Monday, June 27, 2022

Jharkhand Bypolls: Cong's Shilpi Neha Tirkey wins Mandar seat by over 23,000 votes

Ranchi (Jharkhand) | June 27, 2022 4:25:18 AM IST
Congress candidate Shilpi Neha Tirkey won the by-election for Jharkhand's Mandar seat on Sunday, defeating her nearest rival, BJP's Gangotri Kujur, by a margin of 23,517 votes.... read..

Jharkhand Health Minister boycotts Centre's mega health camp in Khunti

Ranchi (Jharkhand) | June 27, 2022 10:55:12 AM IST
Jharkhand Health Minister Banna Gupta on Sunday boycotted the mega health camp organized in Khunti by the Union Tribal Affairs Ministry as Chief Minister Hemant Soren was not invited to the programme.... read..

JMM to hold meeting tomorrow over decision on extending support to presidential poll candidates

Ranchi (Jharkhand) | June 24, 2022 3:25:38 PM IST
Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) on Friday called for a meeting of its legislators and MPs, which will be chaired by the party supremo Shibu Soren on Saturday.... read..

Ranchi court refuses to stay release of Bollywood film Jug Jugg Jeeyo

Ranchi (Jharkhand) | June 23, 2022 6:55:16 PM IST
A court in Ranchi refused to stay the release of the Bollywood film Jug Jugg Jeeyo.... read..

Jharkhand HC slams state govt on deteriorating law and order situation

Ranchi (Jharkhand) | June 23, 2022 10:25:10 AM IST
The Jharkhand High Court on Wednesday slammed the Hemant Soren's government over the deteriorating law and order situation and sought a report from the state government over the killing of a criminal at the Deoghar court's premises.... read..

Voting underway in by-poll in Jharkhand's Mandar Assembly constituency

Mandar (Jharkhand) | June 23, 2022 9:26:50 AM IST
Polling is underway for the bye-election in Mandar assembly constituency in Ranchi district amid tight security.... read..

Jharkhand: Mandar bypolls underway amid tight security

Mandar (Jharkhand) | June 23, 2022 9:26:42 AM IST
Polling is underway for the bye-election in Mandar assembly constituency in Ranchi district amid tight security.... read..

Jharkhand' Adivasi Jan Parishad welcomes Centre's move to nominate NDA's Droupadi Murmu as Prez pick

Ranchi (Jharkhand) | June 23, 2022 3:25:04 AM IST
Welcoming BJP-led NDA's decision to choose Droupadi Murmu as a presidential candidate, Adivasi Jan Parishad chief Prem S Munda on Wednesday said the Opposition parties should learn to include the tribal communities in the primary roles.... read..

Newspaper hawker, tea-seller, milk vendor's children top 10th board exam in Jharkhand

Ranchi |Thursday, 2022 1:15:10 AM IST
Six students, including five girls and one boy, coming from economically weak backgrounds have topped the class 10 board examination in Jharkhand. All of them have been jointly declared toppers by the Jharkhand Academic Council as they have secured 490 m... read..

Ranchi violence: FIR explains how protesters turned violent

Ranchi | June 22, 2022 3:56:47 PM IST
An FIR registered in connection with Ranchi violence that took place on June 10, explained how the mob turned violent and miscreants opened fire at police.... read..

Draupadi Murmu, India's first tribal woman Governor, now in Raisina race

Ranchi |Wednesday, 2022 4:15:09 AM IST
The BJP on Tuesday chose former Jharkhand Governor and tribal leader Draupadi Murmu as its candidate for the post of President, against opposition candidate Yashwant Sinha for the election to be held on July 18.... read..

Not allowed to take exam in hijab, students in Jamshedpur protest

Jamshedpur |Tuesday, 2022 1:15:10 AM IST
Controversy erupted at Women's College in Jamshedpur after some girl students wearing hijab were not allowed to take the exam. There was a ruckus for almost an hour when the college teachers asked them to remove the hijab. The All India Minority Social We... read..

Schools closed in Jharkhand today amid call for Bharat Bandh over Agnipath Scheme

Ranchi (Jharkhand) | June 20, 2022 11:26:23 AM IST
All schools in Jharkhand will remain closed on Monday in the wake of the "Bharat Bandh" called by some organisations against the Agnipath recruitment scheme launched by the Central government last week.... read..

