Yashwant Sinha, BJP MLA held in Jharkhand

Tue, 04/04/2017 - 14:44

Ranchi, April 4 (IANS) Senior BJP leader Yashwant Sinha was arrested on Tuesday along with party legislator Manish Jaiswal and 150-odd supporters in Hazaribagh district of Jharkhand after they allegedly tried to take out a religious procession.


Truck kills four children in Jharkhand

Tue, 04/04/2017 - 12:58

Ranchi, April 4 (IANS) Four children sleeping on a roadside were crushed to death by a truck in Jharkhand's Palamau district on Tuesday, police said.


Opposition likely to unite against BJP in Jharkhand assembly bypoll

Wed, 03/15/2017 - 12:18

Ranchi, March 15, Taking lessons from the Uttar Pradesh elections, the opposition parties in the Littipara assembly bypoll are likely to unite as the ruling BJP is working hard to dent the bastion of the main opposition Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM).


Dhoni fails to finish as Jharkhand go down to Karnataka

Sun, 02/26/2017 - 01:17

Kolkata, Feb 25 (IANS) Skipper Mahendra Singh Dhonis 50-ball 43 and his 81-run partnership with Saurabh Tiwary proved a trifle short as a fighting Jharkhand went down by five runs to Karnataka in a Group D tie of the Vijay Hazare Trophy cricket championship here on Saturday.


Five Maoists arrested in Jharkhand

Sat, 02/25/2017 - 12:28

Ranchi, Feb 25 (IANS) Five Maoists were arrested from a shopping complex here, police said on Saturday.


Two devotees die of heart attack in Jharkhand

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 19:22

Ranchi, Feb 24 (IANS) Two devotees died of heart attack in Jharkhand's Deoghar district on Friday after offering prayers at the famous Baba Baidyanath Shiva temple on the occasion of Mahashivaratri, police said.


Maoist torch three vehicles in Jharkhand

Sat, 01/07/2017 - 14:12

Ranchi, Jan 7 (IANS) Maoist guerrillas on Saturday torched three vehicles involved in road construction work in Jharkhand's West Singhbhum district, police said.


Toll rises to 13 in Jharkhand coal mine cave-in

Sat, 12/31/2016 - 11:58

Ranchi, Dec 31 (IANS) The number of dead in Thursday's Jharkhand coal mine cave-in has reached thirteen with the recovery of two more bodies on Saturday, police said.


Seven dead in mine cave-in Lalmatia, Jharkhand

Fri, 12/30/2016 - 14:08

Ranchi, Dec 30 (IANS) Seven bodies were recovered from a caved-in coal mine as over a score others were feared trapped in Jharkhand's Godda district on Thursday night, the state police said on Friday.


PM Modi talks to Jharkhand CM over coal mine tragedy

Fri, 12/30/2016 - 13:18

New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday expressed grief over the loss of lives in a coal mine accident in Jharkhand and spoke to Chief Minister Raghubar Das to take stock of the situation.


5 bodies recovered from caved-in Jharkhand mine

Fri, 12/30/2016 - 11:44

Ranchi, Dec 30 (IANS) Five bodies were recovered from a caved-in coal mine and more than 20 persons were feared trapped dead in Jharkhand's Godda district on Thursday night, the state police said on Friday.


Rs 93 lakh in unaccounted cash seized in Jharkhand

Sun, 11/20/2016 - 18:38

Ranchi, Nov 20 (IANS) A police team on Sunday seized Rs 93 lakh in cash in three raids, including one on a postal department clerk's house, in Jharkhand's Dumka district, police officials said.