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Jharkhand: 4 held for kidnapping, gang raping two minor girls in Garhwa

Updated on Jul 08, 2023 06:40 PM IST

As per initial findings, the two girls, both residents of a village in the Latehar district, were kidnapped when they were going to Garhwa in an auto rickshaw, police said

 (Representative Photo)

BJP picks ex-CM Marandi, its old tribal face, as new Jharkhand unit chief

Marandi, 65, who started his public life with the RSS and VHP, has the distinction of being the first chief minister of Jharkhand after it was carved out of Bihar in 2000.

Former Jharkhand CM Babulal Marandi. (HT)
Updated on Jul 04, 2023 09:45 PM IST
By, Ranchi

No coercive action against Rahul Gandhi: Jharkhand HC on Modi surname case

The special court hearing MP, MLA cases in Ranchi rejected Gandhi’s petition for exemption from personal appearance in the case on May 3

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi filed the petition in the Jharkhand high court to seek exemption from personal appearance (PTI File)
Updated on Jul 04, 2023 08:16 PM IST

Vehicle skids off the road trying to save a biker in Jharkhand; 6 dead: Police

Hazaribag superintendent of police (SP) Manoj Ratan Chothe said six bodies have been retrieved from the well

Hazaribag superintendent of police (SP) Manoj Ratan Chothe said they were yet to identify the six deceased (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Updated on Jul 04, 2023 07:05 PM IST

Olchiki Hul Baisi group calls for Jharkhand bandh today over Santali language

Olchiki Hul Baisi has been demanding official language status for the Santali language, and the restoration of Santali teachers among others.

The group has accused the Jharkhand government of ignoring their demands.(Source: Prabhat khabar)
Updated on Jul 04, 2023 08:02 AM IST

JMM calls meeting today to discuss 2024 LS polls

JMM is the lead partner in the Hemant Soren-led alliance government, with Congress and RJD as constituents.

Baby Devi, wife of former Jharkhand minister late Jagarnath Mahto, was sworn in as the 11th member of the Hemant Soren government in Ranchi on Monday. (ANI)
Updated on Jul 03, 2023 10:02 PM IST
By, Ranchi

1 killed, 12 injured as bus with devotees from Bihar overturns in Hazaribag

The bus was on the way to the Chhinnamasta temple in Rajrappa in Ramgarh district from Jehanabad in Bihar with devotees when the accident happened.

Among those injured, the conditions of two persons were critical and they were sent to the Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS) in Ranchi for treatment. (Representational Image)
Published on Jul 02, 2023 08:19 PM IST

Jharkhand’s Budha Pahad soon to become soft release centre of Palamau Tiger Reserve

Budha Pahad, the mountainous terrain once dotted by land mines installed by the Maoists, was ‘freed’ from the clutches of the extremist group in 2022 after months-long special operation by the security forces

 (Representative Photo)
Updated on Jul 02, 2023 04:45 PM IST

Jagarnath Mahto’s wife to take oath as minister on July 3

Mahto, a senior JMM leader who held the dual charge of education and excise, passed away on April 6 during treatment at a Chennai hospital. He had undergone lungs transplant after contracting Covid-19 in 2021.

agarnath Mahto (HT file)
Updated on Jul 01, 2023 09:24 PM IST
By, Ranchi

Jharkhand: 10 convicted in Tabrez mob lynching case, sentencing on July 5

24-year-old Tabrez Anasri was beaten to death for allegedly attempting burglary at a house in Dhatkidih village in the intervening night of June 17-18, 2019.

A protest against the 2019 lynching. (HT file)
Updated on Jun 27, 2023 10:09 PM IST
By, Ranchi

Urban polls: J’khand cabinet gives nod to survey for OBC quota

The Supreme Court’s “triple test” order, passed on March 4, 2021, outlines conditions for finalisation of reservations for OBCs, one of which is to form a dedicated commission to conduct a survey.

Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren. (HT FILE)
Updated on Jun 26, 2023 09:33 PM IST
By, Ranchi

Unity in diversity under threat: Soren after oppn unity meet

Hemant Soren, working president of the JMM, said parties from diverse ideologies have come together to ensure the poor and downtrodden get their due.

Jharkhand chief minister Hemant Soren arrives to attend the Opposition parties meeting in Patna on Friday. (Santosh Kumar/HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 23, 2023 10:04 PM IST
By, Ranchi

Families of five best performing Panchayat secys will get free foreign tour: Soren

Seeking cooperation from the new recruits, the chief minister said his government was making all efforts to provide jobs.

Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren distributes appointment letters to government recruits in Ranchi on Thursday. (HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 22, 2023 10:44 PM IST

Soren govt stands for scams, appeasement, says Nadda; JMM hits back

Nadda alleged that law and order in the state under Hemant Soren regime has collapsed and the state government was turning a blind eye to exploitation of tribal women in Santhal Parganas at the hands of illegal Bangladeshi migrants due to appeasement politics.

