As Jharkhand votes, no party discusses mob-lynching cases, self-appointed gau rakshaks: Tale of 3 affected villages, and how they are getting by without govt aid
The violence, which has largely taken a toll on marginalised population, has been on the rise under the BJP-led Raghubar Das government since 2016.
Narendra Modi will inaugurate six irrigation projects, including the Rs 2,391.36 crore Mandal dam that will provide irrigation to 19,604 hectare in Palamau and Garhwa districts, Jharkhand chief minister Raghubar Das said on Friday.
A CRPF spokesman said, the encounter was still on between its CoBRA battalion and the Naxalites in the area that lies between the state's Latehar and Garhwa districts and is considered a hotbed of the ultras.
Jharkhand: Maoists trigger landmine blast in Garhwa district, kill 7 jawans; BSF choppers to rescue four injured
The security forces suffered a setback on Tuesday when the Maoists carried out a landmine blast and opened fire on the security personnel in Chinjo area of Garhwa district.
NHRC asks states to adopt zero-tolerance policy for child marriages as India sees 3,600 cases every day
With India recording around 3,600 child marriages every day, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has asked states to strictly enforce the Prohibition of Child Marriage Act
Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren on Wednesday said that his government had done so much work in just 13 months which Jharkhand has never seen before.