Bokaro

  • News 360: Government brings TRAI Bill to appoint of PM's principal secretary July 11, 2014

    Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday slammed the opposition parties for their remarks over the appointment of Nripendra Mishra saying Prime Minister Narendra Modi has the right to choose his staff. The BJP and the Congress are set for a face-off over the appointment of the Prime Minister's Principal Secretary...
  • Bokaro rape: NCW slams district administration July 11, 2014

    National Commission for Women member Shamina Shafiq on Friday said that the panel would take up the case of a rape of 14-year-old tribal girl in Jharkhand's Bokaro allegedly on the orders of village panchayat. She slammed the district administration over the incident and sought action against local bodies...
  • Jharkhand: To seek revenge, panchayat allegedly orders rape of teen girl July 11, 2014

    Bokaro: In a horrific incident, a Panchayat in Bokaro is alleged to have ordered the rape of a 14-year-old tribal girl. The minor girl's family claimed that the teenager was allegedly raped because her brother had been accused of misbehaving with a female neighbour. They said that the panchayat instructed some...
  • Giriraj Singh surrenders in hate speech case, granted bail May 6, 2014

    BJP leader Giriraj Singh on Tuesday surrendered in a district court and was later granted bail in a case of alleged hate speech lodged in Patna. Singh surrendered in the court of Judicial Magistrate Javed Alam who granted him bail after accepting his bail bond. Singh was out on anticipatory bail granted...
  • Jharkhand court denies anticipatory bail to Giriraj Singh May 3, 2014

    A Jharkhand court on Saturday denied anticipatory bail to Bihar BJP leader Giriraj Singh for his hate speech during election campaigning. On April 29, a Deoghar court, while hearing the bail petition, suspended till May 3 the order for arresting Giriraj Singh. Giriraj Singh will now move to the Jharkhand High Court...
  • Hate speech case: Giriraj Singh's anticipatory bail plea rejected April 28, 2014

    New Delhi: In more trouble for BJP leader Giriraj Singh, his anticipatory bail was rejected by a Jharkhand court on Monday. The Bokaro police have been on the lookout for him for over a week. He was nowhere to be found when the police raided his home. A Patna court, however,...
  • Bokaro scam: Paswan unfazed, BJP accuses UPA of misusing CBI February 26, 2014

    LJP chief Ram Vilas Paswan on Tuesday appeared unfazed over his name cropping up in the case of alleged illegalities in Bokaro plant recruitment process even as BJP rushed to his defence accusing UPA of misusing CBI to target him as it had done with its other opponents. Paswan, who is...
  • CBI to probe Ram Vilas Paswan's role in Bokaro Steel recruitment scam February 25, 2014

    New Delhi: In what could be a major trouble for Lok Janshakti Party supremo Ram Vilas Paswan ahead of elections, the CBI will now investigate his role in the Bokaro Steel plant recruitment scam. CBI sleuths have recovered important documents indicating recommendation of candidates from Paswan's office. They have found that the...
  • Government to ensure non-interference in DPLR work of Bokaro Steel Plant February 24, 2014

    Jharkhand government on Monday said it would ensure the Director, Project and Land Rehabilitation (DPLR) of Bokaro Steel Plant to function freely without interference by Bokaro district administration. Replying to a query from Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (Prajatantric) MLA Samresh Singh, Chief Minister Hemant Soren told the House that the government would...
  • Bokaro acid attack survivor finally gets a government job February 5, 2014

    Ranchi: Sonali Mukharjee, the acid attack survivor from Bokaro finally got the government job she was promised by Jharkhand government. It was after CNN-IBN had highlighted her plight and initiated a campaign, that help started pouring in for Sonali. But justice still eludes her with her perpetrators still roaming scot-free. Elated on...
  • CBI raids ex-governor, BJP leader over appointments in Bokaro Steel January 28, 2014

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation on Tuesday conducted raids in Bhopal, Delhi and Ranchi in connection with illegal appointment of relatives of politicians in Bokaro Steel Ltd. The raids were conducted at former Jharkhand Governor Syed Sibtey Razi and two others - BJP Rajya Sabha candidate from Madhya Pradesh...
  • SAIL chairman announces Rs 72 crore expansion plans, says difficult times are over January 20, 2014

    Steel Authority of India (SAIL) chairman Chandreshwar Verma on Sunday said the public sector's difficult days were over and it was on the path of growth. "The difficult days have ended for SAIL, whose future is bright," Verma said, adding the steel company has embarked upon an expansion project worth Rs...
  • Chit fund firms in Jharkhand swindle Rs 100 cr a month May 29, 2013