BJP national president JP Nadda at a rally in Jharkhand’s Giridih on Thursday. (HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 22, 2023 10:43 PM IST

Free foreign trip for family of five best performing panchayat secretaries: Soren

Seeking cooperation from the new recruits, the chief minister said his government was making every effort to provide jobs

Jharkhand CM handed out appointment letters to government recruits. (HT photo)
Updated on Jun 22, 2023 07:12 PM IST

Jharkhand woman thrown out of running train for resisting molestation bid

Police said the woman, a resident of Palamu district in Jharkhand, and her 23-year-old relative were found unconscious on Tuesday morning near the railway track on the Badori railway line between Gwalior and Guna

The incident took place in the general coach of Surat Express (19054) (Representative Photo)
Updated on Jun 21, 2023 07:31 PM IST

Eye on LS polls, Nadda to address rally in Giridih on June 22

The entire state leadership of the BJP lead by state chief Deepak Prakash and legislature party leader Babulal Marandi are camping in Giridih to make the rally a grand success

Union minister Annapurna Devi and BJP legislature party leader Babulal Marandi at a party meeting in Gandey assembly seat on Tuesday. (HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 20, 2023 09:48 PM IST

Modi surname case: Rahul Gandhi seeks more time for appearance, next hearing on July 4

The court of magistrate Anamika Kisku had on May 3 rejected the petition of Gandhi for exemption from personal appearance in the matter. The Congress leader has challenged the order in Jharkhand high court which is yet to hear the matter.

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi . (ANI)
Updated on Jun 16, 2023 09:54 PM IST

‘Con man’ held for fleecing people in Jharkhand, Bihar

Khunti superintendent of police (SP) Aman Kumar said during the investigation it came to light that the accused committed similar crimes across several districts in Bihar and Jharkhand and conned different persons to the tune of around ₹25 lakh since November 2022.

The accused was arrested from Jharkhand’s Khunti district on Wednesday. (Picture for representation)
Updated on Jun 15, 2023 10:07 PM IST

Demand to change ministers, state president grows in Jharkhand Congress

On the issue of changing the PCC chief, insiders said some within the party want to replace Rajesh Thakur, Bhumihar by caste, with someone from the backward community, preferably a tribal

Jharkhand Congress president Rajesh Thakur. (HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 13, 2023 09:48 PM IST
By, Ranchi

Man strangles son to death for demanding 10 in Jharkhand's Chatra

The incident came to light when the deceased's 15-year-old sister returned home after working in a brick kiln, and she raised an alarm.

The accused was arrested and the body sent for post-mortem examination, said the police. (HT File Photo/ Representative image)
Published on Jun 12, 2023 11:02 PM IST

Ranchi land scam: ED files case, attaches two parcels worth 74.39 cr

Officials said investigation revealed that the land mafia active in Jharkhand forged land records in Kolkata and Ranchi.

Jharkhand IAS officer Chhavi Ranjan. (PTI)
Updated on Jun 12, 2023 09:34 PM IST
By, Ranchi

Process the bills returned by Governor, UPA coordination panel recommends Hemant govt

The committee, which includes representatives from the ruling JMM, Congress, and RJD, was constituted to advise the government on important issues.

JMM chief chairs the UPA coordination committee meeting in Ranchi on Saturday. (HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 10, 2023 09:53 PM IST

Coal mine collapses in Dhanbad, one dead

According to police, the incident occurred at around 10.30 am at Bhowra Colliery Area of Bharat Coking Coal Limited (BCCL), about 21 km from Dhanbad, which is being mined by a private outsourced firm.

At the site of the incident in Dhanbad on Friday. (HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 09, 2023 09:38 PM IST

3 dead, many feared trapped after illegal mine collapses in Jharkhand. Video

At least three people have died and many are feared trapped after an illegal coal mine collapsed in Jharkhand's Dhanbad on Friday.

Many workers are feared trapped after an illegal coal mine collapsed in Jharkhand's Dhanbad on Friday. (Representational image)
Published on Jun 09, 2023 02:59 PM IST

Defence land deal: ED arrests Kolkata bizman ‘linked to Soren’

Earlier, eight persons, including IAS officer Chhavi Ranjan, have been arrested in the case, allegedly for hatching a conspiracy to registering the property in name of the company owned by the Kolkata businessman

Kolkata-based businessman Amit Agarwal arrives to be produced at the ED Court, in Ranchi on Thursday. (ANI)
Updated on Jun 08, 2023 10:04 PM IST
By, Ranchi

‘Constitution can’t be at mercy of state govts’

Jharkhand Governor CP Radhakrishnan spoke to Vishal Kant about a series of issues, including his decision to return the reservation bill to the state government, his next move on the election commission’s opinion on mining lease case of chief minister Hemant Soren, and accusations by non-BJP-ruled states against the governors across the country

Jharkhand Governor CP Radhakrishnan. (HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 07, 2023 10:45 PM IST

Heatwave condition in parts of Jharkhand from Jun 5 to 8: Weather office

The weather department issued a heatwave alert for the northeast and southeast parts of Jharkhand from Monday.

A heatwave condition is declared when a district experiences a temperature of at least five degrees Celsius more than the normal temperature.
Published on Jun 05, 2023 02:45 PM IST

Environment Day: Reclaimed mined land supplement income of tribal villagers in Gumla

Besides growing potatoes, a few villagers are also growing mango and pear orchards on these reclaimed lands by the mining firm.

A mango orchard in Jharkhand’s Gumla district. (HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 04, 2023 11:12 PM IST

6 labourers electrocuted in Jharkhand, PM announces 2L to kin of deceased

After six deaths were reported due to electrocution in Dhanbad, Jharkhand on Monday, PM Modi announced an ex-gratia of ₹2 lakh to the kin of the deceased.

Around eight people were working at the site without safety gear or switching off the election connection, claim eyewitnesses. (HT PHOTO)
Published on May 29, 2023 08:22 PM IST
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