16 arrested for gang-rape of tribal girl in Jharkhand

Jharkhand Police have arrested 16 youths for the gang rape of a tribal girl on September 6 night.

Sep 08, 2017, 20:48 PM IST

Girl gang-raped by eight in Jharkhand

The couple was intercepted by a group of youths who held the girl`s boyfriend captive and gang-raped her. Later, she fell unconscious. Police said she was unconscious for over 12 hours.

Sep 07, 2017, 12:58 PM IST

Twins dead, mother found unconscious with braid chopped

The Deputy Superintendent of Police did not rule out the possibility that the miscreants have taken advantage of braid chopping incidents in parts of the country and committed the crime.

Aug 18, 2017, 23:29 PM IST

Tribal girl stripped, filmed on charges of stealing phone in Jharkhand's Dumka, video goes viral

In a shocking incident, a tribal girl was stripped, assaulted and filmed by a group of students in a women's college in Dumka district of Jharkhand on suspicion of stealing a mobile phone.

Aug 09, 2017, 00:02 AM IST
Tribal students confined to hostels during Jharkhand shutdown

Tribal students confined to hostels during Jharkhand shutdown

Security forces, deployed outside the tribal students’ hostels in Ranchi, Dumka as well as other parts of the state, have been instructed to keep the students inside the premises.

Dec 02, 2016, 16:13 PM IST
Vehicles torched during Jharkhand bandh

Vehicles torched during Jharkhand bandh

While six vehicles, including a bus and trucks, were torched in Dumka district, a truck and a dumper were set alight by the bandh supporters in East Singhbhum district.

Nov 25, 2016, 20:08 PM IST
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.

Aug 14, 2016, 20:02 PM IST

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.

Jul 20, 2016, 18:38 PM IST

Jharkhand shocker: College student shot dead by harasser, hand severed

Sonali Murmu's husband Chitranjan Tudu used to drop her to college, about 15 km from her in-laws place, everyday on a motorcycle. 

May 05, 2016, 11:03 AM IST

Jharkhand CM fawns on Shibu Soren ahead of PM Narendra Modi's visit

The BJP government in Jharkhand seems to have sidelined senior party leader and Lok Sabha member Karia Munda and is fawning on Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) chief Shibu Soren ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Friday visit to the state.

Oct 01, 2015, 14:35 PM IST

Jharkhand CM taking decisions without consulting opposition parties

Congress on Thursday accused Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das of taking important decisions from his residence without discussing or debating with opposition parties, which they claimed was not a good indication for democracy.

Aug 06, 2015, 21:59 PM IST

Gelatine and ammonium nitrate seized in Jharkhand

Two persons were arrested and a huge amount of gelatine sticks and ammonium nitrate were recovered from their possession in Dumka district in a raid.

Jul 24, 2015, 14:15 PM IST

Jharkhand: Girl commits suicide after parents refuse to build toilet in home

A 17-year-old girl allegedly committed suicide in Jharkhand’s Dumka district after her parents turned down her request to construct a toilet in the house.

Jul 04, 2015, 15:04 PM IST

Maoist operative wanted in Pakur SP killing arrested from Dumka, Jharkhand

 A CPI (Maoist) operative who was allegedly involved in several Naxal-related incidents including the killing of Pakur district Superintendent of Police Amarjeet Balihar in 2013, was today arrested from Chatupara locality of Dumka district.

Jun 25, 2015, 17:43 PM IST

Jharkhand Police recover seven sacks of detonators

Police has detained the driver of an SUV and recovered seven sacks of detonators in Jharkhand.

Jun 17, 2015, 10:08 AM IST

Bombs discovered near rail tracks in Jharkhand

Five bombs were on Friday recovered near railway tracks at Sugnibad village in Dumka district, police said here.

May 30, 2015, 00:00 AM IST

Polling personnel for 96 booths to be airdropped in Dumka

 Polling personnel for 96 booths will be airdropped tomorrow in Dumka ahead of the fifth and final phase of polling in 16 constituencies on December 20.

Dec 17, 2014, 21:03 PM IST

Jharkhand polls: PM Narendra Modi slams Congress for ignoring tribals

Launching a scathing attack on the Congress, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said that the former holds meetings everyday to churn out strategies to spread lies and mislead the voters.

Dec 15, 2014, 15:30 PM IST
Have to overthrow govt of father-son duo: PM Modi to Jharkhand voters

Have to overthrow govt of father-son duo: PM Modi to Jharkhand voters

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday slammed the father-son duo of Shibu Soren and Hemant, calling on the voters in Jharkhand to overthrow their government.

Dec 15, 2014, 12:50 PM IST

Most-wanted Maoist operative arrested

A prominent member of the Special Area Committee (SAC) of the CPI(Maoists) was arrested from Harwadangal forest under Ramgarh police station limits of Dumka district, senior police officers on Sunday said.

Sep 29, 2014, 01:47 AM IST