Jharkhand News

Five persons killed, three injured in accident

 Five persons were killed and three others injured in a road accident at Tablapur in Seraikela-Kharswan district of Jharkhand today, police said.

Ranchi shame: Boy sexually assaulted, 'murdered' in private school; 3 teachers detained
Ranchi shame: Boy sexually assaulted, 'murdered' in private school; 3 teachers detained

Barely a few days after a boy was found dead in a water reservoir of a private school in Delhi, a similar case happened in Jharkhand's capital Ranchi.

Maoist killed in gun battle in Jharkhand's Khunti district

A Maoist guerrilla was killed in a gun battle with police in Jharkhand's Khunti district on Wednesday, police said.

VHP threatens state-wide agitation in Jharkhand, says BJP govt 'targeting our workers'

VHP has threatened to stage an agitation at all the district headquarters in Ranchi alleging that its workers were being targeted.

Naxal carrying reward of Rs 30 lakh killed in Bihar

Chirag Da was the chief of the Military Wing of Poorvi Bihar and Poorvottar Jharkhand special rea committee.

Minor rape victim says sexually assaulted again in Jamshedpur hospital: Report
Minor rape victim says sexually assaulted again in Jamshedpur hospital: Report

The 13-year-old girl has told police that she was raped again by a security guard at a hospital.

Maoists torch eight construction vehicles in Jharkhand

Maoist guerrillas on Sunday set afire eight vehicles involved in construction work in Jharkhand's West Singhbhum district, police said.

Maoists trigger land-mine blast in Jharkhand; seven dead, six injured
Maoists trigger land-mine blast in Jharkhand; seven dead, six injured

At least seven policemen were killed and six others were injured in a Maoist land-mine blast in Chattarpur area of Palamu in Jharkhand.

Suspected Maoists trigger IED blast in Jharkhand​'s Palamau district

Two policemen were killed and seven others injured when suspected Maoists triggered an IED blast on the Mohuadand-Japla road near Kalapahar of Palamau district.

Two al Qaeda operatives arrested from Jamshedpur

The arrested duo are members of al Qaeda's sleeper cell and motivate youths of the steel city as well as other parts of Jharkhand to join and expand the organisation.

Defence Minister Parrikar hoists highest tricolour at Ranchi
Defence Minister Parrikar hoists highest tricolour at Ranchi

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Saturday hoisted the largest tricolour in the country atop the tallest pole at Pahari Mandir in Ranchi on the occasion of birth anniversary of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose.

Man accused of gang-rape lynched in Jharkhand

One person was lynched and two others beaten badly in Jharkhand's Gumla district on Friday after the local people accused them of raping and killing a minor girl on January 9, police said.

Maoist held in Palamau

A Maoist 'sub-zonal commander', carrying a reward of Rs five lakh on his head, was arrested during a special operation in Palamau district, a senior police officer on Thursday said.

Wi-Fi for passengers at Ranchi station soon

Ranchi railway station would have Wi-Fi facility for passengers by end of this month, a senior railway official said today.

153rd birth anniversary: Swami Vivekananda statue to be built in Ranchi Lake
153rd birth anniversary: Swami Vivekananda statue to be built in Ranchi Lake

A statue of Swami Vivekananda will be built in the middle of the Ranchi Lake in the Jharkhand capital.

Give Rs 20 lakh or we will kidnap your daughter: Extortionist to Madhu Koda
Give Rs 20 lakh or we will kidnap your daughter: Extortionist to Madhu Koda

The caller even threatened Madu Koda and said if he failed to pay the amount his only daughter would be kidnapped soon, as per Zee Media.

President Pranab Mukherjee to begin 2-day Jharkhand visit today
President Pranab Mukherjee to begin 2-day Jharkhand visit today

President Pranab Mukherjee will undertake a two-day visit of Jharkhand from Saturday, an official statement said.

Maoist area commander held in Jharkhand

An area commander of CPI (Maoists) involved in the attack on the convoy of BJP MP V D Ram before the 2014 Lok Sabha polls was on Saturday arrested here.

14-year-old girl allegedly gang-raped by Armymen on Howrah-Amritsar Express
14-year-old girl allegedly gang-raped by Armymen on Howrah-Amritsar Express

The 14-year-old girl, in her statement to the RPF, said that she had boarded the train from Howrah Junction.

Girl alleges Army men made her drink liquor before gang-raping her on Howrah-Amritsar Express
Girl alleges Army men made her drink liquor before gang-raping her on Howrah-Amritsar Express

Police said they have arrested one Army man, and the others will be arrested soon.

Four arrested for gang-raping two girls in Jharkhand

On December 20, two girls, aged 19 and 17 years, were gang-raped by a group of youths at a hilltop in Bariatu area of Ranchi. The medical report later confirmed rape.

Two girls abducted, gang-raped in Jharkhand

Police said the two girls were abducted by six men in a car on Sunday evening when they had gone to buy something from the Bardman compound.

No plan to ban liquor sale, says Jharkhand government

The Jharkhand government on Friday said there is no plan to ban liquor sale in the state.

Jharkhand`s Lohardaga Assembly bypoll result: Congress` Sukhdeo Bhagat wins

Congress candidate Sukhdeo Bhagat won Jharkhand`s Lohardaga Assembly by-election, defeating BJP-backed AJSU candidate Niru Bhagat. 

Congress leads in Jharkhand by-poll

After eight out of a total 20 rounds, Congress candidate Sukhdeo Bhagat secured 27,824 votes.

4.3 magnitude earthquake in Jharkhand; tremors felt in Bihar
4.3 magnitude earthquake in Jharkhand; tremors felt in Bihar

The earthquake, with its epicentre at Deogarh in Jharkhand, was felt at around 8 am and lasted for a few seconds.

Over 70 percent turnout in Jharkhand panchayat polls' final phase

The final phase of polling, held in 41 blocks of the state`s 13 districts and involving a 29.76 lakh-strong electorate, began at 7 a.m. and ended at 3 p.m.

Train-car collision in Jharkhand, 13 killed
Train-car collision in Jharkhand, 13 killed

At least 13 people were killed when a Bolero car carrying them was rammed by a speeding Bhopal-Howrah train in Jharkhand.

Watch: SDM almost loses job for walking past Jharkhand CM during speech
Watch: SDM almost loses job for walking past Jharkhand CM during speech

As per details available, Das was delivering a speech at a function when a sub-divisional magistrate walked past him.

Jharkhand CM, assembly speaker appear before Ranchi court

The NHAI officials have alleged that the leaders ransacked the NHAI office during a dharna.