updated 1:27 AM UTC, Sep 8, 2016

Land acquisition protests gain momentum in Jharkhand

Tuesday, 30 August 2016 13:13
Ranchi: Protests against land acquisition for industries are gaining momentum in Jharkhand and a police firing in Ramgarh has fuelled it further.Former Chief Minister Babulal Marandi on Tuesday started a two-day mass fast at Hazaribagh district against land acquisition by…

Jharkhand CM's relative stabbed to death

Wednesday, 29 June 2016 13:00
Ranchi: Unidentified criminals stabbed a 43-year-old woman, said to be a relative of Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das, in Jamshedpur city, police said on Wednesday.Khemlata Devi's killing took place at Kadama locality on Tuesday night, an officer said.Her husband Kartik…

Six people found dead in Jharkhand; Maoist's role suspected

Tuesday, 28 June 2016 12:09
Ranchi: Maoist guerrillas are suspected to have killed six people on the outskirts of Ranchi city early on Tuesday, police sources said.Six bodies riddled with bullets were found at Hidindag village about 20 km from the capital of Jharkhand, they…

Jharkhand to launch Mobile Kitchen

Friday, 24 June 2016 16:39
Ranchi: A Mobile Kitchen will be launched in Jharkhand from November which will provide lunch at Rs 5, a senior official said on Friday.The Mobile Kitchen, which will move in a vehicle, would be launched in six districts -- Ranchi,…

Maoists torch six vehicles, blast forest office in Jharkhand

Friday, 24 June 2016 13:51
Ranchi: Maoist guerrillas torched at least six vehicles and blasted a forest office in Jharkhand's Seraikela-Kharsawa district early on Friday, police said.According to the police, 10-15 militants raided Harangada village and set ablaze the vehicles of the Surusi water reservoir…

Jharkhand CM launches App to monitor water sources

Thursday, 23 June 2016 10:53
Ranchi: Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghuvar Das on Wednesday launched an App named Irrigation Source Monitoring System (I&SM) to facilitate surveillance and monitoring of construction work of small irrigation sources.During the launching ceremony, the Chief Minister directed the officials to update…

Jharkhand works to regain lost irrigation capacity

Wednesday, 22 June 2016 14:51
Ranchi: It's a hard push that Jharkhand's farmers have been waiting for. Finally, irrigation projects in the state are back on the government's agenda. Work has begun to regain irrigation capacity in this state, which has seen successive droughts."We have…

Murder triggers violence, 30 houses burnt

Tuesday, 21 June 2016 14:29
Ranchi: At least 30 houses and 10 bikes were set afire and a number of houses looted in violence that erupted after a land broker was murdered on the outskirts of Jharkhand capital Ranchi, police said on Tuesday.According to police,…

Two officers to probe police Inspector's death

Monday, 20 June 2016 10:27
Ranchi: 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.Chief Minister Raghubar Das has ordered an independent inquiry in the death of Umesh Kacchap,…