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Jharkhand: Voters show their voter ID card to security personnel as they arrive to cast their vote for the by elections in Dumka on Tuesday.(ANI)

Jharkhand bypoll: Dumka registers 65.27% turnout, Bermo at 60.20%

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Sparshita Saxena | Hindustan Times, Ranchi
UPDATED ON NOV 03, 2020 08:01 PM IST
As per the election officials, Dumka registered 65.27 percent polling in the bypolls and Bermo in Bokaro district witnessed 60.20 percent turnout.
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Jharkhand BJP chief Deepak Prakash. (Videograb)
Jharkhand BJP chief Deepak Prakash. (Videograb)

Jharkhand BJP chief charged with sedition after comment on Hemant Soren govt

By Bedanti Saran | Hindustan Times, Ranchi
UPDATED ON NOV 01, 2020 08:36 PM IST
Two days back in Dumka, Prakash had said that the incumbent government, led by Hemant Soren, would be unseated within two months and the next government would have a BJP chief minister.
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File photo of JMM youth wing chief Basant Soren. (Videograb)
File photo of JMM youth wing chief Basant Soren. (Videograb)

JMM youth wing chief Basant Soren to fight Dumka bypoll

By Gautam Mazumdar | Hindusatn Times, Ranchi
UPDATED ON OCT 01, 2020 07:11 PM IST
Basant Soren was nominated, said party general secretary, after the JMM received multiple requests and feedback from various quarters.
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A truck which was loaded with rice and was coming from the opposite direction, overturned on the car killing all occupants on the spot.(Representative photo/Getty Images)
A truck which was loaded with rice and was coming from the opposite direction, overturned on the car killing all occupants on the spot.(Representative photo/Getty Images)

Two children among six killed as truck overturns on car in Jharkhand

By Subhash Mishra | Hindustan Times, Dhanbad
UPDATED ON AUG 26, 2020 05:46 PM IST
A crane was brought to lift the truck after which the victims were taken out of the car.
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A man was lynched in Jharkhand for allegedly stealing goats
A man was lynched in Jharkhand for allegedly stealing goats

Man lynched, another seriously injured in Jharkhand for allegedly stealing goats

By Press Trust of India | Posted by: Prashasti Singh | Ranchi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 12, 2020 08:01 AM IST
Two persons have been arrested in connection with the incident which took place at Jhilimili village, Superintendent of Police Ambar Lakra said.
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Congress workers celebrate at AICC office, in New Delhi, after trends show the JMM-Congress-RJD alliance has crosed halfway mark in Jharkhand.(Sanjeev Verma/HT Photo)
Congress workers celebrate at AICC office, in New Delhi, after trends show the JMM-Congress-RJD alliance has crosed halfway mark in Jharkhand.(Sanjeev Verma/HT Photo)

Jharkhand election results: JMM-led alliance stays ahead in race, BJP says it isn’t over yet

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 23, 2019 03:01 PM IST
Tejashwi Yadav, responding to earlier reports of the alliance’s leads on 42 seats, had already gone ahead declare that the alliance had “swept” the elections.
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JMM Working President Hemant Soren addressing an election meeting at Meral in Garhwa, Jharkhand on Sunday, November 24, 2019.(HT Photo)
JMM Working President Hemant Soren addressing an election meeting at Meral in Garhwa, Jharkhand on Sunday, November 24, 2019.(HT Photo)

Jharkhand Assembly Election 2019: Oppn CM candidate, JMM’s Hemant Soren to contest from Barhet and Dumka

By Gautam Mazumdar | Hindustan Times, Ranchi
UPDATED ON NOV 25, 2019 08:52 AM IST
The decision (on Hemant Soren’s constituencies) was announced by JMM general secretary Vinod Pandey on Sunday while announcing the party’s seventh list of candidates that include mostly old leadership.
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According to police, the incident occurred when the people were standing by the roadside, waiting for a bus, at Jamjori village, in Jharkhand’s Dumka district.(Getty Images / Representational Photo)
According to police, the incident occurred when the people were standing by the roadside, waiting for a bus, at Jamjori village, in Jharkhand’s Dumka district.(Getty Images / Representational Photo)

4 killed as van ploughs into people waiting at bus stand in Jharkhand’s Dumka

By Press Trust of India | Dumka (Jharkhand)
UPDATED ON OCT 05, 2019 12:24 PM IST
Deputy Superintendent of Police Santosh Kumar said that the injured -- two women and a boy, also from Jamjori -- have been admitted to the Dumka Sadar Hospital.
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Within 12 hours of getting nod from SC, the hospital at Hazaribagh Medical College started providing health service to the patients.(HT Photo)
Within 12 hours of getting nod from SC, the hospital at Hazaribagh Medical College started providing health service to the patients.(HT Photo)

