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Jharkhand News

'Mosquito god' worshipped to ward off dengue

Bokaro, Nov 26 (IANS) The ward off dengue and malaria fever, people in Jharkhand's Bokaro district are offering prayers to the 'mosquito god' to seek a shield against the life−threatening mosquito−borne diseases.

 
Perera fires 70 to bag Tata Open

Jamshedpur, Nov 25 (IANS) Sri Lankan golfer Mithun Perera emerged winner at the 11th TATA Open after firing a final round of one−under−70 here Sunday.

 
Aditi shares lead at Usha Eastern India Ladies golf

Jamshedpur, Oct 6 (IANS) Aditi Ashok turned in a brilliant even par 71 that carried her to the top of the leaderboard at the end of the second round of the Usha Eastern India Ladies Golf Championships Saturday.

 
Amandeep takes first round lead at Eastern India ladies golf

Jamshedpur, Oct 5 (IANS) Chandigarh's Amandeep Drall took the first round lead at the Usha Eastern India Ladies Golf Championships here Friday.

 
Aditi top draw at Usha Eastern India golf

Jamshedpur, Oct 3 (IANS) Aditi Ashok will lead a strong field for the Usha Eastern India Ladies amateur golf tournament starting here Thursday.

 
Federation Cup: Unbeaten Salgaocar qualify for semis

Jamshedpur, Sep 24 (IANS) Salgaocar survived stiff resistance from Pune FC, beating them 2-1 to qualify for the semi-finals of the Federation Cup here at the JRD Tata Sports Complex Monday.

 
Federation Cup: Salgaocar start campaign with a win

Jamshedpur, Sep 20 (IANS) Salgaocar started their title defence with a 1-0 win against big spenders Prayag United in their Group D engagement at the JRD Tata Sports Complex here Thursday.

 
Federation Cup: Mumbai FC held by determined Arrows

Jamshedpur, Sep 21 (IANS) Mumbai FC gave away their lead twice and were held 2-2 by a determined Pailan Arrows in the Federation Cup football tournament on a soggy pitch at the Keenan Stadium here Friday.

 
Dempo advance to semis

Jamshedpur, Sep 23 (IANS) Dempo booked their ticket for the semi-finals of the Federation Cup after trouncing Mumbai FC 4-0 in the third round Group A match at Keenan Stadium here Sunday.

 
Shillong Lajong pip Mumbai FC 2-1

Jamshedpur, Sep 19 (IANS) Shillong Lajong got the better of Mumbai FC 2-1 on the opening day of the Federation Cup at the Keenan Stadium here Wednesday while Pailan Arrows held Dempo to a 1-1 draw.

 
Reel revenge saga leads to outrage in real life Wasseypur

Wasseypur (Jharkhand), July 4 (IANS) The critically acclaimed 'Gangs of Wasseypur', a gritty celluloid saga of the coal mafia and blood thirsty vengeance, may have set the cash registers ringing, but residents of this town say the success comes at the cost of their integrity, respect and honour.

 
CBI searches JMM legislator Sita Soren's house

Ranchi, May 22 (IANS) The CBI Tuesday searched the house of Sita Soren, a Jharkhand Mukti Morcha legislator and daughter-in-law of party leader Shibu Soren, official sources said. The agency is probing horse-trading charges in the countermanded March 30 Jharkhand Rajya Sabha polls.

 
Jharkhand's ruling alliance to face each other in Hatia by-poll

Ranchi, May 23 (IANS) Candidates of the two major parties of Jharkhand's ruling alliance - the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the All Jharkhand Students Union (AJSU) - Wednesday filed their nomination papers separately for the Hatia by-poll in what is being seen as a complete breakdown in unity between them.

 
Petrol hike hits Congress in Hatia

Ranchi, May 24 (IANS) The petrol price hike has put the Congress in Jharkhand in an embarrassing situation ahead of the June 15 Hatia assembly byelection.

 
Munda injured after chopper crash lands

Ranchi, May 9 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda suffered multiple injuries Wednesday when the chopper in which he was travelling with his wife developed a technical snag and toppled to its side after crash landing at the airport here.

 
Pilot wisdom saved Munda and others

Ranchi, May 9 (IANS) It was the wisdom of Captain B.K. Singh, piloting the helicopter which had to crash land after it developed a technical snag, that saved the lives of Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda, his wife Meera and three others travelling with them.

