JHARKHAND

  • Saurabh Tiwary to lead Jharkhand in Vijay Hazare tournament 10 hours 57 minutes ago

    Jamshedpur: Middle-order batsman Saurabh Tiwary will lead a 15-member Jharkhand squad in the Vijay Hazare one-day league tournament, commencing from November 6 in Kolkata. Md. Surfaraz Ashraf was the lone new face in the team. Announcing the squad here today, the Secretary of Jharkhand State Cricket Association (JSCA), Rajesh Verma said...
  • Jharkhand ruling coalition partners to hold parleys ahead of assembly polls 11 hours 5 minutes ago

    Ranchi: Leaders of ruling alliance partners -JMM, Congress and RJD - on Saturday said they would again meet to discuss pre-poll alliance shortly, hours after the Election Commission announced dates for Jharkhand Assembly elections. "It will be clear within three/four days after discussions," JMM General Secretary Suprio Bhattacharya said when asked...
  • Five-phase poll too exhaustive, say Jharkhand parties 11 hours 44 minutes ago

    Ranchi: Main political parties on Saturday welcomed the Election Commission's announcement of Assembly polls for Jharkhand, but termed the five-phase election as too exhaustive. "We expected a three-phase polling, because Lok Sabha elections in May had passed off peacefully. Five-phase election is a long drawn affair, which takes almost two months,"...
  • Jharkhand Assembly polls: Ruling coalition partners Congress, JMM to hold talks 12 hours 23 minutes ago

    Ranchi: Leaders of ruling alliance partners -JMM, Congress and RJD - today said they would again meet to discuss pre-poll alliance shortly, hours after the Election Commission announced dates for Jharkhand Assembly elections. "It will be clear within three/four days after discussions," JMM General Secretary Suprio Bhattacharya said when asked on...
  • Jharkhand Assembly elections: Voting in 5 phases from November 25, counting on December 23 15 hours 59 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The Election Commission on Saturday announced the dates for Assembly polls in Jharkhand. The poll panel has announced a five-phase elections in the state. The voting will begin on November 25. The second phase will be held on December 2, the third on December 9, the fourth on December...
  • J&K, Jharkhand elections spread over a month, to be held in 5 phases; counting on December 23 17 hours 9 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The states of Jammu and Kashmir and Jharkhand will vote in five phases between November 25 and December 20. The counting of votes will take place on December 23 in both the states. Along with these two states, three Assembly seats in Delhi will also vote on November...
  • Schedule for J&K, Jharkhand Assembly polls 2014 17 hours 21 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The Election Commission of India on Saturday announced the dates for the elections of the Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly and Jharkhand Legislative Assembly. The 5-phased assembly election in both the poll bound states will take place as follow: Jharkhand Assembly Constituencies going to polls in Phase-I on November 25: ASSEMBLY...
  • EC announces 5-phase election in Jharkhand, J&K; counting on December 23: As it happened 17 hours 59 minutes ago

    New Delhi: 4.30 pm: The Election Commission of India announces dates of assembly elections in states of Jammu & Kashmir and Jharkhand. 4.34 pm: The election for both the states to take place in 5 phases: November 25, December 2, December 9, December 14 and December 20. The counting in both...
  • EC to announce dates for Jammu and Kashmir and Jharkhand Assembly elections today 22 hours 11 minutes ago

    New Delhi: 4:30 pm: The Election Commission of India on Saturday announced the dates for assembly elections in states of Jammu & Kashmir and Jharkhand. The 5-phased election for both the states will take place on November 25, December 2, December 9, December 14 and December 25. The counting in both...
  • Cyclone Hudhud: 300 houses damaged, several hurt in Jharkhand October 13, 2014

    Ranchi: Over 300 houses were damaged and several persons were injured under the impact of Cyclone Hudhud as heavy rains accompanied by strong winds lashed parts of Jharkhand where more rains were predicted. At least four persons were injured and around 80 houses damaged in Chaibasa, the headquarter of West Singhbhum...
  • Jharkhand Congress MLA arrested in Delhi for allegedly floating ultra outfit October 5, 2014

    Ranchi: Former Jharkhand minister and Congress MLA Yogendra Sao was on Sunday arrested in Delhi following warrants against him in connection with allegedly floating an ultra outfit. A team of Jharkhand Crime Investigation Department arrested Sao after obtaining warrants from a Hazaribagh court on September 14. Inspector General of Police Anurag Gupta...
  • Assembly poll dates for Maharashtra, Haryana likely to be announced today September 12, 2014

    New Delhi: The Election Commission is likely to announce the dates for Assembly polls in Maharashtra, Haryana on Friday. Assembly elections in four states Maharashtra, Haryana, Jharkhand and Jammu and Kashmir are scheduled to be held in 2014. According to EC sources, the elections would be held in two...
  • Forced conversion row: Ranchi Police raids shooter Tara Sahdev's husband's house August 31, 2014

    Ranchi: Ranchi Police on Sunday raided the house of national level gold medallist rifle shooting champion Tara Sahdev's husband Raqibul Hasan alias Ranjit Kohli for allegedly forcing her to convert her religion after marriage. The police seized 16 SIM cards and 15 mobile phones from his house. "We have also...
  • Alleged forcible conversion: Tara Sahdev's husband 'converted to Islam in 2007' August 27, 2014

