Jharkhand and homes without maps: Puny process of clearance at the heart of this mammoth developmental issue
In April 2011, the BJP-JMM coalition informed the Jharkhand HC that 1.4 lakh houses of total 1.7 lakh houses in Ranchi are built without any kind of map clearance. This means that almost 90% homes were built without layout /map clearance.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Alarmed by situation in Kolkata, Shahbaz Nadeem stays put with ailing wife in Dhanbad
Nadeem had taken permission from the Dhanbad district administration to proceed to Kolkata but only to be stopped at the state border
Coronavirus Outbreak: 10 Indonesians linked to Tablighi Jamaat sent to jail after completing quarantine in Dhanbad
Ten Indonesian nationals, who were caught hiding in a mosque here on return from Delhi's Tablighi Jamaat congregation last month, have been sent to jail after they completed the mandatory 14 days of quarantine
Gauri Lankesh murder case: Bengaluru court sends accused, arrested last week near Jharkhand's Dhanbad, to 15-day police custody
The SIT, set up to probe the murder of Gauri Lankesh, had arrested Rishikesh Devdikar from Katras near Dhanbad on Thursday evening.
Jharkhand govt to drop sedition charges against anti-CAA protesters; 'Will work towards being the voice of people,' says Hemant Soren
Cases against seven named, 3000 unnamed accused were registered in Wasseypur, Dhanbad for taking out anti-CAA protest march without permission
Phase four of Jharkhand Assembly elections witnesses 62.54% voter turnout; polling in 15 seats peaceful
An estimated 62.54 percent of over 47 lakh electorate cast their votes in the fourth phase of Jharkhand Assembly elections to 15 seats on Monday, Election Commission (EC) officials said.
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BJP’s Pashupati Nath Singh snatched the seat from Congress in the 2009 election and retained it in the 2014 Lok Sabha Elections as well.
Lack of jobs in Jharkhand's Giridh leads to proliferation of illegal coal mines; for villagers, polls only mean more police raids
Deaths in mines in this coal belt have been a particularly harsh reality of life. And illegal mining has been reported in Jharkhand at least since 2004.
Congress fields Kirti Azad from Jharkhand's Dhanbad after former BJP rebel relents to giving up Bihar's Darbhanga seat to RJD
Kirti Azad, a former BJP MP from Darbhanga in Bihar had to shift out after the seat was given to the Rashtriya Janata Dal as part of the seat sharing arrangement between Congress and the party for the alliance in the state.
At least 15 bogeys of goods train derailed after blast on tracks in Jharkhand's Dhanbad; role of Naxals suspected
An explosion occurred on a section of the Eastern Central Railway in Jharkhand's Dhanbad area on Tuesday, which resulted in the derailment of at least 15 bogeys of a goods train and delayed several others.
Superintendent of Police Piyush Pandey told reporters that the arrest followed complaints that Sinha with the help of his two bodyguards allegedly thrashed the five youths who had gone to his restaurant and damaged their car as well after holding them captive.
Man dies after mob thrashes him in Jharkhand's Dumka district on suspicion of murdering 7-year-old girl
The girl went missing on Wednesday after which her family members along with some others started searching the Barapalasi station in Jharkhand.
Child trafficking racket busted in Jharkhand: 87 boys rescued from Bokaro railway station, 21 from Ranchi
Two coordinated raids rescued 108 children from railway stations in Jharkhand, the adults accompanying them claimed to be taking the children to madrassa in Telangana
Teenaged mentally challenged girl raped in Jharkhand's Dhanbad; mother says security official responsible
A woman in Dhanbad claimed that her mentally challenged daughter was raped by a security official at a private colliery on Tuesday morning, police said.
Rickshaw puller dies in Jharkhand: Family says hunger to blame, but district administration points finger at 'prolonged illness'
The death of a rickshaw puller at Jharia in Dhanbad has whipped up a fresh controversy after family members alleged that the man died of hunger while the district administration said it was due to a prolonged illness.
The Jharkhand government has announced Rs 2 lakh compensation to the families of each person killed in the rains, which has claimed nine lives so far
People living in the danger zone of underground mine fire in Jharia would have to be shifted at any cost, Union Coal Secretary Sushil Kumar said in Dhanbad on Friday.
A man was thrashed by villagers for allegedly carrying beef for an Iftar party in Jharkhand's Dhanbad district, police said on Thursday.
Several workers are feared trapped in a coal mine that collapsed late evening on Thursday in the Lal Matia colliery of Godda district in Jharkhand, reports said.