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Supreme Court pulls up CBI over Jharkhand judge's death case

The Supreme Court of India on Friday issued a notice to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in connection with the alleged murder of a Jharkhand judge.

03 Aug 2021

Tribal Community

Jharkhand: In a first, primitive tribe girl passes matric exam

A 16-year-old girl of the Birhor tribe, which is on the verge of extinction, became the first female from the primitive tribe in Jharkhand's Hazaribagh to pass the matriculation examination, an official said on Tuesday.

Jharkhand judge's hit-and-run 'accident' reaches SC as CCTV suggests murder

After CCTV footage indicated foul play in the "accident" that claimed the life of Judge Uttam Anand in Jharkhand, a lawyer on Thursday took up the incident before Supreme Court demanding a Central Bureau of Investigation probe.

26 Jul 2021

Congress Party

MLA says was offered Rs. 1cr to topple Jharkhand government

An MLA from the Congress party has claimed some unknown persons had approached him multiple times, offering him Rs. 1 crore and a Ministerial position to topple the Jharkhand government.

14 Jun 2021


Stepson allegedly stabs family to death, kills himself in Dhanbad

A married couple and their sons were found dead at their home in Dhanbad town of Jharkhand on Monday morning, the police said.

14 Jun 2021

Sexual Harassment

Two girls missing following sexual assault complaints against shelter home

Two minor girls went missing after children from a shelter home in East Singhbhum district in Jharkhand were shifted to another place late Friday evening by the administration after allegations of sexual assaults at the previous shelter home, surfaced.

12 Jun 2021

Indian Army

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.

05 Jun 2021

Human Trafficking

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

06 Aug 2020

West Bengal

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.

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.

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.

19 Jun 2020

Madhya Pradesh

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.

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.

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.

15 May 2020

Madhya Pradesh

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.

12 May 2020

The Telegraph

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.

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.

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.

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.

29 Dec 2019

Rashtriya Janata Dal

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.

23 Dec 2019

Raghubar Das

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

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

23 Dec 2019

Raghubar Das

#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.

23 Dec 2019

Rashtriya Janata Dal

#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.

21 Dec 2019

Raghubar Das

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.

14 Dec 2019

Yogi Adityanath

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.

30 Nov 2019

Rashtriya Janata Dal

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.

01 Nov 2019

Raghubar Das

Jharkhand: Polls to be held in five-phases, results on December-23

The state of Jharkhand will vote in five phases to choose its next Chief Minister, Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora announced on Friday.

19 Sep 2019


Jharkhand: BJP government to pay reporters to write about welfare-schemes

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-ruled government in Jharkhand, led by Chief Minister Raghubar Das, has launched a new scheme, that promises to provide a grant of up to Rs. 15,000 to print and TV reporters, for covering the administration's welfare schemes and other initiatives.

01 Aug 2019


Jamshedpur shocker: Father of three kidnapped, raped and beheaded 3-year-old

In a gruesome incident which has sent shock waves through Jamshedpur, Jharkhand, a three-year-old was kidnapped, raped and beheaded by a man identified as Rinku Sahu.