Jharkhand: News

22 Jun 2024

Bihar Police

5 arrested in Jharkhand in NEET paper leak case

Five individuals were arrested by the Economic Offences Unit (EOU) of the Bihar Police in Deoghar, Jharkhand, on Friday, as part of the ongoing investigation into the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) paper leak case.

Heatwave to ease from June 20; thunderstorms expected in Delhi

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted heatwave conditions in New Delhi on Wednesday, with potential thunderstorms accompanied by lightning and gusty winds.

16 Jun 2024


Heat stress to subside from June 19; monsoon progress delayed

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted that the ongoing heat wave conditions across North India will gradually ease after the next three days.

15 Jun 2024


Jharkhand: 3 jump off train over false fire alarm, killed 

Three passengers lost their lives and several others were injured after jumping off the moving Sasaram-Ranchi Intercity Express due to a false fire alarm.

25 May 2024


LS elections: Which states recorded highest, lowest voter turnout today

Polling for 58 Lok Sabha seats across six states and two union territories ended at 7:00pm on Saturday.

Jharkhand: ED arrests Congress leader's secretary after ₹35cr cash recovery 

The Enforcement Directorate (ED), late on Monday night, arrested the personal secretary to Jharkhand Rural Development Minister (JRDM) Alamgir Alam—Sanjeev Lal—and Lal's house help Jahangir Alam.

Jharkhand: Cash recovered during raid on help of minister's aide

The Enforcement Directorate on Monday conducted a series of raids across Ranchi, Jharkhand.

12 Apr 2024

Arvind Kejriwal

PM Modi responds to opposition's 'BJP uses central agencies' charge 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has categorically denied allegations made by opposition parties accusing the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of misusing central agencies to target political rivals.

05 Apr 2024

Hemant Soren

Land scam case: What ED's chargesheet against Hemant Soren says

Two months after former Jharakhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren was arrested by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in a land scam case, the agency filed a chargesheet against him on March 30.

31 Mar 2024

Akhilesh Yadav

INDIA bloc's 5 demands to poll body at mega rally

The Indian National Developmental Inclusive Alliance (INDIA) bloc on Sunday released its five demands ahead of the Lok Sabha elections.

30 Mar 2024


Calling spouse 'bhoot,' 'pishach' not cruelty: Patna High Court 

The Patna High Court has ruled that derogatory name-calling like "bhoot" (ghost) and "pishach" (vampire) by an estranged couple does not constitute "cruelty."

23 Mar 2024

Article 324

INDIA bloc leaders ask ECI to restrict ED, CBI

The Indian National Developmental Inclusive Alliance (INDIA) bloc leaders met with the Election Commission of India (ECI) on Friday and demanded that the operations of central probe agencies be restricted until the Lok Sabha elections are over.

19 Mar 2024

Hemant Soren

Sita Soren resigns from JMM, joins BJP

Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) MLA Sita Soren on Tuesday quit her party and joined the Bharatiya Janata Party in New Delhi.

14 Mar 2024

Hemant Soren

Jharkhand police summon ED officials in Hemant Soren harassment case

Jharkhand Police on Thursday summoned Enforcement Directorate (ED) officials for questioning next Thursday regarding a case filed by former Chief Minister Hemant Soren.

MP: Senior Congress leaders Suresh Pachouri, Sanjay Shukla join BJP

Senior Congress leaders Suresh Pachouri and Sanjay Shukla joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), among others, in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, on Saturday ahead of the Lok Sabha elections.

05 Mar 2024


Orchestra dancer from Chhattisgarh gang-raped in Jharkhand; 2 held

A 21-year-old orchestra dancer from Chhattisgarh was gang-raped allegedly by three fellow performers in Jharkhand's Palamu district on Saturday night.

03 Mar 2024

Sexual Assault

Beaten, robbed: Spanish woman, gang-raped in Jharkhand, narrates horror

The Spanish woman, who was allegedly gang-raped by a group of seven men in Jharkhand's Dumka on Friday, has narrated the horrors of the incident.

02 Mar 2024

West Bengal

Spanish woman, on bike tour with husband, gang-raped in Jharkhand

A Spanish woman on a bike tour with her husband was allegedly gang-raped and beaten by seven men in Jharkhand's Dumka district, the police said on Saturday.

01 Mar 2024

Narendra Modi

Modi to arrive in West Bengal today for 2-day visit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to tour West Bengal on Friday and Saturday and address rallies in Arambagh and Krishnagar districts.

28 Feb 2024

Train Accident

Jharkhand: Several people crushed to death by train

Several people were crushed to death by a train in Jamtara, Jharkhand on Wednesday evening.

26 Feb 2024

Lok Sabha Elections

Congress's lone Jharkhand MP Geeta Koda quits party, joins BJP 

The lone Congress MP from Jharkhand, Geeta Koda, on Monday joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

12 Feb 2024

Hemant Soren

ED probing matters unrelated to Soren's case: Sibal tells court

Former Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren's lawyer, senior advocate Kapil Sibal, reportedly challenged the arrest of the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) leader in the Jharkhand High Court on Monday.