300 MBBS seats added in Jharkhand as SC gives nod to 3 new medical colleges

By Subhash Mishra | Hindustan Times, Ranchi
PUBLISHED ON AUG 21, 2019 02:34 PM IST
The three new medical colleges in Jharkhand will be set up in Palamu, Hazaribagh and Dumka from this academic session.
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According to police, the deceased reportedly hanged himself from the ceiling of the kitchen in the night.(Getty Images)
According to police, the deceased reportedly hanged himself from the ceiling of the kitchen in the night.(Getty Images)

Arrested man dies in police custody in Dumka

By Bedanti Saran | Hindustan Times, Ranchi
PUBLISHED ON AUG 07, 2019 03:08 PM IST
The deceased, Ashish Tudu, and his friend Jai Narayan Bhagat were picked up by the police from Belboni in Dumka’s Maluti area while they were allegedly planning to execute a robbery on Monday.
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A thief was beaten to death around 280km away from the capital of Ranchi.(ReutersPhoto)
A thief was beaten to death around 280km away from the capital of Ranchi.(ReutersPhoto)

Villagers lynch thief to death in Jharkhand’s Dumka

By Subhash Mishra | Hindustan Times, Dhanbad
PUBLISHED ON AUG 01, 2019 04:21 PM IST
Bhola Rajwar was beaten to death by villagers, who caught him fleeing after a burglary attempt in Jharkhand’s Dumka, died on the spot after succumbing to his injuries.
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The surney detected 124 cases of brain malaria and one case of mixed malaria in malaria-prone blocks, Mosaboni and Dumaria (Photo by Parveen Kumar/Hindustan Times)
The surney detected 124 cases of brain malaria and one case of mixed malaria in malaria-prone blocks, Mosaboni and Dumaria (Photo by Parveen Kumar/Hindustan Times)

No AES fever, but 125 malaria cases detected in UP’s Singhbhum district

By Debashish Sarkar | Jamshedpur
PUBLISHED ON JUN 23, 2019 02:59 PM IST
State vector-borne disease control programme (SVBDCP) undertook the mass fever survey in 89 community health centers across Jharkhand which were found to have more than 1 API (annual parasitic index). The development came after over 100 deaths in Bihar due to AES. One person in Dumka was diagnosed with Japanese Encephalitis (JE).
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Since two JE patients from Dhurwa locality in Ranchi had died in May, the health department has intensified efforts to check the disease.(HT Photo)
Since two JE patients from Dhurwa locality in Ranchi had died in May, the health department has intensified efforts to check the disease.(HT Photo)

Alert in Jharkhand after Dumka man tests positive for Japanese Encephalitis

By Subhash Mishra | Hindustan Times, Dhanbad
UPDATED ON JUN 21, 2019 07:39 AM IST
The state vector borne disease control programme (SVBDCP) nodal officer, Dr Vijay Nath Khanna, said out of two JE suspects admitted at RIMS, report of one patient came positive.
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Work in progress at the smart city project site at HEC township in Ranchi, Jharkhand.(Diwakar Prasad/ Hindustan Times)
Work in progress at the smart city project site at HEC township in Ranchi, Jharkhand.(Diwakar Prasad/ Hindustan Times)

Smart City, AIIMS, 500-bed Dumka hospital get environmental clearance

By Sanjoy Dey | Hindustan Times, Ranchi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 20, 2019 03:12 PM IST
The environmental clearance for five building construction projects -civic tower, convention centre, Rabindra Bhawan in Ranchi, AIIMS Deoghar and 500-bed hospital building in Dumka - was given on Tuesday.
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Maoists surrendered with arms before Dumka range DIG Raj Kumar Lakra and other police officers.(HT Photo)
Maoists surrendered with arms before Dumka range DIG Raj Kumar Lakra and other police officers.(HT Photo)

Six Maoists carrying cash rewards surrender in Dumka

By Pankaj Kumar | Hindustan Times, Dhanbad
PUBLISHED ON JUN 18, 2019 03:38 PM IST
The insurgents surrendered with arms before Dumka range deputy inspector general (DIG) of police Raj Kumar Lakra and host of other police officers.
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Police taking rape accused in court for final hearing in Dumka on Monday(HT)
Police taking rape accused in court for final hearing in Dumka on Monday(HT)

11 get life imprisonment in Dumka gang-rape case

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Ranchi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 11, 2019 02:18 PM IST
Last week, district and sessions judge Pawan Kumar had convicted the them under section 376 D (gang-rape) and many other sections under the Indian Penal Code (IPC).
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The under-construction building of medical college in Hazaribagh.(HT Photo)
The under-construction building of medical college in Hazaribagh.(HT Photo)

