PALAMU

  • Army Jawan detained for unruly behaviour in train June 22, 2014

    An army jawan was detained by the government railway police for allegedly behaving in unruly manner in a drunken state in RanchiNew Delhi Rajdhani Express at Daltongunj station in Palamau district. "A jawan of the Namkum Military Camp, Ranchi, who was travelling in the train, was detained for his disruptive conduct...
  • Woman killed by husband, brotherinlaw over dowry June 1, 2014

    A woman was allegedly murdered by her husband and brotherinlaw over dowry in Palamu district on Sunday, police said. Rekha Devi, was killed by her husband Sanatan Sao and brotherinlaw for failing to fulfil their dowry demands at Saradiha village, they said. Rekha's father, Roopdeo Sao has lodged an FIR accusing...
  • Two killed as goods train runs over them April 28, 2014

    A man and his nephew were killed when a goods train ran over them near Rajhara station in Palamu district under Dhanbad division of East Central Railway on Monday, Government Railway Police sources said. The victims Gorakh Bhuiyan and his nephew alongwith others were returning to Mahuachand village in Bisrampur block...
  • 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...
  • Three wanted Maoists arrested in Palamu November 28, 2013

    Three Maoists, wanted in a number of cases, were arrested while meeting their families in Jharkhand's Palamudistrict. Pancham Rai, wanted in atleast 12 cases,including in Bihar's Aurangabad district in which a policeman got killed, was arrested from Hamidnagar area last evening, Dy SP Mukesh Kumar Mahato told newsmen in Medininagar on...
  • Jharkhand: 11 CRPF personnel killed in clashes with Maoists January 8, 2013

    New Delhi: Around 11 personnel of the Central Reserve Police Force were killed during an encounter with Maoists in the Latehar area of Jharkhand on Tuesday. Sources said that around 14 personnel had been injured and they had been airlifted to a Ranchi hospital for treatment. Reports indicated that there had...
  • Woman allegedly commits suicide with her children May 8, 2012

    Medininagar: A 28yearold woman allegedly committed suicide by setting herself on fire after she set her three minor children on fire at Avsane village in Palamu district, police said on Monday. Sonia Devi had a quarrel over an issue related to the family and allegedly committed suicide along with her three...