HAZARIBAGH

  • Yashwant Sinha uses unparliamentary word at public function July 2, 2014

    In an apparent slip of tongue, senior BJP leader Yashwant Sinha on Wednesday used an expletive word that raised eyebrows. "Media people come and put their mike, asking who would become the chief minister. How does it matter which becomes CM, said Sinha. Sinha, whose word spoken in Hindi is taken...
  • Yashwant is right candidate to be Jharkhand CM: LK Advani June 17, 2014

    BJP veteran LK Advani on Tuesday met party colleague Yashwant Sinha in jail in Hazaribagh and asked him to secure bail and lead the party in the Jharkhand Assembly elections later this year, describing him as the right person for the chief ministers post. 86yearold Advani drove to the Hazaribagh Central...
  • Yashwant Sinha refuses party's request to apply for bail June 5, 2014

    Hazaribagh : Jailed BJP leader Yashwant Sinha on Thrusday refused party leaders' request to secure bail, saying he would come out only when the administration dropped the "illegal case" lodged against him and his supporters for protesting against power crisis. Sinha's refusal came when a state BJP delegation led by former...
  • Kidney not enough, woman immolates self over dowry demand, dies April 24, 2014

    Poonam Devi (28), who had donated one of her kidneys as part of a "dowry deal" to save the life of her ailing husband, succumbed to her injuries after she allegedly self-immolated herself in Hazaribagh district, the police said on Thursday. On April 16, Poonam, of Kavilashi village in Ichak police...
  • Five bombs recovered in Hazaribagh on the eve of polling April 16, 2014

    On the eve of polling for Hazaribagh Lok Sabha seat, five improvised bombs were recovered on Wednesday by security forces from a jungle area of the constituency in Jharkhand. Officials said the bombs were recovered by a joint squad of CRPF and state police from a place under Vishnugarh police station...
  • Modi's jibe at Rahul: Have crossed the age of playing with balloons, toffees April 15, 2014

    New Delhi: The war of words between Narendra Modi and Rahul Gandhi just got interesting. At a rally in Hazaribagh in Jharkhand, Modi took on Rahul for his 'toffee' remark on Monday whereby Rahul said that the Gujarat model of development was a 'toffee' model of development. Rahul accused Modi...
  • Sonia Gandhi to visit Jharkhand on April 4 April 2, 2014

    AICC president Sonia Gandhi will visit Jharkhand on April 4 to campaign at Ramgarh under the Hazaribagh Lok Sabha constituency in the state. PCC chief Sukhdeo Bhagat on Wednesday spoke to party's Hazaribagh LS seat nominee Sourav Narayan Singh about preparations following party president's visit, a party release said here. Singh is...
  • Five boys injured in bomb explosion in Hazaribagh March 31, 2014

    Five boys were injured on Monday when a bomb among six they found in a bag exploded at Laskari village. The boys who were playing found the explosives in the bag in a paddy field in the village. One of the bombs exploded when one of the boys threw a stone...
  • Yashwant Sinha's son files nomination papers from Hazaribagh for BJP March 24, 2014

    Sitting BJP MP Yashwant Sinha's son, Jayant, and Congress MLA Sourabh Narayan Singh on Monday filed nomination papers from Hazaribagh Lok Sabha seat. Accompanied by former BJP president Venkaiah Naidu, Jayant Sinha filed papers from the seat, from where his father represented the party in 1998, 1999 and 2009. Former chief minister...
  • 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...
  • Construction firm official kidnapped last month rescued, 2 arrested March 4, 2014

    An official of a construction company working for the Indian Railways, who was kidnapped by unknown armed men in this Naxal-affected district last month, was rescued unharmed on Tuesday, police said. "Two persons, allegedly belonging to the People's Liberation Front of India (PLFI), identified as Sachin Ganju and Kameshwar Ganju were...
  • Rahul Gandhi to hold road show on February 7 February 3, 2014

    Congress leader Rahul Gandhi would reach out to the people of Jharkhand through road shows on a75km stretch between Hazaribagh and Ranchi on February seven. "Rahulji will reach Hazaribagh on Friday, from where he will travel by road to Ranchi, holding road shows at Kujju, Ramgarh and other places en route...
  • 7 police officials suspended on molestation charges April 16, 2013

    Hazaribagh: Seven officers, undergoing training at the Police Training Centre of Padma in Hazaribagh district, were suspended for allegedly attempting to molest women passengers on a bus, police said on Monday. The seven accused were suspended by Superintendent of Police (Padma) Madan Mohan Lall after the bus passengers handed them...
  • Jairam Ramesh takes a pillion ride in Naxalhit areas March 25, 2013

    Bokaro: Union Minister Jairam Ramesh on Sunday rode pillion on a twowheeler to go around villages in Naxalhit Jhumra Hills area of Jharkand. After his visit, the Rural Development Minister said the Centre would soon announce the Jhumra Action Plan (JAP) to develop the villages of three contiguous districts in...
  • IITian arrested for sending threat mail to PM June 11, 2012

    Ranchi: An Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) engineer has been arrested for sending a threat mail to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Home Minister P. Chidambaram, police said on Sunday. Anurag Kashyap was arrested on Saturday from Hazaribagh district in Jharkhand. "Anurag has been arrested for sending a threat mail, he send...
  • Manmohan Singh should resign: Yashwant Sinha October 28, 2011

    Hazaribagh: Senior BJP leader Yashwant Sinha on Friday accused Prime Minister Manmohan Singh of failing on all fronts and demanded his resignation. "Manmohan Singh was selected as prime minister for being a renowned economist. But as PM he failed on every front, be it rooting out corruption or controlling inflation," Sinha...
  • '23 villages still in darkness in Hazaribagh' October 28, 2011

    Hazaribagh (Jharkhand): Senior BJP leader Yashwant Sinha on Friday said 23 villages in Hazaribagh district have never seen an electric bulb since independence. "According to a survey, electricity has not reached to 23 villages in Hazaribagh and nine in Ramgarh district till today. All are extremists affected villages," Sinha told...
  • Blast in Hazaribagh court in Ranchi, 1 dead December 7, 2007

    New Delhi: Terror struck Jharkhand on Friday, when a bomb exploded in the Hazaribagh court premises in Ranchi injuring two people and leaving one dead. The crude bomb exploded even as it was being made by some men inside the lcokup of the Hazaribagh court. Initial reports suggest that the blast could...