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Supreme Court to hear Lalu Prasad Yadav's plea challenging fodder scam-linked jail sentence
Supreme Court to hear Lalu Prasad Yadav's plea challenging fodder scam-linked jail sentence

The Supreme Court on Wednesday will hear a plea filed by Rashtriya Janata Dal supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav challenging his jail sentence in connection with the mid-1990s fodder scam case.

Two Uri martyrs laid to rest with state honours in Jharkhand

Two Indian soldiers - killed in a terror attack in Uri in Jammu and Kashmir - were laid to rest on Tuesday in their natives villages in Khunti and Gumla districts of Jharkhand with full state honours.

MP CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan meets Maharashtra and Jharkhand CM to discuss Garib Kalyan agenda

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan today held a discussion on finer points to be included in BJP's Garib Kalyan Agenda with his Maharashtra and Jharkhand counterparts.

Top Maoist leader with Rs 25 lakh bounty killed in Jharkhand's Gumla
Top Maoist leader with Rs 25 lakh bounty killed in Jharkhand's Gumla

A top Maoist leader Ashish Yadav was killed in an encounter with Central Paramilitary Forces and police in Gumla district of Jharkhand. 

Big catch! Police arrest six Maoist rebels from Jharkhand's Gumla, recover arms and ammunition
Big catch! Police arrest six Maoist rebels from Jharkhand's Gumla, recover arms and ammunition

The police on Saturday arrested six Maoist rebels and recovered arms and ammunition from Gumla district of Jharkhand.

NHRC seeks detailed report of illegal mining from Jharkhand

National Human Right Commission (NHRC) has sought detailed report of illegal mining in three months from Jharkhand government.

Fake surrender? 'CRPF, Jharkhand police lured innocent youth to pose as naxals to boost figures'
Fake surrender? 'CRPF, Jharkhand police lured innocent youth to pose as naxals to boost figures'

NHRC Chairperson said that the allegations with respect to the fake surrender of innocent youth posing as naxals in Jharkhand were found to be prima facie true.

Jharkhand Additional SP (ACB) dies in accident

Additional Superintendent of Police of the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB), Jharkhand, Anand Joseph Tigga was today killed in a road accident between Chandwa and Kudu on the Lohardaga-Latehar border.

BJP appoints Laxman Gilua as new Jharkhand party chief

The Bharatiya Janata Party on Wednesday appointed its Member of Parliament Laxman Gilua as the new Jharkhand unit chief after accepting the resignation of Tala Marandi from the post.

Those who consider India their country, should treat cow as mother: Jharkhand CM
Those who consider India their country, should treat cow as mother: Jharkhand CM

Amid the raging controversy over cow vigilantism, Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das today said those who consider India as their country should treat cow as their mother.

In Jharkhand, over 1,000 detonators, 116 gelignite sticks seized, two held on I-Day eve
In Jharkhand, over 1,000 detonators, 116 gelignite sticks seized, two held on I-Day eve

The Jharkhand Police on Sunday apprehended two people for possessing huge cache of explosives in Dumka district.

Rajnath Singh to visit birth place of Birsa Munda today

The Government of India has begun 'Zara Yaad Karo Kurbani' programme of Union government to pay tribute to various freedom fighters all across the country.

Jharkhand MPs submit memo to Home Min demanding 150 Assembly seats

Members of Parliament from Jharkhand today gave a memorandum to Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, requesting him to take initiative in increasing the total number of seats in Jharkhand Assembly from 82 to 150.

WATCH: Dramatic visuals of woman drowning in Bhairavi river in Jharkhand
WATCH: Dramatic visuals of woman drowning in Bhairavi river in Jharkhand

Woman swept away by strong currents of Bhairavi river.

Implement SC ruling on ex-CM's bungalows in Jharkhand: Congress

The Supreme Court ruling disentitling former chief ministers of Uttar Pradesh from retaining government bungalows should also be implemented in Jharkhand, the Congress said on Monday.

Jharkhand assembly disrupted for fourth day

 The Jharkhand assembly witnessed disruptions for the fourth consecutive day on Thursday as the opposition targeted the government on a range of issues.

Opposition alleges use of coercion, threats in RS polls in Jharkhand

Opposition led by Congress and JMM Tuesday accused the ruling BJP of alleged coercion and threats in the recent biennial polls to the Upper House to get its candidates elected.

Hemant Soren complains against top police officer

 JMM leader Hemant Soren has lodged a complaint against police officer Anurag Gupta under the Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989, for using "humiliating words" against him.

Shocking: Maoist cadre reveals how women are exploited sexually by commanders
Shocking: Maoist cadre reveals how women are exploited sexually by commanders

Seventeen-year-old Sangeeta, who fled from her camp along with her lover, also a Maoist cadre, said that all the women in the organisation were sexually exploited by their seniors.

Jharkhand opposition raises custodial death, cop suicide in assembly

Rupesh, a tribal boy, was allegedly killed by the police on the suspicion of being a Maoist supporter.

Huge quantity of explosives seized in Jharkhand's Dumka

A huge quantity of explosives was seized in Maoist-infested Dumka district of Jharkhand on Wednesday, police said.

Opposition set to corner Jharkhand government in assembly

The monsoon session of the Jharkhand assembly, scheduled to commence from Friday, is all set to be stormy with the opposition aiming to corner the government over a host of issues.

60 kg ganja seized, three persons held

Acting on a tip-off that a big consignment of narcotics was being unloaded from a four-wheeler, a police team conducted a raid and searched a vehicle.

Jharkhand CM Raghubar Das calls on Piyush Goel, Suresh Prabhu

The Jharkhand Chief Minister urged Goel to ensure quick repair of machines following breakdown and deployment of adequate employees to ensure uninterrupted power supply during nights.

IIT Kharagpur team wins Tata Steel's Mind over Matter

The 6 month-long programme culminated with the Grand finale held here Friday where a total of five teams presented their innovation ideas before the jury.

Top Maoist leader surrenders

Vikash, who is second-in-command after top Maoist leaders Arvind Ji, in the state's naxal hierarchy, carried a reward of Rs 25 lakh on his head.

Congress to raise Jharkhand custodial deaths in assembly

The Congress party in Jharkhand will raise the issue of custodial deaths and police atrocities in the state.

Jharkhand CM asks officials to ensure clean drinking water in mine belts

Reviewing the District Mineral Foundation Trust's activities here, he said priority should be given to those blocks having mines and then implement in entire district after preparing a scheme.

Dhanbad 'betters' Bihar: Students sit under trees, write exams from books; father answers for his son
Dhanbad 'betters' Bihar: Students sit under trees, write exams from books; father answers for his son

Very recently, Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das had exhorted students from Bihar to come to his state to pursue education.

3 hardcore Maoists arrested in Dumka

Acting on a tip off that 20-year-old hardcore Naxalite Chota Vimal arrived at his native place in Dharampur, a police team along with Jharkhand Jaguar and SSB personnel conducted raid in the village and arrested him on Monday.