Prashant Pandey

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Jharkhand approves job quota for non-scheduled areas
Thu, May 10, 2018

In February, the state government had formed a six-member panel to look into the issue following agitations in many non-scheduled areas.

Jharkhand: Behind lynching convictions, High Court drive involving police, prosecutors
Mon, Apr 30, 2018

On April 24, a Bokaro district court sentenced 10 people to life imprisonment for lynching Shamsuddin Ansari on suspicion of being a child-lifter. The incident occurred on April 4, 2017, under the Chandrapura police station.

Bandh in Jharkhand as Kurmi outfits seek inclusion in ST list
Tue, Apr 24, 2018

The main argument of the Kurmi community (also called Kudumi/Mahato) is that they were part of the ST list of 1931 and remained so till 1950, when their name was struck off in the then state of Bihar.

Jharkhand lynching: BJP leaders, local groups on dharna demanding high-level investigation
Mon, Apr 23, 2018

Jharkhand lynching: Innocent people have been held guilty, said former Ramgarh MLA Shankar Chowdhary.

Jharkhand: Koderma village gradually recovers mob attack over ‘banned meat’ in reception
Sun, Apr 22, 2018

The mob attack came a day after the wedding reception of Nayeem Ansari on April 16, when the mob reached their home and alleged that they had served “banned meat”. In the violence that followed, Nayeem’s father was injured and their home vandalised.

BJP sweeps municipal corporations elections in Jharkhand, CM Raghubar Das says people voted for development
Sat, Apr 21, 2018

A buoyant Chief Minister Raghubar Das, addressing the media after party's victory, said that the people have voted for development and have reposed their faith in "sabka sath-sabka vikas".

Jharkhand: Three years service after course mandatory for all doctors
Fri, Apr 20, 2018

Earlier, a student after completing an MBBS or a postgraduate course had to work for a year in the state and the fine for not doing so was between Rs 10 and 20 lakh.

Jharkhand: Man assaulted for serving ‘banned meat’ at son’s wedding, section 144 imposed; seven held
Thu, Apr 19, 2018

Jharkhand lynching: 'Adequate forces have been deployed in and around the village to maintain law and order,' said Koderma Superintendent of Police Shivani Tiwari.

Day after infant deaths in Jharkhand: Families say they were told fever after vaccine normal, so didn’t panic
Tue, Apr 10, 2018

Principal Secretary (Health) Nidhi Khare said the ANM has been suspended with immediate effect, pending inquiry, and that samples of the vaccine collected will be sent for detailed forensic examination.

In hostel for tribal children near Ranchi, lessons on how to stay close to roots
Mon, Apr 09, 2018

At present, there are around 15 children, including seven girls, who live at the Bal Nivas.

CBSE paper leak: Institute in eye of storm started in two rented flats 3 years ago
Mon, Apr 02, 2018

The police said the duo were tasked to kill the Vice-Chancellor as there was “antagonism” among students against him ever since Dalit research scholar Rohith Vemula committed suicide.

Attacked in Bihar over broken idol, Odisha family stuck, fights panic
Sun, Apr 01, 2018

The situation is nearly back to normal in Gondapur village, Nawada, after a new idol was installed on Friday evening. Religious functions were held on the occasion of Hanuman Jayanti.

In Nawada, broken idol along NH-31 triggers communal violence
Sat, Mar 31, 2018

A mob targeted a marriage party, which came to a Muslim wedding and was staying in a hotel on NH-31, suspecting it of breaking the idol, and pelted their bus with stones and vandalised the hotel.

Jharkhand Rajya Sabha polls: To quash talk on cross-voting, MLA asks EC to disclose his vote
Fri, Mar 30, 2018

Claiming that his political life was under the scanner, Chatterjee wrote: “Revealing of my individually attributed vote during Rajya Sabha elections (will facilitate) the cause of ascertainment of my individuality and political character.”

In biggest fodder scam blow, Lalu Prasad Yadav gets 14 years in jail
Sun, Mar 25, 2018

Lalu is currently admitted in Ranchi’s Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS), where he was met Saturday by rebel BJP MP Shatrughan Sinha and senior Congress leader and former union minister Subodh Kant Sahay.

Rajya Sabha Elections Result 2018: After 15-hour drama, BJP, Congress win one seat each in Jharkhand
Sat, Mar 24, 2018

Overall, the NDA folder managed to get 52 first preference votes, indicating it got votes from four legislators of smaller parties, besides one from Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (Prajatantrik) MLA Prakash Ram.

First sentencing in lynching over cow: 11 get life term for Alimuddin Ansari’s murder in Jharkhand
Thu, Mar 22, 2018

The development comes a few days after a fast-track court had convicted 11 of the 12 accused, including a district BJP leader and at least three members of the local “gau raksha samiti”.

Fodder scam: Lalu Yadav convicted in fourth case, Jagannath Mishra acquitted; RJD calls it ‘Modi-Nitish game’
Tue, Mar 20, 2018

Fodder scam: Lalu yadav was found guilty in the fourth case pertaining to alleged withdrawal of Rs 3.5 crore from the Dumka treasury (which is now in Jharkhand) over two decades ago. The order on quantum of punishment will be passed following arguments on March 21, 22 and 23. 

Jharkhand: ‘Mastermind’ behind illegal patthalgadi incidents held
Tue, Mar 20, 2018

Kujur (42), the national working president of Adivasi Mahasabha and the alleged brain behind “patthalgadis” in several villages, was arrested from Delhi on Saturday

First conviction in lynching over cow: 11 held guilty in Jharkhand
Sat, Mar 17, 2018

Jharkhand lynching: A fast-track court convicted 11 of the 12 accused, including a district BJP leader and at least three members of the local “gau raksha samiti”. The quantum of punishment will be announced on March 21, the court said.

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