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15-Apr-2019 Ranchi

Jharkhand: BJP, Congress name women after 15 years

The two national parties -- the Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) -- have fielded one woman candidate each in the Lok Sabha elections from Jharkhand after a long gap.The last BJP woman candidate was Rita Verma. She won the Dhanbad parliamentary...

26-Mar-2019 Ranchi

Kingmaker Lalu Yadav's RJD losing ground in Jharkhand

There was a time when prominent leaders of the UPA in Jharkhand would visit RJD chief Lalu Yadav often but now the party is left fending for itself in the state.The RJD chief played the role of a kingmaker in Jharkhand. He was instrumental in the formation...

08-Mar-2019 Ranchi

Kohli's ton in vain as Australia beat India to keep series alive

Virat Kohli's magnificent hundred went in vain as India lost to Australia by 32 runs in the third ODI here on Friday. India now lead the five-match series 2-1.Chasing a stiff 314 for victory, Kohli brought up his second successive ton, a belligerent 123 off...

08-Mar-2019 Ranchi

Kohli completes 4k runs in ODIs as skipper

Virat Kohli on Friday another feather to his cap after becoming the fourth Indian captain to score 4,000 runs in one-day internationals (ODIs).Kohli achieved the milestone during his 66th ODI as skipper when he moved to the individual score of 27 against Australia,...

08-Mar-2019 Ranchi

Boys will try to make the most of next opportunities : Virat Kohli

After suffering a 32-run defeat against Australia in the third match of the series, India skipper Virat Kohli felt losing quick wickets hurt his side's chances in the contest.Kohli, who slammed his 41st One Day International (ODI) ton at the JSCA stadium here...

02-Mar-2019 Ranchi

PM 'snatched' Rs 30,000 crore from IAF : Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday targeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the Rafale deal, farmers' issues and the Land Acquisition Act, 2013 during a rally at the Morabadi Ground here.Addressing the gathering, Rahul said: "Earlier there was the...

26-Feb-2019 Ranchi

Four die in road accident in Jharkhand

At least four people were killed and more than 20 injured in a road accident in Gumla district of Jharkhand on Tuesday, police said.According to the police, a bus carrying more than 25 people met with an accident at Kulmunda village."While negotiating a...

21-Feb-2019 Ranchi

Raghubar Das launches Rs 100-crore Sweet Revolution scheme

Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das on Thursday launched the first phase of the Rs 100-crore Sweet Revolution Scheme under which 1,207 farmers will be given Rs 1 lakh for bee keeping. "1,207 farmers, after training, will be given Rs 1 lakh for bee keeping. Of...

31-Jan-2019 Ranchi

5 arrested for gang rape in Jharkhand

Five youths were arrested on Thursday for their involvement in a gang rape in Jharkhand, police said.The youths abducted the victim in Bundu while she was visiting her friends in the town with her boyfriend, Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Ashok Rabidas...

10-Jan-2019 Ranchi

Dharmendra Pradhan attends Global Skill Summit at Ranchi

Dharmendra Pradhan, Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas, &Skill Development and Entrepreneurship today attended the Global Skill Summit 2019 held in Ranchi, Jharkhand today, organised by the State Government. On this occasion, in total 1,06,619 youths of...

29-Nov-2018 Ranchi

Jharkhand has registered 19% growth in agriculture : Amitabh Kant

NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant on Thursday lauded Jharkhand for registering 19 per cent growth in the agriculture sector and advised farmers to adopt dairy and organic farming."Jharkhand is the only state in the country that has achieved a 19 per cent growth...

09-Nov-2018 Ranchi

Woman gang raped in Jharkhand, dies

A woman, who was gang raped and physically tortured by her former husband and his friends, died on Friday in Jharkhand's Jamatra district, police said.Her first husband, who had inserted a wooden stick in her private parts after raping her, has been arrested,...

29-Oct-2018 Ranchi

11 cattle smugglers arrested, 82 animals seized

Police on Monday arrested 11 cattle smugglers and seized 82 animals in Jharkhand's Palamau district."We had information about a largescale cattle smuggling. A police team raided the Murmusi highway, seizing 82 animals and arresting 11 smugglers," said Biren...

