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Monday, May 23, 2022



Jharkhand schools to be painted in green & white; BJP alleges 'political message'

May 21, 2022 12:09 pm

As per an order issued by the JEPC to all DEOs, the walls of the school buildings will be painted in swan, angora or coconut white, while frosted green or mehndi green will be used for borders and projections of the walls.

Jharkhand writes to Centre for welfare of people hired by BRO

May 15, 2022 8:54 am

In the last two years, this is the third missive from Jharkhand government, urging the BRO to get a better deal for its workers who face “exploitative working conditions” in high-altitude areas.

Jharkhand govt suspends mining secy Pooja Singhal, held in money laundering case

May 12, 2022 5:19 pm

The ED arrested Pooja Singhal in a case involving the alleged diversion of MGNREGA funds during her tenure as deputy commissioner in Khunti in 2009-2010.

ED arrests Jharkhand mining secretary Pooja Singhal in money laundering case

May 12, 2022 1:16 am

The 2000-batch Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer has been taken into ED custody under the relevant sections of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA).

Jharkhand mining secretary appears before ED in money laundering case

May 10, 2022 3:51 pm

The agency had briefly questioned her during the raids that were conducted against Pooja Singhal, her businessman husband Abhishek Jha and others on May 6 in Jharkhand and few other locations. Her husband had been questioned by the agency and his statement was recorded.

Blast at Tata Steel plant in Jamshedpur, three injured

May 07, 2022 3:47 pm

The blast occurred around 10.20 am, and the injured employees were admitted to Tata Main Hospital, a company official said.

Mine lease row: PIL seeking to ‘destabilise govt’, Jharkhand CM tells HC

May 07, 2022 11:10 pm

Petition filed out of personal animosity, at behest of political rivals, says Hemant Soren

ED raids places linked to IAS Pooja Singhal; Rs 18 crore in CA house

May 07, 2022 8:59 am

Though the ED case is an old one, the raids come at a time when Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren is facing allegations of corruption for allotting a mining lease to himself and an industrial plot to his wife.

Newsmaker | Saryu Roy, the Independent Jharkhand MLA and politician-activist who loves a good fight

May 06, 2022 8:24 am

Saryu Roy recently alleged that the Jharkhand Health Minister Banna Gupta had disbursed Covid incentives equivalent to a month’s basic salary to 60 employees, including himself.

Centre cuts wheat quota under PMGKAY, adds rice to fill gap

May 05, 2022 5:46 am

As per the revised allocation, three states — Bihar, Kerala and Uttar Pradesh — will not receive any wheat for free distribution under the PMGKAY.


JAC Board 9th Result 2020: List of websites to check results

June 02, 2020 3:11 pm

JAC Jharkhand Board 9th Result 2020: Result available at,, and

Hemant Soren back as Jharkhand Chief Minister

December 31, 2019 8:41 am

JMM leader Hemant Soren took oath as the chief minister of Jharkhand for a second time at a grand ceremony attended by opposition leaders, in a show of unity. The 44-year-old tribal leader was sworn in as the 11th chief minister of the state by Governor Droupadi Murmu.

PDP workers celebrate victory in Jammu and Kashmir Assembly elections

December 23, 2014 6:10 pm

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

Fifth phase of polling underway

April 17, 2014 4:01 pm

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


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

June 22, 2020 6:21 pm

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

March 01, 2016 7:12 am

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'

February 11, 2016 11:42 am

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

February 11, 2016 11:41 am

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

January 13, 2016 9:31 am

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

January 09, 2016 12:22 pm

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.