    Bokaro: More than a month after the Sharada chit fund scam was exposed in West Bengal, CNN-IBN has found chit fund schemes mushrooming in Jharkand as well. Fraudulent companies are swindling Rs 100 crore per month in the state. It is hard to believe that a deserted office in the industrial...
  • Jairam Ramesh takes a pillion ride in Naxal-hit areas March 25, 2013

    Bokaro: Union Minister Jairam Ramesh on Sunday rode pillion on a two-wheeler to go around villages in Naxal-hit Jhumra Hills area of Jharkand. After his visit, the Rural Development Minister said the Centre would soon announce the Jhumra Action Plan (JAP) to develop the villages of three contiguous districts in...
  • Watch: Police thrash man for driving through no-entry zone March 12, 2013

    New Delhi: In a case of police brutality, policemen in Bokaro, Jharkhand, beat up a man on Monday after he allegedly drove his bike through a no-entry zone. Police officers pulled the man from his bike, surrounded him and beat him in the middle of the road. Police authorities say the matter...
  • Jharkhand: Eunuch mothers 13 orphans without donations November 16, 2012

    Bokaro: A eunuch in Bokaro Steel City, Jharkhand, is toiling hard to bring up destitute and orphan kids. She takes care of them till they are married off. Mother to 13 kids so far, she doesn't believe in any grants or awards. Some would say God hasn't been kind to her,...
  • Rahul like bridegroom's horse which doesn't move: Yashwant November 11, 2012

    Bokaro/New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Yashwant Sinha on Saturday compared Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi to a horse which carries the groom to his wedding, drawing strong reaction from the Congress which said that the Opposition party should be worried more about the corruption charges against its president...
  • Bokaro: Three patients die in ICU fire September 8, 2012

    Bokaro: Three patients died of burns after a fire broke out in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of a private hospital at Bokaro in Jharkhand, hospital sources said on Saturday. "A short circuit in the air-conditioner, which was installed in the ICU, caused the fire," Managing Director of K Memorial Hospital...
  • Heavy rains lash Jharkhand, Bokaro flooded September 7, 2012

    Bokaro: Bokaro in Jharkhand is submerged under three feet of water after incessant rainfall for the past few days. The Meteorology Department has predicted more rains in the coming days. The district administration says it is prepared for any emergency. ...
  • J'khand: JVM protests outside Assembly, 1 dead September 3, 2012

    Ranchi: The Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (JVM) party workers on Monday protested outside the state Assembly demanding rehabilitation of those displaced during the construction of the Bokaro Steel Plant. One of the party workers died after the police lathicharged them as they tried to break through a barricade set up outside the...
  • Jharkhand acid attack: Justice still eludes victim August 1, 2012

    Bokaro: Even as financial and medical help pours in for acid attack victim Sonali Mukherjee, justice still eludes her. It's just the beginning of a long battle ahead for her. As soon as she reached her hometown of Bokaro in Jharkhand, she went to meet the Bokaro Deputy Commissioner, demanding...
  • Top Andhra Maoist arrested in Jharkhand August 9, 2010

    Ranchi: A top Maoist leader from Andhra Pradesh carrying a bounty of Rs.10 lakh was arrested from Jharkhand's Bokaro district, police said on Monday. According to police, Narasimha Reddy alias Gangana alias Rahulji was arrested from Kudra village of Bokaro district, around 135 km from Ranchi. Police sources said he was picked...
  • 11 policemen die in Maoist attacks in Jharkhand October 2, 2010

    Ranchi : Eleven policemen were killed in separate Maoist attacks in Bokaro district of Jharkhand on Friday, police said. Maoists attacked a State Bank of India branch near Fusro market of Bokaro town in the afternoon, killing two personnel of the state police. At least ten other police personnel were injured...
  • Shibu Soren's aspiring MP son dies in his sleep May 21, 2009

    Bokaro: Durga Soren, the eldest son of JMM chief Shibu Soren, died in Bokaro, Jharkhand on Thursday May 21, 2009. Durga Soren had been suffering from suspected kidney failure. Durga, a former JMM MLA, was 39. He is survived by wife and three daughters, family sources said. They said Durga...
  • 13 killed in Bokaro landmine blast June 21, 2007

    Ranchi: Thirteen police personnel were killed and three others injured in a powerful landmine blast triggered by Naxals near Kanchkiro in Bokaro district on Saturday. A police Assistant Sub-Inspector, two havildars and ten jawans of the Special Task Force died when their vehicle drove over the landmine, DIG Anil Palta said. The...