28-Oct-2018 Ranchi

KSCF joins hands with Jharkhand to end child labour

The Kailash Satyarthi Childrens Foundation (KSCF) here on Sunday joined hands with the Jharkhand government and the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) to eradicate child labour in the state.The ongoing initiative by the KSCF -- Bal...

20-Oct-2018 Ranchi

Maoists torch 6 vehicles in Jharkhand

Maoist Guerrillas on Saturday torched six vehicles involved in the repair work of a canal in Jharkhand's Hazaribagh district, police said.A private company was involved the work at Chauparan.Some 25 guerrillas raided the company's camp office while the staff...

20-Oct-2018 Ranchi

10 vehicles torched in Jharkhand clashes

Ten vehicles were torched and more than 11 people were injured in clashes that broke out between two communities during the the idol immersion procession of Goddess Durga in Jharkhand's Palamau district, police said on Saturday."Prohibitory (Section 144)...

08-Oct-2018 Ranchi

Jewellery worth Rs 25 lakh looted in Jharkhand

Unidentified robbers on Monday looted jewellery worth Rs 25 lakh from a businessman in Jharkhand's Ranchi, police said.The incident took place at Dhruva locality when Raj Kumar Burman, owner of Burman Jewellers, was busy opening the locks of his shop. Taking advantage...

08-Oct-2018 Ranchi

Father kills son in Ranchi

A former Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) constable shot dead his 29-year-old son here on Monday, police said.Rakesh Rawat had a verbal spat with his son before allegedly shooting him him with a rifle. The neighbours found the body."We have arrested...

02-Oct-2018 Ranchi

Jharkhand will be ODF by November 15 : Raghubar Das

Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das on Tuesday said the state will be Open Defecation Free (ODF) by November 15."Jharkhand will be ODF by  November 15. We have achieved 99 per cent in making the state ODF," Das said while taking part in Gandhi Jayanti celebrations...

01-Oct-2018 Ranchi

Moonshine kills five in Ranchi

Five people died here on Sunday allegedly after drinking spurious liquor, officials said."Five bodies have been sent for post-mortem. We will confirm the reason for death after autopsy," Ranchi Deputy Commissioner Mahipat Ray told reporters. The incident...

30-Sep-2018 Ranchi

Will reservation ensure welfare : Sumitra Mahajan

Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Sunday expressed doubts over the effectiveness of offering reservation in education and jobs for an indefinite period to bring prosperity to the country."The idea of Ambedkarji was to bring social harmony by introducing...

29-Sep-2018 Ranchi

We are constructing India's biggest war memorial : Raghubar Das

Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das on Saturday said their government is constructing India's biggest war memorial."We should forget our differences and stand together when any problem comes to our country. We should work to embolden the morale of our jawans,"...

23-Sep-2018 Ranchi

Narendra Modi launches Ayushman Bharat - PMJAY at Ranchi

The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, today launched the health assurance scheme: Ayushman Bharat - Pradhan Mantri Jan ArogyaYojana - at Ranchi, Jharkhand.The Prime Minister visited an exhibition on the scheme, before arriving on the dais to launch PMJAY at...

23-Sep-2018 Ranchi

Congress has done politics over poverty : Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said the Congress had done politics for decades in the name of poverty eradication."Since Independence the slogan of 'Garibi Hatao' has been given. Only politics has been done in the name of ending poverty. If politics...

22-Sep-2018 Ranchi

Two killed in Jharkhand

Two persons were killed in separate incidents in Bokaro and Chatra districts of Jharkhand, police said on Saturday.A resident of Pokaria village in Bokaro was hacked to death by four persons, including the mother and brother of the woman he loved.Santosh...

19-Sep-2018 Ranchi

Anti-government protests in Jharkhand are sponsored : Raghubar Das

Dubbing all anti-government protests across the state as "sponsored", Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das has ruled out any resentment among tribals against his government on land issues and said the maoists and other forces are hampering the development works...