No MCI admission nod for Jharkhand’s 3 new medical colleges this year

By Subhash Mishra | Hindustan Times, Dhanbad
UPDATED ON JUN 06, 2019 02:32 PM IST
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The slain jawan, Niraj Chetri was from Assam. Two constables, Rajesh Kumar Rai and Karan Kumar, received serious injuries. They were airlifted to Ranchi, and admitted to the Medica hospital.(HT Photo)
The slain jawan, Niraj Chetri was from Assam. Two constables, Rajesh Kumar Rai and Karan Kumar, received serious injuries. They were airlifted to Ranchi, and admitted to the Medica hospital.(HT Photo)

One killed, four injured in Maoist attack in Ranchi

By Manish Raj | Hindustan Times, Ranchi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 03, 2019 12:35 AM IST
YS Ramesh , Dumka superintendent of police, said that forces had received a tip-off that a Maoist squad was camping in the area between Shikaripara and Ranishwar police station limits.
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This is the second Maoist attack in the state within a week. On May 28, at least 26 security personnel of central police force and state police were injured after Maoists triggered a series of improvised explosive device blasts in Jharkhand(FilePhoto / Representative Image)
This is the second Maoist attack in the state within a week. On May 28, at least 26 security personnel of central police force and state police were injured after Maoists triggered a series of improvised explosive device blasts in Jharkhand(FilePhoto / Representative Image)

Jawan killed, 4 injured in Jharkhand Maoist strike

By Manish Raj | Hindustan Times, Ranchi
UPDATED ON JUN 03, 2019 07:44 AM IST
YS Ramesh , Dumka superintendent of police, said forces had received a tip that a Maoist squad was camping in the area between Shikaripara and Ranishwar police station limits.
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A central police force personnel was killed while four others injured by suspected Maoists at Kathalia village in Jharkhand’s Dumka district on Sunday.(Hindustan Times)
A central police force personnel was killed while four others injured by suspected Maoists at Kathalia village in Jharkhand’s Dumka district on Sunday.(Hindustan Times)

Jawan killed, four injured in Maoist attack in Jharkhand’s Dumka

By Manish Raj | Ranchi
UPDATED ON JUN 02, 2019 10:47 AM IST
Some Maoists are also believed to be killed but the exact number could not be ascertained as operation is still on.
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Newly elected Dumka MP Sunil Soren with his family member on the day of polling during the last phase of Lok Sabha polls(HTPhoto)
Newly elected Dumka MP Sunil Soren with his family member on the day of polling during the last phase of Lok Sabha polls(HTPhoto)

Guruji humbled, his ex-aide has the last laugh in JMM bastion

By Bedanti Saran | Hindustan Times, Ranchi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 26, 2019 09:15 AM IST
An intermediate pass out, Sunil had joined the BJP in 2004 after having differences with late Durga Soren, Shibu’s elder son. He had successfully contested the 2005 assembly elections from Jama seat and trounced Durga.
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BJP candidate Annapurna Devi after winning Koderma Lok Sabha seat in Koderma,(Bijay/ Hindustan Times)
BJP candidate Annapurna Devi after winning Koderma Lok Sabha seat in Koderma,(Bijay/ Hindustan Times)

Long list of hopefuls from Jharkhand for a berth in Modi’s second cabinet

By Bedanti Saran | Hindustan Times, Ranchi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 26, 2019 09:06 AM IST
There are speculations that any one or two of the newly elected Koderma MP Annapurna Devi, Khunti MP Arjun Munda and Dumka MP Sunil Soren are reckoning to be included in the new cabinet.
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The loss to BJP candidate in Dumka Lok Sabha seat denied former Jharkhand CM and JMM chief Shibu Soren a record ninth term in parliament.(HT Photo)
The loss to BJP candidate in Dumka Lok Sabha seat denied former Jharkhand CM and JMM chief Shibu Soren a record ninth term in parliament.(HT Photo)

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Dumka denies Shibu Soren his record ninth term

By Gautam Mazumdar | Hindustan Times, Ranchi
UPDATED ON MAY 24, 2019 04:27 PM IST
Shibu Soren, the eight-time MP from Dumka, who was in the contest to secure a record ninth term, lost by a margin of over 47,000 votes to BJP’s Sunil Soren.
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Renu Mishra, whose lungs were thoroughly damaged following acute bronchitis and survives on continuous oxygen support, travelled over 330 kms from Kolkata to cast her vote at Dumka parliamentary constituency on May 19, 2019, the last phase of Lok Sabha elections.(HT Photo / Representative Image)
Renu Mishra, whose lungs were thoroughly damaged following acute bronchitis and survives on continuous oxygen support, travelled over 330 kms from Kolkata to cast her vote at Dumka parliamentary constituency on May 19, 2019, the last phase of Lok Sabha elections.(HT Photo / Representative Image)

