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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.

Jharkhand CM Raghubar Das launches UJALA scheme
Jharkhand CM Raghubar Das launches UJALA scheme

Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das today launched energy efficient fans and LED tube lights under the 'Unnat Jeevan by Affordable LEDs and Appliances for All' (UJALA) scheme in the state.

 

Two new AIIMS to be set up in Jharkhand and Gujarat: Arun Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday announced two new All India Institutes of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Jharkhand and Gujarat as part of increasing healthcare in the country.

Huge cache of arms, ammunitions recovered from Jharkhand''s Latehar
Huge cache of arms, ammunitions recovered from Jharkhand''s Latehar

The police has recovered a huge cache of arms and ammunitions from Jharkhand`s Latehar district from a Naxal hideout.

Jharkhand assembly disrupted over amendments to land laws

The Jharkhand assembly proceedings were disrupted on Thursday as JMM legislators protested the amendments to the two key state land acts originally formulated to protect the rights of the tribal and indigenous people.

Jharkhand: 5 security men injured in IED blast; huge ammo seized

Five security personnel, including three CRPF men, on Friday suffered injuries in an IED blast during an anti-Naxal operation in the jungles of Latehar district, even as the forces seized 50 bombs, 165 detonators and over five dozen grenades.

Four security personnel injured in Jharkhand landmine blast

At least four security personnel were injured on Friday when Maoist guerrillas detonated a landmine in Garwah district of Jharkhand.

Jharkhand coal mine reopens after 18 killed in collapse

The Lalmatia open cast mine has an annual capacity of 17 million tonnes and accounts for about half of ECL`s coal production. 

Cashless marriage after toilet is built at groom's home in Jharkhand

The cashless marriage was presumably first of its kind in Jharkhand following the demonetisation move.

Demonetisation has hit Maoist finances in a significant way: Rajnath Singh
Demonetisation has hit Maoist finances in a significant way: Rajnath Singh

Singh asked the Left Wing Extremism groups to give up violence stressing that it has no place in a democracy.

Maoist torch three vehicles in Jharkhand

Maoist guerrillas on Saturday torched three vehicles involved in road construction work in Jharkhand`s West Singhbhum district, police said.

DC, SP transferred after shoe hurled at Jharkhand CM

Scores of shoes were hurled as Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das tried to leave the venue. Luckily not a single one touched the Chief Minister.

BJP ally AJSU chief skips development council meet in Jharkhand

All Jharkhand Students Union (AJSU) President Sudesh Mahto, an ally of the ruling BJP and Jharkhand State Development Council Deputy Chairperson, on Tuesday skipped a council meeting here along with opposition Jharkhand Mukti Morcha members.

Maoist killed in Jharkhand gunfire

A CPI-Maoist group guerrilla was killed and his wife arrested in a gunfire with the security forces in Jharkhand`s East Singhbhum district on Tuesday, police said.

Jharkhand mine collapse: With 2 more bodies recovered, death toll rises to 18
Jharkhand mine collapse: With 2 more bodies recovered, death toll rises to 18

With the recovery of two more bodies late on Sunday, the death toll climbed to 18 in the coal mine collapse at Lalmatia open cast coal mine of Eastern Coalfields Ltd (ECL) in Godda district.

Shoes hurled at Jharkhand CM Raghubar Das

Shoes were hurled at Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das and black flags were shown to hi at a programme in Kharsawa on Sunday, the state police said.

Jharkhand coal mine collapse toll rises to 17, CM announces ex-gratia
Jharkhand coal mine collapse toll rises to 17, CM announces ex-gratia

The tragedy occurred at the Rajmahal Open Cast Project of Eastern Coalfields Limited (ECL) around 7.30 p.m. on Thursday in Godda district of Jharkhand.

Toll rises to 13 in Jharkhand coal mine cave-in, rescue ops still underway
Toll rises to 13 in Jharkhand coal mine cave-in, rescue ops still underway

"Two more bodies have been recovered on Saturday. The rescue operation is going on. There are chances of some more people still trapped in the debris," said a police spokesperson to IANS.