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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.

Modi-led BJP loses 5th state in one year: Details here

24 Dec 2019

Modi-led BJP loses 5th state in one year: Details here

The Narendra Modi government at the Centre may have returned to power with a thumping victory, but there is no denying that the "Modi wave" has waned, at least as far as the regional politics is concerned.

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

23 Dec 2019

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

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

#JharkhandResults2019: BJP trails, but CM Raghubar remains confident

23 Dec 2019

#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.

#JharkhandResults2019 : JMM-Congress-RJD alliance leading on 25, BJP on 29

23 Dec 2019

#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.

Jharkhand may slip from BJP's hands, suggest exit polls

21 Dec 2019

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.

Amit Shah to discuss Citizenship Act with Meghalaya; hints changes

15 Dec 2019

Amit Shah to discuss Citizenship Act with Meghalaya; hints changes

After the Citizenship (Amendment) Act stirred havoc in the Northeast, Home Minister Amit Shah has hinted that some changes to the legislation may be in order.

Contribute Rs.11, 1 brick for Ram Mandir: Adityanath in Jharkhand

14 Dec 2019

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.

Naxals blow bridge in Gumla as polling continues in Jharkhand

30 Nov 2019

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.

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

01 Nov 2019

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.

Dhoni unlikely to play Vijay Hazare and Bangladesh series

23 Sep 2019

Dhoni unlikely to play Vijay Hazare and Bangladesh series

Former Indian skipper and wicket-keeper batsman MS Dhoni has been missing from action since the conclusion of the ICC World Cup 2019.

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

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.

Tabrez Ansari lynching: Days after outrage, accused charged with murder

19 Sep 2019

Tabrez Ansari lynching: Days after outrage, accused charged with murder

A few days back, Jharkhand police had willy-nilly dropped the murder charges against 11 people accused of lynching Tabrez Ansari, a Muslim man, in June.

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

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.

Woman visits doctor for stomach pains; he prescribes her condoms

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.

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

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.

Mumbai Police arrests Ajaz Khan over 'communal' TikTok video

18 Jul 2019

Mumbai Police arrests Ajaz Khan over 'communal' TikTok video

Actor and former Bigg Boss contestant Ajaz Khan was arrested by the Mumbai crime branch's cyber cell on Thursday morning.

Tabrez Ansari lynching: TikTok removes users for posting hate-mongering videos

09 Jul 2019

Tabrez Ansari lynching: TikTok removes users for posting hate-mongering videos

A TikTok video allegedly seeking revenge for the brutal mob lynching of Tabrez Ansari put the Chinese social media application in the line of fire.

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

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.

#HappyBirthdayDhoni: Here're some interesting facts about Captain Cool

07 Jul 2019

#HappyBirthdayDhoni: Here're some interesting facts about Captain Cool

India's greatest wicket-keeper batsman MS Dhoni turned 38 on Sunday.

This IAS officer scored over 104% in UC Berkeley course

06 Jul 2019

This IAS officer scored over 104% in UC Berkeley course

In a rare feat, IAS officer Manish Ranjan of Jharkhand scored more than 100% in a course at the prestigious University of California, Berkeley.

Jharkhand: Lynching victim died as his head injury wasn't detected

26 Jun 2019

Jharkhand: Lynching victim died as his head injury wasn't detected

Last week, a 22-year-old man succumbed to injuries in Jharkhand after being brutally thrashed by a mob. The death of Tabrez Ansari, days after the attack, sparked outrage across the nation.

Jharkhand: Muslim man lynched, 11 people held, two cops suspended

25 Jun 2019

Jharkhand: Muslim man lynched, 11 people held, two cops suspended

A Muslim man identified as Shams Tabrez Ansari died on Saturday (June 22) in Jharkhand, days after a mob tied him to a pole and brutally thrashed him.

International Yoga Day 2019: Modi attends mega event in Ranchi

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.

Mayawati ditches mahagathbandhan, will contest assembly by-polls without SP

04 Jun 2019

Mayawati ditches mahagathbandhan, will contest assembly by-polls without SP

Before Lok Sabha elections, former rivals SP and BSP forged an unlikely alliance for 80 parliamentary seats of Uttar Pradesh.

Five men, head of missionary school convicted in Khunti gang-rape

08 May 2019

Five men, head of missionary school convicted in Khunti gang-rape

Yesterday, six accused, including the head of a missionary school, were convicted by a local court in Jharkhand for their connection in the gang-rape of five tribal women activists last year.

Will withdraw Article-370 from J&K if voted to power: Shah

27 Apr 2019

Will withdraw Article-370 from J&K if voted to power: Shah

BJP president Amit Shah today said Article 370 will be withdrawn from Jammu and Kashmir if the saffron party is voted to power again.