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A statue of a coal miner at Rangatand roundabout is the symbol of Dhanbad, Jharkhand. The six assembly constituencies in the district will vote on Dec 16 in the fourth phase of state election.(HT Photo)

Jharkhand Assembly Election 2019: Local issues take back seat in agenda of parties in Dhanbad

By Subhash Mishra | Hindustan Times, Dhanbad, Dhanbad
UPDATED ON DEC 14, 2019 02:12 PM IST
In the ongoing Jharkhand assembly election, the age-old priority of political parties seems changed in Dhanbad. Rather than local issues, major political forces have made nationalism and secularism their main poll planks.
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In Jharkhand, voting is being held in four Lok Sabha seats in the sixth phase of Lok Sabha elections on May 12, 2019.(HT Photo)
In Jharkhand, voting is being held in four Lok Sabha seats in the sixth phase of Lok Sabha elections on May 12, 2019.(HT Photo)

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Webcasting, videography at 1,577 polling booths in Dhanbad

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Dhanbad
PUBLISHED ON MAY 12, 2019 10:22 AM IST
Dhanbad deputy commissioner-cum-returning officer A Dodde on Saturday said adequate security arrangements have been made at all polling stations of Dhanbad and Giridih parliamentary constituencies.
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Government slogan for fair election at Kharni middle school on 2019 Lok sabha election in Dhanbad(BIjay/ HT)
Government slogan for fair election at Kharni middle school on 2019 Lok sabha election in Dhanbad(BIjay/ HT)

Maoist poll boycott posters missing in stronghold, voters ready to go to booths

By Subhash Mishra | Hindustan Times, Ranchi
PUBLISHED ON APR 18, 2019 12:22 PM IST
Since1984 the CPI (Maoists) has been giving poll boycott call with walls across these villages plastered with Maoist posters and banners asking the locals to abstain from voting. The poll boycott posters were witnessed ahead of every elections, from parliamentary to panchayat elections.
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The man identified as Rustam Ansari, a farmer in Narayanpur block’s Nurgi village, was reportedly suffered from a hearing problem. The village is around 230km east of state capital Ranchi.(HT Photo)
The man identified as Rustam Ansari, a farmer in Narayanpur block’s Nurgi village, was reportedly suffered from a hearing problem. The village is around 230km east of state capital Ranchi.(HT Photo)

Man out to relieve himself trampled to death by elephants in ODF Jharkhand

By Sanjoy Dey | Hindustan Times
PUBLISHED ON DEC 06, 2018 03:26 PM IST
The incident exposes the state government’s claim of making Jharkhand open defecation free. Residents of Nurgi village, where the incident took place, still defecate in the open despite having toilets.
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Government figures show that a child is sexually abused every 15 minutes in India.(AP File Photo)
Government figures show that a child is sexually abused every 15 minutes in India.(AP File Photo)

Disabled girl raped in Jharkhand’s Dhanbad, accused absconding

By Subhash Mishra | Hindustan Times, Dhanbad
UPDATED ON JUN 05, 2018 05:54 PM IST
The accused dragged the girl to the bushes when the mother, who takes her daughter for morning walks every day after a doctor’s advice, moved ahead.
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Police said the accused confessed to the crime and had been booked under section 376A, 302, 201 of the IPC and section 6 of the POCSO Act.(Reuters File Photo)
Police said the accused confessed to the crime and had been booked under section 376A, 302, 201 of the IPC and section 6 of the POCSO Act.(Reuters File Photo)

Man arrested for raping, killing five-year-old neighbour in Dhanbad

By Pankaj Kumar | Hindustan Times, Dhanbad
PUBLISHED ON MAY 01, 2018 12:02 AM IST
The girl’s body was found from a nearby forest without any clothes, about a kilometre away from the house of the accused.
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