Deepu is based in Ranchi as the newspaper’s Jharkhand correspondent. He tweets at @deepusebastian
This was the first rural chief ministerial sleepover in a state, 76per cent of whose general population lives in villages.
The Jharkhand cabinet gave itself a raise, with MLAs getting a hike of 80.06 per cent over existing monthly salaries.
According to villagers, besieged by diarrhea, fever and a poor harvest this year, the adivasi residents of Jatni Toli decided to perform a ritual they had conducted over 10 years back as part of their Sarna belief system.
Stranded without information about evacuations, migrant labourers from East Champaran paid thrice for return tickets.
Bihar has intensified relief and rescue operations by setting up camps in four districts and sending buses for evacuating people.
One disaster after other in Bihar; earthquake hit before farmers could cope up from the storm.
Saturday in Nepal left them one short, with the earthquake killing Rajesh Kapar (23), Sonpi's youngest son.
A police case has been registered against former MLA Dayanand Rai for spreading rumours about another earthquake through WhatsApp.
Residents of Patna camp in Gandhi Maidan after Saturday's earth earthquake.
The Principal of one of the schools said, 'they wanted to know why we did not have a photo of PM Modi in the school'.
The ABVP was unhappy that Holy Cross and St. Xavier's, CBSE-affiliated, were open despite an education bandh call by the organisation.
After interacting with villagers, Melinda visited Pradan’s Khunti office and she left for Delhi in the evening.
An NGO had come forward to perform the last rites for unclaimed bodies at the RIMS hospital.
Security forces on Thursday night gunned down the seniormost PLFI leader in Jharkhand.
The residents of the three hamlets agree that they were there illegally.
The song depicted various VIPs dancing alongside a scantily-clad woman.
The Sunday Express visits four schools in four states, not far from the homes of their education ministers, and finds that none strictly conforms to all norms laid out in the Act.
The school has only two classes, and claims to have an average pass percentage of at least 70 per cent in Class X boards.
The three are teachers at DAV Public School-BSEB Colony, from where plus two student Priya Roy went missing on February 28.
Security stepped up at exam centres after photographs go viral.
Baij Yadav, who is on trial for petty offences, was being taken from Ranchi's Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences.
The protest organisers said they have received invitations from six other sites to conduct such protests.
The protest was organised by a platform called the National Campaign on Adivasi Rights (NCAR).
The last time someone from security forces died at the hands of the Naxals in the state was at Itkhori in Chatra on December 24 last year, days ahead of Raghubar Das being sworn in as the CM.
Traditionally, the Maoists have considered opium poppy cultivation a major source of revenue and influence in the state.
Ranchi police are set to file an FIR against former Congress minister Mannan Mallick based on a statement made by a 13-year-old girl.
Maoist sources said that the dead man was part of the PLGA team commanded by Nakul Yadav.
CM Raghubar Das said that the Jharkhand government would hire one lakh employees over the next fiscal.
There are other reasons for this hope. Local MP Jayant Sinha has selected Jarba under the Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojana.
Girls may have entered into pact after one was scolded for talking to boys
The cabinet announced the maintenance of multiple roads and also a meeting in Dumka once every 3 months.
Sunday’s meeting was only the third time that the state’s sub-capital has hosted the cabinet.
Jharkhand police holds Arvindji responsible for almost all major operations by the Maoists in Palamu and Chhotanagpur.
"Those who sinned, those who looted Jharkhand, they have no shame," said Narendra Modi.
Maoist leader Arvindji, who carries a total bounty of Rs. 1.32 crore, was injured in the police encounter.
Thursday's event takes the strength of the state cabinet to 11, one less than the maximum permissible number.