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  • Alleged forcible conversion: Tara Sahdev's husband 'converted to Islam in 2007' Yesterday

    New Delhi: Allegations are flying left, right and centre in the alleged forcible conversion case involving a national level woman shooter in Jharkhand. Tara Sahdev had accused her husband Ranjit Kohli alias Raqibul Hasan of marrying her on a fake identity and then forcing her to convert to Islam. Kohli, who...
  • Alleged forcible conversion case: Husband of national level shooter Tara Sahdev arrested 2 days ago

    New Delhi: In a breakthrough in the alleged forcible conversion case, a joint team of the Delhi and Jharkhand Police arrested the husband of national level shooter Tara Sahdev. Ranjit Kohli alias Raqibul Hasan was arrested from Dwarka in Delhi. Sahdev had accused Kohli of misleading her into marriage on a fake...
  • Jharkhand: Another central minister shown black flags by JMM 3 days ago

    Ranchi: Continuing their vow to protest any central minister's visit to Jharkhand, JMM activists showed black flags at Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh at Birsa Munda Chowk in Ranchi on Monday. Singh, who is visiting the state in connection with an official function, was shown black flags by JMM activists...
  • Love Jihad: Is inter-religious relationship a crime? 3 days ago

    Unrest spread in Ranchi on Monday as the VHP called a bandh a day after national level shooter Tara Sahdev alleged that she was tortured by her husband after she refused to convert to Islam. ...
  • MHA seeks report into alleged forcible conversion of national level shooter 3 days ago

    Unrest spread in Ranchi on Monday as the VHP called a bandh a day after national level shooter Tara Sahdev alleged that she was tortured by her husband after she refused to convert to Islam. ...
  • National shooter tortured, kept in captivity by husband for not converting 5 days ago

    Ranchi: In a shocking incident, national shooter Tara Sahdev has alleged that her husband assaulted her several times after she refused to convert. Sahdev alleged that her husband Rakibul Hasab kept her in forced captivity for one month during which she was starved and tortured, brutally assaulted and allegedly bitten...
  • JMM hits back at BJP, protests Union Minister's visit to Ranchi 6 days ago

    Ranchi: Workers of the Bharatiya Janata Party and Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) clashed at Ranchi airport on Saturday morning, forcing police to resort to lathi charge to control the situation. In an apparent retaliation to the booing of Chief Minister Hemant Soren at an event co-chaired with Prime Minister Narendra Modi,...
  • Over 300 passengers looted on Janshatabdi Express heading from Ranchi to Patna July 2, 2014

    Patna: A brazen dacoity took place on board the Janshatabdi express in Jharkhand on Tuesday night. More than 300 passengers were looted on board the Janshatabdi express that was heading to Patna from Ranchi. More than 30 armed dacoits looted of gold worth several lakhs from passengers in the...
  • BJP backed candidate wins Ranchi mayoral polls June 27, 2014

    The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) backed candidate Asha Lakra was on Friday declared winner in the Ranchi mayoral election, more than a year after the polls were cancelled over cash-for-vote allegations. Asha Lakra defeated Trinamool Congress (TMC) backed candidate Naveen Lakra by a margin of 14,969 votes, said an official. Asha...
  • BJP backed candidate Asha Lakra wins Ranchi mayoral polls June 27, 2014

    The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) backed candidate Asha Lakra was on Friday declared winner in the Ranchi mayoral election, more than a year after the polls were cancelled over cash-for-vote allegations. Asha Lakra defeated Trinamool Congress (TMC) backed candidate Naveen Lakra by a margin of 14,969 votes, said an official. Asha...
  • 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 Ranchi-New 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...
  • JSCA stadium has given Ranchi international recognition: Dhoni June 21, 2014

    Ranchi: Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Saturday reflected how times have changed from his debut years when some cricketers confused Ranchi with Karachi and now the Jharkhand capital is on the cricketing map. "Just before my debut I was in Kenya. When I scored a century several people asked me...
  • Monsoon covers most of Jharkhand June 20, 2014

    Monsoon has covered 3/4th of Jharkhand on Thursday and the entire state will be covered by Friday. "Jamshedpur had pre-monsoon rainfall on Wednesday night while the monsoon entered Jharkhand on Thursday through Pakur and Sahibganj districts," Weather Scientist of Birsa Agriculture University A Wadood said in Ranchi. "India Meteorological Department's prediction up to...
  • CJ Show: A mother demands punishment for a man who attempted to rape her three year old daughter. June 8, 2014

    CJ Nirmala, a community correspondent with Video Volunteers at Ranchi, met a mother whose three year old daughter was sexually assaulted by a 25 year old man who is known for carrying out crimes against women in the region. After repeated appeals by woman to seek justice and punishment for...
  • The Citizen Journalist Show June 8, 2014

    This week, a mother demands strong punishment for a man who attempted to rape her three year old baby,a teacher picks up CJ mike to appeal the Jammu and Kashmir government for better facilities and remuneration at mobile season schools in the state, a young dancer from Bangalore wants stronger...
  • 2 wedding guests on their way to Ranchi from Raebareli killed in road accident, 4 others injured May 24, 2014

