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Jharkhand: Mother dead, baby given up for money, family to get ‘help’

The infant girl was handed over by the mother to a family allegedly for Rs 10,000, as she needed the money for her treatment and for her ailing husband’s.

Maternity scheme in Jharkhand: 155 of 202 applicants did not receive benefits, says survey

Launched in 2017, PMMVY provides for maternity benefits of Rs 5,000 in three installments, but only for the first child.


Jharkhand man kills family, commits suicide

Police said Shiv Kumar Baitha hung himself from a tree in the village. The bodies of his wife Babita Devi and two daughters aged 6 and 10 were found in a well nearby.

504 projects initiated since 2017 summit in Jharkhand

These figures were released Thursday by Jharkhand Industries department Secretary K Ravi Kumar on the “government achievements”, while also charting out the government’s action plan for the next 100 days.

Jharkhand: The four ‘routine’ lynchings

Suna, Champa, Fagni, Piro were killed in Jharkhand’s Gumla district after being accused of witchcraft. It’s business as usual in village of victims 85, 86, 87, 88

Jharkhand JAC Class 8 special exam result declared, pass percentage touches 73.16%

JAC Class 8 special exam result 2019: A total of 73.16 per cent students cleared the examinations successfully with Godda has the highest pass percentage of 93.59. The result is available at jac.jharkhand.gov.in


Jharkhand man lynched over theft, 4 arrested

Police said Bhola Hajra was caught and beaten up by residents of Chihudiya village of Dumka’s Jharkundi area, while his three associates managed to flee.

Jharkhand: 3-year-old 'raped', beheaded, body found in plastic bag

The incident occurred when the girl was sleeping along with her mother and a man who is now a suspect. Two persons have been arrested in connection with the crime.

Crop failed due to lack of rain, Jharkhand farmer hangs self

Family members said Shiva Khariya had sown paddy but it failed due to lack of rain, which deteriorated his “mental condition”.

Jharkhand: 6 Congress workers expelled after protest against party unit chief

The protesters raised slogans such as “Dr Ajoy Kumar, go back, go back”. A source in the party said Ranchi block presidents Sudhir Singh, Tinku Verma and Ashutosh Nath Pathak, among other leaders, have been expelled.

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PDP workers celebrate victory in Jammu and Kashmir Assembly elections

Counting for the recently held Assembly elections is underway in the states of Jammu and Kashmir and Jharkhand.

Fifth phase of polling underway

Moderate to brisk voting was on Thursday recorded in the first five hours of polling.


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Modi says Congress' made a mess of Andhra bifurcation, just the way it did during Partition

Looking back into history, Modi said, "three states were created even under former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee but they are functioning smoothly. Congress' handling of Andhra Pradesh bifurcation is a mess, just like the Partition of India and Pakistan".

In Jharkhand, Man Beaten Up, His House Set On Fire After Dead Cow Found Outside

According to the police, a mob attacked the house of Usman Ansari at Beria Hatiatand village in Deori area, nearly 200 km from Ranchi, on Tuesday after some people spotted the carcass of a cow. By the time the police reached the spot, the mob had beaten up Ansari and set fire to a part […]


Police arrest Maoist woman commander in Jharkhand

Giridih, Jharkhand, Mar 01 (ANI): Police arrested a Maoist woman commander in Jharkhand giving a major blow to the extremist group in the region. Acting on a tip-off, police arrested Chandamuni Hansda from a bus station in Giridih district, who is wanted in murder of a senior police officer and other heinous crimes. The woman is believed to be member of core team of Maoist leader Hitesh in the Santhal-Pargana zone, which consists of six districts. Superintendent of Police, Akhilesh B Verier, called it was a big achievement for the police. Police said she was the founding member of the Maoist women’s wing in Santhal-Pargana.

Pooja Bhatt to recreate small sequence of 'Aashiqui' in 'Cabaret'

New Delhi, Feb 11 (ANI): Bollywood actress and filmmaker Pooja Bhatt said she regrets her decision to not romance Rahul Roy in 90's musical hit 'Aashiqui' because she wanted to get married.With an intention to relive her missed opportunity, the actress is now reviving an epic sequence of 'Aashiqui' in the upcoming film 'Cabaret' with Rahul Roy and Richa Chaddha. Pooja also told media that she is all set to start the shoot of 'Jism 3' and it is going to be the boldest film of the industry so far.For now, Pooja is busy in the production of her upcoming film 'Cabaret' which stars Richa Chaddha in a lead role.'Cabaret', directed by Kaustav Narayan Niyog, traces the journey of a dancer who travels from Jharkhand before making to Mumbai.The film is schedule to hit the screens on May 6.

Looking sensuous in 'Cabaret' not a challenge for Richa Chaddha

New Delhi, Feb 11 (ANI): Bollywood actress Richa Chadda, who has won appreciation for her consistent portrayal of unconventional characters, is set to grab attention again with her sensuous avatar in an upcoming film 'Cabaret'.But the actress, who says that this role is more of an experiment, said she felt extremely comfortable in portrayal of her role in the film.Richa is playing the character of a dancer in 'Cabaret,' which is a story about a small town girl who gets success in Mumbai.'Cabaret', directed by Kaustav Narayan Niyog, will release on May 6.

Police seize 5,000 tortoise

Dumka, Jan 13 (ANI): The police seized thousands of tortoise from a lorry in Dumka district of Jharkhand. The police seized 75 sacks full of tortoise from the smugglers after they inspected the lorry at a check post on grounds of suspicion. However, the driver and his assistant managed to escape. Police official, Ajit Kumar, said there were at least 5,000 tortoise. I am still counting the number of tortoise but there are at least 5,000 to 7,000 of them. Around 107 tortoises were counted dead. The animals were given to the forest department and were released into a dam in Dumka district.


Jharkhand police bust Naxals' hideout in Khunti village

Jharkhand, Jan 09 (ANI): The Jharkhand police on Saturday busted a Naxal hideout in Khunti village.The police have seized three rifles, cylinder bombs and more than 600 bullets.