Deoghar

  • Lightning kills five in different parts of Jharkhand June 19, 2014

    Five people were killed and two others injured when they were struck by lightning in Jharkhand on Thursday, police said. Three people died on the outskirts of state capital Ranchi while one each was killed in Deoghar and Khuti districts, they said. Those killed in Ranchi were construction workers, a police officer...
  • Hate speech case: Deoghar court rejects Giriraj Singh's bail plea May 3, 2014

    Ranchi: In more trouble for Bihar BJP leader Giriraj Singh, a Deoghar court on Saturday rejected his bail plea in a hate speech case. Giriraj was booked last month after he said that critics of Narendra Modi will be packed off to Pakistan after the elections. Three FIRs were registered...
  • Jharkhand court denies anticipatory bail to Giriraj Singh May 3, 2014

    A Jharkhand court on Saturday denied anticipatory bail to Bihar BJP leader Giriraj Singh for his hate speech during election campaigning. On April 29, a Deoghar court, while hearing the bail petition, suspended till May 3 the order for arresting Giriraj Singh. Giriraj Singh will now move to the Jharkhand High Court...
  • FIR against Giriraj for his 'those against Modi will have to go to Pakistan' remark April 20, 2014

    New Delhi: An FIR was filed against BJP leader Giriraj Singh in Deoghar, Jharkhand on Sunday for his controversial remarks that those opposing Narendra Modi had no place in India and should go to Pakistan. A complaint was also registered against former BJP chief Nitin Gadkari and other party leaders as...
  • Suspected Maoists abduct seven people in Deoghar December 24, 2013

    Seven people working in a private construction company were abducted by suspected Maoist guerrillas in Jharkhand's Deoghar district, police said on Monday. According to police, around 10 to 15 people carrying weapons raided the company camp site near Badania village of the district, around 350 km from the state capital Ranchi...
  • CID officer, student commit suicide in Jharkhand March 22, 2013

    Ranchi: A senior CID officer and an engineering student committed suicide in the Jharkhand capital on Thursday in two separate incidents, police said. Chandi Kumar Maitra, 59, a deputy superintendent of police (DSP) posted in criminal investigation department (CID) in Bokaro district committed suicide by hanging himself from a ceiling fan...
  • Jharkhand: Stampede at an ashram, 9 dead September 24, 2012

    Deoghar: Nine people have died and around 24 were injured in a stampede at a satsang (religious gathering) in Jharkhand. The stampede took place at Thakur Anukulchandra's samadhi in Deoghar. Eight of the nine people dead in the stampede are women. The stampede took place as the annual festival began at Thakur...