Dhanbad

  • LS polls: Campaign for Jharkhand's third phase gains momentum 19-04-2014 03:58 PM

    Campaigning for the third and last phase of the Lok Sabha elections in Jharkhand has gained momentum, with leaders of different parties wooing the electorate. The third phase will cover four seats - Dhanbad, Dumka, Rajmahal and Godda - April 24. The first two phases were held April 10 and...
  • No Modi wave in Jharkhand, people want change: AJSU Dhanbad candidate Hemlata Mohan 07-04-2014 07:05 PM

    Entering the hurly-burly of politics, noted educationist, Director and Principal of Delhi Public School, Bokaro Steel City, Dr Hemlata S Mohan, sounds confident of winning her maiden electoral battle from Dhanbad constituency in Jharkhand. But Hemlata S Mohan is pitted against heavyweights like Bharatiya Janata Party's sitting MP Pashupati Nath...
  • LS polls: AJSU fields DPS Bokaro principal Hemlata Mohan from Dhanbad 31-03-2014 06:46 PM

    New Delhi: Noted educationist, Director and Principal of Delhi Public School, Bokaro Steel City, Dr Hemlata S Mohan, who joined the All Jharkhand Student Union (AJSU) a few days ago, will contest Lok Sabha elections from Dhanbad. The DPS Principal faces a tough contest as she takes on Bharatiya Janata...
  • Jharkhand MLA resigns from House membership, switches to TMC 20-03-2014 09:24 PM

    Chandrasekhar Dubey, who was dismissed by Chief Minister Hemant Soren from his Cabinet on February 19, resigned from the Jharkhand Assembly on Thursday. "I have submitted my resignation to Speaker Shashank Sekhar Bhokta. and informed him that I have quit Congress and joined Trinamool Congress," Dubey, who represented the House...
  • 2 Maoists killed, 9 arrested following encounter with security forces 06-02-2014 08:21 AM

    Two Maoists were shot dead while nine, including a woman, were arrested by security forces following an encounter in Kanani forests of Bihar's Munger district,police claimed on Wednesday. The bodies of the two killed, however, were taken away by other Maoists who managed to escape, SP Barun Kumar Sinha claimed....
  • Dhanbad: 4 bodies recovered; trapped miners rescued 12-11-2013 08:57 AM

    Dhanbad: Bodies of the four miners, who were trapped in a colliery in Dhanbad have been taken out. The remaining trapped miners have also been rescued. At least 20 people were left trapped in the Basantimata colliery in Dhanbad in Jharkhand on Monday after a roof caved in at a...
  • Dhanbad: 4 feared dead, at least 6 others trapped inside a colliery 11-11-2013 03:29 PM

    Dhanbad: At least four people are feared dead in a coal mine accident in Dhanbad in Jharkhand. The tragic accident took place when a portion of the Basanti Mata colliery of Bharat Cooking Coal Limited (BCCL) caved in on Monday trapping the miners, according to sources. At least 6 other...
  • AP: 10 people killed as train runs over them near Vizianagram 03-11-2013 08:06 AM

    Hyderabad: Ten people were killed on Saturday evening after a train ran over them near Vizianagaram in Andhra Pradesh. The East Coast Railway official said the incident took place when passengers on the Allepey-Dhanbad train pulled the chain and jumped out on tracks after rumours broke out about a fire...
  • News 360: 3 dead in Naxal attack on Patna-bound train 13-06-2013 09:32 PM

    At least three people were killed when a group of nearly 100 suspected Naxals attacked the Dhanbad-Patna Intercity Express near Kundhar halt in Jamui district of Bihar on Thursday afternoon. ...
  • Naxal attack: Bihar ignored warning by MHA? 13-06-2013 08:26 PM

    New Delhi: CNN-IBN has accessed a letter written by Home Secretary RK Singh in February this year to the Bihar Chief Secretary warning that the state was not doing enough to tackle the growing Maoist influence. "The anti-Naxal operations have almost stopped. Left wing extremism continues to be a matter...
  • Naxal attack: Shinde says Dhanbad-Patna train safe, 3 dead 13-06-2013 07:48 PM

    Nearly 100 suspected Naxals opened fire on unsuspecting passengers aboard the Dhanbad-Patna Intercity Express near the Kundhar halt in Jamui district of Bihar on Thursday afternoon. ...
  • Bihar: 3 killed in Naxal attack on Dhanbad-Patna train near Jamui 13-06-2013 04:20 PM

    New Delhi/Jamui: At least three people were killed when a group of nearly 100 suspected Naxals attacked the Dhanbad-Patna Intercity Express near Kundhar halt in Jamui district of Bihar on Thursday afternoon. The dead included a Railway Protection Force personnel, a Bihar Police sub inspector and a passenger. The Naxals...
  • Bihar: Naxals attack Dhanbad-Patna train, 1 killed 13-06-2013 02:20 PM

    New Delhi/Jamui: At least one Railway Protection Force (RPF) personnel has been killed in a daring Naxal attack on the Dhanbad-Patna Intercity Express near Kundhar halt in Jamui district of Bihar on Thursday afternoon. Around 100 Naxals attacked and fired at the train in a bid to loot weapons from...
  • Pranabda, Tondulkar and Chasnala tragedy

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  • Maoists blow up railway track in Dhanbad 05-12-2011 10:37 AM

    Dhanbad: Maoists blew up a railway track in Dhanbad rail division, disrupting train services in Jharkhand as the two-day nationwide bandh called by the banned CPI (Maoist) entered the second day on Monday. The Maoists exploded IEDs on the tracks between Nishitpur and Matari railway stations on Sunday night, according...
  • 8 killed in Jharkhand school wall collapse 25-08-2010 08:11 AM

    Ranchi: At least eight children and a woman were killed after a school wall collapsed due to heavy rains in Dhanbad on Tuesday. The injured have been admitted to a hospital and rescue operations are on. "A 20-foot-high wall of Guru Govind Singh Public School situated at Bank roundabout in...
  • Maoists blows up rly tracks in Dhanbad 08-07-2010 10:13 AM

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  • Jharia: Deep beneath a hellhole 16-06-2007 10:23 PM

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  • All miners trapped in Dhanbad dead 08-09-2006 10:33 AM

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  • How Jharia mine turned death trap 07-09-2006 08:47 PM

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  • 54 miners killed in Jharkhand mine 07-09-2006 07:33 AM

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