Jharkhand News

JAC 8th result 2019: Websites down, 5.5 lakh students await Class 8 results

JAC Board Class 8th Result 2019: JAC secretary Mahip Kumar Singh said "Hum kia kare", saying, "Due the the huge load on websites after the declaration of results, the sites went down."

Jharkhand: CRPF jawan, three Maoists killed in encounter

Jharkhand Maoist encounter broke out at around 6 am this morning in the forests of Belbha Ghat area as security personnel from the 7th battalion of the CRPF were carrying out operations.


Jharkhand BJP minister accused of ‘repeatedly slapping’ woman

“Kumari was allegedly assaulted by Singh, while his supporters have alleged extortion by Kumari. The matter is under investigation and no arrests have been made,” Jamtara SP Shailendra Kumar Sinha said.

West Bengal: Retd officer who attended RSS NGO event in uniform to be central observer

The decision is bound to set off a political slugfest between the ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) in West Bengal and the BJP

Jharkhand CEO slaps notice on education council, tablets with CM’s message to be switched off

The matter pertained to in-built video display messages of Chief Minister Raghubar Das in around 32,000 tablet computers that were distributed to monitor government schools.

Jharkhand: Man beaten to death by sister’s ‘harassers’, brother in hospital

Police have arrested two people in connection with the case, and are currently in search for the others involved.


Jharkhand: Mentally deranged man kills five members of his family

The accused, identified as Chunu Soren, killed his brother Ravi Soren (45), sister-in-law Kalpana (39), bother-in-law Jitan Soren and two children of the family at Pudusilli village in the district, the Sub-Divisional Police Officer (SDPO) of Chandil, D N Banka, said.

Jharkhand: BJP’s Godda bastion hurdle in way of Congress, allies plans

In the Mahagathbandhan camp, both the JVM and Congress have their eyes on Godda, which has a mix of castes and a substantial Muslim population, giving both parties hope. It is also low on development indices, despite a wealth of natural resources like coal.

Decision 2019: What is at stake in Jharkhand? A look at the complex equations at play

In 2014, the BJP nearly swept the state’s Lok Sabha seats, then slipped in the Assembly polls before forming a coalition government. Although voter preferences are known to change, the upcoming Lok Sabha polls will again set the tone for the Assembly polls later.

Jharkhand announces implementation of 10% reservation for economically weak in general category

The chief minister said that the step was part of follow up action on the Centre's decision to provide 10 per cent reservation in jobs and education for economically weaker sections in the general category.

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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".


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.