articles by Manmohan Singh

India

Activists move Jharkhand HC over FIR alleging sedition, say they're being targeted for supporting tribal rights

Several Jharkhand-based activists have moved Jharkhand High Court with a petition demanding quashing of an FIR registered against them.

India

BJP leader Surendra Gupta killed in Jharkhand's Palamu: Over a dozen party leaders have been killed in state since 2014

More than a dozen BJP leaders have been killed in Jharkhand, six of them brutally, since the party came to power 2014.

India

Father Stan Swamy, activist raided in Bhima Koregaon probe, irked govt with report on jailed tribals in Jharkhand

After the Pune Police raid at his Ranchi home, Father Stan Swamy had said he had no connection with the Elgar Parishad event or the Bhima Koregaon violence.

India

Jharkhand Police sends team to Ludhiana to rescue 34 kids illegally held in Punjab shelter home

A special branch report of the Jharkhand Police revealed that the shelter with the address, ‘SP Moses Phullanwal, Indira Nagar, Pakhowal Road, Ludhiana, Punjab’ has not been registered under the Juvenile Justice Act.

India

Pathalgadi movement: Is the agitation losing steam in Jharkhand after removal of plaques post Amit Shah's visit?

Chitramu became the first village in Khunti block of the district to pull down the pathalgadi plaque on 19 July.

India

India's water crisis: Jharkhand's drying lakes, small water bodies portend disaster for state's hydrological system

Jharkhand, known for its lush green forests spread across a dozen river basins, is under severe water stress, a recent Niti Aayog report said.

Politics

Pathalgadi movement: Tide turns against Jharkhand CM Raghubir Das as land acquisition, anti-conversion bills meet with resistance

A series of protests over government-sanctioned amendments on land rights, accompanied by communal clashes and mob lynching incidents, have left the state of Jharkhand shaken

India

Jharkhand bandh: Police foil Opposition's protests against land acquisition bill; detain thousands, including key leaders

The bandh seems to have been successful in the hinterland, with daily life coming to a standstill in districts such as Godda, Sahebganj, Chatra and Jamtara. In Deoghar, workers of JVM, JMM, Congress, RJD and CPM held a protest at Tower Chowk.