Four police personnel were killed on Thursday, when Maoists attacked a police van in Gumla, Jharkhand.
The CBI to4b day raided the premises of 13 persons, including nine MLAs, in connection with alleged cash-for-vote scam during 2010 Rajya Sabha elections.
A member of People's Liberation Front of India (PLFI), a splinter outfit of CPI-Maoist, was set on fire today morning for allegedly raping a girl in a village in Simdega district, reports Deepak Mahato.
Maoists blew up a panchayat bhavan in Lohardaga district, police said on Thursday.
Around 2,000 personnel of Sashastra Seema Bal have now been deployed by the Centre for anti-Naxal operations in Jharkhand.
The environment ministry has received an unusual request from India’s major steel producer Tata Steel: to reduce the eco-sensitive zone around Dalma wildlife sanctuary near Jamshedpur to just 500 meters from the 10km norm, reports Chetan Chauhan.
Ten Maoists, including a top commander, were killed in a gun fight between Maoists and a rival splinter outfit, Tritya Prastuti Committee (TPC), in Jharkhand early on Thursday. One TPC member was also killed and two injured in the incident, said sources.
Union minister Jairam Ramesh, who went for a pillion ride in Maoist-hit Jhumra Hills area of the state on Sunday, said the Centre would soon announce the Jhumra Action Plan (JAP) to develop the villages of three contiguous districts in the area.
In a reminder of the aftermath of the death of the Delhi bus gang-rape victim, protesters spilled onto the roads of Ranchi following the suicide of a teen gangrape victim.
A deputy superintendent of police, serving with Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of Jharkhand's Bokaro zone, committed suicide because of the work pressure and alleged frequent transfers for failing to grease the palms of seniors today.
A graduation first year student gang raped by her boyfriend and three others on March 17 immolated herself at her residence in Ranchi's Sikidiri locality today.
An aspirant for the mayor’s post in Ranchi has a poll plank that, he feels, covers all bases: a ban on lingerie advertisements through posters and hoardings. Ratan Tirkey, social activist-turned-politician, believes it is what the city needs. HT
No financial hurdle can suppress excellence. Meet Sajid Ansari, 15, a small town boy from Ranchi who has been appreciated in person by three Presidents for his innovation, a rice filter machine. Saurav Roy
Jharkhand High Court today acquitted former chief minister Madhu Koda and his alleged associate Binod Sinha in the Rs. 90 lakh scam pollution control board scam.
Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi, projected by many as the next prime ministerial candidate, grabs the limelight at the National Council Meet in New Delhi with party president Rajnath Singh lauding him for three consecutive victories in assembly polls.