Jharkhand: Private school principal arrested for molesting minor girl students

Chaibasa (Jharkhand) | June 19, 2022 4:55:32 AM IST
Jharkhand Police on Saturday arrested the principal of a private school on charges of molesting minor girl students.... read..

All schools in Jharkhand to remain closed tomorrow amid call for 'Bharat Bandh'

Ranchi | June 19, 2022 10:25:33 PM IST
All schools in Jharkhand will remain closed on Monday in the wake of the "Bharat Bandh" called by certain organisations, the state education official informed on Sunday.... read..

Ahead of Friday prayers, Muslim clerics urge people to maintain peace

New Delhi/Ranchi | June 16, 2022 7:25:53 PM IST
Ahead of Friday prayers, Muslim clerics and religious leaders on Thursday have called upon the community to maintain peace and requested people not to pay heed to any rumours and not to take out any kind of protest tomorrow.... read..

Jharkhand govt seeks explanation from Ranchi SSP over putting up posters of violence accused

Ranchi (Jharkhand) | June 16, 2022 9:25:55 AM IST
A day after Jharkhand police put up posters carrying photographs of those allegedly involved in the recent violent protests in Ranchi over controversial remarks on Prophet Muhammad, the State's Home Secretary Rajiv Arun Ekka on Wednesday evening sought an... read..

29 arrested so far in Ranchi violence case: Police

Ranchi (Jharkhand) | June 15, 2022 7:25:03 AM IST
As many as 29 persons have been arrested in connection with violence in Ranchi, informed police on Wednesday.... read..

Ranchi Police makes public names of accused involved in June 10 violence

Ranchi |Wednesday, 2022 2:45:09 AM IST
Cracking down on those involved in the violence that took place in Ranchi last Friday (June 10), the police have put up their hoardings with the photographs, their names and addresses at major intersections of the city.... read..

CBI court allows release of Lalu Prasad Yadav's passport for renewal

Ranchi (Jharkhand) | June 14, 2022 12:56:40 PM IST
A CBI court on Tuesday released Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) national President Lalu Prasad Yadav's passport which was seized by the central probe agency in connection with the fodder scam cases against him.... read..

Over 150 cellphones inside Ranchi jail, reveals technical enquiry report

Ranchi |Tuesday, 2022 2:45:08 AM IST
Gangsters lodged in Jharkhand's Ranchi, Dhanbad, and Hazaribagh jails are still operating with impunity through cellphones, as per a shocking revelation made in a technical inquiry report submitted to the government.... read..

Jharkhand HC unhappy with state govt on slaughter house issue

Ranchi |Tuesday, 2022 1:45:08 AM IST
Expressing disappointment with the state government for not responding to a petition related to the operation of the slaughter house in Ranchi, the Jharkhand High Court imposed a fine of Rs 10,000 each on the Food Security Department and the Urban Develop... read..

Ranchi violence: Administration say police opened fire on protestors as 'last resort'

Ranchi (Jharkhand) | June 12, 2022 10:24:21 PM IST
Days after violence in Jharkhand's capital Ranchi in which two people lost their lives, the district administration on Sunday said that police opened fire on protestors as a "last resort".... read..

Stop 'illegitimate arrests' of protestors: Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind asks Jharkhand Police

Ranchi (Jharkhand) | June 12, 2022 9:26:06 PM IST
After massive protests in Ranchi against the controversial remarks on Prophet Muhammad made by suspended Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) spokesperson Nupur Sharma and expelled leader Naveen Jindal in which two people died, Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind on Sunday deman... read..

Section 144 imposed in several areas of Ranchi after protests

Ranchi (Jharkhand) | June 11, 2022 11:55:57 AM IST
A day after violent protests killed two people and injured many in Jharkhand's Ranchi over Prophet Muhammad remarks row, section 144 was imposed in several areas of the capital city on Saturday.... read..

Two dead in Ranchi protest over Prophet row

Ranchi (Jharkhand) | June 11, 2022 9:25:02 AM IST
Two people died during the violent protest that erupted in Ranchi after Friday prayers against the controversial remarks on Prophet Muhammad made by suspended Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) spokesperson Nupur Sharma and expelled leader Naveen Jindal.... read..

