Ranchi: News

18 Jul 2023

Mahendra Singh Dhoni

Dhoni's jaw-dropping bike collection boasts 100+ beauties

MS Dhoni is undoubtedly one of the finest cricketers the world has ever seen, but he's much more than that - he's a true motorbike enthusiast!

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.

Illegal mining case: ED summons Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren tomorrow

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has summoned Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren on Thursday in connection with alleged money laundering in an illegal mining case.

30 Sep 2022


Jharkhand IAS Pooja Singhal paid crores for husband's hospital: ED

IAS officer Pooja Singhal allegedly connived with district officials in Jharkhand to embezzle Rs. 18 crore, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) said on Thursday.

31 Aug 2022


Torturing maid: Suspended BJP leader Patra sent to 12-day custody

A day after massive outrage against Seema Patra for allegedly torturing her tribal house help, the suspended Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader was arrested by the Jharkhand Police.

30 Aug 2022


Jharkhand shocker: BJP leader accused of torturing house help, suspended

In a jarring incident, Seema Patra, a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and the wife of former IAS officer Maheshwar Patra, has been accused of torturing her house help for six years.

20 Jul 2022


Jharkhand: Pickup van driver crushes policewoman to death during checking

A female sub-inspector Sandhya Topno was crushed to death by a pickup van driver during vehicle checking in Jharkhand's Ranchi on Wednesday.

11 Jun 2022

Nupur Sharma

Prophet row: 2 killed in Ranchi; curfew imposed, internet suspended

Two persons were killed and several others injured in Jharkhand's capital Ranchi where protests erupted on Friday over the controversial remarks made by now-suspended Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) spokesperson Nupur Sharma on Prophet Muhammad.

01 Jun 2022


Indigo to conduct study for handling specially abled passengers better

IndiGo, which was fined Rs. 5 lakh for denying boarding to a disabled child at Ranchi airport in May, will conduct an internal case study on how to handle specially abled passengers better.

IndiGo fined Rs. 5 lakh for mishandling special needs child

Low-cost airline IndiGo has been fined Rs. 5 lakh for not allowing a child with special needs to board an aircraft from Ranchi earlier this month.

09 May 2022


Ranchi: IndiGo bars disabled child from boarding, Scindia orders probe

After a disabled boy was prohibited from boarding an IndiGo flight from Ranchi to Hyderabad on Saturday, Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia on Monday ordered a probe.

18 Dec 2021


BJP MP slaps wrestler at sports event in Ranchi

A Member of Parliament from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was caught on camera slapping a young wrestler at an event in Ranchi, Jharkhand, on Saturday.

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.

19 Oct 2019

Virat Kohli

Watch: Rohit Sharma shouts at rain gods during 3rd Test

Indian opener Rohit Sharma grabbed headlines as he smashed the sixth century of his Test career.

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 Sep 2019

Lalu Prasad Yadav

Lalu Prasad Yadav's health deteriorates; condition not stable, say doctors

The health condition of jailed Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav, who is undergoing treatment for multiple ailments at Ranchi's Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS), has reportedly deteriorated.

29 Jul 2019


Woman visits doctor for stomach pains; he prescribes her condoms

In a shocking incident, a Jharkhand doctor prescribed a woman condoms after she paid him a visit with complaints of stomach pain.

28 Jul 2019

Lalu Prasad Yadav

'Jailed' Lalu Prasad spends only two-months in prison since Dec'17

Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav, who has been "serving jail term" at Ranchi's Birsa Munda Central Jail since Dec'17, has spent only two months of the last 19 months in prison.

09 Jul 2019


Muslim mob, protesting Tabrez's lynching, vandalizes bus carrying engineering students

In an ironical turn of events, a Muslim mob, which was protesting the brutal lynching of Tabrez Ansari in Jharkhand, recently vandalized a bus carrying students, causing fear and panic.

21 Jun 2019

Narendra Modi

International Yoga Day 2019: Modi attends mega event in Ranchi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi led the celebrations on International Yoga Day, Friday (June 21), by attending a mega event in Jharkhand's capital Ranchi.

07 Mar 2019


MS Dhoni turns driver, hosts fancy dinner for Team India

MS Dhoni is Team India's go to man on the field and his influence has been massive for everyone around.

27 Dec 2018


Jharkhand: Police conduct duck's autopsy to solve 'witchcraft' murder case

In a strange development, Jharkhand's Ranchi district police got an autopsy of a duck done in connection to a murder case.

20 Dec 2018


Housing for urban poor by 2020, promises Jharkhand Chief Minister

The Jharkhand government is making efforts to provide accommodation to all homeless in the urban areas by 2020, Chief Minister Raghubar Das has said yesterday.

