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Assam, Bihar, UP, Jharkhand Continue To Face Flood Situation

Meanwhile, the Ganga basin comprising large parts of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand & West Bengal has been witnessing continuous flooding due to the combined effect of river runoff from Yamuna and northern tributaries of Ganga, including those coming from Nepal.

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Dhanbad Judge Mowed Down By Miscreants For Rejecting Gangster's Bail; Concerns Raised In SC

Singh said that the CCTV footage of the area should be brought on record, as this incident looks like a premeditated attack on the judge. Singh said: "This is a brazen attack on the independence of the judiciary. The video which has gone viral was actually being taken by someone who was recording with prior knowledge of the attack".

Mahanadi Flood Threat
Very Heavy Rains In Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand In Next 48 Hours May Make Mahanadi Swell

Sundargarh is predicted to receive 5-6mm rain per hour on July 31. Panposh on River Brahmani will witness 9-10 mm rain per hour. No flood threat in Budhabalanga and Baitrani

Major Maoist Attack Foiled In Jharkhand, 40 Kg IED Detected
Major Maoist Attack Foiled In Jharkhand, 40 Kg IED Detected

At least two jawans sustained multiple injuries during an exchange of fire with Maoists ultras on the Boudh-Kandhamal border on Saturday.

COVID-19 Surge: Jharkhand Announces Lockdown From April 22-29

Ranchi: The Jharkhand government on Tuesday declared one-week lockdown starting from April 22 to check the spread of coronavirus cases, Chief Minister Hemant Soren said. Jharkhand government announces lockdown from…

Murder Of Jeweller’s Son In Odisha: 5 Accused Arrested From Bihar, Jharkhand

Sundergarh: Police on Wednesday arrested five persons for their alleged involvement in the murder of Rohit Verma, son of a leading jeweller in Sundergarh district on March 1. Sundergarh SP Sagarika Nath said all the accused hailing from Bihar and Jharkhand and were nabbed with assistance of joint task force. Of the total five accused, […]

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Jumbo Misadventure: Youths' Selfie Contest Fumes Tusker In Mayurbhanj (WATCH)

Mayurbhanj: Ever came across a selfie-contest with the tuskers? As bizarre as it may sound, a few youths in Mayurbhanj district dared to march on a misadventure to click selfie with a tusker that had ventured into the forests in Nadapur village under the Betanati range. A video of the incident which took place on […]

Truck Carrying CRPF Jawans Overturns In Jharkhand, 10 Injured
Truck Carrying CRPF Jawans Overturns In Jharkhand, 10 Injured

Giridih (Jharkhand): Ten CRPF personnel were injured, some of them critically, when a truck carrying them overturned after losing control while trying to save some bovine animals in Jharkhand’s Giridih district on Friday, police said. The incident took place in Madhuban police station area when around 25 jawans of the Central Reserve Police Force’s 154th […]

Tourist Goes Missing While Taking Bath In Puri Sea

Puri: In an unfortunate incident at the ‘Blue Flag’ beach, a tourist was reportedly swept away while taking a bath in the sea here on Tuesday morning. The tourist has been identified as one Ganesh Binay from Jharkhand, who is a +2 student. The Odisha Fire Service department personnel have launched a search and rescue […]

Coal Scam: Ex Union Minister Dilip Ray Awarded 3-Year Jail Term

Delhi: A Special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Court in New Delhi on Monday sentenced ex-BJD MP and former Union Minister Dilip Ray to three years imprisonment in a coal scam case pertaining to irregularities in the allocation of a Jharkhand coal block in 1999. Two other officials convicted in the case have also been […]

NEET JEE 2020: 6 States Move SC Seeking Postponement Of Exams

New Delhi: Six ministers of opposition ruled states — West Bengal, Punjab, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh and Jharkhand — have jointly filed a review petition in the Supreme Court challenging its August 17 order declining to entertain pleas seeking postponement of NEET-JEE exams slated in September in the backdrop of Covid-19 pandemic. The petition has been […]

'Threatened' Odisha Tribal Family Takes Refuge In Cave In Jharkhand

Baripada: In an ugly consequence of a dispute with neighbour, a tribal family from Makadagoda village under Rairangpur block of Mayurbhanj district has been forced to seek refuge inside a cave in a forest in Jharkhand. As per reports, the family had reportedly made a cave their home in the forests of the neighbouring State. […]

7 Killed By Suspected Patthalgari Supporters In Jharkhand

Ranchi: In a shocking incident, seven people who were allegedly abducted by Patthalgari supporters in Jharkhand’s West Singhbhum district, have been killed. According to the police, the dead bodies have been recovered from the jungle after 24 hours of search operation. Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren has termed the incident as unfortunate. “I am pained […]