Prophet remarks row: Two dead in protest in Jharkhand's Ranchi

Ranchi (Jharkhand) | June 11, 2022 9:25:00 AM IST
Two people died during the violent protest that erupted in Ranchi after Friday prayers against the controversial remarks on Prophet Muhammad made by suspended Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) spokesperson Nupur Sharma and expelled leader Naveen Jindal.... read..

Prophet row: Jharkhand CM appeals to people to maintain peace

Ranchi (Jharkhand) | June 11, 2022 12:54:43 AM IST
Asserting that the people of Jharkhand are "very sensitive and tolerant", Chief Minister Hemant Soren on Friday appealed to the people to maintain harmony and refrain from participating in any activity that leads to crimes in the state.... read..

Rape victim set ablaze by in-laws in Jharkhand

Giridih (Jharkhand) |Friday, 2022 3:15:09 AM IST
A woman was set ablaze by her in-laws in Jharkhand's Giridih after they came to know that she was raped.... read..

Shell companies case: Jharkhand govt files SLP in SC challenging HC order on maintainability of PIL

Ranchi (Jharkhand) | June 10, 2022 5:25:49 PM IST
Jharkhand government on Friday filed a Special Leave Petition (SLP) in the Supreme Court challenging the state High Court's order on the maintainability of PIL in connection with shell companies allegedly related to state Chief Minister Hemant Soren and h... read..

Admin imposes curfew after protest against BJP leaders' remarks turns violent in Ranchi

Ranchi (Jharkhand) | June 10, 2022 7:54:50 PM IST
The district administration on Friday imposed a curfew in violence-hit areas of Ranchi after a protest erupted against the controversial remarks of suspended Bharatiya Janata Party leader Nupur Sharma and expelled party leader Naveen Jindal.... read..

Mining scam: Jharkhand HC holds PILs against CM Hemant Soren maintainable

Ranchi (Jharkhand) | June 9, 2022 11:55:43 AM IST
Jharkhand High Court has held two PILs against Chief Minister Hemant Soren related to shell companies and mining lease maintainable.... read..

Lalu Yadav fined Rs 6,000 in 13-year-old poll code violation case

Ranchi (Jharkhand) | June 8, 2022 11:26:43 AM IST
Former Bihar Chief Minister and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav was fined Rs 6,000 in a 13-year-old poll code violation case on Wednesday by a special court in Jharkhand's Palamu.... read..

Jharkhand CM seeks exemption from physical appearance in 2019 MCC violation case

Ranchi (Jharkhand) | June 7, 2022 4:25:03 PM IST
Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren's lawyer has filed an application in Special MP/MLA court under 205 CrPC, seeking exemption from physical appearance.... read..

Jharkhand: Two minors molested in children's home, accused arrested

Ranchi (Jharkhand) | June 7, 2022 4:25:41 AM IST
Two minors were molested in the Nagri area of Jharkhand's Ranchi, according to a police official on Monday.... read..

Sand crisis halts construction projects worth Rs 5K cr in Jharkhand

Ranchi |Tuesday, 2022 1:45:09 AM IST
The acute shortage of sand in Jharkhand has put the brakes on government and private construction schemes worth about Rs 5,000 crore. Owing to the crisis, the construction work of a smart city and flyover in Ranchi as well as alleys and drains across the ... read..

Lalu Yadav to go abroad for kidney transplant, requests court to release passport for renewal

Ranchi (Jharkhand) | June 6, 2022 3:26:45 PM IST
Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) president and former Bihar Chief Minister Lalu Yadav has filed an application at the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court in Ranchi seeking the release of his passport for renewal as he has to go abroad for a kidney trans... read..

India alone contributes 40 pc of world's total online transactions, says Nadda

Ranchi (Jharkhand) | June 5, 2022 9:55:54 PM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national president JP Nadda on Sunday said that India alone contributes around 40 per cent of the world's total online transactions.... read..

Political parties running in name of Adivasis looted, betrayed them: Nadda slams Opposition

Ranchi (Jharkhand) | June 5, 2022 9:25:25 PM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national president JP Nadda on Sunday slammed the Opposition stating that political parties running in the name of Adivasis (tribals) looted and betrayed them while adding that only the BJP thinks about their welfare.... read..