10 Dec 2018


More engaging stories needed to draw attention of children: Bond

Master storyteller Ruskin Bond has said that more engaging stories are needed to draw the undivided attention of children from page one itself.

09 Dec 2018


India much cleaner after Swachh Bharat Mission: Ruskin Bond

Renowned author Ruskin Bond has said that India has become much cleaner following Swachh Bharat Mission, but the challenge lies in addressing the issue appropriately.

19 Nov 2018

Lalu Prasad Yadav

IRCTC-scam: Lalu Yadav to appear through video conference, court orders

RJD Chief Lalu Prasad Yadav, who is lodged in a Ranchi jail in connection to fodder scam, will appear through video conference in the IRCTC case, a Delhi court ordered on Monday.

21 Oct 2018

Mental Health

Health Ministry asks states to constitute mental health authority, review-boards

The Union Health Ministry has asked all the states to set up a State Mental Health Authority and District Mental Health Review Board in order to ensure effective implementation of the Mental Health Care Act, 2017.

04 Sep 2018


Lalu wants hospital ward changed due to barking of dogs

Jailed RJD President Lalu Prasad has put in a request that he be shifted to another ward at the Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS) in Ranchi, where he is currently admitted.

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.

03 Aug 2018


Rashmi, India's first humanoid robot, can speak Hindi, Bhojpuri, Marathi!

Taking a leaf out of Sophia's (popular human-like robot) book, a 38-year-old Ranchi man is on the verge of developing India's own humanoid robot.

31 Jul 2018


Another Burari? Seven family members found dead in Ranchi

A month after the shocking Burari case, a family of seven has been found dead in their Ranchi house.

24 Jul 2018


If people stop eating beef, lynching incidents will stop: RSS-leader

Experts, the government, the judiciary, and the masses, everyone is shocked by the alarming rise in mob lynching incidents, and no one knows how to solve it.

23 Jul 2018


Meet Rohit Prasad, the Indian-born engineer who created Amazon's Alexa

Despite being a distant sci-fi vision in the 1970s, virtual assistants have become commonplace now.

21 Jul 2018

Maneka Gandhi

Issue instructions to conduct MoCs' inspection: WCD Ministry to states

The Women and Child Development (WCD) Ministry has said that it has asked all states and Union Territories to issue instructions for conducting an inspection of all homes run by the Missionaries of Charity (MoC).

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.

05 Jul 2018


Missionaries of Charity woman staffer arrested for 'selling' baby

A woman staffer has been arrested and two others, including a sister-in-charge, detained for allegedly selling a child born to an inmate of a shelter home Nirmal Hriday, run by Mother Teresa-founded Missionaries of Charity in Patna.

01 May 2018


Lalu arrives in Ranchi after being discharged from AIIMS

RJD chief Lalu Prasad on Tuesday arrived in Ranchi after being discharged from the AIIMS in Delhi as his condition improved significantly.

AIIMS discharges Lalu Prasad Yadav, despite his protests

The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) discharged RJD leader Lalu Prasad Yadav on Monday.

29 Apr 2018


Engine glitches: IndiGo forced to ground two A320 Neo planes

Engine troubles hit budget carrier IndiGo again with the airline forced to ground two of its Airbus A320 Neo planes due to technical glitches on Friday, according to a source.

02 Apr 2018


Dalit-protests: One dead in violence, Center files review-petition in SC

The Center has filed a review petition in the SC against the court's recent order on the SC/ST Atrocities Act.

27 Mar 2018

Delhi Police

Delhi: 'Prasad' saves kid from family's 'suicide pact'

By a stroke of luck, a 3-year-old escaped his family's 'suicide pact' because he didn't want to leave a religious ritual without 'prasad.'

Fodder scam: Lalu sentenced to 7-years jail in Dumka-treasury case

Today, a special CBI court in Ranchi pronounced a prison sentence of 7 years for embattled RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav in the fourth fodder scam case involving the Dumka treasury.

23 Feb 2018


Delhi: Man arrested for recording Ranchi woman's video in washroom

A 23-year-old B. Ed student from Ranchi got the shock of her life when she noticed a smartphone flashlight aimed at her while she was taking a bath in her hotel room.

NIA to investigate Naxal funding case, will target leader Sudhakar

After making swift progress in the J&K terror funding case, the National Investigative Agency (NIA) is now investigating a Naxal funding case.

07 Jun 2017


Communal clashes in Ranchi: 25 injured, 93 arrested

About 25 people, including eight policemen, were injured when clashes broke out in Sukurhutu village of Ranchi after some youths molested women of another community.

30 Jan 2017

Bharti Airtel

India Post launches payment bank in Raipur and Ranchi

Enabling greater financial inclusion to rural areas, India Post Payment Bank (IPPB) was launched on pilot basis in Ranchi and Raipur today.