The National Investigation Agency (NIA) is now focusing on Jamshedpur in connection with the Burdwan blast on October 2 in which two terrorists of Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen (JuL) of Bangladesh were killed. NIA interrogation revealed arrested accused Sheesh Mahmood’s links with JUL, Laskar-e-Taiba (LeT) and his Bangladeshi nationality. JUL owes allegiance to Al Qaeda.
A 14-year-old girl from Bihar was allegedly raped in a moving SUV in the presence of her mother in Jharkhand’s Koderma district, police said on Saturday.
Two students of Jharkhand's Indian School of Mines (ISM) drowned after skidding into Bhatinda Falls on Saturday while taking selfie. The students were on picnic at the waterfall, around 40 kilometres from Dhanbad.
Indi Pahan (39), who was a Maoist from 2007 to 2012, was inducted into the Jharkhand police as a constable on Friday.
A village quack was lynched in Simdega district after he was held responsible for spreading a disease that has killed eight people in the area over the past week, police said on Wednesday.
A woman in Jamshedpur was stripped and filmed by her in-laws who threatened to circulate the video unless she brought a dowry of Rs. 50 lakhs, police said on Wednesday, adding the alleged victim’s husband has been arrested.
A ruthless bunch of outlaws, one of the dozen self-styled Maoist groups in Jharkhand, has unleashed a reign of terror in Gumla district, murdering, kidnapping and raping tribal villagers who oppose its illegal activities in this bauxite-rich region.
Nine-year-old Tara Kumari works at a stone crushing plant in Tupudana, barely 30 kilometres from Ranchi. She takes home Rs. 600 every week, working nine hours a day.
A joint team of Jharkhand and Delhi police on Sunday arrested former Jharkhand agriculture minister Yogendra Sao, accused of harbouring and operating two extremist outfits—Jharkhand Tiger Group (JTG) and Jharkhand Bachao Aandolan (JBA)—in Hazaribagh area from Sukurpur area in Delhi.
A 110-year-old prisoner died in Jharkhand jail in January, putting a question mark on the fate of at least 70 critically-ill and paralysed life convicts who are languishing in state jails for want of pardon from the governor.
The talks on seat sharing between the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha and congress remained inconclusive on Tuesday. The two parties agreed on contesting the forthcoming assembly polls in alliance, however. The assembly election is likely in the month of November or December.
Five people, including one women and a child, were burnt to death after a passenger bus caught fire on Sunday under Bishrampur police station area in Jharkhand’s Palamu district, around 160 km north of Ranchi.
Delay in treatment at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) has forced an undertrial prisoner from Jharkhand’s Saraikela Jail, arrested for alleged involvement in Maoist activities, to stay in unhygienic conditions on the verandah of the Hauz Khas police station in south Delhi for the past 10 days, his family members have alleged.
Government officials in Ranchi’s outskirts are rushing to have a toilet built for a tribal man whose wife has threatened to divorce him unless he gets one constructed at their home.
A Jharkhand man’s joy knew no bounds when he spotted his runaway wife enjoying a meal with her new boyfriend last week, relieved that he could now prove to his in-laws that she had not been murdered by him for dowry.