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Khunti gangrape: Six people convicted by court

On June 19 last year, five women, associated with an NGO, were gang-raped at gunpoint in Jharkhand`s Khunti district after they were abducted while performing a street-play in a nearby village.

May 08, 2019, 07:27 AM IST

Jharkhand: Missionary school head, 5 others convicted in gangrape case

Additional District Judge Rajesh Kumar found the six them guilty and will pronounce the quantum of sentence on May 15.

May 07, 2019, 23:17 PM IST

Full list of candidates going to polls in Jharkhand in fifth phase of Lok Sabha election 2019

The seats where polling will be held in the fifth phase of Lok Sabha election in Jharkhand are Kodarma, Ranchi, Khunti and Hazaribagh. 

May 05, 2019, 15:26 PM IST

Lok Sabha Election 2019: Ahead of Amit Shah's Jharkhand rally, Naxals blow up BJP office in Khunti

Former Jharkhand CM and BJP leader Arjun Munda, who is contesting from Khunti in the Lok Sabha poll, functioned out of the Kharsawan BJP office that was blown up by Naxals.

May 03, 2019, 07:45 AM IST

Khunti Lok Sabha constituency of Jharkhand: Full list of candidates, polling dates

Here is the full list of candidates contesting the Lok Sabha election in 2019 from Khunti Lok Sabha Constituency of Jharkhand.

Apr 24, 2019, 11:44 AM IST

Khunti Lok Sabha constituency

Khunti Lok Sabha constituency is one of the 14 Lok Sabha constituencies in Jharkhand state. This constituency is reserved for the candidates belonging to the Scheduled Tribes. This constituency covers the entire Khunti and Simdega district and parts of Ranchi and Seraikela Kharsawan districts.

Apr 21, 2019, 23:40 PM IST

Three Jharkhand policemen kidnapped by 'Pathalgarhi' supporters rescued

They were abducted from BJP MP Karia Munda's residence at Anigada-Chandihdih in the Khunti district.

Jun 29, 2018, 09:15 AM IST

Jharkhand Nagar Panchayat election results 2018 live updates: Basukinath, Jamtara, Khunti, Bundu, Saraikela, Chakulia

The results of the Nagar Panchayat elections 2018 held in Jharkhand's Basukinath, Jamtara, Khunti, Bundu, Saraikela, Chakulia on April 16 will be declared by afternoon

Apr 20, 2018, 07:20 AM IST

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