18-Sep-2018 Ranchi

Jharkhand needs NRC : Raghubar Das

With BJP deciding to focus on identity issues in the coming elections, Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das says there is need for a National Register of Citizens (NRC) in his state also to check infiltration from Bangladesh because Hindus have become a...

16-Sep-2018 Ranchi

Jharkhand CM's 'padyatra' to spread cleanliness awareness

Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das embarked on a 'padyatra' here on Sunday in an effort to spread cleanliness awareness among the people.The Chief Minister reached the city's Argora roundabout earlier in the day and spoke to shop owners and others.He then swept...

06-Sep-2018 Ranchi

Jharkhand CM invites China's investment in food processing units

Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das has invited Chinese investment in the food processing companies in his state and said all possible help will  be extended to investors.Das' comments came on Wednesday while visiting a food processing unit at Sanquan Foods...

29-Aug-2018 Ranchi

Non-BJP leaders will be jailed before 2019 election : Lalu Prasad Yadav

Accusing Prime Minister Narendra Modi of pushing the country towards Emergency, RJD leader Lalu Prasad on Wednesday alleged that the government had a plan to jail all non-BJP leaders before the next Lok Sabha election.Arriving here by a private flight to surrender...

29-Aug-2018 Ranchi

Non-BJP leaders will be jailed before 2019 election : Lalu Prasad Yadav

Accusing Prime Minister Narendra Modi of pushing the country towards Emergency, RJD leader Lalu Prasad on Wednesday alleged that the government had a plan to jail all non-BJP leaders before the next Lok Sabha election.Arriving here by a private flight to surrender...

15-Aug-2018 Ranchi

Lakhs of jobs created in Jharkhand : Raghubar Das

Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das on Wednesday said his government's development plans in the last three-and-a-half years have led to the creation of more than 31 lakh jobs, and that more than one lakh people have been given government jobs.Speaking at a function...

07-Aug-2018 Ranchi

Three elephants killed by train

Three elephants were killed after being hit by a train in an area bordering Jharkhand and West Bengal on Tuesday, a railway official said.The elephants were crossing the rail tracks near Gindhi station in West Bengal when they were hit by Gyaneshwari Express,...

04-Aug-2018 Ranchi

Eight killed in Jharkhand accidents

Eight persons,including five employees of the Jharkhand Electricity Board, were killed in two separate road accidents in Jharkhand on Saturday, police said.According to a police officer, five officials of Jharkhand Electricity board died in a road accident...

02-Aug-2018 Ranchi

11 get life term for killing five women

Eleven people were sentenced to life term by a Ranchi district court on Thursday for killing five women on the suspicion of practising black magic.According to the lawyer, Special Judge (SC/ST) S.S. Prasad convicted the 11 accused persons and awarded them life...

30-Jul-2018 Ranchi

Seven of family found dead in Ranchi

Seven members of a family here in Jharkhand were found dead inside their house on Monday, police said.The bodies of Deepak Kumar Jha, who worked in a multinational company, and those of his parents, brother, wife and two children were found by the police,...

24-Jul-2018 Lucknow/Ranchi

Swachh Survekshan Grameen launched in UP, Jharkhand and Maharashtra

The Swachh Survekshan Grameen 2018 (SSG 2018) announced by the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation on July 13th, 2018, was launched by three States this week.Under the SSG 2018, an independent survey agency will conduct the survey in all districts...

10-Apr-2018 Ranchi

Nine killed in road accident in Jharkhand

At least nine people were killed and six others injured in a road accident in Jharkhand's Simdega district on Tuesday.According to police, 16 people were returning to their village Bangru Koliadamar from Kamdara after attending a marriage ceremony when...

09-Apr-2018 Ranchi

37 convicted in fodder scam case

A special CBI court in Ranchi on Monday convicted 37 people and acquitted five in one of the cases related to the fodder scam.The case (number RC 45A/96) related to fraudulent withdrawal of Rs 34.91 crore from Dumka treasury during 1991-92 and 1995-96.This...

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