Articles about Jharkhand

06 Dec 2022

Jharkhand: Man beheads cousin over land dispute, friends take selfie

A 20-year-old man allegedly beheaded his 24-year-old cousin after abducting him over a land dispute, after which the friends of the accused even took a selfie with the severed head in Jharkhand's Khunti district, said the police on Monday.

17 Nov 2022

Hemant Soren
Illegal mining case: Hemant Soren to appear before ED today

Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren is likely to appear before the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in Ranchi on Thursday in relation to the illegal mining case in Sahibganj district.

16 Nov 2022

Mizoram: Death toll reaches 10 in stone quarry accident

Two more dead bodies were reportedly recovered from the debris on Tuesday night after a stone quarry caved in at Maudarh village of Hnahthial district in Mizoram on Monday, raising the death toll to 10.

PILs for ED probe against Hemant Soren not maintainable: SC

The Supreme Court (SC) on Monday set aside the Jharkhand High Court's order that upheld public interest litigation (PIL) for an investigation against Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren in the office-of-profit case.

Illegal mining case: ED summons Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren tomorrow

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has summoned Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren on Thursday in connection with alleged money laundering in an illegal mining case.

01 Nov 2022

Tata Steel
'Steel man of India' JJ Irani passes away at 86

Popularly known as the "steel man of India," former managing director of Tata Steel and former director of Tata Sons, Jamshed J Irani, died aged 86 at Tata Main Hospital (TMH) in Jamshedpur, Jharkhand, on Monday night.

Jharkhand: 26-year-old software engineer attacked, gang-raped; 10 suspects booked

A 26-year-old woman was reportedly raped by about 10 men in Jharkhand's West Singhbhum district, PTI reported on Saturday, citing police authorities.

30 Sep 2022

Sexual Harassment
Jharkhand: Teacher's face blackened for harassing, showing porn to students

Villagers in West Singhbhum district of Jharkhand blackened the face of a government middle school teacher, garlanded him with shoes, and paraded him around on Thursday for allegedly showing porn to girl students and touching them inappropriately.

30 Sep 2022

Jharkhand IAS Pooja Singhal paid crores for husband's hospital: ED

IAS officer Pooja Singhal allegedly connived with district officials in Jharkhand to embezzle Rs. 18 crore, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) said on Thursday.

Crackdown on child pornography: CBI raids 56 locations across India

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Saturday carried out multiple raids across 20 states in connection with two online child pornography cases.

17 Sep 2022

Loan recovery agent crushes pregnant woman to death under tractor

A terrible incident involving a debt-ridden farmer came to light in Jharkhand's Hazaribagh district on Saturday.

05 Sep 2022

Hemant Soren
Jharkhand political crisis: CM Hemant Soren wins trust vote

Amid a raging political storm, Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren on Monday won the trust vote, with 48 of 81 MLAs voting in his favor in the Assembly.

04 Sep 2022

Delhi Police
Delhi: Deoghar DC charged with sedition on BJP MP's complaint

The Delhi Police has filed a "zero FIR" charging sedition against the deputy commissioner of Jharkhand's Deoghar, Manjunath Bhajantri, and others following a complaint by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Member of Parliament, Nishikant Dubey.

02 Sep 2022

Congress Party
Jharkhand: Governor Bais flies to Delhi, may meet Amit Shah

Amid a mounting political crisis in Jharkhand and uncertainty about the fate of Chief Minister (CM) Hemant Soren, Governor Ramesh Bais on Friday left for New Delhi.

31 Aug 2022

Dumka murder victim a minor, add POCSO charges: Panel recommends

The Jharkhand Child Welfare Committee has found that the girl, who died on Sunday after being set ablaze by her alleged jilted lover in Dumka, was 15-years-old and thus a minor, as opposed to the police report which stated her to be 19-years-old.

31 Aug 2022

Torturing maid: Suspended BJP leader Patra sent to 12-day custody

A day after massive outrage against Seema Patra for allegedly torturing her tribal house help, the suspended Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader was arrested by the Jharkhand Police.

30 Aug 2022

Jharkhand political crisis: Ruling alliance MLAs leave for Chhattisgarh

After a "political picnic" within the state to evade horse-trading, Jharkhand's ruling alliance MLAs reportedly left for Nava Raipur in the Congress-ruled Chhattisgarh on a chartered plane from Ranchi on Tuesday evening.

30 Aug 2022

Jharkhand shocker: BJP leader accused of torturing house help, suspended

In a jarring incident, Seema Patra, a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and the wife of former IAS officer Maheshwar Patra, has been accused of torturing her house help for six years.

29 Aug 2022

Jharkhand: Woman dies after stalker sets her ablaze; protests erupt

Jharkhand is said to be tense after a 19-year-old woman from the Dumka district, who was set on fire by a man stalking her, died from burn injuries on Sunday, The Indian Express reported.

