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  • Jharkhand Villagers convinced to get branded as Naxalites: Congress 3 days ago

    Jamshedpur: Jharkhand Pradesh Congress Committee (JPCC) president Sukhdeo Bhagat on Saturday alleged that 514 innocent villagers in Jharkhand had been convinced to get branded as Naxalites and made to surrender with false promise of providing them jobs under the state government's Surrender and Rehabilitation policy by the BJP-led government in...
  • Jharkhand Board Class 10 and 12 exams results to be declared today April 27, 2015

    Students of Jharkhand who took the class 10th examination in March 2015 will get to know their results on Monday, April 27. Jharkhand Academic Council, Ranchi is likely to declare the Class 10th result at around 4 pm in the presence of departmental minister Nara Yadav and Assembly Speaker Dinesh...
  • Two Tata steel employees safe: Bachendri Pal April 25, 2015

    Jamshedpur: Two employees of Tata Steel including a woman, who had set off to conquer world's highest peak Mount Everest in the first week of April, are safe and based at camp II (at around 22,000 ft), said the Chief of Tata Steel Adventure Foundation, Bachendri Pal. Pal, the first woman...
  • Minor girl recounts her terrifying story of alleged sexual exploitation by Maoist April 17, 2015

    Ranchi: A 13-year-old girl, who was a Maoist child soldier, from Jharkhand has revealed the alleged horrors she and other minor girls suffered at the hands of the ultras. An exclusive interrogation video exposes how Maoists use women and children as human shields. The survivor also disclosed how Maoists allegedly sexually...
  • Jharkhand government will remain untouched by corruption, says Amit Shah April 11, 2015

    Ranchi: Bharatiya Janata Party national president Amit Shah on Saturday said the taint of corruption would not touch the BJP-led NDA government in Jharkhand. Addressing the 'Karyakarta Samagam' organised by the party's state unit in Ranchi, Shah said that the Raghubar Das government has got an absolute majority in the elections...
  • AAP activist's bid to self immolate to protest school fee hike March 31, 2015

    Jamshedpur: An Aam Aadmi Party activist on Tuesday made an abortive attempt to immolate himself in front of the Deputy Commissioner's office in protest against the 'whimsical' increase in fees by private schools. City Superintendent of Police Chandan Jha said police personnel had prior information in this regard and they caught...
  • Temples, religious places have to be renovated: Mohan Bhagwat March 2, 2015

    Dhanbad: RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Monday said that all temples and religious places in the country have to be renovated. "All temples and religious places in the country would have to be renovated and which one should be taken up first was a matter of discussion," Bhagwat said at the...
  • Make Bengali the second official language: Bangabhasi Samity February 22, 2015

    Jamshedpur: Jharkhand Bangabhasi Samannay Samity (JBSS) demanded the state government to accord their mother tongue Bengali as second official language and also formation of Bengali Academy in the state. Hundreds of community people under the banner of...
  • Sterilisation of 40 women done in torchlight: BJP MLA January 10, 2015

    Ranchi: A BJP MLA raised in the Jharkhand Assembly an incident of about 40 women undergoing sterilization allegedly under torch light in Chatra district. Raising the issue, MLA Jaiprakash Singh Bhokta said despite the Chief Secretary ordering proper arrangements for sterilisation camp, the family planning surgery had been done in...
  • Strike hits coal sector in Jharkhand January 6, 2015

    Ranchi: Work in 39 of 58 collieries of Central Coalfields Limited (CCL) were hit while production of coal from Bharat Coking Coal Limited-operated mines dropped by 50 per cent in Jharkhand on the first day of the nationwide strike by trade unions against the Centre's 'disinvestment' policy and restructure of...
  • Raghubar Das's journey from 'mazdoor' to Chief Minister of Jharkhand December 28, 2014

    Ranchi: Initiating his political career as an activist of the student movement launched by Loknayak Jaiprakash Narayan in 1976-77 and having worked as a labourer in Tata Steel, Raghubar Das has traversed a long way to take over as the first non-tribal Chief Minister of Jharkhand. Das joined the BJP as...
  • BJP's Raghubar Das sworn in as the 10th Jharkhand Chief Minister December 28, 2014

    Ranchi: BJP leader Raghubar Das was on Sunday sworn-in as the new Chief Minister of Jharkhand, becoming the first non-tribal leader to rule the state. Governor Syed Ahmed administered the oath of office and secrecy to Das at the Birsa Munda Football Stadium here. Nilkanth Singh Munda, Chandreswar Prasad Singh, Louis Marandi...
  • BJP's Raghubar Das to be sworn in as first non-tribal Jharkhand CM today December 28, 2014

    Ranchi: Bharatiya Janata Party MLA Raghuvar Das will be sworn in as the first non-tribal chief minister of Jharkhand. The ceremony is expected to be attend by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, under whose leadership the party fought the Assembly elections in the state. The ceremony is likely to be around...
  • Congress responsible for political instability in Jharkhand: Raghuvar Das December 27, 2014

    The Jharkhand Chief Minister designate Raghuvar das in and interview with CNN-IBN accused Congress party for the political stability in the state. DAS will be sworned-in as tenth CM of Jharkhand on Sunday. ...
  • Jharkhand CM designate Raghuvar Das meets BJP chief ahead of swearing-in December 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Ahead of his swearing-in as Jharkhand Chief Minister on Sunday, Raghuvar Das met BJP President Amit Shah in New Delhi on Saturday and discussed with him government formation in the state. The 59-year-old BJP leader, a national vice-president of the party who will be the first non-tribal Chief Minister...
  • CM-designate Raghubar Das all set to take Jharkhand on development path December 26, 2014

