How Maoists got hold of 15 lakh kg of industrial explosives - DNA report

More than 15 lakh kg of industrial explosives, enough to blow up five cities like Delhi, were stolen between 2010 and 2013 from carelessly guarded warehouses across the country and made their way into the hands of Maoist guerrillas, illegal miners and others.

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.

Maoists blow up railway tracks in Jharkhand, call for shutdown

Maoists on Thursday called for a 24-hour shutdown in Ranchi against the government's land acquisition bill and blew up some railways tracks in Gomoh, Bokaro and Dhanbad regions of Jharkhand state.

Boy rescued within hours of kidnapping in Jamshedpur

A three-year-old boy, allegedly kidnapped for ransom by a neighbour in Burmamines area here, was rescued from Dhanbad within a few hours of the incident, an official said Tuesday.

Jharkhand ex-CM Marandi's fate to be decided on Sunday

The fate of former Jharkhand chief minister Babulal Marandi will be decided Sunday in the fourth of the five-phase state assembly polls.

Jharkhand polls: Rajnath Singh promises steps for Bhuli if BJP wins

Steps to solve the long standing problems of miners staying at Bhuli, Asia's largest labour colony, would be taken if BJP is voted to power in Jharkhand, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday said.

BJP, MCC workers clash, one dead in Nirsa

A supporter of Marxist Coordination Committee (MCC) was killed on Thursday when MCC and BJP workers clashed at Shahid Maidan in Nirsa constituency of Dhanbad around 40 km away from district headquarters here, police said.

PM Narendra Modi seeks strong, stable BJP government in Jharkhand

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday appealed to the people to vote for a "strong and stable" BJP government in Jharkhand, and promised an action-oriented and pro-poor governance in return.

PM Modi at Jharkhand rally: As it happened
PM Modi at Jharkhand rally: As it happened

​Dhanbad: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to address an election rally in Jharkhand's Dhanbad district on Tuesday, ahead of the fourth phase of assembly elections due to take place on December 14.

45 abandoned houses collapse due to subsidence in Jharkhand

Altogether 45 abandoned houses, including 15 Bharat Coking Coal Limited quarters, on Saturday collapsed following subsidence at Angar Pathra in Dhanbad district, a senior BCCL official said.

Police busts inter-state gang in Dhanbad

 Police have busted an inter-state gang engaged in fraudulent withdrawal of money from ATM with the arrest of two persons.

`Operation against Maoists will be intensified in Jharkhand`

Jharkhand government has decided to intensify operation against the Maoists and ruled out any dialogue with the left-wing guerrillas in the wake of the elimination of a CRPF officer by the rebels on July 4.

Seven killed in storm in Jharkhand

Seven people were killed in a storm that raged across Jharkhand early this morning uprooting electricity poles and hundreds of trees.

Bokaro MLA Samresh Singh sent to jail

A local court on Wednesday sent the MLA from Bokaro Samresh Singh to jail in a case of Prevention of Defacement of Property Act 1987, The hearing on Singh`s bail petition will be held tomorrow.

Jharkhand pie`s major share in BJP kitty

The BJP swept the Jharkhand Lok Sabha poll by winning 10 seats and is leading on two others while riding on a popularity wave of its prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi.

President Pranab Mukherjee to visit Jharkhand

President Pranab Mukherjee will visit Jharkhand on Saturday, a statement from Rashtrapati Bhavan said.

Two killed by goods train

A man and his nephew were killed when a goods train ran over them near Rajhara station in Palamau district under Dhanbad division of East Central Railway on Monday, Government Railway Police sources said.

Truck mows down eight members of marriage party near Dhanbad

A truck mowed down eight members of a marriage party, including the father of the bridegroom, and injured six others on GT Road near Mugma.

Hostage issue: CRPF personnel killed, 4 abducted persons freed

One CRPF personnel was killed and 15 others were injured in serial blasts carried out by Maoists in Jharkhand`s Giridih district on Monday to foil search operations by security men to rescue four abducted persons.

Underground fire, subsidence in Jharia be considered as `national disaster`: CPI(M)

The CPI(M) on Friday told the 14th Finance Commission that the underground fire, subsidence and emission of poisonous gas in the Jharia coalfields of Dhanbad be considered as a "national disaster".