Jharkhand News

Two Jamshedpur mountaineers return to Everest base camp

Mountaineers Hemant Gupta and Payo Murmu, who were stuck up at 22,000 ft height of the Himalayas on way to the summit on Aril 25 when the quack struck in Nepal, today safely returned to the base camp.

Minor girl sexually assaulted by father in Jamshedpur

A minor girl was allegedly sexually assaulted by his father in Nildih area here, police said on Saturday.

Jharkhand CM urges parents to send children to schools

Aiming to cross the national average of 73 per cent in literacy, Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das on Saturday encouraged the people in the state to send their children to schools.

HC seeks Centre's reply on MNS chief Raj Thackeray's prosecution over anti-Bihari remark

The Delhi High Court on Friday sought a response of the Centre on a plea seeking a direction to implead the government in cases related to MNS chief Raj Thackeray's prosecution for allegedly making anti-Bihari remarks in 2008.

Explosives found from jungle in Jharkhand

Security personnel on Thursday recovered explosives from Porahat jungle under Goilkera police station in adjoining West Singhbhum district, a senior police officer said.

Girl thrown out of running train by boyfriend, dies

A 15-year-old girl died on Thursday after she was allegedly thrown out of a running train by a person with whom she had eloped, the GRP here said.

Jamshedpur schoolgirl stands for her rights, rejects child marriage

Standing against the practice of child marriage, 14-year-old tribal girl, Duli Hembram, from Jamshedpur, Jharkhand, rejected marriage and wrote to the school`s principal expressing her desire to study.

'Burdwan blast suspect nabbed on third visit to Pakur'

Burdwan bomb blast suspect Ibrahim Sheikh, who was arrested from here on Saturday last, was nabbed on his third visit to Pakur as the police obtained important information from him about the blast, police said on Wednesday.

Hindutva is symbol of nationalism, says Jharkhand CM

Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghuvar Das on Tuesday said Hindutva is a symbol of nationalism and RSS is its true devotee.

Girl gang-raped by relative, his friends in Jharkhand

A tribal girl was allegedly gang-raped by her relative and his friends at Jainagra village under Chaipur police station in Palamau district, police said on Monday.

JMM will contest Bihar Assembly Elections: Hemant Soren

The Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) would contest the Assembly Elections in Bihar which is slated to be held later this year, Hemant Soren, the newly elected working president of the party said on Sunday.

Burdwan blast suspect arrested in Jharkhand

A Burdwan blast suspect, who is a member of the banned Bangladesh-based terror outfit Jamat-ul-Mujahideen, was arrested near Tilbitha Railway Station in this district, police said on Sunday.

JMM to launch movement for 'Greater Jharkhand'

 The Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) on Friday said that it will soon launch a movement to demand for a 'Greater Jharkhand', comprising of parts of adjoining West Bengal and Odisha.

Three-day JMM convention from Apr 16 in Jamshedpur

A three-day convention of Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) is scheduled to be held here from April 16 to 18 at Gopal Maidan, Bistupur, JMM sources on Tuesday said.

Maoist killed in encounter with police in Jharkhand

The Jharkhand Police gunned down an area commander of the People`s Liberation Front of India (PLFI), a Maoist splinter group, in an encounter at Kunjla village in Khunti district.

Fodder Scam convict Jagannath Mishra praises PM Modi

Fodder Scam convict and former Bihar chief minister Jagannath Mishra on Thursday hailed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's leadership saying "it has heightened the nation's dignity and influence in the world."

'Dancing with girl' photo appears in papers, Jharkhand official shifted

A Jharkhand government official was on Wednesday transferred after a photo was published in local papers purportedly showing him dancing with a girl.

J'khand HC grants bail to ex-Bihar CM in fodder scam case

The Jharkhand High Court on Monday granted bail to former Bihar Chief Minister Jagannath Mishra who on March 19 surrendered to a CBI court after being in a hospital on interim bail since his conviction in a fodder case.

NFSA to be implemented in Jharkhand from June: Raghubar Das

The National Food Security Act would be implemented in Jharkhand from June one this year and 86 per cent of the population would benefit under the act, Chief Minister Raghubar Das has said.

Ultras blow up godown in Pakur

Suspected ultras blew up a godown of a construction company at Rangatola village in Pakur district.

Maoist 'zonal commander' lynched in Jharkand

A Maoist 'zonal commander' was lynched by villagers in Jharkhand's West Singhbhum district, police said today.

Maoist 'zonal commander' lynched in Jharkhand

 A Maoist 'zonal commander' was lynched by villagers in Jharkhand's West Singhbhum district, police said on Friday.

AAP activist's bid to self immolate to protest school fee hike

An Aam Aadmi Party activist on Tuesday made an abortive attempt to immolate himself in front of the Deputy Commissioner's office in protest against the 'whimsical' increase in fees by private schools here.

Ten killed in road mishap in Jharkhand

Ten passengers were killed and 25 others injured when their bus hurtled down into a gorge along the Garhwa-Ambikapur road in the district on Sunday.

Two Maoists killed in encounter with security forces in Jharkhand

Two Maoists were shot dead and a woman rebel suffered injuries during an encounter with the security forces in Latehar district on Saturday, police said.

Two PLFI supporters shot dead

 Two supporters of ultra outfit People's Liberation Front of India (PLFI) were allegedly shot dead by CPI (Maoists) at Gudri in naxal-affected West Singhbhum district, a senior police officer today said.

ABAM urges Jharkhand govt not to implement Land Acquisition Act

 Akhil Bharatiya Adivasi Mahasabha (ABAM), a tribal organisation, on Wednesday urged the Jharkhand government not to implement the Land Acquisition Act in scheduled areas.

Police nab five men with six kilograms of opium in Jharkhand

Police in Chatra district of Jharkhand arrested five men on Tuesday for allegedly trying to smuggle six kilograms of opium.

Hardcore Naxal arrested in Pakur in Jharkhand

A hard-core Naxal, David Marandi wanted in over half a dozen Naxal related incidents, was on Tuesday arrested from Amrapara police station limits in Pakur district, police said.

Hardcore Naxal arrested in Pakur

A hard-core naxal, David Marandi wanted in over half a dozen naxal related incidents, was on Tuesday arrested from Amrapara police station limits in Pakur district, police said.