Former Jharkhand agriculture minister arrested in seed scam

Former Jharkhand agriculture minister and BJP leader Satyanand Bhokta was on Thursday arrested by a team of vigilance sleuths, two days after the state vigilance bureau grilled him in connection with the purchase of seeds when he was the minister.

Action sought against BJP leader for Maoist link

Opposition members in the Jharkhand Assembly on Thursday demanded action against BJP leader Satyanand Bhokta for allegedly seeking the support of Maoists to help his wife win in the panchayat polls.