    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 forced conversion case: Police arrest Tara Sahdev's motherinlaw August 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Tara Sahdev's motherinlaw has been arrested in the alleged forcible conversion case of the national level shooter. Sahdev's husband, Ranjit Kohli alias Raqibul Hasan had already been arrested by a joint team of the Delhi and Jharkhand Police on Tuesday and is scheduled to be produced at a court...
  • Alleged forcible conversion case: Husband of national level shooter Tara Sahdev arrested August 26, 2014

    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 August 25, 2014

    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...
  • JMM hits back at BJP, protests Union Minister's visit to Ranchi August 23, 2014

    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 cochaired with Prime Minister Narendra Modi,...
  • Jharkhand CM calls hooting at PM Modi's event 'rape of democracy' August 22, 2014

    Ranchi: Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren termed the hooting he faced by a section of crowd at Prime Minister Narendra Modi's function on Thursday as "rape of democracy", while his party Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) demanded a public apology from Modi. "The unseemly and disrespectful approach during my speech is...
  • Nagpur: Congress workers wave black flags at PM, detained August 21, 2014

    Nagpur: The Nagpur Police on Thursday detained some Congress workers after they waved black flags at the Prime Minister's convoy. PM Narendra Modi was in Nagpur to lay the foundation stone for a Metro station when the incident happened. The protest by Congress workers stems from recent incidents whereby supporters of...
  • Another nonBJP CM booed at PM Modi's event, Jharkhand CM's speech interrupted August 21, 2014

    Ranchi: It happened yet again. At an event in Ranchi, supporters of the Prime Minister raised proNarendra Modi slogans forcibly interrupting Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren's speech. PM Modi was sharing the dais with the Jharkhand CM at an inaugural event of a project of Power Grid Corporation of India...
  • JDP will merge with BJP, says Salkhan Murmu August 18, 2014

    Jharkhand Disom Party (JDP) on Sunday said it will merge with BJP at a simple function to be held in Jamshedpur on Monday. A decision in this regard was taken following discussion with Union Petroleum Minister, Dharmendra Pradhan, who is also the incharge of BJP affair in Jharkhand, and former Chief...
  • Mahendra Singh Dhoni's security downgraded after cops say 'no threat to cricketer' August 12, 2014

    The security cover to Indian cricket team captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has been downgraded to Y from Z category by Jharkhand government, the state's top police officer said on Monday. The decision to reduce the security category of Dhoni was taken at a recent review meeting on securityrelated matters being provided...
  • Veteran JMM leader Simon Marandi joins BJP August 10, 2014

    Three former ministers and an exMLA joined the BJP along with their followers here in Ranchi on Sunday. JMM's Simon Marandi, JD(U)'s Gopal Krishna Patar and Dulal Bhuyan of the Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (Prajatantrik) were embraced by former Jharkhand chief minister Arjun Munda, exAssembly speaker CP Singh and several other BJP...
  • Jharkhand Olympic Association announces teams and athletes for 35th National Games August 8, 2014

    JharkhandOlympic Association (JOA) announced list of teams and athletes of Jharkhand for the upcoming 35th National Games to be held from January 31 to February 14 in Kerala. The list comprised of teams such as archery, athletics, boxing, football (women), Hockey, Weightlifting, Handball, swimming, rowing, wushu and Karate, among other events,...
  • People under the age group of 60 will get pension: Inder Singh Namdhar August 8, 2014

    Former Jharkhand Assembly Speaker Inder Singh Namdhari on Friday alleged several people under 60 years of age were being benefited from the old age pension scheme in Palamu district. "The old age pension scheme is eligible for 60yearold people and above. But when I checked the list in Gahuganva village in...
  • Video Volunteers expose the big question mark on amenities in schools August 4, 2014

    From cities to our hinterland the story remains the same; schools, access to schools and amenities in schools are a big question mark. Here are two reports coming via Video Volunteers, from Hazaribagh in Jharkhand. ...
  • Badkuanr Gagrai nominated as chief whip in Jharkhand assembly August 3, 2014

    The BJP on Saturday nominated former minister Badkuanr Gagrai as its chief whip in Jharkhand Assembly. The decision was taken at the party's legislative meeting, presided by leader of opposition and former chiefminister Arjun Munda, a press release said. Gagrai replaces Laxman Gilua who entered the Lok Sabha in April elections. ...
  • Speaker recognises merger of parties with Trinamool August 1, 2014

    Jharkhand Assembly Speaker Shashank Sekhar Bhokta on Friday recognised the recent merger of Jharkhand Janadhikar Manch (JJM) and Rastriya Kalyan Paksh (RKP) with the Trinamool Congress. Bhokta informed the House that JJM MLA Bandhu Tirkey and RKP legislator Chamra Linda had in March given him letters informing about the merger of...
  • ED attaches RS 100 crore worth assets of former Jharkhand Minister July 28, 2014

    The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Monday attached properties estimated worth is Rs 100 crore of former Jharkhand Minister Anosh Ekka in connection with itsmoney laundering probe against him based on a disproportionate assets complaint. Ekka, a former Rural Development Minister in Chief Minister Madhu Koda's cabinet, has been under the scanner...