As elephants die, Jharkhand to set up Wildlife Crime Control Cell

Fri, 10/14/2016 - 12:48

Ranchi, Oct 14 (ANS) Jharkhand has seen the deaths of a staggering 156 elephants -- or nearly a fifth of its pachyderm population -- since it was carved out of Bihar in November 2000, prompting the state to set up a Wildlife Crime Control Cell to draw up short- and long-term measures to prevent further deaths and resolve growing animal-human conflicts.


Five killed in Jharkhand road accident

Sat, 09/17/2016 - 11:28

Ranchi, Sep 17 (IANS) At least five persons were killed in a road accident involving a bus and a truck in Jharkhand's Hazaribah district on Saturday, police said.


Jharkhand BJP chief sacked for speaking against own government

Sat, 08/27/2016 - 11:08

Ranchi, Aug 27 (IANS) Tala Marandi's sacking as Jharkhand BJP chief just 13 weeks after his appointment has a lot to do with his criticism of his own government over proposed changes in the laws safeguarding tribal land rights, observers say.


Rs 6.84 lakh looted from Jharkhand bank

Tue, 08/02/2016 - 20:16

Ranchi, Aug 2 (IANS) Unidentified armed criminals looted Rs 6.84 lakh from a State Bank of India branch in Jharkhand's Giridih at gun point on Tuesday, police said.


No Lokayaukt, no human rights panel chief in Jharkhand

Sun, 07/31/2016 - 14:44

Ranchi, July 31 (IANS) The BJP-AJSU government in Jharkhand has left thousands of complainants in the lurch by keeping the posts of Lokayukt and the chief of the State Human Rights Commission vacant for several months, said opposition parties.


Jharkhand Dalit Minister was prevented from inaugurating Shravani Mela: JMM

Sat, 07/23/2016 - 13:22

Ranchi, July 23 (IANS) Main opposition party Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) has alleged that state Tourism Minister Amar Bawri, who belongs to the Dalit community, was "humiliated" by the Jharkhand government as he was "prevented" from inaugurating the famed Shravani Mela at Baba Baidyanath temple in Deoghar district on July 19.


CBI nabs Jharkhand duo for forging Modi's signatures

Fri, 07/22/2016 - 22:08

Kolkata, July 22 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday arrested a Jharkhand resident and his associate for allegedly forging signature of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.


Marandi demands FIR against Jharkhand CM, IPS officer

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 20:50

Ranchi, July 21 (IANS) Jharkhand Vikas Morcha-Prajatantrik (JVM-P) President Babulal Marandi on Thursday demanded the registration of a case against Chief Minister Raghubar Das and a senior Indian Police Service officer on the charge of influencing the Rajya Sabha polls in the state in June.


CBI books Jharkhand man for forging Modi's signature

Tue, 07/19/2016 - 21:44

Kolkata, July 19 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday registered a case against a man in Jharkhand's Bokaro for allegedly forging signature of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.


RS poll 'rigging' in Jharkhand: Opposition demands CM's resignation

Sat, 07/16/2016 - 19:32

Ranchi, July 16 (IANS) The Congress and the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) have called for the resignation of Chief Minister Raghubar Das for rigging the June 11 Rajya Sabha polls as purportedly shown in some video and audio recordings that surfaced on Friday.


Maoist carrying Rs 25 lakh reward surrenders

Thu, 07/14/2016 - 20:40

Ranchi, July 14 (IANS) A Maoist commander carrying a Rs 25 lakh reward on his head surrendered before Jharkhand police chief D.K. Pandey on Thursday.