Mining lease row: Jharkhand High Court admits petition seeking CBI enquiry

Ranchi (Jharkhand) | June 3, 2022 7:26:09 PM IST
The Jharkhand High Court on Friday admitted the petition seeking a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) enquiry into the mining lease issue and matters of shell companies, after the Supreme Court on May 24 directed Jharkhand High Court to decide on the m... read..

Jharkhand: 9 members coordination committee formed for better coordination in Congress-JMM-RJD alliance

Ranchi (Jharkhand) | June 1, 2022 11:24:53 PM IST
A nine-member Coordination Committee has been formed for better coordination in the Congress-Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM)-Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) alliance.... read..

Two shot dead over dispute during Manda Puja in Ranchi's Chanho

Ranchi (Jharkhand) | June 1, 2022 2:24:59 PM IST
Two persons were shot dead in Chanho village of Jharkhand's Ranchi in the wee hours of Wednesday following a dispute between two groups while an orchestra performance was underway during Manda Puja.... read..

Jharkhand govt orders Anti-Corruption Bureau probe into disproportionate assets of ministers of Raghubar Das govt

Ranchi (Jharkhand) | June 1, 2022 5:54:51 AM IST
The Jharkhand government has ordered the Anti-Corruption Bureau to carry out an investigation into the alleged disproportionate assets of ministers of the previous government headed by Raghubar Das of the BJP.... read..

Jharkhand BJP General Secretary gets Rajya Sabha ticket

Ranchi (Jharkhand) | May 30, 2022 3:54:51 PM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has fielded Aditya Sahu for Rajya Sabha election from Jharkhand. Sahu is currently holding the position of General Secretary in Jharkhand Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).... read..

JMM fields candidate for Rajya Sabha polls, Jharkhand Congress leaders unhappy

Ranchi (Jharkhand) | May 30, 2022 10:23:58 PM IST
Despite strong efforts by Congress to put up a candidate for Rajya Sabha elections, Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren on Monday declared party leader Mahua Majhi as candidate for the Rajya Sabha elections in the state.... read..

Jharkhand Office of Profit row: EC extends two weeks more time for CM Hemant Soren to appear

Ranchi (Jharkhand) | May 28, 2022 10:54:00 PM IST
The Election Commission of India on Saturday gave an extension to Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren to present his case in the office of profit matter and has rescheduled its hearing of the matter from May 31 to June 14, officials said.... read..

JMM wants to become party in EC proceedings against CM Hemant Soren

Ranchi (Jharkhand) | May 28, 2022 2:55:33 AM IST
In a letter to Jharkhand Governor, Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) expressed interest in being a party to Election Commission's May 31 proceedings against party leader and Chief Minister Hemant Soren following BJP's "CM granting mining lease to himself" alle... read..

AAI team inspects terminal building, other facilities of newly constructed Deoghar Airport

Ranchi (Jharkhand) | May 27, 2022 5:31:11 PM IST
Airport Authority of India (AAI) completed the construction of Deoghar Airport which will be the second airport in Jharkhand after Ranchi.... read..

CBI raids residences of ex-Jharkhand minister Bandhu Tirkey in connection with 34th National Games scam

Ranchi (Jharkhand) | May 26, 2022 12:55:14 PM IST
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Thursday conducted raids at the residences of former Jharkhand Sports Minister and Congress leader Bandhu Tirkey in connection with the 34th National Games scam.... read..

Pooja Singhal case: ED conducts raids at multiple locations in Ranchi, Muzaffarpur

Ranchi (Jharkhand) | May 24, 2022 11:54:05 AM IST
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Tuesday conducted raids at six locations in Jharkhand's Ranchi and one place in Bihar's Muzaffarpur, in connection with a money-laundering probe against suspended Jharkhand mining secretary Pooja Singhal.... read..

ED questions Jharkhand mining officer in money laundering probe against Pooja Singhal

Ranchi (Jharkhand) | May 23, 2022 2:54:18 PM IST
The District Mining Officer (DMO) of Sahebganj Bibhuti Kumar is being questioned by Enforcement Directorate (ED) at the zonal office, Ranchi on Monday in connection with a money-laundering probe against suspended Jharkhand mining secretary Pooja Singhal.... read..
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