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Woman gang-raped in Jharkhand's Dumka; NCW asks police to complete probe in two months
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Woman gang-raped in Jharkhand's Dumka; NCW asks police to complete probe in two months

The woman was raped and her husband held hostage by 17 men when the couple was returning from the market on Tuesday night, said reports

Two Jharkhand cops critically injured as Maoists ambush police team in Lohardaga district
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Two Jharkhand cops critically injured as Maoists ambush police team in Lohardaga district

During a search operation in the Shahi Ghat area, Maoists exploded an IED and fired upon a police team, in which two personnel were critically injured, a senior officer said

Woman preacher gang-raped at ashram in Jharkhand's Godda district; one arrested
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Woman preacher gang-raped at ashram in Jharkhand's Godda district; one arrested

The rape survivor had come to the ashram in February to attend a religious function, but got stuck there due to the lockdown, police said

Man lynched to death over 'stealing' battery in Jharkhand's Bokaro, another injured; five arrested, manhunt on for one more
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Man lynched to death over 'stealing' battery in Jharkhand's Bokaro, another injured; five arrested, manhunt on for one more

Five persons of the same family, including a woman, have been arrested in Jharkhand's Bokaro district for lynching one man to death and injuring the other suspecting that they were stealing a truck battery

Al-Qaeda terrorist arrested in Jamshedpur; Jharkhand Police says he was 'preparing youths for jihad, terror acts'
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Al-Qaeda terrorist arrested in Jamshedpur; Jharkhand Police says he was 'preparing youths for jihad, terror acts'

The Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) of Jharkhand Police has arrested an Al-Qaeda terrorist from Jamshedpur, a senior police officer said on Sunday.

Naxals trigger IED blast in Jharkhand's Saraikela: Eight CoBRA jawans, three state police personnel injured in second attack in a week
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Naxals trigger IED blast in Jharkhand's Saraikela: Eight CoBRA jawans, three state police personnel injured in second attack in a week

Eleven police personnel were injured in an Improvised Explosive Devices (IED) blast triggered in the wee hours of Tuesday morning in Kuchai area of Saraikella. Among the injured, 8 personnel are of CoBRA while 3 of Jharkhand Police.

Despite crackdown, Pathalgadi movement survives in Jharkhand, may result in low voter turnout in Khunti, Arki, Murhu blocks
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Despite crackdown, Pathalgadi movement survives in Jharkhand, may result in low voter turnout in Khunti, Arki, Murhu blocks

Several of the villages in Jharkhand's Villagers Arki, Murhu, and Khunti blocks which supported the Pathalgadi movement are likely to witness low voter turnout during the Lok Sabha polls for 14 seats in the state

Firstpost Editor's Picks: Balakot air strike; trafficking in Jharkhand; Bhumi Pednekar on Sonchiriya; today's top stories
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Firstpost Editor's Picks: Balakot air strike; trafficking in Jharkhand; Bhumi Pednekar on Sonchiriya; today's top stories

Firstpost Editor's Picks: Opposition walking into Narendra Modi's trap by questioning Balakot air strike, human trafficking in Jharkhand Khunti district; and other top stories of the day

Three Maoists killed in encounter with security forces in Jharkhand's Gumla district; ammunition recovered from site
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Three Maoists killed in encounter with security forces in Jharkhand's Gumla district; ammunition recovered from site

Three Maoists were gunned down in an encounter with security forces in Jharkhand's Gumla district on Sunday

Five suspected Maoists killed in encounter with security forces in Jharkhand's West Singhbhum district, no cops injured
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Five suspected Maoists killed in encounter with security forces in Jharkhand's West Singhbhum district, no cops injured

On Tuesday, Central Reserve Police Force's 209 CoBRA battalion and Jharkhand Police launched a special operation to target Maoists in several areas of West Singhbhum district in the state.

Maoist carrying reward of Rs 10 lakh killed in encounter in Jharkhand's Dumka; AK-4, INSAS rifle recovered from spot
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Maoist carrying reward of Rs 10 lakh killed in encounter in Jharkhand's Dumka; AK-4, INSAS rifle recovered from spot

Dumka Superintendent of Police informed that the Maoists have made a hideout here and were planning extortion.

Jharkhand journalist reporting on Pathalgadi movement shot dead: 12 days on, but no arrests yet
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Jharkhand journalist reporting on Pathalgadi movement shot dead: 12 days on, but no arrests yet

Amit Topno, a correspondent from Jharkhand's Khunti was shot dead on 9 December. He fearlessly reported on issues like sand mining, illegal alcohol sales, adivasi rights, education, sanitation, human trafficking, land rights, culture and most recently the Pathalgadi movement.

Mob beats up 35-year-old driver in Jharkhand's Dumka region on suspicion of being child-lifter; victim stable
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Mob beats up 35-year-old driver in Jharkhand's Dumka region on suspicion of being child-lifter; victim stable

The villagers suspected him as the victim had asked the name of a girl child he came across in Jharkhand's Dumka district, police said.

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

Jharkhand Police launches 'mitra' programme to aid in fight against human trafficking, give youth jobs and structure
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Jharkhand Police launches 'mitra' programme to aid in fight against human trafficking, give youth jobs and structure

Many residents of Jharkhand's Jamari have never left the village but this does not stop them from sending their children away to work in big cities

Seven of family found dead inside their house in Ranchi; police suspects case of mass suicide due to financial stress
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Seven of family found dead inside their house in Ranchi; police suspects case of mass suicide due to financial stress

Seven members of a family allegedly committed suicide on Sunday night in Ranchi's Kanke police station area.

Ramgarh lynching: Out on bail, convict Sikandar Ram dies of electrocution in Jharkhand; body sent for post-mortem
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Ramgarh lynching: Out on bail, convict Sikandar Ram dies of electrocution in Jharkhand; body sent for post-mortem

The incident happened at Bazaar Tand locality, under the jurisdiction of Ramgarh town police station, when Sikandar Ram was walking towards a market, the police said.

Swami Agnivesh attacked by fringe group in Jharkhand's Pakur; social activist calls it 'sponsored' assault
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Swami Agnivesh attacked by fringe group in Jharkhand's Pakur; social activist calls it 'sponsored' assault

Activist Swami Agnivesh was attacked by a Hindu fringe group in Jharkhand's Pakur on Tuesday, media reports said.

Ranchi baby-selling racket: Police find fourth child 'given away for free' by Missionaries of Charity nun
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Ranchi baby-selling racket: Police find fourth child 'given away for free' by Missionaries of Charity nun

Jharkhand Police said on Sunday that they have found the fourth child "given away for free" by a woman who worked as a nun for a shelter home run by Mother Teresa's Missionaries of Charity in Ranchi.

Baby-selling racket in Ranchi: Jharkhand Police claims nun confessed to crime, three children rescued so far
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Baby-selling racket in Ranchi: Jharkhand Police claims nun confessed to crime, three children rescued so far

The nun accused in the baby-selling racket in Jharkhand from a Missionaries of Charity-run shelter allegedly confessed to the crime.