Champai Soren-led Jharkhand government wins trust vote in assembly

The newly formed Champai Soren government in Jharkhand won the trust vote in the assembly on Monday.

31 Jan 2024

Hemant Soren

Hemant Soren arrested, Champai Soren appointed as new Jharkhand CM

The ruling Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) has named Champai Soren as the state's next chief minister.

30 Jan 2024

Hemant Soren

After going 'missing' in Delhi, CM Soren surfaces in Ranchi 

Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren, who allegedly went missing from New Delhi on Monday, arrived in Ranchi on Tuesday.

20 Jan 2024

Hemant Soren

Land scam case: ED records statement of Jharkhand CM Soren

Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren on Saturday recorded his official statement with the Enforcement Directorate (ED) officials in a money laundering case.

10 Jan 2024

Hemant Soren

Don't respond: Jharkhand government to departments on central agencies inquiries

The Jharkhand government on Tuesday directed all departments of the state to avoid directly responding to inquiries or providing documents to central probe agencies, such as the Enforcement Directorate (ED).

29 Dec 2023

Hemant Soren

Jharkhand: Old-age pension qualifying age reduced to just 50 years

In a major announcement, Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren announced on Friday that the state government has decided to reduce the qualifying age for old-age pension to 50 years from 60.

Geo-surveillance, managers questioned: Raids continue at Dhiraj Sahu's Jharkhand home

The Income Tax Department's marathon raids at Congress MP Dhiraj Sahu's residence in Jharkhand continued on Wednesday.

11 Dec 2023

Hemant Soren

Hemant Soren gets 6th ED summons in land scam case

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has reportedly issued yet another summons to Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren for questioning in a money laundering case linked to an alleged land scam.

09 Dec 2023

Congress Party

I-T Department's Rs. 290cr 'biggest cash-recovery' linked to Congress MP

At least Rs. 290 crore in cash has reportedly been recovered by the Income Tax Department from premises linked to the Congress's Rajya Sabha MP Dheeraj Sahu in Odisha, Jharkhand, and West Bengal.

Odisha: Rs. 100 crore recovered from almirahs of Congress MP

The Income Tax Department, on Friday, seized over Rs. 100 crore in cash from locations connected to Congress leader and Rajya Sabha MP Dheeraj Sahu in Odisha.

Over Rs. 150cr recovered during raid at liquor manufacturing company

Income Tax (IT) Department officials conducted raids at multiple locations linked to Boudh Distilleries Private Limited (BDPL) on Wednesday and recovered significant amounts of cash in the last two days.

29 Nov 2023

Narendra Modi

Exemplary bravery: PM Modi lauds Uttarkashi workers for their patience

Minutes after the 41 workers were rescued from the collapsed Uttarkashi tunnel in Uttarakhand on Tuesday night, Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke with them and lauded their bravery and perseverance during their 17-day ordeal.

18 Nov 2023


Sacred rituals and deep significance of Chhath Puja

Chhath Puja, a venerable Hindu festival, is celebrated with great fervor and devotion in the Indian states of Bihar, Jharkhand, Uttar Pradesh, and the Terai region of Nepal.

12 Nov 2023

Narendra Modi

Jharkhand: Tribal activists threaten 'self-immolation' during PM Modi's visit

Tribal activists have threatened to self-immolate if Prime Minister Narendra Modi does not make any announcement regarding the recognition of the "Sarna" religion during his Jharkhand visit on Wednesday (November 15).

28 Oct 2023

Mahua Moitra

'No rule prohibits': Mahua Moitra on sharing Parliament login 

Trinamool Congress (TMC) MP Mahua Moitra on Friday reportedly admitted to sharing her Parliament login and password with her businessman friend Darshan Hiranandani but asserted that "no rules prohibit it."

Money laundering case: ED issues summons to Hemant Soren

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has reportedly issued a summons to Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) leader and Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren on Saturday in an alleged money laundering scam case.

22 Jul 2023

Travel And Tourism

Beautiful places you should visit when in Jharkhand

Famous for its tribal culture, lush green forests, gushing waterfalls, and ancient temples, Jharkhand is a beautiful place in Eastern India.

27 Jun 2023

Narendra Modi

Goa, Bihar, Jharkhand get their first Vande Bharat trains

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday flagged off five Vande Bharat Express trains from Rani Kamlapati Railway Station in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh.

12 Jun 2023


Heatwave alert for north, central India as mercury touches 44°C

While the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said the progress of the monsoon was satisfactory, it issued a heatwave alert on Sunday evening for isolated pockets over Bihar, coastal Andhra Pradesh, and Jharkhand, among others, for the next five days.

ED uncovers Rs. 250 crore sand mining scam in Bihar

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) unearthed a Rs. 250 crore illegal sand mining scam involving two private firms in Bihar.

09 Jun 2023


Jharkhand: Child among 3 killed in illegal coal mine collapse 

As many as three people, including a child, died and several others were feared trapped after an illegal coal mine in Jharkhand's Dhanbad district collapsed on Friday, India Today reported.

