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.
Political analysts say it took a while for Hemant Soren to come out of the shadows of his father, Shibu Soren.
The ruling BJP faces stiff competition from a joint Opposition comprising Congress, RJD and Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM).
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.
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.
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..
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.
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
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
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
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
'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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The Opposition is hoping for a rich election harvest in Uttar Pradesh but Lucknow appears to be a long way from the killing fields.
The former Delhi Police employee has also emerged as the go-to man for the authorities to reach out to the agitating farmers.
Outwardly peaceful, Kashmir has seen a spate of civilian killings in recent weeks. A silent unease has now exploded into fear and concern after the shooting of minorities.
Virat Kohli will step down as T20 captain of India and RCB but that will not take away the fact that he remains a unique leader
With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.
It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.
One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates