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Jharkhand News

Jharkhand CM orders removal of beacon lights from vehicles

 Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das on Thursday directed removal of red/blue beacon lights from all government vehicles.

VHP wants national level law to ban cow slaughter

The Vishwa Hindu Parishad today demanded a national level law to ban cow slaughter, saying failure of the government to frame such a law gave rise to ugly incidents involving cow vigilantes.

Togadia asks Centre to follow example of US bombing of IS

The Vishwa Hindu Parishad today asked the central government to follow the example of US bombing of Islamic State targets in Afghanistan to tackle jehadis in the Kashmir valley and elsewhere in the country.

Togadia confident of Ram Temple coming up at Ayodhya

The Vishwa Hindu Parishad today expressed confidence that a grand Ram Temple would be built at the birthplace of Lord Ram in Ayodhya.

Littipara (ST) bypoll : JMM wins defeating BJP

The JMM on Thrusday retained Littipara (ST) Assembly seat in Jharkhand by defeating BJP by 12,900 votes.

Jharkhand by-poll results 2017: JMM leading in Littipara assembly seat
Jharkhand by-poll results 2017: JMM leading in Littipara assembly seat

The Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) was on Thursday leading in the Littipara assembly constituency in Jharkhand, an official said.

'Ghar wapsi': 53 families return to Hindu religion as part of 'Christianity-free' campaign of RSS
'Ghar wapsi': 53 families return to Hindu religion as part of 'Christianity-free' campaign of RSS

As a part of 'ghar wapsi', at least 53 families have returned to Hindu fold as a part of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh’s  'Christianity-free' campaign in Jharkhand.

72.15 per cent voting in Jharkhand bypoll

Amid tight security, 72.15 per cent of the over 1.95 lakh voters exercised their franchise in Jharkhand`s Littipara assembly bypoll on Sunday, an election official said.

68 percent turnout in Jharkhand's Littipara Assembly by-poll

The by-election to Littipara Assembly seat was necessitated following the passing away of JMM MLA Anil Murmu on January 17. 

Two policemen killed in encounter with Maoists in Jharkhand
Two policemen killed in encounter with Maoists in Jharkhand

Two policemen were killed in an encounter with Maoists that took place on Saturday night in Simdega's Mahabuang Thana district in Jharkhand.

Era of honesty has begun, those who looted poor will have to return everything: PM Narendra Modi in Jharkhand's Sahebganj
Era of honesty has begun, those who looted poor will have to return everything: PM Narendra Modi in Jharkhand's Sahebganj

PM Narendra Modi on Thursday laid the foundation stone for various development projects in Sahebganj of Jharkhand.

PM Narendra Modi to visit Jharkhand, lay foundation of multi-modal terminal on Ganga at Sahibganj today
PM Narendra Modi to visit Jharkhand, lay foundation of multi-modal terminal on Ganga at Sahibganj today

Rural areas in Jharkhand will particularly benefit from the multi-modal terminal on the River Ganga.

Truck kills four children in Jharkhand

Four children sleeping on a roadside were crushed to death by a truck in Jharkhand's Palamau district on Tuesday.

BJP leader Yashwant Sinha, 100 villagers arrested in Jharkhand for taking out Navratri march
BJP leader Yashwant Sinha, 100 villagers arrested in Jharkhand for taking out Navratri march

Senior BJP leader Yashwant Sinha was arrested on Tuesday in Jharkhand for taking out Navratri march.

Hundreds of liquor, illegal meat shops shut in Jharkhand

The Ranchi Municipal Corporation is constructing a slaughterhouse.
 

President Pranab Mukherjee lays foundation stone of Haj House in Ranchi
President Pranab Mukherjee lays foundation stone of Haj House in Ranchi

Haj pilgrimage is a lifetime dream of every Muslim and Haj House at Ranchi would facilitate the journey for people of the state, President Pranab Mukherjee said on Sunday.

Jharkhand CM Raghubar Das trying to snatch JMM bastion

Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das is doing all he can to win the Littipara Assembly by-election to deal a blow to the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM).

Maoist camp destroyed in Jharkhand, a commander held

A Maoist camp was destroyed by the security personnel in Jharkhand's Giridih district and one of its commanders arrested in Khuti on Thursday, the state police said.

Following Yogi Adityannath's action against illegal slaughter houses in UP, Jharkhand govt takes step against illegal abattoirs
Following Yogi Adityannath's action against illegal slaughter houses in UP, Jharkhand govt takes step against illegal abattoirs

After Uttar Pradesh, now Jharkhand government has ordered closure of illegal slaughterhouses.

Six BSF men injured in mortar firing incident in Jharkhand

Six BSF personnel were on Friday injured in a mortar shell blast during firing practice in Jharkhand's Hazaribagh district.

Shootout in Jharkhand: Former Dhanbad deputy Mayor, three others killed in firing
Shootout in Jharkhand: Former Dhanbad deputy Mayor, three others killed in firing

Former Deputy mayor of Dhanbad Neeraj Singh and three others were killed in a shootout in the city on Tuesday, according to an ANI report. 

Driver shot dead, unidentified body found in Jamshedpur

A driver was shot dead while an unidentified body of a man was recovered in two separate incident in and around the steel city on Tuesday, police said.

Opposition likely to unite against BJP in Jharkhand assembly bypoll

Taking lessons from the Uttar Pradesh elections, the opposition parties in the Littipara assembly bypoll are likely to unite as the ruling BJP is working hard to dent the bastion of the main opposition Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM).

Seven Jharkhand students caught writing exams in under-construction house

Illustrative of how blatantly unscrupulous officials collude with parents to let their wards use unfair means in examinations, seven youngsters were found writing their exams in an under-construction house away from their exam centre here.

Maoists torch three vehicles in Jharkhand

Maoist guerrillas have torched three vehicles involved in bridge construction work in Jharkhand's Chatra district, police said on Thursday.

Five Maoists arrested in Jharkhand's Ranchi

Five Maoists were arrested from a shopping complex here, police said on Saturday.

Two devotees die of heart attack in Jharkhand

Two devotees died of heart attack in Jharkhand`s Deoghar district on Friday after offering prayers at the famous Baba Baidyanath Shiva temple on the occasion of Mahashivaratri, police said.

JPP calls for J'khand bandh on Feb 16 during Global Investors
JPP calls for J'khand bandh on Feb 16 during Global Investors

Jharkhand People's Party (JPP) today called for a state wide bandh on February 16 to protest against the state government's decision to impose prohibitory orders under Section 144 of the CrPC in Ranchi during Global Investors Summit.

Maoists kill man suspecting him to be a police informer in Jharkhand

A man was killed by suspected Maoists in Birangatta village near the pilgrim town in Maoist-hit Giridih district in the early hours today

Man 'commits suicide' after 'killing' wife and children in Jharkhand

A 40-year-old man allegedly hacked to death his wife and two minor children, injured two other minors and commited suicide in Seraikela-Kharswan district of Jharkhand today.