Jharkhand News

Education, health sector worst affected in Jharkhand: JPCC

Jharkhand Pradesh Congress Committee (JPCC) on Sunday said education and health sectors were the worst affected sector in the state.

Naxal encounter: Police arrest one, kill another in Jharkhand
Naxal encounter: Police arrest one, kill another in Jharkhand

Jharkhnad Police have arrested a Naxal operative from Koderma district of Jharkhand on Sunday.

Jamshedpur: Curfew relaxed in 4 trouble-hit areas, withdrawn in rest parts

Curfew was lifted in the steel city on Saturday, barring the four riot-affected police station areas where it was relaxed from 5 am to 8 pm, after the situation become normal, officials said.

Senior Maoist leader shot dead in Jharkhand

A Maoist leader, who was carrying a reward of Rs 15 lakh on his head, was today shot dead in an encounter with police, while another was arrested in this district.

Maoists torch 30 vehicles in Jharkhand

Maoists torched 30 vehicles of the Central Coalfield Limited (CCL) engaged in mining work in Jharkhand`s Bokaro district, police said on Saturday.

Curfew relaxed in Jamshedpur, situation inches back to normal

The East Singhbhum district administration Friday relaxed curfew in Jamshedpur as the situation was peaceful with security forces keeping vigil.

Gelatine and ammonium nitrate seized in Jharkhand

Two persons were arrested and a huge amount of gelatine sticks and ammonium nitrate were recovered from their possession in Dumka district in a raid.

Curfew continues for third day in Jamshedpur

Curfew continued for the third day in Jamshedpur, the hometown of Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das where communal clashes erupted on Monday, officials said.

Curfew further relaxed in communal clashes-hit Jamshedpur as situation improves

Curfew was on Thursday relaxed for varying time periods today as no untoward incident was reported in the city which witnessed clashes between two communities on Monday.

Jharkhand Education Minister garlands Abdul Kalam's portrait, triggers row
Jharkhand Education Minister garlands Abdul Kalam's portrait, triggers row

In an embarrassment to the BJP-led government in Jharkhand, state Education Minister Neera Yadav paid floral tributes to former president APJ Abdul Kalam, who is alive and in the pink of health, at an event here.

Will Jharkhand CM induct 12th minister?

He has been in power for six months, but it is still not clear when Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das will induct the 12th man in his cabinet.

Curfew relaxed for four hours in Jamshedpur
Curfew relaxed for four hours in Jamshedpur

With no major incident of violence reported in Jamshedpur, curfew was today relaxed for four hours, barring the affected places which witnessed clashes between two communities on an alleged incident of eve teasing.

Curfew clamped in Jamshedpur, over 100 arrested

Curfew was clamped on Tuesday in Jamshedpur after group clashes over an alleged incident of eve teasing at Mango area last night even as Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das appealed for peace.

Jharkhand govt orders probe into Mango clashes

The Jharkhand government on Tuesday ordered an enquiry into the clashes which took place between two communities last night in Mango area here over a teasing incident following which prohibitory orders under Section 144 CrPC were clamped.

VHP bandh hits normal life in trouble torn Mango

A bandh called by the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) Tuesday affected normal life in Mango area here where prohibitory orders under Section 144 of the CrPC have been clamped following a clash between two communities over an eve-teasing incident.

Jharkhand ​govt announces reward on Maoists, militants

The Jharkhand government on Tuesday announced a combined reward of Rs 8.69 crore on the heads of 73 absconding Maoists and militants of the People's Liberation Front of India.

RIMS Director removed following Jharkhand HC order

Jharkhand government tonight removed S K Choudhary from the post of Director of Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences following a Jharkhand High Court order.

Prohibitory orders in Jamshedpur after clash over eve-teasing

Prohibitory orders under  Prohibitory orderswere promulgated in Mango police station area of the city late tonight following a clash between the members of two communities over an eve-teasing incident, official sources said.

Jharkhand minister's secretary removed on corruption charges

The personal secretary of Jharkhand Health Minister Ramchandra Chandravansi, who allegedly sought bribe of Rs 1 lakh from a doctor to revoke his suspension, was removed on Sunday on the directive of Chief Minister Raghubar Das.

Opposition demands removal of Jharkhand health minister

 Jharkhand opposition parties have sought dismissal of state Health Minister Ramchandra Chandravansi whose aide allegedly demanded Rs.100,000 as a bribe to revoke a doctor`s suspension.

BSF DG meets Das, assures Rs 20 lakh aid to slain jawan Krishan Kumar Dubey's kin

BSF Director General DK Pathak on Saturday assured Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das that the Force would give Rs 20 lakh to the family of slain jawan Krishan Kumar Dubey, who was killed by Pakistani snipers in Jammu and Kashmir on July 9.

'Operation Muskan' brings four kids home in Jharkhand

In an endeavour to stop human trafficking and trace the missing kids below 18 years of age, the police in Jharkhand`s Latehar district on the orders of IG (CID) Sampat Meena rescued four children and handed them over to their family members under `Operation Muskan`.

JMM demands withdrawal of govt directive on interference

Criticising the Raghubar Das government's direction to take legal action against those interfering in government work, the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) on Thursday termed it as a "gag order" and demanded its immediate withdrawal.

1/3rd recruitment to J'khand police to be reserved for women: DGP

Jharkhand police chief DK Pandey on Monday said one/third of the recruitment in the state police department would be reserved for women.

Bust in memory of BSF jawaan demanded

East Singhbhum District Congress Committee on Sunday demanded the district administration to install a bust in memory of the BSF jawaan, Krishna Kumar Dubey, who was killed in the Pakistani troops firing in Kashmir recently.

Slain BSF jawan Krishna Kumar Dubey cremated amid full state honour

The body of slain BSF jawan, Krishna Kumar Dubey, who was killed at a border outpost in North Kashmir recently, was laid to rest at Parvati Ghat with state honour on Sunday.

Powerful explosive recovered in Naxal-affected Chatra

Security forces today recovered a seven kg pipe bomb planted under the Ghori Ghat Main road in Chatra district, police said here.

Maoist forces strike in Jharkhand, blow up govt buildings

Maoist forces struck in Chainpur in the Giridih region of Jharkhand on Friday morning, blowing up three government buildings.

Jharkhand BJP unhappy over CM's remark on corruption

BJP leaders in Jharkhand are unhappy over Chief Minister Raghubar Das' remark that the state has seen only corruption over the past 14 years.

Three Maoists arrested in Jharkhand's Latehar

Three Maoists were arrested by security forces in the Latehar district of Jharkhand on Wednesday.