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Tana Bhagat tribals block trains at Jharkhand's Tori station, demand land rights, amendment to CNT Act
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Tana Bhagat tribals block trains at Jharkhand's Tori station, demand land rights, amendment to CNT Act

The General Manager of Hajipur division of the East Central Railway has written to the Jharkhand chief secretary to remove the Tana Bhagat protests from the tracks immediately

Complete breakdown of welfare schemes like PDS, MNREGA in Jharkhand's Latehar district: Villagers blame loopholes, lackadaisical officials
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Complete breakdown of welfare schemes like PDS, MNREGA in Jharkhand's Latehar district: Villagers blame loopholes, lackadaisical officials

While issues in the PDS scheme have affected people across Jharkhand, activists pointed to another factor that has contributed to the spate of starvation deaths - loopholes in implementation of the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA or NREGA), and the lack of accountability for its failure in the state.

Jharkhand Assembly elections 2019: 64.12% turnout in Naxal-hit state; polling largely peaceful barring stray incidents
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Jharkhand Assembly elections 2019: 64.12% turnout in Naxal-hit state; polling largely peaceful barring stray incidents

Thirteen Assembly constituencies — Chatra, Gumla, Bishunpur, Lohardaga, Manika, Latehar, Panki, Daltonganj, Bishrampur, Chhatarpur, Hussainabad, Garhwa and Bhawanathpur — went to polls in the first phase of the Jharkhand Assembly elections.

Jharkhand election: First phase of polling to take place in backdrop of recent Naxal violence, persistent rural poverty
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Jharkhand election: First phase of polling to take place in backdrop of recent Naxal violence, persistent rural poverty

Out of 4,892 polling booths in Jharkhand, 1,202 have been identified as ‘sensitive’ and 1,790 booths have termed as ‘highly sensitive’ ones

Ahead of Jharkhand polls, Narendra Modi blames previous govts for Naxalism, praises Raghubar Das for tackling situation
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Ahead of Jharkhand polls, Narendra Modi blames previous govts for Naxalism, praises Raghubar Das for tackling situation

Prime Minister Modi was in Jharkhand to address a public rally for the first phase of the Assembly election, which will be held on 30 November

At poll rally in Jharkhand, Union minister Rajnath Singh says no power can stop construction of Ram Temple at Ayodhya
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At poll rally in Jharkhand, Union minister Rajnath Singh says no power can stop construction of Ram Temple at Ayodhya

Addressing a poll meeting at Pandu in Bishrampur Assembly constituency, Rajnath Singh also noted that the Rafale fighter jets, acquired by the country from France, were capable of destroying terror camps across the border

Four cops killed after Maoists open fire on patrol van in Jharkhand's Latehar; Raghubar Das calls attack cowardly
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Four cops killed after Maoists open fire on patrol van in Jharkhand's Latehar; Raghubar Das calls attack cowardly

Armed Maoists opened fire on a patrol van near Lukiatand village under Chandwa police station in Jharkhand on Friday night, killing the four policemen, including an assistant sub-inspector (ASI), police said

Govt plans national centre to coordinate ops against LWEs; first time since 1989, incidents of Maoist violence below 500
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Govt plans national centre to coordinate ops against LWEs; first time since 1989, incidents of Maoist violence below 500

The Central Government is planning to create a National Coordination Centre (NCC) which will function as a databank on Maoists' core strongholds and cadres, and act as a synergy point for intelligence gathering and anti-Maoist operations

Confusion over Aadhaar linking afflicts several Jharkhand tribal groups; 43% go hungry due to web of procedural obstacles
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Confusion over Aadhaar linking afflicts several Jharkhand tribal groups; 43% go hungry due to web of procedural obstacles

A recent survey by NREGA Sahayata Kendra in November, 2018 revealed that 43% of sample of 325 households in Manika and Satbarwa blocks in Jharkhand, slept hungry most often or sometimes.

Narendra Modi lays foundation of several irrigation projects in Jharkhand, gives homes to five families under PMAY
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Narendra Modi lays foundation of several irrigation projects in Jharkhand, gives homes to five families under PMAY

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday laid the foundation of several irrigation projects in Jharkhand, including Rs 2,391.36-crore Mandal dam, which will provide irrigation to 19,604-hectare area in the state and neighbouring Bihar.

Naxals obstruct road construction in Jharkhand's Latehar district; locals ask state government to take necessary action
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Naxals obstruct road construction in Jharkhand's Latehar district; locals ask state government to take necessary action

According to the Jharkhand locals, Naxals don't want road connectivity in the area as it would give security forces access to take action against them

Naxalite killed during combing operation by security forces in Jharkhand
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Naxalite killed during combing operation by security forces in Jharkhand

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
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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.

Jharkhand: Five Naxals killed in encounter with security forces in Latehar's Serendaag jungle
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Jharkhand: Five Naxals killed in encounter with security forces in Latehar's Serendaag jungle

Five Maoists were killed in an encounter with security forces in Serendaag jungle of Jharkhand's Latehar district on Wednesday.

IED blast along Chhattisgarh-Jharkhand border kills seven security personnel; Naxals triggered violence
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IED blast along Chhattisgarh-Jharkhand border kills seven security personnel; Naxals triggered violence

Seven security personnel were injured when Naxals allegedly triggered an IED blast and fired at them along the Jharkhand-Chhattisgarh border on Thursday, the Jharkhand police said.

Demonetisation: Naxals using villagers to convert black money into legal currency, say Jharkhand cops
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Demonetisation: Naxals using villagers to convert black money into legal currency, say Jharkhand cops

In a bid to evade scrutiny, Naxals in Jharkhand are forcing elderly people to exchange their unaccounted money after demonetisation of Rs 1,000 and Rs 500 notes.

MGNREGA workers in Jharkhand return 'meagre' pay hike to PM Modi
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MGNREGA workers in Jharkhand return 'meagre' pay hike to PM Modi

As a mark of protest, MGNREGA workers in Manika block of Latehar have in separate envelopes returned their Rupees five "meagre" wage hike to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on May Day.

Latehar on the edge after two Muslim cattle traders are found hanging from a tree
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Latehar on the edge after two Muslim cattle traders are found hanging from a tree

Jharkhand’s Latehar district was on the edge on Saturday, after the bodies of two Muslim cattle traders were found hanging from a tree in Jhabbar village

CRPF jawan in Jharkhand shoots senior colleague, then kills himself
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CRPF jawan in Jharkhand shoots senior colleague, then kills himself

A CRPF jawan on Wednesday allegedly shot his senior colleague and then pulled the trigger killing himself at a force camp in Jharkhand's Latehar district.

Jharkhand polls: 61.92 percent votes cast in first phase of elections
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Jharkhand polls: 61.92 percent votes cast in first phase of elections

61.92 percent votes were cast in the first phase of polls in 13 of the 81 assembly seats in Jharkhand amidst sporadic incidents of damage to EVMs.