Jharkhand

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Scholarship scam: How corrupt middlemen are cheating poor students

05 Nov 2020

Scholarship scam: How corrupt middlemen are cheating poor students

Money meant for poor minority students, under a Centrally-funded scholarship scheme, never reached them but was siphoned off by corrupt middlemen in Jharkhand, an investigation by Indian Express has found.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 79.9 lakh; Delhi reports record spike

28 Oct 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 79.9 lakh; Delhi reports record spike

India on Tuesday reported roughly 43,000 fresh coronavirus infections, bringing the nationwide total to 79.9 lakh cases.

Coronavirus: India reports lowest single-day spike in over 3 months

27 Oct 2020

Coronavirus: India reports lowest single-day spike in over 3 months

India on Monday reported roughly 36,000 fresh coronavirus infections. This marks the lowest single-day spike in over three months as infections declined across most states.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 78.6 lakh; over 1.18 lakh dead

25 Oct 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 78.6 lakh; over 1.18 lakh dead

India on Saturday reported over 49,000 fresh coronavirus infections, only the second time in nearly the past three months that daily new cases dropped below 50,000.

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 69 lakh with 70k+ new cases

09 Oct 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 69 lakh with 70k+ new cases

India on Thursday reported over 70,000 fresh coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide tally past 69 lakh cases.

Not rape: SC acquits man, accused of violating live-in partner

29 Sep 2020

Not rape: SC acquits man, accused of violating live-in partner

Accused of raping the woman he lived with, a man got a reprieve from the Supreme Court on Monday, after over 20 years.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 36.8 lakh with 68k+ new cases

01 Sep 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 36.8 lakh with 68k+ new cases

India reported over 68,000 new coronavirus infections on Monday, the first time in the past six days that daily new cases dropped below 70,000.

Coronavirus: India's tally climbs to 33.8L with another record spike

28 Aug 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally climbs to 33.8L with another record spike

On Thursday, India reported nearly 77,000 new coronavirus infections, marking a record single-day spike for the second consecutive day.

Jharkhand: Ambulance services plagued by fake calls in COVID-19 times

25 Aug 2020

Jharkhand: Ambulance services plagued by fake calls in COVID-19 times

State ambulance service providers in Jharkhand are being troubled by a new malaise in the time of COVID-19 — that of fake and prank calls.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 31.05 lakh with 61,000+ new cases

24 Aug 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 31.05 lakh with 61,000+ new cases

On Sunday, India reported over 61,000 new coronavirus infections. The nationwide tally has reached 31.05 lakh while the death toll rose to 57,711 with over 800 new fatalities on Sunday.

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 27 lakh; death toll nears 52,000

18 Aug 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 27 lakh; death toll nears 52,000

India on Monday reported roughly 54,000 new coronavirus infections. The nationwide tally has reached 27.01 lakh while the death toll neared 52,000 with over 800 more fatalities on Monday.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 19.63 lakh; death toll crosses 40,000

06 Aug 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 19.63 lakh; death toll crosses 40,000

India on Wednesday reported roughly 56,000 new coronavirus infections took the nationwide total to 19.63 lakh. The death toll surged past 40,700 with over 900 more fatalities.

Coronavirus: India's tally nears 12 lakh with 38,000 new cases

22 Jul 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally nears 12 lakh with 38,000 new cases

India reported over 38,000 cases on Tuesday, taking the nationwide tally past 11.94 lakh. Meanwhile, the death toll also rose to 28,767.

Jharkhand: CM Soren self-isolates after minister, MLA test coronavirus positive

08 Jul 2020

Jharkhand: CM Soren self-isolates after minister, MLA test coronavirus positive

As coronavirus moves unabated, ripping the world apart, politicians too are getting infected. The latest Indian politician to go into home quarantine, as a precautionary measure is Jharkhand's Chief Minister Hemant Soren.