    Ranchi: Bharatiya Janata Party leader and Jharkhand CM-designate Raghubar Das is confident that he will be able to take the state towards development with its first stable government. Speaking to CNN-IBN, Das said, "We could have led this state towards development but could not due to the political scenario. We can...
  • Raghubar Das to be Jharkhand's first non-tribal CM as BJP MLAs elect him as their leader December 26, 2014

    Ranchi: After 14 years since Jharkhand was carved out of Bihar on the question of a distinct tribal identity, the state is set to get its first non-tribal chief minister. The Bharatiya Janata Party legislative party on Friday elected Raghubar Das as its leader paving way for him to be...
  • Jharkhand: BJP's legislature party meet today on forming government December 26, 2014

    Ranchi: The Bharatiya Janata Party's legislature party will meet on Friday to choose a new leader before the party stakes claim to form its fifth and the 10th government of Jharkhand. "BJP observers JP Nadda and Vinay Sahastrabuddhe have arrived. The legislature party meeting will begin around 11 am," party's...
  • Bokaro to replace Bhilai as SAIL's top steel producing unit December 25, 2014

    New Delhi: Replacing Bhilai, the Bokaro unit will become the largest steel plant of SAIL as the state-run firm completes its next phase of expansion programme with Rs 1.5 lakh crore investment by 2025. As per "Vision 2025" programme of the country's largest steel producer, Bokaro unit will have the...
  • Arjun Munda pushes for his camp followers for deputy CM's post in Jharkhand December 24, 2014

    Ranchi: After having lost the Jharkhand Assembly election and having got enough hints that a non-tribal is most likely to become the chief minister of the state for the first time, Arjun Munda of the BJP is learnt to be now bargaining for the deputy chief minister's post for his...
  • Jharkhand elections: NOTA performs better than parties of Koda and Ekka December 24, 2014

    Ranchi: None of the above (NOTA) option fared better than former Jharkhand Chief Minister Madhu Koda's Jai Bharat Samanta Party (JBSP), taking a 1.7 per cent vote share in the just ended Jharkhand Assembly elections to give the state its tenth government. A total of 2,35,045 voters (1.7 per cent of...
  • One policeman killed in Naxal attack in Jharkhand December 24, 2014

    Ranchi: One head constable was killed and several policemen were injured in a Naxal attack in Chatra area of Jharkhand on Wednesday. The attack took place when on a police patrolling party was on its duty in the Naxal-affected Chatra district of the state. The attack comes a day after the results...
  • BJP set to from government in Jharkhand, speculations rife over possible CM nominees December 24, 2014

    The Bharatiya Janata Party has won a majority in Jharkhand and is all set to form the first non-coalition government in the state. The state has had nine governments in the last 14 years, since its inception and there will now be a one party government in Jharkhand for the...
  • Jharkhand: BJP pushes for a non-tribal CM, Raghuvar Das front runner for the top post December 24, 2014

    Ranchi: It is almost decided that state Vice President of the Bharatiya Janata Party Raghuvar Das will become the next Chief Minister of Jharkhand. The loss of BJP heavyweights Arjun Munda, JB Tubid and Sudesh Mahato of All Jharkhand Students Union means that no tribal leader in the BJP-AJSU alliance...
  • Jharkhand assembly election results leave former CMs in shock December 24, 2014

    Ranchi: The Jharkhand Assembly elections results declared on Tuesday left all the five former chief ministers of the state in a shock. While first CM Babulal Marandi lost his Dhanwar seat to Communist Party of India (Marxist-Leninist) candidate Rajkumar Yadav and the Giridih seat to Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate Nirbhay...
  • Battle For The States: BJP wins Jharkhand, comes second in J&K December 23, 2014

    The results for Jammu and Kashmir and Jharkhand Assembly elections declared on Tuesday are along the expected lines. While there is a hung assembly in Jammu and Kashmir, the Bharatiya Janata Party and its allies crossed the halfway mark of 41 in the 81-member Jharkhand Assembly. ...
  • Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren tenders resignation December 23, 2014

    Ranchi: With the Jharkhand electorate voting a BJP-led alliance to power, Chief Minister Hemant Soren tendered his resignation on Tuesday evening. Soren who won from Dumka constituency met Governor Syed Ahmed at Raj Bhawan and handed over his resignation. "We have done our duty with all sincerity. We ran the government...
  • Cartoon of the day: Jharkhand Assembly elections 2014 December 23, 2014

    The results for Jammu and Kashmir and Jharkhand Assembly elections declared on Tuesday are along the expected lines. While there is a hung assembly in Jammu and Kashmir, the Bharatiya Janata Party and its allies crossed the halfway mark of 41 in the 81-member Jharkhand Assembly. ...
  • Hung Assembly in Jammu & Kashmir, BJP set to form government in Jharkhand December 23, 2014

    Ranchi/Srinagar: The results for Jammu and Kashmir and Jharkhand Assembly elections declared on Tuesday are along the expected lines. While there is a hung assembly in Jammu and Kashmir, the Bharatiya Janata Party and its allies crossed the halfway mark of 41 in the 81-member Jharkhand Assembly. Riding high on...
  • Jharkhand elections: Arjun Munda loses from Kharswan December 23, 2014

    Ranchi: Former Jharkhand Chief Minister and heavyweight BJP leader Arjun Munda lost from the Kharsawan (ST) constituency. Munda, who had won the Kharsawan seat four times earlier, lost to JMM's Dashrath Gagrai. Munda, who had been chief minister thrice in the last 14 years since Jharkhand was created as a separate state...