Deepu, a 2015 Asia Journalism Fellow, has been based in Ranchi since 2012 as the newspaper’s Jharkhand correspondent. He tweets at @deepusebastian
The report became the first pat on the back for the Raghubar Das govt, which managed to pull the state up the ranks from 29th on the list in March to third by the time the report was prepared.
Jharkhand is the only state that has complied 100 per cent with the suggested labour regulations.
The police FIR does not mention any perpetrators by name; it merely says that 200 unknown people had assaulted the youngster.
This was the first rural chief ministerial sleepover in a state, 76per cent of whose general population lives in villages.
The Jharkhand cabinet gave itself a raise, with MLAs getting a hike of 80.06 per cent over existing monthly salaries.
According to villagers, besieged by diarrhea, fever and a poor harvest this year, the adivasi residents of Jatni Toli decided to perform a ritual they had conducted over 10 years back as part of their Sarna belief system.
Stranded without information about evacuations, migrant labourers from East Champaran paid thrice for return tickets.
Bihar has intensified relief and rescue operations by setting up camps in four districts and sending buses for evacuating people.
One disaster after other in Bihar; earthquake hit before farmers could cope up from the storm.
Saturday in Nepal left them one short, with the earthquake killing Rajesh Kapar (23), Sonpi's youngest son.
A police case has been registered against former MLA Dayanand Rai for spreading rumours about another earthquake through WhatsApp.
Residents of Patna camp in Gandhi Maidan after Saturday's earth earthquake.
The Principal of one of the schools said, 'they wanted to know why we did not have a photo of PM Modi in the school'.
The ABVP was unhappy that Holy Cross and St. Xavier's, CBSE-affiliated, were open despite an education bandh call by the organisation.
After interacting with villagers, Melinda visited Pradan’s Khunti office and she left for Delhi in the evening.
An NGO had come forward to perform the last rites for unclaimed bodies at the RIMS hospital.
Security forces on Thursday night gunned down the seniormost PLFI leader in Jharkhand.
The residents of the three hamlets agree that they were there illegally.
The song depicted various VIPs dancing alongside a scantily-clad woman.
The Sunday Express visits four schools in four states, not far from the homes of their education ministers, and finds that none strictly conforms to all norms laid out in the Act.
The school has only two classes, and claims to have an average pass percentage of at least 70 per cent in Class X boards.
The three are teachers at DAV Public School-BSEB Colony, from where plus two student Priya Roy went missing on February 28.
Security stepped up at exam centres after photographs go viral.
Baij Yadav, who is on trial for petty offences, was being taken from Ranchi's Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences.
The protest organisers said they have received invitations from six other sites to conduct such protests.