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Shibu Soren

JMM Chief Shibu Soren, Wife Test Positive For COVID-19

Aug 22, 2020 PTI

Earlier, the CM had taken the test on two separate occasions -- first time after coming in contact with infected cabinet colleague Mithilesh Thakur, and the second time after 17 employees at his office were diagnosed with the disease.

Hemant Soren: The Man Who Dethroned BJP In Jharkhand

Dec 23, 2019 Preetha Nair

Political analysts say it took a while for Hemant Soren to come out of the shadows of his father, Shibu Soren.

Jharkhand Assembly Polls Live Updates: 48.8% Voter Turnout Till 1 PM; Maoists Blow Up Bridge In Gumla

The ruling BJP faces stiff competition from a joint Opposition comprising Congress, RJD and Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM).

BJP's Modus Operandi Entails Use Of ED, CBI, & IT Dept To Harass Opposition: JMM's Hemant Soren

Nov 04, 2019 Preetha Nair

In this interview with Outlook's Preetha Nair, JMM leader Hemant Soren discusses Jharkhand polls, BJP, and the grand alliance's political prospects in the state.

The Last Refuge

Finally, the long arm of the law catches up with union coal minister Shibu Soren as he is held guilty of conspiring to kidnap and murder his private secretary, reviving the debate on criminals in politics and "tainted ministers" in the UPA cabinet.

29 January, 2006

Old Wine...

Except for Shibu Soren (JMM) and Prem Gupta (RJD), the much awaited reshuffle was a Congress affair, with Aiyar losing Petroleum to Deora, and none found good enough to replace Natwar Singh as EAM. The youth? Perhaps it can wait..

11 March, 2005

Fanning The Fire

Sundeep Dougal

"Oye, othe ghar nu aag lagi hai". (Oye, there is a house on fire). "Saanu ki?" (How am I bothered?) "O tuhada ghar hai". (That is your house) "Te pher, tuhanu ki?" (So then why are you bothered?)

11 March, 2005

Graceless Under Fire

Outlook Web Bureau

It was a farce from the beginning till the very end, but finally Shibu Soren was persuaded to resign and Arjun Munda got that much coveted letter appointing him Jharkhand Chief Minister, which was rightly his to begin with.

09 March, 2005

'A Total Fraud On The Constitution'

Outlook Web Bureau

A more stinging reprimand and rebuke could not have been expected. The Supreme Court advances the date of the floor test in Jharkhand assembly to March 11, orders video-recording of the proceedings of the floor test, and virtually stays any move to n

04 March, 2005

Too Little, Too Late

Sundeep Dougal

And now comes belated damage control and adoption of the higher moral ground in Goa. But even the old faithfuls would find it difficult to buy the new party line trotted out by various Congress spokespersons. The silence from the PM and the Congress

04 March, 2005

'You ... Are Avoiding Your Accountability'

L.K. Advani

In light of the sheer brazenness of the assault on democracy in Jharkhand, I demand that the government immediately institute a probe to determine who was responsible for it and take suitable action against the guilty

02 March, 2005

'Intervene Urgently And Effectively To Reverse The Governor's Delinquent Acts'

National Democratic Alliance

Full text of the memorandum submitted by the NDA leaders to President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam on the 'shocking conduct of the Governor of Jharkhand'. Full Coverage

27 February, 2005

To The Wire

Outlook Web Bureau

The ruling BJP-led NDA fought off a strong anti-incumbency factor to emerge as the biggest pre-poll group, within sniffing distance of power ahead of Congress-JMM combine. Updates

14 December, 2004

'It Was A Total Conspiracy'

Nagendar Sharma

'A lot has been said on the issue of tainted ministers. Please tell me one thing when the law of the country permits that you can contest elections, why this hue and cry?' asks the controversial coal minister addressing the issue of 'taint' and the c

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