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Jharkhand assembly elections: The winners & losers

Hemant Soren is the big winner in Jharkhand, but who else gained ground? And which major players suffered setbacks in the Jharkhand assembly elections?
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Jharkhand assembly election: What worked and what didn't

Another state slipped out of BJP’s hands as Jharkhand results on Monday delivered a morale-boosting victory to the opposition with the JMM-Congress-RJD alliance winning a comfortable majority of 47..
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BJP dented in Haryana, denied in Maharashtra, defeated in Jharkhand: P Chidambaram


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Haryana, Maharashtra, Jharkhand: Opposition sees national ripples in BJP setbacks


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BJP may have to rethink strategy for key state polls

BJP has been different from Congress because of the room it allows its state-level leaders. This, though could change after the party lost polls in Jharkhand. The loss of one more state is likely to..
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Hemant Soren swung into alliance mode a year ago, tapped ‘adivasi anger’

JMM chief Hemant Soren led his party to its highest seat tally ever in Jharkhand. It also marked the end of BJP’s experiment with a non-tribal CM in a state carved out for adivasis. JMM also emerged..
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Jharkhand election results: Another state slips out of BJP's control

Hemant Soren of JMM is set to take over as chief minister of Jharkhand, returning to the job he held for a year before BJP won in 2015. The oath ceremony will take place on Thursday. BJP slipped to 25..
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Jharkhand assembly polls: Hemant Soren thanks PM Modi for his wishes

Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) working president Hemant Soren on Monday thanked Narendra Modi after the Prime Minister congratulated him and JMM-led alliance for their victory in the Jharkhand assembly..
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Jharkhand election result shatters JD(U)'s dream of being recognised as national party


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Jharkhand poll outcome sends ripples through political waters of Bihar

Lalu Prasad's RJD, once formidable but down in the dumps for some time, erupted in joy over the triumph of the JMM-led alliance, in which it is a minor partner, as it kindled hopes of replicating the..
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With Jharkhand victory, Congress grabs power in 7th state

Party leaders feel that the BJP is not invincible and can be defeated if like-minded parties get together. This, they feel, has been proved right in some states and the experiment can be implemented in..
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Hemant Soren set to return as Jharkhand CM

JMM leader Hemant Soren, the son of Jharkhand architect Shibu Soren, is set to take up the reins of the state for a second term. His first stint as chief minister of the tribal state had lasted for..
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Jharkhand results a fillip to anti-CAA stir: Congress


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Jharkhand Assembly Election 2019: PM Modi congratulates Hemant Soren on victory

JMM-Congress-RJD alliance is set to win 47 seats in 81-member assembly in Jharkhand.
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Hemant Soren wins from both assembly seats in Jharkhand polls

Amid the ongoing counting for the Jharkhand assembly elections, Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) leader Hemant Soren emerged as the winner from both the Dumka and Barhait constituencies. Soren won by a..
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Raghubar Das resigns, asked to continue till new government is formed

Jharkhand chief minister Raghubar Das on Monday resigned after the BJP received a drubbing in the assembly elections. "I met Governor Droupadi Murmu and submitted my resignation. The governor asked me..
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BJP lost Jharkhand to Raghubar Das's unpopularity, Arjun Munda's absence

Das was not only a non-tribal, failed to gauge tribals' beliefs and aspirations, but also earned fair amount of unpopularity. "Das was so unpopular that even Munda couldn't have bailed him out",..
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Local issues played role in Jharkhand defeat: BJP


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PM Modi congratulates Hemant Soren on Jharkhand win


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Jharkhand Assembly Election 2019: Hemant Soren wins from Dumka and Barhait

Hemant Soren looks set to return for a second term as the Jharkhand chief minister.
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With defeat in Jharkhand, BJP's presence sinking on India's map

As of 6:45 PM JMM has won 8 seats, BJP has won 9, Congress has won 4, and ASJU has won 1 seat.
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Jharkhand victory shows BJP can be defeated if opposition unites, Chidambaram says

Former Union minister and senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Monday said the Jharkhand election results prove that BJP can be defeated if the opposition puts up a fight unitedly.
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BJP respects Jharkhand mandate: Amit Shah

BJP president Amit Shah said on Monday his party respects the mandate of Jharkhand voters, as it lost to the rival JMM-Congress alliance in the assembly elections. In a tweet, Shah also expressed his..
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With Jharkhand loss, BJP footprint shrinks to half from 2017 peak

In 2017, BJP governed 71% of Indian landmass but after the loss in Jharkhand, BJP governs mere 35%. BJP's string of losses in states despite the massive General election victory this year may force the..
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People of Jharkhand have given clear majority to JMM-Congress-RJD: Hemant Soren

Hemant Soren, the chief ministerial candidate of the opposition alliance, which is on way to a decisive victory over the ruling BJP, Monday said the people of Jharkhand have given a clear majority to..
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Waiting for the final results of Jharkhand polls: CM Raghubar Das

