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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...

24-Mar-2018 Ranchi

Lalu Prasad sentenced to 14 years jail in fourth fodder scam

Former Bihar Chief Minister Lalu Prasad will be jailed for 14 years in the fourth fodder scam case he has been convicted in, with a special CBI court here on Saturday sentencing him to seven years each in two cases under it, and ordering the sentences run consecutively.Pronouncing...

24-Mar-2018 Ranchi

Fourth fodder case: Lalu sentenced to 7 years each on two counts

A special CBI court here on Saturday sentenced RJD chief Lalu Prasad to seven years in jail each in two cases pertaining to the fourth fodder scam case and fined him Rs 60 lakh.It was not immediately clear whether the two sentences would run concurrently...

19-Mar-2018 Ranchi

Lalu Prasad convicted, Mishra acquitted in fodder scam

A special CBI court here on Monday convicted RJD chief and former Bihar Chief Minister Lalu Prasad in the fourth fodder scam case but acquitted another former Chief Minister Jagannath Mishra.Judge Shuvapal Singh delivered the judgment relating to fraudulent...

15-Mar-2018 Ranchi

Verdict in 4th fodder scam case involving Lalu Prasad deferred

The judgment in the fourth fodder scam case involving former Bihar Chief Minister Lalu Prasad was deferred on Thursday by a special CBI court here.Lalu Prasad filed a fresh petition in the court of Shivapal Singh to make the then Auditor General an accused...

06-Mar-2018 Ranchi

14 Maoists arrested in Jharkhand

A total of 14 Maoists have been arrested in the last two days in Jharkhand's Giridih district, police said.Four of the Maoists including a wanted woman were arrested on Tuesday while 10 were arrested on Monday. The police and paramilitary forces made the...

05-Mar-2018 Ranchi

Girl gangraped by 8 youths in Ranchi, 7 arrested

A girl was gangraped by eight youths in Ranchi, police said on Monday. The police have arrested seven youths involved in the crime and the eighth youth is absconding.According to the police, a girl was walking with her boyfriend in Dhruva locality of Ranchi...

26-Feb-2018 Ranchi

Four Maoists killed in Jharkhand

Four Maoist guerrillas, including two women, were killed in a gun battle with security forces in Jharkhand's Palamu district on Monday, police said.The gun fight figuring some 12 members of the banned Maoist organisation, CPI-Maoist, took place early in the...

23-Feb-2018 Ranchi

Girl gang-raped, burnt to death in Jharkhand

A 15-year-old girl, who had gone to answer nature's call, was gang-raped in Jharkhand's Chatra district and later burnt to death, police said on Friday.According to the police, when the teenager of Humajang village of the district had gone to answer nature's...

14-Feb-2018 Ranchi

13 vehicles burnt in Ranchi over objectionable religious post

Over a dozen vehicles were torched on Wednesdy by an angry mob over an objectionable religious post on the social media, police said.Hundreds of people assembled on the Ranchi-Jamshedpur highway at Bundu, around 40 Km from here, over the post allegedly against...

05-Feb-2018 Ranchi

Sharad Yadav meets Lalu in jail, advocates opposition unity

Sharad Yadav, ousted from the Janata Dal-United (JD-U), on Monday met RJD chief Lalu Prasad in the Birsa Munda Central Jail here and discussed the current political scenario and pushed for unity among the opposition parties.Sharad Yadav, who arrived in Ranchi...

05-Feb-2018 Ranchi

Bihar ex-CM Jagannath Mishra surrenders in fodder scam case

Former Bihar Chief Minister Jagannath Mishra on Monday surrendered before a CBI court here to serve his sentence in a multi-million rupee fodder scam case.Mishra was convicted and awarded five years sentence on January 24. He had not appeared before the court...

26-Jan-2018 Ranchi

Jharkhand celebrates Republic Day

Governor Draupadi Murmu hoisted the Tricolour at Morabadi ground of Ranchi. She received the guard of honour from the state police. In her speech, she elaborated on the work done by the state government in different fields. She also appealed to youths led astray...

24-Jan-2018 Ranchi

Lalu, Mishra jailed for 5 years in fodder scam case

A special CBI court on Wednesday sentenced former Bihar Chief Ministers Lalu Prasad and Jagannath Mishra to five years in prison in a fodder scam case.The special Central Bureau of Investigation court of Judge S.S. Prasad pronounced the judgment related...