Woman, on oxygen support, travels 330 kms to cast her vote in Jharkhand

By Sanjoy Dey | Hindustan Times, Patna
UPDATED ON MAY 20, 2019 08:45 AM IST
A headmistress at the upgraded Khajuria middle school in Dumka, Mishra was admitted to the World Health hospital in Dumka on January 23, following complaints of respiratory problems
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polls across the 14 parliamentary constituencies in Jharkhand, held across four phases, came to an end.(PTI)
polls across the 14 parliamentary constituencies in Jharkhand, held across four phases, came to an end.(PTI)

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Scuffles in tribal heartland, voter turnout increases in Jharkhand

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Ranchi, Ranchi
UPDATED ON MAY 20, 2019 07:40 AM IST
Barring few reports of glitches in EVMs, incidents of violence at Godda and a poll boycott, Jharkhand’s fourth phase polls passed off “peacefully” in all three constituencies, officials said.
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Former Jharkhand chief minister and Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) party supremo Shibu Soren at his residence, in Dumka district, Thursday, May 16, 2019. Soren is seeking a record ninth term from this parliamentary seat.(PTI)
Former Jharkhand chief minister and Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) party supremo Shibu Soren at his residence, in Dumka district, Thursday, May 16, 2019. Soren is seeking a record ninth term from this parliamentary seat.(PTI)

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Shibu Soren eyeing record 9th term from Dumka

By Gautam Mazumdar | Hindustan Times, Dumka
PUBLISHED ON MAY 19, 2019 10:51 AM IST
If JMM chief Shibu Soren pulls off a win in Dumka Lok Sabha seat, it will be a record ninth term from the seat for the 75-year-old former Union minister. The undisputed Santhal leader has been winning from this parlimentary seat since 1980.
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Security force march on street ahead of last phase of Lok Sabha poll in Dumka, India, on Friday, May 18, 2019.(HT Photo)
Security force march on street ahead of last phase of Lok Sabha poll in Dumka, India, on Friday, May 18, 2019.(HT Photo)

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: 219 paramilitary companies deployed in Jharkhand for phase seven

By Manish Raj | Hindustan Times, Ranchi
UPDATED ON MAY 19, 2019 10:25 AM IST
Ashish Batra, IG (Operations),Jharkhand said on Saturday that 219 companies of security forces would be deployed to provide security cover during the last phase of polling of Lok Sabha elections in Jharkhand.
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There are a total of 42 candidates are in the fray whose fate will be decided by 45,64,681 lakh voters including 23,64,541 male and 22,00,119 female.(HT Photo)
There are a total of 42 candidates are in the fray whose fate will be decided by 45,64,681 lakh voters including 23,64,541 male and 22,00,119 female.(HT Photo)

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Polling begins for three LS seats in Jharkhand

By Indo Asian News Service | Ranchi
UPDATED ON MAY 19, 2019 07:56 AM IST
The polling is taking place in the parliamentary constituencies of Rajmahal, Dumka and Godda.
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Babulal Marandi campaigns for JMM president Sibu Soren in Dumka.(HTPhotos)
Babulal Marandi campaigns for JMM president Sibu Soren in Dumka.(HTPhotos)

Once a political foe, Marandi seeks votes for Shibu Soren

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Ranchi
UPDATED ON MAY 18, 2019 08:37 AM IST
Soren and Marandi are the two tallest tribal leaders of the state and had been adversaries all their political life before the two parties came together to become part of the grand opposition alliance of four parties in the state.
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Son of a pulse seller at a weekly village open-air market, Radheyshyam Saha sported the science topper’s crown in Jharkhand intermediate or Class 12 examination, results of which were declared on Tuesday.(Handout image)
Son of a pulse seller at a weekly village open-air market, Radheyshyam Saha sported the science topper’s crown in Jharkhand intermediate or Class 12 examination, results of which were declared on Tuesday.(Handout image)

JAC Inter Result 2019: No science teacher in school, pulse seller’s son tops stream

By Sanjoy Dey | Hindustan Times, Ranchi
UPDATED ON MAY 15, 2019 06:20 PM IST
Son of a pulse seller at a weekly village open-air market, Radheyshyam Saha sported the science topper’s crown in Jharkhand intermediate or Class 12 examination, results of which were declared on Tuesday.
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