GUMLA

  • Jharkhand: Polling underway in Gumla amidst Naxal threat November 25, 2014

    Polling is underway in Jharkhand for the first phase of Assembly elections under a naxal threat. The threat remains a cause for concern especially along the Gaya-Jharkhand border region. ...
  • Jharkhand: 7 Shanti Sena members killed in an encounter with Naxals in Gumla November 3, 2014

    Gumla: Seven Shanti Sena members were killed in an encounter with Naxals in Jharkhand. The encounter took place at Gerwa jungle in Jharkhand's Gumla district. Shanti Sena is an outfit comprising of former naxals supported by the government. Jharkhand is on high alert due to Assembly elections scheduled later this month. ...
  • 8 killed, 4 injured in a road accident on RanchiGumla road May 21, 2014

    Eight persons were killed and four injured when a vehicle rammed into an overcrowded autorickshaw in which they were travelling on RanchiGumla road under Bero police station, police said. The incident occurred when the vehicle hit the autorickshaw from behind at a place about 30 km from Ranchi on Tuesday night,...
  • Undertrial woman allegedly commits suicide inside jail April 26, 2014

    An undertrial woman prisoner of Gumla jail died after allegedly hanging herself in Gumla Sadar Hospital premises, the police said. About 50yearold victim Jagni Mundain was found hanging using her saree in the toilet of the hospital on Friday night, the police said. She was admitted to the hospital where doctors referred...
  • LS polls: 36 percent of electors cast their vote in first 6 hours of polling in Jharkhand April 10, 2014

    Around 36 percent of electors on Thursday cast their ballot in the first six hours of polling for four Lok Sabha seats from Jharkhand, officials said. Voting began in Koderma, Lohardaga, Palamu and Chatra constituencies at 7 a.m. and will end at 4 p.m. Koderma witnessed the highest polling among the four...
  • Congress manifesto a book of lies: Narendra Modi March 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Narendra Modi, the prime ministerial candidate of the Bharatiya Janata Party, on Thursday slammed the Congress poll manifesto, calling it a "book of lies". "They have revealed a book of lies in front of the people. There is no sanctity or purity for the manifesto anymore," Modi said while...
  • Exminister Enos Ekka's brother Satish Ekka found dead in Chaha village July 30, 2013

    Former Jharkhand Minister Enos Ekka's brother Satish Ekka was found dead in Gumla's Chaha village on Tuesday. Satish Ekka had been abducted on July 19. His abductors had demanded a ransom of Rs 30 lakh. ...
  • Jharkhand: Suspected Naxal arrested after gunfire May 30, 2012

    Ranchi: A suspected Naxal was arrested by a joint team of police and paramilitary forces in Jharkhand's Gumla district on Tuesday. Security men exchanged gunfire with Maoist ultras after unearthing a training camp of the People's Liberation Front of India (PLFI) in Gumla district on Tuesday. "An early morning joint operation...
  • Jharkhand woman killed, roasted, eaten by murderers June 7, 2011

    Ranchi: A woman, accused of practising black magic, was killed and her body cut up, roasted and eaten by her murderers in Jharkhand's Gumla district, police said on Tuesday. The woman, a widow identified as Aitwari Devi, 45, was killed at Nawgai village of Gumla district, around 140 Km from Ranchi,...
  • Five members of a rival Maoist faction killed May 15, 2011

    Gumla: Five members of a breakaway faction of Maoists, including the bridegroom, were shot dead allegedly by suspected Maoists at a wedding ceremony at Raidih in Gumla district of Jharkhand, the police said on Sunday. Five members of People's Liberation Front of India (PLFI) were shot dead by rival Maoists...