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22 Aug 2018


#InternationalWatercolorFestival: 56 international artists from 24 countries to participate

The International Watercolor Festival, starting in Ranchi from tomorrow, aims to bring local artists in touch with the international art and promote the rich art and culture of Jharkhand.

20 Aug 2018

Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Jharkhand govt to include Vajpayee's life, thoughts in school curriculum

Jharkhand government decided to include life and thoughts of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee in the school curriculum, CM Raghubar Das said in Ranchi.

20 Aug 2018


Jharkhand: 2 minors raped by 11 men

In a ghastly incident, 11 men took turns to rape 2 minor girls in Jharkhand's Lohardaga district, police said on Sunday.

13 Aug 2018

Uttar Pradesh

Jharkhand: 7 minor children rescued; human trafficker arrested in Pakur

Seven minor children belonging to the primitive Pahariya tribe have been rescued and a human trafficker was arrested in Jharkhand's Pakur district.

04 Aug 2018


Five Jharkhand State Electricity Board employees killed in road accident

Five employees of Jharkhand State Electricity Board were killed while another is battling for life after a truck hit their vehicle in Seraikela, about 35 km from Jamshedpur.

150 silver coins of the British era found in Jharkhand

Altogether 150 silver coins of the British era have been recovered while digging the earth of the courtyard of a house at Oreya village in Hazaribagh district of Jharkhand.

03 Aug 2018


Seven arrested from Jharkhand,Punjab for duping over 100 as 'bank-employees'

Seven people were arrested for allegedly duping over 100 people by masquerading as bank employees and collecting their bank details.

02 Aug 2018


Members of this tribe pay liquor as fine for crimes

Last week, when Dalu Birhor engaged in a brawl with a neighbor, he was fined two bottles of Hariya (a locally-brewed liquor).

30 Jul 2018


Man calls up NSG, warns of 'chemical attack' on PM

A 22-year-old man, Kashinath Mandal, was arrested from Mumbai after he allegedly called up the National Security Guard (NSG) control room on Friday and warned of a "chemical attack" on the PM, the police said today.

29 Jul 2018


Jharkhand Khadi Board makes 'rakhis' from waste silk threads

Putting waste to good use, the Jharkhand State Khadi and Gramodyog Board has started manufacturing "rakhis" made of waste silk threads.

27 Jul 2018


Jharkhand: Tribal man dies of hunger, authorities allege 'illness'

The wife of a 40-year-old tribal man, who did not have a ration card, has claimed that her husband had died of hunger in Jharkhand's Ramgarh district.

26 Jul 2018


Delhi rains: Traffic disrupted, power supply affected, road caves in

Heavy rains lashed the national capital this morning, throwing life out of gear and bringing traffic to a standstill.

These 8 men allegedly assaulted Swami Agnivesh in Jharkhand

Last Tuesday (July 17), as activist and former minister Swami Agnivesh left a tribal rally in Jharkhand's Pakur, a group of "100-150" men pounced on him and started assaulting him.

23 Jul 2018


In Jamshedpur, a tree for every newborn during Shravan month

As part of its green initiatives, Jamshedpur Notified Area Committee (JNAC) in Jharkhand has decided to undertake a drive, under which parents of babies born in the holy "Shravan month" will get a chance to plant and name a sapling after their child.

23 Jul 2018

Jayant Sinha

Now, BJP minister Jayant Sinha regrets garlanding lynching convicts

At the center of the storm for garlanding lynching convicts in Jharkhand, Union Minister Jayant Sinha said in an interview that he regretted his action as it was interpreted that he supported violence.

17 Jul 2018


Swami Agnivesh brutally thrashed by BJP workers in Jharkhand

On Tuesday, social activist Swami Agnivesh was allegedly attacked by BJP Yuva Morcha workers in Jharkhand's Pakur area.

17 Jul 2018

Maneka Gandhi

Jharkhand baby-selling racket: Maneka Gandhi directs states to take steps

A day after authorities rescued the fourth baby sold by a Sister and a staff member at a Missionaries of Charity shelter home in Jharkhand, Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi has directed all states to inspect such child care institutions (CCI) run by the organization.

17 Jul 2018


Illegal adoption row: Government orders inspection of childcare homes

After cases of alleged illegal adoptions carried out by childcare homes run by Mother Teresa-founded Missionaries of Charity (MoC) surfaced recently, the Indian Government has ordered all the states to get MoC homes inspected immediately.

16 Jul 2018

Human Trafficking

Jharkhand: Four babies sold by Missionaries of Charity shelter-home rescued

A Ranchi-based shelter home run by the Missionaries of Charity is in major trouble: police have found that Nirmal Hriday, the home, sold at least four babies to couples seeking children for as much as Rs. 50,000 each.

