Jharkhand: Man beheads wife, surrenders with severed head

An elderly man, fed up with his wife's alcohol abuse, beheaded her and then walked to the nearby CRPF camp with the severed head to surrender in West Singhbhum district, police said today.

Four Jharkhand mines dept officials 'abducted' by Naxalites

Four officials of Jharkhand Mines Department were suspected to have been abducted by Naxalites in West Singhbhum district on Thursday.

Narendra Modi promised jobs, gave brooms: Rahul Gandhi

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Friday took a swipe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan', saying he had promised employment to people, but instead handed them broomsticks.

Six Maoists arrested with arms in Jharkhand

Six Maoists, including three `section commanders`, were arrested from Lupunga village in West Singhbhum district, a senior police officer said on Saturday.

Three Naxals arrested in West Singhbhum district

Three Naxals have been arrested in separate operations in naxal-hit West Singhbhum district, police said Thursday.

9-yr old sister slits the throat of her brother in WB

A nine-year-old tribal girl slit the throat of her five-year-old brother at Seldouri village in Jagannathpur block of West Singhbhum district.

JSCA suspends two U-14 players for forging birth certificates

Jharkhand State Cricket Association (JSCA) has suspended two Under-14 cricketers of Ranchi for two years as they produced fake birth certificates, a JSCA official said today.

25kg IED recovered in Jharkhand

Security forces on Wednesday seized a 25-kg IED during an anti-Naxal operation in Jharkhand`s West Singhbhum district.

Teenager raped, killed in Jharkhand

A 15-year-old girl was allegedly raped and strangulated to death in Chiria under the Chiria Police Station of Manoharpur block in the adjoining West Singhbhum district, police said on Thursday.

Three Naxals held in Jharkhand

CRPF troops on Friday apprehended three suspected Naxals from the forests of West Singhbhum district along with some arms and ammunition.

Primary school teacher beaten to death in Jharkhand

A primary school teacher was beaten to death by unidentified persons near Itihasa village in adjoining West Singhbhum district, police said today.

CPI-Maoist planning to strengthen base in Northeast

The CPI(Maoist) is on the backfoot after prolonged operations in Saranda forest in Jharkhand`s West Singhbhum district.

Three Maoist cadres apprehended in Jharkhand

Three cadres of CPI (Maoists) were apprehended with arms and explosives from naxal-affected West Singhbhum district of Jharkhand during an anti-naxal operation on Friday.

Powerful landmine recovered, defused in Jharkhand

A powerful landmine planted on a state highway was recovered and defused in West Singhbhum district on a tip off by a hard-core Naxal.

12 girl students sick after food poisoning

Around twelve girl students of a residential school in West Singhbhum district fell sick after having dinner, official sources said.

Bank looted in Jharkhand

A gang of three robbers held up the staff of a nationalised bank and looted Rupees seven lakh in Jharkhand`s West Singhbhum district Thursday.

MNREGA fund misappropriation: Assistant engineer held

An Assistant Engineer was arrested allegedly for misappropriating funds meant for MNREGA in West Singhbhum district.

Two CRPF jawans injured in Maoist encounter

Two CRPF jawans were injured Tuesday in an encounter with Maoist cadre at Thalkobad in Naxal-hit West Singhbhum district.

Maoists torch industrial machinery in West Singhbhum

Maoists set afire two payloaders belonging to two industrial groups at Gua in Jharkhand`s West Singhbhum district, police said Thursday.

Major victory against Maoists in Jharkhand

A dozen Maoists were possibly killed during an encounter in Jharkhand`s West Singhbhum district.