 
Jharkhand CM survives nasty chopper crash

Ranchi, May 9 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda suffered multiple injuries Wednesday when the helicopter in which he was travelling with his wife developed a technical snag and toppled to its side after crash landing at the airport here.

 
Munda recovering in hospital after chopper crash

Ranchi, May 10 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda was recovering well but continued to be in hospital, his aides said Thursday, a day after he survived a helicopter crash landing with multiple injuries.

 
CBI probe against Yeddyurappa from Tuesday

Ranchi, May 12 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) may Tuesday start probing corruption charges against former Karnataka chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa, a CBI official said Saturday.

 
Munda: I am fine, will soon get back to work

Ranchi, May 12 (IANS) A couple of days after he suffered multiple injuries in a chopper crash, Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda Saturday said he would soon get back to work.

 
Court acquits 12 of killing 13 Jharkhand cops

Ranchi, May 21 (IANS) A Dhanbad court Monday acquitted, for lack of evidence, 12 people accused of killing 13 policemen during a large-scale attack on a Jharkhand Police picket in 2001.

 
Horse trading: Premises of 14 Jharkhand MLAs raided

Ranchi, May 18 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Friday conducted raids at the premises of 14 Jharkhand legislators, including Labour Minister Chandra Prakash Chaudhary, as part of its probe into alleged horse trading in the March 30 Rajya Sabha elections, CBI sources said.

 
Munda works from ICU, legislator discharged

Ranchi, May 11 (IANS) A day after he suffered multiple injuries in a chopper crash, Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda Friday resumed official work from his hospital bed, officials said.

 
Five jailed in Ranchi trafficking case

Ranchi, May 16 (IANS) Five people, accused of selling and buying a teenaged girl three years ago, were Wednesday sentenced to 10 to five years in jail by a local court here.

 
Jharkhand assembly speaker sentenced to one-month jail

Ranchi, May 16 (IANS) A Ranchi court Wednesday sentenced Jharkhand assembly speaker C.P. Singh to one-month jail in a seven-year-old case related to a protest against the central government's decision to dissolve the Goa assembly in 2005.

 
4 to 7 years' jail for 40 convicted in fodder scam case

Ranchi, May 7 (IANS) A CBI court in Ranchi Monday awarded four to seven years imprisonment to 40 persons convicted in a fodder scam case and also slapped fines ranging from Rs.25,000 to Rs.2 crore.

 
Injured Munda to convene cabinet meeting May 17

Ranchi, May 14 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda, recuperating in a Ranchi hospital from injuries sustained when his helicopter crash-landed here last week, has convened a cabinet meeting May 17 at his official residence.

 
Fodder scam: 34 get 1 to 6 years

Ranchi, May 5 (IANS) A CBI court Saturday awarded one to six years imprisonment to 34 people in a multi-million animal husbandry department scam known as the fodder scam.

 
Munda licks wounds after BJP defeat

Ranchi, May 4 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda Friday counted the political consequences after party colleague S.S. Ahluwalia lost the Rajya Sabha election.

 
Jailed legislators helped Congress: BJP

Ranchi, May 3 (IANS) Jharkhand's ruling BJP, which lost the Rajya Sabha polls from the state Thursday, has accused the Congress of winning by securing the support of independents and jailed legislators.

 
Jharkhand Rajya Sabha polls: Congress, JMM win, BJP loses

Ranchi, May 3 (IANS) The Congress and the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) won a Rajya Sabha seat each from Jharkhand Thursday while the ruling BJP faced a humiliating defeat in the elections for two seats from the state.

 
Jharkhand Rajya Sabha poll underway, JVM-P stays away

Ranchi, May 3 (IANS) Polling for two Rajya Sabha seats is underway in Jharkhand although the key opposition party, Jharkhand Vikas Morcha-Prajatantrik (JVM-P), has decided to stay away from voting.

 
69 convicted in fodder scam

Ranchi, May 3 (IANS) A CBI court Thursday convicted 69 people and acquitted 16 in the multi-crore fodder scam. Twenty-nine people have been sentenced to one to three years imprisonment and fined between Rs.25,000 and Rs.2 lakh.

 
Jharkhand youth sentenced to death for beheading girl

Ranchi, May 2 (IANS) Terming it the rarest of rare cases, a Ranchi court Wednesday awarded the death sentence to a youth, Bijendra Kumar, for beheading a girl in a college campus here last year.