Hemant Soren Becomes 11th Chief Minister Of Jharkhand

Ranchi: Hemant Soren, took oath as the 11th Chief Minister of Jharkhand amid opposition show of strength, here on Sunday. Governor Draupadi Murmu administered the oath of office and secrecy to Hemant Soren. The swearing-in ceremony took place at Morabadi ground in Ranchi at 2 p.m. West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, former Congress President Rahul […]

Raghubar Das resigns as Jharkhand CM

Ranchi: Incumbent Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das, facing imminent defeat in Jamshedpur East, has resigned from his post. He handed over his resignation to Governor Draupadi Murmu at Raj Bhavan on Monday evening. Das, a non-tribal leader of a tribal-dominated state, is staring at a shocking defeat at the hands of his former cabinet colleague […]

Counting of votes for Jharkhand Assembly election begins

Ranchi: Counting of votes for 81 Assembly constituencies in Jharkhand began at 8 am on Monday, Election Commission officials said. The election was held in five phases between November 30 and December 20. Among the prominent candidates are Chief Minister Raghubar Das from Jamshedpur East, the chief ministerial candidate of the opposition JMM, Congress, RJD […]

2 CRPF Personnel In Jharkhand Killed In Fratricidal Firing

New Delhi: An Assistant Commandant and an Assistant Sub Inspector of the Central Reserve Police Force deployed for Jharkhand elections have been killed in fratricidal firing, while two others, including the shooter, were left injured, CRPF said on Tuesday. “Incident occurred at the location of C/226Bn, deployed for Jharkhand elections in which 2 personnel were […]

Maoists blow up bridge in Jharkhand

Ranchi: Maoists on Saturday in an attempt to intimidate voters during the first phase of Jharkhand Assembly elections underway in 13 districts, blew up a bridge in Gumla, just before polling began, police said. This bridge ran between Ghaghra-Kathkothwa highway and after Moaists found that there threats to boycott the polling process was not being […]

Polling for first phase Assembly polls begins in Jharkhand

Ranchi: The first of the five-phase polling began in 13 assembly constituencies in Jharkhand on Saturday. The voting commenced at 7 am and will end at 3 pm, Election Commission officials said. A total of 37,83,055 electorate, including 18,01,356 women and five third-gender voters are eligible to exercise their franchise in the first phase across […]

Odisha Accounts For 9% of LWE Incidents & Deaths: MHA

New Delhi: While 3,700 people were killed in Naxal violence in 10 states, the highest in Chhattisgarh, in the last nine years, Odisha accounted for 9% of such violent incidents and deaths, the Ministry of Home Affairs said in its annual report. In its report for 2018-19, the ministry said the CPI (Maoist) continues to […]

Al Qaeda terrorist arrested in Jharkhand

Ranchi: The Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) of Jharkhand Police have arrested Al Qaeda terrorist Mohhamad Kalimuddin Mujahiri. “Kalimuddin is most wanted terrorist of Al Qaeda. He has been arrested from Tatanagar railway station. He was preparing and motivating the youths for jehad in Indian sub continent. “He used to send the fresh recruits to Pakistan for […]

Three-Month Relief From Hefty Traffic Fines In Jharkhand

Ranchi: The Jharkhand government has given a three-month breather to its people from the steep fines imposed under the amended Motor Vehicles Act, and said old penalties would be applicable for traffic rule violations till December. The government has asked officials of the transport and traffic departments to raise awareness on the amended rules during […]

Amidst Mahanadi river row, Hirakud reservoir storage this monsoon drops to a decade low!

Bhubaneswar: Hirakud and Rengali reservoirs current storage with respect to live capacity at Full Reservoir Level (FRL) hit a decade low this year as on August 9. As per latest data available with the Water resources department, with the current live storage of 0.854 billion cubic metres (BCM), Hirakud’s current storage in proportion to the […]

Maoists set vehicles ablaze in Jharkhand

Ranchi: Maoists on Friday set ablaze 16 vehicles at a railway siding and also assaulted six labourers in Jharkhand’s Latehar district, according to police. The Maoists who carried out the arson belonged to the Jharkhand Janmukti Parisad, the JJMP claimed. They first attacked the Tori railway siding and came down heavily on the labourers sleeping […]

Maoist killed in encounter in Jharkhand

Simdega (Jharkhand): A Maoist was killed in an encounter with the CRPF and district police personnel in Simdega district on Wednesday, a police officer said. Additional Director General of Police (Operation) Murari Lal Meena said that an AK-47 was recovered from the spot of the encounter at Urmi forest under Bano block of the district. […]