the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) have shifted MLAs to Khunti district to prevent horse trading on Saturday.

25 Aug 2022


EC recommends Hemant Soren's disqualification in office of profit case

The Election Commission of India (ECI) has written to Jharkhand governor Ramesh Bais recommending the disqualification of CM Hemant Soren from the state assembly for holding an misusing position.

03 Oct 2020


Tejashwi Yadav announced as Opposition's CM candidate for Bihar polls

Ahead of the Bihar Assembly elections later this month, the Opposition alliance has announced Rashtriya Janata Dal leader Tejashwi Yadav as its Chief Ministerial candidate.

29 Dec 2019


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.

23 Dec 2019


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

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

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

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

08 Dec 2018


TDP to contest Lok Sabha, Assembly polls in Odisha

The Telugu Desam Party (TDP) led by Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu has decided to contest the Lok Sabha and the Odisha Assembly elections next year in the BJD-ruled state.

06 Dec 2018


BJD leaders to meet 22 parties over Women's Reservation Bill

The ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) in Odisha has decided to consult 22 political parties, including Congress and BJP, as part of its effort to build consensus on the Women's Reservation Bill, pending in Parliament.

10 Sep 2018


Bharat Bandh: 58 Congress activists taken into custody in Jharkhand

Altogether 58 Congress activists were taken into police custody today in Jharkhand for forcibly trying to enforce the 'Bharat Bandh' called by the party.

02 Aug 2018


Members of this tribe pay liquor as fine for crimes

Last week, when Dalu Birhor engaged in a brawl with a neighbor, he was fined two bottles of Hariya (a locally-brewed liquor).

14 Jun 2018


Jharkhand: Two men attacked by mob for allegedly stealing buffaloes

An angry mob attacked two Muslim men on suspicion of cattle theft in Jharkhand's Godda district on Wednesday morning.

11 Dec 2017


Jharkhand village holds kissing contest for married couples

In a country where public display of any sort of romantic affection is frowned upon, a tribal village in Jharkhand organized a kissing contest for married couples.

13 Aug 2017


Sahitya Akademi award winner's 2015 book on Adivasis banned

The Jharkhand government has banned the book 'The Adivasi Will Not Dance' by Sahitya Akademi award-winning author Hansda Sowvendra Shekhar.

02 Aug 2017


Jharkhand government clears bill to ban forced religious conversions

The Jharkhand government headed by CM Raghubar Das in a cabinet meeting on Tuesday cleared the draft of a bill that will ban religious conversion through force or allurement.