The by-polls in both the seats were necessitated following the conviction of the JMM
MLAs Yogendra Mahto and Amit Mahto.
" The JMM
chief is one of the VVIPs in the state who are under high security cover.
The prime minister himself looks after six ministries, including the Ministry of Coal and the Ministry of Environment and Forest, which in the past were held by the JMM
and the DMK respectively.
New Delhi [India] April 26 ( ANI ): The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the Delhi High Court verdict which had acquitted Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM
) chief Shibu Soren in the murder of his private secretary in 1994.
legislators led by former deputy chief minister Hemant Soren ( himself a chief ministerial aspirant), Hazi Hussain Ansari, Champai Soren, Simon Marandi and Mathura Mahto reached Delhi and held talks with Congress general secretary in- charge of Jharkhand, Shakeel Ahmed.
along with the Rashtriya Lok Dal and the Janata Dal (Secular) hold the key to the survival of the UPA government.
New Delhi [India], Mar 06 ( ANI ): Former Jharkhand chief minister Hemant Soren on Tuesday said that Congress president Rahul Gandhi has assured to support Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM
) in the upcoming Lok Sabha and Vidhan Sabha elections.
The Munda government was on Monday reduced to a minority after the 18- member JMM
withdrew its support.
He accused the Soren-led JMM
regime, and the Congress, which gives it issue-based support, of encouraging the practice of illegal mining.
chief Shibu Soren decided to withdraw support after the BJP refused to remove Arjun Munda as chief minister.
The four JMM
legislators likely to take the oath of office are Haji Hussain Ansari, Jai Prakash Bhai Patel, Simon Marandi and Champai Soren.
party core committee members Supriyo Bhattacharya and Vinod Pandey met chief minister Munda on Sunday.