Saurav Roy is a senior correspondent in Jharkhand. He writes on education, industry, human rights and politics. He has extensively covered the human trafficking rackets of Jharkhand and has special interest in writing about modern day slavery.
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A claim by the Jharkhand police that two students from Bihar circulated the leaked CBSE class 10 maths question paper on WhatsApp to examinees in Jharkhand has added another dimension to the scandal.
The probe has indicated the group received the CBSE Class 10 maths paper from New Delhi and Bihar, police say.
Lalu Prasad, along with some RJD members, boarded the AC first class bogie of Ranchi-New Delhi Rajdhani Express on Wednesday evening
Lalu Prasad, who has been serving jail term at the Birsa Munda Jail in Ranchi since December 23 last year after conviction in a fodder scam case, had been admitted to the cardiology wing of a government hospital.
Lalu Prasad complained of discomfort at Birsa Munda Jail and was taken to Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences in Ranchi.
Around half-a-million students appeared in the Central Board of Secondary Education’s (CBSE) Class 10 and 12 final exams in more than 150 centres across Jharkhand on Monday, officials said.
Two days after the rape, the teenager, who did not tell anyone about her ordeal, attempted suicide by consuming poison, but was rescued and rushed to a hospital.
The former Janata Dal (United) president also lashed out at Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar for breaking ties with the RJD and joining forces with the BJP.
The 28-year-old was employed as a lady supervisor with the women and child welfare department in Sarakela Kharsawan. However, after the subject underwent the surgical procedure, he was no longer eligible to serve in the position.
The state government denies allegations that starvation caused the five deaths, and attributes them to “illnesses”. In at least three cases, however, no post-mortem was conducted
‘Padman’ of Jharkhand Mangesh Jha visits villages every week to distribute free sanitary pads to rural women. Local adolescent girls have also joined him in his work
The elderly woman’s family was denied ration between October and December. She did not get her pension for November and December.
Sexagenarian brothers, Ram Babu Yadav and Lal Babu Yadav, from Sabbalpur village in Bihar’s Chhapra district, said they wanted Lalu to be healthy in jail.
The idea stems from neighbouring Chhattisgarh, where the state’s the BJP government officially declared Valentine’s Day as Matru-Pitru Divas, or Parents Day, in 2015.
RJD leader Lalu Prasad’s son had asked jail authorities to serve him chapattis instead of rice as he suffers from heart ailments.
Jail officials said Lalu Prasad will get VIP treatment in the prison and other jail inmates will not be allowed to meet him during his stint there.
Fodder scam verdict Highlights: Law will catch up with you if you commit corruption, says BJP on Lalu Prasad’s conviction
A special CBI court held RJD chief Lalu Prasad guilty in a fodder scam case. Quantum of punishment will be pronoucned on January 3, 2018. Here are the updates.
Updated on Dec 23, 2017 11:31 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Ranchi/New Delhi | ByBedanti Saran and Saurav Roy
MS Dhoni, former Indian cricket team captain, has inspired many youngsters in Jharkhand, including 15-year-old leggie Pankaj Yadav and 18-year-old Anukul Roy, who are both members of the India U-19 team that travels to the World Cup in New Zealand next January.
This is the third such killing of a leader of ruling BJP in the state in less than three months
Maoist central committee member Sudhakaran Reddy carries a bounty of Rs 1 crore.
Jharkhand education minister Neera Yadav said the government will issue a notification mandating the singing of Jana Gana Mana in every school and madrasa.
The incident occurred hardly 60 hours after the 20-year-old appeared for her mid-semester examinations, police said.
Police said it appeared that one of the women was murdered in the house, while the other two were taken to the bushes, tied to a tree and attacked with a sharp weapon.
Koili Devi, whose daughter starved to death after ration card was caught in tech glitch over Aadhaar, apparently travelled eight kilometers from her village Karimati in Jharkhand’s far-flung Simdega district to seek shelter at the home of an activist.
The deputy commissioner told chief minister Raghubar Das, who has announced an ex gratia of Rs 50,000 to the family, that a three-member team had probed the death and the report said she died of malaria.
Santoshi Kumari, who lived with her parents at Karimati village of Jaldega block here in Simdega, complained of severe stomachache and cramps on September 27. She died within 24 hours
Students refused to let any varsity authority enter the university premises and sought to share their concerns only with the chief minister, the chief justice of Jharkhand or the governor
The Supreme Court held that the practice of instant divorce violated women’s right to equality and was against the tenets of Islam.
Philipp Budeikin, the self-proclaimed founder of the game in 2013 from Russia has already been arrested. Since the first suicide reported back in 2015, now more than 100 such deaths have been reported from across the world, particularly among teenagers.