PLFI terror-funding case: NIA, police conduct searches; seize arms, explosives 

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Wednesday claimed to have achieved a breakthrough in a terror funding case involving the People's Liberation Front of India (PLFI) as it seized a large number of explosives, arms, and ammunition from Jharkhand with the help of the Jharkhand Police.

31 May 2023


Aspiring model alleges rape, blackmailing by Ranchi man; accused booked 

An aspiring model from Bihar has accused the owner of a grooming academy in Ranchi, Jharkhand, of raping and blackmailing her.

17 Apr 2023

Hemant Soren

Why are student organizations in Jharkhand protesting

The Ranchi district administration imposed prohibitory orders under Section 144 of the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) within a 200-meter radius of Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren's residence and the Secretariat on Monday morning.

10 Apr 2023

Ram Navami

Jamshedpur: Riot police deployed after clash over Ram Navami flag

Riot control police have been deployed and mobile internet has been temporarily suspended in Jharkhand's Jamshedpur on Monday following clashes over the alleged desecration of a Ram Navami flag on Saturday.

03 Apr 2023

Ram Navami

After fresh Ram Navami clashes, internet suspended in Hooghly, Nalanda

Incidents of communal violence during Ram Navami celebrations extended over the weekend as fresh clashes reportedly broke out in Bihar, Jharkhand, and West Bengal.

21 Mar 2023

Reliance Jio

Jio rolls out 5G in 41 more cities: Check coverage

Reliance Jio has rolled out its fifth-generation services in 41 more cities including Udhagamandalam, Narsapur, Margao, Rajouri, Thalassery, and Kumarghat. With the latest rollout, Jio 5G is now live in 406 cities.

IMD predicts rainfall, thunderstorms in several states; farmers alerted

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Wednesday forecast rainfall for several states. It said that rainfall along with thunderstorms, lightning, and hailstorm will likely occur over sub-Himalayan West Bengal, Northeast India from Wednesday.

Jharkhand: ED seizes Rs. 3 crore linked to IAS Singhal

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) seized Rs. 3 crore in cash in connection with the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) case against now-suspended IAS officer Pooja Singhal.

27 Feb 2023

Hemant Soren

Don't deposit money, bankers will steal it: Jharkhand CM Soren

Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren has ruffled some feathers yet again with his latest controversial remarks.

10 Feb 2023


Gurugram couple, who reportedly tortured minor help, lose their jobs

The couple from Gurugram, arrested for allegedly torturing and sexually abusing their minor domestic help, have been fired from their respective jobs.

08 Feb 2023


Gurugram couple mercilessly tortured 14-year-old help; arrested

A joint squad of Sakhi, a one-stop crisis center, and the police rescued a 14-year-old girl hired by a Gurugram couple to care for their child, officials said on Tuesday.

01 Feb 2023


Dhanbad: 14 die in massive fire at multi-story building

At least 14 people lost their lives, and many others were injured after a major fire broke out at a multi-story building in Jharkhand's Dhanbad on Tuesday.

28 Jan 2023


Jharkhand: 6 dead in massive fire at hospital in Dhanbad

At least six persons, including a doctor couple, lost their lives due to suffocation after a massive fire broke out in the early hours of Saturday at Hazra Memorial Hospital in Dhanbad's Purana Bazar in Jharkhand.

24 Jan 2023


Jio 5G services launched in 50 new cities: Check list

Reliance Jio has launched its 5G services in 50 more cities across 17 states and union territories, bringing the total count to 184 cities across India.

18 Jan 2023

Hemant Soren

Jharkhand: Sammed Shikharji won't be converted into tourist site

The Centre and Jharkhand government have made the decision that the Sammed Shikharji will remain a pilgrimage site for Jains and not be turned into a tourism hub, National Commission for Minorities chairperson Iqbal Singh Lalpura said on Wednesday.

13 Jan 2023

Bharti Airtel

Airtel launches its 5G services in Jharkhand and Bihar

Bharti Airtel has launched its 5G services in Jharkhand and Bihar. The telco is rolling out the services in a phased manner and will soon cover the entirety of the states.

01 Jan 2023


Jains protest in Delhi, Mumbai against 'Shri Sammed Shikharji' decision

Numerous members of the Jain community held a massive protest in Delhi and Mumbai against the vandalization of the temple in Palitana, and against the verdict of the Jharkhand government that declared the "Shri Sammed Shikharji" as a tourist spot.

29 Dec 2022


Jharkhand actor Riya Kumari's husband arrested day after her murder

A day after Jharkhand-based actor Riya Kumari was reportedly shot to death at point-blank range in Howrah, West Bengal, the state police arrested her husband Prakash Kumar on Thursday (December 29), following a complaint against him by her family.

18 Dec 2022


Jharkhand: Man murders wife, chops her body into 12 pieces

While the entire nation is still getting to grips with the bone-chilling murder of Shraddha Walkar, who was killed and then chopped into 35 pieces by her live-in partner Aaftab Poonawalla, another similar case has come to light.

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.