24-Jan-2018 Ranchi

Bihar ex-CMs Lalu, Mishra convicted in 3rd fodder scam case

A Special court on Wednesday convicted former Bihar Chief Ministers Lalu Prasad and Jagannath Mishra and former Jharkhand Chief Secretary Sajjal Chkravarty in another fodder scam case.The special Central Bureau of Investigation court of Judge S.S. Prasad...

23-Jan-2018 Ranchi

Fodder scam : Verdict in third case involving Lalu on Wednesday

A special CBI court here will on Wednesday pronounce judgment in a fodder scam case in which two former Chief Ministers of Bihar -- Lalu Yadav and Jagannth Mishra -- are accused.Special court judge S.S. Prasad will deliver judgment in the case, which is...

15-Jan-2018 Ranchi

12 of a family killed in Jharkhand road accident

At least 12 persons of a family were killed in a road accident in Jharkhand, police said on Monday.The accident occurred in Gumla district late on Sunday.According to police, 16 persons were returning home in a three-wheeler after attending a function when...

06-Jan-2018 Ranchi

Lalu Prasad gets three and a half years jail in fodder scam case

RJD supremo Lalu Prasad was on Saturday sentenced to three and a half years jail in a fodder scam case.Special CBI judge Shivpal Singh announced the sentence after hearing arguments on quantum of sentencing.He also slapped a Rs 5 lakh fine on the former...

03-Jan-2018 Ranchi

Fodder scam : Lalu's sentencing deferred to Thursday

A special CBI court on Wednesday deferred the sentencing till Thursday of jailed former Bihar Chief Minister and RJD chief Lalu Prasad and 15 others in a fodder scam case.The court of Justice Shivapal Singh deferred the sentencing after it was informed...

03-Jan-2018 Ranchi

CBI court issues notice to Tejashwi Yadav

A special CBI court on Wednesday issued notices to former Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Tejashwi Yadav and three others over their statements regarding RJD chief Lalu Prasad's conviction in the fodder scam case."The CBI court of Shivapal Singh issued the...

03-Jan-2018 Ranchi

Fodder scam : Lalu Prasad 's sentencing deferred to Thursday

A special CBI court on Wednesday deferred the sentencing till Thursday of jailed former Bihar Chief Minister and RJD chief Lalu Prasad and 15 others in a fodder scam case.The court of Justice Shivapal Singh deferred the sentencing after it was informed...

30-Dec-2017 Ranchi

Anupam Kher wraps schedule for 511th film

Veteran actor Anupam Kher has wrapped a shoot schedule for his 511th film. He says that it has always been a pleasure shooting at various locations in Jharkhand."As I finish this schedule of my untitled 511th film, I thank the people, the administration, the...

28-Dec-2017 Ranchi

Jharkhand to make 50,000 appointments by June 2018 : Raghubar Das

Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das on Thursday announced that 50,000 appointments will be made in the state government by June 2018."More than one lakh appointments have been made by the state government in the last two years and another 50,000 appointments...

23-Dec-2017 Ranchi

Lalu Prasad Yadav convicted in fodder scam, 7 acquitted

Former Bihar Chief Minister and RJD chief Lalu Prasad was on Saturday convicted in a fodder scam case by a special CBI court here.Former Chief Minister Jagannath Mishra as well as six others were acquitted in the case.The quantum of punishment will be announcd...

19-Dec-2017 Ranchi

Happy to start my 511th film : Anupam Kher

Veteran actor Anupam Kher has started shooting for his "511th film" here and he says that he still feels like a newcomer.Anupam on Tuesday shared a photograph with his back towards the camera. "'I always believe that the sky is the beginning of the limit.' Happy...

17-Dec-2017 Ranchi

Three of family beaten to death in Jharkhand

Three members of a family were beaten to death in Jharkhand's Gumla district on Sunday, police said.Villagers earlier had heated arguments with Tahlu Ram, 65, his wife Lakhpati Devi, 55, and their daughter Runi Kumari, 19, at Khatgao village over the death...

12-Dec-2017 Ranchi

BJP demands suspension of JMM legislator for 'kissing' competition

The ruling BJP on Tuesday demanded suspension of Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) legislator Simon Marandi from the state assembly for organising a "kissing competition" of tribal people.Jharkhand BJP vice president, Hemlal Murmu alleged that JMM legislator...

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