Raghubar Das

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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".

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.

Jharkhand elections: BJP loses another state, Hemant Soren emerges victorious

23 Dec 2019

Jharkhand elections: BJP loses another state, Hemant Soren emerges victorious

Today, BJP faced a humiliating defeat as the state of Jharkhand slipped through its hands.

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 elections 2019: Counting begins; will BJP retain the state?

23 Dec 2019

Jharkhand elections 2019: Counting begins; will BJP retain the state?

Counting of votes for the 81-seated Jharkhand assembly began at 8 am today.

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.

PM Modi shares stage with sexual assault accused. Hail hypocrisy!

14 Dec 2019

PM Modi shares stage with sexual assault accused. Hail hypocrisy!

In the Parliament yesterday, BJP leaders created an uproar, asking former Congress President Rahul Gandhi to apologize for his 'Rape in India' remark.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Housing for urban poor by 2020, promises Jharkhand Chief Minister

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.

Jharkhand CM announces Rs. 10L cash award for silver-medalist Madhumita

28 Aug 2018

Jharkhand CM announces Rs. 10L cash award for silver-medalist Madhumita

Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das today announced a cash award of Rs. 10 lakh for archer Madhumita Kumari for getting a silver medal in the 18th Asian Games in Indonesia.

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

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.

Jharkhand Khadi Board makes 'rakhis' from waste silk threads

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.

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

09 Jul 2018

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.

#InternationalYogaDay: PM Modi addresses Dehradun, ITBP performs Yoga at 18,000ft

21 Jun 2018

#InternationalYogaDay: PM Modi addresses Dehradun, ITBP performs Yoga at 18,000ft

Prime Minister Narendra Modi led a gathering of around 50,000 people at Dehradun's Forest Research Institute to celebrate the fourth International Yoga Day.

4 CMs visit AIIMS to inquire about ex-PM Vajpayee's health

17 Jun 2018

4 CMs visit AIIMS to inquire about ex-PM Vajpayee's health

Chief Ministers of West Bengal, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, and Jharkhand - Mamata Banerjee, Nitish Kumar, Raman Singh and Raghubar Das, yesterday visited the AIIMS, New Delhi where former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, 93, is undergoing treatment.

Jharkhand officials asked to prepare strategy for collecting more revenue

12 Apr 2018

Jharkhand officials asked to prepare strategy for collecting more revenue

Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das has asked officials to prepare a strategy so that more revenue than the fixed targets can be collected.

Jharkhand: Nine killed in road accident, CM announces ex-gratia

10 Apr 2018

Jharkhand: Nine killed in road accident, CM announces ex-gratia

Nine persons were killed and eight others injured when a vehicle they were traveling in turned turtle near Adharma village in Simdega district, police said today.

Jharkhand government to provide jobs to one lakh skilled youths

10 Apr 2018

Jharkhand government to provide jobs to one lakh skilled youths

Jharkhand government will be providing employment to one lakh youths through skill development this year focusing on the six most backward districts of the state, Chief Minister Raghubar Das has said.

Jharkhand: Banlotwa becomes the first alcohol-free village in Ranchi district

12 Mar 2018

Jharkhand: Banlotwa becomes the first alcohol-free village in Ranchi district

Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das has lauded the residents of Banlotwa for becoming the first "alcohol-free" village in Ranchi district, a district official said.

Mumbai: Just pay Rs. 182 and become someone's padman/padwoman

24 Feb 2018

Mumbai: Just pay Rs. 182 and become someone's padman/padwoman

Taking a cue from recently released film 'PadMan', Women & Child Development ministry has launched 'ASMITA scheme' portal, through which one can pay just Rs. 182.40 for a year's supply of sanitary napkins for women and girls of rural Maharashtra.

Jharkhand: Massive fire at illegal firecracker-factory; 8 killed, 25 injured

25 Sep 2017

Jharkhand: Massive fire at illegal firecracker-factory; 8 killed, 25 injured

At least eight people have been killed and 25 injured when a massive fire broke out at an illegal firecracker factory in Kumardubi village of Jharkhand's East Singhbhum district.

Sahitya Akademi award winner's 2015 book on Adivasis banned

13 Aug 2017

Sahitya Akademi award winner's 2015 book on Adivasis banned

The Jharkhand government has banned the book 'The Adivasi Will Not Dance' by Sahitya Akademi award-winning author Hansda Sowvendra Shekhar.

Jharkhand government clears bill to ban forced religious conversions

02 Aug 2017

Jharkhand government clears bill to ban forced religious conversions

The Jharkhand government headed by CM Raghubar Das in a cabinet meeting on Tuesday cleared the draft of a bill that will ban religious conversion through force or allurement.

Shoe hurled at Punjab CM Badal

11 Jan 2017

Shoe hurled at Punjab CM Badal

A shoe was hurled at Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal at a public meeting in Bhatinda; the perpetrator identified as Gurbachan Singh, hurled a shoe at the CM while he was speaking about reforms.

Now Kejriwal, Raghubar Das join shoe-victim club

02 Jan 2017

Now Kejriwal, Raghubar Das join shoe-victim club

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal had a shoe hurled at him while addressing a public meeting at Rohtak; however, the shoe missed the target and the thrower, a local youth, was apprehended and handed over to police.

Rahul Gandhi narrowly escapes shoe attack

26 Sep 2016

Rahul Gandhi narrowly escapes shoe attack

While travelling in an open vehicle through the town of Sitapur in Uttar Pradesh today, Rahul Gandhi narrowly dodged a shoe.