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Jharkhand News

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.

Jharkhand coal mine collapse: Eleven bodies recovered, over dozen feared trapped dead
Jharkhand coal mine collapse: Eleven bodies recovered, over dozen feared trapped dead

Bodies of at least eleven workers were on Friday recovered a caved-in coal mine whereas dozens are still said to be trapped inside at Paharia Bhodaye in Jharkhand’s Godda district. 

11 dead, scores missing after Jharkhand mine collapse, probe ordered
11 dead, scores missing after Jharkhand mine collapse, probe ordered

The tragedy occurred at the Rajmahal Opencast Project of Eastern Coalfields Limited (ECL) around 7.30 p.m. on Thursday, officials said.

Jharkhand mine collapse: Nine bodies pulled out, over 20 workers feared trapped
Jharkhand mine collapse: Nine bodies pulled out, over 20 workers feared trapped

Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das is monitoring the situation closely and has asked the concerned officials to intensify rescue operations.

Ranchi mayor stops CM's convoy, complains of abusive police

 Ranchi Mayor Asha Lakra on Tuesday stopped Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das` convoy to seek justice for the "abusive language" hurled at her by a traffic police.

With headless women's panel, Jharkhand fights crimes against women

Jharkhand is working through a surge in crimes against women with a headless women's commission.

Ranchi shutdown over girl's rape-murder

A shutdown called by various student organisations on Thursday demanding arrest of those involved in the gang rape and murder of a teenager last week had little impact here.

Ranchi 'Nirbhaya' case: Rs 1 lakh reward announced for info on suspects

The Ranchi Police on Wednesday announced a Rs one lakh reward for any clues in the rape and murder of a 19-year-old here on December 16.

Hardcore Maoist accused of killing policemen arrested in Jharkhand
Hardcore Maoist accused of killing policemen arrested in Jharkhand

Marandi was involved in several criminal cases, including killing of Pakur Superintendent of Police Amarjeet Balihar in an ambush.

Mob beats couple for 'killing neighbours using black magic' in Jharkhand, sets house on fire

A mob beat to death an elderly couple accused of witchcraft in eastern India, police said Saturday, the second such killing in the region in two weeks.

Newly-wed woman gang-raped by husband, friends in Jharkhand

A newly-married woman was allegedly raped by her husband and his two friends at gun point at Rahaiya village in Palamau district, a police officer on Friday said.