CHAIBASA

  • Naxal mastermind of Jharkhand jailbreak, Sanjay Ganju, arrested December 11, 2014

    Chaibasa: Jharkhand Police on Thursday arrested Naxal leader and alleged mastermind of Jharkhand jailbreak Sanjay Ganju, who carried a reward of Rs 10 lakh on his head. Seventeen prisoners on Tuesday had tried to escape from a jail van while they were being taken back from court to jail in...
  • 17 prisoners escape while being taken to Chaibasa court; 14 police official suspended December 9, 2014

    Chaibasa: Over 17 prisoners on Tuesday tried to escape from jail van while they were being taken back from court to jail in Chaibasa, Jharkhand. In an attempt to stop the prisoners , police opened fire on them that left two of the absconding prisoner dead while three others critically injured....
  • CBI dismisses Lalu's petition for quashing fodder scam case July 1, 2014

    A special CBI court on Tuesday dismissed fodder scam convict Lalu Prasad's petition pleading that he should not be tried for the case after being convicted in the same offence earlier. The court of AK Rai dismissed the petition seeking to quash RC64A/96 pertaining to fraudulent withdrawal of Rs 96 lakh...
  • LS polls: 6 Jharkhand seats record 62 per cent voter turnout in second phase April 17, 2014

    Voters were seen lining up at polling stations as 62 per cent of the electorate in Jharkhand on Thursday voted for the six Lok Sabha seats from the state. Officials said 62 per cent had voted and added added that Ranchi witnessed 58.76 per cent polling, Jamshedpur 65 per cent, Giridih...
  • Madhu Koda's house searched by Income Tax officials April 3, 2014

    Former Jharkhand chief minister Madhu Koda's residence was searched on Wednesday by a team of Income Tax officials in West Singhbum district head-quarters town of Chaibasa. "Acting on specific information, we informed the Income Tax department, whose officials came and searched his house," Expenditure Observer of the Election Commission of India Anil...
  • 1000 JAC certificates, mark sheets seized in raid at Kolhan Inter College March 8, 2014

    About 1000 blank certificates of Jharkhand Academic Council (JAC), mark sheets and candidates registration related documents were seized in a raid conducted in a college in Saraikela-Kharswan district on Saturday, official sources said. The raid was conducted at Kolhan Inter College, Chaliama in Saraikela-Kharswan district a day after two teachers were...
  • Fodder scam convict Jagdish Sharma released on bail January 14, 2014

    Disqualified JD(U) MP Jagdish Sharma, who was convicted in a fodder scam case, was released on Monday from jail on bail. "He was released around 3 pm after getting bail documents," a senior jail official said. Sharma, who was convicted and sentenced to four years imprisonment by a special CBI court...
  • Fodder scam: Chronology of Chaibasa treasury case in which Lalu was convicted September 30, 2013

    New Delhi: RJD supremo Lalu Prasad and 44 others has been convicted by a special Central Bureau of India (CBI) court in Ranchi in one of the cases RC 20 A/96 of the multicrore fodder scam. Lalu has been convicted of corruption, criminal conspiracy and cheating and the...
  • Fodder scam: Alert sounded in Bihar ahead of verdict on Lalu Prasad September 30, 2013

    Authorities in Bihar have sounded an alert across the state on Monday, apprehending trouble after the court pronounced verdict in a multicrore fodder scam case involving Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad Yadav. A Special CBI court in Ranchi, Jharkhand, delivered its verdict in the case on Monday, holding Lalu Prasad...
  • CRPF jawan killed in Naxal encounter in Jharkhand September 3, 2013

    Ranchi: A CRPF commando was killed on Tuesday in a gunfight with Naxalites in Jharkhand's Chaibasa district. Sources said a joint squad of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and state police had begun an operation in the jungles of the district last night in hunt of some top Naxal commanders. "A commando...
  • SC reserves order on Lalu's plea to transfer judge August 6, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday reserved its order on Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad's plea seeking transfer of the trial court judge hearing the fodder scam case against him in Jharkhand. The Supreme Court heard the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) reply on Lalu Prasad petition...
  • Jharkhand: Boy stabbed in school struggles for life November 3, 2012

    Chaibasa: The boy, who was stabbed by a man in the premises of a primary school at Diggilota in West Singhbhum district, was struggling for his life at Tata Main Hospital in Jamshedpur. "He is on a ventilator in the Critical Care Unit of Tata Main Hospital," a doctor attending...
  • Fodder scam: CBI court summons Lalu, Mishra February 13, 2012

    Ranchi: A special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court on Monday summoned two of former Bihar chief ministers Lalu Yadav and Jagannath Mishra in connection with the fodder scam case. The two are likely to appear before a Ranchi court on Monday to record their statements regarding the...
  • Fasting Madhu Koda agrees to drink milk November 2, 2011

    Ranchi: Former Jharkhand chief minister Madhu Koda on Wednesday, who is on a fast in hospital in protest against being allegedly assaulted in jail, agreed to drink milk on doctor's advice. "We have advised him to take 200 ml milk. Taking medicines on an empty stomach is not advisable. He has...
  • Madhu Koda files complaint against jail authorities November 1, 2011

    Ranchi: Former Jharkhand Chief Minister Madhu Koda, who was beaten up inside the highsecurity Birsa Munda Central Jail, has lodged a complaint with the police accusing jail authorities of the assault. Koda's MLA wife Gita handed over his complaint letter to the Sadar police station around 10.30 pm on Monday night,...
  • ED team tightens case, Koda claims innocence in scam November 14, 2009

    New Delhi: The Former Jharkand chief minister Madhu Koda may be in trouble for all the money he made. But now he's trying to do what a politician does best and that is to go back to the voters. But the enforcement directorate isn't impressed. They continue to tighten the...
  • Villages of the damned in toxic land June 17, 2007

    Singbhum, Jharkhand: The Roro hills, 20 kms from Chaibasa in Singbhum district, are a dump of toxic waste. The waste is the leftover of 70 years of asbestos mining, first by local players then by big ones, like the Tatas and the Birlas. The toxic waste lies on the hills and...