Articles about Ranchi

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

Dumka murder victim a minor, add POCSO charges: Panel recommends

The Jharkhand Child Welfare Committee has found that the girl, who died on Sunday after being set ablaze by her alleged jilted lover in Dumka, was 15-years-old and thus a minor, as opposed to the police report which stated her to be 19-years-old.

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

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.

15 Feb 2022

RJD chief Lalu Yadav convicted in 5th fodder scam case

Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav has been convicted of illegal withdrawal of Rs. 139.35 crore from Doranda treasury in the fodder scam case by a CBI special court in Jharkhand's Ranchi.

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.

Steve O'Keefe describes how India series was impactful for him

Australian spinner Steve O'Keefe believes the four-match Test series against India made him understand Test cricket a lot better.

21 Oct 2019

Virat Kohli
India vs South Africa, 3rd Test, Day 3: Records broken

The Indian bowlers came up with a ruthless performance as they picked up 16 wickets on Day 3 of the third Test in Ranchi on Monday.

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

'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.

16 Jul 2019

Court orders Hindu girl to distribute Quran over communal post

On July 12, a student, identified as Richa Bharti, was arrested in Ranchi for posting content on Facebook, which allegedly had communal overtones.

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

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.

09 Mar 2019

Was third ODI Dhoni's last international match in India?

Post the third ODI, India's batting coach Sanjay Bangar informed that former skipper MS Dhoni has been rested for the remaining two ODIs against Australia.

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.

ICICI Bank fraud: CBI investigator transferred; govt denies meddling

A day after the CBI booked former CEO and MD of ICICI Bank, Chanda Kochhar, her husband Deepak Kochhar, and Videocon Group's V N Dhoot, the investigating officer in the case was abruptly transferred.

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.

MS Dhoni wins a local tennis tournament in Ranchi

Veteran Indian cricketer, MS Dhoni, showed his prowess on the tennis court after winning a local tournament in his hometown, Ranchi.

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.

18 Nov 2018

Lalu Prasad Yadav
Lalu Prasad's health deteriorates, he can neither sit nor stand

Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav's health has deteriorated over the past few days, rendering the 70-year-old incapable of sitting or standing.

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.

20 Aug 2018

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.

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.

01 Aug 2018

WATCH: Dhoni does a bike stunt in Ranchi, impresses fans

Former Indian cricket skipper MS Dhoni has taken the social media by storm after doing a bike stunt at his hometown in Ranchi.

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.