Jharkhand News

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.

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.