Jharkhand News

Jharkhand MNREGA workers return Rs 5 to Modi, say his govt needs it more than they do
Jharkhand MNREGA workers return Rs 5 to Modi, say his govt needs it more than they do

'We feel that you need the extra five rupees more than we do since your government has so many expenses.'

UNBELIEVABLE! She turned up to examination centre to write paper but gave birth to baby boy
UNBELIEVABLE! She turned up to examination centre to write paper but gave birth to baby boy

You may not believe it this but this rare incident really happened at an examination centre in Jharkhand!

Man commits suicide in Jharkhand due to water crisis

A man committed suicide in Jharkhand's Giridih district as a result of severe water crisis in the state, sources said on Wednesday.

Panchayati Raj Day: Nothing can be achieved if steps for public development are not taken, says PM Modi
Panchayati Raj Day: Nothing can be achieved if steps for public development are not taken, says PM Modi

Speaking on the occasion of National Panchayati Raj Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday that according to Mahatma Gandhi India lived in villages and yet facilities there were not at par with cities.

Jharkhand bandh against new domicile policy begins amidst violence, PM Modi's visit
Jharkhand bandh against new domicile policy begins amidst violence, PM Modi's visit

 The Jharkhand bandh coinciding with the Prime Minister's visit began today with stray incidents of violence reported in some areas.

PM Narendra Modi to launch 'Gramoday Se Bharat Uday Campaign' in Jharkhand today
PM Narendra Modi to launch 'Gramoday Se Bharat Uday Campaign' in Jharkhand today

Amid a shutdown called by the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM), Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch 'Gramoday Se Bharat Uday Campaign' on the occasion of 'Rashtriya Panchayati Raj Diwas' in Jharkhand on Sunday.

PM Narendra Modi to address Panchayati Raj Sammelan today amid shutdown call by JMM
PM Narendra Modi to address Panchayati Raj Sammelan today amid shutdown call by JMM

PM Narendra Modi will address the Panchayati Raj Sammelan at Jamshedpur in Jharkhand on Sunday amid a shutdown called by the opposition JMM.

Curfew to be lifted from Hazaribagh, neighbourhood today

Curfew was clamped in Hazaribagh and its surrounding areas on April 17 after two groups of people clashed.

Congress compromised national security for political gains: BJP

BJP spokesperson Sudhanshu Trivedi questioned as to how could the Congress humiliate an entire community through the term "Hindu terror".

Congress wants alliance of Opposition parties to oust BJP from Jharkhand

Former Jharkhand Congress president and Rajya Sabha MP Pradip Kumar Balmuchu on Friday stressed on unity among Opposition parties to defeat BJP in the next Assembly polls in the state.

Curfew in Hazaribagh relaxed till 6 pm today

Curfew was clamped in Hazaribagh and its surrounding areas on April 17 following a clash between two groups, who torched shops on the last day of Ram Navami festival.

JMM calls J'khand bandh on May 14 over domicile policy

Protesting against the state government's definition of domicile policy, the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) has called a statewide bandh on May 14.

JMM calls for Jharkhand shutdown to protest domicile policy

Main opposition JMM on Tuesday called for a shutdown in Jharkhand state on May 14 to protest against the domicile policy.

Curfew imposed in Hazaribagh after communal violence over Ram Navami processions
Curfew imposed in Hazaribagh after communal violence over Ram Navami processions

In a major development, curfew was clamped in Jharkhand's Hazaribagh district on Sunday night after communal violence over Ram Navami processions snowballed into a major row.

SHOCKING! Woman orders chilli paneer but instead finds condom inside her food box
SHOCKING! Woman orders chilli paneer but instead finds condom inside her food box

What was more shocking is the fact that the delivery boy had refused to take it back, saying that she ate from the packet.

Bokaro Ram Navami violence: 25 held, curfew continues

 Twenty five people were on Friday arrested in connection with violence during Ram Navami procession yesterday at Shivandih as the curfew continued to remain in force in four police station areas of Bokaro with the authorities relaxing it for two hours in the morning.

Girl attacked with acid in Jharkhand school hostel

A Class 10 girl student was attacked with acid when she was sleeping in her school hostel in Jharkhand's Giridih district, police said.

Jharkhand CM orders probe into police attack on journos

 Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das today ordered a probe into the alleged police baton charge on journalists in Jamshedpur on Sunday.

Three Maoists arrested after Jharkhand gun battle

Maoist guerillas are active in 18 of the Jharkhand's 24 districts.

Days after Dantewada attack, 5 CRPF jawans injured in Naxal-triggered IED blasts in Jharkhand
Days after Dantewada attack, 5 CRPF jawans injured in Naxal-triggered IED blasts in Jharkhand

Separately, four IEDs were recovered today by 219 Battalion of CRPF in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh, reports said.

Kolkata flyover builder IVRCL was blacklisted in Jharkhand
Kolkata flyover builder IVRCL was blacklisted in Jharkhand

Infrastructure major IVRCL, which has come under the fire after one of its flyover came crushing down several people on Thursday, is facing a CBI probe in Jharkhand.

NHRC notice to Jharkhand government over Muslim cattle traders' death
NHRC notice to Jharkhand government over Muslim cattle traders' death

 The NHRC has issued notice to the Jharkhand government over the death of two Muslim cattle traders, whose bodies were found hanging from a tree in Latehar district earlier this month.

Raj Bala Verma is new Chief Secretary of Jharkhand

Raj Bala Verma, a 1983 batch IAS officer, was today appointed as the new Chief Secretary of Jharkhand.

Rajbala Verma is new Chief secretary of Jharkhand

Rajbala Verma, a 1983 batch Indian Administrative Service officer, has been appointed the new Chief secretary of Jharkhand, said an official statement.

Jharkhand University suspends professor for inviting JNU teacher in event
Jharkhand University suspends professor for inviting JNU teacher in event

A Jharkhand University professor has been suspended for allegedly inviting Delhi's Jawaharlal University (JNU) teacher to an event.  

Jharkhand Congress MLA dies of heart attack

Jharkhand Congress MLA Bidesh Singh passed away following a heart attack at Medininagar, the headquarters of Palamu district.

Jharkhand: Rape accused CRPF Jawan rejects victim's marriage proposal, arrested
Jharkhand: Rape accused CRPF Jawan rejects victim's marriage proposal, arrested

A 23-year-old CRPF jawan, who allegedly raped a girl from his home town last year, has turned down her marriage proposal in exchange of withdrawal of case and has instead opted to go to jail, police said.

Burglers steal jewellery, cash, documents from bank lockers in Jharkhand
Burglers steal jewellery, cash, documents from bank lockers in Jharkhand

A group of burglars have stolen jewellery, cash and documents from lockers of a nationalized bank in Charhi Branch in Hazaribagh district, a senior police officer today said.

BJP trying to disrupt ''communal harmony'' in Jharkhand: Babulal Marandi

Former Jharkhand chief minister Babulal Marandi on Saturday dubbed as extremely unfortunate the Latehar incident where dead bodies of two Muslim cattle traders were found hanging from a tree and alleged that the ruling BJP was trying to disrupt the communal harmony in the state.

Another Dadri-like incident? Two Muslims herding cattle killed in Jharkhand; five held
Another Dadri-like incident? Two Muslims herding cattle killed in Jharkhand; five held

In another act of savagery, two Muslim men, who were herding their buffaloes on their way to market, were thrashed and killed by cattle-protection vigilantes in Latehar district here on Friday, report claimed.