Gumla: Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das on Sunday said 8 lakh families of the state were benefited under the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana which would cover 10 lakh more families by 2018. The beneficiaries are being given LPG oven along with cylinders.
Published 22-Oct-2017 22:16 IST
Dhanbad (Jharkhand): The death of a rickshaw puller at Jharia in Dhanbad has whipped up a fresh controversy after family members alleged that the man died of hunger while the district administration said it was due to a prolonged illness. Rickshaw puller Baijnath Ravidas (45) died at his TarabaganMore
Published 22-Oct-2017 19:39 IST
Simdega: The mother of the 11-year-old girl, who died allegedly of starvation in Jharkhand's Simdega district a few days back as her family's ration card was not linked to the Aadhar card, has accused the villagers of threatening and abusing her for 'defaming' the village.
Published 22-Oct-2017 10:42 IST | Updated 12:47 IST
Jamshedpur: The Jharkhand government on Saturday said Aadhaar card was not mandatory to collect food grains from the public distribution system after a 11-year-old girl allegedly died of starvation. Local activists had alleged that the girl died of starvation on September 28 after her family wasMore
Published 21-Oct-2017 13:51 IST
Ranchi: Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das has invited opposition flak for driving a scooter without a helmet on Diwali and also travelling minus security cover. Das celebrated Diwali at his home in Jamshedpur, which is also his assembly constituency.
Published 20-Oct-2017 17:07 IST | Updated 17:24 IST
Ranchi/New Delhi: A central probe has been ordered into the starvation of an 11-year-old girl in Jharkhand, official sources said on Wednesday even as the opposition flayed the Raghubar Das government on the matter. Santoshi Kumari of Karimati village in Simdega district died on September 28. TheMore
Published 18-Oct-2017 20:12 IST
Ranchi: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) will probe into the case of B Narayana and Satyanarayan Reddy, associates of dreaded CPI (Maoist) central committee member Sudhakar Reddy, an official release said here.
Published 18-Oct-2017 09:21 IST
Ranchi: Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das on Tuesday ordered a probe into the death of an 11-year-old girl in Jharkhand's Simdega district allegedly due to starvation. Santoshi Kumari, a resident of Karimati village of Simdega district, died on September 28. The death came to light after itMore
Published 17-Oct-2017 20:33 IST | Updated 20:49 IST
Pune: Three construction labourers were killed and one was injured after they fell off an under-construction building in Dattawadi area of Sinhgad Road here on Tuesday morning, said police. The deceased have been identified as Prakash Saav (26), Dulari Paswan (28) and Mithun Singh (22), police said,More
Published 17-Oct-2017 15:34 IST
Ranchi: In a major decision the Jharkhand High Court allowed the 15-year-old minor rape victim to abort her 23-week pregnancy. The court's decision comes in the wake of a report submitted by the medical board of Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS) that the medical termination of pregnancyMore
Published 17-Oct-2017 12:52 IST
Jamshedpur: Eight Maoists were arrested and some explosives seized during raids in Seraikela-Kharswan district on Monday, a senior police officer said.
Published 17-Oct-2017 08:38 IST
Latehar: An India Reserve Battalion (IRB) jawan was injured in an encounter with a splinter group of CPI (Maoist) in Latehar district, police said. The IRB jawan, Vikesh Kumar, received a bullet injury on his chest and was airlifted to Ranchi, Superintendent of Police Dhananjay Singh said.
Published 16-Oct-2017 17:26 IST | Updated 21:30 IST
Ranchi:The nexus between politicians and Maoists was an open secret. It has now come to be further unravelled with the arrest by the NIA of former Minister Gopal Krishna Patar alias Raja Peter for the murder of JD-U legislator Ramesh Singh Munda in 2008.
Published 15-Oct-2017 16:44 IST | Updated 16:46 IST
Simdega: The police on Friday arrested three ultras of the People's Liberation Front of India (PLFI) in connection with the killing of BJP leader Manoj Nageshia. Superintendent of Police of Simdega, Rajeev Ranjan Singh said three PLFI activists identified as Sheetal Kundalana, Loren Samad Lurgi andMore
Published 14-Oct-2017 07:39 IST
Ranchi: Former Jharkhand Chief Minister Babulal Marandi on Saturday alleged a conspiracy is being hatched to get him killed by reducing his security cover. Talking to reporters here, he said "My security cover was reduced from Z category to Y category and I was not informed about it. The stateMore
Published 14-Oct-2017 16:50 IST
Ranchi: Jailed Maoist commander Kundan Pahan in his interrogation by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) has revealed that he was given Rs 5 crore to kill former Jharkhand Minister Ramesh Singh Munda in 2008. According to sources in the police, Pahan admitted to taking a contract of Rs 5 croreMore
Published 13-Oct-2017 18:39 IST
Ranchi: Jharkhand has witnessed nearly four-fold increase in international tourists in the last three years, helped largely by development of dedicated infrastructure for the travellers. The state government is also encouraging cultural tourism, mining tourism, waterfall tourism and tourism acrossMore
Published 13-Oct-2017 13:24 IST
Khunti: The police, on Wednesday, arrested six People s Front of India Limited (PLFI) militants from two different places in the Naxal-affected Khunti district, a police officer had said.
Published 12-Oct-2017 08:02 IST
Jamshedpur (Jharkhand): The Singhbhum Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI) has sought Prime Minister Narendra Modi's intervention to complete the long pending repair work of NH-33 as it is affecting trade and business in the mineral-rich region. The national highway that connects Odisha and WestMore
Published 11-Oct-2017 15:09 IST
Giridih: In a freak accident, four persons, including a woman, were killed on Tuesday when a tree fell on an autorickshaw they were travelling in, police said.
Published 11-Oct-2017 07:11 IST

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