BJP leader shot dead in Jharkhand, family members injured

Initial investigations suggest the BJP leader was killed by suspected members of an ultra group over levy demands, Sub-Divisional Police Officer said.

Dec 02, 2017, 17:32 PM IST

Security forces seize huge quantity of explosives in Jharkhand

The security forces seized huge quantity of explosives in Khunti and Lohardaga district on Saturday.

May 06, 2017, 21:58 PM IST

Three Maoists arrested after Jharkhand gun battle

Maoist guerillas are active in 18 of the Jharkhand's 24 districts.

Apr 12, 2016, 14:19 PM IST

Four persons killed in accident in Khunti

Four persons were killed when two vehicles collided on Khunti-Ranchi road.

Oct 09, 2015, 13:20 PM IST

RSS leader shot dead in Jharkhand

A local RSS leader was on Sunday shot dead allegedly by suspected ultras near Gudijora in Khunti district, a senior police officer said.

Aug 16, 2015, 18:51 PM IST

Two Maoists held with arms and ammunition in Khunti, Jharkhand

 Two Maoist operatives were arrested with arms and ammunition from Janumpidi under Murhu police station in Khunti district today, the police said.

Aug 13, 2015, 00:00 AM IST

Seven dead, one injured as car falls into Tajna River in Jharkhand

At least seven people were killed after a car travelling from Rourkela to Lucknow fell into Tajna River near Khunti in Jharkhand.

Jul 31, 2015, 10:46 AM IST

Encounter between Maoists and security personnel in Jharkhand

An encounter between security personnel and Maoists was going on in the bordering area of naxal-affected Palamau and Latehar districts of Jharkhand, a senior police officer said.

Jun 16, 2015, 13:20 PM IST

Jharkhand: Security forces apprehend 2 armed Maoists

Security forces apprehended two Maoists from the Khunti district of Jharkhand on Sunday, recovering large quantities of arms and ammunition from the extremists.

May 03, 2015, 20:04 PM IST

Anti-Naxal operations in five districts to continue: SP

The ongoing joint anti-naxal operation in five districts will continue till the contiguous areas are rooted out of extremists, police said on Monday.

Jan 19, 2015, 23:22 PM IST

Anti-Naxal unit commander dies of heart attack in Jharkhand

A senior commander of the special anti-Naxal operations force CoBRA posted in the interiors of Jharkhand died of heart attack.

Dec 22, 2014, 18:01 PM IST

Security forces destroy 40kg IED planted under road in Jharkhand

A major tragedy was averted on Saturday when security forces defused a 40kg improvised explosive device (IED) cleverly hidden along a key road in Khunti district of Jharkhand.

Nov 15, 2014, 15:04 PM IST

PLFI militants torch five machines, car ahead of 'Jharkhand Bandh'

Ahead of a two-day 'Jharkhand Bandh' which began on Sunday, People's Liberation Front of India (PLFI) militants torched five heavy machines and one vehicle at Siladon in Khunti district, police said.

Sep 14, 2014, 16:27 PM IST

Exchange of fire between security forces, PLFI activists in Jharkhand

An encounter between the security personnel and ultra outfit People's Liberation Front of India (PLFI) has taken place in Khunti district Friday, the police said.

Sep 13, 2014, 01:02 AM IST

Top Naxal commander killed in Jharkhand

In a pre-dawn operation, security forces on Wednesday killed a prominent Naxal commander operating in Jharkhand in the forests of Khunti district of the state.

Jul 23, 2014, 09:42 AM IST

Maoist killed in encounter in Khunti

A Maoist was killed and two others suffered injuries in an encounter with security forces near Leved village in Jharkhand`s Khunti district on Tuesday.

Jan 14, 2014, 23:13 PM IST

CRPF, PLFI ultras exchange gunfire in Jharkhand

CRPF and Jharkhand police exchanged gunfire with ultras of People`s Liberation Front of India (PLFI) on Monday in Madhe-Madhukam forest in Khunti district, police said.

Nov 18, 2013, 23:38 PM IST

Security forces` encounter with Maoists, explosives recovered

Security forces and Maoists traded gunfire for half an hour near Milepidih village in Khunti district, after which police recovered explosives from the site, a police officer said.

Oct 20, 2013, 00:42 AM IST

Maoists kill two in Jharkhand

Two persons were shot dead by Maoists at Nodhi village in Khunti district, police said on Wednesday.

May 01, 2013, 13:18 PM IST

Journalist killed by PLFI ultras in Khunti

A journalist has been killed by the ultras of the People`s Liberation Front of India (PLFI) in Khunti district, police said on Sunday.

Apr 28, 2013, 16:22 PM IST