As official EC trends indicate a majority win for the Congress-JMM alliance, Jharkhand chief minister Raghubar Das on Monday said he will wait for the final results to come in and said that BJP will..
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Jailed Lalu Prasad beats BJP in Jharkhand from hospital bed

His political career has been written off by many but RJD supremo Lalu Prasad, currently jailed in a fodder scam case in the Birsa Munda jail here, again proved his prowess by accomplishing the BJP's..
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JMM-Congress-RJD alliance set to form government in Jharkhand

The opposition alliance of Jharkhand Mukti Morcha, Congress and the RJD is set to form the next government in Jharkhand displacing the BJP which ruled the state for the last 5 years. For the BJP, which..
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'New chapter begins for Jharkhand': Five years after loss, Hemant Soren looks set for return as CM

JMM-Congress-RJD alliance looks set for crossing the majority mark of 41.
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BJP dented, denied, defeated in 2019: P Chidambaram thanks Jharkhand voters


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Jharkhand rejected misleading politics of Modi-Shah: Ashok Gehlot


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BJP's CAA narrative didn't work in Jharkhand: Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut


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Jharkhand polls held amid CAA stir, people trusted Hemant Soren to fulfil their aspirations: Mamata Banerjee


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Hemant Soren, the new star on Jharkhand's political scene

With the assembly election results showing a clear victory for the JMM-led alliance, it is evident that Hemant Soren is poised to become the next chief minister of Jharkhand. He will be donning the..
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Jharkhand elections: Who is Hemant Soren?

Hemant Soren is the working president of Jharkhand Mukti Morcha and is the son of former Union minister and tribal leader Shibu Soren. Hemant was pushed into the senior JMM leadership in 2009 after the..
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Jharkhand voters demolished 'arrogance' of Modi, Shah: NCP

The Shiv Sena also hit out at the BJP, with which it recently severed ties at the Centre and in Maharashtra, saying the Jharkhand Assembly poll trends show people are not buying the Amit Shah-led..
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Jharkhand CM Raghubar Das trails by 771 votes in Jamshedpur (East) seat

Das, the BJP candidate, has secured 13,708 votes while Roy got 14,479 votes so far. Roy, a former Jharkhand minister, had quit the Raghubar Das cabinet and the BJP after he was denied a ticket from..
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'JMM's Hemant Soren next Jharkhand CM': Congress, RJD reiterate 'Mahagathbandhan' commitment

The Congress and the RJD reiterated that JMM's Hemant Soren will be the next chief minister of Jharkhand.
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Jharkhand polls: Babulal Marandi maintains strong lead in Dhanwar

The former Jharkhand chief minister is pitted against Jharkhand Mukti Morcha's Nijamuddin Ansari, Communist Party of India (Marxist-Leninist)'s Raj Kumar Yadav and BJP's Laxman Prasad Singh. Marandi..
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BJP will form the government in Jharkhand, says incumbent CM Raghubar Das

Current trends show the JMM-RJD-Congress alliance leading in 42 seats, which is more than the half-way majority mark of 41. BJP, on the other hand, is leading on 29 seats and likely to emerge as the..
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Congress workers burst crackers, distribute sweets as Jharkhand trends come in

The Congress was ahead in 13 seats and the JMM in 23, according to the Election Commission. The BJP was trailing with leads in 27 seats, indicating that it may cede power to the opposition. The RJD was..
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People want to get rid of BJP in Jharkhand: Congress' Pranav Jha

"There were several issues including Adivasis' issues and land being snatched away from them. People wanted to get rid of this government and find a new one. We can see that in the initial trends,"..
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Jharkhand: Counting of votes underway, results to determine fate of Raghubar Das, BJP in state

BJP, JMM, Congress, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD), All Jharkhand Students' Union (AJSU) and Jharkhand Vikas Morcha - Prajatantrik (JVM-P) are the main political parties in the fray. The primary fight is..
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Jharkhand Assembly election results 2019: Key players and constituencies

Most exit polls for Jharkhand elections have indicated a hung assembly with most of them giving an edge to the opposition alliance of the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM), the Congress and the Rashtriya..
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Jharkhand results today, BJP trashes all exit polls

The verdict for the polls today, will decide if Jharkhand, a tribal stronghold, reinstates the non-tribal Raghubar Das or ushers in a tribal CM. Both BJP and mahagathbandhan exuded confidence about..
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Counting for 81 Jharkhand assembly seats today, exit polls predict hung assembly

The results of the Jharkhand assembly election will be announced on Monday. All arrangements are in place for the counting of votes tomorrow morning. The counting of votes will start at 8am in all the..
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Jharkhand assembly election: Issues confronting BJP


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Jharkhand assembly election: Why return of Raghubar Das as CM is crucial for BJP


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Jharkhand may not go BJP’s way


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