PM Modi said: " Congress had no intention to develop Jharkhand. Even the money which used to come from Centre was misused. A state, which is rich in natural resources, has never been allowed to develop by these parties."

Sonia is not celebrating her birthday in view of the incidents of crime against women in the country. Her decision comes after widespread outrage over the gang-rape and murder of a veterinary doctor in Telangana, whose charred body was found later.

The ruling BJP might have fought the last Assembly elections with Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) and All Jharkhand Students Union (AJSU), but now both the allies are contesting alone, Shiv Sena stated in its mouthpiece Saamana.

Prime Minister Modi said that Jharkhand knows that the politics of Congress and JMM is "politics of deceit and selfishness."

Talking about the defence preparedness, JP Nadda said, "Not a single gun was bought during UPA tenure. The demand of 'One Rank, One Pension' was pending since 1971.

About 13 constituencies spread over six districts - Chatra, Palamu, Gumla, Garhwa, Latehar, and Lohardagga will go to the polls in the first phase.

Union Home Minister Amit Shah expressed concern over thin turn-out at his poll rally and suggested solutions for the same but only a part of his speech was picked up and reported by certain sections of media.

Amit Shah addressed a poll rally in Chatra, Jharkhand. However, the wrong and misleading reportage of his speech by certain sections of media has raised many eyebrows.

Home Minister Amit Shah today address a public rally in Chatra, Jharkhand. Taking jibe at Congress, Shah said, “Jharkhand didn’t come into existence during Cong govt, it became a reality during Atal Bihari Vajpayee tenure.

Talking about the revocation of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir, Shah said: "Congress party had been dragging the Kashmir problem for 70 years in the greed of its vote bank.