JHARKHAND

  • Punjab power utility applies for Pachwara coal block 5 days ago

    Chandigarh: Punjab power utility PSPCL is looking to retain Pachwara central coal block for meeting fuel requirements for its thermal power plants and has applied for this coal block, which is one of the 53 reserved for state-run power utilities. "We have applied for Pachwara central coal block and we are...
  • Deepika leads Jharkhand to recurve gold in National Games February 9, 2015

    Thiruvananthapuram: Former Commonwealth and Asian Games medallist Deepika Kumari steered Jharkhand to two team gold medals in the recurve archery events but stunningly missed out on an individual podium finish even as the Services Sports Control Board (SSCB) continued to stay on course for a hat-trick of overall titles on...
  • Ranji Trophy, Rd 9, Group C, Day 3: Quadri stars as Jharkhand beat Services by nine wickets February 8, 2015

    Legspinner Samar Quadri returned with a six-wicket haul to set up Jharkhand's nine-wicket win against Services in their Group C Ranji Trophy match at the Keenan Stadium on Sunday. Facing a deficit of 157, Services failed to gather any momentum in their second innings, as Quadri took six for 102 to...
  • Ranji Trophy, Rd 8, Group C wrap: Jharkhand enforce follow-on on Goa January 31, 2015

    Jharkhand spinner Samar Quadri polished off Goa's tail, grabbing last four wickets quickly, to bundle out the hosts for 215 in their first innings and enforce a follow-on on the third and penultimate day of their Group C Ranji Trophy cricket match on Saturday. Following on, Goa reached 161 for five...
  • Ranji Trophy, Rd 8, Group C wrap: Assam take first-innings lead against Andhra January 30, 2015

    Guwahati: Assam took a vital first-innings lead in their Group C Ranji Trophy cricket match against Andhra Pradesh here on Friday. At stumps on the second day, Assam were 199 for six in their first innings, taking a lead of 62 runs with four wickets remaining in reply to the visiting...
  • Ranji Trophy, Rd 8, Group C wrap: Assam bundle out Andhra for 137 January 29, 2015

    Guwahati: Assam bundled out Andhra for a paltry 137 with Arup Das snaring four wickets in their Group C Ranji Trophy match on Thursday. When stumps were drawn on the first day that saw only 73 overs bowled out of 90, Assam were 32 for one in their first innings. Arun...
  • Ranji Trophy, Rd 7, Group C wrap: Jaggi's double ton powers Jharkhand to 556/9 January 22, 2015

    Ranchi: Ishank Jaggi smashed an unbeaten double hundred as Jharkhand pummelled Hyderabad's bowling to declare at 556 for nine before reducing the visiting side to 55 for one on the second day. Overnight 295 for four, the home team rode Jaggi's 342-ball 201 to post the mammoth score, in which Kaushal...
  • Varun Aaron included in 15-member Jharkhand Ranji Trophy squad January 19, 2015

    Jamshedpur: Team India speedster Varun Aaron has been included in the 15-member Jharkhand team that will play against Hyderabad in the Ranji Trophy Group C league match at JSCA International cricket stadium from January 21. Aaron was included in place of medium pacer Jaskaran Singh, said Rajesh Verma, Secretary of Jharkhand...
  • Ranji Trophy, Rd 6, Group C wrap: Himachal earn 3 points against Jharkhand January 16, 2015

    Dharamsala: Pacer Rishi Dhawan took a five-wicket haul as Himachal Pradesh bundled out Jharkhand for 232 to earn a 72-run first innings lead and three points from the tie that ended in a tame draw on the fourth and final day of their Group C Ranji Trophy. Resuming on 94 for...
  • Modi's BJP, Kejriwal's AAP all set to lock horns in Delhi Assembly elections, Congress marginalised January 12, 2015

    New Delhi: Based on their respective strengths, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), the two largest parties in the 2013 Delhi Assembly elections, are all set to lock horns in the February 7 elections in the national capital. Riding on the Narendra Modi wave, the...
  • Two doctors under scanner for botched-up sterilisation surgeries in Jharkhand January 11, 2015

    Ranchi: In yet another case of botched-up sterlisation camp, two surgeons from Chatra district of Jharkhand are under the scanner for conducting operations on 43 women using torchlight. In November 2014, 14 women had died in 83 botched-up sterilisation surgeries in Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh. The doctors were conducting surgeries at a government...
  • Rajasthan, Jharkhand CMs give up subsidised LPG January 11, 2015

    Greater Noida (UP): After Union Ministers, state Chief Ministers have also started giving up the use of subsidised cooking gas (LPG) to help better target subsidies for those actually deserving. In a unique initiative, Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan is calling up one VIP everyday across the country to request them to...
  • 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...
  • Ranji Trophy, Group C: Hyderabad clinch easy win over Tripura January 8, 2015

    Agartala: Hyderabad romped home to a facile nine-wicket triumph over Tripura after the home team's batting collapsed on Thursday and left the visitors with a meagre 45-run target in their Ranji Trophy Group C cricket match here. Overnight 240 for four, Tripura collapsed to 351, leaving Hyderabad with a target of...
  • Ranji Trophy, Group C: Stephen's 6-wicket haul takes Andhra on verge of victory January 7, 2015

    Vizianagaram: Pacer Cheepurapalli Stephen's six wicket haul took Andhra on the verge of an outright victory after they bundled out Jharkhand for 104 on the third and penultimate day of their Ranji Trophy cricket match here on Wednesday. Resuming the day 179 for four, Andhra scored 304 all out in their...
  • Raghubar Das urges PM Modi to include 6 Jharkhand cities in Smart City project January 4, 2015

    Ranchi: Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das on Sunday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to include six cities of the state in the Centre's ambitious 100 'Smart Cities' programme. Calling on Modi in New Delhi, Das said Ranchi, Dhanbad, Jamshedpur, Bokaro and Deoghar met the yardstick to become eligible for the scheme...
  • Raghubar Das assures corruption-free development in Jharkhand December 28, 2014

    Ranchi: Development work will be free of corruption and services will be delivered in a time-bound manner, said the new Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghuvar Das on Sunday. "Developmental works will be corruption-free. It has been decided that there will be an administration with accountability, responsibility will be fixed and services will...
  • Will allow Raghubar Das-government six months time to deliver: Congress December 28, 2014

    Jamshedpur: Congress on Sunday said it will allow the new Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das-led government six months' time to deliver and assured support to its people-oriented policies. Observing the 130th foundation day of the party on Sunday, East Singhbhum district Congress committee president Vikay Khan said the party would allow...
  • 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...
  • It is a proud moment for us, says Jharkhand CM-designate wife December 26, 2014

    As senior BJP leader Raghubar Das is set to become the new chief minister of Jharkhand, his family is elated. "The family was confident of his victory, proud moment for us. I am thrilled," said wife of Raghubar Das, Rukmani Devi. ...
  • Profile of Jhakhand CM designate Raghubar Das December 26, 2014

    Five-time Jamshedpur East MLA Raghubar Das is all set to take over as the sixth chief minister of Jharkhand. Das will be the first non-tribal leader to become the state's chief minister. The low profile Das was born on May 3, 1955. He passed matric from Bhalubasa Harijan High School and...
  • 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...
  • Jharkhand: Supporters of Congress MLA Bidesh Singh fire in air to mark election win December 26, 2014

    Medininagar (Jharkhand): Supporters of Congress leader Bidesh Singh on Thursday allegedly fired gun shots in the air to celebrate the MLA's win from Panki Assembly seat, two days after the election results were announced. "We have received the information about it and have...
  • 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...