Jharkhand  /  Published 09.06.20

Woman sets herself, 3 children on fire

Three minors were killed after a 36-year-old woman set herself on fire along with her children in Khurd village under Parsan Outpost of Giridih on Tuesday morning.The woman, who sustained severe burn ...
By Our Correspondent in Giridih

Jharkhand  /  Published 06.06.20

… elsewhere, bid to assuage Corona ‘deity’

In several parts of Jharkhand, including Bokaro and Giridih, superstition has given birth to a new deity, “Corona mai”.At a time when temples are closed in the wake of the pandemic, a group of wom...
By Our Special Correspondent in Bokaro

Jharkhand  /  Published 01.04.19

JMM delays aspirant list for 2019 Lok Sabha polls

The JMM has missed the 48-hour deadline that it had set to announce the names of candidates for the Lok Sabha polls.Party spokesperson and general secretary Supriyo Bhattacharya, who had on Saturday s...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 24.03.19

App check on poll code flout

Alert residents are helping Election Commission of India (ECI) spot model code of conduct violations by reporting them through the cVIGIL app. So far, the ECI has received 159 cases of code violation ...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 12.05.19

Close contests with hidden surprises

JAMSHEDPURCandidates (23) and net worth:Bidyut Baran Mahto (BJP): Rs 1.7 croreChampai Soren (JMM) Rs 1.3 croreVoters: 17. 01 lakh (Tribals, OBC, Kurmi, SC, Muslims, Sikhs and upper castes)The contest:...
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Jharkhand  /  Published 13.06.20

Jharkhand: tribal hunt claims 1

Timely intervention by police averted a massacre in a Naxal-prone Pipratand village of Giridih here on Saturday. Around 8am, more than 500 infuriated tribals assembled with traditional weapons and lau...
By Our Correspondent in Bokaro

Jharkhand  /  Published 11.06.20

State digest

The director of personnel of the Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL), Atul Srivastava, died suddenly of a cardiac arrest late on Wednesday night.Bokaro Steel Plant (BSL) executives and employees p...
By Our Bureau

Jharkhand  /  Published 15.12.19

December rain before the chill

Most parts of Jharkhand felt the effects of the Western Disturbance on Sunday, with overcast skies in several places including Ranchi, Jamshedpur and light showers in Giridih and its adjoining areas, ...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpdur

Jharkhand  /  Published 23.11.18

PM lays foundation of piped gas project

Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation of a Rs 776 crore city gas distribution project for Dhanbad and Giridih from New Delhi’s Vigyan Bhavan, the online function seen live at the New Town...
By Our Correspondent in Dhanbad

Jharkhand  /  Published 11.03.19

Giridih sacrifice for Ajsu baffles Jharkhand BJP

The BJP’s decision to give up its claim to the Giridih Lok Sabha seat in favour of its recalcitrant ally, Ajsu Party, has baffled many within the party, but five-time MP Ravindra Pandey, who has bee...
By Vijay Deo Jha in Ranchi


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