Heavy rain cripples normal life in Jharkhand

Tue, 07/05/2016 - 16:02

Ranchi, July 5 (IANS) Incessant rain crippled normal life and damaged government and private property in many areas of Jharkhand with Garhwa, Chatra, Hazaribagh, Palamu and Gumla being among the worst-hit districts.


Two officers to probe police Inspector's death

Sun, 06/19/2016 - 19:34

Ranchi, June 19 (IANS) The Jharkhand government on Sunday announced that two senior officers will probe the mysterious death of an inspector at a police station in Dhanbad district.


Jharkhand CM press advisor's vehicle carjacked

Thu, 06/16/2016 - 12:26

Ranchi, June 16 (IANS) The vehicle of Yogesh Kislay, press advisor of Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das, was hijacked in Ranchi capital city on Wednesday night, police said on Thursday.


Jharkhand girls make it to toppers' list defying odds

Sun, 06/12/2016 - 14:02

Ranchi, June 12 (IANS) Nothing could stop Aarti Kumari of Ranchi. Defying all the odds -- poverty to displacement -- this girl from Jharkhand stood out in her effort to make a mark. Today she has tasted success: Aarti is at the second spot in this year's Arts intermediate merit list published by the Jharkhand Academic Council (JAC).


JVM-P calls for Jharkhand economic blockade on June 11-12

Thu, 06/09/2016 - 18:58

Ranchi, June 9 (IANS) The Jharkhand Vikas Morcha-Prajatantrik has called for an economic blockade of the state on June 11 and 12 to protesting the domicile policy notified by the Raghubar Das government.


'Nitish can defeat BJP in 2019 Lok Sabha polls'

Fri, 06/03/2016 - 11:20

Patna, June 3 (IANS) Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (JVM) chief Babu Lal Marandi said on Friday that Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar is the most suitable face as the prime ministerial candidate and he can defeat the BJP in 2019 Lok Sabha polls.


Thousands held during Jharkhand shutdown

Sat, 05/14/2016 - 19:12

Ranchi, May 14 (IANS) Thousands of people, including 10 lawmakers, were arrested in Jharkhand on Saturday and a few incidents of arson were reported during a shutdown called by opposition party JMM against the state government's domicile policy.


Ex-Jharkhand CMs oppose domicile policy

Mon, 05/09/2016 - 12:40

Ranchi, May 9 (IANS) The domicile policy of Jharkhand's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government is facing tough resistance from several political heavyweights, including former chief ministers.