HindustanTimes Sun,21 Dec 2014


Kanke shivers at 1.1 degree Celsius, death toll reaches 4

The cold wave conditions continued unabated in Jharkhand, claiming two more lives at Vishrampur block in Palamu and leaving thousands of homeless and destitute to the mercy of biting cold on Saturday

264 crucial projects in U’khand awaiting nod of central govt

At least 264 crucial Uttarakhand projects are hanging fire as majority of them are awaiting clearance from the union government on forest land transfer issues, according to a state report here.

Amit Shah says Cong used Madhu Koda to loot state

Amit Shah
BJP president Amit Shah on Thursday accused the Congress of using former chief minister Madhu Koda to loot Rs. 4,000 crore in Jharkhand

Cong used Madhu Koda to loot Jharkhand: Shah

Amit Shah
BJP president Amit Shah on Thursday accused the Congress of using former chief minister Madhu Koda to loot Rs. 4,000 crore in Jharkhand. Addressing four rallies, the BJP leader also accused the Cong of dislodging BJP governments.

Jharkhand police recover army jackets headed for Maoists

Indian Mujahideen
The Jharkhand police recovered two dozen army camouflage jackets from a forest near the state capital on Friday, part of a consignment being smuggled to a Maoist group

BJP sees a deadly trap in chopper routes for leaders

A girl dressed as BJP party symbol 'lotus'
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has complained to the Election Commission that government officials were “deliberately” providing wrong landing locations for helicopters used by the party, including one instance where a leader’s chopper was given a route that led to a notorious Maoist village.

No Muslim candidates in BJP's 1st list for Jharkhand elections

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s first list of 63 candidates for poll-bound Jharkhand doesn't have a single Muslim name despite requests from the party's minorities' wing, sources said on Tuesday

PLFI guns down 7 members of anti-Maoist force in Gumla

A splinter Maoist outfit gunned down seven people including the leader of an armed group formed to counter left-wing extremists, in Jharkhand’s Gumla district on Monday evening, police said.

JMM, BJP release first list of assembly poll candidates

Five parties including the JMM and BJP announced their first lists of candidates for the five-phase Jharkhand assembly elections that begin on November 25.

7 out of 16 seats may upset BJP victory plan

BJP Delhi
Seven out of 16 seats that are going to polls on Saturday in the Santhal Parganas may upset the Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) applecart of getting a clear mandate in the state

Govt officials freed from red clutches after police ops

Four employees of the Director General of Mines Safety (DGMS) were freed from Maoist custody on Friday, a day after they were kidnapped while on an inspection of an abandoned asbestos mine at Roro village in West Singhbhum district

Maoists silent on election boycott, say NDA bigger enemy than UPA

Jharkhand polling
Maoists in Jharkhand did not discuss the issue of boycotting the assembly polls at an annual anniversary event attended by thousands of villagers, marking a radical departure from their usual stance ever since the group’s military wing was formed in the state 14 years ago.

Not reds, mosquitoes hospitalize 13 in Jharkhand


Not red rebels but mosquitoes have delivered a deadly strike on elite paramilitary forces deputed across poll bound Jharkhand with at least 13 jawans battling the virulent malaria in hospitals here while one jawan has died during the course of treatment.

Owaisis’ MIM aims to open account in Jharkhand

Akbaruddin Owaisi
The All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul-Muslimeen, popularly known as MIM, is looking to field candidates in 10 to 12 assembly seats in Jharkhand, a party leader said on Thursday, as the Hyderabad-based group seeks to expand its national footprint.

Dhanbad men detained for wearing ISIS shirts during Muharram procession

Shakir Rashid
Dhanbad Police detained two cousins for questioning on Wednesday after they were seen wearing T-shirts printed with the words 'ISIS Pakistan' and allegedly promoting the violent militant group during a Muharram procession.
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