27 Aug 2022

Jharkhand ruling alliance shift MLAs to prevent horse trading

Amid clouds of disqualification looming over Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren, the allies in power — Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM), Congress, and the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) have shifted MLAs to Khunti district to prevent horse trading on Saturday.

26 Aug 2022

Hemant Soren
All eyes on governor in Jharkhand CM Soren's disqualification case

Jharkhand Governor Ramesh Bais will likely ask Chief Minister Hemant Soren to resign from the post following the disqualification notice sent by the Election Commission of India (ECI), as per reports.

25 Aug 2022

Hemant Soren
EC recommends Hemant Soren's disqualification in office of profit case

The Election Commission of India (ECI) has written to Jharkhand governor Ramesh Bais recommending the disqualification of CM Hemant Soren from the state assembly for holding an misusing position.

21 Aug 2022

33 dead as heavy rains wreak havoc in several states

Several states have been devastated by torrential monsoon rains since Saturday killing at least 33 people.

13 Aug 2022

West Bengal
#NewsBytesExplainer: Why drought is looming over UP, Jharkhand and Bihar

According to the Indian Express, never in the last 122 years have Uttar Pradesh (UP), Bihar and Jharkhand witnessed such low monsoon rainfall.

12 Aug 2022

Why did Jharkhand BJP leader courier pen to Tejashwi Yadav?

Newly sworn Deputy Chief Minister of Bihar Tejashwi Yadav may soon get a pen in his post.

01 Aug 2022

Lawyer fighting PIL against Jharkhand CM Soren arrested in Kolkata

A lawyer fighting two PILs against Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren was arrested in Kolkata on Sunday.

31 Jul 2022

Congress MLA alleges Sarma wants to bring down Jharkhand government

A Congress MLA from Jharkhand has now revealed that his colleagues jailed in Bengal over the seizure of cash worth lakhs have urged him to accompany them to Guwahati to meet Assam Chief Minister (CM) Himanta Biswa Sarma.

31 Jul 2022

Mamata Banerjee
3 Jharkhand Congress MLAs, caught with cash in vehicle, arrested

Three Jharkhand Congress MLAs were arrested a day after they were found in West Bengal with cash in their vehicle.

2 convicted for Dhanbad judge's murder exactly a year after

A special CBI court in Dhanbad on Thursday convicted two accused in the murder case of a Additional Sessions Judge (ASJ).

23 Jul 2022

Hackers to smoke out Aadhaar bugs, detect security loopholes

The Government of India will now be taking help from 20 hackers to smoke out bugs in Aadhaar security systems.

21 Jul 2022

Meet Droupadi Murmu, India's 15th President

Droupadi Murmu was on Thursday elected as the 15th President of India by defeating the Opposition's joint candidate, former Union Minister Yashwant Sinha with a huge margin.

20 Jul 2022

Delhi Police
Delhi: Police bust gang selling newborn babies, infant rescued

The Crime Branch of Delhi Police has arrested five women and two men for allegedly selling newborn babies in the national capital.

20 Jul 2022

Jharkhand: Pickup van driver crushes policewoman to death during checking

A female sub-inspector Sandhya Topno was crushed to death by a pickup van driver during vehicle checking in Jharkhand's Ranchi on Wednesday.

18 Jul 2022

Murmu vs Sinha: India elects its 15th President today

The polling for the election of the President of India will begin in Parliament and respective state assemblies on Monday.

26 Jun 2022

Bypolls: BJP clinches Rampur, AAP holds fort in Delhi

In a blow for the Samajwadi Party (SP), BJP candidate Ghanshyam Singh Lodhi defeated SP nominee and Azam Khan's long-time colleague Asim Raja by over 42,000 votes in the Rampur Lok Sabha bypolls, The Indian Express reported.

26 Jun 2022

Bypolls: BJP fights in SP stronghold, AAP struggles in Punjab

Counting of votes for the bypolls of three Lok Sabha and seven Assembly seats in five states and Delhi is underway.

24 Jun 2022

Narendra Modi
Draupadi Murmu files presidential poll nomination in presence of Modi

Draupadi Murmu, the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) candidate, filed her nomination for the presidential elections on Friday. PC Mody, the Returning Officer, received her nomination.

22 Jun 2022

Who is Draupadi Murmu, NDA's pick for President

Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance has named Draupadi Murmu, a tribal woman leader, as its pick for the Presidential race.

20 Jun 2022

West Bengal
Bharat Bandh: Massive traffic jams across Delhi-NCR; 22 trains canceled

Heavy security arrangements amid Bharat Bandh have caused massive traffic jams across Delhi-NCR.

14 Jun 2022

Prophet row: Delhi VHP calls for Hanuman Chalisa mass recitation

The Vishva Hindu Parishad's (VHP) Delhi unit has called on people to gather in temples and participate in Hanuman Chalisa mass recitations on Tuesday (June 14) to protest the violence that erupted in several parts of India on Friday.

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