Articles about Jharkhand

Army buys Jharkhand farmer's watermelon harvest after his generous offer

12 Jun 2021

Army buys Jharkhand farmer's watermelon harvest after his generous offer

A 25-year-old Jharkhand farmer, who had been unable to sell his produce amid the COVID-19 pandemic, was rewarded for his generous gesture.

Police busts human trafficking racket, eight arrested

05 Jun 2021

Police busts human trafficking racket, eight arrested

A racket involved in the alleged trafficking of girls from remote rural tribal areas of Jharkhand was busted in Dumka on Friday and eight persons were arrested in this connection, a police officer said.

Twenty-two die in 20 days in Jharkhand village; COVID-19 suspected

22 May 2021

Twenty-two die in 20 days in Jharkhand village; COVID-19 suspected

Twenty-two deaths in 20 days were reported from a tribal-dominated village in Jharkhand's Palamu District prompting the authorities to order a probe to ascertain the reasons behind it, officials said on Friday.

Jharkhand extends lockdown-like restrictions till May 27

13 May 2021

Jharkhand extends lockdown-like restrictions till May 27

The Jharkhand government on Wednesday extended the lockdown-like restrictions with stricter provisions, including seven days mandatory quarantine for people visiting the state, till May 27 amid a surge in COVID-19 cases.

Diagnosis confusion over typhoid, COVID-19; deaths double in Jharkhand's Bokaro

10 May 2021

Diagnosis confusion over typhoid, COVID-19; deaths double in Jharkhand's Bokaro

In Jharkhand's Bokaro district, where deaths have more than doubled in a month, increasing confusion between typhoid and COVID-19 has been delaying timely treatment, reported The Indian Express.

Bihar: As hospital prepares for minister's visit, coronavirus patient dies

14 Apr 2021

Bihar: As hospital prepares for minister's visit, coronavirus patient dies

While coronavirus cases and deaths are setting new records in India daily, a deplorable incident has been reported from Bihar.

Ranchi: Coronavirus patient dies outside while Health Minister inspects hospital

14 Apr 2021

Ranchi: Coronavirus patient dies outside while Health Minister inspects hospital

How Jharkhand's medical infrastructure has crumbled due to the rise in coronavirus cases was exposed on Tuesday when a coronavirus patient breathed his last outside a hospital in capital Ranchi just as the state's Health Minister, Banna Gupta, was conducting an inspection inside.

Jharkhand: Missing woman's body found chopped into pieces

09 Mar 2021

Jharkhand: Missing woman's body found chopped into pieces

A 45-year-old woman's body, chopped into six pieces, was found buried in the bank of a river in Pakur district of Jharkhand on Monday, police said.

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.