Latehar

Maoists torch several vehicles in two Jharkhand's Latehar, Palamau

In another incident, Maoist guerrillas set on fire a truck laden with stones at Munkeri village of Palamau district. The driver was also thrashed by the Maoists.

Dec 31, 2019, 14:35 PM IST

Jharkhand assembly election: Voting concludes, 62.87 per cent turnout recorded in first phase

The polling that is spread over five phases, will conclude on December 20 and the result for the same will be announced on December 23. 

Nov 30, 2019, 07:04 AM IST

13 constituencies in first phase of Jharkhand assembly elections today; polling begins

Over 37 lakh electorate, who are eligible to exercise their franchise, will decide the electoral fortune of 189 candidates, including 15 women candidates in the first phase of Assembly elections. 

Nov 30, 2019, 06:50 AM IST

Search operation underway after 4 policemen killed in Naxal attack in Jharkhand's Latehar

The entire area has been cordoned off and additional security forces have been sent to the spot to thwart any counter-attack by the Naxals.

Nov 23, 2019, 09:10 AM IST

4 security personnel killed, one injured in Naxal attack in Jharkhand's Latehar district

As many as four personnel of security forces were killed and one police personnel was critically injured in a Naxal attack in Jharkhand's Latehar district on Friday, officials said.

Nov 22, 2019, 23:15 PM IST

Amit Shah slams Congress in a rally in Latehar, Jharkhand

Amit Shah slams Congress in a rally in Latehar, Jharkhand. Listen in!

Nov 21, 2019, 13:32 PM IST

65-year-old man dies due to starvation in Jharkhand's Latehar, SDM says probe on

The man, who was identified as Ramcharan Munda, had not eaten anything for the past few days, his family said.

Jun 07, 2019, 16:36 PM IST

Jharkhand Nagar Panchayat election results 2018 live updates: Nagaruntari, Hussainabad, Chhattarpur, Latehar, Domchanch, Rajmahal, Barharwa

The results of the Nagar Panchayat elections 2018 held in Jharkhand's Nagaruntari, Hussainabad, Chhattarpur, Latehar, Domchanch, Rajmahal, Barharwa on April 16 will be declared by afternoon

Apr 20, 2018, 07:20 AM IST

Jharkhand: Security forces seize massive cache of explosives, ammunition

The recovered IED`s were later defused by the Bomb disposal squad.

Jun 21, 2017, 16:24 PM IST

Huge cache of arms, ammunitions recovered from Jharkhand''s Latehar

The police has recovered a huge cache of arms and ammunitions from Jharkhand`s Latehar district from a Naxal hideout.

Jan 29, 2017, 10:35 AM IST

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.

Nov 14, 2016, 10:42 AM IST

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.

Jun 06, 2016, 16:44 PM IST

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.

Feb 24, 2016, 15:27 PM IST

'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`.

Jul 18, 2015, 11:46 AM IST

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.

Jun 23, 2015, 22:12 PM IST

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.

Jun 18, 2015, 16:01 PM IST

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.

Jun 17, 2015, 00:15 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

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.

Jun 07, 2015, 16:14 PM IST

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.

Mar 28, 2015, 10:51 AM IST