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Five killed while extracting coal illegally from closed mine in Jharkhand's Giridih

In Jharkhand, more than 500 people have died while extracting coal from closed mines.

Jharkhand CM Raghubar Das congratulates PM Modi on completing 3 years
Jharkhand CM Raghubar Das congratulates PM Modi on completing 3 years

Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das on Friday congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Cabinet colleagues on completion of three years in office.

Naxals burn down railway signals room, train engine in Jharkhand
Naxals burn down railway signals room, train engine in Jharkhand

Suspected Naxals set on fire signals and communication setup of a railway station and the engine of a goods train in Bokaro district of Jharkhand.

Two killed in Dhanbad as land caves-in
Two killed in Dhanbad as land caves-in

Two people were believed to be killed after land caved-in the Bharat Coking Coal Limited (BCCL) coal mine area in Dhanbad, reports said on Wednesday.

18 arrested, 2 police officials suspended over Jharkhand lynching

Jharkhand lynching, Jharkhand police stations, Jharkhand child lifters, Jharkhand

Jharkhand: Twin blasts rock Hazaribagh railway station, probe on - All details here
Jharkhand: Twin blasts rock Hazaribagh railway station, probe on - All details here

Panic and chaos ensued after two blasts took place late on Sunday night in Hazaribagh railway station of Jharkhand.

Jamshedpur remains tense after violence over lynching

The situation in Jamshedpur was tense but under control on Sunday, a day after it saw large-scale protests over the lynching of seven persons, including four Muslims, suspected of being child-lifters.

Jharkhand villagers clash with police over child lifter rumours

Jharkhand government has already announced a compensation of Rs 2 lakh to the kind of each of the victims.

Jharkhand: Villagers lynch six on suspicion of child lifting

Six persons were brutally beaten to death on Thursday in Jamshedpur over rumours of being child kidnappers.

Mixed response to JVM-P traffic blockade in Jharkhand

Jharkhand on Thursday witnessed mixed response to a traffic blockade called by the Jharkhand Vikas Morcha-Prajatantrik (JVM-P) to oppose the Adani power plant and amendments in two state land acts.

Contractor killed in Jharkhand's Giridih district

A contractor and a former member of a panchayat samity was killed by unidentified persons in Giridih district, police today said.

Maoist leader Kundan Pahan surrenders in Jharkhand
Maoist leader Kundan Pahan surrenders in Jharkhand

Maoist leader Kundan Pahan, who was carrying a bounty of Rs. 15 lakh on his head, surrendered before the police in Ranchi.

 

Jharkhand: Massive Naxal ammunition cache recovered
Jharkhand: Massive Naxal ammunition cache recovered

The Central Reserve Police Force along with the Jharkhand police in a joint operation, busted a Naxal ammunition dump in the forest area of Lohardanga, Jharkhand yesterday evening.

Two Maoists held in Jharkhand; five vehicles torched

The five tractors were torched by the Maoists at Manatu in Palamu district after their demand for money was refused, police said.

Security forces seize huge quantity of explosives in Jharkhand

The security forces seized huge quantity of explosives in Khunti and Lohardaga district on Saturday.

Over 50 Landmines, contained bomb recovered in Jharkhand's Lohardagga

Several landmines were recovered in a joint operation of the state police and the CRPF in Jharkhand`s Lohardagga district, two days after massive arms and ammunition was ere recovered from the same place.

Jharkhand Governor Draupadi Murmu to be next President of India? - Know all about her
Jharkhand Governor Draupadi Murmu to be next President of India? - Know all about her

The incumbent President Pranab Mukherjee's term will expire on 25 July 2017.

Jharkhand: Massive cache of ammunition recovered from Naxal hideout

In a joint operation launched by the Jharkhand police and 158 Battalion Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), a massive cache of arms and ammunitions was recovered from a Naxal hideout in Jharkhand`s Lohardaga district.

Anti-Naxal ops: Arms, including LMG, AK 47, 3000 bullets seized by forces in Jharkhand
Anti-Naxal ops: Arms, including LMG, AK 47, 3000 bullets seized by forces in Jharkhand

Security forces on Thursday recovered a cache of over a dozen arms and more than 3,000 rounds of ammunition as part of an anti-Naxal operation in Jharkhand's Lohardaga district.

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.