    Two persons were killed  and four others were seriously injured in a car accident at NH-31 near Hurahi More in Bihar's Nawada district on Saturday, police said. The victims have been identified as Mohammed Abdul Ansari (30) and Mohammed Naseem Ansari (35), they said. All the persons were on their way to...
  • 8 killed, 4 injured in a road accident on Ranchi-Gumla 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 Ranchi-Gumla 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,...
  • Patna blasts: NIA arrests four key suspects including top IM man May 21, 2014

    Ranchi: The National Investigation Agency made fresh arrests in the Patna blasts case on Wednesday. Four suspects including a man Haidar have been arrested from Ranchi. Haidar is believed to be head of the Ranchi module of the Indian Mujahideen, which carried out the Patna blasts. Those arrested also include...
  • 3 CRPF jawans killed, 8 injured in landmine blast by Naxals April 8, 2014

    Three CRPF personnel were killed and eight other security officials injured on Monday, when a landmine planted by Maoists in Bihar's Aurangabad district went off while it was being defused. The incident took place ahead of the April 10 Lok Sabha polls in the Maoist-affected district. Deputy Inspector General of CRPF Chiranjeev...
  • Arjun Munda hails BJP manifesto; Sahay questions announcement delay April 8, 2014

    Former Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda on Monday hailed the BJP's manifesto while Congress leader Subodh Kant Sahay questioned the delay in announcing the document. "The manifesto pledges to take the country in the list of developed countries through good governance," Munda said in Ranchi. Ridiculing Munda's claim, former union minister Subodh...
  • Jharkhand BJP hails arrest of Indian Mujahideen chief Tehseen Akhtar March 26, 2014

    Jharkhand unit of BJP on Tuesday said the arrest of top Indian Mujahideen operative Tehseen Akhtar was a big success, but there should not be any laxity in the security of the party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi. "His arrest is a big success for the security agencies, for catching him...
  • Jharkhand government to set up panel for women security March 21, 2014

    The Jharkhand government would soon set up a committee to look after the security of women in the state through awareness campaigns. Directing to set up a committee on women's security, Chief Secretary RS Sharma said that the panel should embark upon awareness campaigns among the women on their security...
  • Four charred to death in a car under mysterious circumstances March 15, 2014

    At least four people were charred to death in a car in Jharkhand's Hazaribagh district on Saturday, police said. According to police the car was found on the National Highway near Padaria village situated in the district, about 110 km from the state capital Ranchi. Locals informed the police about the incident...
  • ICC-BCCI team to inspect JSCA International Stadium February 25, 2014

    Ranchi: As Ranchi is eagerly waiting to host its first international Test match, a high-level ICC and BCCI team would inspect the facilities at the JSCA International Stadium on Wednesday. "The ICC/BCCI team will visit the JSCA International Stadium 11am tomorrow. The inspection is with respect to granting a Test status...
  • Parasnath Temple area to be developed into tourist centre February 24, 2014

    The area where world famous Parasnath Temple is situated in Giridih district will be developed into an attractive tourist destination, Jharkhand government said on Monday. Parliamentary Affairs Minister Rajendra Prasad Singh assured the House that the government would develop the pilgrim centre after Speaker Shashank Sekhar Bhokta directed the government for...
  • HIL: Ranchi Rhinos beat UP Wizards in shoot-out to claim third spot February 23, 2014

    Ranchi: Defending champions Ranchi Rhinos beat Uttar Pradesh Wizards via penalty shoot-out to finish third in the Hero Hockey India League 2014 at the floodlit Astroturf Hockey Stadium, here on Sunday. Rhinos beat UP Wizards 3-2 via penalty shoot-out after the two teams were locked at 1-1 at regulation time. The hosts...
  • HIL: Punjab Warriors out to end Ranchi Rhinos' title defence in semis February 22, 2014

    Ranchi: Bolstered by a strong showing in the league stages, table-toppers Punjab Warriors would look to continue their winning streak against defending champions Ranchi Rhinos when the two sides meet in the second semi-final of the Hockey India League (HIL) on Saturday. Punjab Warriors had a dream campaign in the HIL...
  • Teams set for Hockey India League semi-finals February 21, 2014

    Ranchi: After 26 days and 30 games of the Hockey India League (HIL), the tournament enters its semifinal stage Saturday after four of the six teams qualified for the knock-outs. The Jharkhand capital will see the first semifinal between the Delhi Waveriders and the Uttar Pradesh Wizards which will be followed...
  • Punjab Warriors beat Ranchi Rhinos 3-2 at Hockey India League February 19, 2014

    Ranchi: Veteran drag-flicker Sandeep Singh struck twice from penalty corners to help Jaypee Punjab Warriors beat defending champions Ranchi Rhinos 3-2 in the last match of the Hero Hockey India League on Wednesday. Sandeep scored in the 21st and 52nd minutes while Kieran Govers got the other Punjab goal in the...
  • Punjab Warriors beat Ranchi Rhinos 4-2 to consolidate their position in HIL February 16, 2014

    Mohali: Punjab Warriors defeated defending champions Ranchi Rhinos 4-2 in their penultimate league match to consolidate their second position in the Hockey India League on Sunday. SV Sunil opened the scoring for Warriors in the 17th minute of the match with a field strike that beat Rhinos goalie Sushant Tirkey...