Raghubar Das: News
Raghubar Das is an Indian politician who is a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). He has served as the sixth Chief Minister of Jharkhand and has also served twice as the President of BJP’s Jharkhand unit. Das is serving as the National Vice President of BJP, as of 2021. He was born on May 3, 1955, in Madhya Pradesh and completed his education at Jamshedpur Co-operative College and Ranchi University. Das has served as an employee of Tata Steel and has been a former functionary of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS). During his college days, he was actively involved in politics and participated in the Total movement led by Jayprakash Narayan. He was jailed during the Emergency declared by Indira Gandhi. In 1977, Das became a member of the Janata Party. Das joined BJP as a founding member in the year 1980. He was also appointed as Urban Development Minister and the Deputy Chief Minister in the state. He is the first Chief Minister to complete a full term in Jharkhand.
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With every passing hour, things are getting clearer about Jharkhand elections.
#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
In Jharkhand, the ruling BJP is locked in a tight battle with the grand alliance of JMM, Congress, and RJD, suggest early trends.
23 Dec 2019Jharkhand Election
Jharkhand elections 2019: Counting begins; will BJP retain the state?
Counting of votes for the 81-seated Jharkhand assembly began at 8 am today.
21 Dec 2019Jharkhand
Jharkhand may slip from BJP's hands, suggest exit polls
The state of Jharkhand might slip from BJP's hands, weeks after the saffron party failed to form a government in Maharashtra despite being the single-largest party.
01 Nov 2019Jharkhand
Jharkhand: Polls to be held in five-phases, results on December-23
The state of Jharkhand will vote in five phases to choose its next Chief Minister, Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora announced on Friday.
19 Sep 2019India
Jharkhand: BJP government to pay reporters to write about welfare-schemes
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-ruled government in Jharkhand, led by Chief Minister Raghubar Das, has launched a new scheme, that promises to provide a grant of up to Rs. 15,000 to print and TV reporters, for covering the administration's welfare schemes and other initiatives.
29 Jul 2019Jharkhand
Woman visits doctor for stomach pains; he prescribes her condoms
In a shocking incident, a Jharkhand doctor prescribed a woman condoms after she paid him a visit with complaints of stomach pain.
09 Jul 2019Jharkhand
Muslim mob, protesting Tabrez's lynching, vandalizes bus carrying engineering students
In an ironical turn of events, a Muslim mob, which was protesting the brutal lynching of Tabrez Ansari in Jharkhand, recently vandalized a bus carrying students, causing fear and panic.
20 Dec 2018Jharkhand
Housing for urban poor by 2020, promises Jharkhand Chief Minister
The Jharkhand government is making efforts to provide accommodation to all homeless in the urban areas by 2020, Chief Minister Raghubar Das has said yesterday.
28 Aug 2018India
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.
20 Aug 2018Jharkhand
Jharkhand govt to include Vajpayee's life, thoughts in school curriculum
Jharkhand government decided to include life and thoughts of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee in the school curriculum, CM Raghubar Das said in Ranchi.
29 Jul 2018Jharkhand
Jharkhand Khadi Board makes 'rakhis' from waste silk threads
Putting waste to good use, the Jharkhand State Khadi and Gramodyog Board has started manufacturing "rakhis" made of waste silk threads.
09 Jul 2018Jharkhand
Jharkhand: All households should get electricity-connection by December, says CM
Jharkhand CM Raghubar Das today said by December this year every household in the state should get an electricity connection.
17 Jun 2018West Bengal
4 CMs visit AIIMS to inquire about ex-PM Vajpayee's health
Chief Ministers of West Bengal, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, and Jharkhand - Mamata Banerjee, Nitish Kumar, Raman Singh and Raghubar Das, yesterday visited the AIIMS, New Delhi where former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, 93, is undergoing treatment.
12 Apr 2018India
Jharkhand officials asked to prepare strategy for collecting more revenue
Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das has asked officials to prepare a strategy so that more revenue than the fixed targets can be collected.
10 Apr 2018CM
Jharkhand: Nine killed in road accident, CM announces ex-gratia
Nine persons were killed and eight others injured when a vehicle they were traveling in turned turtle near Adharma village in Simdega district, police said today.
10 Apr 2018India
Jharkhand government to provide jobs to one lakh skilled youths
Jharkhand government will be providing employment to one lakh youths through skill development this year focusing on the six most backward districts of the state, Chief Minister Raghubar Das has said.
31 Mar 2018Hemant Soren
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.
12 Mar 2018CM
Jharkhand: Banlotwa becomes the first alcohol-free village in Ranchi district
Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das has lauded the residents of Banlotwa for becoming the first "alcohol-free" village in Ranchi district, a district official said.
25 Sep 2017Jharkhand
Jharkhand: Massive fire at illegal firecracker-factory; 8 killed, 25 injured
At least eight people have been killed and 25 injured when a massive fire broke out at an illegal firecracker factory in Kumardubi village of Jharkhand's East Singhbhum district.
29 Jun 2017Jharkhand
Jharkhand ministers turn students, take lessons from IIM-A Professors
At least 9 Jharkhand ministers took management lessons at the premier Indian Institute of Management-Ahmedabad to deliver their pre-poll promises.