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Wednesday, April 08, 2020



Jharkhand reports first COVID-19 case: Malaysian woman part of Delhi’s Jamaat event

April 01, 2020 1:56 am

Principal Health Secretary Nitin Kulkarni said: "The woman is part of a group of 17 foreign nationals who have been put into isolation. Seven Indians have also been sent into isolation."

No COVID-19 cases in Jharkhand: Only 137 tested so far; Minister admits returning workers not screened

March 28, 2020 4:48 pm

People in Jharkhand could be sitting on a "time bomb", said Dr Mohammad Azad, Secretary of the Jharkhand Chapter of the Association of Surgeons of India.

Jharkhand man killed on ‘suspicion’ of being Maoist; probe on

March 22, 2020 4:58 am

The police termed the man, identified as Roshan Horo, as “innocent” and have registered a case against security personnel who fired at him.

In Jharkhand, family claims hunger death, govt dismisses allegation

March 16, 2020 5:32 am

The Hemant Soren government denies Ghasi, a Dalit, died of lack of food. Having made hunger deaths one of its main planks in the recent Assembly elections, the ruling JMM now says there have been no such casualties in the state in the past five years.

Jharkhand: Hemant Soren orders probe into 'starvation death

March 09, 2020 2:10 pm

Bhukhal Ghasi of Kamra village in Bokaro district died in his mud house on Friday, following which a social worker alleged that he died of starvation.

Like Kiran Passi

March 05, 2020 10:48 am

Jharkhand bureaucrat’s decision reminds middle class of need to affirm its stakes in public amenities.

Mahatma Gandhi's statue vandalised in Jharkhand

February 09, 2020 7:44 pm

The deputy commissioner said he would request Hazaribag MP Jayant Sinha and local MLA Manish Jaiswal to provide funds for installing of CCTV at the site.

Jharkhand: Two who escaped say clash over Pathalgadi led to killings

January 30, 2020 4:20 am

The Pathalgadi is an old tribal system, seeking autonomy for gram sabhas.

One more held for Jharkhand massacre, 16 arrested so far

January 28, 2020 1:18 pm

Supporters of 'Pathalgarhi' movement had allegedly kidnapped the seven villagers of Burugulikera in Guddi block on January 21 and killed them for allegedly opposing their stir.

Jharkhand killings: 15 accused arrested, sent in judicial custody

January 27, 2020 1:58 am

The killings were apparently a fallout of a clash between a pro-Pathalgadi group and an anti-Pathalgadi group.


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

July 21, 2018 11:26 am

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.