Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren (File Photo/IANS)

Jharkhand CM in home quarantine after minister tests positive

Ranchi: Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren has quarantined himself after Health Minister Banna Gupta was found coronavirus positive. Banna Gupta had attended a cabinet meeting presided over by the Chief Minister at the state secretariat in Ranchi on Tuesday. Three hours after the cabinet meeting, Banna Gupta’s test report was found positive. So far, the […]

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‘Dil abhi bhara nahin’: Jharkhand CM appeals BCCI to organise farewell match for Dhoni in Ranchi

New Delhi: Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren on Saturday appealed to the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to organise a farewell match for Mahendra Singh Dhoni in Ranchi after the former India captain announced his retirement from international cricket. In two tweets that he posted on Saturday in Hindi, Soren said: “MS […]

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Jharkhand: Schools, malls, cinema halls shut till April 14

Ranchi: Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren on Monday announced in the state Assembly that schools, colleges, coaching centres, shopping malls and cinema halls would remain closed till April 14 in the state in the wake of the coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak in the country. “Educational institutions, hostels, cinema halls, malls, swimming pools, museums and the zoo […]

Ranchi: Jharkhand Governor Droupadi Murmu administers the oath of office to Hemant Soren as Jharkhand Chief Minister during the oath-taking ceremony, in Ranchi on Dec 29, 2019. (Photo: IANS)

Congress tweets praise for Hemant Soren

New Delhi: As Hemant Soren took oath as the 11th Chief Minister of Jharkhand amid the Opposition’s show of strength in Ranchi on Sunday, several Congress leaders took to Twitter to congratulate him. #HemantSoren started trending after the swearing-in ceremony at Morabadi ground at 2 p.m. with almost 3,000 tweets. Congress leader Rahul Gandhi tweeted: “I […]

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Hemant Soren withdraws complaint against ex-CM Raghubar Das

Ranchi: Jharkhand’s Chief Minister-designate and JMM executive president Hemant Soren has withdrawn his complaint against former chief minister Raghubar Das of the BJP. Soren had lodged the complaint under the SC and ST Act in Jamtara on December 19 against Das, who had allegedly made some unsavoury remarks against Soren and his family members. “We […]

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Hemant Soren to be sworn in as Jharkhand CM on Dec 29

Ranchi: Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) leader and the JMM-Congress-RJD alliance’s Chief Minister candidate Hemant Soren was on Tuesday invited to form the government in Jharkhand and will take oath on December 29. Accompanied by leaders of alliance partners, the Congress and the Rashtriya Janata Dal, Soren met Governor Draupadi Murmu at Raj Bhawan at 8.45 p.m. […]