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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.

Jharkhand: 2019 will be year for eradicating poverty, says CM Raghubar Das

Reiterating that the state government is committed to elevate the poor, Raghubar Das said Prime Minister Narendra Modis goal is to provide housing to the homeless by 2022, but the Jharkhand government has set the year 2020 as the deadline to attain the goal.


Dec 11 effect? Jharkhand 3rd BJP state to announce aid to farmers

The Raghubar Das-led BJP government Friday announced the launch of Mukhyamantri Krishi Aashirwad Yojana from the next fiscal year, ahead of the kharif season. Maize and paddy are two major kharif crops in Jharkhand. 

In Jharkhand, Raj Bhavan network down, BSNL staffers ‘kept’ at police station for 3 hours

Jharkhand CM Raghuvar Das had reportedly faced network problems at Raj Bhavan on Tuesday during his two-day trip to Dumka.

Jharkhand CM announces entire state as open defecation free

The ODF target for the state was October 2, 2019, but Jharkhand has achieved it a year in advance, Das said at the Statehood Day function here.

50 per cent of Jharkhand’s blocks facing drought-like situation

The worst-affected districts include Garhwa and Palamu and at least 18 of the 24 districts have either one or more block that could be declared drought-affected.


Jharkhand: Journalist dead, Maoist leader among two suspects

According to the police, Chandan Tiwari, son of labour leader Raghubar Tiwari and a resident of Dumbi village in Patthalgada police station area, was found unconscious in a jungle near his village.

Maoists blow up railway track in Jharkhand

Additional police deployment has been done in various other sensitive areas. The train traffic has now resumed.

Jharkhand: Regional parties start seat-sharing talks with Congress

As of now, there is an understanding that Congress would lay claim to around 50 per cent of Lok Sabha seats in the state, while JMM would claim the same percentage of seats in Assembly polls.

15-member girls’ football team ready to take off for London tomorrow

While some of them have decided to play against their families’ wishes, others have dodged marriage proposals to be in the team.

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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.