Rajya Sabha Elections 2020: Here's everything you need to know

19 Jun 2020

Rajya Sabha Elections 2020: Here's everything you need to know

Elections to fill 19 vacant seats in the Rajya Sabha across eight states, including Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Jharkhand, Manipur, Mizoram, and Meghalaya, were held on Friday.

Indo-China clash: Martyr Sepoy Ojha became father 17 days ago

17 Jun 2020

Indo-China clash: Martyr Sepoy Ojha became father 17 days ago

The bloodiest clash with China in several decades ended with the martyrdom of 20 Indian soldiers on Monday, a loss that has pushed the entire nation into grief.

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 2.76 lakh; over 7,700 dead

10 Jun 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 2.76 lakh; over 7,700 dead

India on Tuesday reported roughly 10,000 new coronavirus infections, taking the nationwide tally past 2.76 lakh. The death toll also rose to 7,745.

Coronavirus: India surpasses Spain to become 5th worst-hit country

07 Jun 2020

Coronavirus: India surpasses Spain to become 5th worst-hit country

On Saturday, India reported roughly 10,000 new coronavirus infections, taking the nationwide total past 2.46 lakh.

Coronavirus: India records biggest spike in cases; Maharashtra crosses 40,000-mark

22 May 2020

Coronavirus: India records biggest spike in cases; Maharashtra crosses 40,000-mark

India on Thursday recorded its biggest spike in COVID-19 cases yet, with over 6,000 coronavirus infections.

Uttar Pradesh: Two trucks collide, 24 migrants die, several injured

16 May 2020

Uttar Pradesh: Two trucks collide, 24 migrants die, several injured

Twenty four migrant workers were killed in Uttar Pradesh in the wee hours of Saturday, when the truck they were traveling in collided with another in Auraiya, some 200 kilometer away from the state capital Lucknow.

Coronavirus: Death-toll reaches 2,648; new cases in 2 'corona-free' states

15 May 2020

Coronavirus: Death-toll reaches 2,648; new cases in 2 'corona-free' states

On Thursday, India recorded a spike of 3,900 cases, taking the national tally to 82,000. The death toll also rose to 2,648.

Jharkhand: Man lynched for allegedly trying to steal a goat

12 May 2020

Jharkhand: Man lynched for allegedly trying to steal a goat

In a gruesome incident, a man was lynched in Jharkhand's Dumka on Monday after he allegedly tried to steal a goat. He died on the way to the hospital.

Jamshedpur is India's biggest coronavirus-free urban cluster

06 May 2020

Jamshedpur is India's biggest coronavirus-free urban cluster

Jamshedpur, the biggest urban conglomeration in Jharkhand, has emerged as the only urban cluster in India with zero coronavirus cases.

Uttar Pradesh: Migrant workers scramble for bananas in Prayagraj

02 May 2020

Uttar Pradesh: Migrant workers scramble for bananas in Prayagraj

In a scene that should collectively shame all, desperate migrant workers were seen scrambling for bananas in Uttar Pradesh's Prayagraj from behind iron gates.

List of districts designated as red zones after May 3

01 May 2020

List of districts designated as red zones after May 3

The Union Health Ministry has decided to segregate the 733 districts in India into three categories of red, orange, and green zones as the "lockdown 2.0" nears its scheduled end.

In one-off special train, migrants travel from Telangana to Jharkhand

01 May 2020

In one-off special train, migrants travel from Telangana to Jharkhand

Today, nearly 40 days after coronavirus-linked lockdown started, a special train was arranged from Telangana to ferry migrant workers to Jharkhand on a special request of the former's state government.

Controversy over Hindu posters in Jamshedpur; VHP to distribute more

28 Apr 2020

Controversy over Hindu posters in Jamshedpur; VHP to distribute more

In Jharkhand's Jamshedpur, a huge controversy started after some fruit sellers put up posters declaring their shops as "Hindu ones".

