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In Jharkhand, Shah brings up Ram temple: Congress tried to stall

At one of the rallies, he asked the crowd: “Should the Ram temple be built in Ayodhya or not? Tell me, mothers and sisters. Every person in this country wants a Ram temple. But the Congress stalled the case.” It was met with cheers of “Jai Shri Ram”.

'Should've shocked nation's conscience': Rahul Gandhi on 10,000 Jharkhand tribals booked for sedition

The former Congress president tagged a media report stating that the Raghubar Das-led Jharkhand government had slapped sedition charges on as many as 10,000 Adivasis in Khunti district for taking part in the Pathalgadi movement.


Government was working on whims of CM: Jharkhand rebel BJP leader Saryu Roy

Three-time BJP MLA Saryu Roy tells The Indian Express about his decision to fight against the CM, specific problems of the state and his dissatisfaction with the BJP’s central leadership.

Jharkhand elections: Why BJP ally AJSU is playing hardball

The BJP and AJSU Party had together formed the government in Jharkhand in 2014 Assembly elections, winning 37 and 5 seats respectively in the 82-member Assembly. What has gone wrong this time?

Congress announces first list of five candidates for Jharkhand polls

Jharkhand will vote in five phases, with the first on November 30 and the last on December 20. Results will be declared on December 23.

Jharkhand elections: Tribal resentment, tainted turncoats among BJP’s key hurdles

The five-phase polling in Jharkhand begins on November 30 and ends on December 20.


Groupism still there, trying to change it: State Cong chief Rameshwar Oraron

After his appointment as state party chief, several senior state leaders had expressed displeasure. Oraon, however, said his aim is to take everyone together.

After recent poll dent, BJP may rethink strategy for Jharkhand

Sources pointed out that the BJP had never won a simple majority on its own in the state —formed in 2000 — hence, setting a tall tally as a target was not on the cards.

Explained: As Jharkhand elections are announced, here is the state of play

Jharkhand elections: While the political climate is yet to heat up in the state, this is where the BJP and the Opposition stand as of now.

Jharkhand: In previous poll, 19 seats decided by margin below 5,000 votes

A small swing of votes in the Assembly elections can influence the outcome of many seats in Jharkhand, as 19 of the 81 seats were decided by a thin margin of less than 5,000 votes in 2014. Most of these seats were won by the BJP-AJSU alliance. An analysis of the 2014 Jharkhand Assembly election […]

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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".

In Jharkhand, Man Beaten Up, His House Set On Fire After Dead Cow Found Outside

According to the police, a mob attacked the house of Usman Ansari at Beria Hatiatand village in Deori area, nearly 200 km from Ranchi, on Tuesday after some people spotted the carcass of a cow. By the time the police reached the spot, the mob had beaten up Ansari and set fire to a part […]


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.