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Tuesday, January 28, 2020



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.

Tension after communal clash during pro-CAA rally in Jharkhand

January 25, 2020 3:25 am

Police sources said a few people were injured and two have been shifted to Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences, Ranchi. A police personnel was also injured in the incident.

Rumblings in Ranchi

January 24, 2020 12:03 am

The West Singhbhum murders are a test for the Soren government. The guilty must be punished.

Jharkhand: Three held for killing seven over Pathalgadi in West Singhbhum

January 23, 2020 11:59 am

The incident took place on Sunday in which seven people were taken hostage and later killed, allegedly by armed supporters of the Pathalgadi self-rule movement.

Jharkhand: Days after cases withdrawn, 7 killed over Pathalgadi

January 23, 2020 10:54 am

Pathalgadis reject the law of the land as well as government rights over their forests and rivers. As part of the movement, Pathalgadis erect a stone plaque or signboard outside the village, declaring it sovereign territory and prohibiting entry of outsiders.

Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose birthday declared public holiday again in Jharkhand

January 22, 2020 7:58 pm

Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Jayanti: The day was removed from the list of holidays between 2015 and 2019, though 'Netaji Jayanti' had been a holiday till 2014, an official release said here.

NCRB data: Sedition cases doubled in two years, Jharkhand is No. 1

January 10, 2020 7:04 am

The data shows that Jammu and Kashmir saw a sharp spike in sedition cases in 2018, with 12 cases compared to just one in 2017. The state was split into two Union Territories last year.

JMM's Rabindra Nath Mahato elected as Jharkhand Assembly Speaker

January 07, 2020 12:24 pm

Chief Minister Hemant Soren proposed Mahato's name for the post which was seconded by JMM MLA Champai Soren during the second of the three-day session of the Assembly.

New govt will usher in an era of peace in Jharkhand, says Rahul as Hemant Soren takes oath as CM

December 29, 2019 8:59 pm

Governor Droupadi Murmu administered the oath of office and secrecy to Soren, in the presence of senior political leaders and chief ministers from across states. This will be the 44-year-old JMM leader's second stint as Jharkhand chief minister.


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.