Construction of the new Assembly and High Court premises have been underway without environmental clearance, claims NGT. Interestingly, it was the previous Raghubar Das government that initiated the construction.
'This will be my defeat, not the Bharatiya Janata Party's,' said Raghubar Das.
Coming close on the heels of the Maharashtra and Haryana assembly elections and months ahead of the Delhi assembly polls, the Jharkhand result has shown that the BJP’s cloak of electoral invincibility is slipping.
The JMM-led alliance is all set to form the government in Jharkhand as BJP's Raghubar Das conceded defeat.
Exit polls have predicted less than 40 seats for the BJP while the party expects to win over 65 seats.
Sources say Hemant Soren and a senior Congress leader have even decided to send feelers to BJP's former ally, the AJSU, which decided to break its alliance with the saffron party ahead of the assembly polls.
Polling for the fifth and final phase of the Jharkhand assembly elections in 16 constituencies has began.
The fate of 309 candidates will be decided in the third leg of the elections where BJP is fighting alone for the first time.
Report shows 26 per cent of all the candidates for the December 7 elections have criminal cases against them.
The ultimatum comes in the face of some senior party leaders jumping into the poll fray after being denied tickets.
Concerned officials reached the village to probe the reason behind the death.
The 18-year-old said until the government avenged her father's death, any talk about dialogue with Pakistan was useless to her.
"Most of the common citizens of the country are unable to understand the arguments of their counsel before the court as they do not know English."
The tribal folks were smeared with Sandalwood paste, their feet washed and local Hindu priests performed Tilak, the report added.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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