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Naxal-hit Jharkhand's village gets electricity for the first time

A Naxal-hit village in Jharkhand has celebrated Diwali in its "true sense" this year as electricity has reached here for the first time.

RESPECT: Beating all odds, this girl clears matric exam; she cycled 24 kms every day to attend school

RESPECT: Beating all odds, this girl clears matric exam; she cycled 24 kms every day to attend school

This Jharkhand girl cycled 24 kilometres every day to and from her school. And today, Neelu Kumari has made her village in Latehar district proud by clearing the matriculation examination in the first division.

CRPF jawan shoots senior in Jharkhand

In a suspected case of fratricide, a CRPF jawan Wednesday allegedly shot his senior colleague and then pulled the trigger on himself in the forces' camp in Jharkhand's Latehar.

'Operation Muskan' brings four kids home in Jharkhand

In an endeavour to stop human trafficking and trace the missing kids below 18 years of age, the police in Jharkhand`s Latehar district on the orders of IG (CID) Sampat Meena rescued four children and handed them over to their family members under `Operation Muskan`.

Suspected Maoists blow up rail track in Jharkhand's Latehar, Palamu Express derails

Suspected Maoists blow up rail track in Jharkhand's Latehar, Palamu Express derails

In a suspected attack by Maoists, ultras blew up a section of rail track in Jharkhand on Tuesday evening, leading to derailment of an express train.

NHRC issues notice to Jharkhand govt over killing of rights activist in Latehar

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Thursday took suo motu cognizance of a media report that Prahlad Prasad, a rights activist, who was fighting against the damage being caused to the environment due to Tori Railway Siding Project, was murdered on June 15 in Jharkhand's Latehar District.

Encounter between forces-Maoists, large haul of weapons seized in Jharkhand

An encounter between security personnel and Maoists in the bordering area of Naxal-affected Palamau and Latehar districts led to recovery of large quantity of detonators and live cartridges.

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.

Goods train derails in Latehar

Nineteen coal-laden wagons of a goods train derailed between Richuguta and Demu railway stations in Latehar district in the wee hours today, disrupting train services.

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.

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.

Maoists attack CRPF personnel in Jharkhand

Maoists attacked CRPF personnel today in Jharkhand's Latehar district but none was injured.

Jharkhand Assembly polls: Rajnath asks Maoists to shun violence, join mainstream

Making an appeal for a clear mandate in favour of BJP in Maoist-hit Jharkhand, Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday asked Naxals to shun violence and join the mainstream to strengthen the nation.

Jharkhand polls: BJP nominee seriously injured in mishap, his aides killed

BJP candidate Brajmohan Ram was on Friday seriously injured in a road accident, in which his bodyguard and personal assistant died in Latehar district, police said.

Jharkhand: 200 kg explosives, 6 dozen crude bombs seized

Security forces on Monday recovered a cache of over 200 kg of explosives and six dozen locally made pressure bombs during an anti-Naxal raid in Latehar district of Jharkhand.

Maoists blow up tracks, goods train derails in Jharkhand

Maoists blow up tracks, goods train derails in Jharkhand

A goods train was derailed after Maoists blew up a stretch of railway tracks between Latehar and Bendi railway stations in Latehar district early Monday.

`Maoist threat looms large over democratic processes ahead of polls`

Ahead of the upcoming elections, an expert has warned the Government of increased Maoist activity in the eastern parts of the country, where the objective is to bleed the state, break the morale of the security forces and create a fear psychosis among people in order to hamper the democratic process.

No relaxation in anti-Naxalite ops in Palamau zone: Police

There will be no relaxation in the ongoing anti-Maoist operations in Palamau, Latehar and Garwah districts of Jharkhand, newly appointed Inspector General (Palamau Zone), R K Mallick said.

Maoists in Jharkhand force builders to stop construction of a culvert

When the building contractors failed to oblige the extortion demands, a group of Maoists in Jharkhand forced a halt to the construction of a culvert.

Five children abducted by Maoists return home

All the five boys, who were among the six teenagers abducted by the Maoists recently, have returned home, police said on Saturday.