16 Jul 2018


Jharkhand: Prime accused of Khunti gang rape arrested

The prime accused in the alleged gang rape of five women in Jharkhand's Khunti district has been arrested from a village in West Singhbhum district.

09 Jul 2018

Raghubar Das

Jharkhand: All households should get electricity-connection by December, says CM

Jharkhand CM Raghubar Das today said by December this year every household in the state should get an electricity connection.

Union Minister Jayant Sinha garlands lynching convicts, invites sharp criticism

Union Minister Jayant Sinha from Jharkhand has found himself in the middle of a controversy and scathing criticism after he garlanded eight men convicted for lynching a Muslim meat trader last year.

04 Jul 2018


Jharkhand: Mentally-disturbed man beheads woman-teacher; runs 5km with decapitated head

A mentally-challenged man was arrested after he beheaded a woman teacher near her school in Seraikela-Kharswan district of Jharkhand on Tuesday and ran into a jungle 5km away carrying the severed head.

27 Jun 2018

Lok Sabha

Jharkhand-gangrape: Thousands come to shield accused, abduct cops in retaliation

In a disturbing repeat of the Kathua incident, about 2,000 villagers of Udbhuru, Jharkhand, fought back a 500-member police battalion when they arrived to arrest the accused in the brutal gangrape of five activists.

22 Jun 2018

Crime Against Women

Jharkhand: Five anti-trafficking activists abducted, gangraped, filmed at gunpoint

In a horrifying incident, at least half a dozen armed men in Jharkhand's Khunti abducted five anti-trafficking activists, gangraped them for three hours and recorded the incident on camera, police said yesterday.

17 Jun 2018


Jharkhand: Meet Anu Kumari, the first matriculate from her tribal-village

No one had passed the matriculation examination in Uchwawal village of Jharkhand's Latehar district till now. This year, 18-year-old Anu Kumari scripted history.

15 Jun 2018


Jharkhand: Miscreants snatch Rs. 54L from ICICI employee, guard

Motorcycle-borne miscreants today snatched Rs. 54L from an ICICI bank employee and guard when they were on their way to fill cash in an ATM near Zilla School chowk under Medininagar police station, Palamau, Jharkhand.

14 Jun 2018


Jharkhand: Two men attacked by mob for allegedly stealing buffaloes

An angry mob attacked two Muslim men on suspicion of cattle theft in Jharkhand's Godda district on Wednesday morning.

11 Jun 2018


Jamshedpur: Shop-owner stabs customer for paying Rs.15-bill with Rs.500 note

Not having change on him nearly turned out fatal for a Jamshedpur man.

31 May 2018


BJP gets reality-check, wins just one seat in assembly bypolls

In a major setback, the ruling Bharatiya Janta Party secured only one seat in bypolls in 11 assembly constituencies.

29 May 2018


40 more killed in thunderstorms across UP, Bihar, Jharkhand

Another bout of thunderstorms hit UP, Bihar and Jharkhand yesterday, leaving 40 dead and many others injured, reports said.

27 May 2018

West Bengal

Bypolls in 1 Lok Sabha, 5 Assembly seats tomorrow

The stage is set for by-polls to one Lok Sabha and five Assembly seats in various states in India's eastern region tomorrow.

23 May 2018

West Bengal

Government to set up 4,072 towers in Naxal-hit states

Around 4,072 mobile towers will be set up by the government in 10 Naxal-affected states to improve the telecom network in such places.

22 May 2018


Delhi: Teenage domestic help chopped into pieces for demanding salary

A 15-year-old teenager left her home in Jharkhand and reached Delhi three years ago with dreams of a high-paying job.

13 May 2018

Delhi Police

Delhi: Girl sold to traffickers rescued after nine long years

A Jharkhand girl, sold to a placement agency in Delhi nine years ago, was rescued recently from a west Delhi locality.

10 May 2018

Delhi University

Bonded labor to Delhi University grad: Jharkhand boy's remarkable journey

Till 2007, he braved hazardous tunnels, intolerable temperature of 50degrees and numerous life risks to scoop out mica from the earth's bowels and sell it to agents to earn a meager income.

05 May 2018


Jharkhand: First men raped minor, then burnt her alive

Another rape incident, this time from Jharkhand, will hang all our heads in shame.

01 May 2018


Jharkhand: Man arrested for raping, murdering 5-year-old girl

A man has been arrested for allegedly raping and murdering a five-year-old girl in Dhanbad district, Jharkhand.

Man found hanging from tree; links with IPL betting-racket suspected

A 25-year-old man was found hanging from a tree at Jharkhand's Birsanagar and the police suspect that he had links with an IPL cricket betting racket.

27 Apr 2018


To prove 'sex-determination-test' correct, 'doctor' kills new-born by severing genitals

To prove his sex-determination tests were accurate, a quack allegedly severed the genitals of a new-born baby in Jharkhand's Chatra district, Tuesday night.