Jharkhand News

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.

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.

Ranchi duo killed in road accident in Nepal

Two Indian nationals were killed on the spot and five others injured on Sunday when their jeep skidded off the road and fell 200 metres into a gorge in southern Nepal.

JAM calls for Jharkhand bandh on April 22

 Jharkhand Andolankari Morcha (JAM), an organisation of activists having participated in the statehood movement, have called for a Jharkhand Bandh on April 22 in protest.

Three of family shot dead by Maoists in Jharkhand

Three members of a family have been gunned down allegedly by the Maoists at Murmu village in Lohardaga district.

Jharkhand to be developed like Gujarat, Maharashtra: Das

Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghuvar Das on Saturday said that his government is taking initiatives to develop the state like Gujarat and Maharashtra in the next five years.

Security forces recover powerful can-bomb in Jharkhand

 Security forces today recovered a powerful can-bomb from Saranda forest in naxal-affected West Singhbhum district, police said.

Police arrest six with huge cache of arms in Jharkhand

Police arrested six members of an inter-state gang in Latehar district of Jharkhand state and recovered arms and ammunition from them.

Vehicle falls from bridge, 24 hurt

 About 24 labourers were injured when the vehicle carrying them fell from a bridge on Potka-Hata road in Potka area near here on Wednesday, the police said on Wednesday.

Three hardcore Naxals held in Jharkhand

Three hardcore Naxals including one carrying a reward of Rs 2 lakh on his head, were arrested on Monday from Saomarangbeda village under Arki police station in Khunti district.

Girl charges ex-minister with inappropriate behaviour

The police have registered an FIR against former Congress minister Mannan Mallick after a minor girl accused him of inappropriate behaviour and assault, the police said on Sunday.

Jharkhand lawyers strike work protesting Allahabad lawyer murder

 In all 36,000 lawyers across courts in the Jharkhand, including 4,000 advocates of the Jharkhand High Court on Friday struck work in protest against the murder of an advocate in Allahabad.

Maoist killed in encounter in Jharkhand

A Maoist operative was on Friday killed in an encounter with the security forces in Gumla district, the police said.

Five Naxals killed in Jharkhand

At least five Naxals were killed in a fierce gunbattle with security forces in Gumla district of Jharkhand on Friday.

Girl child thrown out of train in Ranchi

A four-month-old baby girl was thrown out of the running Hatia-Patna Express by a woman near Argora on the outskirts of Ranchi but escaped the fall with a fracture.

CRPF jawan shoots himself dead in Jamshedpur

A CRPF jawan allegedly shot himself dead in a camp in Chakradharpur sub-division of Seraikela-Kharswan district, police on Wednesday said.

Police recover explosives in huge amount in Jharkhand

Police on Tuesday recovered explosives and other items used for making bombs in Lohardaga district of Jharkhand.

Temples, religious places have to be renovated: Bhagwat

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Monday said that all temples and religious places in the country have to be renovated.

Isolation wards set up at several hospitals, says Jharkhand CM

Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das on Monday said isolation wards have been set up at several hospitals in the face of swine flu breaking out in various states.

Miscreants rob five passengers of Howrah-bound train

Five passengers were on Sunday robbed of their cash, mobile phone and other belongings on board the Howrah-bound Geetanjali express at Tatanagar railway station here, Government Railway Police (GRP) said.

Jharkhand govt may ban pvt pratice by govt doctors: Minister

Jharkhand Health Minister Ramchandra Chandrawansi on Saturday said the new government was considering to impose ban on government doctors doing private practice.

Jharkhand: CRPF personnel recover cache of arms and explosives

A cache of arms and explosives were recovered during a search operation by the CRPF personnel near Jhumra hills in Bokaro district.

My govt has no role in JVM(P) MLAs joining BJP: Raghubar Das

Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das on Tuesday denied that his government had any role with regard to JVM(P) MLAs who joined the BJP.

DK Pandey appointed new Jharkhand DGP

The Jharkhand government on Tuesday appointed senior IPS officer DK Pandey as new Director General of Police.