 
Rajya Sabha poll: BJP says Munda government safe

Ranchi, May 2 (IANS) Asserting that the Arjun Munda-led Jharkhand government was safe, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national general secretary Ananth Kumar Wednesday said the party was sure of winning in Thursday's Rajya Sabha poll.

 
Youth sentenced to death for beheading girl

Ranchi, May 2 (IANS) Terming it the rarest of rate cases, a Ranchi court Wednesday awarded the death sentence to a youth, Bijendra Kumar, for beheading a girl in a college campus here last year.

 
Jharkhand's Rajya Sabha poll could leave Munda shaky

Ranchi, May 1 (IANS) The May 3 poll for two Rajya Sabha seats from Jharkhand is casting its shadow on the stability of the Arjun Munda-led government.

 
Jharkhand to make law to seize corrupt officers' properties

Ranchi, April 28 (IANS) In a move to curb corruption in government offices, Jharkhand Chief Miniter Arjun Munda has given his consent to an ordinance to set up special courts which will have the power to seize/attach properties of corrupt officials.

 
Man convicted for beheading Ranchi woman

Ranchi, April 26 (IANS) A Ranchi court Thursday convicted a man for beheading a woman inside a college campus here last April. The quantum of sentence will be pronounced April 30.

 
Cong, JMM and BJP in fray for Jharkhand Rajya Sabha poll

Ranchi, April 23 (IANS) Jharkhand's ruling alliance partners - the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) - and the opposition Congress have fielded candidates for the May 3 polls to two Rajya Sabha seats.

 
Marandi's party to stay away from Rajya Sabha poll

Ranchi, April 23 (IANS) Ahead of the May 3 Rajya Sabha polls in Jharkhand, the Congress suffered a setback Monday when its alliance partner, the JVM-P of Babulal Marandi, said it will not support the party in the biennial elections for the two seats and will stay away from it.

 
'Congress MP offered me Rs.25 lakh bribe'

Ranchi, April 23 (IANS) Amid the CBI investigating the March 30 countermanded Rajya Sabha polls in Jharkhand, a Congress legislator alleged Monday that his own party's upper house MP Dheeraj Sahu had offered him Rs.25 lakh in 2010 to vote in his favour, a charge that has been denied.

 
CBI again searches Jharkhand Congress lawmaker's home

Ranchi, April 22 (IANS) Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) sleuths Sunday searched the house of Congress legislator K.N. Tripathi here for the second consecutive day following horse-trading charges that marred the now-countermanded March 30 Rajya Sabha poll.

 
Ahuwalia files nomination for Jharkhand Rajya Sabha poll

Ranchi, April 21 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) outgoing deputy leader in the upper house of parliament, S.S. Ahluwalia Saturday filed nomination papers for the biennial Rajya Sabha elections from Jharkhand scheduled for May 3.

 
JVM-P accuses Congress of horse trading again

Ranchi, April 21 (IANS) Ahead of a fresh Rajya Sabha election in the state on May 3, the Jharkhand Vikas Morcha-Prajatantrik (JVM-P) has accused the Congress of trying to win its legislators' votes by offering top central government posts.

 
Rajya Sabha poll: CBI charges three with horse trading

Ranchi, April 20 (IANS) The CBI Thursday night filed a formal complaint against three people for allegedly horse trading ahead of the March 30 Rajya Sabha poll in Jharkhand, an official said.

 
Munda recommends CBI probe in Rajya Sabha polls

Ranchi, April 19 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda Thursday recommended a CBI probe in the 2010 and 2012 Rajya Sabha polls, it was officially stated here.

 
Rajya Sabha poll: JMM irked over BJP decision to field Ahluwalia

Ranchi, April 19 (IANS) The BJP's decision to field S.S. Ahluwalia as its candidate for the forthcoming biennial elections to the Rajya Sabha has irked the ruling alliance partner Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM), which has already announced its candidate.

 
Resentment in JMM over Rajya Sabha candidate

Ranchi, April 18 (IANS) Senior Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) leader and former deputy chief minister Sudhir Mahto Wednesday staged a sit-in demonstration in the steel city of Jamshedpur to protest against the fielding of Supreme Court lawyer Sanjeev Kumar for the Rajya Sabha poll scheduled on May 3.

 
New-born girl killed in Jharkhand, woman blames husband

Ranchi, April 18 (IANS) A newborn girl was allegedly murdered by her father near this Jharkhand capital city Tuesday, police said. The man, a resident of Damari village near the city, is now on the run.

 

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