Coronavirus: 937 dead in India; Delhi cases cross 3,000-mark

28 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: 937 dead in India; Delhi cases cross 3,000-mark

On Monday, the total number of coronavirus infections in India crossed 29,000 while the death toll rose to 937.

Coronavirus: These Indian states are far from 'flattening the curve'

24 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: These Indian states are far from 'flattening the curve'

It has been almost a month since India was placed under a nationwide lockdown. At a press briefing on Thursday, the government said that the coronavirus outbreak has been growing at a linear rate of 4.5% and the curve has been "flattened."

'Jamtara' [Netflix] review: A gripping tale of Jharkhand's cybercrime gangs

20 Jan 2020

'Jamtara' [Netflix] review: A gripping tale of Jharkhand's cybercrime gangs

Jamtara, an otherwise ignored, underdeveloped city/district in Jharkhand, suddenly came to national attention a couple of years back, when police teams from as many as 12 different states visited the area and made countless arrests in relation to several phishing scams originating from there.

MS Dhoni resumes training with Jharkhand squad: Details here

17 Jan 2020

MS Dhoni resumes training with Jharkhand squad: Details here

In what might come as a huge relief and update for MS Dhoni fans, the former Indian skipper hit the nets on Thursday and has resumed training with the Jharkhand Ranji Trophy squad.

Hemant Soren takes oath as Jharkhand's CM for second time

29 Dec 2019

Hemant Soren takes oath as Jharkhand's CM for second time

Hemant Soren took oath as the Chief Minister of Jharkhand on Sunday, days after the coalition of Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM), Congress, and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) swept assembly polls.

Modi-led BJP loses 5th state in one year: Details here

24 Dec 2019

Modi-led BJP loses 5th state in one year: Details here

The Narendra Modi government at the Centre may have returned to power with a thumping victory, but there is no denying that the "Modi wave" has waned, at least as far as the regional politics is concerned.

Meet Hemant Soren, who could be Jharkhand's next CM

23 Dec 2019

Meet Hemant Soren, who could be Jharkhand's next CM

With every passing hour, things are getting clearer about Jharkhand elections.

#JharkhandResults2019: BJP trails, but CM Raghubar remains confident

23 Dec 2019

#JharkhandResults2019: BJP trails, but CM Raghubar remains confident

Counting of votes for 81-seated Jharkhand Assembly is underway and early trends brought nothing but bad news for the ruling BJP.

#JharkhandResults2019 : JMM-Congress-RJD alliance leading on 25, BJP on 29

23 Dec 2019

#JharkhandResults2019 : JMM-Congress-RJD alliance leading on 25, BJP on 29

In Jharkhand, the ruling BJP is locked in a tight battle with the grand alliance of JMM, Congress, and RJD, suggest early trends.

Jharkhand may slip from BJP's hands, suggest exit polls

21 Dec 2019

Jharkhand may slip from BJP's hands, suggest exit polls

The state of Jharkhand might slip from BJP's hands, weeks after the saffron party failed to form a government in Maharashtra despite being the single-largest party.

Amit Shah to discuss Citizenship Act with Meghalaya; hints changes

15 Dec 2019

Amit Shah to discuss Citizenship Act with Meghalaya; hints changes

After the Citizenship (Amendment) Act stirred havoc in the Northeast, Home Minister Amit Shah has hinted that some changes to the legislation may be in order.

Contribute Rs.11, 1 brick for Ram Mandir: Adityanath in Jharkhand

14 Dec 2019

Contribute Rs.11, 1 brick for Ram Mandir: Adityanath in Jharkhand

A month after the Supreme Court allowed for the construction of a Ram temple at the disputed Ayodhya site, Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath has asked every family in Jharkhand to contribute towards the temple.

Naxals blow bridge in Gumla as polling continues in Jharkhand

30 Nov 2019

Naxals blow bridge in Gumla as polling continues in Jharkhand

As the first phase of polling commenced in Jharkhand on Saturday, Naxals blew up a bridge in the Gumla district's Bishnupur.